Monthly Archives: August 2016
New Workshop: Journey into the Realm of Plants (Brighton Sept 2016)
When: Saturday, September 24th 2016 10:30am – 4:30pm
Where: Leahurst Court, Leahurst Court Road, Brighton BN1 6UN
Exact location provided after registration (note – unfortunately, venue is on the 2nd floor and not wheelchair accessible)
What: This is a day to connect with plants more deeply, and is a mix of intuitive herbalism (getting to know a plant’s uses through direct experience), and connecting with the metaphysical, or spiritual, aspect of plants. (You don’t need to have experience in herbalism, horticulture, botany etc – any such expertise that people bring will be put aside for the day anyway! )
Some skills we work on are:
-Slowing down to plant speed
-Heart-centered communication with plants
-Listening to the body via various senses
The session is experiential. There will be a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities, and some individual activities as well as paired or group activities.
This is for anyone who:
– loves plants
– wants to deepen their connection with the non-human world
– wants to recover some of the enchantment with nature that they felt as a child
The specific outcomes of this kind of session are different for each person (and sometimes ripples occur in the days and weeks that follow), but all will hopefully leave having had a deeper experience with plants than they routinely have. My sense is that individuals get what is needed for them at the time, and my hope is that people leave with the confidence to continue exploring on their own.
At the end of this kind of session, past participants have reported:
- finding some relief from anxiety
- feeling energized
- finding respite from day-to-day life
- opening up a rich world of relationship and being
Cost: £15/£10 concessions (includes an organic, vegan, gluten-free lunch)
Facilitator: Shumaisa Khan
Booking: There are only 10 spots, so if you would like to book*, please do so here as soon as possible!
*If you cancel your place more than 14 days before the event, you will get a full refund. If you cancel within 14 days of the event, you generally would not get a refund. In the unlikely event that the session is cancelled, you will receive a full refund.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Shumaisa at 01273 660 765