Balance & Be Day Retreat

Sunday 25 Sept 10.00-16.30

“Balance is not something you find, it's something you create Jana Kingsford

2 spaces have become available on this previously sold out retreat. The Earlybird price remains for these two tickets as that's what was originally paid for them. Give yourself a last-minute treat and join us for this one!

Louise has teamed up with Bodhini, an insightful, experienced meditation, reiki and sound healer, to bring you a unique day to welcome the releasing energies of autumntime. 

This 'Balance & Be' Retreat will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • experience the profound healing qualities of reiki meditation and sound, 
  • create physical space in the body and a calmness of mind,
  • delve deeper into the true meaning of mindfulness, 
  • celebrate the arrival of autumn and balance your own energies with the rhythm of nature,
  • receive some well-deserved inner nourishment and deep rest.

Allow yourself to be held in a safe space to explore the wisdom of the body, mind and Mother Nature to create greater calm, freedom and lasting happiness. As we learn to keep in harmony with nature and the seasons, we naturally encourage a flow and ease to return.

No experience necessaryjust a readiness to journey inwards.

Early Bird Offer available until 14th August - £134 after this date. Places are limited and sell out quickly so do book your space if you'd like to join us.

'Supports mental health'

by Finola McManus

'What I love best about your teachings is that they not only give the benefit of a yoga practice but also deliver simple and practical ways to apply the teachings in every day life and help support mental wellbeing which is especially important at this time.'

What you can expect

This full-day retreat will take place at the beautiful Kinsbourne Barn in Harpenden (more details below on venue and location). You'll be welcomed with a warming tea and a settling meditation to ground and become present, to set intentions and recognise how we are at this time. 

Louise will guide us through a slow, mindful yoga practice to open up the body and prepare us for Bodhini's blissful reiki meditation and empowerment session.

A plant-based, home-cooked lunch will then be served and we'll take time to just be over nourishing food and good company. 

After lunch we'll explore the deeper meaning of mindfulness and be guided through practices by Louise that we can use in everyday life.

Louise will then guide you through a unique yin yoga session accompanied by Bodhini sharing sacred reiki Kotadama chants and reiki drum technique. 

We'll complete our blissful, nourishing day with a  closing circle and contemplation.

Absolutely no experience necessary, just an open mind and a readiness to journey inwards.


The day will look something like this:

10.00-10.15 – Arrival at the Kinsbourne Barn where you'll be welcomed with warming tea

10.15-10.30 – Welcoming circle to set intentions , ground and become present

10.30-11.30 –  Gentle, mindful yoga practice led by Lou

11.30-12.30 – Reiki meditation and empowerment session led by Bodhini

12.30-13.45 – Plant-based, homemade nourishing lunch (provided)  

13.45-14.45 –  The deeper meaning of Mindfulness session led by Lou 

14.45-16.00 – Yin yoga led by Lou and accompanied by Bodhini sharing sacred reiki sounds

16.00-16.30 - Closing circle and contemplation

'Wonderful, profound and transformative'

by Anais Beaucousin

‘The Heart of Reiki journey with Bodhini has been wonderful, profound, and transformative for me. Bodhini has used a unique approach; we worked deeply on each Reiki precepts, to grasp them, feel them, integrate them within us. Bodhini’s approach is very humble, very supportive, and very powerful at the same time: she’s here to guide you and walk with you side by side on your journey, which ever stage you might be at.”

This special location

Our Balance & Be Retreat will take at The Kinsbourne Barn in Harpenden, a beautiful, brand-new, light filled space set within the stunning Hertfordshire countryside.

Soak up the peace and quiet of this unique location and allow it to bring you home to yourself.

'A priceless gift'

by Liza Timpson

Louise has a gift at transferring a real sense of inner calm and peace, in what has been very challenging times. Her lessons are creative and extremely useful in understanding how to cope in challenging situations. I informed a friend quite simply attending online has been a game changer for me. I feel ready to conquer my day or week ahead. A priceless gift.'

Your Teachers

Meet your experienced teachers that will guide through a unique yoga, reiki and sound healing day

Louise Neicho

Having spent the first 20 years of my professional life working in and with nature I feel a deep connection to the natural world that has promoted numerous benefits in my life. Combining this with a love and appreciation of yoga and mindfulness that spans two decades (9 of them teaching) has enabled me to share practices that help us connect more deeply with nature and ourselves. I have completed over 1000hrs of yoga and mindfulness teacher training and I’m excited to be currently studying an MSc in Mindfulness and Neuroscience. I can honestly say that yoga and nature has saved my life on more than one occasion, and I don’t think I would be the person I am today if it wasn’t for my practice. To bring all of this together is simply a dream come true and I hope you will join me and our like-minded community soon.

Bodhini Hridaya

Bodhini was led to Transcendental Meditation at the age of fifteen to support her in dealing with anxiety. This was a profoundly life changing experience which inspired her to continue with alternative health and spiritual studies into adulthood. Bodhini spent twenty years in the wellness industry as a holistic and spa therapist/ trainer and manager with a particular passion for complementary therapies including Reiki which Bodhini has now been teaching for over ten years. After completing her first yoga teacher training in 2019, Bodhini decided to leave the spa industry behind and commit to sharing reiki, yoga and meditation full time.

'Wise, gentle and deeply experienced'

by Karen Tanmayi Tidsall

'Bodhini is a wise, gentle and deeply experienced facilitator of meditation and healer. She is a clear channel for Divine Love to shine in the world. I am enormously grateful to be guided by her and I’m enjoying a growing sense of calm and peace.

This day retreat will be filled with:

  • Guided meditations to relax and heal the body

  • Energising and awakening mindful yoga

  • Healing reiki meditations and empowerment

  • Unique yin yoga session with sacred reiki sounds

  • An exploration of the deeper meaning of Mindfulness

  • Delicious healthy homemade plant-based lunch

  • An opportunity to journey inwards and find deep rest and nourishment

'A unique approach to yoga and mindfulness'

by Liz Hobman

'Louise has a very unique approach to teaching yoga and mindfulness, drawing learning from nature, neuroscience and nourishing spiritual teachings! I love the variety in her programmes, which combine mindfulness practices, movement and postures, readings and poetry, with wisdom and warmth. I am learning so much about how the mind, body and spirit can work together to cultivate compassion, strength and resilience for ourselves and those around us.'
  • Connections

    Connect deeper with yourself and beautiful like-minded souls that will ensure you leave feeling grounded and calm but at the same time energised and awakened.

  • Location

    The Kinsbourne Barn, Harpenden, AL5 3PZ. Full directions will be sent once you are booked.

  • How to Prepare

    Wear comfortable clothes that you can move around and relax in. Bring your own yoga mat, blanket pillows or bolster as well as a lidded coffee mug and drinking water.

Ready to join us?

Book your place NOW

'Louise is so kind and caring'

by Emma Scinaldi

'I started as a complete beginner and was worried I would not be able to follow the moves, but Louise is so kind and caring, plus really knows her stuff so is able to give very clear, supportive guidance. There is never any pressure as Louise always offers alternatives. With care and kindness she has encouraged me to really develop my practice. I always feel really energised after a session with Louise but I am also starting to notice a higher level of peace and tranquility in my day to day life. I feel strong and calm at the same time!


Once payment is made your space is guaranteed for that particular retreat. Bookings are non-refundable and not transferable. By purchasing this retreat you are agreeing to these terms. Read full t&c's HERE.