Retreats

Urban Yoga Retreat + Ayurvedic Cooking Class

Full day urban retreat, tucked away in the quiet streets of St Kilda.

Join us for a nourishing Ayurveda and Yoga retreat tucked away in the quiet streets of St Kilda. Enjoy an Ayurvedic cooking class exploring the benefits of cooking for the season. Includes organic vegetarian lunch, meditation, yoga and pranayama classes.

A chance to relax, press reset and strengthen Agni (digestive fire)

Program

Yoga, Meditation, Mantra and Pranayama

Ayurveda cooking class

Yoga Nidra

Enjoy an organic lunch together

Silent walking meditation

Ayurvedic principals and eating seasonally

Ayurvedic tea break

Cooking for the whole family, building tapas through food & personal practice

Closing

When: TBC
Where: St Kilda
Includes: Recipe and info book, all organic vegetarian meals, welcome pack full of organic local products and nourishing treasures for living Ayurveda
Cost: $250 Spaces are limited.

***Ayurvedic massage and consultations available the following day between 9am-3pm.

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Retreat Facilitator

Carla Simon Fraser

Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant & Yoga Instructor

Ayurveda and Yoga have been an integral part of my life for over 15 years. I trained through the Australasian Institute of Ayurvedic Studies, Satyananda Yoga Academy, Vic, where I lived for several months, and more recently through the Australian Yoga Academy, completing the Ad. Dip in Yoga Teaching.

In 2013 I was invited to take part in the Australian Integrative Medicine Association conference, and in 2014 and 2015 traveled to, and stayed at Vaidyagrama Traditional Healing Village, an Ayurvedic hospital in Tamilnadu, India. This was an opportunity to experience Panchakarma; traditional Ayurvedic detoxification, under the supervision of several doctors, and deepen my knowledge and understanding of Ayurveda. In 2015 I was lucky enough to again travel to India for the International Conference on Ayurveda.

A member of the Australisian Association of Ayurveda, (AAA) I’m passionate about the growth and accessibility of Ayurveda in Australia. As a Practitioner, I work one on one to facilitate health and well-being through preventative health care programs specific to your needs. We focus on food and daily and seasonal routines, offering the opportunity to optimise your current lifestyle, whilst maintaining balance and improving longevity.

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Past Retreats

Nourishing Women’s Retreat, Bali, 2015

Daily yoga, asana, pranayama, meditation, chanting and woman’s wisdom. With tribal fusion bellydance classes for beginner and intermediate levels, technique and choreography. Ayurvedic nutrition, women’s health and lifestyle coaching, ayurvedic massage and traditional Balinese water ceremony. Surrounded by mountains, rice paddocks, with a river flowing through the valley, we find ourselves in a very special part of the world!

6 Days of Relaxation and Rejuvenation

Daily yoga nidra asana and pranayama and meditation. discussions on principals of ayurveda and  ayurvedic nutrition. Delicious organic ayurvedic menu, all vegetarian food, time for rest, contemplation and relaxation, agni hotra for health and healing, optional ayurvedic consultation, all set on 10 acres of tropical bushland, a 20min walk from the beach.

A Deeply Nourishing Women’s Retreat

6 day immersion into the Ayurvedic approaches to women’s health, food, diet and herbs across the cycles of woman hood, daily asana, yoga and meditation, chanting and women’s wisdom. With tribal fusion bellydance classes for beginner and intermediate levels, technique, choreography and dancing the divine. Traditional Balinese ceremony, nature and relaxation time in the beautiful surrounds of Nirarta.