Imagine feeling supported, creative, and nourished. Nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. The depth and beauty of four mountain ranges as your backdrop.

Imagine an oasis 5 minutes from colorful Santa Fe. One where you walk lush grounds.

Where the food nourishes the soul, as well as the body. And best, is prepared for you.

The full moon rises as you gaze on far vistas at the breath-taking New Mexican sunset. There’s a chill in the air, but you linger as the moon rises higher, glows white over adobe walls.




Imagine you wake before everyone else. You sit in the courtyard. And feel yourself opening inside.

You’ve stepped out of ordinary time. This is your time.


Are you ready for an experience that delights the soul? Creative play. Writing. Art making. Free of judgement or expectation, or ways it ought to be. To explore and engage  with the empowered feminine that is You


Madonna – Contemporary Ally

Teacher, nurturer, wise woman, healer, steadfast confidant, bestower of miracles, wonder woman.

This is your invitation.


IHM Retreat & Conference Center
Santa Fe’s hidden secret just 2 miles from the Santa Fe Plaza
March 1 – 4, 2018

(why the Madonna is called the most powerful woman in the world here)

Your journey begins now. We’ll gather & dream into what’s possible.



The Santa Fe sky that inspired & transformed artists & writers for generations. Let the beauty inspire & transform you!

Photo: Tom Shahan

An overview of the Madonna, her symbology and images.

Writing & art exercises that prepare the soul, emotions, mind, & body for discovery and contemplation. You’re guided with poetry, prompts, images, and thoughtful insights. You write freely. Engage with paint and color. Create with intention. Free of expectation or judgement. All to invite mindful exploration & connection with the empowered feminine within you. No experience necessary.

Everything for creative expression through writing and art making. Simply bring your creative heart, notebook & pen.

Unscheduled time in the studio to write and make art, and to walk the lush campus…to process your experience.

Feed the body, nourish the soul is our hallmark. Organic, made-from scratch options for every offering. All dietary needs accommodated. This experience includes dinner Thursday, three meals Friday & Saturday. Breakfast Sunday. Snacks throughout the days for your comfort.

3 nights single accommodations in a room unique and calming in its simplicity. The IHM Retreat Center is steeped in history. The energy nurtures the spirit & invites you to cultivate the richness of life.


Your personal journal filled with images and words for connection to your wisest, strongest Self, and an ally. 

Heloise Jones (Author, Speaker, Writer’s Consultant) Author of the #1 bestselling book, “The Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom.” Heloise combines deep intuition with years of study in craft and process + fields of wisdom & experience from a host of supportive holistic tools. She specializes in helping writers finish their written works, write more freely, and adopt the writer’s mindset that keeps them writing.

Kendall Sarah Scott, Come to the Story ™ (Visionary Artist, Depth Coach) Kendall navigates the realms of transformation thru the medium of Art, Poetry, Paint and Brush. Trained in the Color of Woman method as a Certified Intentional Creativity® Teacher, she expands your experience while drawing on expressive arts in the medium of collage, symbolic imagery and inquiry. She delights in the exploration of Divine Feminine in the field of Contemporary Symbolism.

*Airfare and ground transportation to/from IHM Retreat Center are not included in this package.

Personal 1:1 exploration & process with Heloise Jones. Specific to your goals and desired outcomes. $150/session.

Private additional art & process consultations with Kendall @ $150/session

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When the principles of the feminine are embodied, change occurs.