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Root and Rise - KIND Late Summer Retreat 2019

  • Butley Priory IP123NR UK (map)

“A new love for nature, new friendships and a new understanding of compassion for myself”

- KIND Yogi testimonial

Root and Rise - KIND Late Summer Retreat

This end of summer retreat is your space to gather the fruits of your year so far.   Enter into a full 5 day immersion, leaving you feeling blessed, nourished and blissful from the inside out.

Prices from £495 for a shared Glamping, private rooms from £809

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Through movement, meditation and nature we will weave our way back into harmony with ourselves and the world around us by sending our energy down and up. This is a beautiful opportunity to gain new perspectives, be inspired and learn new ways to support your inner transformation. Whether you are seeking to reduce stress, take a break from a city-life, or simply be more kind to yourself, you are welcome to join this healing and nurturing experiential retreat.

How people describe KIND Retreats

“An amazing experience”

“Beautiful, inspiring and generous”

“Magical, ethereal”

“Enlightening and blissful”

What you will experience on this carefully crafted retreat:

  • 1 - 2 x physical asana practice per day - Mainly restorative and flowing vinyasa yoga

  • Ceremony and ritual

  • Sound healing using Alchemic Crystal Bowls, percussion, vocal harmony and gongs

  • Time to meditate using variety of methods from silence to visualisation

  • Creativity, free movement and dance - no experience necessary

  • Singing circles and voice work - no experience necessary

  • Explorations of  the Suffolk wilds, sea/river and woods and even swimming if you’re brave

  • Herbal and plant medicines such as Cacao and mugwort to support our process

  • Rest, relaxation and stillness

  • Lots of love, open community, laughter and kindness

“Communal and caring”


Periods of stillness and nature will become our base. Movement, play and creation will give you the wings to fly high

Details on what to expect

Ceremony and Ritual plays a beautiful and powerful role in Jayna’s work, KIND ceremonies are non dogmatic or religious, these are simple times when we come together with intention, creating sacred space to allow our progress to be marked, our truth to be heard or our past to be release. Ceremony is a way to celebrate and make sense of the complex experience of emotional lives. They can provide a place to receive and align in profound and subtle ways. All it takes is an open mind!

Ceremonial grade cacao and other plant remedies will support the inner journeying.

Sound and voice work opens our centres of communication as well as our hearts. Mantra, singing circles and vocal toning throughout the retreat will spiral us into resonance. Resonance is the base of all that exists, by consciously working with it we can unlock deep state of peace and harmony with the world around us.  Music is a healer, sound healings using gongs, alchemic crystal bowls, light language and precision will be freely offered.

“[We loved the] connection with everyone, this doesn’t normally happen with people we don’t know”

Community. The power of retreats lies in the group. We will co-create a sense of purpose, unity and care as family, this is a rare gift that is so needed in this time of much singular, non-communal modern living. When we let down our defences we will see the light and beauty in each other, which will helps us to remember it in ourselves. This sense of caring and being cared for is truly transformational, it helps remember the wisdom, joy, love, compassion and mystery that exists in all of us.  Bring your mum, sister, friend, lover - the only experience required is life experience.

Digital Detox. During this retreat we kindly ask that you leave your laptop and screens behind. In order to fully allow yourself the gift of this experience, we ask that you take the journey inwards, allowing space, free from outside influences, to meet yourself .  Phones will be looked after by the KIND team, they can be used on request in certain areas of the priory. This is to encourage a mindful attitude around technology and a deeper connection to our emotional body. The benefits from taking a break from our phones are plentiful and reminding ourselves who we are without our extended limbs is an important part of the process.

Essential Oils. KIND retreats are filled with them! They hold serious plant power for body and mind and Jayna is passionate about sharing the knowledge of these wonderful bottled friends. There will be an aromatherapy workshop introducing you to what essential oils are and how they can support your daily life.

This is soul work, it’s the space and time we all deserve in this busy world and you are welcome to join our KIND family.

“Healing Nourishing, magic”

What people took away from our last KIND Retreat


“Gratitude and compassion”

“Renewed energy”

“I am looking forward to rejoining the world”

“So much wisdom, joy, love, compassion and a belief in mystery and everyone on the retreat”

“Serenity and a desire to do more with my life”

“Gratitude for nature, the love around me and my health”

“Less self judgment”

“Connections, a sense of fullness, peace, gratitude, wellbeing and clarity’’


Butley Priory has always been a place of worship being a gateway to a 12th-century Monastery. This makes it the perfect location for retreats. It has a sacred yet welcoming energy inviting you to take a walk around the monks ponds, drink tea and read books by the fireplace, enjoy the simple beauty of the garden, gaze up at the magnificent vaulted ceilings, or simply snuggle into one of Butley’s spacious bedrooms, known for where Mary Rose, Henry VIII's sister stayed in secret with her lover. Fill your soul with magic and within these sacred grounds return to your place of integration and expansion.

“Butley is one of the most magical places that I have ever has the pleasure of staying in, there is a magic energy in the walls and nature around them”

- KIND Yogi testimonial

Food on retreat Jenny Boat is KIND’s resident chief. She cooks delicious, nutritious and seasonal plant-based food to support and nurture your process. Here is what past retreat yogis have said about Jen’s cooking! Jenny is a beautiful soul and a wonderful presence in the KIND team. You are sure to leave  feeling light, re-energised and grounded from head to toe. We can cater for dietary requirements with advanced warning.

“Simply the best vegan food I’ve ever had”

“Absolutely delicious, so nutritious, yummy and creative”

“Outstanding quality”




Jayna Cavendish leads and creates her retreats with care and thoughtful curation.

“I am in love with the communities that are created through my work. Holding retreats, sharing knowledge and creating spaces for people to thrive, connect and be free is my passion. I am a strong believer in the power of the mind, our bodies ability to heal, the importance of creativity and soul connection. This is at the heart of my KIND work, it has brought me peace within myself and I hope I can share some of that with you!”

Jayna originally trained as a dancer before falling in love with Yoga in India in 2010. Her experience in dance and her various training's across the globe have given her classes a unique style with a focus on loving the self.

Jayna started teaching at KIND Yoga 6 years ago. Her classes range from slow, connected flows, to dynamic vinyasa practices, whatever is needed at the moment to integrate the body, mind and heart. KIND classes nourish and support whoever is on the mat, whether you are a total beginner or experienced Yogi. There will be added levels for those who are more advanced in their asana practice. Music plays a big importance in her practice whether in the form of live music, playlists, mantras or group sounding. At the centre of Jayna’s practices is always a loving and reverent respect towards the body.

With this in mind, our 5 days will be active and dynamic and some Yoga experience may be helpful to fully receive the benefits from our time together. If you have any conditions, in regards to if you are right for this retreat feel free to email your queries or request a call with Jayna.

Karma Yogis The retreat will be supported by three Karma Yogis who will assist with practical matters whilst also sharing their energy and knowledge.

Massage Layla Evans will be on site for 1-1 bio-dynamic massage therapy. Jayna has had the honour of working with Layla on many KIND Yoga retreats. She has a powerful and beautiful energy, her work is subtle yet deeply healing. Many KIND Yogis have fallen in love with her work and the effects it has had on their mind and body and continue treatments after the retreat.

“One treatment was enough for me to experience pain relief and life-changing effects. I have booked treatments each retreat and had Layla to come to my home.

Thank you for reading

If you join us, there will be deep conversations with lots of laughter and play, much rest and stillness, more than likely tears (as tears are sacred). You will find time alone, a remembered connection to your light and joy, through sensual explorations you can open your arms to life whilst grounding yourself solidly on this beloved earth. The elements around us will be our playground and source of inspiration.

If there are any questions whether this is a self indulgent endeavour, I can assure you it is not. It is only by filling our own cup that we can share with the world around us. Often a retreat can be more restful and invigorating than a holiday. There is also a tremendous benefit in choosing a UK based retreat as no energy or time is wasted on over-sea travel, you can easily arrive and settle into your journey straight away with a clean conscious and small carbon footprint.

Come join us in this calm, warm, open and DELICIOUS  environment with all the magic and little surprises along the way. You are so very very welcome.

Jayna x


Butley Priory is two hours from London on the East Anglian Coast.
Train station: The closest train station is called Melton, Suffolk and is a 15-minute drive away from the house.
Taxi: Butley Priory is 10 – 15 minutes in a taxi from Melton station. *Travel is not included in the ticket prices below.



for shared glamping spot

FROM £536 P/P
for a standard spot *single or shared double bed

FROM £627 P/P
for a premium spot * double or single bed in a shared room

FROM £809 P/P
for a premium superior single or double ensuite room

please inquire directly for more information.


Subject to availability

Mary Rose - SOLD OUT

Super King Size bed, one single bed, en-suite shower room
Ideally for couples or groups of 3

West Wing Room

The largest room in the house with a super king size bed, double bed and single bed
Perfect for a family, group of 3 friends or solo yogis looking to team up
Shared bathroom with  Monks Cell down a short flight of steps

Monks Cell

A unique and beautiful tiny room, perfect for one, overlooking the front grounds of Butley Priory
Shared bathroom with West Wing





Moroccan Room

Doubled Bed and large connecting bathroom
Ideal for the solo yogi or couple

Yellow Room

Double bed with ensuite shower room with a huge window and beautiful views
Ideal for the solo yogi or couple

Top floor 1

A beautiful cottage room with two single beds or one double bed shared top floor bathroom

Top floor 2
A beautiful cottage room with double bed shared top floor bathroom

Top floor 3
An unusual slightly smaller cottage room with a mezzanine bed

Bell Tent Glamping

For those who want to truly connect with nature, 4 sharing or bring your own tent, shared bathroom in the house

What people loved on our last KIND Retreat

“The yoga!”

“I loved how everyone opened up over the course of the week.”

“Being in nature”

“Cacao ceremony and other natural elements, it was so healing and powerful”

“The people, what a fabulous bunch!”

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