Pagan workshop and discussion group
Sundays 3pm in Bristo Hall
Established group since September 2000
Open to those 16 and over
Meet the elements season
11th March - Water
8th April - Earth
13th May - Fire
10th June - Air
Please note that workshop topics are subject to change
For further information please contact us at:
The Forest Choir
Come Sing ! - in a completly relaxed and supportive environment. We will glide gently through warm ups, effortlessly through workshop style excercises to boost vocal confidence, and slide gracefully into a'capella heaven. Harmonies are optional and inclusivity is the key word here. . . .
No previous experience is necessary and if you say ' but I cant sing' - please come along !!!!
Just a relaxed and fun couple of hours to explore your voice and have fun with song, that is all .
WHEN ? - Tuesday 10th October and weekly thereafter till xmas hols. 7pm - 9.30 (please respect the space and be on time)
WHERE? Hall above the Forest
Wear comfy clothing and bring water.
See you there !
The Forest Healing Group
Meets every Wednesday
at 8pm in Bristo Hall, which is the hall above the forest cafe.
It is free + beautiful
If you know any way of healing - Come!
If you want powerful, soothing healing - Come!
If you want to learn ways of healing - Come!
We do great work
And we dance at the end of it
More info from Simon
07791 061 832
Bringing ourselves to peace!
(or sometimes Gandolf)
Improve your physical health, breathing and emotional wellbeing through hatha yoga.
Friendly class, suitable for beginners.
We do warm up exercises, some gentle asanas (postures), some dynamic postures, breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation.
Upstairs in the hall.
Bring a mat.
Don't eat before the class.
"The best yoga class in edinburgh"
improves your health, wealth and s e x life!
07981 557 113
Starts Wednesday 28th March
Are you into Meditation, Yoga, Tai Chi, Chi Quong, Emotional Freedom Technique and all the rest of that crap?
Do you find it hard to sit and make your mind be still?
Are you troubled by negative thought pattern?
Do you want to get high without consuming toxins?
Dare you read on.....?
Statement of Fact
The mind is a complex organ. It wants to be busy all the time. It plays games with itself. How often have you found yourself thinking a thought that bears little relation to the 'real you' When we meditate etc the mind creates silly thoughts that seem to get in the way of our desired goal. No matter how much we practice, no matter how much time we spend willing our minds to do a certain thing it says ' I shall not be tamed, I shall continue to think about what I'm having for tonight's tea...'
It's a bleak looking scenario but there is a simple solution:
Complete Physical Detox
The mind and the body are part of one organism. Agreed?
If the body is polluted and in a state of agitation what chance has the mind to become clear, focused and calm? Piss all really. Ok there are a small group of individuals who may not need to do this but for the rest of us three months of eating fresh, raw vegan food is enough to get yourself into a physical state wher you can begin to maximise the efeect of any spiritual practices you do/know. That's right. Three months on the living diet and it's lift off.
What Next? How Do I Jump On This Bandwagon?
As there are seemingly very few people aware of the facts detailed above a series of workshops are to be held in the Forest over the next wee while (free, obviuosly). The workshops are very informal and are designed to give novices and experienced practictioners a chance to share information/experiences with each other.
Forest Spanish Workshop
Willing to join a two month workshop delivered by a qualified native Spanish teacher? It'll focus on conversation and attend especially to suggestions/purposes...
Time: On Fridays from 10:30 to 12:00 (we could move it)
First meeting: Friday 9th February
If interested you're warmly welcome!
Contact Amelia on 07877 154 212 (messages any time)
Please leave your number or email
Time: Not Yet Set - Please contact to register interest
Place: At the Forest
Are you one of the few who is utterly fascinated by the mysterious powers that are locked inside of crystals and gemstones? I am offering workshops that will show you how to charm, empower and use crystals in a positive way that will have unbelievable effects on you life....
If you are interested please email Max at:
or call: 07919 321 661
Textile Craft Workshop
Do you like to sew? Pattern cutting? Corsetry? Knit? Crochet? Macrame? Spin or weave yarn? Dye or felt fibre? Embroider, cross stitch or work tapestry? Quilt or patchwork?
Would you like to learn any of these things? Would you be willing to share your knowledge with other Forest type people?
07796 305 817
Cloth Bag Making
Save the fishes!
Every Saturday from 2 to 6pm
Learn how to sew and make yourself a snazzy cloth reusable shopping bag.
It's free but we ask you to make one bag for yourself and one to give to other people (for free)
In the cafe
more info: http://www.morsbags.com
shannon [@] theforest.org.uk
brittonie wrote:there is a Screen printing workshop
every other sat there is a darkroom workshop.
Margarida wrote:Portuguese workshop, every Sunday at 4pm ^^
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