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Farming is our way of life but we are dedicated to lifelong learning and so we include other aspects of wholesome living into our lives here at Ahena Organic Farm. We, Oliver & Anna Dixon have developed and integrated the following activities…

  1. Natural Therapies in our custom built area for Counselling/ Psychotherapy, Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine and Quantum Bio-Feedback (SCIO). (See ‘Claremorris Natural Therapy Centre’ /tab)
  2. Social Farming with local service providers. We work in conjunction with Social Farming Ireland. (See ‘The Farm’ /tab)
  3. Art Portfolio of Anna O. Dixon. (See ‘Art Anna O. Dixon’ /tab)
  4. Meditation & Mindfulness and Art Classes here at Claremorris Natural Therapy Centre & locally. (See ‘Súlemahí Meditation Arts’/tab)

The Farm

The Farmers: Oliver & Anna Dixon.

Address: Ahena Organic Farm, Claremorris, Co. Mayo. F12VX29. Ireland.

Tel: 094 930 3548 / Email: ahenaorganicfarm@gmail.com

Main Enterprise: Organic Suckler Beef on 130 acres. 

Other Enterprises: Forage Crops. Organic Kitchen Garden with small polytunnel / raised beds & Native Irish Apple Orchard (non-commercial).

Home Farm at Ahena comprises of 70 acres with 3 cattle sheds & a straw shed. Our home is on the farm with attached offices to side of house with separate entrance for Natural Therapys. We have 2 secondary school going teenagers, 2 Dogs & a puppy. The out-farm is 11 miles away in Scardaune, Ballyglass comprising of 60 acres, 20 of which is 17 year old comercial forestry. 

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Farming is a way of life, day to day, season to season but is really a labour of love. Our home & farming life are intrinsically intwined. It is a privileged way of life with everyday ups & downs that keep one in touch with reality and Mother Nature Herself. As a society we are becoming more digital in most aspects of daily living, even farming is becoming a digital business for many. Organic farming aims to keep abreast of these digital times but also aims to keep the integrity of Nature respected and intact.

This website will hopefully provide a space for insights into this remarkable way of life here in the West of Ireland, by way of blog posts with visual imagery relaying the seasonal activities which take place here at Ahena Organic Farm.

Sulémahí Meditation Arts

 Sulémahi Meditation Arts :Long Cover

The Art of Mindful Living employs some simple strategies and wonderful grounding techniques for the management of modern day stress…

Oliver & Anna Dixon are trained professionals in the Art of Stress Management  in their chosen fields of natural health care. Anna facilitates the  Meditation & Mindfulness Classes in blocks of 8 weeks throughout the year. Each 2 hour class includes a mix of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy /MBCT Instruction, Some Simple Mantras, Visualisation, Breathing Exercises, Quantum Meditations as well as Personalised Dharma Art exercises.

Set Mindfulness Themed Classes will be run separately and are designed for further exploration of self. Using an integration of many ancient & modern philosophies with some CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) exercises these classes are for persons who are looking for more process in personal development which are only very lightly touched on in our regular class. Mindfulness also teaches a person the basics of meditation but uses many different variations including guided meditation to achieve its goals.

Please like  our bespoke FB page for class times, updates and workshops: https://www.facebook.com/meditation.ahenaorganicfarm/

Anna O. Dixon has over 40 years experience of personal daily meditation. She is trained in many modalities and draws from practical experience to help her students get a strong practice that will suit their individual needs. She uses many Art forms to facilate the practice the Art of Meditation & Mindfulness in her day to day living. (personal inquiries to: ahenaorganicfarm@gmail.com )

E flows where attention goes