Welcome to The Covina Institute

At the crossroads of modern life and the deeper world.

Covina: Heal Into Your Uniqueness Wholeness

Covina offers three levels of study, led by Cyndi Brannen, PhD, author and psychologist. The curriculum is rooted in a sacred daily practice known as Quotidia, has it's heart in the sacred feminine, and wears the crown of personal empowerment through psychology, meditation, and creativity.

Keeping Her Keys 

Subscribe to Keeping Her Keys for access to the course taking you deeper into the journey with the lessons in the book. Includes over twenty hours of recorded classes, written lessons, exercises, group chat, and monthly circles discussing the lessons, as well as Honoring Hekate on the Dark Moon.

The Keeping Her Keys subscription includes access to a vast library of recorded and written lessons on topics ranging from astrology to creating altars, as well as perpetual circles exploring a variety of areas including boundaries, gratitude, healing, and overcoming fear.

Learn more about Keeping Her Keys

Gate of Release: The Journey of Catharsis

Join Covina anytime to claim Hekate's Keys for opening The Gate of Release. Includes two live Zoom events/month, as well as recorded and written lessons, chat circles, sharing spaces, and more. 

Built around monthly themes, with correspondences and archetypal explorations of the sacred feminine.

The Gate of Release is one of the four courses in the Hekate's Keys system. These courses follow The Wheel of The Year and the lunar cycle. Each Gate includes a ritual near the end. 

Built around the theme of catharsis, The Gate of Release explores boundaries and healing, including crafting a mask, working with plants and stones, and culminating in the Ritual of Release near the end of November.

The Gate of Release subscription includes Covina Membership + access to Keeping Her Keys.

Learn more about Hekate’s Keys: The Gate of Release

Torch of Release: The Journey Through Hekate's Cave

Go deeper into the experience through depth psychology in Lampadia: The Torch of Release. Lampadia builds upon the lessons on Hekate's Keys, focusing on deeper healing through seminars, practica, exercises, assignments, and transcendent experiences.

The Torch of Release subscription includes The Gate of Release, Keeping Her Keys, and Covina membership.

Learn more about Lampadia: The Torch of Release

About Covina

Covina comes from a Latin word meaning "to come together for a shared purpose". Within the gates of the institute, you'll find the keys of psychology, spirituality and the deeper world merging at the crossroads of learning, transcendence, and community. We explore archetypes, astrology, dreams, mysticism, plant medicine, weaving them with psychological constructs for a unique healing journey. Based around a sacred daily practice of connection and meditation, Covina offers you a safe and supportive community, offering you the tools you need for healing into your unique wholeness.

Cyndi Brannen, PhD, is the executive director and lead instructor. You can learn more about Dr. Cyndi here.

The Covina Institute is committed to providing a safe and supportive community for seekers of a more meaningful life.
- All your personal data remains completely private.
- We are dedicated to creating an environment that elevates those traditionally othered by mainstream society.
- Read more about our ethics HERE.


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