5 Day Insight Meditation Retreat with Bob Stahl


This traditional insight meditation retreat will offer silent periods of sitting and walking meditation as well times for practice discussions.

Each day there will be a talk and systematic meditation instructions on the four foundations of mindfulness that are embedded in loving kindness. These teachings and practices will emphasize quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity, wisdom, and compassion; and foster the depth of practice.

This retreat is suitable for anyone wishing to deepen their practice and cultivate further understanding Insight Meditation.  It may also be of interest to those teaching or aspiring to teach mindfulness in healthcare, psychology, education, science, government, or in the business and corporate sectors.


DATES: Friday 15 June to Tuesday 19 June 2018

START TIME: Registration at 2pm on Friday 15 June

FINISH TIME: 12.30pm on Tuesday 19 June, followed by lunch

COST: €775 which includes accommodation and all meals from evening meal on Friday 15 June to lunch on Tuesday 19 June

VENUE: Emmaus Centre, Swords, Dublin, Ireland ( emmauscentre.ie )

HOST ORGANISATION: Centre for Mindfulness Ireland

This retreat offers you:

  • Meditation instruction
  • Individual meetings with qualified meditation instructors
  • Talks by senior teachers
  • Guided sessions of mindfulness meditation practice, movement exercises, walking practice and mindful eating
  • Guided sessions of contemplation and teachings to deepen the understanding of the practice

Insight Meditation Retreat Application Form

TO BOOK A PLACE: Please fill out this form and submit to Centre for Mindfulness Ireland. 

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Bob Stahl

Certified Senior MBSR Teacher

MBSR Teacher-Trainer

Bob Stahl, PhD, has founded eight Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs in medical centers in the SF Bay Area and is currently offering programs at Dominican Hospital and El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos and Mt. View.

Dr. Stahl serves as a Senior Teacher for Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based Professional Education and Training at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Bob is coauthor of 5 books:  A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Living With Your Heart Wide Open, Calming the Rush of Panic, A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety, and MBSR Everyday. Bob is the guiding teacher at Insight Santa Cruz and a visiting teacher at Spirit Rock.