FOUR ELEMENTS – A Course in Rituals 1

24-26 September 2021 – Ardennes A Course in RItuals is a hands-on series of 3 workshops that explore the intricate dimensions of experiencing, devising, and using rituals. This first workshop has as its focus the exploration of the 4 elements as a basis for the crafting of your ritual work. Since the workshop takes place…

WISDOM OF THE WOMB

tantra weekend – 26-28/11/2021 We come home in this practice of deep, tentative exploration. A work of remembering, opening, and surrendering to a power that lies hidden deep inside. The womb work is a work of mystery and soft awakening. In this space a lot of emotions lie dormant, waiting to be activated and vitalised….

WOMB DAY

1 day workshop – 3/10 – Kerkom (close to Leuven) The (energetic) womb is a space of mystery, of power, a harbor inside the body that contains a lot of our history, as well as insights of generations that preceded us. Womb work is the work on the memory body, on emotion and grounding. We…

THE DEEP DIVE

tantra practice week – 3-9/1/2022 This practice week is open to all those who want to practice tantra, work on themselves in connection to others, and explore their energetic, desiring, emotional and memory bodies. Tantra is a spiritual work of undoing: letting go of habits and certainties, dealing with bodies in a different ways, exploring…

DESIRING BODIES

weekend workshop – 19-21/11 Desire is the force that pulls us out of our self-assured being. That seduces us into the world and the unknown. When we desire, we forget what we know and deliver ourselves to the ‘other’. A journey into the unknown. We have learned that our desires are to be fulfilled. But…

(you must be) OUT OF YOUR MIND

weekend workshop – 22-24/10/2021 Buddhists call it ‘the monkey mind’, this incessant clinging to opinions, observations, ideas, judgments and shopping lists. This busyness that keeps diverting our attention into all different directions at once and keeps it aimlessly wandering through the latest soap stories, news items and petty worries. In this workshop we deal with…

A COURSE IN RITUALS

3 WEEKENDS: 24-26/9: The Elements / 29-31/10: Rituals of Loss, Death and Letting Go / 10-12/12/2021: Crafting Rituals The Monastery Live is a hands-on place for spiritual practice. And one of the important aspects of spiritual work is to transform your environment into a place of connection, focusing your attention and getting in tune with…

BLOOM TRAINING 2021

INTENSE 9 MONTH PROGRAM – 3 WEEKS/6 WEEKENDS/INDIVIDUAL MENTORING Hopefully the Corona teachings will soon come to an end, and we can put into practice what we have learned about our strength and fragility, our need for connection and power in solitude. The Bloom training program offers you the opportunity to do so in connection…

BREATHING SESSIONS

online tailor-made trajectory Both on a journey towards a more balanced and healthy life, as in the development of a deeply experienced spiritual quest, the breath is a central ressource. The breath not only regulates your nervous system and the functioning of all your vital organs, but it is also the bridge between the inside…

ELLE MONK

ELLE is an experienced Tantrika. In a previous life Elle was an art critic, artistic researcher and dramaturg, before she decided to devote her life completely to her spiritual practice. 4 years ago she started up The Monastery : an experimental living and practice community, open to all colours of spiritual and artistic work. With…