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The Holy Isle Courses

APRIL 2017

A Journey to the Self Through the Chakras...Free the beautiful soul hidden in your heart! with Nancy Jean Mirales

Vision yourself coming home to your natural flow...Freedom, joy and bliss await your discovery. - read more

Begins: April 26, 2017
Ends: May 1, 2017
Cost: £275 Single Room, £200 Twin each, £160 Dorm. Course Fee: £275

"Open to the Goddess" with Anna Ziman

This retreat is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the power of the sacred feminine to receive a deep, healing peace. - read more

Begins: April 28, 2017
Ends: May 2, 2017
Cost: £220 single room, £160 twin (per person), £128 dorm. Course fee: £235

MAY 2017

MSc Year 1 Retreat with University of Aberdeen

Closed retreat for registered students only - read more

Begins: May 4, 2017
Ends: May 10, 2017
Cost: £330 single room, £240 per person in a twin, £192 dorm. Full board and lodging costs

Meditation Retreat *** ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT *** with Lama Rinchen Palmo

A gentle meditation retreat within a Buddhist context - read more

Begins: May 13, 2017
Ends: May 20, 2017
Cost: £385 single room, £280 per person in a twin, £224 dorm. Course fee by donation (Dana)

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Training 2017 with Christine Braehler & Bal De Buitléar

An intensive, weeklong version of the empirically-supported, 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) developed by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff. - read more

Begins: May 23, 2017
Ends: May 28, 2017
Cost: £275 single room, £200 per person twin, £160 dorm. Course fee £380

JUNE 2017

MSc Year 2 and 3 Retreat with University of Aberdeen

Closed retreat for registered students only - read more

Begins: June 2, 2017
Ends: June 8, 2017
Cost: £330 single room, £240 per person in a twin, £192 dorm. Full board and lodging costs

Twining Silk: Link-weaving the Energetic Body with Kinthissa

Daily input of 'hands language' teaching in the tranquillity of Holy Isle - read more

Begins: June 11, 2017
Ends: June 18, 2017
Cost: 7 nights = £385 single room, £280 per person in a twin, £224 dorm. Course fee £310

Teilhard For Our Times ***FULLY BOOKED*** with Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault

An introduction to the work of Teilhard de Chardin. - read more

Begins: June 21, 2017
Ends: June 26, 2017
Cost: £275 single room, £200 per person twin room, £160 dorm. Course fee £180.

Mindfulness Based Authentic Leadership with Norton Bertram-Smith

For leaders wanting to lead authentically with inspiration and purpose. - read more

Begins: June 26, 2017
Ends: June 30, 2017
Cost: The course fee will include the £220 cost of a 4 night stay in a single room

JULY 2017

"Being Earthed": A weeklong journey into the depths of embodiment with Alistair Appleton

This summer's Mindsprings retreat on the Holy Isle is looking at the practices of somatic meditation and Earth practice. - read more

Begins: July 1, 2017
Ends: July 7, 2017
Cost: £330 single room, £240 per person in a twin, £192 dorm. Course fee £200

Mindfulness for Life with Vin Harris & Ian Rigg

A unique training which offers friendship, guidance and support for experienced Mindfulness practitioners in our lifelong journey. - read more

Begins: July 11, 2017
Ends: July 16, 2017
Cost: £275 single room, £200 per person twin, £160 dorm. Course fee £430

Dreams of Awakening 2017 *** NOW FULLY BOOKED *** with Charlie Morley

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

Begins: July 19, 2017
Ends: July 23, 2017
Cost: £220 single room, £160 per person twin room, £128 dorm. Course fee £150

Kurikara Ryu Heiho with John Evans

This is a method of cultivation based on Japanese swordsmanship. - read more

Begins: July 25, 2017
Ends: July 30, 2017
Cost: £590 Single Room, £515 Twin each, £475 Dorm. All inclusive.

AUGUST 2017

A Seven-day Secular Mindfulness Retreat with Vee Freir & Patricia Price

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

Begins: August 1, 2017
Ends: August 7, 2017
Cost: £330 single room, £240 per person in a twin, £192 dorm. Course fee £200

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: August 10, 2017
Ends: August 13, 2017
Cost: £165 single room, £120 per person twin, £96 dorm. Course fee £150

Qigong & Meditation Week Retreat with Sue Weston & Jenny White

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

Begins: August 16, 2017
Ends: August 23, 2017
Cost: £385 Single Room, £294 Twin each, £224 Dorm. Course fee £245.

Abiding in the Heart of Love with Julienne McLean, Judy Barber, Rev Michael Gartland, Roger Ferguson

A week of silence, spiritual reflection and deep engagement with the mystical writings from the Christian contemplative tradition, on beautiful Holy Island, Scotland. - read more

Begins: August 26, 2017
Ends: September 2, 2017
Cost: £385 single room, £280 per person in a twin, £224 dorm. Course fee £190

SEPTEMBER 2017

Meditation Retreat ***WAITING LIST ONLY*** with Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

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

Begins: September 5, 2017
Ends: September 11, 2017
Cost: £330 single room, £240 per person in a twin, £192 dorm, £156 camping. 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 14, 2017
Ends: September 20, 2017
Cost: £595 singles, £495 per person twins each, £395 dorms. All inclusive

Medical Qigong. with Bob Lowey

The weekend will explore a series of Qigong techniques to help maintain the functioning, toning and strengthening of the musculoskeletal system. - read more

Begins: September 22, 2017
Ends: September 24, 2017
Cost: £200 flat rate all inclusive

Mindfulness Based Authentic Leadership with Norton Bertram-Smith

For leaders wanting to lead authentically with inspiration and purpose - read more

Begins: September 22, 2017
Ends: September 26, 2017
Cost: The course fee will include the £220 cost of a 4 night stay in a single room

The Legacy of Bodhidharma with Mark Appleford and Melanie Shinton

Zen and Shaolin Buddhist Chi Kung (Qigong) - read more

Begins: September 27, 2017
Ends: October 3, 2017
Cost: £330 single room, £240 per person in a twin, £192 dorm. Course fee £320 (£280 early bird discount)

OCTOBER 2017

A Journey to the Self Through the Chakras... Free the beautiful soul hidden in your heart! with Nancy Jean Mirales

Vision yourself coming home to your natural flow...Freedom, joy and bliss await your discovery. - read more

Begins: October 5, 2017
Ends: October 10, 2017
Cost: £275 Single Room, £200 Twin each, £160 Dorm. Course Fee: £275 (early bird £245 if paid by 01/06/2017)

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 6, 2017
Ends: October 9, 2017
Cost: £165 single room, £120 twin room each, £96 dorm. Course fee: £125

TENDER IS THE HEART: A retreat of compassion and interpersonal warmth with Alistair Appleton

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Begins: October 14, 2017
Ends: October 21, 2017
Cost: £385 single room, £280 per person in a twin, £224 dorm. Course fee £240

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 24, 2017
Ends: October 30, 2017
Cost: Single £246, twin per person £180, dorm £144. All inclusive rate.

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