Exclusive Wellbeing Healing Retreats on the French Riviera

with The Mind Body and Soul Coach

 Life Coaching, NLP, Psych-K, Personal Fitness, Yoga, Reiki, Mindfulness, Meditation,

good food and good memories!

These are exclusive and rare wellbeing retreats  for up to 8 guests with activites and therapies designed around your wishes!

Your welcoming hosts are Robert and Kathy.  Former French restaurateur and food and wine connoisseur, Robert delights in catering for every appetite.  Kathy, The Mind Body and Soul Coach, offers a choice of one-to-one and group sessions for holistic wellbeng and health - mind body and soul.  

We believe that good health and good living go hand in hand.  At a ReikiCannes Mind Body And Soul Retreat, you can relax, rejuvenate and explore the beautiful French Riviera.  The ReikiCannes experience is a mixture of French home comforts - including our own hen and goose eggs - with a touch of luxury and a tailored programme of positively life-changing wellbeing and healing sessions to suit your evolving needs.

Give yourself a positive Life Coaching boost, keep fit (styles to suit you including yoga, aerobics, zumba, strength and balance conditioning), balance your chakras with Reiki and healing meditations.  Maybe you need a soothing sanctuary to plan the new decade or to recover from the old one, re-boot your life, change a habit, stop a fear or get rid of unhealthy behaviours and unwanted beliefs.  Enjoy some deeply transformative, quality time for yourself in our welcoming, holistic, comforting care.  You could return home having dropped a phobia, energised and balanced, full of faith, confidence, motivation and inspiration with realistic plans for the next stage of life's journey.  This mind body and soul retreat is exclusively tailored to your needs.

Wellbeing Retreats, 2, 3 or 4 nights:
MARCH:  arrive Friday 20th or Saturday 21st March,
depart Sunday 21st /Monday 22nd /Tuesday 23rd March 2020.
APRIL:  arrive Friday 24th or Saturday 25th April,
depart Sunday 26th /Monday 27th /Tuesday 28th April 2020.

Relax at our comfortable, ancient farmhouse, built around 1736, modernised yet retaining many original charms.  
Your stay includes bed & breakfast, mineral water, fruit/veg smoothies, tea and coffee, swimming towels,  
3-course Welcome Dinner on your arrival day.
Saturday: group exercise or gentle yoga class; plan your Mind Body and Soul Coach 1-to-1 sessions with Kathy.  Light lunch included.  Lounging day, play petanque (French boules), table tennis, feed the hens.  Evening: Reiki Meditation/Yin Yoga.
Sunday: group exercise or gentle yoga class; day excursion to ancient hilltop town of Grasse, perfume capital of the world, and visit a perfumery.  Zumba Pizza Night: work up an appetite with Zumba in the pool, create your own pizzas; salad and dessert.
Monday: group exercise or yoga class before breakfast.  Evening Zumba/Yin Yoga/Reiki Meditation. 
Tuesday: group exercise or yoga before breakfast.Additional 3-course Dinner with a glass of wine 30 euros per person. Extra 1-to-1 sessions with Kathy (an hour or more) 50 euros.  

Your 1-to-1 session possibilities

Reiki chakra balancing with aromatherapy oils, specific meditations, heal spirit attachments, grounding, psychic protection techniques, Reiki Holy Fire Experiences, increase connectedness; Yoga (Hatha flow, Yin), Yoga Nidra, Personal Fitness Training; NLP for issues big and small, stop a bad habit, install good feelings, get over sadness/anger/fear/guilt, get over what's been bothering you, flip negative attitudes and beliefs with Psych-K and install better ones, change at unconscious and subconscious levels; Life Coaching, empower goals, review what's working for you and brainstorm and plan what's next; EFT emotional freedom technique to lessen uncomfortable feelings and learn how to do this at home; practice the Law of Attraction.   Many people have asked for better sleep, increased confidence, clear mind-chatter, feel connected, inspired to finish a project, get closure, optimum health, more flexibility.  Make your wish come true for yourself!  Follow-up sessions in person (London/France) or videophone to keep up your progress momentum.

Wellbeing Retreat, 4 nights, couple, large double room, own shower. £840.

Includes four 1-to-1 sessions (in total) with Kathy.  Email us before you book to check availability.

Wellbeing Retreat, 3 nights, couple, large double room, own shower. £644.

 Includes three 1-to-1 sessions (in total) with Kathy.  Email us before you book to check availability.

Wellbeing Retreat, 2 nights, couple, large double room, own shower. £484.

Includes two 1-to-1 sessions (in total) with Kathy.  Email us before you book to check availability.

Wellbeing Retreat, 4 nights, 1 person, large double room, own shower. £585.

Includes two 1-to-1 sessions with Kathy.  Email us before you book to check availability.

 Wellbeing Retreat, 3 nights, 1 person, large double room, own shower. £488.

Includes two 1-to-1 sessions with Kathy.  Email us before you book to check availability.

Wellbeing Retreat, 2 nights, 1 person, large double room, own shower. £350.

Includes one 1-to-1 session with Kathy.  Email us before you book to check availability.

Please contact us for other dates or private group stays - we can accommodate up to 4 couples, or 8 guests (we have 2 double bedrooms, 1 double bedroom with additional single bed, and a self-contained annexe) .

Cancellations within 1 month of arrival date will incur a £100 per person non-refundable charge.

Local info...

The beautiful ancient stone "mas" (farmhouse) was built before 1736; swim in the saltwater pool (heated in cooler months); sip nutritious fruit juices (made by us), enjoy the view from the Jacuzzi; play boules, table tennis, dine under the stars.  The small village of Grasse St Jacques has boulangerie patisseries within walking distance, a couple of bars, pharmacie and shops.  Robert would be delighted to captain your party on our speedboat ride, or take a ferry ride to the islands for a swim between the islands in Cannes; smell the flowers on a guided tour of perfume houses in Grasse, the perfume capital of the world; get grounded on a guided tour of the stunning St.Cezaire caves; walk along the hillside canal; explore the French Riviera - famous Cannes, ancient hilltop villages Mougins, St Paul de Vence; and Antibes, Nice, St Juan les Pins are all close by for shopping, beaches and more fantastic food... Or simply read or write your novel and relax at our marvellous old Mas...  With your host Robert, you'll enjoy freshly prepared, mostly locally sourced food, to suit your appetite and tastes.  Just enjoy your time chez nous!  

a few details...

Settle down, relax, it's your holiday!  As well as a saltwater pool, you're welcome to play pool volleyball, petanques (boules), table-tennis, use the exercise bike, read a book or swing in the hammock and study the sky...  

Breakfast is from 8am-10am.  Mineral water, fresh fruit/veg juices, tea and coffee are complimentary.

Additional light lunch including optional glass of wine; 15 euros.  3-course dinner including optional half a bottle of wine, 30 euros.

Extra 1-to-1 sessions with Kathy (an hour or more) are 50 euros.

Transport:

  • If you're arriving by car, there's free parking on site for 3 cars.
  • Book a Jeep ride with Robert (3 people max, 10 euros) to Grasse train/bus station.  
  • There's a comfortable, air-conditioned bus from Grasse to Nice airport/Cannes for just 2 Euros!  Enjoy a picturesque ride through ancient villages all the way to Nice airport (around 1.5 hours).  Please note that Nice airport to Grasse is more expensive and buses are very full after 3.30pm.
  • Jeep ride to Nice airport (max. 3 people with not too much luggage!) 60 Euros, about 35 minutes. 

Local Adventures

Nature: countryside, seaside and village walks and cycling in the hills and along the Riviera coastline  

We are well located to explore, cycle, walk and ramble!  There are hire bikes along the coast at nearby La Napoule where you can cycle all the way to Cannes.  www.cheminsdesparcs.fr  is a fantastic resource for wilderness and countryside adventures.  Take a gentler walk along the canal used to transport good from the hills to Mandelieu La Napoule, and peek in between gardens and woodland, or visit the lake and woods in Mougins.

Drive 

to the many ancient hilltop villages closeby: Mougins, St Paul de Vence, Cabris or Gourdon (famous for glass); Biot and its glass factory; French markets; explore the Riviera coastline; or see the caves at St Cezaire.

Speed-boat 

Robert would be delighted to be your Captain and visit the Cannes islands or along the Cote d'Azur. Day trip, 400 Euros (max. 5 guests).  Early evening return to port La Napoule.  Ask us when you make your booking, and we can book a table for you at a restaurant on the islands if you wish.  Weather dependent.

Grasse and Perfumeries.  

Grasse is the perfume capital of the world.  10 minutes' drive away, Grasse town centre features Fragonard and Molinard perfumeries' free tours, many boutiques and brasseries in this ancient, pretty hilltop town.  See Rubens paintings at the church; visit the delightful, famous Grasse Perfume Museum and enjoy tremendous views and artisanal shopping at this famous ancient hillside town.

Art  

As well as Rubens' paintings in Grasse church, the French Riviera is famous for its light and many artists are inspired by it.  Picasso, Cezanne, Chagall, Matisse, Monet, Munsch...  Visit the Picasso Museums in bustling Antibes and at Vallauris, the famous pottery town where Picasso learnt the art of pottery.  Nearby hilltop medieval village Mougins has the MACM (Museum of classic art) which also houses the world's largest armoury collection.  Renoir had a delightful summer house in Cagnes Sur Mer which is now a beautiful museum with open gardens; nearby there's the palatial Chateau Museum Grimaldi.  Take a day trip to the luxuriously splendid Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.   Tell us what interests you when you make your booking.  

Train

From Grasse train station, you can ride all the way by train along the coastline to Italy via Cannes, Nice and Monaco; or in the other direction towards St Tropez.  

Wine

If you're a wine lover, why not taste the many vineyards on the Cote d'Azur?  Click on this French Tourism site for details.  Food and wine connoisseur Robert also can recommend some excellent local Provencal wines to enjoy during your stay!

Your Personal Fitness

Tell me what you need for your wellbeing

Are you preparing for a special occasion, recovering from an injury, or just want to keep up your fitness regime?  Tell me what you need for your mind, body and soul wellbeing... balance, posture, strength, suppleness, stamina, speed, sport-specific, visualization, circuit training, HIIT, LIIT, exercise  bike, zumba, bodyweight exercises, yoga, mindfulness, relaxation, stress management, healthy dietary and lifestyle guidelines.  As a dance teacher, exercise instructor and PT for over 30 years, I believe there are infinite ways for every body to safely challenge, strengthen, stretch and relax.  

Learn Reiki

Combine a touch of luxury with gentle learning and become attuned to Reiki.  Detailed, practical, in-depth Reiki Courses at all levels, spread over 2 or more idyllic days, allowing plenty of time to absorb and get used to the higher energies of your Reiki iniitiation, attunement, meditations and experiences. Personal transformation, self-healing and sharing the love   See the Learn Reiki page for details.