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Nordic Women’s Winter Retreat

January 27 - January 28


The Volva Stav Guild is excited to host this year’s Winter Retreat on January 27 and 28, 2018. Registration information is at the bottom of the page.

Here is the basic schedule:

Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Registration starts at 9am. Welcome Ceremony 10 am. We will provide sandwich making supplies for lunch. Bring extras to share (chips, fruit, veg sticks etc.) Coffee and tea provided.

“Frigg and her Handmaidens by Bethany Jacobson and Amanda Lonsdorf

“Nålbinding and Lucet” and “Baltic Sauna Medicine” by Elizabeth Ambroz

“Rune Walks and Skiing” by Kari Tauring and Aneesa Erinn Adams

“Stav and Song” with Kari Tauring

Ancestor Food – Potluck! Bring something from your family or cultural tradition to share. Coffee and tea provided. Bring other beverages you may want.

Evening Stav Journey and Fire (optional – bring clothing for the weather!)

Sunday 9 am – 2 pm

Breakfast 9 am – We will provide oat meal and hard boiled eggs, coffee and tea. Bring specialty foods as you need or desire.

“Runes and Stav in the body” by Aneesa Erinn Adams and Kari Tauring

“Soul Parts” by Sara Axtell

“Horn Ceremony” with the Guild

Lunch is smorgasbord potluck and luncheon left overs!

Overnight Option–If you plan to stay at the Danish American Center overnight contact them directly at: 612-729-3800 or dainfo@dac.mn.


Nordic Women’s Retreat Registration Form

Registration Info





Emergency Contact Name and Phone

Do you have any special requests or accommodations which you will need for this day?

Please Make Payment at Time of Registration

Both Days Retreat Fee $60

Saturday Only $45

Vendor Fee $20 (if you plan to sell your crafts etc.)

Total Fees_______

Paypal “friends and family option” to beetreeflowers@tcc.coop

Registration/Check/Money Order to:

Bethany Jacobson
13301 Ninth Street,
Osseo, WI 54758

Questions? Call Kari #612-289-0282

What to Bring:
Food: Potluck Dish – share a recipe from your family or culture. Lunch extras, special beverages or snacks and any special foods to accommodate your sensitivities or allergies.

Craft Materials for Nålbinding:
Wooden, bone, or horn Nålbinding Needle and a skein of thick yarn (Àlafosslopi is recommended)
resources: https://www.ingebretsens.com/ (yarn, needles, and lucets) and https://www.etsy.com/shop/WarmHearthCreations (ships fast)

Clean Stav and Tein (staff and stick) for rhythm making (we will have extras)

An arm load of wood for the bonfire!


January 27
January 28
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Bethany Jacobson


Danish American Center
3030 W River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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