The Dance of the Deer Foundation Center for Shamanic Studies was founded by Brant Secunda in 1979. Its goal is to support the Huichol Indians in keeping their shamanic traditions alive, to preserve their cultural and economic survival, and to bring the power and joy of this ancient wisdom to our modern world.
Wake up immersed in natural beauty in time for breakfast around 8 or 9. Have a moment to rest before joining morning circle to express appreciation for your life and good luck to be part of this world. Learn individualized exercises to incorporate nature into your life to establish balance and strength. Break for lunch before heading out to experience the power of one of New Zealand's natural treasures such as geothermal geysers, hot springs on the beach, or an active volcano. Return for a fresh, gourmet meal and evening session before heading back to your luxury accommodations always located somewhere fantastic whether on the side of a lake or the ocean.