RETREATS

MEDITATION, TEACHINGS, JOURNALING, TRANSFORMATION

‘It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye'
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

'The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it'
Nisargadatta Maharaj

Retreats 2019

30 March 2019
The Art of Life - Meditation, Qi Gong & Presence
John siddique with special guest Paul Blundell

A day deepening our understanding and practice of the greatest gift that we have, our own life.

We will work with three fundamental practices for connection with, and increasing our sense of, wellbeing and life in our bodies. Experience the freedom and joy of your own life, while spending meaningful time in the company of like minded souls.

Paul Blundell - Guest QiGong Teacher

Paul Blundell - Guest QiGong Teacher

We will be joined by special guest teacher Paul Blundell who’s gentle guidance in QiGong will help us embody, feel our wholeness and deepen our connection with life.

Topics Include:

  • How meditation and Qi Gong can help you meet life more fully

  • Practice the ancient Chinese Art of Life - Qi Gong

  • How presence is the key greater self-acceptance and a more authentic life

  • A day of peace, beauty and harmonious practice with others

  • Living with a greater sense of life in the now

10am - 4.30pm Friends Meeting House Manchester

Notes:

This day retreat contains periods of meditation and Qi Gong practice, guidance around the subject matter at hand, transformative journaling sessions, and time for questions and discussion. We begin the day with organic cold pressed juice, and teas and coffees are provided through the day.

Shortly after the retreat you will be sent a link to receive an audio programme of guidance and meditations recorded on the day so that you may reflect, continue and deepen your practice. This is included in the price of the day.

Fee £100 (20% discount if you are currently taking an in person class with John or you are a member of our newly established online community/sangha via this website. Please quote your password when you book).

Booking is by electronic transfer, please email us and we will send you details on how to book, and our cancellation policy. Full payment is required to secure a place.

What To Bring
Please bring a meditation cushion if you need one, a journal, a notepad and pen, and a packed lunch for yourself. 

Please dress warmly and comfortably. 

 

‘The Art of Presence’
Glastonbury Retreat & Pilgrimage
Chalice Well - 11 & 12 May 2019

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Guided & Silent Meditations
Teachings: ‘The Art of Presence’ &
‘Waking Up In This Lifetime’
Walks in Presence to Sacred Sites
Journaling for Clarity, Creativity, and Sacred Transformation
Discussion Periods
Sunset On The Tor (Sat Eve)
Community, Peace, & Community

Notes:

This day retreat contains periods of meditation, guidance around the subjects at hand, transformative journaling sessions, walking in presence sessions, access to the beautiful sacred gardens at lunchtime, and time for questions and discussion.

Shortly after the retreat you will be sent a link to receive an audio programme of guidance and meditations recorded on the retreat so that you may reflect, continue and deepen your practice. This is included in the price of the event.

Fee £210 (20% discount if you are currently taking an in person class with John or you are a member of our newly established online community/sangha via this website). Please quote your password when you book).

Booking is by electronic transfer, please email us and we will send you details on how to book, and our cancellation policy. Full payment is required to secure a place.

What To Bring
Please bring a meditation cushion if you need one, a journal, a notepad and pen.
Please bring a packed lunch for yourself. Teas and drinks are provided.

 
 

Mantra & Meditation

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A day of healing, uplifting, transformative practice where we will look at the power of mantra and meditation when used together. We will look at the roots and stories behind the mantras, we will practice using that mantras and look at their benefits and effects, and we will share space together in wakefulness, awareness, and meditation. 

This day retreat is open to anyone with a sincere desire to go deeper in to the joy and beauty available to them in their own lives. Date and venue to be announced.