Coessence - Nurturing our Natural Connections
Group Programs

Group programs, workshops and retreats are held at Coessence Studio and if you wish to be kept informed of upcoming events you can subscribe to my email updates here: Subscribe to Coessence Email Updates

Introduction to the Mysteries of Death & Dying
Saturday 14th July               2.00pm – 5.00pm
In this 3-hour introductory workshop we will begin to demystify some of the practicalities of death and dying, whilst acknowledging their great mysteries. Co-facilitated by Nicolette Smith from The End of Life Care, Helene Fisher from Earthwell & Anne-Marie from Coessence. Bookings via Trybooking.

Full Moon Red Tent Circle
Friday 27th July 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Join Anne-Marie & Penny from The Women’s Hearth and enter the sacred Red Tent for a women’s circle to honour the powerful energies of the full moon and a total lunar eclipse! Bookings via The Women's Hearth.

Chakradance Workshop - Celebrating Winter
Sunday 29th July 1.00pm – 5.00pm
In this 4-hour workshop we will dance the Chakras from Crown to Base, honouring the descendent & reflective energy of Winter. Co-facilitated by Anne-Marie & Helen Ferrara from Creative Nurture.

Living the Mysteries of Death & Dying
Sunday 5th August              9.00am – 5.00pm
In this experiential one-day retreat we will explore the range and depths of cultural and personal responses we have to the familiar and mysterious terrains of death and dying.  Co-facilitated by Anne-Marie & Helene. Bookings via Trybooking.

The Ancient Art of Rhythm ~ Sound, Voice & Energy Practices
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th August 10.00am – 4.00pm
This 2 day workshop is an exciting and rare opportunity to work with Sydney-based Shamanic Teacher, Master Frame Drummer and Sound Healer – Jane Elworthy from Return to Light. Hosted by The Women’s Hearth. Bookings via The Women's Hearth

Leaving Lightly - Funeral Planning
Saturday 1st September              1.00pm – 5.00pm

In this workshop we will explore the funeral process and all types of funeral options including eco-friendly, so that you have all the information you need to make the right decisions for you and your loved ones. Knowing someone’s funeral wishes can alleviate the stress that planning a funeral creates.

Chakradance Retreat - Welcome Spring! - Reboot Your Base Chakra
Sunday 9th September 9.00am – 4.00pm

This one-day retreat will offer a sacred and nurturing space in which to nourish your body and Soul, to welcome the light and energy of Spring into your life and recharge your vitality! Co-facilitated by Anne-Marie & Helen.

The Last Trip - Estate Panning
Saturday 6th October                 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Not sure what is involved in Estate planning or Advanced Health planning?
In this workshop I will walk you through the process and break it down into easy to understand concepts. We will cover Wills, Power of Attorney & Guardianship, Advance health directives and organ donation.

Introduction to Chakradance Workshop & Chakradance Freedom Cycle
Monday 8th October – Monday 3rd December 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Come and try Chakradance! If you like it you can join our 9-week course and take the journey through all 7 major chakras (energy centres). Casual places will also be available. Co-facilitated by Anne-Marie & Helen.

Grieving with Mother Earth
Sunday 21st October           9.00am – 5.00pm
In this experiential one-day retreat we will focus our loving attention on Mother Earth to give voice to the many griefs that we feel for and with Her. Co-facilitated by Anne-Marie & Helene Fisher.

Digital Afterlife - Digital Planning

Saturday 3rd November      1.00pm - 5.00pm
We live in a digital world where we all have a digital identity and assets and leave behind a digital footprint when we die. In this workshop we will explore what all this means and how best to manage it.

Grief & Gratitude Circle
Last Thursday of the month            7.00pm – 9.00pm
An ongoing monthly circle of support for participants of our grief work seminars and retreats, to focus our loving attention on the grief that arises in our lives, and give thanks for all that we love and cherish.

Red Tent Circle for Mothers & Daughters
Saturday 24th November 12.00pm – 5.00pm
A beautiful opportunity for mothers/carers and their daughters aged 10-12 years to experience the safe, sacred & nurturing space of the Red Tent Circle; a gentle introduction to the cycles of nature and the joys of sisterhood. Co-facilitated by Anne-Marie & Penny from The Women’s Hearth.

Anne-Marie 0408 744 572
Web: Coessence 

The Women's Hearth
Web: The Women's Hearth

Helene Fisher 
Web: Earthwell

Nicolette Smith 0416 344 175
Web: The End of Life Care 

The retreat, Living the Dance of Love & Grief, gave me the opportunity to explore my grief, my sadness in a very focused and safe environment. The work was deep and meaningful, my own boundaries were honoured, my needs were met. Thank you.” Claudia, December 2017

For more information or to register your interest in group programs

please contact Anne-Marie





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