Illuminating the path to wellbeing

The Elmfield Institute supports the holistic health of individuals and organisations through trainings, courses and events

Personal and professional development

The Elmfield Institute was founded by Jane Shaw to provide courses, retreats, events and professional trainings in holistic wellbeing. All our work is based on the foundational principles of depth psychology, trauma-informed neurobiology and creative practices.

Programmes are delivered online, self-paced on demand, and in-person at the Elmfield Estate, Gilford, Co. Down N. Ireland. Our facilitators are multidisciplined experienced educators, researchers and practitioners who have learned from their academic studies but also through conscious self exploration and lived experience.

Courses & Events

Free Resources

Your Journey Is Unique

We each have different life experiences which shape who we are and how we respond to different situations.

Elmfield offers researched courses and trainings which tend to the wellbeing of individuals and communities through developing embodied awareness, resilience and adaption, and compassionate relating.

We aim to support your fullest potential.

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Upcoming Courses & Events

£47.00 £29.00

Daily Sips of Wellness

This course is a series of short self-study practices designed to support your everyday wellbeing. Each practice is a small sip of nourishment for your holistic health. And the sips add up, nourishing you day-by-day so that you discover supportive pathways of self understanding, strength, and resilience that lead to greater ease and confidence in engaging the challenges, stresses, and opportunities of everyday life.

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In Their Own Words

“It was one of the most insightful and inspiring workshops I ever attended I must say. I have been feeling its power and aura all week and it is still with me.”

Sophie
Aug, 2020

Elmfield to me is like Narnia; a place where our true selves can emerge

Fiona
Jan, 2021

“Great speakers and such a lovely opportunity to hear such powerful accounts of other’s experiences and perspectives. A lot of us have been wounded by our professional experiences and it is so helpful to hear other’s stories. Thank you for organising such a rich event. I am looking forward to others..”

OM
Aug, 2020

I learned the importance of making the body feel safe in the present moment, rather than continually reliving past times

Oct, 2020

Free Resources

Videos

Can you accept yourself exactly as you are?

Audio Meditations

Guided meditation: Beginning with the breath

A guided audio meditation Short guided meditation using the breath to reduce stress and anxiety

Blogs

Embodied listening supports your wellbeing

According to Stephen Porges, a neuroscientist researcher of human social engagement and interaction, our culture doesn’t support us to listen to each other in the way we were designed to do.

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