ARCHERY WEEKEND WORKSHOP

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Course Description

Join us for this knowledge-packed weekend workshop on traditional archery!

Archery holds an expansive place in the story in our human history – we invite you to be part of that continuing history as we learn and practice intuitive archery in a beautiful high desert setting. Connect with your body through the practice of this ancient functional tool, and connect with nature as you move over the land.

Along with lots of hands-on practice, we’ll cover:

  • Foundational principles for intuitive archery including: instinctive shooting, finding the target with your arrow, awareness of body mechanics for consistency, breaking the reliance on contemporary sights and optics.
  • Movement-based archery
  • Overview of different archery styles from around the world
  • Bow and arrow anatomy and mechanics – how and why does this thing work?
  • Tuning your arrow to your bow (and tuning your bow to your body!)

This class is for beginner to intermediate archers 16+ who want to explore and deepen this skill set in a safe, structured environment with experienced and compassionate instructors. This course has a 20 student limit, so register soon!


Instructors


Sasha Rabin

Sasha Rabin

Sasha first came to Quail Springs on a cold snowy night in early 2008 to visit friends who had recently started calling the place home, and the warmth of the people there brought her back. She is passionate about creating a beautiful life, including the structures that house us for much of our time. This passion leads her to practice those things that help us remember who we really are and why we are here – activities and creations which remind us of our connections to each other, our food, our shelter and the earth.

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Registration Information


  • Course Fee: $700
  • Early Bird Discount: $100 discount (Discount Code: MUDDYBIRD – Expires: March 1, 2017)
  • Course fee includes: Instruction, catered meals and camping accommodations

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Instructors


Molly Ancel

Molly Ancel

Growing up in the Bay Area on the traditional homelands of the Chochenyo Ohlone people, Molly was immersed in the art, politics, and historic radicalism of the groups and people who make the culture of the Bay Area what it is. Her home and upbringing was an urban one which held nature in reverence.

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Brendan MacCorgarry

Brendan MacCorgarry

Brendan is an outdoorsman who has spent his life fishing, hunting, making, and turning over rocks all over California’s wild lands. Brendan has been a mentor to youth and adults in a variety of land-based and traditional skills for over six years. He believes deeply in the re-connection of our bodies and minds to the land through dedicated practice, hard work, and devotion.

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Paul Swenson

Paul Swenson

Paul Swenson is a founding steward of Quail Springs Permaculture where he helped develop the site, community and its offerings for over eight years. He discovered the beauty, function, and joy of natural building in 2005 while building the foundation and wall system of a cob house. He has been building and baking with earthen materials ever since. Paul’s teaching style is empowering and puts people at ease, with an emphasis on self-discovery, enjoyment, creating community.

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Registration Information


Soon to be announced…

If you have a comment or question about this course please fill out our form below and we’ll get back to you soon.

Registration Information


  • Sliding Scale Cost: $200 –$400
  • Ages 16+
  • 20 student limit

Discounts:

  • Early Bird: $50 discount if paid in full by May 15, 2019 (Discount Code: BOWBIRD)

Cancellation Policy:

  • Before May 15: Full refund available excluding $50 cancellation fee
  • May 15 – May 31: Partial refund (with non-refundable $100 deposit)
  • After June 1: No refund available

Click here to contact us with any questions about pricing and to discuss group/couples discounts!


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