3 Days Nourishing Midsummer Meditation Weekend Retreat in Overijssel,The Netherlands

Rejuvenating Meditation Retreat Netherlands

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Join this weekend meditation retreat to completely unplug and just be with yourself. This retreat will allow yourself to simply be as you are and however you are. Kimberly will create an open, loving, and safe space to explore and rediscover your most authentic being. This retreat will also be an opportunity to deeply reconnect with yourself through a nourishing weekend of meditation, delicious food made with love, time outside in the countryside, and relaxation around an outdoor fire.

Highlights

  • 8 meditation sessions
  • Use of meditation cushion and mat
  • Relaxing green surrounded atmosphere
  • 2 delicious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Complimentary snacks, coffee, and tea
  • 2 nights' accommodation

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 15
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen

The farmhouse has been newly renovated in a contemporary style and has the perfect combination of lovely group spaces and private rooms. The meditation sessions will take place upstairs in the loft which is a unique space with wooden beams, lovely natural light, and views out into the fields. Downstairs, there is also a cozy living room with fireplace and a lovely group dining area. In total, the farmhouse has space for between 10 and 15 participants. There are 10 bedrooms (five single rooms and five double rooms suitable for couples). All rooms even have their own private shower. Furthermore, toilets are shared in the farmhouse.

Sight Sound Spirit Meditation Retreat in Netherlands Program

This weekend retreat will consist of sessions of meditation practice including the opportunity to ask questions, share experiences, and learn from each other. The instructor will also bring the mindfulness, awareness, and spaciousness of meditation into whatever you will be doing. There also will be plenty of space to have some alone time, relax, take a walk in the forest. The mornings will be in silence but there will also be times to just relax and enjoy being together.

Provisional daily schedule

Please note that you will have silent sessions from the moment you wake up until lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Furthermore, there is a free time from 08:00 to 10:00 to have individual yoga practice in the loft space, rest, or walk in nature on those days.

Friday

  • From 15:00 Arrival at the farm (time to relax, walk, and settle in)
  • 19:00-20:00 Dinner
  • 20:00-21:00 Opening session (setting intentions and meditation)
  • 21:00 Relax by the fire
  • 22:00 Bedtime

Saturday

  • 08:00-09:30 Breakfast in silence
  • 10:00-11:00 Group meditation session
  • 11:00-11:30 Tea / integration break
  • 11:30-12:30 Group meditation session
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Free time
  • 15:00-16:00 Group meditation session
  • 16:00-16:30 Tea / integration break
  • 17:00-18:00 Group meditation session
  • 19:00-20:00 Dinner
  • 20:00-22:00 Free time to relax by the fire or get a massage (February only)
  • 22:00 Bedtime

Sunday

  • 08:00-09:30 Breakfast in silence
  • 10:00-11:00 Group meditation session
  • 11:00-11:30 Tea / integration break
  • 11:30-12:30 Group meditation session
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Free time
  • 15:00-16:00 Concluding session

Instructors

Kimberly Poppe
Kimberly has been immersed in Buddhist study and practice for the last 20 years. She has received personal instruction and training from some of the greatest Tibetan teachers of the time and was authorized to teach meditation. In addition, she has also studied with some of the leading scientists, pioneers and teachers of mindfulness and self-compassion in the West. She leads workshops and retreats around the world. She is also the co-founder of bodhi, a meditation app & community dedicated to bringing a clear mind and an open heart into every aspect of life. www.kimberlypoppe.com

Location

This retreat will take place in a beautiful old farmhouse in a historic part of eastern Holland. Surrounded by woods and meadows, the venue is located in a protected area of nature. This special and unspoiled environment is the ideal setting for a weekend retreat, a place where the mind naturally settles and where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful and natural surroundings.

Features

Activities

  • Massage

General

  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen

Services

  • Room cleaning

Food

You will be nourished with fresh and home-cooked vegetarian breakfast, lunches, and dinners made with love by Davide, who is a great Italian cook. He will use the best and highest quality ingredients and organic ingredients wherever possible.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • A walk to the forest
  • Morning individual yoga practice in the loft

What's included

  • 8 meditation sessions
  • Use of meditation cushion and mat
  • 2 vegetarian breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Complimentary snacks, coffee, and tea
  • Use of sheets (made bed) and towels
  • 2 nights' accommodation
  • Cleaning fees, tourist and nature taxes, as well as 21% VAT

What's not included

  • Transportation to the farmhouse

How to get there

Arrival by train

The closest train station is Oldenzaal which is two kilometers' away. From there, you can take a taxi.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Availability

Arrival: Friday June 29, 2018
Departure: Sunday July 1, 2018

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