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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/02/2024 - 11/02/2024
5:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location
Creacon Wellness Retreat

Categories Retreats


 

LUXURY TAI CHI & MEDITATION WEEKEND AT CREACON WELLNESS RETREAT, near New Ross, Co Wexford

Date: Fri 9th Feb 5.30pm – Sun 11th Feb 2.30pm 2024

Price: ¢425pp sharing (twin/double) / ¢485pp single

Experience the TREAT in retreat with this ALL-INCLUSIVE package!! Places are limited to 15 guests only so pay your deposit ¢95pp below now to avoid disappointment! 

 

In a nutshell….the price includes:

A FULL PROGRAMME OF CLASSES – Including Tai Chi, Chi Kung, gentle stretches, relaxation, guided and silent meditations, Mindful Walking and Loving Kindness meditations.  Plus two Tibetan Singing Bowl ‘Sound Bath’ sessions with myself and an instructor from Creacon. Either in the beautiful Meditation Hall or outdoors in the lush gardens weather permitting!
2-NIGHTS EN-SUITE, DELUXE ACCOMMODATION with a set of Organic toiletries
6x DELICIOUS ‘SOULFUL FOOD’ GOURMET MEALS 
A GOODIE BAG FROM ME with some little treats for your stay
USE OF THE GYM, SHOP, CAFE AND GARDENS

The weekend is all inclusive – all you need to do is get yourself there, kick back and enjoy! Here are more details of what’s in store for you:

 

I’m delighted and excited to invite you to join me, Michelle Gupta, with 12 years teaching experience, for an all-inclusive weekend of Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Meditation. If you fancy a weekend of ‘kindfulness’, serene surroundings, refreshing greenery, open spaces, room to breathe, an energy boost, deluxe accommodation, nutritious, gourmet “Food is Medicine” meals designed by a master chef as well as a de-cluttered and refreshed mind and body – then this is the weekend for you!! We’ve enjoyed eight fully-booked weekends so far within the sumptuous surroundings of Creacon Wellness Retreat and with a number of guests returning again and again!

 

Everyone is welcome and no experience is required to enjoy and benefit from mindful meditation and movement – Tai Chi, Chi Kung and mindful walking – all inspired by the stunning, luxurious and tranquil surroundings of Creacon Wellness Retreat. Be kind to your body and mind with these flowing and gentle – yet also invigorating and strengthening – movements which are suitable for all ages, shapes and sizes! And if you’re new to meditation, rest assured that each session will be relaxed and guided. We’ll also be exploring the theme of “Loving Kindness” and techniques including meditations, self-Indian Head massage and nourishing Singing Bowl “Sound Bath” sessions. I can’t wait!! 

 

In between classes there will be plenty of time to relax in one of Creacon’s cosy lounges or the cafe. Take time to enjoy the richly green surroundings, and views from the decked terrace, the restful labyrinth garden, the gorgeous gift shop or just take a breather with a cup of tea! There’s even a gym for your use. Plus a wide range of Holistic therapies available (at extra cost – pre-booking essential).

You’ll see all details on what’s included, bookings and payments, accommodation, food and more below but if you have any further queries then please get in touch with me Michelle on + 353 86 878 5212 WhatsApp or email: embodyharmony@gmail.com. 

Places are limited so pay your deposit €95pp below to avoid disappointment……..

 

 

BOOKING & PAYMENTS: 

PLACES ARE LIMITED so to avoid disappointment, simply pay €95pp DEPOSIT ASAP online below to secure yours now! If you would prefer to pay by card over the phone pls get in touch. NB. The deposit is non-refundable – see below for Cancellation Policy. 

NB. If booking your place on or after 6th Jan 2024 then the full-fee is payable. 

Balance €330 pp/ €390 pp to be paid in full 28 days before the event no later than Fri 12th Jan 2024. 

NB. These weekends are designed for solo-guests. However, if sharing a room with a buddy or partner you must book x2 places. Shared rooms cannot be booked if you are a solo-guest, only single-occupancy rooms. 

 

Final instalment payment options:

1) By LODGING DIRECTLY into my AIB business account either at a bank branch or via internet banking:
Here are my AIB account details. And pls be sure to use your name as the reference thx!
NAME: Michelle Gupta
IBAN : IE19AIBK93434864124184
BIC: AIBKIE2D
 
2) By debit/credit card either ONLINE below or over the phone. This will incur a ¢10pp Euro card payment fee.
 
NB. If booking your place on or after 12th Jan 2024 then the full-fee is payable by one of the two above methods . 

 

ABOUT CREACON WELLNESS RETREAT CENTRE: 

Feast your eyes the fabulous photos at the top on the page.

This award-winning wellness retreat centre really does offer everything you could wish for to support your wellbeing and really puts the treat in retreat! 

Nestled in the majestic green hills of County Wexford, Ireland, Creacon Wellness Retreat is the ideal destination for retreat, relaxation and rejuvenation. Originally an historic Irish inn, Creacon was transformed by founders Derek O’Neill and his late wife Linda O’Neill, into a serene haven that nurtures your complete wellbeing – spirit, mind and body.

 

YOUR DELUXE ACCOMMODATION: Feel free to check-in any time after 3pm on the Friday. I’ll already be there!

All of Creacon’s rooms are media-free with twin beds, a queen or king bed and ensuite, equipped with an ANESPA mineral-ion shower, towels and organic shampoos, conditioners, soap and body lotions.

KEEN TO STAY AN EXTRA NIGHT? – why not treat yourself to an extra night !

Extra nights can be booked at a special B&B rate for our group €80pp sharing / €120pp single. Please let me know if you’d like to book extra nights. The extra night fee will be payable upon your check-out on Sunday at Creacon. 

 

MEALS and the ‘Soulful Food’ menu – There is a lovely cafe / dining room – with an outside space too – and all your meals are included in the price – 2x cooked breakfasts, 2x light lunches, 2x 2-course evening meals – all with tea/coffee.  

Creacon’s Master Chef designs meals that promote health and nutrition, while delighting your taste buds. Based on the philosophy that good food feeds the soul, he uses only quality ingredients that are chosen for their seasonal & environmental appropriateness – many of which are grown their our own gardens. The philosophy combines Eastern traditions, with their vast knowledge of the healing properties of food, with the art of creating, delicious hearty meals.

Healthy Snacks, smoothies, hot drinks, drinks from the bar and treats are available to purchase outside meal times. And I’ll be bringing along a few treats for our movie night on Saturday!

Breakfast – includes your hot meal choice from the a la carte menu plus the cold buffet (granola with yoghurt, fresh fruit juice, fresh fruit, mini-pastries, home made bread w/butter, jams etc).

Lunches and evening meals – these are a set-menu selected for you from Creacon’s Food is Medicine menu. I will send on the menu a couple of weeks in advance of our trip incase you need to make any amendments (allergies etc). Desserts can be ordered from a separate menu at extra cost. There is a wine list available for purchase with evening meals. 

Standard tea and coffee is included with all meals. A wide range of “special” teas and coffees are available for purchase. 

Special Diets – Meat / Fish and Veggie options will be available. Please notify me when booking if you have any specific dietary requirements such as Veggie / vegan / Gluten free / dairy free etc and I will advise Creacon so their chef can adapt the menu for you.

 

OUR CLASSES – I’ll be instructing your daily Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation classes in the beautiful Meditation Hall. If the weather permits it will be a real treat to do some movement classes outdoors in one of the lovely gardens. Also included are two special Tibetan Singing Bowl “Sound Bath” sessions – with both myself and one of Creacon’s instructors.

No experience is necessary. Pls bring comfy, stretchy clothing for our classes. Yoga mats, blankets and cushions are provided but you might wish to bring a wrap for our meditations.

Optional Yoga Class – You have the option to attend Creacon’s Yoga class on Sunday morning for an extra €10pp payable on check-out. 

See below for our weekend outline schedule.

 

OTHER FACILITIES:

Also included and available for your use  – A gym, infra-red sauna, gift shop, cosy guest lounges, free wifi, garden, patio and labyrinth garden.

Optional Holistic Treatments – a wide range of body treatments are available with one of Creacon’s therapists for an extra cost. For details and prices click here. Also Holistic consultations shown here. Ideally it’s best to book your treatments at least 2-weeks in advance by calling Creacon directly: Tel 051 447 666

 

 

GETTING TO CREACON: 

Address: Creacon Wellness Retreat, Creaken Lower, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Y34 NH61, Ireland. Tel 051 447 666.

Creacon is 150km / 2 hours drive from Cork City. The nearest town is New Ross approx 6km / 10 min drive away. On-site parking is available. 

LOCAL AREA: Close to Creacon  – if you wish to explore the local area in the afternoons:

  • There is a lovely walk in the woods nearby
  • New Ross – 10 mins drive
  • Dunbrody Abbey and maze – 15 mins drive
  • Hook Head Lighthouse and peninsula – 35 mins drive
  • John F Kennedy Arboretum – 10 mins drive
  • Arthurstown or Duncannon beaches – 20-25 mins drive

 

 

OUTLINE WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY – Feel free to arrive at any time at Creacon and check-in after 3pm to your deluxe room. I recommend lunch or a snack in the cafe!

17.30-18.30 – WELCOME! introductions, welcome juice and Creacon orientation

18.30-19.30 – Delicious Dinner – 2-courses from ‘Soulful Food’ set-menu

20.00-21.30 – Intro to Loving Kindness practice, gentle stretch & Chi Kung followed by mini sound-bath  and guided meditation.

Have a hot drink and a chat in the lounge before you enjoy a restful night’s sleep in your luxury bed

 

SATURDAY

08.00-08.30 – Wake-up stretch and silent meditation 

08.30-09.30 – Nutritious Breakfast – your selection from the buffet & cooked menu

10.00-11.30 – Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation workshop

11.45-12.45 – Tibetan Singing Bowl ‘Sound Bath’ with Liz from Creacon

13.00-14.00 – Light Lunch from the ‘Soulful Food’ set-menu

14.00-16.30 – FREE TIME to relax in the cafe or one of the cosy lounges, explore the grounds and labyrinth garden. You might wish to use the sauna or gym. Or book a holistic treatment (at extra cost) – See link to details above / Pre-booking advised. Or you might fancy taking a short drive to one of the scenic local areas mentioned above. The choice is yours! 

16.30-18.00 – Tai Chi top-up, self-Indian Head massage, meditation (with Mindful Walking in the grounds – weather permitting)

18.00-19.00 – 2 course dinner from the ‘Soulful Food’ set- menu

19.30-21.30 – Mindful movie! I’ll bring along a DVD of an inspiring, uplifting and fun movie! The bar will be open too. 

Then feel free to have a chat in the lounge and a night-cap / hot drink from the bar. Enjoy a restful night’s sleep in your luxury bed!

 

SUNDAY – 

08.00-08.30 – Wake-up stretch and silent meditation 

08.30-09.30 – Nutritious Breakfast – your selection from the buffet & cooked menu

09.45-10.30 – Morning warm up & Chi Kung

10.30-11.30 – Optional Tibetan 5-Rites Yoga class (€10pp) Or Free Time. 

NB. Checkout by 12pm

12.00-13.30 – Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation workshop (with Tai Chi in the grounds weather permitting).

13.30-14.30 – Light Lunch from the ‘Soulful Food’ set-menu

14.30 — Farewell and Thank You! Our retreat ends……..

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • The deposit of €95pp is completely non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the event organiser or venue* 
  • Any cancellations made 28 days or more prior to the event (BEFORE 12th Jan 2024) will receive a full refund of the retreat fee MINUS €95 deposit which will not be refunded.
  • Any cancellations made less than 28 days prior to the event (ON or AFTER 12th Jan 2024) will be charged at 100% of the retreat fee.
  • If you cannot attend and you have someone else who would like attend the retreat in your place, I will try wherever possible to transfer your place to them.
  • Or if you wish to transfer to another of my weekends at the same venue during 2024, I will also do my utmost to do this for you. Transfers cannot be made to events beyond 2024.
  • NB.*If the event is cancelled by the venue or myself then you will receive a FULL refund including your deposit.

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Bookings

Tickets

Ticket Type Price Spaces
DEPOSIT €95 pp
Remaining balance due by 12th Jan 2024. Please confirm your choice of SHARED (twin/double) or SINGLE room by email to Michelle at embodyharmony@gmail.com thx! Deposit is non-refundable. See Cancellation Policy for all details.
€95.00
BALANCE SINGLE €390pp plus ¢10 card fee
€485pp TOTAL PRICE for SINGLE OCCUPANCY / €95pp deposit already paid. Includes single room (en-suite), all meals, classes.
€400.00
BALANCE SHARING €330pp plus ¢10 card fee
€425pp TOTAL PRICE for SHARED OCCUPANCY / €95pp deposit already paid. Includes shared twin/double room (en-suite), all meals, classes.
€340.00

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