Yoga Ashram

June

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"Step out of the city for a few days to relax and enjoy a daily yoga program in nature" 

If a weekend retreat is not possible a Personal Retreat time out can be taken at any time for as many days as required. 

A Gift Voucher is a wonderful gift for your yoga friend or friend.  

Arrival for Weekend Retreats  
Fri 2pm or before 5pm - Sun 2pm
Sat 9am - Sun 2pm
Day Option Sat 9am to 9pm

Yoga Relaxation - In Nature


02 - 04 Jun     $285 Enrol
03 - 04 Jun     $215 Enrol
02 - 04 Jun     $456 Satya Enrol (20% dis - double enrolment)

Yoga's profound relaxation practices of yoga nidra & deep breathing draw the mind inward and fill you with a sense of inner peace.  



Be nurtured by:

  • relaxation in beautiful natural surroundings + practical teachings 
  • simplicity 
  • opportunity to reflect, unwind and be nurtured by relaxation & breathing techniques
  • yoga nidra - total relaxation for body, mind & emotions

Beneath the surface of everyday life experiences there is profound state of balance.  To reach this state of balance, relaxation is an essential tool for reducing fatigue and maintaining good health between body, mind & emotions.

During a Relaxation Retreat the daily practices of yoga and Yoga Nidra offered, restores a sense of inner harmony, unloads the burdens and distractions of the mind and reconnects us to the more subtle layers of ourselves.    

Yoga Nidra is a conscious practice of relaxation in the pose of shavasana.  The moment you make a decision to relax, the body starts secreting healthy positive hormones and wholesome messages to every minute aspects of your body, mind and the whole personality. 


Winter Silent Meditation Retreat

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09 - 11 Jun     $285 Enrol
10 - 11 Jun     $215 Enrol
09 - 11 Jun     $456 Satya Enrol (20% dis - double enrolment)

 

 

Yoga to Ignite the Inner Fire Winter Retreat

 

Winter Warming Dynamic Asana & Pranayama

16 - 18 Jun     $285 Enrol
17 - 18 Jun     $215 Enrol
16 - 18 Jun     $228 Satya Enrol (20% dis - double enrolment)


Make a Start Yoga for the Beginner Retreat 

23 - 25 Jun     $285 Enrol
24 - 25 Jun     $215 Enrol
23 - 25 Jun     $456 Satya Enrol (20% dis - double enrolment)

20% discount     $685 Enrol
Level 1: 23 - 25 Jun
Level 2: 28 - 30 Jul
Level 3: 25 - 27 Aug     

At the beginning of the year we often look back over the year that has just flown by and did we ever Make a Start on that intended yoga, meditation and relaxation routine for much needed health and de-escalation of stress levels!!!

Usually the answer is no because somehow a mountain of other stuff got in the way. 


The Make a Start Yoga & Meditation weekend will focus on building: 

  • yoga postures to develop a good sitting position 
  • awareness of breath
  • cultivating the discipline needed for stillness & breath awareness
  • and progressing to Level 2 the following month -
    Sitting Longer & Stronger 28 - 30 July

The benefits of a regular practice of yoga & meditation is summarized as living consciously to experience a joyful way of living. It helps us manage our stress levels, improves the quality of our relationships, and enables us to access greater levels of clarity, insight, and focus.

Five important steps to make a start:

  • Set an intention or sankalpa for regularity
  • Rise a little earlier with the energy of the sun – only 15 minutes 
  • Make sure you have a dedicated space for your practice that is fresh and clean
  • Look forward to your practice and enjoy it
  • Pre-prepare a healthy, fresh and delicious breakfast to mindfully eat without unconsciously picking up the mobile phone, newspaper or magazine

And one more step: don’t leave your home without breathing deeply and taking the benefits of wellness and centeredness out the door with you.


Chakra Awareness - Purification of the Chakras Retreat 

 

Chakra Shuddhi

23 - 25 Jun     $285
24 - 25 Jun     $215
23 - 25 Jun     $456 Satya Enrol (20% dis - double enrolment)


Heart in the Hands & Hands in the Moment

 

30 Jun - 01 Jul     Enrol
01 - 02 Jul           Enrol

No Fee (full participation)

Please arrive before 5pm on the 30th or by 8.45am on the 01st and depart after lunch clean up - 1.30 on the 02nd.

 

Heart in the Hands & Hands in the Moment Weekend - learning to be present: dynamic participation in the lifestyle of the Ashram as Karma Yoga – the yoga of mindful service and sharing of skills.  Participation in either the organic veggie garden or other interesting environmental projects is an exchange for all yoga classes, yummy garden produce food and standard accommodation. 


Living Consciously Retreat 

zora garden1 week     $250 Enrol
1 week to 1 month
15% discount for Health Care Card Holders
No further discounts apply
Sun 2pm – Sun 2pm

Intakes all year

Course Overview
Daily Timetable

This retreat is for those who are young, or young at heart, dynamic and wish to sustain and cultivate a positive attitude towards life.

Included are twice daily group sessions discussing the subject of focus for the day, a review at the end of the day before meditation, and the experience of regular yoga classes.

During the Living Consciously program participants will discover, experience and analyse the methods by which yogic principles and practices can be applied in their daily lives.

"A great opportunity to rest my mind, reset patterns and to further commit to living consciously"

"Karma Yoga gave me the opportunity to observe and witness ones actions and reactions positively"

"Regular yoga practices both on and off the mat.  Beautiful, peaceful and natural environment for yoga and lifestyle"

"Just perfect - timeout, yoga, lifestyle, reviving, refreshing and an inspiring experience in a beautiful ashram setting"

"Format - open, flexible, well balanced with practical & theory based sessions.  Creative approach to developing a yogic lifestyle"​

"Karma Yoga - participation in the duties of the ashram life gave me a point of focus" 


Mindful Yoga Lifestyle Retreat 


5 nights     $495 Enrol
Mon 10.30am – Sat 2pm

7 nights     $595 Enrol
Sun 2pm – Sun 2pm

Intakes all year

Daily Timetable
Course Overview

A Mindful Lifestyle Retreat differs a little from the Living Consciously program in that extra time is allocated after lunch to deepen relaxation and reclaim inner balance and direction during your personal retreat. Course material and group meetings are consistent with the Living Consciously concept of mindfulness.


What was beneficial about the retreat?

  • Yoga Nidra, the daily topic to witness and reflect on and the balance of all the yogas including Karma Yoga were highlights in my life changing experience. 
  • Wonderful. It is one of the most peaceful settings I've had the privilege to be in. I am inspired.  
  • Location, affordability & ethos
  • Group sessions. Complete toolkit to help re-assess your mind/lifestyle

During the Mindfulness Lifestyle Retreats program participants will discover, experience and analyse the methods by which yogic principles and practices can be applied in their daily lives.


Feel Great Breaks Yoga Retreat


A 4 day Yoga Retreat

Fee  $400

05 - 08 Jun Enrol
12 - 15 Jun Enrol
19 - 22 Jun Enrol
26 - 29 Jun Enrol

Arrive 10.30am in time for Yoga Nidra - relaxation

This 4 day Yoga Retreat is part of a 1 month course of living consciously. 

On completion of week 1, weeks 2, 3 & 4 can be undertaken at your own leisure.  


The retreat supports personal time and space to re assess if we are focusing on what is important to us in life, and if we are creatively balancing our spiritual and worldly health and wellbeing effectively. 

This special Yoga Retreat program includes: yoga postures, breathing techniques, yoga nidra – relaxation, meditation, focused action in the lifestyle, and twice daily group discussions on subjects of awareness from the text
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One is encouraged to make notes or keep a spiritual diary throughout the retreat.  At the end of your retreat take some time to re assess in the following way:

  • What insights have been gained throughout the retreat to support health & wellbeing effectively
  • How do you intend to apply and consolidate in a practical ongoing way the benefits and insights gained during your retreat 
  • What challenges were met and how did you respond to them - responses and reactions 


Day Visits 

 

Saturday Yoga Day & Kirtan 

Sat 17 Jun     $70  Enrol

 

 

 

 

 

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Rocklyn Yoga Ashram, operated by Yoga Association of Victoria Inc. as an autonomous entity,
remains committed to the tradition of Satyananda Yoga and continues the teachings under
the banner of Satyananda Yoga by arrangement with the IYFM.