Equinox Yoga Nourish and Restore weekend retreat in Kent – Commonwork Farm — 12 – 14 September 2014
Date(s) - 12/09/2014 - 14/09/2014
A beautiful rural setting for our next weekend Yoga detox Retreat in Kent, with a nice practice themed + sequenced around the idea of stimulating the elimination of built up both physical emotional and mental and detox with healthy vegetarian with a mix of raw and cooked food prepared with love by renowned chef.
Yoga / Programme
Our weekend will begin on Friday evening at 6.00 pm with a gentle asana practice and the deep relaxation of yoga nidra, followed by dinner at 8.00 pm. After breakfast on Saturday, we will practise from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm (asana, pranayama and meditation). After lunch you will be free to explore the gardens or the countryside, or just to chill out at the Farm. Our afternoon class will be from 5.00 to 7.00 pm, and will introduce more pranayama and meditation techniques. Saturday dinner will be at 7.30 pm. Sunday morning’s class will be from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm, and will again incorporate asana, pranayama and meditation. Lunch will follow with farewell. The weekend provides the opportunity of wonderful walking in the countryside. Classes will be suitable for all levels of experience.
THE VENUE - The Commonwork Centre and Bore Place House are set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Sevenoaks in Kent. Bore Place House is an old Tudor manor house with Jacobean and Victorian extensions. There is a large comfortable sitting room with an open fire for those chillier autumn and winter weekends. It is surrounded by an ancient walled garden with a beautiful lily pond, and the working organic dairy farm, pottery and brickworks that make up Commonwork Farm. This special and unspoilt environment makes for a very relaxed weekend with a great sense of freedom. There is wonderful walking amongst the thousands of acres of surrounding countryside. The Sunday morning walk follows the Bore Place Field Trail.
Yoga classes take place in the listed 16th Century converted barn, an atmospheric space, being part of a group of historic barns within a courtyard, which have been renovated and converted to provide a comfortable and peaceful environment.
LOCAL AREA - For those wishing to get out of town earlier on Friday, there are country houses to visit, good walks and an excellent local pub, “The Wheatsheaf”, serving great lunches.
ACCOMMODATION - Accommodation for the weekend is at Bore Place House and also in the converted Old Stables and the Small Barn. All rooms are comfortable and well furnished, and are mostly twin-share although some single rooms are available for a supplement. Bathroom facilities are shared.
If you wish to guarantee having a room to yourself, there is a single supplement to pay @ only £65.
MEALS - we will have a special treat this time all food will be carefully prepared by amazing Yoga Kitchen, we will have delicious healthy vegetarian mix between raw and cooked.
COST for the weekend £345 – includes 6 meals, teas all day, 5 yoga classes, meditation and yoga nidra, charming accommodation based on shared. please contact Margherita to book your space.
TRAVEL - Travel by train from Charing Cross or London Bridge (average journey time of 35 minutes to Sevenoaks, with a taxi ride* to Commonwork Farm). Driving from London can take up to two hours on Fridays, so please allow plenty of time.
ADDRESS - Commonwork Land Trust, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AR