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'Finding your balance' - An Ayurvedic & Yogic approach

A week-end of Yoga, meditation, ayurveda in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park (Devon) for returning to the essence of your true Self. The retreat is taught by Marianne Simonin who is a fully qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner ( Ayur) , and a Yoga & meditation teacher since 1991 (BWY).


Bala Brook, South Brent Devon, GB TQ10 9ED
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Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles



Oct 14 to
Oct 16
16:00 pmto14:00 pm



Early bird - ends 14th July midnight (£420).
Price includes full board in twin room. Few single rooms available for an extra £20 (limited)

Ayurvedic consultation (£40)
Ayurvedic / Holistic massage (£55)

Full Description

Weaving Yogic and Ayurvedic principles, as well as therapeutic sessions, this retreat will focus on 'finding your balance' according to your own unique constitution.
- Daily yoga classes (ShivaShakti style rooted in Marianne' own yogic path) to develop suppleness, strength and free tension.
- Morning meditation and pranayama to energize the body and balance the mind.
- Introduction to Ayurveda (Indian ancient medical system), in order to have an understanding of your individual constitution and pathological pre-disposition.
- Full board accomodation, serving simple and nutrious vegetarion food.
- Thirty five acres of mature oak trees and woodland adjoining the waterfalls of Bala Brook, with a gate leading onto the wide open Moor.

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Marianne has been teaching for more than 25 years. She follows the path of Shakti sadhana in the lineage of the Das MahaVidiyas and Kali Kaula. Her teaching stems from her profound personal practice in the subject, as well as her many stays in India. She believes that Yoga is a unique and individual journey, and requires a lifetime engagement. Her Yoga classes are creative and empowering, encouraging the students to develop a state of deeper meditative awareness. She focuses on the therapeutic aspects of Yoga and meditation, and has worked with many students suffering from depression and anxiety. She teaches also Yoga nidra.

Marianne holds a Masters degree in Ayurvedic Medecine from Middlesex University, and did a three months internship at two Ayurvedic Teaching hospitals in India (Karnataka) SDM Hassan and KLE Belgaum. She is a member of the APA (Association of Ayurvedic Practitioners).