Each person is born with unique talents, challenges, and life intention.  While life brings us experiences by which we learn, stepping onto a conscious path of development enriches our gifts and connects us to the new for the self, the other, and the world.  Connections develops capacities of individual learning and ongoing transformation.  The program is for personal and professional development. Connections can be be offered in 3 one-week intensives or a series of 10 weekend sessions.  We welcome enquiries.


  • Path 1 – Sevenfold Learning  – Practicing transforming knowledge into new wisdom
  • Path 2 – Destiny Learning – Awakening to karma and destiny
  • Path 3 – Creative Spiritual Research  – Co-creating the new in the self and world

The Sevenfold Path

Learn and practice the sevenfold path that moves from self knowledge to a wisdom-filled worldview and onto newly awakened creative forces for life.  Movement and Watercolour Painting.

Destiny Learning 

Step onto the path of karma and experience how your past is both holding you back and leading you forward.   Remember your destiny intention, which has the potential to transform your moon karma into sun karma. Movement & Pastel Exercise

Creative Spiritual Research

We were once naturally in communication with the spiritual world.  As we evolved, we lost this connection and can now cultivate our relationship consciously through our interests, intentions, and initiative.   Become a co-creator with spirit and live into your unique destiny. Speech & Clay Work.

Glencolton Farms Weekend Program – 10 weekends over 3 years – This Program is full.  Taking registration for Path 2.   

This program offers an opportunity to renew yourself in a safe and quiet environment away from the daily pressures of life.  Located on Glencolton Farms, a Biodynamic Farm, this program offers an opportunity to nourish body and soul.  All food served will be home-cooked and organic coming from the farm as much as possible.

Term/Path 1 is offered in 3 weekends in 2019/20 – November 15-17, February 21-23, April 17-19

Term/Path 2 is offered in 4 weekends –   September 2020 – May 2021 (Dates TBA) 

Term/Path 3 is offered in 3 sessions:  September 2021 – May 2022 (Dates TBA)  

Program Schedule: The weekend begins with a dinner at 5:30 on Friday night and ends on Sunday at 2pm.  Each weekend has movement, presentations, group exercises, nature observation, art exercises, sharing and discussions.

Cost of the full program is $1500 Canadian plus $75 per person per weekend for food based on 3 meals per day.   Payment is per path at $500 plus food costs.  Scholarships are available upon request to  The program is offered by Elisa Vander Hout and Arlene Kamo. 

Accommodations at the program location can be arranged by contacting the Program Coordinator Elisa Vander Hout at  Local day participants are welcomed.   

Connections Cowichan  

Path 1 – Sat., March 20th – Sunday, March 28, 2021

This program is offered in 3 – 1 week intensives in the Cowichan Valley area on Vancouver Island, B.C.  

Path 1 – Sat., March 20th – Sunday, March 28, 2021

Path 2 – Summer 2021 – (Dates TBA) 

Path 3  – March 2022 (Dates TBA)  

Program Schedule: The weekend begins with afternoon arrivals then dinner at 5:30 on the opening day and then a presentation.  The week ends at lunch on the final day.  Each weekend has movement, presentations, group exercises, nature observation, art exercises, sharing and discussions.  We will cook and eat together and stay at a shared accommodation.  

Cost per week is $500 plus $400 for food and accommodation.   Scholarships are available upon request to  

The program will be offered by Arlene Thorn.