Come for retreats dedicated to beginners’ yoga, seasonal Ayurvedic cleansing, women’s rest, or yoga and walking. The latter mixes restorative sivananda yoga, which is accessible to anyone with a few months’ yoga practice, tasty vegetarian meals, inspired by Ayurvedic principles, such as tofu coconut masala and meditative walking through the surrounding vineyards and oak woodland.
" If wellbeing came on prescription it would look like something like Little French Retreat"
We love The Simple Things Magazine and thrilled to be in this months issue - you can find us on page 18, with a review by editor Rebecca Frank, who stayed with us earlier in the year.
“Here in France my whole life has changed since I have asked for help, which has led to feeling part of my community. Which to me is a yoga life. Taking the teachings off the mat and into your world"
Danielle Hipkins of Queen of Retreats joined us for a Yoga and Walking weekend and discovered how the unique ingredients and magic of the place left her nerves untangled, work became just a memory and laughter the medicine for revival...
We are bursting with pride with yesterdays mention in the Telegraph for including Little French Retreat's Autumn Cleanse as No.13 in the list of greatest yoga holidays on the planet.......what an honour!
Run by Tamsin Chubb, founder of popular Little French Retreat, this fabulous adventure features a two-hour classical Hatha Yoga class each morning, plus mountain walks, tiffin-style packed lunches, sunset meditation and workshops on local bio-diversity, organic farming, cooking and yoga philosophy.
“Four days in a charming country house with all meals prepared and obligatory down-time? Sign me up! Add in a healthy dose of yoga and walks through the rustic French countryside and you’ve just described my perfect holiday. Enter Revive & Restore with Will Wheeler at Little French Retreat – this little gem of a yoga retreat ticked all the right boxes”.
The editor of the Sunday Times supplements came to visit in June for the day, we talked about loss, love, yoga, moving to France and the dog…….
Yoga is all the rage not only in the United States but in Great Britain and now in France. There are yoga centres popping up everywhere in Paris. Classes are being offered in a wide range of venues and locations from a posh spa-like environment to free yoga classes in the Tuileries Garden. During the summer months you can get on your mats on the roof of BHV or the Maison Blanche. Both of these offer spectacular views of Paris.
"Sitting at my table, looking out across the valley of trees, always reminds me of how grateful I am for this life less ordinary and the adventure so far. My story of how I came to live in France is one of following my heart rather than my head and how this eventually led to the place that feels right for me. There was no plan or dream to move here, rather a series of circumstances that unfolded into an opportunity to begin a new life".Running a yoga retreat in France. "Follow your heart and the right things come to you".