France Retreat


Hosted by Charlie Stewart-Brown founder of Indiv Yoga.

Relax, Restore, Re-balance

Join Indiv Yoga‘s exclusive 5 day Yoga & Mindfulness Detox Retreat at Chateau Fengari, and learn how to re-balance body and mind in a stunning tranquil environment.

The retreat will be held in a beautiful French chateau near Bordeaux. It is set on 20 acres of land with a pool, tennis courts and its own lake.

Charlie Stewart-Brown, founder of Indiv Yoga will be holding yoga and mindfulness sessions twice a day, tailored to the group’s objectives and health. During the day there will be other mindfulness activities available or simply well deserved time to relax and restore. All yoga & mindfulness activities are included in the price, including beautiful accommodation and healthy detoxing meals. Learn simple and realistic techniques to handle stress and create more balance, that you can easily apply in your day-to-day life back home. This peaceful and picturesque location, and sunny warm weather in Bordeaux, are perfect for reading, relaxing, reflecting and restoring, in a luxurious and easy-going environment.  The retreat is a mental and physical detox, where you are also encouraged to detox from technology!

Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August

Typical Timetable

(may vary depending on the group)


  • 7.45 – 9am – Gentle Morning Yoga Class tailored to the group’s health & objectives (questionnaire to be filled out before the course)
  • 9am Breakfast
  • Relax/activity
  • 1pm lunch
  • Relax/activity
  • 6.30pm Dinner
  • 8.30pm Evening Mindfulness/Yoga Activity



Healthy light vegetarian meals with traditional local French produce
– alcohol not included



  • Twin bedroom – CHF 1’250 / (approx. EUR 1’050 / £970 depending fx rate)
  • Private bedroom – 1500€ plus VAT
  • Twin bedroom – 1300€ plus VAT
  • 3 person bedroom – 1000€ plus VAT

(all with en-suite bathrooms, rooms 25 and 26 share an en-suite bathroom)

Price includes


  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All materials needed for yoga and mindfulness classes
  • Use of all the Chateau’s facilities including swimming pool & tennis court

Price does not include


  • Transport to and from the Chateau

What to bring with you


  • Comfortable clothes for yoga, meditation and walking (warmer options for any chilly mornings or evenings)
  • Swimming suit

Lead Trainer: Charlie Stewart-Brown ERYT500, RPYT, RCYT, YCEP

Charlie began practicing yoga over 20 years ago and has been teaching for nearly 10 years around the world to people of all ages and abilities. Originally from London and having worked in New York and Lisbon after her Psychology degree, she has since settled with her husband in Switzerland, and dedicated her life to expanding her knowledge of the science of yoga, mindful meditation and better physical and mental health.

Over the years Charlie has worked with some of the most renowned yoga teachers around the world (David Swenson, Shiva Rea, Anne-Marie Newland, Leslie Kaminoff, Sadie Nardini, Sonia Sumar etc) certifying in Hatha, Sivanada, Ashtanga, Childrens and Family Yoga, Yoga for the Special Child, & Inner Engineering with Sadhguru. She has become highly respected for her successful work in yoga therapy, especially for Autism, ADHD and other behavioural and developmental syndromes. She has also talked at some of the biggest corporations in Switzerland and the annual SGIS (Swiss Group of International Schools) Conference on implementing Mindfulness in the work place and the education system.

Charlie holds the highest yoga qualifications as an ERYT500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), RCYT (Registered Children´s Yoga Teacher), RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) and YCEP (Yoga Continued Education Provider) with the Yoga Alliance, and has developed Indiv Yoga™ to bring a more physiological, therapeutic and individual approach to yoga. Indiv Yoga™ Switzerland is a RYS (registered yoga school) and RCYS (registered children’s yoga school) providing Yoga Alliance teacher training certifications of the highest professional standards.

Read her online testimonials and qualifications for a feel of her knowledgeable and friendly professionalism.


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