June 19-23 2017
Jen is a nature-based coach, co-creator of Animyst and Wild Roots Sacred Wings, a maverick ceremonialist, and a wild prairie girl. She is deeply passionate about bringing people together to encourage connection and healing through soulful experiences. Her approach is gentle, receptive, collaborative and inclusive. A fierce advocate for beauty, grace, and adventure, Jen believes the most mystical and enlightening truths can be found by being in a deep relationship with nature. Her hands crave working with the textures and details of this earth, she is enraptured by birdsong, the language of plants, and finds her church in the prairie.
She lives in a sleepy little town in the midwest with the love of her life. She is an honored stepmother to her beautiful daughter, keeper of two cats and countless strays.
SunJay Buffalo Woman
SunJay Owen, aka SunJay White Buffalo Woman, is an artist, healer, teacher and medicine woman. She follows the lineage of her Celtic grandmother as a sacred wisdom and medicine keeper — honoring ancestral roots, stewarding mother earth and nurturing souls with a great heart and passion.
As a child, SunJay dreamed of the indigenous ways of the Americas and has beautifully blended her Celtic ancestry with Earth Medicine ways here in the U.S. She combines high-integrity leadership, over forty years of professional musicianship and her love of plant medicines in a respectful way in keeping with indigenous values.
Dawn is a Massage Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Choreographer, Body Nerd, City-dwelling Farm Girl, Scientist, Mystic, Empress, Fool, Yaysayer, Magic Peddler, Cosmic Dancer, Bare-footed Hiker, Full-bellied Laugher, Fierce Mama Bear of Twins, and Facilitator of Health and Wellbeing. She’s a Texas girl who sparks the fireside each night with her ecstatic dance moves and is our SouLodge Medicine Gathering bodyworker who comes to serve your body with her magical hands in the healing haven within Bear Camp.
She will be offering Cranial Sacral Therapy, The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®, and Deep Relaxation Massage. www.breathandgravity.com
Annie Adamson is co-owner of Yoga Union Community Wellness Center in Portland, OR. She brings 12 years of experience practicing and teaching yoga to her devoted community. She is an accredited Anusara Instructor, a diligent student of Tantric philosophy, and holds certification in Power Vinyasa Levels 1, 2, and 3, and Hatha yoga.
In 2006 Annie met her beloved teacher Sianna Sherman and instantly connected to her poetically inspiring, heart-centered teaching. Annie has since been studying with Doug Keller for Yoga Therapeutics and Tami Kent founder of holistic pelvic care for woman. Annie has helped hundred of clients find greater freedom in their bodies and specializes in one-on-one Yoga Therapeutics for injury rehabilitation. She also finds great joy in training students to become teachers and has run successful Teacher Trainings at her studio for the last 7 years. Annie is deeply inspired by nature, community and family.
“Our bodies are meant to move. We are naturally dynamic, strong, flexible and deeply intuitive.”
She is a gifted storyteller and brewer of our nightly magical Dream Tonic, that is, Golden Milk Annie Oso-style.
As a photographer, Bella Cirovic is curator and keeper of life’s most sacred moments. Her clients have said she has a way of capturing them in instances of magic and whimsy and that her steadying presence helps them feel at home in their skin.
She witnesses stories while living her own healing adventure. Bella’s photography and video work have been featured in magazines, print, books, and documentary films.
An impassioned lover of nature, Bella works with earth and plant medicine for purposes of deep soul examination, sacred ritual, and ceremony. From this passion her enchantment with perfume blending was born. She now offers her handmade talismans and treasures in the form of anointing oils, elixirs, space cleansing mists, and oil concentrates in her soulful online boutique. She considers herself a light bringer, a companion for the journey who brings a playful and trusting energy to the fire circle.
Connect with Bella at her website: She Told Stories.
Tiffanie Gaborie Davis
Tiffanie has been known to host a riotous late-night slumber party convo by the fire on alternative sexuality and embodying the priestess while the rest of us are sailing off to the dream world. She is an Earth Medicine practitioner, an Intuitive, Perfuming Artist, Flower Whisperer + Priestess of Gaia. Tif, the saucy domestic goddess, tends toward whimsy, hilarity, and enjoys exploring how the magical intermingles with the mundane. You can experience her sacred offerings at Bliss Blossom Botanica.
Jennette Nielsen is a PNW-based maker, mama and medicine woman. She is a wild seeker, sacred gatherer and magic forager. She’s the visionary behind Make-to-Mend, Smashing Rubbish and Cauldron and Hive, three creative expressions of her passion for healing, transformation, beauty and the divine feminine. Fueled by the belief that the practice and act of Making is a catalyst for Mending and unfurling personal growth, Jennette hopes every woman will thread their needle with soul sinew and stitch their own wild and free nature into their mending, while marveling all the while. Find her at jennettenielsen.com and Make-to-Mend with her at a Wild Roots Sacred Wings gathering.
Pixie Lighthorse mothers the Earth and her inhabitants by nurturing and loving unconditionally. Among her most important values are those of caring- for the earth, the children, the plants, and the creatures with whom we share the world. She welcomes to the SMG fire those who are willing to take responsibility for the experience they’re having, and find ways to contribute to the health of the planet. She has been a shamanic practitioner for over fifteen years, specializing in percussion-led journey work. Her biggest thrills, apart from parenting and nurturing her sisters are experiencing, sharing about, and working with animal medicine while learning to walk more softly on the planet. She co-owns a cattle herd at SouLodge Ranch, but what she’s really committed to is compassionate, spiritual farming practices, connection to the land and it’s infinite gifts-bringing it back to life by restoring soul and soil.
Catherine is a Medicine Woman, Spiritual Activist, Word Smyth and Intuitive Photographer as well as mama, wife, sister, daughter and friend. She is passionate about spiritual awakening and healing….healing the Past, the Present and the Future; Healing Self and The World. Catherine is a midwife of deep soul awareness and healing. Her gifts allow her to take a woman on a journey to herself, held by the land, by sacred tools, and by her fiercely true presence. Founder of Shaenalach Healing and Retreats; Catherine believes that by giving women a safe container to connect to themselves in a spiritual, sacred way, allows them the opportunity to find the pieces that have been scattered, and to :re-struct” the beauty that is already there. She is our token CaNaDiaNa, bringing her unique level of love and light to all that she does.