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COZY UP AND ENJOY THE COOL AIR, NATURE SOUNDS, AND A DELICIOUS, WINTER-INSPIRED, MEAL ON THE FARM.

TOGETHER WE’LL LEARN HOW TO BE PRESENT AND AWARE IN OUR ENVIRONMENT AS IT INFORMS US THROUGH THE SEASON OF WINTEr.

 
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This winter workshop is a day to unplug & realize our connection to nature.

We will refresh our minds & bodies, shake the winter-time-blues, & enter the new year with a new sense of acceptance & connectedness. 

We’ve created this series based around the seasons— because seasons are the way in which the earth informs us about life’s necessary cycles. 
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Winter can be a challenging time as the weather shifts and we find ourselves looking inward. This workshop will acknowledge nature’s winter themes, while providing tools for a healthy season & perspective shift.

Discover what it feels like to be on a serene, intentional, farm – with animals and good company – in the cool, winter air.

Experience an authentic tea tasting, & a delicious, seasonal meal –prepared in the earth with intention and the heat of a live-fire.

We are your holistic facilitators, here to support you, but also to explore with you. We will look to the animals as our guides. 

We believe that being present is a practice of intention. We have beautifully curated every detail of this day to bring you back to a feeling of renewal, and a sense of coming home.

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A Seasonal Living Workshop Where WE:

  • EXPLORE living in accordance with the season through the lens of Nature + Functional Movement

  • DISCOVER your inner guide through the environment & immersion with the animal herd

  • LISTEN to your body and what movement it craves through the winter

  • LEARN practical, take-away tools for staying healthy & shifting perspective with the season

  • SHARE a tea tasting + an organic, farm-to-table seasonal meal prepared on the farm during our workshop 

 

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Workshop Price $190

Early Bird Price $170

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Meet the Hosts


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Audrey Daniel

(Soul Equine), BA – certified Holistic Life Coach & FEEL Practitioner.

Because we live in a society where we are totally consumed by future plans, thoughts of the past, and constant expectations, it can be really challenging to tap back in to our intuitive nature. But ultimately, we are all born with an inner-wisdom that can guide us to peace and happiness in the present moment.

I’m a holistic life coach specializing in equine and nature guided learning. I facilitate experiences, grounded in mindfulness, for people with nature & animals on my farm. We are able to use horses not only as a mirror to what we are experiencing in the moment, but also as an example of our deep intuition. I love this work because it’s really the foundation of everything. I don’t have to tell you, you always possess your own wisdom – I’m only here to guide you back to it.

 

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Kit McDaniel

(Guide to Healthy & Functional Movement), Pilates Certified, BFA in Dance, FSU

“It’s all information, no judgment” is a self-mantra that encompasses both my professional and personal practice. I have dedicated my entire life to the art and science of the moving body, and my life as a dancer has given me a deeper understanding and appreciation for the power of the human design. Whether you’re professional athlete or a lawyer with no history of physical movement, I believe that all of us have the ability to listen and learn the language of our body. Through mindful movement and guided breath-work, my practice calls attention to our present body and it’s holding patterns, without judgment. Are we moving through our day with ultimate efficiency?  How can we let go of excess tension that no longer serves us so we may function as lighter, brighter beings? Tuning into this awareness is the first step to unleashing the power we have already been gifted. When we are informed, we are empowered. My sessions hold space for new discovery, and offer practical tools to self-assess, self-heal, and in turn: self-love. I invite you to explore with patience, kindness, and compassion. Understanding your body requires giving yourself permission to arrive in your body exactly the way it is in its most authentic form. It is time to let go fear and expectation, and embrace intention and gratitude. 

With 25+ years of physical training, Kit has been dancing and educating professionally in NYC for the last decade. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance and Performance from Florida State University and teaching credits from Juilliard, NYU, Marymount Manhattan College, and Elón University. Kit received her 600+ hour Pilates Certification through Erika Bloom Pilates with specialized focus in pre and post-natal, scoliosis, myofascial release, osteoporosis, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. 

 

Valerie Noell

( The Eternal Child )

Style + Photography

Valerie Noell is a creative director and photographer focusing on artistic, intentional story-telling and thought-evoking experiences.  She creates under her lifestyle company, The Eternal Child, which focuses on exploration and gathering together to feed the mind and soul with good food and creativity. Valerie produces print and online media surrounding this concept, along with curating artful gatherings and immersive workshops. Her work is thoroughly connected with the earths natural elements, pulling from nature wherever she may be. She specializes in design and development, surrounding food and atmosphere, working with different brands and artisans.  As a photographer, she focuses on lifestyle and the artistry of food, portraiture, still-life and nature. Her work is driven to evoke emotion if it be either captured within a photo, or laid across a table to experience.



 

past workshops


See all the photos from our Fall Workshop Here on our blog .

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Cozy up and enjoy the crisp air, nature sounds, and a delicious, fall-inspired, family style meal on the farm.

Together we’ll learn how to be present and aware in our environment as it informs us through the seasons. 

 
 

According to a BBC Earth article, an analysis found that people with a stronger connection to nature experienced more life satisfaction and positive affect.

 Our connection to nature plays an important role of who we are. We are nature.

However, many of us live lifestyles that inevitably create a feeling of separateness. Nature becomes something we must look to experience outside of ourselves and our daily schedules.

This workshop is a day to totally unwind, unplug, and realize your connection to nature once more.

We’ve created this series based around the seasons— because seasons are the way in which the earth informs us about life’s necessary cycles. 

This FALL workshop is centered around what nature teaches us in autumn: slow down, detox, let go, & self- reflect. 

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What does it feel like to be on a serene, intentional, farm – with animals and good company – in the crisp, autumn air?

Imagine us gathering around a delicious, seasonal meal –prepared in the earth with intention and the heat of a live-fire.

We are your holistic guides, here to support you, but also to explore with you, this season of brewing energy within. We will look to the animals as our guides. We will discuss essential oils, grounding & clearing, breath & awareness, and communicating to our bodies what it desires most from nature’s wisdom. 

We believe that being present is a practice of intention. We are fully committed to that intention.  We have beautifully curated every detail of this day to bring you back to a feeling of renewal, and a sense of coming home.

 
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A Seasonal Living Workshop Where We:

  • EXPLORE living in accordance with the seasons through the lens of Nature + Chinese Medicine 

  • DISCOVER our inner guide through our environment & immersion with the animal herd

  • LEARN practical, take-away tools for staying healthy & shifting perspective with the seasons

  • SHARE an organic, curated, farm-to-table seasonal meal prepared on the farm during our workshop  


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S e e t h e p h o t o s f r o m l a s t S e a s o n s W o r k s h o p


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More photos from past workshops and gatherings our host’s and collaborators have held

 
 

Workshop Hosts

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Audrey Daniel

(Soul Equine), BA – certified Holistic Life Coach & FEEL Practitioner.

Because we live in a society where we are totally consumed by future plans, thoughts of the past, and constant expectations, it can be really challenging to tap back in to our intuitive nature. But ultimately, we are all born with an inner-wisdom that can guide us to peace and happiness in the present moment.

I’m a holistic life coach specializing in equine and nature guided learning. I facilitate experiences, grounded in mindfulness, for people with nature & animals on my farm. We are able to use horses not only as a mirror to what we are experiencing in the moment, but also as an example of our deep intuition. I love this work because it’s really the foundation of everything. I don’t have to tell you, you always possess your own wisdom – I’m only here to guide you back to it.




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Britanie Kessler

(Wild Hearts Wellness), LAc. – licensed acupuncturist and herbalist.

Britanie focuses on improving the health of the whole person.  She pursues her passion for healing from a holistic perspective after 10 years of working in the medical technology industry. She achieved her Master's degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  She first received her BS in Psychology from Clemson University in her home state of South Carolina.  

In her 7 years in the Northwest, Britanie has been exploring her love for the outdoors, food, people, music and adventures. She uses these experiences to guide her practice of helping people to live healthy, happy and harmonious lives.

Britanie enjoys working with patients based on their individual lifestyle and personal health goals. She specializes in TMJ disorders, postpartum care, and has begun a focus on autoimmune disorders.


Collaborators

Valerie Noell

of The Eternal Child

Style + Photography

Valerie Noell is a creative director and photographer focusing on artistic, intentional story-telling and thought-evoking experiences.  She creates under her lifestyle company, The Eternal Child, which focuses on exploration and gathering together to feed the mind and soul with good food and creativity. Valerie produces print and online media surrounding this concept, along with curating artful gatherings and immersive workshops. Her work is thoroughly connected with the earths natural elements, pulling from nature wherever she may be. She specializes in design and development, surrounding food and atmosphere, working with different brands and artisans.  As a photographer, she focuses on lifestyle and the artistry of food, portraiture, still-life and nature. Her work is driven to evoke emotion if it be either captured within a photo, or laid across a table to experience.



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Shauna Galante

of Secret Language

Chef + Menu

Secret Language is a home I’ve carved out to explore my own creative approach to everyday eating: rooted in the micro-seasons of local plants, inspired by global flavors, and carefully engineered for total body happiness. You know that moment where you push your empty plate away and feel as if every individual cell you’re made of is humming with gratitude? That’s the moment we’re after here, every time