overview

Location: Byron Bay, Australia

Yin & Yang are terms that we often hear about but what exactly does it mean for us in our daily lives, routines and practices?

This retreat will explore more than just asana practice, providing you with a greater understanding of the other 7 limbs that make up yoga as a practice to help you find your yin and yang union in your mind, body and soul.

accommodations

We will be staying at the gorgeous East on Byron which is only a 15 minute walk from the centre of town, 50m to Belongil beach and provides the perfect location for our yoga experience. During our stay you will be in a twin share room in either a two bedroom luxury villa or the three bedroom Belongil Penthouse. Our rooms will be open plan with large private balconies and we will have access to the Belongil Penthouse’s private pool as well as the resort pool and heated spa.

food and dining

You will be treated to delicious, healthy and seasonal meals from the beginning of this retreat until breakfast on the final morning of our retreat. Meals will be sourced and created locally with the help of Georgia, our qualified nutritionist who will sharing her knowledge on how you can eat for health and support your body through the yin and the yang and the changing seasons. On our arrival night you will get the chance to cook a meal as a group with Georgia’s guidance and support and will take home recipes that you can make at home.

All dietary requirements will be catered for as part of this retreat.

activities

Included in this retreat are: - twice daily yoga practice; - all meals from the beginning to the end of the retreat and additional snacks and refreshments; - special yoga activities specifically created to get you out of your head and out of your comfort zone ready to experience yoga in your life; Optional Extras: -Book a surf lesson with Soul Surf Byron Bay; -Go for a long light house walk at dawn before the yoga class; -Book in a dolphin kayak to see the Byron Bay locals (dolphins that is); or -Learn to love your body inside out and have a personal one on one nutritional consultation with Georgia. You will work through all body systems, assessing your health and possible nutrient deficiencies, you will also leave with your very own prescription personalised to your bodies needs. The price includes a follow up phone/ Skype call to see how your prescription is going.

Travel Details

Check In

3:00 PM

Check Out

1:00 PM

Directions

Depending on your location you can fly into the Gold Coast International Airport or the Ballina Domestic Airport and organise a transfer to Byron Bay. It is between 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on the airport you choose for your transfer. You can also drive to Byron Bay and parking will be provided at the retreat. Please let us know if you are interested in car pooling from a particular location and we can let other guests know.

Terms and Conditions

Price includes: Twin share accommodation, all activities over the course of the weekend that are mentioned in the schedule, all meals from the beginning of the retreat until the final breakfast, sunset guided mindfulness walks, a workshop on nutrition focusing on gut health, seasonal eating and how to support your body through nourishing food coming into the winter, a luxury welcome pack and more! Read more about terms and conditions of my retreats and bookings by going to www.kathardingyoga.com/termsandconditions

WHAT’S INCLUDED

accommodations Staying in 4.5 star eco accommodation 50m from the beach.
yoga Twice daily yoga practice in various types of yoga incorporating meditation and mindfulness activities
meals All meals from the beginning to the end of the retreat are included.
tips Not applicable in Australia
taxes Included in the retreat price
gift bag All guests receive a special welcome gift full of goodies from local companies
journal Included as part of the welcome gift for you to use throughout the retreat.
workshops Daily workshops on nutrition, mindfulness, yoga philosophy and meditation.
reading material Will provided at the retreat to take home
airfare All guests to cover their own travel costs to the retreat.
alcohol Available to purchase on your own at meal times but not encouraged.
transfers
group excursion Not applicable for this retreat
fitness classes Not applicable for this retreat