Ancient Structures, Modern Twist 2010 Summer Intensive

August 8 - 15, 2010  •  Point Bonita, California


The retreat fee of $895 includes two workshops, meals and lodging. Workshops may have additional materials fees.




August 8th
3pm–on start arriving and settling in
6:30pm dinner
7:45pm intro and welcome
August 9th – August 14th
8am breakfast
9am – 12pm morning class
12:30 –1:30pm lunch
2:30 – 5:30pm afternoon class
6:30pm dinner
7:45pm evening program
August 15th
8am breakfast
11am check-out


Point Bonita is located in the Marin Headlands. The address is 981 Fort Barry, GGNRA Sausalito, CA 94965.


The closest airports are San Francisco International (SFO) and Oakland (OAK).

The easiest to make arrangements from is SFO. There is a shuttle, Marin Airporter, from SFO to Marin County. We will make arrangements to pick you up from the shuttle stop.

Public Transit

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency ( operates line 76 to Point Bonita. The schedule for line 76 is available at

Road Closures

There is road work underway in the GGNRA through 2011, during which time various roads will be closed or access limited. For the latest information, please check the road closure website.


For those in need, Carolina Homespun will operate a small market on site.

If there is something you'd like Morgaine to bring, please send email in advance so she can make sure she brings it.


Don't leave home without:
A twin-size fitted sheet, a bed pad, or yoga mat. A flannel sheet is nice to muffle the rustling plastic of the mattress.
bed coverings
Can be sheets and blankets, a sleeping bag, or anything that will keep you warm and comfortable.
**For those travelling from afar, we have a limited number of bedding sets. Please let us know that you'll need them ahead of time.
towels and washcloths
clothing layers
Summer in the coastal Bay Area can be either warm and sunny — or foggy and quite cool — all in the same day. Generally, it is not a time of high winds but bring layers. The average daily temperature is in the low 50's.
good walking shoes
The ground is uneven in many places. There are many miles of great trails including one down to the beach.
Optional and "comfort" items:
electric tea pot
To have tea or coffee in your room without having to walk to the dining room.
personal water bottle
coffee mug
flip-flops and/or floor rug for beside your bed
reading light(s)
Things best left at home:
Small furry creatures, such as raccoons, love to come into your room and eat your snacks!
scented toiletries
Many people have sensitivities.