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You can now register and pay online for most Body Tales classes, workshops and retreats.

Before you register, please read this page and make sure you understand our terms and conditions. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email before you register.

Our Sliding Scale

Our sliding scale enables people with a range of economic situations to participate in our programming.

If the event lists a sliding scale, you can choose the amount you pay within the scale:

  • The bottom of our sliding scale does not cover our costs in offering this work. It is for those who have low-paying jobs, and/or dependents, and are renters.
  • The top of our sliding scale covers our costs and helps assist those at the bottom of the scale.
  • The middle of the scale represents our actual costs to offer the event, based on a full group, all paying this amount.

Please pay what you can and consider donating to our scholarship fund via our matching grant -- see Support Us.

Methods of Payment

Online Payment by PayPal
We offer online credit card registration through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to pay us. PayPal guarantees the security and privacy of your personal and financial information.

To register and pay online, find the event listing on the following pages:

Classes & Workshops
Retreats follow the link to the retreat of your choice
In-Depth Programs

Simply click the Register Now button in any listing to go to an online registration form. For sliding scale registrations, you will need to fill in an amount within the range listed on the registration page. NOTE: Online payments are accepted only for payment in full.

Offline Payment
Make out your check to Third Stone Productions and mail it to:

Third Stone Productions
PO Box 3454
Oakland, California, 94609, USA

Indicate which event you are registering for. Be sure to provide your contact info — email and phone number — so we can confirm your registration.

Terms and Conditions

All registrations require payment in full by the event's start date. Some programs may have an earlier deadline for payment in full. This will be stated in the listing.

Some programs may require at least a non-refundable deposit to hold your place. The deposit amount and deadline will be stated in the listing. Deposits are accepted by mail only. If you wish to pay by credit card online, you must pay the full registration amount.

If you pay online, you will receive an automatic email confirming your payment. Please wait until you receive a personal email or phone call from us to confirm that you are fully enrolled in the program. Our typical office hours are Monday through Thursday. If you register on Friday or over a weekend, please allow us time to get back to you.

Some events require a written application and/or permission of the instructor before your enrollment can be confirmed. In those cases, your advance payment will be held pending application approval. If, for some reason, your application is not approved, you will receive a full refund.


If you wish to withdraw less than two weeks before an event, your payment is non-refundable. Earlier refund deadlines may be necessary; if so, they will be stated in the listing.

If you have paid in full and need to withdraw before the refund deadline, you will be refunded minus any deposit amount stated in the listing.

Deposits are non-refundable except as follows:

  • If we cancel the event, your deposit and/or payment will be 100% refunded
  • If the event is already full when we receive your registration, your deposit and/or payment will be 100% refunded
  • If we decide, based on an interview, conversation or application that the particular event is not a good match for you, your deposit and/or payment will be 100% refunded.

All refunds will be issued using the same method you used to pay. If you mailed us a personal check, you will receive a refund check by mail. If you paid by PayPal, we will issue your refund through PayPal.

If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email before you register.

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