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48th Annual A.R.E. Mid-South Retreat at Montgomery Bell State Park
Edgar Cayce's Wisdom & The Four Directions of the Medicine Wheel: Sharing the Shaman's Path to Transformation with Nancy Chrisbaum
A locally sponsored event by the A.R.E. Mid-South Area Team
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November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Burns , TN

Edgar Cayce's Wisdom & The Four Directions of the Medicine Wheel: Sharing the Shaman's Path to Transformation


...he who understands nature walks close with God.

-Edgar Cayce Reading 1904-2

The Cayce readings tell us we are “co-creators” in this world and the Inca Shamans say we have the power “to dream our world into being.” As a Shaman trained in the Peruvian tradition and a former 17-year employee of the ARE in Virginia Beach, Nancy will compare the Shamanic traditions with Edgar Cayce’s wisdom. Over the weekend, she will describe the transformative power of the Medicine Wheel, the role of Nature in both Shamanism and Edgar Cayce’s work, as well as leading experiential exercises to enhance intuitive development and paths for personal transformation. This weekend retreat will include:

  • A review of similarities between Shamanism & Cayce's perspective on energy, nature, and life
  • Nancy's personal journey working with dreams and intuition to become a practicing Shaman
  • How the Four Directions can be used to set a path for individual development
  • The transformative power of the Medicine Wheel for releasing old patterns and reclaiming energy
  • Intuitive group work and a Soul's Destiny Journey to the Upper Realms
  • Experiential exercises to enhance intuitive development & personal transformation
  • Guided Shamanic Journey to discover each person's Spirit Animal Guide

Friday: 4 PM Registration begins; 7 PM Orientation 7:30 PM Program begins.
Saturday: 9:00 AM-Noon Program; 2-5:00 PM Mini-workshops; 7-9:30 PM Program.
Sunday: 9:00-11:30 AM Program conclusion.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Make your own room reservations with Montgomery Bell State Park Inn (800-250-8613). Be sure to identify yourself as “Association for Research & Enlightenment” so that you can be counted as part of the block of rooms reserved for us.  If you would like help finding a roommate contact the retreat registrar. Campsites and group villas/cabins are available through the Inn.

Cost to register is $55.00 per adult; $40.00 each for Seniors (62 and up), Students, or two people from the same family. Discount expires September 22, so register early! For more information contact Registrar, Greta Heru, 901-206-6289, or email

DIRECTIONS: State Park Inn located 8 miles east of Dickson on U.S. Highway 70, west of Nashville. Eastbound: Leave I-40 at exit 172 north onto Hwy 46. Drive 4 miles then take a right on Hwy 70 (at Rite Aid Drug Store). Drive 4 miles and turn right at the small brown “Park Entrance” sign. Follow signs within the Park to Inn/conference center (through woods 2 miles). Westbound: Leave I-40 at exit 182 turn left onto Hwy 96, go 12 miles to U.S. Hwy 70. Turn right on Hwy 70, proceed 2.5 miles, turn right into park entrance as above.

Additional Info and Schedule
November 1 - 3, 2019
Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns, Tennessee
1020 Jackson Hill Rd
Burns, TN 37029
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Greta Heru

provides audiences with a unique perspective by comparing insights from the Edgar Cayce readings with the indigenous traditions of ancient Peru. A staff member at Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. for 17 years and a graduate of the Four Winds’ Light Body School, Nancy is an author, filmmaker, Reiki Master and Certified Luminous Energy Healer. A practicing Shaman who lectures on spiritual growth-related numerous topics, Nancy is co-author of “Awaken Your Inner Voice: A Guide to Intuition, Dreams, Meditation, Past Lives and Your Soul’s Creative Purpose.” Her natural, light-hearted approach and practical insights into profound subjects engages audiences nationwide.