Sunburst Events

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Call 805.736.6528  or email

Yoga in the Wild

Celebrating Summer Solstice &
the International Day of Yoga

Sunday, June 21, 2020
1:30 – 5 PM

Event date is TENTATIVE, pending release of additional government guidelines about gatherings during current COVID-19 conditions.

We invite you to join yoga teacher Nikki Hope and land steward Craig Hanson to celebrate Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga by immersing yourself in nature and connecting with your breath.

This special event will restore and reinvigorate your mind and body through yoga, an easy guided hike, and solstice ceremony at our Hopi labyrinth in a peaceful natural environment.

POSTPONED – A Day with Hawk Mother

Springtime with Sunshine

Saturday, June 27, 2020
9:30AM – 3:30PM

Due to COVID-19, this event is being postponed. Date to be announced at a future time. Stay tuned!

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

Take a walk with Kara & Sunshine, and learn to identify raptor areas and adaptation patterns in the wild. Explore the symbolism of the hawk and other birds as Totems and Teachers who share their gifts.

Family friendly for children 7 and above.

Kriya Yoga Meditation Retreat

Unlock Your True Potential!

July 23—26, 2020

Event date is TENTATIVE, pending release of additional government guidelines about gatherings during current COVID-19 conditions.

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

Intro to Permaculture Workshop

Harmonizing Earth & Spirit

September 46, 2020

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.

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 – 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

16-Day Residential Program

July 17 — August 1, 2020 – Stay tuned for new dates! Postponed until 2021.

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

Training includes advanced study of asana, functional kinesiology, sequencing and modifications, and broader philosophy. Cultivate your voice as a teacher as you practice teaching.

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

Now ONLINE – Sunday Inspiration & Meditation

10:30 a.m. every Sunday

Due to COVID-19, our usual weekly in-person Sunday meditation gatherings are paused through at least the end of May.

Meanwhile, we are sharing Sundays online instead. Each week’s offering is posted to our YouTube channel, including inspiration, quiet meditation and devotional music. You can also connect with us via our blog, phone (805.736.6528) or email ( 

Upcoming themes:
May 24: Honoring Spiritual Masters
May 31: Appreciating Contentment
June 7: Stilling the Nervous System
June 14: Honesty Within & Without Creates Positive Karma
June 21 (Father’s Day): Discovering Divine Father
June 28: You Are God’s Hands

Click here for a complete list of Sunday Meditation topics.

Here’s a description of our usual in-person Sunday gatherings. We hope you’ll join us in the future once we have resumed in-person services:
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.

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. View more details.

Future Events

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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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