Thu, Sep 26|
Trout Stalker Ranch
Dream of the Earth: An Equine-Informed Immersion & Retreat
Time & Location
Sep 26, 2019, 4:00 PM MDT – Sep 29, 2019, 2:00 PM MDT
Trout Stalker Ranch, 91 CR343A Chama, NM 87520
About the event
What if your dreams are dreaming you into being? What if they’re calling out to you, luring you, courting you toward a new way of being full of unimagined possibility? What if you are a most stunning and spectacular dream of the Earth? What if… what if the Earth is dreaming you into being at this particular time because your existence matters?
Dreams for millennia, spanning traditions and peoples, have been a doorway into the sacred terrain of our lives. They remind us that there are worlds within worlds whose depth and reach are seemingly infinite. Woven amidst the branches of the world tree like a spiders web, dreams ensnare our imagination. These emergent portals spun of imagery and archetype, myth and symbol, creature and kin, entangle us in a relational world full of life, death, initiation, transformation, healing, and revelation.
In this retreat, we will be apprenticing ourselves to the dreamtime, allowing the phantasmal webbing of the night world to spin us into new and unforeseen shapes. We will also be immersing ourselves within the relational field of horses, and rooting ourselves into the mountain valley of Chama, New Mexico - Ute Territories. We will let our relationship with the dreamtime, the land, the horses, and each other in-form and trans-form who we are, and who we have known ourselves to be.
Over the course of three days we will be inviting ourselves, the horses, and the land to participate and co-create new ways of belonging to the world. Calling on various practices, this dreamwork immersion will create the necessary space for you to more fully embody those threads of your belonging that will find you in this relational tapestry of human, horse, land, and dreams.
This immersion will also help weave together on-going and newly emerging threads of experience that comprise the larger story of your life - the purpose of your mysterious existence. It will invite you to listen deeply, move wildly, and see more clearly what we are each being called to embody and be in the world.
This retreat is for those longing to deepen their conversation with the Earth, to show up more fully from a place of radical authenticity, and gather threads of the larger life-story seeking to be lived and embodied on behalf of the world. A story that arises out of the mythic ground of the Anima Mundi (soul of the world).
*Please note, there will be no riding during this immersion & retreat. All interactions with horse will be done on the ground and in the dreamtime.
Bed down beneath the stars with us in the ranch's beautiful off-grid bell tents. Listen to the whinny of the hoofed ones. Let the juniper whisper secrets to you. Invite the ravens to make mischief out of your wonder. Help us weave and dream a new way of belonging to the world. *All tents will be shared.
Additional Amenities: Ranch Outhouse & Outdoor Sun Showers
FOOD & NOURISHMENT
All breakfasts & lunches will be provided by the ranch. Dinners will be cooked by our community. As a fundamental part of tending to our collective gathering and dreaming, we believe cooking in community deepens our relationship to self, each other, and the land.
Trout Stalker Ranch - Chama, NM - Ute Territories
When registering for this immersion, we ask that all participants fill out our questionnaire. This helps give us a sense of what is calling you to this program and if it will be of service to you, as well as deepening your own inner knowing of what's calling you to this necessary and rich work of belonging and transformation. We want to hear what is stirring you, moving you, keeping you up at night. We want to know about the longing that aches in your bones, and sings through every beat of your heart.
$250.00 Deposit needed to reserve your spot
$500.00 - $600 Total - sliding scale (Payment plans available)
Space is limited! Due to the nature of this work, and the integrity of the group field, we only have space for 12 people.