Pilates Retreat 16-21 May 2019 This is now sold out .
Improve your technique and general fitness with 5 days of Pilates with Stephanie Smith for Clearspace. With 13 years of experience as a teacher and her background in classical ballet she will guide you through different styles of Pilates including High Intensity Power Pilates, Ballet Pilates and Body Control. In addition to the twice daily group taught sessions, there will be opportunities to explore the medieval city of Lucca, cycle the walls and walk in the estate and surrounding countryside and villages.In addition each guest will have an individually tailored private pilates session with Stephanie, and fitness advice and support is available throughout the retreat. You will be staying in A Chele, a charming tuscan farmhouse set in 26 acres of olive groves and terraced gardens with fruit trees and infinity pool. We will look after you with delicious home cooked dishes showcasing fresh and healthy produce accompanied by local wine and still or sparkling water.
Partners who wish to attend the retreat but not join the pilates sessions are very welcome and can enjoy a generous discount of £75. I will be happy to help them arrange alternative activities.
A Typical day at our Pilates retreat
7:30-Breakfast Buffet- with fruit, cereals, bread or pastries
9:00 Morning Pilates group session with Stephanie Smith
10:30* Countryside walk
1:00 Fresh and sustaining salad-based lunch
2:30 Relax by the pool or have individual session with Stephanie
4:30 Tea and cakes
5:00 Afternoon group Pilates session with Stephanie
6:00 Free time to read and relax
7:00 Pre-dinner drinks and nibbles
7:30 3-course dinner with local wine, sparkling water
*Two days have a return taxi transfer to Lucca for sightseeing, shopping and cycling the walls.
Costs and What’s Included
The cost of this retreat is £825 per person ( shared occupancy of king twin ensuite rooms) Clients can upgrade to Premium (single occupancy of King double ensuite rooms) for £1150 pp. Two bedrooms without ensuite were available for single occupancy for £825pp, but these have now been booked.
5 nights accommodation
5 tea and cakes
5 predinner drinks and nibbles
5 3-course dinners with local wine and still or sparkling water
9x I hour group pilates sessions with Stephanie Smith
1 individual Pilates session with Stephanie
2x return taxi transfers to Lucca for sightseeing, shopping, exploring the cafes, cycling
Fitness and wellbeing support during the retreat including advice on cycle hire , and routes for walking or cycling
unlimited access to the estate grounds, olive groves, gardens and infinity pool, and other facilities on the estate,eg puzzles and games