DAILY PROGRAMME & MORE

PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY WELCOME HOME

We will welcome you to our beautiful location between 4-6pm with time to settle in and orientate before we gather.

There will also be an introduction to the Ayurvedic techniques which will inform your practice and meals throughout the weekend.

 

Wednesday Evening

Chants, Games & Sacred Songs
Connecting and relaxing into our new environment with some chants and songs from around the world.

Opening Ceremony
Cnnecting and relaxing into our new environment with some chants and songs from around the world 

THURSDAY JOY

Thursday wake up:
Wild Swimming & Pranayam
Morning Yoga with live music

Thursday morning: Forest Bathing & Underworld Guided Journey

Walk into the welcome green of the forest, and into the vital embrace of the divine life force with the Japanese art of forest bathing. Followed by…

The Underworld Tree Journey
The Underworld was always the source of individual power, sovereignty, revelation, divination, yet we often shy away from it seeing it as taboo. In this guided meditation, we’ll explore the land of the Midnight Sun.

Thursday afternoon: Ayurvedic Cookery

Uncover the wisdom of this intuitive and ancient elemental approach to eating that is unique to you.  Engage with the sensuous meditation of food preparation and then eat what you learn! 

Thursday evening: Mantras, Fireside Singing & Storytelling

Group Singing, world music Open Mic to get to know and tune in to each other. There will be an opportunity to share your talents and with a group and co-create if you feel inspired to in a moment.

FRIDAY INSIGHT

Friday wake up:
Nauli Kriya & Isis Ceremony & WIld Swimming
Morning Yoga with live music

Friday morning: Yoga For Your Nature

Move past the one-size-fits-all yoga culture. Try different styles and techniques to experience for yourself the powerful effects a personalised yoga practice can have.

Friday afternoon:  Elements of Life

A visceral workshop through movement, Kundalini Yoga and meditation. To connect and celebrate the elements which sustain and hold us, both around us and within us. on the land, the river, the forest, in in the breeze and in the fire of life.

Friday night: Great Gathering, Opening Circle, Kirtan and Open Mic 

A heart-opening collective performance of musical conversation and devotional chanting

SATURDAY CONNECTION

Saturday wake up
Wild Swimming & Pranayam
Morning Yoga with live music

Saturday morning: Tree Meditations

The trees on the festival site are magical. Sitting in guided meditation, we will learn how to commune with these great spirits and tap into their ancient and universal wisdom. 

LUNCH in noble silence

Saturday afternoon: Liminal Yoga

Yoga was never meant as a mere “wellbeing” tool, but rather was a method to blow your mind! Liminal yoga is about getting back to this essence of spirituality, free from dogma. We’ll use kundalini and tantric yoga along with European esoteric and modern practices in order to deep dive into the space between waking and sleep in the spirit of exploration and illumination.

Saturday evening: Fire ceremony, ecstatic dancing & gong

Experience the ancient ceremony to deepen the connection to nature, feeling of unity to overcome your fears, break through internal barriers and discover your personal power – experience your change! 

Moving to the beat of the drums we guide you to unleash the dynamic healing power of movement and step into a state of surrender and joy.

SUNDAY UNITY

Sunday wake up
Wild Swimming & Clearing Stone Ritual
Morning Yoga with live music

Sunday afternoon: Sacred Sound & Gong Bath, Yoga & Chant

For this finale workshop we will first open the subtle channels of our bodies with a gentle yoga kriya & immerse ourselves in a bath of healing instruments & the most precious of sound healing tools, our own voices.

Daily wild swimming

We are blessed to have a clean and pure section of the Thames on our doorstep. Listed as one of the best wild swimming spots in UK.

Morning yoga & live music

Morning yoga accompanied by live musicians will help us connect to the natural state of our body/mind…relaxed awareness, presence, peace. Expect embodied movement, kundalini kriyas & breathwork.

Tree meditation

This is a great opportunity to learn effective methods of meditation with the help of the embodied stillness and living wisdom of the trees which are our traditional and powerful supporters.

Forest bathing

The Art of Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) is a therapuetic technique of immersing oneself in nature to decompress from the stresses of modern living and rediscover the true self.

3 × Ayurvedic meals/day

All our food is organic and locally sourced and lovingly prepared with your health and satisfaction in mind. We are so lucky to be surrounded by passionate and ethical growers!

Ground rent

Accommodation is provided on a secluded camping field next to the shores of the river. We have an option to rent tents which you can add before you checkout. Tents for rent are limited.

Enlightening Workshops

in the stunning location with experienced teachers will allow to breath new life into our essence of being, embody the knowledge and create a lasting connection to a sense of inner contentment.

Kirtan

We are so lucky to have Brian and Madeline with us who are deeply talented musicians. They will lead a heart opening collective performance of musical conversation and devotional chanting.

Story Telling / Poetry
Group Singing, world music Open Mic to get to know and tune in to each other. There will be opportunity to share your talents and with a group and co create if you feel inspired to in a moment.

Live Music
Sacred sound round the campfire will be heart-warming songs about nature, green futures and what it is to be human, lead by specially invited renowned musicians.

Ayurvedic Assessment
Personal Ayurvedic Assessment of your constitution will be offered. Understanding of your own nature provides enhanced tool set for self healing and wellbeing.

Sacred Movement
Moving to the beat of the drums we guide you to unleash the dynamic healing power of movement and step into a state of surrender and joy.

Fire Ceremony

Experience the ancient ceremony to deepen the connection to nature, feeling of unity to overcome your fears, break through internal barriers and discover your personal power – experience your change!

Foraging Walks

Join us for the unique opportunity to explore the abundant flora and fauna of the wild flower meadows and magnificent forest of Hardwick with an expert guide in local biodiversity of plant kingdom.

Boat Rides

We will have few boats, paddle boards & kayaks available at our camp side throughout the gathering for you to enjoy the river Thames rides

Massage (cost)

There will be professional therapist on site offering massage and deeply healing bodywork. This will be offered at a reduced rate but is not included in the package price.

Kinesiology (cost)
Kinesiology is a holistic therapy that uses muscle testing to find imbalances in the body and find what is needed to re-balance, whether that be on a physical, emotional or energetic level.