Grateful to Gather

about this event

Our hearts abound with gratitude to share with you our next event: Grateful to Gather — a 1-1/2 day immersion into the heart of well-being where lineage-based spirituality meets connected community and wholehearted play.

Gather amidst the grandeur of the majestic Ojai Valley. Breathe the fragrant orange-blossom mountain air and root yourself in Mother Earth. You’ve entered into an abundant realm, where many gifts await you.


10:00am – Arrival, morning snacks with herbal tea and energy clearing

11:00am – Opening Ceremony and Maya Moon Cacao Ritual

11:30am – Walking Vipassana Meditation and grounding Iyengar Yoga practice with Flourish founder Pat Sperry

1:30pm – Breath Work empowerment with Renowned Breath Work Researcher and Facilitator Michael Brian Baker!

3:15pm – Transformation Stations — Four distinct well-being experiences including a Sound Bath by Sound Alchemist Alarra Saress, Acupressure, Aromatherapy + Affirmations with Healing Arts Practitioner Jeanne Korn, Guided Laughter led by Pat Sperry, and our Mindful Crafting Circle

6:00pm – Organic farm-to-table vegetarian dinner by Chef Essa William Robertson, and Gypsy-Jazz + Bluegrass Music from acclaimed violinist Chris Murphy and Band

6:45pm – Entertainment by LA-based Aerialist Troupe Cirque Lunaire, culminating in the Flourish Open Hearts Club Band Sing-Along under a starlit sky

7:45pm – Closing Ceremony

8:00pm – Departure

… The good news is: Tomorrow is another day to Flourish!

Stay in one of Ojai’s charming inns or airbnb’s and join us for DAY 2 of Grateful to Gather!


8:00am – Zen Cha Dao Chinese Tea Ceremony with initiate Morgann Francesca

9:15am – Restorative Iyengar Yoga + Pranayama with Pat Sperry

10:30am – 6-Gong, Crystal Bowl + Yoga Nidra led by Tara Matthews and the Soul Body Ojai Sound Crew

11:30am – Farm-to-Table Organic Brunch by Chef Essa William Robertson of Organic Ojai

12:15pm – Closing Ceremony

12:30pm – Departure