Lina Newstead

Lina Newstead Lina has long ties to Claridge House and been practicing Yoga since 1975, gaining experience with Yoga teachers from different traditions. She has had extensive experience in teaching Yoga to seniors, adults, and to students with special needs such as MS & ME. She has been teaching Mindfulness with a unique slant from her experience of the Buddhist Tibetan & Yoga traditions, as well as Christian Mindfulness.



Retreats led by Lina Newstead

November 2021

Booking ID: 151121

Everyone knows that Yoga is good for you and here is an opportunity to have lots of practice! The week will offer lots of posture work, breathing, deep relaxation and mindful meditation. Wonderful vegetarian food will help cleanse and heal your body. All in a peaceful setting that will re-energise your body mind. Massage may be available at an extra cost.

Residential price: £595.00

December 2021

Booking ID: 091221

Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.
Mindfulness Meditation Morning Sample Programme

Theme:Stars and moonlight - exploring the dark


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture
Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight
please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

January 2022

Booking ID: 060122

Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.
Mindfulness Meditation Morning Sample Programme

Theme - How can we greet 2022 positively?


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture
Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight
please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

Booking ID: 280122

Come away to enhance your wellbeing at this dark time of the year. The practices of simple Yoga movements, mindfulness meditation, and creative sessions will lift your spirits. Organic vegetarian super foods will nurture the body and tips on how to stay positive will clear the mind.

Residential price: £495.00

February 2022

Booking ID: 100222

Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.
Mindfulness Meditation Morning Sample Programme

Theme - Non judging


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture
Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight
please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

March 2022

Booking ID: 100322


Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.
Mindfulness Meditation Morning Sample Programme

Theme - Turn of the year - Greeting Spring


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture
Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight
please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

Booking ID: 180322

Come and take time out to deeply relax the mind and allow it to rest and heal in a way that is helpful to face the challenges of everyday life.
If you are trying mindfulness for the first time or want to refresh your practice this weekend is for you.
When practiced in a retreat situation it brings extra benefits.
The meditation techniques will be enriched by the Tibetan Buddhist and Yoga tradition.
There will be mindful movement and walking meditation in the garden.

Residential price: £495.00

April 2022

Booking ID: 140422

Give yourself the gift of a day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Patience


Meditation Day 9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00- Welcome & introductions of participants
-- Centre in Egyptian posture
-- Mindful Movement outside weather permitting
11.15 - Tea, Coffee & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
-- Breath awareness practice
-- Mind meditation - guided meditation
1.00 - Lunch
2.00 - Discussion around mindfulness principles and relating to the theme of the day
3.00 - Walking meditation outside weather permitting / enquiry meditation
4.15 - Tea & Cake
4.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to consolidate the day
5.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £75.00

May 2022

Booking ID: 050522

Give yourself the gift of a day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Beginner`s Mind


Meditation Day 9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00- Welcome & introductions of participants
-- Centre in Egyptian posture
-- Mindful Movement outside weather permitting
11.15 - Tea, Coffee & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
-- Breath awareness practice
-- Mind meditation - guided meditation
1.00 - Lunch
2.00 - Discussion around mindfulness principles and relating to the theme of the day
3.00 - Walking meditation outside weather permitting / enquiry meditation
4.15 - Tea & Cake
4.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to consolidate the day
5.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £75.00

Booking ID: 090522

Come and practice Yoga giving more time & attention to postures, breathing practices & deep relaxation techniques. Practice is enhanced with mantras (positive affirmations) & meditation. Benefits of practice on retreat are longer lasting according to research.

Residential price: £620.00

June 2022

Booking ID: 090622

Give yourself the gift of a day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Turn of the year - Greeting Summer


br> Meditation Day 9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00- Welcome & introductions of participants
-- Centre in Egyptian posture
-- Mindful Movement outside weather permitting
11.15 - Tea, Coffee & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
-- Breath awareness practice
-- Mind meditation - guided meditation
1.00 - Lunch
2.00 - Discussion around mindfulness principles and relating to the theme of the day
3.00 - Walking meditation outside weather permitting / enquiry meditation
4.15 - Tea & Cake
4.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to consolidate the day
5.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £75.00

Booking ID: 100622

A subject that is still a challenging one for us in the West to discuss.
Come and talk about it with people who are also interested in bringing this out into the open.
We will look at the practical and the philosophical aspects of death in the West and also from other cultures and traditions.
Be prepared to be surprised and have laughter included in the mix!
Please note this course is not for people who are recently bereaved or have a terminal diagnosis. Please talk to the tutor if you are unsure of your own situation

Residential price: £345.00

July 2022

Booking ID: 070722

Give yourself the gift of a day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Trust


br> Meditation Day 9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00- Welcome & introductions of participants
-- Centre in Egyptian posture
-- Mindful Movement outside weather permitting
11.15 - Tea, Coffee & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
-- Breath awareness practice
-- Mind meditation - guided meditation
1.00 - Lunch
2.00 - Discussion around mindfulness principles and relating to the theme of the day
3.00 - Walking meditation outside weather permitting / enquiry meditation
4.15 - Tea & Cake
4.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to consolidate the day
5.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £75.00

August 2022

Booking ID: 040822

Give yourself the gift of a day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Non Striving


br> Meditation Day 9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00- Welcome & introductions of participants
-- Centre in Egyptian posture
-- Mindful Movement outside weather permitting
11.15 - Tea, Coffee & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
-- Breath awareness practice
-- Mind meditation - guided meditation
1.00 - Lunch
2.00 - Discussion around mindfulness principles and relating to the theme of the day
3.00 - Walking meditation outside weather permitting / enquiry meditation
4.15 - Tea & Cake
4.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to consolidate the day
5.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £75.00

Booking ID: 050822

Looking at aging with a positive perspective we can learn how to age as well as possible. Gentle movement from Yoga and Mindfulness along with specific breathing techniques and deep relaxation & meditation all can enhance our physiological age. Tips on how to maintain health through lifestyle and diet will be explored and how to integrate them into everyday life

Residential price: £495.00

September 2022

Booking ID: 080922

Give yourself the gift of a day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Turn of the year - Greeting Autumn


br> Meditation Day 9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00- Welcome & introductions of participants
-- Centre in Egyptian posture
-- Mindful Movement outside weather permitting
11.15 - Tea, Coffee & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
-- Breath awareness practice
-- Mind meditation - guided meditation
1.00 - Lunch
2.00 - Discussion around mindfulness principles and relating to the theme of the day
3.00 - Walking meditation outside weather permitting / enquiry meditation
4.15 - Tea & Cake
4.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to consolidate the day
5.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £75.00

October 2022

Booking ID: 061022

Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Acceptance


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

Booking ID: 281022

Meditation does not need to be just sitting on a cushion. Come and experience mediation through specific gentle movement as well as classic sitting & breathing techniques. Walking meditation and creative sessions used as meditation will be explored

Residential price: £495.00

November 2022

Booking ID: 101122

Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.

Theme : Letting Go


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

Booking ID: 141122

Come and get away from it all! Put away devices and get back in touch with the essential self. Enjoy postures, breathing, deep relaxation and mindful meditation to benefit your life, allowing your body and mind to come back into balance.

Residential price: £620.00

December 2022

Booking ID: 081222


Give yourself the gift of a half day away from all the stress
Mindfulness meditation techniques will be practised, formal sitting and deep relaxation - safely.
Mindfulness Meditation Morning Sample Programme

Theme - Turn of the year - Greeting Winter


9.30 - Day participants arrive. Coffee Tea available
9.45 - Quiet time 15 minutes silence to arrive
10.00 - Short introductions of participants
Centre in Egyptian posture
Mindful Movement outside if possible
11.15 - Tea & Coffee with cake & biscuits
11.30 - Body relaxation – body scan
12.00 - Breath awareness practice
12.15 - Mind meditation - this can be walking meditation when possible/ guided meditation /
enquiry meditation
1.00 - Departures
It is possible to prolong your stay overnight
please speak directly with someone at the office
for offers & costs 01342 832150

Non-residential price: £30.00

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