Sanctuary Yoga Retreats Mission Beach

Upcoming Yoga Retreats

With a range of yoga retreats taught by skilled teachers from Australia and around the world, there are retreats to suit everyone, from seasoned yogis to those whose path has just begun.



16th – 21st November 2017
Discover Your True Nature

Join Natalie with her 30 years experience of yoga and healing. “Discover your true nature” as your body naturally resonates with the natural surrounds of beautiful Sanctuary Retreat.Through the mundane life we live just to sustain ourselves we lose touch with who we really are, what we truly need and what resonates with us to keep us happy and healthy. We loose touch with our true nature.Experience several modalities of energy and healing to re-group our actions and thoughts allowing the emotions to stabilize, once you experience this you are in touch with your inner nature and there you will discover who you are, where you wish to be and what you are meant to do.Through Alchemic Yoga, Chi Kung, Meditation, movement, sound and visualization Natalie will take you on a fun and safe journey. Come with a friend or come alone, Natalie has a way of weaving everyone together feeling a close-knit community.

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21st – 28th April 2018
Ecstasy & Intimacy for Couples

Fall in love all over again

This week invites you on an intimate journey of deep love and acceptance, exploration and discovery, an opportunity to re-energize and rejuvenate your relationship, no matter how long you have been together or how disconnected you feel right now. If the desire is there this retreat will support you to fall in love all over again and discover new passion and desire for each other beyond your wildest dreams…“Totally and truly blissful, ecstatic, orgasmic, joyous & divine! We felt so safe in Annette & Graeme’s sacred hands. Marriage saved.”Elizabeth QLD


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4th  – 7th May 2018
Nourish Body, Mind and Spirit with Jane Bevan

Be nourished body, mind and spirit through a calm and rejuvenating yoga practice focusing on aligning breath with movement, to maximise the effectiveness of your yoga practice, relaxation, mantra chanting and meditation. Enjoy the beauty of the rainforest, delicious healthy food and connecting deeply with yourself and others – sharing in another of Jane’s life affirming retreats.
Jane is an IYTA teacher with 20 years experience, and loves creating the opportunity for students of all ages to feel inspired, revitalised and at ease

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17th – 20th May 2018
Recharge – Create Space and be Yourself a Good Friend

Can you relate to “ our modern busy life is far away form being spacious & do you want to be more of a friend to yourself?” Life feels cluttered with endless responsibilities and to do lists. The constant mental clutter means no space in the mind for creativity, novelty or meaningful relation ships. To add this, the body often feels tide, tense and de – energized.  During the weekend we will practice Yoga, pranayama, mantra singing, meditation and gain inspiring inside of Yoga philosophy. Triyoga is a Vinyasa style of yoga – it combines dynamic yoga flows in a meditative way. Prana-inspired and systematically introduced, Tri Yoga unites breath and mudra with flowing and sustained Yoga asana. Join us – practice Yoga, create space for what is meaningful for you and cultivate self-respect, self-care and self-love. Everyone welcome


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4th- 9th June 2018
Alexander Technique, Yoga, Meditation & Mindfulness

This retreat with David Moore and teachers from the Melbourne Yoga Centre and School for F.M. Alexander Studies will focus on the application of the Alexander technique ot yoga, meditation and mindfulness in daily life.

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16th – 22nd June 2018
Deepening the Yoga Experience with Esther Ekhart and Tracey Uber Cook

Immerse yourself in the revitalising elements of the forest while Esther and Tracey guide you through a nourishing and insightful journey of asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, and gentle silence.


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22nd – 24th June 2018
Knoff Yoga Retreat

Take a break from the demands of everyday life.  Relax, rejuvenate and deepen your yoga practise with master teachers Nicky and James Bryan


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24th – 30th June 2018
Classical Yoga Retreat



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2nd July – 7th July 2018
Meeting the Heart Yoga Retreat

The process of Yoga is a way to embark on a pilgrimage to the heart, the source of wisdom and light. This retreat allows us to take time out of our busy lives to create space and time to connect with ourselves and others. You will have the opportunity for deep self-inquiry enabling space for positive changes that you can take home.

Robyn has been teaching Hatha Yoga for over 20 years and is a qualified Yoga Therapist.

More info to come or contact Robyn on 0409 191 359



26th July – 29th July 2018
Womens Heath Retreat with Jen Hamilton and Nyree Banks

With a combined experience of over 30 years in the health and wellness industry, Jen and Nyree’s relaxed approach to their retreats ensure you leave feeling happy, refreshed and healthy inside and out. You will be immersed in world heritage rainforest and reef on this 4 day, 3 night retreat in tropical paradise.

Enjoy a Deep Core Flow practice in the morning with late afternoon Yin & Restorative Yoga and Meditation practices.  With plenty of time to chill out, explore the area, have a relaxing massage or simply curl up with a good book overlooking the ocean, this retreat will leaving you feeling relaxed and completely refreshed.


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5th August – 10th August 2018
Into the Heart Yoga with Jayne Robertson

Retreat into the heart of the rainforest and nourish yourself through the practice of yoga. Each day we awaken our natural rhythms as we sink into the elements of the earth, water, and air; to the sounds of the natural environment and the option of greeting the rising sun with a morning meditation on the beach. Following is a physical practice of yoga that will connect you to your breath, your body and deeply to the sacred space that dwells within. Plenty of free time is available during the day to explore, relax, swim and enjoy the incredible healing energies of Sanctuary Retreat. Late afternoon we return to the studio to relax deeply with restorative yoga, fascia release or meditation. We conclude the day with the most delicious communal evening meal. Step into your heart and join us for this transformative experience


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10th -12th August 2018
Earth Goddess New Moon Retreat – Revive, Renew, Release

Join Nicole Wood, (Hatha and Yin Yoga with over 500 hours of teacher training), an abundant Yogi,  for a real bodied, authentic and loving weekend retreat experience. You will enjoy daily personal self care practices including Yin and Yang asana, Nidra, journalling and a new Moon evening meditation on the sultry sands of Mission Beach. A small and intimate retreat, this will allow you the personal space to feel nourished, cared for and revived. Exclusive (no share) accommodation and all meals are included. This retreat is suitable for anyone who wishes to re-set and connect with yourself & your body. You will understand how Yoga as a self care practice can provide the subtle body with benefits beyond physical movement. This back to basic’s, body positive and real life Yogi retreat is designed with you in mind – a real bodied women


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13th – 17th August 2018
International House of Reiki

Whether you practice the system of Reiki, or you are an experienced meditator seeking to deepen your practice, this course is for you. All lineages and levels, and all who currently meditate are welcome to join us as we work with sitting meditation, moving meditations, and sitting/moving meditation. The powerful experiences awakened during this retreat will not only help you to take your already existing practice to a deeper level, but also to deal with your daily life in general with more ease.

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19th – 25th August 2018
Ashtanga Yoga Retreat with Karyn Grenfell

Join Certified Ashtanga Yoga teacher Karyn Grenfell, the founder of Ashtanga Yoga Melbourne, for five days of invigorating and enlightening yoga. Explore this wonderful form of yoga through Mysore style and led practice sessions. This is a terrific opportunity to deepen your practice with afternoon workshops exploring alignment, breath, chanting and yoga philosophy. Throughout the week there will also be plenty of time available for relaxing and sightseeing. Enjoy being a part of this retreat  that is aimed to inspire a passion for the practice of Ashtanga Yoga.

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25th – 31st August 2018
Yoga In Daily Life Winter Retreat

This year we are fortunate to have Swami Madhuram join us. We will be treated to his amazing knowledge and skills in “Nada Yoga”, the yoga of sound. Imagine a yoga space surrounded by rainforest and inside the teacher is leading the meditation with his Bansuri flute, and chants that will resonate peace within and around us.

All this plus daily Yoga in Daily Life classes, guided meditation, yoga nidra, mini Nada Yoga workshops, inspiring talks and ample free time to relax or explore the lush and warm tropical surrounds, ensuring a balanced, nourishing and enriching experience awaits us at this retreat!


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8th – 13th September
Spring Retreat in Tropical North Queensland

Join Pine Rivers Yoga for 5 days of yoga and explore your horizons. Travel to the beauty of Mission Beach and enjoy a range of yoga experiences in the Rainforest setting of the Sanctuary Retreat Center. Yoga for all levels offered as morning and evening sessions, allowing plenty of time to explore, rest and recuperate. Meet the Cassowary who lives at the center, exceptional bird life and enjoy the rainforest’s walk from Sanctuary down to the beach.


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28th September – 1st October 2018
Deep Core Flow Retreat

This is Vinyasa but not as you know it!  Jen Hamilton is the creator of Deep Core Flow Yoga. You will be adventuring into yourself with stimulating and fun core generated flowing asana sequences that will liberate you from mechanical, linear movements. Learn to activate your deep core, building strength, power and a deep sense of ease in mind and body. Known for her warm and approachable style of teaching that encourages self awareness, playfulness, exploration, artistry and mastery through movement you will leave this retreat feeling inspired, cleansed and restored.

At the tropical oceanside rainforest of Sanctuary Retreat, your days will consist of a juicy morning flow, a delicious healthy breakfast, followed by free time during the day to rest, read, relax, explore or pamper yourself. Enjoy Yin, Restorative and Meditation practices before a healthy, tasty dinner and the best sleep of your life


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For a handy information sheet on Sanctuary accommodation, facilities, what to bring, what to expect, location and how to get here, click here.

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For further details email or Free Call 1800 777 012