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The Not So Big Life

Uncovering Your True Self

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Have you ever wondered if there’s more to life than meets the eye or felt like you’re missing out on something big? What if you could see everything you experience as spiritual nourishment that’s here to teach you more about yourself?

Sarah Susanka, FAIA, best-selling author of The Not So Big Life, offers a weekend workshop to help you identify what’s in the way of living your full potential—right here, right now. Discover how to inhabit your life completely by listening to what your heart already knows. Come away with greater meaning and a sense of being at home in your life.

Practice meditation, inquiry in presence, discussion, and simple habit-changing exercises that will help you see each experience in your life as the fuel for transformation.

Note: For fans of Sarah’s The Not So Big House series, it should be noted that the Not So Big Life workshop covers different subject matter altogether, and will not be helpful in designing your home.

Sarah Susanka, FAIA

May 18 - 20, 2018
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Have you ever wondered if there’s more to life than meets the eye or felt like you’re missing out on something big? What if you could see everything you experience as spiritual nourishment that’s here to teach you more about yourself?

Sarah Susanka, FAIA, best-selling author of The Not So Big Life, offers a weekend workshop to help you identify what’s in the way of living your full potential—right here, right now. Discover how to inhabit your life completely by listening to what your heart already knows. Come away with greater meaning and a sense of being at home in your life.

Practice meditation, inquiry in presence, discussion, and simple habit-changing exercises that will help you see each experience in your life as the fuel for transformation.

Note: For fans of Sarah’s The Not So Big House series, it should be noted that the Not So Big Life workshop covers different subject matter altogether, and will not be helpful in designing your home.

Faculty Bio

Sarah Susanka, FAIA

Sarah Susanka is an inspirational public speaker, spiritual teacher, acclaimed architect, and best-selling author of the nine-book Not So Big series. She describes herself first and foremost as a student of life, and has used her professional and life experience as the food for her own spiritual journey.

Sarah is a public face for the esoteric Humans In Training Institute, focused on awakening the shared root teachings of many of the great spiritual traditions. Sarah’s The Not So Big House series has helped well over a million readers understand that the sense of “home” they are seeking has almost nothing to do with quantity, and everything to do with quality.

In The Not So Big Life, Sarah explains that the same principles apply to how we live our lives. Her other books include The Not So Big House, Home By Design, and More Not So Big Solutions for Your Home.

Sarah has been honored with the Anne Morrow Lindbergh Award for outstanding individual achievement and was named to Builder magazine’s list of Innovators who have shaped the home building industry over the past 30 years. She regularly appears in the media and has been featured on Oprah & Friends, The Diane Rehm Show, in Newsweek, Fast Company, and more.

Why Attend

  • Find time in a too busy life

  • Understand how you’ve created the idea of “you”

  • Experience everything that happens as a reflection to help you see yourself more clearly

  • See through habitual patterns, and emotional reactions that no longer serve you

  • Relax into life as a human “being” instead of a human “doing”

Things to Know

  • Special Details

    For fans of Sarah’s Not So Big House series, it should be noted that The Not So Big Life workshop covers different subject matter altogether, and will not be helpful in designing your home.

Accommodations

Standard Rooms
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.

Deluxe
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available from mid-February 2018.

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

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