Retreats/events

Beat the Blues Women’s Retreat Day: Sunday 19th January 2020 Haddon Acre yurt, Ox119BG 10.30-4pm

“…a really lovely, relaxing day. I left feeling very zen and happy. I would highly recommend to anyone.” Rachel

Beat the January blues, with a day of nourishing movement, connection and rest to lift the spirits.

This small group retreat day will take place at a cosy and beautiful yurt, surrounded by the beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside and the Wittenham clumps.

The day will include:

*Gentle, nourishing yoga and movement (suitable for all levels)
*A mindful walk to take in the beautiful surroundings
*A campfire and time to reflect/set intentions
*A delicious warming, homemade, vegetarian soup and sourdough bread (dietary needs catered for)
*Restorative yoga and yoga nidra (guided relaxation)

£85 Includes lunch, snacks and teas
Only 8 spaces available.

4-Day Easter Yoga Retreat: April 10th-13th 2020: Braziers Park, South Oxfordshire.  https://www.facebook.com/events/204336110513160/

“It has been a wonderful experience. I feel so relaxed, happy and thoughtful. Thank you, I will be back.” N

I’m delighted to be back at the beautiful Braziers Park for a Spring Retreat. Join me and a team of experienced and passionate practitioners for a nourishing and rejuvenating 4-day weekend of  hatha and restorative yoga, movement, gong bath/sound healing, yoga nidra (guided relaxation) delicious, homemade vegetarian food, walks, campfires and good company. Pick and choose which activities you do. There will be plenty of opportunities for deep rest, massage and fresh air in the stunning grounds. This is open to all levels and suitable for beginners. My retreats attract all levels and I encourage you to go at your own pace.

About Braziers Park:
Braziers Park is a warm country manor house (formally home to 007!), set deep in beautiful countryside and the rolling Chiltern Hills of South Oxfordshire, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  The old manor is Grade II listed in the strawberry gothic style, it has so much character and beauty. There are real log fires, plentiful sofas and a grand piano amongst its charms. All set in 57 acres of land with beautiful gardens. Braziers is a working eco community with a walled vegetable garden and an ancient orchard. The location is perfect for a deeply relaxing and rejuvenating retreat.

Accommodation: All rooms are comfortable and charming. All bathrooms are shared. A limited number of single rooms are available.

Food: 3 delicious meals per day, all vegetarian, organic where possible and home-cooked food prepared by the chefs at Braziers Park. Vegan or dairy/gluten/sugar free available.

Typical day:  2 x hatha yoga sessions, including postures, movement and breath work, guided relaxation, a walk to explore the beautiful grounds, opportunity for massage, camp fire. Other activities might include mindful walking, sound bath, singing.

Things to do:
Braziers Park is a really interesting place to explore. There are plenty of quiet places to read and lovely grounds to explore, including a woodland walk.  There’s a library, the study, dining room and a space to relax by the log fire and grand piano. There will be plenty of time to just be, or hang out and chat with others and enjoy being part of the community. Massage will also be on offer for an  extra cost.

Deposit: £150 to secure your place.  (Non refundable)

Remaining amount to be paid in full by Feb 1st 2020.

Cost: Shared room £449  Single room £499

The cost includes all yoga, relaxation and sound sessions, accommodation, food, snacks, teas. Massages are at an additional cost.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Travel: Braziers Park is less than an hour from London and just under 2 hours from Bristol. I am happy to help arrange lift shares where possible. More info can be found on their website https://www.braziers.org.uk/about-us/how-to-find-us/

Louisedixon@gmail.com 07719716273

Reviews

“Loved the beautiful house and welcoming residents. The yoga was beautiful and the soundbath expansive and mindblowing!” E

“I loved everything about the retreat. I really enjoyed the yoga, walks, delicious food and opportunity to slow down. My back and neck feel great now.” A

“A nourishing and reenergising retreat led by Louise in beautiful Ipsden with a supportive, diverse group. I couldn’t recommend it enough. Thank you Louise.” S

We reserve the right to change any of the advertised retreat or event programmes at any time without notice.