About This One-Day Immersive

Join us at Take a Chance Ranch, Morgan Hill, CA on Saturday, September 10, 2022
9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

This one-day immersive equine experience will bring the core concepts of Natural Leadership to life. Participants will have an opportunity to observe, practice, and hone skills and tools that can be used in personal and professional relationships.

This workshop is unique! You will learn basic horsemanship skills, practice Natural Leadership concepts with the horses, and explore how to apply your learnings in your human relationships.

You will learn how to:

  • Access Natural Leadership Awareness channels to have better scope and to improve your big picture perspective
  • Sense the spectrum of pressure so you can adjust before stress and overwhelm become part of a relationship
  • Practice a sustainable pace in how you communicate and listen
  • See when others are open to feedback and how to work with resistance
  • Step into a stable leadership presence which attracts others to you
  • Use influence, power, and voice while maintaining psychological safety
  • Practice healthy boundaries in all of your relationships
  • Create ease and connectedness in groups


No horse experience is needed and groundwork only for this workshop. Completion of the Introduction to Natural Leadership Virtual Course is recommended. This workshop is part of the certification process for the Introduction to Natural Leadership Virtual Course. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at herd@thecircleupexperience.com.

Your facilitator,

Beth Anstandig 

Experience Your Natural Leadership

Join us Saturday, September 10, 2022

Facilitated by

Beth Anstandig

Circle Up Head Cowgirl, Owner

Beth Anstandig is changing the way organizations, leaders, and individuals use their power. As a life-long cowgirl, writer, professor, and licensed psychotherapist, Beth has 25 years of experience developing, implementing, and training people in Natural Leadership—a model she pioneered. Natural leadership helps people awaken their innate awareness so they can live and work with more authentic relationships and connection. Beth owns Take a Chance Ranch in Morgan Hill, CA providing leadership, culture, and well-being programs through The Circle Up Experience. Together with an ever-growing menagerie of animals, Beth works with human herds onsite and online. She’s trained thousands of leaders and teams from some of the most renowned corporations, universities, and nonprofits. Beth’s fresh perspective and work integrating basic animal practices into everyday human life have been featured in global media including BBC World Service, PBS, and Forbes. She is a frequent podcast guest, contributing writer for MomsRising, and an advisor and content creator for Kahilla: A Basecamp for Women on the Rise. Beth has an MA degree in Clinical Psychology from Santa Clara University and an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. Beth is the author of A Garden of Forking Paths (Pearson Longman, 2006) and upcoming The Human Herd: Awakening Our Natural Leadership (Morgan James Publishing, 2021). She lives on her ranch with her daughter and an expanding community of animal herds.

Introduction to Natural Leadership Equine Experience

Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Take a Chance Ranch, Morgan Hill, CA

The Human Herd

Awakening Our Natural Leadership

By Beth Anstandig Finally, a guidebook that unleashes our mammal instincts and shows us how to heighten our self-awareness, experience our lives more deeply, improve our relationships, and step into a more natural—and powerful—way to lead.