3 Days Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat UK

  • Grasmere Hotel, Broadrayne Farm, Grasmere, Ambleside LA22 9RU, South Lakeland, Cumbria, North West England, England, UK

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Overview

Energizing UK Yoga Retreat

  • 3 days with instruction
  • Give yourself something to look forward to after the New Year blues with a rejuvenating yoga weekend in the heart of the Lake District. This yoga weekend is set on a beautiful farm in Grasmere and thoughtfully designed to give you a good dose of energizing yoga practice. You will have enough ‘me’ time so you will leave the weekend feeling inspired and rested.

    Highlights

    • Daily yoga sessions
    • Pranayama and meditation classes
    • Guided walk around the Grasmere fells
    • Daily nutritious vegetarian meals
    • 2 nights' accommodation
    • Snacks and drinks

    Skill level

    • Beginner

      Languages

      • Instruction language: English
      • Spoken languages: English
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    The venue, Grasmere Hotel, has been lovingly restored to provide all the mod-cons including a sauna and a yoga studio. A modern sauna is available for guests to use free of charge. For your stay, all rooms will be based on four sharing with all guest rooms including an en-suite and additional communal showers to ensure no queues.

    Amenities

    • Allocated parking area
    • Separate entrances
    • Private sitting areas
    • Open fires or log burners
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Small barbecue
    • Private garden or patio
    • Central heating
    • Beds made up on arrival
    • Towels
    • Welcome pack
    • Secure bike store
    • Kitchen
    • Dining area

    The weekend will be based around both Ashtanga and Jivamukti yoga practices. Whether you’ve practiced for years or very little, the sessions will accommodate all levels with modifications and adjustments offered to suit your needs in a personal and supportive manner.

    Using their experiences, Teresa and Kevin will be offering guidance on how you can introduce a home yoga practice that complements your lifestyle and commitments, alongside tailoring a practice to suit your body’s needs.

    The program of this retreat encompasses all yoga and pranayama classes, including a themed yoga practice on Saturday and Sunday morning. Teresa and Kevin will be on-hand throughout the weekend so students can chat about any specific yoga / meditation queries they have.

    Schedule

    Day 1

    • 17:00 Arrivals with tea, coffee, and a selection of delicious cakes
    • 18:15 A gentle yoga session followed by yoga Nidra, a wonderful relaxation process
    • 20:00 Dinner

    Day 2

    • 07:00 Group A yoga session
    • 08:30 Group B yoga session
    • 08:15 Self-served breakfast
    • 11:00 Free time
    • 13:30 Lunch
    • 14:30 Guided walk
    • 16:00 Free time
    • 17:30 Group A yoga session
    • 18:30 Group B yoga session
    • 19:45 Dinner
    • 21:00 Restful yoga Nidra

    Day 3

    • 06:45 Group B yoga session
    • 08:00 Group A yoga session and breakfast / brunch
    • 11:00 Free time
    • 12:00 Pranayama
    • 13:30 Departures

    An optional two-hour guided walk will be held on Saturday afternoon around the breathtaking Grasmere fells.

    • Teresa Dennison

      Yoga came into Teresa's life 14 years ago. At that time, she has had 3 children was a stay at home mother. After searching for a strong fitness regime, she could fit in with raising a young family.

    • Kevin Dennison

      Kevin Dennison is a yoga teacher at University of Manchester.

    This retreat will take place at Grasmere Hotel located in Cumbria, England. This is situated in the very heart of the Lake District National Park. Broadrayne is a traditional Lakeland Farm with a small cluster of former 17th century farm buildings nestling round a picturesque farmyard in the beautiful Vale of Grasmere.

    There are instant access to several inspiring mountain and valley as well as the famous coast to coast route passes through the farm’s land. The picturesque village of Grasmere is a short stroll away and there is a traditional Lakeland Inn just 400 yards down the road.

    Nearby places

    • Lakeland Inn, 0.4 kilometer
    Activities
    • Cycling
    • Sauna
    • Spa nearby
    General
    • Café nearby
    • Dining area
    • Fireplace
    • Garden
    • Kitchen
    • Lake nearby
    • Restaurant nearby
    • Yoga studio
    Services
    • Bicycle rental
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Parking lot

    The weekend is on a full-board basis with nutritious homemade vegetarian food provided alongside snacks and non-alcoholic drinks but you can bring your own wine.

    You will have energizing breakfasts with fruit, muesli, yogurts, and ‘proper’ coffee. Your lunch will be freshly made soups and salads with rustic bread while dinner will consist of hearty and healthy casseroles and dhal.

    You can indulge yourself in quality food and drink at an extra cost from cozy traditional Lake District pubs and inns with roaring fires and fine ales to more formal fine dining restaurants or picture postcard cafes serving wonderful homemade cakes.

    • 4x4 off road experiences
    • Coast to coast walks
    • Cycling
    • Gorge Scrambling
    • Horse riding
    • Hot air ballooning
    • Kayaking
    • Mountain biking
    • Orienteering
    • Rock climbing
    • Sailing
    • Via Ferratta
    • Visits to museums and galleries

    You can pamper yourself at a local spa to ease those walking muscles at an extra cost.

    • 2 nights' accommodation
    • Daily vegetarian meals
    • Daily yoga sessions
    • Guided walk around the beautiful Grasmere fells
    • Pranayama and meditation classes
    • Snacks and drinks

    Driving directions from the south

    • Leave the M6 at junction 36.
    • Join the A590 to Windermere that will become A591 after a few miles.
    • Stay on this road past Windermere, through Ambleside, and past Grasmere right to Broadrayne Farm's driveway.
    • The farm is just over 1 mile north of Grasmere village, on the main A591, and 400 yards north of the Traveller’s Rest pub, just past a bend in the road.
    • The farm is on the right going north and is sign-posted on the roadside at the bottom of the drive (both to Broadrayne Farm and to Grasmere Hotel).

    Driving directions from the north

    • Leave the M6 at junction 40.
    • Travel west along the A66 to Threlkeld.
    • Turn left onto the B5322 and travel south until you reach the A591.
    • Turn left towards Windermere, travel past the Kings Head Hotel and Thirlmere Lake.
    • Broadrayne Farm is at the bottom of the long hill that brings you down into Grasmere valley.
    • Turn left into the farm's driveway immediately before the large road sign that says double bend.

    Arrival by bus

    You may take Stagecoach buses that operate from Windermere rail station. The 555 service will drop you off nearly at the farm's door. The 556 and 599 will terminate in Grasmere village.

    Arrival by train

    There is a main line service from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, and Edinburgh to Oxenholme (the Lake District) with connecting services to Windermere.

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
    • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.