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The Grange by the Sea, Isle of Wight

The UK centre for Skyros holiday courses, island retreats and festive breaks

"Thank you for a wonderful week, full of friendship, inspiration, thoughts and laughter." Kim, August 2020.
"So wonderful to come from 6 months 'lockdown' and safely 'be' with likeminded people again." Mandy, August 2020.
"All all-round incredible, Covidly-careful but carefree experience." Katie, August 2020.
See more reviews.

"One of the UK's 10 Best Outdoor Wellbeing Retreats" The Guardian - September 2020. See press.

 See What's On When below... 

Fri 6 Nov - Sun 8 Nov 2020 (2 nights)

At a glance

In a focused and yet playful way, experience how Ken integrates Yoga with Feldenkrais.

These yoga classes and moving meditation sessions are suitable for all levels, including complete beginners and those who have injuries or are restricted in their movement. The intuitive and spontaneous hands-on approach emphasizes the benefits of using your breath and developing an awareness of your inner process.

Participants will learn to use their bodies with intelligence, awareness and efficiency. The Eyerman Technique will ease you into new postures while encouraging you to explore movement in a way that is both developmental and restorative.

Ken seeks to work with you, by developing core movement, and helping you tune into the constant flow of life energy essential to maintaining health and clarity of mind.

About

Skyros attracts mostly solo travellers from all over the world. Although all ages are represented, approximately 70% are between 35 and 65. The Grange is a stunning Georgian country house, surrounded by greenery and close to Shanklin's sandy beach, cosy pubs and restaurants and the local train station.

Accommodation

Share a room with a friend or family member. Or choose single occupancy of a room. The supplement for single occupancy is £50 for two nights.

Inspiring Courses

Courses take place outdoors wherever possible and 'households' are socially distanced from each other by 2m. Holding the course indoors will necessitate shortening each two hour class to 2 x one hour classes to ensure smaller group sizes and social distancing. However, you will benefit from more individual attention.

Food & Drink

Holidays are inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meals are taken outdoors where possible. If indoors, tables are distanced from each other with more than one sitting. Table service will be in place. 

Guide Itinerary

Friday
16.00: Arrivals
19.30: Dinner
21.00: Welcome

Saturday
08.00 to 10.00: Breakfast
10.30 to 12.30: Courses
13.00: Lunch
17.00 to 19.00: Courses
19.30: Dinner

Sunday
08.00 to 10.00: Breakfast

10.30 to 12.30: Courses
13.00: Lunch​

Average Temperature

As with much of the UK weather is changeable - although the Isle of Wight does boast a micro-climate and is one of the sunniest places to visit. Fingers crossed for good weather!

Location

Summary

Cost
£295.00
Location
The Grange

What's included?

  • ​Six hours of course time over the weekend (note: this may be reduced to 3 x one hour classes indoors over the weekend in order to maintain social distancing)
  • Twin shared 4-star guest accommodation (single upgrades available)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Local walks and opportunities for excursions 

What's On

Travel

The easiest way to reach The Grange is usually by train. Travel to Portsmouth & Southsea and take the Hoverbus to the Hovercraft. On arrival in Ryde walk over the foot bridge towards the bus station. Walk through the bus station to get to the train which takes you on to Shanklin in 20 minutes. Outside Shanklin station, take a cab for the 3-minute journey to Eastcliff Road.

If you decide to drive then book your crossing online with Wightlink or Red Funnel Ferries. Call to check in case of discount codes.

There are several ways to get in touch, and we'd love to hear from you…

Telephone: +44 (0)1983 865566

Email: holidays@skyros.com

Or Chat to us online using the link in the corner or your screen

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