Classes and workshops

Domaine de Rateau allows you to organize or participate in activity courses in a bucolic and elegant setting.

Two rooms of 100 square meters are suitable for workshops in Plastic Arts, Yoga, Tai Chi Chuan, and other gentle practices promoting harmony of body and mind.

2021 internship calendar

- Autumn Yoga Day: Sunday October 3:

October is the perfect month to take a break: we need to anchor ourselves, find some stability after the hustle and bustle of back to school, and release the energy that may have stagnated. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner, treat yourself to a full day of practice, with hatha yoga class in the morning, focused on anchoring, and a Yin yoga class in the afternoon for a cool-down (work). on the meridians). Lunch by the fireside included.

Speaker: Anne Adeline Leorini, who has been teaching for over 10 years, and is dedicated to the transmission of Integral Yoga, which she learned from Ajit and Selvi Sarkar, by training teachers in Bordeaux and the Paris region.

Price: 90 euros per person, lessons and meals included.

Information and reservations: Anne Adeline Leorini: 06 33 81 53 56. /


- Leisure and fitness yoga course, from October 31 to November 5:

After the success of the course last February, a new course is scheduled during the All Saints holidays, in the new large yoga room with its brand new parquet!

    Five days of relaxation at Domaine de Rateau, in Gironde.  No prerequisite is necessary, the practice is accessible to all.

    Treat yourself to a break of absolute relaxation and self-care: Yoga classes in the morning and at the end of the afternoon; meals and light and gourmet snacks based on seasonal products, walks in the surrounding countryside, where you can relax by the fire while tasting teas or infusions from the garden. An excursion to Saint Emilion is on the program, as well as a tasting visit to the Chateau d'Abzac.

   Each trainee will be able to benefit from a plantar and facial reflexology treatment or an Ayurvedic massage, which will allow your body to find a good balance of its functions, and to get rid of the stress of winter, by prior reservation.

   Yoga classes are led by Marie Pierre de Joux, teacher trained in integral yoga by Ajit and Selvi Sarkar. Affiliated with the Yoga Ayurveda Federation (, Marie Pierre teaches at Art et Yoga, in Paris ( ).

The internship: 350 euros

Accommodation and board: 440 to 540 euros per person depending on the package chosen.

For the complete information sheet and detailed prices, click here:

  Straw marquetry course, weekend of November 13 and 14:

In the large south-facing workshop, with a fire in the fireplace, the course is led by ophélie Chaumat.

During this introductory course, you will discover this technique so attractive and decorative, practice the different stages of preparing the support and the material, then putting it into practice with three different patterns: the straight straw with net, the herringbone pattern and the Sun motif, dear to Jean Michel Franck; all materials are provided.

Speaker: Ophélie Chaumat , graduate of the Beaux Arts in Paris and the Van der Kelen Institute of Decorative Painting in Brussels.

The internship: 220 euros

Accommodation and board: from 120 to 230 euros per person depending on the chosen formula.

For the complete information sheet and detailed prices, click here:

- Weekend  Yoga / mandalas,  January 22 and 23, 2022:

Mother-daughter complicity for a four-handed course: Marie Pierre de Joux for the practice of Yoga, Emmanuelle Hardouin Duparc for the drawing lessons.

The balance between physical practice and manual practice, with a very interesting work on the complementarity of mandala drawing with yoga exercises: journey towards the center, journey towards an internal order that comforts the body and the soul. Two days of relaxation and discussion, for a peaceful and bright start to the year.

The internship: 300 euros

Accommodation and board: 140 to 190 euros per person depending on the package chosen.

For the complete information sheet and detailed prices, click here:

Covid 19; precautionary measures:

Social barrier and distancing gestures are the responsibility of each of us. During the courses, everyone will make sure to wash his hands frequently, use the hydro-alcoholic gels available, and respect the recommended distance from other people.

During the courses, alcohol cleaning of the door handles, switches, toilets, and work surfaces, is done regularly.

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