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November

Mindful eating

21 November 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Slí na Bandé, Kilmurry, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow + Google Map
€75

a day of mindfulness, meditation, and eating together
This unique workshop is open to anyone who would like to learn how to develop a healthy and joyful relationship with food and is willing to have an honest look and what, why and how they eat.

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April

Connecting with your horse: mindfulness, yoga and horsemanship for horse owners with Karine and Christophe

9 April - 10 April
Slieve Aughty riding centre, near Loughrea
Co Galway,
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€220

For this transformative four day course, we will be working with Karine Vandenborre, a professional riding instructor and horse trainer from Belgium.
During these four days, we will look at how we can use mind, body and breath to connect more deeply with horses.
This course is suitable for horse owners and experienced horse people who want to deepen their connection with their horse.

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Foundation skills in natural horse management and training

18 April - 21 April
Macalla farm, Ireland + Google Map
€320

This four day training course is designed to equip horse owners or prospective horse owners with the skills, knowledge and attitude to keep and train horses using natural horsemanhip methods.

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Introduction to draft work with horses

23 April - 24 April
Macalla farm, Ireland + Google Map
€150
Horse pulling cart

This two day workshops will introduce the basics of working with horses on a farm.

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Connecting to real food: seasonal vegetarian cooking

24 April - 26 April
€340

This fun weekend course is for those who wish to learn the secrets behind the delicious seasonal vegetarian food served at the farm.

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May

Introduction to natural hoof care in Longford

12 May
€80

This tried and tested one day course covers the basic theory and practice of barefoot trimming.

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Mindful living, joyful eating: yoga, mindfulness and vegetarian food retreat

16 May - 19 May
€450

During this intensive retreat, we will be looking at how we feed ourselves. We will work at developing mindfulness of our body, mind and emotions, specifically exploring why, how and what we eat. This course is particularly suitable for people who want to develop a healthy, joyful relationship with food.

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Connecting to real food: seasonal vegetarian cooking

22 May - 24 May
€340

This fun weekend course is for those who wish to learn the secrets behind the delicious food served at the farm.

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Sati yoga: bank holiday mindfulness retreat

29 May - 1 June
€420
Sati Yoga Retreat

This yoga and meditation course is designed for serious students (from keen beginners to experienced practitioners) who wish to explore the connection between mindfulness and the classical eight limb system of yoga.

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June

Fermented food

13 June - 15 June
€250
Making carrot Kimchi

At Macalla Farm, we have been experimenting with fermentation for more than a decade and are passionate about getting others started on their fermentation path. This course is very hands-on: we will be making sourdough bread, fermented drinks (kombucha, kefir, etc.) and fermented vegetables (sauerkraut, kimchis, etc.) as well as tasting previous batches. Recipes will be given, and for those interested, starters will be available to take home.

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July

Connecting with horses: mindfulness, yoga and horsemanship with Karine Vandenborre

9 July - 14 July
Macalla farm, Ireland + Google Map
€740

For this transformative five day course, we will be working with Karine Vandenborre, a professional riding instructor and horse trainer from Belgium.
During these five days, we will look at how we can use mind, body and breath to connect with horses.
This course is suitable for people with no previous experience with horses and who simply want to learn how to communicate with these wonderfully sensitive animals as well as those with some experience with horses who want to improve their connection with them.

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May

Changing the world and changing ourselves: activist sustainability and engaged Buddhism

17 May - 22 May
Macalla farm, Ireland + Google Map

A joint event between Macalla Farm and the MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism at Maynooth. This six-day event explores sustainability in how we relate to our bodies, minds and emotions; in how we relate to each other in our movements, networks and communities; and in how we relate to the wider social and natural world.

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July

Ashtanga vinyasa, pranayama and meditation with Francesca di Rosso and Christophe (bilingual course, French and English)

17 July - 23 July
Macalla farm, Ireland + Google Map
€780
Francesca, ashtanga teacher

This intensive retreat is designed for already experienced ashtanga yoga practitioners who wish to develop and broaden their practice by learning to work more skilfully with the breath in asana, pranayama and meditation.

Stage bilingue pour pratiquants ashtanga souhaitant approfondir leur pratique en y intégrant pranayama et méditation.

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August

Mindful living, joyful eating: summer yoga, mindfulness and vegetarian food retreat

19 August - 22 August
Macalla farm, Ireland + Google Map
€450
growing food

During this intensive retreat, we will be looking at how we feed ourselves. We will work at developing mindfulness of our body, mind and emotions, specifically exploring why, how and what we eat. This course is particularly suitable for people who want to develop a healthy, joyful relationship with food.

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December

Christmas sati yoga and meditation retreat

22 December - 27 December
€720
Christmas retreat

This intensive course is aimed at those with some previous knowledge of yoga and/or meditation and is ideally suited for those who consciously wish to take time out during the Christmas period to reflect on the year just ending and create space and possibility for the year to come.

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New Year sati yoga and meditation retreat

28 December - 2 January
€720
New year retreat

See in the New Year with us at Macalla Farm for an alternative celebration of the passing of the year and the start of the new. One of our favourite courses of the year, this is a week of building strength and clarity through yoga and meditation, eating delicious organic food and enjoying good company.

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April

Easter Sati Yoga weekend

14 April - 17 April
€450
Sati Yoga Retreat

This yoga and meditation course is designed for serious students (from beginners to experienced) who wish to explore the connection between mindfulness and the classical eight limbs system of yoga. Students will explore the application of mindfulness not only to their physical asana practice (through classical hatha yoga postures) but also to the broader canvas of their daily lives.

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June

Sati yoga weekend, June bank holiday

2 June - 5 June
€480
Sati Yoga Retreat

This yoga and meditation course is designed for serious students (from keen beginners to experienced practitioners) who wish to explore the connection between mindfulness and the classical eight limb system of yoga.

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July

Developing a practice: week long Sati yoga retreat

8 July - 14 July
€780

This retreat is a week long exploration of Sati yoga, with a special focus on helping students build their own practice.

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Retreat with Rossella Baroncini

15 July - 22 July
€890
Rossella Baroncini

Rossella is a direct long time student of Vanda Scaravelli. This intensive is only suitable for experienced yoga practitioners.

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August

Sati yoga weekend: August bank holiday

4 August - 7 August
€480
Sati Yoga Retreat

This yoga and meditation course is designed for serious students (from keen beginners to experienced practitioners) who wish to explore the connection between mindfulness and the classical eight limb system of yoga.

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Developing a practice: week long Sati yoga retreat

12 August - 18 August
€780

This retreat is a week long exploration of Sati yoga, with a special focus on helping students build their own practice.

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