Carl Schiedenhelm leads our community art projects in nature. After a 30 year career as an architect specializing in green design and sustainability, Carl's passions for nature, meditation and community joined together in studying with Mark Coleman of Spirit Rock Meditation Center to become a certified "Awake in the Wild" guide and teacher. Through Mythica, Carl offers workshops creating Earth Mandalas and ephemeral labyrinths from beaches of Northern California to the woods of Scotland.
Hari holds master's degrees in English Literature, (University of California, Berkeley) and Counseling, (Sonoma State University, 1985 MFCC, 1987) but has found his life's true calling in presenting mythological stories for almost thirty years at conferences and classes around the globe classrooms, including as a founding member of the Redwood Men's Conference. His repertoire ranges from Parzifal and the Holy Grail to Odin and Norse myth to his special favorites: the Ramayana and the Mahabarata. Hari was a our featured presenter in a birthday salon for Walt Whitman in 2020 and will be featured next spring in his one man show on Walt Whitman.
Shiloh Sophia McCloud is one of the most inspiring teachers we know to lead you into your own creativity. She offers regular online painting courses that are designed to excavate your inner worlds and lead to healing and transformation. You can find out about her Intentional Creativity Foundation here and join a worldwide community of over 7, 000+ in her Red Thread Cafe on Facebook.