Baja California Sur, Mexico
Wild Pacific Coast
Sacred Passage Retreat
January 11th to 22nd, 2018
Begin the new year with renewed senses and a re-awakened heart! This is the ultimate resolution...
Immerse yourself in a sacred journey to the wild, beautiful Pacific Coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico!
All new wild beach sites have been scouted for this year!
This January Sacred Passage Retreat includes Nature Meditation, Source Awareness Training and a supported AllOne Time nature solo to deepen the teachings you will receive from Way of Nature founder John P. Milton. Surrounded by the transporting beauty of your environment, John provides Awareness Training to prepare you for a 7-day AllOne time nature solo, and to help you reintegrate upon your return. The core of these teachings are based on WoN's universal Twelve Principles for Natural Liberation: a direct path to Source Awareness that honors the essence of all the world’s great liberating traditions.
The Awareness Training before and after your AllOne time solo provides you with teachings that cultivate and combine energy, relaxation, and presence. John will teach extensively on Shamanic, Taoist and Himalayan practices that open profound connections to Source Awareness, inner and outer Nature, and the Elements. Other teachings may include emotional transformation practices, wilderness skills, over-toning, and the Eleven Directions Ceremony.
This program will teach you how to come into a deep state of relaxation while simultaneously cultivating a profound experience of Presence. Each morning we will begin our day practicing Qi Gong and Gaia Flow, which will support the release of blockages stored within your mind and body and bring you into a unified state with all that surrounds you. We will also give you the tools to strengthen and refine your senses through training in the 9 Perceptual Fields of Awareness and in deepening the process of experiential connection.
"Baja still rocks my being with such deep integrative oceanic embrace and peace" ~Amy
Your AllOne time solo gives you the opportunity to integrate the Awareness Training practices with the support of solitude in wild Nature. The depth of integration between Inner and Outer Nature that can be achived is empowered by your commitment and openness to the experience.
Your AllOne wilderness solo is on a secluded beach or ocean-side hilltop overlooking the clear, expansive Pacific Ocean. Majestic whales and playful dolphins accompany you below as you're bathed in sunlight and ocean breezes. Bird life abounds, and a powerful ocean inspires communion with the depth of your Being. Watching the sunsets from these secluded beaches is incredible. From each solo site, clear skies stretch out over the vastness of the Pacific Ocean - opening your Heart and merging your Spirit with sky and ocean's spaciousness and light.
Your safety and well-being is of our utmost concern; in fact, participating in a Passage is as safe as going on a camping trip. A uniquely designed "buddy system" with daily checkpoints allows you, your fellow Passagers, and your Guide to verify the safety of everyone involved, while still honoring your solitude. A whistle call brings an adjoining Passager into your site within a few minutes.
While you're in your AllOne time, electronics and campfires are not permitted. Also, reading and writing are limited to your notes from Awareness Training and the book Sky Above, Earth Below by John P. Milton. You may eat simple, preferably organic, foods of your preference and enjoy the comforts of your own tent. Simplification during your AllOne time is essential. Eliminating the trappings of everyday life unleashes your true essence, allowing the Qi energy you gather from Gaia to permeate your body without being drained.
All teaching and logistical support for the training and solo days is included in the cost. Please ask about airport transfer options. Room accommodations and meals are additional. We will enjoy some meals at local restaurants to experience more of this lovely local area.
Minimum number of Participants:
A minimum of 5 registered participants is required by December 18, 2017 for us to hold this program. Senior Guide Brad Kahland will notify each registered participant on or before this date to let you know if this program will be held.
Please do not buy your travel tickets until after you've received confirmation from Senior Guide Brad Kahland that we have the minimum number of participants to hold this program.
This year's Baja program will be hosted in the historic town of La Paz and on the wild beaches of the Pacific Ocean coast. More details on lodging accomodations to be announced. Room accommodations and meals are not included in the program fee.
The La Paz (LAP) airport is the best option, as it is closest to our location. The Los Cabos (SJD) airport is also an option, however that will require you to take a 3 hour bus shuttle from Los Cabos to La Paz. Please do not buy your travel tickets until after you've received confirmation from Brad that we have the minimum number of participants to hold this program.
$3,042 USD - Sacred Passage Awareness and Reintegration training fee.
Can't afford the full price right now? Reserve your spot by paying a 50% deposit online! Just choose 'Deposit Payment' on the 'Payment Type' drop down menu during checkout. The remaining amount will be due 30 days prior to the start of the event.
You will receive a full refund if this program is cancelled. For those paying through PayPal, please be sure to choose "gift" option so that we can give you a full refund if the program is cancelled. Otherwise, we will refund your payment minus the PayPal fee.
Teacher: John P. Milton
Senior Guide: Brad Kahland
A note from your WoN Senior Guide, Brad Kahland:
"The first migrating whales of the season are arriving in Baja California, Mexico, from as far away as Alaska! Pregnant females have been waiting for the warmer waters of Baja to birth new life and possibilities. The whales migrate in small groups, supporting each other on their journey into the unknown and then celebrating the birth of their young by swimming together in the warm, coastal waters. It is indeed a special time in Baja California.
Around this time each year, I hear the whispering voices of those whales, reminding me of the beautiful Baja California Peninsula, and of how wonderfully supportive it is for self-exploration, transformation, and birthing new possibilities. Remembering my days on the beaches, sharing the experience with our friends and teachers, the whales, always brings a smile to my face and warmth to my heart.
I hope you can join us this year for the Baja California Sacred Passage!"