Past Events

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:00am to Sun, 02/25/2018 - 3:00pm

You asked, we listened. Join us in 5-day rites of passage program for adults to answer the call to step off the treadmill of life and re-connect with purpose and meaning. Led by Adam Rumack and Miriam Tassone, the executive co-directors of The Ojai Foundation.

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 5:00pm to Sun, 02/04/2018 - 3:00pm

Offered at The Ojai Retreat.
Experience the age-old practice of council and learn ways to use it to enrich all your relationships: couples, families, schools, businesses, and communities.
This training is FULL. Contact Michele to get on the Waiting List.

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

We have moved our Solstice event to Hamsa Dance Studio 109 El Roblar in Mieners Oaks.

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Bring the energy back into your intimate relationship with the support of a small group of couples. Led by TOF Elder, Leon Berg, and his partner, Glori Zeltzer.

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 5:00pm to Sun, 10/22/2017 - 3:00pm

THE TRAINING IS CURRENTLY FULL. Please contact Michele at to be placed on the waiting list.

During this weekend immersion, designed for those who have taken Council 1 and facilitated council, we explore working with challenging situations, conflict, and "the shadow."

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:00pm to Sun, 09/10/2017 - 3:00pm

THE TRAINING IS CURRENTLY FULL. Please contact Michele at
Experience the age-old way of council, currently practiced in schools, organizations, and prisons all over the world.

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:00am to Sun, 07/30/2017 - 3:00pm

Join us in a 5-day retreat to answer the call to step of the treadmill of life and reconnect with the purpose and meaning of your life. Led by TOF co-executive directors Miriam and Adam, together with ceremonial leader Erika Gagnon, the retreat continues a 40-year tradition of rite of passage programs at The Ojai Foundation.

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

An opportunity for the women of Ojai to practice and learn about the way of council. All who identify as a woman are welcome for this gathering of connection and authentic sharing.

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Mending As Metaphor and The Possibility Project with Ruth Souza, Kath Davis and Kim Pearce.

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 5:00pm to Sun, 07/16/2017 - 3:00pm

This training is FULL. Please email to be put on the wait list. An advanced workshop intended for experienced council practitioners who are called to live the way of council.