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 International Teachers
Iyengar Yoga Australia hosts ONLY members of the Iyengar Family or someone directly put forward by the Iyengar family as a clear request from Pune, as an Association sponsored event. 

Details of workshops for other international teachers will not be provided on the IYA website or social media channels. For details about these workshops contact needs to be made with the hosting schools.

Details for international teachers will be emailed to Senior Teachers. Hosting Schools are requested to provide the following details to secretary@iyengaryoga.asn.au and we will email teachers Junior Intermediate 3 and above:

  • Teacher Name
  • Workshop Dates
  • Hosting School

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Annual 2019 Bali Retreat & PD Days with Caroline Coggins
Retreat, 08–16 June 2019
Retreat & PD days, 04–16 June 2019

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.

Location
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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Adelaide Weekend Yoga Workshop
14–16 June 2019
with Lulu Bull, Senior Intermediate 2

Lulu will be holding three days of teaching at Om yoga (Adelaide CBD).

The Friday pm will be for teachers and trainees only.
Sat /Sun will be for general and experienced students.

Please see website for details or contact Wendy Samek at Om Yoga 0424 635 185.

Location
Om Yoga, Adelaide CBD
29 Regent Street North
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

Booking & Contact
bmyogastudio.com.au
enquiries@omyoga.com.au
phone 0424 635 185

(posted 24.01.2019)

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Cambodia Yoga & Meditation Retreat
07–15 July 2019
with Liz Costigan, Junior Intermediate 1

A unique opportunity to experience a Yoga Retreat within a Buddhist community in South East Asia…….. Surrounded by the Lost City of Angkor Wat and its temples.

Cambodia is an enchanting historic Country whose culture and inspiring people will capture a piece of your heart!

We offer the beginner to the experienced student an opportunity to extend and deepen their yoga practice through the teachings of Iyengar Yoga. Enjoy the all-inclusive tours, massage and time out to explore the temples, countryside, markets and experience the smiles and infectious optimism of the Khmer people. A South East Asian Yoga Retreat with a difference!

Location
Golden Villas
Airport Road
Cambodia Siem Reap
Cambodia

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

(posted 24.01.2019)

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5 Day Queensland Retreat
11–16 July 2019
with Linda Apps, Junior Intermediate 3

Five days of Iyengar Yoga at The Haven, Emu Park, Queensland from Thursday 11 July – Tuesday 16 July. First class 5pm on Thursday, retreat finishes 10am Tuesday. Asana, pranayama and meditation at The Haven, near the coastal village of Emu Park, on the beautiful Capricorn Coast. 3 minutes walk to the (mostly deserted) beach. All vegetarian meals provided. A retreat gives us the luxury of time to devote to our yoga practice and to soak in it. The Haven is where teaching nuns would rest after a year of teaching the poor. Optional professional development teaching workshop included. Single room with ensuite $1450, single room with ocean view and share bathroom $1350, Twin/Double with ensuite $1250 per person, Three Share with ensuite $1020 per person. Sunset sail $55 extra. Airport transfers not included, although we will help out where we can. If you want an extended holiday, book some days afterwards or beforehand at Great Keppel Island.

Location
The Haven
Haven Rd
Emu Park, Qld 4703
Australia

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

(posted 14.05.2019)

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Winter Yoga Retreat
25–28 July 2019
with Shayna Ogden, Senior Intermediate 1

Shayna is returning once again to Continental House to teach this three day yoga retreat. This will be the fifth time we have run our retreat at Conti – it is that good! Shayna has been studying and practising Iyengar yoga for 25 years and is known for her passion for the subject and teaching clarity.

The retreat runs from 4 pm on Thursday 25th July to after lunch on Sunday 28th July 2019.

Attend 9 classes over the 3 days, 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 weed knowledge with us. Who would have thought dock dolmades? Wild greens foraged locally? Simply delicious.

Share time and conversations with like-minded people, and relax in a beautiful and tranquil environment. Enjoy Continental House’s authentic Turkish bath (hammam) – steam up and scrub down.

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. You can book below.

Location
Continental House
9 Lone Pine Avenue
Hepburn VIC 3461

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

(posted 05.12.2018)

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Annual 2019 Bali Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat
11–17 August 2019
with Tim Oddie, Junior Intermediate 2

Mid winter on the north coast of Bali, away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist belt, Tim Oddie and Anna Loughrey offer their annual 7 day/ 6 night Iyengar Yoga and Mindfulness retreat at the award winning Gaia Oasis Resort. Located in the mountains and nestled in a green sanctuary this resort has spectacular views to the sea, only 5 minutes drive away. Profits from the resort are redirected into the Gaia Foundation, which funds local community and cultural development projects.

Retreat Costs & Inclusions
Package – 6 nights accommodation, daily early morning mindfulness sessions, twice daily yoga classes (Asana & Pranayama), all meals (gourmet, gluten-free, no red meat), meaningful engagement with the local culture, complimentary 1.5 hour on-site ‘spa treatment, shuttle transfer to and from Legian or Ubud.

Cost
$2100 (Twin / Double), $2400 (Single)
Deposit – $300 will secure your place.
Note – airfares not included

Venue
Gaia Oasis Resort – Mountain Retreat

Location
Buleleng, Madenan, Tejakula, Kabupaten
Buleleng, Bali 81173
Indonesia

Jalan Raya Singaraja-Amlapura
Dusun Tegal Sumaga, Tejakula
Buleleng, Bali 81773
Indonesia

Booking & Contact
geelongyoga.com
info@geelongyoga.com
phone 0419 313 677

(posted 20.02.2019)

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Alan Goode August Workshop in Newcastle NSW
16–18 August 2019
with Alan Goode, Junior Advanced Level 2

Advanced + General – 5 sessions $275
Advanced Session: Friday 16th 5.00-7.00pm

General Workshop – 4 sessions $225
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th
8.00-10.30am & 1.30-3.30pm

Location
Hamilton Yoga
21 Steel Street, Hamilton
Newcastle, NSW 2303

Booking & Contact
hamiltonyoga.com.au
info@hamiltonyoga.com.au
phone (02) 4906 2150

(posted 13.05.2019)

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Byron Bay 5 Day Retreat with Lulu Bull
16–20 August 2019
with Lulu Bull, Senior Intermediate 2

Lulu will be holding her annual 5 Day Residential Retreat at Sangsurya Retreat Centre. Suitable for general and experienced students of Iyengar yoga. This retreat is popular, we advise to book early.

Location
Sangsurya Retreat Centre
95 Old Bangalow Road
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Australia

Booking & Contact
bmyogastudio.com.au
lulu@pnc.com.au
phone 0405 055 625

(posted 24.01.2019)

 

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Mission Beach Yoga Retreat
16–21 August 2019 (6 Days of choose weekend option)
with Janice Watson, Junior Intermediate 2

Practice yoga in an amazing place; eco-lodge in amongst the rainforest and overlooking the Coral sea. Choose accommodation from basic share, alfresco or deluxe cabins. It is an unspoilt paradise with secluded beaches and rainforest meeting the Great Barrier Reef. It’s halfway between Townsville and Cairns. Price includes the accommodation and evening meals, lunches are self catered.

Jan Watson is a JI 2 teacher and has been teaching yoga since 1991. Janice ran The Yoga Centre in Cairns for 17 years and is now teaching exclusively at Mission Beach, where she lives.

Daily routine: In the mornings ~ Pranayama & Meditation, Asana Class, Led Practices, in the afternoon ~ Inversions, Remedial or Restorative.

Weekend from $465 / 6 days from $1450

Location
Sanctuary Retreat
172 Holt Road
Garners Beach, Queensland 4852
Australia

Booking & Contact
yogac.com.au
yogajan@yogac.com.au
phone 0438 56 423

(posted 23.04.2019)

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Byron Bay 7 Day Teacher Development Course
02–08 September 2019
with Glenn Ceresoli, Intermediate Senior 3

This course.

  • In depth understanding about the practice of Asana and Pranayama and developing the skill required to express and share that understanding with others.
  • Asana Profiling to better understand the features of the asana.
  • Organising techniques and understanding their given function, microcosmically and macrocosmically.
  • Combining techniques and their sequential application.
  • Deciphering the encoded information hidden within the techniques.
  • Technique Layering.
  • Verbal instructions, Hands on Adjustment and Demonstration applied with dynamics and nuances.
  • Insightful explanation and practical use of the Koshas.

Booking & Contact
glenn@yogamind.com.au

(posted 26.04.2019)

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Japan Yoga Retreat
06 September 2019
with Liz Costigan, Junior Intermediate 1

Nozawa Onsen is a small traditional village surrounded by breath taking views of mountains and valleys. There are temples and shrines to explore, many indoor and outdoor baths in which to relax – or an opportunity to sit back and watch daily life in a small Japanese village.

You will receive individual attention and instruction – and the Retreat is suitable and caters to all levels. Those new to yoga are most welcome!

See website for full schedule and inclusions including details on getting to/from the Retreat.

Location
Nozawa Onsen
Shimotakai District, Nagano, Japan

Booking & Contact
https://byronyogalounge.com
yogawithliz@gmail.com
phone 0402 770 441

(posted 23.04.2019)

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Byron Bay 2 Month Teacher Training Intensive
09 September – 01 November 2019
with Glenn Ceresoli, Intermediate Senior 3

This course includes Anatomy Physiology 25 hrs. 250 hrs of contact time inclusive of A&P course.

This Teacher Training intensive is designed to immerse you in the practice and teaching of Iyengar Yoga. It will provide a sound foundation for your understanding and teaching ability.

If already teaching, it will be a refresh of essential considerations of being a practitioner/teacher of Iyengar Yoga.

The theme of this course is traditional values and understanding with contemporary application in accordance with the needs of our era.

Booking & Contact
glenn@yogamind.com.au

(posted 26.04.2019)

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Yarraville Weekend Yoga Workshop
14–15 September 2019
with Lulu Bull, Senior Intermediate 2

Lulu will be conducting a weekend workshop at Yarraville Yoga for general and experienced Level students.

Please see website for details or contact Yarraville Yoga at (03) 9687 4418.

Location
Yarraville Yoga Centre
1/36 Ballarat St
Yarraville,Melbourne, Vic 3013
Australia

Booking & Contact
bmyogastudio.com.au
info@yarravileyoga.com.au
phone (03) 9687 4418

(posted 23.04.2019)

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Junior Intermediate Professional Development Weekend
28–29 September 2019
with Lulu Bull, Senior Intermediate 2

Lulu will be holding a PD Weekend for all those teachers who would like to explore the Junior Intermediate 1/2/3 syllabus.The weekend will cover not only the asana/pranayamas in this syllabus but also look at what is required in teaching at this level.

Location
Blue Mountains Iyengar Yoga Studio
Suite 4/118 Main Street
Katoomba NSW 2780
Australia

Booking & Contact
bmyogastudio.com.au
info@bmyogastudio.com.au
phone 0405 055 625

(posted 23.04.2019)

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Hills Yoga October Retreat
03–07 October 2019
with Stephanie Hansen, Junior Intermediate 3

3 classes daily commencing with a restorative upon arrival 4.30 Thursday 3/10. From 4/10 daily classes of Pranayama, Asana and Restorative, finishing lunch-time 7/10, with time in between to relax, go for walks and enjoy the beautiful, tranquil setting of the Adelaide Hills. Not suitable for complete beginners.

Location
Tara Hill Retreat Centre
31 Jury Road
Bruchanga SA 5252
Australia

Booking & Contact
hillsyoga.com.au
stephanie@hillsyoga.com.au
phone 0439 885 819

(posted 24.01.2019)

 

 

 

 

 

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