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WITH IMOGEN NORTH
& SUSIE HOWE

 

REST & DIGEST
RETREAT DAY

SATURDAY, 9TH MARCH 2024
11.30AM - 5.30PM
@ CUCUMBER FIELDS

About

As the days begin to get longer, the weather warmer and you feel like giving your world a good clearing out, what better time to delve into the profound wisdom that links your digestive health to mental clarity, mood, and overall well-being

Join Imogen and Susie on this retreat day to spring clean your gut!

This retreat day aims to help you understand and nurture the connection between your gut and your brain helping you to transform the way you 'digest life'. 

 

The day will start with a dynamic yoga workshop led by Imogen - this practice will be designed specifically to enhance your digestive health.

After lunch Susie will guide us through a gut health talk, discussing some of the best ways that we can support our digestion naturally and provide lots of practical and realistic tips on how to optimise our gut health.  During this workshop you will receive recommendations of which ingredients to prioritise when putting a meal together as well as a range of lifestyle habits that are practical to incorporate into our daily lives. 

 

Susie will also lead a hands-on practical nutrition workshop where we will be making our own probiotic to take away as well as assembling a delicious gut healthy afternoon snack to provide us with a lovely energy boost before the closing yoga session.  All recipes will be provided so you can replicate them at home.

The day will close with a restorative yoga practice led by Imogen.  This session will focus on how digestive health is key to a peaceful nights sleep.

Included in this Retreat Day

 

The Food

 

There will be a the morning snack and a nutritious vegan lunch menu including a sweet treat.  Designed by the wonderful Kitchen Mama, Indira Orion.

 

Complementary herbal Pukka tea will be available all day for you to help yourselves. You can also purchase extra hot coffees and cold beverages, nutritional bites and wholesome cakes that are locally made from The Cucumber Fields Pantry.

Added Extras

 

There will also be an option for massage treatments on the day.  We will be in touch closer to the day to book your spot.

 

The Pantry boutique also stocks Cucumber Fields very own Wear Yoga & Cycle clothing, equipment and gifts.

     

 Not Included in this Retreat Day

 

  • Transportation

  • Personal Expenses

  • Massage Sessions

  • Tips for Staff

  • Extra snacks and drinks from The Cucumber Fields Pantry

OUR TEAM

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Meet Imogen 

Imogen is a 500hr trained Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist.  She trained initially under the expert eye of Katy Appleton her preferred style of teaching is dynamic Vinyasa flow descended from the Krishnamacharya lineage. 

Imogen enhanced her teaching becoming one of Judith Hanson Lasater's Relax and Renew® certified restorative yoga teachers and continues to train with her teacher Tiffany Cruikshank.  

Imogen is passionate about helping people make changes in their lives. Her teaching fuses anatomy, physiology and biomechanics with traditional Eastern yogic practices; tantra, ritual, and a deep reverence for nature.    Imogen's teaching honours the lineages of all of her teachers and through her teaching she hopes to inspire possibility and encourage self-awareness, awakening your authentic creativity as a yoga practitioner in the modern world. Imogen fiercely believes that yoga is for everyone, that it is a vital tradition that transcends all race and religion, fundamental in all of our lives more so now than ever before.

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Meet Susie 

Susie Howe is a Nutrition and Wellness Coach who is passionate about supporting women in midlife with changes they are currently experiencing or those who would like to align their body and lifestyle to prepare for changes they may start to experience in the years ahead. A bit like a midlife edit! 

 

The areas Susie specialises in are: sleep, stress, movement, energy, nutrition, hormone balance, gut health & weight management. She creates fully bespoke, realistic and practical plans for clients. Susie’s aim is to empower her clients to make consistent, sustainable habits and provide accountability in a safe and non-judgemental space. She focuses on holistic, foundational nourishment and coaches and advises her clients on evidence-based nutrition principles.

The Location

Cucumber Fields,
Camleigh Farm,
Cucumber Lane,
Essendon,
Hertfordshire,
AL9 6JB

​Cucumber Fields is a beautifully formed, relaxed and welcoming space where yogis are able to nurture their physical and emotional wellbeing. It comprises a spacious yoga studio, a state-of-the-art cycle studio, has ample complimentary parking and is surrounded by peaceful countryside.

Road:

Depending on which direction your are coming from Cucumber Fields is only about 10minutes drive from Junction 23 of the M25 or about 8 minutes from Junction 2 off the A1(M). There is plenty of parking on site for people arriving by car.

 

Rail:

There are many train stations close by. The biggest being Hatfield, with trains running from London to Hatfield regularly. Cucumber Fields is about 10 minutes drive in a taxi from Hatfield Train Station.

INVESTMENT

130 GBP : All prices are per person and include all classes, workshops & food.

110 GBP Earlybird : If BOOKED AND PAID by 22nd December 2023

Places are allocated on a first come first serve basis.​

CANCELLATION 

 

 

Places on this retreat day are not refundable unless Imogen can replace you with another student.

If a replacement can be found she will refund you minus a £20 admin fee.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Kay, Harpenden

Imogen breaths life and enthusiasm in all her approaches to yoga.  She aids the practitioner to really sense life's fullness and rewards. 

Kimberley,  Harpenden

Susie is knowledgeable, approachable and supportive. I have learnt so much about nutrition and how to help support my own health. Many of my complaints have gone. I feel far better than I did before meeting with Susie. Her advice is achievable, sustainable and effective. Highly recommend!

Clare, Hampshire

I’d recommend a retreat with Imogen to anyone. The yoga teaching is comprehensive and holistic and caters for all levels and bodies.  Her warmth and care for her students is always evident. 

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