Yoga Retreats

Spring Yoga Retreat ~ Sowing the seeds for 2018

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IMG_0231Come and enjoy a retreat with a difference. Apart from revitalising and nourishing you, this retreat is aimed at helping you get clear about your dreams for the year ahead.

A life lived with purpose is a life filled with meaning and contentment.

Enjoy

  • deeply relaxing Restorative Yoga
  • enlivening Dance Yoga
  • fun Partner yoga,
  • dynamic Hatha
  • Yoga in Nature – sheer bliss
  • learning how to give a simple yet healing Reflexology treatment to either hands or feet
  • creating a vision board to help you manifest your dreams for your year ahead. We are lucky to have the use of the art studio at St Marks to do this.

We have use of the fully modernised local community hall as well as the extensive grounds at St Marks, an exceptional guest house with lovely welcoming hosts. St Marks is located near Sedbergh, which is nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. There will be ample time to explore the stunning local countryside.

from Saturday 5 May at 2pm to bank holiday Monday 7 May at 3pm. No need for turning up frazzled on Friday night – yay! – lets start as we mean to go on. Reeeeeelaxed :)

Full board with delicious vegetarian meals and cakes.

£240 for twin ensuite. £120 deposit secures your place. Only 7 places left.

Check out the great venue here at www.stmarksstays.co.uk

£120 deposit secures your place. Book via sonia@1body1soul.co.uk

Feedback from this Spring’s retreat

“Well what a life changing weekend. Everything seems much more vivid since and I feel an inner calm (even when facing the challenges of difficulties at work etc). I’m practising the deep breathing and mindfulness on a daily basis. Thank you for showing me the path to such awareness.”   Michaela

“Thank you for an amazing experience … really touched me.”   Jo

“Profoundly spiritual and practical day to day tips for a happier, more comfortable life.”   Tracy

“Such a nurturing and freeing weekend. I feel lighter, brighter and free.”   Sarah

 

 

 Autumn Yoga Retreat ~ a long weekend

to really restore, revitalise and heal

Earth warriors!

Earth warriors!

A long weekend – Fri to Monday inclusive. October 12 to 14. You can arrive late afternoon of Thurs 11 or on Friday morning – the weekend officially starting at 11 am Friday morning. Activities and food will be on offer from Thursday evening for us early birds. The long weekend will include:

  • energising morning yoga with Rachel Gosling
  • liberating dance yoga, empowering partner yoga, relaxing Restorative and inspiring Yoga in Nature with me
  • beautiful, heart touching kirtan on Saturday night with Vandita
  • healing complementary therapy sessions available (pay therapists directly)
  • cleansing practices: trataka and jala neti (optional of course)
  • meditation ~ the real aim of yoga
  • colouring a mandala to help support focused intent once back out in the misnamed Real World.

I have worked as a therapist for over 25 years and practised yoga for over 35. The world urgently needs change and it starts with us. We get down to this serious business primarily through lots of laughter.

Barmoor is a huge rambling Quaker house set in the wilderness of the North York Moors. Peace and beauty abounds. There will be plenty of opportunity to enjoy free time – walks outside, reading by roaring fires. Lunch and dinner will be freshly made by the ridiculously talented Kate of Mindful Cooking. Help yourself breakfasts available every morning.

Beginners to experienced practitioners welcome.

£252. Maximum 16 guests – sharing twin and triple rooms and one room for four. The house can sleep a lot more but I like to encourage a sense of spaciousness together with a little happy community of friendship and ease.

Barmoor country house, Hutton le Hole, North Yorkshire Moors

book here

Feedback from this year’s Autumn retreat

“This weekend has been brilliant”   Val

“The whole experience has been very, very special. The atmosphere has been warm, nurturing and lots of fun. I leave feeling full of joy and also brimming with love and compassion and enthusiasm.”   Liz

“A wonderful weekend”  Andrea

“A fantastic weekend”   Karen

“An amazing experience.”   Sally

“The venue, the programme, the food, the company, Sonia, the stars! All brilliant!”   Sam