Events & Specials Luminaire


The Divine Feminine

June 17 ~ 19, 2016

Integrating the Sacred in a community of intentional sisterhood.

Mavens’ Haven in Lucile, Idaho
$295 plus lodging

presented by~
Wendy Young
Jackie VanRixel
Renée Silvus
Chef Amy Klingler

Share sacred play.
Nurture yourself and revel in your gifts.
Learn from different paths and wisdom ages.
Support your community and generate healing.
Discover different faces of the sacred feminine.
Move into a fuller and more stable authenticity.

We invite you for a weekend of inner exploration and play.  Find support with your tribe, the expansive Lucile early summer, luscious meals, and facilitators passionate about all things sacred feminine.
We invite your to bring your curiosity, uncertainty, sense of adventure, griefs, radiance, and resistance.

We invite you to bring your closet, jewelry chest, and forgotten lower drawers. Bring the gowns, heels, bustiers, feathers, headdresses, pendants, sarongs, and capes.

We invite you to bring beautiful and comforting pillows, blankets, books, oracle decks, decorations, scent-free candles, musical instruments, and art supplies.

We invite you to leave at home your cell phone, computer, planning for meals, scheduler, and synthetic fragrances.

Retreat fee of $295 includes all meals Friday dinner through Monday breakfast.
Haven Lodging per night~ $25 twin shared, $50 queen private, $20 campingriver wagon.
View lodging here.

Please arrive Friday between 2 and 4 MST to get settled. Activities will begin at 4 pm and close Sunday at 5 pm.  You are invited to stay Sunday night to quietly integrate the weekend and enjoy the Haven. Sunday dinner and Monday breakfast will be provided.

To hold your accommodation, please send a $50 deposit to PO Box 2115, McCall, 83638 OR drop at Renée’s office on Deinhard Lane.

Please note that Renée will be in Rishikesh, India from March 4-April 20 with delays in communication.

Watch the Luminaire video created at Mavens’ Haven.

Watch our Mavens’ Haven video.

Your Facilitators

Wendy Young

Wendy has spent many years investigating what it means to build intentional community. In her work she hasWendy felt called to find a place of balance between logic and knowledge with intuition and wisdom. In honor of this balance, she received a Master’s Degree in Rural Community Development and undertakes continuing priestess training with the 13 Moon Mystery School. She is a member of the Priestess Presence Temple. She has spent the last two years developing her own process for embodying the Divine Feminine using Goddess archetypes. Her personal journey has led to some unexpected places, and she hopes that sharing her path may help others on their own journey
Jacquelyn Van Rixel
jackieJackie is a Visionary Artist with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking from Portland State University. Much of her spiritual insight is inspired by music and art festivals, transformational gatherings, sacred play, movement, healing circles, ceremonies, and earth celebrations. She integrates intuitions of her heart with wisdom from community elders and ancestors, research, teaching, exploration, communing with nature, and the infinite sisterhood. These experiences have instilled her desire for manifesting a creative life full of love and powerful healing. Jackie offers a visionary perspective to unify others in the immense beauty and blessings inherent in our existence. Read more at
Renée Silvus
1. Renee 1st. Edit  -6001Renée brings a blend of perspectives as an educator, therapist, and consultant.  She offers courses, retreats, community-building events and celebrations with her brand, Luminaire.  Her fascination with the faces of the Goddess included a summer long ago searching out sacred sites in Europe and more recently a Goddess Empowerment course with Sally Kempton. Currently she is enrolled in the Himalayan Yoga Tradition Teacher Training where she will study yoga, meditation, and Vedanta this spring in Rishikesh,India. Read more at
Amy Klingler
6. LIving room  Games, Portraits & Candids-4272Chef Amy discovered her talent and passion for healthy food shortly after moving to California from Idaho. Being surrounded by the bounty of fresh and local ingredients, she taught herself the benefits of clean, whole food nutrition.  In 2004 Amy’s Whole Food Creations was born and a culinary dream set into reality.  With a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Idaho and Certification in Food Safety and Preparation, she has long provided nutrition and lifestyle consultations.  She is a 2008 Harvest Fair award winner and has been personal chef to prestigious wineries and private clientele.  Amy specializes in alternative and restrictive diets such as gluten-free, dairy-free, raw food preparation, vegan and vegetarian cuisines. Read more at

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