Facilitator text: ' Joy Foley provides a safe holding space for people to reconnect with self, other and all of nature at Peace Valley - Australian Bush Retreat'. She practices deep listening, and uses the tools of The Work that Reconnects to enrichen the direct embodied experience of living in nature.'
Profile text: 'Joy Foley is a passionate global citizen and nature lover. She is a mother, gardener and one time nurse! An everyday person doing everyday things. Her life experience includes creating organic gardens, off grid living, nature connection, yoga and mediation. She has lived in four countries, always on the land. In Germany she assisted in initiating a food cooperative and alternative community and lived plastic free for one year. She speaks English, German and a little Italian. The Work that Reconnects has been an integral part of her personal 'Turning' from stuck consumer into active eco aware earth citizen working for a positive and abundant future for all. Joanna's books, especially 'Active Hope' have been inspirational. She took part in 'Applied Ecovillage Living' at Findhorn, Scotland and the Facilitator training for the Pachamama Alliance in Germany. Now she provides a safe space to reconnect to self, other and nature at 'Peace Valley - Australian Bush Retreat' south of Brisbane. She uses embodied 'learning by doing' and the tools of 'The Work that Reconnects' to enrichen visitors experience. The project runs on a gift economy basis.