Upcoming 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.

15th – 22nd May 2022

Iyengar Yoga Retreat with Dorothy de Guara

This yoga retreat you will have the opportunity to participate in yoga classes that allow you to discover a pathway to self discovery through sensing and feeling your yoga practice.

22nd – 26th May 2022

hartig yoga – Revive – Restore – Reignite

This Yoga Retreat is designed to be deeply nourishing on all levels.
We will create a space for you to completely re-boot your system. To escape society and your daily stresses and reconnect with nature. Our intention is to help you feel revived and restored and the reignite a spark within your soul.

26th – 29th May 2022

yoga RETREAT WITH JEN HAMILTON

Retreats with Jen are an opportunity to centre, restore and reflect on your health, wellness, body, and spirit.  Jen draws on 25 years of teaching Yoga to craft unforgettable retreat experiences.  Immerse in Hatha/Vinyasa, myofascial release work, meditation, and pranayama to settle and open the mind and body, cultivating ease and space for revitalising and restoring. This is a chance to be completely present to your whole self, immersed in nature.

29th May – 4th June 2022

exhale the past, breathe in the future

Senior Iyengar yoga teacher Tim Oddie and mindfulness educator Anna Loughrey have run retreats in Australia and internationally for 15 years. Join them for a unique and powerful life-affirming experience at Sanctuary Retreat, on Djiru Country. Aiming for exclusive use of the centre for 6 nights, this retreat includes twice daily yoga and daily mindfulness practice, all meals, rich cultural experiences and more.

4th – 11th June 2022

Pilates Nature retreat

Join us for a wonderful wellbeing retreat immersed in nature, surrounded by the rainforest and the most beautiful tropical beaches.  Kym and her colleagues have been operating Pilates retreats and holidays since 2004. She loves giving people the opportunity to retreat to amazing locations and do mindful movement through Pilates and simple mindfulness meditation practices.  This retreat will support you to connect and strengthen your body and mind, to increase awareness and joy and deepen your ability to relax and manage stress.

11th – 17th June 2022

yoga and wellness retreat

Retreat to the lush beachside rainforest at mission beach and reconnect with the essence of your true, peaceful nature. Nestled in the vines for 6 glorious nights you’ll enjoy daily yoga, meditation and breath work, 4 x beach boot camp sessions and incredible vegetarian cuisine showcasing the bounty of the region. You’ll also gain life enhancing knowledge during the workshops on retreat to help you live a happy, stress-free life full of peace and purpose

19th – 26th June 2022

Escape the Winter meditation & yoga retreat

A full week of mindful rest and relaxation, delicious vegetarian food, gentle movement practices and meditation. The retreat provides you with a chance to get away for a week and to relax, recharge and reflect.

26th June to 2nd July 2022

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.

4th – 10th July 2022

winter warm-up yoga and tribal belly dance retreat

 In these dynamic times, imagine giving yourself a treat of time and spaceto stretch into your body and feel like dancing.

10th – 15th July 2022

restore and explore with varsha yoga

Join Varsha Yoga for the perfect balance of yoga, relaxation, exploration, food, rainforest and beach!

15th – 17th July 2022

Weekend Yoga and Meditaion Retreat

A weekend to reflect, reset and rejuvenate with Hatha yoga,  yin yoga,  meditation, breathwork, amazing and nourishing food, and more.

17th – 23rd July 2022

Relax and Recharge with Flo Fenton

Senior Yoga Master Flo Fenton returns after a 12 year hiatus to Sanctuary Retreat!

Flo has been teaching for nearly 25 years, and is a teacher trainer and yoga therapist. She focuses on making each yoga practice safe and sustainable for all students-though the sessions are powerful and transformative. Don’t miss out!

 

23rd – 30th July 2022

embody your wholeness retreat

This program is designed to transform you in the moment, and also gift you tools and resources for your own ongoing daily awareness and movement practices even long after our retreat journey has completed.
Please note: This Retreat is designed for those already with a heightened level of self awareness. We suggest that those brand new to yoga and inner work may begin elsewhere first.

30th July – 5th August 2022

Kula Yoga Retreat – rainforest, reef and rituals

Move your body and nourish your soul as you experience awakening vinyasa flow, relaxing yin yoga, mindfulness meditations and rituals to reconnect with your inner self.  Let go of what’s been weighing you down. Enjoy some time and space to nurture and recharge your health and happiness.

5th -9th August 2022

hartig yoga – Revive – Restore – Reignite

This Yoga Retreat is designed to be deeply nourishing on all levels.
We will create a space for you to completely re-boot your system. To escape society and your daily stresses and reconnect with nature. Our intention is to help you feel revived and restored and the reignite a spark within your soul.

9th – 14th August 2022

ACCY Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Is it time to revitalise? Get back to nature and revel in the energy of the living rainforest and nurture body and spirit with beautiful twice daily yoga and meditation practices. Add in some mini workshops, walks through the forest or along the beach, nutritious food, as well as the company of like minds, and you have 5 days of bliss! Hatha yoga, stillness meditation, amazing food, reflection, and renewal.

14th – 20th August 2022

the re-emergence retreat

For you to recover a sense of grounding, remember how you can embody happiness, joy and inner peace and revitalise your mental and physical health so you can return to your everyday glowing with a sense of self empowerment and emotional ease.

20th – 24th August 2022

Silent Meditation Retreat

guided self-inquiry based silent retreat involving 3 full days of meditation, gentle yoga practices, and spiritual discourse, all against a backdrop of stillness, located at the spectacular Sanctuary Retreat in Mission Beach.

25th – 28th August 2022

Yoga with Jan

This 3 day yoga retreat offers asana classes in the mornings and restorative/reflective classes in the afternoons. The food is delicious, the location awesome. It’s a time for you to unwind, to enjoy the benefits of yoga, and in between, to relax with a good book, have a massage, go swimming or hiking. Jan is a skillful teacher who embraces alignment, precision, and breathing renowned in the teaching of Iyengar Yoga. She easily explains the how’s and why’s of poses with concise instructions and challenges you to go that little bit further.
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28th August – 2nd September 2022

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 Centre. 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 centre, exceptional bird life and enjoy the rainforest walk from Sanctuary down to the beach

4th – 9th September 2022

yoga and alexander technique

 This retreat offers a week of deepening your yoga practice with Alexander Technique principles embedded in classes to improve your skill and the safety of your practice. Set in the beautiful surrounds of the rainforest, Caroline Blackshaw, Yoga and Alexander teacher and Jenny Thirtle, Alexander Teacher and Teacher Trainer will be taking you on a journey of enquiry, learning and broadening of your practice

9th – 13th September 2022

yoga with jane

Be nourished through calm and rejuvenating yoga practices, deep relaxation, mantra chanting and meditation and some art activities. Enjoy time for reflection stimulated through the discussion of some of the core philosophies of yoga. Connect with yourself and others in this peaceful environment.

13th – 18th September  2022

yoga RETREAT WITH JEN HAMILTON

Retreats with Jen are an opportunity to centre, restore and reflect on your health, wellness, body, and spirit.  Jen draws on 25 years of teaching Yoga to craft unforgettable retreat experiences.  Immerse in Hatha/Vinyasa, myofascial release work, meditation, and pranayama to settle and open the mind and body, cultivating ease and space for revitalising and restoring.  This is a chance to be completely present to your whole self, immersed in nature.

18th – 24th September 2022

Coming home to stillness – 7 Day meditation retreat

Coming Home to Stillness was developed to bridge the gap between the harshness of traditional meditation retreats and the modern practitioner. From the fundamentals into its depths, the retreat will be systematically unravelling the mysteries and obstacles the mindfulness practitioner faces through a blend of science, humour, story and analogy to meet and placate the modern mind. Each day can be seen as experiment of self and mind with each key meditative concept given an abundance of opportunity to be experienced and embodied.

24th – 29th September 2022

Into the wild escape

Nourish, embody and transform while being immersed in a week of yoga, pilates and nature with Bec Ratcliff and Sammy Bowmer.  This 5 night, 6 day Nectar Escape will be located on Mission Beach, a tropical paradise nestled amongst the lush Queensland rainforest yet right on the ocean. Through daily yoga, a few cheeky Pilates classes and speciality classes, you will have the space to embrace your inner playfulness and creativity, rediscover your intuition and return to yourself, feeling free, connected and whole. There will be all the yoga, self-reflection, nourishing food, jungle walks, ocean dips, pool hangs, and the magic that only happens on a retreat. 

29th September – 2nd October 2022

Yoga Retreat with Rossi and Tomoko

Join two Master Teachers from Cairns for a long weekend of Yoga (all levels). Meditation, Pranayama, Optional Workshops (Backbends, Inversions, Introduction to Fasting, Healthy Nutrition and Mindful Eating) in a wonderful rainforest location close to the Beach!
For information, prices and bookings, please contact Rossi per email roswitha.postler@gmx.de or via phone 0432154716”

2nd – 8th October 2022

Live and breathE yoga

The combination of asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, introspection, silence, and nature provide the perfect opportunity to retreat deeply into the delights of the forest and restore and revitalise yourself on all levels, while deepening your practice and your connection to the heart of yoga.

15th – 22nd October 2022

Finding your balance

In this 7 day “Finding Your Balance” yoga retreat you will be exploring and balancing out your masculine and feminine energies. We all posses and use both, regardless of gender.  In constantly undervaluing and disrespecting an innate part of ourselves, we struggle to recognise the whole perfect being that we are. Learning to respect feminine traits along with masculine, first in ourselves and then in others, will do a lot for not only our mental and physical health, but also society at large.

3rd – 6th November  2022

yoga RETREAT WITH JEN HAMILTON

Retreats with Jen are an opportunity for deep rest and rejuvenation. Jen draws on 25 years of teaching Yoga to craft unforgettable retreat experiences. Immerse in a therapeutic blend of Hatha/Vinyasa, Restorative/ Yin Yoga, myofascial release work, Pranayama, and Meditation for the ultimate mind and body recalibration. This is a chance to be completely present to your whole self, enjoying nourishing foods, totally immersed in nature.

24th – 28th November 2022

hartig yoga – Revive – Restore – Reignite

This Yoga Retreat is designed to be deeply nourishing on all levels.
We will create a space for you to completely re-boot your system. To escape society and your daily stresses and reconnect with nature. Our intention is to help you feel revived and restored and the reignite a spark within your soul.

June 2023

yoga therapies

29th June – 9th July 2023

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Rainforest Retreat

More info coming Soon

23rd – 29th July 2023

Relax and Recharge with Flo Fenton

Yoga Master Flo Fenton from Byron Bay returns to Sanctuary Retreat!
Flo has been teaching for nearly 25 years, and is a senior yoga teacher, teacher trainer and yoga therapist. She teaches authentic yoga techniques with a focuses on making each yoga practice safe and sustainable for all students-though the sessions are powerful and transformative.
Don’t miss out!

 

 

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