Mulvarra House | Workshop and Retreat Centre St Mullins

week long yoga retreat
with brian McVeigh

When and where?

When: Monday July 20th – Sunday July 26th 2020

Where: Mulvarra House in St Mullins. You can get directions from our website contact page

Cost: From €790 pps

To book: Click the button below

/or call us on 051 424936

/or email info@mulvarra.com

Your teacher:
Brian Mcveigh

Brian is a qualified 250-hour yoga teacher trained in Hatha, Vinyasa and Shakti Rasa Yoga with Debbie Coradino, Veronica Larsson and enjoying ongoing learning with Marianne Jacuzzi.

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week retreat
monday July 20th - Sunday july 26th 2020

Make the most of your summer and escape to Mulvarra House for 7 days of yoga, meditation, relaxation and enjoying the gorgeous surroundings of  St Mullins. 

Brian McVeigh returns to Mulvarra House for this special week and will be supported by  Orla Conlon and by our own Tim Dawson.
 

The long summer evening make this the perfect time to soak up the magic of St Mullins; spectacular sunsets over Brandon, the complete quiet broken only by birdsong and the wind in the trees. The morning yoga class will be a dynamic flowing experience –  also suitable for yoga novices. The early evening practice will be yin yoga, slower and with longer hold for poses. There will also be plenty of time for meditation and pranayama (breathing) exercises.

On fine days the early evening practice will be outside on our yoga deck, with its spectacular views of the valley and the river Barrow. With the longer evenings there will be plenty of time to chill, hang out with the others or just relax with a good book. Nourish your body, mind, and soul with a week of yoga, meditation, hiking, kayaking and whatever else your body and mind are asking for.

Highlights

  • a mix of yoga, meditation, pranayama, nidra every day
  • Suitable for beginners and all fitness levels
  • All meals included
  • Free afternoons to explore the area (hiking, kayaking, relaxing)
  • 6 nights accommodation (shared and unshared accommodation options available)

Read more about this event

Food is another vital component of this special experience and we spare no efforts to bring you the healthiest and most delicious vegetarian food, all made by Linda. We can also cater for a wide variety of dietary restrictions with advance notice.

They say laughter is the best medicine, and we hope that laughter is never far away in a weekend spent at Mulvarra. To that end another strand we have added to the weekend is games playing, although participation in this is by choice.

Also important is that we have time to digest, both physically and mentally. To that end we have been careful to build in provision for downtime. Mulvarra looks down on a path which stretches alongside the Barrow River for over 100 Km and passes through some of the most beautiful river scenery in all of Ireland. The perfect tool in fact for passing time with your thoughts while letting the natural splendour of the Barrow River calm you.

And then, there is…. Breath. Part of the weekend will be given over to a discussion of the concept of Prana and how it relates to both yoga and meditation. Prana and breathing are very closely related, and we will also learn some practical techniques for directly working with our prana using different breathing techniques or Prananyama.

Lastly and very much not least, sleep is crucial both physically (for the rest it provides our bodies) and psychologically (for the mental shift it achieves, allowing our unconscious to come out and play). Rest assured you will have sound sleep and lots of it while you stay at Mulvarra. All of our bedrooms are either twin or double and you can choose from shared or non shared option (book early to avoid disappointment). And if sleep has been eluding you of late, you may find that the yogic practice of yoga nidra, another strand of the weekend, has real benefits for you.

All in all a very rich tapestry woven together seamlessly, and delivered in a relaxed and very down to earth environment by your hosts, Tim and Linda. Sure what else would you be doing?

Accommodation Options

We have three main options for accommodation. We will ensure to match gender in our shared rooms. As we have just one triple room we expect it to sell out quickly, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Shared triple room, en-suite bathroom
– Sharing with 2 other people (same gender)
– €790 for the weekend

Shared double room, en-suite bathroom
– Sharing with 1 other person (same gender)
– €810 for the weekend

Non Shared room, en-suite bathroom
– Your own double room and private bathroom, available on a first come first served basis
– €900 for the weekend

If you are a couple or a group, please email us at info@mulvarra.com or contact us on 00353 (0)51 424936

What’s included

– 6 Nights stay in one of our comfortable ensuite bedrooms

– All meals and drinks during your stay

– All yoga classes/meditation sessions/ walks/ talks

How to get here

The closest public transport is the bus or train from Dublin or Waterford to Thomastown . From Thomastown there are taxis available (cost is 25-30 Euros)

Your teacher

Brian McVeigh
Brian has spent the past few years delving into the Philosophy behind the physical practice, with thanks to the extensive knowledge and patience of Marianne Jacuzzi of Seven Winds Yoga. His classes focus on the transformative power of asana and working with the breath. Brian believes that in order to reap the benefits of yoga there must be an element of fun and discovery in the practice. He encourages honouring limitations and exploring variations to find the right posture for each practitioner.

Payment Options

In order to book one of the places on the retreat, you must go through the booking form and choose one of our accommodation options by clicking on the booking link at the bottom of this page. Please note that a 30% deposit must be paid in order to secure a place on the retreat. If you are unable to attend the retreat this deposit is refundable, and as long as you notify us within three weeks of the retreat, we will refund your deposit (less a 25 Euros cancellation fee to cover administration costs). However if the cancellation is inside 3 weeks of the start of the retreat, refunding of the deposit cannot be guaranteed, as it is contingent upon being able to fill your place on the retreat.

When and where?

When: Monday  July 20th – Sunday July 26th 2020

Where: Mulvarra House in St Mullins. You can get directions from our website contact page

Cost: From €790 pps

To book: Click the button below

/or call us on 051 424936

/or email info@mulvarra.com

Your teacher:
Brian Mcveigh​

Brian is a qualified 250-hour yoga teacher trained in Hatha, Vinyasa and Shakti Rasa Yoga with Debbie Coradino, Veronica Larsson and enjoying ongoing learning with Marianne Jacuzzi.

.

week retreat
monday July 20th - Sunday july 26th 2020

Make the most of your summer and escape to Mulvarra House for 7 days of yoga, meditation, relaxation and enjoying the gorgeous surroundings of  St Mullins. 

Brian McVeigh returns to Mulvarra House for this special week and will be supported by  Orla Conlon and by our own Tim Dawson.
 

The long summer evening make this the perfect time to soak up the magic of St Mullins; spectacular sunsets over Brandon, the complete quiet broken only by birdsong and the wind in the trees. The morning yoga class will be a dynamic flowing experience –  also suitable for yoga novices. The early evening practice will be yin yoga, slower and with longer hold for poses. There will also be plenty of time for meditation and pranayama (breathing) exercises.

On fine days the early evening practice will be outside on our yoga deck, with its spectacular views of the valley and the river Barrow. With the longer evenings there will be plenty of time to chill, hang out with the others or just relax with a good book. Nourish your body, mind, and soul with a week of yoga, meditation, hiking, kayaking and whatever else your body and mind are asking for.

Highlights

  • a mix of yoga, meditation, pranayama, nidra every day
  • Suitable for beginners and all fitness levels
  • All meals included
  • Free afternoons to explore the area (hiking, kayaking, relaxing)
  • 6 nights accommodation (shared and unshared accommodation options available)

Read more about this event

Food is another vital component of this special experience and we spare no efforts to bring you the healthiest and most delicious vegetarian food, all made by Linda. We can also cater for a wide variety of dietary restrictions with advance notice.

They say laughter is the best medicine, and we hope that laughter is never far away in a weekend spent at Mulvarra. To that end another strand we have added to the weekend is games playing, although participation in this is by choice.

Also important is that we have time to digest, both physically and mentally. To that end we have been careful to build in provision for downtime. Mulvarra looks down on a path which stretches alongside the Barrow River for over 100 Km and passes through some of the most beautiful river scenery in all of Ireland. The perfect tool in fact for passing time with your thoughts while letting the natural splendour of the Barrow River calm you.

And then, there is…. Breath. Part of the weekend will be given over to a discussion of the concept of Prana and how it relates to both yoga and meditation. Prana and breathing are very closely related, and we will also learn some practical techniques for directly working with our prana using different breathing techniques or Prananyama.

Lastly and very much not least, sleep is crucial both physically (for the rest it provides our bodies) and psychologically (for the mental shift it achieves, allowing our unconscious to come out and play). Rest assured you will have sound sleep and lots of it while you stay at Mulvarra. All of our bedrooms are either twin or double and you can choose from shared or non shared option (book early to avoid disappointment). And if sleep has been eluding you of late, you may find that the yogic practice of yoga nidra, another strand of the weekend, has real benefits for you.

All in all a very rich tapestry woven together seamlessly, and delivered in a relaxed and very down to earth environment by your hosts, Tim and Linda. Sure what else would you be doing?

Accommodation Options

We have three main options for accommodation. We will ensure to match gender in our shared rooms. As we have just one triple room we expect it to sell out quickly, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Shared triple room, en-suite bathroom
– Sharing with 2 other people (same gender)
– €790 for the weekend

Shared double room, en-suite bathroom
– Sharing with 1 other person (same gender)
– €810 for the weekend

Non Shared room, en-suite bathroom
– Your own double room and private bathroom, available on a first come first served basis
– €900 for the weekend

If you are a couple or a group, please email us at info@mulvarra.com or contact us on 00353 (0)51 424936

What’s included

– 6 Nights stay in one of our comfortable ensuite bedrooms

– All meals and drinks during your stay

– All yoga classes/meditation sessions/ walks/ talks

How to get here

The closest public transport is the bus or train from Dublin or Waterford to Thomastown . From Thomastown there are taxis available (cost is 25-30 Euros)

Your teacher

Brian McVeigh
Brian has spent the past few years delving into the Philosophy behind the physical practice, with thanks to the extensive knowledge and patience of Marianne Jacuzzi of Seven Winds Yoga. His classes focus on the transformative power of asana and working with the breath. Brian believes that in order to reap the benefits of yoga there must be an element of fun and discovery in the practice. He encourages honouring limitations and exploring variations to find the right posture for each practitioner.

Payment Options

In order to book one of the places on the retreat, you must go through the booking form and choose one of our accommodation options by clicking on the booking link at the bottom of this page. Please note that a 30% deposit must be paid in order to secure a place on the retreat. If you are unable to attend the retreat this deposit is refundable, and as long as you notify us within three weeks of the retreat, we will refund your deposit (less a 25 Euros cancellation fee to cover administration costs). However if the cancellation is inside 3 weeks of the start of the retreat, refunding of the deposit cannot be guaranteed, as it is contingent upon being able to fill your place on the retreat.

The food experience on the retreat

At Mulvarra, we are very excited about food. Excited about where it comes from, how it is grown, how it is prepared, who you eat it with. As we are still in the early stages of developing Mulvarra and its Breathing Space, we are currently using fresh ingredients and organic food where we can but in the future we will grow our own food.We generally stick to vegetarian cooking in Mulvarra, although we are flexible and also cater to a variety of dietary restrictions. Vegetarian cooking is so versatile, you really don’t miss that piece of meat on your plate when it’s not there. Whatever your thoughts are on the topic, there is no denying that the meat production in most countries is not sustainable and certainly not animal friendly. When we do, very occasionally, prepare meat dishes we make sure it’s organically sourced

Food Highlights

  • Full board accommodation
  • All meals and drinks included
  • healthy energy snacks
  • Food is all vegetarian and organic produce

 

The food experience on the retreat

At Mulvarra, we are very excited about food. Excited about where it comes from, how it is grown, how it is prepared, who you eat it with. As we are still in the early stages of developing Mulvarra and its Breathing Space, we are currently using fresh ingredients and organic food where we can but in the future we will grow our own food.We generally stick to vegetarian cooking in Mulvarra, although we are flexible and also cater to a variety of dietary restrictions. Vegetarian cooking is so versatile, you really don’t miss that piece of meat on your plate when it’s not there. Whatever your thoughts are on the topic, there is no denying that the meat production in most countries is not sustainable and certainly not animal friendly. When we do, very occasionally, prepare meat dishes we make sure it’s organically sourced

Food Highlights

  • Full board accommodation
  • All meals and drinks included
  • healthy energy snacks
  • Food is all vegetarian and organic produce

 

St Mullins: The backdrop to the retreat

  • A unique chance to experience the magic of St Mullins, known as the jewel of the Barrow
  • 7th century monastic site
  • 12th century Norman motte
  • Vibrant cafe and river community
  • Proximity to hikes in Blackstairs mountains and numerous river and forest nature walks

St Mullins: The backdrop to the retreat

  • A unique chance to experience the magic of St Mullins, known as the jewel of the Barrow
  • 7th century monastic site
  • 12th century Norman motte
  • Vibrant cafe and river community
  • Proximity to hikes in Blackstairs mountains and numerous river and forest nature walks