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Earth Tantra Retreat Level 1

ReGround. ReCenter. ReConnect.

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June 8-11th/ Sept 2023:  Delta, CO

Earth Tantra Center @ Raven Wild Farm

-Investment: Starting at $444 Early Bird-

Starting April 1st:  Add $70

6 of 8 spaces remain

Are you looking to reset and center your body & spirit?
Live a fast paced or transitional life right now?
Ready to unplug and immerse into earth based Tantric healing?
 
Join Tara, Level 4 Tantra Guide, Grounding Expert & Survival Wilderness Guide, and a like minded group for our 12th offering of Earth Tantra Retreat Level 1.  Steep your soul in a 3 night earth based Tantric transformational journey at Rave Wild Farm, an
8 acre private farm, -  soon to be small lavender farm.
Highlights include - A traditional cacao ceremony of re-birthing, silent meditation in nature, Shakti/ Shiva Puja, mastering body tantric breath, elemental healing & more.
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For Who?  Any adult feeling the call to unplug, immerse in nature and ready to start an earth based Tantric pathway or expend the current. This retreat is intended for individuals, however couples are welcome with PRIOR approval with Tara. This retreat is best for people looking for an introduction to Tantra OR for folks who missed the basic rooted practices of Tantra in other workshops or retreats.

What?   The focus of this retreat is to Re-ground, Re-center, Re-connect using tantra related healing modalities and practices.  After arrival, we will land and ground into the space by learning tantric breathwork and tantric meditation.  Next we shift into a near 21 to 22 hr time period of silent meditation.  After silent meditation, we learn how to authentically connect with others through a variety of connection games and energy exchanges.  We will also sit and move in a sacred heart opening cacao ceremony to honor and welcome in a new groundedness as we begin to shed layers of thoughts no longer serving us.  Saturday we concentrate on advanced authentic connecting, divine masculine and feminine energies and leaning into what both mean to us. The last night, we end our journey in respecting ourselves and each other in our highest form of masculine and/or feminine self through a Shakti/ Shiva Puja.

Why?  Sometimes in life we forget how to slow down, stay in the present moment, take care of ourselves first so we can re-group and connect with others on a true and more authentic level.  Tantra guides us to do just this and as well as individual growth along our spiritual path.

When?  Arrive between noon 1pm Thursday.  No later or no earlier please.   We will end around 10:30am Sunday.  

The Space?   We will gather on the 8 beautiful private acres at Earth Tantra Outdoor Center & Raven Wild farm stay in Delta, Colorado.  We recognize and honor this space as land of the Native American Utes.  There are stunning views of the Grand Mesa to the north and Elk Mountains to the east (distance).  The property is 5,200ft in elevation - high desert.  The land shares a beautiful blend of grand cottonwood, elm and other trees (crabapple, maple, etc) with an open field, small pond, rabbit brush and micro private spaces for privacy.  The community space has multiple spots with hammocks, an outdoor kitchen, eating patio and lounge area, outdoor circle (partly shaded), ceremonial tipi, peace pole and more.  We share the land with dozens of variety of birds, native and local plants, chickens and 2 dogs.  Students are welcome to take a hike along our 1/4 mile hiking trail to the bottom of the property.  We do not have bears or mountain lions but other critters like fox & racoon.  The land calls to support others in their healing and spiritual journey.  Many people can feel the vibration and kindness of the land.
 

You'll Leave With.... 

  • A better sense of self and trusting your body & intuition

  • A more intimate relationship with mother earth 

  • Life long meditation & breath work practices

  • The experience and feeling the true power of silent meditation

  • Appreciation for what it feels like to be grounded and centered

  • ReConnection to what's important in life 

  • A solid foundation of earth based tantra

  • Understanding more around what tantra means to you

  • A connectedness to your Earth Tantra Retreat family

 

Includes all of the above and....​​

  • Delicious healthy meals & snacks to meet nearly all needs - a questionnaire is provided at check out

  • Most ceremonial supplies  & cacao (not ceremonial clothing & altar item)

  • Your choice of tent spot, camper vehicle spot or indoor private bedroom

  • Ceremonial Tipi and access to multiple meditation spaces

  • 1st Night Potluck Dinner, meals Thursday night - Sunday breakfast, coffee, snacks & tea

  • Drinking water, hand washing water, etc

  • Hammocks, meditation cushion in tipi

  • Tent & vehicle camping doesn't offer electric or hook ups. . Porta potty bathroom, drinking water & hand washing station are included.  Showers are not included for tenting.

What's Not Included? 

  • Travel to and from Raven Wild Farm 

  • Your pre-made potluck item for the first dinner

  • Tent, sleeping bag/ pad and outdoor gear

  • Personal snacks to keep in your car or outdoor cooler

What to bring?  A more detailed list will be sent out closer to the retreat.

  • Premade potluck item (precut watermelon, chips/ salsa, hummus & baby carrots, gluten free crackers & cheese, etc)

  • White ceremonial clothing (for Saturday Night - some color or tan is okay)

  • Black ceremonial clothing  (for Friday Night - some color or dark hues okay)

  • Water bottle, tea/coffee mug

  • Comfortable clothing for meditation, sitting outside, cool & hot weather (50 - 95 degrees)

  • Your tent, sleeping bag & outdoor gear supplies (headlamp/ flashlight, etc)

Life Long Spiritual Practice Investment: 

Early Bird: $444 (camp/ car) - $666 (private indoor queen bedroom)

Add $70 to each beginning 4.1.23

Non-refundable hold my place/sign up fee = $100 - $210 toward total investment

(If you can't make it last minute sign up fee can be applied toward future events) 

SAVE MONEY AND SERVE!!!  Inquire W/ Tara 1st

ISO Semi to Pro Photographer:  Save $244/ Easy kitchen help:  Save $100 

Payments are as follows
  •  $100, $200 or $210 non-refundable sign up fee 
  • Remaining balance  due day of event in cash, zelle or credit card

Retreat  Options/ Add $70 starting April 1st

  • $444 - 1 tent spot - no hook ups/ outdoor facilities

  • $444 - 1 car/or sm camper-no hookups/ outdoor facilities

  • $524 - Rent a 3 person tent:  tent, bag (6ft) & pad

  • $622 - Blue private queen bedroom - shared bath

  • $666 - Large Mesa View private queen bedroom w/ desk - shared bath

  • *Friends and couples are asked to sleep separate the first night during silent meditation.  Want to share a bedroom w/ a friend or partner?  Add the 2nd person for $444

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Watch this video to feel into the Earth Tantra Retreat Experience
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About Your Guide
Tara L. Skubella is a Level 4 Certified Tantra Guide, Earthing Expert, Wilderness Survivalist (some of you may recognize her from Naked and Afraid) and 200 hr Tantra/ Kundalini Yoga instructor. She has worked with individuals and couples in retreats & workshops, as well as one-on-one private sessions since 2015. Her personal journey with Tantra work empowered her to leave an unhealthy marriage by connecting her to self - allowing her to rediscover her own sexual energy and femininity.  Since birthing Earth Tantra in 2016, Tara’s work has reached 1,000s of students. Tara has been featured and quoted in New York Times, Parade, Insider, Bustle, Mashable, and Swell and has presented Tantra and healing with nature practices at various conferences like Loving More, Women's Wilderness, Women of Wisdom and others.

What Students Are Saying about Tara

"Tara’s style of guidance is intuitive and tailored to the vibe of each individual group.  She keeps things lively and adventurous, while provoking inner exploration and growth!"  - 2020 Student
 
"Tara emanates a beautiful sense of tranquility and patience, which holds a safe open space."  -2020 Student
 
“Tara’s guidance is very open hearted.  She has a very beautiful way of creating space for people to find their way.” -2019 Student
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COMMON QUESTIONS
When should I arrive?  When are we finished?
Arrive between Noon & 1pm only.  Please not before or after.  Allow extra driving time for weekend traffic in the mountains.  We will finish around 10:30am and will have time to pack and leave upon wake up and after 10:30am.
What is the space like?
Earth Tantra Center is located on 8 private acres on Tara's farm called Raven Wild Farm, soon to be lavender farm.  We have chickens, a small garden, 2 small border heeler dogs, deer, over 2 dozen different birds, incredible views of the Grand Mesa, old cottonwood trees and a variety of others, a tiny pond, open field, shaded hammocks and lots of nooks for private silent meditation.  The area has shaded and exposed eating/ lounging options as well as a beautiful 20 foot ceremonial tipi.  We are NOT a pet free home, however we are a shoeless, smokeless and low chemical home. NO perfumes inside house/ including scented lotions, etc - more natural soaps/ shampoos are provided. Thank you for respecting a home resident's chemical allergies.  
Camping vs Indoor Room?
If you truly want to embody mother earth, we suggest camping.  If you are camping, we provide rustic outdoor options.  A place for a tent, car camping or small campers.  Hook ups/ electric are not available, however you'll be able to charge a phone outdoors.   Keep in mind, campers do not have access to indoor bathrooms due to our sensitive septic.  Outdoor porta-potties and drinking water is provided.  Outdoor showering is not provided either, but we have an outdoor hose to rinse off.  Sorry, but soap can not be used on the land.  Indoor rooms will be able to shower indoors.
How many people will attend?
Approximately 4 to 7 students +1- 2 assistants & Tara.  We keep our retreats intimate and small to create a trusting space for all people.  Large groups can inhibit the ability to connect with deep healing and can be overwhelming for some.  Spectrum folks, empaths, ADHDers and others appreciate the small group and family feel with Earth Tantra.
Is this retreat clothed? 
Yes, this retreat is clothed.  
What if I'm a little uncomfortable? 
 Each practice and session is always presented with options to adapt to each person's comfort level. 
Comfort & trust is a priority and we grow upon each practice step by step for expansion.
Is this retreat Covid19 Colorado Guidelines compliant?
Yes - Masks are optional & proof of vaccine is not required.  Do not attend if you have covid19 or have been exposed to covid up to 10 days before the retreat.
 
Can I commute or leave the retreat space to explore in town?
 The intention is to stay at the retreat center.   The safe energy of group is broken when students come and go.  There is plenty of space to distance yourself or to walk and run on a dirt road and 8 acres.  If you'd like to explore town, we recommend to arrive early or stay after the retreat to site see. 
How is the weather?
Be prepared for 50s to 90's degrees this time of year, as we will be outside.  Prepare for rain. 
The site has a tipi and shaded areas.
 
Keep in Mind.....
  A list of what to bring will be mailed approx 1 month and 1 week before the retreat.  We do not integrate time for touristing during the retreat.  The center is a rustic and primitive outdoor retreat center, be prepared for primitive camping conditions if you are camping (porta potty, hand washing station & drinking water only).  Indoor access is for indoor bedroom folks only - sorry.  Due to our sensitive septic and space, campers will remain outside in nature.
 
What about transportation and airport transfers?  

Montrose airport is 30 min away.  Grand Junction airport is 1+ hrs away.  Denver airport is 6 hrs away.  UBER and shuttle vans don't run often as Delta is a very small town.  Car rentals are available at all airports. Tara will NOT be able to pick up students, however there are usually a few students driving through Montrose and Grand Junction to come to the retreat, but it's not guaranteed.​

 

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