Clarity and Reconnection ~ Finding a Clear Path to Self ~ 27 April – 3 June

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Join Jade Wood and Terri Broughton for a transformational retreat combining yoga, craniosacral therapy and clarity life coaching woven into the wild jungle coastline of Sri Lanka. This retreat is a week-long personal and group exploration integrating movement, meditation, insight and healing and is the perfect platform to initiate transformation. This will be a true gift to give to your self, a time completely focused on your wellness, self-development, your mind and body together as one. Access your deeply held resources of health and happiness and create a more vibrant life.

Highlights

  • Two enriching one-to-one sessions:
  • 1 Clarity life coaching session with Terri
  • 1 Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy treatment with Jade
  • Daily embodiment practice with Yin yoga and meditation
  • Creative activities, nature walks and precious time to rest and rejuvenate
  • A retreat experience of a lifetime surrounded by nature
  • 7 nights’ accommodation in artisan beachside cabanas
  • Delicious Ayurvedic meals throughout the retreat

The retreat pogram

What could be lovelier than to immerse yourself totally in self care through gentle exploration of body and mind and restoration of your true nature as an abundant being? On this retreat we give you the opportunity to move towards the life you dare to dream and to connect with your inner source of health and wisdom. The movement and meditation practices are accessible to all, with gentle Yin Yoga for embodiment – in this style of yoga we practice postures that are held softly and enjoyed for many minutes at a time – Yoga Nidra for full body relaxation, a guided Meditation journey to settle you into your reserves of deep peace and increase body awareness and relaxation.

Each morning we will practice together in the Yoga Shala with the sound of the ocean to soothe you. In the afternoons we will have a group circle to talk, draw, craft and create using natural materials. In the time in-between you may do as you wish, walk, read, rest, write or socialise. As part of the retreat you will get TWO nourishing personal sessions, each an hour long, that are tailored to support your process.

We will all come together as a supportive community of individuals, gathering for a dedicated purpose to manifest positive change in our lives. A week to fully enjoy the benefits of life spent outside of the usual demands of work, worry and stress where you will be immersed in the beauty of nature and supported by the elements. We aim to help you clarify your most authentic expression of who you are and let it shine, finding greater clarity and peace of mind and taking home tools to make you feel more at ease navigating life’s ups and downs.

Terri Broughton

Terri is a lifelong learner. She is a clarity coach with over 20 years of experience. A natural leader and teacher, a mother and a grandmother, a published author and an artist. She has devoted her life to helping others to examine, investigate and develop their full potential and their sense of self. Terri supports people to see their own innate wisdom. She believes in being compassionate and respectful while challenging individuals to find answers within themselves.

Jade Wood

Jade is a mover, sharer and vibrant lover of life. She teaches Yin Yoga teacher trainings, retreats and workshops globally and looks to the wisdom of the body to inform us how to live more fully, wholesomely and in line with our truth. She is an intuitive healer with experience as a Thai masseuse, shiatsu and craniosacral therapist and holds nurturing space for the body to tell its story with tender attentiveness, recognizing each of us as spiritually embodied beings.

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Treatment

This therapy invites a greater sense of self-awareness through gentle holding. Jade will bring your attention to your body using touch that feels supportive and relaxing, helping you to embody the sensations that your system holds. This process and can aid you in releasing pain, trapped emotions or general imbalances by bringing increased spaciousness to the stories held within. Jade is a sacred witness to your process and provides a nurturing and supportive environment for positive change to manifest.

Clarity Coaching Session

This distinctive style of coaching explores how your experience of life is generated. An opportunity to look at life with fresh eyes. Terri will impart and evolve a deeper knowledge of yourself by understanding the “inside out” nature of experience. You will be guided towards a natural clear state of mind where a deeper understanding of your innate wisdom can emerge and you can explore your true potential.

What to expect

Prices include accommodation, food and retreat activities. It does not include flights (to Columbo airport). Transfers from the airport will be coordinated.

Before April 26th, Special Early Bird Discount £1250

The retreat includes shared accommodation from the 27th until the 3rd in beautiful beach-side cabanas, ecologically luxurious these twin rooms are designed by local artisans with ensuite facilities and beautiful thatched roofs – private queen size cabanas are available for £500 extra for singles and £600 for couples. Three fresh meals a day will be served, prepared with local ingredients to support your health and vitality by an Ayurvedic chef. Arrival supper on the night of the 27th and a farewell lunch of the afternoon of the 3rd is provided. May in Sri Lanka is a traditional time for calling in new energy and the vibration of the seasonal rains helps to wash away any stagnancy and welcomes fresh insight.

Would this retreat suit me?

This retreat is the perfect platform to initiate transformation. If you are feeling a little lost or need to refocus your way of being in the world, or clearly feel ‘this is my time’. We are here for you.

Essential quiet time will also be offered between the group activities of yoga, meditation and creative circle, this is offered for personal reflection, relaxing and being in the moment.

Connect with your inner source of health and wisdom, and discover the most authentic expression of who you are.

Price 

  • £1250 (early bird before April 26) after which £1550 for a shared twin cabana.
  • Private king size bed cabanas are available for £500 extra for singles and £600 for couples.

Cancellation of attendance before the 27th April will be refunded by 70% (minus transfer fees). After this date refunds will be unavailable, however transferring your place to a friend or family member is possible. For any guests who would like to stay longer at the Breath of Life Sanctuary for a reduced rate this can be arranged – contact for further details.

Sam Kankanamge

Sam Kankanamge BSc (Hons) Osteo, DPO, Dip.Acu is an exceptional, world renowned healthcare professional, with over 25 years-experience transforming patients’ health, and has been called ‘the best back specialist in the country’ by The Times (2014).

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Karolina Domaranczyk
Karolina Domaranczyk
02:38 30 Dec 21
I can’t stress enough what a pleasure and beautiful experience it was to spend 7 days at SEN. The facilities, treatments, yoga, soul warming localisation and last but not least - most helpful and kind staff made my stay there a full wellness immersion journey. I recommend to everyone to unwind, relearn how to rest and come back to the body and peaceful mind.
Charlotte Krüger
Charlotte Krüger
12:26 28 Dec 21
If you are having trouble finding peace of mind in your busy everyday life, imagine this: you are sitting in a room with wooden floor, surrounded by nature. When the monk tells you to listen to the sounds around you, this is what you hear: the wind in the mangrove forest and palm trees, the waves of the Indian ocean thundering against the nearby beach, the songs of local birds you may not have heard before. When you open your eyes, you see the dense forest, watch an eagle flying by, or look into the curious eyes of a monkey that sticks its tiny face down the roof.I came to Sen Wellness in December 2021 to get myself ready for a major surgery in January. I needed to relax, stretch, meditate and leave a troublesome year behind me. When I arrived at Sen Wellness, I quickly knew that I had chosen the right place. What struck me first was the perfect architecture of the place: the columns, the open stairs, the open walls that give you a slight breeze sometimes, the furniture and wooden carvings (all made local and/or from recycled wood). It has all the beauty of pure nature, combined with the convenience of modern life, except that you will not see a single piece of plastic and no screens (unless you choose to bring your own) while you are there. The founder, Sam Kankanamge, told me that no trees had to be removed for the construction of the building. From what I could see, the idea of sustainability is taken very seriously at Sen Wellness.From day one the staff took care of everything I needed. Madura, the concierge, welcomed me with this perfect smile, the kitchen crew around chief Darshana served us three times a day with very healthy and also delicious food, doctor Waruni provided me with an individual program of ayurvedic treatmens so full of the most relaxing massages that after a few days I already felt brand now. And I had booked two weeks!Every morning, Prema, a warm and hard-working lady, woke me up with a tea at 5:30 to get me ready for Yoga at 6:00. It sounds early, but once you are there it is as smooth as everything else. The Yoga teachers were fantastic. The level of fitness among the group was different and they found just the right way to include everybody. In one-on-one Yoga sessions, they provided me with a very good individual program (I have a severe hip condition and have seen a lot of physiotherapists in my life). The way they looked into my personal situation and developed a special Yoga program convinced me that they really know what they are doing. (Thank you @emmaflowmoon).By the way: a lot of women are working here, especially in the well-paid jobs. The kitchen and the room service staff is male, the rest is female-dominated. Since most of the guests are female, this is only fair, and it is not a coincidence: "This is a place for empowerment of women", Sam told me.But it is, first of all: a beautiful place to relax and take care of your body and soul.
Karo Domarańczyk
Karo Domarańczyk
02:57 14 Dec 21
I can’t stress enough what a pleasure and beautiful experience it was to spend 7 days at SEN. The facilities, treatments, yoga, soul warming localisation and last but not least - most helpful and kind staff made my stay there a full wellness immersion journey. I recommend to everyone to unwind, relearn how to rest and come back to the body and peaceful mind.
Cinderella Hamdan
Cinderella Hamdan
09:24 18 Nov 21
My time at Sen Wellness Sanctuary was truly awakening, and I'm really grateful for this wonderful experience. Immersed in nature, the sanctuary is so beautifully designed to naturally heal.No amount of gratitude enough for the wonderful people that work there, who have made my stay unforgettable. Every Ayurvedic treatment was served holistically with attention and dedication, and the local vegetarian options were so nourishing and filled with all sorts of colors and flavors — leaving me to feel relaxed, renewed with a better understanding of myself; merely it was food for the mind and soul. The power of kundalini yoga, meditation and sound healing held by the beautiful soul coco and the great monk have made a valuable impact on my daily practice and mindset.Above all, I’m so thankful and honored to have met and received personal care and attention from Dr. Sam. He’s an incredibly human with so much to offer and learn from. The sanctuary is purely a destination advocating a new way of life — the people coming from all walks of life and the conversations I encountered along the way have left the greatest impact on my heart and are my biggest take away from this trip. This is not a good bye but a see you soon :)Reminder that the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you — RumiWith lots of love,C
Eva Sorz
Eva Sorz
17:40 07 Nov 21
We can highly reccomend this wonderful place.My husband and I spent 2 weeks at Sen Wellness Sanctuary in October. It was just great and we felt very comfortable. After 2 weeks of Ayurveda retreat and yoga we feel relaxed and full of energy again. The Sanctuary is a wonderful place to relax and unwind. The staff made us feel very welcome. Especially the manager Gangani made us feel at home. Thanks you especially to her and the whole team. Gangani, you spoiled us every day, thank you so much for that.The place is a gem, nestled between the lagoon and the beach and away from the tourist hustle and bustle.The ayurvedic consultations with Dr. Waruni were professional and lasting. The entire therapeutic team was also excellent. The massages were wonderful. My sinusitis and back problems were sustainably treated.We also had the privilege of participating in a very special yoga experience. We have several years of yoga experience and practice Anusara Yoga regularly. We had no previous experience with Kundalini Yoga. In these 14 days our expectations were far exceeded, it was a transformative experience and a journey to our inner self. Coco introduced us to Krya sequences combined with breathing techniques, meditation and mantra chanting, and we immediately felt at ease. Coco is an incredibly impressive personality, with deep spirituality and a great teacher. Through her captivating personality and the many great conversations she gave us access to new insights. At the end of these 14 days, we received a wealth of tips and advice on how to practice safely at home.We highly recommend Sen Wellness Sancutuary and we will definitely come back.
Asrar Mousli
Asrar Mousli
10:24 16 Oct 21
My time at Sen was nothing short of transformational. Every day in that sanctuary brought me a new gift, a new truth, or a new opportunity to heal from my pain. It wasn’t always smooth, or necessarily happy, but it was deeply fulfilling to my body, my soul, and my soma. It almost felt like a pilgrimage to nature, to purity. The people I met there, the conversations and rituals we had together, the meals, laughs, and stories we shared, they were life-altering for me. Some of those moments left an impact that is still with me today, two months later. Thank you Sen team for all you have given and done. 🤍
Karin Richter
Karin Richter
04:51 03 Sep 21
I was a part of the Golden Summer Retreat at Senwellnesssanctuary. This has been a very intense experience. The Sanctuary is built within the middle of nature on the lagoon near Tangalle with an outstanding architecture. The whole stuff is perfect working together within their different tasks and does everything for the wellbeeing of the guests. Very soon you don't feel as a guest but more as a member of a loving and caring family. Excellent ayurvedic food, doctor and treatments as a basic for a deep going transformation process with special tools and combination of ongoing steps. A real magic experience within the travel bubble in islandwide lockdown and global pandemic. My deepest gratitude for all the people there which makes this possible
Karin Richter
Karin Richter
12:55 02 Sep 21
I just was part of the Golden Summer Retreat at Sen Wellness. This was a very special and magic experience on an outstanding place in nature with awasome people on a wonderful island. Started with super friendly and caring hotel managing team, best ayurvedic kitchen, doctor and treatments, lovely yoga work and special and carefully developed transformation tools and process. Highly recommend Sen Wellness for a mindful and deep going stay. My deepest thanks for all who created and worked for this space and give their best whatever their task is
Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly
05:34 06 Jul 21
This was my first wellness trip .. and I loved it!Every other holiday I have been on involved drinking and returning to normality feeling worse than I did before I left.After visiting Sen for 2 weeks, I felt brand new.Before leaving I was concerned that I would get bored, but I never did. Just pure peace, relaxation, and contentment, for 2 full weeks.You get so well looked after every day, from the early morning tea wake up call, to your serving of herbal medicine before bed. With plenty of yoga, meditation, and treatments in between.The food is delicious! Clean and fresh. The daily ayurvedic treatments are bliss and the beach is isolated and beautiful, perfect for an afternoon stroll.Thank you to all the staff at Sen for making my stay so worth it. From the management, chefs, cleaners, treatment therapists, yogis, the monk and especially the resident doctor, who put a smile on my face every day!I recommend Sen to anyone that just needs a good break from life. To switch off, refresh and reconnect with yourself. The results are long lasting.Paul.
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18:32 24 May 21
Perfect place to truly reset yourself physically, mentally and spiritually. Pricing is very cheap for what they offer - all inclusive food (each meal a symphony!), treatment plan, massages, shirodara, cleansing options, beautiful accommodations, gorgeous secluded beach with turtles, daily herbs per your plan as prescribed, daily yogic practices etc etc. Current is strong so might need to arrange for lifeguard for swimming. I highly recommend this place for tired Europeans and US residents. Yes, even from US, totally worth the loooong flight. If you want to explore the country after quarantine at SenWellness, recommend hiring a private driver guide as public transport is not welcoming tourists per covid.
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