Weekend Retreat Bath from £450pp
There will be twice daily yoga practices to help restore balance to all the systems of the body, promote deep relaxation and encourage the natural renewal processes.
Energising morning sessions integrate mindful movement, therapeutic yoga interventions, connective tissue self bodywork, simple breath practices and guided relaxation to help release, stabilise and build resilience. These practices help build awareness and connection to perhaps the most intelligent thing we have at our disposal - the intelligence housed within our own body.
Evening sessions will delve into the contemplative practices of mindfulness, restorative yoga and guided relaxation to access our natural dimmer switch to rest and restore.
There will also be a time set aside each session for group discussion. The practice of yoga is by its very nature a work in progress. As our practice experience evolves we become aware that yoga offers more than a state of physical well-being. It takes little more than this to ignite curiosity about the deeper possibilities of yoga. At our usual class we may not have the time to explore how these possibilities can be brought to light. On retreat we have that luxury of time to discuss these together.
If you want to take a break from relaxing by the pool, the steam room, having a massage or sitting on the terrace admiring the view there's plenty to do in and around Combe Grove.
For anyone who enjoys walking there's 64 acres of grounds, woodland and wildlife to explore. Bath itself is surrounded by many walks: Bath Skyline Walk, Kelston Roundhill Walk and the Cotswold way to name a few.
Bath city is a 10 minute drive away.
For further information about things to do in the local area see visitbath.co.uk/things-to-do/
Combe Grove is an 18th Century manor house set in a 64 acre estate,. The estate lies hidden in woodland and Somerset countryside, the perfect location for a retreat. It overlooks the rolling hills of the Limpley Stoke Valley, part of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Despite being just three miles from the centre of historic Bath, Combe Grove is a haven of peace and tranquility.
Combe Grove's History & vision for the future:
Henry VIII granted the site of Combe Grove to Humphrey Colles in 1542. However, the first mention of the present dwelling dates to 1698, when it was reportedly owned by “a merchant from Grave’s End”. The house passed through many hands before it was purchased in March 2017, by The Elmhurst Foundation, a charity which plans to transform Combe Grove into a centre for work-based learning excellence, creating a range of high quality enhanced apprenticeships. The longer-term vision is to evolve Combe Grove into a unique retreat for modern living, making the very most of the estate’s tranquil woodland setting and outstanding natural views.
Set against Combe Grove’s woodland, each of the Garden Rooms for the retreat have wide windows with either a terrace, a balcony or a window seat. Rooms are twin or double, all with ensuite.
All meals are freshly prepared and seasonal using ingredients sourced from a variety of food producers in Somerset.
A holistic experience :There are four treatment rooms and a team of fully qualified therapists offer a full range of treatments that can be booked before you arrive or during your stay. Guests also have the use of the indoor and outdoor pools, steam room, hydrospa beds, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and fully equipped gym.
What's included & What's the cost
The Retreat price includes:
Prices: all prices are per person
Non refundable deposit of £150 secures a place on the retreat. Full payment by 1st March 2020
Shared Twin room £450
En-suite, balcony or outside patio space
Double Room: Solo £565
En- suite, balcony or outside patio garden space
2nd person in Double £350
Food and drinks other than those above. Massages, facials and other treatments, transport and all other activities are additional costs to be paid for by each individual.
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