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5 - 7 May 2023

You might be feeling that life is taking over, being pulled in all directions, that you are too busy or having too many
responsibilities. It might be that you have spread yourself too thin, or have a busy family life, work might be
stressful, your mind might be too noisy or other things might be putting pressure on you. Or you might just want a
change of scenery for no specific reason.

This gentle retreat is a wonderful opportunity to take a break from it all.
Take time to stand still, to just be, to breathe, to get back to yourself, to come home to yourself and to the moment.

Make space in your breathing, in your body, in your mind, in your days, and in your life.

Catch your breath, bring joy back into the house, give yourself the gift of pausing, and just being.

Replenish yourself, and take your time to unwind, refresh, rejuvenate and restore.

“When we return home, even for the briefest flicker, our peaceful hearts will glisten with tears of joy.”

Find some inner space, emotional balance, clarity of mind and relaxation through sitting meditation, walking
meditation, breath work and Qi Gong.

Qi Gong (pronounced: chi kung) is the art of working with your internal energy (Qi) through gentle movement to
improve your state of being. It is about learning nourishing practices for health, vitality, happiness, joy, connection, well-being and fulfilment. It is easy to learn and enjoyable to do. The movements are slow, flowing, rhythmic, natural and accessible.

No previous experience required; anyone can join.

What to Expect
-Sessions of Sitting Meditation, Walking Meditation, Breath work, Qi Gong
-Time to just be with yourself
-Enjoy the peaceful, rural settings of Mahamudra centre and the wonderful, nourishing, healthy meals
-This retreat will be conducted in silence

About the Teacher, Hedwig Bakker

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Hedwig has been practicing meditation since 2000 and has completed many individual and group retreats. She has been leading meditation classes, courses and retreats since 2004 in India, Nepal, the Netherlands and New Zealand.

She also is a certified Holden Qi Gong teacher and these many years of personal practice and leading retreats and courses have resulted in a richness of experience and a genuine joy in sharing, guiding and leading others in meditation practice.

Hedwig’s courses and classes are universal and suitable for people from all walks of life. Her approach is joyful, gentle, practical, down to earth, and with a sense of lightness and humour.

Your investment for this retreat is $225

This covers the centre’s facility fee and fully catered, healthy vegetarian meals (vegan/gluten free options are available).

Add Accommodation

Accommodation is available at the Centre at an additional cost.

Send us a message to book your accommodation.

Choose from the options below and click the button and tell us where you would like to stay.

(Please note that accommodation for group retreats cannot be booked directly through the online booking system.)

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Accommodation prices per night


Camping per person (unpowered)                               $20

Shared room per person (shared toilet facilities)       $38

Single room (shared toilet facilities)                             $60-$65

Rustic single hut (shared toilet facilities)                     $65

Single cabin (self-contained)                                         $110

Double room (shared toilet facilities)                           $86 (for 2)

Double cabin (self- contained)                                      $120-$150 (for 2)

Triple room                                                                       $104 (for 3)

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