Our Spiritual Retreat Weeks offer a supportive environment for personal and spiritual development within the transformational field of Findhorn. Learn new tools and develop a range of skills you can incorporate into everyday life. Explore meditation and other exercises, and through living our founding principles approach ordinary activities in a mindful way that gives space for presence, creativity and joy.
There are daily sessions as a group and four shifts in Foundation service departments to integrate your spiritual life with daily living. The retreat is less of a group experience than Experience Week and the group is generally smaller. Deepen into the rhythm of daily meditation within the community and enjoy free time to join some of the special events also planned that week.
If you are contemplating a longer term commitment at the Foundation, a Spiritual Retreat Week offers an insight into living and engaging here. It also serves as a prerequisite for joining some of our further Essential Findhorn programmes such as the Living in Community Guest Programme and Living Essentials Apprentice Programme.
Here’s a listing of our themed Spiritual Retreat Weeks
Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Mindfulness
In the busyness of our daily lives we can be too distracted to notice the present moment. Mindfulness is an antidote to this, the practice of focusing awareness on what we are sensing in each moment, calmly acknowledging and
Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Permaculture
Permaculture design is a divine creative activity.
Craig Gibsone, the workshop leader and co-author of the book Permaculture: A Spiritual Approach, offers a spiritual view on permaculture. In essence, permaculture is about
Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Clay
With the landscape of Findhorn Bay and the surrounding coastline as an inspiration for our retreat, we journey with the four elements - earth, air, fire and water - using the medium of clay to focus and centre ourselves, and to
Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Primal Painting
Primal painting is a simple yet profound way of allowing your deepest self to express all the colours of your life, including all of the light and dark shades of your spiritual journey.
It is an inspiring way to expand your