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Focusing Summer School in France

15th August 2016 - 21st August 2016 France, English Speakers Abroad



Experience Wholebody Focusing (WBF), Focusing Oriented Therapy (FOT) & Yoga-Focusing, Whilst Living & Working in Community,

With Alex Maunder, John Threadgold, and Luciemay Therrien
Dates: Aug 15th - 21st 2016, Guilliers, 56490 France

Living in Community...

*A group of Focusers coming together from all over the world
*In a beautiful environment, near to a peaceful lake in Brittany, France
*The aim is to stay in Grounded Presence and to practice Focusing
*Participate in WBF, FOT or Yoga-Focusing Workshops
*Whilst sharing community tasks like cooking meals, clearing up and gardening.
*CPD Certificate for 25 hours will be given

In this Focusing Retreat you are invited to join Alex & others in the rhythm of each day

Start the day quietly: meditation, yoga or self-focusing
Community work: Gardening, feeding chickens, community cooking & clearing rota, any housework needed, until 11.00 am
Tea Break: then morning Focusing Partnerships
Afternoon Workshops in: WBF, Focusing Oriented Therapy (FOT), or Yoga-Focusing. Late Afternoon Time to enjoy nature: walks, bike rides and swimming.
Group discussions in the evening, with opportunity for music, dance, bonfires or Focusing presentations.
End the day quietly: meditation or yoga, self reflection, reading, writing a Focusing Journal.

Techniques we will use:

*Wholebody Focusing
*Focusing Oriented Therapy
*EEG Brainwave-feedback
*Yoga-Focusing with Luciemay Therrien

Who is this course for ?

If you enjoy living in a Focusing community
Eating fresh home-grown fruit & vegetables
If you have any creative projects that you want to bring to fruition
If you want to learn more about Yoga-Focusing, WBF, or FOT
If you are interested in neuroscience and how to work with your awareness and induce different patterns of brainwave activity
If you would like to get a certificate for 25 hours CPD
Then this is your course !

Focusing Trainers on this workshop:

Luciemay Therrien, Certified Focusing Trainer & Yoga Teacher, for over 30 years she has practiced these 2 approaches and has created Yoga-Focusing which combines her two passions.
John Threadgold, Focusing-oriented Counsellor and Psychotherapist (BACP), Supervisor, Focusing Teacher, with a passion for teaching FOT.
Alex Maunder, professional Alexander Technique teacher & Focusing Trainer, for 28 years.
Author of the book: Let Your Life Flow. Currently leading the WBF neuroscience research project.

Location and Cost:

Staying in 3 houses, in a hamlet close to a lake in the peaceful French countryside in Brittany.
Dates: Aug 15th - 21st, which is 5 full days of workshops plus time to arrive, and depart on either side.
All inclusive price is £450 for 5 days of the Summer Camp. Early Bird discount is £425, and Camping price is £400

How to get there:

Train: Eurostar/train to Paris and then TGV train to Rennes.
Local Airports: DINARD (Close to St Malo) Airport with Ryan Air, flying from Stanstead, E. Midlands and Leeds Airports,(book early for cheaper prices !).
Or Rennes (Bus to Ploermel), Nantes with Easy Jet (Bus to Vanne).
Ferry Service: Brittany Ferries Portsmouth/St Malo.
We can pick up from Dinard/St Malo, Vanne or Ploermel, (with a small petrol charge).For more information or to book a place please contact Alex Maunder on (M) 07817219698


Booking link (offsite)

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