Total Mind & Body Transformation Retreat May 2024

Event Dates

May 17, 2024 6:00 pm - May 20, 2024 12:00 pm


South Wales

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This transformational retreat is for you, if you would love to transform your health, learn simple exercises to balance your body and mind, become a kitchen wizard, reconnect with your true self, and feel energised and vibrant.


  • Learn Patrick’s Seven Health Secrets
  • Leave with a totally doable Action Plan to transform your health
  • Have Clear Goals and know how to overcome barriers and break bad habits
  • Help make, cook and delicious, simple and healthy meals
  • Renew your spirit with meditations, visualisations and energy generating exercises
  • Learn stress-busting tools including HeartMath® and recycling negative emotional patterns
  • Have Guided Walks in the raw nature of the Black Mountains and learn how tone up in 8 minutes
  • Have plenty of time with Patrick and Marcelle to answer all your questions

What participants from 2021 had to say:

“I have been looking for a “new me” for a few years now and feel that I now have the tools to take control and move forwards to a new emotional and physical me.”

“I enjoyed the time and space to listen, ask questions and be listened to. Wonderful that Patrick was so accessible, Marcelle and Suzannah too. Jo’s food was lovely. Kind people.”

“I loved the meditation, learning what my wellness vision could be and identifying emotional patterns. Prepping and tasting low GL food.”

“I left with renewed energy, a determination, having had me time.”
Jane B

“I left with a new perspective on my own needs. A fresh awareness of nutritional needs which I feel will improve my general and mental health.”
Angela A

“I now have the determination to make positive changes and a clear plan.”
Karen B

Places are strictly limited for this exclusive residential retreat where you’ll not only learn, and take away your action plan for a total health transformation, but also prepare delicious meals with Patrick and Marcelle so you know how to put it all into practice.

You will learn how to overcome the barriers that stop you being fully motivated and achieving your highest health goals. Marcelle is a highly experienced health coach and nutritional therapist who has helped hundreds of people radically transform their lives. She’ll help you set your vision for transformation and give you the tools to be successful. Patrick will teach and inspire, and be on hand throughout the retreat to give you personal guidance and answer all your questions.

More testimonials

Watch this short film about what previous attendees have to say about the Total Health Transformation retreat.

You can also watch the testimonials of attendees from the last retreat in September here.

Mandy’s testimonial

Joe’s testimonial

Jane’s testimonial

Here’s what previous participants say

“Amazing and transformative life experience!”

“I have a clear vision and plan as to how to keep myself healthy and fit and set my goals.”

“I’ve learnt a whole new way of life and living. Everything was amazing.”

“My mood has lifted. my sugar cravings have gone, my energy increased and I’m feeling relaxed and positive. I couldn’t ask for more. Thank you.”

“This retreat has given me a fresh start going forward. I feel the reset button has been pushed and now there are ‘no excuses’! Thank you for providing such a warm environment to work in.”

“I now have a focussed plan for change that will address underlying health issues, and to re-establish a healthy energetic, dynamic ME!”

“Patrick and Marcelle are warm and approachable as well as hugely knowledgeable. The Retreat provided a unique opportunity to learn a huge amount about how to improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. “

Many participants reported losing significant weight in four days, despite never feeling hungry, and leave feeling energised and renewed.

Marcelle Dubruel

Marcelle is a transformational health coach and works with clients who want to take back control of their health and weight. Following the right plan for you can lead to a life full of possibilities and free of limitations. Your plan unfolds as a series of simple easily actioned steps that will work around your lifestyle and at your pace. Great results come from the power of consistent daily habit changes and you are supported through this process. “My clients transform before my eyes, I have the best job in the world”.

Marcelle graduated as a Nutritional Therapist from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2007 and trained as a Zest4Life Health Coach in 2013. She runs a busy practice in South West London and is a member of BANT and CNHC.

Dates & Times

From 17-20 May 2024. The Retreat starts on Friday evening at 6pm and ends at noon on Monday, and includes full board accommodation in Fforest Barn Mountain Retreat, Forest Coalpit, near Abervaenny – purposely built by Patrick, in the most beautiful area of true wilderness close to London, with lots to see and do in the region (see Holford Natural Holidays for more details on the venue and surrounding area.) should you wish to come earlier on Friday or stay later on Monday.


Accommodation is a mixture of two or three single beds in rooms, double bedrooms in the Old Barn, Dutch Barn, or in an Eco-Pod, Railway Carriage, Shepherd Hut, Romany Gypsy Caravans or Luxury Safari tent, all with heating and comfortable beds, plus easy access to toilets and bathrooms – and breath-taking views. The best option for you will be decided when you contact us – email your name and telephone number to and we will call you back. Alternatively please call us on 07944 689 108.

See here for information about the venue and accommodation.

There are rooms for couples, and sharing options if you come alone or bring a friend. Single accommodation is limited. There is also a hot tub and steam shower.


Getting there is easy from London – allow 2.5 hours from the West and 3 hours from the East. Or take a train from Paddington to Abergavenny (2.5 hours). Taxis from Abergavenny to Fforest barn cost circa £13. We’ll help you with your travel plans and any other needs.

Price & booking information

Places are limited to 18 people and going fast. Book your place now with a deposit of £250 payable on booking, and an all inclusive price of £900. Save £100 with an early bird booking before 30th March.

For more details on the venue, Fforest Barn Mountain Retreat, visit and see room options here.

Call 07944 689108 or email giving your phone number and a good number and time to call to discuss your accommodation options.