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Eco yoga retreat in the Scottish Highlands with Jim Tarran

12th - 16th October 2017 from £525                     Order Now                 

Join Jim for a transformative yoga retreat at this tranquil river-side haven in the Scottish Highlands. With amazing views of the Loch and unique in and outdoor spa facilities that are like nothing you have ever tried before! 

This unique and beautiful location is dedicated to yoga and sustainable eco living.

What you can expect from your yoga holiday...

Between yoga classes  enjoy reading, roaming the hills and visiting the beautiful Loch that dominates your view and is  just a few minutes from the retreat centre.

Fabulous bathing areas dotted throughout the unspoiled location...

From the Japanese inspired sentō bathing dome and the hobbit like submerged sauna, to the completely private outdoor bathing opportunities, that have you soaking your bones in deep baths next to a waterfall!!

All bathing facilities follow the natural flow of the river and are powered by 100% renewable energy. The water used is from their own private spring - a wonderful 'soft' water that leaves the skin soft and shiny. 

Spa dome with hot tub - Inspired by the ancient purification rites of Japanese bathing, the sentō dome offers rainforest showers and a hot tub that comfortably sits half a dozen people. Set within a geodesic glass dome filled with natural light, this is a wonderful spot for hot soaks in all weather and offers a sensual feeling of well-being and harmony.

Artisan Sauna - Follow the river from the sento dome and you find yourself at the artisan sauna, built with sustainable Scottish Douglas fir wood, with its own natural spring water plunge pool. The sauna can be reached via a few steps, or a secret passage..!

Upper Gorge Bath - Just below the sauna the river pours past the Upper Gorge Bath. Built into the rock, with hot and cold running spring water, this beautiful bath offers you the perfect opportunity to scrub, soak and contemplate, or just dream...

Lower Gorge Bath - Here, where the river plunges into a natural gorge and joins the mighty Liever River, lies the Lower Gorge Bath. This deep bathtub - that easily fits two- has piped hot and cold water, and stands on a solid wooden platform overlooking a waterfall. Draw yourself an afternoon or evening bath that you will never forget. Alternate a hot soak with a wild river swim - the ultimate luxury wild swim!

Delicious organic vegetarian food fresh from the garden...

EcoYoga food comes straight from the organic garden when in season. They serve the most delicious vegetarian dishes, with hearty brunches, delicious soups, fresh baked breads and fabulous dinners. They even have an fantastic coffee machine!

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Deep, blissful, yoga with one of the UK's finest teachers...

In the fabulous yoga studio that overlooks the waterfall, you can learn the art of yoga from one of the finest yoga teachers in the world. Jim Tarran has been teaching yoga for over 23 years and training teachers for the last 15 years. He is truly a master teacher. His individual attention and teaching expertise together with the outstanding natural beauty and meditative space of ecoYoga's magical surroundings will take you to a whole new level of relaxation and connection.

The 60sqm studio has underfloor heating and a very calming ambience. During Śavāsana (deep relaxation at the end of a Yoga practice) your body can melt into the warmth of the floor whilst the mind is gently soothed by the sounds of the nearby waterfalls.

 ...and luxurious eco-accommodation with super king-size beds and views to die for.

The ecoYoga Centre has 13 cosy double bedrooms with luxurious super king-size beds, a sofa, and table in a sunny windowed lobby, or views to the river, 10 of these have ensuite toilet and sink and three have shared facilities. There is also a yurt with 3 single beds.

Set in magnificent Scottish scenery; hills, lochs, rivers, forests and waterfalls, this fabulous retreat is totally off-grid. Powered by a hydro turbine and a large bank of solar panels, there is nothing to interrupt the sound of water and birdsong, except perhaps spontaneous excursions to the famous Kilmartin Glen standing stone circles and local beaches. At night the skies are alive with millions of stars.

Yoga with Jim Tarran

Jim Tarran

Yoga alliance Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT) Jim Tarran has been practicing yoga since 1990; graduating from the Patanjali yoga school in Kathmandu in 1992, and the Iyengar school in 1996.

He founded the Vajrasati school www.vajrasatiyoga.co.uk and teacher training programme in 2000. Vajrasati is a well-established and growing school of yoga, with 50 teachers in the UK.

Jim uses the tools of yoga to fund a deeper connection to life. His popular classes across London and Sussex are known for their honesty, humanity, depth and good humour.

With over 50 international retreats behind him, Jim knows that the mark of a great trip is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living; a re-establishing of the harmony between self and universe. He has never failed to be inspired by the beauty and wonder of the people he encounters.

The retreat will explore all aspects of the yoga path including āsana, meditation, prāṇāyāma and mantra. There will be two yoga classes each day except arrival and departures days when we will have just a short session to start the retreat on the evening of the 12th and a short session to close the retreat on the morning of the 16th.

Price includes: 5 days, 4 nights accommodation; All meals, teas, coffee, water;  and all yoga tuition, but does not include travel and transfers.

£525/ US$850 per person in a shared double (not twin) room with ensuite toilet and basin

£725/ US$1150 per person in a double as single occupancy with shared facilities

£775/ US$1230 per person in a double as single occupancy with ensuite toilet and basin

We also have one triple yurt available with three single beds at £475/US$775 per person with shared facilities. 

Non-yoga partners are welcome to join the retreat. Contact us for more information or to request a ringback.


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