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Bumble Bee Retreat 2019

  • Bumble Bee Ranch Bumble Bee Road Black Canyon City, AZ, 85324 United States (map)

2019 dates:  April 4-7  (we gather Thursday evening, April 4, we begin Friday morning, and close Sunday at noon)  $550 all inclusive. 

The Howe at the center of our magical Spiral

The Howe at the center of our magical Spiral

2019:  Connection and Initiation

Shamanism is rooted in merging with Compassionate Spirits - animals, teachers, and spirits of nature and the cosmos. Our ancestral tree holds our ancient wisdom. Mirroring is a deep shamanic mystery. The heavens mirror the earth, in us, and we mirror the world we touch.

This year in Bumblebee we weave together our journey-wisdom with intentional merging, to bring Connected Flow through our bodies and our hands, healing each other and ourselves. For me, this is the culmination of a lifetime of practice. It is my purpose. 

Our days will be a winding pathway of dancing and merging, journeys for learning, and performing hands on healing for each other and the ranch animals. We will explore Connected Flow, and ask our spirits to deepen our understanding of this incredible power.  The sweetest initiation of all will be our gateway.

Connected Flow
Connected Flow. We enter into a merged state with the divine web of creative life force that flows through light and water, our spirits and our tissues. It’s really a big fat mystery - but it works. This year we will open to the flow and practice it as a healing method for helping people, horses, the land and of course, ourselves. A massage table or two will be available for sharing healing power sessions.

Initiation into your Truth
The Shamanic Death Ceremony that is foundational to our shamanic path. It is intense and profound, the shamanic death. We can't really do this in a ZOOM class, but Bumble Bee is perfect for this sweet immersion. Over the course of the weekend, we will prepare for the crossing, experience the other side, and return with a knowing that will be our new basis for all experiences to come. 

Communion with the Sidhe
Stone Circle Ceremony - Our spiral circle is a Howe that opens into the Sidhe and brings you into direct community with the Shining Ones. The land at Bumble Bee is ancient. People have lived here for many thousands of years. This is one of those special places where people travel for spiritual experiences. Only, this place was asleep for years until we, the SpiritHealer Circle, opened the Faery Well and brought all the tribes together: ancient Sidhe, more recent natives, the Kachinas, the miners and ranchers, and all the Power Animals and Nature Spirits -  all of them come together for community when we come. We host them all with food, drink and celebration. This year we will be mirroring heaven and earth with shields on the Spiral. It's phenomenal. 

Community with your dearest friends. 
Bumble Bee is about our friendship, our love for each other, and our common pursuit of shamanic truth and power. Bumble Bee is a safe space for your process, and for our supporting your transfiguration. It's also a great place to relax, go for a swim and hike, and eat amazing food with like-minded people. There will be no deprivation! Eat, drink and be merry!

Earlier Event: March 22
Phoenix Drumming Circle
Later Event: April 15
Journey Circle