Diana Barnard

Diana Barnard has been practising Shiatsu since 1995 and for the last 13 years has worked as a therapist for Penny Brohn Cancer Care, supporting clients and their families. She has been leading Shiatsu, Qi Gong and meditation retreats at Dhanakosa since 1999.

She recently qualified in 2013 as a Cranial Sacral Therapist at the Karuna Institute, a Buddhist based training centre in Devon. Her website

qi gong and meditation

Friday, 12 May 2017 to Friday, 19 May 2017 2017

Qi Gong helps to generate energy and vitality, and promotes self healing and inner harmony allowing us to become more fully conscious and aware. Meditation and Qi Gong complement each other beautifully.  By combining the two practices, this retreat offers us the chance to deepen our connection with ourselves and others in the natural beauty and healing environment that is Dhanakosa.

For more information, read the retreat information sheet.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00

Shiatsu and Meditation

Friday, 14 March 2014 to Friday, 21 March 2014 2014

Bodywork and energy work can deepen and transform our meditation practice as we relax and let go to the truth of the body.

Diana Barnard will teach basic Shiatsu techniques combined with daily Qigong enabling us to safely give and receive healing touch experiencing the different energies and qualities of the traditional five elements of Chinese medicine.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00

Awake in the Wild

Friday, 10 May 2019 to Friday, 17 May 2019 2019

Going Deeper retreats are an ideal first regulars retreat. They are suitable for anyone who has already done an introductory retreat or, who has been regularly attending their local Triratna centre and wants to take things deeper.

Cultivating a deeper appreciation of the beautiful natural world around Dhanakosa through focusing on our often unexplored world of sense experience with outdoor meditative exercises, Buddhist and nature rituals along with grounding in body awareness through daily Qi Gong practice.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00

Qi Gong and Meditation

Friday, 12 April 2019 to Friday, 19 April 2019 2019

Qi Gong helps to generate energy and vitality, promoting self healing and inner harmony allowing us to become more aware. Meditation and Qi Gong complement each other beautifully.  By combining the two practices, this retreat offers us the chance to deepen our connection with ourselves and others in the natural beauty and healing environment that is Dhanakosa.

For more information read the retreat information sheet.

 

Booking Fee: 
£75.00

Awake in the Wild

Friday, 11 May 2018 to Friday, 18 May 2018 2018

Going Deeper retreats are an ideal first regulars retreat. They are suitable for anyone who has already done an introductory retreat or, who has been regularly attending their local Triratna centre and wants to take things deeper. In Going Deeper – Awake in the Wild we will take our meditation practice into the great outdoors. Awakening our senses to the different elements of the surrounding landscape we will cultivate a deeper sense of connection with nature.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00

qi gong and meditation

Friday, 6 May 2016 to Friday, 13 May 2016 2016

Qi Gong helps to generate energy and vitality, and promotes self healing and inner harmony allowing us to become more fully conscious and aware. Meditation and Qi Gong complement each other beautifully. By combining the two practices, this retreat offers us the chance to deepen our connection with ourselves and others in the natural beauty and healing environment that is Dhanakosa.

For more information, please read the retreat information sheet.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00

shiatsu and meditation

Friday, 24 April 2015 to Friday, 1 May 2015 2015

Bodywork and energy work can deepen and transform our meditation practice as we relax and let go to the truth of the body.  Diana Barnard will teach basic Shiatsu techniques combined with daily Qigong enabling us to safely give and receive healing touch experiencing the different energies and qualities of the traditional five elements of Chinese medicine.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00