April 2018

Booking ID: 260418

Tutor: Hilary Grundy

Ask any knitter why they’re addicted to knitting and they’ll say “because it soothes my heart and mind, and it gives me a huge sense of achievement”. Bring a new pattern you’re itching to begin and we’ll also design a light shoulder wrap for summer, incorporating lace and cables.

Residential price: £345.00

Booking ID: 300418

Tutor: Charlotte Standish

Silent walking is a means of becoming more aware of ourselves and our surroundings. Walking is a return to our most basic self, putting one foot in front of the other; we can simultaneously explore our inner selves and the outer truths.

Residential price: £250.00

May 2018

Booking ID: 010518

Tutor: Andrei Illes

When you hurt yourself, you instinctively use your hands to rub the affected area; Massage is an extension of this technique. Andrei’s soothing massages will relax you in both mind and body. At the end of the Massage Retreat you will leave the comfort of Claridge House relaxed, refreshed, but longing to return.

Residential price: £275.00

Booking ID: 110518

Tutor: Lotus Nguyen

"Love yourself first before you love others" - The Buddha At this mindfulness retreat you`ll be able to enjoy a weekend away for your own good health and well-being in the company of like-minded people. You will learn how to heal yourself from the inside out, discover new ways to feel vibrant and energized, and have a harmonious relationship with your body. You will also connect with others in a warm, supportive and open environment.

Residential price: £265.00

Booking ID: 170518

Tutor: Linda Woolfson

Soul Collage Facilitator training led by Linda Woolfson.
For details please see
http://www.collageyourlife.co.uk/trainings/

Residential price: £320.00

Booking ID: 210518

Tutor: Andrei Illes

Do you wish to stay healthy in the years to come and improve your quality of life? Then dare to join this gentle but active retreat, where you’ll get to know the secrets of Tai Chi and what makes it so special everywhere. It’s for all ages, suitable for inactive or elderly people wishing to gently raise their activity levels.

Residential price: £335.00

June 2018

Booking ID: 010618

Tutor: Sarah Fox

Hedge Shamanism is a safe* cross-cultural shamanism which anyone can use to work with mother earth and to help themselves move towards becoming whole. Shamanism is as old as humanity itself. It works on the ancient belief that the whole universe is made up of energy. Everything in the universe is linked, because at the core everything is the same energy. We are able to communicate with all things in the universe; be they invisible spirit, tree, rock, animal or person. This weekend we will work with the Stone people. During the experiential workshop, we will work with some of the universal shamanic techniques and learning. We will create a Mesa (a Shamanic alter) and work with stones, fire ceremony and journeying. This course is suitable for beginners but the materials on working with stone people will be new to Claridge House students so those who have attended previous courses will be most welcome to attend.

Residential price: £265.00

Booking ID: 050618

Tutor: Andrei Illes

When you hurt yourself, you instinctively use your hands to rub the affected area; Massage is an extension of this technique. Andrei’s soothing massages will relax you in both mind and body. At the end of the Massage Retreat you will leave the comfort of Claridge House relaxed, refreshed, but longing to return.

Residential price: £275.00

Booking ID: 080618

Tutor: Lina Newstead

Meditation is a practice to improve one’s quality of life making it flow with ease. In challenging times it can help to build mental resilience and strength to cope with whatever life has to offer. Bring calm and clarity to your life. These practices are taken from Mindfulness, Yoga and Buddhist traditions and are accessible to everyone. Simple mindful movement, deep relaxation, sitting and walking meditation will be practised.

Residential price: £250.00

Booking ID: 140618

Tutor: Kim Crosbie

Tutor: Kim Crosbie This three-day hands-on workshop for therapists revolves around the workings of consciousness and self-awareness. Participants will learn how to unravel their own, and others’ intricate belief system through a particular method of questioning and mapping of the subject’s unconscious mind. I will be showing the science behind my method and fascinating case studies. www.kimcrosbie.com

Residential price: £292.50

Booking ID: 190618

Tutor: Gaynor Goffe

A course for all levels, from beginner to advanced, covering learning/improving/ experimenting with one or more scripts, depending on previous experience, and using them in the lay-out and design of short texts. Scripts will include: italic, foundational hand, uncial, Carolingian, italic capitals, Roman capitals, copperplate, blackletter, versals; other scripts are possible including modern pointed pen scripts.

Residential price: £265.00

Booking ID: 220618

Tutor: Leah Barnett

A gentle yoga course for all abilities, that will help restore and balance energy. It will include soothing breathing techniques, gentle yoga postures, simple meditation and nurturing relaxation. Suitable for those with moderate ME/CFS.

Residential price: £250.00

July 2018

Booking ID: 030718

Tutor: Andrei Illes

When you hurt yourself, you instinctively use your hands to rub the affected area; Massage is an extension of this technique. Andrei’s soothing massages will relax you in both mind and body. At the end of the Massage Retreat you will leave the comfort of Claridge House relaxed, refreshed, but longing to return.

Residential price: £275.00

Booking ID: 170718

Tutor: Andrei Illes

Do you wish to stay healthy in the years to come and improve your quality of life? Then dare to join this gentle but active retreat, where you’ll get to know the secrets of Tai Chi and what makes it so special everywhere. It’s for all ages, suitable for inactive or elderly people wishing to gently raise their activity levels.

Booking ID: 200718

Tutor: Francis Standish

A reflective retreat for those currently experiencing Change in their lives, or the need for Change, and for those interested in how they deal with Change. How much is Change a natural process? Does it have a cultural dimension too? “Change is loss.” Is it also gain? Does change contain light and shadow? Francis Standish has been involved in many change programmes as a facilitator. He holds an ongoing curiosity for the interface between personal change and social transition.

Residential price: £230.00

Booking ID: 270718

Tutor: Jill Payne

The Alexander Technique is a learned skill which improves health, balance and co-ordination and is medically proven as a long term solution to back pain (BMJ 2008). This gently-paced course uses explanation, lying down, guided activities, hands-on work and discussion to explore the principles involved. Please bring comfortable clothing. Jill Payne, teaches the Alexander Technique in Beckenham.

Residential price: £250.00

August 2018

Booking ID: 030818

Tutor: Marion Dias

It is a modern label for an ancient wisdom of healing and empowerment, a way of life in Hawaii. Huna was originally known as Ho’omana. Ho’o means to make and mana or life force energy (As in Ki in Reiki or chi in chi gong). Taken together Huna or Ho’omana means to make life force energy or empower/ empowerment. The ancient Hawaiians knew how to harness the energy from nature and to live in peace with themselves and one another and their environment. They knew the importance of taking personal responsibility for creating positive change.

Residential price: TBC

September 2018

Booking ID: 140918

Tutor: Andrei Illes

Do you wish to stay healthy in the years to come and improve your quality of life? Then dare to join this gentle but active retreat, where you’ll get to know the secrets of Tai Chi and what makes it so special everywhere. It’s for all ages, suitable for inactive or elderly people wishing to gently raise their activity levels.

Residential price: £250.00

October 2018

Booking ID: 121018

Tutor: Ceri Lee

Enjoy a weekend devoted to yoga practice, learning how to harness the breath and connect with the subtle body for a more profound experience. Ceri Lee has taught yoga professionally for 17 years, lives in Essex and runs local classes, as well as retreats/workshops in the UK and abroad. www.yoga-light.com

Residential price: £285.00

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