Mwnt Beach Cardigan Bay a 40 min. walk from our sanctuary

Ancient Future:  Reclaim Your Wild Awareness

Sept 25 - Oct 1, 2019, West Wales, UK

This is a perfectly designed week for you.

All your needs taken care of. Lovingly prepared meals. Nature right outside your door.
Your body and soul receiving exactly what it needs to flourish and let go.

During this 8-night, 7 full day immersion, you will be deeply supported in finding your way back to the truth of your own body and how to be fully alive and expressed in it.

We call this embodiment.

Through the support of 3 highly intuitive and skilled practitioners you will have one-on-one and group facilitation to clear the long held stories from your body and mind that hold you back from your innate full expression. 

At your center lies an innocent wildness.

Your instinctual self is able to feel and know your very unique and beautiful way of being in this life. 

We have been programmed through our cultures and long held beliefs of our families and genders. Our bodies hold the transgressions from trauma in its myriad forms. These may include: other peoples' limited capacities to treat us with kindness and respect; physical and emotional injuries; and even our own inability to support our lifes’ journey with love and acceptance. 

We carry the stories of our lives in our bodies. 

The freedom that lives within us is our truest guide for how to express our authentic self and innate gifts. 

• As a team, we will create a curated experience specific to your needs and desires for your fully expressed life. 

• You will enjoy 5 on location 90-minute teaching sessions with your highly trained team. Daily mindful yoga and deeply nourishing locally sourced meal, 6 individual session (3 on-site at retreat, 3 online supporting before and after retreat).

• We will also have access to a 4-week preparation course including embodiment mentoring, group teaching, meditation and practices. Group calls beginning early August via Zoom.

• All teaching modules will be recorded (pre-event and during) for you to have available for review and continued deepening.

• You will leave with a “toolbox” to support you long into the future. 

• This is limited to 10 participants and will be a break from technology to reconnect you with your own rhythms amidst the wildness of West Wales (connection available as needed, of course).

What if you could return to living in awe and wonder?

Give yourself the gift of coming back to your true nature in the presence of nature. 

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Example Daily Schedule:

  • 7:00 am Silent Sitting Meditation

  • 7:30 am Yoga / Movement

  • 8:30 am Breakfast

  • 9:30 am Group Teaching

  • 11:00 am Individual Sessions

  • 1:30 Lunch

  • 3:00 pm Individual Sessions

  • 6:00 pm Dinner

  • 7:30 pm Movement, Integration Work

Everything is optional. This experience will be based on your needs and desires.

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Teaching Modalities:

  • Breathwork

  • Dance / Movement

  • Embodiment Practices

  • Fire Ceremony

  • Meditation

  • Mindfulness Practices

  • Plant Essence Anointing

  • Play

  • TRE - Tension and Trauma Release Exercises

  • Yoga


What’s included:

  • 8 nights accommodation

  • All meals locally sourced and lovingly prepared, tea and snacks

  • 7 private sessions (2 before arrival, 4 during, 1 after for integration)

  • Daily group teaching

  • Daily yoga and meditation

  • Wood-fired hot tub

  • Fire ceremony

  • Local excursions

  • Celebratory surprises

  • Nature excursions

  • Time for rest and silence

If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted, like trees.
— Rilke
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Individual Sessions:

  • Ancient Lomi Lomi with Kekoa Powers

  • Lucid Embodiment + Business Mentoring with Valerie Kausen

  • Nurturing Heart Rejuvenation Treatment with Stevie Gayle Stephens




What’s not included:

  • Airfare

  • Ground transportation to and from retreat (you will receive a detailed understanding of how to arrive well and to easily transfer to location)

finding your place

The Investment:

• $3,300 single, double or triple occupancy depending on availability (payment plans available).

$3,300 / £2,900 full payment.

$250 / £190  non-refundable deposit will hold your spot.

• Limited to 10 participants

If traveling internationally, it's suggested to arrive in London a day early, stay overnight and take train on the day of your arrival on-site. Slow things down. You will be given all the details you need for smooth travel.

add-ons for an extra fee:

• Add a 3-month Lucid Embodiment Mentoring package with Valerie Kausen to enhance the depth of the work - $3,000 via Zoom.


About your team:

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Valerie Kausen

is an Embodiment and Business Mentor. Through myriad certifications and personal study through trauma resolution at all levels, she has come to understand the path of awakening to our innate wisdom and innocent wildness.

Valerie's work includes: her own modality called Lucid Embodiment, Emotional Release, Trauma Release Exercises (TRE), dance, Breathwork, Meditation Instruction, Shamanic Healing, Master Level Communication Skills and many, many modalities of integration, deep intuition and creativity.

With a lifetime of personal development and 25 years of organizing and leading retreats, she brings her presence, compassion and playfulness fully to whatever experience she is in.

Valerie is grateful to give back what has been given to her. You can read more about her work at

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Kekoa Powers

 is an organic farmer, Licensed Massage Therapist, Wilderness EMT, wild-crafter, artist, musician and Qi Gong practitioner. Growing up close to the land on organic farms in both Hawaii and the US Mainland, he has lived a life of stewardship and body awareness.

With two decades practicing primitive awareness skills, twelve years as an organic farmer and six years studying/practicing Ancient Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, Kekoa has developed a passion for what he calls the “Soilbody”, the inseparable relationship between our bodies and the earth.

It is through simple changes in perception and a burning desire to reclaim the forgotten pieces of our being that he believes we as humanity will begin to act as a positive force on the Earth rather than a destructive one.

His work focuses on complete embodiment of all that we are, the dark and the light, for in order to live in harmony with ourselves, each other and the natural world we must be inclusive rather than exclusive in our relationships. Find out more:


Stevie Gayle Stephens

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comes with nearly 30 years of experience in working with energy medicine in practical application through massage therapy, visionary craniosacral therapy, aromatherapy and botanical perfume therapy.

For the last 23 years, she has combined these elements in a highly specialized bodywork treatment initially offered in four-star spas and later in private practice. Using high quality essential oils blended into natural perfume as a vehicle of beauty and healing, her life’s work is rooted in intuitive plant communication to restore peace and harmony within one’s existence at a core level.

For a complete biography of Stevie Gayle’s journey as a healer and artist in the field of energy medicine and perfumery, see