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Vision Quest

Conscious Living Workshop

Vision Quest

Journey to Self through Connection with Nature

Friday, Aug 26, 2011, 4:00 PM –
Sunday, Aug 28, 2011, 4:00 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Presenter
Nancy Feehan
EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
US
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Connection with self, nature, and others are three of our deepest longings. Yet, the challenges and busyness of everyday life can leave us feeling rushed and disconnected. 

Stepping away from distractions and long-held patterns allows us to explore the deep connections that help nurture, heal and inspire us.  Witnessing nature awakens body, mind and spirit, and offers a profound experience of healing. This healing becomes a transformational experience--a return to our natural rhythm and our authentic self. 

Every Vision Quest is an act of courage and recommitment to a life-affirming path. This weekend retreat offers a unique opportunity to spend 2 nights on the land, experiencing a centuries-old ritual of self discovery and renewal.


"Participating in a Vision Quest re-connects us to our essence, to our rhythm and to nature itself. Many cultures include this practice for health, the balancing of mental, emotional, physical and spiritual quadrants, and renewal of connection to self, other, and collective."   -- Nancy Feehan

Nancy Feehan is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Adjunct Faculty Professor in the Counseling Psychology Department at USF, workshop leader, and a consultant trained in cross-cultural healing and wisdom.  Nancy was an assistant to Dr. Angeles Arrien in the Four Fold Way and was the Vision Quest Manager for 16 years.  She has lived in a rural community on the Sonoma Coast for 32 years and brings the deep connection to nature and the land to her work.


Participants in this retreat will stay onsite, camping on the land.  For those unable to camp, lodging in a single or shared room is available at additional cost.  Participants unable to fast on Saturday should choose the Registration Fee that includes 6 meals.

Registration Fees:

$320 includes Program and 3 meals (Saturday fasting) with campsite lodging
$375 includes Program and 6 meals (not fasting) with campsite lodging

Dormitory Lodging supplement:

For participants choosing dormitory room lodging instead of camping:
$64 shared room for the weekend (per person)
$114 single room for the weekend

Schedule

Friday
4 PM Check-in
6 PM Dinner (Everyone)
7-10 PM Orientation and Preparation for Vision Quest

Saturday
Participants will be on the land and most will be fasting.  
Mealtimes for participants not fasting:
8 AM Breakfast
12:30 PM Lunch
6 PM Dinner

Sunday
8 AM Breakfast (Everyone)
8:30 AM-12:15 PM Group Work
12:30 PM  Lunch (Everyone)
1:30 PM Group Work
4 PM Departure

Further Information
Please email workshops@noetic.org or call 707-779-8202.

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