You can see all Shivam's and Spirit Horse events listed here. For more info on Enlightenment Intensives: authenticself.co.uk More info on Call of the Wild: surrendertantra.com
Most events are held in the spectacular wild valley that is home to the Spirit Horse Camp and Settlement - the Mountain Retreat, near Machynlleth, Mid Wales. Some are held at a gorgeous, snug, old farmhouse about an hours drive from the valley.
All qualify for an early booking discount of at least10% when booked more than one month in advance. Click on Title for more details. Most have a much lower community price - see the 'support us' page to find out all about that.
Spirit Horse Calendar of Events 2018
One Year Course: A Foundation in Ancient Rooted Ways | Begins Ooctober 2018 Ritual, pilgrimage, story, sacred speech, self enquiry, vision quest, tantra, tribal living and "the music of what is" in wildest Wales and Ireland. Life changing. 6 meetings over the year. £1600/£1400 - Start saving now or email about instalments. For full details... Click here! Email NOW for dates and info // firstname.lastname@example.org
Ecstatic Building and Being | 12th May 2018 - Ongoing | Mountain Retreat Learn the ecstatic art of creating something magnificent! This May's project: a 30 foot solid timber Celtic roundhouse. Building - Community - Mentorship Learn how to build alternative structures on a budget and in communion with Nature herself. Essential building skills, male mentorship and an exhilarating month spent working together among the woods and waterfalls. Building breathing being in the fresh air of Spring with Shivam and his brothers in tools. Women always welcome. Minimum commitment 2 weeks. £15 per day | Experienced carpenters pay nothing | £300 if you book a whole month For bookings contact Shivam: email@example.com/+353 83 153 3558
Surrender Tantra: The Giving and Receiving of Healing Pleasure | 18th - 20th May 2018 | Mountain Retreat Awakening and moving the subtle sexual elixirs of the body through touch & conscious attention. Move into natural freedom, feeling what you feel, being what you are. Giving and receiving are two separate things. You will learn quickly to go deeply into both. Learn how the body sinks into a meditative state riding on the pleasure waves, ecstatic bursts and feelings of opening and releasing beyond effort. We can simply surrender to the pleasure, but also let our past conditioning naturally unwind, exploring the moment in freedom and freshness. £175 Early Bird until 18th April | £200 thereafter | Community Price £175 | Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org For Bookings: Click Here
Visit from Tribal Leader, Healer and Shaman, Kurikindi | 25th - 27th May 2018 | Mountain Retreat We are very honoured that the tribal leader, healer and Shaman, Kurikindi, has accepted our invitation to visit the valley and talk to our community in May. He will speak about a truly indigenous ancient way of life in the jungle, and the enormous challenges his people face. He will also be available for individual healing sessions. Contact Shivam if you would like to book one of these during this weekend. Contact: email@example.com Community Camp |24th May - 4th June 2018 | Mountain Retreat The best way to enter the Spirit Horse tribe is to book in for a workshop, ritual, retreat or go wild at the Cauldron of Plenty. However, visitors are welcome to join us at Community Camp times, where there is no formal program, but always plenty to do! Building, being, cooking, washing up, river bathing, sauna-ing, making, playing, helping, lazing, storytelling, dancing, you get the picture! We welcome you to lend a hand or go and see the waterfalls and just enjoy. Children welcome! £20 per day | Community Price £10 per day minimum contribution
Andrew Barnes |18th - 24th June 2018 | Mountain Retreat Tantric Full Body Energy Orgasm - Fuel for living in Freedom. Among tantric body workers, Andrew is a world class, ninja genius. Shiv studied with him, and we have seen his wizardry. He is a master. So we invited him. Come to breathe the same air as someone who really has got it. He displays full command over his art; the raising of the subtle orgasmic sexual energy of the body. See www.awakeningwithin.ngo/project/tantric-full-body-energy-orgasm/ Price TBC |For bookings contact Shivam: firstname.lastname@example.org
Surrender Tantra: Housing of the Priest & Priestess - Ritual Training Weekend | 29th June - 1st July 2018 | Mountain Retreat This is the invitation for you to come, throw yourselves open and learn the art of freeing yourself up to allow something great to move in. When the notion of 'I' is no longer present, there is a greater sense of ease when working with the sexual energy of another. This weekend of training will lead you through the art of sacred touch in many ways, as well as the true art of selflessness - lending your Being to the beautiful attempt of true offering. £250 for Ritual Training Weekend | £450 for both Application Only: Please send a little bit about you & why you want to commit yourself. This is direct training for Aphrodite's Temple Ritual the following weekend. If you can't make the Ritual but wish to partake anyway, please state this in your email. To Apply, contact Annabelle on email@example.com or Shivam: firstname.lastname@example.org For Bookings: Click Here
Surrender Tantra: Aphrodite's Temple | 5th - 8th July 2018 | Mountain Retreat Creating and holding a deep space for touch, healing and the rewiring of our social, sexual and emotional history with openness, surrender and sheer being. This is ritual space like no other. Come to explore vulnerability and letting go, connecting deeply with our own bodies. And allowing the holy to bring us home to ourselves in the immediate now. As with all ritual, no words can be written here that will begin to touch upon what beauty, blossoming and waves may burst into life in the space we create together. But do come with all that you are, offer yourself up, be ready to dance, touch, play and be seen in all that you are and all you have ever been. £250 | Community Price £200 Contact Annabelle: email@example.com or Shivam: firstname.lastname@example.org For Bookings: Click Here
Summer Women's Lodge Meeting | 11th - 15th July 2018 | Mountain Retreat Pilgrimage The secrets of the Heart, return to Love. Tending the garden of our Heart where everything we need is growing. Celebrating our kinship to the plants, the animals & to the elements. £180 | For bookings contact Erika: 07882522878
Enlightenment Intensive | 2nd - 8th August 2018 | Mountain Retreat with Shivam O'Brien, supported by Claire Heron. 3 days self enquiry followed by three whole relaxed days' integration: "basking in the bliss" - this retreat is the annual highlight of Shiv's Enlightenment Intensive calendar. See www.authenticself.co.uk EI: £350 | £400 with integration | £300 if booked one month in advance Contact Shivam: email@example.com For Bookings: Click Here
Sacred Man Sacred Woman | 9th - 13th August 2018 | Mountain Retreat At the end of this 4 day ritual there is always a group of men and women smiling and laughing fulfilled in every cell of their body, thanking and praising each other for being so raw and real. It feels as if we could create a new world where men and women, with tears running down their cheeks, speak of their love for one and other. This workshop is an initiation into proper ritual. Its also playful, wild, ecstatic and fun.Full event listing here. No, you don't have to have a partner and yes, you can keep your clothes on and yes you will have to learn to pee under a tree! £250 | £450 for couples | £125 community contributors For Bookings: Click Here
August Community Camp |14th - 22nd August 2018 | Mountain Retreat Building, being, cooking, washing up, river bathing, sauna-ing, making, playing, helping, lazing, storytelling, dancing, you get the picture! The loveliest time to relax and be in the valley with her wild tribe. A relaxed, but hands-on time. Float between the two. Culminates in the festive frenzy: Cauldron of Plenty: a tribal cornucopia of music, dance, conviviality, feasting, ceilidh, and celebration of being. Workshops, performance, ritual. (Note that the Cauldron is a separate event and has a separate price) £20 per day | Community Price £10 per day
Cauldron of Plenty | August Bank Holiday Weekend, 23rd - 27th August 2018 | Mountain Retreat A tribal cornucopia of music, dance, conviviality, feasting, ceilidh, and celebration of being. Workshops, performance, ritual. £90 adults | £25 kids up to 14 yrs For bookings contact Erika: firstname.lastname@example.org/07882522878
SAMHAIN Women's Lodge meeting | 25th-28th October 2018 | Cosy Welsh Farmhouse TIMES BETWEEN TIMES Ancestors, us and those coming after us. "I am the seed, I am the root and I am the fruit of this tree of life." £150 | For bookings contact Erika: 07882522878
Personalised Vision Quest mentored by Shivam - Find your true contribution Meet Shivam on a day in May at Spirit Horse for an evening of council and a list of preparation tasks. Then 1-2-1 guidance until September Equinox where you will complete your solo mountaintop vigil. Months of preparation include ritual skills, how to make your prayer and intention real. Offerings, dress, secret shaman things, and finding your personal medicine. The preparation includes an Enlightenment Intensive which you must complete to find out who you are and what you are. £750 | Includes guidance, nights at Spirit Horse, personal council, E.I. , introduction to ritual + shaman stuff Contact: email@example.com
Regular Counselling and Healing Sessions with Shivam - weekly/monthly via Skype or in person 1-2-1 mentorship with Shivam. Meet or speak in person or using phone/internet. Find out what work is needed to dissolve the trouble patterns and move into freshness and awareness of what is. £75/h Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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