This entire weekend is about demonstrating the principles of Japanese Psychology, in an atmosphere of abundance, generosity, inclusiveness, kindness, simple elegance and  joyful community.

We so hope you can join us:

ToDo Institute  30-Year Celebration Retreat! May 26-28, 2023: Friday 4pm-Sunday Noon

REGISTRATION DEADLINE  February 22nd (we got an extension)

Location: Carmelite Spiritual Centre, just outside Chicago

All meals are vegetarian

Retreat Cost: $295 includes lodging and five meals.

This a reminder to always make sure your flights have cancellation options.

For Payment Click Here.

Transport from Airport: Uber; Lyft

American Taxi (must pre-book for best price 847-673-1000)

Cost $40-50 for the ride. It may be possible to share the cost of rides.

Availability of Extra Days at the  Carmelite Centre – call  to book and  pay


Dietary Restrictions – Actual restrictions, not preferences – notify Viv or Trudy


Weekend Plans

Friday May 26, 2023: Retreat begins at 3pm

3-6   Arrival and settling in

6       Dinner

Evening:  Welcome Gathering

Saturday, May 27, 2023:

8       Breakfast

9-12 Workshops

12-2  lunch break

2-5 Workshops

6-7:30 dinner

Evening  Celebration

Sunday, May 27, 2023

Morning: Brunch/ goodbyes

Noon  Final checkout

DEADLINE to Register February 22nd

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel after February 25 and up to March 15, full refund minus $50 cancellation fee

After March 15 no refund.

Fingers crossed that you can join us for this special weekend.

For all questions, please contact:

Viv at or Trudy


Please send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

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