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Summer Circle Dancing on the Isle of Man

24/07/2016 - 27/07/2016


Four sacred days in the centre of the Hybernian islands.

With: Charlotte Yonge, Sarah Dawkins, and Richard Crowhurst.

Circle Dancing at stone circles and in Saba glen, paneurythmy, mandala meditation and chanting to honour the angel of the island, and the heart chakra of Europa. This will be a great gift to the landscape and the on­going work of helping the transformation of the earth and humanity.

Best suited for those used to rugged conditions, we sleep in large circular yurts accommodating 2/3 people, with wood­fired hot tubs, surrounded by mown grass for dancing, shared dining area and not more than 1/2 hr drive from furthest sacred site.

Early booking is essential as places are limited. Self catering for some meals

Accommodation, travel on the island, food, and facilitation: £337

To book: Send a non returnable deposit of £100 to secure a place in a Yurt, payable before 31st March, to Gatekeeper Trust, to
The Secretary, Gatekeeper Trust, 14 Upper Close, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5DX

Sarah Dawkins is a Gatekeeper Trust Elder, and first danced Paneurhythmy in 1980s, learning the movements through the Scottish School of Paneurhythmy which brought Bulgarian dancers to Scotland. She has travelled several times to Bulgaria to dance in the Rila Mountains. Sarah has incorporated the dance into many pilgrimages which she focalises alongside her husband, Peter Dawkins, throughout Britain and Europe.

Charlotte Yonge is a Gatekeeper Trust Trustee and has lead pilgrimage and expressive arts events in the landscape for over 20 years, incorporating circle dance, mandala and improvised poetry and song. She has organised small group events on the Isle of Man since the 1990’s.

Richard Crowhurst has been researching the sacred sites of the Isle of Man for over 20 years, formed a meditation and landscape group of Manx inhabitants, taught circle dancing and has hosted many Gatekeeper group pilgrimages since the 1990’s.

For more details contact:

Charlotte Yonge: charlotteyonge@gmail.com;
Sarah Dawkins: sarah@zoence.co.uk;
Sabas Glen: www.sabasglenyurt.com
Secretary, Gatekeeper Trust: secretary@gatekeeper.org.uk


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Charlotte Yonge
01934 834426


Isle of Man