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Woodlines Retreat

A retreat for Doctors

"an invaluable opportunity to refocus and learn to take care of yourself as well as others"

Retreat dates:

25-28th September - final space available

20-23rd November 2023 and June 10-13th 2024 - taking reservations

To book (or join mailing list)

email:  woodlinesretreat@gmail.com

Also: 1 day retreat 3rd November 2023 in partnership with Katya Miles

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An invitation to step away

Set at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

https://sheepdrove.com/green-venue-hire/

3 nights accommodation

Your own double, en suite room

Delicious professional catering 

Facilitated workshops

Well-being activities

Small group (max 8 guests)

Time for rural solitude

CPD certificate 

£1100 all inclusive (10% earlybird booking discount if booked >3/12 prior to retreat)

"A sanctuary of self care, allowing much needed me time, to truly consider what is important to you, whilst enjoying beautiful food, surroundings and activities. The perfect balance of “me” time and “us” time with a group of understanding peers."

Testimonial - Nov 2022

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What people enjoyed...

"Time for myself, away from the distractions of home and work. Beautiful countryside,fresh air and walks, meditation, mindfulness and story telling sessions. Wonderful supportive faculty and lovely group of people. Food was just superb!"

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The food!!!

A beautiful varied vegetarian menu - all prepared on site. "incredible - thanks Catriona!"

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Sound bath

A new experience. So relaxing.

and ...

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Time spent outside in nature

Guided group walks or space to roam on your own if you wish

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Storytelling

I found the stories the most powerful and I least expected this. I learned a lot from other people’s human lived experiences

and ...

"I loved the walking and the quiet of the countryside, the time stargazing, meeting lovely people. Sound bath, yoga and massage and creative writing workshop were all fantastic. Beautiful location, loved the wood burning stove and the cosy and relaxed atmosphere"

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Connection

"I was suprised by. how I really enjoyed the social aspects like dinners and walks. The conversations which emerged were serious and inspiring and hilarious and wonderful. I quite often don’t like enforced time with strangers over meals etc (as you get at conferences etc)... (but it) was all real and brilliant."

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Creative writing

"The writing workshop was particularly useful. Extremely powerful and intense session for me."

CPD

Fully accredited with CPDUK as an About Wellbeing Retreat

This retreat can be considered a business expense (for personal development) and is fully accredited as providing 16 hours of approved CPD training. Retreats offer an immersive learning opportunity and safe environment for Doctors to explore and address their individual well-being needs: to learn skills and strategies to apply in their onward personal and professional journey. Each retreat will be delivered to a small group of doctors with a tailored range of coaching, workshops and wellbeing activities.This CPD provision does not detract from the experience being a retreat in the traditional sense of the word!

Wellbeing for doctors.

Doctors inherently have a very particular relationship with wellbeing. Thoughts of seeking support, or talking about feelings of vulnerability are often coupled with a sense of shame, or fear of judgement. As healers our training is filled with a vision of providing the best care for others. This retreat offers you a chance to take time to consider your own needs in a meaningful way, and be kind to yourself. The power of this to make a difference should not be under-estimated.
On our journey to developing this retreat we have had guidance and support from so many helpful people and organisations. Our mission is to make events and spaces for our profession and professional colleagues a part of the fabric rather than a peripheral after-thought.

One role of the team is to signpost guests to suitable additional support if this is requested. Other Valuable sources of advice and support are available if you need them. We have listed a few here...

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