Coming to your senses

– opening to joy

weekend retreat

7 pm Friday 24 April – 2 pm Sunday 26 April

Tara Hills Retreat Centre

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Where is the joy in your life? Are you out in the world searching endlessly and looking for that person or that thing that is going to make you happy?

With meditation you can skilfully come back to your senses, exploring them, finding delight in them. This can open you to a world of richness, subtlety and even exhilaration. The sense of being complete, something for which we incessantly strive, can be found here.

In this retreat you’ll learn that coming back to your senses, opening to the wisdom of your body, is where you can rest deeply and touch the core of your being. Here you can open to a timeless wisdom. Here you can open to joy, your own sustainable joy, which you can tap into long after the weekend is over.

And relax … you will be looked after and everything will be taken care of including delicious vegetarian meals, a beautiful peaceful spot in nature, comfortable accommodation and plenty of space and time to yourself.

Retreat prices

full price
early bird price
Standard single room
$590
$531
Standard single room – conc
$530
$477
Optional linen service:
add $35
add $35
Ensuite single, including linen
$790
$711
Ensuite double, including linen
$650 per person
$585 per person

Early bird special

Book and pay in full by Thursday, March 26 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 the retreat or when booking in person.

Bookings

You can book online, over the phone (08 8379 9001) or in person at our studio with your Visa or Mastercard.

See more for bookings, cancellations and refunds policy.

A simply wonderful experience like nothing I have encountered before. It is amazing what insight one can get from stillness and silence.

- Jane, Tara Hills retreat

A fabulous weekend. Thank you.

- Julie, Tara Hills retreat

Calmness, sincerity and skill of instructors was comforting and appreciated. A very special centre and well-designed retreat program. Thank you.

- Student, Tara Hills retreat

Thank you so much for the generosity you all bring to your teaching.

- Lauren, Tara Hills retreat

A fantastic introduction to the world of meditation. Extremely useful, practical and relatable. I will be back!

- Justina, Tara Hills retreat

Course fee includes

  • Guidance throughout each day in retreat. There are normally 4–5 guided sessions per day: meditation, deep relaxation and Stretch and Breathe (gentle yoga).
  • Retreat handout with a summary of the theory being presented.
  • 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.)
  • 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 and yoga 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.

Ensuite rooms:

Book early to secure a place in one of our beautiful ensuite rooms – private facilities, lovely north facing views across the valley.

Standard rooms:

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.)

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.

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.

No prior meditation, yoga 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.

When you book into a retreat we’ll send you a map of directions to Tara Hills and a summary of what to bring. 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.

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.

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.

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