Anam Cara Studio


Yoga retreat Queensland. Located within Burrum Coast National Park. You won't find a more serene place to come to deepen your practice and surrender to the power of yoga. All retreats are taught by highly trained and experienced teachers.

10 hour workshop/retreats are $165
20 hour workshops/retreats are $250
35 hour retreats (no accommodation) including all meals are $950

Download example timetables for retreats 

 
Start Finish Student focus Teacher   Info Accommodation
Mon
19 April
4.30pm
Friday
23 April 
11.00am
20 hours of classes.  Aimed for people 50+ years and those require a slower and supported practice. 
BOOKINGS CLOSED
Vera van de Velde $250 Holiday house rooms available
Fri 30 April
4.30pm
Sunday 2 May 11.30am  10 hours of classes. Dynamic morning classes balanced with restorative afternoon sessions.
BOOKINGS CLOSED
Polly Realf $165
Friday
16 July 4.30pm 
Sunday
18 July
11.30
10 hours of classes. Working with sequence to develop an effective backbend practice. 
BOOKINGS CLOSED
Polly Realf $165
Monday
19 July
8.30am
Sunday
25 July
11.30am
35 hour retreat, including dynamic morning classes, sutra study, evening restorative practice with meditation.  CATERED.  BOOKINGS CLOSED Polly
Realf
$950 Holiday house rooms fully booked.
Fri 10 September
4.30pm
Sunday 12 September 
11.30am
10 hours of classes. Working with props to develop effective twisting standing poses. Aimed for people 50 + years and those who require a slower and supported practice. Vera van de Velde $165
Mon 11 October
4.30pm
Friday 15 October
11.00am
20 hours of classes. For students with a minimum of 1 year practice experience.  Polly Realf $250 If attending both retreats we can book a room for you in the holiday house on Fifth Avenue.
Friday 15 October
4.30pm
Sunday 17 October
11.30am
10 hours of classes. (A great weekend to complement the 20 hr retreat the week before)  For practitioners from all  traditions.  Polly Realf $165
Monday 15 Nov
4.30pm
Friday 19
November
11.00am
20 hours of classes. (This retreat is followed by a 10 hour weekend) Suitable for students with a minimum of 3 months experience of hatha yoga. BOOKINGS CLOSED email to go on wait list Vera
van de
Velde
$250 If attending both retreats we can book a room for you in the holiday house on Fifth Avenue.
Friday 19
November
4.30pm
Sunday 21
November
11.30am

10 hours of classes. 

THREE PLACES LEFT

Vera van de
Velde
$165
Sunday 5 December
8.45am
Sat 11 December
2.00pm
60 hours: Summer Camp 2021 our Annual Teacher development and teacher training intensive week at Woodgate beach. Polly Realf $750 Holiday house rooms available

 

The retreat studio has lots of natural light and air, and is fully airconditioned and fly screened.   The high ceilings and beautiful hard wood flooring creates a grounding and at the same time, uplifting space for our practice. We have all the yoga necessities and more.. mats, blocks, ropes etc.  If you use an eye pillow, please bring your own as for health reasons we cannot provide these.

Woodgate Beach is on the Qld coast just over an hour drive from Hervey Bay and 40 minutes drive from Bundaberg.  If driving along the Bruce highway, Anam Cara studio is 30 minutes from Childers. Woodgate Beach sits within the Burrum Coast National Park. The vista of ocean, sky and sand, backed with paperbark forest that sings with kookaburras, is the perfect location to come on retreat. The studio is purpose built, fully equipped, located in the township of Woodgate and within easy walking distance to a range of  wonderful accommodation options.  For individuals and couples the Woodgate Beach House complex is excellent value.  For those who like to camp NRMA caravan park is a 150 meters away from our front gate.  Most accommodation in Woodgate is "holiday house style" - meaning it has a fully equipped kitchen. It also means no room service. There are generally washing machines, but do check.  Groceries will need to be purchased at either Hervey Bay, Bundaberg or Childers shopping centers as Woodgate has limited stores.  

The location is extremely beautiful and accommodation and travel logistics present a great opportunity for yoga friends across the country and from overseas to coordinate and plan a yoga holiday. 

Assistance with accommodation

For the 20 and 35 hour retreats we will often pre book a large holiday house about 150 meters away from the studio. It has 5 great rooms, two with twin single beds, one with a double bed, one with a queen bed and another with a queen and ensuite. We book through a real estate agency and cannot guarantee availability.

Costing per person are approximately as follows:

Shared room, single bed $15 per night per person
1 x double bed. Private room $35 per night
1 x queen size bed. Private room $40 per night
1 x queen size bed. Private room with ensuite $45 per night

During holiday season prices double.  

Please email us if you feel you would are interested in sharing this holiday house.  

 
 

Products


10 to 12 September

10 Hour retreat. Commences Friday 4.30pm and last session ends Sunday 11.30am.
$165.00
inc GST
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11 to 15 October 2021

20 Hour retreat. Commences MOnday 4.30pm and last session ends at 11.00am
$250.00
inc GST
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15 to 17 October 2021

10 Hour retreat. Commences Friday 4.30pm and last session ends Sunday 11.30am
$165.00
inc GST
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19 to 21 November 2021

10 Hour retreat. commences Friday 4.30pm and last session ends Sunday 11.30am
$165.00
inc GST
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Teacher training and teacher development summer camp 5 to 11 December 2021

Intensive 60 hours commencing Sunday 8.45am and last session ends on Saturday 2pm.
$750.00
inc GST
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