• $895.00 – For 1 guest in a Private Bedroom of two bedroom shared cottage. Includes meals, lodging, and classes.
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Lighting the World with Compassion & Love

With Kayleen Asbo and Robin O'Brien

February 2 - 4, 2024

We gather together at a “thin time” of year celebrated in the Celtic  tradition of Imbolc and St Brighid’s Day as a threshold for awakening for a feast of  story, music, meditation, art journaling practices, nature practices and sharing from the heart.
SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)


3:00pm Check in

4:00-5:30 pm Opening Circle

5:30-6:30pm  Dinner

7:00- 8:00 pm Evening Program: Imbolc: The Feast of Light and Milk of Compassion

8:00-9 pm Music and Meditation


7:30 Morning Meditation and Music with Robin O’Brien

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast

9:30-11:00 am Morning Session: Stories at the Threshold: Welcoming the  Dawning of Compassion

11:00-12:15pm  Yoga/Movement with Ratna Ling Staff

12:15-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-2:30pm  Free time, rest

2:30-5:00pm  Gratitude Walk and Earth Art Mandala Making

5:30-6:30pm Dinner

6:30-8:00 Visio Divina:  Journaling with Art as a Mirror for the Deep Self

8:00- 9:00 Evening Chanting with Robin O’Brien


8:30-9:00am Morning Meditation and Music

9:00- 10:00 am Closing Circle

10:00-11:00 am Brunch

12:00   Check out and departure


Kayleen Asbo
Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D is a cultural historian and spiritual director who has taught   on the faculties of Dominican University, Sonoma State University, the Osher Lifelong learning Institute at UC Berkeley the  Mythological Studies faculty of the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara  in the fields of women’s studies, mysticism and the arts. The Director of the Mythica Foundation,  Dr. Asbo leads retreats, pilgrimages and workshops on the contemplative traditions throughout the world. www.kayleenasbo.com
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Robin O’Brien
Robin O’Brien, musician and sound healer, has recorded six albums of music, leads contemplative chanting circles in Sonoma County and accompanies labyrinth walks at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
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