Yoga, Mindfulness &
Yoga, Mindfulness & Dark Skies
North York Moors National Park
7th October 2021 - Draconids Meteor Shower
21st October 2021 - Orionids Meteor Shower
29th October 2021 - The Planet Venus
5th November 2021 - Alternative Fireworks Night
18th November 2021 - Leonids Meteor Shower
11th & 12th December 2021 - Awe Walks with the Geminids Meteor Shower
21st December 2021 - Winter Solstice
ABOUT THE EVENTS
There’s nothing quite like a starry sky to make us feel more alive and at one with the universe. Viewing the night sky from the top of a wild moor, you can’t help but feel a sense of awe. Walking at night - regardless of whether you see the stars or not - is an incredibly powerful way of reconnecting us to nature.
The North York Moors is one of the best places to view dark skies due to low light pollution levels. It's also magical walking by moonlight. In February we'll be among many events as part of the Dark Skies Festival on the North York Moors National Park.
Various locations around the North York Moors National Park. More details are given on booking.
Difficulty: The walk will be between 2 – 3 miles and mainly on tracks but there is some rough ground which may be muddy. There may be descents / re-ascents on paths. For your comfort, a good basic level of fitness will be needed for this activity, decent walking boots and warm layers. You are welcome to bring your own binoculars or telescope. Fabian and Alison can talk to you about the stars and planets we may see.
This event is primarily hosted by Adventures for the Soul and will involve a mindfulness workshop in this experience to help you get into the ‘zone’. Combined with being outside on a cool, dark evening, you’ll feel invigorated yet calmer since this activity will engage the senses. Obviously we cannot guarantee the weather - and we'll still head out regardless as whatever the weather is doing, walking at night will help us reconnect with nature - but we're sure you’ll leave feeling revitalised, reconnected and very much in the present moment. We hope to be able to reintroduce a Yoga session in 2021.
Cost: The events cost £59 per person.
Adventures for the Soul is run by Alison Goodwin. She offers immersive nature experiences, nature walks, more challenging adventures with mindfulness included to calm busy brains, reduce stress, increase enjoyment and make us feel more connected to the natural world. She's a former Zen Buddhist and qualified yoga teacher of many years. She holds a BSc degree in Environmental Management and a post grad in environmental conservation. She's been a lover of the outdoors since a child and has always sought solace there. For her nature is the great restorer.
This event is being hosted by Adventures for the Soul and booking is done via their website. To book, please click below and you will be redirected to their website.
Guided Trips - Frequently asked questions
Is this suitable for me?
The walk will be suitable for anyone with some basic walking fitness.
What do I need to bring?
I'm coming from further afield, where can I stay nearby?
This is up to you depending on your budget. However there are a range of hotels, Inns and B&Bs on the Moors and it is worth looking around for something atmospheric!
What's not included?
How much is the event and how do I book?
The trip costs £59 per person. To book please visit the Adventures for the Soul website where you can book on to the event.
What are the Terms & Conditions?
I've got some more general questions...
How do I get there?
There is poor public transport on the North York Moors. Car is really the only way to get there. However, "there" tends to change regularly as we meet at different places on the Moors. Best check with Alison of Adventures for the Soul before booking.
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