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Sacred Passage into Elderhood: Women’s Retreat

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - November 17 @ 12:00 pm

In the ancient ways of Ka Ta See, the women elders, the Grandmothers, are honored and revered for their knowledge, perspectives, gifts, and guidance. Our contemporary society has lost this understanding.

For personal balance and well-being, for the well-being of our families, communities, and earth, it is vital for women elders to connect, feel our belonging, and reclaim the passions and purposes in this cycle of our lives.

Remember your Song, loving yourself unconditionally. Hold your center, living in balance from the heart. Honor your knowing and flourish in the expression of your unique gifts. Walk your path steadily rooted in your passions and purpose. What legacy are you leaving for the generations to come? Thrive in the sacred passage of becoming Elder.

A retreat for women elders to cultivate connections and share in dialogue, personal explorations, self-discovery, and ceremony. Each day includes open time to spend as you choose – personal reflection, journaling, time on the land – to connect with your inner knowings and callings of your heart.

It is my honor and delight to gather with you.

Manaole U Manaole, 

from my heart to the heart of the mother earth to your heart,


More Details

Our retreat begins at 6pm on Friday and closes at noon on Sunday. Our gatherings will take place in WindHill, the main building, with time set aside each day for personal contemplation, rest, and renewal. Participants are responsible for their own meals. Each cabin has a complete kitchen.

Retreat registration: $325 (payment by check or cash) 

Early bird rate: $295 for registration by August 1, 2019.

To register for our retreat, please contact JoAnne: joanne@joannedodgson.com / 505-579-0074.
To reserve a cabin ($50/night), please contact the GilChrist office: (269) 244-1130 or use the online reservation request form.

Guest Check-In: Friday, 3-5pm

Guest Check-Out Time: Sunday, 1-2pm 

If you would like to extend your stay for personal retreat, please contact the GilChrist office.

About the Facilitator

JoAnne Dodgson is a healer, teacher, and ceremonial guide in the ancient ways of Ka Ta See, a traditional lineage from the Eastern Andes. JoAnne has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in Holistic Health. She lives in the enchanted desert mesas of New Mexico. www.joannedodgson.com

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November 15 @ 6:00 pm
November 17 @ 12:00 pm
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JoAnne Dodgson


56265 Day Road
Three Rivers, MI 49093 United States
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