Yoga Ashram

April

Discounted Personal Yoga Retreat in Nature 

Minimum of 2 nights
Any days between

24 - 28 Apr    $115 per night  Book Here

Step out of your private ensuite unit into the beauty of the Wombat Forest to begin your slow walk: its magical.

Includes all food, standard accommodation and yoga classes as per the website  Personal Retreat Daily Timetable

Spend a few days in the surroundings of the beautiful Wombat Forest, slow walks, nature spaces and yoga practices to restore and realign oneself.

I have found there within just a few days, a place of deep rest.  My body and mind feel peaceful:  this has allowed me to become more aware of my true self and inner needs. 
Thank you all for your genuine and warm welcome.  Guest 2023 

Corporate Wellness Package - Group or Individual

15 - 17 Apr     $700 Book Here

Includes Private Ensuite room 

For Group or Individual    

A 3 day retreat surrounded by nature’s beauty in the Wombat Forest is an opportunity to have time out
with yoga practices to totally reset,
daily guided 1/2hr relaxation,
give space for creativity,
and completely rest the body, clear the mind,
slow walks,
organic garden food and return to life refreshed. 

Immerse yourself in the simplicity of the Ashram environment surrounded by the Wombat Forest only 11/2hrs from the CBD. 

Amazing, soulful experience – Guest 2023 
What an incredible journey it turned out to be! When my friend proposed a yoga weekend retreat, I initially envisioned a mix of yoga sessions and ample wine indulgence. Little did I know, my assumptions would be pleasantly shattered. Having meticulously researched the retreat beforehand, I aimed to manage my expectations, but nothing could prepare me for the truly exceptional experience that unfolded.

This retreat proved to be a genuine respite from the chaotic urban routine, offering a chance to embrace simplicity and find mental rejuvenation. From the nourishing, unpretentious yet delectable meals, to the unassuming yet cozy rooms, every aspect exceeded my hopes. The natural beauty of the surroundings, elegantly woven into the retreat's grounds, provided a serene backdrop that seemed almost therapeutic.


Yoga & Ashram Life

Community Ashram Life for a day or two - Helping out 

12 - 14 Apr  $90 Book Here

Experience the Yoga Ashram Life together with others for the weekend..  Join the Karma Yoga projects, yoga program as per the timetable, asana class, yoga nidra, havan - fire ceremony and mantra, kirtan chanting. 

"Karma Yoga expands the heart and breaks all barriers that stand in the way of unity or oneness."
Swami Sivananda

Full participation in the Ashram lifestyle. 

Please arrive before 4pm on the 12th and depart after lunch clean up - 1.30pm on the 14th

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"it was a wonderful experience to have being with other likeminded Karma Yogis"


Power of Awareness - with Swami Anandakumar

Silent Sadhana Retreat
 

26 Apr - 01 May     $750 Book Here

Awakening Intuition 
Intuition as we know it is individual not universal. Individual intuition is the expansion of awareness that in a moment makes the connection between two or more things that have until then only been seen separately. A realisation dawns and a third way an insight can open up. This means that intuition can be improved systematically by creating or setting up a relaxed inner environment through meditation where the noise of the mind as we know it can be seen for what it is. It becomes quiet and the still small voice of wisdom can be heard.

Silence during the course is a blessing and a release from daily concerns. Silence ensures continuity of awareness, an essential quality in being able to go deeper in practice. 

Swami Anandakumar is an internationally respected teacher who specialises in practices of self-awareness. He has studied a wide variety of yogic disciplines over nearly 40 years, training and teaching in ashrams in Australia and India, as well as conducting courses on the practical experience of meditation internationally. This brought insight into the benefits of learning to go deeper into self-awareness as a methodical practice.


Root to Leaf Cooking with Kids

20 - 21 Apr     $175 - includes own room with your child Book Here
When enrolling please put your childs name and age in the Comment Box. 

Learn with your kids about cooking in a no waste kitchen, how to love veggies and how to use kitchen utensils safely. 

What to expect

Arrive Saturday 2.30pm to settle in and meet each other
Participate in the Saturday evening havan
Enjoy a delicious vegetarian dinner
Participate in kirtan or head off to bed
Early morning yoga (optional)
Breakfast
Spend the morning in the kitchen preparing lunch for all of the ashram guests
And enjoy


Personal Yoga Retreat in Nature 

Any dates in April $125 per night Book Here 

Thanks so much for the time at Rocklyn. I feel so calm and energised this week. Guest 2023

Imagine having a few days away from the norm! with slow walks in the Wombat Forest

Imagine feeling rested and relaxed, having quality time to reflect in the quiet spaces of the Ashram environment without any obligation to do....and

Imagine yoga practices that create deep relaxation, and give space within to declutter the mind from the things we worry about.


Living Consciously Retreat

1 week     $270 Book Here
1 week to 1 month
10% discount for Health Care Card Holders
No further discounts apply
Arrive Sun before 3pm  – Depart Sun 2pm
Intakes all year

Daily Timetable
Retreat Information

Sustaining and cultivating a positive attitude towards life.

"I came to Rocklyn for the conscious living course not knowing what to expect, but with expectations of getting some rest, some time out and some reflection. Wow! I came away with so much more. Atma has created an amazing space, and perhaps a unique resource in Victoria for anyone looking for more than yoga asana practice, to a deeper dive into meditation, prana and conscious, healthy living. The daily structure frees up headspace for reflection, taking time to both breathe in as well as contribute to the surrounding beautiful environs. I enjoyed getting my hands dirty in the food garden, helping out, chatting to other lovely souls all on their own journey and having a good look at the spinning thoughts and emotions that can fill our day, and lead to nowhere.

Thanks for guiding me through the course, and I very much look forward to coming again to take stock, recharge and learn more."  Jeremy 

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

Living Consciously Option 2 

5 nights     $600 Book Here
Mon 10.30am – Sat 2pm

7 nights     $840 Book Here
Arrive before 3pm Sun 2pm – Sun 2pm
Intakes all year

Living Consciously option 2 Timetable
Retreat Information

The Living Consciously Option 2 differs a little from the Living Consciously Option 1  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 the Living Consciously Retreats program participants will discover, experience and analyse the methods by which yogic principles and practices can be applied in their daily lives.


Mid Week - Sun to Thur Living Consciously

4 Day Retreat based on the principles of Living Consciously

Daily Timetable
Retreat Information

Fee $250 
Arrive Sunday 3pm
Departure Thursday at 2.00pm 

07 - 11 Apr     $250 Book Here
14 - 18 Apr     $250 Book Here
21 - 25 Apr     $250 Book Here
28 Apr - 02 May $250 Book Here


Feel Great Break Yoga Retreat

A 4 day Yoga Retreat Mon - Thur
Fee  $375

Daily Timetable
Retreat Information

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

01 - 04 Apr   $375 Book Here
08 - 11 Apr   $375 Book Here
15 - 18 Apr   $375 Book Here
22 - 25 Apr   $375 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
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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

20 Apr  $70 Book Here
10.30am - 8.30pm 

Practices will include: a Satyananda Yoga class of asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing practices), meditation and Satyananda Yoga Nidra™ (a deep relaxation meditation practice), kirtan (the chanting of mantra with music) and the practice of Havan - fire & mantra.

Enjoy the numerous walking and bike riding tracks at the very edge of the forest.

After lunch there is time to walk around the ashram grounds, time to ask about the activities, programs conducted at the centre and which programs may be more appropriate for your specific needs.

 

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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 of the Satyananda system of yoga.