Think of écovallée as your retreat in southwest France. A personal paradise in which to practice yoga and meditation, explore a range of therapies like massage, reiki, and energy healing – and simply to be yourself. You will stay in a beautiful coppiced yurt, relax in large, comfortable hammocks, and find peace in 12.5 acres of woodland and prairie. Life here is completely natural, with precious few distractions. Just across the river, the medieval market town of Lalinde offers all the conveniences of the 21st Century. And the surrounding area is achingly beautiful and rich in prehistory. To book your place at écovallée, or reserve the whole venue to run a course for your own students, get in touch right now – the only time there ever is.
Episode 1 of “The Retreat“, fronted by TV presenter Nick Knowles, aired last night on BBC2 and makes interesting and entertaining viewing. (Apparently, it also makes long blog posts – this one takes 3.5 minutes to read.) During this first broadcast, they mentioned some films that talk about the benefits of aRead more »
Earlier in the summer, one of my lovely guests wrote this blog post about her stay in écovallée. In it, she says: Alex… announced during one mealtime together “People are the same as trees”. Like I said on the Facebook page, I think this needs some explaining. Alexplanation I can’t remember where thisRead more »
You can increase your awareness and become more present right now, with this wonderfully simple exercise from Eckhart Tolle. Can you feel your hands? (present-moment exercise) Hold your hands away from your body, so they do not touch anything. Close your eyes. See if you can feel your hands, without looking at them or moving them. (Once youRead more »