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7-9 April 2017

The Sacred Human

with Kavina Thorslund

Who are you in these changing and somewhat challenging times? What are you here to live, give and learn? How can you support yourself to live a nourished and fulfilled life, and be part of the solution at this time? What is truly important to you?


The hearts true longing

This is a weekend with the purpose of fueling our true intention in life. We will explore what is truly of importance in our lives and how we can support ourselves to live more of that. When we are living connected to our hearts true longing for this lifetime, we can stand more stable on the ground when things get shaky in our inner or outer lives. Then we can meet ourselves and others with deeper compassion, connected with life in this present moment, opening to a sense of direction instead of being tossed around by life and all our emotions.


What we will do

There will be active and still meditations, inquiries, dance, nature ceremony and exercises with each other to support this process. You will have a chance to rest deeper into yourself, embraced by the beautiful nature around Ängsbacka and nourish that inner still wise part of you that only needs a bit of time and space to come to the surface. When we give us some space to still the chattering mind and find the right questions, the right answers will start surfacing on their own.

Welcome to a weekend intensive for YOU, the Sacred Human walking on our precious Earth at these truly interesting times. We were made for these times.


“…In my uttermost bones I know something, as do you. It is that there can be no despair when you remember why you came to Earth, who you serve, and who sent you here. The good words we say and the good deeds we do are not ours. They are the words and deeds of the One who brought us here…”

Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes, american poet, post trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst author.


More information

  • There will be limited spots for this workshop, book your ticket as soon as you can.
  • The course will be in English / Swedish depending on the participants.
  • For questions about the course, contact Kavina Thorslund:
    Mobile: 0707-223950
  • Contact us for information about food and lodging:

Warmly welcome to The Sacred Human at Ängsbacka in April!


Kavina Thorslund  

Kavina is working as a coach and teacher in Zen Coaching in Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands, teacher of mindfulness and offers deep healing massage.

She has always been curious to explore what it is to be a human, how we function, what is the purpose of life and all those bigger questions. This burning interest, combined with the inner struggles as a young adult with eating disorders, has led to studies in psychology and history of religion at University and training as coach and therapist. Eventually this search also led to meetings with spiritual teachers of various traditions. Her background includes over 20 years of meditation and inner work, much influenced by the mystic Osho.

Her way into meditation has been through the body, as she is devoted to embodied awareness and loves the presence that the body holds. She has worked as a body worker since the late 90’s, has done countless hours on the dance floor with the 5 Rhythms, Authentic Movement and other dance events.

Currently she runs her own business Relaxed Being and is also studying shamanism as an apprentice on the Sweet Medicine Sundance Path. Her intention now is to integrate the coaching work with the shamanic path and The Sacred Human is the first event of this kind.



Practical Information

The Sacred Human with Kavina Thorslund
7-9 April 2017


Friday 7 April

  • Arrival & check-in: To be announced
  • Course begins at 15.00
  • Dinner: 18.30 – 19.30

Sunday 9 April

  • Course ends at 15.00



Ängsbacka offers simple accommodation in a home-like style. Please look under the tab Price & booking to see what accommodation is being offered during this course.

  • All of our accommodation alternatives have shared bathrooms.
  • The dorms consists of 12 – 20 bunk beds.
  • Please bring your own towel, bed sheets, pillow cover and duvet cover.
  • You can rent a set of sheets & a towel from us for 150 SEK per course.



The Food

Breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner are all included. We serve vegetarian food, mostly organic, locally produced and made with love. In connection with your reservation, you can order a vegan diet (this is also the alternative if you’re lactose intolerant), a Gluten-free diet and notify us about nut allergies. If possible, the chef will make adjustments for other allergies, please make the request when you book. Unfortunately, we can not, for practical reasons, accommodate any other food philosophies or diets.


Angsbacka lunch


Working Meditation

A beautiful way to integrate the course is to do working meditation with us on Ängsbacka. This is a praxis that is included on almost all our courses. As participant we invite you to join us in the community for 30 minutes per day and helping out with easy tasks such as cleaning or dishwashing. You will get an introduction to your task and then you do it the same time every day. Our volunteers are very grateful for your contribution and will also help you out. We do the working meditation together!



General Information

Ängsbacka is an international course and festival center with workshop leaders from around the world. Please be aware that the main language of the courses therefore can be different, e.g. in English, Swedish or Norwegian.

It is good to bring good shoes for walking in the forest surrounding Ängsbacka and an extra towel for a visit to our sauna. You can also rent a special “Sauna” or “Sweat lodge” towel from us for 50 SEK per occasion.


Other information

In the nearby Molkom society, about 1,5 km away, there is an ATM where you can withdraw cash.

Our Café is a nice and cosy meeting place that is always open on Saturdays. Have a coffee or herbal tea along with new meetings and interesting conversations. You can also buy organic pastries, sandwiches and healthy drinks.


Ängsbacka cafe cakes


In the Ängsbacka Shop we sell a variety of health products and organic bodycare, relaxing music, books, clothes, organic incense, unique jewelry, yoga accessories and more.


No Alcohol or Drugs

Please note that Ängsbacka is a Alcohol and Drug Free place. We dont serve alcohol, and it is not allowed to drink or to be under influence of alcohol or other subtstances when you are at Ängsbacka.


Find your way here

It’s easy to find your way to Ängsbacka by train and bus, or by car. Read more about how to find your way here.



We are partnering with carpooling service GoMore. Enter ‘Molkom’ as your destination.

Price & Booking

The Sacred Human with Kavina Thorslund
7-9 April 2017

Payment Methods

Tickets can be paid online by card or by bank transfer.

We encourage you to pay by bank transfer in order for us to avoid the transaction fees imposed on card payments.

If you have problems paying by card (for example due to limited allowance), please contact us for a manual payment link.

While booking you will get further instructions. After booking your ticket, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.


1) Credit/Debit Card

Pay online using your card of choice.


2) Bank Transfer

From Sweden:
Deposit payment to Ängsbacka’s Bankgiro account 5038-7448

From abroad:
Swift address: NDEASESS
IBAN: SE63 9500 0099 6026 4418 5510

The adress of the bank: Nordea, Smålandsgatan 17, 105 71 Stockholm
Account name: Ängsbacka Kursgård AB

Important! Please write what event you are paying for, (and your name if you are paying with someone else’s account).


Booking Terms

If you use BANK TRANSFER, please pay on the same day as you book.


Cancellation policy

In case of cancellation latest one month before the event starts, the cancellation fee is 350 SEK per person. Children and youth (up to 18 years old) pay half this fee. Within one month and until the event starts, the fee is 15% of the total value of your booking. The maximum cancellation fee for one person/booking is 900 SEK.
Please note that when cancelling closer than two weeks before the event starts, a doctor’s confirmation of your inability to participate is required. Refunds will not be made if you cancel after the event has started.
If Ängsbacka would cancel the event, all payments will be refunded.

NOTE that it may take up to one month before you have the refunded amount on your account.



Communication policy

As part of our communication with our customers, we may keep in touch with you who have participated in our courses and festivals by mailing or emailing:
– thank you letters and evaluation surveys
– offerings to sign up for mailing lists in a similar area of interest
– information about similar future events or events with the same workshop leaders.

We also have a general monthly e-mail newsletter where we tell about what is going on at Ängsbacka, upcoming events etc. You can opt in and out of our newsletter at any time.



If you have questions regarding the booking, payment, cancellation, our communication policy etc, please contact us:
Phone: +46 55 31 00 35. (Monday to Friday 10.00 – 13.00)