12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
This is a newly forming group that will meet twice a year for 7-day retreats. Our second retreat will be October 13-20 in Berkeley, CA.
The orientation of this group is the shifting over time of one’s identity and sense of self from the personality or ego to one’s deeper and ultimate nature—Being. As this experiential knowledge is integrated, one’s life becomes a lived and fulfilling expression of our realization. In the contemporary spiritual path of Diamond Approach to Inner Realization, this becomes possible through bridging traditional divisions between the sacred and the mundane, the spiritual and the worldly, inner realization and our psychology. While utilizing elements from depth psychology, the enneagram where applicable, and traditional spiritual knowledge and practices, it is a fundamentally new method for engaging in the process of radical personal transformation.
The format of the group will include presentations of the teaching, personal inquiries done with others, private inquiry sessions with assisting teachers, process groups, and movement exercises. Through these different modalities, students will be exploring themselves in a deep and experiential way. Because the teaching builds on itself, it is expected that students will participate in all retreats, making them up when unable to attend. For those of you from the enneagram community, please note that the enneagram will be a subset of this work and not the central subject.
If you would like to apply for the group, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then send you an in-depth application to complete. Once we have reviewed your application, we will contact you to let you know whether we have any further questions or whether based on the information you have provided, it appears that the group will be of benefit to you at this time. If you are accepted into the group, we will ask for a $300 deposit to reserve your place.
Tuition for the retreat is $1165 per person, which includes one private session. Additional private sessions may be arranged for $100 each.
Weekly rate for the Doubletree is:
$1925 for a single room (includes all meals)
$1225 for a shared room (includes all meals)
$560 for commuters (includes all lunches/dinners)