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Yoga Weekend Retreat, Somerset: Scaravelli Yoga

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Escape to the country for a perfect yoga weekend retreat in Somerset. Set in the luxurious retreat centre 42 Acres in Frome, you will be wrapped up and surrounded in all that is relaxation. From award-winning food to sumptuous surroundings and the breath-taking countryside, this yoga retreat is your time to renew, recharge, and reconnect to the world in a more balanced, purposeful way. You will leave the weekend retreat feeling refreshed, restored and full of love and vitality for yourself and your world.

Set in 42 acres of private land, this beautiful yoga retreat space in Somerset, Frome is encircled by seven hundred acres of ancient forest. Sustainability and comfort are at the forefront of the 42 acres vision, with reclaimed materials used to outfit the interiors of the property, plus all of the power is renewable and self-generated through biomass and solar. Beautiful ancient woodlands and pristine meadows will be the perfect backdrop for your weekend yoga retreat.

Originally built as a dairy farm in the 1800s, 42 acres has evolved into a stunning retreat space. Accommodation options at 42 Acres range from dormitories to twin’s and single rooms (en-suite options available) with luxury linen and towels provided. The centre has several communal spaces including a library and a meeting and reading space.

About Scaravelli Inspire Yoga

The style of yoga Catherine teaches has been inspired by the pioneering approach of Vanda Scaravelli. This is a gentle yet demanding form of Hatha yoga, which focuses on developing core strength through releasing tension and creating length in the spine.

Scaravelli inspired yoga is a stress-free yoga that benefits everyone.  Classes are suitable for all ages and all levels, from beginners to those with many years of experience.  Regardless of your level of fitness, you will discover a longer, stronger and more flexible spine, a calmer mind, and begin to enjoy increased energy and ease of movement.

It uses the breath and gravity to allow the spine to unfold like a wave, allowing the uninhibited opening and energising of the whole body. As Vanda explains in the opening page of her book “Awakening the Spine”:

“There is a division in the centre of our back, where the spine moves simultaneously in two opposite directions: from the waist down towards the legs and the feet, which are pulled by gravity, and from the waist upwards, through the top of the head, lifting us up freely”.

Vanda’s teachings are miraculously simple. She encouraged her students to do less, feel more. To unwind, release unnecessary tension, and begin to simply be. “You must only undo. The more you undo, the more you are and the more things come to you. Don’t try to become; you are.”

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