Do you strive to eat healthily but get lost in cravings or habitual eating patterns?
Is there a sense of lack that cannot be satisfied in your life? Would you like to
Have you lost pleasure in food?
In Chinese medicine, this suggests your stomach and spleen energy is out of balance. Energetically these are the meridians of the nourishing mother earth element and their
Come and unload the mental stresses and physical strains, have some fun and learn skills that can nourish your sweet self in everyday life.
You can learn how to satisfy with mindful thought and sweet soul food.
Make the change you want with information, care, and support
The weekend includes:
- Conscious Cooking Classes focusing on recipes to satisfy sugar cravings
- Amazing Vegetarian Meals
- Energy Exercises and Self Shiatsu sessions focusing on calming the mind bringing peace and satisfaction to the body
- Loving Kindness Meditation & Mantra
- Time to rest, restore and walk in the stunning grounds and secluded beach in North Wicklow
Using principles of Chinese Medicine and the 5 elements, we will experience specific foods, stretches, and acupressure points which help with stomach/spleen, cravings, addictions, weight management, and satisfaction. Some of the dishes include;
- Carrot and Courgette Sweet Bread (wheat &
- Red date, pear and ginger tea
- Fennel Paella
- Turkish Lentil Soup
- Tahini Kale Crisps
- Caramelized onion, quinoa, carrot, and coriander salad
- Baked fruit porridge
- Raw Chocolate Dessert
Cost €345,(€50 discount per person if you come with a friend or family member)
Single rooms allocated first come first served basis at no extra cost
Deposit €105 – Price includes all food, accommodation & tuition.
There are only
Message me below if you would like to book a place or require further information
Rest and Restore with Seaweed
3, 4 & 5th January 2020
Bobbio Centre, Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow
All seaweeds have health properties. In Chinese Medicine, seaweed is eaten to dissolve bulges and bumps within the body such as goiters, cysts, breast lumps
During this retreat we will focus on the benefit to the Kidney and Bladder in Chinese Medicine, blending food and health practices to relax the nervous system and regenerate the body.
Seaweed can easily be used in foods and eaten every day. During this retreat, David Millard, Marine Biologist
Joanne will then show you how to use seaweed in every day delicious dishes such as curries, quiche, bread, scones, soups, snacks, desserts
She will guide you to balance and wellness, unloading mental stress and physical strains, learning fun and new skills that nourish body and soul.
Wise Women Retreat
This is an all-women retreat, creating a safe space for sharing and healing. There will be Conscious Cooking Classes, guided potent Acupressure Points, Makka-Ho movement and stretching sessions combined with Taoist practices and simple meditations that will effortlessly improve your female health. There will be time for wonderful walks on the private beach and through tree-lined avenues.
Through the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, you can address symptoms of feminine health including perimenopause and menopause without medication, just using the food you eat, gentle exercise and potent acupressure points.
Some of the symptoms addressed will be insomnia, dizziness, palpitations, loss of libido, painful heavy breasts and periods, weight gain around the middle, dryness, hot flushes, night sweats
In Chinese Medicine the “Jing” is responsible for reproductive health, that also refers to our own cells reproducing and aging gracefully. We will share food and practices that nurture Jing so that your batteries are in glorious, vibrant health.
Take time to develop and nurture a loving connection with your body and mind.
In a simple weekend, understand the clear connection between our emotions, the food we choose and how that directly affects our health. I will show you how to prepare fantastically easy dishes that will add to your culinary skills – this is ancient wisdom at work in a modern kitchen.
Cost €345, single rooms allocated first come first served basis
Deposit €105 14 participants max
Price includes all food, accommodation & tuition.
www.joannefaulkner.org 086 607 0432 email@example.com
Shiatsu & Conscious Cooking retreats are always fully booked. I love to work with small intimate, closed groups so there is only a maximum of 14 participants and the single rooms are offered on a
for a full schedule outline including Menu’s and Mealtimes please send me request below – if you have any dietary requirement please feel free and let me know