Day Yoga Retreat
A day of soulful nourishment for women
Saturday 29th February 2020
9.30 to 17.00
with Aneta Idczak and Natasha Callia
Run at: The Manor Barn, Cockering Rd, Canterbury CT1 3UR
Calling all women who would like to immerse in a day of soulful nourishment. We appreciate how challenging it can be to create good quality replenishing down time so we have come together to create it for you – a women’s sanctuary for the day.
In this accessible one day retreat we will be offering supportive Ebb and Flow Yoga, Thai yoga massage, Ceremonial Cacao, Aromatic Vegan skin Treats, Guided Relaxation plus deeply Relaxing Restorative Yoga to end the day. There will be plenty of time to connect with one another and delicious and nutritious snacks and a vegetarian lunch will be served.
All of our practices are optional so you may simply snuggle up in our relaxation area with a good book
10:00 Centring and ebb and flow embodied yoga to help you re-connect with your body and breath,
11.15 Break and snacks.
11.45. Thai yoga massage.
14:00 Feminine arts practices, guided aromatherapy facial techniques with sensory relaxation followed by pressure point massage to hands and feet.
15:30 Cacao ceremony
16:00 Restorative yoga session and guided relaxation.
17:00 Close and farewells.
Our key practices
The intention of our ebb and flow embodied yoga is to help you re-connect with your body and breath. This practice will leave you feeling grounded and fully present in an embodied and nourishing way.
Our guided Thai Yoga Massage practices aim to assist you let go of tension and holding in the body. The soothing movements and rhythm of Thai Yoga Massage (fondly called ‘yoga for the lazy’) create space and openness in the body and will allow you to shift your state into deep relaxation and healing.
We will share together our home made nutritious vegetarian lunch and have some time to chat and connect.
We encourage light hearted group dialogue and self-nurture through our guided aromatherapy facial –learn how facelift massage techniques and how to care for your individual skin type. Our acupressure massage to hands and feet will leave you with the sensation of full body treatment.
To draw the day to a gradual close we will surrender to a sensory supportive yoga practice using aromatherapy oils and yoga props to create a sense of deep nourishment and letting go.
We supply mats, bolsters and all yoga equipment for your session so all you need is comfortable clothing and a water bottle.
SACRED PAUSE Day Retreats
Soften, Release and Restore
Exploring the Real Meaning of ‘Me-Time’
Dates: Next date TBC
Numbers are limited
(vegetarian and vegan lunch included)
Venue: The Quiet View, Peace Sanctuary Retreat. Kingston, Canterbury
This day is about slowing down, releasing tension in your body, calming your emotions and mind, and restoring your sense of wholeness and integrity.
Take take time to slow down, pause and soften.
Re-connect with nature and your natural rhythm.
Practice embodied mindful yoga and somatic movement with the focus on release, and creating ease and space in your whole being.
Turn inward and notice your experience as it’s unfolding moment by moment.
Move your body with breath, kindness and curiosity.
Restore your inner calm and a peace of mind.
Re-connect with a quiet space within you and your Body Wisdom, that inner wisdom that is best heard in our quieter moments.
Re-connect with a simple joy of being here.
During the day you will:
- Settle within your body with embodiment practices
- Practice gentle embodied mindful yoga
- Practice guided Body Wisdom (Focusing) and learn what it means for you to take care of yourself
- Share your insights in a circle (only if you want to)
- Have a lovely lunch
- Spend time in silence (journal or simply breathe)
- Practice yin yoga (often called ‘a quiet practice’)
- Finish with long Body Wisdom to experience joy guided session.
When you attend you’ll also receive:
- a voucher for £10 for Thai Yoga Massage Treatment
- Pdf resource: Simplify your home practice
Special offer: Bring a friend and you both pay £70 each only
EARLY BIRD PRICE: £75
Contact me if you’d like to chat about these day yoga retreats via email: firstname.lastname@example.org