Yoga & Qigong Retreats

Retreats offer the luxury of uninterrupted me time, immersing in our practice with like-hearted people away from all the cares and responsibilities of daily life. Designed to truly nourish us, each retreat flows with the season with a mix of mindful practice, delicious food, comfy accommodation and free time to explore or put your feet up  in its special and beautiful location. All sessions are optional, so you can refill your energy banks and chill.

NEWS

2024 sees our first retreat in Spain, at the gorgeous Sammati Wellness Finca, nestled in pine trees and orange groves, with views of the coast, near Alicante & Murcia. 5days/4 nights away devoted to the EARTH element practices

2024 RETREATS

//  S P A C E  // MAY 10 - 12 // YOGA IN THE COUNTRY

NEW VENUE: Geilsland Estate, Geilsland Rd, Beith, KA15 1HD Friday 5pm - Sunday 12.30pm

// E A R T H // SEPT 26 - 30 // HARMONY IN NATURE

Sammati Wellness Finca, Pinar de la Perdiz, 03190 Pilar de la Horadada, Alicante, Spain. Thursday afternoon - Monday lunchtime

 

Yoga in the Country Retreat

A weekend of self care like no other

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Join our weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city in the country. A lush mix of practice, rest, time outdoors, delicious food and more. This is a weekend devoted to self care, refilling the well, balancing body, mind and heart. We will emerge refreshed, connected, clear and deeply nourished.

When suits you?

The Full Immersion: Friday 10th 5pm - Sunday 12th May 12.30pm

The Wee Retreat: Saturday 11th 9.30am - Sunday 12th May 12.30pm

Saturday Sanctuary 11th May 9.30am - 4.30pm

All levels of experience warmly welcome x

//  S P A C E  // MAY 10 - 12

Our May weekend is inspired by Early Summer and the Space element - with focus on the healing power of strong roots, sinuous movement & loving kindness.

Welcome to a safe space to deeply nourish yourself on every level. Expect to emerge joyously renewed and reconnected.

Over the weekend, each session is optional, this is your time away to find space and calm for yourself, in a supportive and cheery group, in the midst of beautiful countryside.

A potent blend of mindful practice, time to relax, holistic treatments (Helen is amazing!), nourishing food and nature in uplifting surroundings at Geilsland Estate, Beith, Ayrshire

Geilsland Estate

Our Mindful Practice includes

Yoga, qigong, meditation, breathing, WIldsong nidra / enriched rest, woodland walks, wild swimming, nutritious vegetarian/vegan meals, seasonal inner work & time to yourself to rest & relax

  • Practice will be in the Studio, with qigong on the lawn.
  • Full immersion SEVEN PRACTICE sessions over the weekend. You choose what to do and when.
  • Wee Retreat FIVE PRACTICE sessions
  • Sanctuary Saturday TWO PRACTICE sessions
  • Seasonal flow yoga, Qigong, breathing, meditation
  • Time outdoors in nature, with an option to wild swim in Kilbirnie Loch
  • Cacao / spiced tea / wee dram round the fire to come together in celebration
  • Yoga with Lucie Goody bag

 

  • Bring outdoor clothes, layers and appropriate footwear, part of our practice will be outside immersed in the nature on our doorstep.
  • Bring yoga mat, cosy blankets and any props you might need: cushions, eye pillows, yoga bricks and blocks
  • If you would like to swim, bring appropriate clothing and kit for changing lochside - booties and gloves are helpful especially in the colder months or early in the year.

As we are an independent self catered group, there is a small amount of helping prep and set up for meals and clearing away/washing up afterwards. This is part of the weekend’s practice and expected as part of the group. It will not be extensive. The Yoga Kitchen is making delicious mains for our lunches and dinners, whoop!

  • Places limited to 22

Accommodation & food

Accommodation is in comfy single beds in triple rooms, in cosy Garnock House tucked away in the estate. It is a few minutes walk from our upper level practice Studio. If you would like to book our twin room, there is an additional charge of £100 for the room for the weekend - message me to check availability

All meals provided up to Sunday breakfast, these are vegetarian or vegan - please specify on booking. Unlimited herbal teas, tea and coffee. Freshly made turmeric spiced shots. Cacao and spiced tea. Retreat ends 12.30pm. You are very welcome to join us for Sunday lunch at Mocha Jacks, the cafe on site and not included in the weekend price

Each house has its own kitchen, dining and sitting room with two bathrooms. Bed linen and towels are provided. Please being additional towels for swimming. Check out is 11am Sunday.

Please advise of any dietary requirements

Holistic treatments

There is the option to book in a soothing treatment with Helen from Om Holistic Therapies – details, prices and time slots will be emailed out to the attendees and are bookable/payable in advance.

Travel

Where possible we car share or use public transport to Geilsland Estate. There a replnety of buses and rail options from Glasgow to Beith. If you need a lift, it usually is from Glasgow and a lovely way to begin and end the retreat.

Parking is available at Garnock House

Prices

FULL IMMERSION: Friday 5pm - Sunday 12.30pm £375

WEE RETREAT: Saturday 9.30am - Sunday 12.30pm £275

SANCTUARY SATURDAY 9.30am - 4.30pm £85

FULL includes 7 practice sessions over the weekend, accommodation & meals as above, snacks, herbal teas, spiced shot / wee dram, cacao and spiced tea, Yoga with Lucie goody bag

WEE includes 5 practice sessions over the weekend, accommodation & meals as above, snacks, herbal teas, spiced shot / wee dram, cacao and spiced tea, Yoga with Lucie goody bag

SANCTUARY includes 2 practice sessions, delicious lunch, herbal teas, spiced shot / wee dram, cacao and spiced tea, Yoga with Lucie goody bag

 

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3 PAYMENT INSTALMENT PLAN

Split payment into 3 payments (includes a 1.5% processing fee), every 6 weeks from first payment

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