Category: Winter Retreat


Winter Retreat Day 7: Bridging the Gap in Action

Last Thursday we hosted Professor Bill Simpson for a potluck “Agape Feast” here at the Homestead, as part of our annual Winter Retreat. It was a wonderful gathering with delicious food and lively conversation. Professor Simpson talked about his recent…

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Winter Retreat Day 6: Lighting the Chakras

Today’s reading comes to us from Melissa Freeman of Mountain Zen Candles in Nederland, Colorado. Melissa’s hand-made chakra candles correspond to seven energetic centers in our spiritual bodies, with the associated color, vibration, sound, and scent. Her candles are on…

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Winter Retreat Day 5: Parenting as Path

Adapted from an invited talk given at the Zen Center of Denver for The Holistic Homestead’s 2020 Winter Retreat by Zen teacher Hoag Holmgren who has lived with his family in Nederland since 1999. He’s an apprentice Zen teacher, an…

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Winter Retreat Day 4: Vibrational Sound Meditation

Our reading for today comes from Danae Beaudette, a sound healer and massage therapist. Click here to learn more about her services and book a sound healing session! What is a Vibrational Sound Meditation? Vibrational Sound Meditation consists of playing instruments…

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Winter Retreat Day 3: Song of the Star People

Todays practice comes to us from the Star People, the original ancestors of the Cherokee people. They taught this song to the Cherokee as a way for the people to stay connected with their ancestors – past, present, and future….

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Winter Retreat Day 2: Finding joy in our practice

How do we find joy in our spiritual practices?

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Winter Retreat Day 1: Revolutionary Gratitude

Discover a deeper meaning of gratitude with Joanna Macy, and remember this profound gratitude throughout your retreat.

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Breaking Bread & Bridging the Gap

You are cordially invited to join us Thursday, February 13 at the Homestead from 4-6 for a potluck and discussion facilitated by Professor Bill Simpson.

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How can spirituality “Bridge the Gap”?

Join us for our annual winter retreat February 9-15! The online and in-person offerings will explore the theme of “Bridging the Gap”.

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Experience the benefits of Sound Healing

How often do we think about aural health? Experience the amazing benefits of Sound Healing with Danae Beaudette February 9th at the Homestead!

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