Cosmic Attunement: Vernal Equinox
Illumination, Rejuvenation, New Life!

Not scheduled at this time.

with Kamran Matlock

During this retreat, you will:

Unplug, get back to nature, and return to the natural rhythms of creation
Attune body, mind, heart, and soul to the source of all power
Harmonize your inner life with the new light of the coming year
Rejuvenate your body with powerful prana breathing techniques

Receive the blessings of the earth, sun, and cosmic energies during this sacred time:

  • Learn to bathe yourself in jyoti, the subtle inner light
  • Tap into the Earth’s prana by connecting with fire, earth, water, air, and ether
  • Empower a project, relationship, or goal with new light
  • Vitalize and nourish a current or new life direction
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UUP-Vernal Equinox Sunrise

Participants will come together during this sacred time when the Earth is awakening new creative power, life, and light, after the stillness and inner intensity of winter. Celebrate this awakening with the dawn of your own life-force, creativity, and spiritual intention. In this way, you will receive new blessings and inspiration, and also learn to send out your blessings and inspiration on behalf of friends, family, community, and planet. Pause and celebrate the pranic, elemental, and cosmic rays during the Vernal Equinox!

We find that many are magnetically drawn together during solstice and equinox, as if by some special grace: we affirm our humanity and our Oneness in Spirit!

An important note:

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Your program takes place in a beautiful environment, close to nature, on sacred land dedicated to meditation and spiritual activities for over 50 years. We encourage you to slow down and enjoy yourself. The food here is healthy, the people are happy, the surroundings are pristine. Take time to unplug, get back to nature, and immerse yourself in the spiritual rejuvenation you deserve—return home energized, uplifted, and ready for whatever life throws your way.

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Kamran Matlock

Kamran Matlock

Education for Life Teacher, Raja Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Director of Inner Adventure Camps, Teacher at Ananda College of Living Wisdom

Kamran Matlock has spent the last ten years designing spiritual curriculum and leading classes, workshops, and spiritual retreats on personal transformation, integral growth, and self-discovery through yoga principles. He is a founder and director of Inner Adventure Camps, transformational programs for teens based on rite of passage and vision quests in nature. He also helps develop Education for Life, a spiritual education movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Kamran also teaches and serves as a board member for Ananda College, which offers gap-year and spiritual travel programs for adults.

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No dates scheduled for Cosmic Attunement: Vernal Equinox at this time.

Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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Cosmic Attunement: Vernal Equinox starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date listed. Check-in is anytime between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at our Front Desk. Your room will be available by 3:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30. The first gathering of your group is after dinner.
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You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Cosmic Attunement: Vernal Equinox starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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What All Programs in The Universal Upward Path Series Have in Common.

Cosmic Atunement.

Within each weekend program we prepare one or more core experiences to activate your soul nature. First, you will learn to awaken new energy, new consciousness, new creative fire, new life purpose, new healing and wholeness. Then, learn to direct that energy upward. Activation is the power of upward awakening.

After my program?

Leave with the skills to channel newly awakened consciousness into daily activity. This will feel like living life on a higher octave—more vitality, more creativity, more wisdom and power.  Return home equipped with the strength, stamina, and capacity to sustain your newly awakened spiritual momentum.

What if I need more support?

Your program instructor is invested in your long-term spiritual growth. He will be your spiritual ally in the months and years to come. Programs facilitate new spiritual contacts and participation in an online yoga and meditation community. The spiritual path isn’t a solo journey—make your experiences here last a lifetime by forging connections with greater spiritual networks.


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