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Mar
9
Thu
2023
Experience Tantric Principles Online Programme @ Zoom
Mar 9 @ 19:00 GMT – Jun 29 @ 21:30 BST
Experience Tantric Principles Online Programme @ Zoom | England | United Kingdom

How do you experience the world?  What are your patterns (we all have them!)?  In fact exploring your patterns can lead not only more self-knowledge but also into deeper and expanded experiences of oneself.  Allowing you to get more out of life, including more and more happiness!

We invite you to come on an immersive, experiential, online journey designed to take a deeper dive into exploring yourself and how you relate to others using the lens offered to us by Tantra.  Tantra is a non-prescriptive path and in this journey you can go at the speed and depth that feels right for you.

You are very welcome to join us for 9 Thursday Zoom sessions (19:00-21:30 UK time) every two weeks spread over 4 months. Sessions are recorded so if you have to miss some weeks, there is an easy way to catch-up.

This is an invitation to move away from the pure concepts of the mind and experience your perception through not only your mind but also your body and spirit and, in this totality, find your truth.

You will do this through a series of exercises in groups, pairs and alone with the emphasis on experience rather than talk.

Topics we will cover include:

Am I more than my mind?
What is my energy?
Exploring my truth
Who am I and who do I choose to be?
Do I have conscious or unconscious patterns?
How do I challenge myself and yet feel safe?
Experiencing my aliveness
What are my judgements and where do they come from?
How can I create sacred space?
Living acceptance in a diverse world by holding your truth and that of others

The idea is that this learning will not be onerous and gives time to digest and practice between sessions.

In this package you get:
• 9 x Live 2.5 hour sessions which are recorded
• Each session will be recorded
• Access the recordings for 3 months after the final session
• The opportunity to journey with likeminded souls
• Special offers for Sacred Light Community events

Dates for the sessions are:

09/03/2023
23/03/2023
06/04/2023
20/04/2023
04/05/2023
18/05/2023
01/06/2023
15/06/2023
29/06/2023

Group sessions will be recorded to allow non-attendees to catch-up and also attendees to watch again to expand their understanding.

PLEASE READ OUR TESTIMONIALS: https://www.sacredlighttantra.com/testimonials/

This event also serves as an introduction into our other year-long programmes, Transformational Tantra Massage and Bioenergetics.  If you join this event and sign-up to any of our 2023 year-long programmes, you will get the amount you paid for this training taken off when you pay the full course fee. This means, if you sign-up in full, you get this training for free!  In addition, if you would like to sample either year-long training then it is possible to attend the first block, as it is standalone.  If you are just doing Block 1 of either training, then select the Block 1 Experience Tantric Principles ticket for £100.   If you continue to a second block on the trainings, we offer £100 off the second block fee.  Please note that you can obtain only one of these discounts.  Contact us if you are interested.

This workshop is open to individuals and couples/triads/other constellations of all genders, sexualities and body types. If you attend with a partner/friend you are welcome to do partnered exercises together or choose to do them with others. Please book a ticket for each person attending.

We create a safe space where you are invited to do as much as feels comfortable for you. There will be no nudity or gender adjustments at this online event.

Early bird price: £195 + Booking Fee (first 10 places)

Repeaters price: £135 + Booking Fee

Full price: £240 + Booking Fee

EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED – THIS EVENT SELLS OUT!

Concessions are available – please contact us for details.

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE SENT SEPARATELY NEARER THE DATE.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

Mar
29
Wed
2023
A Taste of Bioenergetics Introductory Evening 19:00-21:30 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK
Mar 29 @ 19:00 BST – 21:30 BST
A Taste of Bioenergetics Introductory Evening 19:00-21:30 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK

We are delighted to offer you this stand-alone in-person introduction to bioenergetics evening during which we will guide you through an experiential introduction to some key elements of bioenergetics.  It also serves as an introduction to our yearlong Bioenergetics Training.

Bioenergetics is not to be confused with the body of work that comes from biochemistry but comes from Wilhelm Reich and the therapy developed by his students like Alexander Lowen, Gerda Boyesen, Ron Kurtz and David Boadella.

Bioenergetics in general seeks to release old trauma, habits, and unconscious defensive attitudes and to liberate our life energy for aliveness, pleasure and for self-actualization. It seeks to change the base of our existence from an attitude based on fear and the unconsciousness to a mindfulness of our choices and an ability to express ourselves from our heart, our sex and our spirit.

More specifically Bioenergetics is a self-exploration through becoming aware of tensions in your body. These tensions are created by the energies of past formative experience which are imprinted on your body.  These create your character, the person you became under the influence of your parents and your society.  By becoming aware of this we can release the tension and free up your energy to choose life in each moment. Thus, you are able to free up a huge amount of energy for your aliveness, creativity, pleasure and joy in life.  Allowing you to create a conscious path to fulfil your dreams.

We aim that the evening will be fun, full of learning and surprises. Through a series of gentle exercises, alone, in pairs and as a group you are invited to experience some of what bioenergetics is.

This event is based on the work of one of Europe’s leading teachers, John Hawken at The Paths of Transformation, who has worked with bioenergetics for over 40 years both as a therapist and course leader.

The doors open at 6:30pm and the event starts at 7:00pm.

There is no gender balancing at this workshop.

We create a safe space where you are invited to do as much as feels comfortable for you.   Wear loose, comfortable clothes you can move freely in.

No partner is required and everyone is invited to work with different people in order to enjoy a greater range of experiences. If you attend with a partner or friend, you are welcome to work together for the whole event or whatever portion you wish.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

The cost is as follows (please see our refund policy):

Early Bird (first 12 places) – £19 + Booking fee

Full Price – £22 + Booking fee

You can avoid booking fees by paying by bank transfer.

There are some concession tickets available. Please message us if you think this applies to your circumstances.

Other events can be found at SACRED LIGHT CALENDAR

Apr
2
Sun
2023
Body Love Experience @ The Pathways Studio nr MediaCityUK
Apr 2 @ 10:30 BST – Apr 3 @ 17:30 BST
Body Love Experience @ The Pathways Studio nr MediaCityUK | England | United Kingdom

Daphne Rara has been running this event in Berlin and Rome to fabulous reviews and is now bringing it to the UK.

She invites you to explore your body through conscious movement on a journey to find your inner empowerment, strength, power and aliveness coming from your very centre, your pelvic bowl.

To feel the body through conscious movement is one of the most empowering activities we can experience. We feel the strength of our own , coming from the very centre of our physical body, which keeps us both standing tall and grounded, where we store all emotions: the pelvic bowl.

Rooted in most ancient and tribal cultures, from Africa to America towards Oceania, the dances that train the hips have been used forever , passed on from generations of women to prepare them for a healthy, sexual and reproductive life. But this practice is beneficial for people of all genders and body shapes, not just women and mothers. The health benefits are multiple, physical, emotional, spiritual, sexual and psychical.

This is a chance to step out of your comfort zone and explore the sacred potential of fluidity in hips movement. Your chance to feel energized, proud and empowered. You will reclaim your right to feel good and sexy in your body, as an act of self love.

Sensuality means something different to each of us. This workshop guides you to explore your own concepts of sensuality and question the boundaries and truths on which your operational system functions. Body Love Experience unites movement and touch, dance and play, and verbal and non-verbal expression, communication and connection. In partner work, small groups and in a big circle we will be guided to perceive each others energies and bare witness to the magic that we co-create. Take the opportunity to be surrounded by beautiful, respectful community in order to let your guards and fears behind. Know your authentic self is welcome here. Enjoy being witnessed by your loving peers. Experience safe, sensual heaven. Liberate yourself.

It’s for everybody, every body shape, and it’s an actual therapy!

Through hips shaking, pelvic awareness, yoga, dance, breathwork, meditation, and interactive exercises, we will embark in a ritual journey towards deconstruction of beauty, fitness and wellness standards to find a personal point of view, grounding in loving and appreciating our own, special body – as it is the vessel and witness for the unique experience that is our own life.

Aim
The themes we will work on are sensuality, intimacy, body positivity, fatphobia, self celebration, deconstruction of beauty and attractiveness standards in everyday life as in sex and relationships.

Our goal will be to rediscover true intimacy with ourselves and with others, and we will do by sharing experiences and knowledge about self-love and self-care habits. The aim of Body Love Experience is for the participants to get rid of self-loathing -generating-stereotypes and connect with their true, deep, authentic beauty and sexyness through conscious movement, affirmations, breath and dance.

The pursuit of Radical Love, the exploration of true intimate connection within ourselves and with each other, no matter who one is, is the ultimate goal. As in nowadays society truth is unpopular, true emotions are unwelcome and we only allow ourselves a little taste of intimacy trough sexual and romantic relations only –
and often not even then.

Where we manage to create spaces for beings to rediscover the value of intimate connection and unconventional, unconditional love towards themselves and each other, we become part of the solution to the planet annihilation caused by the domination of consumerism.

Spiritual, social, environmental awareness
This workshop is a ritual and a psychomagic act.

Participants are calling on the manifesting power of the sabbath. Moving, breathing, stirring energies inside themselves, and doing so together as a group , transforms energies that are around by attracting and canalizing them to magnify their strength inside the group circle. Therefore, by tuning in to their own self love, appreciation, celebration and sexyness energies, the group attracts those existing frequencies towards itself and the surrounding area.

The participants will then irradiate this positive, warm, loving and supporting energy from the inside out.

The more people are emotionally and spiritually aware of the importance of love, gratitude and appreciation for what they already are, the more they will share this knowledge, the closer we are to a society where contentment is globally understood as the key to long-term happiness , and where people will stop seeking happiness in consumption.

LOGISTICS

Doors open on Sunday at 10am.

The event will start promptly at 10.30am and will finish at 5:30pm.

Refreshments are provided and you are asked to bring vegetarian food to share for lunch.

Detailed Directions for Venue –  http://www.thepathwaysstudio.com/venue/directions

This event is non-residential but please get in touch if you want help to find accommodation.

INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES,  TRIADS,  OTHER CONSTELLATIONS OF ALL GENDERS, SEXUALITIES AND BODY TYPES ARE ALL WELCOME.

There is no gender balancing at this workshop. Your boundaries will be respected and nurtured at all times.

No partner is required.  Everyone is invited to work with different people in order to enjoy a greater range of experiences. If you attend with a partner or friend, you are welcome to work together for the whole workshop or whatever portion you wish.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

COSTS

Early Bird:  £75 plus booking fees (till 15th March)

Standard Price: £95 plus booking fees

A free place is available to someone who is willing to host Daphne during her stay in Manchester.  Please contact us if you are willing to provide accommodation for Daphne for up to 2 nights.

VENUE DIRECTIONS

Detailed Direction for Venue –  http://www.thepathwaysstudio.com/venue/directions
Apr
15
Sat
2023
Intro to Transformational Tantra Massage Weekend @ The Pathways Studio nr MediaCityUK
Apr 15 @ 10:00 BST – Apr 16 @ 17:00 BST

WEEKEND OVERVIEW

This non-residential weekend provides a basic understanding of tantra massage.  It is thus suitable for those who wish to learn how to give a tantric massage. For some, you may wish to do this  privately with a partner or friends.  Whilst for others this is a step to becoming a qualified professional tantra massage practitioner.

This event is based on the work of one of Europe’s leading tantra teachers, John Hawken at The Paths of Transformation, to provide a basic understanding of the key areas of tantra massage through a series of creative exercises. It is a safe, supportive environment delivered by Shakti Elara and Jon Gosling.

We will teach the philosophy and step by step practice of some simple tantra massage, giving clear structures and practical techniques, as well as a tool kit of hands-on strokes to enable attendees to create their own tantric massages.

We are initiated into tantric experience and tantric consciousness through a tantra massage in its highest form.   Often tantra massage can be the first contact with energy and the energy body and the potential of expanding sexual energy into the whole body.  It is this whole body experience of our energy which can lead to truly transformational experiences. Nakedness is neither expected nor unwelcome, but is simply a matter of choice.

THIS EVENT

This event stands alone for those who want to get a taster of tantra massage and its possibilities in a safe and nurturing environment. It is also an excellent introduction to our yearlong certified Professional Training in the Art of Transformational Tantra Massage*, where you learn to learn to give far deeper massage experiences.  This may be privately to a partner/friends or professionally to clients.

Among the things we will cover are:

  • What makes a tantra massage tantric,
  • Understanding different types of touch,
  • How to give touch from different energy centres,
  • What it means to be present,
  • How energy is stored in the body, feeling into energy and how energy wants to move.

LOGISTICS

Doors open on Saturday and Sunday at 10am.

On Saturday the training is from 10.30am to 7:30pm and on Sunday from 10:30am to 5:00pm.

Refreshments are provided and you are asked to bring vegetarian food to share for lunch.

Detailed Directions for Venue –  http://www.thepathwaysstudio.com/venue/directions

This event is non-residential but please get in touch if you want help to find accommodation.

INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES,  TRIADS,  OTHER CONSTELLATIONS OF ALL GENDERS, SEXUALITIES AND BODY TYPES ARE ALL WELCOME.

There is no gender balancing at this workshop. Your boundaries will be respected and nurtured at all times.

No partner is required.  Everyone is invited to work with different people in order to enjoy a greater range of experiences. If you attend with a partner or friend, you are welcome to work together for the whole workshop or whatever portion you wish.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

COSTS

Please click here for prices

RECOGNITION

* Our year-long certified Professional Training in the Art of Transformational Tantra Massage is recognised by The Association of Somatic and Integrative Sexologists as offering a training of sufficient depth for Practitioners to be eligible for insurance for their work. See www.the-asis.org for more details.

VENUE DIRECTIONS

Detailed Direction for Venue –  http://www.thepathwaysstudio.com/venue/directions

Love, Elara & Jon

Apr
25
Tue
2023
A Taste of Bioenergetics Introductory Evening 19:00-21:30 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK
Apr 25 @ 19:00 BST – 21:30 BST
A Taste of Bioenergetics Introductory Evening 19:00-21:30 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK

We are delighted to offer you this stand-alone in-person introduction to bioenergetics evening during which we will guide you through an experiential introduction to some key elements of bioenergetics.  It also serves as an introduction to our yearlong Bioenergetics Training.

Bioenergetics is not to be confused with the body of work that comes from biochemistry but comes from Wilhelm Reich and the therapy developed by his students like Alexander Lowen, Gerda Boyesen, Ron Kurtz and David Boadella.

Bioenergetics in general seeks to release old trauma, habits, and unconscious defensive attitudes and to liberate our life energy for aliveness, pleasure and for self-actualization. It seeks to change the base of our existence from an attitude based on fear and the unconsciousness to a mindfulness of our choices and an ability to express ourselves from our heart, our sex and our spirit.

More specifically Bioenergetics is a self-exploration through becoming aware of tensions in your body. These tensions are created by the energies of past formative experience which are imprinted on your body.  These create your character, the person you became under the influence of your parents and your society.  By becoming aware of this we can release the tension and free up your energy to choose life in each moment. Thus, you are able to free up a huge amount of energy for your aliveness, creativity, pleasure and joy in life.  Allowing you to create a conscious path to fulfil your dreams.

We aim that the evening will be fun, full of learning and surprises. Through a series of gentle exercises, alone, in pairs and as a group you are invited to experience some of what bioenergetics is.

This event is based on the work of one of Europe’s leading teachers, John Hawken at The Paths of Transformation, who has worked with bioenergetics for over 40 years both as a therapist and course leader.

The doors open at 6:30pm and the event starts at 7:00pm.

There is no gender balancing at this workshop.

We create a safe space where you are invited to do as much as feels comfortable for you.   Wear loose, comfortable clothes you can move freely in.

No partner is required and everyone is invited to work with different people in order to enjoy a greater range of experiences. If you attend with a partner or friend, you are welcome to work together for the whole event or whatever portion you wish.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

The cost is as follows (please see our refund policy):

Early Bird (first 12 places) – £19 + Booking fee

Full Price – £22 + Booking fee

You can avoid booking fees by paying by bank transfer.

There are some concession tickets available. Please message us if you think this applies to your circumstances.

Other events can be found at SACRED LIGHT CALENDAR

May
24
Wed
2023
A Taste of Tantra Introductory Evening 19:00-22:00 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK
May 24 @ 19:00 BST – 22:00 BST
A Taste of Tantra Introductory Evening 19:00-22:00 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK

We are delighted to offer you this stand-alone in-person introduction to tantra evening during which we will guide you through a gentle and safe experience of the basic principles of Tantra. It also serves as an introduction to the Paths of Transformation Tantra Massage Training.

The experience will be fun, sensuous, full of learning and surprises.

Through a series of gentle exercises, alone, in pairs and as a group, the principles we will experience are:

  • You are not an island in the ocean of life, but are part of that ocean. You are connected with all of the life around you.
  • You are not a static thing but a flow of energy. You are not any of the forms you embody, but are the energy that transforms from one form to another as you choose, in consciousness and in freedom.
  • Your mind is not limited to thinking, planning, and worrying, but can create awareness, noticing what is in the moment, both within you and around you. The mind creates a virtual reality, while awareness brings you into contact with what is.
  • You are not just your physical body, but are at the same time an energy body, through which you can connect energetically with others.
  • Your flow of energy creates the connection between your sex, your heart and your spirit, and so can lead to an experience of your totality. Through the connectedness and wholeness, within and without, a sense of the sacredness of life, in ourselves and in the other, becomes manifest.

Tantra is a map that shows us how to tap into the life energy within us, through sex, heart and spirit, that has the power to transform our lives, bringing a new quality of aliveness and awareness into every area of our experience. Tantra is a non-prescriptive path, where everyone can go at their own speed, following their hearts. It is an incredible journey of self-discovery, self-acceptance and ultimately self-love.

This exciting intro to tantra event is based on the work of one of Europe’s leading tantra teachers, John Hawken at The Paths of Transformation, to provide a basic understanding of the key areas of tantra through a series of creative exercises. It is a safe, supportive environment delivered by Shakti Elara and Jon Gosling.

The doors open at 6:30pm and the event starts at 7:00pm.

This workshop is open to individuals and couples/triads/other constellations of all genders, sexualities and body types.

There is no gender balancing at this workshop.

We create a safe space where you are invited to do as much as feels comfortable for you. There will be no nudity at this event. Wear loose, comfortable clothes you can move freely in.

No partner is required and everyone is invited to work with different people in order to enjoy a greater range of experiences. If you attend with a partner or friend, you are welcome to work together for the whole event or whatever portion you wish.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

The cost is as follows (please see our refund policy):

Early Bird – £24 + Booking fee
Full Price – £28 + Booking fee

You can avoid booking fees by paying by bank transfer.

There are some concession tickets available. Please message us if you think this applies to your circumstances.

Other events can be found at SACRED LIGHT CALENDAR

Jun
8
Thu
2023
Bioenergetics – Block 1 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK
Jun 8 @ 13:00 BST – Jun 11 @ 17:00 BST
Bioenergetics - Block 1 @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK | England | United Kingdom

We (Jon and Elara) are delighted to bring this one-of-a-kind Bioenergetics Year Long Training for the first time to the UK. This is one of less than five yearlong Bioenergetics trainings worldwide.

If you are curious about bioenergetics but don’t want to commit to a year long training, you are welcome to try the first block which is standalone.

How we embody and express our energy makes our psyche and our patterns of reactions to life visible. We hold in our bodies the energy we dared not express when we were vulnerable children, both as a tension in the muscles and as a charge of energy in the organs and connective tissue. This fixed form of expression and defence is called our character. It is our social, adapted self, and blocks and represses our spontaneous flow of life energy, our wildness, including large amounts of our sexuality and creativity.

***What is Bioenergetics?***

Bioenergetics is not to be confused with the body of work that comes from biochemistry but comes from Wilhelm Reich and the therapy developed by his students.  This body of work not only includes bioenergetics itself but also Bioenergetic Analysis (Alexander Lowen), Biodynamic Psychology and Massage (Gerda Boyesen) Ron Kurtz (Hakomi) and Biosynthesis (David Boadella), Radix Therapy (Charles Kelly), Stanley Keleman (Formative Psychology) and the work of Leonard Orr, Arthur Janov and Stanislav Grof also draws upon it.

This training will cover both theoretical and practical grounding in the work of Reich and his followers.

Bioenergetics in general seeks to release old trauma, habits, and unconscious defensive attitudes and to liberate our life energy for aliveness, pleasure and for self-actualization. It seeks to change the base of our existence from an attitude based on fear and the unconsciousness to a mindfulness of our choices and an ability to express ourselves from our heart, our sex and our spirit. This training includes:

  • An analysis of our own character and patterns, which we respect as a necessity for survival
  • An understanding of the biographical causes of any stuckness and limitations
  • Strategies for managing trauma and fear
  • Supporting individuals to find freedom of expression and creativity as autonomous human beings

More specifically Bioenergetics is a self-exploration through becoming aware of tensions in your body. These tensions are created by the energies of past formative experience which are imprinted on your body.  These create your character, the person you became under the influence of your parents and your society.  By becoming aware of this we can release the tension and free up our energy to choose life in each moment. Thus, we are able to free up a huge amount of energy for our aliveness, our creativity, our pleasure and joy in life to create our conscious path and fulfil our dreams.

The ability to read the energy and character of others and know how to support their energy will also be taught.  As such, it is an invaluable training both for oneself and as a professional resource for those working energetically with others.

Themes for this training are: 

  • Primal therapy, birth and intrauterine experiences and imprints that affect our lifetime patterns of energy.
  • Understanding the patterns and needs of one’s character type
  • Moving from dependency to independence
  • Being aware of your feelings and expressing them appropriately and communicatively
  • Knowing what you want and what you don’t want and communicating that safely and respectfully
  • Assertiveness
  • Raising your energy levels, being more alive, aware, sensitive to life.
  • Grounding and standing on your own feet
  • Increasing the flexibility of one’s attitudes
  • Flowing with life instead struggling against it
  • Opening to aliveness and pleasure
  • Being able to be present and to stay in contact

We will support you to gain an understanding of: 

  • The phenomenon of resistance and how to use and work through it.
  • How to work energetically and physically with projection, both positive and negative.
  • The different kinds of touch, their intent and applications: holding, containing, focussing, making conscious, confronting, soothing, mothering and fathering, supporting, grounding.
  • The emotional plague, repression and rebellion.
  • Armouring and core energetics, energy and character.
  • Imprints, memoire corporelle (cellular memory), regression, Janov and Grof.
  • The relationship between consciousness and energy, catharsis, demons, creative confrontation, witness consciousness.
  • The importance of breath, Reichian and other breathing techniques.
  • The orgasm reflex, the birth reflex.
  • Character analysis – the character types and their use in therapy.
  • Therapy and spirituality.
  • Techniques to raise energy, bioenergetic stress positions, Osho meditations.
  • Grounding and its importance, both through the feet and through the eyes.
  • The segments and their order of opening.
  • The contribution to the field of Reich‘s students including: Alexander Lowen, Ron Kurtz and Hakomi, David Boadella and Biosynthesis, Gerda Boysen and family and Biodynamics.
  • Self-regulation, the inner wisdom and balance of the body

***Who is this Training For?***

It is open for people who wish to explore their own patterns of holding and be able to release this energy and live fuller and more expansive life.  Feeling more alive, creative and deepening their pleasure and joy in life.

It may also be useful for those who have some experience in verbal therapies and want to explore particular themes through bodywork, or who want to deepen their experience of themselves through the methods of bioenergetics.  It is also designed for therapists, therapeutic masseurs and counsellors who wish to include working with the physical body and the energy body in their repertoire of therapeutic methods and interventions.

THIS WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS & COUPLES / TRIADS / OTHER CONSTELLATIONS OF ALL GENDERS, SEXUALITIES & BODY TYPES.

***Logistics***

This training can be undertaken as a year long Bioenergetics training comprising 4 blocks or Block 1 can be done as a standalone introduction to Bioenergetics.

The training starts at 13:00 on the Thursday and finishes at 17:00 on the Sunday for each block.

The training occurs at The Pathways Studio, Manchester and is non-residential. 

The cost included in the ticket is just for the teaching fee.  You will need to organise your own transport to get there and sort out your own accommodation and food.

The class size will be a maximum of 24 to allow valuable coaching time and exploration of their own character responses.  A minimum of 12 people are required to give attendees a typical cross-section of different energies and character responses to explore in person.

We therefore ask you to pay a £200 refundable deposit which will be held until we reach the minimum number.

We have published 5 dates below and once we have 12 people signed-up the course will run, from whatever is the next available date in the sequence and for 3 subsequent dates.  You can then decide on what basis you wish to pay for the rest of the training.

If for some reason, we are unable to run this training then £200 deposit will be refunded to you.

You can avoid paying the booking fee by choosing to pay by bank transfer and transferring £200.

*** Dates ***

Thursday 8 Jun to Sun 11 Jun 2023

Thursday 7  Sep to Sun 10 Sep 2023

Thursday 30 Nov to Sun 3 Dec 2024

Thursday 8 Feb to Sun 11 Feb 2024

Thursday 16 May to Sun 19 May 2024

YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME AND EXPERIENCE BLOCK1 BEFORE SIGNING-UP TO THE OTHER 3 BLOCKS AND WE HAVE PRICING TO REFLECT THIS (SEE BOOK TICKETS).

Jul
1
Sat
2023
Intro to Transformational Tantra Massage Weekend @ The Pathways Studio nr MediaCityUK
Jul 1 @ 10:00 BST – Jul 2 @ 17:00 BST

WEEKEND OVERVIEW

This non-residential weekend provides a basic understanding of tantra massage.  It is thus suitable for those who wish to learn how to give a tantric massage. For some, you may wish to do this  privately with a partner or friends.  Whilst for others this is a step to becoming a qualified professional tantra massage practitioner.

This event is based on the work of one of Europe’s leading tantra teachers, John Hawken at The Paths of Transformation, to provide a basic understanding of the key areas of tantra massage through a series of creative exercises. It is a safe, supportive environment delivered by Shakti Elara and Jon Gosling.

We will teach the philosophy and step by step practice of some simple tantra massage, giving clear structures and practical techniques, as well as a tool kit of hands-on strokes to enable attendees to create their own tantric massages.

We are initiated into tantric experience and tantric consciousness through a tantra massage in its highest form.   Often tantra massage can be the first contact with energy and the energy body and the potential of expanding sexual energy into the whole body.  It is this whole body experience of our energy which can lead to truly transformational experiences. Nakedness is neither expected nor unwelcome, but is simply a matter of choice.

THIS EVENT

This event stands alone for those who want to get a taster of tantra massage and its possibilities in a safe and nurturing environment. It is also an excellent introduction to our yearlong certified Professional Training in the Art of Transformational Tantra Massage*, where you learn to learn to give far deeper massage experiences.  This may be privately to a partner/friends or professionally to clients.

Among the things we will cover are:

  • What makes a tantra massage tantric,
  • Understanding different types of touch,
  • How to give touch from different energy centres,
  • What it means to be present,
  • How energy is stored in the body, feeling into energy and how energy wants to move.

LOGISTICS

Doors open on Saturday and Sunday at 10am.

On Saturday the training is from 10.30am to 7:30pm and on Sunday from 10:30am to 5:00pm.

Refreshments are provided and you are asked to bring vegetarian food to share for lunch.

Detailed Directions for Venue –  http://www.thepathwaysstudio.com/venue/directions

This event is non-residential but please get in touch if you want help to find accommodation.

INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES,  TRIADS,  OTHER CONSTELLATIONS OF ALL GENDERS, SEXUALITIES AND BODY TYPES ARE ALL WELCOME.

There is no gender balancing at this workshop. Your boundaries will be respected and nurtured at all times.

No partner is required.  Everyone is invited to work with different people in order to enjoy a greater range of experiences. If you attend with a partner or friend, you are welcome to work together for the whole workshop or whatever portion you wish.

Contact: Elara – 07391 552 616

COSTS

Please click here for prices

RECOGNITION

* Our year-long certified Professional Training in the Art of Transformational Tantra Massage is recognised by The Association of Somatic and Integrative Sexologists as offering a training of sufficient depth for Practitioners to be eligible for insurance for their work. See www.the-asis.org for more details.

VENUE DIRECTIONS

Detailed Direction for Venue –  http://www.thepathwaysstudio.com/venue/directions

Love, Elara & Jon

Aug
16
Wed
2023
The Fundamentals of Tantra Massage @ The Pathways Studio nr MediaCityUK
Aug 16 @ 13:00 BST – Aug 20 @ 16:00 BST
The Fundamentals of Tantra Massage @ The Pathways Studio nr MediaCityUK

The words “tantra massage” have been often misappropriated to sell sexual services.  In addition, even the best-intentioned tantric massages often over- emphasize the sexual aspect of tantra*, an ancient practice that opens the door to an experience of ourselves as beings of energy and consciousness.

These five days invite you to explore the basic principles of tantra and how they form the foundation to authentic tantra massage.  This block can be done stand-alone and is also the first block of The Paths of Transformation, Transformational Tantra Massage Training which can take one on one’s own transformational journey and ultimately to a professional qualification to support other people’s journey.

During the five days, you will be invited to learn:

  • The basic principles of Tantra
  • Tantric Rituals and their importance particularly in a massage setting
  • To improve communication skills around consent and boundaries
  • How to connect with energy in different ways and how your energy can affect others
  • Where energy may be held in the body and how to release it
  • Specific massages that release tension
  • Finding more aliveness in oneself and how to support others to do so
  • Basic hygiene protocols

This training is experiential and is based on your personal experience, both in receiving and supporting others to have their own personal experience.  In doing this you will have the opportunity to explore some of your personal story through embodiment. This event is not suitable for healing deep personal trauma.

At the end of the training, you will have been given the opportunity to take away:

  • An experience of what tantra is
  • Tools for communicating consent and boundaries
  • Massages that support people to find their energetic flow and zest for life
  • Rituals you can practice
  • Insights into your own personal patterns of response
  • Methods for finding relaxation in both routine and more difficult situation
  • More awareness of your body
  • Getting the right support for the work you do

*  Tantra is an ancient wisdom and integral in its wisdom is that it’s non prescriptive and allows everyone to find their own truth.

This workshop is open to all who are over 18 and wish to explore, one or all of the following: Personal self-development, want to learn massages for friends and partners and active and aspiring practitioners.

Ticket Prices and Booking are HERE

You can pay by bank transfer to avoid the booking fee. Please contact us at info@transformationaltantramassage.co.uk for more information.

This is a standalone journey of self-discovery however it also forms the foundation for our Transformational Tantra Massage Programme, for when you understand yourself more you are in a better place to be of service to others. Subsequent blocks enable you to dive deeper for self-insights. Then, if you choose, you can ultimately become a professional tantric massage practitioner to facilitate others journey’s discovery, using the medium of touch.

More details of how this standalone training sits within the Transformational Tantra Massage Programme can be found at www.transformationaltantramassage.co.uk. You are welcome to email us at info@transformationaltantramassage.co.uk with any questions or to request a full brochure. If you wish to see the pricing for the whole Programme then please click HERE.

Our events are open to individuals, couples, triads and other constellations and expressions of all genders, sexualities and body types.

It is possible that, for this training, Coronavirus measures may be in place to limit the possibility of transmission of infection. Please contact us if you want further details, otherwise you will be informed of these in the joining instructions.

Oct
4
Wed
2023
The Fundamentals of Tantra Massage @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK
Oct 4 @ 13:00 BST – Oct 8 @ 16:00 BST
The Fundamentals of Tantra Massage @ The Pathways Studio near MediaCityUK

The words “tantra massage” have been often misappropriated to sell sexual services.  In addition, even the best-intentioned tantric massages often over- emphasize the sexual aspect of tantra*, an ancient practice that opens the door to an experience of ourselves as beings of energy and consciousness.

These five days invite you to explore the basic principles of tantra and how they form the foundation to authentic tantra massage.  This block can be done stand-alone and is also the first block of The Paths of Transformation, Transformational Tantra Massage Training which can take one on one’s own transformational journey and ultimately to a professional qualification to support other people’s journey.

During the five days, you will be invited to learn:

  • The basic principles of Tantra
  • Tantric Rituals and their importance particularly in a massage setting
  • To improve communication skills around consent and boundaries
  • How to connect with energy in different ways and how your energy can affect others
  • Where energy may be held in the body and how to release it
  • Specific massages that release tension
  • Finding more aliveness in oneself and how to support others to do so
  • Basic hygiene protocols

This training is experiential and is based on your personal experience, both in receiving and supporting others to have their own personal experience.  In doing this you will have the opportunity to explore some of your personal story through embodiment. This event is not suitable for healing deep personal trauma.

At the end of the training, you will have been given the opportunity to take away:

  • An experience of what tantra is
  • Tools for communicating consent and boundaries
  • Massages that support people to find their energetic flow and zest for life
  • Rituals you can practice
  • Insights into your own personal patterns of response
  • Methods for finding relaxation in both routine and more difficult situation
  • More awareness of your body
  • Getting the right support for the work you do

*  Tantra is an ancient wisdom and integral in its wisdom is that it’s non prescriptive and allows everyone to find their own truth.

This workshop is open to all who are over 18 and wish to explore, one or all of the following: Personal self-development, want to learn massages for friends and partners and active and aspiring practitioners.

Ticket Prices and Booking are HERE

You can pay by bank transfer to avoid the booking fee. Please contact us at info@transformationaltantramassage.co.uk for more information.

This is a standalone journey of self-discovery however it also forms the foundation for our Transformational Tantra Massage Programme, for when you understand yourself more you are in a better place to be of service to others. Subsequent blocks enable you to dive deeper for self-insights. Then, if you choose, you can ultimately become a professional tantric massage practitioner to facilitate others journey’s discovery, using the medium of touch.

More details of how this standalone training sits within the Transformational Tantra Massage Programme can be found at www.transformationaltantramassage.co.uk. You are welcome to email us at info@transformationaltantramassage.co.uk with any questions or to request a full brochure. If you wish to see the pricing for the whole Programme then please click HERE.

Our events are open to individuals, couples, triads and other constellations and expressions of all genders, sexualities and body types.

It is possible that, for this training, Coronavirus measures may be in place to limit the possibility of transmission of infection. Please contact us if you want further details, otherwise you will be informed of these in the joining instructions.