Restorative Heart: Taos Women’s Retreat

Heart-shaped grinding stone from Taos, New Mexico

I take a walk through a 1000-year-old forest in Taos, New Mexico. 

When I park and arrive, I have to duck down and step under the gate, and find my way to the trailhead. 

As I start out, my mind turns to the people who lived here long ago.  What did they do every day? How did they watch the sunset?  Which birds did they listen to as they washed clothes in the flowing river? How did the grindstone feel under their hands, as they ground corn?  

My feet draw me forward, step after step, and my mind begins to still.  I can see the forest all around and hear the distant river and feel the cool on my face.  

When I come to the trail’s end, I’m back at the beginning, wondering what will happen next.


This retreat is for you if…

  1. You yearn for time away to unplug and restore your inner sense of well-being and contentment.
  2. You’re busy! You work and play a lot and keep yourself booked most of the time.
  3. You would enjoy activities like learning shamanic practices, gong meditations, and gentle restorative yoga.
  4. You are a life-long learner.
  5. You value time away, occasionally.
  6. You want to wake up every morning with more peace and contentment in your heart and mind.

What You Receive

  • In-person, small group, private guided classes the blooming summer desert of Taos, New Mexico at Winter Corn Place

  • Guided gong sound baths and meditations with Chelona Zink

  • Contemplative practices from nature and NLP with Katie Raver

  • Gentle movement with Mary Ann Reynolds

  • An easy NightWalk nearby (no experience required, weather permitting)

  • Guide to optional activities around Taos that you can opt-in for more activity time or opt-out for rest and breaks


  • Resource Guide with step-by-step directions for each process covered in class, journal prompts and additional attention experiments, room for your personal “field notes” for reflecting what you learn as you go so you can reference them later, additional educational resources, and class information.


  • Audio recordings of sessions and gong meditations (1-2 weeks after)


  • 2 optional 15-minute coordination calls to get your questions answered about booking travel and getting here


  • Help matching up with other participants, if you wish to find nearby lodging together
  • You also receive online Bonus Group Q&A Calls with Katie Raver – for 2 months after the retreat – where you can attend and ask additional questions that come up

  • 6 group meals at Winter Corn Place

Everything Above Included for $695



When is the retreat?

Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 7, 2022


Enroll via credit/ debit card by clicking here.

Summer blooms with life in a Winter Corn Place courtyard

Optional Add-ons

  • Private Cranial Sacral sessions on site
  • Onsite lodging: One queen bed room with kitchenette, private bath, and porch views is available at the training location, suitable for one or two people.  $135/ night plus taxes and fees when you book directly with us. Photos:
  • If you choose to stay an additional 1-4 days after the retreat, we’re happy to help you book local tours or help you plan other experiences of interest.