cycle + yoga

fully booked
28th – 1st June 2021
500 €

Imagine cycling within the beautiful region of the Dordogne, visit Gothic and Renaissance-style castles of past kings and queens, explore quaint markets and historical villages. This cycling and yoga holiday is for both people who want to do epic cycle rides or who just want to practice yoga and immerse themselves within the Dordogne. Start your day with an early morning daily yoga class to fully prepare those cycling muscles, having a strong flexible body and mind will make you a better cyclist. Eat a power breakfast to aid the start of your adventure. Spend your days in fresh air and sunshine, come rain or shine you will have an amazing experience. At the end of your day arrive back for a short yoga stretch followed by healthy wholesome vegetarian dinner, unwind and share your adventures.

Price: 500 Euros per person (minimum 12 people)
We can quote a specific price for a lesser number of people, please email abigail@centredecreation.comto request a quote

We offer:

  • We offer delicious wholesome food, a daily power breakfast, an apéritif of homemade walnut wine, two deliciously prepared dinners that are included in the fee (extra dinners at 25 euros per person) we can also provide pack a lunch at 7 euros per head. We can also give you advice and contacts for local restaurants.
  • A daily Vinyasa Yoga and meditation class.
  • A choice of daily excursions around Alles-sur-Dordogne, le Buisson de Cadouin., La Roque Gageac, Château de Beynac, The Marqueyssac Gardens, Château des Milandes for those not cycling.
  • Maps and routes offered for Cyclists.
  • 6 Bicycles included in price extra bicycles can be included at 130 euros each.
    Please note these are top of the range road bikes and sizes will be requested. Lesser bikes for simpler riding can be provided. And a cheaper price. Or additional bikes can be brought.
  • One airport transfer for up to 7 people included extra transfer can be provided at cost.to be quoted.
  • Pick ups from local railway station in Le Buisson are inclusive.
  • Pick up from Bergerac or Perigueux railway station same price as airport transfer.
  • Parking onsite available.
teacher cycle + yoga

Abigail Yeates

My training has taught me that all bodies are different, we are different and we think differently. Now I work more consciously.

See our people

Friday welcome day 

  • Check in any-time after. 14:00
  • Arrive meet and greet with a cup of tea and homemade cake
  • Gentle Yoga Practice. 17:30
  • Indulge in a delicious evening meal at chez nous. 19:00

Saturday

  • Freshly prepared breakfast served on the terrace. 7:30 – 8:30
  • Bikes arrive (Bike induction). 8:00 – 8:30

(Cycle group)

  • Cycle group go on an excursion 1. 8:45 – 17:30

(Yoga group)

  • Vinyasa Yoga and meditation. 8:45 – 9:45
  • Coffee and energy balls. 10:00 – 10:30
  • Walking and visiting Limeuil village, the village is located at the confluence of the Dordogne and Vézère rivers. 11:00 – 12:00
  • Lunch, enjoy a glass of chilled wine overlooking the two rivers or choose to have a freshly packed picnic on the banks of the Dordogne and partake a in bit of wild swimming. 12:00 – 1:00
  • Walk back or we can come and pick you up. 14:00 – 15:00
  • Chill by the pool. 15:00 – 17:30
  • Cycle excursion returns. 17:30 – 18:00
  • Simple yoga stretches and self-massage to aid those aching muscles. 18:00 – 18:30
  • Arrange a restaurant reservation. 19:00 – 22:00

Sunday 

  • Freshly prepared breakfast served on the terrace. 7:30 – 8:30

 (Cycle group)

  • Cycle group go on an excursion 2. 8:45 – 17:30

(Yoga group)

  • Vinyasa Yoga and meditation. 8:45 – 9:45
  • Coffee and energy balls. 10:00 – 10:30
  • Catch a lift to St Cyprien market, a wonderful experience. 11:00 – 12:00
  • Lunch, soak up the atmosphere in this wonderful village. 12:00 – 14:00
  • Arrive back at centre de création. 14:00 – 15:00
  • Chill by the pool. 15:00 – 17:30
  • Cycle excursion returns. 17:30 – 18:00
  • Simple yoga stretches and self-massage to aid those aching muscles. 18:00 – 18:30
  • Arrange a restaurant reservation. 19:00 – 22:00

Monday

  • Freshly prepared breakfast served on the terrace. 7:30 – 8:30

(Cycle group)

  • Cycle group go on an excursion 3. 8:45 – 17:30

(Yoga group)

  • Vinyasa Yoga and meditation. 8:45 – 9:45
  • Coffee and energy balls. 10:00 – 10:30
  • Catch a lift to Cadouin and walk through the village, overlooking the abbey and the cloister of Cadouin. 11:00 – 12:00
  • Lunch, experience the traditional Périgord cuisine. 12:00 – 2:00
  • Arrive back at centre de création. 14:00 – 15:00
  • Take an excursion around the wonderful ‘Château des Milandes’ where Josephine Baker once lived. 15:00 – 17:30
  • Yoga group + Cycle excursion returns. 17:30 – 18:00
  • Simple yoga stretches and self-massage to aid those aching muscles. 18:00 – 18:30
  • Wine tasting.  18:30 – 20:00
  • Indulge in a delicious evening meal at chez nous. 19:00 – 22:00

Tuesday

  • Freshly prepared breakfast on the terrace. 8:30 – 9:30
  • Room Check-out (Depending on what time your flight is) and we hope to see you again. 10:00

We offer community based living here at the centre de creation, all our rooms are quiet and clean and offer a home from home experience. The accommodation is inclusive in the retreat price and our best rooms are offered to those who book early. All our rooms have shared bathrooms. We also serve delicious vegetarian and vegan food and homemade cakes.

Double room

accommodation room

Shared room

accommodation shared room

Single room

accommodation single room

More about our accommodations

The centre de création is located in Le Buisson-de-Cadouin, we are a 45-minute drive from Bergerac airport and around 2 ½ hour train from Bordeaux airport

*Due to covid we are limited to give correct dates and flight information. We will update as soon as we can. Thank you for your understanding.

Our Address :
Centre de Création
Les Joncailles
24480 Alles-sur-Dordogne
France

T +33 (0)5 53 24 04 85
E contact@centredecreation.com

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cancellation and refund policy

We understand that there are times where you may be unable to attend once payment has been made and we will always try to help where we can.

You may cancel your booking at any time provided that the cancellation is made by the person submitting the booking form and is communicated to us in writing.

Cancellation of your booking should be confirmed and notified by email.

CDC reserves the right to cancel any class and offer an alternative date or a refund.

All payments include a non-refundable deposit of 30%.

You may cancel your booking at any time provided that the cancellation is made by the person submitting the booking form and is communicated to us in writing.

Cancellation will take effect from the day that the written request is received by us.

Cancellation 12 weeks plus before the start of your Atelier: 100% refund, minus the deposit.

Cancellation 6 to 12 weeks before the start of your Atelier: 50% refund, minus the deposit.

Cancellation Up to 6 weeks before the start of your Atelier: 0% refund will be given.

After that, there is no refund unless the booking is cancelled by CDC, in which case we will offer the option of rebooking an alternative date, or a full refund.

Once your Atelier has commenced, no refund or part refund or unused portion of your booking will be repaid in the event of cancellation by you.

We are exempt from fulfilling our contractual obligations for causes that could not be anticipated and/or are beyond our control, including an act of God, act of man, act of government, and other impersonal events or occurrences. That being said, we have integrity and will endeavour to provide you with the services mentioned.

If a booking is cancelled by CDC due to French government imposed COVID-19 travel or social distancing restrictions, an alternative date will be offered within 12 months for the same price. If the participant prefers a full refund will be made.

CDC cannot be held responsible for any participants’ costs and expenses, in any circumstance, other than booking fees received. For example, CDC cannot be responsible for travel cancellation charges or bank charges incurred or loss of earnings or any other costs other than the fees received from the participant.

CDC reserves to right to replace the teacher or supervisor at CDC discretion.

CDC reserves the right to cancel classes or any activity for any student for health and safety reasons or disruptive behaviour.

COVID POLICY

During the current COVID pandemic we are extremely aware of the health and wellbeing of all our staff students and retreat participants. With this at the forefront of our minds CDC will follow all French government advice guidelines and regulations and will expect all CDC visitors to do the same. The following CDC guidelines are subject to change to whatever changing advice is received.

A COVID assessment will be made for all activities and this will be available by email or be displayed inside the studio for the benefit of all.
General Controls

Masks should be worn on site by all visitors and staff but can be removed by students or participants during classes bum us be replaced during breaks or at the end of class,

CDC reserves the right to refuse entry to studios to anyone without a mask.

Children under the age of 12 will not be required to wear one.

We will take temperatures at the start of morning practice for those on retreat.

We will provide hand sanitiser stations in each studio and bathrooms and eating areas for the benefit of all participants.

We will clean all studios each morning and sanitise equipment.

If a participant is in residence they will be provided with cleaning materials to clean their own room which we would recommend daily.

CDC will maintain a regular cleaning regime of communal areas, bathrooms and toilets.

Those coming on a yoga retreat should bring their own equipment or we can provide dedicated equipment for individual use only, for the duration of their stay and guarantee this equipment will not have been used for 4 days prior to the retreat.

Wherever possible windows to studios will be kept open during classes to allow fresh air circulation

For residential retreat participants, during meal times Instead of one large table several different areas will be offered to allow social distancing to be respected.

The Covid policy is subject to review.