Great Places To Start

The Animas offerings listed on this page, while some of our most profound experiential immersions, are also the most popular “entry points” for those with no prior experience with Soulcraft™ practices or the work of Animas Valley Institute.

Great Places To Start offerings include:

  • Nature and the Human Soul
  • Wild Mind Intensive
  • Soulcraft Intensive
  • Animas Quest

Soulcraft Intensive for Earth Activists – June, 2022

June 29 - July 3, 2022
Bell Meadow Farm, Sedalia, CO

With Rebecca Wildbear, M.S. and John Lynch, M.A.

This is our popular five-day experiential plunge into the wild depths of Soulcraft TM — a synergistic set of nature-based practices designed to evoke the life-shifting experience of soul encounter.

Wild Mind Intensive – July 2022, Latvia

July 20 - 24, 2022
Stacija, Latvia

With Sage Magdalene and Sara McFarland, Wild Mind Guide and SAIP Trainee

Join our nature-based guides in an experiential exploration of our human psyches as unique expressions of the universal forces and patterns of nature.

The Way of Council and the Art of Mirroring, August 2022 – England

July 21 - 25, 2022
Dartmoor National Park, England

With Brian Stafford, MD, MPH

In the mirror of another, our eyes are opened to aspects of both our gifts and our challenges that we might not see otherwise.

Soulcraft Intensive – Embercombe, July 2022

July 26 - 30, 2022
Embercome, UK

With Doug Van Houten and Kate Joyner

Join our nature-based guides in an experiential exploration of our human psyches as unique expressions of the universal forces and patterns of nature.

Soulcraft Intensive, August 2022 – Italy

August 29 - September 2, 2022
Rifugio Dolada, Italy

With Doug Van Houten

This is our popular five-day experiential plunge into the wild depths of Soulcraft TM — a synergistic set of nature-based practices designed to evoke the life-shifting experience of soul encounter.

Soulcraft Intensive, October 2022

October 8 - 12, 2022
Harrod's Creek Sanctuary, Kentucky

With Doug Van Houten and Rebecca Wildbear, M.S.

This is our popular five-day experiential plunge into the wild depths of Soulcraft TM — a synergistic set of nature-based practices designed to evoke the life-shifting experience of soul encounter.

Soulcraft Intensive – Online, October 2022

October 21 - November 15, 2022
Online

With Brian Stafford, MD, MPH and Kate Joyner

This is our popular six-day experiential plunge into the wild depths of Soulcraft TM — a synergistic set of nature-based practices designed to evoke the life-shifting experience of soul encounter.

Introduction to Soulcraft, Online – October 2022

October 28 - 30, 2022
Pacifica Graduate Institute

With Doug Van Houten and Brian Stafford, MD, MPH

Join our nature-based guides in an experiential exploration of our human psyches as unique expressions of the universal forces and patterns of nature.