Canoeing, Adventure
and Yoga

May 3-5 2019  ~ Bank Holiday Weekend


Forest, Sky, Wind, Sun, Water - return to Nature...

Beautiful lake 
Upper Lough Erne, Fermanagh




 Early arrivals from 3.30pm, onwards. Massages available as an option. Indian head massage, back massage, reflexology, reiki: €35 or £30 for 50-minutes.


 6.00pm  General Arrival Time


 Yoga with Gertie, suitable for both for beginners and for more experienced.  



 8.00pm  Dinner





 Option to take a boat service over to island (across 300 metres of lake water) to visit temple. Depart from island again with plenty of time for morning yoga.

 (Optional) Attendance at the 'Greeting of the Deities' in the temple. This ceremony begins with some spiritual music arranged by George Harrison (of the Beatles) in 1970 - George played the harmonium for the recording.

The programme continues with some chant music and an arati - aratis are ancient ceremonies that have taken place in Hindu and Buddhist temples for millennia.

Afterwards there is a talk on the Srimad Bhagavatam, a Sanskrit philosophical text. Guests are welcome to stay for as long as they like, or may relax elsewhere on the island, as they wish.


 8.45am  Yoga

 10.15am  Breakfast


 Departure by car to the Share Holiday village
 (10 minutes drive away)




 Canoeing adventure. We'll canoe from the Share Holiday village travelling in a Southerly direction past Trannish Island, Trasna Island, Inish Rath, Crehan Island and Dernish Island, stopping in the Fairy Wood for a picnic. Approx 4 hours on the water.

Lake Canoeing


 5.00pm  Arrive back at Share Centre, drive back to Mandala House and relax


  Dinner. After dinner you are welcome to book some aromatherapy or sports massages, reiki, reflexology, etc. See choices here: Therapies

Cost: €35 for 50mins.





yoga island





 Meditation and Visualization with Tim



 Option 1: depart for ferry to island for the Sunday programme. There is a 30-minute kirtan chant in the Temple from 12.30pm. .


Option 2: Or some guests may like to just relax in our retreat centre for some time before they depart




  (optional) Talk on the Vedic wisdom of ancient India. Or guests can use this time to relax, chill-out and go for a walk around the 22-acre wooded island.



  The Sunday Feast


 Return ferry back to mainland




  All prices include:

  • Accommodation for the duration of retreat 
  • All meals 
  • Two yoga classes and one meditation session 
  • Cost of hiring the canoes 

     Fees for this retreat:

  • £190 (Sterling) or €220 (Euro) per person in shared accommodation 
  • £190 or €220 per person for two friends sharing 
  •  £230 or €260 single room 
  • Option to stay Sunday night for €35 / £30 

  What to bring...

  • Sandals or wellington boots (when in canoe) 
  • Walking boots (for forest cross-country trek on island) 
  • Tracksuit bottoms 
  • Water 
  • Sun cream and / or hat  (hopefully will be needed, ha ha!!)
  • Gloves (any type, but best something like cycling gloves) - this is a suggestion to wear for your hands when rowing.


 How to Book:

(1) Email us to let us know your requirements and to check availability.

(2) If you decide to book we ask for a deposit of €100 per person.

Email and Payment options here - Contact and booking


 Go to Retreats Main Page 


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