What happens at a yoga and meditation retreat
I recently came back from the Yoga and Meditation Retreat which I held on 29th – 31st March 2019 at The Guildhouse, in the Vale of Evesham.
The impressions and memories are so fresh that I would like to show you through some of the attendees’ words what is like to participate in one of these events.
Don’t just take my word for it.
Find out what happened at my yoga and meditation retreat in the testimonial below:
Why go …
I was at a crossroad in my life. Indeed, I wanted to invest in myself and really get to know myself again.
I had been attending Jo’s yoga sessions and had really hooked into her approachable and inclusive teaching style. So, I was very curious about the retreats she offered. The idea of nurturing myself, taking care of myself and learning strategies to do more of the same was just what I needed.
On the retreat…
It was just like visiting a friend. Someone who made me feel safe, valued and included. There was such an atmosphere of peace and good intentions. I instantly felt at ease … and completely safe to let go and focus on pleasing myself and giving myself what I needed for a couple of days.
The house, the surrounding area, the fresh air….they all enveloped me like a warm blanket. So, I sank into such a deep sense of relaxation and reflection.
Group sessions with Jo felt more like conversations with friends and I felt zero obligation to add more than I was comfortable with. There was plenty of time for myself but also times to come together… there is balance everywhere.
I loved the yoga and meditation – so accessible and always mindfully facilitated by Jo who is able to anticipate and scaffold my needs effortlessly.
What you get out of it…
So much. No matter what your reasons for being there…..it could just be about getting away to a beautiful place, eating amazing food and relaxing.
It could also be about you giving yourself the chance to think and really seek something new for yourself.
I went with an open mind and an open heart. The experience was, for me, a true act of self-love. I became filled with such positive energy and also the desire to put things into my life that would support me in continuing to feel that way. Relaxed, nurtured and content within myself.