Taichi, Meditation & Yoga Retreat

  • Barbados
  • Jul 21 - 27, 2019 (7 days)

Event Highlights

  • Daily Yoga
  • Daily Tai Chi
  • Daily Meditation & various types of Qigong
  • 5 Hours of Instruction Daily
  • Unlimited use of our Swimming pool and gardens overlooking the ocean
  • Daily Refreshing Superfood Smoothies
  • 2 Delicous Meals Per Day
  • Daily Fresh Coconut Water
  • Arrival and Departure Dinner at a nice Restaurant.
  • Pick up from the airport


Sunday is arrival day - Once the last person has arrived at the airport our mini-bus will drive you to our private retreat where you will be given a tour of the residence, then shown to your room where you will have time to settle and prepare for the evening meal, where we will get to know each other and Scott will give you details of the week ahead.

Monday to Friday - You will be taught a minimum of 5 hours per day starting at 06:30am with Qigong directly followed by a Yoga class. You will spend more time learning Tai Chi as this will be the most difficult for you to remember! See the schedule:

06:30am - Qigong (Moving) 30 minutes
7 - 8am - Yoga (Various Asana & Mantra chanting) 60 minutes
08:15am - Breakfast
10:30am - Tai Chi 90 minutes
12 - Lunch
3pm - Tai Chi 90 minutes
4:30pm - Qigong (Still Zhan Zhuang) 30 minutes
6pm - Dinner (Fiday evening dinner will be out at a restaurant to end the week.

Saturday - Breakast will be as usual at 08:15am and then check-out is at 10am. We can help you with onward travel back to the airport or another part of the island if you wish to stay longer for site seeing etc
Check-Out on Sunday is available at an extra cost but will be at 8am due to cleaning and housekeeping in preparation for the next guests.

About This Event

The Internal Health & Welness Retreat is the 3rd expansion of Scott Bird's Rising Dragon School, martial arts & fitness training base brand.

Every location of RDS is unique and inspiring for the purpose and type of training from Kung Fu on The Himalayan Foothills inside of a Buddhist Temple to hardcore military type training in the Arctic Circle, Swedish Lapland.

Our retreat offers a whole lot more than your average yoga retreat, set in an absolutely stunning location you will learn how to manage stress, improve wellbeing and become more mindful through hours of first class instruction in Tai Chi, Yoga, Qigong & Meditation while residing in a lavish villa over looking the ocean!

Our retreats are designed to improve mental health, body awareness and spiritual balance for true holistic health and wellbeing.

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure its worth watching!

Venue Highlights

Located on the rugged East coast of Barbados with unspoilt, picturesque, panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Bathsheba Coastline you will wake up uplifted, ready to train and inspired by the stunning backdrop.

Our private villa is built on a 2½ acre plot of land with lush green gardens and a spectacular swimming pool. Secluded, private, and peaceful, our health retreat is perfect for deep internal practice!

From the moment you drive through the electric gates and pass through our natural tunnel of trees up to the elevated villa you will instantly feel at peace and ready to start the amazing experience you will have with us.​

Inside the property has spacious living and entertainment areas with a fully equipped kitchen where your food will be prepared for you every day.

The rooms are spacious, comfortable, and come equipped with a fan and A/C unit. Private en-suite rooms are available but limited!


Rooms are sharing 2 per room unless you would like to upgrade to your own private room with an En-suite bathroom. All rooms come equipped with an A/C unit, fans, and a maid service insuring fresh clean bedding when needed.


  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


The diet will consist of fresh fish, chicken, pork, beef, vegetables, salad, fruit, eggs, and berries prepared by our Bajan chef, Bajan Cuisine is Delicious!

All food is purchased from local fisherman and local organic farms.

We can cater for Vegetarian, Vegan, and any other type of dietary requirement, just let us know at the time of booking!

Throughout the day there will be fresh coconut water on hand and snacks such as nuts and fruit: You will love our mixed berry, banana, and avocado smoothie every morning with your breakfast!


Pick up from Barbados Grantley Adams International Airport is included in the price.

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