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Autumn Day Retreat with Sue + Wen

Penpont
Brecon, Wales
Saturday, 26 September, 10:30am - 3:30pm
£50 pp
 

Penpont is a manor house built in 1666 and set on a 2,000 acre rural estate with extensive gardens, a river for fishing and swimming, tennis courts, and options for mountain bike hire and horse riding. Click the photo for footage of the grounds.

Local teacher Sue Lee and I invite you to join our day retreat at this beautiful place.

10:30 am      1st yoga session with Sue (gentle)
11:30 am       tea
12 Noon        2nd yoga session with Wen (dynamic)
1 pm              lunch + walk through the grounds
3 pm              meditation with Sue

All sessions will be held in the open air and group size will be limited. Retreat-goers will have full access to the grounds for the day.

Submit a £10 deposit via Paypal to reserve your place and we will confirm good weather two days before the retreat. In the case of inclement weather your deposit will be fully refunded.
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Transportation

From London, Penpont is approximately 3.5 hours by car, or 4.5 hours by train + taxi. Click here for detailed driving directions.

By train, take the Great Western Railway from London Paddington to Abergavenny (3 hours and 40 minutes, including 1 transfer in Newport) (tickets are £37.50 each way and can usually be purchased up until the day before travel at this price) and a 45-minute taxi to Penpont (approximately £40, call A Cabs of Abergavenny at +44 07958 702208).

Accommodation

If coming from London without a car, we recommend staying overnight on the Friday before the retreat. Book an Airbnb (this one is well-situated, or this one) in the town of Brecon, 5 miles (a 10-minute taxi) to Penpont.

For the adventurous, the manor house at Penpont is fully booked but there is a newly refurbished, 2-bedroom cottage on the property, a 20-minute walk through a forest and a field (not for the faint of heart!) from the manor, at £100 / night (or £50 / bedroom). Reply to this email for photos of the cottage and to reserve.

Things to do

For outdoor adventurers, Penpont is a 10-minute drive to Brecon, on the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, renowned for hiking. For those who prefer indoor activities, Penpont is a 30-minute drive to Hay-on-Wye, a charming market town known for its many bookshops.

About Sue

Sue Lee is a 200-hr certified Ashtanga vinyasa yoga teacher, 85-hr pregnancy yoga teacher, and owner of the Tŷ Yoga studio in Brecon, Wales. Sue came to yoga after developing a meditation and mindfulness practice for many years and embarking on a Vipasana (silent meditation course) at the London Buddhist Centre. Sue has a warm, calming presence and her teaching emphasises safe, creative sequencing with a focus on mindful movement and breath. 

For more information, click the photo for Tŷ Yoga or practice along with Sue on IGTV @tyyoga.co.uk.
If you can't make this retreat, no worries, there are more in the pipe!
In the meantime, practice with me weekly (class times in BST):

£10 / single or in-person group, £30 / 5-pack
  • Monday 6:30 pm Vinyasa via Zoom
  • Wednesday 6:30 pm Rocket Yoga via Zoom
  • Friday 5:30 pm Power Yoga via Zoom (through The Light Centre, book here, prices vary according to membership)
  • Sunday 11 am Yoga in Shoreditch Park
Book 1:1 classes in a park near you or via Zoom. Click the booking button for pricing or reach out to me with your needs.
 
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Stay safe and see you on the mat. x

Wen
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