+33 5 46 04 69 34 info@praanawellness.com


Praana Wellness welcomes you to our beautiful and relaxing retreat centre – Namaste


Set in the majestic French Cognac countryside of the Charente Maritime, our retreat centre offers you a truly tranquil respite from everyday living: fabulous food, massage, meditation and yoga classes for everyone.

Your wellbeing is our business and one of our unique selling points here at Chez Vallée is that this peaceful and picturesque Charentaise retreat centre is also our home.

Our aim is for you to experience a feeling of total comfort and ease as you enjoy the many delights of Chez Vallée and perhaps take the opportunity to explore the vineyards and the local area.

In order to achieve this, we offer:

Organised Retreats (hosted by invited specialists) and

Tailored Retreats (to cater for individual needs).

To take action to improve your wellbeing – for yourself and those around you – choose one of the next steps:

1. Join one of our retreats – select and pay the deposit by credit card (via paypal) or bank transfer.
2. Create your own retreat – email us and we will talk through what you would like to experience.
3. Purchase a gift voucher for someone special!

Treat yourself – there is no one more deserving!

About Amanda

Amanda has amazing life experiences and travels since the 1980’s, living, studying and working in Africa and Asia, the Middle East and now France. These experiences have given her the confidence and knowledge to realise her dream and offer a place for retreat.

“It is my amazing life experiences and travels, that have given me the confidence and knowledge to realise my dream; to offer a place for retreat. My wish is for people to find what it is they need at Chez Vallée” – Amanda Graham Founder of Praana Wellness.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle Advice

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medicinal system which is thousands of years old. It is natural in its approach and treats the whole person…

Counselling & Coaching

I have been counselling young people and adults for nearly three decades. I have dealt mainly with alcohol and drug addiction and continue to do so…

Massage & Personal Training

We have several practitioners offering personal training and massage, incorporating these treatments in our retreats…

Spa Packages

We have several indulgent luxury spa packages to suit different needs.

doTerra Essential Oils

Essential oils are a fantastic way of enhancing our bodies naturally… 

Yoga Classes

Our Hatha yoga classes are for everyone! Whatever your reason for coming to yoga! We offer small classes and one to one sessions…


Throughout the year we have several Ayurvedic and Lifestyle workshops to help you change, or maintain and improve, your current health and well being…

Yoga Therapy

Yoga therapy uses the power of yoga to help or heal individuals with illnesses or injuries…


Pranayama, one of the eight limbs of yoga practice, is the vital breath work associated with your practice. Used for healing, restorative yoga practice…

Luxury Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

At Praana Wellness; your comfort and privacy is of our utmost importance, we also understand that comfort is an individual choice. That is why we have a range of luxury accommodation to suit various needs and desires from ‘glamping’ in our beautiful safari tent to luxury living in our en-suite doubles.


”Last year, I was in a bad state, and needed to change my life journey, I started to attend Praana Wellness weekly yoga classes, and since then, Ayurveda has entered my life, together with sensitive and positive counselling from Amanda.”

“Thanks for a really good day on Saturday and an insight into your ayurvedic world… enjoyed having a new perspective on eating… thanks for all the interesting combinations of juices and salads, colourful and tasty… felt like we spent more than a day there”

“Absolute paradise! You’ll not find a warmer welcome anywhere in the world. Simply cannot wait to come again.”

“Many thanks for the last 4 week session – I cannot tell you what an impact it has had on me and my family life.”

Email Us


Find Us

Chez Vallee St Germain de Vibrac Charante Maritime 17500, France

Telephone Us

+33 (6) 40 33 23 82

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