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Summer is such an exciting and energising time. There is nothing better than heading to one of the most beautiful places in the world of a weekend of yoga and utter escape. We are heading back to the wild of Devon for our third annual Devon Summer Yoga Retreat! East Down is a truly tranquil place with an essence of magic about it that keeps us coming back season after season. This three day yoga journey will wake you up you from the inside out, nourish your body and mind. We will be using our yoga practice to create space, release that which is no longer serving us and calm our body and our mind. It is the perfect well-being escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Join me for invigorating yoga classes, peaceful meditations and lots of super healthy, delicious raw food made with love by our private chef. This retreat will be extra special as we are holding a scared cacao ceremony of Saturday evening – releasing negative emotions, and connect to pure heart energy. It is going to be a truly transformational retreat not to be missed!
Where: A beautiful private converted farmhouse in Devon.
When: July 7-9 2017 (Friday to Sunday)
What: A laid back yoga retreat weekend. Six yoga, meditation and pranayama (breath work) classes. Organic healthy raw food meals are served including a 3 course feast on Friday evening.
What’s included: Two nights accommodation in a shared room. Six yoga and meditation classes, a cacao ceremony, all meals and a welcome gift bag.
How many: 12 yogis at the retreat, tops! Spaces are limited!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org now to book. Or simply complete the form below!
- Two nights accommodation in a shared room. Rooms will be shared between 2 or 4 people. I have one single room available. For my yogis on a budget I have two ‘sky beds’ available!
- Six yoga and meditation classes.
- Cacao ceremony.
- All delicious healthy meals. The food served will be vegetarian, with mostly (if not all) raw meals. If you have any additional dietary requirements please let me know when you make your booking, we will be happy to accommodate.
- A welcome gift bag.
Hi! I’m Jayne and I am a Vinyasa Flow Yoga teacher and Strala Yoga Guide. My classes are a dynamic Vinyasa Flow combined with Strala, integrating alignment, core work, and breathing techniques with basic poses and creative sequencing. My classes are all about moving with ease, creating space and feeling good. Strala is Swedish for “radiating light” – and that’s just how you feel after a practice with me. Lit up from the inside. Classes are designed to activate your body’s relaxation response and reach that elusive flow state. At the end of a class, you feel energised, super-charged, and just ah-mazing.
Each class is designed to energise the body, cultivate a meditative consciousness, and give greater vitality and health. I like to create classes with playful sequencing and approach classes with honesty and humour. The classes are designed to be suitable for all levels. You can read about me here and check out my yoga classes on YouTube.
I like my retreats to be relaxed so feel free to do all or do nothing, everything is optional. Don’t worry about not being good enough (you are!), or coming alone (you will make friends). This weekend is for people who are looking to deepen their practice, try something new, and either totally relax or explore the surrounding area.
Weekend Yoga Retreat Schedule
(subject to change)
Friday July 7
- 5:00pm – You’re welcome to arrive on the property starting from 5pm. You will be given a tour of the property and you can take your time unpacking and settling in.
- 6:00-7:15pm – Vinyasa Flow Heart Opening Practice
- 7:45pm – Dinner
Saturday July 8
- 8-9:30am Strala Energize Yoga Flow: A moving flow that invigorates your body and mind while resting attention calmly on your breath. You’ll feel awake, energized and super-creative!
- 10am Breakfast
- Free time
- 1:30pm Lunch
- Free time
- 4:30-6:00pm – Strala Strong Yoga Flow: This is a strong class with playful sequencing, fuelled by breath and great music. Arm balances, learning, playing. With an emphasis on safety and alignment you can play, laugh and have fun with the asanas. A moving flow that builds strength, balance, and flexibility evenly in the body. Calm ease is carried through simple and challenging movements alike. You get happy and healthy from the inside out!
- 6:30pm Dinner
- 7:30-8:15pm – Cacao Ceremony
- 8:15pm onwards – Free time. Gaze at the stars, chat, read – whatever you want to do!
Sunday July 9
- 8-9:30am – Flow Yoga to Create Space
- 10am – Breakfast
- Free time
- 1:00pm – Lunch
- 2:00-2:30pm – Restorative Hip Opening Yoga Practice and Yoga Nidra
- 2:30-3:30pm – Free time/ packing.
- 4:00pm – Goodbyes!
We will be staying at the beautiful East Down centre on the edge of Dartmoor. East Down has been in existence for hundreds of years and the history of the location is positively tangible. The buildings have recently been upgraded to provide comfortable accommodation and training facilities. Our yoga classes will take place in the barn over looking the fields and outside if the weather is sunny. The retreat centre is approximately 20 minutes away from Exeter St Davids train station by car.
Raw Happy, aka Tracy Sadler is a raw food enthusiast, completing her Advanced and Superstar raw food courses with the renowned Kate Magic in Brighton. She hosts events, workshops and demos in the UK and abroad. Tracy will be serving us delicious raw vegetarian dishes with a few raw treats! We can cater for all dietary requirements.
Twin room – two single beds, shared bathroom. £290 per person early bird (if booked and paid in full by April 30 2017) or £320 per person thereafter (4 spaces available).SOLD OUT. Shared room. £300 per person.SOLD OUT. Single room. £300 early bird (if booked and paid in full by April 30 2017) or £330 thereafter.SOLD OUT.
I like to keep my yoga retreats smaller as there is more opportunity for individual attention and personal growth. This yoga retreat is limited to 12 people, max.
Booking is so simple. Just email me email@example.com and let me know you would like to come along. Or simply complete the form below!
We are so excited to be offering Angelic Reiki as part of our retreats this year. You can book your session exclusively with Tracy, please be sure to book quickly as there are only a limited number of sessions available. Price is £60 per person for a 1 hour session. Book directly with Tracy – firstname.lastname@example.org
Private Yoga Class with Jayne – I have a limited number of spaces for a private one to one yoga class with me. Investment is £50 per person for a 1 hour class tailored to you and includes a telephone or skype meeting (or in person dependent on location) before the weekend which offers a safe space to chat about any health issues, aims, goals and intentions. Please email me to book – email@example.com.
You will need to make your own way to and from the retreat centre. The nearest train station is Exeter St Davids, the retreat centre is approximately 20 minutes away from the station by car.
Terms and Conditions
-a £150 deposit will secure your reservation. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. To secure the early bird deal the remaining balance must be paid in full by April 30, 2017. The remaining balance will be requested no later than 4 weeks before the retreat (June 9, 2017). Any monies paid will be not refunded should you decide to cancel your reservation.
-No reimbursement will be granted in case of early departure.
-We accept no liability for loss, damage, injury or illness, which may occur during the Retreat or travelling to or from the Retreat. All students are strongly recommended to have their own travel insurance to cover any loss or injury, including repatriation if necessary. It is advisable to take out travel insurance in the event that you have to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances.
-We reserve the right to make any changes to our program, courses or teachers. Alternative arrangements are offered to the best of our ability but if not taken up, we do not accept responsibility for any costs incurred, including airfare.
-We ask that you inform us if you have any particular pre-existing injury or illness that is relevant to the yoga practice. We advise that if you are feeling any pain or illness during class that you stop and rest.
-Due to the intensity of a few of the yoga classes, the yoga program is not suitable for pregnant women.
Please email me – firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have. To book you can email me or simply complete the form below! I will email you back within 24 hours..