3 Day “Relax and De-Stress” Meditation Retreat in Yorkshire
November 2021 (sold out) •
29th Apr – 1st May 2022 •
30th Sep – 2nd Oct 2022
Join us for a relaxing and refreshing weekend meditation retreat in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales
About the retreat
A unique getaway for soothing and balancing the overworked mind and body.
During this retreat, you will be guided in an array of deeply relaxing meditations which allow you to completely unwind and relax and let go of any stress and tension you’re holding.
The retreat schedule will consist of a number of inspiring workshops and guided meditations inspired by Buddhist psychology, complimented by laid-back vinyasa yoga in the morning and countryside walks in the afternoon. The workshops will explore the inner causes of stress, anxiety, and provide you with tips and innovative ways to calm and de-stress at home.
We’re sure you’ll leave feeling refreshed, nourished, and stress-free – with new tools to reduce your stress and anxiety and to feel more positive and peaceful.
About The Venue
An oasis of calm and serenity
Feel your cares fall away and the world slow down as you leave behind the motorways and cities. At the end of your journey, you are on single track roads with only sheep for company until you arrive at this relaxing oasis.
In the natural environment of Malham Moor in the heart of the Yorkshire dales, this retreat centre will be entirely exclusive to our group. With its unique atmosphere of peace and tranquillity, tempting home-cooked meals, and a warm welcome, this venue is the ideal setting for a weekend of relaxation, reflection, and renewal.
Clean and comfortable ensuite rooms
Our private accommodation offers guests a secluded, distraction-free and comfortable experience. Enjoy a single or double bedroom all to yourself, ensuites rooms available. Each of the bedrooms has very different characteristics, which makes each totally unique.
Comfortable bedrooms, delicious home-cooked food and warm hospitality, plus an on-site sauna combine to make it the perfect place to relax and recharge.
Vegan & delicious!
The retreat is fully catered with fresh and enticing vegan delicacies. Meals consist of a continental and cooked breakfast, two-course lunches and three-course evening meals. There will also be mid-morning and afternoon refreshments. All meals are freshly prepared to the highest quality and cooked on site.
A unique atmosphere of peace and tranquillity
Our retreat takes place within five acres of grounds which incorporate ponds, woods, open spaces and intimate gardens, with secluded corners. Complete with an on-site sauna, the venue has it all, whether you wish to enjoy a countryside walk, contemplate, relax in nature or simply chat, the grounds can accommodate your perfect retreat. Picnic tables and parasols identify pleasant corners for those who want to meet, contemplate or discuss outside.
Explore the quiet countryside
As well as being able to participate in a variety of local countryside walks, beyond the grounds you can enjoy some of the finest scenery in Britain. The beautiful surroundings give you access to crags, caves and moorland. Right from the door, you are immersed in the unspoiled upland landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, well away from the madding crowds. Just to step outside is to be in the hills. The air is clean and pure. There is no rumble of traffic or light pollution. This authentic living landscape assures you peace, seclusion and space to make the very best of precious time. Wild rolling hills invite exploration. In the folds of the landscape, small communities have their villages, established in ancient times. Between is space to wander, reflect and regenerate. History is written on the landscape.
Everything you need for a unique experience
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Meet the Hosts
Guiding your meditation & yoga experience
International Buddhist Meditation Teacher & Retreat Leader
David will lead this weekend retreat, run the workshops and guided meditations, and be on hand as a mentor to support you.
David is an experienced Buddhist contemplative and meditation guide who has studied and taught internationally for several years. He is the Co-Founder of Samadhi and a qualified mindfulness teacher, Mental Health First Aider, and an active member of the Association for Spiritual Integrity. His teaching style is clear and practical, and his warm and humorous approach makes him a popular mindfulness teacher.
Manuel Orozco Jimenez
Accredited Yoga Teacher & Retreat Coordinator
Manu is our retreat co-ordinator and accredited yoga teacher. He will guide our morning vinyasa yoga sessions and, alongside our venue hosts, will be around to assist you during your retreat and make sure you have a wonderful experience.
He is the Co-Founder of Samadhi and a Mental Health First Aider. Manu’s laid-back approach and kind heart has a warming and inspiring impact on our retreatants and he is much loved by all.
Details & Schedule
What to expect
Secure your place today with a £100 deposit.
Private Ensuite Room – £535
£635 per person
Reserve your space with just a £100 deposit, with £435 left to pay, or you can choose to pay the full amount if you wish.
The balance is due 3 weeks before the retreat.
This retreat is all-inclusive, and includes everything listed here.
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Everything you need to know
Yes, the private chef does cater for a wide variety of dietary requirements. Please ensure you have submitted your dietary information to us at the time of booking to make sure that our private chef caters accordingly. If a diet is extremely specialised, then there may be a supplementary charge.
For the meditation and workshop sessions, you just need to wear something comfortable. During our first session, you will claim a spot in the meditation hall with a yoga mat and cushion provided (or chair, if preferred). We ask you to use this same spot, yoga mat and cushion throughout the weekend so as to prevent infection. If, weather permitting, the yoga sessions are held outside, you can take your yoga mat from the hall with you to the outside space. For the yoga sessions, wear some comfortable clothes in which you can move freely. You are welcome to bring any additional cushions, mats or blankets if you wish.
Yes, the venue has ample free parking available for guests.
Arrival is from 4pm on Friday. On arrival, go straight to Reception where you will be greeted by our venue hosts. They will show you to your room and the welcome area for tea, coffee and biscuits. Our introductory session will begin at 6.00pm, with dinner at 7.00pm.
You will be advised of all the health & safety details of the buildings and its facilities at your first group session. Manuel Orozco Jimenez, our retreat co-ordinator, will be your first point of contact in case of emergency. He will also hold the master key in case any individual locks themselves out of their bedroom. If it is an actual emergency, the Resident Warden of the site is available overnight.