Jon Kabat Zinn is a professor of medicine and the creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine Health Care.
Kabat-Zinn was a student of Zen Buddhist teachers such as Philip Kapleau, Thich Nhat Hanh and Seung Sahn and a founding member of Cambridge Zen Center. His practice of yoga and studies with Buddhist teachers led him to integrate their teachings with scientific findings. He teaches mindfulness, which he says can help people improve their experience of everyday life and cope better with stress, anxiety, pain, and illness.
Founder of Synergy Experiences & Synergy Jewellery.
An experienced retreat leader and an accredited meditation & mindfulness teacher who has practiced mindfulness directly under the guidance of Jon Kabat Zinn who is responsible for bringing mindfulness to the western world.
Clover teachers in venues throughout the UK.
Yoga & mindfulness teacher with over 18 years of experience running retreats.
Nina is a respected yoga teacher since 2000 trained at the Madonna center, California. Nina has studied under many greats such as Babi Hari, Donna Farhi, David Swensen, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jon Kabat Zinn and others. Nina's approach to yoga is to create a space that brings you strength, freedom and grace.
Laura specialises in meditation, ishta, nidra & restorative yoga.
Laura brings mindfulness into her yoga classes in a gentle and soothing way, Laura has been a qualified yoga teacher since 2013 through the prestigious yoga campus in London, she continues to develop her teachings in Mallorca year on year through advanced teacher training
Emma teaches mindfulness in a kind and gentle manner she inspires her students to bring mindfulness into everyday life with softness and grace.
Emma has been a yoga teacher for over 7 years with focus on mindful content and breath work in her classes.
Nkoya has worked as a physiotherapist for 14 years; she has a personal love for mindfulness and uses it in her clinical work. Nkoya is also a trained Hatha yoga teacher and she uses it regularly with her patients. Nkoya brings a wealth of professional experience including implementing mindfulness within the military industry to help with mental focus and stress.
Helen is a Licensed Acupuncturist LicAC BSc (Hons) and Qualified BETEC Yoga Teacher for 20 years. Trained in Scaravelli yoga, a gentle restorative form of yoga centered on the breath, gravity and the spine.
Helen is also a Reiki master and essential to the practice of reiki is the ability to be grounded, centered and present which are core values within mindfulness.
Jenni first found her love of yoga and mindfulness when she was in her late 20’s taking inspiration from her then yoga teacher. She then started training with the British wheel of yoga completing her yoga foundation in 2014. She now teaches at David Lloyd gyms and transcend therapies studio. She teaches Hatha yoga, Hatha flow and baby yoga which all incorporate mindfulness.
Kyla is a yoga teacher, physiotherapist BSc (Hons) MCSP, HPC, ITEC Acupuncturist, Sports massage therapist. Kyla is passionate about mindfulness and she uses it with her patience. Through teaching my patience mindfulness I have seen so many peoples lives improve.
Being on the mat and helping all of my students to relax, to be in their bodies, to FEEL and learn their internal landscapes.... that makes me so so happy.
Vicki looks after all of our lovely customers from the first moment of contact right through to after care and the re-booking experience.
Vicki has a kind, witty and genuine approach to customer service ensuring your experience is wonderful throughout your entire journey with us.
From the moment you arrive at our retreat you will feel looked after, you will have the chance to truly rest, relax and immerse yourself in our gentle teachings of mindfulness and meditation.
he various activities throughout the day provide a soothing environment, the yoga is gentle and suitable for all abilities, enjoy the sound healing for deeper relaxation, immerse in a beautiful walk with mindfulness practices and have fun with art activity, the lunch is often one of the highlights of the day and has been rated Excellent by 100% of our guests.
We look forward to welcoming you on one of our fantastic day retreats soon!
Typical Retreat Day Itinerary
10.15 - Registration
10.30 - Gentle Mindfulness Yoga
11.30 - Guided Meditation & Sound Healing
12.15 - Beautiful walk & Mindfulness practices
13.15 - Delicious Lunch & Relaxation
14.00 -Affirmation art
15.00 - Mindfulness Toolbox
15.30 - Meditation
16.00 - Finish
10.30am - 4pm
(Times may vary)
We will provide yoga mats if you don't have one.
Wear comfortable warm clothing and footwear (workout clothes are fine)
Bring a reusable water bottle, a blanket for meditation
A waterproof Coat and shoes if it is /has been raining