Publicise Your Course, Group, Workshop or Activity for just £7.50, or advertise your business from just £25. Local business advertising, please click here Deadline for Spring 2021 Edition: 27th November 2020 (runs from start of January to the end of March) UPDATE: Spring 2021 EDITION: is going to run from beginning of January through to end of March due to the ongoing Covid-19 circumstances. We have decided to publish the Forest Bee, however this will be an Online Only Magazine along with the normal website listings etc. We have reduced prices based on this factor. We would like to reassure you that your entries will be seen and reached by the right people. Deadline 27th November 2020 We are currently preparing the Spring 2021 edition of The Forest Bee, and hope that you will choose to continue to advertise with us. The prices changes due to being online ONLY: 1/8 page: Was £25 NOW £15 ¼ page: Was £42 NOW £27 ½ page: Was £76 NOW £45 Full page: Was £130 NOW £80 We still hold the artwork for the previous edition if you would like a repeat. …
1:1 Group Sessions with Angela P-W Creative Depths Well-Being Service: ● Restorative & Relaxing Reiki ● Health-Boosting BodyTalk ● Freeing Therapeutic Arts ● Heart-Opening Kirtan & Sacred Singing Face-to-Face & Online/Remote Sessions available in Ross-on-Wye, Forest of Dean & Gloucester. Home visits possible within a 15 mile radius of Peterstow 30 – 50 minutes Daytime & Evening slots available Friends Quaker Meeting House, 3a Brampton St, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7EQ. Pilgrims Mind Body Spirit 3 College Court Gloucester GL1 2NJ Contact Angie Pell-Walpole T: 07743419807 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.creativedepths.weebly.com
Touch for Health Kinesiology level 1 Touch for Health Level 1 offers everyone, from the novice to the practitioner, experience in Energy Medicine. You will learn how to muscle monitor, balance energy, reduce pain, improve posture, find foods that raise energy, diffuse stress and achieve goals. A fun and practical class full of life-changing tools and techniques. Two days 9:30 – 5:30, 20th & 21st November. £280 Touch for Health Kinesiology Level 2 Learn to balance energy using the Chinese Wheel, the Law of the Five Elements and Yin and Yang concepts. Students will learn to monitor an additional 14 muscles, find foods that deplete the energy, reduce recent pain, enhance performance and achieve goals. Two days 9:30 – 5:30, 22nd & 23rd November. £280 Contact Helena Arguelles M: 07748841820 E: email@example.com www.helena-arguelles.com
An alternative acupressure therapy for emotional distress and/or physical pain. Learn to balance your energy system to treat, for example, anger, fear, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, low self esteem, weight loss, addictions. £15 per session. Contact Barbara on M: 07859005969 or T: 01594 833562 E: firstname.lastname@example.org for a suitable one-to-one appointment.
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Come along and join my crochet circle (all abilities welcome as we can help and inspire each other). Create something beautiful over a cuppa and a chat. No charge, just bring your own materials to be arranged according to availability ongoing. The Cottage, Parkend Walk, Sling, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8JJ. Contact Barbara on M: 07859005969 or T: 01594 833562 E: email@example.com
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In Wales there is a long tradition of ‘spirit bringers’ and ‘dream bringers’ which take us into other realms through sacred ecstatic practices. In this workshop we will explore this opening, a gateway using the ‘Shamanic Journey’ or ‘dream gate’ individually and as a community. £85, 10.30am – 5pm Saturday 31st Ocotber. Redbook, Wye Valley. Contact Maxine Smillie T: 01873858391 E: firstname.lastname@example.org shamaniclife.co.uk
Weekly online & live ceremonial classes offering an introduction to the Shamanism; exploring with safety and support. Once you have experienced ‘journeying’ you may see how it can be applied to your life, connecting to nature and give you an introduction to a beautiful sacred practice. Longer term, there will be opportunities to develop and deepen. £195 7pm-8.30pm. 7th October 2020, 6 consective weeks online. Contact Maxine Smillie T: 01873858391 E: email@example.com shamaniclife.co.uk
Start your week harmoniously. Come and sing for pleasure with a bunch of others. In current circumstances, contact Kirsty for information. Tbc 2pm Mondays. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Kirsty (Tutor) M: 07905 789683 E: firstname.lastname@example.org or Sue Carruthers at ArtSpace
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Community smallholding – share the work, risks, and rewards. Goat and Duck portion rotas; bees seasonal; vegetable garden. Thursday 10:30 am – 12:30. New members all ages very welcome, training given, £6 per household/individual /year. See website for current details. Contact Pauline T: 01594 510692 or visit www.blakeneyhillgrowers.org.uk
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Regular meeting one Sunday a month with guided shamanic journeying. Beginners welcome. Please bring a blanket, pen and notebook. See website for dates. 10.30am–1.00pm, £10 including tea and biscuits. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
Would you be interested in online tango? Please get in touch. To get ready for dancing once it is safe I recommend to join my Online Feldenkrais classes to improve your general well being and your dance techniques! Not only Tango. Check website for dates and prices. Feldenkrais >> Stay Mobile: Wednesdays & Fridays 9.30 am / Move Better: Thursdays 7.30 pm & Sundays 11 am. Season FIVE starts 2nd September, Season SIX starts 21st October 2020. Previously at Newland Village Room & Parkend Memorial Hall NOW Online. Online Live Classes on Zoom from Coleford. Get in touch via email or WhatsApp to hear more. Contact Bärbel on M: 07474 612701 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.movingexperience.eu
Anna Mcloughlin is an experienced goldsmith specialising in bespoke and, most importantly, ethical wedding and engagement rings. She has recently moved from Worcestershire to the Forest of Dean and is now able to offer couples the chance to spend a day in her studio creating each other’s wedding rings. £325 plus materials flexible. Taurus Crafts, The Old Park, Lydney, GL15 6BU. Contact Anna Mcloughlin M: 07747691202 E: email@example.com www.annafinejewellery.co.uk
A day to explore shamanism, to understand and experience simple ceremony and the use of personal power. Learn how to use the shaman’s journeying technique, explore the shaman’s map and drum to gain information and healing in your daily life. And find a power animal! 10am – 5pm, 14th March 2021. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4A. £60/£50 concessions (includes lunch) Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.mandpullen.co.uk.
For people with long-term lung conditions. Currently running online, accessible from home. No need to consider yourself a singer. Thursday afternoons £4/what you can afford or free for some conditions 2-3pm. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT. Contact Kirsty M: 07905 789683 E: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Vistit www.mindsong.org
Classes are suitable for all ages and experience. £40 for a 6 week block. Beginners welcome from 7pm every Wednesday, ongoing. English Bicknor Village Hall. (Please confirm attendance in advance).The syllabus includes loosening and foundation exercises, tai chi form and chi gong (energy work). The class and instructor are affiliated to The Bristol School of Tai Chi. Venue: English Bicknor Village Hall, Ross Road, English Bicknor, GL16 7PD. Contact Mark on 01594 544060 or 07791738668, email email@example.com, website www.bristoltaichi.com/deantaichi.htm
Soften your shoulders. Reduce your back pain. Make long lasting changes with gentle movements. Experience the benefits of The Feldenkrais Method. You have the choice between a seated morning class and a slightly more demanding floor class. All from the safety of your own home. Deepen your learning with the audio recordings. 6 week course: 60 GBP including audio recordings (60 GBP value). Add another course for half price. Stay Mobile: Wednesdays & Fridays 9.30 am / Move Better: Thursdays 7.30pm & Sundays 11 am Season FIVE starts 2nd September, Season SIX starts 21st October 2020 . Previously at Taurus Crafts NOW Online. Online Live Classes on Zoom from Coleford. Check www.movingexperience.eu for prices. Check website for dates and times. Contact Bärbel Rücker on T: 07474 612701 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.movingexperience.eu
Fitness Pilates Classes uses the original teachings of Joseph Pilates, delivered in a modern, functional group exercise session. Addresses basic postural imbalances, improves back and core strength and enhances mobility and flexibility. Ages 16+. All fitness levels welcome. £24 for 6 weeks or £5 pay as you go. £5 per class or £24 6 weeks Mondays & Wednesdays 11am & 12.15pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays 8pm Weekly. Silver Swans® Adult Ballet is a low intensity Ballet class for anyone who’d like to improve their fitness and posture. No Ballet experience required. Whether you are an experienced dancer or have briefly dabbled or are a compete novice, everyone is welcome! Ages 16+. Come along and enjoy the amazing benefits Ballet can bring to your mind and body. £5 per class or £28 for 8 classes.10am-11am, Thursdays Weekly. LVC Fitness Barre is a Ballet Barre workout combining Ballet moves with Functional Fitness & Yoga. It is the latest Body Conditioning Trend. All welcome. Ages 16+. 7pm-7.45pm Wednesdays Weekly. £4. FitSteps Calling all ‘Strictly’ Fans! FitSteps & FitSteps FAB Classes ‘Strictly’ style dance fitness exercise classes! Learn the steps you see on the TV! No dance experience or partners required! Ages 16+. All fitness levels welcome. Come along and enjoy the amazing benefits dancing can bring to your mind and body! £4 per class or £28 for 8 weeks. Mondays & Wednesdays 10am, Tuesdays 7pm Weekly. Broadway Boogie …
A day to introduce shamanic/alternative practitioners to the Eco Mapping technique – an element of Ecoshamanism that involves middle world healing with nature. 9.30am – 5.30pm, Sunday 15th March 2021. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. £75/£65 concessions (includes lunch) Contact Mandy Pullen on T: 01594 541850 or M: 07805 800313, E: email@example.com, www.mandypullen.co.uk
Using the glorious Forest scenery to develop your skills. If you have a camera, and would like help to move beyond the ‘Automatic’ mode, concentrate on mastering any subject , or technical aspects – then these enjoyable. Days & times to suit. 1:1 Photography Tuition for All , £28 per hour, £45 for 2 hours, 2 people for 2 hours £65, 5 x 2 hour sessions £185. Processing tuition can be included. Contact Tina on 01594 860062 , email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.tinadornerphotography.com