Yoga and Transformational Breathing Retreat – Somerset July 2017


Yoga and Transformational Breath Retreat, 42 acres, Somerset

Friday 7th July – Sunday 9th July 2017

Join us in beautiful Somerset this July for a 3 day luxury retreat combining nourishing and energising yoga and meditation with the powerful healing of Transformational Breathing. 42 Acres is a stunning, 10 bedroom farmhouse set in 42 acres of woodland, perfect to get away from the craziness of life in London. It’s been built as a dedicated retreat venue so there are beautiful spaces for yoga inside and out.

All meals are provided by the in house chef, Mark Mabon, who has 20 years experience of cooking world foods, baking organic breads and draws on deep practical knowledge of the cleansing properties of healing whole foods, and nourishing properties of organic recipes. We’ll also be arranging for massage therapists to be available for deeply relaxing massages and bodywork.

Everything is hand-made from fresh ingredients in the relaxed, sunny atmosphere of the farm kitchen at 42acres. To support the transformative process, we offer gluten free, vegetarian recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner and any food intolerances are always catered for.

Herbal teas, healthy snacks will be available throughout the day and evenings.

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Accommodation options range from Dormitories to Twin’s and Single rooms (ensuite options available) with luxury linen and towels provided. The centre has several communal spaces including a library and a meeting and reading space.

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£375.00 for a luxurious dorm room (max 3 people to room)
£445.00 for twin room sharing
£645.00 for double room single occupancy (£890.00 for double occupancy of double room)
£670.00 for King room single occupancy (£1200.00 for double occupancy of King room)
£795.00 for Master Super King suite (£1250.00 for double occupancy of master suite)

This includes accommodation for 2 nights, 3 days of retreat activities, and all delicious food and snacks. Travel to the Somerset is not included.
Optional extras include massages which must be pre-booked

PROPOSED SCHEDULE – this is subject to change

7th – 9th JULY 2017


2pm  Arrivals and Lunch

3pm – 5pm  Introduction to Transformational Breathing

6pm  Dinner

730pm – 830pm  Yoga Nidra and Meditation



730am  Breakfast smoothie

8am – 930am  Dynamic yoga with Ann

930am – 1030am  Breakfast

1030am – 130pm  Transformational Breathing session

130pm – 230pm  Lunch

230pm – 5pm  Free time/Pre-booked massages

5pm – 630pm  Yin/Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra

7pm onwards  Dinner


730am  Breakfast smoothie

8am – 10am  Dynamic yoga with Ann

1030am – 1130am  Brunch

1130am – 130pm  Free time/Massages

130pm – 3pm  Breathing practice

3pm – 4pm  Light tea

4pm – 5pm  Yoga and leaving ceremony

530pm  Departures

THE BREATHING – Aimee Hartley


Aimee Hartley, co-founder of will take you on a powerful journey with your breath. You will learn and experience the deep healing benefits of Transformational Breath and practice a variety of conscious breath exercises to use in every day life. This can help you let go of any unhealthy breathing habits, such as breath holding, shallow breathing and over breathing and release both physical and emotional tension from the body. This can dramatically shift the way you feel in your body and bring higher states of awareness to the mind.

The retreat programme is developed in a careful way so you will have all the tools, knowledge and experience to develop your own practice of this deeply healing breath-work.

Aimee studied and qualified as a Transformational Breath Facilitator and Workshop leader with Dr Judith Kravitz, Founder of Transformational Breath Foundation, in Italy and the US.  She currently offers Transformational Breath private and corporate workshops in London.  

THE YOGA – Ann Pidcock


Ann Pidcock, will be teaching you a dynamic, heartfelt, creative Vinyasa Flow in the mornings and a more restorative routine in the late afternoon, sharing some of her favourite Yoga Nidras in the evenings to ensure you have a good night’s sleep.  Her original teacher training was 500 hours BWY with Danny DeVille.  She has since sought out wisdom from many wonderful teachers, adding texture and depth to this foundation.  Her interest in how the body moves is largely influenced by her work in dance, whereas the breathing, asana and esoteric elements stem from her education in Yoga and its rich history of ideas and styles.

Ann trained in restorative yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater and is a certified ‘Relax and Renew’ teacher. She is a certified  Believing whole heartedly that being able to access this profoundly restful state is deeply important to being healthy human beings. It works in harmony with her more flow based teachings and fits well with embracing all necessary aspects of wellness.

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