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Vanavasa: A Spiritual Practice for Menopause

The session contemplates the third phase in a woman’s life, within the context of all four phases, according to Samkhya Philosophy. How and why meditation is a supportive practice during Menopause and why the Menopause is the beginning of an exciting inner journey to peace and self-knowledge. Drawing on Yoga, Buddhism and Ayurveda, Moon Yoga […]

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Understanding Nature’s Rhythms: Self-Care for Women

An introduction to the four phases of the menstrual cycle, how our energy changes in each phase and corresponding practices to restore balance and wellbeing. Drawing on Yoga, Buddhism and Ayurveda, Moon Yoga events offer an insight into the different phases of a woman’s life – how by gaining an understanding of these phases we […]

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Working Cyclically – Period awareness in the workplace

A conversation on the benefits of working cyclically and introducing Menstrual Cycle Awareness in the workplace as part of a Wellbeing strategy. Join Pam Mc Carthy, Red School Policy Officer, and Natalie Swift, Human Resources Consultant, exploring personal, professional and organisational benefits of working cyclically, and how these might be achieved in workplaces. An enquiring […]

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Women in conversation: Nature & the Environment

Join bestsellers’ author Isabel Losada in this series of interviews to inspiring local women who, each in their own special way, care for nature, the environment and sustainability. In conversation with Hannah Pearce Un-rap Falmouth In conversation with Manda Brookman Permanently Brilliant

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Benow 2021

After a very challenging year in which we had to learn to live in the emergency of a world pandemic, isolation and social restrictions, the Benow Team has decided that there was the need, even more than before, for connections, dialogues, conversations as means to promote change and improve people’s life. The third lockdown meant […]

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Benow 2020

In 2020, the festival has become BENOW, offering a whole week of events, talks and workshops. That was a fantastic opportunity for the community of Falmouth (and beyond!) to get together and start conversations on women’s empowerment and gender equality. Here you can find and download the programme of the events for Benow Festival 2020.

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Back to the origin: Women of the World 2019

In 2019 Falmouth Cultural Services designed the Women of the World Festival, placed around the 8th of March, International Women’s day as an opportunity to provide a space to share and create today’s culture of what it means to be a woman, while also debating and discussing what improvements we need to make to achieve […]