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Gut Health Gut Retreat - with ayurveda and yoga

Worcester, United Kingdom - Date 07/26/2024


Run by former microbiologist/owner Julie, this retreat has a focus on gut health and shifting the nervous system from stressed out flight/fight mode to a calm state of rest and digest to lay the foundations for vibrant health.

This retreat builds on our signature ayurvedic programme by weaving together ancient ayurvedic knowledge with contemporary understanding of gut microbiome stress-related illness. Our process gently shifts you from stressed out Flight Fight Freeze (sympathetic nervous system) mode to a calm Rest and Digest (para-sympathetic) state to restore your gut microbiome for vibrant health.

A programme of Restorative yoga, breathing, meditation, ayurvedic massages and nutrition to support your gut microbiome and you


You will stay in one of only six luxury stylish eco-lodges overlooking the lake. Five lodges can be twin or a superking double and one larger Orchard view lodge has a double bedroom with a double high-quality sofa bed in the lounge.


  • Yoga and yoga nidra - twice daily restorative classes
  • Daily ayurvedic treatments/massages
  • Daily talks to help work out your personal plan to move forward
  • Sumptuous fresh, pre- and pro-biotic seasonal foods and drinks


  • Travel


Julie Dent was a Clinical Research Scientist when she first holidayed at an Ayurvedic resort in Sri Lanka. It was there that her passion for the ancient medical system was first ignited and, in the years that followed, she craved revisiting its blissful holistic treatments and leaving revitalised.
Ayurveda, a holistic approach founded on 4000 years of experience treats individuals according to their personal constitution. As a medical scientist, Julie could see that ayurveda can provide more successful disease management than Western medicine for many chronic diseases, especially those manifest from poor lifestyle choices.

Back in the UK, Julie searched for an Ayurvedic retreat to meet her needs, but none existed then. A few clinics offered ayurvedic treatments but not the whole package a rural setting with accommodation, Ayurvedic meals and treatments. And so, she decided to set up her own. A year of searching led her to The Clover Mill, a place she knew instantly was the setting she had envisaged as the perfect Ayurvedic retreat.

After three years of meticulous renovation, Julie welcomes you to her idyllic hideaway and h