The Healing Voice & Healing Family and Ancestors with Jill Purce
A Comedy Evening with a Twist: The Ugly Animal Roadshow
42 Acres, Shoreditch | Wednesday 20th September, 7.30-9.30PM
Join us for an experiential talk exploring how sound and the voice have been used in different traditions to balance the mind and body, and ultimately achieve enlightenment. Jill will show how we can empower our lives by using our voice to release a uniquely powerful energy, which can be used for physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual healing. We will also experience the ancient magic of Mongolian overtone chanting, sacred songs, chants, sonic meditations and more - not to be missed!
The Little Yellow Door Weekender
The Library, Trafalgar Square | Thursday 25th July, 6-9PM
The Ugly Animal Roadshow is an evening dedicated to raising the profile of some of Mother Nature’s more aesthetically challenged children, hosted at Library Club close to Trafalgar Square. Simon Watt is a biologist, writer, science communicator, comedian and TV presenter - best known for his work on the BAFTA winning documentary series Inside Nature’s Giants and the Channel 4 special The Elephant: Life After Death.
WILD 3: An Ecology of the Imagination with Alastair McIntosh & Petersham Nurseries
Osea Island | Friday 14th to Sunday 17th July
We are joining our friends from The Little Yellow Door for a magical weekend long getaway on a private island, only 2 hours from Central London. Complete with luxury cottages, summer fun and games, house parties and The Little Yellow Door's infamous food and cocktails. Join us for 2 Yoga classes on Saturday!
Journey to the Soul. A Pilgrimage & Retreat with Satish Kumar. Vegan Food, Wilderness Connection, Movement & Yoga Workshops.
42 Acres, London | Wednesday 12th July
For our third evening celebration of the WILD we were joined by Alastair McIntosh to learn about Spiritual Activism and our connection to the land. A delicious Wild vegan banquet was prepared by Michelin star Petersham Nurseries. All hosted in the beautiful 42 Acres, Shoreditch.
Gurl's Talk: Female Empowerment & Sexuality
Carthew Farm, St Issey, Wadebridge PL27 7RQ | Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November
A truly special and rare opportunity to learn from peace activist Satish Kumar. We will journey on foot from Satish's home in Devon to our special Cornish haven, wild swimming and camping on route. Upon arrival, we will begin the second part of our retreat with delicious Vegan Food, Wilderness Connection, Movement & Yoga Workshops. Daily swimming, walks, massages and relaxation also await.
OCEANIC x LONDON
180 The Strand | Saturday 1st July
A day when Gurls and Women alike can come together as we explore Female Sexuality, Mental Heath, and what it means to be a Woman today. Panel Discussions & Interviews are accompanied by Movement, Yoga & Meditation Workshops, all complete with a Library, Pop-Up shop, Poetry reading & Live Jam.
A Summer Solstice Celebration, on International Yoga Day. Asana & Kirtan for New Beginnings with Nikki Slade & John Stirk
Covent Garden | Friday 30th June
We are excited to be partnering for Oceanic for their London launch. This will be a dynamic evening exploring Ocean Conservation and Creativity complete with a panel discussion and Q&A, film screenings, live music by Catty Pearson and a DJ set by Pablo V.
Wild Waters: Awakening to Well-Being. Ancient Pilgrimage Route to Aquae Sulis, Bath
The Nehru Centre, London | Wednesday 21st June
We are honoured to be joined by John Stirk and Nikki Slade for a special event in celebration of International Yoga Day and the Summer Solstice. We will celebrate New Beginnings and the height of Summer with Yoga, Kirtan and Meditation.
Advaya Healing Area At Virgo Festival 2017
Bath, UK | 3rd - 4th June, 2017
Connect to nature, cleanse your spirit and awaken your inner wildness on a special pilgrimage, walking an ancient route from Frome to the holy waters of Aquae Sulis, Bath. Culminating in the unique hot mineral-rich springs where the Celts revered their goddess Sul, and which have drawn pilgrims for thousands of years.
Earth Action: Shifting Mindsets, Changing Behaviour
Exeter, Devon | 26th – 29th May 2017
Nestled in the grounds of an 800 year-old stately home in Devon countryside, Advaya will be hosting the healing area for the third year running. Virgo festival is an intimate party in the most stunning natural surroundings - showcasing underground sounds and redefining festivals as a means of escapism.
Plastic Oceans Documentary Film Screening & Q&A by Producer Jo Ruxton
The Hoxton, Holborn, London | Saturday 20th May 2017
Talks, lunch and workshops exploring the reality of climate change & our relationship towards the crisis. Kundalini Yoga, Sound & Meditation, Vini Yoga & Art workshops by Siri Sadhana Kaur, Miranda Taylor and Sarah Corbett, with talks from Alex Evans, Damien Short, Iain McGilchrist and Sarah Corbett.
Feminine Design: Thriving Life & Indigenous Wisdom with Pat McCabe, Woman Stands Shining
Regent’s Street Cinema, London | Monday 24 April, 2017
Plastic pollution is a global issue that impacts our ocean, our health and our wellbeing. Through education, science and our film, the Plastic Oceans team is working to stem the tide of plastic entering the ocean, before it is too late.
WILD: Connect Your Heart, ReWild Your Soul
42 Acres, London | Thursday 20th April
Slow down, unplug, and reconnect with your most beautiful, brilliant, balanced and joyful self, as we explore true feminine design and the indigenous framework for Thriving Life.
Art and Yoga Retreat
42 Acres, Shoreditch | Thursday 6 April, 2017
ReWilding the Soul talk by Rachel Corby, Yoga & Earth Ritual with Leila Sadeghee, and a Wild Food Feast. Come and connect to the wildness within!
Find Your Story: Storytelling & Mythology of the Land
Andalusia, Spain | 22 – 26 March, 2017
Advaya Initiative invites you to Finca La Herradura, in beautiful Southern Spain for five days of Vinyassa Krama Yoga and Gentle Art Healing, taught and assisted by Christabel Reed and Laura Fraser.
Yoga and Sound Healing Retreat at Carthew Farm, Cornwall
The Hoxton, Holborn | Saturday 30th September, 11am
Joined by an amazing line-up of Speakers and Workshop leaders we devote this day to a celebration of Storytelling and Mythology, indigenous cultural heritage and the rich fabric of ancient lore imbued in both our own and foreign lands. A morning of soul-moving workshops, delicious vegan lunch, and afternoon of spirit-igniting stories and talks.
Yoga and Rewilding Retreat at Carthew Farm, Cornwall
Carthew Farm, Cornwall | 26th - 30th October, 2016
Set in the beautiful surroundings of Carthew Farm in Cornwall, Advaya hosted our third retreat with yoga, meditation, sound healing, wild swimming, walks and vegan food.
Beyond Limits: Power of the Mind / Power of the Body
Carthew Farm, Cornwall | 4th - 8th May, 2016
In the Spring of 2016, Advaya Initiative had the absolute pleasure of hosting twenty-two twenty-something year olds at Carthew Farm for their second, very affordable, Yoga and Rewilding Retreat.
Earth Festival: Plant Medicine, Shamanism, Connecting with Nature, with Bonny Casel, Kurikindi, Emma Jane Kemp, Guy Hayward & William Parsons, Stewart Gilchrist, Colin Dunsmuir
The Hoxton, Holborn | Saturday 11th February 2017
A day of workshops and talks exploring how we can take ourselves beyond mentally or physically imposed limits, and fulfill our potential.
The Hoxton, Holborn | Saturday 23rd April 2016
A day of Yoga and Ecology in celebration of Earth Day 2016 with talks by Bonny Casel, Kurikindi, The British Pilgrimage Trust and Colin Dunsmuir, with Vegan Food, Sound Healing, Yoga and Meditation Workshops