COB EXPERIENCE: RELAXING RETREAT INTO THE WORLD OF EARTH, WATER AND WOOD

Location: 

Coquille, OR

Instructors: 

Josephine Thomason and Shay Salomon

Start Date: 

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

End Date: 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Cost: 

$950

Accommodations: 

Includes all meals, camping is available free of charge

Description: 

LEARN THE TECHNIQUE OF OREGON COB CONSTRUCTION! 

JOIN US for eight days with eight women in the beautiful lush rain forest preserve at the Cob Cottage Company’s Village (Cobville )far from cars and screens in Coquille Oregon. HEAL, EDIFY, AND STRENGTHEN YOURSELF through experiencing how simple earthen architecture ( Cob Cottages ) blends so sweetly with the beauty of the natural rain forest landscape. TOUR, EXPLORE AND LEARN FROM THE STORIES TO BE TOLD FROM LIVING IN TWENTY YEAR OLD COB COTTAGES.

 ADOPT A  COB COTTAGE OR PROJECT FOR YOUR LONG TERM USE.

 LEARN THE POSSIBILITIES OF OREGON COB CONSTRUCTION ( which is built from
      the ground under your feet) FINISHING SKILLS, SCULPTURE, MAINTENANCE AND 
      LOVING CARE. 

ENJOY SILENT MEDITATIVE MORNINGS BALANCED WITH FRIENDLY 
     COMPANY OF OTHER HUMANS IN THE AFTERNOONS.
ask us about CHILDCARE.

      DAILY SCHEDULE:       (Nothing is compulsory)
7-7:30 breakfast
8-12 silent, meditative earth work 
12-1:30 lunch
2-5 chatty, melodic earth work 
5-6 dinner
6-8 discussions and presentations about social, spiritual and technical aspects of natural building.


(You are invited to  choose for yourself what to attend.  The forest paths are always available for deeper retreat just don’t get lost!)


Workshop leaders:

Josephine Thomason has been exploring natural building for over 20 years. She has built numerous structures out of straw, mud, and recycled materials. She has taught many people to do so through the Sonoran permaculture guild. She focuses on energetic architecture to enhance the already existing environment and
works with the earth to allow the building to blossom. bringing energetic awareness and artistic vision to the process of natural building.

josephinethomason.com


Shay Salomon is most known in the natural building movement for her book, Little House on A Small Planet, a guide to the small house movement.  She has built several houses and assisted numerous women to build their own.  Her past building workshops include an eight-week long meditative retreat that created the Bear Hermitage at the Lama Foundation. https://www.resourcesforlife.com/library/people/shay-salomon/


Possible Additional presenters
Linda Smiley, Carole Crews, Ianto Evans

REGISTER TODAY AS THERE IS LIMITED SPACE FOR THIS UNIQUE SPECIAL EVENT!

Register HERE