Nourishing the Five Elements

April 10th – 16th, Rome, Italy

Discover an approach to living that is guided by nature. Learn how the Taoist system of the five elements can act as useful guide and support for daily modern life.

Many healing systems believe that the five elements govern everything in the universe, including our health. On this course we look through the lens of the Tao’s and Traditional Chinese Medicine to explore how the elements of water, wood, fire, earth and metal are interconnected to all aspects our life and wellbeing.

Each day of the course is themed to an element. The practices offered give the opportunity to experience how the five elements are connected to movement, food and nutrition, connection to nature, mood, emotions, thought patterns and how we relate to others.

On leaving this retreat you will take home with you skills and practical tools to integrate into daily life and a deeper insight into the five element system.

The course includes:
– ‘Element of the day’ theme
– Daily Holistic Cookery Workshops
– Daily Qi Gong Classes
– Yoga Workshops (Scaravelli inspired)
– Meditation
– Qi Nutrition and Five Element Talks

PLUS
* 1 acupuncture treatment per person included (others available at extra charge)
* Free copy of The Holistic Kitchen ebook
* A complete pack of all the recipes we create and material covered during the retreat

Course Facilitators
Hayley North, Rosie Blunden & Tom Ings. Tom is an experienced acupuncture therapist and lecturer at the International College of Chinese Medicine and joins us a guest tutor on this retreat.

This course is suitable for anyone with a curious mind and willingness to explore. It is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about an approach to living that is guided by nature.

No previous experience is necessary. However students, teachers and practitioners of acupuncture, shiatsu, TCM, tai chi, qi gong and other healing modalities will find that this course will take you deeper into the nutrition, food, movement and application of the principles into daily life.

Dates
April 10th – 16th 2017

Venue
Casali Del Soratte near Rome in Italy is the location for our retreat. This private land covers 22 hectares of unspoilt countryside with a stunning backdrop of Monte Soratte. It’s ‘back to nature’ setting makes it an ideal place to really retreat, experience the simplicity of being and feel the power of the natural elements. Situated 50km north of Rome the venue is easy to access via direct train from Fiumicino airport.

Prices

Twin rooms – £675

Double room – £765

Double room (with ensuite toilet and sink) – £875

Camping – £595

Prices are all inclusive and quoted per person. Transfers to and from the local train station are also included.

In our shared rooms you will always be placed with a same sex room mate, if you are a couple or family members and want to share any of the double rooms then please contact us to discuss price options.

Rooms share bathroom facilities.

Terms and Conditions
A deposit of £250 is required to secure your booking. Deposits are non-refundable.
Full balance is due 28 days before the retreat start date.

Prices are all inclusive and quoted per person. Transfers to and from the local train station are also included.

In our shared rooms you will always be placed with a same sex room mate, if you are a couple or family members and want to share any of the double rooms then please contact us to discuss price options.

Rooms share bathroom facilities.

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