get into the flow

weekend yoga and meditation break

Hosted by Helene Brissiet, this long weekend retreat combines delicious food, twice daily yoga and meditation classes and daily excursions. Helene practices two styles of yoga: Hatha Flow, and Vinyasa. These practices increase flexibility and strength of the body, improve breathing and calm the mind.

Everything takes place at the wonderful Chateau de la Motte Henry with its inspirational buildings, beautiful parkland grounds and wonderful health and fitness facilities. Relax, refocus and re-energise.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

HASSLE-FREE, PERSONALISED RETREATS WITH

EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, AND MORE.

Highly experienced yoga instructor, supported by expert therapists, nutritionists and wellness professionals.

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

Nutritious, specifically designed menu, including snacks and all drinks

Superb on-site health and fitness facilities – running trail, gym, heated swimming pool and therapy rooms

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

 

Twice daily group yoga and meditation classes, in the indoor studio or under the sun on the outside decking areas

Additional 1-1 and small group classes available

Daily excursions, either walks or cycles to local places of interest and historic sites

Exclusive use of the 9 hectares of Estate grounds, to relax and re-energise

Optional fitness classes, massage therapy and spa treatments, all on-site

Bi-lingual (English and French) weekend

TAILORED

Make this weekend your own. Simply join the twice daily classes and relax for the weekend. Join us for 2 or 3 days or stay with us for 2 or 3 nights. Add 1-1 classes, fitness training, massage therapy and spa treatments. All within a safe and inspirational environment where you can engage with others 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 Team will help you relax and re-energise. With our flexible hatha and vinyasa based yoga program supplemented by meditation, all levels are catered for. Excursions are hand-picked to be enjoyable and stimulating but also calming and unhurried.

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

Your break is tailored to you: personal transfers, additional yoga, massage, fitness and therapies on-site. Or simply relax and refocus. All meals, snacks and drinks included. Once you have booked your place there is no need to spend another pound or euro - its all inclusive, hassle free and designed to allow you to indulge without distraction.

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. 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
10:30Arrivals
12:30Welcome Lunch
14:30Chateau Familiarisation
TimeActivity
17:30Yoga & Meditation
19:30Dinner (al fresco)
21:00Relaxation Time
TimeActivity
07:30Morning Smoothie
08:15Yoga & Meditation
10:00Breakfast
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Excursion
17:30Yoga & Meditation
19:30Dinner
21:00Free Time / Bed
TimeActivity
07:30Breakfast
09:00Yoga & Meditation
12:30Lunch
14:00Excursion
TimeActivity
17:00Yoga & Meditation
19:00Dinner
21:00Free time / Bed
TimeActivity
07:30Morning Smoothie
08:15Yoga & Meditation
10:00Breakfast / brunch
TimeActivity
13:00Buffet lunch
14:00Departures
16:00Yoga & Meditation

UPCOMING RETREATS

Get into the Flow

4th - 7th September 2020 | Residential price assumes a shared room. Single room supplement £100.

From £350 (2 days, non-residential) / 800 (3 days, residential)
Delicious food, twice daily yoga classes and great excursions

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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 health, fitness and leisure facilities to allow guests to relax and reenergise. 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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