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Experience the heart of yoga and mindfulness on a residential retreat held by Lisa Pollard Yoga. If you want to have a restful break where you can rest your body and mind, then it is the right place for you since this retreat will provide you with tranquility and comfort. You are going to learn to explore the interconnectedness of movement and stillness in the spirit of self-care. This way, you can create a warm inviting space to discover the joys inside your body and mind. Escape the foulness of your daily life during this short break.
At St Joseph’s Spirituality and Education Centre, various sized groups (up to a maximum of 54) can be housed over the five areas of the site in 35 comfortable, well-appointed double, twin, or single rooms, all with modern en-suites.
There are extensive gardens and lawns to the edge of Brisbane Waters. This place also provides a swimming pool as well as yoga and meditation properties. A full time dedicated staff is on hand to advise on planning and to ensure the smooth running of your group's activity. Sound and visual equipment for conferences is available on request.
Silence will be invited from the end of the evening meditation practice until before lunch each day, to deepen the practice and observe the unfolding experience of the body, heart, and mind.
In this retreat, mindfulness practices in the spirit of self-care are:
Below is the schedule for this retreat. All practices are optional, feel free to attend what feels right for you each day.
On Saturday and Sunday, there will be walking meditation sessions.
Lisa Pollard is a trained yoga and meditation teacher with more than 26 years of self-practice and teaching experience in educational, corporate, medical, and organizational settings.
St Joseph' Spirituality and Education Centre is located in Kincumber South in a natural bushland setting, in a quiet corner of the beautiful Central Coast of New South Wales. The spacious grounds from the Kincumber Broadwater create an atmosphere of tranquility and peace that enhances the spiritual and reflective nature of the center.
Daily vegetarian meals will be prepared on-site. Special diets can also be catered for you.
Massage is available by appointment with Natalie from Bodhi Health at an extra cost.