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Sacred Sound & Movement Journey
Festival Essence, New Brunswick
August 9-11, 2019
Join this heartfelt journey of sacred movement & chanting in which we will seek to become aware of our inner essence in a gentle & nurturing way.Through Hatha Yoga, breathing exercises, mantra chanting, toning, meditation & profound relaxation, we will harmonize ourselves with the sacred pulse of the Universe.
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Mother Nature Women’s Retreat
Friday Aug 16– Sunday Aug 18
Wallace, NS (2 hours from Halifax)
This is a call to all the wild women who want to connect with the rhythm of Nature and of their bodies. We will honor our wise earthly temple by tuning into the cycles of Nature. Each morning we will welcome the sun with meditation, mantra chanting and sun salutations.. At low tide we will connect with the ocean floor through various yogic practices and rituals. At high tide you will have time to swim in the warm waters of the Northumberland Strait, kayak, play, rest and enjoy the blessings of the Summer. In late afternoon nurturing offerings will make you dive deeper into yourself. In the evening we will do star/moon gazing or gather around a bonfire and celebrate life together through chanting and music. This retreat will be deeply restorative, it is intended for all the she wolves needing to rejuvenate & connect to Mother Earth and to the sister tribe.
Arrival on Friday 3-7 pm, Departure Sunday 5pm (Pot Luck on Friday evening due to varying arrival times) The program begins at 7.
Package includes vegetarian meals, towels and beach towels, Restorative props, access to 2 kayaks, 2 paddleboards, 1 canoe and life jackets. Accommodation at Jen’s cottage and yoga studio. Both buildings have stairs.
Please bring sun, foot and bug protection.
Cost: $350 - $385 per person Early bird rate expires April 6. Thereafter $375 - $410.
RSVP limited to 10. To receive further detail please respond to this email. To reserve your space, please send a $50 non-refundable deposit to your co-host Jen: email@example.com
Sacred Sound, Movement & Rituals for women; facilitator training
Starts: September 6, 2019
This facilitator training, entitled “Sacred Sound, Movement and Rituals for Women”, is designed for women from all walks of life. It will help you develop an intimate relationship with the realms of divine frequencies & sacred movement. Through the power of rituals, clear intention, mantra recitation, kirtan (call & response mantra chanting), sound healing, body awareness, yogic practices, meditation, Goddess wisdom, dance, music, journaling, arts, sharing circles & earth wisdom, you will develop tools to help women discover the healing power of their own voice, as well as the natural grace & wisdom of their own body, mind & spirit. You will also develop ways to help them dive fearlessly into the infinite space of their creative Self. This is an empowerment journey; a call to bring out the wild, wise and mystical woman within each of us. It is an invitation to gather as sisters & learn from each other in a safe, supportive, uplifting & respectful way.
The first training will be from early September to December 2019 in Nova Scotia. It will be held one weekend a month from September to December along with another 10 hrs of meetings to be decided as a group, for a total of 108 hours of apprenticeship. You will then receive a certification of completion after successfully honouring all the requirements, which will be discussed after you sign up.
Cost: 1299$ for a 108 hours apprenticeship.
Early bird (until the new moon of May 4, 2019): 999$.
Included in the cost: a beautiful illustrated training manual, all other creative materials and a certificate of completion.
Space limited to 12 participants.
Hosted in Herring Cove
Dates: Friday Sept 6, 2019, Saturday Sept 7 8:00 - 6:30
September 13-14-15. October 18-19-20, November 8-9-10, December 13-14-15
Plus about 10 hours of special gatherings to be decided as a group for a total of 108 hrs.
Friday's will be from 7-10 pm and Saturday/Sunday from 8 am to 18:30 pm
Saturday September 28, 2019
7 -9:30 pm
Open to both women and men.
Bring a water bottle, blanket.
Location: 2 Joe Cracker Road, Herring Cove
More details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hatha Yoga series Fall 19 (Drop-in welcome)
Wednesday September 18
Morning: 10:30 am - 12:15 pm, or
Evening: 7 - 8:30 pm.
These 12 weeks Hatha Yoga series will focus on slow and gentle body movement & postures, breath awareness, meditation and yogic wisdom. Please register in advance, space limited. More information on Hatha Yoga.
12 weeks session early bird before Sept 12, 110$, after this date 140 or Drop in fee 15$
Location: Herring Cove, N.S
Monday October 28, 19
Cost: 20$ early bird before Oct 20 after this date 25$
Full Moon Cacao Goddess Ceremony
Friday Nov 23, 18
6:00 - 10:30 pm
An exploration of heart magic and earthly wisdom with the elixir of the Gods, the sacred cacao medicine. In this journey, we will go deep within ourselves to reconnect with the beauty, creativity, grace & intuition of the Divine Feminine . Through rituals, meditation, yoga, sonic bath, chanting & journaling come churn your internal cauldron and awaken the magic of your vital energy.
Early bird registration before Nov 15: 45$, After that date: 65$
Try to not eat 3 hours before or very light snack and be punctual, thanks.
Space limited to 12 participants
Location: Herring Cove