In her recent book The Optimism Bias, neuroscientist Tali Sharot spells out a truth recognised by wisdom traditions the world over:

“our brains possess the Philosopher’s Stone” 

What changes would make the biggest positive difference to your life?

 If you want time and space to ponder matters, to think about what is really important in your life, and do something about it, this retreat is for you.

Imagine you believed you lived in a benign, intelligent universe, where every atom is aware and responsive to your thoughts, co-creating your experience of being you, moment by moment, as you spin through space at 273 miles per second on a planet of Dazzling Blue.

Imagine you could change your personal history, re-programme your memories and create your future the way you want it.

Imagine that there was a philosophy, old as the hills, the source of legends like The Philosopher’s Stone, The Holy Grail and The Golden Fleece, known today simply as The Perennial Philosophy that taught all this; now imagine using it to change your life in a weekend.

Would that make a positive difference?

This is not group therapy, there is no disclosure.

 The processes are internal, safe and easy, using a series of powerful guided meditations and other techniques. I was initiated into The Perennial Philosophy by John Michell, studied NLP with all the originators, and was taught Huna by ‘Uncle’ George Naope and Serge King. 

Topics include:

  • Powerful breathing techniques.
  • Meditation and the purpose of spiritual practice.
  • The Perennial Philosophy.
  • Huna, the secret teachings of Hawaii.
  • The principle of AS ABOVE: SO BELOW.
  • The Hero’s Journey.
  • The Three Minds.
  • The Four Bodies.
  • The Seven Chakras.
  • The Twelve signs of the Zodiac.
  • The Twenty-two Trump cards of the Tarot.

Find out how these relate to each other, and why there is a common origin to all esoteric teaching, and how this information can have a transformational impact on your life now.

4 Days retreat at The Lodge

Day 1 - Status check.

Your beliefs and values determine how you experience reality, are they supporting you?

Because your body responds to your imagination as though it is your actual experience,  the most powerful thing you can do is to learn to focus your mind on what you want; rather than what you don’t want. Obvious, so what stops us? Stuff, negative emotions, unhelpful beliefs. You will learn how Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) works.

Day 2  - Clearing.

You will learn Time Line Therapy®Techniques, fast and effective tools for removing limiting beliefs and resolving anger, sadness, fear, hurt and guilt.

You will do Ho’o pono pono, the Huna process used the world over for reconciliation and forgiveness, and generally communicate more elegantly and effectively with yourself and others.

Day 3 - Re-birth

You are in charge, now find out how the wisdom and beauty of the Seven Liberal Arts,(rhetoric, grammar, logic, mathematics, geometry, music, cosmology), which comprise the Perennial Philosophy, will inspire a glorious future in you.

Experience connection with your higher self.

Day 4 - Goal setting and visit to the Alhambra

There is nothing you can’t achieve if you set your mind to it.

NLP provides the instructions for how to manage your mind;

Huna connects you to the universe;

The 7 Liberal Arts bridge the gap between science and religion, unifying everything in proportion from your brain cells to the Universe.

The theory and practice of self-mastery is easily accessible; a firm foundation for exponential growth. 


Typically each day will start at 10 am, there will be two morning sessions with a coffee break, then lunch at 1.30. Leaving time for siestas, massages, and visits, we resume at 5pm, a break in the middle and finish at 8.30pm, followed by dinner. 

The lasting benefits of working with this knowledge include:
A deep feeling of connection, re-assurance and increased self-confidence.
Renewed meaning and purpose in your life. 
A calm, centered and balanced inner state.
Wise discernment in dealing with yourself and others.
I look forward to seeing you there.

Please bring:

  • One compass. (For drawing circles)
  • A 12 inch ruler. 
  • Pencils and sharpener.
  • Eraser.
  • Coloured pens.
  • A3 drawing pad.
  • Note book.
  • Airline style sleeping mask for meditation (optional).
  • Dress comfortably in layers.






WHEN: Thursday 12th May - Monday 16th May 2016

INVESTMENT: £750 (discount for couples).

ACCOMMODATION: €125-€194 per room per night at The Lodge. Sharing possible. Full board €68 per day, delicious food, wine extra. 

Christina and Pom have created the perfect retreat environment with a variety of massage and yoga sessions available, and beautiful walks nearby. 

Go to and click on The Lodge.

We arrive in time for dinner on the evening of Thursday 6th June and finish on Monday 10th June. There will be an opportunity to go to Granada to visit the Alhambra. The best way is by train from Ronda leaving in the morning, lunch when we arrive and visit in the afternoon. It takes about an hour and a half by road to get to Malaga from Granada, in time to catch an evening flight. Ronda is about an hour and a half from Malaga. Easyjet fly from Gatwick, Stanstead and Luton. Taxis can be shared or you may wish to hire a car.


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Hotel La Fuente de la Higuera
Partido de los Frontones
E-29400 Ronda, Malaga 
or call reception on: +34 952 11 43 55

Hotels and flights tend to get booked up and space is limited at the Lodge, so if you are interested please contact me for further details on:
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