Embodying the feminine essence

They tried to bury us -
They did’nt know we were seeds
— Mexian Proverb
 

Awakening through the body of woman

Women are emerging from the ashes. It’s been a holy fire for some. A decent into the darkness for others, A washed up on the beach having letting go of the shore again and again.. Each of us have a story of not enough and too much. Heart break and losses. Shame and hiding has kept us small. We have compromised our truth to be nice. Placed a mask over our vulnerability and pain to be loved. Harden our hearts with rage and hate to keep safe. Comparing and competing to belong and survive in a patriarchal society. So many ways our fragmented selves have been scattered, yet slowly we are emerging, trusting our voices, listening to the intuitive whispers of our soul. We walk an unknown path with no maps, bare bones and naked. This is not a path of perfection, this is a woman journey of her bringing home the scattered brokenness of her being full circle back to love. Her tears nourish the earth, her willingness to be fully human is her gift. To embrace the fullness of humanity is her loving and she becomes a vessel of grace to this world with her own unique flowering essence.

 

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A monthly women's sacred circle

How might your life be different if there had been a place for you ? A place to go ..a place of women..to help you learn the ways of woman
— Judith Duerk (Circle of Stones)

The Invitation

 

We gather as women each month for a day to create a powerful resonate field of wombs and hearts. We come as we are, with the aches and pains of birthing and emerging from the darkness. We come together to support each other, to drop our masks into the raw and real. To listen deeply, to rest into the ground of our being. We come to explore the intimacy of woman, her cyclical nature, her wildness, her power, her vulnerability to being fully human and emerged as a vessel who can pour her unique essence as an offering to life into this aching fragile and so exquisitely beauty world.


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What happens each month.

We come together at my home which is a warm welcoming sacred space with a log burning stove and a large sitting room with sheep skins and soft chairs, candles, smells that remind us of sacred, frankincense jasmine to settle the senses, rose petals to soften the heart, we create a woman’s contemporary temple to honour the sensual nature of woman. There is room enough for 6-8 women to gather.

We enter this time as sacred space, with minimal general talking but with a reverance to know ourselves more deeply. We honour the silent moment, the time to rest and enter the portal of our being.

This day is space for us to feel, to meet the embodied experience of our calling to emerge more deeply as woman walking in her own truth and heart, aligned with her wild creative self and vulnerable receptive essence.

A space to meet the layers of tensions and contractions in our bodies with movement and sound.

A time to trust what you need personally to enter your own body, to follow your intuitive whispers and your own map.

A space to drop our masks and share from our bodies and hearts what is arising for each of us. where we are stuck, what do we long to know, what is this mysteries magnetic pulsating asking us to embody in this moment. What is here now, we follow the aliveness and threads that we gather together from of our wombs and hearts, to take us through the story into the embodied sensations calling us home to deeper remembering of being.

We may draw upon simple feminine practices to support us in the day, We may explore respectful touch, Movement, woman’s womb dance . The emphasis is on the circle itself as the remembering and wisdom keeper and the mysteries of the unknown. Each sister is pouring her medicine into the cauldron, practices may evolve through us organically, the circle itself is an ancient archetype and become the teacher itself, if we are willing to surrender to the unfolding of each alive moment.

There is no right way in this day, no practice or ways of being that are required of you, each one of us can feel into yourself if they are useful to you, each woman is uniquely herself and she is learning to trust what she needs, where her yes is and her no. These days she can enter a deeper intuitive knowing of what she innately needs to enter her own being.

Ceremony cacao can also be an option, with extra payment of £7.50 for this offering.


Schedule 
Saturday from 10.30am to 6pm
 

Non residential
Drinks, tea and snacks will be provided and we will be bringing food to share.  Ideally vegetarian options but also whatever each of us needs.

Where
Wanstrow, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK.

Price
full cost of the day Sliding Scale £45 - £65

Deposit of £30.00 required to reserve your place.
Remainder is payable 7 days before the Retreat.  
Limited spaces available, max of 8 women. 

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Women's collective  Story

 Each of us carry a blueprint in our DNA of the crushing effects of patriarchal. We hear the ancient story that lives in our bones telling us that we are not ready, we are not enough, or we are too much.  We become paralysed to act or to know what direction to move in, to find a way to speak from the deepest places within ourselves. To doubt our rooted intuition and sensitivity. Our realtionship to man as woman goes so very deep. We can carry unconscious layers of hatred and contempt that can be acted out in many ways in our lives. We may also have a well developed over giver that is dependant on being someone for others and can hide in this role to be safe. Our relationship to independence and dependency can be entangled with our hidden shadows. All these strategies are survival defensive against meeting both our vulnerability and anger and the primal survival fears that we carry deep within our psyche. Our sacred essence which at its core is ecstasy(the black mother) has been taken hostage by a disconnected sexuality of abuse, wanting and grasping , performance and end results

 


We have felt so deeply separated through the patriarchal structure to our deepest belonging, the feminine essence. The rooted connection to life itself and our home here through our bodies, our wombs and hearts. Our relationship to the feminine and women can often be fear based, and even hatred in which something in us cannot bear to meet the layers of pain and fear inside our own body.

Our hearts ache to bring our gifts into the world and yet we often fear visibility, trembling inside with  terror to be seen that echos a time when we were burnt to ashes as  healers or spoke our truth to authority.   We may recoil into shame,  hide away or collapse underneath the enormity of our pain, forgetting we are meeting the collective pain body of women in which we feel overwhelmed and then may cut off and become numb.

We  have learnt to fear each other. To not feel safe with each other. To be mistrustful and swim in the toxic waters of comparison.  This  arises from our collective wounding as women, in which the fabric of our belonging to the sacred, to everything that was wild and relational   was suppressed and with it our deepest connected power.

 

 

 

Women have gathered in circles for eons. A circle is a symbol of wholeness, of equality and carries a resonate field of wisdom.  As women we are co-creators born  to collaborate, weave community and support each other. In the old spiritual traditions we where the ancient wisdom keepers of harmony, healers and balance.  We understood the that emotional openness and connection to our instinctual nature and menstrual cycle, were vital for the health of our communities  We were weavers of rites of passage and bridges of realms and worlds and we developed mastery over our emotional world by refining the power of alchemy of energy.  We were honoured for our receptivity and sensuality as creative life force and initiations into the mysteries. 

 
 
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When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things

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Embodying the dark mother, embodying the wild.

The dark mother is revealed in dark winter nights, when you walk in a stripped bare wood and can sense the stillness within. She is also in the wild chaotic storms that destroy a city in a flash or a erupted unpredictable  volcano with her holy fire consuming all that is in her path.    She the dark womb of the mysteries and the ground of being. She is the tomb and burial ground that surrenders to the letting go into what needs to die.  She is the primal wild creative life force, both lover and warrior. She is an initiate into totality, ending the internal war of opposites, light and dark, good and bad. She is the dissolve of division between our humanness and divinity.

To truly understand her gifts she asks of us to surrender to her intensity. To become intimate with the very aliveness of You that is pulsating through each new moment that arises from the unknown. She wants to sweep you up in her arms, toss you around in her fierce loving exposing all that is hidden and excluded from your view. 

Although we might feel terror with the meeting of this primal instinctive power she is also the refuge,  mercy and grace we have longed for. She is literally breathing us back to life with her fire, burning through our numbness and disconnection to our innate wild and vulnerable essence. 

She asks us to surrender our internal struggle to try and be in control and not feel where we are broken and helplessness. She a teacher of the real and raw intimacy of being fully human.  She wants to reveal what is in the dark, rejected and exclude from our normal consciousness. Our deepest fears and our deepest longings. 

She wants to show us a love beyond good and bad and opposites. 

 

 

 

When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
— Wendell Berry
collective story of the sacred feminine
 
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The longing to serve life to create community and unity 

There is an ache, throbbing sensation inside a woman's heart-womb, an magnetic resonates that seems to whisper from the inside of the heart.. A mysteries call from the unknown to embody the fullness of her wild erotic tender heart and uncompromising fierce loving. To stand, to act in service of unity from her deepest connection.

We long to create community,  a world in which the qualities of peace, compassion, connection, harmony, balance and unity becomes the very foundation of how we live and what we leave to the next generation.

We can feel in our bodies the world is changing rapidly, in the quite moments we can feel the tremble of uncertainty and an urgency in our hearts to serve a deeper vision of unity. More then ever we feel we cannot remain silent to what we see and feel in this world and we need to find ways to stand together and rise to our own unique call. 

 
 

 A call of belonging to the wild and sacred things.

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Movement and  Dance

As women we need to find ways that take us deeper into our embodiment, that feed our soul for wildness, Dance can take us into feelings, to notice the tensions and disconnected places, to meet the sensations of our stories, following the pulse and movements, allowing our intuitive sense to give space to sounds and the flow that wants to show itself through our bodies. .  

Cosmic Womb

The womb is the primal centre, feminine seat of our wild power. The womb connects us to the web of life. It teaches us to surrender, to let go into the wild uncontrollable flow of life.  The primordial womb is a decent into the body, real, raw and sensual. She connects us to the earth and womb of Gaia to a spiritual path, rooted in our humanness and embodied in natural down to earth ways. 

The womb-space  is a sacred vessel of receptivity, energetic vortex that resonates and is pulsating  with life force. When we begin to connect to our wombs we come into direct relationship with the energetic magnetic nature of feminine consciousness that has been suppressed through 5000 years of dominated patriarchy institutions of religion and spiritual paths based upon right  neon cortex brain models. 

Dance of the Womb Serpent - spiral  dance 

'My dark lover has come. Joy is on my limbs. My body is an ocean. My eyes touch him. Here is an ocean of joy. She takes him inside. Ocean of joy that takes the holy one inside.  Madonna Della Strada

 

In the centre of our wombs is a throb, an ancient pulse, a spiral movement of energy that is a portal to the sacred mysteries that connect us to the womb of the earth, to all of existence. This womb dance is an ancient map to this gateway. To a resonate magnetic field that takes us deep into our sensual wild erotic nature. The awakening of the serpent inside us, the primal ancient thread and pulse that we intuitively feel in our bodies can be felt when we drop  into connection with this portal. The womb in its essence a vessel to receive life, an instrument of receptivity, opening to let in and receive. This dance is  also an uncoiling of the layers of tension, armour and holding that we carry in our womb from our wounding and exploring in our own pace new ways to open to receive life in a safe held way.. It is a gentle dance, and we can go at our own pace.  There is no technique, we are simple following the pulse inside our wombs and how our bodies want to move in a meditative slow movements.  As we enter into this resonate field it can bring up suppressed feelings, numbness and disconnection, this is normal and we honour these places inside ourselves. A safe space is of utmost importance when exploring these vulnerable places. We might just rest if strong feelings come up and just be in the field of women's wombs and held in the tenderness together can be healing. Nothing is required of you in this dance, compassion and care to open the womb is needed. Like a flower who is tightly in bud, we cannot force anything to open we need to water, feed, be patient, and let the uncoiling show how it can safely open and bloom. 

Touch as feminine practice of embodiment.

There is an option for us to explore respectful  touch as part of our day.

This could be exploring our own relationship to self massage, to receive touch by another sister can be so healing. Just a massage of one's feet or hands, or if we want to explore a little more massage to the womb which can be really powerful. We don't need skills, we simple trust our hands and rest together in a nest of softening and receptivity. 

Cyclical Nature of Woman

When we allow ourselves a moment to feel the absolute  awe of this we can come into contact with the essence of woman.  She is a vessel that births new life out of the unknown darkness. Her power is through this knowing and wisdom of her interconnection with all life. She in her power is intimate with allowing what needs to die so new connected life can birth through her. 

She knows through her embodiment, in honouring her  blood cycles she comes into deep relationship with letting go in her bleed.  This wisdom brings her the willingness to let her heart open to both the preciousness of each alive moment that comes and goes so she can truly meet the truth of her own life with her longings and loss, that carry echo's of our mothers, grandmothers stories.

Her deep connection to existence and her willingness to feel her own pain can bring her into direct relationship with the vast undivided, all encompassing one heart that can alchemist suffering into a fierce wild tender compassionate love.

She needs to feel how life lives in her body, to meet what at times feels she can't bear to feel, the erons of suppression that live in the very core of her DNA, when she feels she is not just feeling her pain she meet the collective story of woman and in this willingness to open her heart to the pain, she is a vessel and a instrument to the healing of woman, mother earth and all sentiment beings.

Her willingness to accept her own protected heart and the places she herself has now exiled becomes the very essence of her way back home to herself. 

As we embody this homecoming we will need to face our aloneness too  which is different to loneliness.  A quality of the quite solitude of coming home to the empty fullness of our own inner presence. As women we can have a tendency towards filling the empty spaces or enter into co-dependency relationships. We can be very good at constantly giving out to others. This scattering of energy can deplete us, feel like we are going around in circles, never enough time and lack of direction, with a undercurrent of anxiousness of feeling we can't find a solid rooted foundation to stand on.

Alone time can bring us back to the simple presence of being. Our old patterns of seeking love and authority outside of ourselves to fill the ache in our own hearts can sabotage the truth inside our own being and prevent us from embodying a solid vessel so we can use our energy wisely and with discernment. We know  how to be accommodating, giving kind, good girls and we also know the one in us that wants to control,  to not feel the places in which we feel powerless,  she can hate, dominate, , blame, compete to become better versions of ourselves, the exhausting stories of more or less then each other. 

This women's work is meeting these polarities of the disempwoered feminine and bring them into the alchemy of the feeling sensations and tensions held in our bodies, to be seen with each other as mirrors of our collective history, so we can deconstruct  the shame that lives deep within us at a cellular level, the powerlessness and the script that we are bad wrong and inherently less for being in a woman's body. To meet the rage and wildness of hate and blame as the heat and fire that can bring us into our bodies and deeper authentic power. 

. When we come into contact with the primal level of this in our bodies we also may notice the the fear of annihilation, unsafey  and exile that is carried in our collective history.

It is essential for us to come into relationship with this if we are to transform the deepest wound we carry as women to rise in our embodied power. We need to feel the splits in us of terror grieve, betrayal,, hate, worthlessness and unsatety that are constantly acted out in our lives or internalised  so we become frozen and paralysed in our conditioning.

This collective history that goes back to the cellular  memory in our collective unconsciousness of being annihilated for our power, which is still acted out in our world with the suppression in many countries today and the disconnection from the the qualities of the feminine that can guide and lead.  

We cannot act wisely in the world as women until we come into direct relationship to our collective history and share in safe spaces our stories and tensions of dis empowerment, we need each other so we may rise calling back the scattered parts of our sacred feminine so we may act with diserment, compassionate  firece loving in a world that needs us.

 

Themes we will explore togeher and the invitation

Self loving, commitment, surrender, receptivity, vulnerablity, wildness,anger, artchtype warrior and lover, resistance, allowing, intimacy, embodied aliveness, courage, unknown, openeness, ;longing, transformational power of dying and re-bithing, self honesty, soverginty, alchemy of energy, truth self responsablity , intimacy of the aliveness of now, devotion to  what you love, oneness, service, sacred union, meeting our fears,  wildness of our nature, dark mother, trust, resting into being,  shadows and distorations  of embodying our power, humility,  Service, where can i be of best use to life..uncompromsing loving,

 

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Effects of Patriarchy 

Each of us carry a blueprint in our DNA of the crushing effects of patriarchal. This has impacted both women and men and we are needing with some urgency to bring to light the shadows of how this lives within us as women.  To free ourselves of the suppression to our sovereignty and power and to call back the wild in us so we once more may bring our feminine leadership into this world. 

 

The longing to create sacred  community, to live in balance, harmony and collaboration 

There is an ache, throbbing sensation inside a woman's heart-womb, an magnetic resonates that seems to whisper from the inside of the heart.. A mysteries call from the unknown to embody the fullness of her wild erotic tender heart and uncompromising fierce loving. To stand, to act in service of unity from her deepest connection.

We long to create community,  a world in which the qualities of peace, compassion, connection, harmony, balance and unity becomes the very foundation of how we live and what we leave to the next generation.

We can feel in our bodies the world is changing rapidly, in the quite moments we can feel the tremble of uncertainty and an urgency in our hearts to serve a deeper vision of unity. More then ever we feel we cannot remain silent to what we see and feel in this world and we need to find ways to stand together and rise to our own unique call. 

Not Enough - Too Much

We hear the ancient story that lives in our bones telling us that we are not ready, we are not enough, or we are too much.  We become paralysed to act or to know what direction to move in, to find a way to speak from the deepest places within ourselves. To doubt our rooted intuition and sensitivity and we lose our power to rise in our sovereignty as women.   Our hearts ache to bring our gifts into the world and yet we often fear visibility and recoil into shame when we are seen in our wild and at times messy  truth. 

Our Belonging to the wild

To belong to the wildness, we are called to be alchemist of energy in each new moment that arises through our embodiment.

Our collective history, personal wounds are part of the compost in which we are asked to meet through our bodies. When we come together in sisterhood we become alchemist through the sacred vessel of woman  in deeper and mysteries ways.

It is as if we enter a sacred temple through our collective bodies and the wisdom of our ancient knowing can reveal itself in often profound yet so simple loving ways.

We are a mirror for each other and we have learnt at times to fear each other. To not feel safe with each other. To be mistrustful and swim in the toxic waters of comparison.  This  arises from our collective wounding as women, in which the fabric of our belonging to the sacred, to everything that was wild and relational   was suppressed and deemed worthless  through partarical rule.

 We are in the midst of this disconnection to the sacred in every day politics and the world around us. It has never been so important for women to stand and rise in our fierce loving to what is true in our hearts. To come together in collective vision of a world in which we all can thrive. 

We need each other more then we could ever imagine and this offering is to create a womb container for us to drop our masks and come into relationship with each other. To dance or move through our bodies the stuck energies that keep us silenced or loss in identification and reactive patterns. 

The Invitation  

 Is not about trying to become a better version of ourselves, a better woman, more enlightened etc, it is about resting back into who we already are ,as women on this planet right now,with our unique essence,and common ground. It is an invitation to become more connected to the creative force that pulses in our beings.

We all have many stories and tension patterns that we carry in our bodies,from this life, from the moment we were conceived,and also from the ancestral patterns that we came with. 

 

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Ceremony Grade Cacao 

There is the option of using cacao sacrament as a plant teacher, to support our journey deeper into ourselves

Cacao is an ancient plant medicine that really supports embodiment. Cacaco is a heart opener, when explored in a sacred space with deeper intentions and honour it can support nourishment to places in ourselves as women that feel empty and exhausted, it can soothe and bring deeper insights to the holding and embrace that is always available to us.  In my experience is knows what we need and can bring a sense of trust and loving, to the small inner child parts that feel unheld in us.  As it is a heart opener it can also bring feelings to the surface to allow release. 


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EMAIL Natalie or TELEPHONE Natalie: +44 (0)7973 267232
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The Facilitator Natalie Brooks -

  My story of coming home as a woman.

 

My journey as a woman finding her way back home to herself began like all of us through the womb of my own mother. I came into this world with a mother who was already feeling the emptiness of not knowing who she was.She once said to me when i was pregnant with you, i was feeling trapped. After my birth my mother descended in deep depression, which shortly after was diagnosed as schizophrenia. She was taken to a mental health institute at 28 years old, put in a straight jacket, padded cell and given a course of ECT.  I lost my mother and she became part of the medical model system to fix the issue with medication.

 

We begin here in my story and in yours, the heart break of our fragmented world and the disconnection and suppression to the  sacred feminine and the ancient mother interconnected wisdom of all things relational of  feminine wisdom and healing. 

As I write my story and my coming home i feel each women in my life who have been both a painful ripping open to facing my projections  of fear and unsafey and the ones who have stayed in my life through the storms and the challenges, where we  find ourselves on the other side weathered, humbled with our hearts wiser and more generous with our loving and a calling so deep to rise in our sovereignty in service of something bigger then ourselves. 

Sitting in sacred circles began over 20 years ago why i immersed myself in weekly group bioenergentic body psychotherapy for 5 years. Each week i would sit in a circle of men and women, exploring how our stories lived in our embodiment and relationship between each other. Here i learnt to melt some of the armour around my heart. 

I also started to train as a psychotherapist embarked on individual therapy and many modalities of embodied therapy in particular cranial-sacral therapy  my birthing patterns of how i came into the world through the journey of incarnation and my mother's womb. 

In my 40s i had a kundalini awakening. It was a time of deep mystery, sacredness and ecstasy which lasted for a few years.  This experience awoke in my a devotion to the mysteries and the fire of longing in my heart to know truth, unity, sacred union, god, or whatever you might call it,  no matter what. 

I did not realise at the time that this fire and prayer for sacred union was also the fire  of transformation and annihilation to all that is not aligned to a deeper truth in which my heart ached to know. 

This took me into a journey of community. I understand now community is the path of  sacred union, the weaving of unity with all things.

I began to explore sisterhood circles and eventually became part of a conscious awakening community in the UK. For over 7 years,  we as a collective group field of men and women,  devoted ourselves to exploring the vision of a social movement through conscious relationship and a path of embodied awakening. 

As part of our journey together we explore sisterhood, brother hood and couples initiations. We created experimental community, to strip back the conditioning that we carry as men, women and in relationship together.  We stood so naked with each other, often at times we had to go over the edge of madness, to see a way back to what was possible and also what was re-traumatizing. We learnt together, we pushed the boundaries too far at times with reenactments and we revealed the depth of our wounding as man and woman.

In sisterhood we explore sacred feminine archetypes together, womb meditation dance and the relationship field between us as a mirror.

 I received many many gifts and it also uncovered where we could in community and especially sisterhood  fragment and polarize between us that created pockets of unprocessed collective trauma that paralysed  us or we acted out in painful fearful ways.. 

I also began to teach ShivaShakti Womb meditation dance which is a powerful movement through the energetic pulse in our wombs that can be explored on a more conscious level. 

I left this community with much gratitude and yet uncompromsing knowing that something here was missing to  bring us home into deeper rooted belonging and trust. 

I found myself drawn to a feminine embodied teacher Chameli Ardagh. and went to India for a 10 day initiation retreat and 5 weeks alone in India. I also immersed myself in non duality teaching and discovered the temporary freedom from my humanness, in the teachings of self as pure awareness.   I began to meet a conflict in myself of the longing to be free from my suffering and the sense of betraying myself and my decent into my body, humanity and my feminine self through these teachings.

As i returned from Inida as they say after the ecstasy ~ the laundry.  i realised that my long term relationship needed to end. We had meet so much togher in comminity and some how deep within my womb a whispering as i moved in menopause, you need to be alone now. 

 Another decent, . The layers of dependencies and the protections around my heart against loss was revealed.  The fear of aloneness no longer hidden. All the places of safety given up to the primal fears that revealed themselves through money,security,  loss and unceratnity with no where to escape. .  I spent 4 years in the wildness of this chaos of loss, i call it my  winter of my life.  The feminine power of allowing death, surrender and letting go as transformation to new life.  I discovered here in this relentless weathering a so tender love, sacred solitude, A deep trust of the darkness as good, whole and inheribetly connected to all of existence which is both loving wild and of the unknown mystery.  I learnt to bow with my heart to the ground in my helplessness and humility. To trust in the song of the mystery that seemed to know what i need, loving me tenderly and fiercely in service of my deepest longing. 

I started to hold with another sister  a women's temple near Frome a weekly sacred circle for over 4 year we came together each week. 

This temple was based on the work of Chameli Ardagh  http://www.womenstemplegroup.com ~ read more here. This was a missing piece for me in sisterhood. We learnt to explore feminine embodied practices together, to dive into the shakti (sensation beneath the story ) through dance, touch and focus practices. There was space to rest more fully, to be nourished with tenderness, compassionate and touch. To let go of story and meet in more fullness the embodied shakti that pulses in the aliveness of each moment as a doorway into my feminine and a spiritual woman's path of embodied practices that used the very fabric of life to take us deeper into truth. . We built a  foundation of  safety and trust first with each other so we could go deeper. . I am still very much part of this world wide community of sisterhood and we practice together with different feminine deities   online 4 times a year and opportunities to come together on retreat in person.

I have also been part of a deep mystical women's circle for nearly 10 years and we meet now on retreat together about 3/4 times a year. This sacred women's circle has arisen through the ashes of the community we were part of together. For myself it feels like here we have found a way to integrate a wisdom of being in relationship with our  vulnerability and our wild fire with each other.  We come together and weave sacred ritual, explore our relationship edges with each other, tender touch, physical holding,  cooking and wild naked dancing and joy and laughter..  This sisterhood has challenged me, to both stand in my fierce truth and light and to meet my dark hidden shame and shadows. When we come together it is like we become an instrument for the sacred feminine. A vessel to her ancient knowing, to healing medicine for the world as birthing vessels beyond my cognitive understanding.

I have been exploring Cacao for a few years now, with training i have done, to offer journeys to take us deeper into embodiement.  I find cacao is a powerful spirit at this time of taking us deeper into our wombs and hearts, offering us nourishment for the aching heart and exhausted body and wisdom of both what needs to be seen in the dark and brought into the light.

I have also held women's retreats at my home, offered women's journeys over the last 5 years.  

Finally if you have read this far, Thank you!

It is my deepest longing to weave my learning of my own journey with other women, to rise together with our roots deep down in the earth,  hearts open, yet wild fierce and uncompromising in our sovereignty,   to take action when needed, to stand for the feminine principle of connection and service to the heart. 

Read more about Natalie

 

We gather for our first new moon rising women's circle on 9th October

Do you have any questions? Please read some of our FAQ here
You are very welcome to get in touch with us:
EMAIL Natalie or TELEPHONE Natalie: +44 (0)7973 267232
You can arrange a short skype session with me to find out more