Pond at Peaceful Meadow Retreat

Register early as space is limited!

The Waking the Dreamer Within Festival returns October 6-8 at a NEW venue!

Peaceful Meadow Retreat Center
7075 Valmont Rd
Boulder, CO 80301-4729



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Waking the Dreamer Within website

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 Festival Organizer


Billie Ortiz, certified dreamworker, has two decades of experience creating and facilitating dream groups, workshops, and retreats. Her unique appreciation of metaphor and symbol expands her work to the realm of myth and fairy tale, which helps guide dreamers to a deeper understanding of the profound messages of their dreams.



Friday, October 6th

5:30pm – 6:30pm –

Opening Ceremony & Storytelling Performance

6:30pm – 7:30pm – Dinner

7:30pm – 9:00pm – Open Mic Poetry


Saturday, October 7th

8:00am – 8:45am – Breakfast

9:00am – 10:30am – Early Morning Sessions

11:00am – 12:30pm – Late Morning Sessions

12:30pm – 2:00pm – Lunch & Free time

2:00pm – 3:30pm – Early Afternoon Sessions

4:00pm – 5:30pm – Late Afternoon Sessions

5:30pm – 6:30pm – Dinner

6:30pm – 8:00pm – Movie “Appointment with the Wise Old Dog – Dream Images in a Time of Crisis”  followed by Discussion

8:00pm – 11:00pm – Let loose and PARTY!

Costume Party (optional): Dress up as your favorite character from your dreams or your favorite story!
Snacks & Cash bar (wine/beer)

Live Music with Star Edwards and Kingbeat:






Sunday October 8th:

8:30am – 9:15am – Breakfast

9:30am -12:30pm – Morning Dreamwork Session

12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch

1:30pm – 4:30pm – Afternoon Dreamwork Session/Closing Ceremony