"Loved the Yoga, and the talks were fascinating."Jan-05 Becky

The People at the Heart of Karuna Detox Retreats

UK's Leading Holistic Detox Retreat

“Professional, supportive, caring, nurturing. I felt deeply cared for."


Founder and group facilitator, Shoshana leads meditation, Karuna Yoga, nutrition talks and intuitively brings together the pieces of the puzzle of health and happiness for each individual.
Trained in psychology, Non-violent communication, Iyengar Yoga, Independent Natural nutrition researcher, Biodynamics, Reiki and a life long student of human growth. Sho is comfortable in and speaks simply and clearly about both microscopic and spiritual areas.

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Louise is our beloved Journey therapist. Using a unique Journey therapy, she enhances your connection and enables profound healing of a stuck pattern or issue that you feel is blocking you from thriving in life. This can be physical, emotional or mental blockage. The insight, freedom and health that this journey of awareness, feeling and forgiveness brings is profound and long lasting.

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Paul is our residential massage therapist, and also yoga teacher. Trained extensively in chinese acupuncture, holistic, deep tissue and abdominal massage, as well as nutritional therapy. His depth of understanding and kind quiet manner lend his treatments and yoga sessions both a dynamic and deep calm quality. His special interest is in digestive health and masage techniques for the abdomen.

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Paul will accompany you throughout your retreat, helping to keep everyone comfortable and dealing swiftly with anything that needs sorting in your cottages (from colonic boards to heating - he will help you!)



Anne is our Japanese massage therapist, on Karuna Detox™ retreats Anne offers treatments, Shiatsu, and Ear Acupuncture.

Her 'double detox' therapy, combines massage with ear acupuncture to aid release of toxins throughout the body, while the Japanese Shiatsu massage using stretches similar to yoga and pressure points to give you the effect of a work out while you relax.

Read more about Anne, Yoga & Shiatsu here


Lovely Donna - Detox Kitchen Manager


On Karuna Detox retreats Donna of 'Kitchen Wisdom' prepares your juices, provides general people care and supports the group space - making your experience comfortable and nourished. She is a wonderful raw gourmet chef and on Thursday after your break-fast (colourful alive tasty organic) invites you into her Raw food Kitchen to demonstrate seed and nut milk making, dehydrated treats, deserts and more. Then gets you to roll of your sleeves and learn how to prepare two beautiful main meals for break-fast lunch and dinner. You will leave transformed! Read more about Donna here





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