Sophia’s Sanctuary | Sebastopol California

Dedicated to the service of humanity, through wisdom and love

Sophia’s Sanctuary is dedicated to the service of humanity, through wisdom and love. Every event we offer is guided by these principles. We offer opportunities for encountering the spirit in every thing living, through creative, life enriching programs. These include classes, workshops, retreats and training programs.

Back to All Events

Women's Wellness Weekend and GRAIL

Women’s Wellness Retreat

“Preparing the Inner Flame”

at Sophia’s Sanctuary


Given by

  Laurie Schmiesing & Linda Delman


Friday, September 15, 7 pm-after dinner

Sunday, September 17, mid-day



The warm glow of Summer begins to fade and we startour preparations for the diminishment of Light. The meteoric iron of Saint Michael rains down from the heavens helping us to build the strength we need for the coming winter.


 Preparation is needed to sustain and nourish these forces as we journey forward. 

 Our time together we will focus on practices that are intended to enrich and encourage our inner flame.

 Some practices include:

v Anthroposophical Healing Work

v Working with the inspiration of Silence

v Listening/Speaking

v Walking the Chartres Labyrinth           

v Singing

v Sacred Movement

v Inner Resource building


Cost: for workshop & meals:

                              $200. By August 21st

                               $250. After


                            Lodging:$20.per night (On site)

                               *for first 12 women only


                              Location: Sophia’s Sanctuary

              2836 Bloomfield Road, Sebastopol, Ca. 95472




CALL- 707-827-3536 to register/info

         Or e-mail

              Information letter will be sent upon registration




Later Event: September 29
Michaelmas Grail Service ~
Sophia's Sanctuary welcomes all students regardless of belief, race, sexual orientation or ethnic origin.

Sophia’s Sanctuary .  2836 Bloomfield Road , Sebastopol,Ca. 95472  . . 707-827-3536