Wellbeing and yoga – East Sussex

March / April / November 2017 | Early Bird From £389pp

East Sussex

Wenche Beard in Warrior pose outside the East Sussex cottages

Overview

*Please note that the 10th-13th March retreat is not recommended for beginners. All our other retreats are suitable for all levels*

New for 2017 we are really excited to announce that we are taking on our gorgeous East Sussex venue for the whole of March, November, for half of July and a scattering of weekends throughout the year. We would love to share it with you.

Our wellbeing and yoga retreats are just one type of retreat we will be holding at the Sussex retreat. Come and unwind, switch off and let go on our wellbeing and yoga retreats. You have chosen our wellbeing retreats to offer yourself just that – some wellbeing. It is time to nourish every cell in your body and mind. Allow the retreat venue to hold you, a safe space to start to unwind. Let the food nourish your being, gently cleansing you from the inside by removing the daily excess of toxins it is all too easy to consume when we are on the move. Allow the yoga from our team of expert yoga teachers help you connect to your inner and most true being to show you where you are at this moment.

We offer an afternoon walk on the Saturday and Sunday is a time for you to rest and rejuvenate. In winter curl up in the cosy living spaces with a good book and in spring and summer, we have an outdoor heated pool to 30 degrees with uninterrupted views of the High Weald. Enjoy a massage from one of our expert in-house therapists or just take the time to rest and just be.

We have been running our wellbeing yoga retreats since 2008 so let our teams of highly trained chefs and teachers lead you to pure relaxation and contentment.

Itinerary

Typical day

8am-8.25am – Silent walk in the tranquil surrounding countryside.

8:40am-10:40am – Morning yoga and meditation class.

10.40am – Healthy nutritious veggie Brunch.

11:30am -1pm – Massage & free time: read, explore, enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

1pm – 3pm –  Guided country walk.

3.15pm – Healthy light lunch.

3:30pm – 5.30pm – More treatments to pamper yourself or free time.

5.30pm – 7.30pm – Evening yoga and meditation class.

7.45pm – Delicious vegetarian 2-course wholesome dinner.

The yoga retreat starts from 4 pm on Friday, with the first yoga class starting at 6 pm. For 2-night yoga retreats, we finish at 3 pm on Sunday, after a light lunch and closing ceremony to send you on your way. For 3-night yoga retreats, we finish at 12 pm on the Monday after the usual morning schedule until after breakfast.

Accommodation

We have a choice of 4 cottages, 3 of them are attached and 1 is set apart.  They have exposed oak beams and large galleried landings that overlook the ground floor of the cottages with uninterrupted views of the High Weald rolling countryside. All have a spacious living room, fully equipped kitchen, and 2 rooms.  One is a double and one is a twin.  Both rooms share a family bathroom.

Accommodation Options

Crow and ewe cottage has 2 twin rooms, one with en-suite and shower and the other with a separate bathroom with bath. They both have a spacious living room and kitchen.

The calf shed cottage has beautiful en-suite bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a shower and bath. Both rooms can be a twin or a double.

2 nights:
Early Bird 10% OFF if booked 6 weeks before your retreat – £389pp
Standard – £427pp

3 nights:
Early Bird 10% OFF if booked 6 weeks before your retreat – £449pp
Standard – £497pp

The prices are based on 2 people sharing a room. If you are coming on your own you are welcome to share a twin room with another guest of the same sex, or if you would prefer a room to yourself there is a 40% single supplement.

Teachers

Rebecca Keenaghan

Rebecca’s style of teaching is both tender and soulful yet deep and satisfying. Rebecca’s love and passion for all things Yoga is obvious in her…

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Wenche Krag Beard

Born in Norway, Wenche (pronounced Venca) is a global yogini with a wanderlust Soul living and breathing her love for yoga and life. Wenche headed…

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Food

We believe that our retreats should be nurturing in every way. So our Vitality Chefs will create tasty, healthy, vegetarian meals for you from local, seasonal produce. All of our food is gently detoxing and we cater to various dietary preferences. Our guests are always impressed by our creative, flavoursome dishes — that’s because the food is just as important to us as the yoga.

Chefs

Charlotte Kjaer

Good food and balanced nutrition have always been an integral part of Charlotte’s life, growing…

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Add-ons

Massage / Holistic Treatments

Our own highly experienced therapists are on hand to soothe away your aches and pains. Choose from an array of wonderful different massages, facials, reiki, reflexology and acupuncture depending on your retreat and therapists available. Prices: £38 30 minutes and £65 for 1 hour.

Things to do

The main focus on our Well-being retreats are to relax, switch off and slow down. Do this by relaxing in the hot tub and between May and October enjoy swimming in our outdoor heated pool to 30 degrees. On all our wellbeing retreats we offer an energising afternoon walk at Bewl Water which is the largest lake in the South East.

How to get there

By Car:

From London get onto the M25 and then exit onto the A21. It is then about 30 minutes drive from the M25. Once you have booked your place with us we will give you the exact address and postcode.

Train:

There are trains that run every hour from London Charing Cross, Cannon Street & Waterloo East and they take 1 hr and 10 minutes.

Please catch the recommended train times below and we will organise a taxi share for you.

Recommended train times:

Friday: Depart London Charing Cross 15.45. Arrive Stonegate: 16.55

Sunday: Depart Stonegate: 15.23. Arrive Charing Cross: 16.53

Monday: Depart Stonegate: 12.23. Arrive London Charing Cross 13.33

Price: Included

For 3-night retreats x 3:

  • 2 nights cosy cottage accommodation in the rural tranquillity surrounded by beautiful East Sussex countryside with views of the Wealden valley.
  • Early morning hot water, lemon and ginger or herbal teas with nut snacks to boost energy levels pre-yoga.
  • 2 daily guided silent morning walk to the sunrise to wake up peacefully and slowly.
  • 2 x 2-hour morning yoga practices to energise and awaken.
  • 2 delicious and wholesome veggie/vegan inspired breakfasts from one of our expert in-house chefs.
  • A guided walk on Sunday afternoon around Bewl Lake for fresh air and activity.
  • 2 fresh, warming and healthy vegan style lunch with a selection of salads and dressings.
  • 2-hour evening yoga to unwind and calm with restorative practices, meditation and yoga Nidra.
  • 2 hearty vegan evening meals with a selection of savoury and inspiring dishes plus a wheat, sugar and dairy free dessert.
  • Private use of the outdoor heated pool to 30 degrees with stunning views of the Wealden Valley (May – October).
  • Use of hot tub to relax aching muscles.
  • All Yoga equipment.
  • Helpful, friendly, experienced and knowledgeable AY staff to look after your every need to help you feel pampered and looked after on your yoga journey on this retreat.

Price: Not Included

  • Travel to and from the venue
  • Treatments are extra

Destination

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Venue

Stonegate

We have long awaited our very own retreat centre and now we have one! Our gorgeous venue in East Sussex. Escape to the beautiful Sussex countryside for a yoga weekend retreat in inspiring surroundings. We are there for the whole of March and November, half of July and weekends scattered throughout the year.

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Prices

Early Bird: £389pp – 2 nights
Standard: £427pp – 2 nights

Early Bird: £449pp – 3 nights
Standard: £497pp – 3 nights

Accommodation Options

A £150 deposit is required for this event, please select from the available dates below to secure your space.

After receiving deposit payment we will email for further information.

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