Workshops/Retreats


Yoga retreat in Woodgate Beach Qld - Opens June 2020 We understand that the experience of daily yoga is a gift like no other. If you feel interested to practice asana as a discipline of meditation you will enjoy attending one of our workshops/retreats.

We currently offer daily classes and workshops at our Hervey Bay school. In June 2020 our studio in Woodgate Beach will open as a retreat facility offering 10, 20 and 35 hour retreats/workshops for all levels of students, and 25 hour teacher development programs.  

Yoga Retreat Qld  

Anam Cara Studio, our Woodgate Beach retreat center will open in June 2020

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, so it has a fully equipped kitchen. This 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 over seas to coordinate and plan a yoga holiday.  If you travel alone on a low budget we are able to assist with shared holiday house accommodation.  (see below for more information)

 

Woodgate program commencing June 2020. Bookings are now open.  Max of 10 places per retreat.

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

Commence Finish  Student focus Teacher Info and booking
Monday 15 June 4.30pm Friday 19 June 11.00am 50+ yrs. Seniors with
Iyengar yoga experience
Vera van
de Velde
Not catered 20 Hours 
Booking link
Monday 13 July 8.30am Sunday19 July 11.00am Teachers and experienced students
Download theme and program
Polly Realf Catered  35 Hours
Booking link
Fri 14 August
4.30pm 
Sunday 16 Aug
11.00am
Beginner and general level
students
Vera van
de Velde
Not catered
10 Hours
Booking link
consecutive 
dates discounted

$330
Booking link
Monday 17 August 4.30pm Friday 21 August 11.00am Beginner and general level
students  
Vera van de Velde Not catered
20 Hours
Booking link
Friday 28
August 4.30pm
Tuesday 1 Sept11.30am Teacher development 
Download theme and program
Polly Realf Not catered  25 Hours
$300 Booking link
* Monday 21 Sept 4.30pm Friday 25 Sept
11.00am
Practitioners from all traditions. Beginner to experienced. Polly Realf Not catered
20 Hours
Booking link
* Fri 25 Sept 4.30pm  Sunday 27 Sept
11.00am
Practitioners from all traditions. Beginner to experienced. Polly Realf Not catered
10 Hours
Booking link
Monday 12 Oct
4.30pm
Friday 16 Oct
11.00am
50+ years. Seniors with
some yoga experience
(all traditions)
Vera van de Velde Not catered 20 Hours
Booking link
Friday 6 Nov
4.30pm 
Sunday 8 Nov
11.00am
Practitioners of all traditions. Beginner to experienced. Polly Realf Not catered
10 Hours
Booking link
consecutive 
dates discounted

$1050 
Booking link
Monday 9 Nov
8.30am
Sunday 15 Nov
11am
Iyengar teachers and experienced students. Download theme and program Polly Realf Catered
35 Hours
Booking link
* Qld school holidays. Note these workshops are consecutive. Book accommodation early.   

 

The 35 hour retreats are fully catered (all meals vegetarian - advise if additional dietary requirements) The 10 and 20 hour workshop/retreats are not catered.   Details of our daily retreat schedules will be provided in coming weeks. 

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.

Travelling from interstate

When attending the 35 hour retreats, we are able to arrange transport from Bundaberg or Hervey Bay to Woodgate Beach if you provide flight details in advance.  From Sydney it is best to fly Virgin direct to Hervey Bay.  Other flights will go via Brisbane and from Brisbane it is best to fly to Bundaberg.  A taxi from Bundaberg airport to Woodgate is approximately $140.  Car hire is around $80 per day.

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.  
 

 

Hervey Bay Workshops 2020

Dates Session Times Emphasis in teaching/ student experience Teacher
27,28,29 March           Friday  5.30 - 7.30pm (Restorative)
Saturday 7 - 10 am (Active asana)
Saturday  3pm - 5pm (Restorative)
Sunday 8am - 11am (Mixture of active and restorative)
 All students 
(minimum of 6 months experience) 
 
Polly Realf 
19,20,21
June
Friday  5.30 - 7.30pm (Restorative)
Saturday 7 - 10 am (Active asana)
Saturday  3pm - 5pm (Restorative)
Sunday 8am - 11am (Mixture of active and restorative)
All students 
(minimum of 6 months experience) 
Polly Realf
 

Products


June weekend workshop 19 - 21

All students levels welcome
$175.00
inc GST
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Private class/remedial assessment

Private classes/ remedial assessments are conducted on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 9.30am - 10.30 and from 11am - 12.00
$75.00
inc GST
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