Luxurious Winter Yoga Weekend Retreat in Somerset with Rory Viggers and Dory Walker
Friday 8th - Sunday 10th February 2019
at 42 Acres, Nr Frome, Somerset.
We head to the luxurious setting of the 42 Acres retreat space in Frome, Somerset for a magical winter weekend of yoga and an opportunity to revitalise and enjoy reconnecting with self and others. .
Set in 42 acres of private land, this beautiful retreat space is encircled by seven hundred acres of ancient forest. Sustainability and comfort are at the forefront of the 42 acres vision, with reclaimed materials used to outfit the interiors of the property, plus all of the power is renewable and self generated through biomass and solar.
Dory and Rory teach strong traditional hatha yoga sessions that incorporate the mala and vinyasa approaches to practise. A typical class will include asana (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), hands-on adjustments, guided relaxation, chanting and a taste of philosophy. Typically each class will last for two hours.
The days will begin with silent meditation, pranayama and a little mantra chanting. This will be followed by the morning yoga class. We then have breakfast followed by free-time, massages and then the afternoon yoga practice which will build on what we have done in the morning and take us a little deeper into the poses.
In the evenings there will be other activities that may include meditation, yin yoga, yoga nidra and chanting. A weekend enjoying the full spectrum of yoga.
Accommodation & living.
Accommodation options range from dormitories to twin, double and single rooms, Some ensuite, others with shared bathrooms and all with luxury linen and towels provided. The venue has several communal spaces including a welcoming kitchen with chairs by the fire, a library and a reading space.
Delicious organic food will be served throughout the retreat. All meals are vegetarian.
By Car: 42 acres is an hours drive from Bristol, 2.5 hrs drive from London
Gillingham (Dorset) 17 mins by car
Frome 19 mins by car
Castle Cary 24 mins by car
Westbury 33 mins by car
Taxi’s from the station:
Gillingham Cars – 01747 850 385
Castle Cary Taxis – 01963 351 333
Room Options & Prices.
(A 50% Deposit is required to reserve your place)
Deluxe dormitory 3 person £435
Twin room shared bathroom £475
Twin/double room ensuite £510
Single occupancy room shared bathroom £565
Single occupancy room ensuite £610
Master suite double occupancy £540
The cost includes your accommodation, daily meditation, all yoga classes and workshops. Delicious homemade organic vegetarian food. Beautiful nature walks. Log fires.
(Massage treatments are available at an additional cost)
Booking - Book Now / Pay Online.
To confirm your retreat place you can either pay a 50% deposit or the full amount. Any remaining balances are due six weeks before the start of the retreat. Retreats are organised through global retreat specialists Yoga On A Shoestring (YOAS). Once we receive your online booking form, further communication will follow from both ourselves and YOAS. To ensure emails don't end up in your junk folder please save firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com in your contact lists. We look forward to welcoming you on the retreat.
Please contact us with any further questions.
“42 Acres is a truly magical retreat: a sacred space of calm and peacefulness set in the restorative nature of Somerset...” XB
“42 Acres is a magical haven. The unintrusively cool interior design is in a league of its own and absolutely bang up to date, and yet, this beautiful home still retains its connection to the past. The setting is 42 acres of glorious nature, gorgeous English farmland, bounded by ancient meadows and forests. I experienced one of the most magical weekends at 42 acres and this place will forever be in my heart. I can't recommend it enough.” SVS
"The house is beautifully appointed and has very comfortable luxurious rooms, the perfect place to get away from the stresses of everyday life and find some well needed peace. I will definitely be going back soon." MK
"I am still feeling the positive effects from my break. The location was beautiful, the food fantastic, the people lovely and Dory, by far, is the best teacher I have had in 18 years..." M
"I really enjoyed it all and found the space and quiet I needed ! Doing so much yoga was great! You are both so gifted at facilitating ... so nurturing and calm. A joy ! Xx" J
"I really enjoyed it and I have to say that it was largely down to the skill of your facilitation and how well you work together. You both so clearly put happiness on the map from the beginning and it filtered thro. Everyone relaxed and smiled! I loved the gentle humour too. I also appreciated all the hard work behind the scene and your attention to detail. You were both so generous and thoughtful". C