Harvest the Light of Falltime - Dance of the Deer Foundation
Harvest the Light of Falltime at beautiful Pumpkin Hollow with Brant Secunda, renowned Shaman, Healer & Ceremonial Leader in the Huichol Indian Tradition.
Take the time to step out of your daily routine, leave the hectic modern world behind, and find new strength and meaning for your life during this Autumn weekend retreat. Learn to explore your spiritual connection with nature through guided shamanic practices to gain a profound awareness of the beauty that is all around you. Participate in traditional ceremony and discover the sacred art of pilgrimage in the ancient way of the Huichols. Through these simple, yet profound practices, we seek to heal both ourselves and the planet.
Shaman and Author
Brant Secunda is an internationally acclaimed shaman, healer, and teacher in the Huichol Indian tradition of Mexico. During an intensive 12-year apprenticeship, Brant became the adopted grandson and close companion of Don José Matsuwa, the renowned shaman who passed away in 1990 at the age of 110. Brant was chosen by Don José to take his place in helping to carry on Huichol Shamanism. He founded the Dance of the Deer Foundation Center for Shamanic Studies in 1979 and leads seminars, retreats, and pilgrimages worldwide. His work has been documented on television, radio, and in articles and books throughout the world.
To help provide sustainable cultural and economic support for the Huichol tribe, Brant founded the Huichol Foundation, which continues to expand upon his more than four decades of indigenous cultural preservation projects throughout the Sierra Madre Mountains and around the globe.
Alongside other dignitaries including President Jimmy Carter, Brant cofounded the Peace University in Berlin and was also a co-founder of the Humanistic Medicine Conference with the World Health Organization. Recognized as a global thought leader and spiritual teacher, Brant has been a lecturer at the Mayo Clinic, the American Holistic Medical Association Conferences and a faculty member of the Five Branches Institute of Chinese Medicine.
Striving to bridge the worlds of fitness and spirituality, Brant co-authored the award-winning book Fit Soul, Fit Body: 9 Keys to a Healthier, Happier You.