Retreat to the Tropical North 8-13 Sep 2018 - Pine Rivers Yoga - Brisbane, Australia

Retreat to the Tropical North 8-13 Sep 2018

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Join us for 4 days/5 nights of yoga and explore your horizons. Travel to the beauty of Mission Beach in Far North Queensland and enjoy a range of yoga experiences in the Rainforest setting of the Sanctuary Retreat Centre.

Yoga for all levels offered as morning and restorative afternoon sessions, allowing plenty of time to explore, rest and nourish mind and body. Meet the Cassowary who lives at the centre, experience the varied bird life and enjoy the rainforest walk from the Sanctuary Retreat down to the beach.  

About Sanctuary Retreat

Sanctuary Retreat is a unique rainforest eco-lodge and yoga retreat in Mission Beach, North Queensland, half way between Townsville and Cairns. An adventurous destination for the physically active who seek a natural environment as well as the creature comforts of life.
  • 50 acres of lush tropical private rainforest
  • Secluded rainforest cabins and huts
  • Purpose-built yoga studio
  • Delicious cuisine (vegetarian and raw a specialty)
  • Swimming pool in the rainforest
  • Access to a near private secluded beach
  • Massage
  • Bird watching and creatures
  • Amazing views and an unspoilt paradise
  • Probably the best place in Australia to see a Cassowary in the wild
  • Free WiFi

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What's included

  • 5 nights Accommodation
  • 4 days of morning & afternoon Yoga Sessions
  • Breakfast & Dinner (dinner only on day of arrival & breakfast only on day of departure)
  • Free daily trips to Mission Beach

About the Food

The food is of the highest quality using the best ingredients and catering for all dietary requirements including vegetarian, vegan, raw and paleo.
Breakfast buffet each day consists of homemade organic muesli (gluten free also available), fresh fruit, home baked goods which can be vegan/paleo friendly, various homemade breads, porridge and eggs, tea and Juice.
The evening meal is a daily changing menu consisting of a choice of three vegetarian meals with shared salads and home-made breads on the table. All meals are stunningly presented, fresh, homemade and delicious. 

* for any special menu requests like fully vegan/ raw there may be a surcharge.
Lunch is not included in the price of the retreat however self-catering facilities are available and the restaurant is open for lunch.
Free trips into Mission Beach are available during the week for anyone who wishes to pick up supplies. 

About the Yoga

Morning yoga will run from 6:30am to 8am allowing plenty of time for a leisurely breakfast.

The afternoon program will include the Restorative practices of Yoga Nidra, Yin Yoga and the use of props to support the body.  All yoga is optional so bring along a "non-yogi friend" if you like.

If you want to be out all day on an excursion, perhaps to Dunk Island or the Reef, this Retreat Centre is an ideal stepping off point.  

Getting There

Sanctuary Retreat is located two hours drive South of Cairns. We've organised our own shuttle bus for the following times:

Shuttle Depart Arrive
Cairns Airport to Mission Beach
Sat 8 Sep
1pm 3pm
Mission Beach to Cairns Airport
Thu 13 Sep
9am 11am

Cost: $50 per person one way. Tickets must be purchased through our online shop.

During the retreat, courtesy bus trips into Mission Beach are available for those who want to explore or get supplies.

Airfares to Cairns are not included in the price of the retreat.

Mon 7:00-8:30am   Multi Level
6:00-7:30pm   Multi Level WARNER
6:30-7:45pm   Meditation
Tue 9:15-10:45am   Multi Level
6:30-8:00pm   Beginners WARNER
6:30-8:00pm   Multi Level
Wed 9:00-10:30am   Yin Yoga
1:30-2:45pm   Yoga Therapy by appt
7:00-8:30pm   Easy Multi Level
Thu 9:15-10:45am   Recomences 11 Oct
7:00-8:30pm   Alignment Based
Fri 9:15-10:45am   Multi Level
6:00-7:15pm   Yoga for Sport
Sat 8:00-9:30am   Easy Multi Level
Restorative Workshop Sun 23 Sep
Marian Cavanagh
Spring Yin Yoga Immersion Sun 30 Sep
Jenny Warburton