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Radiance in Reciprocity
a nature meditation retreat

Sensory perception is this ongoing interweavement: the terrain enters us only to the extent that we allow ourselves to be taken up with that terrain. – David Abram

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Join us June 9 – 11, 2023 in Oregon’s beautiful Coastal Mountain Range.

What happens when we choose to live in natural currents of reciprocity? Radiance in Reciprocity is an invitation to immerse yourself into a supported, sensory exploration of this query.

Through gentle, contemplative practices – centering reverence, attention, compassion, rest and awe — we will spend our weekend together attuning to the abundance of intelligence and beauty living around us and within. As we do, we will practice opening ourselves more fully to the presence of radiance— a natural, luminous and nourishing force that honors the gifts as well as the responsibilities of interconnection.

The Earth calls us to reciprocity. – Robin Wall-Kimmerer

Radiance in Reciprocity is being held at Coastal Mountain Sport Haus, a small, family-operated, agro-retreat center in Oregon’s beautiful Coastal Range. About 75 minutes from Portland, the land is situated along the Nehalem River and features a wooded trail, rolling meadow, river access, outdoor soaking pool and several options (both indoors and outdoors) for personal, quiet contemplation. Weather permitting we will also enjoy group campfires. Coastal Mountain Sport Haus is located on the unceded territories of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and Clatskanie peoples.

CMSH Patio with Soaking Pool in BackgroundRadiance in Reciprocity Retreat tuition includes:

  • Lodging Friday and Saturday night.
  • Delicious vegetarian meals, primarily locally-sourced: Friday dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner; Sunday breakfast and lunch.
  • Guided meditations and eco-dharma talks.
  • Evening campfires (weather permitting).
  • Full access to the retreat grounds which which features a wooded trail, rolling meadow, pear orchard, outdoor soaking pool, river access and several options for personal contemplation. (Weather permitting, we may also enjoy evening campfires.)

Our schedule will include periods of free time to rest and enjoy the land.

We will be spending large portions of our time outside. This will include walking on uneven ground. Part of the retreat will be held in noble silence; the entire retreat is intended to be cellphone/computer-free. No prior contemplative experience is needed. Our group size is limited to 12 people.

You are not separate. You never were. You never will be. – Sebene Selassie

REGISTRATION TERMS

Schedule

The retreat will begin at 4:30pm Friday, June 9th (check in begins at 3:45pm), and will conclude at 1:30pm Sunday, June 11th. 

To Reserve Your Spot

A non-refundable deposit + Participant Information and Waiver Form is required to reserve your spot. (Deposit amounts vary depending on lodging type.) Registration also includes consent to the refund, cancellation and health policies outlined below.

Payment Details

Register by 2/28 for early bird pricing. Payment plans are available with no added fees.  Tuition does NOT include: transportation to and from the retreat, nor optional gratuity for Coastal Mountain Sport Haus (suggested $25-$40.)

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A generous patron has created a substantial scholarship fund specifically for Radiance in Reciprocity to increase its accessibility. This means that I have a large pool of funds available for support; if a subsidy would make this retreat more viable for you, please do not hesitate to email me . Scholarships (up to 60%) will be granted on a first-come, first serve basis. (They may not be applied towards retreat deposits.)

Refund and Cancellation Policy

All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Tuition is non-transferable. Refunds (less deposit + 10% of tuition) will be provided for cancellations made by email and by 4/15/23. Refunds (less deposit + 10% of tuition) will only be awarded after 4/15/23 if the spot is filled from a retreat waitlist.

Health Policy

We will be honoring the health policy of Coastal Mountain Sport Haus which currently stipulates that everyone is required to be fully vaccinated prior to arriving. You will also be asked to take a Covid test the day before the start of the retreat; you must show a negative result to attend. Anyone not feeling well at the time of retreat is asked to stay home. This policy is subject to change per local and state regulations and guidance..

LODGING AND REGISTRATION LINKS

home1Lodging for Radiance in Reciprocity will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. (If you do not get your first choice of accommodations feel free to email me to be added to a wait list for that option.) If you are registering for a double and wish to room with a particular person please email me, I will do my best to honor preferences. 

Registration links below are specific to the lodging option. PLEASE VERIFY YOU HAVE SELECTED THE APPROPRIATE OPTION BEFORE REGISTERING. If you are interested in a scholarship, be sure to email me before registering; there are unique registration links for subsidized spots. A Note about Waitlists: If a spot opens up for a lodging option, before turning to the retreat waitlist it will be offered to people currently enrolled who stated a preference for that particular accommodation.

All lodging options include bath towels; all lodging options except for Tent/RV spots include bedding. Early bird pricing runs through 2/28.

Please Note: To ensure that I don’t exceed our total group limit I have held back a couple of spots within the registration platform (currently a bunk room and tent/RV spot.) If the accommodation listing below indicates there’s still space available but its link directs you to a waitlist, do email me. I will be able to confirm the most up-to-date availability and perhaps release a particular lodging option for you.

CMSH Single RoomSingle Room (up to 2 spots – SOLD OUT, email Ashley to be added to waitlist.)

$870 through Feb 28 / $960 thereafter (Non-refundable deposit – $350.)

There are two single rooms located on the second floor of the lodge, each with a private half-bath. (There are two full bathrooms, with 2 showers each, on the main floor of the lodge.)

CMSH Double RoomDouble Room (up to 4 spots)

$770 through Feb 28 / $850 thereafter (Non-refundable deposit – $300.)

There are two double rooms located on the second floor of the lodge. They each have a private half-bath and two extra-long single beds spaced 6 feet apart. (There are also two full bathrooms, with 2 showers each, on the main floor of the lodge.) Note: If you are wanting to share a double room with a particular person, please email Ashley.

CMSH Bunk RoomBunk Room (up to 4 spots, 3 SPOTS AVAILABLE)

$720 through Feb 28 / $795 thereafter (Non-refundable deposit – $275.)

There are four spaces in the bunk room located on the second floor of the Annex building. Each guest in this room will get a full bunk bed to themselves, beds are spaced 8 feet apart. There is a full bathroom next to this room.

CMSH Pasture GateTent or RV (up to 3 spots, 2 SPOTS AVAILABLE)

$595 through Feb 28 / $655 regular (Non-refundable deposit – $250.)

There are three spots dedicated for tents and/or RVs. They include access to the two full bathrooms located on the main floor of the lodge, with 2 showers each. Bath towels will be provided. You will need to bring your own tent and/or RV, as well as bedding.

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