Ananda Marga is a Sanskrit for 'the path of the way to infinite happiness'. They offer retreats combining activism, yoga, meditation, and live music.
Yoga Retreats (1)
Dada Paramatmananda has been a yoga monk for 29 years. He has worked in many countries in South Asia, South East Asia, Europe and is currently based in Melbourne, Australia, where he runs classes and workshops, teaching the art and practice of meditation and yoga. Dada uses his engineering background to delve deeply into the esoteric and mystical science behind Yoga to show us yogic secrets hidden in plain sight and how we can apply this knowledge in our life. Workshop: Yoga – Revolution Part 2
Didi Ananda Shamita
Didi Ananda Shamita has been a yoga nun for 31 years, during which she has taught the philosophy and practices of meditation and yoga; and coordinated social service activities in more than 15 countries. Didi is currently based in Brisbane, Australia. In addition to hosting this event, Didi will present the Yoga - The Revolution workshops which outline some of the foundations of yogic thought.
Taraka (Tori) Bail
Taraka has been teaching Yoga for 20 years to adults and children.Yoga has been her greatest love, because it touches all of us from the physical to the spiritual and has the potential to transform and heal every aspect of our being. Workshop: Restorative Yoga
Dada Jitendrananda has been a yoga monk for over 30 years. He has worked in the Far East and Europe before coming to the South Pacific. He currently manages the Ananda Palli center in Stanthorpe. Workshop – Transitioning to Coops This workshop reveals the amazing benefits of co-operatives – physical, emotional, financial, social – and why we need to embrace them in our future.
Professor Sohail Inayatullah
Professor Sohail Inayatullah, political scientist, received his doctorate from the University of Hawaii in 1990. He is Professor at several universities and a leading academic in the field of Futures Studies. In 2015, he was awarded the first UNESCO Chair in this field. He currently resides in Mooloolaba, Australia Sohail workshops are divided into two parts: The Green Economy - A look at technology and trends that will transform our lives. Leadership and creating the green sadvipra - Using the Sarkar game to conclude with a plausible scenario for the next 500 years
Ian Lowe is Emeritus Professor of science, technology, and society and former head of the School of Science at Griffith University, as well as an adjunct professor at Sunshine Coast University and Flinders University and considered to be one of Australia's most respected environmental scientists.
from Australia, January 2019
"Genuine yoga retreat with more"
Authentic warm people, fabulous workshops and music
The retreat involved more than I expected
We got a lot out of it and will recommend it to others.