Restorative Pregnancy Yoga Retreat Deepest Somerset for Deepest Restoration Friday 21st – 23rd November 2014 Feel more connected, relaxed, empowered
An intimate residential retreat for pregnant women at the stunning Pennard House, Shepton Mallet.
Daily Yoga for nourishment & strength with the inspiring Dory Walker Active Birth Workshop with the empowering and knowledgeable Dominique Sakoilsky Pregnancy Massage to relax and nurture both you and your baby with Sam Lacey Acupuncture to rejuvenate your soul with the Chinese Medicine expert Claire Hamilton Delicious vegetarian food served all day, prepared by the talented Anna Bywater Beautiful bump photography with the incredible and infamous Venetia Dearden Energising countryside walks and fireside relaxation and plenty of down time to rest
Limited places for a non-residential retreat are also available. Join us for Saturday, Sunday or both days.
Retreat Schedule: 8am - 8.30am: Hot drink and morning snack 8:30am - 9am: Silent walk in tranquil countryside 9am - 10am: Morning yoga and meditation class 10.15am - 11am: Healthy nutritious veggie Brunch 11am - 2pm: Massage & free time: read, explore, walks & enjoy the beautiful surroundings 2pm - 3pm Healthy warming soup & salads for lunch 3pm - 5pm: More treatments to pamper yourself or free time & photography sessions 5.30 – 7pm: Evening yoga, meditation & chanting 7:15pm: Delicious vegetarian feast 8.30pm: fireside chats & curling up the sofa
Friday will start at 4pm with the evening yoga class starting at 5.30pm. Dinner will be served after that. Sunday will follow Saturdays schedule but will include the workshop before lunch and then its home time.
Cost: From £275 residential* / £85 non-residential (see below) *Price includes Yoga Classes, Accommodation & Meals
Accommodation / Location / Pricing:
PENNARD HOUSE, SOMERSET: Pennard House is a beautiful, family-owned country estate, which is simply perfect for hosting our yoga break at. A hidden gem in the rolling Somerset countryside, this retreat is the epitome of dreamy English elegance.
Pennard House is one of those houses that extends the warmest of welcomes to friends and guests alike. So come and soak it up it’s magic for a well-deserved peaceful break in rural seclusion.
Enjoy the luxury of their enchanting country bedrooms & suites and wake to glorious views and a delicious breakfast. Take time to discover the 130-acre woodland estate, meadows, landscaped gardens and apple orchards.
Main House Accommodation: There is a choice of bedroom styles & sizes to suit all budgets and whether you are coming alone or with a friend.
Deluxe twin & Deluxe double en-suite - £350pp (two rooms available) * If friends would like to share the double bed then the price is £275pp Deluxe single with shared bath - £350pp (one room available) Standard single with shared bath – £325pp (one room available) Standard twin with shared bath - £325pp (two rooms available) Small twin with shared bath - £300pp (two rooms available)
Carpenters Yard Accommodation This is perfect for someone coming on their own and doesn’t mind being a 3 minute walk away. As a result it is private and luxuriously furnished with an en-suite bathroom. It’s great for those that like to have their own space - £350pp
Non-Residential Options (very limited places): Saturday includes - Morning yoga, brunch, massage, lunch, afternoon yoga - £115pp Sunday includes - Morning yoga, brunch, workshop, lunch, ending meditation - £85pp
Or come for both days and enjoy the weekend with us, but sleep at home!
Contact / Booking For more information & prices email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07595186169
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Dory Walker - Yoga Dory has been teaching yoga for 15 years, initially completing pre-natal training in 2005. More recently study with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, whose wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of women's health and pregnancy, has further informed and inspired Dory's teaching. Dory’s pre-natal classes combine nourishing, restorative and strengthening asana work. Connecting, centering and empowering breath work. Restorative yoga nidra, meditation and chanting.
Claire Hamilton - Acupuncture Claire is passionate about people, natural medicine and wild fitness. She is happiest on her yoga mat, up a mountain or in her wellies in Somerset. She wants people to feel well. In mind, body & spirit. She has worked in the world of health & wellbeing since she was nineteen when she discovered the wonders of yoga at university. Eighteen years on, she runs her own busy Acupuncture practice in London, co founded Adventureyogi, Wild*Wellbeing is her brainchild and has done extensive extra training in Yoga, Shiatsu, Reiki & Ayurvedic massage just for fun! She will be your hostess for the weekend and will have her pins at the ready if you need a qi boost.
Sam Lacey - Pregnancy Massage Sam is a knowledgeable and sensitive therapist who provides relaxing and intuitive holistic massage with both warmth and empathy. She offers a space where women can feel calm, supported and informed throughout pregnancy and birth. Pregnancy massage can help women find comfort through the transition to motherhood and can be hugely beneficial to both mother and baby during each of the trimesters. Her treatments are deeply relaxing and restorative, leaving you feeling nurtured, nourished and revived.
Dominique Sakoilsky - Active Birth Workshop Dominique has worked in the arena of birth and parenting with great passion for over 20 years. Her enthusiasm for supporting families has led her to work and train in varied related areas, including Relate, Family Counselling, Craniosacral Therapy and Yoga, and this has informed much of the work she does. She has a private practice at the Cairns Clinic in Bristol and also at the Relaxation centre. Dominique co-founded Relaxed Birth and Parenting in 2007, wanting to find ways to support families and pregnancy beyond my classes. She has two grown up sons and one teenage daughter.