We got hooked!


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We decided to move to Lake Garda for a year in 2016 with our then 2 year old son Zac and Dotty the dog because…….. ok, it’s pretty obvious right? With Geoff's competitive sailing career and accolades such as SB20 World Champion and Melges 24 European Corinthian Champion, he had visited Lake Garda for regattas on many occasions. His love of breathing fresh life into old character property had him often glued to the estate agent's window! And there he found a gem...

Our intention was for a year's adventure to restore this old traditional stone 'Venile' property built into the mountainside overlooking Lake Garda. Having enjoyed some glorious windsurfing,  International Moth sailing and time in the mountains, we find ourselves…. still here! Now with a delightful garden yoga studio crafted with Geoff’s creative carpentry skills and Lez’s yoga experience, we invite others to enjoy the charm, mountain adventures, natural energy and yoga wellness. We look forward to pointing you in all the right directions -  hope you will join us soon.

Lez, Geoff, Zac & Dotty


Lez Yoga ...

While running my own windsurfing holiday business in Egypt in my 20's and 30's, i discovered how beautifully yoga complimented the windsurfing and latterly the kitesurfing vibe i had created on a raw and wild desert beach. This began my yoga experience, initially studying a dedicated pathway of ashtanga yoga with Jane Sleven and Paul Dallaghan. Working in Samahita Thailand's retreat centre bought all aspects of teaching approaches and knowledge through the door.  I was eventually drawn to complete a Yoga Therapy diploma in London and found my original BSc studies in Human Biology had their career purpose after all!

Now finding myself living so close to raw nature once again and experiencing its centering effects, the fusion of yoga, nature and teaching seems to be delightfully in front of me. 



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