Rediscover Your Inner Magick

in the Heart of Nature

Wild Woodland Magick Retreat

Date: 12th-14th July

Venue: 1 mile from Delamere Forest, Chester

Are you feeling disconnected from your true self? Overwhelmed by the chaos of daily life and yearning for a deeper connection to the natural world and your own inner magick? Our Wild Woodland Magick Retreat offers a sanctuary where you can escape, recharge, and reawaken your spirit.

Imagine stepping into your own private 5-metre luxury bell tent, complete with a comfy double bed, fluffy duvet, and carpeted floors. Nestled in a secluded spot near a serene lake, your tent becomes your personal haven, a place where you can finally breathe deeply and relax.

What Awaits You

During this enchanting three-day retreat, you'll immerse yourself in a variety of magickal activities designed to rejuvenate your spirit and deepen your connection to the earth:

Foraging

Escape the mundane and discover the forest's hidden treasures. Learn to identify and sustainably harvest wild plants, connecting with the land in a profound and meaningful way.

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Wild Medicine Making

Transform your foraged finds into powerful natural remedies. Experience the joy of creating your own herbal potions and reconnecting with the ancient wisdom of plant medicine.

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Rituals and Ceremonies

Participate in transformative rituals and ceremonies that will cleanse, empower, and inspire you. Feel the energy of the earth and sky as you honour the cycles of nature.

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Forest Bathing

Let the forest’s soothing embrace wash over you. Immerse yourself in the healing power of nature, releasing stress and restoring your inner peace.

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Shamanic Journeying

Embark on guided journeys to the spirit world. Gain insight, healing, and guidance from your spirit allies, enhancing your spiritual path.

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Spell Crafting

Harness the energy of the forest to craft potent spells. Learn the art of spell crafting, infusing your intentions with the natural magick of the woodland.

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Downtime

Enjoy ample time to decompress, reflect, and simply be. Wander through the woods, journal by the lake, or meditate under the trees—this is your time to reconnect with yourself.

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Why This Retreat is Perfect for YouBullet list...

  • Feel Grounded and Connected: If you’ve been feeling lost or ungrounded, this retreat will help you reconnect with the earth and your inner wisdom.

  • Escape the Overwhelm: Step away from the stress of daily life and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature.

  • Reignite Your Magickal Practice: Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or new to the path, our activities will help you deepen your magickal skills and reconnect with your spiritual journey.

Secure Your Spot

This intimate retreat is limited to just 8 spaces, ensuring a personalised and deeply enriching experience. Each spot is priced at £450. Secure your place with a £150 deposit today, with the remaining balance due before the 17th of June.

Nourish Your Body and Soul

Indulge in delicious vegetarian and vegan meals made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Each meal is lovingly prepared to nourish your body and energise your spirit, complementing your magickal experience.

Ready to Reawaken Your Spirit?

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to retreat into nature, deepen your magickal practice, and rediscover your true self. Reserve your space now and embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and enchantment.

£150 deposit to be paid upon booking, the remaining balance is due on or before 17th June.

Email contact@wildanduntamed.co.uk

if you would like to arrange a payment plan.

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What is Shamanic Journeying

What is Shamanic Journeying?

July 08, 20244 min read

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." - Lao Tzu

Welcome back wild ones! I’ve got to ask you to take a moment. Close your eyes, breathe deeply, and feel the pulse of our wondrous Earth Mother beneath your feet. Yes, feel it. There’s a raw, invincible connection between her and your own beautiful soul—a tangible, nurturing link that’s always ready to guide you, heal you, and empower you. Now, isn't that stunning?

There’s a practice that can help you deepen this connection—a sacred ritual that will empower and transform you in ways you’ve scarcely imagined. This, my kindred spirits, is shamanic journeying. WTF, you say? Hehe, stick with me!

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Understanding Shamanic Journeying

Shamanic journeying is an incredible method of reaching altered states of consciousness to connect directly with the spirit world. It's part of a long, beautiful tradition used by shamans and spiritual healers from cultures around the globe to gain insight, healing, and guidance. Think of it as a soulful adventure, traversing the various realms of existence.

There are three primary realms you can access:

  • Lower World: A realm of deep healing and intimate connection with nature. Here, you’ll often meet power animals who hold wisdom from the natural world. It's not a scary underworld, mate—it's a beautiful place of infinite connection.

  • Middle World: This is more aligned with our physical reality. It reflects the energy and essence of our world, allowing you to connect deeply with the spirits of plants, trees, and even the land itself.

  • Upper World: Ah, the realm of higher wisdom and enlightenment. Here resides celestial beings, spirit guides, angels, and ascended masters. It’s where the most wondrous and profound guidance can be found.

Why Journey into These Realms?

The reasons are as diverse as our tribe. Some journey for personal healing, to release old traumas or gain insights into life’s current challenges. Others seek spiritual growth and deeper connection with nature and the spirit realms. It's about empowerment, love; tapping into the strength and wisdom of your spirit allies to navigate life’s myriad journeys.

How to Embark on Your Magickal Journey

  • Set Your Intention: Like all sacred rituals, your journey begins with a clear intention. It could be a question, a problem you're seeking clarity on, or a desire to connect with a specific spirit guide or power animal. This intention will be your guiding light.

  • Enter an Altered State of Consciousness: Now, don’t let this freak you out. It’s simpler than it sounds. You can do this through breath work, meditation, chanting, or the rhythmic beats of drumming or rattling. These repetitive sounds shift your brainwaves into a theta state, opening your subconscious mind.

  • Visualise Your Portal: Get comfy, close your eyes, and visualise a portal or gateway that leads to one of the three spirit realms—lower, middle or upper world. It could be a cave, a hollow tree, a river, or even a beam of light. Trust your intuition and follow it.

  • Journey and Explore: As you step through this portal, let go of preconceived notions. Meet your guides, power animals, and other beings. Converse with them, ask questions, and receive the wisdom and healing they offer. Stay present and engaged.

  • Return and Ground Yourself: When your journey feels complete, retrace your steps back through your portal. Gradually bring yourself back to your normal state of consciousness, grounding yourself by touching the Earth, taking deep breaths, or drinking water.

  • Reflect and Journal: This is crucial. Capture your insights, feelings, and messages in a journal. Over time, you'll notice patterns and deeper themes that offer profound insights into your spiritual path.

Embrace the Mysteries


Shamanic journeying can be wondrously transformative. The benefits are vast—spiritual growth, healing of deep wounds, empowerment, and a soulful connection with the natural world. It’s a practice that invites you to explore the magick of life, to reflect deeply, and to embrace your inner wisdom and power.

Don't fret about misconceptions or fears. Journeying is safe and accessible to everyone. You don't need special gifts, nor do you need hallucinogens to journey. Use drumming, guided meditations, or your sheer willpower. And remember, your experience is uniquely yours. Trust it.

So, are you ready, beautiful soul? Ready to embark on this profound, whimsical, and empowering journey? Get comfy, set your intention, and step through your magickal portal. The ancient wisdom of our Earth Mother and spirit allies awaits.

Stay wild, stay curious, and trust in your wondrous capacity for transformation.

Stay cool,
Emma Louise Dyson

If today's chat lit a fire in your heart, watch the full video on my YouTube channel, The Wild and Untamed Way, for an even deeper dive into shamanic journeying💖


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Emma Louise Dyson

In the embrace of nature's whispers, Emma, a devoted Earth Medicine Woman, Shamanic Witch and Feral Rebel, weaves her magical tapestry. From the depths of ancient forests to the whispering winds atop sacred hills, she forages wild plants, communing with elemental spirits to infuse her witchcraft with potent magick. With every step, she honours the sacred balance of the natural world, dancing with the elements—earth, air, fire, water and ether—in rituals of reverence and empowerment. As a seasoned practitioner and teacher of witchcraft, Emma shares her deep wisdom and mystical practices with seekers eager to awaken their own magickal potential. Through her courses, workshops and retreats, she guides others to blend crystal energies, herbal wisdom, and elemental rituals, empowering them on their spiritual journey. Her teachings transcend mere spells and potions, serving as a sacred invitation to connect with the earth's magick and the transformative power within. Emma's expertise extends beyond the realms of magick, her career in jewellery and gemstones has taken her all over the world, from the renowned New York Diamond District to gem mines in Africa. As well as studying with the Gemological Institute of America, she also has six years of experience as a jewellery and gemstone expert on TV, and loves the cross over between the science and the metaphysics, Through her work, she invites others to explore the hidden depths of the earth, unlocking the secrets of gemstones and their profound energies. Deeply rooted in shamanic traditions, Emma's journey began under the tutelage of a fourth-generation Siberian shaman, where she learned the ancient wisdom and sacred practices that continue to guide her work today. With her shamanic training and intuitive connection to the spiritual realms, Emma facilitates transformative healing sessions, guiding seekers on a path of self-discovery, empowerment, and spiritual growth. As a Certified Shamanic Practitioner, Journey Facilitator, Soul Retrieval Facilitator, Accredited Crystal Practitioner, Plant Spirit Shaman, Ancestral Trauma Healing Practitioner, and Meditation Facilitator, Emma offers a diverse array of skills and techniques to support individuals on their journey of healing, empowerment, and spiritual growth. Through her sacred rituals and ceremonies, she invites others to reconnect with their true essence and embrace the magic of the shamanic path.

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