Join us on a Winter Wonderland Retreat! Expect to feel the joy of Christmas in your heart and your body in a state of bliss after a whole day of magical yoga, nutritious food, head massages and creating your very own bath salts. Christmas is a time for giving, for love and compassion, but we often forget to give love and compassion to ourselves. This retreat will leave you feeling rejuvenated and full of warmth and gratitude as we head into the Christmas season.
Rill Estate, Buckfastleigh
Saturday 12th December
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00 - 10:30 Welcome Circle with Tea
A time to welcome you to the retreat, where we will introduce each other, the plan for the day and get to know one another. You will be greeted to the circle with a cup of joy and goodie bags before diving into a magical day of rest and community.
10:30 - 10:50 Guided Winter Meditation
I will be guiding us through a winter meditation, expect to feel the joy of Christmas in your hearts and your body in a state of bliss with the accompanying sounds of singing bowls from Momma JuJu.
11:00 - 12:30 Yoga Flow
Time to move our bodies! We will flow through a variety of postures to open your hips and hamstrings. We shall release any built up tension with twists in the body whilst playfully working towards our candy cane pose.... because it's Christmas :)
With the sound of sleigh bells we will jingle our way through, flowing with the breath as you align your thoughts to the sensations of the present moment to find Christmas joy within.
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch Time
Me and mum are cooking you up a vegan and GF lunch with a Christmas twist. A nutritious Mushroom Wellington with a Winter Salad, and for pudding Chocolate Brownies or Sticky Toffee Pudding.
13:40 - 15:40 Head massage and chill
You have two hours of free time, if the weather is nice you can take a walk around the grounds, you can read a book all snuggled up in your blanket or even create your own bath salts that I will guide you through! One by one you will be invited into your 10min head massage by Momma Juju who will leave you feeling fully rejuvenated and restored.
15:45 - 16:45 Chill out yoga
In this yoga practice, with the support of all your blankets and pillows, we will be holding the postures for a longer length of time and allowing the body to completely soften into the postures, with a strong focus on the breath and allowing ourselves to settle into blissful stillness.
17:00 - 17: 30 Goodbyes
After having spent a wonderful day together we will be closing our day with gratitude in our hearts and joy in our bodies, minds and souls. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas. x
What you will need:
A good book (optional)
Colouring book (optional)
Christmas crossword (optional)
Get to know Momma JuJu:
This incredible woman has a heart of gold, she is known to many as Momma Juju.
Mum is a fully qualified masseuse in many different styles, including Indian head massage which you will be enjoying here!
Not only does she have magical hands but she also creates her own special blends of oils, so will be treating you to a unique blend of oils for your treatment.
There is plenty of free parking onsite
The retreat will be a COVID-secure environment, following all guidelines and safety protocols (2 metre social distancing, hand sanitising and face coverings). If you have any questions or concerns related to this, please get in touch.
In the case that we have a stringent lockdown that means the retreat cannot go ahead, you will receive a full refund.