Our Classic Retreat is a week-long chance to get away from it all and concentrate on you & your family. Feel human again.

6-12 July 2019 - WAITLIST

7-13 September 2019

2-9 November 2019 (Winter Sun) - JUST RELEASED

From £1250 per adult (kids go free!)

Includes:

  • two fitness classes per day for mums

  • dedicated dads fitness day midweek (rest day for mums)

  • one personal training session per adult (more available)

  • one massage per adult (more available)

  • four hours or one evening’s babysitting per family

  • all food and drink

  • accommodation and use of all estate facilities

  • mid-week maid clean

  • exclusive &Breathe retreaters' style content, tips and resources

  • exercise consultation & personalised fitness plan

  • wellbeing & identity reading list

  • recipe cards and shopping list inspiration

  • welcome goody bag with treats and exclusive discounts from &Breathe and our friends

  • transfers from Limoges are available for a supplement, but we strongly recommend car hire.

The best, best, family holiday ever
— Florence, July 2018

In more detail...

fit

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One of our awesome &Breathe trainers will be your fitness guru for the week, helping you get back into exercise or upping your game.  They'll ensure you get the right workout for you: taking into account your birth experience, general fitness level, weeks post-natal and any other aspects of your physical health.

Classes will be a variety of formats to keep it interesting, both indoors and outdoors, to make the most of our beautiful surroundings.

Dads classes (also tailored to needs) mid-retreat are a chance for partners to get active and give mums a rest day, helping muscles recover for the second half of the week. Your Personal Training sessions focus on elements specific to you, and you will also receive a Training Plan to take home. Perfect to continue your good work!

 

Food

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We’ll show you how you can eat healthily but with delicious food, and more importantly how you can keep on track when you get home, via &Breathe recipes.  We realise you’re on holiday too, so there is room for a glass of wine and a slice or three of French cheese!

Breakfasts are healthy and plentiful to set you up for the day.  Lunches are light but filling, afternoon snacks are served before the afternoon fitness class.  Dinners are healthy but rewarding, with a taste of France. Tea, coffee, filtered water on tap.

 

Feel

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It’s not often that a group of young parents come together in a totally relaxed setting.  We hope that you’ll make friends, share your stories and come up for air together.  We certainly learnt a few things and were able to help others with our own experiences on our first retreats.

We also help you spend time with your partner via childcare and babysitting nights (hello, date night, it’s been a while!) and suppers are like ready made dinner parties.

Massages and mindfulness sessions are also included, so you can really switch off and learn to keep calm, switch off and be more present when you are back home again too. Learn more about our Feel Good pillar here >>

 

Where?

The gorgeous Manoir La Croix de La Jugie is the venue for your revitalising re-boot.  As a rambling family home, it has everything you need for new babies and older children, as well as being the perfect setting for fitness and relaxation.  Read more

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Prices:

£1250 - per adult (baby under 18m goes free), in one bedroom

Supplements: £1000 for two bedrooms, £750 solo parent supplement to cover extra childcare

Siblings under 5 welcome on our Toddler Plus retreats. Maximum six families per retreat. Travel to France not included, closest airport is just 40 minutes away. More on Travel >>

upcoming dates

6-12 July 2019 - WAITLIST

7-13 September 2019 - ONE SPOT LEFT

Winter Sun 2-9 November 2019 - JUST RELEASED

£1250 per adult (baby goes free)


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