Working to Recovery
presents: Return to Innocence - A Four-Day Residential Course on Spirituality & Emotional Wellbeing
This is a women only 4-day Residential Course for any woman experiencing issues of lost innocence or working with women who have.
Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK
The Decca, Lionel, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0XB (http://www.thedecca.co.uk
Saturday 27th April to Wednesday 1st May 2019
: Karen Taylor and Jane Eastwood
£525 (Single Room), £350 (Shared Room)
PLACES ARE LIMITED - EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISED
- All activities for the 4 days
- Accommodation at The Decca
- All Meals
The accommdation is from Saturday (27tth April) afternoon until Friday(1st May) morning. If you wish to stay on until the weekend you can contact The Decca yourself to book the extra nights (http://www.thedecca.co.uk
Each day will be a mixture of outdoor and indoor activity:
- We will have a get to know you session at 4pm followed by an evening meal and storytelling.
- A Woodland ceremony in Stornoway Castle Grounds and beach walk in Tolska, with activities.
- Labyrinth at Caloway, a visit to the Broch and Callanish Stones. Group Work.
- A cliff walk in Ness, visit the seals and hear the Selkie story.
- Morning group work in Ness celebrating Beltane. Finish after lunch at 1pm.
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Contact Karen on Tel: 01851 810789 or email: email@example.com
GETTING TO ISLE OF LEWIS:
There are many ways to get to Lewis, you can fly to Stornoway airport, with Logan Air or with code share with British Airways. There are also ferry links from Ullapool and Isle of Skye, with City Link and Mega Buses connecting you to major cities.
ABOUT THE WEEK
Join us for this 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. The course gives you a chance to restore and explore any lost innocence experiences in a woman only group. Karen & Jane believe that the land can aid in your healing. We will have ceremonies to explore the theme of lost innocence 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, one of the oldest rocks in the world. Let the unbounded Atlantic Ocean expand the wilderness of your soul; restoration of our core emotional and spiritual stability and a return to innocence, where this 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.
ABOUT KAREN & JANE
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 was 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.
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.