Mindfulness – right here, right now

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So much of our lives can be spent chasing some future goal … endlessly striving, but never quite getting there. While chasing some mirage, we can easily feel that life is passing us by, that somehow we’re missing the depth of what life has to offer. Mindfulness provides a powerful  antidote – it’s an effective tool to bring you back to the here and now, back to the immediacy and joy of life.

In all retreats we explore practices that are useful in both the retreat situation and in everyday life. We aim to teach in a way that allows you to apply the experiences and understanding of meditation throughout your life.

 Retreat prices

Full priceEarly Bird price
Standard single room – waged$540$486
Standard single room – conc$480$432
Optional linen service: add $20
Ensuite single, including linen $700$630
Ensuite double, including linen$615 per person$554 per person

Early bird special

Book and pay in full by Friday 26 August 2016 and receive a 10% discount. Not valid with other discounts.

Concessions

The concession rate is available for people who currently hold one of the following:

  • Full time student card
  • Health Care card
  • Pensioner Concession card

Please present your concession card when starting a course or when booking in person.

Bookings

To book please call Lifeflow Reception in the first instance. $100 deposit is required to make a booking. Payments can be made by credit card (Visa/Mastercard), bank transfer, cheque or money order. If you wish to book via the post, please call Lifeflow Reception to confirm places are available before sending a postal booking.

See more for bookings, cancellations and refunds policy.

2016 Retreat Booking Form

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Weekend retreat
7 pm Fri 23 September – 2 pm Sun 25 September
Tara Hills Retreat Centre

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Single standard room

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Views from a single ensuite room

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Breakfast in the dining room, Tara Hills Retreat Centre

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Enjoy the garden outside the dining room and teaching hall

Course Fee includes

  • Guidance throughout each day in retreat. There are normally 4–5 guided meditation sessions per day in retreat.
  • Comprehensive theory classes. On top of the sessions listed above, we provide 1–2 theory classes per day in retreat.
  • Retreat handout with a summary of the theory being presented.
  • Gentle Stretch and Breathe sessions – normally 1 per day.
  • All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner; includes snacks in between meals. We serve delicious, fresh, healthy, mostly vegetarian food. (If you have any special food requirements, eg gluten-free, lactose intolerance etc, please bring any additional items you may need; soy milk is provided.)
  • All accommodation at Tara Hills Retreat Centre - choose from either an ensuite room (single or double) or a standard single room (with optional linen service).
  • Highly qualified teachers are on every retreat - you can check your meditation experiences and get some guidance during the retreat.
  • Find out what to expect on a Lifeflow retreat and answers to frequently asked questions on our Retreats FAQ page.

 

Accommodation

There are 10 Standard single rooms. Each room has a good quality single bed, storage cupboard, plus a heater and fan. The building is very well insulated, and is pleasant throughout the year. Our new architecturally designed accommodation building, in use from June 2015, features four rooms (either single or double) all with lovely north facing views across the valley and their own en suite facilities.

Meals

All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner; includes snacks in between meals. We serve delicious, fresh, healthy, mostly vegetarian food. (If you have any special food requirements, eg gluten-free, lactose intolerance etc, please bring any additional items you may need; soy milk is provided.)

What to expect on a Lifeflow retreat

Each day of the retreat provides a good balance between classes, time on your own, guided meditation sessions and plenty of time to enjoy the countryside. You can find out much more on our Retreat FAQ page.

What retreat is for

Lifeflow retreat practice gives you time to rest, to restore your energies and the opportunity to let go of deadlines and busyness. You can learn to nurture yourself, restore a sense of balance and well-being, and open up to nature. See our Retreat FAQ page for more.

What experience do I need?

No prior meditation or retreat experience is required to attend this retreat. You will be guided by a team of experienced teachers who can help answer any questions that may arise during the retreat. All meditation sessions are guided and there is a theory class each day to support the understanding of the practical sessions.

What do I need to bring?

When you book into a retreat we'll send you a map of directions to Tara Hills and a summary of what to bring (in short: if you are staying in an Ensuite room or a Standard room with linen service, then you just need to bring some comfortable clothing and toiletries. If you are staying in a Standard room with no linen service then please bring bedding as well). Everything else is provided. More details can be found on our Retreats FAQ page or call Lifeflow for more info on 08 8379 9001.

Getting to Tara Hills

When you book into a retreat we'll send you a map of directions to Tara Hills. It's about a 45 minute drive from Adelaide, just past Nairne in the Adelaide Hills.

Cancellations and refunds

As places are strictly limited on our retreats, we have adopted a cancellations and refunds policy. See our Cancellations and Refunds page for full details.

Please call us with any queries about retreat
What others have said about our retreats

Beautiful setting really loved being surrounded by trees and hearing birds, so peaceful

2014 retreat participant

Terrific experience. Paid for 2 days and got a lifetime worth. Thank you!

Student from 'Moment to Moment' retreat

Thank you for a lovely healing weekend. Lifeflow is a practical yet connected way to heal – and I am very grateful for the way you teach.

Lisa


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