The Vitality Retreat: Nov 9-11 2018
Revitalise the Body, Reconnect with your Passion, Be inspired to live from your Heart
Nov 9-11, 2018 @ Lisnavagh House
April 20-28 2019 @ Desa Sense, Bali, Indonesia
Vitality Retreats are held in February, June and November in Ireland’s most beautiful country estates.
These holistic retreats are an opportunity to welcome greater fulfilment and happiness into our lives.
The three-day retreat invites you to unwind in serene settings that revive the senses with delicious meals, woodland walks, cosey fires and beautiful period accommodation.
Enjoy over 12 hours of expert tuition to invigorate body, mind and spirit through Healing Yoga, Somatic Movement, Tension Release, Dance, Creative Expression, Self-Awareness Practices, Reiki and more!
Opening the body we open the mind, enabling new perspective, fresh inspiration and personal insight.
Through the body, we will experience space, stillness, e-motion, sensation, vibration and bliss.
This 3-day programme includes:
- Healing Yoga: Asana, Pranayama (breath-work), Yoga Nidra (guided relaxation) & Meditation
- Somatic Movement
- Tension & Trauma Release
- Soul-Dance (no dance experience needed)
- Dynamic Meditation
- Sound & Voice work
- Authentic Connection
- Visioning, Intention Setting
- Integrated Healing Practices
The Vitality Retreat at Lisnavagh House, on the Wicklow/ Carlow Border, 1hr 15mins from Dublin.
About Lisnavagh House and Gardens:
Lisnavagh House offers the ultimate mix of homeliness and grandeur, making it a most appealing destination for those seeking somewhere unique. With several acres of beautiful gardens in private and exclusive surroundings, Lisnavagh opens itself up to a wide range of events and stays. Situated on the Carlow/Wicklow border about an hour or so from Dublin, there are striking panoramic views of the Wicklow Hills, Blackstairs Mountains and Mount Leinster beyond the estate’s 600 acres of woods and farmland.
You will receive a full timetable of events and scheduled free time on the morning of your arrival but here is a taster of what’s to come!
From 4:00 pm: Arrive and settle, rest by the fire with a cup of tea or go for a walk in the beautiful estate.
5:00 pm: Welcome circle and grounding meditation
7:00 pm: Enjoy a warming supper
Enjoy a relaxing evening to read, rest and enjoy the beautiful period house and its estate.
Book a Reiki healing session with Laura this evening (booking in advance is necessary)
7:30 am: Morning juice, fruit or tea
8 am: Pranayama (breath-work) to invigorate the energy channels of the body and refresh the mind
8:40 am: Silent Breakfast (Feel free to enjoy your breakfast outside if you like!)
10 – 11:30 am: Somatic Movement to mobilise and revive the spine, hips and shoulders.
11:30- 12 noon: Mindful Walk with compassion and awareness practices.
*Please bring your walking shoes to the studio so we can bring our practice into the garden!
1 pm – Lunch
Free time for relaxation, garden strolls, longer woodland walks, siestas, baths, and fireside reading.
Or treat yourself to a Reiki / Yoga 1:1 session- book with Laura in advance.
4 – 6 pm: Dynamic movement, Soul Dance, Yoga and Tension Release Practices.
We will activate, detox and release mental, emotional and physical tensions in the body, leading us into restorative and healing relaxation.
9 pm: Yoga Nidra to relieve stress and restores the body’s innate healing potential preparing you for deep and restful sleep.
7:30 – 8:30am: Silent breakfast
9 -11 noon: Movement, dance and sound practices to open and extend our awareness to our full resonating body. This will prepare us to authentically express ourselves and step into full embodied awareness so we can bring our true intentions and aspirations to light!
12- 1pm: Yoga and Relaxation
1:30 pm – Lunch and Departure
Individual Sessions: Integrated Healing & Reiki
Throughout the weekend, one to one sessions with Laura will be available in a private treatment room separate to the studio.
These sessions enhance the process of the weekend. Individuals receive a personally designed practice to assist them towards their goals. Sessions are 50 euro.
Available times are Sunday evening and Monday Afternoon.
What’s on the menu depends on what is in season and available locally. The chef caters to any dietary requirements and takes great care when cooking for people with allergies. Breakfast is an enjoyable experience – with homemade breads, yogurt, muesli and fruit compote. Lunch and Dinner are vegetarian and always delicious – nourishing and sustaining your energy throughout the day.
The bedrooms at Lisnavagh House are a joy to stay in. With large windows looking out onto the surrounding grounds, beds that you never want to get out of, and antiques mixed with curios and contemporary objets d’art, you will find it hard to tear yourself away. All the bedrooms are individually furnished to provide a modern level of comfort and though of a period style, have a wonderfully unpretentious and relaxed atmosphere.
These include the Colonel’s Room (‘The most magnificent bed in Ireland’ according to the Irish Times), the Oak Room with its deep copper bath, the Butterfly Room, the Yellow Room, the Night Nursery, Sasha’s Room and Day Nursery all with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
You won’t find televisions, radios, or minibars in the bedrooms. The unique and dramatically different bedrooms are tranquil and calm – ideal for sleeping well.
Prices include beautiful accommodation, meals and snacks and full tuition for the retreat programme.
*There are only 12 rooms available for this retreat so the group will be small, so please book soon to avoid disappointment*
Private Rooms in the main house: 565- 595 euro per person
Courtyard Room: 495 euro per person
Early Booking is advised- Places are limited to create an intimate group dynamic and to provide individual attention.
Your booking will only be confirmed with a non-refundable deposit of €100 with the balance due by April 20th.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 087-9633229 for details.
Previous Retreat Media
Positive Life Magazine Article: January 2018