22nd – 28th July, 2019
Language: English and French
Meditation practice is designed for us to live more fluidly and freely, to be more fully human in the various realms of our life. This retreat will explore the deepening qualities and realizations of the transforming heart, and their integration into an ever deepening human experience of life, love and liberation. Open to both experienced and beginning meditators.
(This retreat conforms to the criteria necessary for Mindfulness Instructors in Training)
Dana offerings express your appreciation and support for the time, wisdom and care with which the teachers support you. As a guide, please consider teaching fees for equivalent workshops. Dana can be offered at the end of the retreat either in cash or by Credit card.
Camping €330 + €10 membership
Moulin shared tent €360 + €10 membership
Moulin single tent €450 + €10 membership
Shared room €390 + €10 membership
Single room €480 + €10 membership – SINGLE ROOMS ARE NOW FULL
This event must be paid in full at the time of registration. Payment is by Paypal and credit card through the online registration process.
Once you have completed the process, you will receive a confirmation email with the details of your booking. If you do not receive this email, (check spam folder first) or you experience any difficulties booking, please contact us directly by email or telephone.
If a participant should cancelled this event 2 months before the starting date, it is refundable less a €100 administration fee. If cancelled 1 month before the event, 50% is refundable . If cancelled less than 1 month before the event, there is no refund.
Participants may wish to take out an insurance to cover themselves in case of any eventuality
If the moulin should cancel this event, it would return all monies paid by participants for moulin accommodation.
You are welcome to arrive between 14h and 20h on the opening day of this event.It is not possible to arrive before this date unless you are attending a previous retreat.
Rooms need to be vacated by 10h, on the closing day of this event and we ask that you leave by 15h. Lunch is the last meal which you are welcome to stay for. It is not possible to stay on at Le Moulin, unless you are attending the next retreat.
All rooms in the main house share two bathrooms and toilets on each floor of the building.
We provide bedding and towels for all rooms and all Moulin tents.
Camping in Moulin tents, or bringing your own tent is possible depending on the time of year and depending on the size of the group.
If you choose to stay in a moulin tent, available for either one or two people, we will provide everything you need. A bed ( yes a bed!!) a quilt, bedding, lighting, torch, towel, and anything else to make you comfortable. The tent will also have space to keep your luggage and belongings.
If the retreat you choose offers the option to camp in your own tent, please bring the following: your own tent, ground sheet, warm sleeping bag, a towel, a torch, and anything else to make you comfortable.
As the weather can be changeable, we highly recommend you bring a warm jumper or fleece, even in the summer time.
Hots drinks are available all day.
We provide meditation mats, cushions, chairs and shawls.
We have enough yoga mats for up to 50 people, however if you use yoga props, you need to bring your own.
See a sample schedule of a previous retreat. (Please note this is just an example and may differ on this retreat)
Click here for Le Moulin guidelines. Please read before arriving.
Please bring indoor shoes/slippers for the main building,
An alarm clock, if possible not your mobile phone.
Comfortable loose clothing for sitting and walking meditation, plus exercise practice.
Appropriate clothing for cool and hot weather.
A towel and torch if camping in your own tent
A european power adapter
Your own cup (optional)
Mosquito repellant if you are camping
It can get very hot in the height of the summer, so sun hats, water bottles, and sun cream can be useful. However as we are next to a river, the mornings and evenings can be quite cool, so do bring a warm jumper/jacket. If you are camping be prepared for hot and cool temperatures and a warm sleeping bag is recommended.
Moulin de Chaves is a non profit Association. Everyone who comes here on retreat contributes one hour of their time each day towards the running of the Moulin. This may be anything from washing up, veggie chopping, cleaning, or gardening. We thank you in advance for helping us in this way.
The Moulin de Chaves operates as a French registered Non Profit Association (loi 1901). In order to maintain this status, all activities are offered as a service to Association members. The annual subscription of €10 allows us to offer events at the Moulin for the lowest possible cost. Without membership, we would have to operate as a profit-oriented, tax-paying organisation.
Please click here to find out more details on how to get to Le Moulin.