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Soma Institute Post Graduate Training in Chavutti Thirumal.


Dates for 2011 Course consisting of a minimum* of 7 weekends - 84 hours as follows:

28 & 29 May
04 & 05 June
25 & 26 June
02 & 03 July
30 & 31 July
27 & 28 August
10 & 11 September

*Reserve weekend: In the event that the group is at maximum capacity, an additional weekend will be added on with dates to be agreed at the first group meeting. This is included at no extra charge.

Timings: Saturday 9 till 4pm, Sunday 10 till 5pm

Venue: South East London

Accommodation: For students from abroad or outside the London area that need an overnight stay camping is available free of charge at the training venue or details of hotel acccommodation can be obtained by following this link: http://www.ameg.org.uk/

Train - Forest Hill/Honour Oak/Crofton Park main line stations with direct links to London Bridge/Victoria/Blackfriars and Northern and Jubilee Lines (12-16 mins).
Buses - P4 Honour Oak Road 185,122 Forest Hill/South Circular and 171,172 Honour Oak/Stondon Park.

To apply you will need to complete an application form which can be downloaded via the web (click here to download) or is available by post. You will also need to write a personal statement (max 1 page A4) giving details of personal/professional experience and reasons for wanting to attend the training. Both these items need to be sent to the PO Box address along with a deposit of £250 per person. A pre-requisite for acceptance on the course is to receive a Chavutti Treatment from Emma Field - cost £75 (90 minutes) which is one of two treatments included in the training fee and is deducted, along with your deposit from the total course fee of £950 per person. Please note the balance payment is due before the start of the training to minimise the chances of students dropping out of the course. This is particularly relevant in view of the small group size which is set at a maximum of 6.

To ensure prompt confirmation of your place please email the somainstitute@hotmail.com or text 077905 62781 prior to posting your application with the payment, as PO Box is visited intermittently. Please note Special/Recorded Delivery cannot be signed for and so will not be accepted. Your confirmation will also include address of venue, map and instructions from/to main line stations bus stops or alternative direction for drivers (please note there is free parking outside venue), lunch options, clothing/equipment to bring with you and a suggested reading list.


The Soma Institute
P.O. Box 37823
SE23 3WH

Tel: 07790 562781
Email: emmafield@hotmail.com