Shamanic Gateless Writing Retreat

For the first time ever, the singular magic of the Shamanic Journey and the bliss of Gateless Writing find confluence in this four-day once-in-a-lifetime retreat November 7th-10th, 2019 in Indian Cove, CT.

This retreat gifts you with the transformational power of shamanic healing, where you discover the written word as a conduit to the divine.

In the land of surface dwellers, this is a retreat for the deep diver, the writer who wants to play in the haven of the sacred. Using ancient wisdom from the ancestors and some of the most consecrated rituals from the Shamanic tradition, you will find yourself in an astonishing state of bliss and systemic integration. Designed to crack open conditioning and discover the brilliant genius inside, this is your sanctuary, a tonic to intensify that which is splendid within.

You will experience:

  • An intimate group experience, where you will be nurtured with a sense of safety and community.
  • Shamanic healing to assist you in shedding past conditioning and opening the portals to your own ancient wisdom.
  • Daily Thai head massage + deep energy work to free the body from physical and emotional blocks.
  • Gateless Writing salons that uncover inner potency and allow you to lean into your innate strength and talent as a creative.
  • Home-cooked meals from culinary genius Renata Rokicki, belly-laughter, metamorphosis and profound nurturing.

Arrival: Thursday, November 7th at 5:00.

Closing Ceremony: Sunday, November 10, the retreat will be completed by 2:00.

Where: The retreat will be held in Indian Cove in the town of Guilford, CT, 1.5 hours from NYC, 2 hours from Boston and a 50 minute car/shuttle ride from Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT.

Cost: Pricing includes 4 days of Shamanic ceremony, Reiki, Thai head massage, Gateless Writing salons, supportive peer support for your work-in-process, a personal chef and private feedback to your inbox to point to your unique genius on the page and the power in your work.

Single room in the retreat house with attached bath: $2300 (only two left)
Single room in either retreat house: $1875 (three left).
Shared room: $1575 (one left)
Day student rate only for those residing in New Haven County: $1350 (includes everything: meals, shamanic work, salons, bodywork etc...)

Cancellation policy: you may cancel a month ahead of retreat for a full refund, after that, the deposit will not be refunded.

Your Facilitator:
Suzanne Kingsbury She is trained in Reiki  and certified in Thai Head Massage and can "read" a writer through touch.  She began work as a scribe channel while she was leading her first Gateless Teacher Training in 2014, receiving messages from a divine source of unconditional love that helped writers find clarity and power in their words.  As a writing intuit, she uses the sacred spirit of the word to understand deep patterning and repeated archetypes in a writer's work, that leads to profound alchemy in their lives.

An award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author, Suzanne's work has been translated widely abroad and optioned for film. In 2007 after graduating from the Bennington College Masters in Fine Arts program, Suzanne founded Gateless Writing, an internationally-acclaimed organization whose unique methodology combines brain science, ancient Zen techniques and therapeutic nurturing to develop writers’ unique talent and singular genius, enabling them to move through residual blocks and create domain-changing prose. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Award and the Oxford Town Fiction Award and her work has been profiled in Rolling Stone Magazine(European edition), the Guardian, the LA Times, O Magazine, BuzzFeed, Bustle, Thrive Global (top writing retreat of 2017) NPR syndicates and more...

Through retreats, workshops, one-on-one intensives and career training programs, Suzanne has helped countless writers on their way to landing top agents, signing lucrative book deals and winning prestigious literary awards. Her writers have also been profiled in some of the world's top media outlets including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CBS, NBC, ABC, Forbes, USA Today, the Jane Pauley show and more.  She believes if you are a writer, you have been tapped by the divine to be a conduit for a message only you can tell and that you can move a crowd with the power of your story.