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Yoga Lifestyle Program (2 weeks to 6 months)

Karma Yoga is the practice of yoga in everyday action and is a foundational practice at Anahata. We participate fully in the activities of daily life, but with the attitudes of curiosity, service, and higher awareness.

Participating in the Yoga Lifestyle Program at Anahata provides the opportunity for personal and spiritual growth. This immersion into a yogic lifestyle provides the foundation for Self- transformation through the practice of mindfulness in action.

You will gain perspective on your personality, the ability to witness your way of interacting with the world, and the tools to transform the way you approach everyday life. You will leave here with practical skills and mindfulness tools, more resilience to stress, a deeper knowledge of Self, and the ability to navigate the challenges of life with presence.

Life at Anahata:

Shared accommodation, vegetarian meals, daily yoga practices, and the use of sauna and library are included in your Yoga Lifestyle Program stay. As a “Karma Yogi”, having enthusiasm and a sincere interest in experiencing a yogic lifestyle is important and full attendance of practices, activities, and sessions is expected during your stay.

We have a regular routine that includes:

  • Morning Hatha Yoga & Pranayama (guided & personal practice)
  • Mantra Chanting
  • Breakfast
  • Karma Yoga Activities
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Relaxation and Meditation
  • Dinner
  • Saturday Fire Ceremony & Kirtan

Karma Yoga Activities include:

  • Maintaining our veggie gardens
  • Preparing nourishing meals
  • Guest Services
  • Housekeeping
  • General Maintenance
  • Maintaining the grounds & buildings
  • Firewood & fireplace management
  • Other duties as they arise

Click here to download the Yoga Lifestyle Program fees guide.

*We are usually fully booked during the summer period, and pre-payment is required to secure your spot. Please be mindful when making your booking. We have limited spaces available and changing your dates may cause an imbalance to our team.
*If you need to change your dates due to unforeseen circumstances, your payment will be transferred to your new dates. You may only transfer dates once from your original booking without incurring an Admin Fee. Any further change of dates will incur an additional Admin Fee of $50 per change.
* If you must cancel your stay, you will be refunded as per our Cancellation Policy.
**Please note- this is NOT a pathway to New Zealand residency. We do not provide work visas and this is not a work exchange program. You must be a NZ/AU citizen or permanent resident, or you must have an appropriate visitor/working holiday visa to be in NZ in order to participate in this program.
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