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Awakening your Senses in the Magic of the Ring of Gullion

Slieve Gullion, 89 Drumintee Road, Meigh, County Down, BT35 8SW
Awakening your Senses in the Magic of the Ring of Gullion


Your journey in ‘awakening your senses’ begins on Slieve Gullion Mountain. This sacred mountain is a mythological sleeping giant where you will rest, reconnect and re-energise over the next 2.5 hours. Forest Therapy Guide & Meditation Coach, Ann Ward, will support your forest immersion through guided mindfulness meditation - she will offer you creative invitations to deepen your connection with nature. You will begin to gently slow down and disconnect from your busy life, while awakening your senses. A perfect chance for a digital detox and to relieve techno-stress.

Forest Bathing is an evidence-based wellness practice which originated in Japan in the 1980’s as a stress prevention intervention. 2 hours in the forest boosts your immunity for up to 10 days. Your forest experience will end with a tea ceremony with warm foraged elderberry cordial which is full of vitamin C and home made short bread.

We will travel a short distance to Meigh village to Ann’s quirky, creative healing space, a cosy 2nd World War hut. Relax and continue to awaken you senses over a locally produced, sensory, seasonal three-course lunch: Spring Greens Soup with barley, spinach, kale, celery and scallion & home- baked wheaten bread; a vegetarian salad with local goats cheese, walnuts with a beetroot and mint chutney. And for dessert, apple and cinnamon tart served with cream/ custard with tea/coffee, including herbal teas. Recipes for the bread & soup will be available to take home. After lunch we will explore how you can bring the practice of forest bathing/nature connection into your everyday life. We will gently end the event with a guided meditation, taking the gift of mindfulness home with you.


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28/03/2021 (28 Mar 2021)

* 9am - 2pm

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