Midsummer Feast

West Cork Mindfulness

Midsummer Mindfulness Feast: a 4-day Mindful Cooking, Eating and Meditation Retreat, at Bobbio Centre, Magheramore, Co. Wicklow,
22 June 7 pm – 25 June 2 pm, with Paola and Marjó.

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The focus of this silent retreat is on preparing, cooking and eating joyfully and mindfully.
Paola will guide all participants in preparing and cooking summery dishes, vegan and vegetarian. She has trained at the Ballymaloe Cookery School, and has been cooking in restaurants, private catering, on the Asgard, and for Marjó’s retreats for many years. Paola is also a certified Mindfulness trainer and Breathworks trainer, facilitating courses and retreats.
Marjó will guide the mindfulness meditation in sitting and walking sessions, as well as mindful eating. Marjó has been guiding mindfulness and compassion retreats for over 25 years.

There will also be time for plenty of rest, and going for walks on the nearby beach, making this a very special retreat.

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Heir Island: Yoga and Mindfulness

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For the second year Claire Osborne and I will be running a Yoga and Mindfulness Weekend retreat on beautiful Heir Island, off the West Cork coast.

Claire Osborne will share gentle asana, and mindful movement, breathing practices, yoga nidra, mudras and chanting to link us with the wild nature of the island through the senses.
Paola Vais will be sharing seated and walking meditations, focusing on present moment awareness and loving kindness.

Cost €290 (sharing) / €320 (single room) includes teaching, accommodation, all vegetarian meals and ferry to and from the Island.

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FRIDAY: Start 6.30 pm with dinner followed by a welcoming ritual and relaxing yoga and meditation (registration from 6 pm)

SATURDAY: we’ll start with a morning practice of yoga and meditation, followed by breakfast and some free time before the morning sessions. Lunch will be at 1, with…

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Two week-end retreats

West Cork Mindfulness

I am happy to announce that I will be co-teaching 2 week-end retreats.

The first will take place in Ballyhoura, Co. Limerick,  on the 5-7th of May, and is led by Susan O’Regan and I. We’ll be practicing Mindfulness, Loving Kindness and Self-Compassion

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In July  Claire Osborne and I will be back on Heir Island for a Yoga and Mindfulness week-end.

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Book early as there are limited places on both week-ends!

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Courses and events in 2017

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Weekly courses

Mindfulness for Health – the Breathworks course for people suffering from chronic pain and illnesses

8 weekly classes starting 14th of March  € 250 (concessions available)

Tuesdays –  14, 21, 28 March, 4, 18 25 April, 2, 9 May (no class April 11th)

Mindfulness for Well-being : a new course introducing mindfulness  for well-being

6 weekly classes starts March 15th  € 180

Wednesdays –  15, 22, 29 March, 5, 19, 26 April (no class on the April 12th )

Mindfulness for Stress 8 weeks – will start in April, dates to be confirmed


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Week-end retreats

Summer Yoga and Mindfulness meditation week-end on Heir Island , With Claire Osborne and Paola Vais

from Friday 14th July to Sunday 17th – more details later

Kayaking as a mindfulness practice , a week-end on Heir Island With Paola Vais and Kevin McCormack

From Friday 25th of August to Sunday 27th – details announced in spring

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Thinking of Spring – planning future courses

West Cork Mindfulness

The longest night of the year has gone, and slowly the days will become a little longer…

I’ll be on retreat in January and February  and when I will be back in Ireland spring will have brought daffodils, greener grass, the first buds on tree  branches.

I will run the Mindfulness for Health  course in Cork starting mid-March, and Mindfulness for stress in Skibbereen.

The dates will be set later in the new year, but do contact me if you are interested. bw_mindfulness-blue2

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