Applying meditation and mindfulness techniques we will re-place ourselves in nature. This is an experiential workshop where we will slow down and experience the natural world guided through a story of practical exercises. Saturday 14th October, 9.30am – 4.00pm, £65. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Steve England on TheArtofSustainability@hotmail.com, Facebook The Art of Sustainability.
Learn how and when to use homeopathy for minor ailments and injuries. In this one-day course will gain confidence in finding the right remedy and judge whether to treat it yourself or consult a doctor or homeopath. 10am-3.30pm, 4 November £25. 6 The Cottages, Hom Green, Near Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7TG Contact Andrea Degen, WSHom, on 01989 563705, email email@example.com, website www.homeopathrossforest.com
6 weeks course or 1:1 training. Learn how to use self-hypnosis and CBT to relieve stress and poor quality sleep, Dates tbc. Lydbrook. Contact Caroline on 07795 835967 or 01594 861216, email firstname.lastname@example.org , or facebook Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Therapy and Healing Centre.
Learn how to use self-hypnosis to alleviate distressing symptoms, discomfort and de-stress. A six week course, 1:1 or small groups. Dates tbc. Lydbrook. Contact Caroline on 07795 835967 or 01594 861216, email email@example.com , or facebook Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Therapy and Healing Centre.
Training 1:1/small groups. Dates tbc. Lydbrook. Contact Caroline on 07795 835967 or 01594 861216, email firstname.lastname@example.org , or facebook Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Therapy and Healing Centre.
Learn self-hypnosis and CBT techniques on this weekly course. Dates tbc. Lydbrook. Contact Caroline on 07795 835967 or 01594 861216, email email@example.com , or facebook Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Therapy and Healing Centre.
Fun and engaging drama sessions for children of all ages and abilities, between 5 – 12 years. The Youth Theatre meet weekly during term time in Lydbrook. Each session builds skills and confidence in a fun and safe environment, leading to local performances and sharings. Facilitators are DBS checked + fully insured. £4 per session, 10 week blocks. Between 4pm – 6pm (max 1.5 hours), ongoing from September. Lydbrook Memorial Hall, Central Lydbrook. Contact Rachel Adams on 07877581740 email firstname.lastname@example.org, website wyldwoodarts.co.uk
Way2go Adventrues offer a range of fun outdoor activities including Canoeing, Kayaking, gorge walking, Stand up Paddleboard, SUPYOGA and teambuilding. From half to full days, and canoe & campouts for 2 days or more. Multi activity days. Let us tailor a package to suit your requirements. Acticities start from £25 per person. Contact Di Worral to discuss your needs on 01594 800908 or 07794 189841, email email@example.com, website www.way2goadventures.co.uk
Do you long to work with plants in a more intimate way? Learn simple yet powerful techniques to tune into nature and receive guidance and healing gifts. Finding your plant and tree allies, heart perception, sensory awareness and entering the dream time of plants. 10am-4pm, Saturday 21st October, £50. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Clare Barnes on 07551 055079, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.artemisrising.co.uk
A weekly opportunity to enjoy the freedom of dancing in a beautiful space to a wide range of music. No steps to learn and no pressure to do anything except enjoy yourself in the company of others of all ages in a safe atmosphere. £3 or whatever you can afford. 1.30-3.00pm, ongoing, starting 15th September. Yorkley Community Centre, 2 Bailey Hill, Yorkley, GL15 4RS. Contact Richard Henson on 01594 837874 or 07946 295009, email email@example.com
This is a peer led support group for people who suffer/ awaiting diagnosis with fibromyalgia or chronic pain. The group runs on the last Wednesday of the month. 11am-1pm, free and ongoing from Wednesday 27th September. Salvation Army, 43 North Road, Broadwell, Coleford, GL16 7BX. Contact Emma Cornish on 07432 069617, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shamanism is an ancient ‘practical’ methodology which enables us to live happier lives and is as relevant now in the 21st century as with our ancestors. Over a period of nine individual days we will expand our knowledge and deepen our everyday ceremonial practice, connecting to oneness, our spirit and our helping spirits. 10am – 6pm, starting Saturday 27th January 2018, then one day a month through to September. £559 before 31st December 2017, £699 thereafter. Redbrook Village Hall, Redbrook Road, Redbrook, NP25 4LR. Contact Maxine Smillie on 07845 933860, email email@example.com, website shamaniclife.co.uk
We will work with the stories from the Mabinogion, the Welsh Creation story. Mysteries of Welsh Shamanic practices have not been lost, they are alive and vibrant.The wisdom was placed into the guardianship of the ‘Otherworld’ the land of dreams until dreamers came forth once more to claim the knowledge and dream it back into being. The time is now. 10am-6pm, Saturday 28th October, £85. Redbrook Village Hall, Redbrook Road, Redbrook, NP25 4LR. Contact Maxine Smillie on 07845 933860, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website shamaniclife.co.uk
PIPs are free, friendly peer-learning poetry groups for poets of all abilities. Develop your poetry writing and get fair, realistic feedback on your work, plus free tutorials, discussions, handouts and writing prompts in facilitated meetings. PIPs also helps you get your work heard through collaboration with festivals and community events. FREE, 7pm to 9pm every 2nd Monday of the month, ongoing, meetings in members’ houses. Contact Vicky Hampton on 01594 542974 or email email@example.com.
Transformational tools to help you rediscover the innately happy, powerful and wise being you truly are through motivating, grounding, meditation, exploration of the energy body and so much more. A series of 2½ hour workshops starting in September. Places are limited, so get in touch soon. £25 per workshop, Lydbrook area. Contact Jaqui on 01594 861278 or 07919 851669, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.jaquifabian.co.uk.
Improve all areas of your life using exercises, meditations, affirmations and inner child healing. 10 weeks, dates tbc. Lydbrook. Contact Caroline Gostling on 01594 861216 or 07795 835697, email email@example.com, Facebook Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Therapy & Healing Centre.
We are electromagnetic beings in an electromagnetic universe and we have little awareness how we are affected by all of frequencies around us. Clothes, food, technology, household items and our thoughts all emit frequencies which contracts & stresses our bodies and biofields or expand them. Each day full activities exploring these effects on us. 9.30am-5.00p, in 3 parts, £59 each. Part 1 8th July, Part 2 12th August, Part 3 9th September. Belle Vue Centre, Cinderford. Contact Mark Harris on 07824 449011, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.greenbeech.org.uk
Come and enjoy a day and see how these two separate activities were once one. How can astrology possibly work? We will explore the different types of astrology and look at the concepts of archetypes as well as the latest in ideas of consciousness and how light photons fill the human body and can influence our behaviours. 9.30am-5.00pm, Saturday 20th May and Sat 27th May, £55 (discounts apply). Belle Vue Centre, Cinderford. Contact Mark Harris, Course Tutor, on 07824 449011, email email@example.com, website www.greenbeech.org.uk
Day workshop learning about plants using our ‘heart’ sense – this is a sensory exploration of plants including the making of a potent plant elixir. Lunch included. With Freya Davies. 10am-5pm, Saturday 9th September, £45. Millers Farm, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
A 2 hour exploration out in the Forest using eco mapping to communicate with the more than human world. We will meet at Welshbury Woods near Flaxley and walk out to see it with fresh eyes and ears. 11am – 1pm, Sunday 22nd October, £10. Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
Training in contemporary shamanism aligned with eco reciprocity over 15 months – six 3 day weekends from February 2018 to April 2019. You can take the course as it is or gain an Eco Shamanic Practitioner Certificate. All tuition and food included in fee – budget accommodation on site or go home at nights. Six 3 day weekends, starting 2pm, Friday 16th February through to 12 noon, Monday 19th 2018. £1200 (£1080 conc). Millers Farm, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.mandypullen.co.uk.
Learn more about Meridians, Chinese 5 Elements and how to find foods that deplete our energy. Also balancing using colour, reducing future stresses and pain techniques. 9:30am-5.30pm both days, 25th and 26th November, £240. The Beck Clinic, Awre, Nr Blakeney. Contact Helena Arguelles on 07748 841820, email email@example.com, website www.essentialtimeout.com.
Learn how to muscle, balance your own and other’s energy,find out about meridians, improve posture, reduce stress, raise energy levels and achieve your goals. It’s fun to learn and can change lives! 9.30am – 5.30pm both days, 21st abd 22nd October, £240.00. The Beck Clinic, Awre, Nr Blakeney. Contact Helena Arguelles on 07748 841820, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.essentialtimeout.com.
A day to explore shamanism, to understand and experience simple ceremony and the shaman’s drum. You will learn how to use the shaman’s journeying technique, explore the shaman’s map and learn how to retrieve a power animal. 10am-5pm, Saturday 11th November, £45. Millers Farm, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandypullen.co.uk
This five-day workshop is based on the beautiful work of Sandra Ingerman’s Medicine for the Earth: Our intention is to learn practices which integrate our spiritual work into our daily lives becoming the change we want to see in the world. 6pm Thursday 20th July until 2pm Monday 24th July. £395.00. Redbrook and othertimes/venues. Contact Maxine Smillie on 01873 858391, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.shamaniclife.co.uk.
A residential meditation retreat led by Dr Hilary Richards of the Western Chan Fellowship. Meditation with instruction, talks by Hilary, walks, and good food, at Ragman’s Lane Farm, above Lydbrook. Starts in the evening of Friday 19th May, running untul Sunday 21st May. For further information please contact Jane on 01594 861404, email email@example.com.
10am – 1pm, October 15th, November 12th, £10. Please contact Sue to book. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Sue Chudley on 01594 510655, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.millersfarm.co.uk/yogaspace
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. Occasional day and weekend retreats too. 7.20pm for 7.30pm start, Tuesdays, ongoing from 18th April at Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Please contact Jane on 01594 861404, email email@example.com.
Yes, you can get them on the internet, but this is specifically tailored to your needs, with personal feedback and guidance. Small groups. From £40 per session, small groups. Contact Jaqui on 01594 861278 or 07919 851669, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.jaquifabian.co.uk.
We provide positive, proactive, interactive learning environments. These are offered either through bespoke 1-1 settings, or within small groups. More details available on request. The venues will vary according to the tuition being offered and the needs of the individual/s. Contact Shona Marshall on 07765 111405, email email@example.com, website www.grow-sm.co.uk