About the retreat
What is a retreat?
Nirvana Wellness Sanctuary is for you if:
- You need to rejuvenate your mind and body
- are seeking to lose weight
- to detoxify
- get healthy
- or simply feel you deserve a relaxing break and renewal
- What is really important to me?
- What steps can I take in order to gain inner peace, balance and harmony?
- How can I lead a joyful and useful life?
Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Retreats
Typical Retreat Schedule. Timings are approximate
Day of Arrival
4pm onwards Arrive. Register. Be orientated. Settle in.
7.30pm Introduction to the retreat theme, followed by Meditation and Deep Relaxation
8.30pm Inspirational movie
Day 2 and ongoing
7am Wake up gong
7.30am Gentle Yoga OR Meditation outdoors OR Meditation indoors followed by discourse.
8.30am Communal Breakfast and Personal Time
10.30am Group relaxed activities on offer, such as Mindful Art OR Gentle Yoga OR Walk and Talk, OR Swim OR Touch the Earth OR Health Talk OR Philosophy Talk
12.30pm Communal Lunch and Personal Time
2pm Yoga Nidra, deep relaxation
3.15pm Massages and Treatments start. Personal Time.
7.30pm Meditation or Yoga or Chanting or Discussion
8.15pm Inspirational movie
Day of Departure
7am Wake up gong
7.30am Mindful movement, Gentle Yoga or Meditation
8.30am Communal breakfast and personal time
10.30am Mindful art or Informal walk and talk or Swim or yoga or Touch the Earth
11.30pm Gentle Yoga or Debrief.
1pm Communal lunch
2.30pm Pack up and leave the mountain.
Shanti Gowans is the globally recognised author and founder of Shanti Yoga™, Meditation and Ayurveda for the self, family and community.
Shantiji has brought the concepts and practices of a healthy body and a still mind to thousands of Australians through her Yoga and Meditation programs on national television... Read more about Shantiji's biography
Travel with Shanti & Peter Gowans this November for a trip of a lifetime.