Yoga Ashram

November


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

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Yoga @ the AshramBook Here

Arrival & Departure

Fri between 2pm & 4.30pm to Sun 2pm
Sat 8.45am to Sun 2pm

Fees includes all food, standard accommodation, daily 7 yoga related classes + yoga philosophy

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

Know more about what a Weekend Retreat can do for you

 

 

Inspired Living:  Yoga for Self Transformation

Change becomes opportunity & reshaping patterns of the mind

04 - 10 Nov     $850 Book Here Early Bird 27 Oct 
04 - 10 Nov     $975 Book Here 

Daily Timetable

Feeling stuck can become an opportunity for creating new patterns.  

Whether you feel stuck in your day to day work environment, your yoga practice and spiritual growth or any other aspect of life it is frustrating, unfulfilling and breeds unhappiness and discontent.  

Change and transformation begins once we become aware of the derailing and seesawing effect unconscious habit patterns have on our happiness and fulfillment in life.

A regular routine of 5 simple practical and regular yoga techniques can develop self-awareness infusing life with enhanced vitality and direction.


Yoga Relax Retreat

 Don't carry today's stress into tomorrow

09 - 10 Nov     $170 Book Here Monthly Special

Invest in Yourself - spend time in nature, yoga for body/mind and rest

No rush:  arrive at 10.30am

Daily Program

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.  


Hatha Yoga Cleansing Practices Retreat

15 - 17 Nov     $400  Book Here  Early Bird 10 Nov
15 - 17 Nov     $450  Book Here  
Required to attend the weekend in full

Hatha Yoga Cleansing Practices

How important are the shatkarmas in Hatha Yoga Sadhana

Yogic science gives as much importance to certain cleansing processes as it does to asana or pranayamas.  They are important from the point of view of physical and mental health, and these simple techniques are also highly valuable in healing internal disorders. Swami Satyananda 

Three cleansing practices (shatkarmas) give a simple, natural yet profound way to detoxify the whole digestive tract from mouth to anus, cleanse the respiratory system, stimulate the digestive system and bring clarity to one’s perception with the world around us. 

Learn the practices under expert guidance in the protected and natural environment of Rocklyn Yoga Ashram.  Once the practises have been experienced one is able to practice them on their own when needed. 

The inspiration and clarity felt when one can again breathe freely, taste, enjoy and digest food and perceive things clearly often gives deep emotional release and mental peace, leading to positive lifestyle changes. 


Yoga & Volunteer Weekend

Heart in the Hands & Hands in the Moment

15 - 17 Nov     $30  Book Here 
16 - 17 Nov     $20  Book Here 

(full participation)

Please arrive before 5pm on the 15th or by 8.45am on the 16th and depart after lunch clean up - 1.30pm on the 17th. 

"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


Power of Awareness Silent Meditation Retreat - Swami Anandakumar

21 - 25 Nov     $580 Book Here  Early Bird 10 Nov
21 - 25 Nov     $650 Book Here 

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What is the one constant in all experience? It is the awareness itself, which is potentially there all the time. This is not the awareness of where you left the keys, or what did I come into the kitchen for, but an awareness of what is happening inside in our inner world as I take in, try to understand, and react to all the things that happen to me in my life. 

Unfortunately this does not happen automatically. Some application is needed. So in this context meditation in silence is akin to a training ground in an ideal environment, to awaken and realise the full potential of increasing self-awareness

Then it can become fully effective in all our waking hours. Awareness of this kind can be understood and practised systematically until its effectiveness becomes apparent and then it can begin to operate spontaneously in any circumstance, to great effect.

So we will also pay attention to the kind of lifestyle that is most effective in keeping positivity and inspiration high, which in turn goes on to support the quality of meditation practice, which in its turn increases our vision and wisdom in life, and so on in a true virtuous circle.

This is a shorter or introductory version of the longer courses run each year. So if you hesitate at the full 9 days you can try your hand at this shorter one.


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" 


A Yoga Mindful Lifestyle Retreat 

5 nights     $750 Book Here
Mon 10.30am – Sat 2pm

7 nights     $850 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 Mon - Thur

Fee  $550

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 Nov Book Here
11 - 14 Nov Book Here
18 - 21 Nov Book Here
25 - 28 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
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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 16 Nov     $90 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 under
the banner of Satyananda Yoga by arrangement with the IYFM.