Workshops

What’s On Offer:

2020-21

  • 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.