William Whitesmith, Shaman, Healer
"As a healing arts practitioner who appreciates a lovely space and quiet setting in which to see clients, the Raven Room is one of the sweetest spots I've had the good fortune to practice in. Surrounded by towering cedars, lush green lawns and flowering gardens, the Raven Room provides a haven of peace and tranquilly. In my role as an itinerant shaman I travel worldwide and am always happy to know that when I return to the Olympia area I can look forward to being at the Dancing Cedars where friendly hospitality and a warm welcome always await me."
"Seven of us spent the day, moving and dancing, talking and creating in this lovely space. Spring flowers and Pam's warmth greeted us upon our arrival. She helped us to feel comfortable in the space and answered all our questions. We prepared two meals in the kitchen and dined together looking out on their land and gardens. We felt cared for! We will be back!"
"I love attending workshops and classes in The Raven Room at Dancing Cedars Retreat Center. Pamela Favro is a gracious host and the space she has created is so nurturing. The surrounding land has a stillness to it that reminds me of that place of stillness within which is so easily forgotten in the hustle and bustle of daily living in the city. Spending just a few hours there is enough to hit the "reset button" —allowing me to come away refreshed and invigorated. I highly recommend this retreat center for your next class, workshop or retreat."
Deborah Shough, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
"Private, quiet, peaceful and beautifully landscaped grounds surround the Dancing Cedars Retreat Center. This place brings me a deep peace each time I visit. These grounds and the Raven Room in particular have supported and contained the spiritual and healing work that I have engaged in over the past three years. The care taker of this land and this beautiful Center Pam Favro has a beautiful and loving heart that welcomes and embraces soul work and those engaged in this work. It is wonderful to know that we have such a beautiful healing person and place available to us in this South Sound area. This is a wonderful resource for individuals or groups to take time and do the work that is important to them or just relax and get away."
Cathy Rivers, Certified Professional Coach
Cathy Rivers has taught numerous classes here on “Your relationship to money,". Most recently she delivered a 'Ted Talk' to 32 guests on her new consulting business Catherine Rivers, Leadership Design of Olympia, WA. “I find The Raven Room at Dancing Cedars to be the perfect venue for holding my “How You Do Money Matters” day long workshops. The meeting room is serene, full of beauty and filled with natural light. The attached fully-equipped kitchen makes me us self-sufficient for meals, allowing participants to stay on site the entire day. Pamela Favro is the perfect host. The facility is always clean and set up to meet my needs. She is a joy to work with. I feel fortunate to have found a space that works so well for my business.”
"Dancing Cedars is a beautiful place full of trees that move ones heart. My husband was enchanted with Pam's property the first time we attended an event there. It really is "one of those places", a place where the feeling of nature is infused with peace and strength at the same time."
I have attended several workshops and groups at the Raven Room at The Dancing Cedars Retreat Center and it is in an absolutely beautiful setting and is a wonderful, welcoming space with a great layout and all the features that you need to be comfortable and inspired. You will be glad that you chose the Raven Room for your next event or retreat!
Thank you for offering this beautiful light filled sacred space for us to share the teachings and practices in last Saturday. I love the energy of the space and the surrounding environment supporting with all the elements. And the best part was sharing it with you present.