OVERVIEWLovely urban retreat for individuals who wish to enjoy a 3-7 day intensive shamanic experience with 20 year shamanic teacher and practitioner. Rest, Renew and Rejuvenate with healthy meals, healing sessions and teachings.
Under the influence of the Tucson mountains with 360 views of the Santa Catalinas, Rincons and Santa Ritas, the student/guest will experience the dual power of mountains and desert. Magdala Sanctuary is set up especially for retreats. A comfortable room with desk, trundle bed, dresser and private bath are provided. 3 healthy meals a day are included. Each retreat is custom designed for the guest in terms of teachings and healings. There will be daily time for quiet reflection outdoors and indoors. The sounds of water from fountains inside and out will sooth the guest. Spiritual symbols and art grace the center throughout. Your host is a long term teacher, workshop facilitator, artist and author.
Day begins with quite meditation and Calling In Ceremony anywhere from 6:30 to 7:30 am followed by nutritious breakfast.
Quite time and daily toilet follows.
Teaching for 2 hours then transpires.
One hour of reflection and class work.
Afternoon teaching for 2-3 hours.
Reflection time 1-2 hours
Movies, Reading, Writing
Lights out 11:00 pm.
Retreat PricePrice is based on approximately $225 a day which includes all meals, snacks, healings, teachings, and pickup and drop off at airport.
Separate room with separate bathroom.
Travel ArrangementArrival 3 pm. Near airport and host will pick up. Departure 11:00 am.
- Amari Magdalena started The Institute for Shamanic Synthesis in 1995 and has been teaching shamanic practices and cross-cultural shamanism since the early 90's. She has taught at universities, colleges, bookstores, adult education centers, and other venues. Her open-ended style and ability to help the guest/student feel valued is unparalleled. Magdalena is the author of "Beyond the Four Agreements: Mastering the Inner Shields of Transformation."
“Magdala Sanctuary is the quintessential retreat spot. From the moment you enter the Sanctuary space you feel the Divine energies embrace you indoors and out! Spending time here is a true Blessing.” Arlene H. Siegel, MA Tucson
“Visiting Magdala Sanctuary opened a portal into a deeper connection with nature and the elementals within the energy of the Tucson Mountains. I will certainly return here on more than one occasion to rest in the arms of the Divine Mother.” Jeanne Marie Tucson
My stay at Magdala Sanctuary was nothing less than heavenly...Amari Magdalena is an elegant hostess who provides a nourishing, relaxing and peaceful atmosphere for her guests. I hope to return in the near future. Carol Lewistown MT
“Magdalena Sanctuary is a sweet bit of heaven. The close peaks of the Tucson Mountains add their majesty to this peaceful sanctuary. You will be glad you took some time here to rejuvenate.” Harmony West, Santa Fe, NM
“Time spent at Magdala Sanctuary was renewing and grounding, in authentic style of the casa. Amari embraces, heart to heart dialogue, which is part of healing.” Patricia Federico-Ruiz, L.M.P. Mesa AZ
“Amari, is a fantastic host. It felt like I was part of her family. The energy helps you open up to new possibilities of life! The mountain views are magnificent! ” Jerrome D. North Phoenix
“We were so happy with the wedding at your beautiful place!” Kisa and Bryan Tucson Attendees marveled at the lovely ceremony, art-filled venue and marvelous views. Compliments abounded!