Here by popular request – Yoga, Yoga and more Yoga. “Ha” (sun) and “tha” (moon) – Hatha Yoga Immersion.
Dive into the modern and historical practice and theory of Hatha Yoga. Suitable for all levels.
The word Hatha comes from the Sanskrit “ha” (sun) and “tha” (moon). The basic principle being to unite the opposite forces – the positive and the negative, the sun and the moon – in order to promote balance in the body and mind.
During this retreat we will explore the modern approach to Hatha Yoga while also being exposed to the historical elements of Hatha Yoga through the theory and guided practice of cleansing techniques (Shatkarmas). These practices restore your physical system and lighten the body and mind, leaving you feeling revitalized with a set of practices to take away and integrate into your daily life.
Also learn practical yogic techniques to stimulate, cleanse and balance the chakras, or energy centres.
Beginners to yoga will get an introduction to yoga postures, breathing practices and relaxation techniques, while the more experienced will be guided in how to deepen their practice. All participants get to experience the wider range of yogic tools available to support you moving forward in your life.
Start Time: from 5 pm Monday – arrival/registration
Finish Time: 11am Sunday
Complimentary pick up: Monday 2nd July 5.45pm Golden Bay Visitor Centre
Complimentary drop off: Sunday 8th July 11am back to Golden Bay Visitor Centre
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.
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Winter Hatha Yoga Immersion
Monday 02 July, 2018 - Sunday 08 July, 2018
The Retreat Programme Includes
- 2 Hatha yoga classes a day
- 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)
6 nights, shared accommodation with meals and all retreat inclusions.
Private yoga and therapeutic consultations, bodywork and nutritional guidance are available by appointment – please email us for more information.
Limited private room options are available, to find out more, please email us directly