Schedule


Hello, dear Sangha and Sangha-to-be! Just like last year, regarding our Wattle Hollow events: ONLY FULLY VACCINATED FOLKS WILL BE WELCOME. So you beautiful soulful millennials and others who are on the fence about this issue, it’s time to get in line for your vaccination if you want to come to Wattle Hollow programs this spring and summer and fall. The booster is also something I heavily encourage! There will probably be more dates...

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Dharma Days are a one-day opportunity, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to take a personal tour in the Theravadan Vipassana meditation traditional practices of sitting, walking, eating and loving-kindness/metta. It’s a great chance for beginning meditators to get their feet wet, and for oldies to refresh their practice. We also do a mild 50-minute stretching/yoga/or creative movement session. An organic vegetarian lunch will be served. No charge...

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Saturday, April 23, 2022 I am happy to announce the convergence of THREE delightful naturalists who will lead us in our exploration of springtime wonders on this Saturday’s hike: -Joe Neal – the “Bird Guy” who is well-known in the region and an avid environmentalist.-Colby Marshall – whom I think of as the “Frog Guy”, who does environmental impact statements for a living…and is the closest neighbor to Wattle Hollow.-Bo...

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April 29 – May 1st, 2022 I’ve lost track of the number of fabulous weekends (27, maybe?) during which we have seen our “inner children” run free of their boundaries in a joyful exploration of what is possible, musically and creatively. Our amazing and talented guides are Jack Williams and Still on the Hill musicians, Donna and Kelly Mulholland. It feels like a family reunion, and the newest members are lovingly absorbed right...

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Saturday, May 7, 2022 (10 a.m. -4 p.m.) – THIS IS NOW FULL and a waiting list…. We will be practicing the various forms of Vipassana Buddhist meditation:-Sitting (no sessions more than 30-40 minutes), various types of practices.-Walking (both indoor and outdoor)-Eating (lunchtime will be silent, with special focus on the food)-Metta/Lovingkindness practice The practice of Noble Silence will be observed all day, except for...

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May 14 – 21st 2022 I am very happy to restore this opportunity, to enter deeply into a meditative journey with you, dear yogis. We will have time to practice the “Sweeping” tradition of my root teacher, S.M. Goenka, as well as our other meditative practices. You must have completed at least one Dharma Day (not necessarily this year) to qualify for the weekend experience. This will be an opportunity to sink deeper into our...

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June 4, 2022 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Dharma Days are an opportunity to take a personal tour of the Theravadan Vipassana meditation (traditionally practiced in SE Asia and in the West) practices of sitting, walking, eating and loving-kindness/metta. It’s a great chance for beginning meditators to get their feet wet, and for oldies to refresh their practice. We also do a mild 50-minute stretching/yoga/or creative movement session. An...

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Sunday, June 19th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Picean Age is falling apart at all the seams.  The Aquarian Age is here! Turmoil, emptiness, insanity and pain is everybody’s affairs. How do we get through to the much anticipated Age of Peace, Love, Happiness and Enlightenment? Come join us as we access into our greatness to find what our souls already know. Our day will include a leisurely lunch and a lovingkindness meditation guided...

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July 9th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. We will be practicing the various forms of Vipassana Buddhist meditation: -Sitting (no sessions more than 30-40 minutes), various types of practices.-Walking (both indoor and outdoor)-Eating (lunchtime will be silent, with special focus on the food)-Metta/Lovingkindness practice The practice of Noble Silence will be observed all day, except for group discussions, in order to deepen our meditative...

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RESCHEDULED!! – Fri 6 pm, July 22 – Sunday 4 pm, July 24 We will be exploring an alternate concept of time, the creative life-giving force of living in “kyros” time, as opposed to the traditional and widely accepted version of chronological time. What does it cost us to pretend that our lives can be measured out in minutes, hours, days, months … and to ignore THIS, whatever is happening here in this moment? We will hold...

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Rescheduled!! November 4th – 6th (Fri 6:00 pm – Sun 2:00 pm) We are again quite fortunate to lure the amazing Mark Cain away from his extremely busy farm schedule to join us forthis event, and to share his grace as a yogi-meditator. He and I will co-teach and guide you. This event has happened annually every year for (about?) sixteen years, minus the pandemic one year. This is a deeper dive into the possibilities of...

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