Valley View, Golden Grove, Whitby, YO22 5HH   |   07962 505906   |   [email protected] |

Yoga & Wellness in Whitby

WELLNESS in Whitby, North Yorkshire

 We are not far from Whitby, on the North Yorkshire Coast, nestled in protected woodland, between the moors and the sea. Aptly named Valley View, our site is a wildlife haven, an ecological microcosm, and a tranquil and beautiful place.

The moment we saw Valley View we knew it was the perfect place for wellness in North Yorkshire.

We would love it if you choose to join us and give yourself time to step back a little – you could be amazed by what you see. 

Mind Body and Soul

‘Mind Body and Soul’ experiences explore posture work, meditation and reflections on yogic philosophy and what that might mean for you – ideal for both newcomers and students wanting to deepen their practice.

Whitby Yoga Retreat

WELLNESS WORKSHOP

Or if you are looking to rebalance,  Wellness Workshops intoduce relaxation and gentle movment and we also help you identify your Ayurvedic mind body type and how to build on your individual strengths through the right yoga, diet and lifestyle choices. 

Women's Wellness Retreat Whitby
Whitby Yoga Retreat

Kundalini with Gong

For a short but powerful reset Kundalini uses a range of tools including mantras, mudras and breath work in every practice. These amplify the effect of the posture work for an extraordinary physical mental and spiritual experience.

Open to all so long as you are willing to let go of your inhibitions and prepare to feel amazing.

Aerial yoga

Guaranteed to take you to a happy place…. aerial yoga. Or even aerial yoga with sound bath relaxation in the hammock.  

Yoga Retreat

permaculture

We grow  plant based food is grown on site and we enjoy sharing our our permaculture principles with visitors to the area.

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What people say…

Anna Lomas
Anna Lomas
29. August, 2023.
I have now been to this incredible woodland sanctuary twice. Once on one of the Yoga & Spice yoga retreats and then just a cabin stay with my husband. I’ve booked on a retreat again as it really was a perfect escape to reconnect with my with my body and mind and to take a well earned rest from the everyday. I always feel so connected, nourished and charged walking away from Valley View. Lorraine and Mark are the best hosts giving you privacy and space but always and willing to help in any way they can to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It’s worth booking a retreat for Lorraine’s cooking alone! Can’t wait until December for my next retreat!
Marie Mullans
Marie Mullans
16. August, 2023.
Incredible first experience of aerial yoga with Lorraine. She made us feel incredibly relaxed and comfortable immediately. Guided us through all postures and movements and we all gave the inversions a go and loved it! We will definitely be back. Husband is also going to give it a go!!
Sue Wright
Sue Wright
5. June, 2023.
My colleagues and I spent 2 wonderful hours with Lorraine and her daughter in the aerial yoga class, we will be back, such a special place, highly recommend.
Katie Houston
Katie Houston
1. June, 2023.
Perfect. Calm, beautiful simple and special. I left feeling incredibly content
Louise English
Louise English
2. March, 2023.
I had a lovely weekend at Yoga and Spice‘s total wellness retreat. There is a good balance between yoga and meditation, and Lorraine did a couple of workshops with us to explain the Ayurveda principles. The grounds are peaceful, and the night walk in the forest was a new experience for me! We didn’t get great weather to enjoy the outdoors a bit more - but it was February! The meals were delicious and the home-baked goodies a delight. I have felt much more centred and calm since I have returned home from the retreat and that says it all.
Emma Wright
Emma Wright
1. March, 2023.
What an amazing find! A purpose built natural retreat set in beautiful, peaceful surroundings which added to the experience. Lorraine, Mike, Mark and the team were friendly and welcoming and shared their knowledge. The benefits I felt from relaxing and recharging and taking the time for self-care are immense. Lorraine’s and Mike’s style of teaching yoga was inclusive and understanding. I’ve no hesitation in recommending this retreat, you will love it!
Gemma Tribick
Gemma Tribick
19. February, 2023.
A breathtaking experience! I had been wanting to do a yoga retreat for a while and had searched a bunch of different places around the UK looking for the one that would be the right fit for me. After searching to see if there was a retreat relatively close to home I was delighted to discover Yoga and Spice. I was blown away by what they had to offer and the pictures of the studio, garden and accommodation - couldn't beleive this was only an hour away! Upon further investigation of the retreats and timetables I decided to book the Women's Wellness retreat, and I'm so glad I did! This was one of the best experiences of my life, Lorraine is incredible and her wealth of knowledge in yoga, kundalini, cooking and ayurveda is so inspiring. All of the food cooked by Lorraine was delicious and by the end of the weekend I felt so clean and energised from the inside out it was amazing! Mark (Lorraine's partner) gave us a wonderful tour of the garden and guided us on a mindful evening tourch-lit walk, it was so lovely chatting with him about his journey to Buddhism along the way. We also had another fab instructor Mike who gave an incredible sound bath experience and hatha yoga class. One of the best things about the trip was meeting the gorgeous ladies who had also booked this retreat, we formed a special bond and were able to be so open with eachother throughout the weekend which was so nice! And last but not least the cabin accommodation was an absolute dream, so peaceful and I could hear owls in the night, just wow! As a yoga instructor I loved being able to be the student and just hand myself over to Lorraine for the weekend. The whole experience was a huge inspiration and I look forward to going to more retreats here in the future. If you've been considering booking here, go for it!! You will not be disappointed 💜 Thank you again Lorraine, Mark, Mike, Pat and the team at Yoga and Spice, I'll be back! xxx
Jessica Lalic
Jessica Lalic
15. February, 2023.
I truly had the most amazing time on the Women's Wellness retreat at Yoga & Spice. Lorraine, Mark and Mike are absolutely brilliant and so knowledgeable. Lorraine is full of wisdom and creates a safe space to learn and grow. The classes and meditations are enriching, the food is nourishing and the location and accommodation is idyllic. I'm very grateful for the experience and look forward to my next visit.
sarah meek
sarah meek
6. February, 2023.
Just spent the most wonderful weekend at yoga n spice . From the accommodation, food, yoga , location and hosting everything was perfect. Feel totally rested and also learned so much from Lorraine and her marvellous team . Also met a really lovely bunch of women. We shall be back!
Mags Cran
Mags Cran
12. January, 2023.
Lorraine has created a wonderful place to explore movement and relax not only in the studio but the beautifully presented cabins. The one day retreat was a perfect way to start the year and set intention for what is to come. Will defiantly be back

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