The Young Shaman Foundations delivers reconnection retreats around Australia for leaders, social innovators and facilitators ~ the Shamans of the modern day. These retreats connect people to nature, indigenous culture and the nature within, cultivating eco-centric ways of living and leading in the world.
Women’s Leadership Gathering
Reconnecting women in social innovation and leadership to the wisdom of the feminine to lead in a new way.
This is a six day journey into nature to learn indigenous ways and reconnect to nature within. We gather to listen deeply to stories from first nations people, to understand their ways of connection. You will also learn the core skills of circular leadership, the feminine way of leading.
Once we as women are connected to our true nature, we become foundational leaders and change makers within all areas of our lives… naturally.
Next gathering will be OCTOBER 2019 in Mullumbimby NSW
The Kimberley, the land where fire and water meet, a land of wild country and strong culture, we come together as women.
If you feel the Earth, have reverence for our indigenous story and tradition and yearn for connection to nature and tribe… You are invited to sit in ceremony with us.
We will be gathering in July with two local elders for six days of ceremony. In this time you will receive stories of the dreaming and cultural lore (lore of the land). This is fully immersive, you sleep on the land, you will sit with the land and you walk the land connecting to the spirit of this place and the oldest spiritual teachings in the world.
“The time has come, to reconnect to nature, to listen to indigenous story and remember our wisdom and our belonging to the Earth.”
– Karla Riddell (Founder & facilitator of the Young Shaman Foundation)
Young Leaders Initiation
What does it take to lead this country into a new way…
Our indigenous people carry the oldest spiritual tradition of this world, they carry the origin of humanity.
The Young Shaman Foundation is supporting a new way of leadership in Australia, based on indigenous ways, a tradition that has preserved and maintained the health of land and it’s people for thousands of years.
We run six day journey’s in the wilderness that are designed for entrepreneurs and pioneers working within social change or environmental advocacy. This journey is a rite of passage into eco-centric leadership. Become a steward of the land and humanity through deep listening practices and ceremony. You will cultivate the abilities to lead with instinct based on the deeper needs of your whole eco-system; nature, community and self. This is your initiation into eco-centric leadership.
Now taking expressions of interest for our 2020 program. Do you have what it takes?
Rites of passage have been the core of healthy ecosystems since human existence. They are vital to the survival of communities, the environment and individuals.
A rite of passage is a life shift into deeper self-responsibility. It nurtures dedication to steward harmony of the community and environment.
Through the sharing of traditional dreamtime story, indigenous culture and cultivating deeper connection to country, we develop the capacity to become eco-centric… we become initiated as adults, to better lead our community.
V I S I O N
Systemic change in Australia through eco-centric, authentic leadership.
M I S S I O N
To initiate leaders through connecting them to country, culture and community.
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