Follow Your Longing

Follow Your Longing:
Navigating the Edge of Your Soul Calling

February 7 – 10, 2019
Aldermarsh Center on South Whidbey Island, WA

with Sheila Belanger and Anne Hayden

We shape our self to fit this world/ and by the world are shaped again.
The visible and the invisible working/ together in common cause,
to produce the miraculous. …..
                               ~ from “Working Together,” by David Whyte

You are an integral part of a system that is deeper and broader that just your human identity. In this tumultuous time of collective changes, Earth and her community invite IMG_6654you to embrace your soul calling and take up your place that best serves the larger field. To do so, you need support to move beyond limitations, access your innate wisdom and live with radical authenticity.

We all may struggle with old patterns and fearful inner figures who stop us at the edge of fully contributing our gifts effectively in service to the world.  This program, Follow Your Longing: Navigating the Edge of Your Soul Calling, offers tangible experiential skills and practices for navigating this rich and mysterious edge.

Like our other offerings, this program is highly experiential and is informed by Process Work, Wild Mind™ and Soulcraft™ practices, as well as modern depth psychology. It invites participants to immerses themselves in ancient and enduring earth-based ways of knowing, the poetic traditions, and initiatory rites. You’ll explore these core practices:

  • Communication and direct relationship with nature and Mystery
  • Wild Mind™ as a guide to cultivate innate resources of wholeness
  • Process Work (from Arny and Amy Mindell)
  • Movement and somatic exercises
  • Diverse ways of knowing
  • Deep imagery journeys
  • Ceremonial council and the building of community
  • Rhythm, silence and songs

This introductory program counts as a prerequisite for  Tending the Knowing Field Group Facilitation Training Program, and is an excellent preparation for a Vision Quest.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

REGISTRATION: There are no prerequisites for this program, though experience in engaging with nature-based soul-centric practices is recommended. Enrollment is by a very brief application.  When your registration is complete, we will send you further details on the program. To request an application or for more information,  contact: nwsoulquest@gmail.com

SLIDING SCALE FEE: $495 – $750 (includes lodging, meals, and tuition)  Payment plans and some partial scholarships are available. Discount of $50 for off-site lodging.

Once we have accepted your application, to hold your space, send a non-refundable deposit of $250.  Two options to pay:

  • Mail a check, payable to Northwest Soulquest, to:
    PO Box 181  •  Clinton, WA 98236
  • Pay via PayPal using our email address as the payee:
    nwsoulquest@gmail.com. Please add 3% handling fee.

LOCATION: Aldermarsh, a lovely retreat center nestled in the woods with shared accommodations in double rooms.

FOOD:  Locally sourced, fresh meals provided. We can accommodate these dietary needs: vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and/or dairy-free.  Please specify your dietary needs when  you register.

SCHEDULE:  The program begins on Thursday at 10 am and ends on Sunday at 3 pm.

TRANSPORTATION:  The SeaTac Shuttle will take you from Sea-Tac airport near Seattle to Whidbey Island.  Contact us before making a reservation.

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Contact us for more information or an application:

(360) 320-5343    •    nwsoulquest@gmail.com