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Healing the Heart Retreat in Italy

20-27 September 2014
Puglia, Italy

A retreat for couples and individuals who wish to master the art of conscious relationships, marking the 10 year anniversary of Living from The Heart retreats. During this week  you will practise finding stillness of mind and body. Stillness helps you listen to your body's wisdom by becoming present instead of ruminating about the past or projecting yourself into the future. Verbal, non verbal and physical exercises designed to open the heart and increase intimacy, compassion and understanding. The morning session includes Kundalini Yoga, breath work and Chi Kung. The afternoon sessions will be a mixture of meditation and various group exercises centred on healing the heart. There will be time for relaxation and rest, walking, and using the swimming pool.

+44 7855 781210

The Spiritual Exercises Network

Making the Spiritual Exercises with the Secular Self

18-22 August 2014, Hinsley Hall, Leeds

A conference intended for those giving the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Key Speaker is Damian Howard SJ. The Spiritual Exercises Network offers those involved in the ministry of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises the opportunity to share and explore together. Membership is free. 

+44 1444 453287

Ayurveda en Provence - Cures de Printemps

Yoga at Ayurveda Course Provence France

10-17 May 2014

Pourquoi pas passer des vacances originales ? 2 cures d’été par Phillippe Hansroul et son équipe. Une semaine de repos et de soins autour de la piscine dans un Mas Provençale.

Cure été I  à Mouries du 05 au 11 juillet 2014
Cure été II à Mouries du 13 au 19 septembre 2014

La Mas du Coussoul à Mouries: La semaine est un « Purva Karma » qui est une cure d’équilibration de sa constitution. L’été est la période ou l’ayurveda conseille d’équilibrer l’énergie du feu (Pitta). Diététique végétarienne selon les principes des cures ayurvédiques, massages, massage à 4 mains, kansu (massage au bol des pieds), shirodhara, yoga quotidien, pranayama, méditation, balades dans la nature, etc. Soins spéciaux des yeux, des sinus et de la bouche. Elle est idéale pour les personnes en perte de vitalité, pour démarrer une correction alimentaire, pour les personnes victimes de stress, de fatigue ou de changement dans la vie. Elle intéressera les personnes en convalescence. Elle est en fait conseillée préventivement à tout le monde. Lors de  ces 2 activités, nous proposons un enseignement des fondements des principes de l’ayurveda et aussi l’utilisation de la médecine ayurvédique comme médecine préventive de la santé.

Two Ayurveda health and healing courses by Phillipe Hansroul and his team in wonderful Provence in France. These sessions, held at different delightful venues, some with pools, put you in a balance of energy using Ayurvedic principles of diet (vegetarian), massages of various kinds, daily yoga, meditation, nature walks and more. There is special care attention to the eyes, the sinus and the mouth. It is ideal for anyone who has lost vitality, may need dietary corrections, are victims of stress or have fatigue associated with big changes in lifestyle. For more information on the programmes available, see their website in English.


Get fit, have fun and raise vital funds for the Restart!
Event: Run To The Beat  When: 14th September 2014   Where: Wembley, London
Restart Africa has been lucky enough to secure 10 guaranteed charity places at this years Run To The Beat 10k in Wembley Park, London. We'd love you to run for us and it couldn't be simpler, (apart from having to run 10k).
Run To The Beat is a unique running experience  due to the fact that along the entire course you will be motivated along by world class DJs playing live sets. And it doesn't end there because at the finish is a huge live music event with household names playing for your entertainment.If you'd like one of our places for this amazing running/music event, or you simply want more info then please email and pledge to raise a minimum of £300 sponsorship to help the kids at the Restart. Check out the images below from previous Run To The Beat events or click on the link to go direct to the event website.

Lineage of Light Healing Retreats

Lineage of Light Healing Retreats are about a spiritual healing journey into the Heart of Your Life — Opening the channels from the Sacred Wisdom of the Body to the Mind and new channels of communication from your Soul. They are lead by Jody Mountain, Student of Kahu Abraham Kawai'i and provides a combination of Kahuna Sciences, Lomi Lomi Nui (Kahuna Bodywork), Ancient Wisdom and Cellular Healing. The following retreats are on offer for this year:Canary Islands Healing Retreat including Lomi Lomi Nui & Kahuna Sciences, May 25-30, 2014; Ireland Retreats • 2014 including Lomi Lomi Nui & Kahuna Sciences June 6-11 and June 16-21, 2014( prerequisite needed); Toronto Healing Retreat including Lomi Lomi Nui & Kahuna Sciences July 18 - 23, 2014


The National Widowers’ Organization

Every person's grief process is unique, but studies have shown that men suffer many feelings which would appear special to their gender.

With insight and compassion, The National Widowers' Organization was founded by a group of widowers who found solutions in their grief through a men’s support group. The satisfaction from this process led to the creation of a site and a national advocacy for programs that support men in bereavement. They are not organized outside of America yet but hopefully in the future this will happen. Meanwhile if you are a bereaved man, then go to this website for information and explanations that will help you now and toward hope in your future.

Sam Feldman, founder of the National Widowers' Organization was recently interviewed by Dr. Zoë A. Lewis, MD on Hope Through Knowledge, Talk Radio for Caregivers. Dr. Lewis explored the background behind Sam Feldman's efforts to help widowers and discussed ways to help them and their families. You can listen to the interview here on the NWO website

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