Yoga Retreats

Saturday Morning Yoga with Rose Thorn

Saturday mornings 10am-1pm followed by lunch.

2019 Dates:                                       Booking Form

16th Feb.  16th March. 13th April.  18th May.  15rd June.  20th July.  31st Aug.  12th Oct.  16th Nov.

Fees: Each workshop is £32 / £28 concessions (including lunch)

These morning yoga retreats are an opportunity for you to take time out from your busy lives and deepen your practice of yoga; a calming space for you to enliven your body, mind and spirit and find harmony.

“The practice of yoga is the commitment to become established in the state of freedom.” Patanjali 1:13 (Alistair Shearer translation)

Together we will gently explore the asanas/postures, pranayama/breath and dhyana/meditation to settle the mind into stillness. All bodies, experience or ability are welcome.

Previously participants have said:

Slowing down and going inside is always helpful for me as I am always so busy!”
“this is time for me  to focus on my body and to tune into its intelligence and feel my potential”

The morning will be followed by a nourishing and delicious vegetarian lunch at 1pm.

 Fees: Each workshop is £32 / £28 concessions (including lunch)  A non-returnable £10 deposit will confirm your place.  £20 discount available if booking all nine retreats.

Rose Thorn trained with the Inner Yoga Trust and continues to pass on the teachings inspired by Scaravelli. She has a playful and gentle approach to all aspects of yoga which help to encourage ones curiosity, openness and spontaneity.

She has been running Yoga retreats at Over the Rainbow for seven years and teaches weekly classes at Hermon, Tegryn and St Dogmaels. She currently assists on the IYT Teacher Training course in Pembrokeshire.

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Yoga Mornings for Yoga Teachers with Jenny Beeken

Jenny Beeken will be running a new monthly Monday morning class in 2019, primarily for Yoga teachers and those with a regular practice.

In the 3 hour class from we will: Practice asana, pranayama, mindfulness and meditation, walking meditation and relaxation all with a focus on moving the spine, transforming our posture and therefore our mind and our lives.

Dates:  18 Feb. 18 March. 15 April. 13 May. 17 June. 15 July
Fees: The cost of each class is £27 (concessions available) £72 if paying for 3 consecutive classes.
Marie will provide a delicious vegetarian/vegan lunch afterwards, (£10) please book lunch directly with Marie

Further Information and Class Booking

Jenny has practiced yoga and meditation for 47 years, originally learning with Shri B.K.S in India, Victor Van Kooten and Angela Farmer. In the last 18years with Diane Long and Sophy Hoare- Scaravelli Inspired yoga, and learning meditation at Cittaviveka, Chithurst Buddhist Monastery and more recently Transcendental Meditation with Alistair Shearer.

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Trauma Awareness Training  for Yoga Teachers 

Teachers: Maddy Smith and Rose Thorn
A new, three part experiential course aimed at yoga teachers.

There is increasing evidence that Yoga is a valuable intervention to support people who are recovering from trauma. This is backed up by research and recent developments in the fields of neuroscience and trauma therapy. There is also a growing awareness of the importance of trauma sensitivity in all aspects of yoga teaching and this course has been developed to meet this specific training need.

This is an experiential course aimed at yoga teachers with all levels of teaching experience. It trains you to apply a trauma sensitive approach in all aspects of your teaching; it does not qualify you to deliver trauma treatments as a yoga therapist.

Dates: This course is delivered in three compulsory modules.
(Wednesday – Sunday)
Module 1: Understanding Trauma – the basics
Module 2: The Impact and Effects of Trauma / Survival Responses
Module 3: Considerations for Teaching

Fees for each weekend:
£580 Full board, shared rooms
£620 Full board, single occupancy (only three available)
£500 Full board, camping / campervans

A non-refundable deposit of £390 secures your place for all three modules of this course;
There a limited number of spaces on the course offered at a reduced rate to make it more accessible for students.

Further details about the course, the teachers and the application process

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Relax and Rejuvenate Yoga Retreat

With Michelle Oliver Barefoot Yogini, 6th – 8th Sept 2019

If you have a busy life, with lots of demands on your time, then this is the place for you to relax and rejuvenate.

During your stay you will enjoy twice daily yoga sessions as well as morning meditation and evening Yoga Nidra sessions with Michelle. Do as little or as much as you like !

I have been hosting classes, workshops and retreats here in the U.K. and overseas for the past 10 years. My teaching was born out of my love for yoga and the beautiful and profound personal journey I found myself on. I simply wanted to keep learning and keep sharing the knowledge with as many people as I could. I enjoy teaching people of all ages and abilities as much as I love the challenges that I continue to discover in my own personal practice. It is my hope that through my classes people will also experience the deep joy, serenity and healing that yoga has offered for me.

For more information contact Michelle

**Retreat is now fully booked**