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Sat, 06 Jul


The Quaives, Nr Canterbury

Shala In Nature - Summer Gathering

Celebrate the vibrant energy of summer in the heart of the Kent countryside at our annual gathering in nature. This 1 day retreat will be held at the Quaives in a tipi. Sharing Circles, Cacao, Yoga, Breathwork Journey, Sound Healing.With Anna Brook & Charlotte Donachie.

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Shala In Nature - Summer Gathering
Shala In Nature - Summer Gathering

Time & Location

06 Jul 2024, 09:00 – 17:00

The Quaives, Nr Canterbury, Seaton Rd, Canterbury CT3 1RU, UK

About the Event

Come celebrate the vibrant and blossoming energy of summer in the heart of the English countryside at our annual gathering in nature. This one day retreat will be held at the Quaives, a stunning retreat centre in Kent (nr Canterbury).

Held in a majestic tipi nestled in the expansive grounds, we’re returning to nature to soak up her grounding influence and connect deeply with ourselves, within our warm, welcoming community.

You’ll be guided through a range of practices and experiences designed to support you in finding a deep sense of balance. A sense of rewilding and resetting, letting go of extra weight to connect with ease, joy and abundance…

They include:

Cacao Ceremony

Sharing Circles


Breathwork Journey

Sound Healing

Closing Ceremony

Guided walk and nature based rituals

Nourishing lunch

This retreat is for you if:

- You feel drawn to nature and the countryside

- You’d like to delve deep into a range of nourishing practices

- You could do with some me time

- You’re drawn to sisterhood and community

- You’re ready to let go of some weight and feel more ease

You’ll be guided through an array of practices designed to:

Support you in rebalancing your nervous system

Rebalance your energy centres

Gain clarity and insight on next steps

Reconnect deeply with yourself

Connect with nature

Connect with your vision


9am - Arrival

9.45am – 12pm – Opening Ceremony & Cacao + Sharing/Setting intentions

Flowing yoga & deep relaxation

12 – 1pm – Lunch

1 – 2pm - Free time

2 – 3pm - Walk and nature based rituals

3 – 5pm – Breathwork Journey & Sound Healing

Your retreat hosts

Your guides

Anna Brook

Anna is the founder of Shala. She is a Women’s Wellness Yoga Therapist, Breathwork Coach & Cacaoista with 10 years experience of teaching/hosting retreats.

Charlotte Donachie

Charlotte is an experienced Sound Healer, Astrologer and Cacaoista.

Charlotte and Anna collaborate regularly after being friends for 20 years – the sisterhood is strong!

Our venue

The Quaives is wellness heaven… in 19 acres of open space, there are gardens, ponds, sweeping willows, an abundance of flowers, and it’s surrounded by the beautiful Kentish countryside.

The Quaives is situated 15 minutes from Canterbury, easy to reach from London, and nestled between two idyllic Kent villages, Ickham and Wickhambreaux, with stunning countryside, rivers, and streams all around for optional cold immersions.

Our retreat chef will be providing you with nutritious gourmet vegetarian food for lunch.


Full pricing = £140.

Option of 2 instalments (2 x £70) or 4 instalment (4 x £35)

*Extend your stay for the whole weekend.

There is the option to stay for the weekend in a variety of glamping options on site – from bell tents to yurts, to cottages. Please contact the Quaives to enquire -

Terms and Conditions

A focus for the retreat is on connection with nature – so it will run however the weather is on the day. There will be no refunds, so please purchase with intention.

The only exception is if a severe weather warning is announced – in which case the retreat will be postponed and refunds/moving to the new date will available.


  • 25% Discount - Regular Guests

    This discounted ticket is reserved for Shala guests who have attended a workshop or retreat with us previously. It is valid until 1st July.

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