In Wild Mind Training you will learn to navigate the internal landscapes of your nature and how to access four facets of wholeness. This work is essential for stabilizing and facilitating one’s personal development and growth. Wild Mind Training is the foundation and the skill set to track and navigate your own personal growth and rediscover places within you that might have culturally been left in the dark, awaiting activation and healing. As you explore the edges of your current state of development, you embark upon your journey to wholeness.
Welcome to a new paradigm that is not founded on healing psychological wounds. Instead, you grow beyond your own and socially-imposed limitations using your full human magnificence. This is “wholing,” in which you use the Four Ways of Knowing yourself and the world through sensory, emotional somatic, deep imagination, and heart centered thinking. In these urgent and confusing times, we are longing to find our place in the web of life, and recover our wild belonging. To do this, we journey to whole our minds and bodies from cultural and ancestral woundings of disconnection, and separation from Nature. But we are Nature.
Enter the ecology of the wild mind where you will recover innate, undomesticated wholeness. Rediscover those precious and endangered qualities of a fully matured human being. Make yourself a fecund habitat for the wild wisdom to live in you once again. To retrieve these intrinsic capacities within you, you will be introduced to the Nature-Based Map of the Psyche, offered in the book Wild Mind by Bill Plotkin and the Animas Valley Institute.
You are invited to an experiential Nature immersion to re-wild your psyche and animal body into searing aliveness, wholeness and participation with the more than human world. To anchor your growth, you will apprentice with the Archetypes:
Immersed in the embrace of nearby coastal California wilds, you will embark on A Wild Mind Journey of Psyche and Body: