Workshops & Retreats

This page is updated on a regular basis. The thinking behind this page is that you advertise your workshops etc with approximately 20 words, for students to view the complete information we provide a link back to your website. When making submissions for this page please use the contact form and your submission will be forwarded to webdirector@iyengaryoga.asn.au

HOSTING OVERSEAS TEACHERS:
If you are thinking of inviting an overseas teacher to conduct a workshop please read: Overseas Visiting Teacher Policy

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6 Day New Year Iyengar Yoga Retreat
3rd January 2019
with Simon Marrocco, Senior Intermediate 3

SKYS Yoga Retreat is a stunning yoga studio and sanctuary, located in the beautiful Tweed Valley area of northern New South Wales. Led by Iyengar Master Simon Marrocco, our New Year Retreat includes the following:

  • Six days of Iyengar Yoga lessons, suitable for all levels
  • Meditation classes
  • Three delicious vegetarian meals a day
  • Dormitory accommodation

For more details and to book go to our website and click Yoga Retreats.

Location
SKYS Retreat
769 Reserve Creek Road
Reserve Creek NSW 2484

Booking & Contact
skysyogaretreat.com
marrocco@skys.com.au
phone 0431 949 122
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Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat
22nd November 2018
with Shayna Ogden, Senior Intermediate 1

BIY is now running shorter 3-day yoga retreats to allow busy yoga students the time to come away and enjoy some ‘me’ time. The retreat is a perfect gift for you to take some time to deepen your experience and practice of Iyengar yoga, replenish and rejuvenate.

Shayna will return to Continental House to teach this three-day yoga retreat. The retreat runs from 4 pm on Thursday 22nd November to after lunch on Sunday 25th November 2018. Attend 9 classes over the 3 days and be fed amazing vegetarian food prepared by Alexis Popoulis. Alexis has been researching and cooking with edible weeds for many years and he shares his fascinating knowledge of weeds with us. Who would have thought dock dolmades?
Share time and conversations with like-minded people, and relax in a beautiful and tranquil environment. Continental House now has an authentic Turkish bath (Amman) up and running for our enjoyment.

Attending a residential yoga retreat is an excellent way to get away from the distractions of everyday life and deepen your understanding of yoga.

Suitable for general level students and above. Places are limited.

Location
Continental House
9 Lone Pine Avenue
Hepburn Springs VIC 3461

Booking
ballaratyoga.com.au

Contact
shayna@ballaratyoga.com.au
phone 0412 123 821

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Talk by Father Joe & Movie ‘The Circle’ a film by Philippa Frisby
Friday, 16th November 6.00 PM – 8.30 PM

“The Circle” is a film by Philippa Frisby, a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and filmmaker. The Circle is a film about the transformational power of yoga in treating drug addiction in the street children of Mumbai. Introduced by Fr Joe.

Entry is by donation to the Kripa Foundation on the night. Please bring a plate for a communal supper after if you’re able.

Location
Yarraville Yoga Centre
36 Ballarat Street
Yarraville VIC 3013

No Bookings Required
For more information
info@yarravilleyoga.com.au
phone 03 9687 5210

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Weekend Workshop with Father Joe Pereira: The Original Teachings of BKS Iyengar
Saturday & Sunday 17th & 18th November
8.00 AM – 11.00 AM Asana
1.30 PM – 3.30 PM Pranayama

An Indian Diocesan Catholic Priest, Father Joe Pereira attributes much of his worldly inspiration to his two mentors, Mother Teresa and B. K. S. Iyengar. Father Joe studied directly with Mr. Iyengar for 46 years from 1968 until Mr. Iyengar’s death in 2014. Father Joe is now considered one of the world’s leading certified Iyengar Yoga instructors. Father Joe received direct authority from Mr Iyengar to teach and certify Iyengar yoga students in a specific set of restorative postures designed to suit people in addiction recovery.

Cost
Full Weekend Workshop: $240
Saturday or Sunday: $130
Single sessions: Morning $80, Afternoon $60
All Profits go to The Kripa Foundation

Location
Yarraville Yoga Centre
36 Ballarat Street
Yarraville VIC 3013

Bookings
To book, click here: yarravilleyoga.com.au

Contact
info@yarravilleyoga.com.au
phone 03 9687 5210

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Talk by Father Joe & Movie ‘The Circle’ a film by Philippa Frisby
Friday, 23rd November 6.00 PM – 8.30 PM

This event’s entry fee is via donation at The Yoga Centre for the Kripa Foundation on the night. Light refreshments will be offered. Contributions of food plates would be very much appreciated! “The Circle” is a film by Philippa Frisby, a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and filmmaker. The Circle is a film about the transformational power of yoga in treating drug addiction in the street children of Mumbai.

Friday PM Registrations are essential. please register via the link below.

Location
The Yoga Centre East Redfern – An Iyengar Institute
Level 1, Studio 9, 617 Elizabeth Street
East Redfern, NSW 2016

Bookings & Contact
yogacentre.com.au
office@yogacentre.com.au
phone 02 96987960

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Weekend Workshop with Father Joe Pereira: The Original Teachings of BKS Iyengar
Saturday & Sunday 24th & 25th November
11.00 AM – 2.00 PM Asana
3.30 PM – 5.30 PM Pranayama

Cost
Full Weekend Workshop: $200; Saturday or Sunday Only: $130
Full-time Student Concessions are available, see our website link
All Profits go to The Kripa Foundation

Location
The Yoga Centre East Redfern – An Iyengar Institute
Level 1, Studio 9, 617 Elizabeth Street
East Redfern, NSW 2016

Contact
yogacentre.com.au
office@yogacentre.com.au
phone 02 96987960

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Annual 2019 Bali Retreat & PD Days with Caroline Coggins
Retreat, Saturday 8 June – Sunday, 16 June 2019.
Retreat & PD days, Tuesday 4 June – Sunday, 16 June

The retreat is held at the Santra Putra Gallery & Guesthouse, located in Penestanan village, about 15 minutes from the centre of Ubud. The traditional balinese style Gallery and Guesthouse is run by a local artist, Karja and his wife Made and their family. The days in Bali revolve around a yoga class, a morning meditation and time of silence, and an afternoon practice and pranayama. Meals are simple, vegetarian fare. We venture out on one afternoon to taste Bali in her wider context. Retreat students to arrive on Saturday, June 8; the retreat will start on Sunday morning June 9, and run for eight days. PD participants to arrive Monday, June 3, for the Tuesday, June 4 morning start.
This retreat is very popular with most students from previous years returning, so please book your space early!

Retreat Costs & Inclusions
A deposit of $400 is payable upon registration to hold a space AND to request accommodation at Santra Putra if required. The full Earlybird cost is $1,770 and is available when this amount is paid in full before March 8, 2019. Full cost for the 2019 Bali retreat is $1,880 with final payment due May 8, 2019.
Costs include: all yoga tuition, some evening meals, week-day brunch, a cultural outing mid-week and return airport transfers. Note: airfares and accommodation are not included.

Venue
Ubud, Bali. Indonesia
Santra Putra Gallery & Guesthouse
Jl. Pacekan 18,Penestaan, Sayan, Ubud 80571
Indonesia

Contact
office@yogacentre.com.au
yogacentre.com.au
phone 02 9698 7960

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Byron Hinderland Retreat
2nd August 2018

A three-night getaway – focused on developing a personal Yoga and Meditation practice – suitable for beginners or those wishing to deepen their yoga practice. 

The Retreat Centre and Healing Spa is a sustainable/eco retreat venue & healing spa positioned at the base of majestic Wollumbin / Mt Warning in the northern rivers region of New South Wales. The property and facilities provide a rejuvenating and re-energising environment.

Inclusions
– Indigenous Welcome to Country Opening Ceremony 
– Twice daily Yoga and Meditation
– Individual guidance and support to develop a home practice
– All meals 
– Gorgeous Accommodation – single or double as per your preference 
– Access to the Therapeutic Magnesium Pools
– Access to 46ha of secluded, exclusive rainforest for walks and reflection

Venue
Gymea Retreat Centre, 128 Bonnydoon Road Uki, 2484

Bookings & Contact
yogawithliz@gmail.com
bryonyogalounge.com
mobile 0402 770 440
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Weekend Workshop – Yarraville
25 August 2018
Lulu will be holding a weekend workshop at Yarraville Yoga Centre for general and experienced yoga students.

Bookings & Contact
Yarraville Yoga Centre, 33 Ballarat Street, Yarraville VIC
For times and costs please contact Yarraville Yoga
info@yarravilleyoga.com.au
phone 03 9687 4418
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Glenn Ceresoli – Weekend Workshop Melbourne
07-09 September 2018

Glenn Ceresoli will hold a weekend workshop at Clifton Hill Yoga Studio in Melbourne.

Bookings & Contact
Clifton Hill Yoga
Clifton Hill Yoga Studio, 129 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill, Vic.
phone 03 9486 8044
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Glenn Ceresoli – Byron Bay Intensive
17/09/18

Transform your understanding and approach to yoga and give your practice an added dimension.

Glenn will provide guidance and direction to inspire you further along the yoga path. In this intensive, Glenn will focus on the practical application of the 5 Koshas as a multi dimensional perspective and explain how to integrate it with the technical information of asana and pranayama to provide a more complete yoga experience.

Glenn has been practising Iyengar Yoga for 35 years and teaching full time for 32 years. He spends most of his time overseas as an international guest teacher throughout Europe, Scandinavia, UK and Asia.

Take advantage of this one of only 2 events held in Australia this year for Glenn to share his insights and depth of knowledge.

Venue
Byron Yoga Lounge, 1a Banksia Drive, Byron Bay NSW 2481

Bookings & Contact
yogawithliz@gmail.com
byronyogalounge.com
phone 0402 770 441

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October Long Weekend Retreat-Adelaide Hills with Vanessa Shribman
27/09/18
5-day yoga and mindfulness retreat at Tara Hills Retreat Centre in the Adelaide Hills. Open to all levels.

Venue
Tara Hills Retreat Centre, 31 Jury Road, Brukanga 5252

Bookings & Contact
coastyoga@gmail.com
coastyoga.com.au
phone 8829 52298

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Cambodia Yoga Retreat with Simone Innes
29. September 2018-7. October 2018

This retreat takes you to one of the World’s Seven Wonders where you will experience breathtaking temples bustling with Buddhist Monks whilst soaking up the charm of the local Cambodian community.  The Retreat is held over eight nights from 29/9 to 7/10 and offers twice daily yoga/pranayama, private accommodation, meals, tours, massage, cooking course and airport collection.  This is a wonderful opportunity to develop and deepen your yoga practice whilst embracing the charisma and magnetism of the local Khmer people.  All levels are welcome
Venue: The Empress Resort and Spa National Road 6, Krong, Siem Reap, Cambodia.  

Bookings & Contact
Simone Inns
chevronyoga@gmail.com
chevronyogacentre.com
Mobile: 0418348775

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October Yanada Retreat
Friday 5th to Sun 7th October

Cost $650. Early bird price $550 if paid in full by August 15. Fully catered vegetarian retreat.

Arrive Friday afternoon, first class at 5pm, leave Sunday afternoon.

Leave your busy life behind and join us for Iyengar Yoga classes – asana, pranayama and inversions at the beautiful Yanada Retreat in St Albans, one and a half hours from Sydney. Suitable for those with some yoga experience. Lots of yoga, healthy food and time to rest.

Venue
St Albans, 1741 St Albans Road, St Albans

Contact & Bookings
linda@yoganook.com.au
yoganook.com.au
phone 0433 999 017

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Bobby Clennell presents a workshop devoted entirely to women approaching or going through menopause and breast care.The focus of the workshop will be women`s health and how yoga can be adjusted to the various phases of a woman`s life, from childhood through Puberty, pregnancy, menopause, post menopause.

Bobby Clennell has been a direct student of B.K.S. Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar, and Prashant Iyengar for over 40 years, and teaches at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York. She is the author and illustrator of three books, The Woman’s Yoga Book, Watch Me Do Yoga and Yoga for Breast Care.  
Times and Dates for Bobby Clennell are as follows;
October 5th Friday 2.00 – 4.30 pm
October 6th Saturday 9.00 am –12pm 2.00 – 4.00 pm
October 7 th Sunday 9.00 am – 12 pm 2.00 – 4.00 pm
Cost : Early Bird cost is  $320 or $ 70 Per Session.
After August 1st $340

Bookings & Contact
Debra Kiven
Suite 16/219 Balaclava Road North Caulfield 3161
phone +61 407 041 284
yogaatma.com.au

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Workshop and PD – Caroline Coggins
12/10/18 – 14/10/18

“Mostly we come prepared for what we expect to happen, yet the journey into Yoga is not like that.
Can we create a practice that actually feels important and alive to us, that we look forward to, relish, ‘love’, even? Or is it a matter of trying to corrall ourselves into some formula” .

Cost
$180 for Sat/Sunday Workshop
Sat only – $110
Sun only – $80
Professional Development and Workshop – $260
Professional Development only – $ 105

Venue
Byron Yoga Lounge, 1a Banksia Drive, Byron Bay 2481

Contact & Bookings
yogawithliz@gmail.com or visit byronyogalounge.com
mobile 0412 770 441
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East Coast Yoga Surf Retreat
5 November 2018

This year we head to Matanivusi Eco resort located on the beautiful tropical Coral Coast of Fiji surrounded by a fringing reef providing a calm picturesque beachfront and great reef breaks for surfing and snorkeling on the outside of the lagoon.

Yoga Matanivusi has its own yoga room and props!! We will have 4 hours of yoga a day, 2 two hour classes, morning and evening. All levels of experience welcome! Taught by Gretchen Highfield. Gretchen has 12 years experience as an Iyengar yoga teacher and 25 years experience as a practitioner. She has JI1 level Iyengar certification and teaches regularly on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Surf Matanivusi is close to Frigates surf break, FRIGATES is a world class left that can rival Cloud break for power, size and consistency.  

Cost $2200 twin share pp, $3200 single. Cost includes transfers to and from Nadi airport. Transfers to and from surf breaks. 5 nights accommodation. 20 hours yoga. 3 meals per day. Use of resort Kayaks, SUPs, snorkels.

Contact & Bookings
Gretchen
0429949754

yoyogiyoga@gmail.com

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Kerala, India 10 day Yoga Retreat
03-14 April 2019
Monica McGrath Iyengar yoga teacher and mental health practitioner brings her love of yoga, travel and India together to bring yogis this unique small group retreat in the enchanting historic town of Fort Kochi, Kerala.   Staying in a historic boutique hotel with pool, the daily yoga schedule will include morning pranayama, chai break followed by morning practice.  A late afternoon restorative class will complete the day with free time to explore all India has to offer.  A day of “rest” will provide a relaxing and unique backwaters houseboat tour. Early bird pricing closes 15/07/2018.

Venue
Tea Bungalow Fort Kochi

Contact & Bookings
mcgrathmob@westnet.com.au 
phone 0400399939

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