The journey of a thousand miles starts beneath your feet.

...Lao Tsu


Upcoming Workshops


Our workshops start with an introductory session on the Friday evening and continue all day on Saturday.  If you have not attended any of our workshops before, Friday evening attendance is required, typically from 7 pm to 9 pm. On Saturday the workshop runs from 9 am to approximately 9 pm, with one breathing session in the morning, one in the afternoon, and a sharing circle after supper. Lunch, dinner and snacks are provided.

Cost for the workshop is $195, or $175 each if you bring a friend.

Please note that it is important to commit to staying for the duration of the workshop once it has begun on Saturday

These workshops are non-residential. Once we receive your registration form, we will send an information packet about the workshop including options for nearby lodging, what to bring with you, and directions to the site.

The Topsham site has a couple of rooms within the retreat center; one is a large open loft with ladder, the other a separate bedroom. They can be rented through Airbnb, first-come first-serve. Inquiries go directly to the property owners and are separate from the workshop arrangements. Here’s the link: Airbnb



The following workshops are offered in Topsham, unless otherwise noted:

October 25-26, 2019

December 6-7, 2019 (Private group)


January 17-18 October 23-24

March 27-28 December 11-12

May 15-16

**July 10-11 in Falmouth, ME

To register, see instructions below.




The following workshops are offered in Belmont:

November 16-17, 2019


February 28-29 September 18-19

April 17-18 November 20-21

June 12-13

For registration and more information please see

For workshops in Vermont, please see the website


Health Cautions

Because these workshops can promote strong physical and emotional release, it is not advised for persons with a history of cardiovascular disease, including angina or heart attack, high blood pressure, glaucoma, retinal detachment, osteoporosis, significant recent physical injuries or recent surgery.

This workshop is also not advised for persons with severe mental illness or seizure disorders or for persons using major medications. Pregnant women are advised against taking this workshop. Persons with asthma should bring their inhaler and consult with the facilitators. Persons with infectious or communicable diseases are asked to avoid these workshops.

This workshop is deeply experiential. It may involve intense and energetic emotional release. The workshop does not substitute for psychotherapy, but it can significantly deepen and enhance psychotherapy and other healing and personal growth efforts.




Please review the above health cautions before you register for a workshop.

To register for a workshop in Maine follow the steps below:  

Step 1)
Download and print the Registration/Medical form (pdf):  Click here.

Step 2)
Fill out the form completely, including any written explanations on the back.

Step 3)
Pay the workshop fee online with Paypal (below), then scan and email your completed form;   Or include a check for the full amount and mail with your form to:

Jean Wood

916 Cross Point Rd.

Edgecomb, ME 04556

 The workshop price is $195, with a special price of $175 each if you bring a friend who has not previously attended our workshops . See the PayPal dropdown menu below.

Select Workshop

 Depending on workshop participation level, we may offer a limited number of scholarships and/or work study opportunities for those who need it, so do inquire if interested.

If you have any questions, please ask! 

Jean (207) 882-4004


Cancellation Policy: Payment in full is due when you register for a workshop. Cancellations up to 3 days before the start of a workshop will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee. Cancellations within 24 hours of the start of a workshop may not be refunded; however, participants have the option of having the entire amount credited towards a future workshop.