Cazadero, CA (2 Hours North of San Francisco)
Organizer: Jay Cradeur
707 540 3595 firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the Grail Men’s Weekend?
The Grail, which is created and delivered by the women of Shematrix, is a powerful initiation ritual. Following are words from the Shematrix website:
The Grail is a life-changing, transformational journey for men based around a rite of initiation for each man. It is an initiation into the feminine mystery and thus uniquely guided by three women who serve as midwives through this extraordinary and powerful rite of passage.
The three-day weekend is challenging, and requires courage and the willingness to meet the unknown. It also requires that each man feel his longing to meet his own unique essence, his most authentic and essential nature. It is a reclamation of part of a man’s soul and allows tremendous healing and transformation.
As each man is willing to feel and experience his own limitations, fears, and wounds, as well as behaviours that don’t serve him anymore, he is supported and held in the most loving and sacred space.
He allows for a powerful breakthrough and the possibility to welcome his wild and instinctual self, his full potential as a man.
Each man’s own rite of initiation, as well as being witness to the journeys of others, allows him to find right relationship to himself, his body, his loved ones, his community and the earth – symbolised in the image of the green man that is used for The Grail. This archetypal figure stands in many cultures for rebirth into male power in harmony with nature and the feminine.
Many speak of a homecoming, a self-remembrance, a deeper grounding in their own masculine being, and a life-changing experience through this weekend journey. There can be a new and deeply satisfying experience of brotherhood. The Grail offers a vast and limitless, healing and safe space that can hold anything, and offers the most amazing and unique transformation.
The Grail is a 3 day weekend experience, Friday morning through Sunday evening. You will need to arrive Thursday night. Most men stay Sunday night and leave Monday morning. The price of the event is $1,200 plus a residential fee of $ 245 which covers all your food, materials, and lodging Thursday evening through Monday morning. We will be holding this Grail in Northern California at the Black Mountain Retreat Center in Cazadero, CA. This is a gorgeous venue with walking trails, scenic views, tall trees, majestic birds, and quiet. To apply, to ask questions, to inquire, please call the event organizer, Jay Cradeur at 707 540 3595. Jay has participated in 10 Grail events.
The Grail, Spring 2014 Venue – Black Mountain Retreat Center, Cazadero, CA