The magical land of Sedona!
The magical land of Sedona!

Sacred Circularities in Sedona.

I have been waiting for this for a long, long time.

Eagerly waiting, I might add.

Ann Humphreys and Jaguar Mary were in Sedona together about 2 years ago.

They danced on the land and felt it’s power, and thought “Hey! This would be an amazing place for a hoop retreat!”

Since Jaguar Mary is the primary creatrix of the legendary Sacred Circularities hoop dance and movement meditation retreats, she conspired to make it happen.

The Sedona retreat was scheduled for December 2012.

I’m pretty sure I was the first to sign on, about a minute after tickets went on sale in January 2012.

Sedona is my favorite place on the plane and hoop dance is one of my favorite things as you know, so I was going to be there no matter what. Even though I work in the restaurant industry, with December being the busiest time of the year and my biggest cash cow, I was going to be there somehow.

I went to Sedona on a Soul Adventure in 2010. It was as epic as it sounds. Completely amazing, life affirming wonderfully awesomely amazing. Did I say amazing? Well, it was. Sedona is magical. The area has been held as sacred for many, many generations, and has a deeply uplifting spiritual power. The land is full of energetic vortexes,  which, if you are sensitive to energy, are incredibly intense to visit.

Me, on a rock, in Sedona
Me, on a rock, in Sedona



As excited as I was for the event, it turned out that December was a bad time for everyone, so the retreat was rescheduled to October 2013. I was relieved when I found out about the date change. I wasn’t disappointed as I knew this would work out better for everyone, myself included.

I have had a LOT of time to be excited for this though, and I can’t believe it’s almost here. After traveling to Bali for Sacred Circularities in April, I have a better idea of just how much awesome this will entail!

The  retreat center itself looks spectacular, the schedule looks amazing, and I keep hearing about little touches that will make it even better, like smoothies from my favorite restaurant in Sedona, The Chocola Tree available in between classes. Just as refreshing as the young coconuts (from the trees right beside our hoop space) opened for us during class in Bali.

I’ve spent the last 2 years imagining how wonderful it will be to hoop on the sacred land in Sedona. I’ve spend the months since Bali waiting to return to the same community atmosphere we had there, and I’ve spend the last couple weeks deciding which hoops to bring. Tonight, I’ll figure out the rest.

I leave tomorrow morning, and I’m spending a day in Sedona soaking up the magic, and going to a few really cool new age practitioners before heading to the retreat on Sunday.

I am beyond excited, because I know this is going to be another life changing, amazing adventure!


Me on a vision quest in Sedona in '09
Me on a vision quest in Sedona in ’09

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