This year's annual men's retreat is a way to work with all that is going on with our families, communities and the world by first working on ourselves, and doing so in the fellowship of other men hungry for authentic connection and seeking the next active steps in their lives.
To help you begin to define your own sense of masculinity during the retreat you will learn to:
Join us February 22-24, 2019 for this weekend retreat to nourish your body, mind, heart, and soul. Through council circles, group processes, music, movement, and story we will explore and affirm our deepest truths as men. We will emerge with blessings to move forward into our lives with clarity of purpose, passion, and power to better serve our own souls, our families and our communities.
The winter season is a potent time to dive deep within our inner terrain. Winter's darkness calls forth both a time for renewal and self-nourishment, as well as a time of alignment with our inner desires and visions. Winter is both a time to learn how to rest in ourselves, as well as a time to actively examine the seeds within that are longing to sprout, come spring. This is the time for deep personal soul work.
As the light begins to enter in again we must be active in our germination process. What is it that we most want to sprout in our lives? What can we say yes to? How do we maintain a healthy balance between being with what is and actively stepping towards our deepest desires, all while being open to all that we have yet to even dream of?
This time together creates both a level of adaptability and resilience, a time of creativity and possibility that matches up personal fate with the world destiny.
Come join us in this practical dreamtime to examine exactly what is, begin to uncover your personal visions, and develop resources to connect your personal visions with the needs and demands of our daily lives. Come be inspired by each other, be open to listening, healing, connection, and laughter. Come step into authentic action.
Dates: February 22-24, 2019
Location and Times: Cal-wood Retreat Center, near Jamestown, Colorado. The gathering begins Friday 5pm and ends Sunday by 2pm. Details and directions will be sent upon receipt of registration and payment.
Cal-Wood is a rustic retreat center that provides privacy for our group in the midst of a beautiful setting in the mountains. It is located 90 minutes from Denver International Airport. Lodging is in cabins situated next to the main meeting lodge that has bathrooms and showers, wood-fired stoves in the meeting rooms, and a large dining hall. Our seasoned cooking staff provides healthy and delicious meals and snacks throughout the weekend.
Post Retreat Support: Included in the retreat cost, and a critical part of our program, are 2 one-hour post retreat group phone calls to help you bring the power of the weekend back into your life. These calls will be scheduled, as much as possible based on your availability, over the course of 2-4 weeks after the retreat.
Facilitators: Led by Jason Geoffrion, Stuart Motola, Jake Lohwater, with Elder Tom Daly and staff. You can view biographies of our staff on our website.
Cost includes tuition, lodging, meals and follow-up support.
A minimum non-refundable deposit of $150 is required to hold your reservation and assure you of a spot in this gathering. Meals are included. Space is limited to 40 participants.
If you wish to set up a payment plan or inquire about a scholarship, please arrange with the MLA office prior to the event. Email Jason to receive the MLA Scholarship Application Form.
What To Bring: Upon receipt of your payment or deposit you'll receive an email confirmation that will include a welcome packet with gear list, directions and other information.
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