Based in the village of Cormoranche-sur-Soane, set in the Rhone Alpes, it is about 9 km south east of Mâcon, some 65 km north of Lyon and just over 400 km south of Paris. Through a wide range of activities, cooking, walking, a little wine tasting to name a few, you will indulge and rejuvenate your senses, bring a calmness to mental and emotional stresses, meet new people and just enjoy relaxing in the lovely grounds of 150 year old "La Verchère."
The aim of this retreat is to offer the individual a chance to break away from day to day life at home and come into a space which allows the body to benefit from asana movements and the mind to discover stillness
You will partake in a daily yoga practice, breath work and relaxation; walking, trekking in the fresh air, yoga, meditation, enjoying beautiful food and drinks and much more. At the end you will feel relaxed restore and renewed.
This retreat is designed on Ayurvedic principles, to give you an all round experience to achieve health and well-being, mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Retreat programme Based on 2 people sharing a room, accommodation for 6 nights including all breakfasts and transfers to and from Lyon airport, 2 daily yoga sessions, a guided ½ day trek in the in the surrounding countryside of the village of Cormoranche, wine tasting with a sommelier. Transport will be available to take you for local shopping, restaurants during your stay. Yoga mats, blocks and belts are all provided.
Prices from £695 per person (6 nights) excluding flights**
Programme for the Day
Tues 1 Sept
Transfer from Lyon airport to Cormoranche-sur-Soane, arrival at venue, settle into your rooms and run through the programme for the week followed by a welcome 3 course dinner with wine provided by La Verchère.
Wed 2 Sept
Yoga before breakfast, breakfast, a guided walk around the village and the walking paths of Cormoranche, yoga and meditation session before dinner, dinner TBA**
Thurs 3 Sept
Yoga before breakfast, breakfast, visit to Beaune and wine tasting with local bread and cheese, meditation session before dinner, dinner TBA**
Fri 4 Sept
Yoga before breakfast, breakfast, free time, yoga and meditation before dinner, dinner TBA**
Sat 5 Sept
Yoga before breakfast, breakfast, visit to Macon, yoga and meditation session before dinner, dinner TBA**
Sun 6 Sept
Yoga before breakfast, breakfast, free time, yoga and meditation session before dinner, dinner TBA**
Mon 7 Sept
Breakfast, prepare for departure and transfer from Cormoranche sur Soane to Lyon Airport
** Option for 3 course freshly prepared vegetarian evening meal is available with wine for an additional charge.
** A fully equipped kitchen is also available for self catering, ingredient shopping can be done at a local store.
** Additional activities, Ayurveda for health, body type, the value and use of spices, cookery class, can be arranged for a small cost.
** All visits, treks, wine tastings will be arranged locally.
** The daily programme is subject to change.
** You are responsible for booking your own flights.
A deposit of £50 per person will be required to secure your place.