Butterfly Haven Castle (Bruce Mitchell)
|Bruce Mitchell Biography
Bruce is a Spiritual Philosopher, Videographer, Website Creator, Healer & Father.
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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 is nearly complete, as can claim a 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.
- 29 modules passed.
- 395 credits at Level 1; 165 credits at Level 2; 60 credits at Level 3 (120 credits is one year of full-time study, one credit is 10 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.
- 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! Most recently, four by William Bloom. 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. 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.