Yoga: Back to basics with Box Mind - Peak District, UK

A yoga packed weekend re-connection getaway to a beautiful Peak District natural paradise. Taught by none other than the formidable all round fitness and mindfulness expert Sara Picken-Brown.

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28 February 2020

1 March 2020

Yoga: Back to basics with Box Mind - Peak District, UK
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All you need to know

Trying to get to grips with your wellness plans for the year?

Thinking about what is best for you, how to approach it?

Which type of yoga is best for your needs & fitness goals?


On this page:

About the trainer

About our doemstic (UK) retreats

Transport

The Training

Daily Itinerary


We have an impressive expert here to help you start right. Sara Picken-Brown will be leading this yoga packed weekend re-connection getaway to a beautiful Peak District natural paradise.


About Sara 

Known as 'The Figure Genie', Sara Picken-Brown has over 20 years fitness industry experience. A former professional ballerina, an injury forced a career shift toward fitness. Sara is impressive. She has a decade of professional bodybuilding and 23x championship titles, She is also a 3x IFBB Australian National Champion and IFBB 5th in the World. 


With a shift in focus and a passion for greater challenges, Sara began moving toward Crossfit and Functional training; culminating in a 30 day Leadership Intensive with USA Navy SEALs repeated over 3 years and a 50hr (3 days no sleep) BUDS Hell Week experience, of which Sara was the only female to complete alongside 24 from the 50 starters.


Sara is a head coach for BoxMind and is integral to the creation of all their Wellness programs in Yoga, Meditation and Barre/Pilates Corporate services. It is a priviledge to learn from such an athlete, and this retreat offers the opportunity. It is hard to beat what Sara has to offer.


About our domestic (UK) retreats 

Nava Haus Retreats retreats are planned around our four key pillars of L.I.F.E: leisure, indulgence, fitness and energy. We combine training and instruction, socializing, well-being and downtime. We expect you to come back pampered, healthier, mentally sound and with new life-long friends. We always use a high standard of luxury accommodation from our portfolio. swimming pools, gams rooms, reading areas, modern conveniences, kitchen and living areas and beautiful gardens or views are an expected part of all our retreats.


Our menus are uniquely designed, sourced from fresh local ingredients wherever we are and prepared on-site by our chefs, who we typically bring along with us. We work with the best trainers to ensure the fitness and health package is top-notch. 


Our retreats are perfect for all - singles, couples re-connection, groups of friends or group celebrations. Our hosts ensure everybody is comfortable, well-introduced and included. They will be available daily from your arrival to your departure to ensure you are taken care of, so you can focus on your health and fun.


Transport - From Central London

Make things easier. Guests can travel on their own, or buy our transport add-on for a more relaxed. comfortable experience. Our luxury coaches will leave Kings Cross betwen 3PM and 3.30PM on Friday, and will return from Haddon at 4PM on Sunday. For a small price, you can buy this return package as an add-on on the tickets page.


The Training - designed to build the right foundations 

Sara's diverse experience of discipline, mental resilience, focus and 'never quit' attitude has been the foundational principles of her teaching. Her usual classes include Meditation, Yoga, Pilates and Barre, as these are the complimentary mental and physical platforms that make these philosophies accessible to all. Sara is a head coach for TheBoxmind and integral to the creation of all their Wellness programs in Yoga, Meditation and Barre/Pilates Corporate services.

 

Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. It is a suitable form for a proper introduction to yoga.


The weekend will focus on teaching the correct foundations for a rich yoga life balanced with fitness: the different kinds of yoga and what they mean, what they can fix/are best for fixing. Getting the yoga foundations right, basic postures, exercises and breathing techniques.


Sara is also: A part of the Valetudo Group, Lifestyle/Wellness Expert for H&N Magazine (London) and a graduate of The Royal Academy of Dancing (Advanced).

Sara's qualificaitons & achievements include:

QUT Associate Degree Dance & Performing Arts,

3x IFBB Australia Figure Champion, IFBB Figure World Ranked 5th, IFBB Pro Figure/Bikini Athlete, 

SEALFit(x3)& KOKORO(50hr event) Graduate, 

Dip. Counselling & Psychotherapy, Dip. SMB, Dip. Nutrition Counselling

 

For more detailed yoga training information, please email team@navavahusretreats.com for the brochure.


Daily Itinerary (this may change very slightly depending on weather and inspiration) 

 

Friday:

2PM - 7PM : Settling in

7PM: Introductions & chats

8PM: Icebreaker BBQ in the park


Saturday:

8AM: Yoga Session

9AM: Group Breakfast

10.30AM: Yoga Session

12PM: Downtime, pool time, naps

1:30PM: Lunch/Brunch

3PM: Visit to Temple Mines Museum

3.30PM: Visit to the Temple Mines

5PM: Downtime, pool time, chats

7PM: Yoga sessions

8PM: Dinner in town (individual)


Sunday: 

8AM: Yoga Session

9AM: Group Breakfast

10.30AM: Yoga Session

12PM: Downtime, pool time, naps

1:30PM: Lunch/Brunch

3.30PM: Checkout


Please ask for private booking details details by emailing 

team@navahausretreats.com or 

WhatsApp: +44 7835 854265