The Vox Mundi Project, Mystery School of the Voice, will have a three-day residential retreat and teacher training at Origin with Vox Mundi founder Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT, Grammy®-nominated musician, composer, voice-culturist and recording artist.
“Evolving is dissolving… Secret sound just is;
we perceive it with the mind that’s clear…
It’s like a revelation that comes from a non-conceptual state.”
– Silvia Nakkach (from her latest book Free Your Voice)
Divine Origin Vocal Cultures Retreat
A Vox Mundi Experience with Silvia Nakkach
May 13-May 16, 2016
Origin at Rancho de San Juan
Ojo Caliente, New Mexico USA
Come bathe in the vocal offerings of some of the most soulful devotees of sacred sound under the direction and guidance of Grammy® nominee, Silvia Nakkach. Experience the sacred lands at Origin in conjunction with an exceptional group of teachers and advanced sound practitioners in the world renowned Windows of the Earth Cave Sanctuary on the grounds at Origin.
This retreat is open to all, including Silvia’s established students as well as newcomers. Origin owner and founder Jill Marie Inanna will facilitate portions of the program with Silvia.
Advance your practice with Silvia’s Supervision Sessions, enjoy Silvia’s teachings and devotional chanting in one of the most sacred sites of the country. The retreat includes time in the unique Windows of the Earth Cave Sanctuary as well as other areas on the grounds at Origin. Refresh, relax and revitalize your energy, focusing on your inner work inspired by the beauty of nature all around.
This is a rare opportunity to discover the mysteries and treasures of your own sound and voice potential, while having close contact and support from other gifted and experienced advanced students. Locals will be pleased to know that Santa Fe’s own Madi Sato, a student of Silvia’s, will attend the retreat. Madi is sure to enliven the experience with her unique way of carrying song for all.
Registration opens at 3 PM Mountain on May 13. You may opt to check in a day early, beginning at 3 PM Mountain on May 12, to relax and get to know Origin; the extra night of lodging is included in the retreat rate. There will be an integration ceremony on Sunday evening at 6 PM Mountain for those who need to leave early. Otherwise, the retreat ends on Monday, May 16, at noon.
The retreat experience features:
- Daily Yoga, Chi Kun and somatic practices
- Essential oils and meditation
- Sound exploration in the spectacular Windows of the Earth Cave Sanctuary
Accommodations at Origin include luxury guest casitas as well as shared lodging in the main house (Casa Venado). All guests will enjoy use of community areas including the expansive Casa Venado living room with crystal bowl collection, indoor and outdoor dining spaces, and a well-appointed community kitchen.
Retreat cost includes four nights of accommodation, all teachings and a visit to Ra Paulette’s cave sanctuary.
Shared accommodation rates
$380 US per person through April 30, $450 US beginning May 1. Taxes apply. Meals not included.
Private accommodation rates
$760 US per person through April 30, $900 US beginning May 1. Taxes apply. Meals not included.
- $20/day for meals at Origin, collected at time of arrival.
- General admission to Ojo Caliente Hot Springs for soaking, paid directly to the spa. Click here for details and rates.
This is an incredible opportunity to enjoy luxury accommodations on sacred lands with one of the foremost sound healing instructors in the world. Be sure to reserve your space today!
Arrive May 12 or May 13 into Albuquerque International Airport (roughly 1 hour and 45 minutes away from Origin) or Santa Fe Municipal Airport (roughly 50 minutes from Origin).
Depart either late Sunday, May 15, or Monday morning, May 16 by noon.
We suggest renting a car at the airport for your scenic drive to Origin, or contacting White Buffalo Shuttle (Kevin is our contact) at or call 831.359.8077. Upon request, we will connect participants interested in ride sharing.
Retreat reservations through Origin at 505.247.2374. Or email us.
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