Vista Verde Retreat, Carson, NM Vista Verde Retreat

WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING IN and AROUND CARSON:

(Call in advance to book these services you can hire directly for your retreat.)

COOKS and CATERING


Brigita Caters, Brigita Lacovera – 575-779-8810. www.brigitaskitchen.com blacovara@gmail.com. Private chef, catering and education. Guests love her wonderful food from organic, locally-sourced, wild-crafted ingredients.
Cooking Studio Taos, Chris and Valerie Maher - 575-776-COOK www.cookingstudiotaos.com. Cook with James Beard recognized chef or have him cook for you. He specializes in hands on cooking classes, team building, private chef services and private dinners featuring cuisine from all over the world.
Gourmet Backcountry Catering, Kimberly Casara – 575-770-6959 www.gourmetbackcountrycaterer.com, kschorsegal@gmail.com. Kim is a wonderful cook with a lively personality. Her cooking is amazing! She also offers horseback riding in Ranchos de Taos.
Find Wine, Karen A. Fielding – Certified wine sommelier. 575-770-3075 www.FindWineWithKaren.com. Private customized tastings held at the retreat – very fun and informative! Lots of info about NM wine, too.


YOGA CLASSES and KIRTAN

Gail Goodwin – During her 30 years as a yoga teacher, Gail studied personally with TKV Desikachar in India and his senior practitioners of his traditon in the US. For 15 years, she was the owner of the Point Clear Yoga Center, and concurrently led workshops and retreats in Europe, Hawaii, and the US. At present, Gail teaches privately in Taos. – 251-928-9442
Jeremiah Glauser – Kirtan chanting for yoga retreats featuring stories of India and dialogue on conscious evolution – 808-446-0845


MASSAGE and OTHER FORMS OF THERAPY

Ana Chavez – Taos Rocks: Massage and hot stone therapy – 575-751-3309
Beth Searcey – Bodywork – 505-470-9089
Daniel Pretends Eagle – Bodywork – 575-613-2367
Irena Lerman – Apitherapy: Bee venom acupuncture – 575-224-1626
Solange Leboucher – Polarity therapy – 575-613-0043
Elizabeth Brownrigg – Clairvoyant readings and energy healings. Connect with yourself and your desires. Remove old energy patterns and beliefs to live the life you want. – 575-758-2758
Jeremiah Glauser – Tibetan Bowl Sound Therapy – “The body not only needs touch, it needs sound therapy which enhances bio-acoustic frequency in the body." –
808-446-0845
Sandra Chestnutt, Earth Walk Medicine - Shaman and Minister of Walking Prayer - healing ceremonies, weddings, prayer/drum circles, essential oils. 575-779-4253
www.earthwalkmedicine.com, sandychestnutt@gmail.com
Grandmother Jean - (Adasti Gadahee) - Traditional Cherokee crystal worker and ceremonialist. 505-550-6611 www.crystalteepee.net adastigadahee@gmail.com
Mardee – Post-trauma release practitioner, Reiki Master, and Nurse. Earthangel_mardee@hotmail.com 660-341-7440

ART WORKSHOPS and CLASSES
Taos Adobe Tufa, Dianne Pola - Have fun making pots, planters and garden art learning to work with Tufa, a porous rock composed of calcium carbonate. 575-770-6154, www.taos-tufa.com diannep@taosnet.com
Mudman, Robert Francis Johnson - Playful workshops for teambuilding or just for fun using "cob", mixture of earth and straw, for people of all ages. 505-945-4495, earthprayers@hotmail.com

MUSIC and HOUSE CONCERTS

Daniel and Carol Eagle, Southwestern, Gypsy, Celtic original music 575-613-2423
Jeremiah Glauser has Irish roots and an Irish folk band to suit most occasions with bagpipes, mandolin, and penny whistles that accompany his original music of love, loss, triumph and the paradox of life itself. 808/446-0845 primordialsound108@gmail.com
Jennifer Peterson – Taos-based singer/songwriter – 773-414-5725


ADVENTURE WITHIN 30 MINUTES

Kimberly Casara, KSC Stables – Guided trail rides available from the barn, or from several other beautiful high mountain locations around Taos. Catered gourmet lunches included for additional fee. https://kschorsegal.wixsite.com/website 575-770-6959
kschorsegal@gmail.com
Llama Trekking Adventures
1-800-758-LAMA (5262) www.LlamaAdventures.com
Black Mesa Winery Tours
Karl Johnsen, Winemaker 505-852-2820 Ext. 105 karl@blackmesawinery.com
The GorgeRio Grande Del Norte National Monument
Hiking trails.www.ridograndedelnorte.org
La Cienegullia Stables

575-751-2815 Hwy 68, Pilar, NM
Los Rios River Runners
575-776-8854 www.losriosriverrunners.com
Big River Raft Trips
800-River-Go www.bigriverrafts.com
Far Flung Adventures
575-758-2628 www.farflung.com
Eske's Paradise Balloons
575-751-6098 www.taosballooning.com
Ojo Caliente Spa and Mineral Springs
505-583-2233 www.ojospa.com


OTHER ACTIVITIES

TAOS PUEBLO
space www.taospueblo.com

PUYE CLIFF DWELLINGS
space www.puyecliffs.com

BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT
space www.nps.gov/band/index.htm

TAOS SKI VALLEY
space www.taosskivalley.com
space www.skitaos.org

VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL
space www.vietnamveteransmemorial.org

R.C. GORMAN’s NAVAJO GALLERY
space www.rcgormangallery.com

THE HARWOOD MUSEUM FOUNDATION
space www.harwoodmuseum.org

TAOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
space www.tcataos.org

MUSEUM ASSOCIATION of TAOS
space www.taosmuseums.org

ELIZABETH BROWNRIGG ART & DESIGN
space www.elizabethbrownrigg.com

ELIZABETH BROWNRIGG CLAIRVOYANT CONSULTING
space www.reverendelizabethbrownrigg.com