Temenos Weekend Retreat 29 - 31 May 2015

The Joy of Sound ...
The Joy of Silence
Fri 29 - Sun 31 May
A time just
for you!
R2 850
Full payment
31 March
Stay over
Sunday 31
May FREE!
Maximum 12
spaces
R850 deposit to
secure a place
INCLUDES
Fully e q uip p e d,
self caterin g
sin gle acco m m o d atio n
Din n er Fri
Din n er Sat
Lu nch Su n
2 x Nia classes
1 x Gro u p TRE*
Sile nt walk
Me ditatio ns
(Mo n d ay Yo g a a n d
th era pies are a n
e x tra cost)
Treat yo urself this A utu m n, to a very
sp ecial retreat at T e m e n os, in th e villa g e
of McGre g or. A ti m e to co m e to geth er in
sisterh o o d an d d ance u n d er a starry sky.
A tim e to cele brate th e joy of m usic a n d
th e joy of m ove m e nt, thro u g h Nia. A
ti m e to sh a k e off stress with TRE. A n d
th e n a tim e to turn within, to “slip b e n eath th e bla n k et”, invitin g re n ewal as
we e nter th e sacre d sile nce to g eth er…..
PROPOSED PRO GRAMME
FRID AY 2 9 MAY
Welco m e
Fu n Nia class
Din n er
5:3 0
6:1 5—7.3 0
8:0 0
C aritas
C aritas
T e b aldis
SA TURD AY 3 0 MAY
Me ditatio n
Mornin g snack
TRE Gro u p *
Free tim e / th era py
Enterin g th e Sile nce
Lu nch / free tim e
C h a kra D ancer Nia
Me ditatio n
Din n er (in sile nce)
8:0 0 - 8:2 0
8:3 0 - 9:1 0
9:1 5 - 1 0:3 0
1 0:4 5 - 1 2:1 5
1 2:3 0
1:3 0 - 5:0 0
5:1 5—6.3 0
6:4 0 - 7:0 0
7:1 5
T h e Well
O wn cotta g e
C aritas
O wn cotta g e
T h e Well
O wn cotta g e
C aritas
Little Way
T e b aldis
SUN D AY 3 1 MAY
Sile nt walk
7:4 5 - 9:0 0
Hills / villa g e
Brea k fast
9:0 0 - 9:2 0
O wn cotta g e
Me ditatio n
9:3 0 - 9:5 0
T h e Well
Free tim e / th era py
1 0:0 0 - 1 2:0 0 O wn cotta g e
Leavin g the Sile nce 1 2:1 5
T h e Well
Lu nch
1:3 0
T e b aldis
Sh are d su p p er (o p t) 7:0 0
C aritas
O p tio n al stayover (free) a n d o p tio n al yo g a o n
Mo n d ay (R7 0)
8:3 0
C aritas
* TRE = tension and trauma release exercises. Optional
C o ntact T a nia Bown es for m ore d etails or to b o o k .
0 8 3 3 2 6 6 3 5 2 or tania [email protected] m work er.org. z a
Nia H o ut Bay, N e d b a n k H o ut Bay, Bra nch 1 6 7 6 0 9
Acco u nt 1676 035532
The Joy of Sound ...
The Joy of Silence
Retreat into the Joy of community with others
Retreat into the Joy of your own presence…..
This is a retreat for women, which focuses on JOY.
T h e retreat b e gins with th e joy of m usic a n d m ove m e nt thro u g h Nia. Nia is all a b o ut th e
Joy of Move m e nt. It is a se nsory b ase d e x p erie nce th at p uts us d ee ply in to uch with o ur
b o dies. N o d a nce e x p erie nce is n ecessary—just a willin g n ess to e njoy th e b o dy we are
in, to e njoy m ovin g freely in o ur own skins—o ur b o dy’s way.
T h ereafter, we fin d t h e joy of sisterh o o d, sh arin g a fu n (a n d ofte n row dy!) m eal to g eth er
in T e b aldis Resta ura nt.
O ur Saturd ay b e gins with a g e ntle m e ditatio n, followe d by a TRE sessio n. (o p tio n al). TRE
is a b o ut releasin g te nsio n fro m th e b o dy via n e uro g e nic tre m orin g. A n org a nic, in n ate
b o dy resp o nse to stress a n d tra u m a, which is so m ethin g all a ni m als a n d childre n d o
wh e n afraid—th ey literally sh a k e th e te nsio n o u t of th e m uscles, in p articular th e “fig ht /
flig ht / free z e” m uscle—th e psoas. So TRE brin gs us to th e joy of releasin g, of lettin g g o.
O n Saturd ay m id d ay we e nter th e Great Sile nce to g eth er, g oin g within, thro u g h a h eld
ritu al. A sh are d sisterh o o d of sile nce. Q uiet, alo n e tim e in th e aftern o o n lea ds into a n
eve nin g wh ere we sh are a n oth er Nia class, this tim e th e cu es m ark e d o nly by clickin g of
fin g ers, n o sp ea kin g. It is a ro utin e calle d C h a kra D a ncer, so th e m ove m e nts stim ulate
all th e ch a kras of o ur b o dies. T h e Joy of m ovin g e n ergy, wit h o ut sp ea kin g.
O n Su n d ay, we walk th e hills of th e villa g e to g eth er in sile nce, lo o kin g, liste nin g. T h e joy
of o bservin g a n d sh arin g in n ature. More alo n e tim e. Fin ally at m id d ay we co m e o ut of
sile nce to g eth er in a ritu al m an n er b efore e njoyin g a sh are d lu nch a g ain at T e b aldis.
T his is th e official e n d of th e retreat, b ut th ose wh o wish to stay over e njoy a trip to th e
D o n k ey Sa nctu ary, a Pyja m a Su p p er a n d a n o p tio n al yo g a class Mo n d ay m ornin g. So
co m e a n d be in Y O UR joy, as we sh are in co m m u nity a n d t urn d ee p within…….
Facilitate d by:
T a nia Bow n es
Nia Brown Belt T each er
TRE practitio n er (Level 2)
Aro m ath era pist
Refle x olo gist
Reiki Practitio n er
T el: 0 8 3 3 2 6 6 3 5 2
ta nia [email protected] m work er.org. z a
www.cele bratin gfree d o m .co. z a