Yoga Ashram

July

Retreat for a few days into a forest location to relax, have meaningful reflective time and enjoy a daily program of yoga.  

Yoga @ the Ashram
Rocklyn Ashram Gallery

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

Retreat General Information & Weekend Daily Timetable

Fees include: standard accommodation, vegetarian food and yoga classes as per the website daily timetable.

Please bring your own bedding, yoga mat and blanket/shawl

Weekend Retreat comments

 

Mid Year Refocus, Reset

 
02 - 04 Jul     $400 Book Here
03 - 04 Jul     $300 Book Here

How well do we cope with change? 

While we may not be able to control change, we can control our responses to it.

Cultivate skills to transform challenges into positive learning experiences or liberating gifts. 

Separation from the world, our busy-ness and obligations, gives a chance to review ourselves objectively. The environment and the yoga practices of relaxation and self-reflectiveness are supportive for resetting and refocusing on what is important, meaningful and purposeful for oneself and our families.


Yoga Relax Retreat 

Yoga Nidra - conscious relaxation

No rush:  arrive at 10.30am
Daily Program

10 - 11 Jul     $290 Book Here

During the 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 Yoga Retreat

16 - 18 Jul     $400  Book Here
17 - 18 Jul     $300  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. 

The retreat includes:
yoga asanas & pranayama become the basis for stillness
pranayama practices to enhance meditation and inner silence
pratyahara - turning the attention inwards 
review of the day
practical yoga psychology 
sitting meditation & forest walking meditations
Yoga Nidra – deep relaxation for body, mind & emotions
​encouraged to keep a personal diary (optional)


Personal Retreat This Weekend 

 

Book Here

23 - 25 Jul   $100 per night per person

Imagine having a few days in the space of nature

Imagine feeling rested and relaxed, having quality time to reflect and

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


Yoga & Ashram Life Help Out Option

23 - 25 Jul    $70  Book Here

"Karma Yoga prepares the mind for the reception of light or knowledge.  It expands the heart and breaks all barriers that stand in the way of unity or oneness."
Swami Sivananda

Head, Heart & Hands in the Moment
(full participation)

Please arrive before 4.30pm on the 23rd and depart after lunch clean up - 1.30pm on the 25th. 

More Information

"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


Meditation Retreat - with Sw. Anandakumar


Take the Mystery out of Meditation 

30 Jul - 1 Aug     $400 Book Here

There are many practices of meditation, but in the end meditation is really about your own inner experience. And it is through developing our awareness that we come to know what that experience actually is. 

So whether it's early days, or you've been practicing for some time, it really helps to have a clear understanding of some essential principles to get the most benefit from meditation. It can save a lot of misunderstanding later. 

This is about how to actually go about practicing meditation, what to expect and what not to expect.


Living Consciously Retreat 

1 week     $250 Book Here
Includes private room, shared facilities 
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.


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.

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

Saturday Yoga Day & Kirtan

24 Jul   $70 Book Here
10.30am - 8.30pm 

 

 

 

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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.