Posts In: Full Moon Workshop


September 20, 2018

Autumn begins on Sunday, it feels like it has already arrived.

The Harvest Moon is on Monday. Our full moon this month feels auspicious, we’ve made our way through the majority of 2018. What a strange and complicated year it has been.

Earlier this week I was blessed with feedback in the form of a review from Linda Pottinger, who began attending my Full Moon Meditation workshops earlier this year.

“I first met John Harrigan when a friend treated me to a Full Moon meditation workshop at Hitchin Lavender in June 2018. I had never meditated before in my life. John’s guidance turned the individuals present into a community to embrace and share in this experience, made all the more pleasurable by the wonderful surrounding landscape of the lavender fields.

I have been to every Full Moon meditation since and find I learn more about myself with each session. Having been under relentless stress for some twelve years, life had become totally disjointed for me. I had lost my way, been damaging myself in ways I had yet to recognise and really didn’t know how to get my life back in balance. I felt totally broken.

I saw that John offered one-to-one tuition, which is tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual. Believing in divine providence, I knew intuitively that I needed this man’s help and thus signed up for the service.

It has proved to be a most wise decision. John is passionate about people, their story and their own place in this world. Having furnished him with some background about me, my life and the troubles I was encountering he set tasks for me. They have been personally very challenging and have required commitment, yet by following his guidance and instruction and with his continued support and encouragement I have reached a place in my life where I know that the opportunities lying ahead for me are limitless. As a writer, John used this avenue as a vehicle for me to work through my specific problems. In doing so I have banished some truly awful ghosts, re-discovered myself and come through this with a self-belief that I have never had before.

John is an inspirational presence; he has great instincts and allows you space to trust your own intuition, to have faith in yourself and grow.
I attended one of John’s creative writing workshops, mainly as a spectator. I could immediately feel how all those in the class were connected and could immediately sense John’s influence at work.

Who would have thought I could possibly stand and read a script of the darkest moment in my life to a room full of strangers at a recent literary event? I most certainly wouldn’t have without John’s persuasion and faith in me.

I personally cannot thank John enough for his work with me and for his patience and attentiveness in answering any concerns or queries, without judgement or criticism.

If you need to climb back out of the ditch and back on your true path then I suggest John is the man to help you. I am attending his Theatre of Manifestations course on 13th/14th October this year and am excited to see how this will challenge me further. From being stuck at the crossroads, clueless as to which way to turn, I now have a world of possibilities – all of them good!”  Linda Pottinger

It’s difficult to quantify how this makes me feel, the main emotion is gratitude that my path has lead me to meet people like Linda and everyone (Both past and present) who has attended my classes and workshops. I’m thankful to each and everyone of you. It has been one of the most profound experiences to share in your journey. The most exciting and empowering aspect of my work is meeting you all.



How are you?

Did you have a good holiday period?

One of the most interesting aspects of each New Year, is the manner in which we’re offered the opportunity to refocus and begin again. We can often feel overwhelmed after the holiday season, I know I did.

January is a new start. There are many positives, but it can (sometimes) feel like there are negatives too.

Many demands are placed upon us and our time in January. We’re pressured to become fit and super healthy within the first few weeks of the year. Quick fixes are everywhere, new mindfulness apps or the latest in diet or exercise regimes.  It’s no wonder we expect miracles to occur.

Real and authentic change takes time and steadfast commitment, not just to yourself, but the world and story you exist within. We begin by learning to be kind to ourselves. A foundation must exist if we are to find peace, tranquility and the power of lasting transformation.

If you’ve attended my classes or workshops, you know how important it is for me to assist others to make this transformation. We find happiness and peace when we have the bravery to manifest our truth. Witnessing this happen is an incredible experience to behold.

Weekly Moon Meditation classes at Hitchin Town Hall continue every Thursday in January at the earlier time of 7pm. The aim of each class is to use group meditation to increase peace and reduce anxiety and stress, helping participants to foster a deeper connection with their intuition.

I’m also facilitating classes every two weeks at the Salt Cave in Bedford on Friday evenings and Saturday Mornings. This is a powerful space and Halotherapy offers many benefits to your health. It’s especially useful to meditate in the Salt Cave at this time of year, when so many people are suffering from colds and viruses. They’re on different dates each month, so make sure you check the timetable and book your space in advance.

On the 31st of January there is an auspicious Royal Blue Blood Supermoon. I will be facilitating a very special Full Moon Meditation workshop to mark this rare occasion, at Hitchin Lavender, where we will work with ritual to engage the revitalising and focusing power of this powerful Super Moon.

I hope to see you before the end of January. Please feel free to email or call if you have any questions about Moon Meditation and your daily meditation practice.


John Harrigan