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Alamo - Westminster Retreat. Charming country estate; East Bay location; meals, semi- private lodging; hiking. Nonprofit groups of 12-50. Phone (800) 678-5102

Annapolis - Camp Gualala 800-678-5102

Apple Valley Oak Springs Ranch Retreat 760-953-9299

Aptos Monte Toyon 800-678-5102 The Mexico you Always look for.888 462-7433

Asilomar Conf Center, Monterey, CA (94)

Ben Lomond - Sequoia Seminar. Beautiful wooded setting in Santa Cruz Mountains; private cabins; meal service. Nonprofit groups of 12-72.. Phone (800) 678-5102

Berkeley Nyingma Institute 510 843-6812

Berkeley Odiyan Tibetan Nyingma Meditation Center 510-549-9310

Beverly Hills Aida Thibiant European Day Spa 310-278-7565

Beverly HillsBeverly Hills Iyengar Yoga Center 310-275-6850

Beverly Hills Bikram's Yoga College of India 310-854-5800

Big Bear Lake Sacred Heart Retreat Camp 909 866-5696

Big Sur - Esalen Institute, A convergence of mountains and sea, mind and body, East and West, medication and action. Esalen - a center for alternative education, a forum for transformational practices, a restorative retreat, a worldwide community of seekers. Dedicated to exploring work in the humanities and sciences that furthers the full realization of the human potential, Esalen offers public workshops, residential work-study programs, invitational conferences, and independent projects that support our mission. As a center designed to foster personal and social transformation, we offer those who join us the chance to explore more deeply the world and themselves. Hwy 1, 93920 - 831.667.3000 www.esalen.org (10/00)

Big Sur - The Growing Edge 831 667-2366

Blue Jay Alpine Conference Center 909 337-6287

Boulder Heart Math 800-450-9111

Burlingame Mercy Center 650 340-7474

Carmel Valley Carmel Valley Retreat. Peaceful, serene, & private 5BR retreat space with pool, hot tub, gardens, sleeps 7-10. Phone 831-662-2242

Carmel Valley Tassajara Mountain Hot Spring 831 659-2229

Cazadero - Private personal retreat to write, paint, discover your creative interior or just listen to the silence. Year around stream, bamboo forest walks, redwood groves, and your cozy two-bedroom cabin. Good privacy and seclusion with the ability to arrange for shopping and other needs without human contact, if you choose. cazcrane@sonic.net (2/02)

Cazadero Camp Cazadero 800-678-5102

Corralitos Venture Valley. Santa Cruz County, greater San Francisco Bay Area. An Elegant Forest Retreat... for seminars, training, workshops and artist & spiritual retreats. Phone: 831-761-9940

Costa MesaYoga Center of California 949 646-8281

Danville San Daniano Retreat House 925 837-9141

Encino Bikram's Yoga College of India 818-986-9642

Encino - Holy Spirit Retreat Center - 818.784.4515 (94)

Escondido Golden Door 760 747-9276

Eureka - Redwood River Lodge - 707.768.3226

Fairfax - Center for the Dances of Universal Peace - 415.453.8159 (93)

Fair Oaks Reiki Outreach International 916 863-1500

Foresthill Community of the Great Commission 800-678-5102

Garberville - Heartwood Institute - 707.923.2021 (94)

Geyersville - Isis Oasis - 707.857.3524 (94)

Grass Valley Sivananda Vrindavan Yoga Farm 530 272-9322

Glen Ellen Valley of the Moon 800-678-5102

Healdsburg The Bishop's Ranch 707 433-2440

Hot Springs Cactus Springs Resort 888 977-6338

Inverness St. Columba Retreat House 415 669-1039

Irvine International Peace Walk 714 856-0200

Laguna Beach Power Places Tours 800 234-8687

Los Altos Jesuit Retreat House 650 948-4491

Los Angeles Burke Williams, Sunset Health Spas 323 822-9007

Los Angeles Claretian Renewal Center 323 731-9329

Los Angeles Foundation for Life Action 323 933-5591

Los Angeles Health Habitravels. Daily Pilates, yoga, gyrokinesis enhancing global, adventures, cultural, spiritual journeys and retreats. Phone 213-482-3150

Los Angeles Inner Bonding Educational Technologies, Inc. Retreat Workshops with Margaret Paul, PhD, best-selling author of "Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By You?" and 6 other books. Ph: 310-390-5993

Los Angeles International Buddhist Medition Center 213 386 8579

Los Angeles Two-Snake Studios 310-273-4797

Los Angeles West Angeles Performing Arts Theatre. A Retreat to equip performing artists with Christian values. Phone 323/733-8707

Los Angeles Yoga Center of India 562-531-0363

Los Angeles Yoga Centers 310-306-8845

Los Gatos Jikoji 408 741-9562

Los Gatos Presentation Center 408 395-4877

Manhattan Beach Bikram's Yoga College of Indi 310-796-5988

Marina Del Rey In Yoga 310-306-9644

Middletown - Four Springs. Retreat and study center. Quiet natural setting for groups and for individuals making personal retreats. Phone: 888-428-5189

Middletown - Harbin Hot Springs is a non-profit retreat and workshop center located in the wine region north of San Francisco. We welcome guests from around the world who travel here to soak in our natural spring pools, bask on our clothing-optional sun decks, receive massages from our certified therapists, attend workshops, hike our 1160 acres, or otherwise simply relax - 707.987.2477. From California 800.622.2477 www.harbin.org (10/00)

Mill Valley Foundation for Shamanic Studies 415 380-8282

Mill Valley Ralston L. White Retreat. Restored mansion on beautiful Mt. Tamalpais, meals and semi-private lodging for nonprofit groups of 15-45. Phone (800) 678-5102

Mojave - Starland Retreat and Recreational Facility offers a quiet, secluded space to hold workshops, conferences, and get-togethers for up to 50 individuals. The land facilities include: a 900 sq. ft. meeting/dining/entertainment building, a full-service kitchen & food prep. facility, restrooms, showers, and cabins for indoor accommodations. Flat areas for pitching tents are available, as are electrical hookups for RV's. Our new amphitheater (perfect for campfires and sweat lodges) looks over a lovely desert canyon. Starland is available for groups only (capacity: 50 individuals). We are open to all men and women (over age 18), who want to meet for spiritual, personal growth, or social purposes. www.communityvisions.org/STARLAND or Starland69@aol.com (3/00)

Mount Shasta Shasta Abbey 530 926-4208

Mountain Center Zen Mountain Center 909 659-5272

Mt. Shasta Hellerwork Inc. 916 926-2500

Napa Enchanted Hills Camp. Wine-country charm; 311 acres; meals, semi-private lodging; swimming, hiking. Nonprofit groups of 20-62. Phone (800) 678-5102

Nevada City The Expanding Light at Ananda. Relax and Recharge at Northern California's premier yoga and meditation retreat.. Phone 800-346-5350

Nevada City Camp Ross Relles 800-678-5102

Nevada City - Expanding Light - 800.346.5350

Newhall Yoga Yoga 805-222-7777

North Fork CA Vipassana Center 559 877-4386

Novato West Manor. 7 acre historic hilltop manor with several buildings and views for SALE!. Phone 415 461-2311

Oakhurst Episcopal Conference Center 209 683-7374

Oakland Ruach Ha Aretz 408-626-8556

Occidental Sacred Journeys for Womyn 888-779-6696

Oceanside Prince of Peace Retreat House 760 430-1305

Oceanside Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center 760-757-3659

Ojai - Ojai Foundation - 805.646.8434 (93)

Pacific Grove Asilomar Conference Center 831 372-8016

Pacific Palisades Aldersgate Retreat Center 310 454-6699

Palm Springs Lombardi Ranch Health Retreat 800 888-2523

Pasadena Amadeus Spa 626-578-3404

Pasadena New Beginning Salon/Spa 626-449-1231

Petaluma Walker Creek Ranch 415 491-6603

Philo Shenoa Riverside Retreat - welcomes meditation, yoga, or business groups (20-100) in Northern California. Phone 707 895-3156

Pleasant Hill Seminars At Sea. 800-889-4795

Rancho Palos Verdes Mary and Joseph Retreat Center 310-377-4867

Redondo Beach Body Therapy Center 310-540-0163

Redondo Beach South Bay Yoga Center 310-376-7482

Running Springs (near Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead) Deer Springs Mountain Retreat. Experience the breathtaking view of this ideal center for retreats, conferences and group meetings. Phone 909-867-7774 or 714-937-0337 ext 204

San Diego Community Of Spiritual Attainment 619 223-0842

San Diego Reiki Outreach Internatonal. 619 337-1500

San Diego - Self-Realization Fellowship Retreats - 213.225.2471 (94)

San Diego Spiritual Ministery Center 619 224-9444

San Francisco - Re.Plen.Ish - 415.864.5140 (94)

San Francisco - Sacred Space Healing Center. Healing retreats at Sacred Space Healing Center. . Phone 415-431-0878

San Juan Bautista St. Francis Retreat Center 831-623-4234

San Rafael - Santa Sabina Center. Silent retreats with focus on "A Contemplative Way of Being". Retreat and Conference Center. Phone: 415-457-7727

San Rafael United Camps, Conferences and Retreats 800-678-5102

Santa Barbara Immaculate Heart Center for Spiritual Renewal 805-969-2474

Santa Barbara La Casa de Maria 805 966-6961

Santa Barbara Mount Calvary Monastery and Retreat House 805 962-9855

Santa Barbara St. Mary's Retreat House 805 682-4117

Santa Barbara White Lotus Yoga 805-964-1944

Santa MonicaBurke Williams Spa 310-587-3366

Santa Monica Kenneth George Sanctuary 310-453-0224

Santa MonicaYoga Garden 310-450-0133

Santa Moni Yogatime 310-899-0708

Santa Rosa Alchemical Hypnotherapy Institute 707 537-0495

Santa Rosa Angela Center 707 528-857

Santa Rosa Sonoma Mountain Zen Center 707 545-8105

Sausalito - Headlands Institute and Conference Center. Full-service Conference Center located on Rodeo Beach just outside of San Francisco. Phone 415-332-5771 or email. rsmiley@yni.org

Sierra Madre Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center 626-355-7188

Sierraville - Sierra Hot Springs, Harbin's "sister" retreat center (see Middletown). Located north of Truckee near Reno). Call 530.994.3773 for information or reservations or www.sierrahotsprings.org (6/00)

Solana Beach Pacific School of T'ai Chi in Paradise 619 259-1396

Sonoma - Rites of Passage - 707.537.1927 (94)

Sonoma Westerbeke Ranch Conference Center 707 996-7546

Soquel - Kennolyn Conference Center. 300 redwooded acres, spectacular ocean views, cottage accommodations, personal/professional service, gourmet catering.. Phone 831-479-6700.

Soquel Land of Medicine Buddha 831 462-8383

Studio City Yogatime 818-769-6427

Tahoe Spruce Grove Cabins & Suites 800-777-0914

Temecula Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center 909-695-2186

Three Rivers St. Anthony Retreat Center 209 561-4595

Tiburon Center for Attitudinal Healing 415 435-5022

Tomales Blue Mountain Center of Meditation Retreat House. Learn to meditate within your own tradition and lifestyle. Phone 800 475 2369

Twain Harte Sundoor Foundation for Transpersonal Education 800 755-1701

Ukiah Orr Hot Springs 707 462-6277

Upper Lake - Saratoga Springs Retreat Center A powerful healing valley - 800.655.7153 www.saratogasprings.com or saratoga@pacific.net (11/99)

Watsonville - Mount Madonna Center, for the Creative Arts and Sciences is a community designed to nurture the creative arts and the health sciences within a context of personal and spiritual growth. The Center is inspired by Baba Hari Dass and is sponsored by the Hanuman Fellowship, a group whose talents and interests are unified by the common practice of yoga. Located on 355 mountaintop acres of redwood forest and grassland overlooking all of Monterey Bay, the Center offers a supportive community atmosphere for relaxation, reflection and a wide variety of learning experiences. Groups 5 - 500. Vegetarian meals, hot tub, lake. Program participants are invited to join in all ongoing Center activities - celebration, work and play. 445 Summit Rd, 95076 408.847.1293 x 219, www.mountmadonna.org, programs@mountmadonna.org (10/00)

Weed Stewart Mineral Springs Resort 530 938-2222

Westlake Village Westlake Yoga Studio for Integrated Health 805-496-5780

Williams Wilbur Hot Springs 530 473-2306

Wilseyville Camp Lodestar 800-678-5102

Woodacre Spirit Rock Meditation Center, 415 488-0164

Woodside - Vision Quest Wilderness Passage - 415.851.1715 (94)

Yankee Valley Mystic Valley Retreat 530 533-8100

Yucaipa Luther Glen Conference Center 909 797-9183


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