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The Work that Reconnects - facing the mess we're in and finding Active Hope

Are you concerned about what’s happening in our world? Would you like to explore your ability to respond?

18 May 2018 - 23 May 2018

Leader: Larry Butler, Kristine Janson, Ratnadevi

Cost Information: Cost: £275 single room, £400 for two people sharing a twin, £160 dorm. Full board and lodging costs.

Course fee £195 (payable on booking - if this cost is getting in the way, please get in touch.)


Course outline

At this five day retreat we will use The Work That Reconnects, a form of transformative group work developed by Joanna Macy, to give us energy and focus to respond to the current challenges faced by our planet.

dandelionspiral 2The Work That Reconnects consists of practical exercises designed to grow feelings of gratitude and connection, look at how we can overcome feelings of despair and helplessness about the collective mess we’re in, to see the world with new eyes by changing our perspectives, and to make positive changes towards a sustainable future.

The workshop is a powerful way to connect more deeply with others who share our concerns, under the supportive guidance of experienced facilitators. There will be time to roam the island alone or with others, and will include opportunities to practice mindfully being through guided meditation, ChiKung and Yoga. The natural and nourishing beauty of Holy Island will help to inspire and strengthen our ability to keep moving forward with active hope and positive resolve.

This retreat will begin in the evening of Friday 18th May and depart on Wednesday 23rd in the morning.

For more info and to book: The cost of the retreat is £195, payable through the Earthy Mindfulness website - for further information and to make your booking please contact Kristine Janson through www.earthymindfulness.com/contact

If this cost is getting in the way, please get in touch with Kristine

Once you have made your booking with Earthy Mindfulness, please book your accommodation on Holy Isle, which you pay for on arrival. Use the Book Now button in the sidebar - 5 nights from Friday 18th May. You will see a page called Additional Extras. Please select Work that Reconnects