Ojai, California is located 85 miles North of Los Angeles and 45 miles South of Santa Barbara. It sits 15 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by the Los Padres National Forest. Originally inhabited by the Chumash Indians, it continues to be a site of health and spirituality. Its “Mediterranean climate” allows for very mild winters.
Programming in Central and Southern California, including at Joshua Tree and Channel Islands National Park, Anza Borrega State Park, the Los Padres National Forest, Carizzo Springs National Monument, is year-round and primarily from October through May.
Other Program Sites
Boulder, Colorado frequently acquires top rankings in health, well-being, quality of life, education, and art. Just west of Boulder lie the majestic and powerful Rocky Mountains.
Programming here in May through September.
Nosara, Costa Rica
Nosara, Costa Rica is located on the Pacific coast of the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica. It is a setting of beautiful beaches, diverse habitats, stunning vistas, dark jungles, and refreshing waterfalls. Nosara is teeming with wildlife, from the Morpho butterfly to the olive-green sea turtle, to the chirping hummingbirds and over 100 species of butterflies as well as innumerable plant species. It is also a center of healing and wholeness with practitioners of numerous spiritual and body practices. Both CNN and National Geographic named Nosara as one of the Top 10 destinations to visit in 2014.
Programming here January through March.