RETREATS & EVENTS IN SOUTHERN SPAIN - Trance Dances and shamanic journeying, Weekend Workshops, Courses and events
In situ Trance Dances and Shamanic Journeys will be offered on an ad hoc basis when allowed by current restrictions in Spain. However I offer a free online Journey every Sunday at 9pm (8pm UK time) to which anyone is welcome. For the zoom link and further information on the Sunday Journeys, which now usually includes a short chakra energising session or meditation, please email me.
BRIGHTON.......INSPIRATION --> EXPANSION, another evening of breathwork, chakra dance, journeying and moving together to explore connected dimensional being at The Loft in Brighton, Friday 20th August 6 - 9pm. This workshop is being jointly led by Cathy and Patula, both experienced shamanic healers and practitioners. See details above.
Journey into the Light, a six day dynamic, multi-dimensional, experiential retreat
This retreat has been postponed until further notice as travel restrictions in and out of the UK and Spain have sadly made it untenable. However we hope to offer the retreat in late summer or early Autumn so please do register your interest so that I can keep you informed.
The House of Light Retreat Centre is a tranquil sanctuary set among the stunning natural backdrop of Las Alpujarra in Southern Spain. This location has a special, vibrant energy that has long attracted spiritual travellers and those on soul-led wellbeing journeys.
The Centre offers the peace of being out in nature where you can enjoy the beautiful extensive gardens and a salt swimming pool. Throughout the land there are thoughtfully created nature based spaces perfect for quiet contemplation and equally, enjoying company.
Website for further information: www.houseoflight.love
Through a creative blend of yogic movement, breath work, energy healing and shamanic processes, with daily Trance Dance and guided journeying to the drum beat, participants will be encouraged to adventure and to explore their multi-dimensional being. Shining light on all levels of our experience as a human being, enables us to release darkness from our shadows. Finding our inner light allows us to reflect the love, light and beauty we see all around us. Let go, expand and shine from your core essence.
The Journey into Light is led by Cathy Birdsong and Patula Girardet. Patula is an experienced healer and Shamanic practitioner. She has studied, taught and shared her experience of Reiki, Shamanic practices and healing, Conscious Connected Breathing and process work in safe group experientitals. Patula was born and raised in France but now makes her home in Brighton England. Cathy and Patula have run many workshops and events together and are delighted to join in offering you this amazing experience in a beautiful and safe haven.
This retreat will guide you to explore your energy and chakras through the auric field, in yoga, dance and healing techniques. Daily Trance Dances will lead you into a guided Shamanic Journey to integrate this deep work. The sacred medicine of breathwork brings us into presence, and through dynamic group process we are able to align ourselves with our souls purpose - to become who we came here to be. Working within the medicine wheel, with the four directions and the elements, we are able to begin releasing trauma from our past, allowing us to be our authentic selves, come into our core and fully experience our essence.
Guided by the group to include ancestral healing and soul retrieval, we will share shamanic and self-healing techniques useful in daily life. We will hold a fire ceremony, walk the labyrinth and use talking circles to share our experiences and help support each participant on their personal journey. There will be plenty of relaxation time to enjoy the beautiful House of Light and its surroundings and we offer an optional excursion or activity during the retreat.
A Typical day
7.30am Early morning yoga or meditation
10.00 - 12.30 Morning session, chakra dance, delving into root and sacral chakras, what they mean to us and how to work with their energy. Earth and Water elements and how to use them in healing work
3.00 - 6.30pm Introduction to Breathwork and process followed by talking circle and group healing. Trance dance leading into Shamanic journey, talking circle and supporting process.
8.30pm Evening ceremony and/or free time
COST from £495 - supplement for single rooms and en suite facilities
£150 deposit secures your place, balance to be paid by end of February
What is included: 6 days accommodation, use of all facilities, retreat programme and ceremonies. Three delicious vegetarian meals daily, to prepared by the in-house chef.
What is not included: All transport including transfers, additional in- house treatments, excursions and activities