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Retreat Overview

Treat yourself and come to Anahata for a relaxing break over Queens Birthday Weekend. Enjoy Anahata’s spectacular natural environment, nourishing food, low technology environment, and yoga and relaxation practices to refresh and relax before the cold of winter arrives. Warm and nurture yourself with a cosy log fire, thick soups and heart-opening practices

Our special Yoga Refresh breaks allow you to move at your own pace, to relax and unwind, and dip your toes into the simplicity of a yogic lifestyle.

Take time off for personal reflection or be inspired by interaction with like-minded people. Find your own rhythm with options to join in on yoga classes, relaxation practice, meditation sessions and chanting. Immerse yourself in bush hikes or open country walks with spectacular views, writing, or reading from our large library of spiritual and health books. Spend time in the garden or find a spot in the surrounding native forest to meditate or just relax. Healthy vegetarian meals are provided throughout your stay, nourishing your body as you unwind from the busyness of daily life.

There are opportunities to add on private therapeutic yoga sessions, body treatments or nutritional consultations.

Leave feeling inspired, refreshed and equipped with new ways to bring balance into your heart and mind, and your home and work life.

Start Time: 5.30pm Friday – arrival/registration followed by dinner
Finish Time: 11am Monday
Complimentary pick up: Friday 1st June 5:45pm at Golden Bay Visitor Centre
Complimentary drop off: Monday 4th June 11am back to Golden Bay Visitor Centre

Sn Atmavidya Anahata

Sn Atmavidya honours the great wisdom traditions, sharing ancient practices of Yoga and Meditation that continue to help unfold the natural inherent goodness, wisdom, beauty, harmony, kindness and delight in our lives. She facilitates easeful discovery of the different ways that practices can be experienced, to liberate energy for well-being of body, mind and spirit. Atmavidya has depth of experience in the teaching of yoga and meditation in yoga centres, ashrams, retreats, primary, secondary schools, tertiary institutions, businesses, Not For Profit and rehabilitation organisations, mainly in New Zealand. Atmavidya has been a student of yoga and meditation for the last 27 years.

The Anahata Teachers are all well trained and knowledgeable in their field. They will lead you through this retreat in a respectful and gentle manner, inspiring you to go deeper and explore what you find.

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Winter Yoga Refresh Retreat over Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Friday 01 June, 2018 - Monday 04 June, 2018

The Retreat Programme Includes

  • 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)

3 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

Winter Yoga Refresh Retreat over Queen's Birthday Weekend

Friday 01 June, 2018 - Monday 04 June, 2018

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