Ecosystem of the Soul

photo of Mariam Baker

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  • Cost: $395
  • Deposit: $197

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Cost: $395
A three-day intensive Sufi SoulWork Retreat with Mariam Baker, Raphael Birney and Friends.

Bring your Passion for discovery, experience, integration and grace. Focus on Personal and Planetary Healing. Deepen listening to the ever-indwelling Spirit of Guidance, Master, Message, Mystery, Miracle, Mother. Bring celebratory clothing for the final evening Rainbow Sema.

“When your deep fear has found you A yellow sunflower grow beside you on the dunghill. You will be astonished as it turns to face you. It will marvel as fire comes to eat from you hand.” —Pir Moineddin Jablonski


Mariam Baker is a senior teacher of Sufi Ruhaniat International, a leader in the Dances of Universal Peace since 1974, and a senior teacher of the Mevlevi Order of America, practitioners of the “Turn.” Mother of five, including two sets of twins, she is a spiritual midwife and energy weaver dedicated to embodied spirituality, especially through the modality of SoulWork. She leads retreats and workshops around the world. A passionate gardener, a scholar and published author, most recently of Sacred Voices; Stories from the Caravan of Women, Mariam, as well, serves as Executive Director of the SoulWork Foundation.