Yoga Thym

Yoga Thym offers personal development, meditation, and yoga retreats in France by enhancing well-being through a combination of mind and body activity.

Instructors 1

Nikki Harris

Meet your instructor - Nikki. With more than 19 years of experience in holistic therapies, she'll give you her full attention, insight and energy. Possibly your most intriguing benefit will be the vibrant momentum that Yoga Thym generates, leading you to wanting to develop your new skills even further. She has studied, over a number of years, with some great pioneers in their relevant fields from Christine Sapford (aromatherapy), Ganga White & Tracy Rich (yoga), Phoebe Diftler (Thai Yoga Massage); Daizan Skinner Roshi; Star Khechara, U.K (cosmetology); Dr. Steve G. Jones, U.S.A (hypnotherapy).

Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)

Reviews 21

Emma Esdaile

from Great Britain, May 2018

"Informative, relaxing and energising "

Set in beautiful rural France, the wonderful Nikki guides you through a fantastic balance of meditation, yoga and excellent workshops. she is so incredibly knowledgeable. Meanwhile her gorgeous mum keeps you well fed with delicious home cooked vegetarian meals. I returned home feeling full of info and ready to continue practising all my new good habits !!

Gabrielle Lavin

from Great Britain, March 2018

It was wonderful being welcomed in to Nikki’s Home and family, a really nurturing environment to explore emotions and challenge thought patterns.

I was unfortunately poorly during my retreat and Nikki and her mother couldn’t have been more wonderful if they tried, soups, vitamins, hot water bottles, you name it, they had me covered!

Nikki’s workshops were insightful and informative, and her guided meditations were amazing. Despite having been poorly I went home nourished and restored with a new and improved outlook. A real tonic for the soul.


from Great Britain, March 2018

I had a lovely time at this retreat. Nikki and her family were very welcoming and the accommodation and space for yoga/workshops was comfortable and homely. The vegetarian food was tasty and although I was staying in Nikki's home I felt able to relax and have time to myself or spend time chatting with her family as I wished. The retreat provided a good balance of time for yoga, meditation and workshops as well as time off for reading or walking in the peaceful countryside on the doorstep, and Nikki even took me on an afternoon trip to the local town on my last day. I would definitely recommend this retreat if you want to immerse yourself in yoga and meditation but also have time to reflect on your life and think about things you might want to change, using the information provided in the workshops and the resources that Nikki sends you to look at once home.


from Great Britain, August 2017

"Very pleasant and informative "

Nikki is a committed instructor. She obviously cares about what she does and very willingly shares her knowledge and expertise with clients. She is an excellent teacher and her knowledge of yoga and meditation is impressive. The location is beautiful and the accommodation cosy and comfortable. Nikki's parents are delightful and the food is healthy and tasty. I highly recommend this retreat!

Sarah Hawthorne

from Great Britain, August 2017

"Fantastic break! "

Really made noticeable improvement with my yoga in just a few days.

The meditation was just what I needed. Traveling there and back was very smooth. Only an hour flight from Birmingham to Renne and Nikki picked me up and took me back.

Family so helpful and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble.

Luke Hippely

from United States, August 2017

"An Enlightening experience "

Nikki is a wonderful and uplifting instructor that displays excellent patience and expertise - we received suburb advice! The yoga and meditation sessions were fantastic, but I found the personal development lessons most helpful overall. I can't recommend this retreat enough!


from Belgium, July 2017

Good teacher yoga and medit

Ceri Jones

from Great Britain, June 2017

"First and best retreat...Nikki is an inspiration!"

Nikki and her family were so welcoming! The food was delicious and the venue is so beautiful!

I have learnt so much from Nikki and I feel I have developed so much since my time there! I am preparing to return back there very soon!

Grady Julie-anne

from Jersey, May 2017

"Personal Development, Yoga and Meditation"

This was a combined life coaching and yoga/meditation retreat.

I have come away with a lot of insight and inspiration

Francesca Forghieri

from Ireland, May 2017

"Lovely break "

The hospitabity was excellent.

The hosts go out of their way to be helpful and make your stay enjoyable.

The classes and workshops are excellent.


from France, November 2017

"Nikki est très très bien"

l'ambiance, le lieu ,les personnes, l'accueil très chaleureux, la douceur, la disponibilité, l'écoute

Testimonials 5

May Blancas-Villegas

Yoga Thym Facebook page

Spending a week in your retreat has made me realise the importance of treating myself well enabling me to be at my best. You developed an amazing program and it's flexibility in tailoring it to my needs made it more effective. I feel rejuvenated and ready to take on the world. I will make you proud someday.

I'm in awe with your varied skills and your personality is inspirational. You and your parents are an absolute joy to be around. Sylvie's cooking is heavenly especially for people like me who enjoys good food. The desserts are just too good, I couldn't resist! Your father's calmness and great sense of humour is refreshing! The farmhouse is like a mini paradise, full of beautiful creatures and flowers. I loved every minute of my stay and I look forward to doing it all over again in the near future. Thank you so much for everything and most of all ...thank you for being your lovely self. You are like the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow! Namaste

Noreen McNamara

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I've just come back from a 4 night retreat, and i feel energised, focused and it was a really positive experience. Nikki, Sylvi and Lori made me feel so welcome, and at ease. The practices and workshops gave me so many idea and useful tips to help in daily situations. Nikki's teaching methods are gentle, informative and she has a way of passing on things she has learnt in a straight forward and comfortable way. The Thai Yoga massage really was good, and although I had some yoga practice, it really has improved. My meditation hopefully will gradually get better, but i have lots of tools and ideas to draw on now.

Their beautiful home is roughly 2 miles, i'd guess, from the town of Chateabriant and there is a cycle path near them which makes a visit very easy and enjoyable. And is worth a visit.

Fresh and lovingly prepared food is cooked by Sylvi and shared by all. I was very lucky to have some of the workshop time with Matt, a friend of Nikki's, and the whole experience for me was amazing. Thank you all so much. Nor

Theresa Ellyatt

Yoga Thym Facebook page

Lovely four-night break with Nikki and her family. I loved the yoga and meditation practice and Sylvie's vegetarian food was gorgeous. I would definitely recommend if you need a bit of "me time" and my break was excellent value for money. I especially loved quiet time in the garden with my book.

Laura Wood

Yoga Thym Facebook page

I spent the last ten days of June here on a retreat and loved every minute of it. Nikki and her family are so welcoming and it really felt like a home away from home. The personal development workshops are truly life changing, whether you're feeling stuck or have specific life issues you want to address. I can't recommend the retreat enough, everything from the accommodation to the food,the yoga and the workshops are wonderful. I've left feeling more at peace, more positive and looking forward to my future whatever it holds. I really can't recommend here highly enough!

Charlotte Riglen

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I stayed at the retreat for 3 days, at the end i didnt want to leave! A truly beautiful place run by 3 wonderful people who make you feel totally at home, the yoga, meditation and work shops where brilliant and challenging. I came home a new person ready to make big changes. I truly cannot thank Nikki and her family enough! Everyone should head over to them :)

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