The Body Retreat
The Body Retreat
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The Body Retreat supports busy women regain control of their wellbeing, weight and fitness. Whether its time to de-stress, detox, improve fitness or weight loss you are looking for The Body Retreat has a 7 day residential programme to suit you. The Body Retreat locations are in private houses set in their own grounds with private Pool and Spa facilities. The Body Retreat has locations in Somerset, France and Andalucia Spain.
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Ellie
London, UK16 contributions
Nov 2023 • Solo
Such a restorative week, I highly recommend it for any woman wanting a refreshing restorative reboot, in beautiful surrounding, It is a super supportive safe space, and a personalised experience. I came away re-equipped with lots of tools to maintain my health, physical and psychological, and feeling ten years younger and so much more confident in my body and soul.
Written 13 November 2023
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Sam D
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Solo
A restorative week with The Body Retreat in Dorset. Every day jam packed with activities, relaxation and nourishing food in good company. Plus energetic walk companions Bella and Bailey the retreat dogs.
Written 14 October 2023
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Angie A
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Sep 2023 • Solo
Having been looking for a couple of years I finally took the plunge to attend the all women Body Retreat Weight Loss residential course delivered by Julie and Juls.

It was fantastic!

A well balanced Retreat of manageable exercise, nutritional tutorials and exceptional meal plans. To top it off a great welcomed massage too.

Various disciplines of exercise classes, e.g. Pilates, Aqua Aerobics, Zumba, HIIT training, wonderful country walks (mainly off road), all delivered at everyone's standard.

There were 7 attendees to the Retreat that I attended which made it personable and ensured everyone had time to ask many questions as the course was delivered thus all gaining a wide knowledge and tools to commence a healthier lifestyle on return to home.

For me I lost inches and weight but more importantly I have been able to continue on my new pathway and have gained results now I am at home.

Thank you Julie and Juls, the Retreat was perfectly delivered for my requirements.

AA - Sept 2023
Written 4 October 2023
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Lazy Daisy
2 contributions
Sep 2023 • Solo
I’ve just returned from the excellent new Menopause Retreat, and I have to say that it was life-changing. Designed and delivered by women, for women, I learned so much whilst also getting fit, being active, and having fun with a group of women who were all experiencing similar mental and physical issues to me.
Designed for women at various stages of their menopause journey, we were given a series of workshops by fully qualified and trained professionals. Every thing was presented in a clear form, easy to understand, and I learned so much about what was currently happening to my body, and what I could do to support myself. Juls also provided us with delicious food, whilst helping us to understand how the right kind of nutrition would support our bodies, whilst Julie and the various other fitness instructors helped us to understand the best exercises to keep our bodies fit and healthy.
All of this took place in a beautiful farmhouse setting, with lovely accommodation, a swimming pool, and excellent local walks. Everybody I met was friendly, supportive, and fun to spend time with.
Thank you Juls and Julie, I will definitely be doing my best to apply what I learned now I’m back at home.
Written 2 October 2023
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nicola s
Taunton, UK13 contributions
Sep 2023 • Solo
I have just returned from a lovely week at The Menapause Retreatin Dorset.

Lots of informative talks, lovely food, exercises suited to menapause and a wonderful group of ladies.
Having arrived exhausted I left with knowledge and renewed energy.
Thank you Juls & Julie
Written 30 September 2023
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Sue S
7 contributions
Sep 2023 • Solo
This Menopause retreat did everything I hoped for and more. I'm 65 and wasn't sure if t would cover post menopause but it certainly did and everything for those in peri menopause too. I learned so much about hormones nutrition and the right exercises to do that I feel confident I can gain more health, strength and energy. What more? It was fun too.
Written 29 September 2023
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Eliza D
6 contributions
Sep 2023 • Solo
This is my second time spending a week with The Body Retreat. When I saw they were launching a retreat for Menopause I knew I was in great hands. It’s been incredible. I’ve lost belly fat, re ignited a passion for exercise, re connected with nutrition specifically for this time of life, been educated about what I’m going through to the point that it all makes sense, AND I feel so much less brain fog - good diet and exercise here at the Body Retreat, obviously! Now everyone is different and hearing what other ladies are going through as we all step into the next part of our lives was the best part. You can read books, watch television, but nothing beats hearing good workshops and talking to like minded women. I feel so much less stressed by it all, and better prepared for life ahead. Thank you J &J for a fab time and fantastic food!!
Written 28 September 2023
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Carol h
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Sep 2023 • Solo
I have just had the best week at the ‘Body Retreat’ covering thé menopause, this is a retreat offering women support before or during menopause. We had great workshops from professionals covering hormones, food and exercise & how to best help with menopausal symptoms. How good nutrition & lifestyle changes can make the difference between surviving & really living your life to your full potential. The food all freshly cooked by Juls was delicious & the exercise plans from Julie were all great, all aimed at supporting our bodies through thé menopause. The days were a great mixture of learning, dancing, walking, swimming & a lot of laughter with all the other like minded women, where we all bonded as all going through the same thing.
Thank you Juls & Julie for a fabulous week!
Written 28 September 2023
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DrGonzy
Truro, UK3 contributions
Sep 2023 • Solo
Wow! What a week, this retreat has completely boosted my confidence and reset my thinking. I have been carefully looked after, cossetted and taken through my paces with a fun pack week of exercise. I have stayed in a beautiful house in a stunning location, with a lovely group of fellow women. I have felt safe and comfortable.

Juls and Julie have carefully curated the perfect week for anyone who is experiencing any Menopause symptoms, they have actually convinced me to look forward to my future after a couple of difficult years with my health (physical and mental). I have learned so much about nutrition, health, exercise and well being. The access to so much expertise has been amazing.

The food that Juls has served everyday has been exciting and delicious. As a vegetarian, my food has been carefully planned and cooked with care. Julie's exercise class and tuition has been fun, easy and I haven't felt this fit for years. The daily walks have been breath taking, fun and wonderful. The weather has been kind to us on our daily hikes too! I have had access to well planned workshops with some amazing women who have come and spoken about health, exercise, nutrition. What has been really helpful was having a Doctor to come and speak in detail about menopause and women's health.

I have felt comfortable, safe and happy. I absolutely recommend this retreat to any woman who needs some help and support as they hit those difficult years. The kindness and attention has been wonderful. What has made this retreat so special is how the retreat can be tailored to individual needs. The research, planning and thought that has gone into this retreat is worth every penny.
Written 28 September 2023
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Deborah S
1 contribution
Sep 2022 • Solo
Just finishing a wonderful week at The Body Retreat, this particular retreat was tailored entirely towards The Menopause. I come away relaxed and confident, equipped with tools to take on whatever The Menopause may continue to throw at me.

Not only did Juls and Julie share their own expertise in workshops, they also invited an experienced nutritional therapist as well as a doctor specialising in hormones to give informative (in plain English) talks followed by Q&A sessions.

A lovely setting, with delicious food, different exercise plans every day, invigorating walks, a relaxing massage and great company and laughter with my co-retreaters.

The programme is tailored to the individual, invest in yourself and enjoy a week at The Menopause Retreat.
Written 27 September 2023
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