Join me in stunning locations across Europe for weekends and longer retreats together. 

Mindsprings began on Holy Island and since then I have had the pleasure to teach in London, Dublin, Scarborough, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Iceland, Holland and Sweden. Please take a look to see what's coming up...

  • Stilling the Mind with Mantra
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    Fri, 04 Nov
    04 Nov, 19:00 GMT – 06 Nov, 14:00 GMT
    Scarborough, Londesborough Lodge, The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW, UK
    Soothing and stilling the busy mind is the beginning of all happiness. We can't enjoy life when our mind is going 1000mph. Utilising the traditional tool of the mantra can open up all sorts of dimension to the mind. Come and explore with Alistair in Scarborough.
  • Sitting with the Nervous System
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    Sat, 19 Nov
    19 Nov, 10:00 GMT – 20 Nov, 16:00 GMT
    Edinburgh, 2 Salisbury Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5AB, UK
    Being able to sit intelligently with our nervous system is one of those transformative life skills. Many of us are buffeted about by our nervous systems, but the insights of neuroscience combined with the ancient methods of yoga and meditation can make us 'neuroceptive ninjas'!
  • Melting Anxiety into Freedom
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    Sat, 03 Dec
    03 Dec, 10:00 GMT – 04 Dec, 16:00 GMT
    London, 15 Spa Rd, London SE16 3SA, UK
    Tackle your anxiety head-on. Learn tools to investigate it, melt and metabolise it. Free up your life for greater and greater happiness.
  • Gayles Easter Retreat
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    Wed, 29 Mar
    Gayles Retreat
    29 Mar 2023, 17:00 BST – 02 Apr 2023, 16:00 BST
    Gayles Retreat, Eastbourne BN20 0AW, UK
    Celebrate the start of Spring in the beautiful coastal South Downs National Park. Four days of deep meditation practice with Alistair exploring "sitting out" practice in the natural world. Delicious vegan food. Breathtaking walks. Suitable for more advanced practitioners.
  • Gayles Autumn Retreat
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    Wed, 20 Sept
    Gayles Retreat
    20 Sept 2023, 17:00 BST – 24 Sept 2023, 16:00 BST
    Gayles Retreat, Eastbourne BN20 0AW, UK
    Experience a Mindsprings retreat in the beautiful coastal countryside of the South Downs National Park. Suitable for beginners and experienced alike, this retreat opens up Beingfulness: a practice for life. Delicious food. Amazing natural surroundings.