Tracy Chandler

About This Event

Set on the Lizard peninsula, Cornwall, with craggy rocks of serpentine, flowered cliffs down to sandy beaches and sparkling azure ocean, big skys and bright starry nights, secluded woodland and abundant wildlife. Wych Elm yurts is the venue in this tranquil and beautiful location.
The benefits of communing with nature to the mind, body and spirit comes from a deep love and respect for all of the natural world, including ourselves.
The Element of Nature retreats run an exclusive program designed to explore and stengthen our connection to self and the natural world with a holistic journey through the elements. Drawing on practices and techniques, old and new, that relax, recharge and reinvigorate, deepening the connection with self and natural world.


The benefits of communing with nature to the mind, body and spirit comes from a deep love and respect for all of the natural world, including ourselves.

Event Highlights

  • ⦁ daily meditations, several forms explored
  • ⦁ daily yoga, including Kundalini from guest teachers
  • ⦁ beach art activity- on one of the local and secluded beaches, water ceremony
  • ⦁ herbal walk- around local area, hedge rows, cliff paths and nature reserve with information about the health benefits of the plants that grow abundantly.
  • ⦁ night walk meditation - a silent woodland group activity
  • ⦁ welcome fire ceremony, and a campfire every evening
  • ⦁ alternative therapies- including : Reiki, massage, reflexology, art, herbalism (hot stones and aromatherapy also available)

Schedule

Each day will start with meditation, then breakfast and will be followed by either an activity or yoga, this will depend on tide times and weather conditions. A large bell tent is the space for yoga.
A lunch will be provided which can either be eaten on site or taken along as picnic for offsite activities.
After the days activities there will be some free time before the evening meal.
The evening meal will be eaten together on site at about 6pm.
The first evening there is a fire ceremony. One evening there will be a night walk meditation. All evenings will have a camp fire, conversations and stargazing.
The last day is for alternative therapies- a 2 hour individual treatment, with art and herbalism for the rest of the day, and relax time.

Venue Highlights

Luxury yurts with wood burners, comfy beds and electricity.
2 acres of meadow and 7 acres of woodland, with 2 lakes. all private.
Large skies,
Dark site- good for stargazing
Close to secluded sandy beaches and coast path
Up close and personal with nature, but with comfort
Most southerly point of UK and as far from modern life as you can get in the south

Accommodations

The yurts are equipped with 2 large comfy beds and a partition for privacy. Bedding provided. Each yurt has a wood burner and is fully insulated. The yurts are spacious, clean and feel very special.
Bathroom facilities are provided with a shower block and composting toilets.
All meals are provided, the evening meal being prepared by 'Fat apples', a nearby restaurant.

Amenities

  • Free Parking
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

Each guest will be consulted on their dietary requirments and the menu designed accordingly.
All cooked meals will be catered for by Fat Apples cafe.

Directions

The nearest airport is Newquay, collection can be arranged.
The nearest train station is- Redruth for bus link, collection can be arranged.

Postcode of site is TR12 6SQ

Tags: alternative therapies art therapy beach art evening bonfire fire ceremony herbalism meditation night walk meditation yoga

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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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