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The Spring Retreat


As always, the month-long format provides a comprehensive study of interrelated facets of the Cheng Hsin work.

Week 1- Art of Effortless Power 1:

Mar 30, 2019 to Apr 06, 2019

Week 2- Art of Effortless Power 2:

Apr 06, 2019 to Apr 13, 2019  tuition: 1595

Week 3- Transforming your Experience of Life:

Apr 13, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019

Week 4- Insight and Enlightenment Workshop:

Apr 20, 2019 to Apr 27, 2019 

The Fall Workshop Series

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The Cheng Hsin Fall Series takes place each year in October and consists of four consecutive workshops exploring the Cheng Hsin Consciousness work.


Workshop 1: Communication and Relationship Workshop

Oct. 1, 2019 to Oct. 5, 2019 

Workshop 2: Experiencing the Nature of Being (ENB)

Oct. 5, 2019 to Oct. 12, 2019 

Workshop 3: Transcending Self Workshop

Oct 12, 2019 to Oct. 19, 2019 

Workshop 4: Contemplation Intensive

Oct. 19, 2019 to Oct. 26, 2019 

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New! Private Live-In Consciousness Groups with Ralston

You may have heard that I am changing how I work with people. After this Spring Retreat I will be reducing my contributions in the consciousness workshops at the center (but will still be contributing), and phasing out my facilitation of workshops elsewhere. I will be working only with more "advanced" and serious people in a more organic way in private groups. If you are interested in this possibility, see the requisites and outline below.
Hope you can join us.

In order to work with Ralston in a private group, all candidates must have done at least the ENB workshop, a CI, and one other Cheng Hsin week-long consciousness workshop. These are requisite for working with Ralston directly—more than the minimum is recommended. If you haven't yet met these requirements, your first task is to do so.
Having met these requirements, if you are interested and committed you can ask to work with him for a minimum of 1 week and up to a maximum of 8 months (which would include the spring and fall retreats). When we have 8 people ready to commit to the same length of time, we'll schedule the dates. Participants need to be flexible on dates so that it can work out for everyone.
Let us know you are interested and the length of time you want to study, give a general idea of the time(s) of year between March and November that you are available (and remember the times have to match at least 7 others so be generous and open to possibilities).
Ralston will create a schedule and you will be doing exercises throughout the day and addressing material you'll be working on in the evenings with him; plus you'll be doing several CCEs and solo contemplations each day.
For the first week participants will come a day early to buy and sort out food. For all weeks, participants will cook their own meals, keep the meditation hall clean, and after the first week, they will help out around the center with simple maintenance.
The cost for the first week is: $900.
For week's two through four, the cost is only: $700/week.
For any additional weeks, the cost is only $500/week.
To register for a Private Consciousness Group, Contact Peter Ralston by clicking the button below and provide the following information:
Number of weeks you want to attend:
Times of the year you are open to attending:
We'll get back to you when we have enough people to form a group.