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The Wild Life: A Horse Retreat for Natural Women!


Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
— Mary Oliver

Who told you that you weren't wild and free?

When we lose our relationship with the land and creation we lose ourselves.

So come explore your wild side in nature and with horses! Liberate your limiting beliefs and reconnect with your True Nature by spiritually connecting with all creation!

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The texture of the world, its filigree and
scrollwork, means that there is the
possibility for beauty here... which answers
in me a call I do not remember calling,
and which trains me to the wild and
extravagant nature of the spirit I seek.
(Annie Dillard)

This exclusive 2 night Horse-centered Nature-based retreat for 10 wild and wonderful women will be held in Marengo, Ohio, at Circle P Sanctuary , a beautiful 86 acre non-profit equine rescue, rehabilitation, education and adoption center.

Un-mounted soul-to-soul time with the horses as well as Reiki and yoga will reconnect you with the wisdom of your body and “the wild and extravagant nature of the spirit” which you seek to know.

Overnight lodging is reserved for you at The Smith Farmhouse , a quaint and beautifully restored 1850’s farmhouse not far away down a private country road.

Soaking time in nature will awaken and nourish the wild inside you as you interact with the wild of creation.


Meet your Soul Care facilitators!

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Cindy Lanese

Urban Zen Integrative Therapist, Earthwalker. Cindy’s lifelong love and pursuit of connection with nature, along with her deep respect of indigenous wisdom and ritual, are threads that are woven deeply into the tapestry of her life. Her love of nature is embodied in her experiential living.

She completed the School of Lost Borders Wilderness Guide Training, has been on solo and group Vision Quests in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and section hiked the Appalachian Trail and El Camino in Spain.

She seeks to guide others to a deeper inner soul connection through a more intimate connection with nature, self and community.

Cindy is also actively involved in the Compassionate Communication Center of Ohio and Simply Living and is currently completing a 10 month training in Ecopyschology to further share her love in living our own indigenous relationship with earth.

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Beckie Boger

Beckie is an educator, advocate, mentor and soul friend for humans and horses!

She has received extensive training in the healing and equestrian arts as a spiritual director, equine specialist and equine assisted learning practitioner and is the founder and President of Divine Equines Horse-centered Soul Care.

Being with horses in nature is her favorite spiritual practice, inspiring her to partner with horses to help other women explore their own spirituality.

A graduate of Wichita State University with a Bachelor degree in Special Music Education, she is also a professional musician and the owner of Noteworthy Music Studio where she has offered music education, mentoring and coaching for over 35 years.

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Debra Chooljian

It is my honor to be a piece of this retreat creation.  Being in Nature has always been my pathway to the Divine.  I am a Reiki Master Teacher certified in Guiding Vision Readings as well as Chakra Balancing.  Through a combination of energetic and spiritual processes as well as classes, my care is to assist souls along their path to rekindle their sweet connection to the Love and Joy of Spirit within.  Our time together is gentle and compassionate guided by the highest intention for each unique soul.  The heart is where the soul resides.  Keep it Simple ~ Simply Divine!

https://readingreiki.com/

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Anne Reilly

Licensed massage therapist and yoga instructor Anne Reilly (LMT, CNMT) received her massage education at the American Institute of Alternative Medicine (AIAM) and was licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio in 2015.  She has her own massage therapy practice in Columbus and practices a variety of modalities, including cupping, thai yoga massage, and massage for people living with cancer. Anne is a 300 hour certified yoga instructor, teaching primarily yin and restorative yoga, and has taught in various yoga studios, CrossFit and kickboxing gyms, and local businesses since 2014. In both yoga and massage, she loves helping create space for people to slow down, breathe, and find stillness in the middle of their busy lives. She fell in love with horses while attending a Girl Scout horse camp as a child in Minnesota, and continues to take every available opportunity to spend time around them.

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Mary Ruth Kamp


her hands play with clay
her feet run over the earth
her heart seeks beauty

she feeds on poems
finds belonging on water
drinks in air
hones her gratitude

her life is a journey
of deepening trust and widening circles
listening for connection with ALL

Mary Ruth Kamp is an artist who works at a hardware and for the bookmobile in her local community. She studied fine art at Ohio Wesleyan University and worked for over 12 years as a Wilderness Guide in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. She is currently part of the Wellstreams Program in Columbus, Ohio, discerning her call to practice spiritual companionship.