The 2025 Registration is now open!

Payment options:

Credit/Debit Cards

*Subject to processing fees
Credit Card instructions will be available on the registration form.


*Zero Fees
Open your Zelle compatible banking app.
Scan the Zelle QR code.
Send total amount to Zelle ID:

$500 deposit required to hold your spot. Total balance is due September 1, 2024.

*Send Zelle payment within 48hours to hold class spot.


*Zero Fees
Mail checks with total amount due to:

Empty Spools Seminars
1669 Hollenbeck Ave #344
Sunnyvale, CA 94087

$500 deposit required to hold your spot. Total balance is due September 1, 2024.

*Checks must be received within 10 business days to hold class spot.



$2,159.00 two or more students sharing a room, each.
$2,699.00 single room.
$1,359.00 non-workshop companion (spouse/friend/partner) sharing a room.
$1,559.00 reside off grounds.

All rates stated above include all meals at Crocker Dining Hall.

ATTENTION: If you know you snore or smoke, please request a single room or come with a willing roommate. Asilomar is a non-smoking facility. Empty Spools Seminars cannot be responsible for any injury, loss or damage sustained by attendees. All information subject to change/ cancellation.


Online registration and payment is preferred.

However, we will accept checks or money orders if mailed in with your registration form. Since we are offering an online option, please keep in mind that spots may be filled before we process any mailed-in registration forms and payments. We will not process any mail-in forms until online registration has been live for one week.

To obtain a mail-in version of the registration form please download from our website, request one by calling 925-222-5509, or e-mail us at:


We strongly encourage the purchase of Cancellation and Travel Insurance whether you are traveling by plane, train or automobile – usually purchased through your travel agent within 14 days of registration and deposit.

All canceled reservations will have the following charges:

Now–120 days $50.00
119–91 days $150.00
90–61 days $300.00
60–0 days No Refunds

Cancellations cannot be made within 60 days prior to session. You may transfer your reservation to another person if unable to attend. All cancellations or replacement information must be in writing or e-mail. All returned checks are subject to a $25 fee. Online payment returns subject to a $50 fee. There will be a $50 fee if you request a class change after registering.