NEW yoga and wellness retreat coming to BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen

A yoga retreat is being piloted at BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen, providing a packed afternoon of mindfulness and movement for all.

Taking place on Sunday 14 July 2024, the retreat will run from 12pm until 4pm and is open to all abilities for individuals aged 14 and upwards.

Participants will be guided through yoga routines by BH Live Active instructor, Sarah Thacker. Styles include Flow, Yin, Hatha, Nidra, and breath work.

Affirmations, meditations, and sound and vibration work will also play a part in creating an empowering and relaxed space to encourage individuals to practice mindfulness.

Weather permitting, the sessions will take place on the centre’s tennis courts, allowing visitors to get active and connect with nature. In the event of wet weather, the sessions will take place indoors

Places are limited to 20 participants, with sessions costing £15 for BH Live Active members and £20 for non-members. Refreshments including water, herbal teas, juice, and nourishing snacks are included.

Bookings can be made online or via the BH Live Active app. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided. Participants are also welcome to bring their own. Visitors are also encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and prepare for the weather by bringing suncream as well as warmer layers in case the day turns cold.

BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen is operated by registered charity and social enterprise BH Live.

BH Live’s Kelly Batchelor, Group Exercise Manager at Corfe Mullen, has organised this special retreat day and she hopes it will encourage more people from the area to give it a go. She said:

“I’m so excited to pilot this retreat for yogis of all interests and abilities at BH Live Active Corfe Mullen. Yoga is an excellent way to enjoy movement along with some much needed calm and mindfulness for improved wellbeing. Movement is gentle on the joints and if done regularly with guidance and support, can help improve mobility and stamina.”

Situated in East Dorset, BH Live Active Corfe Mullen has a gym, pool, spa facilities and a group exercise class timetable which includes daily yoga and yoga-inspired classes. The centre also has a  Terrace Café with indoor and outdoor seating (open to members and non members) a soft play facilities for the under 5s and outdoor tennis courts.

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About BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen

BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen is situated in East Dorset. It is a lively community hub, with high-quality fitness facilities for all.

It is operated by the registered charity BH Live.

The gym has two levels, each with lift, access to a cardio zone, free weights, resistance machines for strength and toning, plus functional fitness areas.

There’s a packed programme of group exercise classes running seven days a week. They include Les Mills™ BodyPump, BodyJam, BodyCombat, Legs Bums and Tums, Sprint, Dance, Bootcamp, Health circuits, HIIT classes, yoga, Pilates, Core, Zumba and much more. Plus, there is a dedicated group cycle studio with daily classes.

The swimming facilities at Corfe Mullen are bright and welcoming offering lane swimming pool-based classes and lessons. There are also steam and sauna facilities.

Open to members and non members there is a Terrace Café with free customer WiFi and a children’s soft play facility. Here you can buy all sorts of snacks, meals and drinks to enjoy indoors or outdoors.

Free customer parking including accessible spaces for blue badge holders, subject to availability.

The centre is a winner of Sporta’s Impact of New Facility award, and was a Newcomer of the Year finalist in UK Active’s National Fitness Awards.

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