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"Step away for a few days to relax and enjoy a daily yoga program of self nurturing in a forest location" 

If a weekend retreat is not possible a Personal Retreat 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 & Departure for Weekend Retreats  
Fri between 2pm & 5pm to Sun 2pm
Sat 8.45am to Sun 2pm

Course fees include: standard accommodation, all food and yoga classes as per the daily timetable

Inspired Living: Raja Yoga

Raja Yoga as a Living Experience

04 - 11 Nov     $720 Book Here Early Bird  21 Oct
04 - 11 Nov     $800 Book Here
Includes the book - Mind, Mind Management & Raja Yoga (Yoga Drishti Series by Sw. Niranjanananda)

Overview: daily Raja Yoga themes of awareness
Daily Timetable

There are other aspects of yoga that complement the physical practices to expand the awareness, cultivate clarity, discrimination, reduce tensions and day by day shed light on developing a balanced and joyful environmantal, mental and emotional approach to life in all its diversity.

During the retreat twice daily group sessions on the Raja Yoga subjects of awareness will be discussed and integrated as a personal experiential involvement in the ashram life.  The publication of Mind, Mind Management & Raja Yoga support the daily practices and ashram life and become the guidelines followed during the retreat. This publication will enable you to continue the practices at home, in the workplace and generally to make yoga a living part of your daily awareness in life.


Yoga & Meditation Retreat


From Challenge to Potential Postive Change

09 - 11 Nov     $350 Book Here Early Bird 28 Oct
09 - 11 Nov     $385 Book Here
10 - 11 Nov     $300 Book Here

How well do you cope with change? Do you emerge like a beautiful butterfly or try to avoid it by hiding in your cocoon?  While we may not be able to control change, we can control our responses to it. This retreat will equip you with the skills to navigate change from a place of positivity, peace and calmness. 
 
In taking a retreat, which offers a sense of seclusion and separation from the world, our busy-ness and obligations, gives the chance to review ourselves objectively, with the opportunity and support to reset and refocus on what is important for us and our wellness.
 
 
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 change, our stress levels, improve the quality of our relationships, and enables us to access greater levels of clarity, insight, and focus.
 
The sessions will focus on:
  • Yoga nidra – deep restorative guided relaxation
  • Sankalpa – personal resolve 
  • Yoga as a Lifestyle discussions
  • Yoga postures
  • Practical sitting and forest walk meditations
  • Personal time for contemplation
  • Simplicity in nature 
  • Reconnecting with self and disconnection from the digital world 

Yoga Relax Retreat


16 - 18 Nov     $350 Book Here Early Bird  04 Nov
16 - 18 Nov     $385 Book Here
17 - 18 Nov     $300 Book Here

Restore and rebalance oneself with yoga and breathing practises focused on eliciting the relaxation responses for body mind and emotions.  These practices can reveal a greater appreciation of oneself and give a wider perception for managing change and diversity.  
 

  • Practice specific restorative yoga postures
  • The power of the breath for calming the nervous system and quietening the mind
  • Rest and renewal with Yoga Nidra – deep relaxation
  • Take home a package of yoga tools to reduce daily stress

Yoga & Volunteer Weekend


Heart in the Hands & Hands in the Moment

23 - 25 Nov Book Here
24 - 25 Nov Book Here

No Fee (full participation)

Please arrive before 5pm on the 23rd or by 8.45am on the 24th and depart after lunch clean up - 1.30pm on the 25th.


"It was pure joy to be involved in the Ashram lifestyle"

"Fantastic, thank you so much for the lovely opportunity to lend a hand. Rocklyn changed my life a few years ago, so I’m thrilled to give back in some little way."  Penny

Volunteer Weekend Information

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. 

"You have to see a practical way to understand and apply the principles of Karma Yoga, and our focus is on the application and use of Karma Yoga for conscious evolution."  Sw. Niranjanananda


Yoga Retreat - The Power of Positive Thinking 


How to Break the Worry Habit

30 Nov - 2 Dec     $350 Book Here Early Bird 18 Nov
30 Nov - 2 Dec     $385 Book Here
1 Dec - 2 Dec       $300 Book Here

Designated times of silence will be offered during the Retreat.
 


Worry is an unhealthy mental and emotional habit pattern that we have let unconsciously creep into our lives. It is a habit we have acquired, disconnecting us from our natural state of being and awareness of the here and now.

Yoga proposes that habitual patterns can be altered through the practices of:

• Deep rhythmic breathing
• Yoga Nidra – consciously turning off the stress response and eliciting the relaxation response
• Yoga postures & Meditation
• Sankalpa – personal intention
• Living more consciously
• Attention to what nurtures and refreshes us
• Renewed awareness
• Emptying the mind daily and pausing from the relentless busy-ness we find ourselves in 
• Cultivating healthy sleep patterns
• Understanding how external overload creates worry and drains our energy for clear thinking and better decision making


Living Consciously Retreat 

1 week     $250 Book Here
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 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.

What was beneficial about the retreat?

"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" 


A Yoga Mindful Lifestyle Retreat 

5 nights     $550 Book Here
Mon 10.30am – Sat 2pm

7 nights     $650 Book Here
Sun 2pm – Sun 2pm

Intakes all year

Daily Timetable
Course Overview


A Yoga 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 awareness.

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 A Yoga Mindful 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  $450

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.  

05 - 08 Nov Book Here
12 - 15 Nov Book Here
19 - 22 Nov Book Here
26 - 29 Nov Book Here


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
eBook Yoga With Attitude

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 

about us 1Open Day
10.30am - 2.00pm

05 Nov Book Here (No Fee for the Open Day program)

Saturday Yoga Day & Kirtan
10.30am - 8.30pm 

10 Nov     $80 Book Here

 

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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.