Explore transformative yogic practices to increase vital energy and stoke and balance the digestive fire. Delve into manipura chakra, to catalyse growth and evolution. Manipura, the navel centre, is the key to physical health, personal power and the storehouse of vital energy. Light your inner fire with yoga, breath, energy locks, meditation practice and deep relaxation.

Learn theory and practice to fire up and balance your digestive system, and your core, physically and energetically. Gain insights into modern nutritional ideas and enjoy yoga practices to strengthen and balance your digestive system.

From this knowledge you will gain other benefits such as:
  • more vitality and energy
  • more self confidence
  • and better focus in life

Learn yoga and meditation practices, including
  • Yoga Nidra Relaxation (which is intimately connected to balanced digestion)
  • Hatha Yoga and breathing practices for the navel area to balance and strengthen the fire and the vitality
  • Nutrition and food wisdom to stoke and balance the digestion
  • exploration of the manipura chakra - the practical aspects as well as the esoteric, physical, mental and emotional

Join in some Easter games, and there will be morning chanting and a fire ceremony.

Read more about Igniting Your Inner Fire here

Swami Karma Karuna: founding member and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat in Golden Bay is an engaging, intuitive yoga teacher with more than 25 years of training and experience. She specialises in therapeutic applications of yoga, yoga nidra relaxation, prana and chakra practices including guiding yearly Chakra Sadhana courses in India. She teaches around the globe in a simple and practical way, inspiring people to access and apply yogic practices in their own lives.

Sannyasin Atmabhava: came to yoga because of health reasons, and the practical and scientific methods of this style of yoga immediately made a strong impression. He is a living example of how health can be transformed through yoga and shares his interests in Yogic Lifestyle, Diet & Nutrition, Pranayama, Meditation and Mantra & Kirtan.

Start Time: 10am Friday 30th Mar - arrival/registration
Finish Time: 11am Monday 2nd Apr
Complimentary pick up: Thursday 29th March 5.45pm Takaka I-site
Complimentary drop off: Monday 2nd April 11am back to Takaka I-site



NZ$ 495.00 (shared accommodation)
NZ$ 465.00 (camping)
Super Early Bird rate - a discount of 15% if paid in full by 29th January 2018 (use promo code SEB15 on booking form)
Early Bird rate - a discount of 10% if paid in full by 28th February 2018 (use promo code SEB10 on booking form)

Prices include shared accommodation (except camping option), all meals and the full retreat programme.
A discounted rate of $50 applies for the night preceding the start of the retreat (29th Mar).
Limited private room options are available - to find out more, please email us directly.

Private yoga and therapeutic consultations, bodywork and nutritional guidance are available by appointment - email for more info

For more information, a booking form and payment information please email yoga at or call 03 5259887.