NMMW Events

Fall Conference is October 25-28, 2018

Registration is now open.  “Early Bird” registration available NOW! DADCON 2018: A Conference on Fatherhood New Mexico Men’s Wellness invites you to the 34th NMMW Fall Conference, DADCON 2018, a retreat for fathers, uncles, grandfathers, and mentors at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu New Mexico.  The retreat runs from Thursday Evening, October 25th through Sunday, October 28th at noon.... [Read more]

Man Alive! Spring 2018 Edition now Online!

Thanks to the efforts of Hank Blackwell and a host of contributors, the first assembled, edited and published edition of Man Alive! since the last printed version in 2008 has been produced and published for your reading pleasure.  No, it is not a paper edition (as these things have become too expensive and difficult to produce), but it is a 30-page printable Acrobat PDF version.  For those who like... [Read more]

Save the Dates for Future NMMW Events

The dates and locations for major events in the future are listed below! Details, including themes, leader contacts, details and links to event web pages, and other information posted and linked here as they become available. All NMMW events are open to and inclusive of all men regardless of age, ethnicity, race and sexual orientation.  Check back as we add details as they become available.  This... [Read more]

Additions to NMMW Website

We have added a couple of new interactive features to the NMMW web site to help better serve our community.  These are also linked on the menu lines (the nondescript text items just above this post) but the links below provide direct access.  Here’s what’s new: A Contact Page (http://www.nmmw.org/contact/) has been added to enable members and visitors to communicate directly with NMMW... [Read more]

Caleb Beck

We lost an amazing young man with a kind heart, fantastic mind, and beautiful soul this week – our dear, young brother, Caleb Beck. (This obit was written by Hannah Beck, Caleb’s sister, and posted on Caleb’s Facebook page, and is reposted here by request of Caleb’s father, Robby Beck.) It is with enormous pain that I share the news with you: Caleb Beck was found dead August... [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]

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]

NMMW’s Men’s Group Exchange

Men’s Support Groups are at the core of what New Mexico Men’s Wellness is all about.  We have developed an online “exchange” by which Support Groups looking for new Men in the area (mostly Albuquerque and Santa Fe but with some groups in Las Cruces and Southwestern Colorado) can be matched with men who are looking for support groups.  To find out more about this effort and... [Read more]

The 25th NMMW Anniversary volume is now available

At the 25th Annual New Mexico Men’s Wellness Fall Conference, we were presented with an incredible 25th Anniversary volume celebrating NMMW activities over the past quarter century. As one who is relatively new to Men’s Wellness (and who was expecting a small simply printed volume) I was blown away by this 96 page soft-cover book with over a hundred images (most in color) that outline... [Read more]

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