New Mexico Retreat Postponed to April 2021

April 19 to April 22

Monday 3pm check-in, 5:30 dinner through Thurs, noon departure

Come move, pray, play, and delight in Earth time. Bring your bodyspirit’s truth. Find respite, among other sensitive, creative souls. Listen, rest, sing, exhale. Using the practice of InterPlay, we get to notice, unlock, and free the wisdom of body and soul.  

As retreat leader, I will share my research on Greening the Soul: Creative Practices for Ensoulment. We will honor land, matter, energy, and spirit’s timing, knowing that there is no more enduring source of resilience and health than our soul.  

Afternoons provide spacious personal time with room for making art in community. The optional late afternoon session is dedicated to healing prayer and dances on behalf of one another and our world.

Evenings are time to create ritual and share what the Body of Earth and the Soul of Love want. Improvising together in this sacred setting, we tune-in to stories, nudges, weirdnesses, and the challenges of arising wisdom.

The Schedule

9:30: Greening the Soul: Creative Practices for Ensoulment
Personal Time for Art, Walks, Writing
4pm: Healing Prayers: Dancing on Behalf of One Another
7pm: What the Body Wants: Ritual time for stories, nudges, and wisdom.

Note: This retreat precedes the 30th annual Spiritual Director’s International Conference, where Cynthia and Soyinka will also present.

Room and Board $295.00 15 singles, 5 doubles, register early for singles.
Plus Honoraria $250-345 sliding scale. 

Meals in Refrectory:  Continental breakfast at 8:15 am, lunch at 12:30 pm. and supper at 5:30 pm. The Monastery cook is dedicated to a creative and varied menu each day. While not able to provide any specific dietary needs for guests, they do provide gluten-free breads and lactose-free milk with one week’s notice.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey is located 25 miles east of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Transportation: Cynthia can coordinate car rental sharing from Albuquerque or Santa Fe.

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Cynthia Winton-Henry, 2273 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612.




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