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A yogic immersion into Yoga Nidra, Basic Breathing Methods & Restorative Yoga focused on relaxation techniques. Explore tools to systematically address the tensions in the body, mind and emotions to induce a deep state of relaxation.

Yoga Nidra, Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga are key practices to equip yoga aspirants with yogic skills and techniques for self support. These methods will assist in the release of deep muscular, mental and emotional tension, inducing calmness and clarity for a range of life and health situations.

In this retreat you will experience and learn about the practices of Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga with time for self-study and personal reflection or simply to enjoy a walk in our neighbouring Abel Tasman National Park.

  • Yoga practices for your own health
  • Breath and the link with relaxation theory
  • Yoga lifestyle
  • SWAN practice
  • Restorative Hatha Yoga, breathing practices, Yoga Nidra, Meditation, Mantra Meditation
  • Understanding the techniques of Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga from a practical and theoretical point of view
  • Option for deep theory sessions including the science behind the techniques

Read more about the benefits of Yoga Nidra in our blog – Five Ways Yoga Nidra Can Transform Your World  or our Restorative Yoga Blog 10 ways Restorative Yoga can heal you.

Read about Resident Devpriya’s life changing experience on the November Teacher Training in her article – From Panic to Peace – How Yoga Nidra Changed my Life. 

Learn about The Power of Yoga Nidra in Crisis and how it can help you face the unexpected challenges of life before, during and after.

Or read more about why these practices are so vital in our Blog about The Importance of Restorative Yoga

Inspired and feel the calling to share these practices? Check out our Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training, for a more intensive experience at Anahata that will equip you with the tools to share these transformative practises, honing in deeper on relaxation techniques and the science behind them.

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Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Immersion – 5 Day Retreat

Wednesday 27 November, 2019 - Monday 02 December, 2019

The Retreat Programme Includes

5 nights, shared accommodation (unless camping), all meals and the full Retreat Programme.

  • Restorative Hatha Yoga, breathing practices, Yoga Nidra, Meditation, Mantra Meditation for your own health
  • Understanding the techniques of Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga from a practical and theoretical point of view
  • Option for deep theory sessions including the science behind the techniques
  • Immersion into the the yoga lifestyle, with plenty of time for reflection
  • SWAN practice
  • Other optional theory sessions
  • Daily Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation)
  • Basic Breathing Techniques including breath and the link with relaxation theory
  • Karma Yoga (action with meditative awareness)
  • Fire Ceremony (Havan) and Chanting (healing sound vibration)

Additional Information

Start Time: 10am Wednesday, 27th Nov – arrival/registration
Finish Time: 11am Monday, 2nd Dec

Complimentary pick up: 6:10pm Tuesday, 26th Nov, Golden Bay Visitor Centre, where the Golden Bay Coachlines bus will drop you off if traveling to Takaka from Nelson.
Complimentary drop off:
11am Monday, 1st Dec, back to Golden Bay Visitor Centre​, where the Golden Bay Coachlines bus will pick you up from if traveling from Takaka to Nelson.

  • Discounts: A discounted rate of NZ$75 applies for the night before the retreat begins (26th Nov).
  • Special Dietary Requirements: All meals provided are vegetarian. Vegan, Dairy Free & Gluten Free can be provided for an additional NZ$15. Please advise us at time of booking.
  • Private Sessions: Private yoga and Therapeutic Consultations, Bodywork and Nutritional Guidance are available by appointment. Click here to find out more.
  • Private rooms: Limited options are available on request, subject to availability.
  • Camping: Tent hire is available for an additional cost of NZ$30. Add this to your booking at checkout.

For more information or to request any extras, please email us.

Teachers

Swami Karma Karuna at Anahata

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.

Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Immersion - 5 Day Retreat

Wednesday 27 November, 2019 - Monday 02 December, 2019

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