Retreats Calendar 2019

Private Divinations and

Ritual Prescriptions

Receiving a Divination is an empowering way to examine what is going on in your life as it relates to your personal medicine and your relationship to ancestors, spirit and community forming a deeper sense of personal identify and belonging within your life. This particular method of divination came from Initiated African Elder, Malidoma Some`

Online or in-person in Asheville, NC, USA

February

Sweat Lodge Ceremony: Imbolc –

Finding The Ground of Spring

Saturday February 2nd, 2019

Pan cultural lodge marking the Celtic beginning of Spring.

 
Near Asheville, NC, USA

March

Dreams and Divination

March 21-24, 2019

Tayria Ward, Ph.D, has worked consistently with her own and other people’s dreams for more than 40 years. A dream led her into the discovery of deep work with divinatory methods. This workshop engages you in learning the language and medicine of your dreams, amplified by guidance delivered through oracular consultation. Please Note: Application for Tayria’s retreat will be done through this (Kedar’s) website portal. 

Isle of Palms, SC, USA

“Plunge In, the River Says” 

A 4 Night Healing Intensive

March 27 – 31, 2019

Over the past thirty years Kedar has braided together many forms of experiential depth psychology,  story telling & mythology with other indigenous & shamanic methods of healing such as elemental rituals, energy extraction work, soul retrieval & ancestral healing work in ways that are deeply cathartic and integrative. Limited to 8 people.

Isle of Palms, SC, USA

April

Ceremonial Village Encampment 

Grief Ritual

April 11-14, 2019

Ancient African Grief Ritual from the Dagara tribe embedded in a weekend of community and storytelling.

Near Asheville, NC

April 25-28, 2019

Ancient African Grief Ritual from the Dagara tribe embedded in a weekend of community and storytelling.

Scottish Highlands, UK near Inverness

May

Vision Quest Ceremony &

11-Day Village Encampment

May 14-24 2019, 

July

Vision Quest Ceremony &

11-Day Village Encampment

July 2-12, 2019

 Deep within your soul lies a fire that directs your passion and purpose. Often this flame lies quiet like the ancient whispers of smoldering embers; sometimes directed by those internal voices, not belonging to you,  that came from another time and place. You reach out to your brothers and sisters and echo these words:  WHO AM I?

Near Asheville, NC, USA

August

Training & Initiation in the Ceremonial

Art of Guiding Initiatory Rites of Passage

Year Long Training August 2019 – October 2020

Awakening evolutionary leadership, indigenous wisdom and heart-full attention in an ever changing world.

Near Asheville, NC, USA

September

Cowrie Shell Divination Training

September 2-12, 2019

For those among you who wish to remember the ancient and indigenous divination methods of deep listening, receiving wisdom & guidance from the other world and the offering of ritual prescriptions needed to address the concerns of your people; this training will prepare you to begin your work as a “Cowrie Shell Diviner”. These methods and teachings of Cowrie Shell Divination were passed down from the diviners of the Dagara Tribe in Burkina Faso,West Africa ~ to my teacher Malidoma Some´and then to me.

Near Asheville, NC, USA

 

Ceremonial Village Encampment & Grief Ritual

September 19-22, 2019

Ancient African Grief Ritual from the Dagara tribe embedded in a weekend of community and storytelling. 

Mount of Oaks ~ Portugal, EU

October

Vision Quest Ceremony &

11-Day Village Encampment

October 1-11, 2019 

Deep within your soul lies a fire that directs your passion and purpose. Often this flame lies quiet like the ancient whispers of smoldering embers; sometimes directed by those internal voices, not belonging to you,  that came from another time and place. You reach out to your brothers and sisters and echo these words:  WHO AM I?

Near Asheville, NC, USA