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The Holy Isle Courses

AUGUST 2015

Discover Your Beautiful Chakras with Nancy Jean Mirales

Yoga and Mudra Retreat - read more

Begins: August 26, 2015
Ends: August 30, 2015
Cost: £196 Single Room, £148 Twin each, £116 Dorm. Course fee £150

SEPTEMBER 2015

Joyful Path to Self Liberation with Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

A gentle retreat for taming the mind using whatever happens in our lives as the basis for practice - read more

Begins: September 2, 2015
Ends: September 8, 2015
Cost: £294 single room, £222 twin room each, £174 dorm. Teachings by donation (Dana)

Touching Stillness: The Song of the Body with Ad Brugman

Simple and playful T’ai-Ji forms will be introduced, together with mindfulness meditation to enhance awareness of body and mind - read more

Begins: September 11, 2015
Ends: September 15, 2015
Cost: £450 single room, £402 twin each, £370 dorm. All inclusive rate

Island Mindfulness with Shamash Alidina & Harpal Dhatt

Transformative Mindfulness and Insightful Coaching for Entrepreneurs and Executives - read more

Begins: September 11, 2015
Ends: September 15, 2015
Cost: £196 single room, £148 twin each, £116 dorm. Course fee separate

20 Years Qigong on Holy Isle with Bob Lowey

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Begins: September 18, 2015
Ends: September 20, 2015
Cost: £140 flat rate all inclusive

Exploring Mindfulness through Tai Chi, Yoga & Meditation with Andy Spragg, Denise Spragg & Imelda Macguire

This will be a week-long retreat that will gently exercise your body, relax you and perhaps spiritually test you a little - read more

Begins: September 24, 2015
Ends: September 30, 2015
Cost: £595 singles, £495 per person twins each, £395 dorms. All inclusive

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 £125.

Discover Your Beautiful Chakras with Nancy Jean Mirales

Yoga and Mudra Retreat - read more

Begins: October 2, 2015
Ends: October 6, 2015
Cost: £196 Single Room, £148 Twin each, £116 Dorm. Course fee £150

Samadhi: The Path of the Heart with Alistair Appleton

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Begins: October 10, 2015
Ends: October 17, 2015
Cost: £343 single room, £259 sharing twin, £203 dorm. Course fee £200

Autumn Volunteers Working Holiday with Holy Isle Team

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

Begins: October 22, 2015
Ends: October 28, 2015
Cost: £222 single room, £168 twin per person, £132 dorm. All inclusive rate.

DECEMBER 2015

Xmas & 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 21, 2015
Ends: January 4, 2016

JANUARY 2016

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 - read more

Begins: January 8, 2016
Ends: March 18, 2016
Cost: Special rates: see below

MARCH 2016

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: March 31, 2016
Ends: April 5, 2016
Cost: £222 single, £168 twin each, £132 dorm. All-inclusive rate.

APRIL 2016

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 8, 2016
Ends: April 10, 2016
Cost: £147 single room, £111 twins each, £87 dorms. Course fee £125

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 14, 2016
Ends: April 17, 2016
Cost: £147 single room, £111 twin each, £87 dorm. Course fee £130

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 15, 2016
Ends: April 17, 2016
Cost: £98 single room, £74 twin each, £58 dorm. Course fee £75

Mindfulness Deepening Retreat with Vee Freir & Patricia Price

An opportunity to deepen personal experience and understanding of Mindfulness practice - read more

Begins: April 22, 2016
Ends: April 26, 2016
Cost: £196 Single Room, £148 Twin each, £116 Dorm. Course fee £220

Meditation Retreat with Lama Rinchen Palmo

A gentle meditation retreat within a Buddhist context - read more

Begins: April 30, 2016
Ends: May 7, 2016
Cost: £343 single room, £259 twin room each, £203 dorm. Teachings by donation (Dana)

MAY 2016

MSc Year One Retreat with University of Aberdeen

Closed retreat for registered students only - read more

Begins: May 11, 2016
Ends: May 17, 2016
Cost: £294 singles, £222 twins each, £174 dorms. Full board and lodging costs

JUNE 2016

MSc Year Two Retreat with University of Aberdeen

Closed retreat for registered students only - read more

Begins: June 1, 2016
Ends: June 7, 2016
Cost: £294 singles, £222 twins each, £174 dorms. Full board and lodging costs

JULY 2016

Beingfulness with Alistair Appleton

The Mindsprings summer retreat is focusing on mindfulness or as teacher Alistair Appleton calls it ‘beingfulness’ - read more

Begins: July 16, 2016
Ends: July 23, 2016
Cost: £343 single room, £259 sharing twin, £203 dorm. Course fee £200

Shadow Yoga Retreat with Karen Watson

This long weekend retreat is a general level retreat and open to all students with some experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga. - read more

Begins: July 28, 2016
Ends: August 1, 2016
Cost: £196 single, £148 twin each, £116 dorm. Course fee £200

AUGUST 2016

Dreams of Awakening with Charlie Morley

Lucid dreaming and Mindfulness of Dream & Sleep retreat - read more

Begins: August 4, 2016
Ends: August 8, 2016
Cost: £196 Single Room, £148 Twin each, £116 Dorm. Course fee £150

Qigong & Meditation Week Retreat with Sue Weston

The week is a wonderful opportunity to develop mindfulness skills for a life-long spiritual journey.   - read more

Begins: August 17, 2016
Ends: August 24, 2016
Cost: £343 Single Room, £259 Twin each, £203 Dorm. Course fee £235.

Mindfulness Deepening Retreat with Vee Freir & Patricia Price

An opportunity to deepen personal experience and understanding of Mindfulness practice - read more

Begins: August 27, 2016
Ends: August 31, 2016
Cost: £196 Single Room, £148 Twin each, £116 Dorm. Course fee £220

Abiding in Love with the Spanish Mystics with Julienne McLean, Viv Stacey , Judy Barber & Rev Michael Gartland

A week of silence and deep engagement with the mystical writings from the Christian contemplative tradition - read more

Begins: August 27, 2016
Ends: September 3, 2016
Cost: £343 single room, £259 sharing twin, £203 dorm. Course fee £180

SEPTEMBER 2016

Meditation Retreat with Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

A gentle meditation retreat focusing on joy, unconditional compassion, forgiveness and meditation in action - read more

Begins: September 6, 2016
Ends: September 12, 2016
Cost: £294 single room, £222 twin room each, £174 dorm. Teachings by donation (Dana)

Exploring Mindfulness through Tai Chi, Yoga & Meditation with Andy Spragg, Denise Spragg & Imelda Macguire

This will be a week-long retreat that will gently exercise your body, relax you and perhaps spiritually test you a little - read more

Begins: September 21, 2016
Ends: September 27, 2016
Cost: £595 singles, £495 per person twins each, £395 dorms. All inclusive

The Animals of Qigong with Bob Lowey

The weekend will be engage everyone in an exploration of the different animals portrayed in classical Qigong exercises. - read more

Begins: September 30, 2016
Ends: October 2, 2016
Cost: £200 flat rate all inclusive

OCTOBER 2016

Profound Relaxation with Alistair Appleton

The Mindsprings autumn retreat is looking at the very deep practice of relaxation known as ‘samadhi’ in the Buddhist tradition - read more

Begins: October 15, 2016
Ends: October 22, 2016
Cost: £343 single room, £259 sharing twin, £203 dorm. Course fee £200

Autumn Volunteers Working Holiday with Holy Isle Team

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

Begins: October 25, 2016
Ends: October 31, 2016
Cost: £222 single room, £168 twin per person, £132 dorm. All inclusive rate.

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