Summer Workshops: Don’t forget your fur coat, diamonds and high heels!

Summer retreats are very popular here in the south of France and with good reason: The sun rises early and it is not fully dark until after ten o'clock in the evening. The days are long, warm and sun-drenched... Most of our guests remember to bring the essentials on a mindfulness meditation retreat at Les …

La Vie en Rose in Eauze

Every year, for the last six years, we go to the same restaurant, La Vie en Rose in Eauze, for my other half's birthday lunch. As we visit Eauze during both our Connect with Horses Personal Empowerment Workshops and our Walking and Wine Tasting Holidays and as Eauze is the starting point of our Walking and Wine Tasting Camino …

Grateful for what we have

Comparing Meditation Retreats

If wishes were horses! I wish we had a whirlpool/jacuzzi/spa tub at our retreat. It would have been wonderful to lie back into hot, swirling bubbles at the end of a busy day of walking meditation, writing meditation and working meditation sessions. Especially if we also did an equine-assisted experiential learning session. Instead, all we have is a …

10 of the best Mindfulness Talks

10 Mindfulness Talks

Mindfulness Meditation is one of the cornerstones of our Connect with Horses Personal Empowerment Workshops here in the sun-blessed south of France.  If you are thinking of coming to a workshop and you want to find out more about mindfulness then the best way of doing so  is by practising it yourself.  Another way of …

What is wrong with the south of France?

You must wonder why we decided to buy our farm here in the south of France where we host our Personal Empowerment Workshops, based on mindfulness meditation, because it is really not a very attractive region. The landscape is flat and uninteresting. Nothing much ever happens. The food is not particularly good. The people are quiet and …