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Getting to Dorset retreat

By train:
Mainline trains to Gillingham (Dorset – not Kent!). Taxis from the station cost around £5

By car: See directions here

Yoga and Walking, 10-12 November 2017

Soak up the Autumn colours with a weekend of gentle yoga, meditation and guided walks in the beautiful Dorset countryside

A weekend to nourish your body, mind and spirit. In a beautiful spot in the heart of the Dorset countryside slow down, quieten, and renew your inner resources. Leave feeling relaxed, de-stressed and ready for the world.

The meditation and yoga

A combination of meditation and yoga sessions, combined with Autumn walks starting early evening on Friday and finishing after lunch on Sunday. Morning practices will be more invigorating; evenings calming and restoring.

The yoga will have an emphasis on developing strength and flexibility. There will also be periods of silence and evening yoga nidra (deep relaxation).

The walks

There will will also be two guided walks of around two hours – to explore and enjoy the beautiful countryside around the retreat centre.

Gently and safely taught, the weekend is suitable for beginners or more experienced yogis and meditators wanting to experience a gentle approach to asana (postures) combined with time to immerser ourselves in the sights and sounds of nature in its Autumn glory.

There will be time to treat yourself to a massage, or simply relax with a book or stare at the sky…

The centre

Osho Leela is a friendly retreat centre in 15 acres of grounds on the outskirts of Gillingham (mainline rail, London 2 hrs). There is a range of accommodation – from dormitories to single and twin rooms in the main house or in pine lodges and mobile homes. Some have their own living-kitchen areas. Home-cooked vegetarian meals are included in the price of the retreat.

We practice “karma yoga” or service, such as tasks such as washing or drying up together, or stripping our beds at the end of our stay.

Take a guided tour of the Leela Centre.

What they said last time

“Thanks for a great yoga weekend in Dorset last weekend. The calm and energy carried me over the summer solstice. It was a lovely treat.” Jo C., 2017

“A fabulous experience and I would love to come again.” Donna, 2014

“Thanks Chris for a great weekend. It was lovely and such a nice relaxed group, really enjoyed the yoga, the meditation, the silent walk in the early morning sunshine – and the food of course!” Lisa, 2014

“Excellent weekend. Great company, amazing food and plenty of relaxing yoga, meditation and massage.” Marisa, 2013 and 2014

“A really restorative weekend. I feel relaxed, at peace and well fed! Super awesome. Thank you, Chris.” Claudia, 2013

“The perfect mix of yoga, meditation, company and good food in lovely surroundings. I’ll be back next year.” Vicky, 2012 and 2013

“Thank you so much. I had a lovely time and have gained a lot of confidence as to come on my own was a challenge for me – but I did it! Everyone was very friendly.” Sally, 2013 and 2014


Price per person
£ Sterling
Single room in mobile home £290
Sharing a twin or double room in house or pine chalet £290
Single room in house or pine chalet £330

Email Chris for room descriptions, a booking form, other information or call me on 07866 801177.