Location: Florence House, Sussex
Teacher: Katy Appleton
Join Katy Appleton on these replenishing and revitalising seasonal retreats in the beautiful UK setting of Florence House. Delight in the benefits of a weekend of great yoga, delicious food, fresh air and laughter just 5 minutes walk from the oceanfront in Seaford, Sussex.
These nurturing retreat experiences are the perfect getaway to make sure your spirit is gleaming all the way through to the end of the year.
With ocean views, delicious, organic home cooked food and tranquil gardens, Florence House is a true delight.
There are magical places within the gardens allowing for relaxation and time out and beautiful places for walks nearby. This weekend retreat offers a unique, fun and transformational experience in the heart of the Seven Sisters Country Park.
An appleyoga weekend retreat offers precious time to invigorate, balance and restore the body and energy in preparation for the festive season, as well as offering time to call in the many wishes and resolutions for 2017!
During these retreats Katy will guide you through a wonderful variety of yoga practices. The mornings will consist of transformational vinyasa flow sessions: an active asana practice for all levels: dynamic vinyasa flow, energetic and alignment-based hatha yoga, pilates core inspiration, invocations, meditation, pranayama, heart opening practices to liberate body and mind.
The evening practices will include introspective & awaking lunar yoga practices, which will consist of various techniques such as pranayama, meditation, yin yoga, restorative yoga, mantra and yoga nidra to bring you home to YOU!
Suitable for all levels - just bring your heart and spirit!
Each one weekend retreat includes:
- 2 transformational vinyasa flow yoga sessions each morning
- 3 lunar yoga practices each afternoon
- Special delights on Saturday night
- 2 nights accommodation at beautiful Florence House, Sussex
- 3 sumptuous meals a day plus unlimited fruit, tea, coffee and water
Retreat doesn't include:
- Transport to and from Florence House
- Food and beverages other than those included in price
- Local excursions
Florence House was built in the 1920's and has been beautifully restored into a perfect venue for retreats. It is nestled in stunning 6 acre grounds. The peaceful walled garden provides the perfect place for quiet meditation and inner reflection.
Inside, the oak panelled library, dining room, comfortable lounge with a wood burning stove and charming rooms this give this historical house both an elegant yet relaxed ambience.
The house can accommodate 24 people thus providing an intimate and comfortable venue, perfectly suited for retreats.
It is located two hours from London on the brow of Seaford Head on the South Downs in East Sussex. A coastal path leads from the house into the Seven Sisters Country Park and unspoilt beaches are only a short distance away making the location perfect for a multitude of stunning coastal walks.
Triple, twin, double and single rooms are available, each one unique and offering a slightly different theme. Rooms offer views over the sea or the rolling hills of the South Downs and private gardens.
Florence House is renowned for its creative, fresh, home cooking prepared by their very own chefs. When possible, food is sourced from their own garden.
Road: From London Take the M27 to Brighton. Travelling east on A27 from Worthing/Brighton, follow signs to Newhaven/Lewes. At the roundabout after the rail crossing you have a choice between Lewes and Newhaven; take A26 to Newhaven / Seaford. Alternatively follow the coast road A259 from Brighton to Newhaven. In Newhaven, follow sign to the left for Seaford A259.
Carry on the A259 until you reach Seaford and a mini roundabout with the train station on your right hand side. Stay on the A259 going out of town and continue in the direction of Eastbourne. Look out for a church almost immediately on your right and take the third turning on your right after the church into Southdown Road. Helpful markers to look out for at this junction are: a traffic light, postbox and phone box.
Stay on Southdown Road and go straight down the hill towards Seaford Head and the golf-course, crossing over a couple of streets. At the bottom of the hill or Southdown Corner you will see Florence House, a large house on the hill in front of you. Take the first gate entrance and follow it to the front door.
Rail: From Victoria there are trains every 30 mins, change at Lewes for Seaford. Journey time is approx. 1 hour 20 mins. There are usually taxis at the station. Florence House is near Seaford Head golf course.
Local taxi hire firms include:
Martello Taxis: 01323 492929
Day-Night Taxis' 01323 896666
Beacon Taxis 01323 898888
Winter Shine Retreat – 9-11 November 2018
New Year Shine Retreat – 18-20 January 2019
Terms & Conditions
- 60 days or more prior to the retreat date: Your payments will be refunded, less £150 which is your non-refundable deposit.
- 59-30 days prior to the retreat date: payments are not refundable, but are transferable (less the £150 non-refundable deposit) to a future appleyoga retreat.
- 29 days or less prior to the retreat date: payments are not refundable.