Sunburst Events

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Dive Into Silence 

Silent Group Retreat

February 20—23, 2020

Looking for ways to make big changes in your health, your energy, and your outlook on life?

At this group silent retreat:

  • Increase your resilience and strengthen (or discover!) your connection with Source.
  • Explore and experience powerful practices that leave you feeling aware and present, including guided walking and sitting meditations.
  • Take home practical tools for creating a wider, calmer expression of life.
  • Enjoy nourishing meals, yoga, and plenty of unstructured time.

“To be able to work on creating more space within myself while not feeling secluded or alone—what a magical concept!” – Breana, past participant

POSTPONED – Intro to Permaculture Workshop

Harmonizing Earth & Spirit

March 2022, 2020POSTPONED; new dates TBA

Enjoy a weekend introduction to the ethics, principles, and techniques of permaculture. Experience a hands-on approach to preparing soil, composting, planting and harvesting. Take home new skills and your own handpicked veggies and Sunburst grown seeds.

A Day With “Hawk Mother”

Story of a Red-Tailed Hawk

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Learn about the amazing world of red-tailed hawks and other birds of prey. Meet Sunshine, a rescued red-tailed hawk, and zoologist Kara Hagedorn and hear their heart-warming story of interspecies love and cooperation. Enjoy surroundings of pristine natural beauty.

Kriya Yoga Meditation Retreat

Unlock Your True Potential!

May 21—24, 2020

Learn to heal and re-energize yourself using scientific meditation practices in the lineage of Paramahansa Yogananda. Become a true caretaker of this planet!

Weekend includes:

  • Kriya meditation initiation
  • Yoga, pranayama, and techniques of concentration and inner listening
  • Sacred silence, nourishing meals, and opportunities for discussion
  • Surroundings of pristine natural beauty

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

16-Day Residential Program

July 17 — August 1, 2020

Experience in-depth study of yoga and dive deeper into the art, science and philosophy of yoga. Training includes:

  • Advanced study of asana
  • Understanding functional kinesiology
  • The science and art of sequencing
  • Pranayama and Hong Sau meditation
  • Modifications and hands on adjusting
  • Practice teaching – cultivate your voice as a teacher
  • Broader understanding of yoga history and philosophy
  • Vegetarian meals, largely sourced from local organic farms
  • Beach practice – Spend a day moving with the rhythm of the sea along our beautiful coastline.

Tommy and Lori Anderson bring 17 years of yoga practice, extensive study of functional anatomy, and knowledge of energy pathways within the body. They have been yoga instructors for 15 years, and leading yoga teacher trainings for 7 years. If you are willing to put in the work, they will give you the tools you need to follow your passion.

Kriya II Meditation Retreat

Deepening Your Practice

October 1518, 2020

Advance and deepen your Kriya meditation practice:

  • Receive the second initiation of Kriya
  • Learn to activate the healing power of your chakras.
  • Enjoy interactive discussions with seasoned practitioners.

Prerequisite: practice of Kriya I.

POSTPONED – Sunday Meditation Gathering

10:30 a.m. every Sunday

POSTPONED – Stay Tuned! Read our letter here.

Join in a peaceful, joyous meditation service. Live music and song, an inspirational talk, and silent meditation; followed by homemade brunch and guided hike; refresh yourself in the outdoor labyrinth and gardens. Families welcome, with children’s service offered during quiet portion.

Upcoming topics:
Mar. 1: Faith’s Many Facets
Mar. 8: The Value of Spiritual Goals
Mar. 15: Creating Positive Habits – CANCELED
Mar. 22: Becoming a Divine Instrument – CANCELED
Mar. 29: Developing Intuition – CANCELED

Click here for a complete list of Sunday Meditation topics.

Karma Yoga Program

Selfless Service | Spiritual Practice | Supportive Community

Infuse your daily actions with Spirit as you work, meditate, and participate in cooperative community. Help with varied activities such as cooking, gardening, cleaning, upkeep, and more. Apply for up to two weeks. Dates arranged individually.

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For information on these and other events, please call our office 805.736.6528 or email and we will be happy to connect with you!


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