Tag Archives: lifelong learning

2016 Program Sneak Preview!

Our Program Director, Leslie Hoffman, is knitting the final stitches in our  all-star lineup of programs for the 2016 season.

Enjoy offerings from luminaries new to Hollyhock such as Zuza & Scott EnglerPandora ThomasLisa Wimberger,  and Duane Elgin. Some returning favourites include Gibran Rivera, Bill Ophoff, Margie Gillies, Ysaye Barnwell,  and Robert Gass.

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Gardening is Lifelong Learning

This article by Rebecca Cuttler originally appeared on her blog Abundant City.

Just as some people have a yoga or meditation practice, I have a gardening practice.

Like yoga or meditation, gardening is a discipline that one can never truly master. With years of consistent practice, you can become well-versed in gardening methods — sowing times and techniques, plant and disease knowledge, crop planning — but your form will never be perfect, because you’re dealing with living systems that respond in ways your ego can’t control. Your garden is a reflection of you, your physical space, and the global climate, and all of these things are in constant flux. Continue reading Gardening is Lifelong Learning

2015 Program Sneak Preview!

Our Program Director Leslie Hoffman is knitting the final stitches in our  all-star lineup of programs for the 2015 season. Enjoy offerings from luminaries new to Hollyhock such as Ivan E. Coyote, Lynn Twist, Sharon Salzberg, Lauren Walker and Mark Nepo. Some returning favourites include Mark Matousek, Stephen Jenkinson, Anne Randolph, Rupert Sheldrake, Jill Purce, Paul Stamets and Robert Gass.

Last updated on November 12th, 2014.

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Learn to Resolve Conflict Through Communcation

We have all experienced conflict both in work environments and at home. Rather than dealing with these conflicts, we usually let them overpower us and hurt our connections. Have you ever thought that there were things you could do to make yourself a better person to communicate with?

By being open to change and resolving conflict, you can change your attitude and succeed in many aspects of your life. Continue reading Learn to Resolve Conflict Through Communcation

2014 Program Sneak Preview

Our Program Director is putting the finishing touches on a a remarkable lineup of programs for next season. Enjoy teachings from luminaries new to Hollyhock such as Jan Phillips, Mark Matousek, Mirabai Starr, and Mochita Har-Lev. Returning favourites include Donna Martin, Stephen Jenkinson, Thomas Atum O’Kane, Rupert Sheldrake, Jill Purce, Margie Gillis, Robert Gass, and Michael Stone.

Last updated on November 20, 2013.

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