Links to Useful Resources
Our guests we have found these useful over the years, as well as sites friendly to our causes and ethics.
Because we are such an ethically-driven company, you will only find links here to people and organisations that further this work in good ways.
We are big beleivers in right livelihood and walking one's path with integrity and direction, so that there are resources to share with our children and grandchildren.
Raw Food Links
Amida's Detox Shop - For all the best, latest and cheapest super foods in town.
Funky Raw Magazine & Shop - Tackling the world's present day ecological / cultural / personal / health disaster.
Raw Runner - The ongoing documentation of an aspiring athlete finding the raw life appropriate to sport.
UK Living Foods Center - Elaine Bruce's center in the UK, for advice and training.
Holistic Retreats - Old friends of Dao runnnig raw food retreats in rural Portugal.
inSpiral - Combining health with creative media to achieve positive conscious change in a fun way for all!
VitaOrganics - Vegan cafe with a juice bar, some raw items on the buffet, and a raw/living foods menu in Wardour Street.
Bronwen Cottage - Raw, Vegan B&B in Anglesey (North Wales).
Café Nama - Situated in the heart of Queens Park (London) and provides raw savoury and sweet dishes, catering, and juice
About Organics - About Organics – Online directory of UK Organics.
The Happy Cow - A global list of vegetarian and vegan restaurants.
Vegetarian Nutrition - Useful free vegetarian ebook site with recipes to improve your health.
Price-Pottengar Foundation - Famous for their cats. Pulling the plug on FATS.
Energise for Life - A list of Alkaline foods, both cooked and raw.
Borecole Nutrition - A previous client of ours practicing out of Berkshire-based Nutritional Therapy practice that promotes health and healthy ageing through diet and lifestyle by applying the latest nutritional research.
Ethical Consumer Magazine - the UK's leading alternative consumer organisation, researching the social and environmental records of companies and products.
Recycleworks - An Award Winning website offering a range of great recycling equipment for anyone.
The Fairtrade foundation - Otherwise, the money you save funds child labour, poor working conditions, and unsustainable practices. You didn't really think the multi-nationals were footing the bill did you ...
Trade Craft - engaged in innovative and effective trade, providing vital income for producers in over 30 countries.
Enter the Meatrix - This is a MUST for anyone with a conscience and a sense of humour!!!
What the meat industry doesn't want you to see - I DARE any meat eater to see who & what you are employing through the meat and milk industry
Survival - Keeping the corporations out of the unchartered, untaped resources of tribal peoples.
Soul Haven - Doing good work in hard places, for someone else. Saving biodiversity for our its own sake, and our children's
Avaaz - Petitions to vote, focus attention, allocate resources, and act upon corporate violations, human atrocities, and natural disasters.
38 Degrees - More Ethical Petitions to vote on and generally publicise political and corporate decisions you should have a say on.
Humane Society International - Broader level of petitioning, focused more on ethics rather than politics.
SPIRITUALITY & CONSCIOUSNESS
Amida's Home Page - International Peace Dance sessions, movement work awareness work, or just buy him on CD ! Booking with Amida outside of the retreats, is best done direct through his own site. However, we will of course forward any mail to him.
Kate's Home Page - Disarmingly in-depth and a clear truth seeker, for your good, not hers. Life Coaching, Homeopathy and Allergy testing. Booking with Kate outside of the retreats, is best done direct through her own site. However, we will of course forward any mail to her.
Experimental Consciousness Research - If you know that we only use 6% of our brains, you understand why the world is so badly managed!!! But now, research is proving that our evolutionary decline is reversible, by consciously taking all the same turns that evolution took to get us here, plus a few scientific shortcuts.
Read the Synopsis & then order Tony's book - Now being acclaimed by big guns in their relative fields of sleep research, evolution, autism, and psychology. We have built a massively dangerous house of cards on the unquestioned assumption that we are sane. If all science is based upon a false measurement, then how can we expect to progress ? Read the only solid theory that answers why we are so messed-up, and what to do about it!
Vipassana Meditation - Ten day silent retreats using powerful Buddhist practices that increase sensitivity to the body and the self, and in turn, the world.
Passionate Purpose Weekends - Retreats to help define your goals - using NLP & bodywork.
School of Movement Medicine - Ecstatic Dance, movement meditation, liberation and evolution. Workshops in shamanic, devotional, artistic, healing work throughout Europe.
Andy Lovell - The ability to find power, balance and inspiration through life's rhythms. An empowering drum workshop for all ages and abilities.
Winding River Canoe Trips - Paddling down the Wye Valley for 5 days, is one of the most entrancing, enjoyable and relaxing things to be done in this country. A meditation on nature, community, the speed of life in comparison to the timeless stroll of the river.
COMMUNITIES, SCHOOLS & CENTERS
Klaudia Van Gool - A close friend of the home team, with much to teach from the forest floor. - foraging around Devon & Cornwall, Nature Connection & the Work That Reconnects
Homeopathy South West - Classical homeopathy since 1993. Weekly clinics in Totnes, Tavistock, Ashburton, and Stroud area.
Middle Piccadilly Natural Healing Center - Founded in 1986 - One of the UK's first Alternative Healing Centres. Amida's folk's center, offering many different treatments, as well as a venue for others to use.
The Sanctuary - Friends of Dao, who do similar things in Thailand. If you're gonna fly that far, then you might as well get it right, and it is a gorgeous setting.
School of Natural Health Sciences - Correspondence courses on nutrition - with a raw twist!
Wildwise - Wild Foraging, woodcraft, survival skills and generally having fun in nature.
Excellent environmental education and training events for individuals, and groups, public & corporate.
Quiet Earth Project - Centre for Authentic Living: sustainable and straw bale building, yoga, healing, ceremony, retreats and courses.
Qigong Southwest - Qigong classes, workshops, camps and retreats throughout southwest England
Universal Rhythm - Drumming workshops for group events, team building and lots of fun.
Peacock Tree Yoga - Inspired and enjoyable yoga classes in York.
Fasting Connection - All things fasting: resources, books, practitioners, etc.
Gay to Z - Search gay-friendly event listings for the UK.
Ethical Directory - a comprehensive listing of ethically produced goods and services that contains websites and companies offering natural, organic, ethical, fair trade and environment-friendly products and services.
Cycling Holidays - cycling around the world with Dennis and Marijcke.