One Wild Heart
3 day WOLVES and WILDERNESS community experience
noon Friday, September 20 to
2pm on Sunday, September 22, 2019
at Mission: Wolf Sanctuary, Colorado
Description: This intergenerational Wolves and Wilderness Experience is a weekend community camping retreat on the Autumn Equinox to ignite and nourish your heart of compassion. During our time together at Mission: Wolf Sanctuary in the Wet Mountains of southcentral Colorado we live as a pack, cultivating conscious reciprocity with each other, the wolves, sanctuary staff, and our wilderness home. At One Wild Heart we celebrate and share the medicine of our belonging.
Date and Time: Arrive to Westcliffe, CO at noon on Friday, September 20, 2019 for caravan to Mission: Wolf. Our time together concludes at 2pm on Sunday, September 22, 2019. We will remain onsite throughout the duration of the retreat.
Location: One Wild Heart takes place on wildlands near Mission: Wolf Sanctuary located near the town of Westcliffe in southcentral Colorado. The drive from Denver to the retreat site is approximately four hours. Denver International Airport is our closest major airport. Parking on site for our retreat is limited and we seek to minimize our carbon footprint so carpooling is strongly encouraged. Driving directions and meeting location will be provided to participants upon registration.
♥ Live and camp for 3 days and 2 nights in a remote and wild setting with others experienced and inexperienced with camping
♥ Experience embodied contact with wolves supported and supervised by sanctuary staff
♥ Dream walks and moving meditation
♥ Solo time for inner journey work or personal restoration
♥ Drum circle and soul sounding
♥ Unifying sacred fire ceremony
♥ Prayer, dance, and ritual to awaken compassion, connection, and drive
♥ Wolf ecology, wildlife tracking, and deep listening
♥ Howl with wolves
♥ Stargazing and night hikes
Meals: 6 Organic Meals. *Vegan and gluten-free options available.
Accommodations: Tent Camping
Outdoor Equipment Checklist and Gear Rental Form
$450 per person. Event price includes six meals with gluten-free and vegan options available and a $40 membership donation to the wolf sanctuary.
Ways to Save:
♥ $350 per person. Save $100 with Early Bird Registration. This discount ends May 28, 2019. Discount code: Early Bird
♥ $400 per person. Details: Register to volunteer at a community service event near you prior to our event, let us know about the project you chose, and save $50 on registration. Discount code: Volunteer
♥ Bring-a-friend and you each save $50. Bring two friends and save $100.
♥ Partial work-trade scholarships may be available upon request.
♥ Discounts may not be combined.
One Wild Heart Guides: Our Wild Heart Revival facilitators have more than 30 combined years of experience in wilderness guiding and collectively embody a diverse array of wisdom and skills in nature-based therapies; spiritual mentoring; ecology and applied conservation work; wilderness survival; yoga and meditation; subtle body dynamics; wildlife tracking; and deep listening.
Melissa Reed-Eckert is founder of Wild Heart Revival and the visionary for both One Wild Heart and Women Rising Wild transformational retreats with wolves. She is a fourth generation healer and wilderness guide. She has lived closely with wild canids since childhood and has over 20 years experience as a wildlife biologist specializing in studies of rare and endangered mammals. Melissa is a seasoned tracker, medicine weaver, ritualist, and mystic with deep and intimate ties to nature. Melissa is our fire tender and wild nature spirit guide at One Wild Heart.
In 2019, Melissa will be joined by Ilyas El-Amin, a spiritualist who expresses himself as an Islamic Mystic. He is a father, husband, spiritual mentor, veteran, and social worker who has dedicated his life to studying and embodying the teachings of ascended masters. Through these studies he has learned to connect to the divine nature existing within all of creation and to live in faith in humanity. Ilyas’s mission as a bearer of light is to help others develop awareness of their own divine nature or God Consciousness within. As a social worker, Ilyas is helping underserved and marginalized individuals and families experiencing homelessness to establish stability, support and self-sufficiency in their lives. At One Wild Heart Ilyas will support our conscious remembering and reconnection to the One Wild Heart residing within All.
Mission: Wolf and One Wild Heart wolf ambassadors: The 200 acre – and growing – Mission: Wolf sanctuary was created in 1986 and is currently home to thirty-four rescued wolves and wolf hybrids including two gregarious senior ambassador wolves and three new wolf pups. Each animal at Mission: Wolf embodies a unique character and quality of medicine derived from it’s inspiring life journey. For those who are ready and receptive, these animals have much to teach. Learn more about Mission: Wolf and find out how you can help captive and wild wolves.
Register for One Wild Heart, 2019
Submit your $150 Deposit and Pay Your Balance due in full by August 30, 2019, via the Cash App, PayPal, or Venmo. Click logo or scan to make payments.
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For more information about One Wild Heart or Wild Heart Revival email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303.886.1764