Welcome to Hands on Life
Retreats & Workshops in Locations of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with Experienced and Inspired Teachers.
MOVEMENT. MIND MEDICINE. ART THERAPY. MASSAGE.
ABOUT HANDS ON LIFE COMMUNITY We create active, diverse, transformative retreats and classes hosted by experienced, professional, inspired teachers, and therapists. Combining activities such as: YOGA, ART, SWIMMING, PILATES, DANCE, MASSAGE, MEDITATION, MIND MEDICINE, MUSIC, COOKING, APOTHECARY AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS. The locations are in areas of outstanding natural beauty, with stylish accommodation and good beds. This years retreats will be held at The Old Rectory in Devon. Informal elegant, surrounded with artwork, great books and great beds.You will be served nutritious food, and gently encouraged to appreciate a slower place in nature giving you the opportunity to learn new skills that will help you take a break from the chatter of a busy life. Facilities include: Sleeps 24 • Infrared Sauna • Catering Kitchen • Yoga Studio • Salt water swimming pool • Treatment room • Tennis Court • Croquet Lawn • Fire Circle • Hiking Routes And if you are a teacher... ...looking for an inspiring venue to hold your retreat?... join our community. We welcome and support other teachers and groups.
Retreats Classes And Workshops
Regular Yoga Classes Tuesdays and Friday; Location The Old Rectory
Tuesday & Friday Yoga, Pilates and Relax with Amanda or Marika
Yoga & Pilates classes focusing on strengthening your core, mobility, flexibility, and all round strength and mental fitness.If you want to learn, or deepen your practice, both Amanda and Marika are highly skilled intuitive teachers with 10 years experience between them.
Herbal Medicine, Cacao Bliss & Massage Workshop
7th March 2020 | Location: The Dunes, Mawgan Porth Cornwall. 10.00 am -5.30 pm
Run by medical herbalist Sarah Murphy and Esalen massage & bodywork specialist Leonie Nanassy. This informative day long workshop will teach you to make potions and creams with everyday herbs from the garden and woods.You will learn to package your products, along with massage techniques so that you can apply your potions with some knowledge and skill. Delicious lunch, refreshments, and Cacao bliss session and more.
November | Location: Cornwall (more details coming soon)
MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
Introduction to Inspiring Vegan cooking Herbal Medicine and Yoga
Date 2020 coming soon | Location: Cornwall
Join us on a journey, exploring mindfulness, wild swimming and learning how to make the most delicious vegan snacks and treats. Complimented by Vinyasa and Yin Yoga. you will also have the chance to experience a cacao bliss session. (more information coming soon)
Wild & Free Yoga and Mindfulness Escape in Devon
1st – 4th May 2020 | Location: The Old Rectory Devon
Reboot your metabolism with a weekend of yoga, salt water swimming, herbal Medicine talk, mindful eating, night-walking, and much more, in the wilds of Devon.
9th -13th July 2020 | Chamonix NEW VENUE
Introduction to Wild Swimming with Yoga & Herbal Medicine.
5th – 8th November 2020 | Location: Cornwall
Join us on a journey, exploring mindfulness, herbal medicine and wild swimming in stunning locations around North Cornwall, complimented by clean eating, night walking and learning how to put mind over matter, out in the elements.(More details coming soon)
Regular classes: Yoga Nidra followed by an uplifting Cacao Ritual
Date July & August 2020 | Location: Turner and Thom Stockbridge Hampshire
Experience one hour of Yoga Nidra, a profound form of yoga in which you will learn how to relax consciously and train your mind with the guidance of ‘Sankalpa”. Sankalpa is a Sanskrit word, and is an important stage of Yoga Nidra that can be a powerful method of re shaping your personality and direction in life along the positive lines. This class will be followed by a cacao ritual where you will be encouraged to strengthen the affirmation of your “Sankalpa”