Workshops

What’s On Offer:

2020-21

  • Wild Therapy Year Training 2021-22 Now Fully Booked!

    Bringing Therapy into the Wild and Wildness into Therapy

    Thursday 20 May 2021 - Tuesday 10 May 2022

    This year long Wild Therapy journey will change format for the 2021/22 training and has been re developed to allow the group to form a relationship and fully find our ground at Middlewood Trust, in the remote Roeburndale Valley, Lancashire. This will be our home base for each residential, apart from the penultimate weekend in a city, returning back to Middlewood Trust for our final residential gathering, coming full circle to integrate the year’s journey.

    Facilitated by Jayne Johnson and Leonie Guest

    As the human world wakes up to our relationship with nature, and therapists of many kinds become aware of the crucial connections and disconnections between therapists, clients and nature, this training offers you the opportunity to re-connect with the natural world and to re-wild your practice. To immerse yourself in nature both outdoors and indoors, in mind and body, in the connections you experience in community, in yourself and with your clients.

    Cost £2250 - early bird discount £2050 before 31st January 2021

  • Journey Through The Seasons

    Shamanic - Movement – Dance - Elemental – Journeys

    Sunday 20 June - Saturday 18 December 2021

    Each of the 4 days will involve journeying into the element of that season, through making connections with nature, movement/dance with music, stillness/meditation/shamanic journeying, artwork, paired experiential exercises, and sharing our experiences as a group.

    Each of the 4 days can be taken separately if you wish to focus on one or more of the elements, or this can be a complete journey through the year by attending all 4 days.

    No pervious shamanic or dance/movement experience is needed. These workshops are appropriate for anyone wishing to deepen their connections with their own bodies (if you have physical symptoms or limitations these are also welcome), with nature, and with shamanic nature-based practices.

     In Richmond, North Yorkshire.

    Cost: For each individual day: £75, or £65 for the early bird discount (1 calendar month before each start date). For the series of 4 workshops: £240 (if paid in total before 21st March) or £220 for the early bird discount (before 21st February). All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable (unless the workshop is cancelled).

  • Letting it Go

    Shamanic - Movement – Dance - Elemental – Journeys

    Saturday 18 September

    Bring yourself as you are to explore:
    Element – Water
    Wheel – Autumn Equinox
    Themes – Flow – letting go. Releasing grasp on unhealthy things in life. Leaves falling, Moving on. Rivers, seas, oceans, waterfalls.
    Colours – Rich - Bronze, rust, gold, deep reds
    Animals – Fish, water mammals

    This is the 3rd in a series of 4 one-day workshops, which will take us through the seasons of the year. The other 3 workshops are Spring Equinox, Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice. Each of the 4 days can be taken separately if you wish to focus on one or more of the elements, or this can be a complete journey through the year by attending all 4 days.

    For this workshop we will be focusing, embodying, moving, dancing and journeying into the Autumn Equinox and the element of water. We'll be exploring connections with nature, movement/dance with music, stillness/meditation/shamanic journeying, artwork, paired experiential exercises, and sharing our experiences as a group.

    Cost: 
    For each individual day: £75, or £65 for the early bird discount (1 calendar month before each start date). Price includes a simple soup and bread lunch.

  • Wild Therapy Introductory Weekend Workshop

    Bringing Therapy into The Wild and Wildness into Therapy

    Friday 1 October - Sunday 3 October 2021

    This weekend workshop offers you the opportunity to include the other-than-human in your work, and rewild your practice, both indoors and outdoors, in your mind and body, and in the connection you offer to those you work with. We will be exploring the beautiful, wild environment at Middlewood Trust in the remote Valley of Roeburndale. We will gather as a group in the yurt, round an outdoor fire, and in 2’s and small groups outdoors in the woodlands, river and meadows. A residential weekend with all food provided in the cost.

  • Group Facilitation Training 2021-22

    Saturday 4 December 2021 - Sunday 13 February 2022

    This training is 8 days non residential split over 3 weekends (dates to follow) at The Hearthside Room, Bovey Tracey, Devon. Stephen Tame and Jayne Johnson are excited to be offering this training for the 3rd time in its current form. 

    As a group we will be exploring how to set the conditions for group process; experience how groups organically orientate themselves; have opportunities to facilitate the group and receive feedback; understand group process facilitated by Jayne & Stephen; explore creative approaches to group work; develop your own style of facilitation; work with polarisation, chaos and conflict.

    You will need a level of awareness of your own emotional and relational processes, and a capacity to tolerate a wide range of group relational interactions.

    Cost: £800 for all 8 days.

     

  • Bear Moon Dreaming

    Shamanic - Movement – Dance - Elemental – Journeys

    Saturday 18 December

    Bring yourself as you are to explore:
    Element – Earth
    Wheel – Winter Solstice
    Themes – Darkness, caves, hibernation. Last Dance in the moonlight before going into cave. Moon shines down in the darkness. Bear snuggles, wrapped up warm in furs. Resting, stillness, peace, settling down. Bear wisdom. Letting the Earth hold us. Burying into the Earth. Dreaming through the Winter. Dream like feelings and journeying to other realms. Slowing down and stopping.
    Colours – Dark - Browns, Greens, Black
    Animals – Bear, land & hibernating animals.

    This is the 4th in a series of 4 one-day workshops, which will take us through the seasons of the year. The other 3 workshops are Spring Equinox, Summer Solstice and Autumn Equinox. Each of the 4 days can be taken separately if you wish to focus on one or more of the elements, or this can be a complete journey through the year by attending all 4 days.
    For this workshop we will be focusing, embodying, moving, dancing and journeying into the Winter Solstice and the element of Earth. We'll be exploring connections with nature, movement/dance with music, stillness/meditation/shamanic journeying, artwork, paired experiential exercises, and sharing our experiences as a group.

    Cost: 
    For each individual day: £75, or £65 for the early bird discount (1 calendar month before each start date). Price includes a simple soup and bread lunch.