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About Us

immersive breathwork and cold water therapy experiences for curious souls.

Join our mini-retreat

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clients love our immersive
Breathwork, Fire & Ice 3-Day
retreat experiences:

42 Acres, Regenerative Wellbeing  Retreat, Somerset

Welcome to our Client Testimonial Page, where excellence meets experience! Discover the transformative stories of our cherished retreat participants who have generously shared their 5-star reviews. Immerse yourself in a collection of glowing testimonials that reflect the unparalleled impact of our retreats. Join a community of satisfied souls who have found inspiration, rejuvenation, and joy in our curated retreat experiences.

 

Join us for our next retreats to explore the magic that unfolds when passion, purpose, and positivity converge. Your journey towards a 5-star experience begins here!

Skill Level:

Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN NATURE at 42 ACRES REGENERATIVE ESTATE

Stunning countryside location

Our retreat takes place at our award winning Luxury Regenerative Estate,

42 Acres, set in the stunning Somerset countryside. This beautiful location, nestled in 173 acres of  ancient woodland, lakes and meadows, is a wildlife sanctuary, offering a home to beavers, wild boar, pine martens, barn owls, otters, hares, kestrel and buzzards,  just 20 minutes from Frome, Gillingham and Westbury. 42 Acres is a luxury wellness retreat dedicated to bringing you back to nature. 

Immerse yourself in luxurious 42 Acres where every detail has been meticulously crafted to cocoon you in comfort and indulgence, including our 'Soil to Gut' hyper local, nourishing food with premium wild foraged ingredients. Surrender to the therapeutic embrace of nature as you experience green landscapes, wild swimming and unwind amidst the harmonious sounds of the forest.

There is a choice of luxury accommodation on offer, including private and shared rooms.

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What to expect

Led by certified Yoga Teacher and Breath Coach Katherine Howlett,  you will learn a toolkit of scientifically proven breathwork techniques and ancient and modern research into heat & cold exposure to increase your overall health, vitality, sense of connection and life longevity.

Yoga Bodywork Styles:

Bhakti, Kundalini, Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Yoga Nidra for Sleep Restoration

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Breathwork

As the foundation to our practice, you'll learn to use your breath to upgrade your nervous system, brain chemistry, respiratory and cardiovascular health.

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Yoga Asanas

Focussed yoga flows to connect your breath to your posture work to internalise awareness, warm up the body,  strengthen, tone and detoxify.

 

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Mindset practice

Upgrade your mindset through evidence-based breath and mindfulness practices designed to help you harness your true potential & thrive.

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Sauna heat therapy

In our wood-fired barrel sauna, we will be using alternating heat and cold therapies to boost brain function, promote weight loss and optimise wellbeing.

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Cold water therapy

Embrace your inner Wim Hof with ice baths and wild swimming to strengthen the parasympathetic & sympathetic nervous system, focus the mind. Increase endorphins and more.  

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Community

Make friends for life through our community focussed approach and support. Commune around the fire pit each night and enjoy meals together. 

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ALL INCLUSIVE CURATED HOLISTIC WELLNESS RETREAT

 

BREATHWORK, YOGA, MINDSET TRAINING, SAUNA HEAT & COLD WATER THERAPY, COMMUNITY 

What's included

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  • Two night's stay at our stunning farmhouse

  • Introduction to Breathwork and Yoga Postures Workshop

  • Daily early morning alchemy breathwork and yoga

  • Daily breathwork to rejuvenate your midday energy

  • Daily breathwork and yoga nidra for a soulful end of day and deep reset

  • Conscious breathing including: Ujjayi, Box Breathing, Three-Part Breath

  • Ancient Yogic Pranayamas including: Kapalabhati, Bhastrika, Nadi Shodhana

  • Wim Hoff's Meditation and Breath Technique for Mindset Training

  • Woodland wood-fired sauna, nestled amongst the trees

  • Communal ice bath cold water immersion in our woodland glade

  • Wild swimming in the stunning lake, nestled in the forest

  • OM Chanting Circle for group healing

  • Mantra Meditation workshop, using sacred beads and sound vibration

  • Guided walks in beautiful countryside

  • Fire Ceremony and Evening bonfires

  • Seasonal, 'hyper-local' and wild foraged nourishing meals

  • Daily healthy snacks, coffee and a range of yogi and fruit teas

  • A transformed spirit, mind and body equipped with the knowledge and tools to continue your practice in the comfort of your own home.

  • The Bluestone Retreat e-Book: A comprehensive instruction manual filled with techniques, instructions, and inspirational content to bring the retreat experience home with you.

  • Lifetime membership of the Bluestone Retreat Community, with access to guided live stream weekly breathwork classes and pre-recorded content.

What's Not Included:

  • Travel and transfers

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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Katherine Howlett, Retreat host

Katherine is a qualified yoga instructor and breath coach as well as a qualified fire and ice instructor and the founder of Bluestone Retreats. She offers a holistic retreat approach through six foundational pillars: breath, yoga, mindset, fire, ice & community.

Her effervescent energy and passion is infectious and her light-hearted curiosity for the practice makes it accessible and fun for both beginners and seasoned practitioners alike.

Katherine prides herself on delivering retreats centred around transformation and connection. She encourages her students to explore connecting mind, body, and spirit; communion with nature and community. 

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REGENERATIVE HYPER-LOCAL WILD FORGAGED FOOD

Delicious chef-prepared food

Our regenerative, hyper-local and simple food demonstrates a way of eating that continues the traditions of the past and supports our shared future. As we cultivate and restore the wellbeing of our planet Earth, we cultivate and restore the wellbeing within ourselves.

 

Our 'Soil to Gut' Menu

To grow and eat in a way that serves the health of people and the planet.

We journey well beyond the farm to table concept and delve deeper into our soils and our gut. We believe that the soils in which we grow food and our guts in which the food ends up, are one and the same.

Since the health and contents of the soil will inevitably end up in our bodies, we should treat them with the same care. Our locally sourced, home-grown and wild foraged ingredients reflect how we nourish the land and local environment. We keep our menus simple so that our incredible ingredients can take the stage.

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