Mind Body Spirit Retreat

5 or 7 days Authentic Mindfulness Retreat in the French Pyrenees

with Yoga, Hiking and Healing


Wed 24 – Tues 30 June 2020

The retreat aims to balance your whole self through mind, body and spirit. A combination of authentic meditation and holistic therapies such as Energy Healing, Emotional Freedom Tapping techniques, morning & evening yoga, afternoon hiking & trail walks in the Pyrenees (depending on fitness levels) allow you to relax, unwind, find your true self and a peaceful inner happiness. These retreats are especially nurturing and really take care of each individual guest. A focus on your mental wellbeing as well as your physical wellbeing will allow you to be your best self.


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  • Focus on you and your wellbeing, your most important asset
  • Escape from the daily hustle and bustle

  • Gain clarity and a new perspective
  • Find guidance and support in what you want to do next
  • Last but not least learn to be happy


Gomde Pyrénées is an international Buddhist retreat centre under the guidance of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. The property is covered with fields of grass, oak, beech, fruit and chestnut trees. This blessed land, with its blue sky canopy and pristine air, is bathed nearly 300 days a year in sunshine.


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Meditation is the key to expanding your horizons, tapping into your true potential, and fully living life as it was intended. Learn how to summon calm, happiness, and resilience to new challenges at will. These aren’t theories. These are concrete proven strategies. You will be learning from someone who has nearly 20 years of experience teaching meditation. Sit back, relax, breathe, and discover how to bring relaxation to new heights……while maximizing productivity, focus, and drive. Within your own mind is a whole new world waiting to be discovered, explored, and mastered…and we’re giving you the map. If you’re ready to learn how people are tossing stress to the curb and reaping the benefits of meditation, this is the course for you.


All prices are per person

Room type 7 days /

6 nights

5 days /

4 nights

Single £770 £575
2 sharing £735 £546
3 sharing £602 £450

Our Mindfulness Retreat is an opportunity up to 7 days to re-align your balance. Leverage the healing power of energy healing, Emotional Freedom Tapping techniques, yoga, hiking, trail walks and more. Feel the stress melt away as a sense of peace takes over and replaces anxiety with each passing day. Unlock the path to become the best version of yourself. The Mindfulness Retreat is waiting for you.


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Meditation, Yoga and workshops


Personalised conversations if required




Personal expenses

Transfers from and to the airport



Day 1 In-between days Last day
08:00 – 12:00 – Arrival and check in 07:00 – 08:00 – Morning – Hatha Yoga with sunrise 07:00 – 08:00 – Morning – Hatha Yoga with sunrise
08:00 – 09:00 – Morning Puja/ Optional 08:00 – 09:00 – Morning Puja/ Optional
09:00 – 10:00 – Breakfast 09:00 – 10:00 – Breakfast
10:00 – 11:00 – Philosophical talk 10:00 – 11:00 – Philosophical talk
11:00 – 12:00 – Morning meditation 11:00 – 12:00 – Morning meditation
12:00 – 13:00 – Discussion 12:00 – 13:00 – Bring closer
13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch 13:00 – 14:00 – Mindful lunch 13:00 – 14:00 – Mindful lunch and check out
14:30 – 16:30 – Retreat starts – Group orientation 14:30 – 16:30 – Creative works (Free time on day 3 & 5)
17:00 – 18:00 – Traditional chanting (Optional) 17:00 – 18:00 – Traditional chanting (Optional)
18:30 – 19:30 – Dinner 18:30 – 19:30 – Dinner – 1-2-1 after dinner
19:30 – 20:30 – Free time or 1-2-1 19:30 – 20:30 – Free time
20:30 – 21:00 – 1-2-1



You will be served good vegetarian food throughout the retreat.

For allergies, if you are vegan or gluten-free please inform us immediately as there are no shops around and food need to be sourced in advance.


The following meals are included:






The nearest airports are Perpignan (France) and Girona (Spain).

(For extra night, please note charges will be applied).

We advise you to book the flights soonest possible, you can use Ryanair. You can get flights from under £50 return.

For the airport transfer a car will be available to pick and drop: From Perpignan € 20 or Girona €50 to the retreat venue single way per person



30% non refundable deposit must be paid on the booking

You are to make the remaining payment in full 30 days before your retreat

We can accept cash payments at the end of our meditation sessions in Central London or if preferred you can pay by bank transfer

Once the transfer is made for the full amount please email info@akanista for confirmation

We reserve the right to cancel the retreat up to a month before its date, and if so you will be fully refunded for your deposit or fee

If you wish to stay extra nights a fee of £35 per night accommodation only will be applied or £50 per including meals



Dining area

Beautiful shrine room with a mountain view to meditate

Yoga terrace

Meditation walk path

Hiking in the mountains

Individual or sharing rooms

Shared bathrooms



Spoken language: English

The maximum participants in the group is 16 (to keep the quality)


I was feeling stressed and busy in life. Akanista Mindfulness helped me get clarity, live in the moment and put myself first. It changed my life!

Thomas, Cushman & Wakefield

I have been meditating every day since we met.

Suzy, Psychologies magazine

I would encourage anybody who is going through stuff in their lives to come to this course to find peace of mind.

Micheal, English former professional footballer 


Akanista Mindfulness is rated 5/5 on Google places. You can trust us in delivering a great experience.