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Sat, 10 Dec




Learn about the black gold of the forest on a guided Chaga foraging walk, experience a Chaga workshop and tea ceremony in a heated belltent in the gorgeous Deeside forests and unwind during a guided breathwork meditation

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10 Dec 2022, 13:00 – 17:00

Ballater, Ballater AB35, UK


Allan Brownlie and I are bringing the magic of Chaga and the Breath to you in December. 

 Approaching the Winter Solstice, we will gather in a heated tentipi the Deeside forest together to connect, experience & learn about Chaga and root deep into our bodies through breathwork.  The exact location will be provided upon booking, we will be in the surrounding area nearby Ballater. 

This 4-hour workshop includes a Chaga tea-ceremony, Chaga foraging guide and a guided walk in the forest to hunt for some Chaga and harvest it sustainably,  learning how to make tinctures and process Chaga, group sharing and a guided breathwork journey to connect to your body, boost your immune system and explore your inner nature.  

✨Learn about the medicinal properties of Chaga & how to ID and sustainably harvest Chaga  

✨Sensory meditation & Chaga tea ceremony

✨Chaga forgaing walk in the local Deeside birch forests

✨Learn how to make  your own Chaga tincture and take away a bag of locally harvested Chaga for tea  

✨ Guided Breathwork journey to connect to your inner nature and boost your immune system  

✨Group connection and sharing  

🍄please feel free to get in touch for more info or if you have any questions. We'd love to see you there! 🍄

Never heard of the Chaga mushroom? Here some more words for you: 

Chaga is also called 'the Mushroom of Immortality', 'Diamond of the Forest' and 'King of the Medicinal Mushrooms', this is not by accident...drawing nutrients from the tree the Chaga grows on, it is said to be:  

- super immune-boosting

 - anti-inflammatory

 - anti-viral

 - anti-parasitic

- antioxidant 

- high in minerals such as zinc, calcium, cesium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, rubidium, silicon and sulphur

 - an adaptogen, rich in phytonutrients, helping the body adjust to stressful circumstances 

- high in melanin

 - supporting cancer-treatments

 - helps treating skin-disease  

Chaga has a rich history of use in Russian and Siberian folklore and herbalism (and all over the world in colder climates)- from making medicinal teas to starting a fire by carrying a Chaga coal that was lit by a spark (interestingly Chaga also looks charcoal like, black and burnt on the outside) 🔥

 Our ancestors knew- medicine and nourishment is all around us in nature. Let's explore this magical mushroom together!


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