Dan Yeo will be head chef at Chalet Rosière this winter! Dan is a culinary genius, foraging healer, and friend to all creatures. We could not be more excited to be working with her. Here we ask Dan about her culinary journey so far, and how she developed a love for preparing vegan food. I have always loved cooking and baking. I find it a peaceful and creative process. Even in a very busy kitchen at the most stressful points, I can find my Zen, lock it down and create. When di
We like to ask yogis questions… So we asked skiing and yoga retreat teacher Kelly Brooks about sustainability and house music. Images by Philip Volkers. Tell us about your style of teaching yoga? I think its really important to bridge the gap between the yoga “hippy, spiritual stereo type” and make it accessible to people who may not think yoga is for them. I teach a fun, knowledge-based class that empowers people to understand how yoga can help them in their everyday lives.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” ~ Socrates With the dawning of the new year comes a flurry of thoughts and expectations. It inevitably leads us to revisit the events of the previous year, which in turn can draw us further into our pasts, reflecting, questioning, grieving, celebrating, and hopefully processing and moving on. While living in the present moment is something we all aim to achieve, at this tim
We recently commissioned Lauren Shepherd of Shepherd Illustration to create 8 Mountain Totem illustrations for the 8 local totemic animals that our bedrooms are named after. Here we dive a little deeper into her beautifully symbolic world. You draw animals… Why? When I started drawing again after many years of trying different crafts and art disciplines I immediately gravitated towards drawings flowers. Roses and peonies in particular because they are my favourite flowers tha
What do the team behind this boutique chalet and retreat centre get up to out of season? Lots of dog walking, visiting neighbours and planning next year’s garden. This is our first Autumn in the Alps. This is my favourite time of year, although I think I say that every season. There’s so much excitement and anticipation for winter and the snow that’s to come. It’s comparable to spring excitement for the summer that follows, as if mountain regions experience two period of heig