Two courses in one. Join our 16 hour course and work towards both the Forest School First Aid certificate and the 12 hour L3 Paediatric First Aid qualification. Ideal for early years outdoors professionals who may need both courses. 9am-6pm both days starts 4th June 2019, £130. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA. Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
12 hour paediatric first aid qualification course suitable for registered child minders, nurseries, primary schools and other early years settings. Meets requirements for settings working towards Millie’s Mark accreditation. 9.30am-5pm over 2 consecutive Mondays starting 3rd June 2019, £110. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA. Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
1 day course aimed at small and low risk workplaces, but suitable for anyone wanting to learn basic first aid skills. Learn how to manage an unconscious casualty, treat cardiac arrest, choking, bleeding, shock and seizures. 9.30am-5pm, 20th May 2019, £70 Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
Teaching, discussion, stories of recovery and tools for life. Tastelife is a supportive and educational charity that aims to inform about eating disorders. It provides tools for recovery for those who suffer and those who care. Suggested donation £5 each per week Friday 3rd May 1-3pm or Tuesday 7th May 7-9pm. Forest Community Church, Parragate Road, Cinderford, GL14 2LY Contact Niki White M: 07947785117 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
A two day course focused on connecting you with your creative and playful self. Whether you are an artist or maker in need of fresh perspective or someone who has never considered themselves to be creative, this is the course for you. Using clay and drawing materials, I will facilitate sessions to help you break through blocks and give structure and support to your free exploration. No previous clay or drawing experience is require and all materials are included. Places limited. 23-24 March, 27-28 April, 18-19 May. 9.30am-4.30pm. £150. Venue in Orcop, Herefordshire. Check website for more details. Contact: Sheila Herring E: Sheila@sheilaherring.co.uk www.sheilaherring.blogspot.com
Developing a deep learning connection with Nature is a lifelong relationship, allowing us to simply be our Self. Through meditation and mindfulness alongside fire making and outdoor cooking find this connection that nourishes both you and Nature. Increasingly people are turning to this as the way to the Well Being. 10-12am, 4th May. £25. Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, Tintern, NP16 7NX Contact Steven England M: 07733325969 E: TheArtofSustainability@hotmail.com www.theartofsustainability.co.uk/self/
As the sun reaches its summer zenith we will focus on the central themes of meditation, allowing our Self time to dwell in a safe and relaxing space. Developing a deep learning connection with Nature is a lifelong relationship, allowing us to dwell and simply be our Self. Through meditation find this nourishing connection. 7-30-8-30pm. Thurs 30th May, Thurs 6th and 13th June & Fri 21st June. £8. . Contact Steven England M: 07733325969 E: TheArtofSustainability@hotmail.com www.theartofsustainability.co.uk/self/
Usk river pilgrimage from Newport to Caerleon on Easter Monday. We will begin by crossing the Newport Transporter bridge. Bring a packed lunch and a flask. £10 voluntary contribution Meet at 10.30am for 11am, start Monday 22nd April Newport Transporter Bridge to Caerleon. Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
Meets on Tuesday evenings at Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook. Newcomers welcome, no need to be an ‘expert’, as meditation instructions and guidance will be given as required. Donation of £2.00. 7.20pm start, Tuesdays, ongoing. Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Please contact Jane on 01594 861404, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will learn how to transmute negative beliefs and attitudes through the practice of transfiguration. As we find balance and harmony within we effect the world without.Throughout our days together we will work with all the elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Ceremonies will be held each night including a fire ceremony. 10 am – 9pm, 7th – 10th June, £395 . Redbrook Maxine Smillie T: 01873858391 or M: 07845933860 email@example.com http://www.shamaniclife.co.uk/the-heart-of-the-drum/
Regular meeting one Sunday a month with guided shamanic journeying. Beginners welcome. Please bring a mat, eye cover, blanket, pen and notebook. See website for dates. 10.30am–1.00pm, £8 including tea and biscuits. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
Mindfulness in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley offers mindfulness-based mediation courses in the community. Mindfulness meditation practice is a way of training the mind to be in the present in the here and now. Through regularly practice, either through Taster days, an eight-week course, one2one sessions and mindfulness retreats, you will cultivate your practice, paying attention to what is happening as it happens, and doing so with an attitude of kindness, receptivity and non-judgement. Living with greater happiness and vitality. Courses for Spring 2019: 1 day Mindfulness Meditation Day One day Mindfulness courses for GCSE/A level students to manage examination stress and anxiety. 8 The Loft, Brockweir and Hewelsfield Community Shop, NP16 7NW Contact Diana M: 07952548040 email@example.com www.mindfulnessforestandwye.com
A day of deep listening to the soul of the land at the time of Imbolc £55 incl lunch (concessions – please ask) 10am-5pm Saturday 4th May / Sat 3rd August Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.mandpullen.co.uk.
‘Strictly’ style dance fitness exercise class, no partners needed! You don’t need to be able to dance, you just have to want to get fit and have fun! Transform your body dancing to music! £4 per class or £28 for 8 classes within 8 weeks. Mondays & Wednesdays, 10-11am, Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-8pm (ongoing). Broadwell Memorial Hall, North Road, Coleford, GL16 7BG. Now also on Wednesdays, 7-8pm at Cinderford Methodist Church Hall, (Opposite Palace Cinema), Cinderford, GL14 2AB. Contact Lisa Cherry on 07909 755222, email email@example.com or through Facebook on LVC Fitness
Two-day ceremonial weekend for women only in a woodland sanctuary. Transforming, expressing & healing. 10.30am-5pm, 4th & 5th May, £195. Courses in Redbrook in the Wye Valley. Contact Maxine Smillie T: 01873858391 or M: 07845 933860, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.shamaniclife.co.uk
Fitness Pilates utilises all of the principals and includes many of the mat work exercises in traditional Pilates, but offers modifications, diversifications to provide a controlled body conditioning program. It is aimed at adults of all levels, ages and abilities. Mondays & Wednesdays, 11am – 12.00noon and 12 noon – 1pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9pm, ongoing. £24.00 for 6 weeks. Broadwell Memorial Hall, North Road, Coleford, GL16 7BG. Contact Lisa Cherry on 07909 755222, email email@example.com or through Facebook, at LVC Fitness.
An introduction to plants and eco shamanism using perception and resonance techniques. £50 incl lunch (conc £40) 10am-5pm. Saturday 29th June 2019. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy Pullen on T: 01594 541850 or M: 07805 800313, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mandypullen.co.uk
One to one tuition gives a regular home practice which may relieve serious health conditions by improving range of movement, coordination, breathing, sleep, digestion and may help to ease pain, anxiety or depression, assisting in a greater sense of self-esteem and wellbeing. £45 per hour, by appointment. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Sue on 01594 510655, email email@example.com, website www.millersfarm.co.uk/yogaspace.
Enjoy yoga at a level to suit you. Increase energy and flexibility. Relax body and mind. Improve balance and mental clarity. £60 per 10 weeks, ongoing classes in Coleford, Lydney, and Yorkley. Yorkley Mondays 10.15-11.45am, Yorkley Community Centre, Bailey Hill, Yorkley, GL15 4RS. Lydney (Taurus Crafts) Tuesdays 5.30-7pm and 7.15 – 8.45pm. Wednesdays 7-8.30pm, Taurus Crafts, Old Park, Lydney Park Estate, Nr Lydney, GL15 6BU Lydney Thursdays 10-11.30am, ongoing, Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT. Coleford Thursdays 7-8.30pm, ongoing, St Margaret Mary Church Hall, High Nash, Coleford, GL16 8HN. Contact Carolyn Thomas on 01594 530225 or 07789 893467, email Carolyn on firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit freedomyogaandrelaxation.co.uk.
Yoga is an invaluable tool for the modern day – ‘the body benefits from movement and the mind benefits from stillness’. Classes / workshops and one to ones in the Forest/Wye Valley area. Yoga for Everybody! Weekday and evening classes, workshops and 1-1 sessions available in the Forest/ Wye Valley area. Join me for a yoga practice to harmonise body, breath and mind. Seniors/Gentle Yoga A gentle practice suitable for older students and anybody seeking a gentler approach to yoga. £7.50 per class, 10-11.30am, Thursday mornings. Bells Hotel, Lord’s Hill, Coleford GL16 8BE Visit Ali’s website, www.yogawithalirose.co.uk, for details, or you can contact Ali on 07883 678629, email Ali at email@example.com.
Artlift provides NHS funded art sessions with professional artists for people with long term mental or physical health conditions. Our 8 week courses at ArtSpace Cinderford and across the county start in April, September and January. Ask your GP or mental health team for a referral or call Charlie Royall on 03000 200 102, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details, or visit our website at www.artlift.org
Explore simple practices of this land which help us to re-connect with the spirit in ourselves and the spirit of trees – 1 day workshop. 10am-4pm, 29th June, £85. Redbrook in the wye valley Contact Maxine Smillie call 07845 933860 or email email@example.com www.shamaniclife.co.uk