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This Yoga Basics retreat is ideal for anyone wanting to begin or improve upon their Yoga Practice in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. Throughout the weekend, you will go through all the basic yoga postures step by step, learn some calming breathing practices and even delve into some Yoga philosophy. A perfect way to get away from city and have the time and space to experience and learn the magic of Yoga!
The accommodation is arranged at the Potash Barns. These are high class four-star rated barns in tastefully converted grade-two listed farm buildings providing the perfect venue for a yoga retreat. Located in the hamlet of Brundish near Framlingham, amidst the quiet beauty of rural mid Suffolk, it lies within 20 minutes of the Suffolk Heritage Coast, and is a few minutes walk to the Brundish Crown Public House.
Potash Barns in its idyllic and peaceful surrounding, offering a dedicated yoga studio overlooking the surrounding countryside. The accommodation is set over three stunning converted barns. All rooms are twin or triple bedded with shared bathroom facilities.
Hana first came across yoga during her dance training. Throughout her professional career in dance, her practice of yoga supported her and kept her sane and balanced during challenging times. Yoga eventually became a passion and her knowledge and experience of the physical and emotional body through dance eventually became intertwined with her practice and teaching of yoga.
The retreat takes place at Potash Barns, in Suffolk, United Kingdom.
All meals are included in the package, and consist of healthy, vegetarian food, teas and refreshments.
Nearby is the coastal town of Aldeburgh (15 meters south) made famous by Benjamin Britten. Aldeburgh offers a lovely beach with Martello Tower, a wealth of interesting shops, restaurants and pubs. You can also enjoy seasons of fine music at Snape Maltings, which hosts the annual Aldeburgh music festival each June, attracting classical music lovers from all over the world.
Dunwich, which was almost swept away by stormy seas, like so many of its seafront counterparts, has a wild pebble beach, a bird sanctuary, a forest, a nature reserve and heath, a museum, a garden center, tearooms, and a pub. Situated right on the edge of the beach are the famous flora tearooms which serve traditional beer-battered fish and chips from April through October.
Great Yarmouth is one of UK's most popular seaside resorts, offering great family entertainment, miles of sandy beaches, and a proud maritime heritage. There is lots of lively action for the kids. Great Yarmouth has a seafront with numerous arcades, pleasure beach and a sea-life center.
Magnificent sandy beaches at Lowestoft are 12 miles north. The fountains just to the side of the beach promenade are a must for the children. Lowestoft also has a shopping center, supermarket, and its own theme park, Pleasurewood Hills.
The stunning riverside town of Beccles is only twenty minutes drive away, and from there you can hire a boat on the River Waveney, and take off up the Norfolk Broads. If you like bird watching (look for the marsh harriers), sunbathing, or just messing about on the river, then what a better way to explore one of Britain's most beautiful natural reserves.
A pretty coastal town with a lovely beach, a lighthouse, charming multi-colored beach huts, and a wonderful old-fashioned feel, Southwold is a must to visit. It boasts a fantastic pier featuring traditional amusements like Punch and Judy, and Victorian end-of-the-pier shows. Southwold is also home to Adnams Brewery and has many fine pubs and restaurants, as well as shops, galleries, and cafes.
A popular retreat for artists and writers over the years, Southwold is now home to an annual Literature Festival each November.
One of the most important and atmospheric archaeological sites in Britian is the burial ground of Anglo Saxon Kings. The great exhibition hall tells its compelling story.
The picture-postcard seaside village of Walberswick has attracted artists and film-makers alike for years. With wide sandy beaches, flanked by dunes, much beloved of children and dog lovers, it is also host to the annual Crabbing Championship, which over the years has become a national institution. Set around a small village green, Walberswick has a handful of delightful shops and two lovely old pubs.
A one-man ferry rows passengers across to the Black Shore of Southwold and the old fishermen's huts, which sell fresh fish to take home and cook yourself, or to eat in simple premises. A third pub on the Black Shore is an ideal location to watch the sun go down over the Blyth estuary.
Woodbridge is a delightfully quaint market town bustling with many interesting and independent shops and restaurants by the River Deben. Woodbridge is probably now most famous for its great archaeological find a Sutton Hoo, the ancient Saxon burial ground.
Please book your flight to arrive at London City Airport (LCY).
You can reach London Liverpool Street Station and take a short taxi ride to the venue from there.