This is going to be a beautiful time of year to retreat, as Winter reigns true at Poundon House. We will transform Poundon House into the perfect sanctuary for you to get exactly what you need from the retreat.
We will also be outside in nature for a long walk on Saturday, then enjoy the feeling of warmth as you relax by the fire with a hot fresh herbal tea on your return; the perfect setting to inspire us and get ready to flow into a new season with clarity and purpose.
We have such a wonderful weekend planned for you; a well-deserved break from the busi-ness of life, in our sanctuary away from the city you will also find peace, quiet, time in front of the fire with a book.
We also encourage you to consider taking a break from your phones and putting them to airplane mode or even handing them in to us to look after.
Ahead of the retreat we wanted to get in touch to go over a few things:
TRAVEL AND ARRIVAL
The retreat starts from 4pm on the Friday and the first yoga class will be 6.30pm.
There are frequent trains from London Marylebone to Bicester (there are two stations Bicester North and Bicester Village – both are 10 minutes by taxi from Poundon House) if you are catching a train and interested in sharing a taxi, please let me know what time so that I can help arrange this.
The taxi number for your information is 01869 24 24 24 (Alpha cars).
If you are driving, our post code is OX27 9BB and sat nav should bring you straight to the door – please make sure you enter the full postcode! There are also driving directions on our website www.poundonhouse.com.
If you have any questions about arrivals / directions please do email or text / whats app Alicia on 07977 235 672.
If you are planning to catch a train let Alicia know and she will put you in contact with other guests so you can taxi share.
If you need any help at all working out please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
We have been curating the &Sister holistic therapies and self care offerings for years and we are so happy to share these beautiful therapies with you. We know how amazing you will feel after one of these beauties! Our holistic therapists have more than healing hands, they have healing souls and are as dedicated and passionate about massages and self-care as we are.
Our treatments are listed on our website here
The therapists joining us and offering sessions on this retreat are Trish, Alicia and Charlie.
You will need to pay for your treatment ahead of the retreat via the Shop – please choose a 30 min or 60 min treatment option and also email Natalie or Alicia to let us know your preferred treatment option so that we can let the therapists know in advance.
You can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Can you either make payment in advance (same bank account as your retreat payment) or bring cash. We can also take a card payment on the day, please let us know in advance if you’d like to do this.
WHAT TO BRING
– yoga clothes (of course!)
– We do provide mats but feel free to bring your own yoga mat / towel / eye pillow
– outdoor clothes
– outdoor trainers
– cosy clothes in case the weather turns cooler / shawl / big cardi / jumper / cosy socks and SLIPPERS!
– walking boots / wellies / rain jacket (we walk rain or shine!)
– KEEP CUP- this is SO USEFUL! It really helps us reduce use of the dishwasher and having so many mugs around!
– anything special – crystals / mala-beads or anything at all you would like to add on to the alter to charge up over the retreat
– journal / favourite pen!
– a good book
– cash for our little shop in case you fancy a browse!
Please can you make the balancing payment if you haven’t done so already – please use the Shop to do this.
We have our fantastic and experienced &Sister chef Sophie Glover making her incredible and nutritious food to keep us nourished all weekend. If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please do let us know – and also please do pop in to say hello to Sophie when you arrive, especially if you have any allergies, on your first day. The kitchen at Poundon House is very much open for everyone to pop in and make tea and have chats by the aga.
If you have any health, injuries or physical factors you would like to talk to us about please do contact Natalie, Alicia or Charlie ahead of the retreat.
We look forward to welcoming you to Poundon House for our retreat!