THE SELF PRESERVATION SOCIETY
Welcome to our latest monthly feature dedicated to the fantastic and fabulous one that is you. From self care tips, to wellness sessions aimed at reducing stress and bringing you back to you. Get grounded, find balance and join Surrey’s self preservation society.
QIGONG FOR HEALTH & BALANCE / JANUARY 10 – MARCH 28 / THE GUILDFORD INSTITUTE
Learn how to truly live and sign up for this 10-week course, whereby you’ll learn all about the ancient philosophy of Qigong. Literally meaning ‘life energy cultivation, Qigong has roots in Chinese medicine, martial arts and philosophy and is a holistic system of coordinated body posture, movement and breathing. Cultivate your Chi this January and feel the force of balance and the flow of energy.
For more information, visit guildford-institute.org.uk
WELLBEING TASTER DAY / JANUARY 15 / ZERO, GUILDFORD
Head for Guildford’s Zero and get a free introduction to several wellbeing sessions, including; mindfulness, forest bathing, ecopsychology, bodywork and more. Taking place from 10 am – 4 pm while you’re there, discover more about how Zero is working towards a cleaner, greener future for Guildford and beyond.
For more information, visit zerocarbonguildford.org
FOREST BATHING / JANUARY 22 / NOWER WOOD EDUCATIONAL RESERVE, LEATHERHEAD
Join like-minded lovers of forest bathing and feel the energy and restorative power that a good forest bath can bring. Stand beneath the overarching branches, give a trunk a good hug and leave feeling rejuvenated and ready for the year ahead.
For more information, visit surreywildlifetrust.org
RECHARGE & RESTORE / FEBRUARY 5 / THE BARN, DENBIES WINE ESTATE, DORKING
If you’re struggling to re-discover your mojo after the January blues, then recharging and restoring your energy may well be what you need in order to kickstart the year ahead. Sign up for this Recharge and Restore workshop at Denbies that’ll feature an uplifting vinyasa yoga session followed by a guided ‘yogic sleep’, leaving you in a deep, relaxed and rejuvenated state.
For more information, visit surreyhillsphysiotherapy.co.uk
TAKE A TRIP TO THE MUD RASUL / HARBOUR HOTEL, GUILDFORD
Need some TLC? For an alternative to your usual pampering session, why not try HaSpa’s, Mud Rasul. “A Mud Rasul?” you ask. Spend 45 minutes in this self-application treatment where mineral-rich mud, heat and steam combine to create a truly immersive spa experience.
For more information, visit harbourhotels.co.uk