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Sat, 27 Apr


Havelock North

A Day in the Heart - One Day Silent Yoga and Meditation Retreat

For the first time in Hawkes Bay!

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A Day in the Heart - One Day Silent Yoga and Meditation Retreat
A Day in the Heart - One Day Silent Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Time & Location

27 Apr 2024, 7:30 am – 7:00 pm

Havelock North, Puflett Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand

About The Event

An invitation to press "pause" for a day, and just Be.

To drop from the busy mind into the silence of the Heart.

And to remember the freedom of who you are, when you're not in a role.

This is an offering that's been long time coming and lovingly crafted - a single day immersion, providing a glimpse of what the experience of silence can offer. 

Suitable for complete beginners in meditation and yoga, as well as for advanced practitioners who'd like to unplug and enjoy retreat-time.

The schedule will include:

- Multiple seated meditation sessions with guidance

- Walking meditation

- Mindful Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga sessions

- Yoga Nidra

- Ceremonial grade Cacao to open the Heart

- Journalling

- Opening and Closing circle

Cost for a whole day program + 2 meals: $222

$190 Early bird for all bookings before the 27th February


breakfast and lunch - nutritious vegan meals prepared with love on the spot

 + morning tea and afternoon cacao


the renovated Homestead at Keirunga gardens, Havelock North

Date: 27th April 2024, Saturday

Duration: 7.30am - 6.30pm 

please arrive at 7.15am to settle in and start on time

To book, please purchase your ticket below or email radha for more info at

*WHY IS THIS A SILENT RETREAT? A silent retreat means that everyone participating observes mauna, noble silence (apart from the teacher/ the guide). This means no casual chats and conversations, but also no use of phone or any devices during the day. The practice of silence allows the the mind to quieten down significantly, it is a very unique, deeply purifying and enlightening experience. It creates space for a deep insight and a proper reset, even in the short span of one day.

*WHY MEDITATION? Meditation is known for thousands of years as one of the most powerful practices, within and outside of spiritual context. It is good not only for creating a state of calm or relaxation, but also is the best known path to self-knowledge and self-love. When we retreat into silence beyond mind, there is an unmistakable feeling of being back home, in the heart of being, a sense of connection and purpose.

*WHY "A DAY IN THE HEART"? The Heart/  Hridaya in Sanskrit is a synonym of awareness or presence. According to the great yogis and the non-dual philosophy, the Heart is a place to centre in our meditations, but also an organ of knowledge and the seat of our true Self. When the mind is quiet and we centre within, the Heart can awaken - bringing a sense of being back home, back to what truly matters, back to our Self.

As Rumi said, "Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there"


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