embrace change

Luxury women's health and wellness retreat

Following a series of consultations and investigations with our women's health team we will tailor a personal retreat programme which will help you to achieve your goals and effectively manage any challenges. Our guests have exclusive use of the 'fairytale' Chateau de la Motte Henry and its 27 acres of glorious woodland grounds.   Enjoy delicious and nutritious meals; engage in informative group seminars; re-energise during targeted exercise classes; and experience the local beauty, history and culture of the Loire. At the same time, benefit from personal physical therapy, nutritional consultations, physical fitness reviews and an endocrine health check. Leave more happy, healthy and positive, with great memories and 'informed wellbeing'.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

HASSLE-FREE, PERSONALISED RETREATS WITH

EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, AND MORE.

Highly experienced women's health team, including personal trainer (and yoga and pilates teacher), nutritionist, wellness coach, endocrine specialist and therapists.

Luxurious en-suite accommodation in the recently refurbished, 'fairytale' Chateau de la Motte Henry

Nutritious, specifically designed menu, including 3 meals per day, readily available snacks and all drinks

Superb on-site sporting facilities – running trail, high performance gym, 25m swimming pool and open water lake

Great social and relaxation areas - lakeside decking, walled garden, woodland paths, secret picnic spots

Personal transfers to the Chateau from local airports and train stations.

 

 

Initial Skype consultation to introduce ourselves, discuss our approach and your objectives

Home testing and assessment pack to help us design an individual and transformative program.

Endocrine analysis (where desired and advisable)

1-1 wellness discussion, nutritional consultation, endocrine consultation and fitness assessment

Daily group pilates and yoga classes and on-site group exercise classes

Recovery massage

Healthy cooking demonstration seminar

Group excursions to nearby Laval and the picturesque Mayenne

 

TAILORED

Open only to women over 35 and staffed by women. A personal, tailored program which will focus on your health, fitness and well being. We address the challenges you face and help achieve your objectives. All within a safe and inspirational environment where you can engage with others experiencing similar challenges and take time to relax, re-energise and refocus.

EXCLUSIVE

Our guests benefit from exclusive use of the gorgeous Chateau de la Motte Henry in the Pays de la Loire. Luxury, boutique-style accommodation, superb exercise facilities, and welcoming relaxation spaces. All set within 9 hectares of beautiful woodland grounds, with a lakeside terrace, trail paths, walled garden and 25 metre swimming pool. Referenced in Times Top 20 Chateaux.

DELICIOUS FOOD

All meals and snacks are provided. We will consult with you and, in conjunction with our nutritionist, will prepare a menu which aims to provide the nutrients to support you, improve your health and enhance your vitality. Each eye-catching meal supports your lifestyle but is also tasty, culinarily rich and exciting. Nutritious, home-made snacks are available for the times in between.

INFORMED WELLBEING

Our Women's Health Team will help you achieve informed wellbeing. Learn more about yourself, the challenges you face and proven strategies for achieving your objectives. Personal consultations, educational seminars and practical demonstrations will give you the tools to improve your life day-to-day.

PERIOD LUXURY

Individually designed en-suite bedrooms, stunning, renovated grand salons and cosy reading areas inspire and relax whilst staying true to the Chateau's heritage. Tastefully redecorated and furnished with original period antiques we have also balanced the period with the contemporary by displaying original modern art throughout.

HASSLE FREE

Personal transfers from local airports and train stations. Pre-retreat Skype consultations and endocrine profiling so that your retreat is tailored to you and is truly relevant from the moment you arrive. Supported exercise, individual consultations, practical demonstrations  and thought provoking seminars. All meals, snacks and drinks included.

QUALITY LOCATION

Easily accessible from the UK and Europe, with convenient airports, and ferry and rail terminals. Globally connected to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. A culturally rich, visually dramatic and historically important area which is also peaceful, beautiful and uncrowded for much of the year. A wonderful corner of the Pays de la Loire.

ESCAPE THE DAY-TO-DAY

Away from the day-to-day demands of everyday life, our Chateau, with its many secluded relaxation areas, woodland walks and luxurious lounges, enables quiet reflection. Daily yoga, stretch and pilates classes. Meditative and mindfulness classes. Take the time to focus on yourself for a few days and rediscover your mojo.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Everything’s optional, enjoy your time with us.

* Click on each day to see what's on offer

TimeActivity
15:00Welcome Reception
16:00Familiarisation Tour
17:30Gentle Yoga
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19:00Pre-dinner drinks
20:00Dinner
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07:00Morning Stretch Class
08:00Breakfast
09:30Individual Consultations
11:45Effective Exercise Demonstration
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13:00Lunch
14:30Group Excursion (Saulges)
17:15Individual Consultations
18:30Dinner & Drinks Al Fresco (weather permitting)
TimeActivity
07:00Morning Meditative Yoga
08:00Breakfast
09:30Individual Consultations
11:30Healthy Cooking Demonstration
TimeActivity
13:00Lunch
14:30Group Excursion (Spa)
18:30Drinks
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
08:00Breakfast
09:00Core Strength Exercise Demonstration
11:00Individual Consultations
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Group Riverside Hike
17:30Individual Consultations
19:00Pre-dinner Drinks
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Pilates
08:00Breakfast
TimeActivity
10:45Guests Start to Depart

UPCOMING RETREATS

Embrace Change

12th - 16th September 2019 | Women's Health Escape

From £1,800
Assumes 2 people sharing twin, en-suite double room. Single person supplement from £400. Group discounts available.

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THE VENUE

Chateau de la Motte Henry is a beautiful, 19th Century Chateau set in over 9 hectares of glorious parkland in the Pays de la Loire. Easy to get to from the UK and mainland Europe, the Chateau is equipped with first class leisure facilities to allow guests to train hard and relax well. The spacious accommodation remains true to the Chateau’s heritage, updated for modern convenience.

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HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS FOOD

LOVINGLY PREPARED

Our nutritionist and chef have designed an eye-catching, delicious menu, founded in local, organic produce. We serve the highest quality, locally sourced organic food to produce an energising and detoxifying menu throughout your stay. Vegetarians and vegans catered for.

SAMPLE MENU

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BREAKFAST

Signature home-made Granola

Fresh fruit platter

Scrambled eggs with smoked trout & dill

Oat & Chia seed bircher pots with mixed berries

Wake up energising smoothies

Fresh orange and pink grapefruit juice

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LUNCH

Moroccan Spiced Turkey Breast

Guacamole

Puy lentil, sun-dried tomato and feta salad

Minted cucumber & tomato salad

Chick pea & pomegranate cous-cous

Green Salad

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DINNER

Roasted tomato & basil soup

South American sweet potato & haddock fishcakes, with a lemon & thyme sauce

Wilted Spinach

French Beans

Glazed Carrots

Raspberry & Chia Pot

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