Friday March 15th to Sunday March 17th 2019
Bank holiday weekend
A relaxing retreat featuring massage, meditation and chilling-out. Plus, time for healthy
lakeside walks out in the countryside. The yoga class is suitable for someone with little or no yoga
experience. Also suitable for improvers.
A boat service is provided as an option if you desire to
visit the temple on Inis Rath Island before yoga for a morning chant with cymbals. This has proven
to be a peaceful and spiritual way to start the day.
Each guest gets two therapies on Saturday, and they are included in the overall package.
Arrivals from 2.30pm, and onwards. If you'd like a Friday therapy please
arrive early and chat to us.
The cost of a therapy on Friday is £18 or €21 for a 40-minute therapy or £22 / €25 for
50-mins For information about our therapies, see:
Tai Chi class with the ever-cheerful Frances McHugh
(it does not matter if you've never done anything like this before)
Meditation with Tim (a short class which aims to keep the mind occupied and focused
during the evening time)
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
Yoga with Gertie
Rest time for some / therapies for others
Meditation for some guests
(therapies for other guests)
|| Meditation for some guests and therapies for others, followed by lunch
Depart for 1 hour 30-mins walk at Crom estate. Earth meditation along the path. See
castle ruins, two gnarled ancient trees (over 1000 years old), walk through the lake-side estate
and along a forest track on a wooded island. Crom estate, Visitors Centre and nature museum fee
included in your retreat price. Either we can stay together as a group or you can set your own
walking pace - there is a printed map of the walking tracks around the 2000 acre estate.
We do car-sharing to get to this local attraction along Lough Erne, and the drive
time is 25 minutes.
image: a retreat group on Iniserk Island,
Return from Crom Estate, followed by massages and therapies
|| Massages and therapies
|| Yoga with Gertie Lynch
Indian Vegetarian cookery demo with Carmen
Cross over to island for temple / island visit. Kirtan sacred songs - Sunday programme
with various other visitors and participants. This event takes place every Sunday. (Note:
some massages may take place during this time - we work out your massage schedule on an individual
(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 in the temple
Return back on ferry to the mainland
- Accommodation for the duration of retreat
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and complimentary herbal teas every day
- All classes and
- Two massages or therapy sessions per person (this can be various kinds
of massages or energy therapies) on Saturday. Duration: 50 mins and 40mins.
Details available are
If you'd like a therapy on Friday this is available for
a special rate of £22 or €25 for a 50-minute therapy, or £18 / €21 for a 40-minute
Fees for this retreat:
- £195 (Sterling) or €229 (Euro) per person in shared
- £195 or €229 per person for two friends
- £230 or €260 single room
- £240 or €275 en suite single room
- Option to stay Sunday night for €35 /
- Entrance fee to the National Trust attraction is £4
(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
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