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 (14)
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 came to yoga because of health reasons and the practical and scientific methods of this style of yoga immediately made a strong impression. He is a living example of how health can be transformed through yoga and shares his interests in yogic lifestyle, diet and nutrition, pranayama, meditation, mantra, and kirtan.
Swami Anandakumar Saraswati
Swami Anandakumar Saraswati is an exceptional teacher in meditation. A sannyasin of the Bihar School of Yoga, Swami Anandakumar has practiced yoga and related disciplines for over 30 years and has spent many years teaching at institutions in India and internationally. He inspires, not only with his depth of wisdom, but also with his music, warmth, and light approachable manner.
Robina McCurdy is the founder of the Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa, co-founder of Tui Land Trust and Community in Golden Bay, New Zealand, and pioneer of the S.E.E.D. (Schools Environmental Education and Development) program in South Africa and Brazil. She has also been engaged in community development, organic growing, permaculture design, and tutoring on a global scale for the past 25 years.
Guenther Andraschko is an experienced workshop facilitator and permaculture and landscape designer. He has over 25 years experience in designing and creating unique outdoor environments utilizing permaculture principles, both in New Zealand and Australia and in a diversity of environments. He brings a wealth of practical knowledge and experience and enjoys supporting others to realize their own permaculture projects and aspirations.
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.
Sannyasi Priyadhara embarked on a yogic path of self transformation in her youth, which eventually led her to discover a sustainable way of living through Permaculture and Yoga. In a personal quest to deepen her experience and understanding, she spent a number of years living under the guidance of her teacher in a remote part of India, imbibing the teachings of Yoga as a practical science and a way of life, in the spirit of sannyasa, selfless service and dedication. Since her return to the west, she shares her inspiration with all who seek to express and connect with the positive and creative
from New Zealand, May 2019
"An Inspiring and heartfelt experience"
What a wonderful retreat, it fulfilled me on every level. Thank you so much for all the experiences you offered me. I came away with great enthusiasm to integrate what I had learnt into my teaching practice and everyday life...
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.