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A sampling of some of the 2018 retreats offered at Flowing Waters Retreat:

Flowers of the Spectacular Siskiyous, July 13-15
A weekend in Mt Eddy’s alpine meadows and pure water lakes, famous for spectacular wildflowers and butterflies, and an easy view filled drive just up the road. Check out carnivorous Pitcher Plants, alpine white Parnassius, and Towering Delphinium. We are delighted to offer this third year of field study with the SFI and their gifted, enthusiastic teachers.  Contact: The Siskiyou Field Institute: or 541 597 8530

Dragonflies of the Siskiyous, July 15-17
We’re buzzing
about a second summer with master teachers Kathy and Dave Biggs, authors of Common Dragonflies of California (2015 was sold out!).  Their chock full workshop will mesmerize and teach. The 1st day delves into the fascinating world of dragonflies, their unique biology and lifecycle, followed by an afternoon in the field. The 2nd day presents uncommon species and a trip to a beautiful high mountain lake, stream and fen.

Touching Peace in Times of Fire
August 9 to 13
How do we stay in touch with our peace and happiness during challenging times? In the style of Thich Nhat Hanh, this Annual Retreat is guided by his ordained practitioners.  Practice joyful mindfulness together with meditation, mindful eating, small group sharing and creekside walking meditation.  Solo personal time and time with new friends. Swim in Flowing Waters pure water creek,  hike in beauty,  breath with the cedars and wildflowers. Inspiring Video dharma talks with TNH, as well as The Five Trainings bring mindfulness into your daily life.  For Beginners and all levels. Friends & Family welcomed.

Yoga Ashram in the Power of Mt Shasta Aug. 24 to 27
Strengthen & deepen your Yoga, have time to reflect on your life, and laugh & play together in this 4 day yoga ashram. Daily Yoga asana, meditation with pranayama, healthy foods, solo mountain reflections, hiking and swimming in pure waters. For experienced yogis who are ready to deepen their understanding of their practice and/or teaching. Laurel is a well known SF Bay Area yoga teacher, owner of Flowing Waters Retreat, certified by 3 schools of yoga, with a lifetime of teaching yoga.
Laurel Houghton,

The Sacred Mountain and The Silent Soul of Words, TBA (Thurs-Sun)
Exploring the heights and depths, both inner and outer, and listen for the poems–clear as the mountain air–that reside there. With Prartho Sereno, award winning poet, California Poet in the Schools, painter and long-time meditation teacher. Please click on the title for more information. Listen to: