Scottish Highlands Yoga Retreat:
Spring 2019

Friday, May 3 - Tuesday, May 7 2019

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Four Nights · Scottish Highlands · Sauna · All Inclusive


Escape the city and recharge with a four-night yoga retreat in a tranquil, rural spot in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

This city switch-off retreat will take place on the beautiful Black Isle - just thirty minutes outside Inverness - with myself, Serena Lee, leading yoga and meditation, and vegan foodie, supper club host and part-time Highlander Emi Leese preparing nourishing food throughout the break.

Following a beautiful retreat experience in September 2017, Emi and I are hosting another - in the same, peaceful Highlands location, but this time in the height of Spring.

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YOGA

We will practise Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin Yoga throughout the course of the retreat, encompassing both dynamic and restorative styles. Yoga will be led by myself, Serena Lee, with all abilities welcome. I trained in Malaysia and have been teaching since 2015, and can’t wait to share teachings with you.

Practice will take place outdoors in an orchard, a meadow or in the woods if the weather is suitable. Otherwise, we will be indoors in the large conservatory of a refurbished listed farmhouse. The conservatory has underfloor heating and glass walls on three sides, looking out onto greenery with no other people or buildings in sight!

With only six spaces available, you'll receive the individual attention during the practice that's difficult to find in busy city classes.

ACCOMMODATION

You will stay in a luxurious, eco-friendly cottage with spectacular views from both inside and outside the house, a wood-burning stove and an outdoor dining deck. You’ll have access to the cottage’s large cedar sauna with a one-way glass window offering magnificent views over the Cromarty Firth to Ben Wyvis. The cottage is next door to the farmhouse.
Red kites, osprey, deer, hare, swallows and many other small birds are regular visitors.

Room options:

  • Bedroom 1 - king-sized bed, en suite bathroom. Perfect for a couple or two friends sharing. Single supplement option available - please arrange via email.

  • Bedrooms 2 and 3 - two twin beds in each room
    Family bathroom

The cottage & farmhouse are located near Inverness - regular flights/trains operate to Inverness and transfers will be arranged for you.


FOOD

We will eat in the farmhouse, family-style. Homemade vegan food will be prepared by Emi (Emi’s Good Eating). Breakfast cereals, bread, fruit, spreads, oatmilk and coffee/tea will be provided in the cottage.
Some gluten-free options, but not suitable for coeliacs.

SCHEDULE

Friday 3 May
Arrive anytime from 17:00
Evening meal at 19:00 (food for late arrivals will be waiting in the cottage)

Saturday 4 May - Monday 6 May
6:45 Optional early morning meditation
9:00 Kriyas, Pranayama, Dynamic Yoga Flow
11:00 Brunch
12:30-16:00 Free time or optional activity
16:00-18:00 Yin Yoga and discussion
19:00 Evening meal

Tuesday 7 May
Checkout no later than 10:00

PRICE

£595 per person twin beds (family bathroom)

£620 per person sharing king size bed (en suite)

£795 single occupancy of king size bed

Price is all inclusive of accommodation, meals, transfer between Inverness and the retreat location, yoga instruction, activities and use of yoga mats. Price excludes transportation to Inverness.

To book, please email hello@serenalee.co.uk.
Payment is to be made via bank transfer - you will receive an email receipt of payment.


Extended Stay Option

If you’re looking to extend your holiday in the Scottish Highlands, the steading is available April 27-May 3 (£550) and 7-11 May (£450). Please enquire about these options via email.

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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 transferrable to a third party at any time prior to the start date.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Comfortable clothing for yoga practice

  • Layers/rain gear for outdoor activities and walking shoes or wellies

  • Bathing suit and flip flops for sauna

  • Toiletries


    All linens and bedding are provided.



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 all enquiries please contact hello@serenalee.co.uk.


We’re looking forward to seeing you in the Highlands!

Serena & Emi