Phone Gaia House on +44 (0) 1626 333 613 Email Gaia House info@gaiahouse.co.uk Gaia House on Facebook @GaiaHouseUK on Twitter Group Retreat Programme Go to Checkout return to home page

Group Retreat Programme 2018-19

Jon Kabat Zinn retreat in the meditation hallIt is important to us to be truly inclusive and welcome all people. We invite you to be in touch if you want to tell us more about how we can welcome you.

Before you book your retreat, we recommend you read through our Frequently Asked Questions and Booking & Cancellation information.


Dana: The teaching and service from the teachers, coordinators and volunteers at Gaia House is offered freely. Our retreat rates cover the cost of food, accommodation and teachers’ travel expenses. They also contribute to our management and support costs, including administration and maintenance of our building and grounds.

During your retreat you will be invited to offer Dana (a donation) for the support of Gaia House and the teachers who have guided your retreat or practice. The tradition of Dana has sustained the passing on of Buddhist teachings for around 2,500 years. Before booking a retreat please read: Dana – The Buddhist Tradition of Generosity...

A = suitable for all
B = particularly suitable for beginners
C = special criteria, please read the retreat description carefully
E = experienced
= Retreat has spaces
= Limited spaces are available
= Retreat is full (waiting list only)

Please note – if retreat is showing as full Retreat is Full

  • it is still possible to apply for a waiting list place – usually a few places become available near the time of the retreat.
  • there may still be some camping places (May to September). Please check via info@gaiahouse.co.uk.

Retreat DatesLengthTeacherCodeKeyCostSpaces
Awakening Wisdom, Joy and Peace
13/12/2018 18/12/20185 nightsZohar Lavie
18170A
£280 - Standard
£336 - Sponsor
£238 - Supported
£140 - FAB Fund
£84  - Young Persons
Retreat is Full
New Year Retreat 2018-2019
27/12/2018 02/01/20196 nights Kirsten Kratz
Suvaco
Jenny Wilks
18171C
E
£336 - Standard
£403 - Sponsor
£286 - Supported
£168 - FAB Fund
£101 - Young Persons
Retreat is Full
Meditation and Mindfulness in Daily Life
08/01/2019 13/01/20195 nightsMartine Batchelor
Jenny Wilks
19130A
B
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
Retreat is Full
Inquiring into the Nature of Experience
17/01/2019 21/01/20194 nightsAlan Lewis
Laura Bridgman (Kovida)
19131A
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
Dana Retreat: A Path of Peace and Kindness
25/01/2019 28/01/20193 nightsYanai Postelnik
19132A
£48.00
+ Dana Contribution
Retreat is Full
Origins and Applications of Mindfulness MBCT/MBSR Foundations
01/02/2019 04/02/20193 nightsChris Cullen
Jaya Karen Rudgard
19133C
E
£192 - Standard
£230 - Sponsor
£163 - Supported
£96  - FAB Fund
£58  - Young Persons
Retreat is Full
Embodying Presence - The Deep Current
07/02/2019 10/02/20193 nightsLeela Sarti
19134A
£192 - Standard
£230 - Sponsor
£163 - Supported
£96  - FAB Fund
£58  - Young Persons
Young People's Retreat: Wisdom and Compassion
15/02/2019 17/02/20192 nightsJake Dartington
19135C
£32 - Standard
£46 - Sponsor
£35 - Supported
£19 - FAB Fund
Awakening and Liberating the Heart
22/02/2019 27/02/20195 nightsKirsten Kratz
Chris Cullen
19136A
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
Practising Samadhi
02/03/2019 04/03/20192 nightsSuvaco
19137E
£128 - Standard
£154 - Sponsor
£109 - Supported
£64  - FAB Fund
£38  - Young Persons
The Dance of Faith and Wisdom
07/03/2019 11/03/20194 nightsJaya Karen Rudgard
Laura Bridgman (Kovida)
19138A
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
Freeness and Friction: How we Meet Ourselves and the World
15/03/2019 20/03/20195 nightsMartin Aylward
19139A
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
Roots into the Ground of Soul
23/03/2019 30/03/20197 nightsRob Burbea
Catherine McGee
19140C
E
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
Sŏn (Zen) Retreat
06/04/2019 13/04/20197 nightsStephen Batchelor
Martine Batchelor
19141E
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
Retreat is Full
Practising Liberation from the Three Poisons
18/04/2019 22/04/20194 nightsLama Rod Owens
19142C
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
Self-Compassion and the Courageous Heart
26/04/2019 30/04/20194 nightsJaya Karen Rudgard
Yanai Postelnik
19143A
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
Abiding with a Heart Imbued with Love
03/05/2019 06/05/20193 nightsCatherine McGee
Jaya Karen Rudgard
19144A
£192 - Standard
£230 - Sponsor
£163 - Supported
£96  - FAB Fund
£58  - Young Persons
Mahasi Weekend Retreat
10/05/2019 12/05/20192 nightsBhante Bodhidhamma
19145C
£128 - Standard
£154 - Sponsor
£109 - Supported
£64  - FAB Fund
£38  - Young Persons
Mahasi Nine-Day Retreat
10/05/2019 19/05/20199 nightsBhante Bodhidhamma
19146C
£486 - Standard
£583 - Sponsor
£413 - Supported
£243 - FAB Fund
£146 - Young Persons
A Wide and Wonderful Path
23/05/2019 27/05/20194 nightsZohar Lavie
Laura Bridgman (Kovida)
19147A
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
Living with Illness and Loss
30/05/2019 04/06/20195 nightsZohar Lavie
19148A
C
£265 - Standard
£318 - Sponsor
£225 - Supported
£133 - FAB Fund
£80 - Young Persons
Embodying the Awakened Heart
08/06/2019 16/06/20198 nightsYanai Postelnik
Leela Sarti
19149A
£472 - Standard
£566 - Sponsor
£401 - Supported
£236 - FAB Fund
£142 - Young Persons
Meditation Day: Goodness, Presence and Wisdom
19/06/2019 19/06/20191 DayYanai Postelnik
19150A
£33 - Standard
£17  - FAB Fund
£10  - Young Persons
Finding True Refuge in a Modern World
22/06/2019 29/06/20197 nightsCatherine McGee
Anushka Fernandopulle
19151C
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
Opening the Heart with Mindfulness and Compassion
07/07/2019 11/07/20194 nightsJenny Wilks
19152A
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
Living Fearlessly with Change
Starts 09/07/2019 10 month programmeZohar Lavie
19153C
£820 - Standard
Secular Budhist Retreat @ Earth Spirit
19/07/2019 26/07/20197 nightsStephen Batchelor
Martine Batchelor
19154A
£460 - Standard
£391 - Sponsor
£552 - Supported
£230 - FAB Fund
£138 - Young Persons
Natural Ease in Practice
05/08/2019 11/08/20196 nightsLaura Bridgman (Kovida)
Ajahn Jutindharo
19155A
B
£354 - Standard
£425 - Sponsor
£301 - Supported
£177 - FAB Fund
£106 - Young Persons
Freeing of Human Consciousness: Decolonising Body, Heart and Mind
15/08/2019 22/08/20197 nightsSuvaco
Thanissara
19156A
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
Pathways to Happiness: Cultivating Wellbeing and Contentment 
26/08/2019 30/08/20194 nightsZohar Lavie

19157A
£236 - Standard
£283 - Sponsor
£201 - Supported
£118 - FAB Fund
£71  - Young Persons
The Four Immeasurables
02/09/2019 09/09/20197 nightsJenny Wilks
Zohar Lavie
19158A
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
Mindfulness Beyond the Eight-Week Course
13/09/2019 16/09/20193 nightsJenny Wilks
Vici Williams
19159C
£192 - Standard
£230 - Sponsor
£163 - Supported
£96  - FAB Fund
£58  - Young Persons
Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation MBCT/MBSR Foundations
22/09/2019 29/09/20197 nightsChristina Feldman
John Peacock
19160C
E
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
Awakening in Stillness and in Movement Yoga and Meditation
04/10/2019 09/10/20195 nightsMartin Aylward
Gail Aylward
19161A
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
The Heart of Wisdom and Kindness
15/10/2019 20/10/20195 nightsYanai Postelnik
19162A
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
Wisdom Born of Stillness
25/10/2019 27/10/20192 nightsAjahn Brahm
19163A
£128 - Standard
£154 - Sponsor
£109 - Supported
£64  - FAB Fund
£38  - Young Persons
Insight Meditation and Yoga
01/11/2019 06/11/20195 nightsYanai Postelnik
Helen Stephenson
19164A
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
Meditation Day: Liberation Through Kindness
10/11/2019 10/11/20191 DayVen. Canda
19165A
£33 - Standard
£17  - FAB Fund
£10  - Young Persons
The Beauty of Being
15/11/2019 22/11/20197 nightsLeela Sarti
19166A
£413 - Standard
£496 - Sponsor
£351 - Supported
£207 - FAB Fund
£124 - Young Persons
The Path of Insight Meditation
29/11/2019 02/12/20193 nightsYanai Postelnik
19167A
£192 - Standard
£230 - Sponsor
£163 - Supported
£96  - FAB Fund
£58  - Young Persons
To Be in the World, To Be Touched by Life
08/12/2019 13/12/20195 nightsKirsten Kratz
Jaya Karen Rudgard
19168A
£295 - Standard
£354 - Sponsor
£251 - Supported
£148 - FAB Fund
£89  - Young Persons
Practising the Jhānas
17/12/2019 08/01/202022 nightsRob Burbea
19169E
£1,012 - Standard
£1,214 - Sponsor
£860 - Supported
£506 - FAB Fund
£304 - Young Persons
Print This Page Print This Page

 

Back to top