Bala BrookWe are running a U3A retreat for the Poole and Wimborne groups, from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th April. The event is also open to members from other areas.

Enjoy a relaxing weekend break at the Bala Brook Retreat Centre in Devon. There will be classic yoga sessions with asana, pranayama and meditation which will include mindful breathing, postural techniques and meditation practice. On Saturday evening there will be Circle Dancing.

The whole weekend is quite suitable for beginners and you can join in as much or little as you want. There will also be a guided walk on the moor to enjoy the stunning scenery and fresh air.

bluebellsBala Brook Retreat Centre on the edge of Dartmoor National Park is a residential venue for Yoga and Buddhist retreats. It is ideally placed for walking on the moor or just enjoying the wonderful fresh air, ancient oaks, mosses and lichens. There is simple flexible accommodation with twin and single rooms, many with en suite. The yoga and meditation studio is a feature with a wooden floor and underfloor heating. Food will be prepared by our cooks, Tara and Anna, with an emphasis on the use of local, seasonal and organic produce creating a beautiful vegetarian menu.