DIANE GOWER

International Child and Family Therapist, Firewalk Instructor , Shamanic Practitoner, Holistic Health Practitioner      

Ancient Inspirational Teachings

           Chief Leonard & Iris Anthony

                                           Navajo Descendants 

         

              Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd June 2019

                             

Truly pleased to announce that Chief Leonard Anthony and his wife, Iris will be arriving here in UK to bring 3 days of inspiring wisdom and teachings.

Chief Leonard is a descendant of Navajo (Dine) tribe, living in the Diiwhozbito community, Arizona USA. He speaks fluent Navajo (Dine) language taught by his grandparents, parents and siblings. He is a highly respected healer, Consultant Speaker and Trainer. Ceremonies are paramount in his individual and group work.


An invitation to experience a way of learning from ancient Navajo teachings and Wisdom






Chief Leonard delivers a vast amount of knowledge within his principles of the Navajo culture and language within the Bureau of Indian Education, Professional Agencies, Colleges, Universities, and Schools. Including Practitioners such as Medical Professionals, Psychiatrists, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Educational Psychologists, Head Teachers, Sencos, Social Workers and Holistic Health Practitioners. Working closely within local communities, families and Individuals. 

Within this weekend Chief Leonard, will share many stories, teachings and healing shared by his ancestors and from his own earlier childhood experiences and how at times this  became his survival tool, which has enriched him today. The teachings share the importance of values, skills, personal responsibility, and his connection with Father Sky and Mother Earth.  

For over 30 years, Chief Leonard within his own personal and religious beliefs has been a Sundancer and works with Grand Father Fire, Water of Life, in his on-going practices, especially within the Inipi Ceremonies and his powerful healing ceremonies.


We are also pleased to announce Chief Leonard will be accompanied by his beautiful wife, Iris who speaks her own Navajo language, raised in a small community called Mexican Water, Arizona.

Iris, Navajo linage was taught by her grandmother and mother,  around the  values and ethical foundation of being compassionate, grounded and hold personal and professional boundaries within many roles she has undertaken as an  Elder, Mother, Woman and Professional in her teachings and healing circles.


Iris is also a licensed Counselor in alcohol, drug and mental health therapy, within education and the community.  Iris also truly believes in power of prayer and for personal and religious beliefs during the last 30 years, she has been carrying the Water of Life for Chief Leonard Crowdog Sr at the Sundance Chief at Crowdog Paradise.



For artist feel free to bring your crafts to barter or exchange during the weekend.


CAMPING INCLUDED FOR  3/4 DAY ALL PARTICIPANTS  


FAQ - What can I bring into the event?

  1. Please bring your beautiful authentic self with an open mind and heart.


Basics:

 Please bring tent, sleeping bag, plate cup, cutlery, black bag, warm clothes and socks.

Blanket, cushions.

 

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is car parking available however if you are coming as group please think about car sharing.

Car Park will be closed and locked during the weekend however we advise you DO NOT leave ANY valuables in vehicle as we are not responsible.

 

Coming via other transport

Airport:  East Midlands Airport  27.2 miles

Train: The nearest station is Oakham and only 5.2 miles away - taxis are available outside station.

Bus: The nearest station is Oakham and 5.2 miles away from station- taxis are available.

 

Is food available?

Due to individual requirements please bring your own bag of goodies for eating and anything that you would like to share in our community kitchen as an offering to the group (however not necessary).

A Fridge is available, please put labels on if required.

 

What you can’t do or take to the event?

No extra large tents for one 

No camp fires (we have one)

No leaving ANY rubbish around camp

No offensive weapons

No drugs or alcohol

No offensive language or behaviour. Anyone found to be, will be asked to leave immediately.



This year we are allowing campervans (not oversized) please contact Diane direct  if this is a requirement.


Valuable gifts

Please DO NOT bring valuables- all sacred objects are brought at your own discretion as we take NO responsibility of things go missing.t Diane


Noise?

Due to early start of some ceremonies and nearby neighbours, noise around camp requires to be lower after 9pm for those resting.

 

Can I smoke?

Smoking Tabaco (ONLY) is allowed in designated areas.

 

Is there toilets?

Yes both men and woman toilets are available

 


Are showers available?

Yes a communal shower is available. (Segregated times ONLY for men and woman) 

Please bring your own towel and wash products

 

Waste?

Due to us not having the facilities to remove large amount's of rubbish for big events , we kindly request you bring a black bag and kindly take homes and dispose  . Thankyou.


What's the refund policy?

No refund policy once places are booked and confirmed.

If however we cancel event, we will contact you and TOTAL refund will be given.

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please bring ticket with you.

 

 Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Due to event tickets are NOT transferable to another date.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

You can gift to another person if you are unable to attend, however we MUST be informed in advance.

 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact direct - Diane Gower at [email protected]

 

For all participants

Dress code:

•              Woman- If you have sarong please bring and wear during teachings  (if not please wear long skirts)

•              Woman – Short or long sleeve T shirts (please no showing shoulders or cleavages)

•              Woman- If wearing trousers or jeans please wear around camp

•              Men- T shirt or shirts - at no point to be topless

•              Men- Long shorts or comfortable trousers

 

 
Many blessings to you & look forward seeing you soon,

Diane Gower, Chief Leonard & Iris and team


Payments

Payments in FULL by 30th April 2019 you will receive £25 off ticket price