Teaching Rites of Passage for 35 Years

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 In this video clip, Meredith, who founded the School with her husband Steven, speaks to how the daily turning into life, with all of its sorrows and joys is the essence of Rites of Passage and the nature of our living and dying. 

Mid-Winter Vision Fast

Feb 1st, 2016 - Feb 12th, 2016
Death Valley

In your bones you hear the singing of your sacred ancestors. You follow in their footsteps. You go alone, with an empty belly and a bare minimum of equipment, into the heart of the wilderness, for four days and nights. There you live with yourself, in perfect solitude. You surrender to the mirror of your wild environment, and to memory, the looks-within-place. You enter the mansions of nature’s soul.

Scar Clan Ceremony: Claiming Sovereignty After Sexual Trauma

Apr 2nd, 2016 - Apr 8th, 2016
Cochiti Lake, NM

 Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls;

the most massive characters are seared with scars.

― Khalil Gibran