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yoga at the edge of the world 27th April to 4th may 2019 | co. clare, ireland

Experience the Yoga of homecoming. At the edge of the world, where Celtic mythology meets Indian philosophy and both merge to underpin a deeper understanding of the world that surrounds us and our place within it.

In Yoga we need to keep a dialogue between the East and the West and practice sensitive cross-cultural fertilisation. Russil Paul

Join Selina Gullery & jack Harrison of the Celtic School of Yoga for a week on the wild Atlantic coast of Ireland.

Daily yoga and meditation practices, hikes to sacred sites, poetry and prose, myth, magic, live music, & adventure.

Jack Harrison
Selina Gullery

This little stone lay upon the Flaggy Shore, a little beach close to where we will be staying. Although we will be there in May and not in the Autumn, as the poem below suggests, I am sure you will experience its mysterious beauty then, and maybe your heart too will open wide.

You will be invited to join three guided hikes through the mysterious landscapes of the Burren - once a tropical seabed, it still carries tales from way back when, etched into its stoney skin.

The Aran Islands - once refuge for the learned, where manuscripts were kept safe and copied for generations to follow.

We will be making a day trip to Inishmore and besides learning about its fascinating history and listening to Irish being spoken by its inhabitants, we will venture out to the very edge of the world to a promontory fort, which holds many a mystery more. Curious?

Programme

Arrival on Saturday, 27th April after 4pm. Tea and snack, restorative grounding yoga, dinner at the house. Sunday - Saturday: early morning qi-gong and meditation at the house, smoothie, drive to 'Reflections' yoga studio, 2h practice, brunch at a local venue, hike in the Burren, personal time, restorative yoga, dinner. On one of the days (weather dependant) we will travel to the Aran Islands and explore them by bicycle and on foot. On this day, the programme schedule will change, of course!

The Burren with its hazel woods, holy wells, wishing trees, enchanting landscapes & the Aran Island of Inishmore - unique in its beauty and relevance in keeping Celtic lore alive.

Accommodation | Price | How to get there

We will be accommodated in a holiday home just outside the village of Ballyvaughan on the shores of Galway Bay. The house has seven ensuite rooms, a large sitting and kitchen area and a wonderful garden. A short walk down country lanes leading from the back of the garden brings you to the coast and to the heart of the village. Most yoga practices will take place at Jack's studio 'Reflections', a 15 minute drive away, morning qi gong and meditation and some evening restorative yoga classes will take place at the holiday home. There are also alternative accommodation options available, you will need your own car, however, if not staying in the house.

the Burren

The price of €1,108.-- payable by 31st January 2019 includes shared accommodation, all meals, a night at the pub, transport to and from the yoga studio, daily yoga, meditation, guided walks and a trip to the Aran Islands! If you are interested in receiving a certificate of attendance which counts towards Yoga Alliance USA further education, please contact Selina, this is available at a small additional fee.

Please make sure to read and understand our payment and cancellation policy. https://www.selinayoga.net/contact.html

How to get there? - Flight to Shannon -> Bus to Galway. ||| Flight to Dublin -> Bus or train to Galway. => Bus to Ballyvaughen from Galway (the Doolin bus, leaves once an hour). We pick you up and bring you to the house! If you are thinking of getting a rental car, this is a fabulous option. You can add a couple of days to your trip. We can happily give you tips when arranging your trip.

We purposely keep the group small, so register now if you feel the calling...

om@selinayoga.love | @selinayoga | #selinayoga | +359 895 57 18 56

Read here, what retreat participant Katrin shared after our trip last year... http://www.we-are-humans.com/blog/the-sacred-mission-of-our-feet

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