The Art and Craft of Labyrinths

Mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
Forest Row, RH18 5JX
For ages: 18+
£130
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A SUMMARY

I give you the end of a golden string; Only wind it into a ball, It will lead you in at Heavens gate, Built in Jerusalems wall. W. Blake Join us for a five-day immersive course exploring the philosophy and practice of labyrinths. A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness. It combines the imagery of the circle and the spiral into a meandering but purposeful path. The Labyrinth represents a journey to our own centre and back again out into the world. Labyrinths have long been used as meditation and prayer tools. A labyrinth is an archetype with which we can have a direct experience. We can walk it. It is a metaphor for life's journey. It is a symbol that creates a sacred space and place and takes us out of our ego to "That Which Is Within." Labyrinths and mazes have often been confused. When most people hear of a labyrinth they think of a maze. A labyrinth is not a maze. A maze is like a puzzle to be solved. It has twists, turns, and blind alleys. It is a le...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Sacred Art of Geometry Studios

Daniel Docherty is co-founder and senior tutor at SAOG Studios, Emerson College and a visiting tutor at The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London. Daniel is particularly interested in how the revered quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy) inform the world’s artistic and cultural traditions. He lives with his family on the glorious Ashdown Forest.

Learning aims

Learn the art of labyrinth design and construction.

Strengths to develop

Working with Labyrinths can boost patience and persistence and can also help improve a person's cognitive thought processes. Creating a unicursal path is wonderful for improving hand-eye coordination and the concentration needed also helps with memory.

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The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty
The Art and Craft of Labyrinths block mentored by Sacred Art of Geometry Studios Docherty

What's provided

Drinks

Snacks

Equipment

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

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Where
we'll be

SAOG Studios, Emerson College, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JX

Pricing information

Standard price: £130

Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


Please note: Places are secured on receipt of a minimum 50% course fee deposit. The deposit is non-refundable. The remainder of the course fees are payable no later than first day of course. The course fee includes all material expenses unless otherwise stated.


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