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Volunteer Positions:

* We are currently not looking to fill any volunteer positions until September.  We will be taking bookings for volunteers from then on *

Come and join the Anahata team on our mission to Educate, Inspire and Evolve! Anahata Yoga Retreat is a Charitable Trust Organisation offering Guest Retreats, Yoga Courses, Teacher Trainings and Yogic Lifestyle Immersion & Volunteer opportunities.

We are currently seeking disciplined, motivated, organized and creative individuals to join our Yoga Community. As we are a Retreat and Residential Centre that relies on enthusiastic volunteers like you, we have positions that open up routinely throughout the year.

Previous yoga experience is not essential however, a desire to learn about yoga, and to be an integrated member of the Anahata community while you are here, is important. Previous Ashram experience or Sannyasa training is ideal, but not required.

If you are interested in Joining the Anahata Community, please email  for more information and an application. We look forward to hearing from you! 


We are currently in need of:

Karma Yoga Coordinator, Maintenance & Grounds-keeping Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator and Marketing Assistance (graphic design, social media content creation, marketing analytics etc) 

Other Positions Available:
Vegetable Garden Coordinator, Housekeeping Coordinator and Bihar School of Yoga Teachers


In exchange we offer:

• Shared accommodation
• 3 delicious homemade Vegetarian meals per day
• A small community dedicated to a Yogic Lifestyle
• Daily yoga classes including Asana, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Chanting/Kirtan and Havan
• The opportunity to experience the yogic lifestyle which encompasses simplistic living & time out from the hustle and bustle of modern life
• Discounts on Retreats & Courses depending on length of commitment
• Idyllic mountain top location in Golden Bay, NZ with ocean views back on to the Abel Tasman NP
We consider applications from all ages (18+) and backgrounds, including both NZ residents and overseas visitors with a valid Visa.

For the above positions, you will need to be willing to commit for a minimum of 3 months. There is a 1 month trial period for all positions.

If you are unable to stay for this length of time or do not wish to take on a particular role, but are still keen to join us at Anahata, please email to find out more about our Volunteer Karma Yogi stays and other opportunities that are available.

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