This Retreat is designed to provide in-depth information about many different sacred sound technologies
that have existed throughout many world cultures. A notebook and pen will be provided for you. Demonstrations and exercises
will be of Vibrational and Sound Therapy, Shamanic Healing, Meditation and applications of various Sacred Sonic Energies.
These are group events based upon the compassionate teachings of many cultures and we ask all students to approach this occasion
with mutual respect and joyful effort.
The Retreat officially starts at 10am on Monday, August 23rd, and concludes after dinner on
the 27th. Check in for the retreat is August 22nd at 7pm. The registration fee covers 6 nights of lodging. There
are no cameras or recorders allowed during class, but photos between and after are encouraged. Please be thoughtful of your
subject and ask permission of your classmates first as they may not wish to be disturbed.
Bring an eye covering and a pad or blanket for the drum journey. If you wish to bring your own instruments,
by all means bring them, we love to share instruments and experiences. Shang students please remember to bring your Shangs
with you and Phurbas, if you have them. Students that own drums or rattles please bring them with you for the power drum dance.
The intent of this retreat is to be hands-on as possible. Days will be filled from early morning to night, with break periods
to refresh and recharge in this comfortable and beautiful, high altitude location.
* Last year's retreat was sold out 2 months before the retreat date. It is recommended
to register as early as possible to insure your place. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 30 PARTICIPANTS.
About Taos Mountain.....
Taos Mountain Center is located at an elevation of 7000' in Arroyo Seco a small Spanish village, about
10 minutes from Taos. The center sits on 25 acres of farmland adjacent to Native American pueblo land, and close to the famed
'Taos mountain'. The location offers a sense of peace and tranquility in the shadows of Northern New Mexico's highest mountain
peaks amidst the ancient Pueblo Culture of the Southwest. It is important that you drink plenty of water, so please bring
a water bottle with you. It is also recommended that you bring a good pair of shoes for walking on rock and loose gravel,
lip balm, skin crème, loose fitting clothing, a hat, and a sweater or light jacket for the evening.