The Fires of Transformation

The Feminine Mysteries of BeltaneBeltane_by_Vinyariel

When:  Sunday, May 4th, – 10:30 – 4:30

Where:  Rocky Creek – Big Sur, California


Cost:   $125.00 for the day

 This sacred offering is an invitation for you dear sisters to become: An Initiated Woman in the Feminine Mysteries!  

The powerful energy of Beltane creates an ancient and profound opportunity to express your full feminine power & glory!  Beltane means the Bright Fire- It is the festival that marks the half way point between Spring and Summer!  We will be in the wild forest of Big Sur allowing the nature spirits to guide our way!



Fire – We will jump the Beltane fires of purification and healing!

Berry Creek Falls, Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Water – We will be baptized in the sacred waters of Big Sur.


Earth – We will surrender our bodies to the Great Mother – to release, to keen, to howl, to make vast space in our psyches for the fertile dreams of our souls to be born! 


Nature – We will commune with the old growth redwood trees and honor their wisdom! 


Mineral – We will honor the mineral spirits to listen to the new story that wishes to be born through you!


And our final ritual will be the sacred marriage- We will jump the broom to marry our Wild Souls to our  Holy Spirits!

This Ritual Day is calling you if:

*You wish to fully embody, rejoice, delight in your female body!

*You are ready to release the old stories that have kept you from fully embracing the sacredness of your mind, body, soul and spirit!

*You are longing to be in a circle of women!

*You desire to have a healthy, joyful, loving soul filled relationship with your inner and outer beloved!

In this day long retreat you will receive:

Your divine birthright to know your are a powerful, sensual, creative, woman with gifts to share with the world!

Details to prepare for this ritual day will be sent upon registration!

Payment must be received by April 21st to reserve your space!  Payment can be mailed to Reda Rackley 65 Middle Canyon Road  Carmel Valley or if you have a paypal account:

Space is limited to 13 women!


Your guides into the Mysteries of Beltane are:

Reda Rackley, M.A., is a cultural mythologist, author, educator, storyteller, expressive artist, medium and shamanic counselor. She lectures and facilitates women’s retreats bridging mythology, depth psychology, and spirituality. Reda was initiated into the indigenous medicine of the Dagara tribe in Burkina Faso, West Africa and teaches ancient shamanic traditions through storytelling, ritual, art and divination. Published selections are included in The Circle Continues Women Respond to the Circle of Stones, Judith Duerk, ed. Kiss me Goodnight, Stories and Poems by Women Who Were Girls When their Mothers Died, Ann O’Fallon & Margaret Vaillancourt, eds, The Anthology of Monterey Bay Poets, Ryan Masters, ed & . Reda’s C.D. “Mud, Blood, and Blackberries: Fictional Memoirs.”

Reda received her B.A. in Psychology with a special focus on Women’s Spirituality . She graduated from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara with an M.A. in Mythology and Depth Psychology.


Melina Wates, B.A., C.M.P., Clinical Hypnotherapist, Rosen Bodywork Practitioner is in private practice in Pacific Grove, California. She also leads womens’ healing retreats to the Big Island, Hawaii and is committed to helping others heal with her hands and heart.