Luxury Alpine Yoga in the Alps

Luxury Alpine Yoga in the Alps

Yoga in the Alps

Led by a top London Yogi, Chez Bear brings you the first luxury yoga retreat in the Southern Alps.

Arrive at Chez Bear to be welcomed by bubbles and canapes before you check into your en-suite boutique bedroom, settle into the chalet and make the most of the chalets features - outdoor hot-tub, sauna, cinema, games room and plenty of space for an arrival afternoon yoga session.

Each morning our in-house Chef will provide a hearty and healthy breakfast before or after (your choice) the morning yoga class begins. Once the yoga session has finished, guests will have the option for a meditation session. The middle of the day will offer a range of options for clients including mountain walks, painting, cooking demonstrations and much more! At the retreat, we won't work on strict timescales, meaning that you will have your own time to explore the area, or simply relax in luxury.

Each evening, our chef will prepare a 3 course a-la-carte meal and will welcome any dietary requirements. Chez Bear is set in a typical French hamlet, only a 20 minute walk from Briançon - the highest city in Europe. Briançon is a UNESCO World Heritage site and has the most beautiful, walled city offering small boutiques, bars and restaurants. Chez Bear offers 5 bedrooms (4 of which have an additional level with extra beds), cinema, games room, sauna and outdoor wood-fired hot tub with mountain views. Chez Bear is owner ran, so from booking you will expect personal `and knowledgeable advice. The Valley offers much more than skiing in the Winter, and in the Summer thrives with mountain biking, road biking, water rafting, hiking, rock climbing and much more. During your stay, many of these activities will be available for you take part in. Do as much or little as you like on your Luxury Alpine Yoga Retreat. See you there!

Itinerary  

Day 1 - Saturday 25th August

09h40 – Land in Turin airport, we will arrange a shuttle service to come and collect you from this flight (or you are welcome to book a hire car). 

12h30 – Arrive to Chez Bear Lodge; settle into rooms, lunch and tea will be waiting for you. 

13h15 – Introduction to Josy, Joe and Jodi, a brief talk about the retreat and what to expect

13h30 – Explore Briancon old town, a UNESCO World heritage site which offers boutique shops, restaurants and cafés. 

15h30- Return to the Chalet for your own time to unpack, make yourself at home and use facilities such as hot tub and sauna. 

17h30 – Evening Yoga on the outside deck at Chez Bear 

19h30 – canapés and cocktails

20h00 – 2 course dinner

21h30 – bedtime meditation

Day 2 – Sunday 26th August

07h30 – Morning yoga and meditation on the deck or in the cinema

09h00 - Breakfast

10h00 – Hike to Pont D’Alp, have a drink at the top. Pont D’Alp is a mountain walk with stunning views, once at the top (about 45 minutes walk) you will see a traditional mountain village and rest at the top in the café.

13h00 – return back to Chez Bear and have lunch 

14h00 – relax/own time 

16h15 – cooking demonstration

17h15 – drive to mid way station in Briancon and do evening yoga (guests can also walk to this location if wished, it takes about 1 hour). 

19h30 canapés and cocktails followed by dinner

21h30 – bedtime meditation

Day 3 – Monday 27thAugust

07h30 – Morning yoga and meditation on the deck or in the cinema 

09h00 – Breakfast 

10h00 – Head to lac Serre Ponçon for a day at the lake and a Yoga lesson on a Stand up Paddleboard followed by lunch. After the SUP yoga, you will have the opportunity to relax by the lake on the beach. Or even go for a dip in the water. 

16h00 – return to Chez Bear, relax and have own time before dinner

19h00 - canapés and wine tasting 

20h00 – dinner

21h30 – bedtime meditation

Day 4 – Tuesday 28thAugust

09h00 – breakfast

10h00 – Take cable car up the mountain to reach 2,500m. Then you will walk down to the yoga location (a perfect grass area looking over the valley floor), conduct the morning yoga class. After yoga continue the hike down the mountain stopping at lunchtime for an alpine picnic

14h30 – guests can either choose to visit the thermal spa or come back to Chez Bear for a cooking demonstration and relax

 17h30 – This evening’s yoga will be with Sarah (another yoga teacher who lives here in the mountains) in her yoga garden.

19h30 – canapés and cocktails

20h00 – Dinner 

21h30 – evening meditation in the garden

Day 5 – Wednesday 29th August

06h00 – Breakfast at Chez Bear before leaving to return to Turin for the 10h15 flight

Included

- Luxury accommodation

- Toiletries, robes, and slippers

- Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner

- All drinks during mealtimes (plus an honesty bar)

- All yoga and meditation classes

- Shuttle service around the valley

bonjour@chezbear.com for more information and bookings

 

 

Prices start form £995pp (group discount and early bird rates available). Contact us to book.