Suitable for beginner and intermediate practitioners
Daily yoga sessions
Relaxation sessions
Mindfulness workshop
Indian head massage
Meditation
Chakra work
Laughter yoga
Silent meditation walks
If you're looking to deepen your understanding of yoga and mindfulness, head to the stunning Lancashire countryside for a long weekend retreat. Dive into the diverse offerings of yoga and meditation on the grounds of a historic abbey. Find balance and strength through multiple yoga classes each day that incorporate elements of the chakra system. Explore experiential types of yoga, from laughter to partner yoga, that will pull you out of your comfort zone. Sink into the stillness and peace of the surrounding nature on silent, meditation walks. Bring mindfulness into your daily life and learn how to fully release through targeted techniques and grounding meditations. 

Accommodation

Nature setting
Caters for vegetarian diets
Former Cistercian Abbey
En-suite shared or private rooms
Conference rooms
Vegetarian meals
Expansive grounds
Coffee shop and bookshop
The retreat center is set on the site of the former Whalley Abbey, a 14th century abbey. Ruins of the original abbey still remain on the expansive, forested grounds. The property has been restored with a country house being built and used a center for spirituality and for retreats and conferences. In the center, there are conference rooms, a coffee shop, bookshop, and four-star en-suite rooms for guests to stay in.
12th August to 14th August 2022
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Program

The three-day weekend retreat includes multiple yoga sessions a day. There is one class on Friday, three on Saturday, and two on Sunday. Throughout the day, one can participate in a variety of activities, including meditation and silent walks through nature, a mindfulness workshop and laughter yoga. Evenings involve exploring a variety of meditation and relaxation techniques. There will be an opportunity for Indian head massages and pair yoga when students are comfortable enough due to covid circumstances. 
Day 1
4pm
Arrival, access your room, walk around the Abbey and grounds
5.30pm
Yoga practice working with Mindfulness
7.15pm
Meal in the hotel
8.30pm
Candle gazing and Yoga Nidra
Day 2
7.15am
Yoga chanting (optional)
7.30am
Yoga session working with chakras
9am
Breakfast
10am
Free time to walk around village, stroll along the river
11.30am
Mindfulness workshop, yoga cleansing techniques discussion/practice
1pm
Lunch
2pm
Walk in beautiful surroundings, first 30 mins in silence
5.30pm
Yoga practice working with chakras
7.15pm
Meal in the hotel
8.30pm
Face yoga and Sound Bath relaxation
Day 3
7.15am
Chanting (optional)
7.30am
Yoga practice
9am
Breakfast
10.30am
Checkout
11am
Walking meditation, breathing meditation
12pm
Sun salutations, wall yoga, fun poses
1pm
Lunch
2pm
Optional walk, or goodbyes

Instructor

Paula Holden
Paula
Paula is an experienced homeopath and yoga teacher, with years of experiencing exploring holistic healing practices including yoga therapy, the Bowen Technique, and mindfulness. Inspired by her own experience using yoga and holistic wellness practices to curb side effects of asthma, Paula offers varied styles of mindfulness and yoga classes, workshops, and retreats. 

Cancellation policy

Cancellation

No refund if you cancel in advance.

Changes

You may not change your dates after booking

Covid

No refund if you test positive for Covid
Full refund if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions
Full refund if the retreat does not take place due to Covid restrictions
12th August to 14th August 2022
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