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Sussex Yoga Retreat

2010 escaping the city

Yoga poses and Brideshead Revisited

Yoga Retreat Crete

2008 back to island roots

Shimmering mediterranean seas, wide open skies, luminous moons and a spiritual home to the yoga

Sri Lanka Retreat Ulpotha

Sri lanka yoga retreat

In March we will be returning to our all-time favourite retreat venue – Ulpotha, a sustainable eco-Village/retreat centre in the heart of Sri Lanka.

InSabina Yoga Retreat

Feasting roman style

Unwinding in the Italian way.

Cevennes Yoga Retreat

Flying yogis

Yoga and wild river swimming – Splash down after yoga.

Yoga Retreat in Italy

High in the hills on meditation

Finding stillness and peace at InSabina

Cevennes Yoga Retreat

2014 bienvenu au cevennes

Our 2014 yoga retreat in the Cevennes, South of France

Cevennes Yoga Retreat

2014 relaxing in the french manner

Aperitif o’clock on our yoga retreat in the Cevennes, South of France.

Walking & Yoga Retreat France

Yoga & walking in the cevennes

Mountain walking in the Cevennes on our summer yoga retreat

Yoga Retreat Puglia

2013 catching some italian rays

Yoga retreat Puglia, Italy

Puglia Yoga Retreat

the italian job

There are some retreats where the chemistry is just right.

Yoga Retreat Eco Yoga Scotland

2013 under-floor heating, insulation and jaccuzzis

Scotland fires more ideas for our yoga centre building project

Scotland Yoga Retreat

Wide open scottish skies

Enjoying the amazing beauty of Scotland and doing yoga every blissful day

La Gomera Yoga Retreat

2012 garden of eden

Sea, yoga, and lovely friends

Morocco Yoga Retreat

2011 moroccan adventures

Yoga and hitting the surf

Eco Yoga Scotland

Wild bathing

It’s pure exhilarating magic to take a hot bath and then jump in to the icy cold waterfall at Eco Yoga.

La Gomera Family Yoga Retreat

2010 la gomera family yoga retreat

Parent and kids holiday secluded Canary Islands

Sri Lanka Yoga Retreat

2007 jungle magic

Yoga retreat in magical eco village Ulpotha in the heart of the Sri Lankan jungle.

Rolf & Marci Ashtanga Yoga

2005 rolf & marci’s thai shala

Practicing on Koh Phangan with Rolf and Marci Naujokat

Chateau des Pauses Retreat

2005 chateau shala

Over the years the Chateau des Pauses becomes the summer Shala outpost

Martial Arts Retreat

2005 crouching tigers

Sensei Richard Lee and his warriors (Jeremie, Manolo, Emily & Christine) at the Chateau des Pauses retreat.

Cevennes Yoga Retreat

2005 sitting buddhas

Beautiful yoga practices in the Cevennes, South of France with James, Ella (pregnant with Kaya), Big Dave and Alli.

Gingi Lee Crete

1995 early blistering practices

Intense days of blistering practices in Crete with Derek Ireland and Radha Warrell

Derek Ireland & Gingi Lee

1995 baga beach is the place

Three intense practices a day through the winter of 95-96 on Derek Ireland’s yoga teacher training course, Baga Beach, Goa, India.