Awaken to The Sacred, on the Isle of Bute with thanks to Nathan Mansfield for the artwork


Awaken to the Sacred:

a path to freedom, a path to truth

‘Return to Innocence’


. . You are lovingly invited to this one week retreat to explore and integrate sexuality and spirituality and to claim your full sexual and divine power within your physical body. Understanding energy and creating a safe, solid and sacred foundation from which to explore the sacredness of our sexuality is a vital component for this incredible life-changing journey of healing and transformation.

This is a unique opportunity to learn and apply shamanic energy medicine practices combined with physical and energetic sacred sexual healing techniques.

Clearing the energetic imprint of previous trauma and programming from this life and/or others and integrating it on a physical/cellular level is essential for us to recover our freedom and birthright as radiant sexual and powerful beings!

The retreat is specifically designed for everyone, individuals and couples of all sexual orientation are welcome . . . . this retreat is suitable for absolute beginners, those seeking an opportunity to further their own healing and/or tantric practice as well as practitioners who are interested in expanding and deepening their gifts..

The week will be facilitated in a safe and sacred space held by Gillian Alexander of Sacred Touch.

Details of the course content and arrangements will be made available shortly. For further information about the training contact Gillian.

The retreat will be held in a magnificent country home on the East Coast of the Isle of Bute, Scotland . starting at 10:30 on Tuesday September 2nd and finishing at 16:00 on Sunday September 7th.

Cost including vegetarian meals & fabulous shared accommodation in a spectacular venue . . . £1590.00 
Your place is secured by a deposit of £500 or by the full payment of £1590.


To book contact Gillian at or by phone on 07913 906 343.

There is a further discount for couples participating together and booking no later than 12th June.

Awaken To The Sacred, Sept 2014
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Cancellation & Refund Policy: Any cancellations must be made by email preferably stating reasons. Once payment has been made the following refund policy shall apply;

There is an administration charge of £30 to cover costs incurred for processing registration & cancellation. Cancellation 6 weeks prior to event – full refund less administration charge mentioned above unless participant has someone to take their place. Cancellation 4 weeks prior to event – 50% refund less administration charge mentioned above unless participant has someone to take their place. Thereafter and failing obtaining a replacement participant all fees will be forfeited. This is unless the event is fully booked at which time full refund will be given less administration fee.


The retreat will be lovingly facilitated by Gillian Alexander.

Gillian has been facilitating training for more than 20 years. She has facilitated the Sacred Heart Tantra Group meetings, events and organisation in Scotland for 5 years since she set it up early in 2009. Her background is mainly in science and research (she holds a BSc in Biochemistry and a Masters in Public Health Medicine), in health service facilitation and management and as a shaman, masseuse and Dakini. She is an artful solution finder, motivator and inspirer of others, leading by example in living in her passion and embodying her power. She has studied extensively for the past three years with Dr Kenneth Ray Stubbs to develop her shamanic infrastructure and shamanic functioning and increasingly with Leanne Edwards to support embodiment of this shamanic functioning. She has also studied extensively with Shakti Malan in healing sexual trauma and has taken part in a wide range of training in Tantra, Sacred Sexuality, Sexual Healing and Shamanic Practice, including ISTA (International School of Temple Arts) Sacred Sexual Shamanic Practitioner training.






Sacred Space
Field of Agreement
Health, Hygiene & Safety
Tantra & the Many Levels of Sex
Anatomy of an Orgasm
Sex to Superconsciousness
Resurgence of the Sacred Temple Arts
Developing Healthy & Harmonious Relationships
Conscious Communication
Presence, Eye-gazing, Fears & Desires
Cultivating Sexual Energy (including Self Pleasure and breath and energy practices) Sacred Sexual Healing vs Relationships
Exploration of gender and identity
Containers to relate/interact/sessions
Wheel of Consent
Owning our Shadow – Bringing the Unconscious to Consciousness
Identifying Blocks, Barriers & Boundaries
Sacred Practice of Alignment – Physical Body, Mind Body, Emotional Body & Soul Understanding our Energetic Body Self Healing – Identification, Roles & Masks
Releasing Energetic Attachments
Unveiling & Guided Self Pleasuring Ritual
Emotional Release Techniques & Holotropic Breathwork
Ancestral Healing
The Path of a Shaman
Understanding what influences our way of being in the world.
Understanding what goes on the unseen world and what it means to walk with awareness.
Illumination Process – clearing the energetic blueprint of previous trauma
De-coupling Technique
Trigger Points & Physical External De-armouring
Physical touch to activate oxytocin & dopamine
Sexual/Physical/Energetic Reconnection Technique
Framing a Session – Intention Sexual History incl. ejaculation and orgasmic behaviour patterns
Relationship status, number of partners
De-armouring for men – prostate, pelvis, pubic bone, penis & urethra
From contraction to relaxation, demonstrations & practice
De-armouring for women – pelvis, g-spot, pubic bone, cervix & vagina.
From contraction to relaxation, demonstrations & practice .

This program is an outline and some content may change to reflect the interests and pace of the group. .

There is nudity in this class. .

How to prepare . . .
Please come with an open heart, an open mind, a sense of humor, a sense of adventure and most importantly the intention to be fully present! .

When to arrive . . .
Each day begins at 10am and concludes between 5 and 6pm with approx 1 hour lunch break. Practical Exercises may extend into the evenings. Please arrive each morning 10 mins before the scheduled start time. .

What is provided . . .
A safe and sacred space for magick to happen. Meals, Accommodation, Tea, & Drinking Water .

What to bring with you . . .
Loose comfortable clothes that you feel good in, temperatures may vary so bring layers. We will be sitting on the floor, dancing, moving and breathing . . . .

You are also encouraged to bring:
a journal/notebook and pen special back support if you need it yoga mat musical instruments sheet blanket/duvet/sleeping bag massage oil lubricant Enema balloon for men and women .

What is required of you . . .
Your full participation! .

Accommodation . . .
Included on shared basis.

Meals . . .
Three vegetarian meals a day are provided. Please advise of any special dietary requirements at time of booking. .

Booking: Gillian – .

Maximum group size: 6 .

Method of Payment . . .
Either by PayPal (via the payment button below), or by bank transfer (contact Gillian for details) * Please ensure that all bank charges are deducted from your sending bank so that the full amount is received in GBP * If you are paying by PayPal, please add an additional £40 pp fee .

Private Sessions . . .
Gillian is available prior to the retreat for Private Shamanic Healing Sessions and/or Sexual Healing. Single session woman Single session man Couple sessions Sessions may be one on one, one on two or two on two.£100.00 per hour (one on one or one on two) £170 per hour (two on one or two on two – Gillian and a colleague) For more info regarding private sessions and consultancies please refer to Sacred Touch website:


Welcome, I look forward to ‘Awakening to the Sacred’ with you! In One Heart . . . Love & Blessings, Gillian


For further information please contact Gillian by email on or by phone on 07913 906 343, or see


I am so looking forward to sharing space with you!

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