Yoga Course 30th April - 2nd May 2010

An opportunity to practice Iyengar yoga in a wild and inspiring location

Tutor | Programme | Equipment & experience | Accommodation | Booking & further information

Yoga practice both relaxes and energizes the body and mind and brings vitality, flexibility, strength, concentration, self-confidence and mental calm.
A wintry view from Schoolhouse
Spend a weekend enjoying these beneficial effects with an experienced Iyengar tutor,  combined with Tanera’s fresh air, scenery, peace and space...not to mention lots of wholesome meals and good company.

About the Tutor

Martin Hall lives in Clashmore, near Lochinver, Sutherland, with his wife Aileen. He began practising yoga in 1990 and has been teaching since October 1997. Since moving to the north of Scotland in 1999 Martin has continued to develop his yoga practice, studying at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India, on two occasions. He is a member of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Iyengar Yoga Institute and the Iyengar Yoga Association of the United Kingdom, and is a certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher. Currently, Martin teaches six yoga classes each week, in Stoer, Ullapool and Achiltibuie. Read more about Martin.

About the Programme

This will be a small group restricted to a maximum of 9 people. The programme has been designed to give plenty of free time so for participants to explore the island, socialise, or simply enjoy the views. There will be a total of nine hours of yoga (asanas plus pranayama), with the following provisional timings:

Friday 30th April
Saturday 1st May         
Sunday 2nd May
We transport our guests to and from the Island on our boat 'Patricia', leaving from Badentarbet Pier in Achiltibuie. 07.00 - 08.00: Pranayama 07.00 - 08.00: Pranayama
08.15: Breakfast 08.15: Breakfast
10.00 - 12.00: Yoga Asana 10.00 - 12.00: Yoga Asana
18.00: Arrive at Badentarbet pier 12.30: Lunch 12.30: Lunch
19.30: Supper 15.00 - 17.00: Yoga Asana 14.00: Leave the Island
We will provide a late supper for those who need it. 18.00 Supper The crossing to Badentarbet Pier takes about 20 minutes.
20.00-21.00: Pranayama
 Equipment and Experience.

Please bring your own yoga equipment if you have it: yoga mat, 5 foam blocks, 2 bricks, 1 belt, yoga blanket, crepe bandage, and a bolster. Equipment will be transported to the island on the boat and carried from the pier to the accommodation in a quad-bike trailer. Please bring sturdy shoes and outdoor clothing for walking to the accommodation and exploring the island in between yoga sessions. At least a year's experience of Iyengar yoga would be helpful, but isn't essential.

About the Accommodation

Accommodation will be provided in the Island’s cosy holiday cottages: the Farmhouse and the Schoolhouse, both of which have wood-burning stoves and fantastic views. Wholesome home cooked vegetarian lunches and suppers will be served in the Farmhouse by 'Team Tanera', and you will help yourselves to breakfast in your houses.

All accommodation will be in single rooms unless you request otherwise. Non-practicing spouses, partners, or friends are very welcome to join us at a reduced rate; there is plenty of exploring or relaxing to do. Please ask us if you would like to extend your stay beyond the weekend; either before or after the yoga course.

Booking and other information

The weekend is £180 per person; including tuition, transport to and from the Island, accommodation and meals. For more information: If your query is related to Yoga, please contact Martin Hall: or 01571 855360. If it is related to the Island, accommodation etc, please contact Lizzie Williams: or 01854 622252. To book, please first contact Lizzie to check availability, then complete this booking form.

~ ~ ~ We look forward to welcoming you for our first Tanera yoga weekend ~ ~ ~ 


Where to Find Us...

The Isle of Tanera Mòr is located in North-West Scotland, within The Summer Isles Archipelago. Just 45 minutes drive from Ullapool... Summer Isles More >>

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