FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Susun Weed invites you on an
Herbal Adventure in Costa Rica
March 4 ~ March 12, 2005
Immersing ourselves in lush rainforest, rugged mountains, and long
stretches of palm-fringed beaches are just some of the experiences we
will have. The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is just teeming with colorful
flora and fauna. We will experience a wide variety of ecosystems that
grace this part of our gorgeous earth. Susun Weed will lead us in this
9 day herbal adventure as she shares with us her vast knowledge of the
natural world. She will teach us about green allies, plant journeying,
the secret language of plants, and much more! With the help of local
guides, we will learn about the medicinal uses of the plants in the
area. We are very excited to have you join us on this unforgettable
journey through Costa Rica.
Where we’ll stay in Costa Rica ~
Located 30 miles south of Puerto Limon, Samasuti is an exquisite retreat
center situated on 250 acres of virgin rainforest overlooking the Caribbean
Sea. It is the perfect place for adventure, rejuvenation, and contemplation.
We will stay in guesthouses (with shared bathrooms) and bungalows (with
private bathrooms). Eating a marvelous, whole foods diet will nourish
and support us throughout our adventure.
A sampling of places we’ll visit and things
we’ll do ~
in a biological reserve. The virgin rainforest is the most biologically
diverse ecosystem on the planet. Walking through it is like taking a
step back in time.
visit a botanical garden and an indigenous reserve. Here we will be
able to observe an extraordinary diversity of medicinal plants. Locals
will teach us about the traditions and beliefs of the native peoples.
and kayaking in the crystal clear waters off the Caribbean coast will
provide us with a breathtaking experience.
tour a 30 acre environmentally conscious farm which strives for sustainable
living through the use of eco-technology.
yoga and meditation classes, and a dip in the jacuzzi will nourish and
invigorate us all.
also have plenty of time to relax and swim on the glistening beaches,
as well as at the retreat center.
~ Susun Weed ~
Susun is a green witch and wise woman, an extraordinary teacher with
a joyous spirit, a powerful presence, and an encyclopedic knowledge
of herbs and health. As the voice of the Wise Woman tradition, she has
opened thousands of hearts over the past 30 years to the magic and medicine
of the green nations – where fairies play and common weeds, simple
ceremony, and compassionate listening nourish health/wholeness/holiness/.
Susun is the founder of the Wise Woman Center, editor-in-chief of Ash
Tree Publishing, a high priestess of Dianic Wicca, a member of the Sisterhood
of the Shields, a Peace Elder, and a devoted goat keeper.
She has written 4 books which are used by more that a million women
throughout the world. Susun has personally trained more that 200 apprentices,
500 green witches, and 450 correspondence course students.
Registration Fee: The cost for An Herbal Adventure to Costa Rica is
$1950 for double or triple occupancy (inquire about single occupancy).
This includes all transportation within Costa Rica, accommodations at
Samasati Retreat Center, and 3 wonderfully nutritious and delicious
vegetarian meals per day, all instructions, and entrance fees. Participants
have the opportunity to select their own dining experience a few times
during the trip.
Hold your space with a $250 non-refundable deposit. Please inquire
about our early bird registration discount. All major credit cards accepted.
Air fare and trip insurance are not included. We’ve found great
airfare prices on www.ShermansTravel.com
Please contact Sherri Brown at (541) 683-5403 or email@example.com
for further information.
Mail your deposit along with your address, phone number and email to:
The Health and Well-Being Group
POB 10452 Eugene, OR 97440
A return packet which contains further traveling information, a list
of what to bring, and a detailed schedule will be provided to participants.
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Susun Weed -Wise Woman Center