Education Program

The Center’s Education Program is dedicated to serving our Spiritual Family by providing a quality opportunity to learn and have a satisfying learning experience. To accomplish this, we have a rich curriculum designed to meet the needs of every student, and a cadre of exceptional and dedicated teachers ready to deliver the material in a way that is interesting, entertaining, and thought-provoking. We are constantly adding new material and class offerings to ensure that there is always something for everyone in our classrooms.

Purpose & Mission

We believe that the surest path to personal growth is through learning. It is for each of us to consciously choose what we believe, what we hold to be true within ourselves, and what our contribution will be to our global community.

Investigate your beliefs, challenge your ideas about “the way it is” by taking classes, reading books and dialoging with others. Discover and explore the ways you can create the life of your dreams…

About Us

There are many wonderful opportunities to improve your life, deepen your spiritual practice, make new friends, and make a difference in the life you lead by taking part in the educational and spiritual development classes, as well as the workshops offered at the Center for Spiritual Living Palm Desert.

As you look at our latest selection of classes, listen to your heart, look at your roots and look to your inner self for guidance in choosing classes that will help you continue to grow strong and spiritually healthy.

 Current and Upcoming Classes

Self Mastery/The Four Agreements • Mondays March 19th – May 21st  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 6:00 – 9:00 PM • SOM 222

Join Dr. Joe for Self Mastery/The Four Agreements. This class focuses on learning to take command of the ego self, consciously correcting limiting beliefs and attitudes bringing you into alignment with the universal principles by which the True Self lives.  We venture beyond the walls of the ego self into the freedom of living in a steady awareness that the Spirit within us is our compass.

The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom and love.

A 10-week accredited class.  SOM 222. Tuition: Love Offering.

Self Mastery - CSL Class Registration

  • Enter Morning or Evening (Classes times: Morning (9:00am - 12:00pm Evening (9:00pm - 9:00pm)

The Principles of Successful Living • Wednesdays March 14th – May 9th  • 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM • SOM 104

“Few People think of life as a creative experiment” – Raymond Charles Barker.  Following the book, The Science of Successful Living by Dr. Barker you will learn to explore the meaning of success, develop a renewed interest in life and learn principles and techniques to live a life you love.  Everyone is welcome! There are no pre-requisites for this class.  Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, this is the class that will change your life!  An 8-week class facilitated by Dale Olansky, RScP.  SOM 104, this is an accredited class.  Cost $240, $20 for registration if desired.

From Whence We Came • Tuesdays March 6th – May 8th  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where our philosophy originated? Dr. Ernest Holmes, the founder of Science of Mind, was influenced by these great luminaries of New Thought: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Troward and Emma Curtis Hopkins.  Join Rev.Ruthann to learn the history of ideas which converged in America in the 19th Century.  A 10-week class.  This is a required class for practitioner training.   Tuition: $300, $45 for registration if desired.