FRENCH CHATEAU YOGA RETREAT

22-27 SEPTEMBER 2017

Five Nights ·  BURGUNDY, France · Yoga & Meditation · Swimming Pool · All Food Included

Reconnect with nature and find stillness through movement at our five-night yoga & meditation retreat in rural La Salle, Burgundy.

 

YOGA

Our yoga sessions will be suitable for all levels, with modifications for beginners. We will practise Vinyasa Flow & spine-focused Scaravelli yoga in the mornings, and Yin yoga in the evenings. Yoga will be held on the chateau grounds: we can expect warm sun and outdoor practice (in the woods), with large indoor spaces available if the weather takes us inside. Yoga will be led by Serena Lee: London-based 200RYT yoga teacher, Level 3 personal trainer, certified gym instructor and founder of vegansofLDN


ACCOMMODATION

We’ll stay at Chateau La Salle’s B&B. La Salle is a quiet, 500-acre space filled with trees, a golf course, swimming pool and 14th century buildings. Expect to wake up to lots of birdsong!

Room options

Bedrooms 1, 2 & 3: double bed, en-suite - 2 guests each
Bedroom 4: double bed, no en-suite (sharing bathroom with dormitory guests) - 2 guests
Bedroom 5: single beds, no en-suite (sharing bathroom) - 6 guests

En-suite double bedrooms will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Option for single occupancy of double room available via email.

 

Transfers from & to Lyon airport will be arranged for you - details in the SCHEDULE section.

 

FOOD

All food is included, and the menu will be 100% free from animal products.

Breakfasts will be prepared for you by the B&B.

All ingredients for lunch & dinner will be provided, with everyone coming together at mealtimes to cook and share the experience of healthy, wholesome food.

 

SCHEDULE

Day 1: Friday 22/9

15:00

Pick up will be at 3pm from Lyon airport. If arriving by train, Macon is the closest station - please contact Serena to arrange train transfer.

Welcome & dinner (prepared for guests)

 

Days 2-5: Saturday 23/9-Tuesday 26/9

(All activities are encouraged but optional - guests can have time to themselves as they please)


6:30 - Optional early morning meditation (sometimes this will be in silence; drop in)

7:00 - Pranayama (breathing exercises)/Kriya, Yoga Flow (Dynamic)

8:30 - Breakfast

10:30 - Optional mindful walk

12:30 - Preparing & having lunch

14:30- Free time or optional activity

17:00 - Yin Yoga (slow), Discussion/questions

18:30 - Preparing & having evening meal


Day 6: Wednesday 27/9

6:30 - Optional early morning meditation

8:00-9:00 - Yoga asana & breakfast

Check out by 10:00

Please note that the journey time from the chateau to Lyon airport is around 1:15hrs.

 

PRICE

£430pp - dormitory room (6 guests)

£860 - double room (2 guests)

En-suite double bedrooms bookable on a first-come, first-served basis.

Price includes accommodation, food, transfers from airport/train station, yoga & meditation sessions and use of yoga mats. Price does not include flights.

Bookings to be made via contact form (below).

 

CANCELLATIONS

50% refund if cancelled 30 days or more prior to the start of the retreat (we will try to resell your ticket and refund the difference).

No refunds if cancelled with less than 30 days’ notice.

Retreat is fully transferable to a third party at any time prior to the start.  

 

WHAT TO BRING

Comfortable clothing for yoga practice

Comfortable walking shoes

Toiletries including sunscreen

Layers for cooler evenings

Swimming gear for the pool

 

Book early to secure your spot and low cost flights!

This retreat is open to over-18s only. Once you have made the booking, we will send you a confirmation email with further details for your stay. For all enquiries please use the contact form below.

 

To proceed with your booking, please fill out the contact form below (also for general enquiries).

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