Joey Miles and Rachel Woolhouse in Nepal, March 2019: photo story

Joey Miles and Rachel Woolhouse in Nepal, March 2019: photo story

We were delighted that Joey Miles and Rachel Woolhouse joined us for a two-week retreat in Nepal to open the Spring 2019 season. An incredible retreat. We loved their depth of knowledge and their down to earth, pragmatic approach. They are also really funny too! 

Joey Miles and Rachel Woolhouse

Mysore practice each morning in the monastery


Individualised teaching and informed adjustments from Joey and Rachel

Their attention to detail continued during afternoon workshops

It was wonderful to welcome back previous participants to the space

Morning Mysore practice and afternoon workshops were complimented with Buddhist teachings on philosophy and meditation

Khenpo has been sharing his teachings in Asia for the past two years. We were delighted to see him back at the monastery and even more so when he agreed to give a special teaching to the

Visiting sacred sites in Kathmandu.. taking us back to the beginnings of the ancient yoga philosophies and traditions so prevalent in Nepal

Shiva and Parvati in Patan

Joey ensures we get into the mood to celebrate Holi at the monkey temple in Kathmandu (Photo credit: Michaela Vonstein)

Celebrations continue in Swayambhu (Photo credit: Ian Hines)

Quieter moments back at the monastery (Photo credit: Ian Hines)

After a little rain, the sun shines again..

The skies cleared to give us spectacular Himalaya views from the shala (Photo credit: Nina Patel)

Sacred sites closer to home (Photo credit: Nina Patel)

Rinchin, a monk at the monastery, joins us on a trip to the nearby Golden Temple..

Walks through the paddy fields..

The protector of the monastery!

A fantastic two week retreat, and a perfect start to the season.