Historic Heartwood

Homeland of the Wailaki Peoples, Island Mountain today has its roots in the back-to-the-land movement of the 70s. Founded as a premier center for the study of massage and the healing arts, Heartwood endures as a refuge from the city for seekers of a more free and natural way of life.


Come experience for yourself the stunning peace and quiet of Heartwood Mountain Sanctuary, and find your place among the generations of warm connections formed right here, as we celebrate #40YearsOfHeart.