Spring Transition in the Magical French Alps

About the Event

Type of retreat: Yin Yoga, Sound Healing and Reiki Retreat

Starting: March 4, 2022

Price: €695

‘Lay the foundations and get ready to bloom’

We are delighted to be collaborating with Nikki & Hugh at the stunning Chalet Savoie Faire to offer you a nourishing retreat in the heart of the magical French Alps surrounded by breathtaking views and lush forests as we transition from Winter to Spring.

We have prepared a beautiful nurturing retreat where we will work to harmonise your energetic, physical, emotional and mental self with Yin Yoga, Sound Healing, Reiki, breath work, cacao and using aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine theory whilst nourishing you with life at altitude, delicious meals, a half day vegetarian cooking course and some deep, powerful and transformational sessions. Our intention is to leave you feeling rested, balanced, rejuvenated, inspired and have some tools to take back home with you.

We will be tuning into the Wood element whilst working with the Liver and Gall Bladder organs and meridian pathways in order to improve energy (chi) stagnation and flow. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theory, working with the Liver and Gall bladder meridian pathways in advance of the spring season is the most optimal time to start to protect these channels as they are likely to weaken over the spring season. When out of balance in the Liver and gall bladder meridian channels we are likely to experience symptoms such as (but not limited to) stress, headaches, neck/shoulder tension, repressed anger, frustration, irritability, resentment, indecisiveness and physical issues linked to blood, menstruation, digestion, joint issues, muscular strength and vitality. We will use techniques such as Yin Yoga, Acupressure, Qigong, Sound Therapy and Energy work to bring balance to these channels, improve energy (chi) flow and prepare you for the transition to Spring with tools for optimal health.

Friday 4th – Sunday 6th March from €695 for shared room at stunning Chalet Savoie Faire OR €595 for BYO linen shared room at the gite opposite

Whats included…

  • 3 days and 2 nights in the luxury of beautiful Chalet Savoie Faire

  • Delicious carefully prepared vegetarian food including 2x breakfasts, 1x picnic, 2 x 3 course lunches and 2x 3 course dinners (other dietary requirements are catered for)

  • Daily morning stroll, forest walk and mountain hike are planned (optional) activities during your stay

  • 2 x Morning Meditations, 3 x Yin Yoga Sessions working with the Chinese Meridian System using techniques such as qigong and acupressure, 1x Gong bath, 1 x Cacao Ceremony with journalling, singing mantra & sound,1 x Drumming circle meditation


  • Option to add 1/2 day vegetarian cookery course linked to the wood element, liver and gall bladder with Nikki (discounted by half to €75pp)

  • Option to book reiki treatment or singing bowl chakra balance a discounted price (45 mins session for €45)

  • Option to book a massage – details available on arrival

  • Option to extend your stay at Chalet Savoie Faire either before or after the retreat dates (you may like to ski in a neighbouring valley)

    *please note Nikki and Hugh have a lovely little puppy called Opi who lives with them*

Natalie & James Bradshaw

The retreat will be run by husband and wife Natalie and James. Rather than talk about their wealth of experience and compassion, here is a testimonial from Andrea:

“From the bottom of our hearts, thank you to Natalie, James, Jessi and John. Our first his and her yoga retreat! But this was not just any yoga retreat. This was a yoga, Reiki and Sound retreat in the French Alps underneath majestic Mont Blanc. An expansive and healing experience. Dynamic yoga, yin yoga, delicious food tailored to the Chinese five elements of our Yin practice. Nepalese singing bowls, chakra balancing, Reiki Drumming, hikes and hot tubs. Helping to integrate the intense energies of July. It’s difficult to put into words the fullness of the experience both personal and shared. Feeling blissed put and thoroughly blessed ”

Andrea B

About our accommodation

You can’t help but fall in love with Chalet Savoie Faire, a renovated village farmhouse B&B with bags of character. Refurbished by Hugh using reclaimed materials and with Nikki’s unique style that has been featured in glossy magazines and travel guides, this is accommodation with the wow factor!

Expect a warm welcome from hosts Nikki and Hugh, whose hands-on approach, creative culinary talents and boundless energy will ensure that guests feel well and truly pampered during their stay in this charming French village.

The boutique bedrooms include luxurious linen for a glorious night of restful sleep. Sharing a meal around the table in the magnificent vaulted ceiling dining room is even more special with the twinkling lights from the chandelier and Nikki’s fresh and vibrant food.

How to book



From €695for 3 days, 2 nights at stunning Chalet Savoie Faire

£150 (€150) non-refundable deposit to secure booking (transferrable if Covid restrictions prevent your retreat from taking place). Remainder to be paid by 28th February 2022)

All rooms in CSF are stunning, luxurious, lovingly designed and prepared.

From €695 per person in shared room (£ rate is dependant on exchange rate/approx £590 as of January 2022)

OR €595 in the shared Gite opposite the chalet on a BYO linen basis. (£ rate is dependant on exchange rate)

NO accommodation €510 however must attend all sessions and meals

Please contact direct for Private room options.

Travel, transfers and additional food or treatments outside of the programme are not included in the price. The optional vegetarian course is discounted (by 50%) to €75pp paid directly to Nikki on the day.

It is your responsibility to check the entry requirements and restrictions for France from your country. You must arrange your own travel insurance as part of the booking agreement. You must not attend this retreat if you display any Covid-19 symptoms. If you can not attend due to Covid restrictions then you can change to a future retreat – please note that the deposit is non-refundable.

We hope you can join us!

Namaste x

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