Join us for a yoga retreat! Take time to unwind and re-connect with yourself. Surrounded by bush and native birds a yoga retreat at Kawai Purapura is an uplifting and memorable experience. Check out the different retreat options throughout the year below!
Wednesday 29th May – Sunday 2nd June 2019
Experience deep relaxation and calmness with Yoga Nidra, basic breathing methods and restorative yoga postures. Enjoy a 5 days / 4 nights retreat at Kawai Purapura, surrounded by bush and native birds. Retreat guests join the first 4 days of our Advanced Teacher Training module “Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga”. Go for a walk, treat yourself at Prema Resident Cafe or enjoy the swimming pool, spa and sauna facilities in between the sessions.
Your retreat starts on 29th May at 5pm with an orientation tour around Kawai Purapura. Join us for the welcome dinner at Prema Resident Cafe and for the Havan opening ceremony in the evening. Classes run from 6:30am to 9:30pm on Thursday to Sunday. We finish on Sunday 2nd June with a special evening of Kirtan.
Yoga Nidra is a state of being in which the mind lets go of the external world and turns inward to reflect upon itself. It is a state of deep peace, clarity and acceptance. Yoga Nidra is a specific practice that gradually trains the mind to be able to reach that tranquil space effortlessly.
A simple series of restorative postures performed in such a way as to liberate and promote the free flow of gross and subtle movement; Gross movement related to the joints, organs and tissues and subtle movement related to the energetic network / Prana. Working actively with this principle of movement activates the inherent healing and regenerative power.
Basic breathing methods encourage optimal breathing patterns and correct poor breathing habits that may either depress or agitate the nervous system, mind and emotions. Basic breathing methods form one of the essential stages of Yoga Nidra and are effective tools for inducing calmness and clarity in any given situation.
Select from 3 retreat packages:
- 5 days retreat experience only: $650
- 5 days / 4 nights retreat + accommodation in twin share room: $850
- 5 days / 4 nights retreat + accommodation in private room: $900
Your yoga retreat package includes the use of our pool, sauna and spa facilities. We provide you with all necessary yoga equipment such as mats, bolsters, belts, blocks and cushions. Not included in the price is catering. Prema Resident Cafe on site provides healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner for purchase. There is a kitchen for retreat guests if you prefer to prepare you own meals.
Prema Resident Cafe on site prepares healthy options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most of the menu is vegan and gluten-free. Our team at the cafe is passionate about creating nourishing, soulful food that provides you with enough energy to keep up with your yoga retreat. The standard menu at Prema cafe includes toast, porridge and freshly baked muffins, salads, toasties and the soup of the day, as well as homemade vegan cheesecake and bliss balls. Take a break around the fire place or on the sunny deck and taste the beautiful dishes made with love.
There is a kitchen for retreat guests if you prefer to prepare you own meals.