Crystal Waters Permaculture Village

Braziers Park in UK – A Group Work Experiment

An invitation from the Education Team at Braziers Park Community enticed Robin to the experimental group work and social research community in South Oxfordshire for four days. This completed her stay in UK. Members were interested to participate in a ‘Dynamic Decision Making’ one day workshop and Robin also encouraged some community cross pollination by giving a presentation about ‘Crystal Waters Permaculture Village’ on her last evening there. The community is housed in a small Gothic style castle, quite an extraordinary building that was originally a farm house built in 1688 and extended with the Gothic turret type wings in …

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Date Claimer for next Australian ‘Dynamic Groups’ Course

After a huge tour of UK and Europe Robin will be happy to be home and present her six day ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ course at Crystal Waters EcoVillage from 16th to 21st October. It’s a good time to flag it in your diary and make a deposit before Robin goes overseas in mid May. This will ensure your place. Here’s the link to the poster. and the website for more information. “If you’re interested in professional development and working with groups, this course is awesome. Robin Clayfield is an amazing teacher and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity …

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‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning Course’ in Oz in October

DATE CLAIMER – 16th to 21st October 2017. ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Creative Facilitation and Teacher Training Residential Intensive at Crystal Waters EcoVillage. Created, Hosted and Facilitated by Robin Clayfield. Book now, as a result of reading this post and receive a $50 discount on the course fee. The course will be held at Crystal Waters in SE Q’ld and will be the only one in Australian for the year as Robin will be overseas offering ‘Dynamic Groups’ in many countries through UK and Europe during the Australian winter. Later in the year she’ll be in India for the International Permaculture …

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August Dynamic Groups Course a Success

We had a wonderful, creative and productive residential course for six days in the last week of August. People from all walks of life attended and a highlight was having a few people participate who had been wanting to do the course for several years and had finally made the time to come. Here’s some of the comments in the feedback forms “I loved the richness and diversity of content in Robin’s course. Everyday overflowing with an abundance of creative processes and opportunities for practising skills in a safe environment.” Clare Hopkins. Artist and Art Therapist. “Supportive and inclusive of …

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Dynamic Groups Course held at Crystal Waters

We had this Course over the last week of August, below is the information if you are interested for 2017! Dates for the next one are 16th to 21st October 2017 at Crystal Waters SE Qld .  Robin’s ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ six day residential course in Australia for 2016 was held at Crystal waters. It’s quite possible she won’t run one in Australia at all next year as she’ll be overseas offering it in many countries through UK and Europe then later in the year in India.  If you’ve been thinking for ages about doing this course, now’s the …

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A Glimpse into Robin’s New Book

A String Web which can be used for celebrating each person

Robin’s currently working on the ToolBox chapter of her new book, number 1 in the series of 5. Here’s one entry (unedited as yet) from the ‘Glue Processes’ section, complete with an activity and a process to try out.CELEBRATION  PROCESSESThis is one of the most important activities in the Tool Box for helping people integrate and be able to complete with the group and move forward. Celebrations can mark the end of a project or group, they can thank and honour a person who is leaving or they can acknowledge a job well done. It may be that a long …

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