Five Month Integrative Study with Vanessa in Hawaii
Jan
19
to May 18

Five Month Integrative Study with Vanessa in Hawaii

This five month offering will be the first in-depth opportunity to study with Vanessa on the Big Island. The course will be a deep exploration of self, community, vision and service, creating a powerful container in which to explore and evolve, heal and inquire, deepen connection and grow awareness. This is direct, intimate study, applying the work first to yourself, then taking it into your community. Vanessa will be available and walking with you throughout the five month journey. Course dates are: Jan 19 & 20 Opening Weekend Retreat, February 13 Evening Gathering & 24 Day Long Retreat, March 10 Day Long Retreat & 27 Evening Gathering, April 21 Day Long Retreat & 24 Evening Gathering, May 18 Closing Day Long Retreat and Evening Potluck Gathering. You can listen to Vanessa sharing about the offering below. Enrollment is limited to 12 to ensure the intimacy of the experience. Please follow this link to register:

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Personal Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii
Feb
6
to Feb 10

Personal Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii

Vanessa is offering a limited number of Personal Retreats on the land on the Big Island of Hawaii. In 2019 we have openings for five day retreats in February and April. These retreats are individualized and intimate, a powerful opportunity to deepen in study and healing. Apply here for the February 6-10 Retreat. Please contact us with questions or to schedule an alternate time to come to the Island to work privately with Vanessa: Offerings@VanessaStone.org

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Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii
Feb
20
to Feb 24

Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii

Vanessa will be offering Small Group Retreat for 3-5 people, for 5 days, on the land on the Big Island of Hawaii. This is an opportunity to dive deep into the work with Vanessa in a small group setting, with a high degree of personal attention, within intimate community. The experience includes optional service opportunities to contribute to the farm work. If you are interested in this unique opportunity please apply here, or contact us with questions.

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14th Annual Camp Mana in Hawaii
Mar
23
to Mar 24

14th Annual Camp Mana in Hawaii

Join us for the 14th annual Camp Mana, in North Kohala, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Camp Mana is a weekend long day camp offering exciting and creative opportunities for children to express themselves and explore their world. Camp Mana is now in its 14th year of inspiring youth and uniting community in service. This year’s camp offerings include art, music, dance, gardening, and other opportunities for discovery and growth. Camp activities are focused on 4-12 year olds, toddlers are welcome with a parent, and older youth are encouraged to serve as mentors.

Camp Mana is offered by sliding scale, scholarships are available, and we welcome sponsorships to ensure that all children may attend. Please follow this link to enroll your child, to serve as a volunteer, or contact us for more information, to sponsor a child, or to make a donation. We look forward to creating and sharing this year’s amazing experience of Camp Mana with you and your children! Contact us to get involved: Camp.Mana.Ohana@gmail.com

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Vanessa Sharing on Maui
Mar
29
to Mar 31

Vanessa Sharing on Maui

Vanessa will be sharing in communities on the Island of Maui, Hawaii. There will be a Day Long Retreat in Huelo, on the North Shore, on March 30. Dates and locations for other possible events are currently being considered. Please contact us if you would like to invite Vanessa to share in your home, community or center on Maui.

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Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii
Apr
10
to Apr 14

Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii

Vanessa will be offering Small Group Retreat for 3-5 people, for 5 days, on the land on the Big Island of Hawaii. This is an opportunity to dive deep into the work with Vanessa in a small group setting, with a high degree of personal attention, within intimate community. The experience includes optional service opportunities to contribute to the farm. If you are interested in this unique opportunity please apply here, or contact us with questions.

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Hawaii Residential Retreat
May
1
to May 10

Hawaii Residential Retreat

Join Vanessa on the Big Island in April 2019 for the ten day Hawaii Residential Retreat, a potent invitation to dive into the ocean of being and be nourished by the source within.

Offered only once each year, this retreat is a unique opportunity to live with Vanessa and a small group in a beautiful home on the Pacific Ocean. Each participant receives an unparalleled level of personal attention, with Vanessa making herself available and offering her complete engagement with each person's journey for ten days. This is an immersive experience balanced between time shared in community and time in solitude, engaging in deep self inquiry, contemplation and prayer, while exploring the stunning nature of Hawaii and being fed by the abundant beauty of the Island.

The Hawaii Retreat can serve to catalyze core level healing, deepen the conversation with the God of your understanding, and renew a life of gratitude devoted to receiving the precious gift of this human life.

This Retreat also serves as a unique immersion in daily living, offering the opportunity to bring full awareness to every task, every day. Offering total presence to each aspect of daily life is made even more powerful by Vanessa's deep engagement with each individual's journey. This sustained experience of remembrance and devotion is carried home, enriching the lives we return to after retreat.

If your heart feels called to this transformative experience, please contact us:

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Weekend Retreat in California
Jun
1
to Jun 2

Weekend Retreat in California

Join Vanessa for this powerful Weekend Immersion Retreat at a Private Home in Sebastopol, California. Retreat with Vanessa is an in-depth exploration of personal evolution through the study of humanity, practicing presence, aligning with the gift within, and coming more fully to life.

Through dynamic teaching and contemplative inquiry, retreat offers a potent environment in which to explore and connect to the source of nourishment, catalyzing a return to what is most natural and alive within. This is an invitation to use our human life in a wakeful way, to ignite the heart as the center of true intelligence, remembering our essential Unity with the Source of Life.

Follow this link to register and reserve your space in Retreat with Vanessa:

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Silent Retreat in California
Sep
11
to Sep 15

Silent Retreat in California

Vanessa is offering this five day silent retreat at the beautiful Cold Springs Retreat in Penngrove, California. This unique residential retreat will be offered in Noble Silence, with three meetings with Vanessa each day for discourse and sharing, and contemplative inquiry and assignments between meetings to deepen into Silence.

Retreat with Vanessa is an in-depth exploration of personal evolution through the study of humanity, practicing presence, aligning with the gift within, and coming more fully to life. Through dynamic teaching and contemplative inquiry, retreat with Vanessa offers a powerful environment in which to connect to the innate source of wisdom, catalyzing a return to what is most natural and alive within. This is an invitation to use our human life in a wakeful way, to ignite the heart as the center of true intelligence, embodying our essential unity with the source of life.

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School for Transformational Facilitation Nine Month Course
Sep
18
to Jun 7

School for Transformational Facilitation Nine Month Course

This 9 month course offers in-depth, experiential study in the Art of Transformational Facilitation and Community Healing Arts. This unique learning experience is designed to offer a deep, thorough and dynamic study in liberated leadership, transformational facilitation, community healing arts, group energetics, dialogue, and healing with an emphasis on the inner work and heart of the facilitator.

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Day Long Immersion in Austin, Texas
Dec
1
10:30 AM10:30

Day Long Immersion in Austin, Texas

Vanessa is grateful to return and share with the Austin community for this Day Long Retreat at a private home outside Austin, Texas.

Join us for this nourishing day of retreat, reflection, and inquiry.

This is an invitation to deepen into what is most alive in you, and in the heart of all matter, to live awake and responsive to the offering of this Life. Come willing to receive true nourishment from within, to deepen your roots and open the eye of your heart.

Retreat with Vanessa serves as a potent catalyst to receive the precious gift of a human life, to live fully and thrive...it is a celebration of remembrance and gratitude for all that is offered.

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Weekend Retreat in California
Nov
17
to Nov 18

Weekend Retreat in California

Join Vanessa for this powerful Weekend Immersion Retreat at a Private Home in Sebastopol, California. Retreat with Vanessa is an in-depth exploration of personal evolution through the study of humanity, practicing presence, aligning with the gift within, and coming more fully to life.

Through dynamic teaching and contemplative inquiry, retreat offers a potent environment in which to explore and connect to the source of nourishment, catalyzing a return to what is most natural and alive within. This is an invitation to use our human life in a wakeful way, to ignite the heart as the center of true intelligence, remembering our essential Unity with the Source of Life.

Follow this link to register and reserve your space in Retreat with Vanessa:

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Benefit for Emerging Visionaries in Ojai, California
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Benefit for Emerging Visionaries in Ojai, California

Vanessa will be returning to Southern California to hold a benefit for the Institute for Emerging Visionaries in Ojai on Tuesday, November 13th.

Please join us for an evening of connection, inspiration and service to benefit young visionary leaders from around the glob. In December we will go to South Africa for the Global Youth Peace Summit, which will be facilitated and lead by three of the young African youth we have been mentoring through our new visionary leadership program.

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California Global Youth Peace Summit
Jun
10
to Jun 15

California Global Youth Peace Summit

The 6th Annual California Global Youth Peace Summit unites 50+ youth (ages 14-17) from more than 20 countries for a week focused on leadership development, personal growth, and cultural exchange.  Youth who participate come from all walks of life including youth born and raised in California as well as immigrant and refugee youth who have recently resettled in the Bay Area.  

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