Yoga Retreat Day with Maryann, Friday 18th August
We are delighted to welcome Maryann back to the nursery to host a yoga day retreat.
Maryann's classes are designed to move you mindfully through different exercises to strengthen and lengthen your body and calm your mind.
From dance training, fitness training to Yoga training, Maryann has learnt from so many experiences in the exercise world. She likes to make classes enjoyable, knowledgeable, and accessible to everyone.
Be prepared to work hard but find peace and calm in your Yoga practice.
We were overwhelmed by the popularity of the retreats last year and found that we needed to add in extra dates throughout the summer, so as a result, we have scheduled more dates for summer 2023, apologies to anyone who tried to book on last year and wasn’t able to, we hope to see you this year.
The Schedule for the Day:
10:30 am arrival at Lime Cross Nursery, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN274RS, please follow the signs down the driveway to the right of the main building, where Maryann and your host will meet you by the lake.
10:30- 11:00 am- meet and greet, teas and coffees and checking for any ailments, relevant health information. This year, we have an inbuilt form on this website when you book, so we will ask you some questions regarding your health, fitness levels, dietary requirements etc, there will also be a short section to fill out on wild swimming safety.
11:00 am – Lake side yoga class. Maryann will tailor this session to the groups capabilities and ensure that the session is both nurturing and fulfilling for all. Please feel reassured that you do not need any previous yoga experience, equally Maryann will ensure that experienced Pilates students feel challenged and engaged.
12:00 noon- Wild Swimming briefing and refreshing apple juice spritz and granola cookie.
12:00 noon- 1:30 pm- Take the plunge into the crystal-clear lake, feel invigorated and refreshed and then warm up in the wood fired hot tub!
1:30 pm- 2:30 pm Alfresco two course, seasonal lunch in the vineyard and alcohol-free cocktails.
2:30 pm- Explore the conifer Pinetum, vineyard and ancient woodland, where you will gather in a circle to take part in a 15-minute face yoga exercise. Face Yoga is a natural and practical combination of techniques that are designed to lift, firm, smooth and relax the face, helps to reduce headaches and eye strain, and relax tension, giving an energetic and healthy glow, and improve your overall wellbeing.
3:30 pm finish the day with two tasting size pours of ‘The Secret Vineyard’ white & rosé and homemade cake
Option to purchase bottles of our limited production, ‘Secret Vineyard’ wine at a discounted price.
4:00 pm departure
Please be aware, that you will be taken to a booking page where you will be asked to fill out a health questionnaire and to read to wild swimming safety information.
If you are interested in staying in the ÖÖD Mirror House the night before or after the retreat, please follow this link for more information and photos and email us to book. Retreat guests will receive a discount.
Please follow this link to view our cancellation policy.