Wisdom and Wellbeing Weeks 2023

Join us for our upcoming Winter learning program at Blue Spirit and enjoy inspiring classes with gifted teachers in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.

Every year since we opened our doors in 2009, we have been hosting weeklong multi-faculty retreats during which you can enjoy the unique blend of an inspiring learning community paired with the best of a restorative wellness vacation.

The Program

Choose from two different program styles:

Multi-Faculty Weeks
You can choose how many of the classes you like to attend or skip them in order to head to the beach, go horseback riding, book a massage or receive cutting edge treatments in our Longevity Center.

Intensive Study Weeks
During the Intensive Weeks you will study in-depth with one teacher in a smaller group and private setting to dive deep on a specific topic.

Multi Faculty Weeks

Learn from acclaimed teachers in a variety of daily workshops In your chosen week.

Week 1 : January 7-14, 2023
Presence, Purpose, and the Neuroscience of Connection

Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, MD
Jack Kornfield
Elissa Epel, PhD
Richard J. Leider
Caroline Welch, J.D.
Lama Tsultrim Allione
Trudy Goodman, PhD
Shelly Prillerman Harrell, PhD
Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD

Week 2: January 21-28, 2023
Passion, Poetry, and Relational Intelligence

Esther Perel
David Whyte
Terry Real, LICSW
Lynne Twist & Sara Vetter
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, MHS
Leslie Salmon Jones & Jeff W. Jones
Annette Knopp
Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD

Week 3: January 28 – Feb 4, 2023
Consciousness, Compassion and Planetary Wellbeing 

Bessel van der Kolk, MD & Licia Sky
Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD
Christiana Figueres
Jack Saul, PhD
Rachel Yehuda, PhD
John Perkins
Annette Knopp
Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD


Week 4: February 4-11, 2023
Trauma, Healing and our True Essence

Gabor Maté, MD
Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D.
Patti Elledge
Dr. Mario Martinez
Leslie Salmon Jones & Jeff W. Jones
Annette Knopp
Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD

Intensive Programs

Immerse yourself in one specific topic with a selected faculty

February 11 -18, 2023

Lama Tsultrim Allione – Sahaja Spontaneous Wisdom

Leslie Salmon Jones, & Jeff W. Jones – Afro Flow Yoga® Retreat: Restoring our Roots

February 18 – 25, 2023

Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D. – Trauma and Releasing Personal & Legacy Burdens

Mark Matousek, MA – Your Untold Story: How Revealing the Truth Can Transform Your Life A Five-Day Writing Adventure

February 25 –March 4, 2023

Loch Kelly, MDiv, LCSW – Nondual Mindfulness Embodied

March 4 – 11, 2023

Pamela Stokes Eggleston and Amina Naru – Transformational Soul Care

Priority List 2023

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