Retreats – reflect, refresh and flourish!

Retreats offer you a great opportunity: a weekend or day where you can stop chasing your tail and simply focus on re-connecting with yourself. A mindfulness retreat is excellent for:

  • Beginners who’d like to bring the benefits of mindfulness into their everyday lives
  • Experienced practitioners who want give their mindfulness practice a boost.

A retreat is the ideal opportunity to spend time with yourself, away from your over-full ‘to do’ list, your mobile phone, your work or other demands.

Mindfulness day retreat

Course outline

Venues, dates and booking

Do you live your life striving to get to the bottom of your ‘to do’ list? Would you like to deepen your daily mindfulness practice or get back into a mindfulness routine after a break?

Relax and immerse yourself in the mindfulness practices taught on this retreat. This is a day for you just to be. There’ll be nowhere you have to go; no chores you need to do. Just be there, for yourself, without the pressures of your daily life and responsibilities.

This is a spacious day with lots of time for reflection. It’s your chance to meet other people interested in mindfulness and boost your practice in a supportive group environment. The retreat is open to anyone who practises or has practised mindfulness or meditation.

If you’re attending a Moment is Now eight-week course, this day will help you gain maximum benefit from your training—plus, your first day retreat is included in the cost of your course (but please remember to book your place)! If you’re attending an eight-week mindfulness course with Craig Ali Health, you’re eligible for a 50% discount on the cost of this retreat—see the price list below.

Cost: £80 | Eight-week course attendees: your first day retreat free | Eight-week course attendees, subsequent day retreats: £40 | Clients of Craig Ali Health: £40

Sunday 15th November, 10am to 4pm

Venue: Depending on guidance, online via Zoom or at the Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park, Edinburgh, EH22 2NA.

The retreat will be lead by Gillian Duncan, with guest tutors from the team.

Weekend mindfulness retreat 2021

Course outline

Venues, dates and booking

Re-connect with the ‘real’ you and cultivate the seeds of calm and compassion! Give yourself the space to reflect, refresh and flourish at this relaxing weekend in the beautiful setting of The Bield near Perth.

During this relaxing weekend, you’ll:

  • Learn nurturing mindfulness, compassion and gratitude meditations
  • Discover how journaling can enhance your practice
  • Experience mindful eating of wonderful food and practice silent walking in beautiful grounds
  • Get away from your ‘to do’ list and the busy demands of day-to-day life.

This retreat is open to anyone interested in mindfulness, from complete beginners to those wishing to complement and build on their existing practice.

Cost options (2020 prices; 2021 prices to be confirmed):

  • Shared twin room (per person): £295 | Loyalty discount price* £255
  • Single room: £345 | Loyalty discount price* £305
  • Non-residential, with dinner on Fri & Sat: £235 | Loyalty discount price* £195
  • Non-residential, with dinner on Sat only: £215 | Loyalty discount price* £175

Deposit: £100 (balance due 30 days before the retreat starts).

*Loyalty discounts are only available for previous weekend retreat attendees. Unless you are paying the full amount in advance, any loyalty discount you are due will be deducted from the balance of your payment.

2021 dates to be announced

At The Bield at Blackruthven, Tibbermore, Perthshire

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