Training & Events

“Louise’s teaching sessions...were an important part of our learning and her researches into the thought of the heart go to the very core of spiritual scholarship and practice. I was able to use her “transference dialogues” as a form of imaginal enquiry to communicate with a formerly inaccessible part of myself – truly transformative learning.” (Janice Emmott)

INTRODUCTION TO HEART SENSE (personal development group) with Dr Louise Livingstone - £50

Fortnightly via Zoom, 5 x Monday evenings,7:30pm - 9pm. Next cohort beginning 26 April 2021

These fortnightly meditation/personal development groups, held via Zoom, aim to reconnect us with the wisdom residing deep in our own hearts. Louise defines Heart Sense as "insightful perception and considered discernment regarding daily life developed through the wisdom of, and benevolent qualities associated with, the heart" (Livingstone, 2019). Framed around Louise’s doctoral research, these sessions will open the heart and offer a platform for the heart to speak its wisdom. Returning to heart is one of the most important actions that any human being can now take to engage wisely and purposefully in the turbulent world that we live in.


26 April: Week 1 – overview, getting to know each other and creating the platform for our hearts to speak
10 May: Week 2 – meeting the physical heart (the heart of science)
24 May: Week 3 – meeting the emotional heart (the heart of culture)
7 June: Week 4 – meeting the symbolic/metaphoric heart
28 June: Week 5 – meeting the holistic heart


Each session comprises of a group contemplation where we connect into the heart space, followed by deep exploration and sharing in relation to that week’s theme. We will also take part in various contemplative exercises, reflections and group sharing. For more information please contact Louise directly here. To register for the course, please click the button opposite. Please note places are limited, early booking advised


Cost: £50

Now available for download - Research Lecture: Re-imagining the heart for contemporary times. £10

In this lecture, Louise talks in depth about her PhD research. To download, click on the image opposite or visit the shop.

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Now available for download - Lecture: Introduction to Goethean Enquiry: A different way of seeing for contemporary times. £10

This popular lecture was a regular feature within the MA Myth, Cosmology and the Sacred at Canterbury Christ Church University. In it, Louise introduces Goethe’s expanded way of seeing, discussing methodology and wider implications of seeing the world in such a way. To download, click on the image opposite or visit the shop.

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