New Year's Retreat - Turning Within and Moving Forward

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This course does not require previous participation in an Experience Week. However, when you book this course please will you send us a short introductory letter telling us about yourself. If you have previously participated in an Experience Week you do not need to write a letter. You can do this by email or by clicking the booking link above to use our online booking system where there is more information about writing your letter.

Astrid Gude

Let go, release the past and move forward with your heart filled with love and gratitude.

Eileen Caddy

The long nights and the transition between years invite us to take time out, listen deeply within and look at where we stand in our lives, at what served well last year, what needs to be released and what, when opening to guidance and tapping into our own inner wisdom, wants to emerge.

Times of stillness, guided meditations, rituals, creative expression, practices drawn from shamanism and a variety of spiritual traditions, will lead us through this journey of recapitulation, release, purification, inviting a vision and setting new intentions until we feel confident to open up to the new with love, joy, gratitude and a sense of purpose.

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Tiered Pricing

We want to ensure that our workshops and events are accessible to a diverse range of people and recognise that one person’s financial situation will differ from another. So that money is not a barrier to participating in our workshops and events, we offer a tiered pricing structure and ask that you select the price appropriate for your personal circumstances. Please take a moment to read about our tiered pricing here.

Includes all programme content, 7 nights accommodation (depart Wednesday morning 4 January 2017), full board and refreshments.

Fantastic experience. Just what I needed at this time of the year, at this point in my life. Love Cluny Hill, family space, place, atmosphere, energy, way of living and being in community.

Previous programme participant

Astrid was very welcoming and created a truly beautiful programme of individual exploration and group connection. Very well designed; thoughtful, gentle, intelligent and caring presence throughout.

Previous programme participant

Astrid Gude

Astrid Gude is an educator, therapist and shamanic facilitator (listed on She has lived and served in the Findhorn Foundation/Community since 2002.