Handstand & Yoga Retreat

Handstand & Yoga Retreat Lincolnshire- 13th – 16th June 2023

We’re thrilled to introduce our very first retreat—a three-night journey tailored for yoga and handstand enthusiasts, brought to you by The Handstand Movement in collaboration with Helen Downey Yoga. Nestled within the serene landscape of The Vedanta in Lincolnshire, immerse yourself in an extraordinary experience. Join us for an exclusive adventure designed to elevate your practice, hone your skills, and revitalize your spirit. With a captivating schedule featuring invigorating yoga flows, immersive handstand workshops, and moments of serene relaxation, this retreat is your gateway to personal growth and mastery. Discover a haven where flexibility meets skill against the picturesque backdrop of The Vedanta. Embark with us on this inaugural retreat—a triumphant fusion of empowerment, discovery, and skill enhancement. Secure your spot now for an unforgettable experience!

THE LOCATION/VENUE

Nestled within the serene flatlands of Lincolnshire, The Vedanta stands as a haven for tranquility and rejuvenation. Against this breathtaking backdrop, our Handstand and Yoga retreat unveils a sanctuary where modern luxury intertwines with nature’s embrace. The Vedanta welcomes guests with serene landscapes gentle breezes carrying fragrant scents, and a symphony of birdsong—inviting every visitor to discover solace for their heart and soul. Amidst this setting of opulent wellness, attendees can luxuriate in a spa-like experience, meandering from the indoor pool to the sauna, steam room, and a lavish hot tub—all nestled within an exquisite indoor spa and wellness area. In addition to these offerings, the venue provides access to a fully equipped gym, inviting guests to engage in further Handstand and Yoga practice or diverse workouts. This exceptional setting embodies a fusion of comfort and tranquility, crafting the perfect backdrop for our immersive Handstand and Yoga retreat. With its lush surroundings and a suite of state-of-the-art facilities, The Vedanta promises an idyllic space to refine skills, unwind, and delve into self-discovery amidst the serene embrace of nature.

TRAVEL TO THE VENUE

The closest station is Lincoln Station (10 min drive from The Vedanta), which is approximately a 2.5-hour journey from Kings Cross and Birmingham New Street. There is free parking on-site.

BEDROOMS

The Venue prioritizes comfort and luxury with eco-friendly mattresses and Egyptian cotton sheets for a restful sleep. Each attendee gets their own room at this retreat venue, ensuring personal relaxation time. You’ll find a welcome pack in each room—body wash, shampoo, a vanity kit, lotions, and fluffy towels—allowing you to pack lighter.

MEALS

In their culinary endeavors, the dedicated team of chefs meticulously crafts each meal using the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, transforming them into a symphony of flavors and textures that delight the senses. Whether one is a devoted herbivore or simply exploring plant-based options, the exceptional dishes are designed to nourish both body and soul, ensuring that the retreat becomes a memorable gastronomic journey.

YOUR TEACHERS

Natalie (@theoutspoken30s) – Natalie is a passionate Handstand Enthusiast and the visionary Founder of THM (The Handstand Movement).

With an unwavering commitment to helping others experience the exhilarating world of handstands, Natalie initiated this movement in April 2020 and began her coaching journey in May 2021. Since embarking on this path, Natalie has cultivated extensive expertise by working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and skill levels, tailoring her guidance to meet their unique handstand aspirations.Her coaching prowess lies in guiding aspiring handstand enthusiasts through the fundamental principles, empowering them to develop strength, balance, and the unwavering confidence necessary to master this dynamic art form. Fueled by her deep passion for handstands, Natalie’s infectious energy and unyielding dedication have inspired countless individuals on their own handstand journeys. Her commitment to sharing her love for handstands with others is unparalleled, ensuring an atmosphere of enthusiasm, support, and boundless motivation at every workshop she leads. Prepare to be captivated by Natalie’s genuine passion as she guides the way, providing a transformative experience for all participants in her workshops.

Helen (@helendowneyoga)

Meet our inspiring yogi, who left behind a successful career in event management to follow her passion for yoga. After immersing herself in the yoga world during her travels, she completed a 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Ashtanga Vinyasa in Goa, India.

Returning to the UK, she established herself in Liverpool, where she built a strong yoga community as a lead trainer for 200-hour Yoga Teacher Trainings. Her expertise lies in Ashtanga, Vinyasa flow, and Rocket yoga. Her love for inversions led her to train with a gymnast and former circus performer, further deepening her knowledge of hand balancing.

Passionate and dedicated, she shares her profound love for yoga with her students. Her journey is a testament to the life-changing power of yoga, and she continues to inspire others as she spreads her passion for handstands and all aspects of the practice.

RETREAT COST

Your retreat experience is designed to provide comprehensive amenities for your comfort and enjoyment. This includes full vegetarian/vegan catering throughout your stay, encompassing all meals, along with comfortable accommodations. You’ll have access to multiple lounges, two tailored specifically for relaxation, and the opportunity to indulge in the games room featuring table tennis, air hockey, pool table, and table football. The main hall, equipped with meditation cushions and chairs, and a dedicated meditation room offer spaces for peaceful reflection. Additionally, you’ll have access to the gym and can explore the expansive outside grounds. A refreshments station awaits with a variety of teas and coffees. Furthermore, personalized toiletry packs for each guest, access to the swimming pool, and the use of spa facilities including a steam room, sauna, and jacuzzi ensure a truly relaxing experience. Please note, any additional spa treatments desired are not included in the package.

 PRICE £750

Non-refundable deposit: £150 – this is to secure your place

You have two convenient options to secure your spot at the retreat. You can make a full payment using Stripe or opt for the flexibility of spreading the cost through Klarna.

For those preferring to secure their place with a deposit, once your booking is received, we’ll reach out to arrange a tailored direct debit plan. This allows you to comfortably settle the retreat payment before the event.

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