St Antony’s has been involved in Training for Spiritual Accompaniment for 15 years. Ongoing training and support is also offered for those who become active in this ministry.

Details of the next course can be found here.  

Please contact us for more information and details of how to apply.



Capacitar 2016/2017 is now underway.  


Details of the next training course (2018 / 19) can be found here.  


Capacitar training shares research, field experiences and body-mind-spirit practices found to be effective for work with persons and communities, as well as for self- care by therapists and group leaders.  The programme has been designed to give people skills to transform stress and pain resulting from illness, violence and daily life. The energy practices have been used with a variety of people, cultures, ages and situations.


Methods used by Capacitar:

Energy practices for use with individuals and groups to release stress and to nourish energy system

Tai Chi movements/visualization


Acupressure points: releasing blocked energy

Finger holds for managing emotions

Emotional Freedom Protocols

Pal Dal Gum

Head Neck Shoulder Release

Hand Massage

Drum/Circle Massage

Time for interchange, questions and comments


....a peaceful oasis near the centre of Durham City

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