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SOLD OUT: Surviving as a Sensitive in Chaotic Times: A Retreat


Join Kate Mulheron and Trudy Welty from August 15-18 for a deeply healing retreat to journey into your sensitive self.

Come be held by the energies of the West Elk Mountains, with its peaks, green meadows and river ways.

Through the course of the weekend, you’ll learn to build a tool box for your Sensitive Self

From primitives’ lifestyles, the "Sensitives" were the healers, seers and those who could hold wisdom in order to guide the clan to cooperate and live peacefully amongst themselves and on how to have joy and love in their hearts.

In your lives, many of you are being asked to guide others.

The Sensitive Self was meant to help us survive and stay in balance, however, when it is overtaxed, it collapses.

This retreat will teach you to clear and filter the chaos of everyday life while maintaining your core alignment, functionality and perhaps have joy and love in your heart.

This time is for you to honor nature and allow nature to share with you. Learn tools to support your ability to live in the world more balanced and with focus on where you are headed. Learn to honor your acute awareness of thought, feeling, seeing and knowing — your Sensitive self.

You’ll be a guest of the stewards of The Wild Cooperative and Kevin Bound Ecolandscapes. We’ll spend time practicing yoga and working through processes in the different eco environments offered by these lands. Through experiencing the trees, valleys, rivers, ancient rocks, Cedar and Utah Juniper, you will be supported with the support different ecosystems that stay naturally balanced.

What to expect from retreat:

  • Evening Fire Circle and Thursday night opening dinner.

  • Teachings on working with the Element of Fire from the Chinese Meridian philosophy and the natural ways with nature as the guide. These teachings are meant to help support you through the summer months.

  • Daily sunrise Honoring of the Directions practice.

  • Teachings and processes on how to work with the Natural World to help navigate daily life.

  • Daily Earth Ways Yoga practices with Kate.

  • Daily conscious practices with nature with Trudy as the guide.

  • Nourishing and nurturing foods to support the creative healing process throughout the retreat, created by Ewelina Bajda and her gifts of nurturance through FOOD. Thursday night dinner, Saturday night dinner, Friday lunch and Saturday lunch are included. Breakfasts and Friday night dinner is on your own. No prepared food on Sunday.

  • Nature walks on the land.

  • Deepening connection with like-minded community.

  • Quiet and contemplative time.


$500 Early-Bird (register before August 1st) // $600 (after August 1st)

*This cost does not include the price of your accommodations. Please see below for your options.


Find an AirBnB in Paonia or Crawford. Camping is available on The Wild Cooperative land for $15/night. Bring your own tent - outdoor shower (cold), toilet and sink available. Bring your own drinking water. No food in tents as there are bears in the vicinity.

Full retreat cost is due at registration and is non-refundable. Camping accommodation fee can be paid upon arrival (cash or check please to the Wild Cooperative).

Please register with Kate at


*Please note that this is a sober event - both for the retreat and by Wild Cooperative. Please honor the space, community and ceremonies. We are asking that attendees abstain from alcohol and drugs three days prior to retreat and throughout the duration of the retreat.

*Please, no posting on Facebook of pictures or practices about the retreat. This is your private time and private for many others.

*Please note, carpooling is strongly suggested. We’ll help to arrange carpooling from Crawford, due to the fragility of the land, we want to minimize our footprint.

*There is very limited cell service in the area so we’ll be sending Google Maps directions ahead of time along with a schedule for those choosing to stay in town.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Earth Ways Yoga System and deepening toward our Teacher’s Training in 2020, this is a beautiful introduction to the layers of this healing system.

If you have questions about lodging resources, please reach out to Kate at

With gratitude. We look forward to sharing this time with you! - Kate and Trudy