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Seasonal Cooking: Warming Winter Recipes

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Now is the ideal time to get stuck into some seasonal cooking and fill up on all of the fruits and vegetables that flourish in your part of the world during winter. Some of our favourite autumn and winter vegetables available in the UK include

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Meditation on Yoga Retreats

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Contrary to popular modern belief — the purpose of meditation is not to clear your mind of all thought. Rather, Meditation simply means ‘placing the mind’ and is the practice and discipline of continually and consciously bringing your mind to the present moment each time you notice it was wandered. In this way, meditation teaches you how to control your own thoughts, rather than letting them control you.

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Yoga Retreat Food: Bettina’s Best Plant Based Recipes

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For a flavour of what to expect from the culinary offering on retreat, check out Bettina’s best plant based recipes below! Our plant based chef, Bettina Campolucci Bordi, has cooked with us for 4 years and shares our values when it comes to plant based food, sustainability, and eating locally.

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Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

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Most of our guests arrive on retreat ready for adventure and sleep is often the last thing on their minds amid holiday excitement. Which is why many are so happily surprised to find that their retreat sleep turns out to be one of the highlights of their trip!

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Healing with yoga, meditation and massage on retreats

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We are delighted to have the very talented Amanda Tizard on our retreat team and we take her to as many retreats as we can!  With over 10,000 one to one sessions and more than 15 years professional experience as an advanced Massage and Craniosacral Therapist, Amanda is highly regarded within wellbeing circles and has been described […]

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Different Styles of Yoga: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

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If you’re new to yoga, or have always stuck to one or two of your favourite classes, all of the different styles of yoga can be a little overwhelming. Yoga’s numerous types—which are even more varied and hybrid the more popularised the practice becomes in the West—means you’re often not sure what you’re going to […]

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Retreat Chef Bettina Bordi

Our brilliant plant based chef, Bettina Bordi, is passionate about the difference a healthy lifestyle can make to mind, body and spirit. Her plant based journey started off as an experiment after she started to run yoga retreats where she did all the cooking and the food had to be plant based, gluten free and […]

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Vinyasa flow yoga teacher Adam Husler

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Adam Husler joined our team last year and we are now very happy to be organising all his retreats and yoga holidays for him. Adam has a big love of anatomy, which has led him to specialise in Alignment Based Vinyasa Yoga. He has studied at an advanced level under Jason Crandell and intensively under Budokon Yoga […]

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Jivamukti yoga teacher Emma Henry

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For those of you who have not yet had the pleasure, we’d like to introduce you to Jivamukti yoga teacher Emma Henry. You might recognise her from our home page! Emma has been working with us for the past 3 years. She shares our love of working in wild and wonderful places and together we have […]

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