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Holidays – A Necessary Good

“Holidays: A Restoring thing which by blast of magic turns man into himself” G.K Chesterton What makes the perfect holiday differs hugely from person to person. But at the heart of each holiday-booking decision lies one simple need; escape. Whether that be to a palm-fringed beach, bustling city, snow-drenched slopes or rugged mountain trail the […]


Non Attachment & The Yoga Practice

Many of us turn to yoga to help calm our minds, stretch out our bodies and get the adrenaline flowing in a purposeful and thoughtful way. We understand that the ancient practice is revered by millions as it encourages a deeper understanding of our bodies and minds and helps us look awesome in hotpants. Wait, […]


A Day in the Diet of a Healthy Gut Brain

Yeotown co-founder Mercedes Sieff contributed this healthy diet plan to Stylist Magazine’s recent in depth article on gut health. Listening to our gut is something we always do at Yeotown! On waking: Start the day with lemon in hot water to stimulate your gut. Breakfast: Sugar-free Coconut Yoghurt with Fresh Dark Berries Yoghurt contains a […]


Thoughtful Thinking

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behaviour. Keep your behaviour positive because your behaviour becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” Gandhi   Chitta Vritti is […]


How to Set Goals Which Will Make You Happy

Oh yes it’s that time where goal setting is all the rage as the start of a new year begins. It’s also around this time that those same goals can suddenly seem daunting or lose their shiny allure. While more traditional models of goal setting focus on the “what” of a goal, Positive Psychology studies […]


Why Weight Loss Boot Camps Are Not A Permanent Solution

Weight loss boot camps offer guests the chance to get fit and lose weight with regimented exercise programmes and a strict balanced diet. However, while they may be initially successful at helping you to drop the excess pounds, they are not a permanent solution. In order for you to lead a healthy lifestyle, you need […]


The Difference Between A Detox Retreat & A Weight Loss Boot Camp

In the fast paced and hectic modern world that we find ourselves living in, it can be next to impossible to find time in our daily lives to concentrate on our health and wellbeing. This can lead to us carrying around unwanted extra weight and both our physical and mental health suffer because of this. […]


Look Good Naked 7 Day Yoga Kickstart!

Now up on Yeotown Life is our Look Good Naked 7 Day Yoga Kickstart programme with Mercedes Sieff consisting of 7 fifteen minute sequences with a different focus each day. Day 1 begins with Creative Core and as a bonus we’ve uploaded the entire class onto our YouTube channnel. The following days consist of bums, legs, […]


Butternut Squash 'Noodles' with Perfect Parsley Pesto

If you haven’t discovered the joys of spiralizing yet then prepare yourself for a culinary eye-opener. Spiralizers are relatively inexpensive gadgets which will revolutionise pasta night! Whether you are coeliac, gluten-intolerant, wheat-free or just good old fashioned health-conscious a spirilizer will allow you to replace grain-based pasta and noodles with fresh veggies. And it only […]