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Nourish and Nurture – A Winter Yoga Retreat

With Karla Brodie and Sam Loe

Date: 12.30pm Friday the 30th of June – 3pm Sunday 2nd of July

Location: Kimi Ora Eco Resort, Kaiterteri, near Nelson, New Zealand

Prices: from $555 up to $785

Sorry but this retreat is now fully booked. Email me to be on the wait list.

Tune into the hibernating energy of winter by taking a pause in your everyday busy-ness and use this mid-winter weekend to cultivate deep rest and self-care in a beautiful retreat setting.

I am hosting and teaching this retreat along with my dear colleague and friend Karla Brodie. We will be your guides through a spaciously paced 3-day weekend with wholesome vegetarian food, gentle embodied movement practices, Restorative Yoga and some deeply healing Yoga Nidra.

The Retreat Setting
The setting is Kimi Ora Eco Resort, located at the top of the South Island, surrounded by forest and bush as well as opening out to panoramic views of Kaiteriteri beach and the estuary. This special place neighbours the world-renowned Abel Tasman National Park. There are plenty of walks and the property is right next to one of the regions best mountain biking parks. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, steam room and spa pools as well as a spacious and well-equipped Yoga Studio. The chalets offer peace and seclusion and single or shared accommodation can be booked according to budget.

What’s included?

  • Morning somatic movement classes
  • Afternoons of Restorative Yoga
  • Evening Calming practices to prepare you for sleep
  • Optional early morning meditation and self-practice
  • Free time to use the spa and steam room facilities
  • Free time to walk or bike
  • Healthy Breakfast Buffet
  • Delicious 2 course lunches at Kimi Ora’s vegetarian Restaurant
  • Hearty Soups for Dinner
  • 2 nights accommodation

Accommodation Options

  • Option 1. Sharing a room, shared facilities in cottage $555 per person
  • Option 2. Single bed, private area in a twin share unit $600 per person
  • Option 3. Double bed, own room, shared bathroom $655 per person
  • Option 4. Your own unit $785 per person
  • Option 5 Couple sharing a unit $1208 for two people

Karla Brodie
Karla is inspired to share the practice of Yoga to enhance awareness of breath, movement and conscious rest in everyday life. Karla is dedicated to refining the art of sharing Yoga through mindful, inquiry based language, subtle yet effective touch, and integrated embodiment through self-renewing, effortless effort. Karla has taught weekly restorative yoga for 16 years in Auckland, as well restorative retreats and teacher trainings. She is passionate about the art of resting well.

Sam Loe
Bringing together breath led Yoga practices with somatic enquiry, Yoga Nidra, and restorative postures Sam explores tools that teach people self-care and a positive relationship with themselves. She has taught in yoga studios, hospitals, education institutions, mental health settings as well as specialising in Yoga for pregnancy. Over the past 18 years Sam has studied and taught Yoga with an inquiring mind and learnt from many international teachers, primarily Donna Farhi. Sam has also been wonderfully inspired by Dr.Richard Miller having completed Levels 1 and 2 of the iRest® Yoga Nidra training programme, and soon to receive full certification in this healing art.