We’ve been to Chamonix many times before, usually for work, photographing weddings against the stunning Mont Blanc backdrops. But this time, we wanted to experience it as tourists, no work, just relaxation and enjoyment. Our chance came when a good friend offered us her apartment in the center of Chamonix while she was away. So off we […]
Yoga is a great way to get in touch with your body, mind, and soul, and when practiced outside in nature, it adds another layer of mindfulness to the experience. Julia Barnes, a yoga teacher from Haute-Savoie in the French Alps, shares some of her favorite poses to help you get started with your yoga […]
keep your focus on your breath, visualise yourself now walking out of the space you're in, away from all the building, busyness, the crowdedness. You keep walking steadily and calmly, finding your pace, your rhythm and your breath. The scenery around you begins to change as you reach the edge of a forest. You enter following a tiny path, only big enough for one, deep into the trees...
Are you looking to plan a wellness retreat that will be truly successful? You’re not alone. Wellness retreats are growing in popularity as people seek to disconnect from the stress of their daily lives and focus on their health and well-being. But with so many options and details to consider, it can be overwhelming to […]
Nature is such a wonderful place to be. It evolves in the present moment, as it adapts to the necessities of life. Oh if only we could become like birds and the butterflies revelling in the present now! Well we could for a moment, if we took time out and went mindfully hiking perhaps. There’s […]
"My dad used to make stained glass lamps when I was younger but for some reason it had never occurred to me to give it a go, until lockdown. Once I ordered my starter kit and taught myself the basics I completely fell in love with the craft and have been doing it ever since!"
We are Polly and Reuben, a couple living in the town of Morzine in the French Alps.
After moving to the mountains in 2016, we soon discovered what a powerful and unique environment the Alps are for self development and mindfulness practice.
We want to share this place with hard-working folk who want to reconnect with themselves and escape their busy lives for a while.