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What to Bring For Your Stay

  • Sleeping bag/duvet* (Anahata provides a pillow, fitted sheet & wool blanket)
  • Jacket (and rain gear is useful)
  • Warm, comfortable clothes (bring clothes for all seasons – as Anahata is located up a mountain, the weather is very changeable)
  • Slip-on shoes and walking shoes if required (gumboots are useful)
  • Towel and toiletries
  • Washing powder/soap for hand-washing essential clothes (ecologically friendly please)
  • Water bottle
  • Torch (important) & extra batteries
  • Alarm clock
  • Personal CD players/MP3 players with headphones only
  • Cash (NZ$). You may want to bring a little extra for private sessions or items from the Yoga Shop (e.g. books, CDs, incense, etc.)
  • An open heart and mind

*Linen/bedding is available to hire for $30 for your stay.  Linen is provided when staying in Chakra Guest House.


You May Also Want to Bring

  • Specialty dietary foods or snacks (We cater to vegan and gluten free diets)
  • Phone card (0800 card if you wish to make long distance calls)
  • Writing material or notebooks
  • Any pharmaceuticals/medications needed for your stay
  • Garden gloves

Other considerations

  • Cell phones to be turned off unless checking messages in free time only.
  • We are smoke free. Please abstain from smoking on the grounds during your stay.
  • In consideration of others, please refrain from wearing strong perfumes or cologne.
  • Please note that we do not serve coffee at Anahata but we do have several nice tea options including black tea.

Please Do NOT Bring!

  • Alcohol and recreational drugs
  • Pets
  • Hair dryers (unfortunately our solar power system cannot handle them)
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