21st-23rd February 2020

About Mara

Mara, originally from Italy, lives and teaches yoga in London. She trained with Sampoorna Yoga in India two years ago and she’s been teaching across London since then. She discovered yoga in a moment where she felt lost and deeply insecure and this practice helped to change her life around, bringing more love, kindness and compassion in her life.

Mara’s teaching style is challenging but always encouraging to find what feels good for your body in that moment, therefore adjusting and modifying for your needs. She spurs you to explore your body, bringing a new awareness to your whole self.

About Ruth

A curious, creative soul born in England, now living in Scotland. I first practiced Yoga around 11 years ago and came back to it again & again over the years without really feeling anything click. In 2016 after the death of my Mum, I needed something that wasn’t just a quick fix but instead, longevity in healing & learning how to live again with a new awakened & more positive mindset. After experiencing many shifts when I needed them most, I knew I wanted to teach & share these break-through with others. Over the last 3 years I have trained in India, Edinburgh, Thailand and Bali and taught in Scotland, London, Mallorca & Ibiza. I am grateful each day, for this beautiful practice that continues to help me heal & live each day with joy. To come back to ourselves each time, in collective consciousness & be able to support others in their own journey of growth, is a true privilege.

About the retreat

Yoga practices (vinyasa, yin and a themed workshop), meditations, delicious vegan food & mindful activities, like walks in nature, journaling, star-gazing, pranayama and gratitude practice.

The aim of this retreat is to allow you to relax and switch off form the hustle and bustle of your day to day life, but also learning the tools that will help you raise your vibrations, with the main focus being around developing gratitude for everything around us and understanding how we can’t change what happens but we can change how we react to it.

We will be staying in the beautiful West Lexham Manor, in Norfolk, a sanctuary of calm, immersed in nature. They pride themselves to be a sustainable and organic venue, which we couldn’t be more happy to support and experience it with you!

There are 10 luxury ensuite rooms (beds can be singles to make a twin room or if you’re coming with a friend or a partner can be made as super kings, and there are two triple rooms), a cosy lounge with 2 log stoves where we can warm up and spend some free time, a large, sunny dining area, a private garden with fire bowl and a bright and spacious yoga shala where we will be practicing.

West Lexham is a place for contemplation, appreciation and transformation for any who seeks it and it felt straight away very fit to what we want to offer you and for you to experience!

The Food

Delicious and nourishing vegan meals


Early bird (until the 6th of December) £430 (twin room) – £400 (triple room)

Standard (after the 6th of December) £490 (twin room) – £460 (triple room)

To secure your spot a non refundable deposit of £150 is requested.

What’s included

Two nights luxury accommodation at West Lexham

Daily Movement, Breath & Meditation classes

Yoga Workshops

All Vegan & Vegetarian meals

Morning drink & snacks

Peaceful countryside walks

Support in your wellbeing journey

A whole group of new likeminded friends!

What’s not included

Travel to & from accommodation

Any extra food or drinks to that included

Alcohol is not included. We like to abstain for the duration but it is your personal choice.

For booking please email mara@she-smiles.com

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