This is a rare opportunity to experience a weekend of silent yoga and mindfulness meditation practice in the relaxing and nurturing environment of The Tree.
For those people who would like to deepen their practice. This is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the precious gift of silence while at the same time improving your health, calming your mind and awakening to your true nature.
Golden silence begins after evening practice on Friday and ends mid-morning on Sunday. The weekend will consist of yoga, meditation, mantra and breathing practice (pranayama) and relaxation. There is the opportunity to receive a silent massage on Saturday afternoon. These can be booked on Friday night. There will be readings from a spiritual book on Saturday evening. Participants on the weekend will be expected to agree to certain guidelines. A full evening meal will be served on Friday night. On Saturday, breakfast and lunch will be the main meals of the day with a lighter snack served in the early evening (all in silence). The retreat will end after lunch on Sunday. No alcohol will be served on this weekend.
17.00 onwards – Arrive at The Tree and settle in. Choose the therapies and treatments you would like on Saturday afternoon.
19.00 Delicious full vegetarian meal.
20.30 Intro to the weekend, guided breathing meditation and a nice relaxation to end the evening. Session at the Chapel Yoga Studio.
21.30 Begin Silence.
07.45 Optional early morning yoga session in the relaxation studio.
09.00 Silent Breakfast – porridge, cereals, fruits, yoghurt, toast and green juices.
10.00 Introduction to the benefits of mindfulness meditation and self awareness in the Chapel Yoga studio. Silent breathing/ contemplation and walking.
13.00 Silent 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 the presence of silence 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 Reading/ Guided contemplation/ relaxation in the Chapel Yoga studio.
07.45 Optional early morning Yoga session in the Chapel Yoga studio.
09.00 Breakfast – porridge, cereals, fruits, yoghurt, toast and green juices.
10.00 Silent mindful breathing/ contemplation and walking.
11.00 End Silence.
11.15- 12.45 Integrating our experience and suggestions for continuing your practice at home.
13.00 The Famous "Tree" Sunday Lunch.
14.00 Depart for home, truly relaxed and energised!
or extend your relaxation and stay and enjoy an extra day and night on a B&B basis.
The cost per person for our Yoga weekends throughout the year is £360 per person in The Tree/ £340 per person if staying in The Old 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. Extend .your stay for extra nights on B&B basis at £50 each. B&B is ordinarily £60 per person per night. 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 televison's 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!