Yoga with Olive


Gentle Kundalini Yoga, meditation and live music chants with Olive MacDonagh

Friday April 19th to Sunday April 21st 2019

Olive Mac Donagh (Amrit Sevak Kaur) leads a relaxing, authentic yoga retreat based on a gentle, calming Kundalini style. Olive also sings like an angel - she will gently chant mantras with the harmonium over the course of this weekend.  






Arrivals from 2.30pm, and onwards. If you'd like a Friday therapy please arrive early and pre-book it.

The cost of a therapies is £30 or €35 for a 50-minute therapy, see:
Holistic Therapies



 Gentle Yoga and Meditation class with Olive









 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.


 8.50am    Yoga with Olive


 10.15am  Breakfast


 Meditation with Tim (45-mins)



 Meditation with Olive (45-mins)

 1.45pm  Lunch


Depart for 1 hour 15-mins walk at the Killeshandra Forest Park. 



We do car-sharing to get to this location in north County Cavan: the drive time is 25 minutes.


  Yoga and Meditation with Olive








 8.30am  Yoga with Olive





 Meditation with Tim 



 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. 




 (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




   All prices include:

  • Accommodation for the duration of retreat
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and complimentary herbal teas every day
  • All classes and workshops  


     Fees for this retreat:

  • £190 (Sterling) or €220 (Euro) per person in shared accommodation
  • £190 or €220 per person for two friends sharing 
  • £220 or €250 single room
  • £230 or €260 en suite single room
  • Option to stay Sunday night for €35 / £30  



About Olive MacDonagh
(Amrit Sevak Kaur) - the yoga instructor for this retreat


We welcome Olive from the Butterfly Cottage Retreat in County Westmeath, in the heart of Ireland. Olive is an active member of the Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association in Ireland. Olive has hosted a multitude of retreats in Ireland and more recently abroad, and has a background in many other healing  modalities including Reiki, Sound Healing, Theta Healing, Angel Cards and Nutritional Therapy. Olive's classes incorporate a wonderful blend of breathwork, gentle movement, relaxation, meditation and live chant with harmonium and guitar.



 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


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