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Tea Hike Adventure – Spring Equinox

Wilder Ranch State Park 1401 Coast Rd, Santa Cruz

Chinese medicine encourages us to apprentice to the seasons as a way to cultivate life force energy and to open to the wisdom and guidance of nature.  Spring celebrates the Wood Element. In Chinese medicine Wood energetics signal movement up and out into the world. Now it is time to spring forth and move your […]


Earth Day Gathering

Restore Earth Connection Come join our energy with the people of the world to celebrate the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, with the theme of “restoring our earth.” We will explore the potency of our creative power with music and art, and make ritual offerings to benefit our connection to the land. This day will […]

Nourishing a Wild Heart – Summer Solstice

Nourishing a Wild Heart We will engage in heart generating practices from both Chinese medicine and Buddhist traditions. Our awakened hearts will guide us into deep communion with nature, then sharing in a Heart Council. You will be guided to develop practices, projects, and other actions to incorporate your insights from the Wild back into […]

Community Harvest – Lammas

Celebrating the Harvest On this ancient earth holiday, Lammas, we focus on the summer beginning to turn towards the changes of autumn. We will engage in practices, alone and together, to honor the sacred reciprocity of being a Giver, Receiver, and Gift. Together, we will create a ceremony to express our gratitude for the gifts […]

Autumn Weekend – Creating Hearth & Soul

Deeper into Autumn -  Heart & Soul Weekend Come create a soul community for a weekend in wild nature. We will use our deep imagination to explore our personal life questions, then will have ample time and guidance to draw from the wisdom of the natural world.  During evening hearth time, we will enjoy song […]

Nature-based questing is not your typical walk in the woods. It is a radical way to dive deeply within your personal ecology and effectively re-imagine your world. Our approach is to cultivate wholeness through the integration of ancient Chinese medicine and modern eco-psychology. Create a world that is founded on your inmost self, your longings for humanity, its evolution and your most profound connection to nature.

We offer day-long journeys and also guide week and year-long quests. These immersions allow you to apprentice with nature and the wisdom embedded in each of the seasons.