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Here is some of my favourite feedback from workshops I've hosted:

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Speak Your Truth

Hosted by Natalie Ford & Valerie Kattenfeld, July 2018

"Very satisfied; amazing facilitators and group of people. Can use this in all relationships and at work"

"Natalie is confident, fun and encouraging"

"With Natalie, you feel in very safe hands and that allows participants to step forward and feel held"

"This workshop was exactly as described in the advert. No wild over-promising or long list of things not covered"

"Amazing atmosphere, very authentic and supportive, easy to open up. Great transformative experience. Both facilitators are really sensitive and good at creating a safe space"

"Natalie & Valerie are two authentic, loving women who are changing the world"

"I'm taking away the courage to ask for what I really want and awareness of areas where I struggle with boundaries"

"A thoughtful, caring, amazing, honest, brave, well structured, organised, fully intentioned space to develop further"

"Practical exercises drawing on real feelings and situations. Safe space to voice thoughts and emotions that you are shy about or feel are silly"

"Natalie & Valerie are both very gracious, knowledgeable individuals"

"Amazing, supportive, inspiring trust"

Art of Conscious Touch

Hosted by Natalie Ford & Sanjay Joshi, September 2018

"Give this a go, it's welcoming, safe, fun pleasurable and really informative. There are lots of ways to bring the practices into everyday life"

"Great workshop if you want to understand boundaries and touch"

"Touch has become a whole new experience"

"Made it easier to identify what I am doing and would like to do, definitely recommended"

Learn How To Fall In Love With Yourself

Hosted by Natalie Ford, September 2018

"Friendly, welcoming & deep workshop. It changes you. It brings you close to yourself"

"Great event to start working on self love"

"Natalie is very warm and open, made me feel comfortable to share"

"I'm taking away knowing my true self"

"I love the fact this pushed me out my comfort zone, which helped with my growth. Learning that decisions I've made were for the best and that I've come a long way. Not feeling judged"

"I learned to put into words how I feel"

"Really helpful. Easy to engage with"

"I'm taking away self compassion for the challenges in my early life and that it's ok to feel pain"

"Great way to open up"

"My take away is that it's ok to just be me"

"I recommend this workshop if you want to learn to acknowledge your feelings"

"I learned to say No if something makes me uncomfortable"

Consent & Mindful Touch / Art of Conscious Touch

Hosted by Natalie Ford & Sanjay Joshi, November 2018

"The workshop was an ideal combination of theory & practice. It really brought the Wheel Of Consent to life and helped me to experience the quadrants I'm less familiar with"

"Enjoyable, entertaining and insightful"

"I got more confidence about asking for what I want and what the other person likes or doesn't like"

"Both facilitators have beautiful and electric energy when they laugh and demo with each other. The humour is infectious"

"Good balance of content, discussion and practical exercises. The discussions were very illuminating and questions well fielded. I learned that it's sexy to ask! [for what I want]"

"It was a real coming back to myself, asking for what I wanted and getting those needs met"

"Natalie has a lovely warmth and authenticity and Sanjay was very knowledgeable and warm also"

"Everybody should know these concepts as they are applicable in so many situations, not only in the bedroom. It's a door to increased self awareness and pleasure"

"It was a very enjoyable and informative/empowering workshop"

"I learned to check in with myself about my intentions when touching someone"

"I most enjoyed the theory and embodied exercises"

"It was very useful, with clear explanations about the Wheel Of Consent, and lots of fun too" 

Learn How To Fall In Love With Yourself

Hosted by Natalie Ford, January 2019

"I learned I am not alone"

"This workshop provides a safe environment with like-minded people to explore what makes us tick. The exercises helped me understand my reactions to various situations and examine why I do that. Natalie made me feel comfortable at all times and has a relaxed and gentle style which is sensitive to participants' needs"

"Take time to appreciate yourself and do this workshop!"

"I feel empowered to move forward with my life"

"Natalie is brilliant. She has great integrity and ethics and knows how to lovingly hold a group through their individual journeys"

"Great mix of partner, group and solo work"

"Take a day out to get to know yourself and learn true love"

"I loved the beautiful, safe, flow of the different exercises. You can go as deep as you wish; exercises are interesting and some are playful, without ever being too heavy"

"My takeaway is to treat myself as I would treat someone I loved"

"I felt encouraged to really see myself with my struggles and achievements and give myself compassion as I would a friend"

"I learned we are not alone in our difficulties"

"Natalie held the space impeccably and I felt safe"

"I loved the journey we went on, it felt very flowful, diverse and appropriately deep"

"My takeaway was the reminder I can reparent my inner child, take care of her and that she is safe"

"Natalie is a very warm. She explains things well and has a great intuition to adapt to the mood of the group"

"The mirror work was my favourite"

"Easily accessible and clearly explained exercises. I found the space enabled me to go to a deep place within myself. Places that felt scary to me were encouraged and held gently."

"I learned it's fine to say no and honour my boundaries"

"No [to another] is a 'yes' to myself"

"It was powerful to share insecurities with others without judgement"

"I learned it is OK to love myself and know that I am whole just on my own"

"Natalie has amazing, positive energy"

"I have a better understanding of myself and my emotions"

"I'm taking away the importance of giving time to myself"

"I realised I need to love myself first before I can connect with others"

"I'm taking away recognition of my needs... I need a BFF and can be my own BFF!"

Speak Your Truth

Hosted by Natalie Ford, February 2019

"I thoroughly enjoyed the day"

"Natalie is a passionate, aligned, genuine caring facilitator"

"I learned that saying no is saying yes to myself and taking care of me"

"I would recommend this workshop for feeling comfortable and supported to explore your own feelings and ways of communicating in a warm environment"

"I loved the role play - being able to have an open conversation and put my feelings first"

"Natalie is very warm and non-judgemental, which makes [opening up] a lot easier"

"I love that I got to practice saying no. I could put my situation and the teachings into a relatable context"

"I would recommend this event and Natalie's services to friends who are interested in self discovery and expansion"

"I'm taking away saying no without guilt and to listen fully with presence, compassion and understanding"

"I loved the role play, saying a firm no and expressing my desires clearly"

"My biggest take away is to ask for things directly as opposed to giving hints"

"The group of people and environment created was so supportive, I was able to connect with myself and feelings I often block out"

"I feel more comfortable saying no"

"You are in a safe and comfortable environment to open up and express how you truly feel"

"I'm taking away that it is okay to say no"

"Speaking your truth does require vulnerability but sometimes its the most self-loving action to take"

"I loved the 'no' exercise and 'echo of desires'"

"I recommend this workshop to gain awareness of yourself and to gain confidence to have a challenging conversation with people you care about"

"I'd recommend this workshop because the exercises are great and Natalie holds space really well"

"I'm taking away that it is totally okay to speak openly from the heart"

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