Workshops: Communication and Intimacy
Taking time to communicate | Image © Mim Saxl Photography 2012
There’ll be updates on this year’s workshop programme from about the beginning of April on, but below you can see a selection of the workshops we enjoyed last year.
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‘Living Love’ Sacred Intimacy Workshops with Jewels Wingfield, for individuals and couples including a women only workshop. Jewels is the founder and director of Living Love. She has studied and trained in a wide and diverse range of subjects over the past 20 years both in the UK and internationally. She is one of the UK’s leading lights in conscious relationship, Sacred Sexuality and women’s empowerment. Jewels women’s work is renowned and is known for it’s revolutionary approach. Her rich and varied background studies include: Conscious relationship as a path to awakening. Shamanism, Deep Ecology/environmental work. Group, individual and couples therapy. Tantra and allied bodies of work related to Sacred Sexuality. Various forms of Ecstatic dance & somatic movement practices. Birth and regression work, NVC (non violent communication) drama therapy and more.
Skilful Flirting with Jayaraja and Lilamani. Extrememely popular workshops that offer a playful and safe space to explore the skills of flirting skilfully. Lilamani is qualified psychotherapist and Jayaraja has been leading workshops on play and communication for over 20 years and has been a regular and popular contributor to the Buddhafield festival for over 14 years. Make the most of the duo this year as they won’t be returning until 2014!
How to say I love you with Shantigarbha. “I love you” can be difficult to say, and to hear. How do you let somebody know that you love them in a safe way? How can you hear “I love you” in a way that allows you to be free? This workshop will be run for singles and for couples. Shantigarbha is an international NVC trainer certified with the Centre for Nonviolent Communication. He works in the Middle East and worldwide.
Authentic and Connected Speaking with Millie Baker and Daniel Kingsley. What would it be like to step out in front of a group or audience and feel comfortable being seen exactly as you are? To speak from silence, “discovering” the perfect words as you go? Join us to find out more about public speaking with ease and presence. Millie and Daniel are passionate about authentic communication and between them have over 25 years experience in helping people say what needs to be said. We support people to be able to stand in front of a group or audience honouring the words or movement that “want” to arise. People with very little confidence in speaking are often amazed at how they can find ease at being in front of an audience. More confident speakers find themselves being able to build deep rapport with an audience and find themselves relating in a new and fresh way.
Mindful Communication with Jayaraja. Experiential workshops using the skills of Buddhism, Non-violent communication and Gestalt psychotherapy to improve the quality of your communication with ourselves, lovers, friends, family, colleagues.
Speaking with children &Who am I as a Parent? Conscious Communication (ConCom) with Laurel Pyne. Offering practical techniques and suggestions for hearing what kids are really saying, as well as ways of interacting that create more harmony and less stress! A chance to practice in pairs and small groups to discuss any problems we share relating to family communications. Laurel has a wealth of knowledge including over 20 years experience with remedial bodywork and Pilates classes, teaching Performing Arts in secondary schools along with offering Emotional Coaching to teens. She has worked with Marshall Rosenberg (Non Violent Communication) and has been teaching her own form of NVC called ConCom for about 5 years to various groups and communities.