€80 – €330

Winter Stillness Weekend - A residential Yoga experience in Blackhill.

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It is our intention to nourish your body, mind and soul through yoga, meditation, time in nature, open fires and the best of vegan food.

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❄ Winter Stillness Weekend, Blackhill Woods Abbeyleix, 3rd - 5th January 2020 ❄

Hectic festive season ahead..?

Working all over Christmas..?

Full house of extended family need a breather..?

Would you like quality time to yourself or with a friend or loved one away from all the silly season?

Or just would like to start 2020 on the right foot with a clear head and open heart?

If yes to any of the above...

We have you covered.

It is our intention to nourish your body, mind and soul through yoga, meditation, time in nature, open fires and the best of locally sourced produced and home vegan cooking.

The Setting - Nestled in 5 acres of ancient native woodland, the sumptuous Blackhill Woods Retreat in the Heritage Town of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.

The Accommodation - Beautifully designed Georgian style house with super cosy beds and luxury bedrooms.

The Itinerary

Friday Evening

❄ Check in anytime after 4pm. Welcome afternoon tea and homemade blueberry scones.

❄7pm Gentle Yoga & Meditation with Simon followed by Supper and relaxation.

Saturday

❄8.00 Meet in the Dining Room for warm water & lemon by the fire. Morning Meditation with Simon.

❄ 8.30 Fresh healthy Vegan Breakfast.

❄ 11.00-12.30 Energising Flow Yoga Practice with Eilish.

❄ You time to relax and unwind.

❄ 13.00 Warm delicious Vegan Lunch.

❄ 14.30 Optional Light hike on the unique and biodiverse boardwalks of the Abbeyleix Bog Project.

❄ Or free time to yourself to nap, read, take a massage or energy session with Joan our on site therapist, wander our woods, journal, reflect, or relax.

Introverts and extroverts equally welcome.

❄ 16.30 Afternoon tea by the fire.

❄ 18.00 Evening Deeply Relaxing Yin Yoga & Meditation with Eilish.

❄20.00 Dinner

Vegan Roast made with seasonal and local veggies, followed by dessert and tea/ coffee.

We are foodies and feeders!

❄ Time for an early night or to be a bookworm or a social butterfly! We encourage you to honour yourself and self direct the entire flow of your weekend.

Sunday

❄ 8.00 Meet in the Dining Room for warm water & lemon by the fire.

Morning Meditation with Simon.

❄ 8.30 Fresh Healthy Vegan Breakfast.

❄ 11.00-12.30 Balanced Morning Yoga practice with Eilish.

❄ You time to do as you see fit.

❄ 13.00 Wholesome Hearty Vegan Lunch.

Depart approx 2pm.

With bellies and hearts full we’ll send you back out into the world, feeling fresher and more aligned with your desired direction for 2020.

Your Hosts - Simon Rogers and Eilish Fitzpatrick, long established yoga teachers who skillfully blend Yin and Yang styles to suit all levels of abilities, our aim is to provide a perfect balance of work, rest and play.

We have been holding a variety of classes, workshops and day retreats at Blackhill Woods for a number of years. During Summer 2019 we have been busy bees remodeling our home to accommodate up to 12 guests.

We are delighted with the results and have created a haven for peace, comfort and tranquility.

We hope you can make the time to treat yourself or a loved one and share this wonderful experience with us at the beginning of a momentous year!

For bookings and further information you can contact Eilish on (087) 1310999 or Simon on (087) 696 4535.

Cost for the weekend is €330.

Getting here:

By road - our Eircode R32WE52 will take you to the door.

By rail or bus

Destination Portlaoise, let us know your arrival time and we will arrange your collection.

We look forward to welcoming you,

Many thanks and wishing you and yours a wonderful Festive Season and abundant 2020.

Namaste,

Eilish & Simon

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