Unearth the Wild Within


Allwoman Seasonal Workshops

A one year seasonal course for all women of all ages starting in February 2019

What is it for you to be a woman?

Following the Celtic Wheel of the Year, journey deep into yourself through Yoga, Somatic movement and ancient wisdom, honouring and aligning with the natural rhythms and cycles of the seasons, the moon and yourself and exploring your connection to nature and your true self and how this ripples through into your relationships with others.

Unearth the wise and wild spirit that resides in all of us, that innate knowing that requires no other guru but ourselves, the Earth and the natural cyclical wisdom we have around us.

Why join me on this journey?

I’m Lara Heppell and this course is the coming together of all the work I’ve been doing over the last four or five years with Yoga teachers Angela Farmer and Uma Dinsmore Tuli, Somatic Movement, Experiential Anatomy and Authentic Movement teachers Fabiano Cularo, Andrea Olsen and Karen Mchose, my Shamanic Womb Wisdom teacher Joanna Joy and also my Meditation teacher Zeenat Cameron, as well as my own personal explorations and teachings gleaned from my many amazing students.

I’ve run Celtic Wheel seasonal workshops for a while, but it’s been a dream of mine to provide a safe, open and welcoming space for women to find connection and solitude as they create a strong circle that can grow and evolve over a year as we journey together through a full sun cycle.

And now is the right time for me to take these sessions outside, adding different elements to them and providing time and space for sharing, moving, exploring, learning, creating and deep reflection.

Only £450 if paid in full or £60 deposit to secure your place, followed by 12 monthly payments of £35.

Book Your Place

Your year long adventure and exploration into body and Earth…

We’ll meet for nine full day sessions throughout the year.

Each session runs from 10-5 and will be held at the amazing Chilli barn in Otley.

Each unique session will include:

  • A sharing circle
  • Yoga/Restorative Yoga, Somatic/authentic/free movement and
  • Meditation explorations, inside or outside
  • A lunch that we’ll each bring to share
  • Seasonal wisdom and practices
  • Sometimes crafting or creating activities
  • Time for reflection, feedback and questions
  • Course materials and handouts

All women of all ages/ stages of life are welcomed; babes in arms are most welcomed too.

Your year long adventure and exploration into body and Earth…

Only £450 if paid in full or £60 deposit to secure your place, followed by 12 monthly payments of £35.

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The sessions

Stirring
(Imbolc gathering)

Sunday 10 February 2019
10am until 5pm
Chilli Barn, Otley

  • Introduction to the course – nature’s seasons, cycles and cyclical wisdom
  • Sharing stories
  • Movement explorations – self enquiry, self nurture and nourishment
  • Planting intentions ahead of Spring Equinox
  • Being in nature – deepening your awareness
  • Creating sacred space

Reawakening
(Spring Equinox gathering)

Sunday 17 March 2019,

  • Focus on building energy and vitality
  • Focus on reconnection to the Earth – grounding, nurturing and healing from the inside out
  • Movement play outside – using nature’s tools
  • Working with thresholds as we enter Spring
  • Connecting with nature and developing presence
  • Spreading your intentions into the wider field

Activating
(Beltane gathering)

Sunday 12 May 2019

  • Focus on deep listening and getting things moving
  • Letting movement unfold and tell a story – what is needed now
  • Gathering ideas, plotting and planning – where is the resistance?
  • Focus on inner knowing and intuition
  • Blending with drive, motivation and will
  • Finding a balance between action, receiving and noticing when you’re pushing
  • Connecting with your primal spirit
  • Finding your own healing medicine through movement and nature’s offerings

Rise up
(Summer Solstice gathering)

Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Focus on being in your power
  • Connecting to your own inner fire, power and confidence
  • Exploring your edges
  • Time to be in a relationship with yourself, each other and nature
  • Seeing what feels right for each of us
  • Boundaries and honesty – self honouring
  • Body and Earth – elemental exploration of separation and integration
  • Coming back to wholeness

Harvest
(Lammas gathering)

Sunday 28 July 2019

  • Exploring fluid movement outside – being in flow
  • Our Body and Earth relationship with water
  • Learning to go with the flow of life
  • Finding ways to get closer to nature
  • Reflection, gratitude and offerings

Shedding
(Autumn Equinox gathering)

Sunday 15 September 2019,

  • Exploring ways to release safely through movement and embodiment tools
  • Containment, boundaries and safety for the body
  • Sitting with discomfort – working with transitions
  • Letting go and the art of surrender and rest
  • Cutting ties and finding ways to release

Shadows, Stories and Inner Realms
(Samhain gathering)

Sunday 27 October 2019

  • Facing your shadow
  • Movement – slowing things down, coming back to ground
  • Inner body work
  • Exploring your stories and ancestral heritage
  • Honouring womb wisdom
  • Cleansing, healing and protection
  • Reclaiming the dark

Surrender
(Winter Solstice gathering)

Sunday 15 December 2019

  • Restorative movement practices – the art of stillness
  • Coming back home
  • Silence and stillness
  • Reflection and rest
  • Integration time
  • Dream time

Love and Honour
(Imbolc gathering)

Sunday 2 February 2020

  • Movement celebration – consolidation, finding joy and pleasure in movement
  • Review our year together
  • Celebration of nature within and without
  • Honouring yourself and each other
  • Sap rising again, setting intentions as you cross the threshold into a new life
  • Rebirth and growth

Only £450 if paid in full or £60 deposit to secure your place, followed by 12 monthly payments of £35.

Book Your Place

The important stuff

Cost

The cost of this year-long programme is £480 if paying by installments or £450 if you pay in full.

If you choose the payment plan option, a non-refundable £60 deposit will be due immediately to secure your place followed by 12 monthly payments of £35 to be paid on the 15th of each month.

Once the programme begins, no refunds can be given so make sure the dates work for you and you know in your heart this programme is for you.

If you commit to the programme and opt for the payment plan, you will need to pay the full course fees even if circumstances change and you can no longer attend the sessions. However, if you can find another person to take your place on the programme, the outstanding fees can be transferred to them, but please bear in mind that the idea is that we circle together for a full year so changes to the circle once we begin will impact the group dynamic so any replacements need to be considered carefully before changes can be made.

If you choose to pay by instalments and need to delay a monthly payment during the 12 month direct debit period, for whatever reason, it can be discussed and reviewed with me on a case by case basis.

How to book your place

Places are limited 12-15 people.

To book your place, email me at lara@all-woman.co.uk with ‘Unearth the Wild Within booking’ in the subject line.

Missed sessions

If there are certain dates you cannot make, I will offer follow up calls with me to catch up on the sessions missed, alongside recordings of the content for these sessions and any applicable handouts and information.

Withdrawal from the programme

Unfortunately refunds can not be given if you withdraw from the programme for whatever reason. However, I may consider filling your place with a replacement attendee found by you if it is early in the programme.

So looking forward to year of exploring outside with you.

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