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Vision Quest Retreat
August 20 @ 12:00 pm - August 22 @ 3:00 pm$625.00
August 20 @ 12:00 pm – August 22 @ 3:00 pm
– A Sacred Rite of Passage _ Waitlist Only – Space available in October 22-24 retreat
A time for you. Pause and get off the track of your life to go inside and discover your authentic voice, needs, and choices, and your inner wisdom as a gift you give yourself.
We begin the journey with weekly emails to support your inner process as preparation as soon as you sign up. These are often held for three days over a weekend. We are on sacred land and clean accommodations.
Are you moving through a significant change this year? Come for a powerful weekend of ceremony, Journeys, transformation, and rebirth with Shaman Janet StraightArrow. Awaken clarity, life purpose, and joy as we break through illusions, fears, and ego. This is a gentle yet powerful, life-changing weekend.
By the time you come to your silent time on the weekend of questing, you are ready to have a profound experience of greater awareness and vision of your life.
As we re-enter our sacred space together, after the quest, we are re-birthed into ourselves gently and begin to process and integrate by the time we leave for home.
The main reason you go on a Vision Quest is to stop the world so you can find yourself. Without interference, responsibilities, and the roles and rules of who you think you are, space opens up to receive. Vision comes in the subtle experiences as you release attachments and see and feel the truth. Finally, the deep inner self, the soul, has an opportunity to speak and be heard.
The gift of letting go of daily routines and comforts to experience living in nature with little to no interference from the world is always quite enlightening.
We become present for the big and the little things in our life. Nature nurtures us and shows us beauty and wonder in each moment. In our sacred time, we remember who we are and listen, and learn more clearly.
Significant changes are often made before and after the quest, or you are about to go through a new phase or rite of passage, and you are just ready to go more in-depth on your journey and learn more.
A Mitote Ceremony purifies us on all levels, breaking up stuck patterns and energy to allow visions to come to us in a lucid state. The Gayatri Mantra chanted throughout the ceremony by the smaller group rotating in the center at the fire. This ceremony was taught to me by one of Don Miguel Ruiz’s first apprentices. I have offered the Mitote in retreats and ceremonial overnights for 18 years.
Sunrise on Sunday, you sit in your sacred spot in nature and enjoy a powerfully transformative experience.
You realize just how long an hour or twenty-four hours are in a day. This new perspective helps us to decide how to make better choices with our time at home. We bring back wisdom, visions, healing, clarity, and new perspectives, along with increased energy and purpose.
Using Shamanic practice and tools, we prepare for your quest time in the group sharing this experience. Each person will have a safe place close enough and far enough away from one another to have their private experience in nature for their quest. We will work together for Saturday and have time alone to prepare for our solitude and silence on Sunday. After we come back to the main camp, we gather to share our experiences to prepare to go back into the world.
Janet StraightArrow has led many of these ceremonies over the years. The Mitote is a favorite among her students.
We rent the entire property for the weekend for privacy and safety, including full use of cabins, campgrounds, woods, and open space for our fire, quest, and group work together.
If you would like to camp, there is also a campground with a hot water shower and flush toilet. Everyone will bring food. As we come closer to the date, we will see what the group wants to do, share or bring their own food. Food will be simple and light for the retreat as we fast from Saturday night after dinner to Sunday noon.
The owner and I are looking at safety in all of our planning. There are linens; bring your own pillow. You might want to bring your own blankets, sheets, and towels. You can also bring your own tent and sleeping bag if you choose to camp.
We are very aware of your health concerns and ask you to stay safe with us.
$625 at once or by payment plan. $300. by 6/15. $150. by 7/15. $175. by 8/15. Sign-up ASAP to reserve your spot.
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Refund policy if canceled by me, full refund. Canceled by you for an approved reason. $200. reserved for shared costs.- you can use the balance in future classes or sessions. Limited to 12 participants.
We are limiting the number of people because of the virus and maintaining distance in sleeping. You do not have to have a vaccination, as that is not a guarantee. We all sign a waiver that we have not been exposed and are well and hold one another harmless and are aware and respectful throughout our retreat.
Each Vision Quest is life-changing for all of us. It is not just a long weekend. It is a shift point in your life. This is a huge commitment of time and energy for me from the beginning of the year and long after we have this life-changing and awakening ceremonial weekend. I am honored to offer this as support to those who are called to join us. Call with any questions. Blessings, Janet 973-647-2500