‘One of the best breaks
I have ever had’
Restore your vitality
with a Lifeflow Retreat
Our beautiful meditation retreats are back!
Nurture yourself – restore body and
mind with our meditation retreats
Our beautiful meditation retreats are back!
Nurture yourself – restore body and mind with our meditation retreats
Take a break from the fast pace of life – leave your troubles behind and discover ways to nurture yourself. On a retreat you can restore your well-being and learn tools and techniques for a calmer outlook back home. Spend a weekend in the restorative natural surrounds of Lifeflow’s purpose built Tara Hills Retreat Centre, just a 45 minute drive from Adelaide.
Our Retreats ...
Enjoy a deep focus, or concentration so deep that you lose track of time – welcome to the world of creating mandalas. Join highly acclaimed art teacher Cathy Gray as she guides you in creating your own mandala art works. No prior art experience is necessary; all that you need is a sense of discovery and an interest to create. Along the way enjoy some guided meditations, nourishing food and a great weekend of time out. Discover the artist within!
A simply wonderful experience like nothing I have encountered before. It is amazing what insight one can get from stillness and silence.
A fabulous weekend. Thank you.
Calmness, sincerity and skill of instructors was comforting and appreciated. A very special centre and well-designed retreat program. Thank you.
Thank you so much for the generosity you all bring to your teaching.
A fantastic introduction to the world of meditation. Extremely useful, practical and relatable. I will be back!
A Lifeflow retreat is the perfect antidote to looking after everyone else… You won’t need to do anything but relax and restore – fully catered with delicious healthy meals and snacks, single private rooms, guided meditation and relaxation classes. There’s time for rest and soaking up the countryside on gentle walks nearby. Think sleep-ins and quiet cuppas outside…
Take time out and reconnect with yourself again.
Each teacher has at least ten years of individual meditation training, including many months of advanced retreat practice. They have all been trained in guiding meditations and leading courses and retreats for people from all walks of life. In all Lifeflow Retreats we practise techniques that are useful in the retreat situation and can also be applied to everyday life. We aim to teach in a way that lets you link the experiences and understanding of Lifeflow Meditation throughout your life.
Book early to secure a place in one of our beautiful ensuite rooms – private facilities, lovely north facing views across the valley.
Enjoy great comfort in our 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.
All meals are fully catered including snacks in between meals. We serve delicious, fresh, healthy 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.)
- Early Bird discount: book and pay four weeks before the retreat starts and get a 10% discount. (Six weeks for 7-day retreat)
- Members receive a 10% discount off the full fee for public retreats and courses. Refer to our Membership page for full details. Member discount is not valid in conjunction with Early Bird discount.
The concession rate is available on Standard single rooms only 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 retreat or when booking in person.
A limited number of half fee scholarships for weekend retreats are available for people with eligible concession cards (details above). Check out our Scholarships page for more info.
Fees See individual retreat pages for fees table.
Cancellation 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.
For all you need to know about retreats see our Retreat FAQ page.
Tara Hills is the principal retreat centre for the Lifeflow Meditation Centre. It is set amongst the rolling hills, large gum trees and abundant bird life of peaceful Native Valley. It provides an ideal space for retreats: here you can open your senses to brilliant night sky, fresh air and expansive views that can be enjoyed from the property. It’s easy to get to, yet it provides the seclusion of being in a quiet corner of the countryside. It’s about a 45 minute drive from Adelaide, just past Nairne in the Adelaide Hills. Go to the Tara Hills Retreat Centre page for more.
In all retreats we explore practices that are useful in both the retreat situation and in everyday life.
Guidance throughout each day in retreat.
We have highly qualified and experienced meditation teachers at all our retreats, each with a minimum of ten years training with Lifeflow.
Sit back & relax
Fully catered – delicious and healthy meals and snacks