The Healing Mountain | Mt. Shasta Retreat
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Celebrate your life at Mt. Shasta. Come learn and practice Huichol Indian Shamanism at this healing mountain in Northern California. Long revered by native peoples, Mt. Shasta is now known around the world for its powerful healing properties. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient people who met in this very place for their summer gatherings. Meet each day for teaching circles and extraordinary ceremonies in a wildflower filled meadow with spectacular views of the Mountain. Take a dip in the beautiful river running through our campsite that flows down from the glaciers.
Brant Secunda has returned annually to this space for over thirty years and finds it one of the most special in all of his travels. Take in the energy of this sacred mountain to heal the body, the heart, and the spirit. Teachings will be of practical relevance to everyone from health professionals and academics to business professionals and families.
Brant Secunda completed a 12-year apprenticeship in Mexico with the late Don José Matsuwa to become a shaman, healer and ceremonial leader in the indigenous Huichol tradition. Living in the Sierra Madre Mountains, the Huichol are considered to be one of the last tribes in North America to have preserved their pre-Columbian traditions. Members of the international medical, spiritual and educational communities, including the World Health Organization, have recognized Brant’s commitment, as well as the knowledge he has been sharing for over three decades.
The Dance of the Deer Foundation Center for Shamanic Studies was founded by Brant Secunda in 1979 with the goal of supporting the Huichol Indians in keeping their shamanic traditions alive, preserving their cultural and economic survival, and to bring the power and joy of this ancient wisdom to our modern world.