NMMW Events

NMMW Summer Gathering 2014 Registration is Open!

 New Mexico Men’s Wellness   Summer Gathering 2014   August 8 – 10, 2014   Thank you to all of you good men who contacted me with your ideas for the summer gathering. This will be a planned event, but most everyone agreed we just need to get together in a safe, supportive environment to speak our truth. Based on the feedback we will have several big talking circles and an... [Read more]

Registration is Open for the Fall Conference, October 23-26, 2014

YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND   THE 30TH NEW MEXICO MEN’S WELLNESS FALL CONFERENCE ON “FRIENDSHIP: MEN IN COMMUNITY”    OCTOBER 23-26, 2014 The 30th New Mexico Men’s Wellness Conference will be held October 23-26, 2014 at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico.  This year, the theme is “Friendship – Men in Community”, a celebration of the friendships that we have... [Read more]

Invite a Friend to the 2014 Fall Conference

Invite a Friend   to Join you at   The 30th New Mexico   Men’s Wellness Conference   October 23-26, 2014   The Fall Conference theme this year will be “Friendship”. Think about a close friend and what makes that friend so special. What is your common bond? How have you sustained and enriched the friendship over time? How have you resolved conflicts in the friendship? Have... [Read more]

Mario Hinojoza Memorial

Mario Hinojoza You are missed, Brother At the NMMW Spring Retreat in April there was significant discussion about the untimely passing from this life of the young man Mario Hinojoza who was one of our Men’s Wellness brothers, having attended and been active in the past two NMMW Conferences. Mario took his own life early this year.  After much discussion of our grief, anger, and other emotions,... [Read more]

NMMW Spring Retreat April 11-13, 2014

Men’s Health – Mind, Body, Spirit The 13th Annual New Mexico Men’s Wellness Spring Retreat. Photo: Joseph Woods. Registration is now open for this year’s Spring Retreat, April 11 – 13 at Hummingbird Music Camp just north of Jemez Springs, NM.  Bill Dean is leading the retreat with the Chittak (David Caldwell) serving as co-leader. OVERVIEW: The focus of this retreat is to address... [Read more]

Winter Gathering, February 20-24, 2014

25th Annual NM Men’s Wellness Winter Gathering February 20‐24, 2014 “Connecting with the Soul of Place” Uwe Schroeter and Lawrence Cook “If life is listening, then winter provides receptive dormant ground.” “The flow of winter teaches about the very essence of the aging process: letting go, surrendering to a slower pace, allowing more stillness.” “Winter” from Victor... [Read more]

Save the dates! NMMW Events in 2014

We have dates for all of our scheduled events in 2014, and will update this page with details (and links to more information) as they become available. Email addresses and some phone numbers for the leaders are included for those in need of more information before web pages are available. Winter Gathering at Cook’s Cabin in Southwestern Colorado February 20-24, 2014 Theme: Connecting with the... [Read more]

Qigong Information Available

For many years Doug Booth has been offering a great morning practice of Qigong to participants in most NMMW gatherings (Spring, Summer and Fall).  Many, many men who have done the practice with Doug have requested some information about the movements to make it easier for them to practice on their own.  After searching his archives, Doug has located the original materials from his teacher that describe... [Read more]

NMMW Website Has Moved!

New Mexico Men’s Wellness’ website has moved and now has a new primary website address: http://www.nmmw.org.  Most site visitors and regulars shouldn’t notice any changes (since the original addresses will automatically forward), but some of the Email forwards to “webmaster” and “announcements” may take a few days to get any bugs worked out.  NMMW wishes... [Read more]

A Blog from the 2011 Spring Retreat

New Mexico Men’s Wellness Spring Retreat April 15th-17th, 2011 By Manuel Tafoya (This post is Manuel’s written recording of his experiences at the 2011 Spring retreat.  Unless noted otherwise, photos were taken by Uwe Schroeter; Joseph Woods and Jim Connolly also provided a few images.  Most images are small “thumbnails”; to see the larger image, click on the thumbnail image.) Friday,... [Read more]

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