Welcome to Satvada Retreats

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Are you looking for a yoga retreat, yoga weekend, mindfulness weekend or yoga and walking holiday? We create nourishing small group escapes for anyone seeking to rejuvenate body & soul in exceptional surroundings, in a supportive, relaxed atmosphere. Our three-to-five night holidays and retreats are currently based in Morocco, Croatia and Norfolk.

As owners of Chelmsford-based yoga and meditation studio, Yoga at the Mill, we are held in high industry regard, with a trusted track record for providing exceptionally welcoming, grounded and accessible escapes. 

We are especially keen to welcome newcomers to retreats, mindfulness or yoga, and our intention is to offer an enriching experience informed by a thoughtful, balanced programme, mindful teaching and an ethos of deep self-care. Detox retreats and jam-packed schedules are off our menu!

Expect a loyal team of teachers picked for their inclusive, therapeutic approach, and deep love of yoga and meditation - ancient practices with such contemporary resonance. We have taken our background in travel and health journalism into our quest to find family-owned venues with a quiet wow-factor. We promise to treat you with delicious, wholesome, balanced food (always locally sourced), including afternoon tea and home-made cake!

What's coming up?

Mindfulness for Wellbeing Weekend, Norfolk

Our Guardian-recommended long weekends  in Norfolk are set in gorgeous, meticulously converted barns. Enjoy winter walks, chats by the wood burner, delicious vegetarian cooking, beautifully taught restorative yoga and yoga nidra to complement the mindfulness practices. A chance to rest deeply, pause, and 'be'.

When: December 1 - 4, 2017
Where: Nr. Swaffham, Norfolk, UK
Suitable for: Those interested in mindfulness
Availability: One room left
Find out more: Mindfulness for Wellbeing
Morocco - New Year Yoga Holiday in Marrakech

Our sought-after New Year holidays invite you to drink in the sight, sounds and atmosphere of Marrakech in mid-winter, when bright sunshine and day-time highs of 20 degrees plus are the norm. This retreat includes two guided walks: one through the centre of this ever-evocative city; the other, a New Year Eve's excursion into the glorious nearby Atlas Mountains. 

When: December 29 2017 - January 3, 2018
Where: Central Marrakech, in a trusted, tranquil Riad
Suitable for: Most people
Availability: Moderate
Mindfulness Taster Weekend in Norfolk

We are tremendously excited to have discovered this gorgeous manor farm, sitting on its own in open Norfolk countryside. It's difficult to imagine a more perfect setting for mindfulness and stepping out of daily routine. This long weekend will offer a luxurious, therapeutic environment as a framework within which to learn some life-long meditation tools.

When: May 18 - 21, 2018
Where: Norfolk, near Acle 
Suitable for: All
Availability: Good
Find out more: Mindfulness Taster Weekend

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