Anahata Yoga Retreat is an integral residential yoga retreat in Golden Bay, New Zealand. They organize meditation and yoga retreats that welcome everyone.
Yoga Retreats (8)
Swami Karma Karuna
Swami Karma Karuna specializes in women’s health. By blending yogic lifestyle and sannyasa tradition with motherhood, she brings a unique and practical approach, inspiring the integration of yogic principles into everyday activities. A founding member and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat, she is an engaging, intuitive yoga teacher with more than 25 years of training and experience. She also specializes in therapeutic applications of yoga, yoga Nidra relaxation, and prank practices and shares in a simple and practical way, inspiring people to access and apply yogic practices in their own lives.
Sannyasin Atmavidya has been teaching yoga and meditation for the last 18 years (including yoga centers, ashrams, retreats, schools, tertiary institutions, and businesses). Since 2014, she has been running The Vishuddhi Yoga Center in Christchurch. Sannyasin Atmavidya gently supports the discovery of the different ways that practices can be experienced to liberate and expand well-being of body, mind, and spirit. Her aspiration is to assist the birthing of deeper aspects of self to conscious awareness, to appreciate each moment and live deeply from inner truth.
Swami Yogamani Saraswati
Swami Yogamani is one of the yoga teachers at Anahata Yoga Retreat.
Specialising in Hatha Yoga and traditional yogic cleansing techniques, Gurubhakta brings 30 years of experience with him to Anahata. Having trained for his Diploma in India, he has spent most of his time throughout the years serving in ashrams between Australia and India, sharing his knowledge of traditional Yoga teachings and practices. He more recently focuses on Pranayama, Meditation and Yoga Nidra – with a focus on disability support. Member of SYTA.
Specialist Anahata Teachers
Anahata Specialist Teachers are all well trained and knowledgeable in their field. They will lead you through this event in a respectful and gentle manner, inspiring you to go deeper and explore what you find.
Sybille is a dedicated dancer and movement lover. She is an accredited Openfloor dance teacher, one of a handful in NZ/Australia. She has passionately explored embodied movement for the last 15 years, and has offered retreats and workshops in Golden bay for the last 5 years. She weaves her practice in Vipassana meditation and non-violent communication as well as her experience from living in an intentional community in New Zealand for more than 15 years, into her offering of transformational dance journeys.
from United States, November 2018
"A life changing retreat in the mountains"
The environment and people of Anahata made it easy to settle into the retreat. They were knowledgable and the structure allowed me to truly explore myself and learn more about yoga.
from United States, April 2018
the whole overall experience
from Spain, April 2018
The whole atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxed. The yoga, meditation and instruction sessions were excellent. The residents took great care of the people attending the retreat and they made us feel part of the family,
from New Zealand, April 2018
"Powerful retreat with opportunity for deep transformation"
The retreat provides a very generous offering by the wonderful team at Anahata. I enjoyed the passion and attention to detail with which every happens at Anahata. A 3-day retreat will offer more teachings to those interest in an authentic yogic lifestyle, then a year of yoga classes.
from New Zealand, March 2018
"A place of light"
The commitment of the people
The blissful and positive atmosphere which generated a space of learning, devotion and communion
from New Zealand, November 2017
"Amazing - The true spirit of Yoga"
Everything was excellent, I fell in love with the place, the people, and the whole setting which really embodies the true spirit of Yoga in all its dimensions. This retreat was everything I was hoping for and more. Deeply grateful <3 Hari om
from New Zealand, September 2017
everyone was so warm and understanding, very beautiful space in all weather.