Increase your vitality and calm your mind!
Over the centuries yoga practitioners have discovered simple and effective practices to reduce stress and achieve optimum health, vitality and inner peace. Come and experience these healing benefits for yourself on this relaxing weekend.
Please Note! You do not have to be young, slim, vegetarian or flexible to do these practices and gain the stress relieving benefits! The weekend will be light, fun, relaxed and is open to all, both men and women including complete beginners.
There is plenty of time for treatments and use of the sauna and Jacuzzi on the Saturday afternoon and all the usual pleasures of staying at the Orange Tree.
Below is an approximate itinerary for a typical therapeutic yoga weekend
Please note that the actual timetable may vary slightly.
16.00 onwards – Arrive at The Orange Tree.
19.00 Delicious full vegetarian meal (selection of good value wines available.) Relax after enjoying the meal and discuss therapies and treatments
21.00 – “Ice breaker” and intro to the weekend, guided breathing meditation and a nice relaxation to end the evening.
07.30 (Optional!) Early morning Yoga session in the relaxation Studio.
09.00 Breakfast – cereals, fruits, yoghurt, scrambled eggs and toast.
10.00 Introduction to the benefits of yoga and meditation in the relaxation studio. Including an introduction to our energy system (chakras). Further practices including gentle yoga postures and techniques to relax the body and mind. (Please wear comfortable clothing)
12.30 Lunch – home made vegetarian soup, fresh locally made breads, pasta, salad, fruit and cheeseboard.
14.00 Sauna & Jacuzzi switched on – take some relaxing warmth into the muscles before your treatment.
14.00 – 18.00 Enjoy the therapy sessions of your choice: Back Massage, Indian Head Massage, Leg massage, Foot Sloughing, Hopi ear candles, Reflexology, Reiki, Aqua Detox (£30), Hot stone massage (£59) and a good range of beauty treatments.
Most treatments are charged extra at £19.50 per 30 minute session. There is usually enough time for each person to have an hours worth of treatments. Additional treatments maybe available if space permits.
Enjoy each other’s company whilst waiting for your therapy, take a sauna, Jacuzzi hot tub, or a stroll on the moors.
16.00 Tea and cake served in the living room.
19.30 Three course vegetarian evening meal (selection of good value wines available).
21.00pm (Optional) Yoga themed DVD/ or guided relaxation in the studio.
07.30 (optional) early morning Yoga session in the relaxation studio.
09.00 Breakfast – cereals, fruits, yoghurt, boiled eggs and toast.
10.00 Yoga, Meditation and relaxation. We will adapt the workshop to suit the group dynamics. You can try out some more yoga postures, meditation and guided relaxations. For those who would like, we can recommend some ideas for a practice to take home with you.
13.00 Sunday Dinner. Our Famous Orange Tree Vegetarian Sunday Roast!
14.15 Perhaps a final short walk, trip over the moors by car to Hutton-le-Hole, or stay and chat to friends before departing for home a truly relaxed person.
The cost per person for our weekends throughout the year is £225.00 per person (based on 2 people sharing a twin room). As we are limited to space (just 8 rooms) if you do want to have a room by yourself then there is a supplement of £50, though if you are happy to share with another one of our guests (of same sex) then there is no extra charge. Extend your stay for extra nights on B&B basis at £30 each. B&B is £35 per person per night ordinarily.
Optional treatments on Saturday afternoon are (mostly) £19.50 extra and are booked during your stay. Treatments are carried out for a 30-minute session and we guarantee a minimum of 1 treatment per guest, but this can be up to 3 or 4 treatments depending on time available and the length of your stay.
Please advise of any special dietary requirements prior to your weekend.
Clearly printed walk guides from 3 to 12 miles are available.
Mobile phones do not currently work inRosedale. There is a payphone in the entrance hall of The Orange Tree.
All towels are supplied but bring a dressing gown for when you have your treatment. A swimming costume & Flip Flops are a good idea for when using the sauna / hot tub. Dressing Gowns are available to hire at £5.
Don’t forget your wellies or walking boots if you fancy going out for a hike over the moors!
Final bills for treatments and wine are placed in your bedroom before lunch on Sunday. Please note that we now accept cheques, cash and all major debit / credit cards.
Credit cards accepted at 2% surcharge.
Contact us to book your relaxation weekend!