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Barefoot Heartsong

 

Heidi Wyldewood

ReMembering               EmPowering               TransForming

 

embracing the cycles of earth, sun, moon and womb  

walking the wild, wise way

 

Mentoring, healing and education for women - teachings born of indigenous shamanic practice, earth magick and womb wisdom traditions

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The New Forest Red Tent was founded by Heidi right at the end of 2013, and has been running monthly since the beginning of 2014.  Eventually it expanded to include Southampton, with it's Wisdom and Sharing Circles being held twice a month in two different lovely venues.

 

The idea of Red Tent was born from Anita Diamant's book published in 1997, and the movement was birthed by ALisa Starkweather.  Today women in many countries meet to reclaim their collective wisdom and heal their wounds. It is a movement which is based on thousands of years of tradition, which has been a little lost in some cultures.  The Red Tent is a space where women honour and respect women, they nurture and care for each other, they share with honesty and truth.  The Red Tent encourages connection and trust.  It is a space to re-member and pass on the womb wisdom.  It is the perfect place to find wholeness, lessen isolation, re-vision who you are, make new friends and learn ancient truths about the sacred feminine essence.  Each Red Tent circle creates a community which has a positive affect on the wider community, and that in turn changes our world.

 

Our Red Tent is a soft fabric space where we women of all ages, with or without a current menstrual cycle, can nurture each other, listen with our hearts, share our stories and our wisdoms. It is a place where we can empower our maidens, honour our mothers and respect our wise elders. It is the sacred space to acknowledge our rites of passage and celebrate our femininity.

 

Wisdom and Share Circles:

 

Every second Thursday at the Art House in Southampton

Every fourth Friday in Emery Down Village Hall in the New Forest

 

 

We have other celebratory days and workshops.  See the New Forest and Southampton Red Tent website for full details

New Forest Red Tent autumn maga altar 2014
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New Forest Red Tent spring maiden altar 2015
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Goddess embroidery in the Feminine Focus Circle sp
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Red Cord Ritual during the spring maiden Red Tent 2015
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Drumming an invitation to our female ancestors to join the New Forest Red Tent
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Lots of resources at the Red Tent - many books and the alternative menstrual products box
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Pull up a cushion and have some you time at the Red Tent
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First New Forest Red Tent altar
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New Forest and Southampton Red Tent

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