New Year Yoga & Meditation Retreat
Imagine…being in a cosy, warm house in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside, log fire burning, delicious vegetarian food cooking in the kitchen, yoga asana and meditation sessions throughout the day in the Chapel studio, therapeutic treatments, long walks in nature, meeting friendly people and setting your positive intentions for the coming year…
…plus plenty of free time to soak in the hot tub overlooking Rosedale valley, receive therapeutic treatments or simply curl up by the fire with a cup of tea (or a glass of wine!) and your favourite book.
16.30 Onwards Arrive at The Tree. Choose the therapies you would like on the 30th afternoon.
19.00 Delicious full vegetarian meal.
20.30 Chapel Yoga Studio - Intro to the retreat, guided breathing meditation and relaxation to end the evening.
07.45 Optional early morning yoga session in the relaxation studio.
09.00 Breakfast – porridge, cereals, fruits, yoghurt, toast and green juices
10.00 Introduction to the benefits of mindfulness meditation in the Chapel Yoga studio. Further practices including gentle yoga postures and techniques to relax the body and mind. (Please wear comfortable clothing)
13.00 Lunch: Home-made vegetable soup, freshly-made bread, and salad.
14.00 Sauna and Jacuzzi switched on – take some relaxing warmth into the muscles before your treatment.
14.00 – 18.00 Enjoy the therapy sessions of your choice: Swedish or aromatherapy back massage, Indian head massage, foot pamper, reflexology, and a good range of beauty treatments. Most treatments are charged extra at £30 per 30 minute session or £45 for 45 minute session. Enjoy each other’s company whilst waiting for your therapy; take a sauna, relax in the hot tub, or stroll on the moors.
Enjoy each other’s company whilst waiting for your therapy, take a sauna, Jacuzzi hot tub, or a stroll on the moors.
15.00 Afternoon tea is served in the dining room.
19.00 Vegetarian evening meal
20.30pm Optional guided relaxation in the Chapel Yoga studio.
07.45 Optional early morning Yoga Asana, meditation and relaxation session in relaxation studio
09.00 Breakfast – cereals, fruits, yoghurt, porridge, toast and green juices.
10.00 Thinking about our intentions for the coming year. Heart circle intention practice. Yoga asana (postures), meditation and relaxation.
13.00 Lunch consisting of home made soup, freshly baked breads and salad.
14.00 Free time- helping to prepare for the evening's celebrations
16.30- 18.15 Further yoga postures, meditation and guided relaxation. We also discuss some ideas for a practice to take home with you.
20.00 Festive Dinner
22.45pm Setting positive intentions for the coming year
23.45-23.55 Group meditation
23.55- 00.05 Loving kindness world peace meditation
00.05 HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
00.05- 1.00 (Optional) A few disco tunes for those who feel like a celebrational boogie
09.30 Breakfast – cereals, fruits, yoghurt, porridge + boiled eggs/ toast
Retreat comes to a close
10,30 Depart feeling relaxed and inspired for the coming year!
The cost per person for our New Year Retreat is £485 per person in The Tree or £465 in the chapel. This price is based on 2 people sharing a room. If you do want to have a room by yourself then there is a supplement of £100, though if you are happy to share with another one of our guests (of same sex) then there is no extra charge. Full payment will be taken on booking and the payment is thereafter non refundable and non transferable.
Optional treatments on Saturday afternoon are £30 for 30 minutes or £45 for a 45 minute session, and are booked on Friday afternoon when you arrive. We do our very best to provide 1 treatment per guest.
Please advise of any special dietary requirements 1 month prior to your weekend. Please advise us if your special request is a medical condition , a dietary choice or simply a dislike. We cannot guarantee that our kitchen or food is free from traces of any allergens.
Smoking is not allowed - including vapour cigarettes - in any area of the building . Candles, incense etc are not permitted to be lit in any bedroom or bathroom and in the house /chapel will be only used by the staff or teachers.
Mobile phones do not currently work in Rosedale. There is a payphone in the entrance hall of The Tree and you are welcome to use our WIFI. We would be grateful if guests only used technology such as computers/phones/ ipads etc in their own rooms and not in any communal area. If sharing with a stranger please make sure they are happy for you to use technology in the bedroom. We do not have any televisons or a television licence.
All towels are supplied. Dressing gowns are available to hire at £5. However if you want to bring your own dressing gown that would be fine. A swimming costume and flip flops are a good idea for when using the sauna / hot tub.
Don’t forget your wellies or walking boots if you fancy going out for a hike over the moors!
Final bills for treatments and wine are placed in the dining room after lunch on Sunday.
Please note that we only accept cash and debit cards.
Contact us to book your relaxing weekend!