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THIS PROGRAM IS PRESENTED BY

David Wiley

Don David is initiated in two living indigenous traditions in Mexico: the Nahua & the Huichol. He is a teacher of those traditions and their medicine.

Nature

The natural world sustains itself with balanced relationships, and it can also restore balance, healing and sustainability in human life.

Linda Felch

Linda has been supporting Healing Camps at Blue Deer since 2008. She is initiated as a Mara'akame in the tradition of the Huichol people of Mexico.

Healing Intensive

A week-long immersion to help you break through your difficulties in life

WHEN:

July 12–19, 2024

WHERE:

Blue Deer Center, Margaretville, New York

TUITION:

All-inclusive price: $3990 (Register now with a deposit)

Through the  Healing intensive I underwent a profound transformation.
I experienced fears and panic attacks in my life. …. It was challenging at times and the support and love I received helped me move through my fears. I felt lighter and a newfound sense of peace gently settled upon me like a warm embrace.  I feel stronger and more courageous in my life after coming back from the Healing Intensive. I would encourage anyone to experience this magical place and be surrounded by Shamans and staff who are extremely supportive.  I am so happy and grateful that I listened to the calling in my Heart.
Jessica S., Healing Intensive participant 2022


This Healing Intensive will be centered in the Wixárika shamanic tradition of the Sierra Madres of Northwestern Mexico.  This time is a powerful antidote to the difficulties you have accumulated during your life.


  • You might be feeling disconnected from the world, as though it holds no strong meaning or purpose.

  • You might be feeling something has been persistently blocking you in making progress in life and relationships

  • Maybe you have a longing to deepen your spiritual awareness and connection?

  • Maybe some of this shows up as physical symptoms in your body.


A great deal is possible through the profound wisdom of the Wixárika tradition, where you are brought into a living connection with nature ~ life as nature, nature as healing, nature as restoring, nature as reorienting, nature as guiding.


Through years of apprenticing, initiation and practice in this work David Wiley (Tsaurixika) and a team of Mara’akate initiated in the Wixárika Tradition can help bring you into a new relationship with your life that can offer this movement, spiritual healing and restoration.


What is Traditional Wixárika (Huichol) Healing?

The Wixárika are a group of indigenous people who have lived in the remote canyonlands of the Sierra Madre Occidental of northwestern Mexico for thousands of years. Although there have been attempts to conquer them their traditions have remained intact conserving a remarkable view and potent healing tools from a deep relationship to the gods and the spirits of nature. Don David and his team are rare Westerners that have been accepted and apprenticed from this unique calling to make this work accessible to others. 


Your healing sessions will take place around a special sacred fire. Depending upon your needs, prayers and intention, your health, relationships, and life’s conditions will be explored to help facilitate changes you are seeking.


Experiences during this retreat

Healing Intensive offers an opportunity to go much deeper by setting aside a week without interruptions.


You will be surrounded by the power of nature through the presence of the mountains, streams and forest of the Catskills.


You will experience the power of the sacred land of Blue Deer and Sacred Fire.


The Traditional healer will be calling on the compelling forces of these powerful Spirits, to aid in your breaking through your difficulties.


  • Individual shamanic treatments and limpias (cleansings)

  • Life counseling.

  • Custom processes for your particular needs.

  • Connecting together through fire-work and stories

  • Around-the-clock ceremonial setting supported by Sacred Fire

  • Teachings around the Fire

  • Time for contemplation and reflection

  • Sharing delicious meals in a community setting


During this retreat you’ll be moved and transformed.


Come join us and benefit from this exceptional opportunity!

A week-long immersion to help you break through your difficulties in life

Through the  Healing intensive I underwent a profound transformation.
I experienced fears and panic attacks in my life. …. It was challenging at times and the support and love I received helped me move through my fears. I felt lighter and a newfound sense of peace gently settled upon me like a warm embrace.  I feel stronger and more courageous in my life after coming back from the Healing Intensive. I would encourage anyone to experience this magical place and be surrounded by Shamans and staff who are extremely supportive.  I am so happy and grateful that I listened to the calling in my Heart.
Jessica S., Healing Intensive participant 2022


This Healing Intensive will be centered in the Wixárika shamanic tradition of the Sierra Madres of Northwestern Mexico.  This time is a powerful antidote to the difficulties you have accumulated during your life.


  • You might be feeling disconnected from the world, as though it holds no strong meaning or purpose.

  • You might be feeling something has been persistently blocking you in making progress in life and relationships

  • Maybe you have a longing to deepen your spiritual awareness and connection?

  • Maybe some of this shows up as physical symptoms in your body.


A great deal is possible through the profound wisdom of the Wixárika tradition, where you are brought into a living connection with nature ~ life as nature, nature as healing, nature as restoring, nature as reorienting, nature as guiding.


Through years of apprenticing, initiation and practice in this work David Wiley (Tsaurixika) and a team of Mara’akate initiated in the Wixárika Tradition can help bring you into a new relationship with your life that can offer this movement, spiritual healing and restoration.


What is Traditional Wixárika (Huichol) Healing?

The Wixárika are a group of indigenous people who have lived in the remote canyonlands of the Sierra Madre Occidental of northwestern Mexico for thousands of years. Although there have been attempts to conquer them their traditions have remained intact conserving a remarkable view and potent healing tools from a deep relationship to the gods and the spirits of nature. Don David and his team are rare Westerners that have been accepted and apprenticed from this unique calling to make this work accessible to others. 


Your healing sessions will take place around a special sacred fire. Depending upon your needs, prayers and intention, your health, relationships, and life’s conditions will be explored to help facilitate changes you are seeking.


Experiences during this retreat

Healing Intensive offers an opportunity to go much deeper by setting aside a week without interruptions.


You will be surrounded by the power of nature through the presence of the mountains, streams and forest of the Catskills.


You will experience the power of the sacred land of Blue Deer and Sacred Fire.


The Traditional healer will be calling on the compelling forces of these powerful Spirits, to aid in your breaking through your difficulties.


  • Individual shamanic treatments and limpias (cleansings)

  • Life counseling.

  • Custom processes for your particular needs.

  • Connecting together through fire-work and stories

  • Around-the-clock ceremonial setting supported by Sacred Fire

  • Teachings around the Fire

  • Time for contemplation and reflection

  • Sharing delicious meals in a community setting


During this retreat you’ll be moved and transformed.


Come join us and benefit from this exceptional opportunity!

WHEN:

July 12–19, 2024

WHERE:

Blue Deer Center, Margaretville, New York

TUITION:

All-inclusive price: $3990 (Register now with a deposit)

THIS PROGRAM IS PRESENTED BY

David Wiley

Don David is initiated in two living indigenous traditions in Mexico: the Nahua & the Huichol. He is a teacher of those traditions and their medicine.

Nature

The natural world sustains itself with balanced relationships, and it can also restore balance, healing and sustainability in human life.

Linda Felch

Linda has been supporting Healing Camps at Blue Deer since 2008. She is initiated as a Mara'akame in the tradition of the Huichol people of Mexico.

“To address deeper seated spiritual, mental or physical challenges you must remove yourself from daily life in order to find true healing.”

– Don David Wiley – Mara’akame (Traditional Healer)
in the Wixárika (Huichol) tradition

PROGRAM DETAILS

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Do you have any questions about this program? We are here to help you.


Healing Intensive is a residential retreat only offered at Blue Deer Center and limited to 11 participants.


Time:

July 12 – 19, 2024


Arrive on the first day between  4 and 6 pm. Program ends on the last day after breakfast. 


Price:

All-inclusive price: $3990, register now with a deposit


Our all-inclusive pricing: lodging in a shared room, all meals, ceremonies, teaching, healing treatments plus nature activities on the land and river. Limited number of private rooms available at an additional cost. 


* All of our programs are made possible by the generosity of our donors and volunteers.



Healing Intensive is a residential retreat only offered at Blue Deer Center and limited to 11 participants.


Time:

July 12 – 19, 2024


Arrive on the first day between  4 and 6 pm. Program ends on the last day after breakfast. 


Price:

All-inclusive price: $3990, register now with a deposit


Our all-inclusive pricing: lodging in a shared room, all meals, ceremonies, teaching, healing treatments plus nature activities on the land and river. Limited number of private rooms available at an additional cost. 


* All of our programs are made possible by the generosity of our donors and volunteers.


We are here to help you

Do you have any questions about this program? We are here to help you.

Support Blue Deer

The healing and transformation of one person benefits us all.

Your gift will bring traditional spiritual healing and life-changing transformation to people. All of our programs are subsidized by the generosity of our donors.

Blue Deer is a non-profit 501 c (3) Tax ID 22-3741704

Support Blue Deer

The spiritual healing and transformation of one person benefits all beings.

Your gift will bring traditional spiritual healing and life-changing transformation to people. All programs are made possible by the generosity of our donors.

Blue Deer is a non-profit 501 c (3) Tax ID 22-3741704

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