NMMW Events

Winter Gathering, Feb 26 – Mar 2

26th Annual NM Men’s Wellness Winter Gathering February 26 – March 2, 2015 Please Note: As of January 15, the Winter Gathering is full.  We are still accepting men for the waiting list and will alert those listed of any cancellations as they occur. Stillness   Uwe Schroeter and Lawrence Cook “Be still.  Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” ― Lao Tzu “A man gets used... [Read more]

Save the dates! NMMW Events in 2015

We have dates for all of our scheduled events in 2015, 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 26- March 2, 2015 Theme: Solitude Contact:... [Read more]

Review of the 30th NMMW Fall Conference

THE 30TH NEW MEXICO MEN’S WELLNESS FALL CONFERENCE WITH THE THEME OF “FRIENDSHIP: MEN IN COMMUNITY”  OCTOBER 23-26, 2014 The 30th New Mexico Men’s Wellness Conference was held October 23-26, 2014 at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico.  Over the four days the theme of “Friendship – Men in Community” was explored in depth from many perspectives.  Almost a quarter of the men participating... [Read more]

2015 Father-Daughter Gathering

The Giving Tree Exploring the “Give” and “Take of our Relationships The Annual Father/Daughter Gathering Ghost Ranch, New Mexico May 22-25, 2015 The planning process is underway for the Annual Father/Daughter Gathering at Ghost Ranch.  As of this writing we are finalizing the arrangements with Ghost Ranch and expect to have registration open sometime in January, 2015.  We have... [Read more]

NMMW Summer Gathering 2014

 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]

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]

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]

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