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Fri, 22 Dec



Winter Solstice Day Retreat - 22nd Dec

Come and be in your darkness. Love the night. Drink in the shadow by the light of the moon. Movement and yoga designed to connect with and love the shadows inside. Warming hearty lunch. Reflections around the fire. By rain or by starlight we will embrace and bring in the shortest day of the year

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Winter Solstice Day Retreat - 22nd Dec
Winter Solstice Day Retreat - 22nd Dec

Time & Location

22 Dec 2023, 09:50 – 18:00

Borehamwood, Buckettsland Farm, Buckettsland Ln, Borehamwood WD6 5PN, UK

About the event


10:00 AM - Arrival and Welcoming Embrace

  • Begin your transformative journey with a warm welcome into the sacred grounds of Mana & Wak. Settle into the serene environment with artisanal lattes and herbal teas, allowing the energy of the space to envelop you.

11:00 AM - Meditation: Embracing the Darkness

  • Delve into an introspective meditation session focused on unearthing and facing inner fears. A journey of self-discovery, acknowledging and understanding the shadows within.

11:30 AM - Awakening the Body: Vinyasa Warm-Up

  • Engage in a rejuvenating vinyasa flow, awakening your physical senses and preparing your body for the day's transformative experiences.

12:00 PM - Serene Interlude

  • A peaceful break with nourishing fruits, calming teas, and water, complemented by a period of quiet meditation to internalise the morning's insights.

1:00 PM - Ritual of Shadows

  • Immerse in a profound ritual combining dynamic movement and shamanic sound. Experience the synergy of group, partner, and solo work, interspersed with guided meditation and a soul-cleansing sound bath.

2:30 PM - Nourishment for the Soul

  • Savor a heartening, vegan feast prepared on-site by our resident chef, crafted to fuel both body and spirit.

3:30 PM - Sunset Pilgrimage and Elemental Cleansing

  • Embark on a reflective walk to witness the day's last light. An optional plunge in the pond symbolises cleansing away darkness, followed by a rejuvenating sauna experience.

5:30 PM - Fire Gazing: Meditation into Nightfall

  • As twilight descends, gather around the fire for a meditative session. Embrace the encroaching darkness, finding peace and power in the night's embrace.

6:00 PM - Parting of Paths

  • With hearts and spirits enriched, depart from Mana & Wak, carrying with you the profound experiences and insights of the day.


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