NEWBEGINNINGS RETREAT BY THE SEA
1ST March to the 3rd March 2024
Meet the Team
Treat yourself to a truly transformative experience with our retreat. Set in the idyllic surroundings of Portsoy. We offer a variety of activities, including meditation, hypnotherapy, EFT, soundbath, humming, and shamanic drumming—all designed to help you unwind and detoxify. Our 3-day retreat promises to
leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenate, both in mind and body.
Join Wendy, Sandra and Milena on this journey of discovery.
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My name is Wendy Riley I am New Beginnings Hypnotherapy and Counselling.
I have been working in this role for the past 10 years. I see my role as providing tools so that clients can fix/heal themselves thus empowering them to make the positive changes they desire. Facing our fears can be so scary but when we confront our deepest darkest fears the truth/love sets us free.
I lacked confidence, self -esteem, self-worth, and self-love because of the inner wounds of physical, emotional, and sexual trauma that I had suffered. I began to explore through a variety of different techniques and approaches to find what my soul required to heal.
This then led me onto this incredible path of service to help others to release their wounds so that they too can find their true essence.
I offer various therapies which include Hypnotherapy, counselling, Bars therapy, Sourcestar Healing, neuro linguistic programming (NLP) and emotional freedom technique (EFT) and I like to mix and match my therapies which encourages and promotes change. More details on my services can be found at www.newbeginningshypno.com.
. I look forward to meeting you all at the retreat.
Love Wendy x
Hello, I’m Sandra.
I am a fully qualified Shamanic Practitioner, Reiki master and Reflexologist. I also trained as an Aromatherapist and massage therapist although I focus on Shamanism, Reiki healing and Reflexology nowadays.
My own spiritual journey began almost 30 years ago after suffering from crippling depression. My tank was empty! My self worth was in my boots! So I took what was available to me in the form of anti depressant medication for 6 months, which I must say was hugely beneficial for me at that time. However I didn’t want to be reliant on a chemical long term for my wellbeing. So I took a keen interest in alternative therapies to find tools to be able to take care of myself and recognise the pitfalls which lead me to this very low point. I never wanted to feel that bad again. There are of course always major events happen in our lives from time to time which can throw us into fear/panic/anxiety etc. I am no exception.
I do believe all the challenges I have faced in my life have enabled me to have deeper empathy for others going through their own testing times. It is also an honour for me to hold space for those trusting me to support them on their healing journey. I work intuitively to help my clients achieve the results they need from their treatments.
Here is a link to my Facebook page.
Love Sandra Xxx
My own personal healing journey started in 2006; just a few years after settling in bonny Scotland, I was introduced to Reiki and hands on healing…and a whole new world opened up for me…
I was taken on a journey of self-discovery, deep healing and transformation. Somehow my path led me to discover and study different kinds of Vibrational Medicine modalities such as : Reiki, Crystal and Colour therapy and Sound therapy.
Vibrational medicine works with subtle energy fields and recognises that imbalances or blockages in the energy field can manifest as physical or emotional health issues. The vibrational tools are very gentle but they can create huge shifts in our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
For the last 6 years I have been running Sound Baths in Aberdeenshire. I love creating a beautiful and peaceful atmosphere for people to relax into…and I love seeing people opening up and trusting their voices.
A Sound Bath can be used as a self-care tool when you feel tired, depleted, or when you need some nurturance: it promotes healing from stress disorders, pain, depression and creates a perfect state for deep meditation, creative thinking and enhances awareness of the mind/body connection.
Milena Skaloudova was born in Czech Republic, though has lived in the North East of Scotland for over 20 years. Milena completed 2 years training in 2010 in “Academy of Crystals and Natural Healing” with Kathleen Murray. She holds a diploma in Colour Therapy, Crystal and Germ therapy, master degree in Usui Reiki, she completed Healing Sounds Intensive with Jonathan Goldman in USA in 2011. Between 2015 – 2018 Milena studied with Vickie Dodd, who is an internationally known pioneer in the field of Sound as a Bodywork. In 2022 Milena finished her training in Creative Therapeutic Sound in Scotland.