Women Rising Wild
with Wolves in Colorado
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., author of Women Who Run With the Wolves, describes: “Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing.” Her name is “Wild Woman.” And she dwells in that “place in time where the spirit of women and the spirit of wolf meet.” Discover this place within you among women and wolves this summer, register today.
At Women Rising Wild with Wolves in Colorado you will experience the presence and power of wolves through education and facilitated connection with the animals. You will witness firsthand the charge of creative energy and wild intelligence boldly alive in their bodies. With attention on this mirror to your own potential we journey together into the wild landscape of the feminine soul. where we rekindle our own inner fire and enliven Wild Woman existing within us all.
Women and Wolves Initiation
June 17 – 19, 2022 SOLD OUT
June 24 – 26, 2022 New Date
Note: Initiation is required for all Level 2 and 3 retreats in 2022. If you attended a Women Rising Wild retreat 2017-2021, you are welcome to these events.
Wild Temple –Level 2
August 19 – 21, 2022
Wild Holy Healer –Level 3
September 22 – 26, 2022
Wild Holy Healer event details will be privately shared. For more information, contact us.
Initiation and Wild Temple in Colorado
3 Day / 2 Night Event Details
Meet in Westcliffe at 11am for caravan to our retreat site and Mission: Wolf sanctuary. Our time together for all events concludes at 2pm. We will remain onsite throughout the duration of our 3 day / 2 night retreats.
Location in Colorado:
Women Rising Wild takes place near the town of Westcliffe at Mission: Wolf sanctuary in the Wet Mountains of southcentral Colorado. The drive from Denver to the retreat site is approximately four hours. Denver International Airport is our closest major airport. Parking on site for Women Rising Wild is limited and we want to minimize our carbon footprint so carpooling is strongly encouraged. Specific details and driving directions will be provided to participants after registering for the event.
♥ 3 days of raw, wild, immersion in nature for connection in a remote wilderness setting and wolf sanctuary
♥ Sleep under the stars or tent camp
♥ Eco-stewardship and community living
♥ Wolf biology and behavior
♥ Regional ecology and natural history
♥ Earth dance, yoga, and moving meditation
♥ Wild woman intelligence
♥ Your natural rhythm and flow in sync with the elements and collective needs of the pack
♥ Forest bathing
♥ Solo and group hiking
♥ Soul voice expression
♥ Howl among wolves
♥ Rituals for wild rebirthing
♥ Discover the medicine of your wild belonging
♥ Singing, chanting, healing sound journey
♥ Intimacy, safety, and sisterhood in your own shakti she-wolf tribe
♥ 5 organic, gourmet meals prepared as a village. These include dinner on Friday; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. Vegan and gluten-free options available.
♥ 2 nights camping
♥ Private Facebook Group for connection, planning, and post-retreat integration
♥ $60 membership donation to Mission: Wolf sanctuary
♥ 2 hours of personalized one-on-one support for your Women Rising Wild experience. This includes one private 30-minute coaching session before our event and one 90-minute session after retreat.
$460 per person
Ways to Save:
♥ Early Bird $350 per person. Ends December 31.
Discount Code: Early Bird
♥ Seva $410 per person.
Register to volunteer at a community service event near you prior to our event, let us know about the project you chose, and save $50 on registration.
Discount Code: Volunteer
Details: Bring a friend and you each save $50.
Discount Code: Bring-A-Friend
Partial work-trade scholarships may be available upon request.
♥ Discounts may not be combined.
Personal Supplies and Equipment:
View packing lists here
These events are for anyone who seeks to nourish their feminine qualities and deepen into embodiment of Wild Woman. Individuals with mobility limitations are invited to contact us directly to discuss accessibility at the retreat location. No previous camping experience required. Read more
Wild Heart Revival events are substance free. Use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and mind altering substances is prohibited. We welcome you just as you are, unaltered, and in your true nature while on retreat with us.
* Note to women with dependent children: Women with dependent children may bring a female caregiver for their child. Male caregivers may create their own separate camp nearby so that mothers may visit with their children on breaks between activities and as necessary for feeding, etc. Please be in contact with us to discuss further these kinds of accommodations to support your presence at Women Rising Wild.
Have questions about our logistics, activities and the flow of our weekend, or whether this event is right for you? Schedule time to connect with our organizers.
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