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Red Tent Events

Red Tent Events - A Pause to Gather

 
 
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Taking time to gather for deep rest, renewal & reclaiming the color red.

Dyeing the Red Tent events are one day workshops and weekend retreats that create space for women to focus on building a self care practice, using art and story to connect to self and nature.

This is where we take a deliberate pause, for the deep nourishment of body mind and soul in a beautiful quiet place. This is what Self-Care & healing as a team sport can look like. In community with other women, natural dyes and plant allies.

This Red Tent time together is centered upon the long slow process of dyeing a red cloth using Queen Madder, an ancient plant dye who offers us many lessons. It is an immersion in nurture culture; opening up time tending to self in the company of other women.

Filling an individual intention jar with some of the Queen Madder dye bath from the mother cauldron.

Filling an individual intention jar with some of the Queen Madder dye bath from the mother cauldron.

While the cloths absorbs the magic of healing herbs and turn deep red from Queen Madder herself, we hold space for quiet contemplation, creating intentions, talking, movement, journaling, sauna, and spending time in the beauty of the Oregon Coast.

These times we live in challenge us in millions of ways. We are often more busy than we wish, we may feel as though we lack what we need to truly thrive. Making time to retreat for clarity, and doing so in the company of those who are also committed to living with intention can open up very powerful shifts towards a new way of being.

The goodness of time and space for contemplation, in an intimate and cozy home with a sauna, is pretty much the best way I can think of to reset during the liminal space between seasons.

For those who are interested pelvic steaming sessions led by practitioner Kestrel Gates are knit into the schedule During the weekend retreats.

Workshops & Retreats are open to women in all phases of life.



Filling a cauldron containing cloth with Queen Madder Dye Bath

Filling a cauldron containing cloth with Queen Madder Dye Bath

*** The 2019 Spring Retreat will take place April 5-7 in Nehalem at the beautiful North Fork 53 Retreat Center. A wood fired sauna, organic farm to table meals. Sleeping rooms are shared at this intimate experience.

Facilitators

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Iris Sullivan Daire

Iris is very passionate about the healing power of nature, color and community. As a breast cancer initiate she has learned the importance of deeply honoring the body and centering life in a practice of self love.

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Kestrel Gates

Kestrel is the Author of “Building Your Nest"“ a postpartum planing workbook. She offers a variety of services that support women through her work as RoseMint Wellness. This includes pelvic steaming and postpartum planning consultations. She is passionate about the ways in which we can cultivate personal and community vitality.

(Contact us if you have any questions, or if you live locally and would like to attend an event with no need for lodging.)

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Individual cauldrons of Queen Madder dye and healing herbs are simmered together.

Individual cauldrons of Queen Madder dye and healing herbs are simmered together.