Upcoming Courses

“You are so cool, warm and inspiring! You share so much of yourself, invite us in and create that good interaction between you. Very, very good. Nourishing for the soul.”

Vivian

Upcoming Courses

I have taught and co-facilitated

Self Care Saturdays

meditation and reflection on the safe-haven of lovingkindness

DATE: SATURDAY 16 OCTOBER 2021
COST: 

COST – South Africa: R250 (Payable via EFT only)
COST – Rest Of The World: 25 GBP (Payable via Paypal only)

TIME: 10HOO – 12H00
PLACE: ONLINE | ZOOM

 

 

I’m inviting you to please join me, with a warm invitation from my heart to yours.

We will be guided through meditation and reflection on the safe-haven of lovingkindness.
This 2 hour session will involve sitting practise, writing practise and self enquiry practise.

When Covid arrived like an uninvited guest, it brought both chaos and gifts. I had to stop the panic and dismay, calm down and listen and then I discovered how much goodness and support life presents in time of great intensity.

 

Let Leonardo tease your own brilliance out of hiding

DATE: SATURDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2021
COST: 250 ZAR | 25 USD
TIME: 10HOO – 12H30
PLACE: ONLINE | ZOOM

COST – South Africa: R250 (Payable via EFT only)
COST – Rest Of The World: 25 GBP (Payable via Paypal only)

 

Merle has taught many workshops in Venice based on the greatest genius of all time. She invites you to explore the unknown parts of him – his creativity, writings and soul to allow his genius to spark your own curiosita and talents.

In this 2 hour, Self-Care Saturday, online workshop, she will take you into the maestro’s inner and outer universe in fun and stimulating ways. She will use writing techniques he used and exercises he used to stimulate ‘curiosita’.

His wisdom will guide you “Tie your course to a star”.

Come prepared to see life through new eyes, feel dreams you never knew existed, and be the artist of your own talents whatever they may be.

 

Book cover mystic poets

The Mystic Poets

DATE: SATURDAY 17th JULY 2021
COST: 250 ZAR | 25 USD
TIME: 10HOO – 12H30
PLACE: ONLINE | ZOOM

COST – South Africa: R250 (Payable via EFT only)
COST – Rest Of The World: 25 GBP (Payable via Paypal only)

HOW CAN A POEM, WRITTEN IN THE 1300’S, BE RELEVANT TODAY? THROUGH EROTIC SYMBOLISM, HUMOUR, AND SPIRITUAL INSIGHT, THESE MYSTIC POETS GIVE US TOOLS TO FACE, THROUGH ART, THE TOOMUCHERY OF OUR BUSY LIVES.

Merle invites you to join her for two, life-changing hours to dip and bathe in the sweet essence of these enduring love songs.Let them be the finger that points to the moon.

 

Be Your Truth Seminar

Mindfulness

DATE: TBC
TIME: Friday March 5th 19:00- 21:00, Saturday March 6th , Sunday March 7th 9:00- 16:00
PLACE: Online
COST – South Africa: R2800 (Payable via EFT only)
COST – Rest Of The World: 150 GBP (Payable via Paypal only)

Online Course

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: An Intensive, 8 Week, Online Course

DATE:  TBC
TIME: Wednesdays 19:00 – 21: 30
PLACE: Online
COST: R4500 (South African Residents) or 225 GBP (Payable via Paypal)

Caos Calmo

Silence Retreat
At A Monastery In Italy

Silence. Even Exploration. Mindfulness.
These are the tools we offer you to discover who you really are.

DATE : TBC
LOCATION: We live in a beautiful monastery for just over an hour outside of Venice where we are guests of a small group of contemplative nuns. In a unique atmosphere we find peace and explore our own inner landscape. The retreat is open to both women and men.
FLIGHT: We recommend landing in Venice, Marco Polo airport. Shared bus transport to and from the monastery.

Write Your Way In At A Spa In Italy

Abano, Italy

A writing retreat in a spa-monastery with Kristin Flood and Merle Levin. An invitation to an experience of sensuous relaxation and self-renewal at all levels – body, mind and spirit.

Imagine yourself soaking in the thousand-year-old, thermal waters, just an hour from the beauty of Venice. Taking time to connect to your stories, your creativity, the deep currents of your soul.

DATE: TBC
LOCATION : Abano / Italy
PRICE : POA

Write Your Way In

Tonsberg

You are invited to dive into a life-changing weekend, focusing on the power of what free and spontaneous writing can open up in you. This is not your everyday writing course.  This is an immersion into writing and self-enquiry tools that will help you unlock your soul; connect to “your one wild and precious life” – to quote the words of poet Mary Oliver.

DATE:  TBC
LOCATION: The charging station, Tønsberg Brygge. 

PRICE : POA

Log Off and Charge Up

A Silent Retreat in
the Mountains of Norway

Log off from your hectic everyday life, from interruptions, inquiries and questions. In this beautiful landscape and together with others seeking harmony and silence, you can relax, explore the deepest and most beautiful in you and bring forth new powers.

DATE:  TBC
LOCATION: Nøsen Mountain Hotel and Yoga Center, Nøsen.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE : March 11, 2020.
PRICE : POA

Write And Pilgrimage

Norway

Journalist og forfatter Kristin Flood inviterer, i samarbeid med Merle Levin, sørafrikansk forfatter, antropolog og storyteller, til et originalt skrivekurs. Dette er en kombinasjon av kreativ skriving og selv-utforskning, der deltakerne gjennom å øke bevisstheten om sitt eget indre liv får større tilgang på sin kreativitet. Kontakten åpnes til den unike opplevelsen som kalles FLOW – kreativ fl yt.

DATE: So far, no date has been set.
LOCATION : Norway
PRICE : POA

With Leonardo’s Gaze

With Leonardo’s Look – Art & Writing

Leonardo Da Vinci – utpekt av en rekke anerkjente universiteter som det største geniet gjennom tidene. Men hvem var egentlig mannen bak verdens mest berømte maleri, Mona Lisa – et lite portrett som hele verden strømmer til Louvre for å se? Hva gjør Leonardo til en unik skikkelse i historien? Og hva avslører tekstene hans om personligheten?

DATE: So far, no date has been set.
LOCATION : Mirano / Venice.
PRICE : POA

Write Your Way In

Oslo, Norway

Veilederne og forfatterne Kristin Flood og Merle Levin inviterer deg til en helg med fokus på hva skrivingen kan åpne opp i oss. Du lærer å bruke skrivingen både som et kreativt uttrykk og som verktøy for personlig utvikling. Tilnærmingen til skriveprosessen er unik. Metoden de bruker er original. Dette kurset er en opplevelse snarere enn et vanlig skrivekurs.

 

DATE: So far, no date has been set.
LOCATION : Oslo / Norway.
PRICE : POA

Pyrenees Writing Workshop 

At The Foothills Of A Sacred Mountain 

For over 10 years many of you have been asking us a repeating question: “When are you going to hold another workshop in the Pyrenees?” We have also longed to return to this region of France since our previous workshops, where we were deeply inspired by the story of the Cathars, the story of Mary Magdalene, the story of the Templars and the Holy Grail.

DATE:   So far, no date has been set.
LOCATION:  Montsegur, French Pyrenees
PRICE: POA

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