Moving with Voice
Brian Martin & Christine Clegg
The Gathering of Wellbeing is a mixed-gender gathering co-created by Mens Wellbeing (MW) and Women’s Wellbeing (WWA). We invite you to join us at the beautiful and much-loved Camp Bornhoffen venue in the Numinbah Valley from the afternoon of Friday, 1 March 2024!
The Gathering of Wellbeing is open to all adults, 18 years and over. It is an inclusive event, the only prerequisite for attendance is that you identify as being human.
|Gathering of Wellbeing Tickets 2024||$355.00 – $470.00|
The Gathering of Wellbeing is only in the very earliest stage of planning, so these workshops from 2023 are offered as an example of what we do.
We welcome you as you are. Every activity during this weekend will be presented as an invitation. You may choose to dive headfirst into workshops or take it a little easier, you set your own pace.
This weekend is designed so you will feel safe, honoured, nourished, lovingly challenged and revitalised.
Come, explore at your own pace, have fun and be recognized for your talents. Find friends, lose struggles, dive deep and come up with treasure. Gain courage and excitement for the journey ahead, all within the flow of being human.
The Gathering of Wellbeing Organising Committee on Zoom – From top to bottom, left to right – Lisa Bamforth, Warren Huck, Robin Clayfield, Rob Clark, Jess Krainik, Caitlin Roy, Steve Smythe and Christine Clegg. (Paul Mischefski and Bex Smith not pictured.)
Warren has been attending men’s groups and gatherings since 2006. He has discovered that he is not alone, that being human is a hugely variable journey and that we often have more in common than we can possibly imagine. Warren is a Mens Wellbeing (MW) Elder, a member of the MW Executive (president) and a regular workshop facilitator. He has a passion for gatherings and mixed gender sharing circle work and has lost count of the number of organising committees that he has served on or assisted in some way.
Robin is an international facilitator, trainer and author with a passion for creative, interactive group work, personal empowerment, Permaculture, Deep Ecology and ceremony. She has led many ‘Wild Women’s Wisdom Weekends’ and Relationship Retreats and facilitates at festivals and gatherings including Woodford Folk Festival and the EveryWoman Gathering. Robin was an ‘Elder’ and Ceremony Holder for ‘The Joining’ and ‘Being Woman’ Community and is an acknowledged Elder and Pioneer of the Global Permaculture Movement. ‘The Love Feast’ relationship process, ‘The Sacred Union Labyrinth’ and ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ methodology are her creations which she loves sharing with the world.
Steve is a retired Project Manager and Air Force Veteran, a passionate father and grandfather, he did his first Common Ground in 2009. Ever since then he has been a member of Mens Wellbeing (MW) and discovered his love/passion for working in the community. He is a Common Ground facilitator and has been on organising committees for Manshine, Manhood and the Gathering of Wellbeing. He is also a workshop facilitator, MW Elder and is currently serving on the MW executive.
Caitlin has been involved with Women’s Wellbeing (WWA) since 2004, serving on the committee in a variety of positions. Caitlin is a gardener with six adult children, so a school of life graduate, together with being a trained WWA facilitator. She coordinates women’s circles, mixed gender workshops and rites of passage for Teenagers and their families.
I’m a social worker, holistic counsellor and SoulCollage® facilitator who thrives on exploring my own growth edge. Relatively new to Women’s Wellbeing, my journey can be best summed up by Wendell Berry’s words, “And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground of our own feet and learn to be at home.” So it is that I’m forever arriving, and grateful for the journey.
Christine is a Bodywork Therapist, Movement Facilitator, Ceremony Holder, Musician, Dancer, and Scientist, with a passion for the arts as a way of well-being. She loves being wild in nature, holding space for joyful and life-affirming experiences, exploring uncharted inner and outer landscapes, and making art in many ways. She brings her experience of holding space for many women’s circles, yoga classes, movement explorations, community ceremonies, and nature adventures, along with her musicality and general curiosity, to this gathering.
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