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RETREAT DATES: AUGUST 11-14 – 2022 


Set in the heart of the Dordogne Valley in southern France, this retreat is the perfect opportunity for individuals and/or couples to take a moment, to rest, and to heal. 


This is a retreat that is focused solely on YOUR wellness and is designed to all you to unplug, rest, and restore via daily Reiki Energy Healing Sessions, Meditation Practice, Yoga sessions, Breathwork, and other Holistic Wellness practices.  Further to these offerings, there is the option to add on fully certified trainings in various wellness modalities during your retreat should you wish to take your practice to a deeper level.  

Open your personal energy with daily meditation and breathwork classes by the pool or spread across our 1.5 hectare garden.

Open the mind, body, and soul to ramp up your healing and rejuvenation with Reiki Energy Healing sessions from a master healer and practitioner with over 15 years of professional practice in Reiki and Wellness.

Allow space to be cultivated and nourished within the mind and body via fully guided Yin Yoga sessions adjacent to the pool or set among the towering oak trees of the property.  

Fully relax next to the salt water pool or stroll among the many kilometers of forested trails just adjacent to the property or venture further out and explore all that The Dordogne region of France has to offer (including some of the best food in the country and a wealth of medieval history)

Your retreat takes place in an intimate fully restored 18th century farmhouse, deep in the countryside of the Dordogne Valley of France, guests will enjoy the ideal setting to pause, rest, and restore.  

Main house pool

Interested or need more information on this retreat? Please email us below!

Accommodations

Fully Private Accommodation in our Gîtes 

Guests selecting this accommodation option will enjoy the most private lodging options on the property.  Accommodation options here will be allocated in order of receipt of full payment and/or guest preference. All sleeping options have wifi and television across each unit. All rooms have either King or Queen beds,

La Chambre Rouge is the most private sleeping quarters on the property.  Sitting adjacent to and at the end of the 18th century tobacco barn, La Chambre Rouge is a fully renovated sleeping quarter with updated full en suite bathroom within the unit.  The room has sleeping space for a couple and, given it’s location on the property, is exceptionally peaceful and quiet.  Guests within this option enjoy views over the sunflower fields and forest just behind the property.  La Chambre Rouge is accessible up a flight of beautiful stone stairs tucked next to the tobacco barn.

La Chambre Rouge is booked either as single or double occupancy.

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La Métairie, the second accommodation option here, is a fully equipped and updated loft accommodation.  Located adjacent to the 18th century tobacco barn, yet close to the main house, guest to La Métairie have a quiet sitting area on the ground floor with large sleeping quarters on the loft above.  La Métairie shares an original stone wall with the barn which gives the room an immense amount of character.  Keeping with the historic usage of this accommodation, La Métairie is tastefully decorated with tones of leather, coffee, and tobacco.   La Métairie has a recently renovated full bath with rain shower.  Views from La Métairie are over the garden of the main property.

La Métairie is booked as either single or double occupancy.

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Two twin beds

Le Studio, the third option for accommodation here, is across the garden from both La Métairie and La Chambre Rouge and is fully on the ground floor.  La Suite enjoys a number of unique amenities including two full baths and a small kitchette.  In addition to these, there is also a small terrace outside of the back entrance to La Suite where guests can relax with a glass of wine and enjoy views over the sunflower fields and forests adjacent to the property.  The first full bath is a small but completely modern bath with rain shower, while the second full bath is more spacious and includes a deep soaking tub.  The soaking tub sits perfectly next to the garden and swimming pool and takes in stunning sunsets through the windows.

Le Studio is booked as either single or double occupancy.

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Semi Private Options Dans

La Maison Principale 

On the second floor of the main house there are three different options for our guests.  These options are all semi-private as the bath facilities on the second floor are shared by all three rooms (detached half bath and fully modern shower/bath room):

La Mansarde:
This room boasts impressive exposure of the original beams expressing the tradidiontal style of second floor rooms in the Dordogne.  La Mansarde has a queen bed and beautiful tree level views over the main garden of the property.

La Grande Chambre:
This is the largest room on the second floor and enjoyes direct views over the garden of the property.  Le Grande Chambre has two queen beds.  

Le Petit Chambre:
This is the smallest lodging option on the property.  Le Petit Chambre enjoys direct views over the garden of the property and has two twin beds within that can be put together for a queen.  

Main house pool
Main house pool
Main house pool

La Mansarde in the Main House is booked as either single or double occupancy.

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La Grande Chambre in the Main House is book as either single or double occupancy.

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La Petit Chambre in the Main House is booked as either single or double occupancy.

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Itinerary

During your 4 day, 3 night retreat your holistic wellness and restoration will be the focus via:

 

  • One private 45 minute Reiki healing session during the retreat
  • Morning meditation practice by the salt water pool 
  • Evening group Energy Healing and Meditation Practice set amongst the forest in the garden
  • Following Evening Meditation Practice we will transition into a fully guided Yin-Yoga practice to fully relax into the evening
  • Option to include a fully certified training in Reiki (all levels), Meditation, and Sound Therapy Training
  • Opportunities for private wellness sessions with Bruce Taylor which may focus on your current journey with your health, perhaps your career in holistic wellness, personal goals and trajectories with your work and relationships, and other topics within Holistic Wellness
  • There will be quiet time during the day to relax around the pool, walk in the forest, meditate in the garden, and to see the surrounding countryside if you would like to venture out

What is included in the retreat cost and what costs are your responsibility?

The booking cost for the retreat is inclusive of your room, breakfast, and all retreat activities that are led by Bruce Taylor. 

Please note that rooms are booked on double occupancy.
 


What is NOT included in the retreat cost?
You are responsible for: 

  • Flights to and from your home country to France or a point of entry of your choice

  • All transport costs within France (train, car rental, etc).  A car rental is mandatory for this retreat.  Given our location in the countryside there is no option for public transportation to and from the property.  

  • All food related expenses (external to the included French breakfast).  Lunch and Dinner are NOT included in the retreat cost.  We will be assisting with options for both lunch and dinner with a select number of our personal favorite local restaurants.  

  • Travel insurance and other misc. personal fees

  • Any other fees and expenses that may arise that are not directly related to the guided services provided during your stay on this tour