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
One Year Course: a foundation in ancient rooted ways. Starts November 2nd-5th 2017 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. Six meetings over a year. Cost £1600/£1400. email NOW for dates and info; firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com Erika 07882522878.
Women's Lodge Samhain Meeting | 19-22 October 2017 | Cosy Welsh Farmhouse TIME BETWEEN TIMES. Led by Erika Indra. The legacy left for us whose shoulders we stand and the legacy we leave. “I am the seed, I am the root and I am the fruit of this tree of life.” £150 | For bookings contact Erika 07882522878.
Beautiful Speech | 2nd-5th November 2017 | Mountain Retreat The bones of ritual and the discipline of leadership. Lead by Shivam The secrets of 25 years of ceremony and holding space talking between the worlds. You must apply by email to attend, name and reason for coming. £175 |Book by emailing Shiv - firstname.lastname@example.org
Enlightenment Intensive | 30th November - 4th December | Cosy Farmhouse with Shivam O'Brien, supported by Claire Heron: A standard 3 day Enlightenment Intensive followed by an optional one day integration until the morning of the 5th December- this retreat is the annual highlight of Shiv's Enlightenment Intensive calendar. See www.authenticself.co.uk EI: £400 | £320 till 30th October.
Ecstatic Building | ONGOING! Next building surge will be October 2017 and May 2018 - contact Shivam for dates + booking | Mountain Retreat Learn the ecstatic art of creating something magnificent! This May's project: a 40 foot solid timber Celtic roundhouse. Learn how to build alternative structures on a budget. 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. Contact Shiv! email@example.com // +353 83 153 3558 is essential. £15 per day | Experienced carpenters pay nothing | £300 if you book a whole month
Enlightenment Intensive | First weekend of 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.
Sacred Man Sacred Woman | Second Weekend of 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 wet faces, speak of their love for one and other. This workshop is an initiation into deep ritual . Its playful, wild and ecstatic. 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! Booking: A £50 deposit must be purchased from eventbrite. Contact Lila: firstname.lastname@example.org ~ 07552 087888 Or Shivam: email@example.com ~ +383 83 153 3558 £250 | £450 for couples | £125 community contributors
Boys Wilderness Camp | **sometime in-between Sacred Man Sacred Woman - date TBC** | Mountain Retreat This adventure gently opens the magical world beyond mum and dad or school. To sow a seed of wonder in the young imaginations whilst rubbing shoulders with wild nature and adults who are learning to be mentors, elders and wise counsellors. Girl's camp started and led in the most inspiring, magnificent way for many years by Paloma Suarez won't happen this year. Contact: Mark firstname.lastname@example.org for Boys camp | £175
August Community Camp | Between SMSW and Cauldron 2018 | Mountain Retreat Building, being, cooking, washing up, river bathing, sauna-ing, making, playing, helping, lazing, being, 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) Community Camp: £20/day | Community Price
Cauldron of Plenty | August Bank Holiday Weekend 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
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
Regular Counselling and Healing Sessions with Shivam - weekly / monthly - skype / 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
"Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing, there is a green field. I'll meet you there. When you lie down in that grass, Life is too full to talk about"