How does the external and internal inform each other in one flow?
Our sense of connection with life, an embodied sense of self and well-being is created from the open flow of sensory experience. The awareness from our relationship between external and internal experiences.
How can we ride the waves of life and listen to our bodies deep wisdom?
Surf the Flow with Prue Jeffries explores the healing qualities of nature, and being with water. She combines this with holistic bodily awareness practices and somatic movement education to support people's development of resiliency, well-being, wholeness, interconnection and unity.
SURF THE FLOW WELLNESS RETREATS
Nature based retreat experiences that blend health activities such as
Stand Up Paddling, Kayaking, Walking and Surfing with enlivening and restorative meditative movement sessions.
Growing the capacity for fluidity and exchange enhances resiliency, in a reciprocal relationship.
Locations are chosen for their sublime natural beauty and amazing culture to act as catalysts for regeneration, healing & growth.
Surf the Flow retreats are a thoughtfully designed to develop flexibility,
resiliency, well-being and feelings of connection with life.
We are nature. Often forgotten due to the demands
of modern lives. Dedicating time to connect with the
sublime beauty of the natural world can re-center and
ground awareness of ourselves and the world around us.
Science also supports the health benefits of spending
time being with nature.
Just as we are nature ~ we are water, 70 - 80% in fact.
The origins of our lives begin in water so its natural that
our connection and affinity is deeply attuned to the life
sustaining creativity of water. Science has verified that
being on, in and around water supports feelings of
relaxation, ease and collaboration.
Somatic Movement Education and forms of Moving Meditation support feelings of peace, clarity and gently enhance focus and creativity. A sense of restoration and embodied unity and deeper connection with life may also be experienced.
Our humanity unites us. Social engagement and community is essential for well-being. Travel is a wonderful way to open to new experiences, peoples, cultures and ways of being. In groups we share our experiences from movement and
Activities that develop strength, co-ordination, concentration, balance and aerobic fitness are important for health and quality of life.
Walking, Paddling, and Surfing require a partnership with nature. A combination of play, curiosity and fun, with feelings of satisfaction
in developing new skills or the updating of existing ones can be intrinsically rewarding.
Somatics is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses movement, therapy, and embodied awareness. In the realm of movement and therapeutic practices, the term "somatics" has gained prominence as an approach that delves into the holistic understanding and embodiment of the human experience. Somatics focuses on the conscious exploration and integration of the mind, body, and spirit. In this article, we delve into the etymology of the word soma and its significance in the context of movement and therapeutic practices today.
“Nature and sharing nature based practices are foundational. The seeds were planted generations ago. The roots started developing early in my life – and now one could say I am unfolding my personal Arbor Vitae or “Tree of Life”. We all have one, in the larger forest of life. How is each of us unfolding our Arbor Vitae? It’s the curriculum of life. Inspiration is the nectar supporting mine – perhaps others
“life project” also. How do we grow into the very best versions of ourselves?”