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Fri, 30 Sept


Gualachulain Bothy, Glen Etive

Late Summer Bothy Retreat

In this reflective season, our practice pauses, inviting a turning point in our year from activity to drawing in. Come and join us around the evening fire after days of yoga and mindful practice, enjoying the late summer colours and tastes, sharing and meditating upon the energy of the season.

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Late Summer Bothy Retreat
Late Summer Bothy Retreat

Time & Location

30 Sept 2022, 18:00 – 02 Oct 2022, 14:00

Gualachulain Bothy, Glen Etive, Gualachulain, Ballachulish PH49 4JA, UK

About the Event

Late Summer is a time for pause and preparation, for slowing down to create comfort and stability for the coming autumn and winter. As always we step into nature and connect with the atmosphere bringing all living things together, this season focusing on the earth itself, on grounding and centering. 

We come together on Friday in our remote little bothy by the loch meeting as evening beckons. Gather around the fire and learn about the energy of the Late Summer Yoga and Qi Gong practices. Enjoy a tasty seasonal supper and spend the night together sharing experiences, reflecting on the flames. Enjoy a little outdoor relaxing yoga and meditation before bed.

Each morning we'll start with an outdoor yoga class to set us up for the day followed by a nutritious delicious breakfast together.  Our day will be abundant with a variety of mindful activity - wandering by the loch or wild simming in it, Qi Gong and meditation, time for journalling, and a light satisfying seasonal lunch.   The area has a wealth of wildlife and stunning scenery for those interested in more ambitious walking or photography or just being alive in nature. Tea and cake in the afternoons with some private time to wander the area or do whatever takes your fancy.

Supper is around the table in the bothy, a meal shared and a relaxing evening yoga class to ready us for bed.  In late summer we celebrate the harvest time, and the particularly rich colours and flavours which surround us.  On Sunday we leave after lunch with warm hearts and new friendships forged.

This is a deliberately small-scale female only experience limited to six spaces. Bothy events are fully catered with seasonal food and drink (no alcohol). You will need a sleeping bag, pillow and appropriate clothing. A full kit list is provided for you before the event. Bothy events are suitable for all levels of fitness and beginners to yoga are welcome as well as those looking to further their practice.  

Meet at 6pm on Friday evening and finish at 2pm on Sunday afternoon.   


By booking an event with Wild Yoga Glencoe you agree to the following:

Taking part in a Wild Yoga Glencoe retreat is done at the participants own risk. All yoga classes are taught by fully qualified & insured yoga instructors. Outdoor adventures might present some physical and mental challenges, and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks may include but are not limited to: actions by other people, slipping on wet surfaces, tripping or falling, burns, hypothermia, lack of hydration, weather and/or other natural conditions. The event hosts assume no responsibility for anyone attending this event. The event host will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring as a result of any event or in connection with travel to such event, however caused.

When you book a Wild Yoga Glencoe event, you indicate that you accept these conditions and accept that no legal liability is accepted by the event host should an accident or injury occur.

Participants in Wild Yoga Glencoe events are reminded that outdoor activities need specialist equipment (boots, waterproofs, etc) and we do not provide these. Participants are responsible for assessing their own risk, the safety of themselves and the suitability of any equipment used. All outdoor events are led by a fully qualified and insured Mountain Leader who will take final responsibility for route choice on the day taking into account the weather conditions and fitness of the group. While accepting no responsibility or liability, for outdoor events, the event host may, at their discretion, not admit you to join the walk or other event if in their opinion you are ill-equipped for the terrain and weather conditions.


1 The ticket price is fully refundable if Wild Yoga Glencoe have to cancel the event for any reason.

2 Cancellations made within four weeks of the event will receive a refund minus 50% of the ticket price.

3 Yoga Weekends and Bothy Retreats require a deposit at the time of booking. This is non-refundable in the case of cancellations made before one month of the event.

4 We are unable to refund cancellations made within one week of the event.


  • Deposit only

    The ticket price is £250,and you will be invoiced for the balance which is due 4 weeks before the event. If you cancel the deposit is non refundable if we cannot fill your spot. In that case we would charge a £10 admin fee to cover our costs.

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