What type of people come on your retreats?
People from all walks of life
We have all types of people who come on our retreats.
- All ages
- all levels of fitness
- all walks of life from students to doctors to accountants
- Complete beginners to advanced to yoga teachers
Many reasons for coming
Our retreat participants can come for many different reasons
- complete beginners looking to learn genuine yoga and meditation from a quality yoga teacher
- people simply looking for a break to get away from the everyday lives
- solo travellers looking for a group style activity holiday
- regular practitioners looking to deepen their yoga practice
- wishing to come to The Burren and be shown around on guided outings
- yoga teachers wishing to get new ideas and also to relish being on the receiving end of teaching
- overseas visitor coming to Ireland on a holiday and happy to try out yoga and enjoy amazing vegetarian food
Most people come on their own
About 80% to 90% of people come on their own.
The atmosphere is warm and friendly and it is very easy to feel relaxed and ‘at home away from home’ the moment you arrive at the centre.
The feeling of calm and peacefulness is very apparent, and there is a warm homeliness about the centre.
We have about 30% of people on our retreats have been here before and some who have been here many times and come regularly once or twice each year. This lends to a lovely atmosphere and it is very reassuring for new visitors to see people who have come back time and time again.
Most of our visitors are living in Ireland
On our week long retreats about 30% of our visitors come from overseas. Many come from the UK, Europe and some from the US and other far off countries.
There are over 6 airports to choose from listed at
Irish people are very sociable and within 5 minutes they will be chatting away to you as if they had know you all their life 😉
Very easy to get to the centre
There is a wide choices of getting here including
- driving by car
- by car and ferry
- public transport bus or train
It takes about 2.5 to 3 hours to drive here from Dublin and most of the way is by motorway making for a very easy drive.
It takes about 2 to 2.5 hours to get here from most airports in the UK and about 3 to 3.5 from most other airports in Europe.
People work at their own pace, and every student is treated as an individual working at where they are at, and practising at their own pace and level.
Is this your type of weekend?
“A couple of people have confided with me over the course of a weekend or 6 day course ‘I was a little apprehensive before coming on the weekend, wondering would everyone else on the course be a bit weird, or would i be the odd one out…… and finding the minute i arrived, the the atmosphere is so down to earth, you can just be at home right away. Other people were just normal, but of all different types, but all got on so well together’
And i am privileged to see this so on many different weekends…. how perfect strangers at the start of a course, can come together so easily and so well, and share living together, going to classes, getting up early in the morning together, eating together, going out on walks and getting to know each other.
We look forward to seeing you here soon!