Online Learning Overview
Longing for the skills needed to achieve a more just and sustainable world for all?
Hungry to grow, work, and journey with others in community?
Thinking of moving to Earthaven or another intentional community and want to know more?
Experience a deeper connection to place and self! If you can’t come to us, let’s make a date online.
Live Workshops — live online workshops that offer topics springing from the wellspring of our village.
Self-Paced Programs — self-paced courses.
Recordings — video recordings of live online and in-person workshops, presentations, tours, and events.
SOIL Compositions — essays, interviews, articles, and stories that introduce the wide range of philosophies, wisdom, and teachings that have influenced us. [FREE]
Virtual Ecovillage Tour
Date: January 27, 2-4 pm
Recording available now
Experience the magic of ecovillage living with a tour.
Zoom in for a virtual tour and take a stroll through Earthaven with an Earthaven member. Learn about living in community and strategies for living life another way.
Want to take the tour now? View the recording from an earlier tour.
Understanding Medicines — Alternatives to Pharmaceuticals
December 4, 11 & 18, 3-5 pm
Gain an understanding of medicine systems so you can make an informed choice for yourself.
In this series, we will identify and delve into five major systems of medicine, with the intent of enabling attendees to grasp the pros and cons of each, and to some extent to judge which will be their medicine of choice for a given ailment.
Thriving in Relationships — Five Tools for Success
January 22 – February 19, 2024, 7-9 pm
Learn and hone skills for strengthening and repairing relationships of all types.
Learn how to use appreciation to experience gratitude and aliveness, use empathetic listening to be present when someone is expressing something that’s hard to hear, use honest expression to express needs in a way that’s easier for someone to hear, use needs-based negotiation to find strategies for meeting a group of people’s needs, and use relationship repair when a bump causes a disconnection.
People Care at Earthaven
An overview of the social, emotional, and relational aspects of village life.
Culture at Earthaven Ecovillage is both intentionally and organically created based on both the people who come together and the purpose they hold dear. Lee Warren exposes the invisible infrastructure that binds us to each other, to the land, and to the ecovillage project.
Village Economics at Earthaven
The ins and outs of money and wealth at Earthaven Ecovillage.
A viable economy is a key component to the success of all ecovillage and residential community projects. Earthaven looks towards a more elegant, fair-share design for economics, which includes such things as right livelihood, living wages, sustainability, cooperation, and village well-being. Join Lee Warren and envision a new story about time, money, and wealth.
Place-Based Living at Earthaven
Visitors to Earthaven Ecovillage are often surprised that we are not yet fully sustainable or 100% self-sufficient. In this self-paced course, sustainability expert and Earthaven member Lee Warren helps define the context and describe our journey of moving from a consumer culture to a land-based, place-based life.
Sobonfu Somé: On Grief, Ritual, Community, and Forgiveness
Hear one of the foremost voices in African spirituality speak about grief in her culture.
Renouned teacher and mentor Sobonfu Somé was one of the foremost voices of African spirituality to come to the West. Mentored by her Dagara elders, she brought ancient indigenous African wisdom to our Western culture in a compassionate, loving, and joyful way. Sobonfu was in Africa when she died in 2017.
Nature as Medicine — Gaia and Your Health, Vitality, and Spiritual Unfoldment
As our lives have become more complicated and organized around technological advances, our health has faltered. This series will look at how interlinked the health of our bodies is with the health of Gaia and the ways in which genuine healing can address both.
The Other Yoga — Beyond the Postures
Learn a systematic and life changing practice that can transform your consciousness and open doors into a new world of possibilities.
What is this “Other Yoga” that the vast bulk of the Yoga Sutra describes and explains? This workshop is based on new and more accessible commentaries and will uncover this neglected and powerful science that has guided the spiritual path of aspirants on their journey for eons.
Wild Tales — Strange But True Tales of the Natural World
Have you ever had a swarm of bees fall on your head, been swallowed by a snake, dined on coon, or read God’s handwriting on the back of a trout? Well, Doug Elliott has, and he tells you all about it. This program is flavored with natural history, traditional lore, outrageous personal narratives, regional dialects, soulful harmonica songs and more than a few belly laughs.
Introduction to Natural Building
Inspired by the idea of building or remodeling with more natural and sustainable materials but don’t know quite where to start?
In this workshop, you will gain an appreciation and understanding of what is possible with natural materials. There are no “cookie cutters” here — each place is different and each project reflects our best attempts to balance all our desires with realities.
Growing Women’s Circles or Red Tents
Women’s Circles are an important way for women to connect with each other and with themselves. The Red Tent is a multi-generational woman-only space where women can honor the cycles of our lives. After taking this class, you will feel equipped to offer Women’s Circles and/or Red Tent Circles for the women in your life and have more structure for your own personal practice. Please join me in the Red Tent!
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