Since 2015 we have held over 100 in-person events and gatherings, invited 200 people to speak, partnered with more than 70 non profits and charities, welcomed over 8000 people through the doors and hosted over 30 low-cost retreats across the UK and Europe. Advaya has achieved all this without any funding and whilst keeping events open to all.
This was an amazing event! So beautiful and profound — a tapestry of beautiful souls, devoted intention, and inspiring co-creation! Thank you for putting on such awesome events and creating a space for people to come together for the Highest and Best Good Of All! 💜🙏💚
I just wanted to say that your event was absolutely amazing and made me realise how important it was to understand where in my life I was privileged enough to be able to help others — and where I was not and that it was ok! It was very eye-opening for me in terms of finding the balance between caring for myself and assisting others. Thank you so much again — and such a great selection of speakers — they were all brilliant!
Imagine walking into a room filled with young, healthy, beautiful, intelligent, educated people who are all enthusiastic and full of love and positive energy, and where you immediately sense the potential of the human race…well that was what the Advaya Initiative gathering was like.
An Advaya Retreat is a personal gift to the soul. The moment you arrive your spirit is met with an alchemy of activities (wild swimming, poetry reading, art, nature walks, yoga…) and a landscape setting that ensures the Rewilding of ones inner being. As the beautiful weekend evolves so do the roots of ones connection with the environment grow deeper and stronger. A heightened sense of grounding ensues. The Advaya Retreat is the perfect soul landscape for connecting back with oneself and the environment and a special platform to manifest powerful intention for ones next journey ahead.
— Alex Haywood
I appreciate all you did to put it together. I always feel so much better and stronger and more at peace within my self after attending your retreats. It was very encouraging to hear that you have noticed that I am noticeably stronger and focused in my yoga practise. You girls have started me on a journey that is making me a much happier, less anxious and calmer person. I cant believe how lucky I was to come across you both and signing up off the internet to that first retreat you held at Carthew Farm last March. It was meant to be. You have opened up a whole new world to me that I now want to live and incorporate in my daily life. People have noticed a change in me and for the better. What better confirmation of being on the right path.
I just wanted to thank you and your sister for putting on such an fascinating event. I was properly blown away but the talk and also by this vast area I knew almost nothing about. I also thought your questions were very intelligent and made the Q&A very interesting. I have signed up for the remaining events of the series and I almost feel anxious about all the previous events that I should have gone too but didn’t know about. Keep up the good work, this is really uplifting!
That was such an amazing topic last night ladies. My boyfriend and I enjoyed it so much and it’s given us further depth to explore into sound (I’m experimenting with different sound journey techniques and he’s a music producer). You’re both so bright and inspiring.
It was really special evening with the way you both held the event, from the heart! So thank you both! ..... We feel that what you are holding and the audience you are attracting is quite unlike anything else!
— Philip Frances
Deepest gratitude for bringing us all together this last weekend. There is so much I am processing and digesting, it’s just been incredibly rich.
— Rabab Ghazoul
We have a passion for creating educational spaces and bringing together diverse audiences with the great thinkers and organisers of our time
In early 2019 Advaya partnered with Cara Delevingne to create EcoResolution, an environmental justice platform enabling people to step up rather than shut down in the face of the climate crisis.
Current global systems are not serving people or planet, they are driving ecological breakdown and social injustice. EcoResolution educates and empowers people around the world to take action, mobilise their communities and co-create a world that thrives.
EcoResolution creates tools and multimedia resources advocating for a transformational shift to ecologically resilient, connected and healthy communities and environments. They connect people globally with grassroots movements and expert research, enabling people to realise their potential to inspire change, awaken a deeper connection to the natural world and facilitate systemic solutions that revitalise local communities according to ecological principles.
We have hosted wellbeing areas at festivals, summits and parties
- Virgo Festival Wellbeing Area 2015, 2016, 2017
- Medicine Festival 2020
- Terra Sagrada 2020
- Gurls Talk London Festival 2018
- Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing 2018, 2019