Spring Awakening (Day Retreat)
Saturday 2nd April: 10am – 5.30pm
Arrive into spring with a day retreat designed to hit all the good spots and leave you feeling re-centred and glowing for a easeful, seasonal change.
Birch resident Molly will welcome you into the day, setting intentions and guiding you through a morning yoga practice. After a plant based lunch, our Holistic Facial Therapist and skincare expert will share her wisdom on achieving that elusive ‘Glow’ this spring.
Now time to explore the benefits of forest bathing as Molly guides you through the nature at Birch with a mediation to awaken your senses. Time for tea and cake before the day closes with a fire cacao ceremony circle, a time to release the old and call in the new. Leaving the day feeling restored, rejuvenated so you can step out into the world with a fresh sense of alignment and Spring awakening.
10:00 – Arrival
10:15 – Opening Circle & Intention Setting
11:00 – 12:30 Morning vinyasa practice.
This practice will be an energising and warming vinyasa practice designed to suit all abilities and take you deeper into the mind, body and breath.
12:30 – 13:30 Wholesome, plant based lunch
Our daily choice is carefully curated based on seasonality and what’s at its best from our land. Lunch includes a warming main dish, flavour-packed and zesty salads, Birch-made sourdough fresh from our bakery, and a light dessert.
*Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.
13:30 – 14:30 Find Your Glow
Join our Holistic Facial Therapist and skincare expert for a workshop on achieving that elusive ‘Glow’ this Spring. Taking a holistic 360 approach, we’ll cover which glow-boosting beauty products to use, food to feed your skin, simple but effective facial massage techniques, and small lifestyle shifts to make to start enjoying a beautiful ‘lit from within’ look this spring (and for the year ahead!)
14:45 – 15:45 Forest Bathing & Grounding Meditation
Get out into the beautiful Birch grounds and recharge amongst the ancient trees and woodland life. Bring a journal + pen along to tap into your creative energy and soak up the good vibes.
15:45 – 16:15 Tea & Cake
16:15 – 17:15 Cacao & Fire Ceremony
Cacao has been used in indigenous plant medicine for millennia to help open the heart and inspire the spirit. You’ll be guided through an intentional embodiment of breathwork, free movement and delicious Cacao – finishing in a fire ceremony to release the old and call in the new. Get ready for a good old Spring clean!
Please note, Cacao is unsuitable for pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as those with caffeine intolerance or heart conditions. If this is you – you’re still welcome to attend and not drink Cacao.
17.30 Goodie bags & Goodbyes
£135 / person (Members)
£150 / person (Guests. Stay for an additional £180/night stay over Friday/Saturday night)