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The Holy Isle Courses

DECEMBER 2014

Christmas Retreat with Elizabeth West

Instead of partaking in the over indulgence associated with this time of the year, come and join us on beautiful Holy Isle and reconnect with peace and compassion within. - read more

Begins: December 21, 2014
Ends: December 27, 2014
Cost: 282 single rooms, 216 twin room each, dorms 168. Suggested donation of 120

New Year Retreat with Edie Irwin

A gentle retreat working with calm abiding meditation (Shine) based on the Tara Rokpa approach - read more

Begins: December 30, 2014
Ends: January 5, 2015
Cost: 235 single rooms, 180 twin room each, dorms 140. Suggested donation of 100

JANUARY 2015

WINTER RETREAT with Lama Rinchen Palmo

Our annual 10-week Winter Retreat is an opportunity for those with an established meditation or mindfulness practice to take it deeper. THIS RETREAT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. - read more

Begins: January 8, 2015
Ends: March 20, 2015
Cost: Special rates: see below

APRIL 2015

Spring Volunteers Working Holiday with Holy Isle Team

An opportunity to spend relaxed time on Holy Isle and help us with various tasks to get the new season up and running. - read more

Begins: April 1, 2015
Ends: April 7, 2015
Cost: 222 single, 168 twin each, 132 dorm. All-inclusive rate.

The Healing Power of Vocal Sound with James D'Angelo

The natural vibrations of the voice have the power to unlock the fine energies in our chakra system - read more

Begins: April 10, 2015
Ends: April 12, 2015
Cost: 98 single room, 74 twin each, 58 dorm. Course fee 75

Coming to our Senses through Yoga and Meditation with Ratnadevi

Take a break from from the speed and complexity of life and re-connect with the things that really matter - read more

Begins: April 10, 2015
Ends: April 13, 2015
Cost: 147 single room, 111 twins each, 87 dorms. Course fee 120

Kum Nye and Ashtanga Retreat with Donald Hargrove & Maureen Thorpe

This retreat will consist of daily Kum Nye and Ashtanga practice including some additional yoga classes and workshops - read more

Begins: April 16, 2015
Ends: April 19, 2015
Cost: 147 single room, 111 twin each, 87 dorm. Course fee 130

Meditation Retreat with Lama Rinchen Palmo

A gentle meditation retreat within a Buddhist context - read more

Begins: April 22, 2015
Ends: April 28, 2015
Cost: 294 single room, 222 twin room each, 174 dorm. Suggested course donation of 150

MAY 2015

Anahata - Yoga of the Heart with Narad & Annette Johnston

Exploring the synthesis of Yoga through breath, movement, mantra, and meditation, we catalyse a return to the centre allowing us to feel the presence of paradise here and now, within our own hearts - read more

Begins: May 1, 2015
Ends: May 4, 2015
Cost: 147 Singles, 111 Twin each, 87 Dorm. Course fee 135

MSc Year One Retreat with University of Aberdeen

Closed retreat for registered students only - read more

Begins: May 13, 2015
Ends: May 19, 2015
Cost: 294singles, 222 twins each, 174 dorms. Full board and lodging costs

Silence and Awareness Retreat with Fr Daniel Chowning OCD and Mary Jo Meadow

A silent 9 day vipassana (mindfulness) retreat following in the footsteps of the 16th century Spanish mystic, St John of the Cross. - read more

Begins: May 22, 2015
Ends: May 31, 2015
Cost: 441 single room, 333 twin room, 261 dormitory. Course fee 100

JUNE 2015

MSc Year Two Retreat with University of Aberdeen

Closed retreat for registered students only - read more

Begins: June 3, 2015
Ends: June 9, 2015
Cost: 294singles, 222 twins each, 174 dorms. Full board and lodging costs

OCTOBER 2015

Yoga, Meditation and Massage for Women with Ratnadevi

This long weekend retreat is designed to leave you feeling nourished, refreshed, spacious and calm - read more

Begins: October 2, 2015
Ends: October 5, 2015
Cost: 147 single room, 111 twins each, 87 dorms. Course fee 120.

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