Byron Bay ‘Rejuvenation’ Yoga Retreat
Yoga Health Retreats is unique in offering the perfect opportunity to relax and rejuvenate. We guarantee you will feel stronger and invigorated yet calm and relaxed.
Join Sue Hawkins and facilitators for a healing week of Yoga and inspiring activities to uplift your spirit and nurture your body, mind and soul. We provide detox and cleansing packages, massages, pamper treatments, Intutive healings, Pilates, healthy gourmet vegan food, Ayurveda cooking talk, lovely walks in nature, chanting and more.
Our unique combination of Yoga and healing programs in this serene environment is enhanced by the caring nature of our dedicated facilitators who will nurture you through the rejuvenating process to regain balance and inner harmony. By practicing daily yoga, eating a well balanced diet based on Ayurveda tradition to bring balance and harmony to the mind and body, additional detox treatments will promote wellness, quieten the mind and restore your balance on the inside and out. Whether a relaxing massage or an invigorating Hydrotherapy treatment by removing toxins and cleansing your body, we guarantee you will look and feel 100% refreshed and renewed.
Your time with during the Rejuvenation and Detox Yoga Retreat is an important opportunity to unwind, recoup and reenergise, perhaps even re-evaluate your life from a different perspective, creating positive lifestyle changes that have long lasting results.
Retreat Dates & Pricing
|Date||Duration||Twin/ Single||Triple share||Double Twin|
|5-10 October, 2013||6 days/5 nights||$2145||$1750||$1595|
|16 - 21 November, 2013||6 days/5 nights||$2145||$1750||$1595|
*All pricing in AUD. Pricing is quoted per person, subject to change without notice. Check availability to confirm prices
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Retreat Inclusions for your Byron Bay Rejuvenation Yoga Retreat
- Twin share or single accommodation in self contained cottages
- Morning Meditation and Pranayama
- 6 x morning vinyasa yoga sessions
- 4 x afternoon restorative practice sessions
- 1 x Pilates sessions with Senior Qualified Teacher
- Yoga Nidra for deep relaxation
- Energising Nature walk
- 1hr complimentary massage
- Delicious organic vegan meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner
- Optional Detox sessions, Colonic Hydrotherapy sessions, Aromatherapy treatments, Cleansing, Pampering treatments, Naturopathic consultations
- Optional Intuitive Healings and Readings
- Surfing, ocean swims, tennis and bike riding, visit local organic food market
- Close to the centre of Byron Bay for great shopping, cafes, restaurants and affordable day spas afterwards
- All dietary requirements are catered for
- Orientation and closing session
Yoga Retreat Program
Morning Yoga is taught in a Vinyasa flow style that encourages students to move with the breath creating strength and flexibility while focusing on alignment in the body. Afternoon yoga is restorative with inversions to bring balance back to the body and calm the mind from the days activities. Props are used to help open the body to relax at a deeper level. Yoga Nidra (guided deep relaxation) is integrated in the afternoons to completely rest the body and mind. The yoga retreat program is designed for all levels of experience with age, health and lifestyle fully considered.
A 20 minute guided Meditation session is taught every morning before yoga to help quieten the mind and relieve stress.
Yoga Postures and breathing techniques that are taught on our retreats improve digestion, circulation and respiration.
Here are some of benefits:
- More body awareness and being grounded in your body
- A deeper level of self awareness, that once experienced brings a sense of calm and clarity
- Brings strength and flexibility to the joints and muscles
- Relives depression, anxiety and lowers stress levels
- Improves digestion, respiratory and circulation disorders.
- A renewed sense of well being and confidence.
The Byron Bay Yoga Retreat activities range from catching a breathtaking sunrise along Tallow Beach, surfing, cycling on the bike trails through the rain forest, tennis or simply relaxing and soaking up the serenity of the environment. CBD of Byron is only 10mins drive to shopping, cafes and galleries plus the local organic food market on Thursday mornings.
New Detox/cleanse package
If you feel your health needs a boost a combination of detox treatments while on retreat is most beneficial for kick starting good habits and removing unwanted toxins. Here are some of the benefits of Colon Hydrotherapy-
Weight loss, clearer healthier skin, reduction of headaches & pain, relief from bloating, constipation & water retention, clearer mind and concentration, increased bowel muscle tone, reduced stagnation of intestinal waste, reduced absorption of toxic waste, improved digestion and renewed energy & vitality.
- Detox Pre and Post Cleanse
- 3 x Colonic Hydrotherapy sessions
- 1hr Remedial massage
- Probiotics supplements
- Bookings recommended in advance
- Total package $525
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Yoga Retreat Teachers & Facilitators
Sue Hawkins is a Senior Qualified Yoga Instructor who has been practicing for over 26 years and is registered with Yoga Alliance at the highest level E-RYT500. Sue has studied Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra Yoga, Therapy and Partner Yoga. She furthered her studies travelling to India to deepen her knowledge of yoga asanas, pranayama, Ayurveda and yoga philosophy. She is the founder and director of Byron Bay Yoga, now Yoga Health Retreats and has been running retreats for over 10 years. Sue has instructed on teacher trainings, run workshops and is passionate about running retreats regularly in Byron Bay, Australia and internationally.
Judy Leane, Qualified Pilates Instructor, physiotherapist, exercise scientist and personal trainer. Judy brings extensive knowledge and experience to her classes teaching in a fun, yet precise way, catering to all levels. The fusion of Yoga and Pilates will give you tremendous body awareness, creating core strength and stability.
Josie Cain, Co-ordinator, is an experienced Yoga, Pilates and Personal Trainer. Josie has a wealth of knowledge and experience and will be teaching some yoga and aerobic sessions as well as co-ordinating the retreat schedules, assisting participants during the retreat with any requests, no matter how big or small! Josie is an important team member and effortlessly provides support for the retreat to run smoothly.
David English, Massage Therapist, “Sugata” is a very experienced massage therapist who has been practising for over 20 years. His style is deeply nurturing, offering remedial and relaxation sessions using a highly intuitive method which is deeply relaxing and soothing from his many years of experience. He seems to intuitively know how to unblock and release built up tension in the body. Yoga Health Retreats provides a 1hr complimentary remedial massage session with Sugata and he is available for additional bookings during the retreat. Bookings in advance are recommended! “Best massage ever!” Jennifer, Sydney
Rachel Scoltock, Angel Psychic, Healer, Reiki Master. A reading session with Rachel can bring about enormous shifts in your outlook & energy. With a focus on healing Rachel tunes into your Angelic guides to gain an overview of your situation using Angel Oracle cards, and her own clairvoyant and clairsentient ability. You will be given guidance as to how to move towards that which you want and also assisted in understanding the deeper aspects of your journey. Each session culminates in an energy clearing whereby you are released of limiting and painful cords that may be blocking your progress.
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Daily Yoga Retreat Schedule
|2.00pm||Check into accommodation|
|4.30-6.00pm||Introduction and Yoga Basics
|6:45-9.00am||Meditation and Yoga|
|10.00-1.00pm||FREE TIME / Massage or pamper/detox treatments|
|2.00-4.30pm||FREE TIME/ Massage/Treatments|
|11.00am||Close of retreat last day|
Tallows Beach Cottages are peaceful and serene, set in 30 acres of secluded bushland right next to beautiful Tallows Beach facing Byron Bay’s Lighthouse. Each cottage has 2 bedrooms with shared bathroom, open kitchen, dining and lounge room with large verandah. All are air conditioned, are light and airy with nice decor. A Single booking is 2 people per cottage. Twin share booking is 2 people in one bedroom, sharing with one other in other bedroom. (3 people sharing cottage) Double twin is 4 people sharing one cottage and bathroom.
If there is a group of 3 guests we can accommodate in a new cottage which offers individual bathrooms with each bedroom and guests share living area of the cottage.
This yoga retreat has really helped me clear my mind and find some peace. The location is beautiful, the people are lovely, the food amazing and the yoga and meditation really wonderful.
Agata, Marketing Consultant
Check Retreat Availability
Using the inquiry form below request your retreat date availability
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National Australia Bank (NAB)
33 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481
BSB 082 489
Swift Code: NATAAU3302S
3% surcharge applicable
Visa and MasterCard only
2% surcharge applicable
Arrive from 2.00pm onwards and settle into your accommodation, enjoy a refreshing swim in the ocean or just relax in a hammock on your veranda. We meet at 3.30pm for an informal introduction and yoga class. Check out time on the last day is 10am from your cabin. The retreat closes at 11.30am. Transport and direction details will be sent to you at time of registration. Transfers can be arranged to and from the retreat.
Directions & Transfers
Transport and direction details will be sent to you at time of registration.
Please book directly for these services.
Check out: www.goingplaces.org.au – a great local website listing all these shuttle services.
From Coolangatta to Byron Bay (40 minutes) OR Ballina to Byron Bay (30 minutes)
BBI: on (02) 6685 7447 or Mobile 0421 606 509
AIRLINK AIRBUS on: (02) 66843 232
NB. Check daylight saving time difference
From Brisbane to Byron Bay (approx. 2 hours). NB. Check daylight saving time difference
BBI (02) 6685 7447 or Mobile 0421 606 509 (airport and city pickup)
Kirkland’s Coaches (02) 6622 1499 (pick up Brisbane City only)
A quality range of Brazilian Yoga clothing is for sale at the retreat.
Sue Hawkins DVD 1hr Yoga for Beginners to General levels. $35
CD Yoga Nidra 20min deep relaxation technique equivalent to 3hrs sleep. $25
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A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to reserve your booking. The full balance is due one month prior to the retreat, otherwise your booking may be cancelled. Requests for changing retreat dates are at the discretion of Yoga Health Retreats and incur a fee of $100.
We provide a nurturing and safe environment and our program is thoughtfully planned, but no responsibility will be taken for any injuries incurred during the retreat. Medical history forms are to be completed before each retreat, however we also advise you to consult your doctor if you have any pre-existing medical conditions. Modifications are given to students with special needs.