Retreat to the forest for a day of skills coaching, trail adventure and yoga.

Retreat to the forest for a day of skills coaching, trail adventure and yoga. Read more...

What we cover

  • MTB CoachingAimed at those of you who love riding off piste single track trails. Think techy, steep at times, sweeping berms and sniper roots. We’ll pick a skill, break it down, build it up and unleash it on a trail adventure.
  • YogaAimed at anyone, whether you have a thriving practise or have never tried it before. Your practise will work to mobilise and free-up rider specific areas of tension. While incorporate nourishing deep stretches to combat tired trail legs, shoulders, and spine.

Details & Book

  • Group Size: 12
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Location: Pedal a bike away, Forest of Dean
  • Cost: £85

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Your retreat in a nutshell:

March 26th – Trail Progression

May 7th – Jumps and Drops

October 1st – Descend

November 26th – Winter Workshop

Meet at Cannop Cycle Centre for a morning of on the trail, skills coaching and guided riding to make the most of off-piste style trails. Each course date will have a different focus followed by a yoga class to enhance the physical work you put in for the mornings ride. Karen and Katy have collaborated their skills to deliver you the best combination of mountain biking and yoga to leave you feeling confident and refreshed by the end of the day. With 20+ years of experience between Soul Connection Yoga and Katy Curd Coaching, this is a retreat not to be missed.

Enjoy lunch on site at Pedalabikeaway cafe, all included in the price before we head for an afternoon of learning, stretching and unwinding with Soul Connection Yoga.

An afternoon of Yoga inspired movement for the rider specific body. We will mobilise, stretch and release to support post ride recovery as well as playing with balance and proprioception to enhance your riding ability.

Before the end of the day time for a Brew and a slab of cake before heading home.


Your Skills Coach:

Katy Curd

Coach/Racer/Bike Lover

Katy’s biggest attribute is her ability to make ANY rider feel at ease. Her relaxed manner but meticulous eye for detail ensure that she is one of the country’s busiest mountain bike coaches. With 10+ years of coaching knowledge and 15+ years of national and world cup racing experience Katy can adapt her coaching skills for any rider, of any level, with any goal.


Your Stretch Coach:

Karen Maidment

Teacher/Yogi/Bike Lover

Approachable, accessible, adaptable. That’s Karen’s motto. With over 10 years of industry expertise in health, nutrition and movement Karen focuses on creating movement and wellness experiences that support the body long term. Karen’s sense of humour shines through in her teaching style ensuring that laughter and play become a key feature of every class.


Where: Cannop Cycle Centre; Whitecroft Memorial Hall

When: 09:30-5:00

Cost: £85.00 Includes:

Skills Coaching

Yoga for Mobility and Agility

Lunch, and Snacks

12 places available