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The Camino Experience

Heather with sign

Imagine being able to take time out just for you, time to ‘be’ in the moment and time to focus without interruption.

Imagine embarking on an adventure, one that makes you feel a little nervous but also incredibly excited.

Imagine the freedom of this time away, of not having to think of anyone but yourself. No beds to make, piles of ironing to work through, supermarket shopping to do or food to prepare. No-one else’s demands to attend to and no time pressures. All you have to do is get from A to B, enjoy your post walk drink, a hot shower and then dinner.

And imagine walking an ancient and historic path, walking in the footsteps of those who have gone before. Visiting the places they worshipped and where they were given refuge, seeing wonderful countryside and tasting the food of the region.

I’m Heather Waring and I’m a coach and walking expert. I’ve been walking the ancient Camino in stages for the last 8 years and I know the restorative effects that this path has had on me and the people I have met.

It is likely that you have heard of the Camino de Santiago de Compostella. You might have wanted to walk this path but perhaps you’re not sure if you’d enjoy it or you may be wondering if you could actually do it. It’s a challenging walk and the Camino does make us question.

This is your chance to experience walking a section of it  with a small group of like-minded women – laughing, learning and supporting each other and where you will be guided all the way.

On this journey, we walk for 5 days, with a travel day on either side. The length of the days vary from 10-15 miles but please don’t be concerned about your physical ability to do this, because a 6 month fitness plan will be given to you. In addition through the Mindful Walking Challenge facebook group you will be supported and your ongoing questions can be answered. A couple of calls allow you to meet your group and start to build up the bond before the event.

All your accommodation is booked in advance on the path and your large bags are moved on every day so you only have to carry a day pack. You have the peace of mind of knowing that at the end of the day a chilled beer, hot bath or shower, comfy bed and dinner await you. Everything apart from your travel is organised for you and guidance regarding travel will be provided.

While on the path (the ‘camino’ in Spain and ‘chemin’ in France) in a small group of 6-10 people, you’ll experience all aspects of this wonderful walk and we do walk through beautiful towns and villages and visit the picturesque churches – the Abbey at Moisac is stunning. We also walk a section of the Canal du Midi and visit a number of hilltop towns.

There is time for reflection, discussion, meditation and coaching as well as fun, laughter and great bonding.

With time to think and space on this walk, you’ll be able to look at your life and how you want it to be so that you can truly walk to the rhythm of your heart. You’ll do some preparation work before you leave so that you can maximise the benefits. The time, space and coaching will allow you to look at what you love about your life, what you want more of; what you might want to change or get rid of and what steps you need to take to bring about these changes, perhaps on the path but also when you return home. Therefore you will leave with the beginning of your Routemap. Once home, we’ll have a call to develop this further.

You will return having had a wonderful time; feeling fitter and glowing from time in the fresh air and in nature; feeling freer and clearer in your thoughts and ready to embark on the next stage of life.  You will be able to start taking action straight away on your return home because we’ll have been working on your routemap and you’ll have a follow up call with Heather soon after your return to ensure all plans are in place and any follow up promised is delivered to you.

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In our time together, you will –

  • walk every day
  • experience mindfulness walking
  • have plenty of thinking time
  • be part of discussions on all aspects of health and wellbeing; the life you want to lead and how to make that happen and many other topics besides.
  • make new friends
  • have some 121 coaching time
  • experience some small group coaching
  • learn and also hopefully share relaxation and de-stressing techniques
  • have the opportunity to ask as many questions as you want
  • discover a new part of the world
  • start to develop your routemap for moving forward

This will be a life-enhancing experience for you and those you spend time with.

If you are interested, let’s talk  so that I can answer your questions, tell you about this walk and get your prepared for this wonderful adventure. You can email me or call me on +44 (0)7941 246619 .

Book as soon as you can as places go quickly. Also the sooner you sign up the more you can spread your payments and there’s more time to get fit. 

Bookings for the Camino Experiences in Spain 2018 also being taken……. More information towards the end

I’m only looking for 8 women overall and 1 place has already gone on referral, how lovely is that.

For me, walking the camino has been an amazing experience and one which I’d love you to experience at least part of, it may inspire you to then walk even more.

The dates planned for this transformational walking experience in autumn 2017, are either 2nd to the 9th Oct incl or the 11th to the 19th Oct inclusive, dates to be finalised in the next few weeks.

Everything is included apart from your travel and your own spending money to cover drinks and anything else you might want to buy to take home. We are not in major towns though so you will actually need very little extra money.

Your investment for this walk is £2295 + vat but until June 1st 2017 you can get it at the EARLYBIRD PRICE of £2095 + vat

You’ll also get a year’s free membership of the Walk Challenge which is an online programme with a great community of wonderful women. This will help your in your fitness. Find out more at http://waringwell.com/walk-2016-challenge/

A non-refundable deposit of £250 will be taken when you sign up to secure your place.
Payment plans are available over a period of months.

For anyone committing to a 2018 Camino Experience by the end of August, the prices for 2017 will be honoured. Payment can be started straight away so you have a longer time to spread the payments.

In summary, what you will get is –

  • advice and guidance on travel
  • 6 nights bed, breakfast and dinner
  • lunch and a post walk beer every walking day
  • walking in a small group of like-minded women
  • one to one and small group input and coaching daily
  • mindfulness walking
  • a packing list of what to bring
  • pre-walk 6 month training plan giving you plenty of time to build your fitness
  • the option of staged payments or 1 up front payment
  • a couple of pre walk group calls so you get to meet your fellow walkers and start to bond as a group
  • a 121 call to finalise your Routemap and ensure you are clear about how to implement all that has come up for you.

Whatever brings you here, we will help you prepare for your adventure, support you on it and tailor it to the group you are walking with.

Walking in nature expands our thinking and creativity, aids our decision making and is a great source of ‘me time’. Our adventures provide all that is good for your body and soul.

This is an adventure for the taking for the first 8 women who take the action and for whom this is right, so get in touch email me or call me on 07941 246619 and let’s set a date to talk about whether this is right for you.

Please note –

There will be another Camino Experience in April/May 2018 when we will walk a section of the Spanish Path from Logrono to Burgos with it’s amazing Cathedral. This same Spanish section will be repeated in the autumn 2018

If you are interested in either of the Spanish Experiences, do email me

On this journey, we walk for 5 days, with a travel day on either side. The length of the days is an average of 16 miles but a training plan will be provided and having trained many women to do long distance walks, I know that you can achieve the level you need to over 5-6 months.  You will also get membership of the Mindful Walking Challenge group and that will help you keep on track and it’s a great place to talk to those who have already done a Camino Experience as well as have any kind of questions answered.

We start our walk in Longrono in Rioja so already you are thinking wine and there is the opportunity to try it out. Many great wines come from this region. Whether walking through the vineyards in spring or autumn the promise and potential of the wine is there as is your promise and potential.

You can bring your challenges on this walk and allow the magic of coaching and walking to occur. We cross the Spanish Meseta, the high plateau of corn fields and also walk through forest and fertile plains before arriving at the wonderful City of Burgos where we will spend our last night and I know just the spot for some great tapas.

Wide open spaces with big skies, narrow rocky lanes with overhanging trees that provide shade and interesting towns with many churches which, sadly in Spain are often closed but we will visit what we can. All add to the flavour of this experience.

I do hope you will join us.

Your investment for this walk is £2295 + vat but until June 1st 2017 you can get it at the EARLYBIRD PRICE of £2095 + vat

You’ll also get a year’s free membership of the Walk Challenge which is an online programme with a great community of wonderful women. This will help your in your fitness. Find out more at http://waringwell.com/walk-2016-challenge/

A non-refundable deposit of £250 will be taken when you sign up to secure your place.
Payment plans are available over a period of months.

For anyone committing to a 2018 Camino Experience by the end of August, the prices for 2017 will be honoured. Payment can be started straight away so you have a longer time to spread the payments.

Places are going quickly, 4 signups for autumn 2018 already.

Check out our other programmes too:

  1. Clarity Walk
  2. The Walk Challenge
  3. Netwalking Women
  4. Women on Foot

Once you’ve clicked through the links for more information, if you still have questions, please email me. My aim is to fully meet the needs of you as a past, present or potential client, so let me know what you’re searching for and I’ll do my best to provide it or put you in touch with others who can.

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