Retreats

Deep in the hills of northern California, 24 Evolutionary Leaders gathered in retreat at the end of June 2015. Members of the circle have been coming together since 2008 to share deeply about their lives and work. Each year, the sense of community deepens and its members leave refreshed and renewed in both their individual work and our shared visions for the future. This year, the focus of the retreat was the “How We Engage” Statement [see full text at the end of the report...
Ashland, Oregon is a charming town just north of Mt. Shasta, famous for its annual Shakespeare Festival – and home to four members of the Evolutionary Leaders circle: Jean Houston, Neale Donald Walsch and new members Gary Zukav and Linda Francis. This was the site of the 2014 Evolutionary Leaders retreat from June 20-23 at the lovely Lithia Springs Resort. The theme was "Saving Tomorrow: Crossing the Threshold Into a New Time." The first day began with the...
Thirty members of the Evolutionary Leaders circle gathered in New York City from June 1-4 to build a unitive field and explore how various pathways to the emerging consciousness can help adress the major challenges facing today's world. Beyond the sheer joy of simply coming together, the retreat/advance encompassed synergy-building exercises, deep sharing, fun and laughter, a fundraising salon, and a meeting with members of the United Nations departments and agencies. On the...
Thirty-seven Evolutionary Leaders: In Service to Conscious Evolution gathered for three days of retreat from October 31 – November 3 2011. The purpose of the retreat, according to our recently drafted Mission Statement, was “to come into communal relationship with one another, deepening our collective consciousness and strengthening our mutual intention, thus setting the foundation for the emergence of the next steps of our evolutionary journey.” The...
The 2010 Evolutionary Leaders Retreat at Serra Retreat Center in Malibu took place from August  30-September 2, 2010. On the 31st of August we hosted a special event at UCLA called A Call to Conscious Evolution: Our Moment of Choice. It was an evening of magic. Fifty Evolutionary Leaders came together to co-create an extraordinary experience of unity - according to the "evocation" by Rev. Dr. Michael B. Beckwith, "a leap into the possibilities that are...
The 2009 Evolutionary Leaders retreat was a great success. Forty cutting-edge visionaries gathered in Malibu, California, convened for the second time by the Source of Synergy Foundation, the Chopra Foundation and the Association for Global New Thought to see what insights, group intentions and projects might arise out of their desire to create a deeper impact on conscious evolution as a collective. Last year’s retreat had inspired those who gathered to collaborate on the...
On July 26, 2008 thirty-eight evolutionary leaders whose radical new ways of thinking and interpreting human experience have expanded our knowledge of evolving consciousness gathered at the Chopra Center in California to envision together how their collective consciousness, creativity, energy and intention could help accelerate the shift in global consciousness. The retreat, hosted by the Chopra Foundation, the Source of Synergy Foundation (www.sourceofsynergyfoundation.org...
Global warming, social injustice, and economic disparity --just a sampling of the prevalent issues that representatives from more than 60 organizations addressed at an intimate retreat at the Chopra Center and Spa at the Dream Hotel in New York City on June 26, 2007. Co-hosted by Deepak Chopra of the Alliance for a New Humanity and Diane Williams of the Source of Synergy Foundation, the gathering tackled a question that triggered intriguing dialogue, “How Can We Collectively...
Dec. 12, 2006

 The year prior to the incorporation of the Source of Synergy Foundation, founder Diane Williams and Deepak Chopra, President of the Alliance for the New Humanity and founder of the New York Chopra Center, agreed to partner on organizing a retreat at the Chopra Center in New York with global leaders in December 2006.
 
The aim of the International Leaders Meeting, which was held on December 12, 2006, was to promote unity and cooperation among more than 50...