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Silent Meditation Retreat with Ashram Yoga

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - October 30 @ 3:00 pm

$485.00 – $755.00

3-day Silent Meditation Retreat 

Now more than ever, it is important to find time to take regular retreats. Even a short period of retreat is a benevolent rest, a stepping outside of busy daily routines and our ordinary identity. Join Amrit and Yogamurti from Ashram Yoga for an inner journey to discover the beauty of silence and explore the Self through various yogic techniques and meditation practices.

Contrary to what many people think, meditation is not passive nor is it about having an empty mind. Instead, it is about self-exploration and allowing our innermost being to express itself. In this particular tradition, we utilise breath awareness, mantras (sacred sounds), charkas (energy centres) and energy pathways to develop subtle awareness and dive into the deeper layers of our mind. Rather than viewing our thoughts and emotions as distractions, we work with what is and embrace the total spectrum of our inner experience with self-compassion and kindness. This eventually leads us to discover our true nature – the treasure within.

Silence, a spiritual practice in itself, enables us to internalise and allows a deeper kind of nourishment. In a silent and meditative environment, the body relaxes, awareness sharpens, and space opens for hidden impressions to release and insights to develop. Finally we can allow ourselves to just be.

We offer a well-structured program that creates balance between stillness and movement. Led by experienced and skillful facilitators, the meditation sessions will be supported by asanas (yoga postures), pranayama (breath work), yoga nidra (guided relaxation), chanting and discussions.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner, we invite you to join us on this inner journey.


Program

Silence will be observed from Friday until the end of the retreat. You will have opportunities to ask questions or share your experience during evening sessions. The retreat will finish approximately around 3pm on Sunday.

Please find the schedule below (subject to change). We encourage you to attend all the sessions in order to get the most benefits out of the retreat.

Thursday
4.00pm   Arrival
6.00pm – 7.30pm   Dinner
7.30pm – 8.30pm   Opening Circle

Friday & Saturday
6.30am – 8.00am   Asana & Pranayama
8.00am – 9.00am   Breakfast
9.00am – 12.00pm   Meditation Session*
12.15pm – 12.45pm   Yoga Nidra
1.00pm – 4.00pm   Lunch & Free Time
4.00pm – 4.45pm   Asana & Pranayama
5.00pm – 6.30pm   Meditation Session
6.30pm -7.30pm   Dinner
7.30pm – 9.00pm   Discussion and Kirtan

Sunday
6.30am – 8.00am   Asana & Pranayama
8.00am – 9.00am   Breakfast
9.00am – 12.00pm   Meditation Session*
12.15pm – 12.45pm   Yoga Nidra
1.00pm – 2.00pm   Lunch
2.00pm – 3.00pm   Closing Circle

*Morning Meditation Session will have breaks in between.


Introducing 

The Teaching Team

Amrit Saraswati

Amrit is a dedicated student and teacher of yoga and meditation. She completed her first yoga teacher training with Ashram Yoga in 2012 and has been learning, deepening and sharing traditional yoga practices in various retreat centres around New Zealand for the last decade.

She teaches with compassion, authenticity and humility. Her calm and concise teaching allows people to go deep within themselves and have their own unique experience.

Yogamurti Saraswati 

Originally trained in Dance, Yogamurti has been teaching yoga since 1997, both community classes and more recently retreats. She trained with Ashram Yoga and loves the depth and spaciousness of yoga. She likes to include chakra awareness and chanting in her own practice as well as her classes. Sharing her knowledge of yoga with others brings her great satisfaction. She enjoys working with people of all ages and abilities.


For any enquiries, please get in touch with Amrit at [email protected]

Details

Start:
October 27 @ 4:00 pm
End:
October 30 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$485.00 – $755.00
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Website:
https://www.ashramyoga.com/

Venue

Mana Retreat Centre
608 Manaia Road, State Highway 25, RD1
Coromandel, 3581 New Zealand
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Phone:
+64 7 866 8972
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Organiser

Ashram Yoga
Email:
108hariaum@gmail.com
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Course Number
1828

Bookings

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Tuition ($180), Shared accommodation with shared bathroom facilities and Meals ($425)
$ 605.00
8 available
Tuition ($180), Shared accommodation with ensuite and Meals ($485)
$ 665.00
2 available
Tuition ($180), Single accommodation with shared bathroom facilities and Meals ($515)
$ 695.00
4 available
Tuition ($180), Single accommodation with ensuite and Meals ($575)
$ 755.00
1 available
Tuition ($180), Camping and Meals ($305)
Please bring your own camping gear or campervan.
$ 485.00
2 available

Guidelines

Payment is required in full at the time of booking, by credit or debit card, or direct bank transfer using our secure POLi payment gateway.

We draw special attention to two of our guidelines before registration: Mana provides lacto-ovo vegetarian food only, this means no fish or chicken and is an alcohol and drug free environment.

Cancellation Policy

This group requires a minimum number of participants to go ahead, if that number is not reached we reserve the right to cancel the event.

Should you, for any reason, decide to cancel your registration, please note our cancellation policy :

  • 30 days or more prior to the start of an event, a refund will be made less a $50 administrative fee, and your spot will be offered to someone else.
  • 10 – 29 days prior to the start of an event, a refund will be made less a $200 administrative fee. Event bookings less than $200 receive no refund.
  • 0-9 days prior to the start of an event, no refund will be made.
  • These policies are reassessed in certain circumstances.

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