Book your next retreat, seminar or workshop where earth meets open sky — in beautiful West Sonoma County

With its quiet surroundings and beautiful, private facilities, Open Sky is an ideal place for your next retreat, workshop or meeting. Located in lovely western Sonoma County, California, a short drive from Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Petaluma or the Pacific Ocean, and only one hour north of San Francisco, it offers a comfortable and inspired setting for groups and individuals to practice and learn, whether for a single afternoon or several days. Please take a look at our available rooms and grounds, and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Open Sky also offers a wedding and large event package. Please contact us for more information.

If you are interested in the arts, dance and movement, yoga, meditation or other avenues of self-exploration, you might enjoy one of our hosted workshops and other events we offer throughout the year. Please see Upcoming Events, or join our email list to receive announcements of upcoming programs.

New — watch our first video in which Barbara shares her vision for Open Sky.

Sunset Vista photograph


Open Sky offers eight acres for peaceful wandering, with panoramic vistas, gardens, grazing llama and sheep, birds and other wildlife.

Meditation Hall photograph

Meditation Hall

The large Meditation Hall can comfortably hold 20-25 people for movement or yoga classes, or up to 50 seated.

Teacher’s Room

A place to be

Open Sky has hosted many  groups for single-day and multiple-day events, for both outdoor and indoor activities.


Our guests say

My dharma group held a weekend retreat at Open Sky. Everyone agreed that both the space and the food are excellent. We’ll be back! — Kathleen Finigan
Everything is just wonderful — so glad we’re here. Wonderful Space! Wonderful Hospitality!
A Perfect set up – beautiful space – lovely, relaxing setting, delicious food… thank you! An incredibly supportive and inspiring environment for practice.
Very appreciative of your wonderful efforts in supporting Dharma with your beautiful land and personal support.
It’s so wonderful being here in retreat, with the sheep, the lambs, and the fabulous food.
I go to a lot of places and this space is special, very special. We rejected 10 other choices before coming here to do this workshop. – Don Rubbo, Healing Hands Chi Gung
Thank you for your extraordinary kindness. This is a wonderful place for practicing the Dharma.
Thank you so kindly, what a peaceful passage in time!