yoga retreats 2017
arrival Saturday after 13h - departure Sunday afternoon around 17h
Elvey Farm, Pluckley in beautiful Kent/south of England
easily accessible by Eurostar train from France & Belgium to Ashford, 4 km away
Yoga & Nature in... Kent
Reviews and thank-yous from the participants in March:
"Dear Claudia. Thank you ever so much for this remarkable event. One of the most brights spots in this year. Such an incredible experience. Ever so grateful to all your amazing efforts and great leadership, thoughtfulness and creativity."
"Thanks Claudia ! I see that Mo's balls is featured on your website =) Great doing yoga with you ! "
"Thanks for the recipes, I had a great time and have recommended it to my friends."
Again in 2017 Claudia offered her popular vegan cooking retreats.
The owners of Elvey Farm in Pluckley, Mariantonietta and Enrico, enjoyed Claudia's dining during their stay at her vegan B&B in Provence so much they invited her to take her yoga & vegan cooking retreats to Elvey Farm!
She showed her guests how to create delicious, tasty and wholesome raw vegan treats using local ingredients and how to present with some simple « tools »... and some Stramacchio
program for this December yoga & vegan cooking retreat
arrival after 13h and installation in your rooms
enjoy the afternoon to explore the beautiful Kentish countryside on foot, visit Sissinghurst Castle Garden only 10 minutes away or relax in your spacious suite or in the warm & cozy bar area
17 - 18.30 yoga & meditation session
bringing mind & body into equilibrium, in the calming & comfortable yoga space of the Oast House
19 vegan dinner at Elvey Farm's Italian restaurant Stramacchio run by the son, Filippo. Enjoy his fine cuisine inspired by his grandmother, starting with a glass of Italian prosecco
7h - 8.30 yoga & meditation
a morning yoga class to awaken body & mind and prepare for the day ahead
9h enjoy a delicious vegan breakfast with nourishing items off the buffet with local ingredients, and hot dishes prepared for you to your liking by the chef
10h-12h vegan cooking class with fresh ingredients and practicing mindfulness, kindness & ahimsa - nonviolence - one of the yamas of yoga, awareness & mindfulness: the love we place into the preparation is the love which nourishes us
take home a basket full of goodness created with your own hands and love
15h - 16.30 yoga & meditation
17h departure or possibility to extend your stay at a preferred rate
Included in this package:
- 1 night in a spacious suite suite with en-suite bathroom
- all meals (3-course vegan dinner, prosecco at dinner, full vegan breakfast & buffet, snacks & tea, vegan lunch on Sunday)
- 3 yoga classes, total 6 hours (mats provided)
- transfer from/to Pluckley train station
Transport: free pick-up at Pluckley Station for 13h on Saturday, and drop-off for 17h Sunday afternoon. Please advise at least 24 hours in advance if you wish a transfer and what time you will be arriving
By car/taxi: 3 miles from Pluckley station
ayani yoga & nature is about experiencing life in beautiful surroundings