Workshops & Retreats

Online and In Person Courses & Programs

Welcome to our events webpage. We are pleased to again offer in person live workshops, courses and retreats for 2022. Please see our schedule of events listed below…

Our Educational Philosophy – Conscious living, mindfulness, ecological wisdom and evolutionary thinking is integrated with a diverse new thought holistic philosophy in our nature-based programs. Our focus is an open new thought evolutionary philosophy, taking the best teachings of many beliefs and practices. We utilize the healing and insightful aspects of nature in our educational programs.

We offer diverse nature-based new thought holistic & well-being workshops, courses and retreats such as –


  • Mindfulness Workshops
  • Meditation Workshops and Practice
  • Conscious Living Workshops
  • Quiet Contemplation Workshops and Practice
  • Energy Work
  • Sacred Silence Workshops and Practice
  • Wilderness & Nature Based Therapy
  • Science of the Mind Workshops
  • Yoga & Various Healing Arts
  • Shamanic and Earth-Based Healing
  • Medicine Wheel Workshops
  • Art and Music Therapy
  • Youth Based Outdoor Workshops
  • Wilderness Hiking and Overnights
  • Vision Quest Workshops
  • Fire, Water and Sweat Lodge Ceremonies
  • Cleansing Ritual and Ceremonies
  • And more…

Our Online Workshops and Courses are offered in various formats – webinars, phone conferences and video courses.

In Person Workshops & Retreats are held near or directly in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area, in Salem, OR and the greater Willamette Valley.

2022 Schedule of Classes

Live Mindfulness Workshop

2 hour live course in Salem, Oregon – Saturday, May 18th 2022 – 1 PM Pacific Time

Learn the basics of being mindful on a day-to-day basis in this introductory course. Easy to learn steps and insights. Gain wisdom and learn techniques that you can apply to everyday life. Open forum with questions from the participants.

Class Fee – $35

Live Wilderness Mindfulness & Meditation Retreat

2 day Wilderness Mindfulness & Meditation Retreat – Saturday August 13th &  Sunday August 14th, 2022 – Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area

Learn to live consciously on a day-to-day basis by utilizing mindfulness and meditation. This 2 day retreat will help you to understand mindfulness & meditation philosophy in an natural setting and small group. We will discuss and learn important day-to-day techniques to help you during this introductory retreat.

Location – We will meet in an easy to access setting near or in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area, close to Detroit Lake. No hiking required. We will go for short walks around our class setting.

Class Fee – $125   Class size is limited. Pre-register now.

Live Meditation Workshop

2 hour Live Course – Saturday June 4th, 2022 – 1 PM Pacific Time – Salem, Oregon

This 2 hour workshop will allow you to learn about and practice mindfulness and meditation. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools during this insightful and introductory workshop. Sign up and specific location info will be emailed to you.

Sliding Scale Fee – $25 suggested donation

Sacred Silence Nature Workshop - The Importance of Quiet Time in our Lives

1 day in person workshop –  Class dates – Saturday July 16th, 2022 –  1-6 PM  Pacific Time. Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area

Learn the importance of silence and quiet time in our lives. Learn the top 10 techniques to bring more quiet into your life. This information will give you a firm foundation on how to feel more awakened and aware with the use of what I call “sacred  silence” a time honored mindfulness technique that will change your life.

Location – We will meet in an easy to access setting near or in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area, close to Detroit Lake. No hiking required. We will go for short walks around our class setting.

Class size is limited so as to preserve our intent on silence and focused instruction. Email me with your questions

Course Fee is $75

Reserve a space and pre-register now!  (No fee required to pre-register)

Future Workshops & Retreats – Please let us know if you are interested in a specific type of workshop or retreat. Check back on our calendar of events as we will add additional programs to our schedule of upcoming events.

Private Group Workshops – are available on request. We offer various educational and wilderness programs for small groups, businesses, families and individuals. Day and overnight trips and programs can be scheduled. Please contact us with your requests.

Individual Sessions – I also offer individual private coaching and counseling sessions. Please go to my Coaching & Counseling webpage for more info.

Signing-Up for an Event – We have a simple online sign-up form available for each specific event. There is no cost for the initial sign-up. This reserves your space for the event. More info will be sent to you once you sign-up.

Sliding Scale Fees and Scholarships – To keep our programs available to everyone we offer sliding scale fees and scholarships.

Our Workshops – To provide a healing atmosphere all programs are limited to small groups of not more than 10 individuals. Most all of our 2021 programs will be online. Please let us know if you have any questions or special needs.

Additional Non-Profit Program – helping people in need – We recognize that many people cannot afford alternative healing nor have access to it. Although we offer programs to everyone interested, our healing philosophy also has a non profit heart-centered focus. We will also offer free, subsidized, and sliding scale programs to those with limited or no income, including working with at-risk youth, veterans, survivors of violence & domestic abuse, and other special needs persons.

Want to know more about our nature-based educational philosophy? Please see additional information about our Nature Based Programs.

Feel free to contact me with any questions about our workshops and retreats.

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