August Sunday 13 2017: Zanze Pandit

Master Zanze Pandit is a true Master Teacher.   Originally from Taiwan, he has been trained in ancient Eastern disciplines from childhood. He will visit West Cork to give 2 days of classes and workshops in An Sanctóir, Ballydehob. Being facilitated for the first time in Europe, these Qigong exercises were only accessible to initiated students just 2 decades ago. … Read More

Raising a Roof!

Last year this beautiful outdoor Shelter began being built by artist and builder Chrisy Collard. Now the structure  needs it’s roof completed, scheduled for this month! We need 1000 euros to purchase the pond liner membrane to begin waterproofing what will be a grass roof.  After that we will need another 1,000 for materials and labour. We are planning a … Read More

April 21st: Comfy Concert with Lea Mikoldy

Doors open at 7.45, concert starts 8 pm sharp. Entry: by donation. Experience the magical sounds of the cello and loop pedals to help you relax, dream, journey, meditate or simply be. Bring your sheepskins and blankets and enjoy an hour of improvised sounds washing over you. Please come early enough to give yourself time to settle in and make … Read More

March 18 & 19th: St. Patricks Permaculture Weekend

A truly ‘green’ alternative SA truly ‘green’ alternative St. Patrick’s weekend, As part of The Living Land Series at An Sanctoir. Celebrating Ireland, our beautiful and unique climate and landscape and our culture of community. Learn from nature to live and work in tune with this island and it’s abundant natural resources. Use Permaculture design -a practical approach to creating … Read More

May 14th: Candlelit Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga with Live Cello Music

Sunday 14th May An Sanctoir, Ballydehob 7.30-9.30pm Cost €20 / €15 concession Claire Osborne will guide you through a healing and transformative yoga practice. Your 2 hour journey will be deepened by the beautiful, soothing sounds of gifted musician, Lea Miklody and her cello. What is yoga nidra? A profoundly transformative, healing and meditative practice using guided relaxation and the creation … Read More

May 19th: Dance Residency Showing, Kathleen Hermesdorf with Tara Brandel + Lea Miklody

the Antidote RESIDENCY Kathleen Hermesdorf with Tara Brandel + Lea Miklody Showing on Friday 19 May at 6:30pm [€5] the Antidote San Francisco-based dance artist Kathleen Hermesdorf returns to An Sanctoir after her Labyrinth Residency in May 2016 to explore a new performance project, the Antidote. Working with dancer Tara Brandel and musician Lea Miklody, she creates a testing ground for tonics to … Read More

20th & 21st of May: Cob Oven Building Workshop

  The Hollies will be directing us in the process of making a Cob Oven on site at An Sanctoir for our new outdoor shelter. Cost is a sliding scale of €88-150 per person. Limited spaces.  

4th – 6th August: West Cork Yoga Festival

Friday 4th 2pm – Sunday 6th 6pm Camping available Friday-Monday. Welcome to the third West Cork Yoga Festival, held in the heart of An Sanctoir’s beautiful 30 acre nature reserve, near Ballydehob. Following the success of last year’s event, we are thrilled to present another celebration of yoga, dance, healing, fun, laughter, music and the joy of life and coming together … Read More