Product Description

Location:    Townley Hall, Slane Road, Co Louth

Date:            Saturday 3rd August 2019

Time:           10.00am – 4.30pm

Cost:            €85



Why not start your August bank holiday weekend with our ‘Mindfulness and Yoga Summer Retreat’ at the beautiful house and grounds of Townley Hall.

This inspiring one-day retreat is an opportunity to step away from your usual routine and busy pace of life, to look after your own health and well-being.

Throughout the day we will explore the benefits of mindfulness and yoga in a relaxed and friendly environment, through guided practices, group exercises and discussions.



  • Cultivate mind-body balance with mindfulness and yoga
  • Practice yoga styles and sequences that develop wellness through movement
  • Experience core mindfulness practices that promote awareness and well-being
  • Meet and relax with like-minded people in a warm and friendly environment
  • Explore Townley Hall’s beautiful private house and surrounding grounds
  • Enjoy a delicious and healthy lunch

NB:  Please note that this is not a silent retreat day although it will include some periods of silence as a way of deepening awareness and well-being.


Suitable for all levels of mindfulness and yoga experience

(Spaces are limited to ensure group size)



Colin Kierans (Mindfulness Teacher)

Colin is currently studying for a MA in Mindfulness-Based Teaching.  He adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines of the Irish Mindfulness Teachers Network, which requires ongoing supervision, training and residential courses.

Colin’s training and teaching focuses on mindfulness meditation and practice while drawing on aspects of neuroscience, cognitive science and stress physiology.  He is particularly interested in the application of mindfulness in the areas of psychological resilience and physical health.

As well as teaching mindfulness-based courses and workshops to the general public Colin has also led mindfulness-based training for voluntary agencies and groups of mental health professionals, with a primary focus on self-care.


Cora McEvoy (Yoga Instructor)

Cora is practicing yoga for almost 20 years.  She became qualified as a Hatha yoga instructor in 2004 with YTTC Ireland. Over the years she has continued to study and has completed various courses and workshops including Ashtanga, pilates and children’s yoga.  She now holds a 500YA teaching qualification and most recently completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme.

Cora’s classes are inspired by the Hatha and Yin yoga styles.  Movements are taught with a focus on mindful awareness, breathing and exploring the stillness within.

The core of Cora’s own practice and teaching is taking care of our bodies and minds.