March 2015 Yoga Weekend Retreat

A weekend of yoga + meditation to relax and rejuvenate your mind and body

Elterwater Hostel, Elterwater, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9HX

Fri 27th – Sun 28th March 2015

The weekend

Indulge yourself with a weekend of meditation and yoga in beautiful surroundings in the Lake District. We will have a variety of yoga styles to challenge and invigorate, and then to relax and unwind, complimented with guided meditations and Yoga Nidra. Throughout the weekend there will be plenty of healthy and nutritious homemade food to enjoy. Feel free to bring a bottle of wine, put your feet up and relax in the peaceful surroundings with good company.

Weekend Itinerary

Friday

5.00 pm Arrival and enjoy a selection of homemade cakes with tea or coffee.

7.00 Homemade soup and introduction to the weekend.

8.30 Guided meditation

Saturday

7.30 am Morning meditation

8.00 – 10.00 Ashtanga yoga

10.30 Breakfast – Toast, Cereal, Fresh Fruit Salad, Porridge, Selection of Herbal Teas

11.30 – 2.00 Free time including buffet lunch of homemade soup and bread

2.00 – 4.00 Yin yoga

4.00 – 6.00 Free time

6.00 Dinner

8.00 Meditation/Yoga Nidra

Sunday

7.30am Morning Meditation

8.00 – 10.00 Yoga

10.30 Breakfast

11.30 – 12.30 Technique/Partner yoga workshop

1.00 – 4.00 Free time including buffet lunch of homemade soup and snacks

4 pm Departures

The food will be wholesome, homemade and vegetarian.

The Venue

Elterwater Hostel is an absolutely astonishing place, the perfect venue for a yoga retreat. The Hostel dates back to the mid-19th century and has been lovingly converted and restored over many years.

The bedrooms at the Hostel are bright, charming, comfy and clean. Accommodation is on a shared basis with 11 bedrooms, ranging from 2 to 6 beds in each. Rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis or on a request to share

Directions

Leave the M6 at junction 36 and follow A591 from Kendal to Ambleside and then the A593 from Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge. Take the B543 to Great Langdale and then follow signs for Elterwater. Once in Elterwater, continue through the village, past the Britannia Inn on the right hand side, and past the National Trust Car Park on the left and over the bridge. At the end of the bridge, the road forks, turn left and the hostel is around 100m further down, on the right hand side.

Let us know if you don’t have transport so we can arrange for you to travel with other students.

Booking and Payment

Price: £225. A non-refundable deposit of £50 will be required to secure your place on the workshop, with the balance due by February 27th 2015.

Early bird price £195 if booked and paid in full before February 1st 2015.

Pay by cheque or bank transfer – contact Paul at pauljones@iee.org.

No refunds will be considered except in exceptional circumstances and at the sole discretion of the organisers.

This price includes 2 nights accommodation, all yoga, meditation and meals..

For more details call Paul on 07930 940 473

Or email us at: pauljones@iee.org