Yoga Retreat


Wednesday 7 June to Friday 9 June 2023 
Melanie Cooper & Jennie Wadsten


Join us for a rejuvenating
yoga retreat in the forest!

Affordable – single rooms – two nights – lots of yoga, rest and inspiration – a workshop, healthy food. 

Everyone is welcome.

If you’re a yoga teacher you’ll also get Continuing Education hours for the workshops (Yoga Alliance) 

If you can’t makes these dates you can sign up to our list of interest for 2024 to be the first to hear and get the early bird discount. 

“I recently attended a yoga retreat hosted by Jennie & Melanie, and it was an absolutely amazing experience! It made me feel rested rejuvenated, and inspired. I highly recommend their retreats to anyone looking for a fun and transformative yoga retreat experience.”
– Sophia, UK



Vinyasa flow / yin yoga / meditation & pranayama / yoga nidra  / special workshop based on the participants requests.



Emerson College, East Sussex

More information

The location is peaceful and creative.

The rooms are simple and affordable and everyone gets a single rooms


How to get there

Details here


Daily schedule 

(subject to change)

12.45 Lunch
2 pm Welcoming circle and Yoga class 
6.15 pm Dinner
8 pm Yin Yoga 
8 am Breakfast
9.30 am Yoga 
12.45 Lunch
Free time
3 pm Workshop and Yoga Class 
6.15 Dinner
8 pm Yin Yoga 
8 am Breakfast
9.30 am Yoga 
12.45 Lunch


Information from Emerson:
Meals at Emerson are vegetarian and they can also cater for the diets listed below:
• Vegetarian – No meat, fish or any products derived from slaughtered animals (rennet, gelatine, lard, fish oils, etc.)
• Vegan – As for vegetarians plus no product from any living animal such as milk (cows’, goats’ or ewes’), cheese, eggs, cream, lactose, honey, etc.
• Gluten-free – No product containing gluten, such as wheat, oats, spelt, rye. Suitable starches we use are buckwheat, millet, rice and potatoes
• Dairy-free – Dairy product/dairy/milk products are products derived exclusively from milk. ‘Milk’ is obtained from animals that include cows, goats, sheep and buffalo. We always have alternatives to milk as standard e.g. rice or soya drink.
Allergies and intolerance
Unfortunately, they are not able to cater for Allergies and Intolerances. They will provide you with self catering facilities at no extra charge. Please talk to the events manager when you enquire:

Included in the price

Meals included: 
Wednesday: lunch and dinner
Thursday: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Friday: breakfast and lunch
Afternoon snacks and coffee/tea available for purchase 

Not Included

– Travel expenses & insurance

Included in the price

Meals included: 
Wednesday: lunch and dinner
Thursday: lunch and dinner
Friday: lunch
Afternoon snacks and coffee/tea available for purchase 

Not Included

– Accommodation
– Travel expenses & insurance

About the Venue

Emerson College is an Educational Charity and Event Centre for set in over 23 acres of Biodynamic Botanic Gardens. 


It provides a beautiful setting for conferences, courses, workshops and retreats, and is ideally suited to social-development, self-development, arts, movement, spirituality, nature, and land-based themes. 


The Emerson College gardens are home to many rare trees and over 100 medicinal plants as well as beautiful ponds, lawns and flower beds, a vegetable garden, an apple orchard and a wood full of blue bells in spring. Emerson’s kitchen is well known for its creative, vegetarian, vegan and seasonal meals with over 40% of ingredients sourced from the College Vegetable Garden. 


The campus is host to a wealth of initiatives including The Sacred Art Of Geometry Studios, The Healing Garden, Robin’s Nest Kindergarten, Spring Rise Community Garden, The School Of Storytelling and many more. At any time you will find artists in residence working in the studios, regular storytelling performances and many other events and activities to enjoy.

Date & time

Wednesday 12.45 Lunch 
End: Friday 12.45 Lunch 

Wednesday 4 pm
End: Friday 9 am


Price Onsite

Early bird price until 31 March 2023

£390 per person (regular price £490) 
Space is limited. 

Price Offsite

Yoga, lunch & dinner: 
Price £150
Offsite bookings are limited to 10 people
Please note that we can’t help with finding/booking accommodation offsite.

Note: minimum age to attend the retreat: 18.