yoga for wellbeing

Health retreats

 

Health Retreat

by the Sea 

Date to be confirmed

 Natural Fitness Centre, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AQ

'He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.’- Arabic proverb.

 

                                 

  

 

Programme for the day: 

Yoga and Pilates classes in the morning and afternoon

(Choice of one Yoga or Pilates class, or two Yoga classes or two Pilates classes)

 

A choice of 30 minutes sessions of the following holistic treatments:

 

  Deep Tissue Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Reiki, Kinesiology, Shiatsu, Seated Back Massage, unique Yasuragi Massage.

(Choice of one Treatment )

15 min Seated Shiatsu Massage for back, neck and shoulders.

 

Talk/Discussion about healthy eating and nutritional advice

 

Delicious vegetarian lunch

 

Posture Analysis by Pilates Teacher Alison Brown

 

Food Sensitivity Testing using Bioresonance screening machine, optional.

 

Early birds price £120 before 14 April, after the full price is £140.

 

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        BREATHE NEW ENERGY,

                                   CREATE NEW HABBITS AND

                                                              FIND THE COURAGE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

                                                                                         HAPPINESS STARTS WITH OPEN HEART.

 

 

We are passionate about health, wellness, and happy living. We are here to help you in supporting your health and wellbeing in so many ways, including physical activity like yoga and pilates, nutritional advice, the food you eat, natural herbal remedies, holistic treatments to nourish your body and restore the balance.

 

 

Our timetable:

 

What is happening in our Studio:

 

9.30 am - 10.30 am - Yoga and Meditation class

 10.45 am -11.45 am - Pilates class

 12 pm - 1 pm - Vegetarian Lunch

 1 pm - 2 pm - Talk and discusion about Healthy Eating

2 pm - 2.30 pm - Talk about how to look after your skin in natural way 

 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm - Yoga and Meditation class

 3.45 pm - 4.45 pm - Pilates class 

 

What is in our Relaxation Room:

 

During the day - 

 Herbal tea stand for you to enjoy during the day. Different blends of juces and smoothies.

 

15 minutes Back, Neck and Shoulders Seated Shiatsu Massage.

  

What is in our Treatment Rooms:

 

During the day -    

 30 minutes Holistic Treatments of your choice: 

 

 Deep Tissue Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Reiki, Kinesiology, Shiatsu, Facial, Indian Head Massage, unique Yasuragi Massage.

 

15 minutes Food Sensitivity Testing using Bioresonance screening machine.

 

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Who will look after you during Retreat: 

Meet our team:

Olga Oakenfold – Yoga Teacher

 

Olga is a teacher of yoga with many years of experience and a special kind of passion for her craft. She believes that yoga can not only improve peoples’ health and state of mind but can also change lives! She believes that through her practice she can empower individuals and help them find balance of wellbeing and connection between body, mind and breath. Olga hopes to inspire others to take charge of their own wellbeing and health and explore their fullest potential in life. After all, yoga is not just a series of exercises but is so much more! It is a holistic practice for all-round wellbeing incorporating self-awareness, meditation and a blissful state of mind!

Olga teaches yoga inspired by therapeutic alignment of Anusara yoga which helps us to improve strength, flexibility and balance. She believes that yoga is a practice for all ages and people of all abilities!

Olga is also an experienced body massage and reflexology therapist.

              

 

Olga offers two Yoga classes during our Retreat:

Energizing Morning Yoga 9.30am – 10.30am

And Restorative Yoga in the afternoon 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Your choice: one Yoga class and one Pilates class,

Or two Yoga classes,

 Or two Pilates classes.

 

  

Alison Brown – Professional Pilates Teacher and Director of the Natural Fitness Centre.

 

 

 

Alison feels both proud and privileged to be able to bring health advice and action to the local community and many loyal clients have been visiting the Natural Fitness Centre since we first opened and still more are joining us every week to experience new activities, make lasting friendships and have fun.

 

Pilates concentrates on awareness of the spine, regulated breathing, core strength and flexibility, promoting a flatter stomach and a stronger back. With correct instruction Pilates can also help reduce back, neck and shoulder pain, increase joint mobility and relieve stress and tension.

 

Pilates is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Alison offers high level of individual attention and encouragement to progress at a pace suited to the individual.

 

 

 

Alison will be teaching two Pilates classes during the Retreat:

One in the morning 10.45am – 11.45pm,

And one in the afternoon 3.45pm – 4.45pm

Your choice: one Pilates class and one Yoga class,

Or two Pilates classes,

Or two Yoga classes. 

 

 

Tracy Fuller - Naturopathic Nutritionist.

 

Tracy helps people regain their health, energy and Zest for Life with the help of her Bioresonance screening, nutritional advice and coaching.  She offers programmes for those who want to improve their health, lose weight, balance hormones or get to the bottom of why their digestive system isn’t working right.

During the Retreat you can participate in the Discussion about Healthy Eating just before your delicious vegetarian lunch.

 

 

Also Tracy offers Food Sensitivity Testing

Would you like to know if certain foods are not working with your body, but against it?

Do you think certain foods cause you to feel unwell, bloated or tired?

Using the very latest technology with Tracy’s Qest4 Bioresonance screening machine, this test is non-invasive and takes just minutes.  She then will go through the results with you and also email them so you can start eliminating or reducing those foods that have shown a potential issue.

 

 

Linda Veness – Holistic Therapist

 

 

Linda has been working at Natural Fitness Centre since 2001 when the Centre opened and have always experienced great satisfaction in assisting clients regain and maintain good health. Her aim is to treat client’s individual needs, to give direction and aid better understanding of themselves, enabling them to lead more fulfilling lives.

Enjoy your choice of Holistic Treatment with Linda:

 

 

Aromatherapy - is a holistic therapy in which the mind,body and emotions are treated as one.  Essential Oils are selected for clients individual needs. Very relaxing, helping with every type of ache and pain, de stresses the mind and invigorates the mind, body and spirit.

Reflexology - works on the principle that every organ and system of the body has a corresponding point in the feet.  Not only a deeply relaxing treatment helps with many ailments for e.g stress, anxiety, depression, headaches, low energy, insomnia, PMS, Menopause etc.

Indian Head Massage - The aim of Indian Head Massage is to release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck and shoulders. Improves circulation to the neck and head relieving stress, headaches, sinus problems, tension and aches and pains.

Reiki -  pronounced (Ray Key) is one of the widely known forms of energy healing.  Trained as a Reiki Master and been a healer for many years.  A non-intrusive therapy, is very relaxing and helps with many ailments of mind and body.

Kinesiology -  A truly holistic therapy, devised by an American Chiropractor Dr. George Goodheart in the 1960s, he made a connection between the muscles and acupuncture meridians.  Balances all aspects of health, Mental/Emotional, Physical/Structural, Chemical/Nutritional.  Can test for food and chemical sensitivities and corrects nutritional imbalances and some of the health problems it benefits are : Back, Neck Pain Sciatica, Shoulder Pain, Injuries, Stomach disorders, Headaches, Migraines, PMT, Menopause, Fertility, M.E, Stress, Anxiety, Fears, Lack of Confidence, Depression, Phobias etc.  Our stress goes to our muscles every day so kinesiology will detect what is needed to be balanced to give you good health of mind and body.

 

 

Nick Netter - Shiatsu Practitioner and Qigong Teacher

 

 

 

Nick is the strong believer that Shiatsu has the ability to transform lives, both in the giving and receiving. The beauty of Shiatsu is that it works on all levels, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually and enables us to connect with the deepest parts of ourselves to effect healing and a deeper sense of aliveness. You can find out more about Nick on www.eastbourneshiatsu.co.uk

 

            

 

Nick offers Shiatsu Treatments

 

 

 

 

Louise Burt - Shiatsu Practitioner 

 

 

Louise offers Seated Shiatsu Massage

 

 

 

Jenny Geering – Holistic Therapist and Yoga Teacher

 

 

Jen is truly passionate about helping people release stress and find an inner calm in their lives.  The treatments are all designed to relax the body and mind using products with natural ingredients, which are cruelty free. Find more about Jenny on www.naturaltreatments.co.uk  

Reflexology - is a form of foot therapy that targets pressure points in the feet which connect to the entire body. Some of the benefits of reflexology include its ability to stimulate nerve function, increases energy, boosts circulation, induces a deep state of relaxation,  can help prevent migraines and speed recovery after injury or surgery.

Swedish massage - is the foundation for other types of Western massage, including sports massage, deep tissue massage and aromatherapy massage. Massage comes with benefits for both your physical body and for your emotional well-being. A massage of this type can undo knots in your muscles, decrease pain in your body, and increase blood circulation.

Indian Head Massage - The aim of Indian Head Massage is to release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck and shoulders. Improves circulation to the neck and head relieving stress, headaches, sinus problems, tension and aches and pains.

 

 

 

Please choose: Reflexology, Swedish massage, Personalised Facial, Indian Head Massage

 

 

 

Yukako Simmons - Holistic therapist

 

 

 

Experienced Holistic practitioner Yuka Simmons from Yasuragi Studio in Eastbourne offers unique Yasuragi Massage, Reflexology, Deep Tissue Massage

Yasuragi Massage is the combination of different massage techniques like Shiatsu, Remedial Massage, Aromatherapy and Reflexology.

She has a golden medal of the World Skills U K in Advanced Reflexology. Yuka's beliefs are in the body's ability to heal itself and that massage therapy is one of the many paths to restore health and wholeness to the body.

 

          

 

 

 

 

Helen Dmitrieva – chef from ‘Art House’ Café

 

 

Helen is an experienced chef who focuses on vegetarian and vegan dishes with great balance of nutrition, flavour, herbs and spices. She will be using locally sourced ingredients to offer you a delicious and healthy variety of dishes!

 

This is a sample menu from our Winter Health Retreat: 

Starters

Various alkaline salads 

Moroccan couscous 

Asian carrots 

Fennel orange beetroots 

Asian slow 

Roast winter vegetables and lentils 

Almond tzatziki

Mains

Dhal curry.

Thai green curry. 

Coconut rice.

Desserts

Fruits salad. 

Lemon and blueberry muffins. Dark Chocolate with raw cocoa powder brownies.

 

 

 We are passionate about health, wellness, and happy living. We are here to help you in supporting your health and wellbeing in so many ways, including physical activity like yoga and pilates, nutritional advice, the food you eat, natural herbal remedies, holistic treatments to nourish your body and restore the balance.

 Early birds price £120 before 14 April, after the full price is £140.  

BOOK  NOW