Holy Isle Retreat 26th September to 2nd October 2019

We have a wonderful location in the West Highlands of Scotland. Holy Isle.
Off the coast of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, the island has a long sacred history with an ancient healing spring, the hermitcave of a 6th Century monk

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We have a wonderful location in the West Highlands of Scotland. Holy Isle.
Off the coast of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, the island has a long sacred history with an ancient healing spring, the hermit cave of a 6th Century monk

6 night retreat. A selection of rooms are available. All are full board with all your tuition included. Bathrooms and toilet facilities are shared but there are plenty of them. 

Tai Chi, Yoga and meditation everyday plus an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing therapy/treatment by Denise. Massage, reflexology, ear candle treatment. (The treatments and therapies are an additional charge – from £40)

This is a very special island. A sought after location for retreats, we are very lucky to be able to run our retreats here. 

The scenery is stunning. There will be time in the schedule to explore the island. 

The retreat is a progressive course, building on each days activities. Studying mindfulness through the combination of Tai Chi, Yoga and meditation. 

Daily Itinerary

Each day follows a similar timetable. 

3.00am – 3.45am night time meditation in peace hall. VERY OPTIONAL
7.30am – 8.30am morning Yoga
8.30am – 9.30am Breakfast
9.30am – 12.30pm Tai Chi session.
12.30pm – 1.30pm lunch
1.30pm – 4.00pm free time. Instructors available for 1:1 tuition/discussion
4.00pm – 6.00pm yoga session
6.00pm – 7.30pm Supper.
7.30pm – 9.30pm Dharma talk and meditation in the peace hall
The evening sessions will take you through a number of talks and meditations, building on what we have learnt the previous day.

Venue and Food

Purchased by the Samya Ling Monastery in 1996, this is their centre for world peace. It has modern warm rooms and a very welcoming dining room where we all collect for meals. 

It is a stunning place. No roads, no light pollution and wonderful views across the loch to Arran. 

The food is plentiful, vegetarian and gorgeous and most dietary requirements can be catered for. 

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