Starts Saturday 30th December 2017
Saturday 30th December 2017 – Monday 1st January 2018
Saturday 30th December 2017 – Wednesday 3rd January 2018
(Arriving after 4pm on Saturday and finishing after lunch on Monday around 4pm or Wednesday around 4pm)
plus restorative vegetarian food
plus tasty desserts 🙂
plus optional energy and body-work
Please ring or text John on 0866040988 to check availability before booking
Join us for our New Year Retreat in the beautiful grounds of Maheramore, Co. Wicklow. This is a retreat with some workshop elements that is based in the beautiful grounds of the Bobbio retreat centre in Maheramore Co. Wicklow right beside the sea. All the food is vegetarian and cooked to work on and energise the major organs in the body. The day will be a mixture of mindfulness, meditation, silence in the mornings, walks, rest, healthy food, with a special emphasis on ritual designed to let go of the year and welcoming in and setting our intentions for this New Year Energy healing and bodywork will be available at a reduced cost during the retreat.
9am Breakfast & Silence
10am Morning Meditation & Teaching
11.30 Tea / Coffee Break
2pm Silence Ends / Reflective Time / Bodywork / Rest / Walk
5pm Meditation & Teaching
8pm Evening Session /
New Year Ritual
Candle lit walk
Mulled Wine (non-alcoholic:)
11pm Into Great Silence
John F. Doherty
Mindfulness, Meditation & Contemplative Teacher
John has been providing retreats, teaching and offering mindfulness, meditation & contemplation for twenty years. He believes in a 'middle-way' approach in his retreats offering times of silence, practice and healthy eating mixed with engagement, talking and tasty desserts! He will lead the retreat and guide the practices step by step if you are a beginner while also offering a master-class in meditation during the retreat. He has a great sense of humour and teaches with an ease, lightness and authenticity.
Shiatsu & The Art of Conscious Cooking
Joanne once again will grace our kitchen for this years retreat. A truly gifted cook who brings the wisdom of Chinese medicine to each dish helping participants to bring awareness to how the food impacts the body especially in a restorative way. Joanne has been with us from the beginning offering love, presence and great joy with every meal. She is a healthy cooking teacher author, mother and general goddess!