Forthcoming retreats and workshops

Late summer retreat in beautiful rural Buckinghamshire, 8 September 2019

A day long late summer retreat in stunning Hambleden village, set in peaceful countryside just an hour from London and the location for numerous film and TV productions including ‘Midsomer Murders’, ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and ‘101 Dalmatians’.  Spend some high quality time on your mat, exploring  elements of the yoga practice that we don’t have time for in weekly classes, along with more familiar asanas and breathing practices. At the same time enjoy a fun, relaxing day out in beautiful surroundings with delicious food and friendly like-minded people! carolineshawyoga@gmail.com to book.

Our day will begin with a selection of delicious teas before a strengthening, grounding yoga practice that sets the theme for the day and warms up and opens up the whole body. We will then enjoy a healthy but yummy lunch (and cake!) from an award winning local caterer before a relaxed walk around the village and nearby fields and streams. Our day will end with a gentle, more restorative style practice to leave us feeling refreshed and re-energised.

Hambleden is around an hours drive from central London, or easily accessible by train and group taxi, which I will organise. £74 pp (or £68 if booked before 1 April) to include all teas, lunch, homemade cakes, a guided walk and two lovely long yoga practices. carolineshawyoga@gmail.com to book.

      

Past retreats and workshops

Winter retreat in Henley on Thames, January 2019: A day-long winter retreat in a beautiful centre  in the historic riverside town of Henley on Thames. Two extended yoga practices to energise, open and deeply rest the body and mind, a warming lunch from an award winning local caterer, homemade cake and a walk around the historical town centre.

“Thank you Caroline, I enjoyed the day so much I didn’t want to go home!”

 

 

Rural summer retreat in Berkshire, August 2018:  A day long retreat in a beautiful village garden. We enjoyed extended yoga sessions – one of energising and uplifting flowing yoga and one to restore and relax, delicious local food (including homemade cake!), a country walk and a restoring yoga nidra. Comments and photos below!

“I really enjoyed the yoga retreat – I felt so relaxed after,  like I had been away for weeks! So thank you so much”

“Thank you Caroline! I loved it! So lovely to meet everyone..do let me know when the next one is!”

Late Autumn ‘flow and restore’ weekend workshop, Primrose Hill, November 2017.  Energising breath work and a dynamic sequence of postures to re-vitalise and warm the body before restorative yoga and a yoga nidra to soothe the nervous system.

              

Rural summer retreat in Berkshire, August 2017.  A day long retreat in the August sunshine. Yoga to energise and relax in a beautiful village garden, delicious local food (including homemade blackberry cake!), a country walk and a restoring yoga nidra.

“That was such a lovely day yesterday! I really enjoyed it. Couldn’t have been nicer. The yoga, garden, sun, lunch, walk, people…”

“Just wanted to thank you for a wonderful day on Sunday. It was so happy and relaxed – you’re a great teacher.”

      

Making Space for Spring, April 2017. A long, flowing practice designed to create space throughout the whole body and mind, releasing the spine, opening the shoulders, freeing up the hips, expanding the breath and calming and focusing the mind before a nourishing relaxation and some yummy, healthy treats.

Warming Winter Yoga, November 2016. A flowing practice focused on strengthening the feet, legs and core at the same time as mobilising the spine and releasing the shoulders to leave all participants feeling more balanced, grounded and open and able to approach the busy season with far greater ease.

Energise and Restore in Oxford, June 2016. Held in the beautiful, historic grounds of St John’s College.