Tagged: nature & health

Writing Naturally

March 31, 2017 - April 2, 2017 @ -    H. Emerson Blake is the editor-in-chief of Orion and the former editor-in-chief of Milkweed editions. Articles and books he has edited have been nominated for or won the Pushcart Prize, the PEN Literary Award, the John Oakes Award in Environmental Journalism, the John Burroughs Medal, and the National Magazine Award and have been selected [...]

What A Dog Wants to Tell You: Secrets of Canine Body Language

March 31, 2017 - April 2, 2017 @ -     Kevin Behan has been training dogs for 50 years and is recognized as the nation’s foremost expert on the rehabilitation of aggressive and problem dogs. It’s in his blood: His father founded and trained dogs in the K-9 Corps in WWII and was the first American to train dogs for hospitals, police units, [...]

The Spiritual Path of Transformational Breath

March 24, 2017 - March 26, 2017 @ -  Judith Kravitz, Ph.D., founded the Transformational Breath ® Foundation (TBF) and has led breathing programs throughout the world for over 40 years. She wrote Breathe Deep, Laugh Loudly. After this mother of eight was diagnosed with throat cancer, she refused drugs and surgery and tapped into the power of conscious breathing and focused affirmative prayer. [...]

Tick Action: Getting Serious About Recovery from Lyme Disease

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017 @ -          Katina Makris, CCH, CIH, is the author of the award-winning international bestsellers Autoimmune Illness & Lyme Disease Recovery Guide: Mending Body, Mind & Spirit and Out of The Woods: Healing Lyme Disease. Katina is a homeopathic practitioner of 35 years. Jodie Dashore, MD (In. - Neurology), MSc (Immunology), OTD, HHP, named [...]

The Wilds of Poetry: An Adventure in Mind and Landscape

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017 @ -   David Hinton teaches in Columbia University’s graduate writing program and is the first translator in over a century to translate the four seminal masterworks of Chinese philosophy. In his home near Hunger Mountain in Vermont, David has taken these lessons to heart and offered them to the modern world through his translations of Chinese [...]

Meditation, Wilderness, and Wonder: The Path of Innate Freedom

September 7, 2017 - September 10, 2017 @ -       Lama Willa Miller, PhD, a Buddhist teacher and scholar, is also the Founder and Spiritual Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship in Boston, Mass, and its retreat center Wonderwell Mountain Refuge in Springfield, New Hampshire. She is editor, author, and translator (respectively) of three books: The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in [...]

Stories from the Cliff Edge: A Dark Mountain Weekend

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 @ -   Paul Kingsnorth is co-founder of the Dark Mountain Project, launched in 2009 with a manifesto calling for for recognition of the deep cultural roots of the trouble the world is in. It has since grown into a global network of artists, writers, musicians, performers and creative thinkers, many of whose work has appeared in [...]

Speaking with Nature: Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017 @ -   Llyn Roberts, MA, -- aka “Cedar” -- is the author of four books, including Speaking with Nature: Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth (with Sandra Ingerman), which received the Gold Nautilus Award. Her work incorporates experience as a psychotherapist, shamanic training with diverse indigenous cultures, study in Tibetan Buddhism, Western body-mind transformational [...]

Horse Sense: How to Balance Power and Lead Change in an Unpredictable World

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017 @ -     Linda Kohanov is an author, speaker, riding instructor, horse trainer, internationally recognized innovator in the field of Equine Experiential Learning, and respected writer on the subject of Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy. In addition to her latest book, The Five Roles of a Master Herder: A Revolutionary Model for Socially Intelligent Leadership, she has published [...]

Radical Joy for Hard Times

April 14, 2017 - April 16, 2017 @ -   Trebbe Johnson is a writer and a guide of vision quests, workshops, and other mythic journeys. In 2009, she founded Radical Joy for Hard Times, a non-profit organization devoted to finding and making beauty in the earth’s wounded places, and she currently serves as executive director. She has camped alone in the Arctic, studied [...]