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Working to Recovery & Midwifeof the Soul presents: A Return to Innocence: A Five-Day Residential Course for Women on Spirituality & Emotional Wellbeing

Join us for a women only practice based residential workshop: which will include guided meditation, sharing stories, connecting with nature ceremonies and group time.  This week is guaranteed to nourish your soul.  

VENUE:  Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK

ACCOMMODATION: The Decca B&B, Lionel, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0XB (http://www.thedecca.co.uk)

DATES: Friday 20th March to Tuesday 24th March 2020

FACILITATORS: Karen Taylor and Jane Eastwood

COST£650 (for a single room), £450 (for a shared room)
 

PLACES ARE LIMITED - EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISED

Cost includes:
  • All activities for the 5 days
  • Accommodation at The Decca
  • All Meals
The accommdation is from Friday 20th March, 2pm onwards, until lunchtime on Tuesday 24th March 2020.  If you wish to stay longer you can contactthe Decca yourself to book the extra nights (http://www.thedecca.co.uk/).

Each day will be a mixture of outdoor and indoor activity:

FRIDAY - Welcome and Introductions at 4pm.  Followed by evening meal and story telling.

SATURDAY - Woodland ceremony in Stornoway castle grounds.  Beach walk and road to nowhere in Tolsta, with activities.

SUNDAY - Cliff walk in Ness, visit the seals and hear the Selkie story.

MONDAY - Labyrinth at Carloway, Callenish Stones,  Group Work.

TUESDAY - Morning group work in Ness.

FINISH - After lunch at 1pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION: - CLICK HERE

BOOKING:
Online (from this page)
or
Contact Karen on Tel: 01851 810789 or email: karen@workingtorecovery.co.uk

GETTING TO ISLE OF LEWIS:
There are many ways to get to Lewis, you can fly to Stornoway airport, with Logan Air or Flybe with codeshare with British Airways. There are also ferry links from Ullapool and Isle of Skye, with CityLink and MegaBus connecting you to major cities.
 

ABOUT THE COURSE
The course gives you a chance to restore, for you to explore any lost innocence experiences in a woman only group. Karen & Jane believe that the land can aid in your healing.  We will have ceremoniesto explore the theme of lost innoncence and to find your heroic story.  This course is suitable for any women experiencing issues of lost innocence or working with women who have.

Join us on a journey to explore how our wellbeing can be enhanced by practices that are thousands of years old and are being "discovered" by mainstream healthcare today.
 
Join us on a journey to explore 3 billion year old Lewisian Gneiss rocks, the oldest in Britain. Let the unbounded Atlantic Ocean expand the wilderness of your soul; restoration of our core emotional and spiritual stability and return to innocence, where the epic story will take us.  You will return home with practical steps to improve your life and relationships, rested and rejuvenated by this magical landscape.  

THE FACILITATORS - KAREN & JANE
Karen Taylor was a mental health nurse for many years.  She has personal experience of running recovery houses for people with psychosis and trauma.  She is an international speaker and trainer, who has specialized in recovery and hearing voices.  She is the co-author of the workbook ‘Working to Recovery’.  Karen is mother to seven, a lover of singing, jazz, swimming & walking.  Karen is one of the women Sharon Blackie wrote about in her iconic book "if women rose rooted".  She has a strong affinity with the land and an interest in anything Celtic.  She strongly believes that the land speaks to us and guides us if only we listen.  Karen also underwent training with William Bloom and the spiritual companionship trust to be a spiritual companion.  Karen is on her own spiritual journey which is deeply connected to the land and belonging.

Jane Eastwood has been working with complementary therapies since 1991 when she first trained to deliver Reflexology to clients and also studied counselling to enhance the practice. She has a nursing background but always felt that medicine didn't necessarily look at the individual in a holistic way. Wanting to understand the human condition more led Jane to study Biology and Psychology at University. At this time she was also very interested in healing work and pursued this alongside the scientific route. Eventually Jane added Indian Head Massage and Reiki to the treatments that she offers.  Jane grew up in the countryside of Derbyshire. This environment gave her a love for, and an appreciation of nature and the natural world. This connection with nature has been a source of comfort and inspiration over the years. She was lucky enough to get the opportunity to study a Native American approach to looking at the earth and how humans fit into and work with it. She now weaves this into the way she works with nature around her and the therapies she works with on the Isle of Lewis. Jane also teaches Reiki so that people may begin or continue the work of healing themselves.
 
 
The course gives you a chance to restore, for you to explore any lost innocence experiences in a woman only group. Karen & Jane believe that the land can aid in your healing.  We will have ceremoniesto explore the theme of lost innoncence and to find your heroic story.  This course is suitable for any women experiencing issues of lost innocence or working with women who have.

Join us on a journey to explore how our wellbeing can be enhanced by practices that are thousands of years old and are being "discovered" by mainstream healthcare today.
 
Join us on a journey to explore 3 billion year old Lewisian Gneiss rocks, the oldest in Britain. Let the unbounded Atlantic Ocean expand the wilderness of your soul; restoration of our core emotional and spiritual stability and return to innocence, where the epic story will take us.  You will return home with practical steps to improve your life and relationships, rested and rejuvenated by this magical landscape.  

Each day will be a mixture of outdoor and indoor activity:

FRIDAY - Welcome and Introductions at 4pm.  Followed by evening meal and story telling.

SATURDAY - Woodland ceremony in Stornoway castle grounds.  Beach walk and road to nowhere in Tolsta, with activities.

SUNDAY - Cliff walk in Ness, visit the seals and hear the Selkie story.

MONDAY - Labyrinth at Carloway, Callenish Stones,  Group Work.

TUESDAY - Morning group work in Ness.

FINISH - After lunch at 1pm

 
Karen Taylor was a mental health nurse for many years.  She has personal experience of running recovery houses for people with psychosis and trauma.  She is an international speaker and trainer, who has specialized in recovery and hearing voices.  She is the co-author of the workbook ‘Working to Recovery’.  Karen is mother to seven, a lover of singing, jazz, swimming & walking.  Karen is one of the women Sharon Blackie wrote about in her iconic book "if women rose rooted".  She has a strong affinity with the land and an interest in anything Celtic.  She strongly believes that the land speaks to us and guides us if only we listen.  Karen also underwent training with William Bloom and the spiritual companionship trust to be a spiritual companion.  Karen is on her own spiritual journey which is deeply connected to the land and belonging.

Jane Eastwood has been working with complementary therapies since 1991 when she first trained to deliver Reflexology to clients and also studied counselling to enhance the practice. She has a nursing background but always felt that medicine didn't necessarily look at the individual in a holistic way. Wanting to understand the human condition more led Jane to study Biology and Psychology at University. At this time she was also very interested in healing work and pursued this alongside the scientific route. Eventually Jane added Indian Head Massage and Reiki to the treatments that she offers.  Jane grew up in the countryside of Derbyshire. This environment gave her a love for, and an appreciation of nature and the natural world. This connection with nature has been a source of comfort and inspiration over the years. She was lucky enough to get the opportunity to study a Native American approach to looking at the earth and how humans fit into and work with it. She now weaves this into the way she works with nature around her and the therapies she works with on the Isle of Lewis. Jane also teaches Reiki so that people may begin or continue the work of healing themselves.
 
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