On the Day

Canberra Day Retreat Program

The program caters for all levels and everyone is guided to go at their own pace. Specific relaxation, meditation, yoga sequences and postures have been designed to reflect the retreat theme.

9.00       welcome and introductions
9.30        flowing yoga sequences and calming meditation
11.00      morning tea
11.30      strengthening yoga postures, breathing and quiet relaxation
1.00        buffet vegetarian lunch and personal reflections
2.00        end

We encourage you to stay after the retreat and enjoy the peaceful environment with walking tracks and quiet spots by the lake.

Preparing for the Retreat

  • You may like to have a light breakfast 2 hours before the retreat.
  • Please arrive by 9am, bring a yoga mat, small towel, large drink bottle, blanket/shawl and small cushion.  Extra yoga mats and blankets will also be available.
  • For our morning break, fruit, herbal tea and juice will be provided, you’re welcome to bring extra snacks if you wish. The buffet vegetarian lunch will be provided at 1pm.
  • No previous yoga experience is required. Participants are guided to go at their own pace and activities will be modified according to individual needs.
  • Retreats involve low impact yoga activities only, such as sitting on the ground, lying down, standing postures and flowing sequences. 

Getting there

The location is one of Canberra’s best-kept secrets, only 10 minutes from Civic. Enjoy yoga in a beautiful space with natural light, wall length windows and an extensive deck surrounded by nature reserves.

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre
Yarramundi Reach, 245 Lady Denman Drive Acton ACT

The venue is a colourful building on Lady Denman Dr, across from the National Arboretum, between the Botanical Gardens & the Zoo. Access Lady Denman Dr from Tuggeranong Parkway, Parkes Way or Cotter Rd. If you have trouble finding the venue, please call 0403 966 429.

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