Mindful Movement and Compassionate Stillness 5 Day Retreat at Sharpham House, Totnes


Fulfils BAMBA Listed Teacher and Mindful Self-Compassion Requirements

November 8th-12th November 2020

Join us for our 5-day silent, teacher led Retreat and experience tranquillity and joy through the enriching practices of Mindfulness and Compassion. The retreat balances gentle movement with stillness practices, held with kindness, to create harmony of the body, heart and mind.  This Retreat is open to everyone and also adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness Teachers.  Sharpham House is a beautiful majestic building, warm and comfortable,  surrounded by 550 acres of stunning nature, the Rive Dart, woodlands and greenery, a stunning venue and landscape to come and retreat in.

Who is teaching the retreat?

Karen Atkinson

Karen is co-founder, Author and Senior Partner of MindfulnessUK, has been teaching Mindfulness for over 25 years and teacher training for over 10 years.



Angie Ward


Angie is Head of Teacher Training.




Who is this retreat for?

This retreat is suitable for anyone wishing to explore these practices in stunning surroundings whether you’re fairly new to mindfulness, a teacher or teacher trainer, you will be most welcome. (Adheres to Good Practice Guidelines for UK Mindfulness Teachers.)

After receiving a warm welcome at Sharpham House, we will share meditations, delicious food and walks in a warm silence. Teachers guide practices and there will be invitations to meet with the teachers for one to ones and in small groups where there is the opportunity to speak and share experiences.  You will be able to communicate with the teachers at any time you need to during the retreat. The teachers will lead you in your coming out of silence is a skilful and clear way on the final day.

There will be a programme each day of retreat displayed and each day will include 2 periods of gentle movement, silent and guided meditations, meetings with teachers and free time to explore and nurture yourself in the beautiful surroundings of Sharpham House.

How to book

Click on the link at the top of this page that says BOOK NOW and this will enable you to secure your place with non-refundable £100 initial payment. We will email you a booking form to complete and return with further payment instructions. Once this is received, we will send you a welcome letter with full details and joining instructions.

Any further questions?

Do contact us on 01823 323206 or Email info@mindfulnessuk.com with any questions at all. We are very happy to help.

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