Wellness junkies do it in the wild - in the forest - lake-side. Taking body, mind and spirit to another level!
Embracing the Japanese art of Shinrin-Yoku, discover the proven health benefits of Forest Bathing as our forest therapy guide leads you on a transformative walk around our site. Awaken your senses through the power of nature.
Also Festival is a fabulous chance to explore wild swimming – so grab your bikini (or trunks) and head lakeside for some swimming in this stunning spot designed by no lesser landscape gardener than Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown himself. The lake is half a mile wide and our wild swimming sessions are not only gloriously beneficial for your body – but it’s been found exercising in nature offer extraordinary benefits for the mind too. No wonder we all love it so much. #naturalicious
Join us in a gentle 5k run around the beautiful Warwickshire countryside beginning and ending right slap bang in the Also Festival site.
A HIIT of Mindfulness: You don’t have to be still to be present. Tune into your body and be mindful whilst moving High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is heart racing exercises interspersed with recovery. Learn to trust your body’s ability to respond. Join Sarah from MoodLifter in this short mindful workout.
A chance to experience this ancient Chinese art. As a moving meditation, Quigong’s practice helps to strengthen and balance the body while also bringing the mind into the here and now. With no previous experience required, this gentle physical exercise is suitable for all - so there's no excuse not to give it a go!
Tales from the yoga mat is a fun fitness and storytelling experience for children from 0-7 years. Led by their yoga teacher and chief storyteller, the children become voyagers of literature and are transported through time and space to great adventures using their bodies to act out each tale.
Yes sir, we have massage, yes Zen Ten Spa, the world’s first therapy suite on wheels, will be at Also offering massage, reiki and aromatherapy treatments in its 5-star luxury spa. Call to book on: 07709 101010 -and we'll aim to have some slots may be available to reserve when on site. Treatments are £10 for 15min tasters or £30 for half-hour full wellbeing therapies and Zen Ten tells us exclusive VIP arrangements are available for those who want a little bit more.
One of our big themes for 2019 is our relationship with nature, so how lucky are we to have David Lindo, aka The Urban Birder at our festival to help us understand how we can co-exist. He'll be leading a walk deep in to the woods to understand the word from the perspective of our feathered friends. Don't miss it!
So pleased to be working with East London's super skincare outfit Soothe Me. They'll be running workshops on how to make handcrafted luxury face masks, vegan face-masks, soothing spriz atomisers and coming with a festival sized amount of animal friendly beautifully biodegradable glitter – so we can glitter our socks off!
The ultimate reset button. Rest, restore and rebalance in an immersion of sound.
Bring your favourite cuddly and a blanket to feel snuggly. Lie back and let the sounds of the gongs bathe you in a sea of relaxation and dreams.
Join ephemeral nature and environmental artist Richard Shilling as you make individual works of Art from Nature and your imagination.
CSV yoga is an anatomically based dance of beautiful flowing movement which honours the spine and allows your body to move as nature intended. You’ll be stronger physically, emotionally and spiritually. Sarah’s class is all about empowerment, self belief, self love and transformation.
Swimming Wild with Suzanna Cruickshank. Explore the mindful benefits of wild swimming in the great outdoors. Leave constraints and concerns on the shore and let the water support you. Also’s wild swimming expert Suzanna will guide you through the mindful wonders of appreciating your surroundings, teach useful breathing exercises meaning you can fully immerse yourself in this unique experience.
Talk a walk on the wild side and discover the benefits of the flora and fauna of Also with master herbalist and wild adventurer Simon Birbeck.
Join Peace in an immersive, energetic exploration of laughter: an ever-evolving combination of games and guided interactions focused on the joy of laughing. You will sing arias, learn a language, visit the zoo- all using nothing but your own guffaws. Get ready to clear your mind and strengthen your lungs while also having a huge amount of fun.
Also Festival 2019 is keen to deepen our relationship with nature and to celebrate this we are encouraging you to take part in our extremely special sunset swim. Timed to see our extraordinary setting in the most magical light - guided by one of the leading wild swimmers in the country, Suzanna Cruickshank, this promises to be an unforgettable experience. Over 18s only, 16/17 year olds welcome with parents. Breaststroke is the preferred stroke for these swims.Info & Tickets
Also Festival 2019 is keen to deepen our relationship with nature and to celebrate this we are encouraging you to take part in our extremely special sunrise swims. Timed to see our extraordinary setting in the most magical light - guided by one of the leading wild swimmers in the country, Suzanna Cruickshank, this promises to be an unforgettable experience. Over 18s only, 16/17 year olds welcome with parents. Breaststroke is the preferred stroke for these swims.Info & Tickets
Join Juliet in easing your body and voice into the Also day. Tuning in through a series of deep breathing exercises, energising stretches, followed by simple chants, nature-related songs and rounds.
"Re-wilding the Body" is an invitation to deeply connect with the elements and energy of the universe through the practice of Outdoor Yoga. Explore the evocative power of the environment, while enjoying nature-inspired and revitalising postures by the lakeside.
In this relaxing yoga sesion, enjoy exploring your spine through some gentle twists in the beautiful Also woods. As a trained yoga teacher and mindfulness practitioner, Carolyn works with body, breath and spirit to encourage deep relaxation and kinaesthetic awareness. She teaches weekly classes and works 1-to-1 in west London. She also mentors yoga teacher trainees and newly-qualified teachers.