4 Days Summer Bank Ayurvedic Meditation Yoga Retreat in UK

4 Days Summer Bank Ayurvedic Meditation Yoga Retreat in UK

  • 40, Duchy Rd Harrogate HG1 2ER , Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Summer Ayurveda Yoga Retreat in UK

Learn Ayurveda and yoga techniques, to bring a healing balance transformation during the summer holiday in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Ayurveda encourages us to seek experiences that are harmonizing to our senses through Ayurvedic practices which will be explained on the retreat. You can learn to minimize toxic input and maximize nourishing experiences for both body and mind. Join the retreat and learn to enhance your ability to create health and happiness in our lives and for those around you.


  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Level 1 and level 2 Ayurvedic seminars
  • Learn the basic of Abhyanga - Ayurvedic massage
  • Ayurvedic cookery lesson
  • The opportunity to learn Neti
  • Daily Ayurvedic brunch and dinner
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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During the retreat, you will be staying in a large, spacious comfortable, and beautifully appointed home, only 5 minutes walk from the renowned Valley Gardens and 10 minutes walk into Harrogate.

There are 3 large shared rooms that can accommodate up to 3 people ( but usually only 2 people per room ) and 2 single rooms on site, with another single room just off site. In the house, there is a large dining room, two lounges, and spacious gardens for guests to enjoy.


16:00 Arrivals may be earlier if you have a treatment booked)

16:30 Welcome / Yin style and Restorative yoga / meditation

17:00 Meditation

18:00 Hatha flow yoga

19:30 Dinner

Saturday and Sunday

07:00 Opportunity to learn Neti

07:15 Meditation / Pranayama / Hatha / Sivananda flow class

10:30 Brunch

11:30 Ayurvedic seminar level 1 / level 2

13:00 Free time / options

16:00 Tea / meditation / Yin yoga

18:30 Dinner

19:30 Satsang


07:00 Opportunity to learn neti

07:30 Meditation, pranayama, Hatha flow class

10:30 Brunch

11:00 Learn the basics of Abhyanga-Ayurvedic massage

12:30 Lunch and free time

14:30 Meditation and yoga Nidra

16:30 Departures

  • Anne-Marie Burford

    Anne-Marie is a highly qualified and experienced teacher (initially a secondary school teacher). She subsequently trained as a health education tutor, working in G.P practice with referred patients and later as an RSA YMCA exercise to music teacher Pilates and yoga teacher. Anne-Marie is committed to developing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being and is a certified "Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga" teacher with the world renowned Chopra Centre for Well Being, California.

  • James Burford

    James spent over five years of study and training in India from 2007 to 2012. He is a Sivananda Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga teacher, as well as a Pilates teacher, Ayurvedic massage therapist, and a Reiki master. James provides in-depth teaching of all aspects of yoga and its underlying philosophy. He has sound understanding of Pilates and physiology with 10 years of experience in Pilates and appeared in Anne-Marie's DVD "Pilates on the Ball". James has a keen interest in sports, travel, and music, and is a grade eight pianist and also plays the guitar and djembe drum.

  • Chris Burford

    Chris helps host the retreats. He is a great cook and helps prepare the amazing Ayurvedic food, some of which comes from the Chopra Centre cookbook. He is also involved in men’s retreat work and is a psychotherapist at Regent’s. Chris is also a Tai Chi teacher which he is always happy to demonstrate and will teach a class if requested.

Harrogate is "famous for its healing waters, this Victorian spa town oozes cosmopolitan charm, smart streets and quaint mews. Enjoy fabulous shopping, atmospheric cafs, fine restaurants and plenty of green open spaces. Browse antiques and unusual gifts in the stylish Montpellier Quarter or watch the world go by in Betty's Tea Rooms. Stroll around Harrogate, admiring its beautiful floral displays along the way. The most attractive green spots include:

  • The Stray, 200 acres of green lawns surrounding the town
  • Valley Gardens, featuring well-heads of Harrogate's famous spa water
  • Royal Horticultural Society Garden Harlow Carr close to lush, green pine woods
  • A visit to a local 4-star hotel spa/leisure complex
  • Ayurvedic massage
  • Browse antiques and unusual gifts in the stylish Montpellier Quarter
  • Dine in atmospheric cafes and fine restaurants
  • Enjoy fabulous shopping
  • Explore Harrogate's spa history at the Royal Pump Room Museum
  • Reiki
  • Stroll around Harrogate
  • Tai chi / dance
  • Use of equipment: e.g. physio-acoustic sound wave chair, reviber
  • Visit Fountains Abbey Yorkshire's first World Heritage Site, Ripley Castle, and Harewood House
  • Visit the Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate International Centre and the Royal Hall for concerts and ballet
  • Visit the Sun Collonades, Sun Pavilion in the Valley Gardens and several art galleries
  • Visit the Turkish baths

On this retreat, you have the opportunity to treat yourself to an Ayurvedic massage, Reiki, and also visit the Turkish bath and the local 4 star hotel spa.

You can also indulge in Aromatherapy massage (60 minutes), Reflexology (60 minutes), Hot stone full body massage, Acupuncture (60 minutes), Hypnotherapy (90 minutes), Hopi Ear candles (35 minutes).

For more information, please contact Yorkshire Centre for Wellbeing.

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • All yoga and meditation sessions
  • Ayurvedic seminar level 1 / level 2
  • Daily Ayurvedic brunch and dinner
  • Ayurvedic cookery lesson
  • Opportunity to learn Neti
  • Workshop on the basics of Abhyanga - Ayurvedic massage
  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

Harrogate, United Kingdom

Yorkshire Centre for Wellbeing is a yoga and Pilates studio that is also offering UK-based retreats and at other worldwide destinations.

  • Availability: The Meditation Retreats of this organizer are available 94% of the time.
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4 days / 3 nights


Arrival: Friday August 24, 2018
Departure: Monday August 27, 2018

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