On this journey in the “Grand Canyon of the East”, you will experience a profound metamorphosis as you transform and awaken to your true self.
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On your journey to the “Grand Canyon of the East”, you will experience a profound metamorphosis as you transform and awaken to your true self. Under the guidance of Dr. Frances Carns, you will be tested physically, spiritually and emotionally; the result of these challenges will be an intense sense of empowerment and pride.

Participating in this retreat, you will be guided on one of the most empowering experiences of your life.
Under the breath-taking vista of the cascading waterfalls and natural wonder of the Genesee River gorge you will greet the Four Directions, Mother Earth and Father Sky. The fresh air, standing ones, magnificent waterfalls, ancient spirit rocks and healthy foods support you in conquering your hurdles. A challenging trail hike will test your physical body while providing the framework for peaceful in-depth soul searching, an opportunity to awaken the child within and acceptance of all experiences as they unfold. Getting to the root of your issues and growing from this new consciousness among compassionate friends and devoted Elders is what this retreat is based on. It is not about learning new things but “awakening” to that which your heart has always known but may have forgotten. It is about taking hatchet to those things that no longer serve the soul’s purpose and cutting lose any baggage inhibiting you from achieving your greatest potential.
Now is the time to awaken to your own truth!

You are your own creator. Along with Great Spirit you can create your truth awakening to love of self. Dr. Carns will teach you the deep understanding of the life force within live foods. You will learn how to prepare for the challenges you will encounter when you return back home. You will walk away from this retreat with new skills, tools, self-confidence, self-esteem and a healthy set of boundaries. You will take charge of your life knowing you can accomplish anything!

Who should join us?

Looking not only at the spiritual but Dr. Fran will also address possible medical reasons why women suffer with hormonal imbalances, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes and thyroid issues. There will be an overview of all mental, emotional and physical aspects: the wholeness of you…mind, body and spirit. Dr. Carns, who has earned the position as an Elder, will guide on a trail hike while working on the acceptance of all your experiences that have brought you to a place of guilt, anger, joy or pain. This is known as good medicine and bad medicine and the adult behaviors, which may be expressing unresolved issues in many unhealthy ways. Healing the wounds caused by others and reinforced through life by one’s own self-doubt; most have held on to truths that are not their own.

About Your Presenter

Having been raised and living most of her life according to Native American Ways, Fran has been awakening people for over 35 years under the guidance of her Elders.  Her Grandfather, Grey Feather, gave her the name “One Who Brings Hope”.   She holds this name sacred and it is the essential driving force behind her medical practice and spiritual work. She is very humble for all those who cross her path.  Fran’s fundamental passion is to assist others in becoming healthy and to shine as the Great Spirit intended.  As a gifted clairvoyant and shamanic visionary, she will guide you through your personal transformation.

Retreat Information

Program Rules

  • No alcohol or drugs, other than prescription medication, for 48 hours before the retreat. We need to work with a clean mind and clean body.
  • What goes on in the sacred circle stays in the sacred circle. Please refrain from all conversation related to retreat discussions and personal conversations.

What’s Provided

  • A light lunch
  • A full day introspective hike that will change your life forever!

What To Bring

  • Journal (journaling is required for reflection)
  • Dress in comfortable clothing (layer your clothing based on the weather forecast for the day)
  • Hiking shoes &  socks (recommended for your safety and comfort)

Location and Departure

  • Letchworth State Park is appoximately 35 miles south of the city of Rochester. A carpool to Letchworth will leave Angels At Work at 8:00 am. If you are driving please allow ample time to meet us at the retreat by 9:00 am.
  • For more location details and amenities visit the State Park information provided on the ►NYS.gov website.
  • An embedded Google Maps map and directions link are provided below.

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