Conscious Connections with Clive Tempest


Spring Retreat 2020

The Spring Retreat 2020/21/22

Life with Purpose II: A Five-day Residential Retreat with Clive Tempest
In a 1920s seaside villa on clifftops in Sussex
Monday 4 May Friday 8 May 2020 - postponed due to pandemic
Monday 26 April Friday 30 April, 2021 - postponed due to pandemic
Monday 25 April Friday 29 April, 2022

A Conscious Connections Retreat removes you from the stress and tension of everyday life and draws you into a space of more love and freedom using chi gung exercises, nei gung meditations and the practice of living more consciously. The way to live a more conscious and purposeful life is to reverse your karma, which means breaking free from the influence of your past on your life today. We have to change the habits of the brain by being more spacious in the body and emptying the head. Come and breathe in the fresh sea air and take in a new clarity of purpose.

This will be our second visit to this retreat centre to develop the theme of life with purpose. You'll be staying in a lovely house set in the wide open spaces of its private grounds, on the edge of small seaside town. It is only five minutes walk from the beach. There are secluded gardens for sheltered chi gung practice and a Mongolian Yurt for group meditation. Most of the bedrooms are double or twin-bedded with shared bathrooms and have lovely views. There will be a vegetarian menu and the chef is renowned for delicious home cooking with locally sourced produce. Each day there will be a basic chi gung class before breakfast, then a morning session of nei gung or a talk. After lunch there will be some free time then later in the afternoon a talk on living your life with purpose. After dinner there will be a question and answer session. You do not need to have advanced chi gung experience to participate in this retreat.

Arrival: Monday. Registration 12.00 - 13.00. Lunch 13.00. First session 14.30.
Departure: Friday. The last session will be in the morning with departure after lunch.

Cost (2020)
Course fee, accommodation, all meals and refreshments per person:
Sharing a room: 570
Single occupancy: 670

The address of the venue and details how to get there will be supplied after we get your booking. The retreat is easy to reach from London by road or rail.
Coming from abroad? Send details of your travel plan when you book and then we can arrange transfers for you from Heathrow or Gatwick airports by taxi, minibus or train (additional cost). Be sure that you can arrive easily in time for registration and you do not have to leave early.

Booking for May 2020 (refunds have been offered due to cancellation)
Places at this retreat venue are limited so make your booking as soon as possible.

If you have any questions please email

Spring Retreat 2020 - Garden from WindowSpring Retreat 2020 - Wild Sea Clive Tempest's name translates in Finnish as cliffs in a storm.


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