Circles

Take a look at what is happening at the Studio this Fall!

Moon Temple – Free, Online, Self Directed

As a way of giving back, this online monthly Temple is offered at no costs. It is entirely self directed, and you are welcome to utilize any and all of your contemplative and reflective traditions.

Spirit journeying, meditation, art making, journaling… Only to name a few.

A closed Facebook group is offered for sharing and community.

See the post https://ourhaven.ca/2019/03/20/moon-temple/ for details.

Semi-Monthly Invitation

You are invited into the Safe and Sacred Circle ~ held semi-monthly, the Women’s Spiritual Creativity Circle is created for all adult (18+) Spirits who identify as women, of all faiths and spiritual traditions, who wish to have a safe space to explore themselves, their relationships with others, and their relationships to their Spirituality.

Facilitated by a professional Art Therapist, Nikki Featherstone, the Circles will be Thematic, meaning each Circle will focus on a theme that is relevant to the Women Tribe, and that the themes will build upon each other, Spiraling off material that comes up in the last gathering.
** No art experience or technique knowledge is needed to participate

To eliminate barriers, this Circle will be offered on a sliding-scale fee

** Fee: $10-$25 sliding scale/ per Circle

There are limited spaces, so pre-registration for a spot will be required, a minimum a week ahead of each Circle.

**No commitment to ongoing Circles required – come to the Circles that work for you. AND You will be encouraged to come to as many as you can, as they build on each other and you will get the most out of it if you can come regularly.

Dates, Times & Location:
Bi-monthly – One evening Circle & one weekday morning Circle per month
Location: Haven Art Therapy Studio, located in the quiet, country Village of Hay Lakes – address given out at registration.
Times: 2 hours per Circle. Click HERE for scheduled dates and times

Contact Nikki to register your spot: Haven.SpiritualArtTherapy@gmail.com or Studio 780-678-6223

Walking With Her – 2019-2020 Year

~ An Intentional Year of Exploring & Creating Your Path with the Goddess

I will forever hold that each individual Spirit has their own experience and tradition that develops with the Divine – and IT IS VALID.

Walking with Her is a Pathway for each person to find and create this relationship with the Lady, while being supported by a practicing Circle. I have Walked with Her for over 25 years. I will share as much of my knowledge and experience as I can, while holding space for Her to speak and Guide you in your own beautiful relationship.

Intention: Within a Guided Framework, you will find and develop your own tradition of Walking with the Goddess. You will receive assistance and support from your Circle and Circle Guardian (Nikki Featherstone), as we all travel through a year-long immersion into ritual, magic, study, myths, journey, spell craft, ceremony, and more; together.

Commitment: 9 monthly Circles/Gatherings, and 4 Intensives (Friday night & Full Day Saturday, non-accommodation) within the year.

Total of 13 Gatherings – 8 Regular Circles, 1 Community Gathering (decided upon by Circle Members), 4 Immersions

– Locations will vary, however the majority of the monthly Circles will be held at Haven’s Studio in Hay Lakes, and the Immersions will be somewhere within an hour or so driving distance from the Edmonton/Camrose area. Carpooling will be encouraged! 🙂 ** From dialogue with Circle participants, at least one Immersion will be a group journey out to an Alberta Sacred Site, which will entail driving Friday night and staying over – camping, motels, etc. to be decided. This site has been used for ceremony and worship for 4500 years.

Times: *All reg monthly Circles – Saturdays, 3-6 pm
* Immersions: – Friday – 5:30-8:30 pm
– Saturday – 10 am – 5 pm

Dates: 2019-2020 Year

Winter solstice, Dec. 21 – Opening Circle

Jan 18, 2020
Feb 7 and 8th – First Intensive
Possible Community Gathering – Waking the Bear (if held)
March 21
April 18
Possible Community Gathering – Beltaine Faire, May 9th
May 15 and 16th – 2nd Intensive
June 13
July 11
Aug 14 and 15th – 3rd Intensive
Sept 19
Oct 17
Possible Community Gathering – Witches’ Ball (if held)
Nov 6 and 7th – 4th Intensive/Closing Ceremony

Some Topics that Will be Covered AND Practiced:
– Spiritual Ethics
– Ritual Basics, Setting Sacred Space
– Elements & Elementals
– Ceremony, Intention, and Magic
– Spell Craft, Art Craft
– Celtic Shamanic Journey
– Wheel of the Year/Seasonal Festivals
– Goddess Study – Who has called you Forth?
– Myth, stories and lived experience
– Ritual Tools
– Trees and other More-than-Human Persons
– Guides and Allies
– Your Heroine/Hero Journey
– and more…
** This is a working, learning, and practicing Circle, and therefore, each Circle Member is welcome to bring ideas and needs to the Circle for learning and sharing.

** There will be homework between Circles for each member to complete for their own development in tradition and practice. Homework could include researching a tradition that inspires you, and/or a certain Goddess myth that you are drawn to. In addition, to ensure you are not stuck in the theory of your study, homework will include weekly experiential practice of activities that we are learning in Circle, so to develop your skills, comfort levels, and personal spiritual tradition with the Goddess.

** The year immersion will end on a Closing Ceremony that participants will get to create/co-create, so to make it a deep and powerfully personal experience.

This Circle is Sacred, Safe and Free of Judgement. Guided by a professional Art Therapist, Spiritual Seeker, and Practicing Witch for 25 years, this space will be one of curiosity, exploration, and engagement. Although the intention has been focused for those who are new to the Path or seeking a relationship with the Divine Feminine, the Circle is open to anyone who is called to come – if you already have a relationship with Her, this year-long immersion may function as a pathway to deepen and enrich this Sacred Connection.

If this resonates with your beautiful Spirit, please get in touch! Once we begin, the Circle closes, and no new members will be allowed to join.

Investment:
$45 per 3 hour Circles (9) = $405
$150 per Intensive (4) = $600
~ Total: $1005+gst per person

*There are LIMITED spots – Please register early to avoid disappointment!

*A 50% deposit is required to register, with the remaining balance paid over the first 3 Circles.

* Fees include ALL art/writing materials, as well as location rentals, ceremony supplies and facilitation, and professional and therapeutic support during Circles and Intensives.

*Location Details: The monthly Circles will be held at Haven’s Studio location, in the Village of Hay Lakes, Alberta (30 mins south of Edmonton, 25 minutes North of Camrose) – the address will be provided to those who register

*Who: Adults (18+), all genders welcome, all traditions welcome

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