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This page will keep you updated on Pilates retreats or holidays that are being offered by, or that feature, Body Control Pilates teachers.

1Love1Heart Retreats offer a selection of day, weekend and weeklong retreats across the UK and Europe.Each retreat will offer a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday packed with motivating body control® Pilates, dynamic Ashtanga Yoga and meditation classes to help balance body and free the mind.

There will be plenty of time to indulge yourself, to visit local attractions on one of our week-long retreat or simply 'switch off' from the stresses and strains of everyday life with a rural weekend rest-bites or kick-start your healthy routine with an all-day event

2017 Schedule
• May 20th - Hertfordshire - £75
• July 10th-16th - Gerona - £650
• Oct 21st - Hertfordshire - With Duncan Orrock - £75
• Nov 10th-12th - The Old Granary Yorkshire - £350

To book please contact Maiwenn Langlois via email maiwenn@pilatesfirst.co.uk, telephone 07830 349 575 or visit the website www.pilatesfirststudio.com


Westcliff-on-Sea ,Essex: Full Day Retreats:
• Sunday 21st May 2017
• Friday 10th Nov 2017

Arundel, West Sussex: Weekend Retreats:
• Friday 16th March – Sun 18th March 2018
• Friday 2nd Nov – Sun 4th Nov 2018

Upminster Sports Massage & Pilates are offering Pilates Retreat Weekends in a beautifully restored 19th Century Barn set within 2 acres of peaceful grounds with stunning views of West Sussex. With beautiful country walks and sandy beaches nearby, this a tranquil haven to refresh and revitalise both the mind and body.

Included: 5* Accommodation (10 bedrooms including 8 ensuite), Full Board (On-Site Chef), Juices/Superfood Smoothies, heated indoor Swimming Pool and Sauna, private Gardens and Courtyard, free wi-fi, two stunning Studios with underfloor heating and a generous choice of Classes in small groups: Pilates for different levels, Stretch & Mobilise, Dance and Cardio workouts, Guided Relaxation/Meditation. Extra: Massage, Reflexology, Spa Treatments.

We also offer Pilates Full Day Retreats at Absolute Arts Dance Studios in Westcliff (opposite train station and by the beach).

Included: Nutritious lunch, Juices/Superfood Smoothies, Energy Balls, two studios with a generous choice of Classes in small groups: Pilates for different levels, Stretch & Mobilise, Dance and Cardio workouts, Guided Relaxation/Meditation. Extra: Remedial or Deep Tissue Massage

All of our retreats are open to newcomers to Pilates and those with experience. For further information go to www.upminstersportsmassage.co.uk or email upminstersportsmassage@gmail.com or call Charlene on 07411 826 721.


Our Pilates, Yoga and Vegan Food retreats are a balance of strength building, rejuvenation, cleansing, relaxation, and learning. Our wonderful instructors will help you find new inspiration, expand your practice, and have loads of fun on the way.

Based in an old farmhouse with amazing vista views of the French countryside, you will be guided through your Yoga and Pilates practices each day and also have the opportunity to learn how to make the delicious vegan food you are served.

Help yourself from the fruit trees, cool off in the pool, or find a quiet corner to be creative, The Field Retreat is a calm and beautiful haven, surrounded by rolling countryside and amazing skies.

If you want to explore, there is loads to see and do nearby, markets, châteaux, swimming, canoeing, basket weaving, wine tasting, tree adventures, zip-lining and more.

Accommodation is cosy, comfortable, and all of our rooms have a view…

Prices start from 395 Euro.

Go to our site at www.thefieldretreat.eu for a list of dates and more information, or contact Helen at admin@thefieldretreat.eu

It is also possible to rent the space out as a teacher to run your own retreat.

In the charming coastal town of Conil de la Frontera – A typical white Andalusian town.

• Pick your own dates. From a long weekend to a week or even two.
• Example of cost – 7 nights @ £525
• Suitable for absolute beginners to the more experienced

Come alone or bring a friend. Shared accomodation in light modern twin bedded room. Matwork Pilates each morning with Body Control teacher Karen Stafford followed by delicious brunch of local fresh produce on patio, weather permitting. Modern relaxing Pilates studio within the house. Maximum 4 people ensuring maximum attention.Remainder of the day to do as you please.

Relax on one of the many beautiful beaches just 3 minutes walk away or use the courtesy mini bus to visit the charismatic local town and wander the cobbled lanes full of galleries, gift shops, cafes, restaurants and market of locally grown produce. Group sight seeing trips available to local sights.

Transfers to and from your destination airport.

Why not take some time for yourself.

For all the full details please go to www.pilatesholidayspain.com or email pilatesholidayspain@hotmail.com or telephone 0034 678 567 359.

May – October every year

• We provide bespoke Pilates holidays for small groups of 7/8 guests, using only the best experts in their field to deliver the impeccable holiday experience.
• With no single supplements and private luxury en-suite rooms in stunning Italian Villas, it’s a perfect way to take your Pilates holiday.

A week of Italian sunshine, set amidst olive and lemon trees in the beautiful gardens of our luxury villas, our own private chef producing wonderful meals all with locally sourced ingredients. Pilates everyday, improving your technique,(optional cooking lessons) great wine and wonderful food, fabulous pool and jacuzzi. Time for sightseeing, wine tasting, shopping, relaxing, and sunbathing.

Candice is the owner and principal Pilates teacher and has been a member of Body Control Pilates since 1998.

Our holidays are all inclusive, covering all wine, meals, excursions, wine tasting and airport transfers. So no need to worry about fluctuating currency exchange rates.

To learn more and to watch our latest video please visit our website at www.life-holidays.com

For more information please contact Life Holidays:
Email: info@life-holidays.com
Call Candice on: +44 (0)20 7127 6542 or +44 (0)7973 520 443

May 13th - 20th 2017

Our all inclusive healthy holiday on the most beautiful of the Canary Islands - Fuerteventura is not to be missed… this intimate retreat only caters for 8 special guests.

During our week we will indulge in a diverse range of classes and workshops, enjoying the peace and tranquility of our exclusive villa, perhaps taking a dip in the glorious private pool and also exploring the islands rugged coastline, sampling some of the islands watersports and much much more… this exclusively small retreat caters for all. Nutrition will play an important role throughout the week - with our own private chef on board, expect delicious brunch breakfasts and outstanding vegetarian dinners.

• 2-3 hours of daily Body Control teacher trained Pilates and Yoga classes
• 1 x Pilates masterclass workshop
• 2-3 x meditation sessions during the week
• 7 x Breakfast brunches
• 6 x Vegetarian dinners
• Fruit bowl and herbal teas daily
• Transportation to and from the airport on 13th and 20th May
• 2 x hiking excursions (optional)

Cost of the Retreat: Single Room £1600 / Shared Twin bed room £1150 per person

Please contact Shannon on 07806 876 166 or info@reigatepilates.com for more details and full details can be found on our website: www.reigatepilates.com

Saturday 13th – Thursday 18th May, 2017 (5 nights)

£440 per person based on twin room occupancy (limited single supplement available):
• En-suite* accommodation in either the main villa or adjacent studio rooms (two rooms share a bathroom, although there is an additional shower room located in the annexe.)
• Breakfast, healthy snacks and evening meal
• Day excursion to the beautiful city of Valencia
• Twice daily Pilates with Jill Rowland (Certified Body Control teacher)
• Swimming Pool, set amidst tranquil and fragrant Orange and lemon groves
• Transfers from and to Valencia airport

Flights and transfers to and from UK airports aren’t included in the price.

Massage, beauty treatments and One to One Pilates sessions are available and can be booked and paid for separately.

Come and join us and find out why we keep returning to The Orange Tree Retreat - a home from home with a relaxed energy that engenders a real sense of peace and calm.

For further information please contact Jill Rowland:

Email: jillmrowland@googlemail.com
Website: www.wiltshirepilates.com
Facebook: Wiltshire Pilates

with Jan Davies Body Control Pilates Instructor of 15 years
30th May - 6th June 2017

Escape the British weather to enjoy guaranteed sun, the exceptional menu of local food in an exotic culture and environment at an award winning comfortable sustainably run traditional guest house run by www.holidays-with-heart.co.uk. Jane Bayley, the owner has over 20 years of experience of Morocco. Based in Taroudant, an ancient walled market town little visited by tourists and with shopper-friendly souks and benefit from the support of 8 charming English speaking Moroccan staff very experienced in running successful group holidays. Pilates classes together with a wide choice of other authentic activities, exploring with guides, trek or laze in the sun.

Better value for money than Europe! Flexible payment options. Cost Easyjet flights from Gatwick to Agadir plus £500 for accommodation for 7 nights in single rooms (Special offer no single room supplement – save £120), substantial breakfasts, vegetarian evening meals (special diets accommodated, plus small extra for meat/fish option), 2 excursions, 2 cultural experiences, 14-21 hours of pilates, a “Feast for the Senses” celebration and transfers from and to Agadir airport. Other optional activities to include trekking, wildlife, crafts, cookery, massage etc.

To book please contact Jane@holidays-with-heart.co.uk

Voted Top 10 in the World: Lonely Planet Eco Stays 2014, Vege News Vegetarian Holidays 2005, Responsible Tourism Trophy for Community Project Work 2009. Green Key Certified 2012 – present.

6th - 13th June, 13th - 20th June, 3rd - 10th October, 10th - 17th October

£795 per person for one week (excluding flights and transfers):
• Including accommodation in private bungalow complex with pool at Cornucopia Hotel in Xaghra
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Excursions to Ggantija Temples, Citadel, Ramla Bay, Marsalforn Salt pans, Xlendi Bay and Azure Window
• 2 Pilates classes per day with Lara
• Outdoor swimming, walks in the surrounding area and great company.

"Our week was amazing, you have taught us so much and I have put it into action this evening in my first class back. They could all feel the differences just with a few simple adjustments all of which you taught me and I'm able to pass along. Can't thank you enough, truly invaluable!!!"
Alison Driscoll (Group participant June 2016 and BCP Teacher)

For further information please contact Lara Refalo:
Email: gozopilates@gmail.com
Website: gozopilatesretreats.com
Facebook: Gozo Pilates

15th - 21st October 2017

Join me for an exclusive Pilates retreat at one of Catalonia’s nicest sea-side towns. Pilates every day, delicious vegetarian food, a swimming pool and massages. Only a maximum of 12 people can join!

Nothing is compulsory, you can do as much or as little as you like. The holiday is yours to do as you please. There will be plenty of time to relax, stroll the town and beach, or even visit the surrounding villages and mountains.

Quick overview:
• 11hrs of Pilates
• vegetarian meals every day £75
• massage
• organic winery tour

Early Bird 10% discount for those who book in full by 31 March.

For more details please visit www.melaniechristoupilates.co.uk

17th - 22nd October

Join our exclusive Pilates and Wellbeing retreat at the 5 star Babylonstoren, in the heart of the Franschoek wine valley.

Surrounded by mountains and vineyards, tranquility and peace. This is an unique opportunity to move, discover, explore and recharge.

Your retreat experience will include Pilates, yoga, meditation and other optional activities like walking, cycling, canoeing, swimming. Of course there are also the life changing signature spa experiences. This is an unique opportunity to discover not just more about yourself but to experience awakening of all the senses. Cape Town is world renowned for good food, excellent wine and friendly people.

Your two teachers have years of experience and are both passionate movers!

Babylonstoren has been selected as one of the 20 best hotels in the world by Condé Nast Traveller UK Gold List for consecutive years and have been described as ‘The garden of Eden’ by them.

Prices start from £1,450.

For more information please contact Anneke Kruger at:
Email: movementintellect@outlook.com
Website: www.movementintellect.com
Facebook: Movement Intellect


We offer year round Pilates Retreats for just one or two guests for short breaks or week long holidays at our beautiful rural property overlooking the Taw Valley. The annex is complete with a double bedroom, private large shower room and a luxury lounge with TV, DVD & Freeview and pool table. The lounge is open plan with fully equipped kitchen bar. We offer two hours of Pilates mat and equipment tuition a day in the fully equipped studio on site, either in the mornings or as a morning and late afternoon split. There is no set itinerary to follow, and we hope our visitors will do as much or as little as they want. Time can be spent exploring the national parks and beautiful beaches or just sitting in the gardens reading a book. The gardens are currently being landscaped with terraces, patios and seating areas to relax, with hammocks and swing chairs and woodland walkways.

For more information contact Taw Valley Pilates, email or call 01769 580 618.

New dates to be announced
Offered by Six Senses Resorts

Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman, a simple 90 minute journey from Dubai. The setting of this beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations and private marina is spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and a 1.6-kilometer sandy beach at Zighy Bay on the other. Zighy Bay enjoys a truly unique location! Lynne offers a combination of group classes and private sessions, all based in the resort's beautiful spa.

For more information, please visit Six Senses Zighy Bay and go to the Six Senses Spa pages.


Flavours Holidays working in conjunction with highly experienced Body Control Pilates teachers have designed a series of perfect Pilates holidays in Italy. Choose from either a week in Sicily, Tuscany, Puglia or Amalfi. With a maximum group size of 8 guests you be assured of plenty individual attention and classes tailored to your individual needs. As well as daily Pilates lessons, you will also enjoy 2 cookery lessons with a local cook, be taken to explore nearby towns and places of interest. With no single supplement Flavours’ Pilates retreats are the perfect break for everyone to unwind and relax under the Italian sun.

For more information contact Flavours Holidays:
W: Flavours Holidays
E: info@flavoursholidays.co.uk
T: 0131 343 2500
Flavours Holidays is a fully bonded ATOL tour operator nos 6528.


Pilates Spa Days and Weekends at the award winning Thurlestone Hotel, in South Devon with Annita Cole. These retreats are a perfect introduction to Body Control Pilates, suitable for those with no Pilates experience or those wanting to consolidate what they already know, and enjoy exploring their practice once again with a beginners mind. Lots of Pilates, 4-star hotel with fabulous fresh food, a stunning location with superb sea views, coastal path walking and brand new spa facilities.

For more information, please visit Thurlstone Hotel or contact Annita.


Pilates short breaks and week long holidays are now offered at the stunning Highbullen Hotel; Golf and Country Club in North Devon. These Pilates Holidays are run throughout the year with all Pilates sessions led by Body Control Pilates Master Teacher Lauren Bannister. Highbullen boasts luxury accommodation, fine dining, all weather tennis courts, an 18 hole golf course and private fishing is available on the River Mole. The Highbullen Hotel has state of the art leisure facilities with a 65ft indoor swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool. The area is a haven for fishing, cycling and forest walks with the Highbullen Hotel a short drive away from the Exmoor National Park and within easy reach of the North Devon beaches and Dartmoor National Park. The cathedral city of Exeter is a charming ride away on the two carriage Tarka Line train.

For more information, please visit www.highbullen.co.uk or www.pilatesholidaysdevon.co.uk.

All retreats and holidays featured in this section are published for your information only.
For more details please contact the organisers direct via the website, email or telephone number provided.

Last updated: October 2016