Past Dialogues

Online Series: Balancing Sensation and Digestion

August 25, 2021

Good digestion requires a balance between the ability of the body to break down food and the ability of the blood to interact with cellular metabolism. The balance is maintained by the sensations in the nervous system that regulate hormonal and enzymatic digestive processes. A three-part series by Dennis Klocek will explore this relationship from…

CANCELED: Three Souls, One Spirit

April 5, 2020

A COROS PALM SUNDAY RETREAT WITH DENNIS KLOCEK Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (Map) Event Cancelled THIS WORKSHOP WILL ADDRESS the inner relationships between the human as a unique spiritual being and the three parts of the human soul: sentient soul, intellectual soul, consciousness soul. Historically these three levels…

Making Biodynamic Ferments & Tinctures

January 10, 2020

FRIDAY JANUARY 10, 2020, 9 AM – 5 PM Yokayo Ranch, 800 Hensley Creek Rd, Ukiah “Small-scale remedies for people and plants.” Large-scale production of medicinal tinctures demands highly streamlined production processes to be cost effective that significantly reduces healing potentials in a product. Small scale medicinal tinctures and condiment production is an agricultural art…

Chronic Pain and Esoteric Initiation

November 17, 2019

NOVEMBER 15 – 17, 2019 Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 The center for disease control estimates that 60 million people in the US experience daily chronic pain limiting their ability to participate in life activities. That is one in every four people. Medical solutions revolve around pain medications that have their own impact…

Biodynamics and the Alchemical Worldview

January 30, 2019

FRIDAY JANUARY 11, 2019, 9 AM – 5 PM Yokayo Ranch, 800 Hensley Creek Rd, Ukiah “The plant shoot has its head which is a root.” This sentence could come from the Agriculture Course by Rudolf Steiner, but is actually from Text VI of the Generation of Elements (1658) by the alchemical doctor Paracelsus. Many of the…

From Struggle to Gratitude: Searching for Clarity

July 1, 2018

Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (Map) We will address methods for transforming personal struggles into clear insights about spiritual destiny. No efforts extended towards understanding human challenges are left unrewarded by the spirit. Using story, soul alchemy, neurology and inner picturing exercises, we will explore the destiny paths of…

The Etheric Heart: Illness and Health

March 25, 2018

A COROS PALM SUNDAY RETREAT WITH DENNIS KLOCEK Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (Map) This will be an exploration of the roots of illness as humans inherited it from hierarchies, as it manifests through the dangerous journey of the embryo, and on to the contemporary challenges that sensory influences…

Understanding the Etheric Realm

January 5, 2018

FRIDAY JANUARY 5, 2018, 9 AM – 5 PM Yokayo Ranch, 800 Hensly Creek Rd, Ukiah IN BIODYNAMIC CIRCLES the word etheric means different things to different people. Rudolf Steiner chose etheric since the ancient word aether meant a particular set of invisible organizing forces at work in the natural world. In Steiner’s day technical…

The Inner Life Course

December 3, 2017

NOVEMBER 30 TO DECEMBER 3, 2017 Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 From an esoteric point of view the purpose of human life on earth is to learn how to transform fixed beliefs into flexibility of soul. This transformation takes place when individuals consciously engage their inner life by establishing…

CANCELED: The World Mineral/Plant

June 20, 2017

Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (Map) CANCELED Update: Coros registrants may register for dormitory rooms and lunches by visiting rscsummer.com/summer and selecting “Coros Institute: The World Mineral/Plant”. Limited availablity, so act quickly. This imagination, given by Rudolf Steiner, describes the functional evolutionary parallels between geology and botany. It can be used to…