The 2021 Spring retreat will be held on May 14-16th. The agenda has not yet been formed, but you can look at the past agenda to get an idea of what we do at retreat. The new agenda will be available around the middle of April.
2020 Spring Retreat Tentative Agenda: Moving into Higher Consciousness and the Galactic Heart
Shamanic Retreat, April 3-5th, Camp Knutson, Crosslake, MN
Begins Friday at 5pm and ends on Sunday by noon
You can participate it any or all activities.
Please know that recording of any sessions is not allowed. Recording threatens the safety of the retreaters regarding confidentiality. It sets up an unsafe atmosphere which deters sharing openly. Please honor the safety of the tribe. Thank you.
Friday, April 3rd.
1-4:30pm—Check in at Angela Hall to get your room assignments.
5pm---Timberlane ---A quick meeting time to gather together, to answer questions, and other information on being a tribe.
5:30pm—Dinner at Angela Hall. All meals are held at Angela Hall.
7-9pm—Evening session at Timberlane. (New people meet with Jeanne at Angela Hall about 6:50pm) Bring your drums and rattles and cushions and blankets and notebook and pen.
--Welcoming, overview of weekend, setting circle, introductions, calling in power animals etc. We will spend time getting to know each other, and explore our intentions for the weekend. For our service portion we will be addressing issues in our world and journeying to bring healing.
9:15-10:15pm—Elissa Stevens and Judy Merritt will be joining together to provide an experience of the crystal singing bowls while also offering gentle heartfelt yoga poses. You can bring your blanket or yoga mat and enjoy the beautiful sounds of the crystal singing bowls with the option of joining in with the gentle heart-based yoga poses which all will help us move gently into dreamtime.
Saturday, April 4th
5:50 am is sunrise—Drumming up the sun outside Angela Hall. Bring your drum. Come a few minutes before. And wearing your jammies is okay!!
8:00am Breakfast at Angela Hall.
9am-9:30 Gentle morning yoga with Judy in Angela Hall
10:00 am – 11:50am –Morning Session: Timberlane. Jeanne will be sharing with you the current information on the 2020 energies, quantum revelations, and an alignment of the earth's heart with our heart and with our universe's galactic heart. I'm hoping we'll have some discussions about what our purpose will be as we rise in higher consciousness to address the changes around us.
2:30- 4pm Afternoon Session: Timberlane
Lorrie Berg will be our presenter. "As we move to bring more of the 5 D energy into our world and anchor it into our lives we are being asked to remember our divine self and our connection with all. To assist us with this Lorrie will be guiding us on a journey to open our hearts and experience oneness with the universe."
4pm-4:45pm at Angela Hall: Wendy Siracusa will lead us in a 4 directions moving meditation. In this moving meditation, we align with the four directions and their corresponding elements. We use visualization, breathwork and repetitive movements as we listen and move to beautiful music. This experience allows for the release of tension, soothing of the mind and deep centering.
5:30pm—Dinner at Angela Hall
7:00--8:15pm--Trance Dance at Angela Hall with Jeanne. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle. Come and experience a dancing journey to go deep inside and work with your retreat intentions.
9:00pm—Fire Ceremony at fire pit by Husby (weather permitting) or inside in front of fireplace at Angela Hall. Bring your drums! Jeanne will be leading us in a Peruvian shamanism fire ceremony. Kelly Blackledge will be offering us a story around the campfire. Her stories always touch our hearts!
Following the fire ceremony come join us Stargazing at the Point (weather permitting). If the skies are clear, we like to go down to the Point, lay in a circle head to center, and talk to the star ancestors. Be sure to wear warm clothing. I have a tarp or two I can bring and if you have a blanket, please bring that too! The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy!!
Sunday, November 3rd:
5:48 am—Drumming up the sun at Angela Hall—you can come in your jammies!
9:00am—Breakfast/brunch at Angela Hall and Thanking staff
10:45am—Angela Hall—Community Healing for all with roses, cedar boughs, lavender and sacred water with drumming and chanting.
11:30am—Closing circle. Thanks, gratitude. Carissa’s song.
May the long time sun.
Thank you all for sharing your heart with one another.
We are truly one!