Relax, re-wire, and heal in nature with the support of mindful somatic meditation practices. This 7-hour workshop is an opportunity to use nature and meditation to begin to explore working with and healing from past traumatic experiences. Through mindfulness nature meditations, somatic experiencing practices, teaching, journalling, community and support, you will have an opportunity to find a greater connection to your Self. You will learn ways to cultivate a greater sense of peace, equanimity in the challenging times, and skills to integrate into your everyday life that will support your healing journey.
10 – Arrive, settle in, Introductions, nature mindfulness practice
11-1230 – Teaching and practices on mindfulness and somatic experiencing, how they relate to helping trauma
1230-2 – Lunch – opportunities for silence, connection to the land, to practice what has been learned and/or meet with teacher individually
2-330 – Teaching and practices how mindfulness in nature can restore healing to the body, mind, and heart
330-430 – Community connection, sharing, and support
430-5 – Closing, offering on-going support
Materials on topics discussed will be provided, and opportunities for journaling will be available throughout the workshop.