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This retreat invites you to nourish yourself deeply with a beautiful flow of practices from the traditions of yoga and conscious movement. Reconnect with the rhythms of your natural ebb and flow to emerge from the cocoon of winter, attune to the energy, and vitality of spring. This retreat is suitable for all body types and levels of mobility and experience. Here, you will discover the freedom and joy that comes with experiencing your wholeness.
All guests will be staying in shared accommodations at Anahata Yoga Retreat. Camping and limited private accommodation options are also available.
During this retreat, you will nourish yourself deeply with the beautiful flow of practices from the traditions of yoga and conscious movement. Reconnect to the rhythms of your natural ebb and flow to emerge from the cocoon of winter and attune to the energy and vitality of spring.
This retreat is suitable for all body types, levels of mobility, and experience.
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.
Nicky Woodward is a registered Awareness Through Movement (ATM) teacher. She is also a New Zealand registered nurse and a New Zealand guild certified Feldenkrais practitioner. She has been involved with yoga, mindful movement practices, and the connection it has to learning, self-development, and rehabilitation for over 30 years. Nicky teaches conscious movement classes in Christchurch and embraces a gentle natural process of embodied learning in a holistic way to expand and enliven the felt experience of joy and well-being.
This retreat will be held at Anahata Yoga Retreat, Takaka, New Zealand, which is situated in the midst of native beech forest with spectacular ocean views bordering the Abel Tasman National Park. It is a residential eco-yoga retreat using alternative power, composting toilets, eco-buildings, and nutritious organic vegetarian meals. It is a supportive, inspiring and dynamic environment that welcomes everyone regardless of age, background, and level of yoga experience.
The Anahata Yoga Retreat is based on the principles of an ashram, which is traditionally a place dedicated to personal transformation through regularity of yogic practice and self-enquiry with the support of a community of aspirants. The rhythmic environment helps an individual to find more clarity and peace as well as form healthy habits and bring yoga into daily life.
The ashram provides the foundation for self growth and development of inner potential. The resident community practices acceptance, compassion, and equanimity in the different activities in life through the yogic principles of meditation in action and selfless service. All visitors are welcome to join in these practices. The yoga room is located in a straw bale yurt and can be used for your personal practice or meditation when it is not in use for private sessions or scheduled programs.
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The price of this retreat includes daily meals.
Please book your flight to arrive at Takaka Aerodoome Airport (KTF) or Nelson Airport (NSN).
You will need to be picked up in Takaka to get to Anahata. Transfer from and to Takaka is included. Anahata Yoga Retreat will pick you up from the station. Please purchase your bus tickes to arrive at Takaka I-site on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5:45 p.m. Transfers departing to Takaka I-site is on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. This trip will take you about 45 minutes.