Nourishing our roots - Circle of Womanhood with Uma Dinsmore tulli

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Nourished by Our Roots: a welcoming women’s retreat, in the West of Ireland.

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Nourished by Our Roots:

With Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Yoli Maya Yeh. Contributions and support from Clare Osborne, Saraswati, Fiona Tierney (tbc),

Kitty Maguire, Siobhan Moylan, Eilís Vaughan and a nurturing team of powerful sisters (tbc).

€396 per person full price for all tuition, and all meals, for the whole retreat, but not including accommodation. (€296 balance to be paid on arrival)

Accommodation to be paid for separately.

PLEASE SISTERS do not let price be a barrier to attendance. If you would love to join with us in this circle of belonging, but the cost is unaffordable, please get in touch and we are sure we can work something out!

You are warmly invited to join our Circle of Belonging –

All women of all ages, and from every part of the world are welcome!

Come share and celebrate the initiations of womanhood, encounter

the Wisdom Goddesses within, reconnect to the land and to our roots

through a creative weaving of Indo-Celtic and Native American

Medicine teachings.

Women only, girls welcome.

Starts 5pm Wednesday 24 July – closes 1pm Sunday 28 July

2019 at An Sanctoir, Ballydehob, West Cork.

Accommodation options include: camping, local bnb or local

homestay, or sleeping together on the floor in the circular teaching space (early risers only please for this option!).

Programme includes:

Twice daily Total Yoga Nidra

Peace Circles

Fire rituals

Song, drums and devotional music


Women’s yoga (Yoni Shakti), Celtic Yoga

Restorative and therapeutic yoga

Native American teachings

Movement in the Land

Time to be

Griefs and praises circle

Dreamtime sharings


Delicious food, eating together

Time in nature

Quiet times


Craic agus ceol!

Proposed Schedule

All activities optional, allowing you take time for your own process of

reconnection to the land and the women upon her!

Arrivals from 1600 Wednesday 24 July

Welcome Home to Yourself

1700 Yoga Nidra - Welcoming into the Circle - Landing and Rooting

1730 Opening our circle

1930 Eating together

2030 Fire ritual

Thursday 25 July from 0800 til 2100,

with lunch as our main meal together 1300 and evening meal at 1830

Healing the Past - Meeting and Welcoming the Girls we were

Menarche Ritual, and other practices

Friday 26 July from 0800 til 2100,

with lunch as our main meal together 1300 and evening meal at 1830

Healing the Present - Meeting and Welcoming our dance with the

moon cycles

Celebrating Cyclical wisdom, Menstruality Consciousness Raising

and Deepening Practices, Griefs and Praises Circle

Saturday 26 July from 0800 til 2100,

with lunch as our main meal together 1300 and evening meal at 1830

Healing the Future - Owning Uncertainty - Perimenopause and

Menopause as initiations into power and Homecoming

Stepping into our power practices.

Sunday 27 July from 0800 til 1400,

with lunch as our main meal together 1300

Homecoming - realising the power of our dreams, and the delusion

of the consensus reality

Closing circle of gratitude and appreciation; 12 noon.

Departures after lunch


Accommodation options:

1. In the hall €7 per night – BOOK WITH AN SANCTOIR

2. Camping €7 per night - BOOK WITH AN SANCTOIR

3. Yurt – €7 per night camping fee (payable to An Sanctoir. We would cover cost of yurt hire and use as a meeting space during the day.)

For all the camping options people need their own bedding.

There are 2 showers and toilets in the centre that people would share, as well as a kitchen. Though we will provide all meals and snacks.

4. Dan’s bed and breakfast at An Sanctoir (2 min walk from the main building)

Dorm style 6 PEOPLE; €16

Single 5 AVAILABLE; €26

5. Local b and b’s on Air B and B – the village is 2km, so it’s walking distance, but on a very busy road. Perhaps other participants could do pick up though? There are one or two listed on the An Sanctoir website.

Details of how to get to An Sanctoir re on their website www.ansanctoir.ie

Email circleofwomanhood@gmail.com for any questions.

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