Three Month Personal Mentorship
Mar
1
to May 31

Three Month Personal Mentorship

This three month mentorship program with Vanessa invites you to explore and actualize what is most alive in you, to live in authenticity and return to an aligned, inspired and nourished way of life with self, others and world. Mentorship with Vanessa offers direct and personal guidance on your path and support to focus on what matters most in your life. More information and application here:

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

14th Annual Camp Mana in 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, games 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 invited to serve as mentors. Camp will be held on Mana Farm in Niuli'i, near Pololu Valley, in North Kohala.

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Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii
Apr
3
to Apr 7

Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii

Vanessa will be offering Small Group Retreat for 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. This is a retreat of self nourishment, held space, contemplation and inquiry, within a spiritually alive environment. Vanessa will meet with the group three times a day, as well as individual meetings with each participant during retreat, and the experience includes optional service-learning 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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Vanessa Sharing on Maui
Apr
19
to Apr 20

Vanessa Sharing on Maui

Gatherings in Huelo on Friday, April 19, at 7pm and Saturday, April 20 from 11am-4pm at a Private Home

Vanessa is excited and honored to be coming from her home on the Big Island to share with the Maui community. We welcome you to one or both of the gatherings. All are welcome, please share with your friends and family. Children are always welcome.

Gatherings with Vanessa are 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.

We look forward to sharing this time with you. Please contact us with any questions: Offerings@CommunityHealingArts.org

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2019 Hawaii Residential Retreat
May
4
to May 12

2019 Hawaii Residential Retreat

The Hawaii Residential Retreat with Vanessa is our most in-depth and intimate retreat, offered once each year on the Big Island of Hawaii for 12 people. It is a profound opportunity to immerse and take refuge in what lives in the deepest heart of your being. We will gather in a beautiful island home, living together and sharing in the exploration of life and our humanity while steeping in the remembrance of God. This retreat offers ample time to explore the beauty that surrounds us as we carry our contemplations into the movement of daily life. Each day offers three group meetings with Vanessa, and she is present and available throughout the retreat to offer personal support and exploration on your unique path.

If your heart feels called to this transformative experience, for more information or to inquire, please:

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Weekend Immersion in Sebastopol, California
Jun
1
to Jun 2

Weekend Immersion in Sebastopol, 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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Contemplative Farm Immersion on Big Island
Jul
22
to Jul 28

Contemplative Farm Immersion on Big Island

Vanessa will be offering a 7 day Contemplative Farm Immersion for 10 people July 22- 28th on the Island of Hawaii. Joining Vanessa will be the Mana Project residential team offering various farm “practices” and experiential learning opportunities that will support the ongoing self inquiry. The farm offers a “natural living classroom” for us to explore our sacred relationship with Nature both inner and outer. This experience is rooted in self nourishment, held space, contemplation and inquiry, within a vibrant landscape that ignites inspiration. Vanessa will meet with the group twice a day, and the experience includes optional workshops with farm members as well as service opportunities to contribute our growing farm sanctuary. If you are interested in this unique opportunity please apply here:

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Personal Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii
Aug
1
to Aug 5

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 July and October These retreats are individualized and intimate, a powerful opportunity to deepen in study and healing. Please contact us with questions or to schedule an alternate time to come to the Island to work privately with Vanessa:

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School for Transformational Facilitation Nine Month Course
Sep
11
to May 31

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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Life. Giving. Silence.  a Silent Retreat in Northern California
Sep
18
to Sep 22

Life. Giving. Silence. a Silent Retreat in Northern 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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Small Group Retreat with Vanessa in Hawaii
Oct
16
to Oct 20

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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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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