I was nervous going into my first retreat with Tanya…it took me about a year to actually sign up for one! From the moment I arrived, I began to feel things moving and shifting for me and found myself gaining insights and messages from my body. Each group session allowed me to go deeper within. I found that the witnessing of the group, along with guidance from Tanya, allowed me to access some major beliefs I didn’t realize were holding me back in different areas of my life. Tanya did a wonderful job supporting and guiding me to to feel safe, look at, and shift these beliefs. Having time in between sessions allowed me time to process, and the healing energy of the mountains enhanced this for me as well.
I have now attended several retreats with Tanya, and I have to say that the most recent one in Ridgway, CO was the most profound. In the very first session, Tanya took us on a guided vision quest. Almost immediately I was joined by my mother, who has passed, and a buffalo. I was told years ago that the buffalo is my spirit animal. Buffalos always face into a storm. I found myself seeing a memory where I was called a boy. I realized at that time that I needed to invite in and re-integrate my divine feminine, which had left years ago due to trauma. This was so powerful for me. Tanya was a gentle guide and supported me through this process. I don’t think that I could have done it otherwise.
The effects and work of the retreat are still continuing, and I believe that I was able to do deep healing work in a shorter amount of time because of it. I’m truly grateful for Tanya and the work that she does. I have been able to change and improve my life because of it, and I look forward to continuing to work with her. I’ve even signed up for another retreat!