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Embodied Archetype Workshop - Wild Woman

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Awaken your Wild Woman

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“Within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman. She represents the instinctual nature of women. She is an endangered species” - Clarissa Pinkola Estés

WILD WOMAN WORKSHOP -Sunday 10th October 2021 11am-6pm

Price - €70.00

An Sanctoir, Bawnaknockane, Ballydehob, Cork.


A creative workshop exploring the raw energy of the WILD WOMAN through visualisations, movement, dance, sounding and singing. Led by actress, singer, theatre maker and healer Lewis Barfoot. Join Lewis for a guided journey through the body and voice to unleash your Wild Woman. Drawing inspiration from myths in ‘Women Who Run with The Wolves”.

This is an invitation to harness the raw energy of the Wild Woman for your own wellbeing, empowerment, fun, freedom and expression. Are you ready to meet yourself in all your colours, to speak your dearest truths, discover and unlock trapped energy within your body and spirit? Lewis will guide you on a journey to discover the raw energy of your Wild Woman. Once tapped into we can explore how to use it to sharpen our focus, clarity, help decision making from a greater place of authentic truth and power. These are empowering, beautiful days full of courage and play; suffused with ritual, healing and ceremony in celebration of the divine feminine experience.

WHO IS IT FOR? - If you are reading this, then it is probably for You. The workshop aimed at women, AFAB, female-identified, non-binary people and is trans-inclusive. We meet in confidence to journey together in sacred circle as a sisterhood. The work may may be therapeutic but it is not therapy. It does not involved any plant medicines.


PREP - You don't need to prepare anything. The workshop is limited 18 participants. Wear something you feel beautiful in and can move in, bring a water bottle, lunch, snacks, a pad or notebook and some pens pencils to write, reflect or draw with.

ON THE DAY - The workshop will include guided vocal and physical warm ups, group work, movement, free dance, sharing circles, singing simple folk songs, guided visualisations, writing responses and time to share and reflect in confidence with a circle of supportive female identifying people.

Testimonials

  • "The honesty and trust Lewis provides when working is beautiful”
  • “Such a transformative workshop and thank you for holding the space so well”
  • "You created such a special, warm & safe atmosphere”
  • “I felt a deeper connection to aspects of myself that I don’t often connect with”
  • “I felt IMMENSE CALM. A lovely way to spend the day - wonderful to be with these women”
  • “ I found today extremely rewarding for my sense of self and my personal journey”

Tickets

  • €70 (2 subsidised places available via my website)
  • Max 18 places
  • RSVP To reserve your place book via Eventbrite or from my website. https://www.lewisbarfoot.com/event-details/embodied-archetype-workshop-wild-woman


Refunds

  • If cancelled more than 7 days before workshop - 50% refundable
  • If cancelled within 7 days of workshop - £0 refundable (Unless you find someone to take your place)


Contact

  • lewisbarfoot@gmail.com
  • www.lewisbarfoot.com
  • http://ansanctoir.ie

COVID

We will honour the government guidelines regarding Covid.

ABOUT Lewis -  I’ve been working with archetypes in performance and healing for over 10 years. Initially I read medicine at Southampton University and worked for 4 years as a medical doctor in the UK hospitals until the call to be creative and approach life from a different paradigm to conventional medicine became so strong that I left my medical career to train as an actor at ALRA in London. I graduated in 2002 and went on to work as an actress, theatre maker and singer performing in classical and contemporary theatre on the fringe, West End and Internationally. In between creative works I would locum as a Doctor in Oncology and Palliative care at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. But after 11 years of combining the two career the time came to hang up my stethoscope and focus on creativity.

I have created four performances inspired directly by the Archetypes: The History of the Pomegranate (Jackson’s Lane) a solo show drawing on the Persephone myth and her descent into the Underworld. The Seventh Muse (Barbican Theatre, Plymouth) Exploring the seven goddesses in Jean Shinoda Bolen’s “Goddesses in Everywomen”. Harvest Fire (Lemontree, Aberdeen) Inspired by “King, Warrior, Magician, Lover : Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine” By Robert Moore and WILD (Barbican, Plymouth) Drawing inspiration from Clarissa Pinkola Estes “Women Who Run With The Wolves”. 

Since 2013 my creative work expanded to include songwriting and recording. In 2016 I launched an EP Catch Me and have gone on to release two single Wise Owl in 2017 and Hecate and in 2018. I recorded my debut album Glenaphuca in 2019 and this will be released in 2020.

The Embodied Archetypes Workshops began in 2015 with occasional workshop with cast members from The Seventh Muse. They began a regular event in London in 2017. And from 2020 they will start in Cork and LA too.

As well as the workshops. I facilitate expressive workshops in body and voice for people of all ages and experience, some of my clients include British YMT, University College Cork, Theatre Workshop Brigton and The British Ballet Organisation. I coach 1-1 private sessions in person and on Skype and as co-founder of the Embodied Artists I run annual retreats in Devon with Movement Director Vincent Manna.


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MUSIC

Contemporary Folk. Half Irish, half English Lewis works with an uncomplicated loveliness of sound, combining ethereal, evocative vocals with original compositions and reinventions of traditional songs from Ireland and the UK. A timeless & gifted storyteller who transports the listener to strange, magical, otherworldly places.

“What a beautiful, beautiful voice she has, just gorgeous!” - Eve Blair, BBC Radio Ulster

“A balm for the soul” - Lillian Smith, RTÉ Radio 1

Frequently compared to the likes of Ane Brun, Joni Mitchell and Julie Fowlis. Her debut Glenaphuca will be released in March 2021 and has already received great praise from RTÉ 1, FRUK, BBC Radio Ulster and RTÉ na Gaeltachta.

EMBODIED ARCHETYPES WORKSHOPS

Alongside her creative work, Lewis inspires and encourages others to express themselves fully. She runs an empowering workshop series for female identified people exploring 12 of the core female archetypes: Inner Child, Maiden, Huntress, Wild Woman, Warrior, Trickster, Queen, Mother, Creatrix, Lover, Priestess and Crone. As well as specific Goddess workshops including Brigid and the Morrigan.

These workshops allow you to use the Archetypes to help face your fears, release blocked emotions like rage and shame and gain courage and confidence to make new choices in your life. Sharing her skills from years working with the body and voice as well as her background in healing Lewis will share with you how to use the archetypes in their positive pole to support you in all aspects of you life: be that to help you honour your boundaries, take care of your needs, take steps to achieve your goals, speak your truth, say NO and mean it and let go of old patterns and habits that no longer serve. You will also learn about the shadow poles and learn how to stop playing the victim or sabotaging your own life. Sacred, safe and confidential. The workshops involve movement, singing, chanting, sharing, writing responses, reflection, meditation & visualisations

ABOUT Lewis - I’ve been working with archetypes in performance and healing for over 10 years. Initially I read medicine at Southampton University and worked for 4 years as a medical doctor in the UK hospitals until the call to be creative and approach life from a different paradigm to conventional medicine became so strong that I left my medical career to train as an actor at ALRA in London. I graduated in 2002 and went on to work as an actress, theatre maker and singer performing in classical and contemporary theatre on the fringe, West End and Internationally. In between creative works I would locum as a Doctor in Oncology and Palliative care at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. But after 11 years of combining the two career the time came to hang up my stethoscope and focus on creativity.

 www.lewisbarfoot.com

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