Side Trips & More


Side Trips is a list of upcoming events, published in each issue of Four Winds Journal.  However, since exciting offerings present themselves much faster than we can publish them, this page is a biweekly updated list of events, workshops, conferences, ongoing courses, and more.


A collection of upcoming learning experiences and adventures. Enjoy!

Anytime: Introduction to Essential Oils.    Aromahead Institute.  Free course online.

Anytime:  Sufi Universal Fraternal Institute.   Sacred Events and Courses.

May 18-21, 2017: Oregon Doc Camp. Join Santa Fe DocuMentors Co-founder Jilann Spitzmiller at this intimate retreat for experienced non-fiction filmmakers. Registration deadline May 1. Silver Falls State Park, Sublimity, OR.

May 19-21, 2017: Sufi Mysticism and Ethics for Today’s Challenges. Introduction to Prayers and Zikar. Three day seminar with Murshida Rabia Perez-Chisti, PhD, and members of the Portland Sufi Community.


May 20, 2017:  Restoring the Dignity of Shame  with Renee Soule, MA, PhD.       10 AM – 4:30 PM at Center for the Sacred Stream, 2149 Byron St., Berkeley, CA.
August 22-27, 2017: Esoteric Quest in the Western Isles of Scotland. Megalithic, Celtic, and Norse cultures in the Outer Hebrides. Sponsored by the New York Open Center, 22 East 30th Street, New York, NY.

Facing North: Navigating Turbulent Times. Sign up here to download your copy of the video recording of our Spring Webinar. Orenda Healing International, Santa Fe, NM.

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