Butterfly Haven Castle (Bruce Mitchell)
|Bruce Mitchell Biography
Bruce is Lover, Mystic, Spiritual Philosopher, Researcher,
Website Creator, Videographer, Father and Healer.
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Health & Healing
- Flower Essence Practitioner Certificate with FES (Flower Essence Society).
- Diploma in Reflexology with Chris Stormer.
- Diploma in Indian Head Massage with Nandini Dasi.
- Aromatherapy Bodywork Certificate with Shirley Price Aromatherapy.
- Qualifications also in:
Shiatsu; G-Jo Acupressure; Colour Therapy; Basic Anatomy &
Physiology; First Aid; Divorce Mediation; Health & Nutritional
Science; NLP; Beauty Care & Personality.
- Attended other healing
courses like: Spiritual Healing, Esoteric Healing, Crystal Healing,
Chinese Medicine, Metamorphic Technique, Bach Flower Remedies.
- Very basic French & Spanish.
- Diploma in Spanish.
- BSc (Hons) Open 2:1 and an associated BSc.
- Diploma of Higher Education Open [like a Foundation Degree].
- Five Certificates: (1) Natural Sciences; (2) Contemporary Science; (3) Higher Education in Social Sciences; (4) Higher Education in Natural Sciences; (5) Higher Education Open.
- 30 modules passed.
- 395 credits at Level 1; 165 credits at Level 2; 120 credits at Level 3 (as one credit is 10 hours of learning, 120 credits is one year of full-time study, these 680 credits are nearly six years full-time study or 6800 hours of learning). Details here.
- Travelled to 41 (of ±200) countries and 6 (of 7) continents.
Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver.
- 'Basic Survival Course' Certificate.
- Vehicle training
includes: Advanced Driving; Carjacking Prevention; Off-Road; Motorcycle
Experienced Rider; Superbike School; Yacht Hand & Skipper; HGV.
- Other adventures include: parachute and bungy jumps, swimming with wild dolphins, Total Warrior, Horses as Teachers.
- Martial Arts. Trained briefly in: Tai Chi, Karate, Aikido, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Combat Submission Wrestling, Target Focus Training.
Still aiming to dance well, but have tried: Flamenco, Salsa, Ballroom
& Latin, Middle Eastern, Partner Work, Scottish Country, Modern,
Expression, Biodanza, 5Rhythms, Shamanic Trance Dance, Shakti Dance, Eurhythmy, Paneurhythmy, Sacred Dance.
- So many workshops and trainings by diverse teachers over 30+ years! Now
living in Glastonbury, I feel like I'm a kid living in a sweet store,
such is the delicious variety and quantity available. My highlights
would be work with Lilla Bek, Dr Jean Houston, and Celtic shaman Ceridwen (Ceridwen Gwynne-James, Pontweli, Wales).
Science widely studied, including: yoga, pranayama (breath work), astrology, alchemy,
anthropogeny, Kabbala, sacred geometry, numerology, esoteric
psychology, transpersonal psychology, parapsychology, the human subtle energy
system, tarot, symbolism, angels and mysticism.
- Claregate College Diploma of Esoteric Science (details there, click to left on 'Courses').
- The White Eagle School of Astrology Primary Certificate.
- See 'Community Work'.
- Assisted Magda Inglethorpe and Janine Sandler at their College of Esoteric Sciences in Johnannesburg from 1988-1991.
- Spiritual 'Grand Design':
Created a Magical Castle and a Sorcerer's Cave. The project
engineer said very few builders in the Cape area could have achieved
this. Butterfly Haven Castle hyperlinks
still exist 10 years after it was closed in 2007. It was a 4 star
self-catering guesthouse. It also ran kid's birthday parties and helped
the disadvantaged. It featured on SABC's Free Spirit magazine TV show.