Updated: Feb 17

20 Nov 2020, 11:00 – 22 Nov 2020, 15:00 Location: Holycombe, Whichford, Shipston-on-Stour

CV36 5PE, UK

A magical weekend with Sensual Pole Dancing, Plant-based Therapeutic Food Menu, Yoga, Spirituality & Hypnotherapy

Holycombe: The stunning location for our retreat, set in an ancient forest and surrounded by nature


The perfect sweet escape from the city noise, household chores and daily grind to a beautiful venue in a quiet location, surrounded by trees and green landscape.

Join us for a weekend filled with mind, body and soul nurturing activities. These have all been carefully selected to help you connect with your inner energy, awaken the goddess within and to enable you to embrace your femininity whilst boosting your confidence and health. A powerful mixture of:

* Sensual Pole Dance and Burlesque

* Yoga and Meditation

* Plant-based and Healing Therapeutic Food Menu

* Hypnotherapy

* Cacao Ceremony

* Gong Bath

* Self-care Rituals

* Holistic Massages

* Nutritional Therapy

* Workshops

* Women's Open Circle


The venue for our retreat is the beautiful residential holistic centre Holycombe, set in a verdant wooded valley on the edge of the Cotswold village of Whichford. A natural stream rises from a holy well in the nearby wood, passes though the grounds and down a waterfall. The sound of running water adds to the sense of peace and tranquillity. A coppice provides shady outdoor space; there's a campfire area and a large stone circle on the castle site. Across a meadow is the ancient Whichford wood with many rare species of trees and plants, an abundance of wood anemones, primroses and bluebells in spring; chestnuts, blackberries and sloes in autumn. Wildlife abounds: everything from Muntjack to polecats and kingfishers. 

Set in six acres, Holycombe is built in the grounds of a Norman Castle, and  has a water-filled moat, habitat for carp and dragonflies. Sally and Andy Birtwell rescued the site from 40 years of being a scrap yard, dedicating 6 years of their life to the restoration. They have built a beautiful house and garden to honour the sacred landscape. Archaeologists have excavated a Roman conduit carrying water from the springs in the wood to the site and dowsers and geomancers have suggested it was a sacred site before Roman the occupation. They also believe that six leylines converge on the stone circle.

Dining area where we will meet for breakfast, lunch and dinner


We have a number of accommodation options to suit your needs.

+ Shared twin room (2 guests per room, single beds) with shared bathroom facilities

+ Ensuite twin room (2 guests per room, single beds)

+ Double room (single occupancy, double bed) with shared bathroom facilities

These can be booked on the 'BOOK ONLINE' page. Alternatively, please contact us with any of your accommodation queries.


Friday 20th November

11.00 - Arrival. Orientation around the venue followed by brunch

13.00 - Free time to explore venue, book treatments and relax

15.00 - Yoga (45 minutes)

16.00 - Cooking for Detox Discussion Workshop (60 minutes)

18.00 - Dinner

19.15 - Open Circle

20.15 - Gong Bath (60 minutes)

Saturday 21st November

09.00 - Morning Ritual

09.20 - Detox Yoga (45 minutes)

10.15 - Breakfast

10.45 - Ancestral Healing Ritual Workshop (45 minutes)

13.00 - Lunch

14.00 - Free time to explore the venue and surrounding nature, have booked treatments (See below) or just relax

17.00 - Cacao Ceremony (45 minutes)

18.00 - Sensual Awakening Pole Dance Workshop (75 minutes)

19.30 - Dinner

20.15 - Yoni Egg Discussion Workshop (45 minutes)

Sunday 22nd November

08.30 - Grounding Meditation (30 minutes)

09.00 - Breakfast

10.00 - Dirty Dancing Pole Choreography Class (45 minutes)

11.00 - Yoga and stretch (45 minutes)

13.00 - Lunch

14.00 - Hypnotherapy Group Session & Closing Ritual (45 minutes)

16.00 - Departure

This itinerary is subject to change. All workshops and classes are optional and you do not have to attend.


Private Services

+ Variety of Massages

+ Nutritional Therapy

+ Manicure & Pedicure (all natural vegan products)

+ Hypnotherapy

+ Pole 1:1

+ Energy Healing

+ Reiki

Prices are available on request. Treatments are subject to availability and booked on a first come first served basis.


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