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RETREAT 2018 Autumn Equinox: Harvesting the Abundance

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Tofte Manor

Souldrop Road


MK44 1HH

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Our highly acclaimed Autumn Equinox Retreat is back for its 3rd year!

In community we gather to harvest our year’s riches, sort our wheat from the chaff, and prepare our ground for the new seasons ahead

Your Invitation

Join us for our next retreat for coaches, coaching supervisors, leaders and people professionals!

Our Weekend Retreat is an invitation for you to focus on the YOU who can get lost in the busyness of life and work. The Retreat has been designed as a special time and space for YOU to reflect, refresh and refocus with like-minded professionals. A time and a space for YOU to relax, ponder and wonder against the backdrop of the Autumn Equinox and luxury of Tofte Manor in service of the work you love to do and for the person you want to be. This is YOUR time to gather your own harvest, to sort the wheat from the chaff, to nourish, resource and cultivate your ground, and to reimagine new possibilities and horizons for the months ahead.

What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action”.

Meister Eckhart

Your Retreat

Your retreat will be hosted by Karyn Prentice and Elaine Patterson. Karyn and Elaine will facilitate the Retreat with a light touch and through an eclectic mix of personal reflection, guided meditations, walks, journaling, yoga, creative exercises, camp fires, labyrinth, community conversation, companionship and generous hospitality. The Retreat is eligible for 20 hours CPD.

Your Venue

Our home for the weekend is the exclusive use of the inspirational seventeenth century Tofte Manor set in its own grounds.

Tofte Manor with its labyrinth, sanctuary, sitting rooms, log fires, courtyards and rolling gardens provides the perfect canvas for our work together. Tofte Manor is 60 miles north of London and is easily accessible by car, train or plane. Find out more about beautiful Tofte Manor by visiting their website www.toftemanor.co.uk Guests are welcome to arrive from 3.00pm on Friday 26th October. The Retreat will close at 4.00pm on Sunday 28th October 2018. Full Joining instructions will be sent our in July 2018

Your Investment

There are 3 price bands available:

£785 A discounted rate for all CSA accredited graduates, recognising your commitment to CSA |ICRP and for CSA Diploma students; newly qualified graduates encouraging you to retain a long term relationship with CSA |ICRP; and also for anyone who attended previous Retreats at Tofte in 2016 and 2017

£835 A discounted rate for all CSA Diploma Graduates not in the groups above

£925 Full Price ticket

The cost includes:

  • Approx £500 for luxury accommodation at Tofte Manor for 2 nights with breakfast, lunch and evening meal plus morning and afternoon refreshments from your Friday afternoon arrival through to Sunday afternoon tea.
  • All materials, workshop facilitation and hosting, campfire, labyrinth walk plus a specialist craft workshop with materials.
  • The costs include all VAT

A cash bar will be provided around the time of the evening meal for a selection of wines.

All participants will be allocated single-occupancy double rooms.

Please let us know any special requirements regarding your accomodation. Email sam@jobirch.co.uk

Participants may choose to share twin or double rooms with friends or colleagues if they wish. Please let us know by emailing sam@jobirch.co.uk

Non-participating partners are welcome to stay at Tofte, take advantage of the space and tranquility, and join the group at mealtimes (please purchase the Non-participating partner ticket). Non-participating guests have been included in this way in all previous retreats and it has worked beautifully.

International payments may incur currency exchange charges and we may need to pass these on to you.

If you are ready to book, please buy your ticket now!

If you need a flexible payment schedule please choose the DEPOSIT ONLY Option and send an email to Samantha Fremantle sam@jobirch.co.uk. A £275 non-refundable deposit will secure your place, balance will be due on 3 July 2018


  • VAT is not payable
  • Guests may share twin or double rooms.
  • International payments may incur currency exchange charges and we may need to pass these on to you.
  • CPD Certificates will be provided
  • Please let us know if you have any special accomodation or dietary requirements when booking
  • Please note: There is some shared use of bathrooms in the main house due to planning restrictions on the Manor. However, the rooms in the Manor are all stunning and all have washstands. There are four ensuite rooms in the Courtyard, and a further two lovely light and airy rooms that share a shower room. Please state on booking if an ensuite is essential. These will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Your Hosts

Karyn Prentice is Assistant Director for Training, Coaching Supervision Academy. Karyn is an accredited Coach with Association for Coaching, a member of ICF and an Accredited Coach Supervisor with CSA since 2008. She is in the frontline teaching team at CSA co-facilitating in London, Seattle and France and works bilingually. She is one of the authors of ‘Full Spectrum Supervision’ published September 2013. Karyn is a UKCP accredited transpersonal psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher. She is particularly drawn to Mother Nature as a source of inspiration and teacher in her life and her practice.

Elaine Patterson is an international Master Coach, Accredited Coach Supervisor and Writer. She is also Director: Creative Development at the Coaching Supervision Academy | International Centre for Reflective Practice. Elaine’s passion is to bring the humanizing, energizing and creative powers of reflection to leaders, people professionals and development practitioners everywhere for courageous, compassionate, courageous and ethical practice. Elaine takes her inspiration from her love of the arts, history, mediation, writing, poetry and Nordic walking

Here is what past participants said

“Please allow me to recommend this lovely retreat. Karyn and Elaine are masters of creation – in orchestrating a profound and magical setting and process. I came in need of refreshing and depart sated in body and soul. Allow yourself this retreat. Your heart will thank you. And I thank Karyn and Elaine and Tofte Manor.

Adrienne McDunn from USA

The retreat was an absolute joy to be part of. It was skillfully planned and expertly facilitated in a way that seemed effortless (but I am sure it wasn’t!). There was plenty to do or not do as you so wished. The group, the individuals and the energy were allowed to naturally flow. The venue was superb. I felt hugely rejuvenated and think that I achieved very significant personal results in a short space of time: changes that are lasting. I would attend again. Go in with an open mind and heart, be ready to deeply relax and yet challenge yourself, wake up the right brain and BREATHE”

Viv Chitty, Director of Viv Chitty Associates, Executive Coach and Coach Supervisor.

“The Autumn retreat at Tofte Manor was a rare-treat. The spirit of it echoed harmoniously with the magic of the place and created a wonderful space in which to attend to our bodies, minds and souls and harvest.”

“L’esprit de cette retraite automnale a trouvé un écho harmonieux dans la magie de Tofte Manor et a créé un précieux espace de récolte saisonnière pour nos corps, esprits et âmes.”

Edith Coron. Paris- Beijing: Global Leadership Coach (PCC-ICF) and Coach Supervisor

“The elegant manor, steeped in time, nourished and settled me. The fields, gardens, tree elders, and sculptures called to me. The labyrinth unburdened and lifted me. I played and shared with the other participants, speaking less of work and more of life. And over it all Elaine, Karyn and Jo directed the retreat with skill and permeated my experience with love”.

Elizabeth Fowler MD LLC: Spiritual Direction: Leadership & Life Coaching

“I can’t recommend this retreat highly enough. An expertly designed and facilitated retreat which created ease and space for each individual, sumptuous accommodation, refreshing and energizing food and overall nourishment for the soul. I felt welcomed, supported, listened to and encouraged throughout the weekend. I left feeling surprised and delighted by the whole experience. The best investment I have made in myself in a long time”

Gail Lineham: Aspire People Development

“What are you planting today to harvest tomorrow?”

Lailah Gifty Akita

If you would to find out more please contact Karyn on karyn@fletcherprentice.com or Elaine at elaine@ep-ec.com.

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