Past Dialogues

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…

Concentration, Contemplation, Meditation, Prayer

April 9, 2017

A COROS RETREAT WITH DENNIS KLOCEK Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (Map) These four states of consciousness are a path towards gradual transformation of the self. This workshop will address fundamental issues useful in developing an effective meditative practice. Each level of consciousness has strengths and challenges. Inner work…

Plant and Soil: Salt and Oil

January 6, 2017

FRIDAY JANUARY 6, 2017, 9 AM – 5 PM Yokayo Ranch, 800 Hensly Creek Rd, Ukiah This workshop will explore an alchemical method for understanding plant nutrition. The intimate relationships between soils and plant physiology when seen alchemically allow the grower to adjust the use of soil amendments to better advantage. The alchemical mandalas of…

Rhythm Replaces Power: The Foundation of Future Science

June 14, 2016

Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (Map) This course will cover the fundamental principles behind working with rhythms to transform raw substances into essential substances. Alchemically this is known as spagyric processing. Such an alchemical process requires great attention to the rhythmic return cycles of sun, moon and stars when…

Exploring the Threshold between Worlds

March 20, 2016

A COROS RETREAT WITH DENNIS KLOCEK SOLD OUT Please call 916-7176007 for further information (Map) In the practice of meditation there are developmental challenges that present thresholds that must be crossed in order to progress. Rudolf Steiner places these challenges into the context of the consciousness required for entering into the physical, etheric and astral bodies…

Agricultural Festivals: Old and New

January 8, 2016

FRIDAY JANUARY 8, 2016, 9-5PM SOLD OUT Please call 916-7176007 for further information In times past culture was enhanced throughout the year with festivals that united the natural world, the spiritual world and social rites of passage. Ancient nature religions arising from agricultural practices eventually transformed into festivals celebrating socially rich living metaphors of birth, death,…