Suitable for beginner, advanced, and intermediate practitioners
Affordable retreat
Buddhist-inspired meditations
De-stress Dharma talks
Nature walks
Meditation workshops
Vinyasa yoga
Vegan meals
Are you looking for an intentional getaway that will soothe your body and mind? Spend a long spring weekend in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside deepening your meditation practice and tuning into the power of silence. Explore the causes of stress and anxiety during inspiring workshops led by a seasoned meditation guide and learn how to release tension at home. Relax your body with laid-back vinyasa flow classes and find mental clarity and emotional balance with guided meditations inspired by Buddhism. Drink in the serenity of the countryside on meditative walks and quiet time spent among the blossoming gardens. Leave feeling recharged and nourished, equipped with tools to help you feel more positive and peaceful throughout your daily life. 

Accommodation

Nature setting
Caters for vegan and vegetarian diets
13th century manor house
En-suite or private bathrooms
Gardens and fruit orchard
Shared or private twin bedrooms
Yoga room
Country and village walks
Charney manor is a 13th century manor house set on expansive acreage in the Oxfordshire countryside. The stone house is rich in character and history, offering unique bedrooms with a variety of shared or private accommodation options and either en-suite or private bathrooms. The beautiful grounds include gardens, a fruit orchard, trees, peaceful seating areas, and a sunny courtyard. Follow trails along the winding river Ock or to local villages. 
5th August to 7th August 2022
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Program

This three-day, two-night retreat weekend is focused around meditation. The retreat starts in the late afternoon on Friday and ends after tea late afternoon on Sunday. Mornings start with a relaxed vinyasa yoga class. Each day includes a guided meditation, Dharma talks, and inspiring workshops that explore the causes of stress and how to release them at home. In the afternoons, there is time to take refreshing walks through the countryside and explore local villages and historic sites. Enjoy a continental breakfast, two-course lunch, afternoon tea, and two-course dinner each day throughout the weekend.

Typical schedule:
08:00: Morning Vinyasa Elements Yoga (with Manu)
08:30: Breakfast
09:30: Session 1 – Meditation & Workshop (with Dav)
11:00: Mid-Morning Tea, Coffee & Biscuits
11:45: Session 2 – Meditation & Workshop (with David)
13:00: Lunch in the 13th Century Dining Room. Free time
15:30: Afternoon Tea, Coffee & Cake
17:00: Session 3 – Meditation & Workshop (with David)
18:30: Dinner in the 13th Century Dining Room
20:30: Evening Guided Mediation (with David)

Instructors

David Johnson
David
David is an experienced Buddhist meditation guide with years of experience practicing and teaching. He is a qualified mindfulness teacher, mental health first aider, and co-founder of Samadhi. David's classes are practical and transparent, fused with his sense of humor and warmth, making them approachable for everyone. 
Manuel Orozco Jimenez
Manuel
Manu is a qualified yoga teacher, mental health first aider, and co-founder of Samadhi. His vinyasa yoga classes are laid-back and inviting, leaving a lasting impact on his students. 

Cancellation policy

Cancellation

Cancel up to 42 days in advance for a 90% refund
Cancel up to 28 days in advance for a 80% refund

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
5th August to 7th August 2022
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