Workshops & Retreats


Lisa Baker

It has been a love affair with God/Spirit from the beginning. Lisa’s journey to Spiritual Direction began early. As a companion and teacher, she ministered to church groups and individuals interested in exploring their spirituality

Laurelyn Baker

Laurelyn Baker is a pioneer in the field of Feng Shui, with over 1000 consultations given since 1991.  As a student of Feng Shui Grandmaster Lin Yun, and an enrolled member of the Little Shell

Michael Bancroft

Michael Bancroft was born in Cortez, Colorado to Kenneth and Veronica Bancroft. Michael’s father was Ute Mountain Ute from Towaco, Colorado. His mother is Tewa from Ohkay Owingeh, (formerly San Juan Pueblo) New Mexico. Michael

Stede Barber

Born in the mountains of North Carolina and raised in coastal New England, Stede Barber grew up surrounded by great influences of nature and fine art. Drawings filled her mother’s letters, friends’ pockets and classroom

Julie Barnes

Julie Barnes is a woman of faith whose relationship with the Divine is at the core of how she relates to the world. She has found much healing by opening to God’s presence in the

Kate Barrere

Kate Barrere is an award-winning professional artist living in Ojo Caliente, NM who has experience in the creative process for nearly 15 years. She has run her own gallery in Truchas, New Mexico, sold her

Valerie Bashaw

Valerie Doran Bashaw, of Grandview, Missouri, is a fiber/mixed media artist and fine arts educator. She received her Bachelors Degree from the Kansas City Art Institute and her Masters Degree from the University of Michigan.

Karen Basquez

Karen Basquez is a retired special education teacher and spiritual director. She serves on both the California and Ghost Ranch faculty of Stillpoint: The Center for Christian Spirituality. She is a facilitator and trainer for

Mindahi Bastida Muñoz

Mindahi Bastida Muñoz (Otomi) is General Coordinator of the Otomi-Hñahñu Regional Council in Mexico and a researcher and guardian of the ancestral sacred Otomi knowledge and original peoples of Mesoamerica. Mindahi is in charge of carrying

Jeanette Baust

Dr. Jeanette Baust continues her journey through evangelical, mainline, new thought and interfaith circles and has participated in church circles “forever.” She is one of many today who is exploring possible future paths for the

Alta Begay-Piechowski

Dr. Alta Begay-Piechowski, Diné, lives in Utah and Arizona. She grew up in a traditional home where Navajo culture and language were taught. Her extended family members are rooted in Navajo traditional healing practices and

Keven Bellows

Keven Bellows has been writing poems since childhood. She has two published collections-- Taking Your Own True Name and The Blue Darter, about her late husband's battle with Alzheimer's. She teaches poetry writing at UCLA's

OroLynn  (Goldie) Benson

OroLynn “Goldie” Benson has been a nurse in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico for 20 years. A hospice nurse for 8 years, she leads workshops on creating living wills and on end of life preparation.

Maggie Beyeler

Maggie Beyeler has been making ceramic art since 1987 when she chose to focus her life’s work on making beautiful objects for everyday use. From 1990-1993, she studied ceramics formally at the University of Colorado,

Judy Bierbaum

Judy Bierbaum, is a lover of life - in all of its many forms and flavors.  Through her many life experiences, she has come to see and believe in the presence and love of a

Gemma Black

Gemma Black is an Australian calligrapher and lettering artist. In 1991 she received a Winston Churchill Fellowship to study in Europe that allowed her to research, observe and learn the practice of calligraphy. She is an Honoured

Andrew Black

Andrew Black, currently serves as staff to US Senator Martin Heinrich, and parish associate at First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe, and is former Director of Constitutional Services for the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Annie Bloom

Annie Bloom is a naturalist for humanity ~ seeking and tending that which is essentially wild and untamed in all of our hearts. A gifted wilderness guide, she has taken people into places of extraordinary

Bob Hazeltine

Bob Hazeltine is an award-winning jeweler who has worked in the field for nearly 45 years with nearly every metal associated with jewelry design and manufacture. He taught at the Gemological Institute of America and

Dona Bolding

Dona Bolding is an ardent traveler and writer who has been leading hikes at Ghost Ranch since 2001. She is a former lawyer, Bible teacher and Ghost Ranch garbage worker.

Adam Booth

Adam Booth was born and raised in the hills of West Virginia, so he tells stories that blend and share generations of Appalachian and Jewish heritage with life lessons and a little bit of mischief. He is

Sharie Bowman

Sharie Bowman, MA is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Seattle Regional InterPlay Director. She has been leading InterPlay since 2004 and regularly leads the InterPlay Life Practice Program, The Secrets of InterPlay workshop, as

Catherine Bowman

Catherine Bowman was born in El Paso, Texas. She is the author of five collections of poems: 1-800-HOT-RIBS, Rock Farm, Notarikon, The Plath Cabinet and Can I Finish, Please?. She is the editor of Word

Kent Bowser

Kent Bowser lives in Santa Fe, NM and holds a BA in history of art; BS and MA, photography from Ohio State University; and has 26 years of experience in landscape photography. Humility, passion and

Clay Boykin

Clay Boykin is the Founder of the Men’s Fellowship Network; a rapidly growing global network welcoming spiritually minded men from all religious and non-religious traditions. Clay has over 38 years experience as a servant leader

Anita Bradshaw

Anita Bradshaw is a consultant, ordained pastor and theological educator in the United Church of Christ. Her doctoral work focused on a theological approach to congregation life and leadership, including a dissertation on conflict resolution

Linda Breitag

Linda Breitag is a songwriter and performer of peace, justice and creation songs.

Cynthia Brix

Rev. Cynthia Brix, M.Div, PhD (hon) is co-director of Satyana Institute and co-founder of the Gender Equity and Reconciliation International project, which has organized more than 100 workshops and trainings in nine countries for healing

Beth A. Broadway

Beth A. Broadway is currently the President/CEO of InterFaith Works, a 39-year old non-profit organization founded and operating in Central New York that affirms the dignity of each person and every faith community. Through its

Rita Nakashima Brock

Rev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock is Director of the Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School. Rita is the first Asian American woman ever to earn a doctorate in Theology (Claremont Graduate University, 1988) and

Susan Brown

Susan L. Brown has been an artist since her childhood, winning awards as a student in Ohio and in Chicago, at Northwestern University. Moving to CA in 1978, she continued studying drawing and painting at

William Brown

Dr. William Brown is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. Brown has abiding interests in the use of Scripture in the life of the church and in contemporary theological discourse. Some

Joanne Brown

Joanne Brown is a poet, writer, and writing teacher working with the Amherst Writers & Artists method. She turned her passion for writing into an award-winning career in corporate communications, helping large and small businesses

Valerie Brown

Valerie Brown is a leadership coach, leadership educator, and retreat leader and the Principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC.  She trained at the national Center for Transformational Leadership, Center for Courage & Renewal, and the

Joan Brown

Sister Joan Brown, osf, is a Catholic Franciscan sister from the Rochester, Minnesota community who serves as the Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. Her farm background, passion or the Sacred Earth Community and

Joelle Rae Brummett

Rev. Joelle Brummett is a Fuller Theological Seminary graduate and a PC(USA) minister. She has served in various capacities as a pastor since 2000. Having grown up in Colorado and lived in Montana and California,

Elizabeth Buckley

Elizabeth J. Buckley is a second-generation weaver of over 40 years and a lifelong artist who teaches and works in several media: drawing, watercolor, and hand woven French tapestry. For over 30 years, Elizabeth has

Connie Burkhart

Connie Burkhart is a true Renaissance woman who has sculpted her life to include all the passions of her heart and soul. She is a metal design artist, singer-songwriter, musician, southwest wilderness guide, worship leader, Airbnb

Jeri Burzin

Jeri Burzin says, “Sailing in the Caribbean first sparked my interest in photography. A desire to bring back beautiful images from these trips was my motivation as they were in stark contrast from my NY

Diana Butler Bass

Diana Butler Bass is an award-winning author and internationally known public speaker and thought leader on issues of spirituality, religion, culture, and politics. She has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, CBS, and FOX, has been interviewed

Karen Butts

Karen Butts is the Tours and Education Manager at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico where she develops curriculum for our tours, train guides and leads interpretive tours and walks. She became interested in Georgia O’Keeffe

Helen Byers

Helen Byers is an award-winning artist and educator who was born in Brazil and grew up in Mexico and the California Bay Area. She earned graduate degrees in English at UC Santa Barbara and later

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