Midlife retreat – yoga and nutrition for your midlife


03/10/2024 - 06/10/2024    
3:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Find out more and book here.

What is on?

Arriving on the Thursday afternoon, to join a group of others navigating similar circumstances, this 3 night retreat will help you find your way through the challenges presented during midlife. For some, the time leading up to and after Menopause brings such a myriad of physical and emotional changes it can be overwhelming and lead to feelings of isolation, anxiety and irritation which also affects your loved ones. Often these changes occur when we are already dealing with busy and stressful family lives, be that from our children, partners, ageing parents, even pets can cause additional emotional workload! This retreat offers a supportive community, expert advice and some time just for you – to rest, to learn, to take the time to reflect on your own personal circumstances – while enjoying being looked after by others for just a few days of respite.

Staying in beautiful comfortable accommodation at award winning location in the stunning Tamar Valley on the Cornwall / Devon border. Direct trains are available from London Paddington to Plymouth in under 3 hours, then it is a short taxi ride to Lower Marsh Farm.

The weekend includes;

  • comfortable accommodation,
  • all your meals, refreshments and snacks,
  • 6 yoga classes,
  • 2 nutrition workshops,
  • unlimited usage of the amenities – hot tubs, wild swimming, tennis
  • fire circle.

Yoga classes will be led by Michelle Spencer, who specialises in helping women going through peri-menopause and menopause. The sessions are specifically designed to help with symptoms such as;

  • irritability,
  • hot flushes,
  • insomnia,
  • stress, anxiety and brain fog.

Nutritionist, Claire Mac Donald will be leading workshops discussing how food can help reduce the symptoms of hormonal changes such as weight changes, mood, tiredness and more. Learn about gut health, cortisol management and hormone balancing. Claire is also a very experienced Osteopath able to offer advise on the various aches and pains that trouble us.

The maximum number of participants is 15.

Find out more and book here.

Optional extras

Optional extras available during the weekend include:

  • massage treatments,
  • guided nature walk,
  • guided wild swimming.
  • 1-2-1 nutrition consultations,
  • cranial osteopathic therapy.

The food

All meals are included (breakfast, lunch and dinner) plus refreshments and snacks throughout the weekend. Lower Marsh Farm has an excellent reputation for serving nutritious but not boring meals, prepared from scratch using seasonal ingredients, many of which are grown (using regenerative practices) at the farm. You will enjoy tasty healthy filling dishes in an environment where food is to be enjoyed and laughter fills the air.

You are welcome to bring alcohol for your own consumption if you wish. The weekend is going to be fun not formal and poker-faced – a little bit of what you fancy is not a problem!

Find out more and book here.