Santa Fe


New Mexico

Nestled within the stunning Santa Fe landscape, our private, secluded ranch offers a memorable escape that seamlessly melds the captivating spirit of the area's cultural heritage with the comforts of contemporary elegance.

Whether it’s horseback riding and astronomy, cooking classes and music by the fire, or an immersion into regenerative ranching and soil science, you will experience learning, inspiration, and connection in new and unexpected ways. Our Santa Fe campus at Rising Circle Ranch opens in April 2024.

Our Campus Features:
  • 4-square miles of dedicated, private space – a crucible for big thoughts
  • Lush high-desert mountain views with uniquely Santa Fe breathtaking sunsets
  • Plenty of room to roam – MEAnder around the arroyo or hike the ridge
  • Horses, donkeys, ranch dogs...and more than a few hawks and eagles

Discover the Santa Fe Campus

MEA's Rising Circle Ranch embodies the American West with its endless skies and canvas for contemplation. Embrace the desert pace and our supportive container to explore big questions.

A sky this big and a ranch this vast contain the hopes, dreams, and actions of a community dedicated to personal, environmental, and societal improvement. Wisdom at work, indeed.

Christine Sperber
New Mexico, USA

Discover the perfect blend of nature and luxury amenities at MEA's new Rising Circle Ranch, situated 25 minutes south of downtown. This marks our inaugural U.S. campus and is the first American “midlife wisdom school." Spanning a vast and exclusive 4-square-mile expanse, this secluded haven provides a remote yet conveniently reachable escape in the culturally vibrant Santa Fe region.

Learn Amidst Serenity

So does this enchanting space and learning belong together? Think of it this way: When you’ve had a moment to exhale, and your shoulders begin to relax, you’ll understand what a beautiful setting can do for your state of mind.

Food & Beverage

The cuisine of northern New Mexico is renowned for its unique blend of Native American, Spanish, and Mexican influences, resulting in dishes that feature bold flavors and a rich cultural tapestry. All meals, beverages and alcohol are included in the cost of the workshop.

You'll enjoy a generous hospitality experience that includes upscale room accommodations and three nourishing, organic meals per day. Enjoy the benefits of yoga and meditation and experience off-campus explorations ...and a few festive parties.

Our 4-square-mile private, secluded Rising Circle Ranch
  • Private, secluded ranch on 4-square miles
  • Interaction with ranch animals, including horses and donkeys
  • Multi-purpose indoor and outdoor meeting spaces
  • MEA resource library, curated by Chip with catalyzing questions
  • Hiking tracks in the arroyo
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant

The Ranch

At the Rising Circle Ranch, it’s all about room to roam. Nature. Endless skies. Breathtaking sunsets. Horses. Ranch dogs. Earth speed. The luxury of deep quiet.

The Locale

New Mexico truly is the Land of Enchantment filled with captivating natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and the sense of wonder and awe. Extend your stay in Santa Fe to experience its charm, including a vibrant arts scene, historic adobe Plaza, stunning natural landscapes, diverse culinary experiences, and a spiritual haven with wellness offerings, yoga, tranquility, and hot springs.

The Campus Activities

Discover our enchanting campus with lush mountain views, starry nights, hiking trails, equine adventures, and abundant wildlife, including horses, coyotes, eagles, and friendly ranch dogs. It’s a crucible for profound thoughts and an immersive experience into the great American Southwest!

The Team

Welcome to the first midlife wisdom school in the U.S. Here's the team getting ready to welcome you to Santa Fe!