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Are you looking to immerse yourself in a healthier,

more conscious environment while gaining valuable life skills?

Do you need opportunities for reflection, to connect with a simpler way of living and a break from the modern lifestyle?

Are you looking for self-development and growth?

Then this 4 week training programme will help you immensely.

This Yogic Life Skills Programme offers a 4 week easy-entry path in to a more conscious lifestyle. It begins with the Explore Your ‘Self’ Retreat and continues with a 3 week residential stay of yogic lifestyle learning and experience.

 

Retreat Overview

The first week offers an introduction to a yogic lifestyle through the Explore Your ‘Self’ Retreat. During this week you will experience bringing together different yoga and meditation practices for an enhanced level of understanding. Receive a broad range of tools to take away so you can start supporting yourself through the hustle and bustle of life.

The following 3 weeks of the Yogic Life Skills Programme take you a bit deeper, where you will cultivate these skills further.

During your stay you will participate in our regular daily schedule. This extended retreat is an opportunity for self-discovery and development in a supportive environment. Surrounded by some of the most stunning nature New Zealand has to offer.

No previous yoga experience is necessary – everybody is welcome!

For more details about both retreats, read our Explore Your Self Blog or Yogic Life Skills Blog . Learn to live a more conscious life while increasing your knowledge and participation in a yogic lifestyle.

 

These Yogic Life Skill Programmes are available throughout the year so check our calendar for more info.

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Yogic Life Skills Programme – 4 weeks

Monday 24 February, 2020 - Sunday 22 March, 2020

The Retreat Programme Includes

27 nights, shared accommodation (unless camping) with vegetarian meals and full retreat programme.

 The 4-week programme offers:

  • The introductory Explore Your Self  Retreat makes up the first week
  • The following 3 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, with brunch and dinner on Sundays

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)

Additional Information

Start Time:  5pm onwards Monday – arrival/registration
Finish Time: 11am Sunday

Complimentary pick up: Monday 24th Feb 6:10pm Golden Bay Visitor Centre, where the Golden Bay Coachlines bus will drop you off if traveling to Takaka from Nelson.
Complimentary drop off: Sunday 22nd March 11am back to Golden Bay Visitor Centre, where the Golden Bay Coachlines bus will pick you up from if traveling from Takaka to Nelson.

  •  Special Dietary Requirements: All meals provided are vegetarian. Vegan, Dairy Free & Gluten Free can be provided for an additional NZD $10 per week. Please add this to your booking at checkout.
  • 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 NZD $30.  If interested in hiring a tent, please enquire with us at the time of booking as we have a limited amount available.

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

Teachers

Anahata teachers

Anahata Teachers – we have an ever-changing group of visiting and resident teachers at Anahata. All are well trained and knowledgeable in their field, and they will lead you through this retreat in a respectful and gentle manner, inspiring you to go deeper and explore what you find.

Yogic Life Skills Programme - 4 weeks

Monday 24 February, 2020 - Sunday 22 March, 2020

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