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Explore Your ‘Self’ Immersion

Monday 18 March, 2024 @ 3:00 pm - Wednesday 24 April, 2024 @ 12:00 pm

Are you seeking a profound transformation in your life? Do you long for a healthier, more conscious existence?
Are you yearning for valuable life skills that lead to lasting growth?

This training programme is designed to support you on the journey of self-realisation with a month+ easy-entry path in to a more conscious lifestyle.It begins with the Explore Your ‘Self’ Retreat immersion continued with a 3/4 week residential stay of yogic lifestyle learning and experience.

The programme offers:

The introductory Explore Your ‘Self’ Retreat makes up the first week
The following 3/4 weeks allow you to immerse yourself in an inspiring yogic lifestyle
Being part of a community, living a life of simplicity, mindfulness and service to support the growth and well-being of all
Supported introduction to new areas of growth, responsibility and learning in a supported and accepting environment
3 healthy vegetarian meals per day

Mentorship & life skills development in areas such as:

  • Healthy cooking and kitchen management
  • Organic gardening and landscape design
  • Maintenance and eco building
  • Admin and office assistance
  • Caring for a small retreat centre

Regular weekly schedule including:

  • Hatha yoga classes
  • Small group discussions
  • Guided meditation
  • Daily chanting Kirtan (singing mantras to music)
  • Daily Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation)
  • Karma Yoga (action with meditative awareness)
  • Fire Ceremony (Havan) and Chanting (healing sound vibration)



Standard Price: $1608
Camping Price: $1380

Early Bird Price*: 10% discount is available up to 30 days before the retreat start date if payment made in full by 17th February 2024



PICK UP: Available from Golden Bay Visitor Centre at 2.15PM on 18/03/24 to Anahata Yoga Retreat
DROP OFF: Available at 8AM on 24/04/24 from Anahata Yoga Retreat to Golden Bay Visitor Centre

Please let us know in advance if you require this service.


Swami Karma Karuna Anahata Yoga Retreat


Swami Karma Karuna, founding member and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat, NZ, is an engaging, intuitive yoga teacher with more than 25 years of training and experience. She specialises in therapeutic applications of yoga, yoga nidra relaxation and pranic practices and shares in a simple and practical way, inspiring people to access and apply yogic practices in their own lives. Lakshmi has been teaching yoga internationally for over 10 years. She has a Diploma of Yogic Studies, is a qualified teacher in the Bihar School of Yoga tradition, and is a registered Senior Teacher with Yoga New Zealand. She is dedicated to guiding others in the powerful practices of traditional yoga and bringing the teachings to life on a practical level. Her dharma as a teacher is to give students yogic tools for everyday life, to empower people to create positive change on a realistic timeline, and to inspire people to live with an attitude of selflessness, compassion, and gratitude.



Siddheshwari has been teaching yoga internationally for 10 years and is a qualified teacher in the Satyananda tradition. She is dedicated to guiding others in the powerful practices of traditional yoga and is a Course Facilitator on the Yoga Nidra & Restorative Teacher Training at Anahata. Her passions are ritual, storytelling, and manta.

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