Where Art & Yoga combine to create Retreats of great relaxation and beauty. 

Where anxiety is gently eased away by warmth, humour, breathing and movement, art and observation.

Where you loose and find yourself all in one day!

RELAXATION & JOY

All our practices both in yoga and art are for all ages and abilities.

We will always take your crotchety bits into consideration and not torture you.

Our aim is to ensure you feel warm, safe and relaxed. Your aim should be to open your mind and allow yourself to relax and empower yourself

"Breath is the power behind all things"

Saturday 26 October 2019

HEALING MUSIC & ARTS

Day Retreat

with Art & Soul

10am - 5pm

Movement - Breath - Sound

Art, Magic & Fire!

If you can talk, you can sing. 

If you can move, you can dance

 

A challenge to relax & enjoy yourself

Events

Saturday 21st December 2019

WINTER SOLSTICE - DAY RETREAT 

10am - 4pm

(If you would like your own private Retreat day, please contact us to discuss)

Candlelight, calmness, cinnamon, crown creativity and good company!

 

On this day we shall celebrate the magic of the moon. 

Magic:

A whole glorious day of letting-go in the safety and serenity of Tofte Manor. 

Building confidence, breathing, creating, dance movements, harmonising, bonding, laughing - being more than you ever knew you could be!

Movement: 

JACK TAYLER, inspirational dancer, will lead you in a series of life enhancing dance movements for all abilities including an African Healing Dance! A worship for the body, healing and harmony. In past times spiritual leaders in Africa were healers and believed dancing blindfold to percussion and focusing on breathing was a blind date with the unknown, an inner journey to strength and wellbeing.

(we won't be blindfolding you though)

​Deep Listening:

EMMA DAVIES, glorious musician in her final year studying for her MA, will introduce us to 'deep listening'. A sound meditation which is both healing and deeply peaceful, opens the senses, expands breathing and brings serenity. There is talk of a 'humming forest' which sounds fascinating!

 

Breathing:

CHRISTINE RICHARDS,

gifted musician, teacher and all round good egg will help you to let go of any remaining reservations with humour and by using breathing exercises, singing rituals and patterns to strengthen breath, relax body and mind and tickle your happy endorphins by responding vocally to music.

Art:

KATE DAVIES, creator of Art & Soul, will be guiding the artistic practices in which to lose yourself further. Following an explore of the beautiful grounds, we will be considering the mind's eye, how we can look at the world differently using different angles and by drawing in response to how you see and feel. No artistic ability required just curiosity and a willingness to give it a go!

Candlelit Labyrinth

As evening draws in, we will light our candles and walk the Tofte Labyrinth in meditation, setting our intentions and listening to the night.

Rhythm

The day will culminate with everyone gathering around the fire-pit to raucously  sing, dance, drum and burn negativity!

Break: Prosecco or sparkling elderflower and biscuits

Lunch: is a bring food to share picnic - so that there are no dietary issues.

Tea and cake served in the afternoon.

Bookings now open £69 from kate@kdgd.co.uk

An exquisite magical day of relaxation, restoration and celebration! Yoga Yin and Nidra to help dissolve seasonal stress and put you back in touch with the natural, festive beauty of winter. The making of moon crowns from nature and crystals, tree decorating with intentions and natural finds, the solstice ceremony in the grounds, walking the labyrinth, fire-pit, drumming, burning of negativity and delicious festive snacks and drink.

 

The happiest and most enchanting way to lead gently into the season of mass catering and joyfulness!

Tea and cake served in the afternoon.

A BESPOKE RETREAT CAN BE CREATED FOR YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS!

 

Tel Kate 0794 0827 480

email: kate@kdgd.co.uk

Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire

t: 0794 0827480  e: kate@kdgd.co.uk

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