Senior Sivananda Meditation Elder

Senior Sivananda Yoga Elder

Reiki Master

Senior Wellbeing practitioner

Suzanne as well as being your host at La Chabotterie, is an  experienced yoga and meditation teacher & Reiki Master & Wellbeing practitioner & teaching/ practising for 40 years. Prior to moving to France, Suzanne has provided students from all over the world through wellbeing retreats, private & regular classes in her studios, as well as many holistic wellbeing practices in Dorset and Somerset (UK). Suzanne offers guests of La Chabotterie this unique opportunity to gain a new sense of wellbeing guided with experience and nurturance by Suzanne

Guests can either pre-book an hour or combination yoga/meditation/wellbeing reiki  2 hours with Suzanne on reserving your chosen room

Private meditation hour

Private yoga hour

Private holistic wellbeing hour

Private consultations to de-stress, relax, and restore.

Suzanne offers private indivual/couple/ or small group sessions.

The beautiful meditation/yoga studio is located in the upper area & the wellbeing room in the lower area of our renovated Medieval templar tower within the grounds of La Chabotterie


in the natural grounds yoga meditation on the lawn gardens of la Chabotterie

Please enquire with Suzanne about wellbeing experiences when booking your accommodation you can merely express an interest and book an hour on arrival

40 euros donation per hour session


40 euros donation if you book more than 1 session /ie 2 or multi sessions

(paid by session by euros cash or cheque as no card facilities)

(however dependant upon availability of Suzanne’s teaching space in high season).

We all think we have so much time…nurture respect cherish your mind body spirit…

Be in the moment

your wellbeing awaits you at

La Chabotterie Wellbeing

with Suzanne guiding you

I began going to Suzanne’s yoga & meditation classes around 10 years ago. She is an amazing inspirational teacher. Her attention to detail in teaching yoga postures and her serenity make for wonderful classes and retreats. I always come away feeling so much better than when i walked in !


Dance teacher & Yoga Practitioner 12 June 2018

La Chabotterie is a very unique, special place far away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life. My husband and I enjoyed an amazing meditation session in the medieval tower Yoga & Meditation studio with Suzanne.


Yoga Teacher & Practitioner 5 September 2018

Suzanne has such a calming restoring style of teaching. You will leave a teaching session of gentle yoga, breathing pranayama practise, nidra relaxation feeling calm, full of balance, with a happy heart and a smile on your face. Whether you are new to yoga or very experienced all students seem to adore growing in their practice with Suzanne.You will take away both information and wisdom to aid your self-practise.


Yoga & Meditation studen

Lovely gentle nurturing session to help you feel energised and renewed – truly inspirational teachings by Suzanne


IT Consultant & yoga student

Suzanne’s expert teachings, creates a truly wonderful experience for the beginner and the experienced alike. Suzanne’s holistic approach focuses on the Pranayama breathing, Sivananda Hatha yoga and Mindfulness Meditation. Lovely nurturing and peaceful.

Lucie Donahue

Retail proprietress & Yoga student

Mind Body Soul


at La Chabotterie

with Suzanne

Wellbeing retreat (three or five day) includes:

  • Luxury accommodation in the beautifully furnished La Chabotterie Saumur and Chinon chambres
  • Daily yoga session
  • Daily mindfulness meditation session
  • Tailored wellbeing guidance
  • Continental breakfast: local fresh patisseries, fresh fruit salad, fresh fruit juices served in the cool salon or al fresco in the garden
  • Light lunch of salad / soup in the salon/al fresco
  • For evening meals, you may join Suzanne in the salon dining area or eat al fresco in the garden. Wellbeing experience may include one lunch or evening meal at a chosen restaurant locally or in Saumur (subject to booking availability).
  • Complimentary use of our bicycles – explore the nearby area cycle to the village of Loudun.
  • La Chabotterie’s lovely, calm grounds are open for exploration and calm meditation.

Wellbeing Experience Pricing:

  • 3 nights: £510
  • 5 nights: £850

Partners or friends of guests booking the wellbeing experience are encouraged to come enjoy La Chabotterie and its surroundings.

We provide delicious, home-cooked meals for guests who enjoy meat and those with vegetarian diets. We buy our produce, meats, and fish, daily at local markets. Suzanne has extensive experience in catering for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets. Please inform her of your dietary needs when you make your booking.

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