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Conscious Living Workshop
Journey to Self through Connection with Nature
Friday, Sep 21, 2012, 2:00 PM
Sunday, Sep 23, 2012, 4:00 PM (All times are local to the event.)
- Nancy Feehan
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
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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 a 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 room is available at additional cost. Participants unable to fast on Saturday should choose the Registration Fee that includes 6 meals.
$325 includes Program and 3 meals (Saturday fasting) with campsite lodging
$380 includes Program and 6 meals (not fasting) with campsite lodging
Dormitory Lodging supplement:
For participants choosing dormitory room lodging instead of camping:
$118 for a single room for the weekend
2 PM Check-in
6 PM Dinner (Everyone)
7-10 PM Orientation and Preparation for Vision Quest
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
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
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707-779-8202.