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Summery Online Retreat with Alistair 16-18 July 2021

Are we in lockdown or are we post-pandemic? It’s a confusing time and after months of one thing, it can be hard to adapt to another. But the one constant is our mind – and while we wait for clarity in the outside world, we can create clarity in our inside world with meditation.  This […]

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Holy Island Summer Retreat 2020: Sitting With The Body


It’s with great sadness that we pass on the news that our Summer retreat on Holy Island is being cancelled because of Covid-19. The Island is shut for the foreseeable future until Rokpa (the trustees) decide what is the best path.  It’s a great shame and I will be contacting those who have booked to […]

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Summer Meditation Retreat 2019: The Body is the Ground

HI Mindsprings July Retreat 2019

Our annual Summer retreat on Holy Island for beginners Mindsprings summer meditation retreat on Holy Island is aimed at anyone who is looking to explore practice in a more body-based way. Taught by Alistair Appleton and  Kirsty Davidson. Suitable for practiced meditators and complete beginners alike, the 7 -retreat is a chance to visit meditation afresh in […]

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BEING STILL – STILL BEING: Mindsprings Summer Retreat

Our annual Mindsprings Summer retreat: The practice of peaceful sitting For the summer retreat, Alistair Appleton and Kirsty Davidson are guiding the practice of silent sitting, so beloved by so many traditions but so often plagued with obsessive thinking and physical pain. Drawing on the somatic teachings of Reggie Ray, Alistair will be leading us […]

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