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WE HOLD group retreats, workshops, professional development trainings…

FOR PEOPLE to experience body-mind education, creative expression, spiritual exploration & renewal.

A SUPPORTIVE SPACE of beauty, inspiration and simplicity.


Our Mission Statement: The Mana Retreat Centre, a registered charitable trust since 1988 was established for the exploration and awakening of consciousness, the unfolding of our creative and healing potential and the realisation of our essential unity.

Upcoming Mana Events


Event Date
WSG - website test event 1 Mar - 1 Jun Wait List Only
Open Floor Movement Meditation Classes - 9:30-11.30 Tuesdays 31 May - 21 Jun read more >>
4 Day Yoga Retreat on Queen's Birthday 2 Jun - 6 Jun read more >>
Bodylight - Weaving Yoga, Pilates & Qi-gong 10 Jun - 12 Jun read more >>
The ‘Art of Resting’, a Restorative Yoga Retreat 17 Jun - 19 Jun read more >>

Current News

The Eight Essentials of Restorative Yoga

By Neal Ghoshal A few years ago I enrolled on my second Yoga Teacher Training course for a year at the Yoga Academy Auckland – I was on a mission to learn more about this practice and to equip myself with as much knowledge as I could. If I was going to teach Yoga, then I wanted to be good at it.About half way through the year, course tutor Jude Hynes gave us a new practice, brought out some Yoga bolsters from the cupboard and introduced us to the wonderful world of Restorative Yoga. […]

Mana Update for June

Singing is part of everyday life at Mana, with staff and trustees alike sharing a joy of singing. You’ll hear singing in the kitchen and dining room; in the octagon and Tara sanctuary; and frequently echoing around the hills and along the bush paths. From Tara choir to Taize services in the sanctuary and ‘Sing your heart out’ workshops with Tony Backhouse, there are many opportunities to experience the joy of singing at Mana. […]