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Come and find your bliss at a women's weekend retreat staying in luxurious safari tents in the rolling green hills of the Byron Hinterland with yoga and meditation surrounded by the beauty of nature. Make your glamping retreat dreams come true at a private yoga safari in the Byron Hinterland customized to meet your every need, whether it's a fun getaway with friends or some relaxed respite from a busy life.
Glamping means glamorous camping and you will stay in luxury safari tents with everything you need. Set on a rainforest retreat in the Byron Hinterland, there is a stream for swimming, trees for shady picnics, and grass for walking barefoot. Enjoy the swimming pool and a tropical garden alongside a campfire under the starry sky.
Close your eyes for a minute and imagine waking up in a luxury safari tent to the sound of birdsong in the rainforest. You will embrace the day with an invigorating morning yoga session with Kate, then feast on a nourishing organic gourmet breakfast under the trees. You will then create a space for you to soothe all of your senses at a sound healing with Seriya.
You will all sit down to an organic gourmet picnic lunch served to you on the grass, and thereafter enjoy your free time to relax between sessions with swimming, reading, or writing. Whatever you like! After you relax, you will dance your heart out at a body movement workshop with Bec.
To rest and recover from all that dancing, chill out at the tent for yummy chai and bliss balls. For dinner, you will feast on a gourmet organic dinner under the Byron stars. To settle you into the night and to calm your mind, Kate will lead you on a peaceful mindfulness meditation. At the end of the day, you will gather around the starlit fire with Seriya playing music as your backdrop.
Retreat back into your luxury safari tent to sleep restoratively surrounded by nature, and wake up to do it all again for two more blissful days.
ou will enjoy a range of styles of yoga to suit all levels of ability and experience. Seriya offers nourishing Yin and Hatha yoga, Kate does mindful movement and Yogilates, and Bec brings Ashtanga and Vinyasa flow. Yoga sessions will be held both outdoors on the grass and indoors for more restorative classes.
Let your goddess out to play at dance workshops with Bec, designed to move your body and connect to your soul. Be inspired in the well-being workshops, try your hand at art, and write in your journal. Music weaves its way through the retreat at the sound healing with Seriya and music by the fire.
Kate uses mindfulness to create a sense of moving meditation to her yoga practice. She teaches yoga, workplace well-being, business retreats, and adventure safaris around the world. She is a travel writer, lifestyle coach, and counselor who also volunteers at a homeless women's project.
Seriya has traveled the world developing as a healer and offers gentle yoga focused on restoration. She is trained in Yin and Hatha yoga. She also offers the Hawaiian art of Kahuna bodywork. She does sound healing, chakra meditation journeys, and music of the plants.
This retreat will take place at Byron Farm Retreat, a secluded Hinterland spot where you can only hear the birds and see the rainforest trees. Everything is designed to ensure your complete comfort and privacy.
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Delicious and nourishing food will be served to you each day by renowned retreat chef Todd Stream from True Nature Cuisine. All of the meals are sourced from local organic ingredients whenever possible to fill up your plate with beautifully presented food. Whether if it's a riverside picnic, fine dining, or a campfire buffet, each meal is designed to be a treat.
Additional treatments including massages and intuitive healing are available on request.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Yogafari will pick you up from the airport.
You can get a shuttle bus from either Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) with Byron Bay Shuttle or from Coolangatta to Byron.
"Being part of the inaugural Yogafari retreat in the Byron Bay Hinterland was a wonderful and amazing experience. Everything about the day was both calming and invigorating, from the yoga sessions to the silent mediation walk, from the massage to the sound healing and everything else in between. I came away totally bliss out."
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"The Yogafari day was a lovely fusion of healing, connection and movement. Having never tried Yogalates, Kate's class was a perfect introduction. Her heartfelt meditative style really helps you connect and remain present whilst being guided through both soft and strong movements."
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