Learning From Nature

Dato: Tuesday 23. July 2019 - Sunday 28. July 2019
Klokken: Hele dagen

Living Permaculture
Spiritual and practical Permaculture
5day summer retreat on Samsø. 23rd-28th july 2019

There is only One Life ☺

It is the same life force that flows through everything –ant, worm, apple, human –everything woven together in a beautiful web of interconnectedness. Nothing manifests outside this interconnectedness.Permaculture builds on this fundamental understanding and a firm idea that it is possible to create living systems that are sustainably beneficial for both human beings, animals, plants and soil in one beautiful, fertile and totally interconnected process.

On this retreat we will work in many different ways –both in meditation and in very practical ways –with the interconnectedness, the ethics and principles of Permaculture and how that can help us live our lives in more sustainable ways. In the morning sessions we will primarily work theoretically/meditatively and in the afternoons we will work more hands on but also meditatively in the forest garden or elsewhere in nature

Inspiratoriet has 1,3 hectares of gardens with 3500 m2 Food Forest, vegetable garden, ornamental garden and nature right outside our doors, so we have ample possibilities to explore the interconnectedness in very practical ways –both in the inner and outer landscapes.

Cecil Rye Olsen will be teaching this course. She has a PDC (permaculture design certificate),has been working intensely with permaculture for the last 6 years,is a mad gardening enthusiast and teaches meditation and inner freedom ☺

The course will be in English if there are any foreign participants.

Participantsare always welcome to share/ask in Danish if that feelsmore comfortable–we will make the necessary translations both ways.

Tentative daily programme:
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Morning session, teaching, meditation, dialogue, exercises
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Freetime, siesta, walks etc.
15.30 Afternoonsession,meditation, practical exercises/work in the Food Forest
18.30 Dinner
20.00 Evening session, short meditation and resonancework
21.00 Goodnight

Arrival:July 23rdaround lunch. We will have lunch around 13.00 and then start the retreat with an afternoon session around 15.30-18.00, then have dinner and a short evening session approx. 19.30-21.00.

Getting to Samsø on July 23rd: You can catch a ferry from Kalundborg (Sealand/Sjælland) to Ballenor from Hou (Jutland/Jylland) to Sælvig. For detailed info regarding ferries see: http://www.faergen.dk/or www.tilsamsoe.dk . We will book taxies from the ferries to the retreat centre if you tell us when you arrive. Please let me know if you need help with planning the trip –I am happy to help. XXXCecil

Venue:Inspiratoriet, Sildeballe 17, 8305 Samsø
The retreat centre is built in two of the old stables on our farm located in the heart chakra of the island. It has 10 double/single rooms and shared bathroomsand toilets, beautiful meditation/teaching hall, big garden, open fields surrounding it and great walks just outside the doorsand 10 min. walkto nice beaches.

Food:
Food is simple, vegan and as organic as possible. We will harvest and use crops from the Food Forest and vegetable garden, so that we can learn how to prepare some of the many new and exciting crops we have in the perma-garden.

You are invited to lend a helping hand with laying the tables, cooking, cleaning etc. as we are self catering.

Payment and deposits;
Price is3.500 DKK including food and board. For Danes a non-refundable deposit of 1.500 kr. can be transferred to account no 8401 1196015 in Merkur Bank –all others please contact cecil@inspiratoriet.org for IBAN and SWIFT numbers. The remaining sum should be paid by bank transfer before the retreat starts.

Departure
The retreat ends after lunchon the 28th of July.After lunch everyone helps with clearing up before we hug and leave for the ferries.Looking forward to explore the beauty of interconnectedness with you :o) Much love Cecil

Adresse
Sildeballe
8305 Samsø
Denmark

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