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Bridge Temple Nature Hospital at Elder Farm

 

Bridge Temple Nature Hospital rests on a 5 acre private homestead located in the Cleveland National Forest, just 1 hour east of San Diego, CA. Our intention is to provide a place for deep individual and group healing. We believe that by taking the time for regeneration and renewal, we restoring our natural capacity to embody evolutionary creativity, overcome collective challenges, and fulfill our roles as stewards of this beautiful planet with  joy.  

Our seasonal outdoor treatments are offered from April-October

( weather permitting)

and include:

Thai Massage

Rolfing

Oracle Readings

Intuitive Coaching Series

3 day Transformational Healing Journeys 

 

In the fall of 2017, we will be adding a solar powered yurt to the land to offer you a comfortable, all season space for facilitated personal healing retreats that include 3 meals a day of healing, nutrient dense ancestral foods, your own bespoke combination of treatment options from the above menu, and the healing benefits of extended time immersed in a harmonious, natural, thriving ecosystem.

Staff

Erin Rivera Merriman Esoteric Women's Health Practitioner, Creativity Counselor and Priestess  Raised on a 100 acre Christmas tree farm in rural Connecticut, she was taught from a young age the importance of living within an interconnected web of loving energy that includes people, plants and animals.   Erin offers multidimensional, plant medicine assisted, sex positive life coaching sessions designed to help you embrace, integrate, and securely express all aspects of who you are.   Erin’s study as an Herbalist in the Wise Woman Tradition, combined with her training as a Zen hospice and prison chaplain, and ongoing studies in Shakta Tantra and sacred plant medicines have given her a unique ability to accompanyyou through life’s turning points as an ally on your journey of liberation through embodiment.    She has studied with a wide range of contemporary teachers, including Garifuna Elder Arzu Mountain Spirit, Susun S. Weed, and Trudi Jhinpu Hirsch, and is honored to be with you as midwife at the edge of your comfort zone, as you conceive, incubate, and give birth to your own highest vision for your life.

Erin Rivera Merriman

Esoteric Women's Health Practitioner, Creativity Counselor and Priestess

 Raised on a 100 acre Christmas tree farm in rural Connecticut, she was taught from a young age the importance of living within an interconnected web of loving energy that includes people, plants and animals.  

Erin offers multidimensional, plant medicine assisted, sex positive life coaching sessions designed to help you embrace, integrate, and securely express all aspects of who you are.  

Erin’s study as an Herbalist in the Wise Woman Tradition, combined with her training as a Zen hospice and prison chaplain, and ongoing studies in Shakta Tantra and sacred plant medicines have given her a unique ability to accompanyyou through life’s turning points as an ally on your journey of liberation through embodiment.  

 She has studied with a wide range of contemporary teachers, including Garifuna Elder Arzu Mountain Spirit, Susun S. Weed, and Trudi Jhinpu Hirsch, and is honored to be with you as midwife at the edge of your comfort zone, as you conceive, incubate, and give birth to your own highest vision for your life.

Carrie Lou Arnold Holistic Health Practitioner, Doula, and Hedgewitch Carrie Lou Arnold has been teaching and holding sacred space for women since 1999. She studied at The International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego, CA, specializing in Somatic Bodywork and Structural Integration as well as training as a bodywork instructor. Carrie Lou works as a guide and facilitator for seekers on the path of transformation and embodiment through hands on work, movement practices, ceremony and community gatherings. She sees the coming together of people as a fundamental piece of our collective planetary evolution, especially for the new sisterhood of those who are awakening to the deep well of the ancient ways that can be accessed when women gather.  Carrie Lou tends her gardens and goats in the mountains east of San Diego on a 5 acre homestead. Elder Farm is a community center for farming and education, a place dedicated to the cultivation of sustainable living, native plants, conscious people and spiritual gatherings. She regularly facilitates Red Tent Ceremonies, classes and healing work in the ancient oak groves at Elder Farm.

Carrie Lou Arnold

Holistic Health Practitioner, Doula, and Hedgewitch

Carrie Lou Arnold has been teaching and holding sacred space for women since 1999. She studied at The International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego, CA, specializing in Somatic Bodywork and Structural Integration as well as training as a bodywork instructor.

Carrie Lou works as a guide and facilitator for seekers on the path of transformation and embodiment through hands on work, movement practices, ceremony and community gatherings. She sees the coming together of people as a fundamental piece of our collective planetary evolution, especially for the new sisterhood of those who are awakening to the deep well of the ancient ways that can be accessed when women gather. 

Carrie Lou tends her gardens and goats in the mountains east of San Diego on a 5 acre homestead. Elder Farm is a community center for farming and education, a place dedicated to the cultivation of sustainable living, native plants, conscious people and spiritual gatherings. She regularly facilitates Red Tent Ceremonies, classes and healing work in the ancient oak groves at Elder Farm.

 

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*Banner Image digital montage from original Pierre Jean-Louis and Eddie Claudio artwork used by permission