International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 56 - Page 112

The number of retreat participants is kept to a maximum of 15 people, and Dave who founded the centre, will personally take you to visit many special places well off the usual tourist track during your week. All-year-round suitable for all Social aspect and the These yoga retreats run all year Friendliness of the Irish These yoga retreat holidays are a complete package of These yoga retreats are suitable for complete beginners to regular practitioners, all levels of fitness, and for all ages, men and women. the best quality mindfulness instruction yoga and meditation guided outings to visit local attractions such as Aillwee caves, Cliffs of Moher and many more round, and the calendar of upcoming retreats can be seen at retreat-holidays/calendar-andbooking/ Some yoga retreats are very gentle while others are stronger, dynamic and more physically challenging. Most of the people on the retreats come from Ireland with about 30% of visitors coming from overseas. The warmth and friendliness of the atmosphere puts one at ease straight away. 90% of our visitors come on their own, and many make friends with whom they stay in contact with for many years after the retreat. About 30% of the retreat participants have been here before, and this contributes to the friendly atmosphere of these small groups. outdoor activities including hill walking, surfing, kayaking, strolls by the sea and simply relaxing in Nature sample local cuisine for lunch at restaurants and cafes during our guided outings Each day is structured so you can easily follow the whole programme or take time out to simply relax at amazing vegetarian food by Paddi the centre. our famous cook A Paradise with surprising This is a great way to send your first week in Ireland and then by ease of access comfortable basic accommodation The peacefulness and ancient hearing recommendations from all within a genuine yogic feeling of The Burren have to be the other retreat participants, to environment plan the rest of your vacation as experienced to be believed. There are many sacred sites to the week unfolds. These guided outings and time explore, including dolmens which spent in Nature are a very are over 5,000 years old, wedge important ingredient and photos tombs and other unique features can be seen at in this ancient land of saints and scholars. about/photo-gallery/outdoors-in- Spending time on the west coast the-burren/ of Ireland is like stepping back 40 years in time, and the friendliness and easy going nature of the Irish people makes one feel at home Amazing vegetarian food Paddi our famous cook who used straight away. Yet it is easy to get here with a to run Seventh Heaven restaurant choice of airports, train, bus and for over 12 years, has been with us full time since 2001. Her food reduced fare taxi pickups. is amazing and she caters for all dietary requirements. about/getting-here/