Events

Conscious Living Workshops

Conscious Living Workshops offer ways of bringing attention to consciousness into everyday life. The workshops focus on bringing new knowledge into practical use—at home, in the workplace, and in the world.

This signature workshop series offers an affordable retreat experience where people can become familiar with the research and education programs of IONS while enjoying life-deepening conversations, freshly prepared meals, and reconnecting with nature in the beautiful setting of our 194-acre campus.
 

Past Conscious Living Workshops

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  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Integrating with Your Shadow

    Connecting with Your Guide

    Presenter
    Ralph Metzner, PhD
    • Apr 13, 2012 – Apr 15, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Practice alchemical divination techniques to help you recognize your shadow, clarify perceptions, tap into reservoirs of self-knowledge, dissolve energy blockages, and connect with a true spirit guide. more...

  • Special Event

    Personal Retreat Weekend

    "The Getaway"

    • Apr 13, 2012 – Apr 15, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    For all of you who have been requesting an EarthRise weekend of R & R and quiet reflection with no plans other than quiet walks, exceptional food, and a dip in the hot tub—now is the time. Join us for this weekend of personal time to reflect in nature and be supported by the uncomplicated life at EarthRise.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Exploring the Mystery of Consciousness

    Presenter
    Peter Russell, MA, DCS, FSP
    • Mar 30, 2012 – Apr 1, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Discover the essence of consciousness through the exploration of science, spirituality, self-inquiry and group discussion. more...

  • Film

    Total Immersion Noetic Film Experience

    • Mar 9, 2012 – Mar 11, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    On March 9-11, 2012, IONS will host its first ever Noetic Film Experience weekend at our EarthRise retreat center. We plan to show up to ten high-quality films with noetic themes, with plenty of time to discuss, debate, share meals, and interact with some of the filmmakers. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Medicine Melodies

    Music as Spiritual Medium

    Presenter
    Silvia Nakkach
    Guest
    Val Serrant
    • Mar 2, 2012 – Mar 4, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Feel music clearing and opening energetic channels, becoming a gateway for divination and love. Through guided trance states, drumming, and chanting you’ll gather a fantastic repertoire of medicine melodies as well as guidance for developing your spiritual practice of “singing in." Includes Special Event Friday evening. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Just Write

    A Seasonal Writers' Retreat

    Facilitator
    Cathy Coleman, PhD
    • Jan 27, 2012 – Jan 29, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Just write, away from home, away from work, away from usual distractions. Enjoy single occupancy rooms with desks—with time in nature and community at your discretion. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Speaking the Soul

    The Transformative Power of Words

    Presenter
    Kim Rosen, MFA
    • Jan 20, 2012 – Jan 22, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    In an alchemy of mystical poems and music, each person's authentic voice will emerge through writing, listening, movement, self-inquiry and speaking poetry aloud. No prior experience necessary. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Create a World That Works

    Becoming a Presence That Transforms

    Presenter
    Alan Seale, PCC, MSC
    • Jan 20, 2012 – Jan 22, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Be your transformational presence. Learn how to live, lead, and serve in ways that inform and inspire more enlightened and effective action, creating a world that works for today and tomorrow. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    2012 New Year’s Eve Retreat

    A Creative Vision Quest

    Presenter
    Dana Lynne Andersen
    • Dec 30, 2011 – Jan 1, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    This weekend retreat offers a unique opportunity to activate your higher capacities to find—and transform—your future. Journey from scattered desires to focused vision as you clarify your life purpose and DREAM BIG for yourself and the world.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Getting the Love You Want

    A Workshop for Couples

    Presenter
    Dr. Harville Hendrix, PhD
    • Dec 9, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Experience the profound connection you once had as a couple, as you become resources for healing each others’ wounds and deepen your intimate partnership.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Conscious Eldering

    Aging with Intention and Passion

    Presenter
    Ron Pevny, MA
    • Oct 28, 2011 – Oct 30, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    This highly experiential workshop, for people 50 and over, provides a dynamic introduction to conscious aging and the types of inner work that are important on this path toward becoming a conscious elder.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Seven Steps to a Deeper Life

    Presenter
    Roger Housden
    • Oct 7, 2011 – Oct 9, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    This workshop will use a poem to introduce seven different ways of being that will deepen the quality of your life experience. Explore your relationship to the themes in body and mind practices, and in group processes.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Karma and Reincarnation

    Unlocking Your 800 Lives to Enlightenment

    Presenters
    Barbara Y. Martin, Dimitri Moraitis
    • Sep 30, 2011 – Oct 2, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Investigate the dynamics of karma and reincarnation, how to use spiritual energy to help heal karmic conditions, and how to use positive experiences from the past to your benefit.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Just Write

    A Seasonal Writers' Retreat

    Facilitator
    Cathy Coleman, PhD
    • Sep 2, 2011 – Sep 4, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Just write, away from home, away from work, away from usual distractions. Enjoy single occupancy rooms with desks—with time in nature and community at your discretion.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Vision Quest

    Journey to Self through Connection with Nature

    Presenter
    Nancy Feehan
    • Aug 26, 2011 – Aug 28, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Every Vision Quest is an act of courage and recommitment to a life-affirming path. This weekend retreat offers a unique opportunity to spend 2 nights on the land, experiencing a centuries-old ritual of self discovery and renewal.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Horses, Somatics, and Spirit

    An Equine-Guided Program in Conscious Living

    Presenters
    Beverley Kane, MD, Ariana Strozzi, MSC
    • Aug 19, 2011 – Aug 21, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Come experience your physical body, its subtle energies, and its role in intentional living through interactions with these magnificent animals.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Peace in Process

    The Natural Path to Balance and Health

    Presenters
    Helen Boland, CHT, Claudia Holt, David Williams, PHT, CHT, Dani Burlison, MA, Leilani Clark, MFA, Jennifer Holland, PhD
    • Aug 5, 2011 – Aug 7, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Experience the power of the wisdom body and the healing insight of the subconscious mind through holistic hypnosis, primordial chi gung, sound therapy, walking the labyrinth, connecting with the land, writing, and art.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Instructor Training for the Foundations of Worldview Literacy

    Presenters
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, Katia Petersen, PhD, Ken Homer,
    • Aug 3, 2011 – Aug 7, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    An immersive learning experience for instructors to examine the core questions, key tenets, research methodology, integral philosophy and instructional design underlying the Worldview Literacy Project.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Relax and Rejuvenate

    Post Conference Event at EarthRise

    Presenters
    Claudia Holt, Jolie Lonner Egert
    • Jul 24, 2011 – Jul 26, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Not quite ready to go home? Extend your noetic experience by joining us at our campus, EarthRise @ IONS. Relax with friends among the rolling, oak-covered hills for a one- or two-night stay after the conference.

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Eating with Reverence

    Food for the Soul

    Presenter
    Shannon Kring Buset
    • Jul 8, 2011 – Jul 10, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Cultivate a spirit of harmony within your kitchen, dining room, and inner self as you connect with the essence of food and its ability to nourish and nurture your life.

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