Pilates Retreats 2018

20th -22nd April 2018 


Feedback from our Kendal Retreats

"As ever fantastic food and excellent Pilates practice going home taller, longer, stronger, bendier!"

"Suzanne and Sarah you are the DREAM TEAM!thank you for mind and body heaven
Pilates 10/10 Food 10/10 company 10/10 Atmosphere 10/10 exit mood 10/10"

"thank you for a fantastic weekend with beautiful food and amazing Pilates I can see why everyone does another!"

"as ever a truly nourishing experience in all aspects something for your mind body and your soul book me in for next time!
Leaving here on Sunday afternoon 2 inches taller and will be floating home"

"thank you so much for such an enjoyable weekend. Every aspect of it has been carefully thought about and made the best it can be. From the beautiful setting in a large spacious and stylishly decorated house to delicious three course meals which are healthy and tasty, a challenging combination! And of course the main event is the Pilates which Sarah delivers with her usual calm and thoughtful enthusiasm reading peoples body movements to devise just the right exercise for each stage never has eight hours of Pilates exercise felt so good"


Feedback from our Kendal retreats 2016

""It was a fabulous weekend and one I would highly recommend."

"Pilates sessions - usual fantastic, experienced instruction. Amazing!"

"The setting of the accommodation and the house itself were beautiful."

"The venue totally hits the retreat button."

"Suzanne's culinary skills are just just incredible."

"Suzanne is an inspiration to watch and learn from."

"I feel very lucky to have had this experience!"–

More references available on request.


Bracken Hill, Cumbria - more info on Bracken Hill

Bracken Hill - surroundings


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Pre-attendance questionnaires will be emailed out on receipt of your booking, the food will be tailored to your dietry needs.

Kendal Retreat

Fri 20th-Sun 22nd April 2018

at Bracken Hill, Cumbria

£380pp Twin sharing
£450pp Small double / shared bathroom / Single Occupancy
£480pp Double / ensuite / Single Occupancy


We are off for another two amazing retreats at the beautiful Bracken Hill in Kendal. With just 10 spaces available its going to be an great treat as we are once again partnering up with Suzanne White whose cooking is legendary and who will also be offering a cooking workshop on Saturday afternoons.


Bracken Hill - Interior Bracken Hill - interior

Example Itinerary


  • Arrivals from 3.00pm onwards
  • Relax and unwind with tea and homemade cakes, a detangling Pilates class at 6.00pm then dinner at 7.30pm


  • 7.30am breathing and flow
  • Breakfast from 8.30am
  • Pilates matwork from 10.00am -12.00pm
  • Lunch 12.30pm - 2.00pm
  •  free time to explore Kendal, go walking, explore, read or snooze!
  • Flexibility class at 6.00pm, dinner from 7.30pm


  • 8.00am breathing and release
  • Breakfast from 9.00am
  • Pilates matwork 10.30am -12.30pm
  • Lunch 1.00pm, Afternoon - free time
  • Depart by 5.00pm

 Suzanne White

Suzanne has been professionally catering for private clients and Demarle cookware for over 10 years. She produces first class quality home-made food that provides the balanced nutritional requirements for exercise whilst also being extremely tasty and enjoyable. Suzanne specialises in fish, game and vegetarian dishes that always use the best locally sourced ingredients, fresh & seasonal. Her deserts have a reputation to die for!
Suzanne is creating a menu for the weekend to complement the pilates program. From fuel at the right time to keep your energy levels up, lighter meals for resting and recovery, to evening treats to relax & celebrate at the end of a hard days work.

Examples of Suzanne's speciality dishes;

  • Fig & Pecorino salad in a honey dressing
  • Roasted Red Pepper &  Anchovy Salad
  • Sweetcorn & Chilli Fritters
  • Caramelized Garlic tart acc. by a Green Bean Salad with mustard seeds & tarragon
  • Roasted Stuffed monkfish with a lemon & caper sauce
  • Spanish Hunters Stew with wild herbs
  • Candied Orange Torrijas with bitter orange caramel
  • Gooseberry fool & shortbread
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