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Retreats

Tailor-made retreats for groups of 2-6 people

at dates of your choosing throughout the year – minimum of 2 people for 3 nights.

Come in Spring for the orchids and wild flowers; early Summer for the strawberries & asparagus; Autumn  for figs & nuts; Winter for clear crisp days and cosy evenings in front of the fire.

  • *Re-connect with yourself and nature.
  • *Deepen your practice with mindfulness.
  • *Learn skills to enhance health and happiness.

Retreats are tailor-made for your needs and desires.  Some possible themes are:

  • * hormone health for women and life transitions
  • * finding calm in a crazy world –  relax, restore and renew
  • *self-realisation, resilience & responding to global crisis

 

5 days of  gentle Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness in celebration of the changing seasons 2019:

SPRING (Easter  18-22 April)
SUMMER (Solstice 20 – 24 June)
AUTUMN (Equinox 19 – 23 September)
WINTER (New Year 29 December – 2 January 2020)

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€495 includes 4 nights accommodation in private rooms (4 rooms with ensuite bathrooms, 2 rooms with shared bathroom and separate WC).

Full board with organic vegetarian menu using locally produced ingredients, including unlimited drinks and snacks.

Maximum 6 people ensures everyone’s needs are met.  Retreat is tailor-made according to the participants.

Suitable for all levels of ability including beginners.

2 daily 2 hr sessions of yoga, meditation and mindful practice.

Situated on edge of medieval Najac, classed as “one of France’s most beautiful villages” with south facing views over the forest and wonderful walks on our doorstep.

Proposed Schedule:

08.00  Meditation

08.30 – 10.00  Gentle Hatha Yoga incorporating the 8 attitudes of mindfulness: acceptance, non-judgement, non-striving, equanimity, beginner’s mind, letting be, self-reliance, and self compassion.

10.30 Brunch – homemade granola, homemade bread & jams, eggs, porridge, yogurt, fruit, home pressed apple juice and a variety of teas. (Coffee also available.)

Lunch will be a picnic to take out on a hike or hot soup to have at home if the weather is cold.

Afternoons are free time to spend as you wish: beautiful walks from the doorstep through woodland or along the Aveyron river gorge; relaxing in a hammock or by the pool; exploring medieval Najac;  swimming or canoeing down the river in summer; having a massage; playing the Transformation Game; reading by the fire in winter.

Retreatants may also have an Alexander Technique lesson with Lucy or a massage with Sarah Olley.

17.00-19.00  Relaxing yoga – yin, restorative, and nidra.

19.30 Supper

21.00 Campfire and/or Meditation.