GRACE O'MALLEY IRELAND RETREAT

May 6-13, 2020

In collaboration with Yoga Retreats Ireland, Yoga Warrior is able to offer you a unique retreat experience set outside Dublin in the Wild Atlantic Way.  Staying in your very own Downton Abbey manor, Temple house will be your home for the week. It is a classical Georgian manor set on a private estate of over 1,000 acres. This luxury country house in County Sligo, Ireland is overlooking a 13th century lakeside castle of the Knights Templar. The Perceval family home since 1665, the present manor was redesigned in 1864 and enjoys the authentic and unpretentious luxury country house atmosphere.

 

You will follow the footsteps of Ireland's most courageous woman  and Warrior. . .Grace O'Malley!  Beginning with the Atlantic Ocean. . .the star of the week!  Grace sneered in the face of tradition and took to the unforgiving depths of the Atlantic.   We will follow Grace’s story around the west of Ireland, from Clew bay to Claire Island.  

 

We will enjoy a Seaweed bath, which has been a tradition in Ireland for hundreds of years and Ireland’s only indigenous spa therapy.   With only a few remaining in the entire country this is a spa treatment not to be missed!  

 

The beauty and mythology associated with the landscape were the great inspiration for Nobel Prize winning poet W.B. Yeats. As a dominant regional landmark, Knocknarea is particularly prominent in his work, being featured in a total of seven poems.  

“The wind has bundled up the clouds high over Knocknarea and thrown the

thunder on the stones for all that Maeve can say.” - W.B. Yeats

This retreat is in collaboration with: 

Yoga Retreats Ireland

IrelandYogaRetreats@gmail.com

1-519-990-8297

Ready to save your spot?

(note this button will take you to the Yoga Retreats Ireland website to register)

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

2 Yoga Classes per Day

With the exception of the first and last day (where there is 1 yoga class each) we will do 2 yoga classes per day.

Private Yoga Sessions

Meet your retreat teachers.

Luxury 

Accommodations

Temple House is a luxury country house in County Sligo, Ireland is overlooking a 13th century lakeside castle of the Knights Templar. It is a classical Georgian manor set on a private estate of over 1,000 acres.

Lush Room Amenities

Indulge in everything that Temple Manor has to offer. Rooms are fully equipped with everything you need to feel relaxed and rejuvenated during your retreat

Day Trips + Transportation

Explore all that Clare Island and Clew Bay have to offer. We will take 3 day trips with transportation included.

HEAR FROM OTHER WARRIORS AND YOGA RETREAT IRELAND ATTENDEES

EXTRAORDINARY

This retreat for me, in terms of my goals, was extraordinary. I achieved my goals, I made new friends. I think that in an environment like this, it was very conducive to learning who you are.

LISTEN

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RE-ENERGIZED

My number one goal was really to let go and tune out my daily life. I just wanted to get back to me… I’ve been re-energized and reminded of who I am and my strengths. 

 
 

YOUR TEACHERS

Robin Reid

Let me show you how to reach the yoga warrior in you. 

Robin will guide some of your flow practices. In addition to teaching you, she will also meet every warrior for 1 half an hour private one on one session. In a fun and supportive environment Robin will break down asanas for beginners or build them up for more advanced students.  Learn more about Robin.

Caroline Holmes

A dream to bring others to this space resulted in Yoga retreats Ireland.

My story is not too different from many others. Growing up in a volatile home in the center of Dublin.

A pub to be exact in Mary street.

 

Discovering in my late 40’s that anger is not the natural state of the body was a shock and left me groundless for a while. Canada and yoga brought me to a place I thought were only for nuns and monks. Peace knocked a few times before I opened the door. Yoga classes would be more than enough for the normal person.

 

I went on to become a teacher and studio owner. I am my Mother’s daughter. That is the thing with the Peace business. You are obliged to share it. A break from the intro music for Coronation street at my mother's house. Brought me to a walk on Black Water beach one Sunday morning.

 

Huge clarity and peace came back to take me down again. The feeling of peace in the heart and mind brought great energy to my life. 

 

“Sheer madness” as it has been described who in their right mind would want to do yoga in Ireland?

Apparently, people do.

From Aruba to North America and places in between people are coming. I do hope you will join me too.    

 

YOUR ACCOMMODATIONS - TEMPLE HOUSE

Temple House

The Perceval family home since 1665, the present manor was redesigned in 1864 and enjoys the authentic and unpretentious luxury country house atmosphere.

Clew Bay

 

It’s probably the most beautiful bay in Ireland, and the views of it from all around Westport are spectacular. 

Clare Island

Guards the entrance to the sheltered bay and is home to 130 people. With its Blue Flag beach and many historical and archaeological sites, Clare island is accessed by a short ferry ride.

 

ROOM AMENITIES

Each room is equipped with: 

  • Free WiFi 

  • Luxury VOYA organic toiletries 

  • Private bathroom with power shower 

  • Hairdryer

  • Tea and coffee tray 

 

OUR DAY TRIPS

CLARE ISLAND

 Clare Island is located 3.5 miles off the west coast of County Mayo, Ireland. The ferry crossing from Roonagh Pier takes 25 minutes and there is every chance that you will be accompanied on your journey by a school of dolphins and or a herd of seals. Clare Island is the largest (5 miles long and 3 miles wide) of the 365 islands in Clew Bay. Famous as the ancestral home of the legendary Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley (Granuaile), she has a population of about 160 people.

CARROWKEEL

 Carrowkeel is a beautifully situated neolithic hilltop passage tomb complex consisting of 14 passage cairns identified with letters. The passage cairns are spread across a number of hills that form part of the Bricklieve Mountain range (the Irish name Breac sliabh means speckled mountain). 

HIKING TO THE TOP OF KNOCKNAREA

Visit Queen Maeve in her resting place on the summit of Knocknarea. Legend has it that she was interred, in full battle gear, within the stones of the most dramatic tumulus in Ireland, at least 3,500 years after its construction by our Neolithic ancestors. We don’t know what other secrets are inside that undisturbed summit tumulus, so bring your imagination with you to this unique place. 

 

Registration Price Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in the luxurious, historical Temple House.

  • 3 meals a day that includes a 3 course sit down dinner in the Temple dining room each evening.

  • All meals prepared by the Temple House private chef, daily room cleaning.

  • All non alcoholic beverages 

  • 2 yoga classes a day; with 1 on day of arrival and departure.

  • 1 30 minute private yoga session

  • Seaweed bath

  • 3 day trips including transportation 

  • A special retreat yoga shirt

  • Mats for your use at the retreat

CAD

$2995

Based on double occupancy, not including transportation or airfare

$500 deposit required

This retreat is in collaboration with: 

Yoga Retreats Ireland

IrelandYogaRetreats@gmail.com

1-519-990-8297

Ready to save your spot?

(note this button will take you to the Yoga Retreats Ireland website to register)