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Moving Mandala : A Wild, Creative and Therapeutic Retreat

  • Barn Croft The Street Rodmell BN7 3HF (map)

The Moving Mandala Creative Retreat for Earth, Peace and Transformation.

This is a superb opportunity to go within and connect deeply to the earth, working with goddess archetypes, the chakras and taking the time we need to listen to the earth singing.

Let us step away to dream, weaving the wisdom of the earth with our bodies and a deep creative process. We are honouring our own unique soul's journey. Our work will culminate in a moving meditation or dance for the land, connecting to our descent into the darkness of winter and preparation for the winter solstice.

We will sing, dance, meditate, make art and food together - tuning into our chakras and Mother Earth.

We will connect to ourselves through creative practice inspired by nature and it’s seasons, and elements.

This retreat offers a selection of creative, experiential and shamanic exercises, including meditation, creative visualisation, dance, singing, painting exercises, felting, form drawing, pastel work, writing exercises and clay.

This will be a nourishing and creative weekend, working in healing indoor space and in outside locations in East Sussex where appropriate. This time of year holds a powerful container for personal and community energies to be embraced.

This retreat is informed by the shamanic medicine of the Q’ero tribe in the High Andes and the Moving Mandala Programme.

  • We are extremely honoured to have with us Nancy Dancing Light who created this beautiful shamanic work to be shared around the world. Please see her website for more information on the Moving Mandala Programme and her work. Also Brenda Marita Mason and Lori Folkins will be here, Brenda is coming from New Brunswick, Sussex area( Sussex to Sussex!), Nancy is coming from Nova Scotia and Lori from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada to be with us.

  • Led by Ali Rabjohns (Transpersonal Arts Counsellor, BACP and AATA) and experienced shamanic practitioners Brenda Marita Mason and Lori Folkins. All facilitators are fascinated by each person’s unique process and courage to welcome transformation, self-development and improvement. All have completed a Teacher Training in the Moving Mandala

The core shamanic tools that we will be working with are: working as a circle, hucha (heaviness) release and calling in sami (light) to replace this, sand paintings, shamanic journeying, dreaming our world into being and a deep connection to nature.

This workshop can help with : navigating a deep transition, coping with a physical ailment, developing confidence and wellness.

Early Bird Booking until August 31st - see below for ticket prices.

Tickets £295 before 31st August and £325 thereafter.

Accommodation : There is the possibility to rent a cottage in a village at an extra cost. Please contact ali for more details:

If you are drawn to experience this deep listening to the earth and yourself, then we invite you to book as soon as possible as places are limited.

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