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Circle Practice: Strengthening the Heart

Barbara Bash

April 18 - May 16, 2017

In these challenging times Sky Lake Meditation Center will be offering a monthly Circle Practice.7:15 – 9:00 pm Tuesdays – April 18th May 16th  This ancient form of gathering supports speaking and listening with intention, awareness and shared humanity.  All are welcome. Hosted by Barbara Bash Free of charge.

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Illuminating Basic Goodness Retreat: Exploring Personal, Social, and Environmental Transformation

Shastri Holly Gayley

May 26 - 30, 2017

“In these challenging times, the flame of basic goodness has nearly been extinguished by the storm of concepts, and the spirit of humanity has been so dampened that we experience our goodness as a faint echo. As brave people, we must find the courage to gently blow on this ember of goodness.” – Sakyong Mipham … Continue 

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Mindful Kayaking Retreat

Roger Guest

May 26 - 28, 2017

Human beings share a cellular kinship with water. Watery noise is particularly soothing, perhaps because it calls forth unconscious memories of aqueous origins. When we listen to a waterfall or to waves stirring a gravel beach, an intangible intimacy with nature is aroused and such sounds can be a beautiful portal into a more awakened … Continue 

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Spring Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

June 2 - 6, 2017

An intensive 4 day program including flower arranging demonstrations, sitting, Dharma talks, Kado practice, outside walks, cutting our own materials, evening events, and the pleasure of working together as “practicing flowers is understanding how society works.” “Kado” in Chinese means “The Way of Flowers” and began in China over 2300 years ago.  When it was … Continue 

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Spirit of Taoism: Five-Element Diet, Tea & Appreciating the Seasons

Dr. Eva Wong

June 10, 2017

Open to all! Equanimity, good health, peace of mind, and harmony, are the goals of Taoism. More people are turning to the Taoist arts of healthy and harmonious living for inspiration and guidance in everyday life. Join Eva Wong in exploring the spirit of Taoism in qigong, Taoist practices of mind expansion, tea appreciation, and … Continue 

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Being Taoist and a Leader + Spirit of Taoism

Dr. Eva Wong

June 10 - 11, 2017

Being Taoist and a Leader Open to All! What does it mean to be a Taoist and a leader? In the Taoist wisdom tradition, to be a leader is to embody the view of vastness. Leadership is not about controlling things to go our way or dragging everybody else behind us. Rather, it is inspiring … Continue 

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Being Taoist and a Leader

Dr. Eva Wong

June 11, 2017

Open to All! What does it mean to be a Taoist and a leader? In the Taoist wisdom tradition, to be a leader is to embody the view of vastness. Leadership is not about controlling things to go our way or dragging everybody else behind us. Rather, it is inspiring and leading by example. Most … Continue