You have to find and live your own
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The 11th Medicine Woman Gathering Workshop and Retreat 2017

plus accommodation and food costs

SPEAKERS: Franchelle Ofsoské-Wyber and Anthony Wyber
DATE: Friday 4th August to Sunday 6th August 2017
TIME: Friday 7:00pm to Sunday 4:00pm
THEME: Return of the Light - Drawing Down the Power of the Heavens
WORKSHOP COST: NZ$535.00. Includes materials required for workshop
ACCOM & FOOD COSTS: Accommodation and food costs are additional and to be paid directly to Tauhara Retreat Centre
VENUE: Tauhara Retreat Centre, Taupo, New Zealand
ADDRESS: 60 Acacia Heights Drive, Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand



Discover the power of ritual, the magical art of alchemy, esoteric astrology, shamanism, flower essences and ceremony.

Join us for a once only, not to be missed, unforgettable dynamic weekend of healing, magic, mystery, shamanic journeying, ceremony and metaphysical wonder.

This fully experiential workshop is a unique opportunity to experience the power of the alchemy of light. Don’t miss this opportunity to fast track the preparation necessary for stepping onto the ritual pathway - the high road of magic.

What you will experience over the weekend:

Take your spiritual awareness and metaphysical skills to a new level
Experience empowerment through working with the alchemy of light
•    Become a ‘light house’ by working with powerful shamanic and alchemical processes
•  Learn how to move into a ritual state of consciousness
•  Work with the First Light® Medicine Wheel to effect real and positive change in your life
•  Discover and address past life blocks and inherited disempowering patterns within the self that have kept you ‘in the dark’ and prevented you from stepping into your full power
•  Carry out the core elements of self-preparation necessary for drawing down the twelve ‘celestial virtues’
•  Go on a magical mystery tour of the First Light® Medicine Wheel working with the alchemy of light
•  A unique opportunity to bring yourself into a state of readiness to commune with the goddesses and gods


The workshop is suitable for men and women open to the power of true relationship with the metaphysical realm, self and the power of the heavens.

An essential workshop for those seeking to go on to learn the art of ritual and to work magically with ritual to co-create with the universe.

Numbers are limited. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Do not miss this once only event.
Previous astrological knowledge or experience is not necessary

Please Note: The event is available to any person wishing to enrol, however Franchelle Ofsoské-Wyber and Medicine Woman Centre for Shamanic and Esoteric Studies® reserves the right to decline an enrolment or refuse workshop entry to any person at its discretion and without explanation.

About the speakers


Franchelle Ofsoské-Wyber

Franchelle Ofsoské-Wyber is an esoteric astrologer and master alchemist with over 45 years of astrological experience. Franchelle is an award winning vibrational medicine specialist and has been combining flower essences with her astrological work with clients since 1973.

Franchelle is the co-creator of First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand and the Principal of the First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Online School and the Medicine Woman Centre of Shamanic and Esoteric Studies®. In 2016 she created First Light Porta Alchémica® which returns the ancient orgins of the art of alchemy using the power of Egyptian heka, tchefit plants and magical ritual in order to work alchemically in the 21st century and become the magician of your own life.

Anthony Wyber

Anthony Wyber is a vibrational medicine specialist with over 50 years of experience of working with nature. Anthony is co-creator of First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand®.

A highly gifted esoteric teacher, he is the co-principal of First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® Online School the Medicine Woman Centre for Shamanic and Esoteric Studies®.




Accommodation and Meal Costs

Accommodation and meal costs are additional and are to be booked directly with and paid directly to Tauhara Centre.

Prices include 3 meals per day and 2 nights accommodation. Commencing with a 2 course dinner on Friday 4th August 2017, and including 3 meals per day and daily morning tea, concluding with lunch on Sunday 6th August 2017.

Accommodation - BYO bedding  Cost Admin fee Total
Shared bunkroom  NZ$200.00 NZ$12.50 NZ$212.50pp
Shared self-contained  NZ$245.00 NZ$12.50 NZ$257.50pp
Camping  NZ$170.00 NZ$12.50 NZ$182.50pp
Caravans 1 x twin 2 x single occupancy  NZ$200.00 NZ$12.50 NZ$212.50pp
Shared meeting room  NZ$200.00 NZ$12.50 NZ$212.50pp


Tauhara bedding hire – sheets, towels, duvets, blankets NZ$15 per person for duration of the workshop.

For more options and to book your meals and accommodation please contact Tauhara Retreat Centre directly.



Phone:+64 7 378 7507
Address: 60 Acacia Heights Drive, Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand



If a withdrawal from a retreat is made up to 24 hours before a retreat is due to commence, a refund of the retreat fees will be made, less a 20% administration charge.

If a withdrawal from the retreat is made less than 24 hours before the retreat starts, a refund of fees will be made, less a 75% administration and cancellation charge.

No refund will be made after the retreat has started if there has not been communication with Medicine Woman prior to the retreat start date.

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