Yoga Ashram


Weekend Personal Yoga Retreat 

Any dates in July $120 per night Book Here 

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

Imagine feeling rested and relaxed, from having quality time to reflect and review what is important for you and your loved ones.

Imagine creating a space within to declutter the mind from the things we worry about.

Yoga Retreat

Practices for Cultivating a Positive Attitude

08 - 10 Jul     $350 Book Here
09 - 10 Jul     $250 Book Here

A short time of separation from the world provides us space to reflect and consider our thinking patterns, behaviours and actions. 

Yoga Nidra – relaxation is more than just overcoming everyday levels of tiredness. Yoga Nidra is an essential tool for reducing accumalated stress and tension.  Done regularly the practice unburdens the mind, body and emotions of tensions and sustains emotional balance in the nervous system.

This Retreat offers you a supportive space to unravel accumulated stress and truly re-align with your positive, appropriate and constructive thinking and actions.  Take home a group of simple practices to sustain and support change and wellness as an experience on a daily basis:  

Relaxation through a practical program of

  • yoga postures and deep breathing techniques,
  • yoga nidra - deep relaxation,
  • meditative walks in the forest,
  • awareness of the breath for relaxation & meditation

Yoga & Ashram Life Help Out Option

08 - 10 Jul     $70 Book Here

Live an Ashram Life for the weekend.  Join the Karma Yoga projects, yoga program as per the timetable, havan - fire ceremony and mantra, kirtan chanting, and return home feeling less stressed, and peaceful. 

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

Applying the Head, Heart & Hands in action. 
(full participation)

Please arrive before 4pm on the 8th and depart after lunch clean up - 1.30pm on the 10th. 

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

Celebrating Guru Poornima & Initiates Retreat 

Guru Poornima only
12 - 13 Jul     $50 Book Here
Arrive 10.30am Depart 2.00pm 

Initiates Retreat
11 - 14 Jul     $108 Book Here
Arrival 2pm 

Guru Poornima Havan only
13 Jul     (Dashina - donation)
Please Contact us
Havan at 9.00am 

Guru Poornima is the time when disciples and devotees can align with the Guru Tattwa and strengthen their resolve to remove the veils of avidya, ignorance. 

Guru Poornima is celebrated on the fullest and brightest full moon of the year.  At this time intuitive guidance from our own consciousness, our inner Guru, can be powerfully experienced if we create the right circumstances. It is also a time when we can receive blessings to support our sankalpa, sincerity and commitment as we enter into another year of spiritual endeavour. 

Guru Poornima  will be celebrated with havan, mantra chanting, sadhana, story telling and ashram life.

Practical Yoga Themes for Everyday Life

22 - 24 Jul     $350 Book Here
23 - 24 Jul     $250 Book Here
Practical yoga themes and practices to bring about a sense of groundedness, clarity and balance allowing us to deal with the responsinbilities and stresses of life and live more peacefully and harmoniously. 

Making conscious decisions about managing goals, expectations and lifetyle. 

Stillness & Silence Winter Retreat

29 - 31 Jul     $350 Book Here
30 - 31 Jul     $250 Book Here

The ashram situated on the edge of the Wombat State Forest is a perfect silent retreat environment.  A short silent retreat offers precious time and space, not always available in other forms of living, for quieter and deeper self-reflection and self-enquiry. 

Being silent is an opportunity to be with yourself, to be still, and to experience enhanced connection with yourself and your surroundings. 

Living Consciously Retreat 

1 week     $250 Book Here
1 week to 1 month
10% discount for Health Care Card Holders
No further discounts apply
Sun 2pm – Sun 2pm

Intakes all year

Course Overview
Daily Timetable

Sustaining and cultivating 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

Living Consciously Option 2 

5 nights     $900 Book Here
Mon 10.30am – Sat 2pm

7 nights     $1050 Book Here
Sun 2pm – Sun 2pm

Intakes all year

Daily Timetable
Course Overview

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 - Mon to Thur Living Consciously

4 Day Retreat based on the principles of Living Consciously

Fee $140 

Arrive Monday 9.00am in time to join us in the yogic lifestyle 
Departure Thursday after Lunch clean up 2pm

04 - 07 Jul  Book Here
18 - 21 Jul Book Here
25 - 28 Jul Book Here

Feel Great Breaks Yoga Retreat

A 4 day Yoga Retreat Mon - Thur
Fee  $650

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.

04 - 07 Jul Book Here
18 - 21 Jul Book Here
25 - 28 Jul Book Here
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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

Saturday Yoga Day & Kirtan

09 Jul   $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.