a simple family run17th-century farm house at the edge of a village in the middle of the quiet countryside of South West France offering yoga teacher training.
Yoga Retreats (3)
Sunshine has been teaching yoga for more than 14years and is registered with Yoga Alliance as eRYT-200, RYT500 Level 3 Yoga Teacher on the Register of Exercise Professionals in the UK and is an accomplished teacher trainer. She completed yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Himalayas under yogi Vishvketu of Akhandha Yoga and advanced training with Shir Shemesh. Sunshine embarked on a formal study of Tibetan Buddhism and completed the Asian Classics Insitute 18 courses. The 18 ACI courses condense the essence of the Six Great Books of Buddhism.
from Finland, August 2019
I went to this retreat with very different thoughts in my head. It was not what I was expecting but it gave me so much (and to question; why to expect anything? That is not that much of a yogic lifestyle). My life had been really busy few years in a row and there I really stopped and realized many things. I am beyond grateful to Sunshine for the talks we had and her authenticity! I really confront myself there and started to re-grow this seed I had already planted in the past. There was time to reflect my thoughts, feelings and actions (what i really liked is that it was peaceful and there was not distractions). There was time to re-connect with my heart.. It was not easy, not at all. But there was a lot go through with and a lot to let go of. I'm still processing but this really gave me the wanted guidance to stay grounded with myself and to trust and believe.. The food was good and Sunshine's family welcomed us all nicely.
We also made nice trips to close cities and that was really nice to see the beautiful country side even more.
from United States, September 2018
"An amazing experience awaits you, in Coudures, France!"
The experience was nothing short of amazing. Sunshine teaches with such passion and knowledge, she is truly an unbelievable guide.
The curriculum has been carefully thought through and left me with everything I was looking for. Should you ever have any extra questions or concerns, Sunshine was always willing to give you time to ask - and she continued to make that clear through the entire stay.
You are in good hands with this family - as they have worked out a great system to make sure the students have exactly what they need. You can feel the passion, love and safety within this home.
If you are already thinking this is your fit, you need not look any further - you've found it!
from France, August 2019
"Excellent YTT in southern France "
This YTT gives you good understanding of both asanas and "philosophical" background of Yoga. Most important, it given you many tools to be succesful as a yoga teacher.
Sunshine's family is very friendly and the house is lovely.
from Netherlands, June 2019
"Not that great"
The location and environment were nice. The rooms + bathrooms were comfortable.
from France, May 2019
"Une super formation dans un cadre parfait"
Une formation très enrichissante , un lieu exceptionnel , une super famille, de très belles rencontres ! Je ne peux que recommander cette formation ou tout est mis en place afin de pouvoir enseigner le yoga.
from France, September 2018
"Bienvenue au Paradis "
c'est un endroit vraiment magique noyé dans un ecrin de verdure, qui, ajouté à la très belle énergie des professeurs et du très dévoué cuisinier, rend le training inoubliable.
from Germany, August 2018
"Beautiful and profound Experience"
Sunshine is a very patient and friendly teacher who combines the mediation of bodily yogic knowledge and spiritual knowledge in a very plausible way. Always open for discussion and with playful exercises in between.
Incredible yummy food, beatiful lake and sourroundings for a meditative walk. The house too has a nice vibe.
from Switzerland, August 2018
"Une formation très agréable et complète "
Ana Ross est une excellente enseignante, toujours bienveillante et à l'écoute. Le cadre est partais pour une retraite en nature🙏
from France, August 2018
Tout était super : les cours, les profs, les participants, le logement ... une très belle expérience
from Nepal, August 2018
"25 jours au top"
sunshine est une prof parfaite , elle partage avec joie son savoir.
from United States, August 2018
Good value for money
Really quiet and secluded location, ideal for a retreat
Good food even if I wasn’t vegetarian nor vegan
Interesting small personal attentions
from France, August 2019
great countryside location to relax and just be. It felt like a second home. It as easy to approach Glen and Sunshine for whatever I needed. Sunshine adjusted the classes to the interests and even fitness level of the students. I was able to eat vegan and not worry about my allergies. Glen accommodated this and organised everything really well. I wanted to re-connect with nature and with myself and this was the perfect environment for me to do that. I didn't have to spend a fortune on airfare to Asia to experience yoga there with so many unknowns. It was totally safe and peaceful in the French countryside. Cool in the mornings and evenings and warm sun during the day. It was perfect for me. Thank you! I am definitely coming back!
Patricia Ann Bamford
from France, August 2019
"Wonderful - authentic yoga in France!"
From the start I knew this was going to be great. Helpful pre arrival communication was always prompt and easy. I wanted a place to learn and also relax when I needed to, the house and grounds with its location in the country side was perfect. Its an old house that has kept all its charm and character. An outdoor yoga deck and a pavilion were perfect for enjoying the big garden.
I've been vegetarian for a long time and I now have some new recipes to take home, healthy and basic dishes were served which the group loved. We even had fruits from the orchard and wild green teas. Shame next month I will miss the pears, melons and tomatoes.
The classes and teachings were perfect again for the group as Sunshine seemed to understand what we needed and adapted accordingly. She has a wealth of knowledge which is shared with passion and enthusiasm.
I can't wait to return, hopefully next year with my partner. Thank you for the wonderful experience - mind and body now in balance!
from Switzerland, June 2018
"8 days retreat"
I was happy to arrive at a time when I could join in the group of 5 students who are in teacher training with Sunshine. Beautiful family; very easy to be around. There is plenty of space and time in the house and the outdoors to find a quiet place alone if you enjoy this (I do). Sunshine's classes are a perfect balance of challenge and calmness, philosophy and self-teaching/freedom. Glen's cooking is incredibly delicious. Simple fruit and tea for snacks at any time of day. Really special, beautiful old house.
I feel refreshed and relaxed after leaving. I learned from everyone there. Thank you.
from Great Britain, June 2018
"Great spot and great people "
Beautiful position, food, service and good value for money
from France, June 2019
Les cours de yoga le matin en extérieur