Bealtaine Retreat

 

Join Niamh for an immersive mini retreat in the wild country of heart of Ireland to ignite your emotional remembrance through creativity, mythology, psychosomatic transformation and a celebration of Celtic and indigenous culture.

 

Uisneach

Friday 8th -10th May 2020

In Celtic Calendar Bealtaine marks a very significant time in our biological, seasonal and cosmic rhythms. Traditionally this time was marked by lighting a sacred flame to signify the passing of time from the darkness of the winter into the lightness of the summer. It also marks a significant time in our biological calendar too. As we choose to live more in harmony with the rhythms and seasons of nature we will recognise that this is also a powerful opportunity for inner alchemical change and transformation.

Transform through the elements

Within ORIGEN we recognise that we are in a very symbiotic relationship with all of natural life. The process of transformation and growth is akin to alchemy. We move through many cycles of internal alchemical change throughout our lives. In order for us to grow emotionally and spiritually we move through constant periods of contraction and expansion. Through this process we extract meaning and inner wisdom in our lives. This is the natural process of internal growth and it is very symbiotic with all of nature.

Embrace the fire of internal transformation

As we move through our internal emotional processes in life we engage with our internal elements. The elements are very symbolic representation for the stages of growth; This is emotional alchemy. This weekend we will be specifically focusing on the element of fire in personal transformation and how it can be one of the most powerful tool we have to catalyse our personal growth. Transmuting old beliefs, old programs, dense emotions freeing up your Qi. energy and life force so you can access heighten states of potential.

Our Accomodation

Ballymclodge, Kilbeggen

This Mini-Retreat includes 2 x nights shared accomodation in the Ballymclodge Retreat, 1 x evening meal upon arrive, 2 x breakfasts and 1 lunch. (All fresh healthy locally sourced produce). 

 

What to expect?

This retreat is centred around the Bealtaine Fire Ceremony which will take place in Uisneach on 9th May. We will gather in a beautiful sanctuary of Ballymclodge for opening transformational workshops, ceremonies and intention setting followed by a "crafternoon" where we adorn ourselves and dress in traditional mythical costume in preparation for the festival.

Who is it for?

This retreat is for those who wish to reconnect with their indigenous heritage and be part of a global celebration of cultural and ancient wisdom. It is for those who wish to experience the power of transformational change working with the element of fire. This gathering will ignite emotional remembrance through transformative workshops, creative arts, storytelling, mythology and Celtic wisdom. This is for the youthful modern mystic who wants to integrate this ancient wisdom in modern context, making it translatable to everyday life.

Last year I was invited to be one of four people in Ireland to light the sacred fire at the Bealtaine Festival in Uisneach. An invitation I did not take lightly and it was such a huge honour to represent the South of Ireland in this celebration. This is a memory that will hold in my heart forever. The intention last year (2019) was to symbolically unite the people from all four corners of Ireland around one fire to celebrate unity, despite our differences in beliefs. This year 2020 the intention is to unite the four corners of the world, inviting people from all different cultures and indigenous backgrounds to come and unite around this fire in the heart centre of Ireland. A place renowned to be the mythical meeting place of the high kings, the fifth provence of Ireland.

What is Bealtaine Fire Festival?

The Bealtaine Fire at Uisneach will take place this year on Saturday 9th May from 5pm - 11pm.

 The event will feature the lighting of the ceremonial fire and will have a strictly, limited capacity.

The theme of the 2020 event will be to bring people from the North, South, East, West of Ireland and the world together at the Sacred Centre to celebrate the beginning of Summer and the fertility of Ériu, our Mother Earth. It is encouraged people to dress in native costumes to take part in the celebrations, bringing all different nationalities together as we light our Bealtaine Fire. More information on www.uisneach.ie

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

2 NIGHT MINI RETREAT

€380

Fri 8th - Sun 10th May

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

✔️2 x nights shared accomodation 

✔️1 x Evening meal on Friday

✔️1 x Breakfast on the Saturday morning

✔️1 x Lunch Saturday afternoon

✔️1 x ceremonial workshop and crafternoon in preparation for the retreat

✔️1 x unique workshop in nature on Sunday morning. (closing ceremony)

✔️Ticket to Bealtaine Festival included ( EUR30)

 

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MEET NIAMH

International Speaker, Storyteller, Transformative Coach, Vibrational Artist and Founder of Attuneme™

She facilitates transformational journeys initiations courageous individuals who are ready to awaken to their true human potential. 

She has facilitated women's retreats and events all over the world including Australia, USA and Ireland. She successfully toured Australia with  womens events such as Spirit Sisters and WEARESHE and she continues to empower women to awaken to their original feminine wisdom through her online workshops, offerings, and retreats.

Frequently Asked Questions

The mini retreat will be from Saturday 9th- Sunday 10th May

This retreat is for those who wish to reconnect with their Celtic heritage and be part of a global celebration of cultural and ancient wisdom. It is for those who wish to experience the power of transformational change working with the element of fire in a modern context. This gathering will ignite emotional remembrance through transformative workshops, creative arts, storytelling, mythology and Celtic wisdom. This is for the youthful modern mystic who wants to integrate this ancient wisdom in modern context and make it translatable to everyday life.

  • Transport to and from Ballymclodge Retreat Centre and Uisneach

  • Please note you will need to make your way to retreat centre and have car or transport to drive to and from Uisneach. You will be added to a group once your registration is finalised and you can organise car pools from there.
  • Dinner on Saturday Evening is not included but there are many food stalls at the festival. So please bring some cash to buy food at the festival.

Enrolment Cancellation – Within The 5 Day Cooling-off Period

 

If you cancel your enrolment in the retreat for any reason within 5 business days of making payment (the “cooling-off period”), then we will refund you the total amount you have paid to us less any enrolment costs as per clause. I

Please allow up to 10 business days after your refund has been approved for your refund to be processed.

If however you choose to enrollment at the last minute and your enrollment date and cancellation date falls within 14 days of the start date of the retreat 8th May, there will be no refunds. 

Enrolment Cancellation – After The 5 Day Cooling-off Period

If you cancel your enrolment for any reason after the cooling-off period there will be no refund

Failure To Attend A Program Component

If you do not attend the retreat in which you are enrolled and do not notify us in writing prior to the commencement you will forfeit the full cost of that enrolment, a credit is not available.

*Please note the Bealtaine Fire festival is an independent event and tickets are sold separately and you can attend this event outside this retreat. Tickets are available on www.uisneach.ie  The ORIGEN Bealtaine retreat is for those who wish to be part of a full weekend of celebration, introspection and transformation and to attend the festival together as a group. The retreat fee includes accomodation, food, workshops and your entrance ticket to the Bealtaine event. 

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