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Natural Connections – Celebrating Imbolc

Natural Connections – Celebrating Imbolc

This immersive experience celebrates Imbolc, the first sacred date in the Celtic calendar marking the emergence of Spring and new life. This is an opportunity for you to rest, reconnect and deepen your mindfulness practice within the nurturing environment of Slieve Gullion forest.

In today’s busy world there is a constant state of over stimulation and ‘techno-stress’. ‘Natural Connections’ is an opportunity to allow your mind and body to switch off and truly rest, supporting you to feel more grounded and centred.

Meditation Coach and Shinrin Yoku Practitioner, Ann Ward will gently introduce you to ‘forest bathing’ which is the art of connecting with nature through your senses. She will use a number of creative techniques including a tea ceremony with foraged and mulled, Elderberry syrup, to support a holistic spring clean! The healing environment of the forest will help build your immune system, support cardiovascular health, promote sleep and stress reduction; allowing space for creative expression.

The experience will end with refreshments in Ann’s quirky Nissan hut and a body scan to support relaxation.

Please wear warm, comfortable clothing with a few extra layers as we will be sitting still, waterproofs, walking boots, hat and gloves. Also bring with you a small rucksack, pen and notepad and water for the forest bathing, and, a pillow, blanket and yoga mat for your comfort for the body scan in the hut.

Cost: £35 per person

To Book: Contact Ann Ward[email protected] / 078 1683 5147

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Event Details

Natural Connections – Celebrating Imbolc takes place on February 2, 2019.
It starts at 09.00 and ends at 12.30.

Event Location

Meet at the Courtyard Pond
Slieve Gullion Forest Park
89 Drumintee Road
BT35 8SW

Please complete the attached registration form after booking and send it on to Ann ([email protected])

Lottery Funded
NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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Ring of Gullion AONB
Crossmaglen Community Centre,
O’Fiaich Square,
BT35 9AA.

Tel: +44 (0)28 3086 1949
Slieve Gullion Forest Park: +44 (0)28 3031 3170

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