Connect with peers and share heartfelt wisdom as we meet the needs of these times.

Stand for holistic education being a crucial part of the solution to the current crises.

Together, we emerge in a more compassionate and just world.


Connect with your peers in other centers, both pioneering and new. Discuss online programming, leadership, culture, social change and more,  helping us all have a greater impact in the world. Read more


Access the 2020 Virtual Gathering and enjoy a unique opportunity to hear from leaders sharing openly in the spirit of collaboration, as we navigate these challenging times and explore new ways. Read more


Membership ignites creative opportunities to deepen the learning through interactive webinars and community calls on a range of relevant themes, knowing that together we are stronger. Read more

In the Spirit of Collaboration

For over 35 years HCN has been dedicated to serving holistic education centers around the world. These centers focus on all aspects of conscious and sustainable living, with the intention to transform our direct experience through a deepening connection with ourselves, each other, nature and the spirit of life.

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Featured posts

The “Anxiety Pandemic” – Manage, Transform and Move Beyond.

Even before COVID-19, people talked about anxiety as a growing challenge for themselves and others in their life. Now, almost everybody has experienced some level of isolation, uncertainty and overwhelm, all of which are the hallmarks of anxiety. This event hosted by The Haven addresses individual and societal anxiety and, explores how we can move into understandings and actions.

Justice in Motion: the JEDI Wheel

In a recent Community Call with the Retreat Center Collaborative, Jenyng Wu, HCN President, explored the work of retreat centers through the lens of JEDI — Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Have a look at the collaborative design process and our collective takeaways coming out of the call. Explore the JEDI Wheel and take note of elements you might apply at your center.

Join the Art of Dying Virtual Event

The Art of Dying Institute, an initiative of The Open Center, is dedicated to fostering an engaged community of practitioners; researchers & scholars; educators; front-line innovators to address the need for a cultural awakening around the theme of death and our mortality, how we die and the consequences for how we live. Join the 25th Anniversary Event Oct 31 and Nov 1st 2020.

Join the Virtual Esoteric Quest

For the first time in its 25-year history, The Esoteric Quest — one of the leading global conferences on Western Esotericism — will be held as a digital summit. This five-day event will be held 23-27 October and bring together the world’s foremost experts, writers, artists and scholars for an interactive online experience exploring the lost or half-forgotten spiritual history of the West.