Upcoming events

We list retreats, events and yoga classes that are happening at Strathean. See the embedded calendar or list of events for more details.

Events Calendar (January 2020 onwards)

We have links to groups who have booked us. Please contact them directly if you are interested in joining their retreats.

If you would like to join us on an individual retreat, please contact us. It is often possible to do this at the same time as a group has Strathean Retreat Centre booked for a retreat.

Regular events:

On Mondays there is an intermediate yoga class with Gabrielle, from 5:30-6:45pm.

On Tuesdays there is a beginners yoga class with John, from 6:30-7:45pm.

On Thursdays there is a hatha yoga class with Trevor, beginners welcome, from 6:30-7:45pm.

All classes are suggested koha for Strathean of $10 per class ($5 unwaged), or $80 for a 10 week period, or $120 unlimited classes for 10 weeks. Occasionally classes need to be cancelled or moved to a different location when the retreat centre is fully booked.

Date                                          Event

2020 Bookings

24-26 January Chris Wilson Akashic Records

27-28 January Sport Wellington

31 Jan – 2 Feb Wellington Buddhist Centre

5 Feb Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

7 -14 Feb Wellington Study Group

14 -19 Feb Pure Wellbeing

21-23 Feb Moving forward with freedom retreat, with Jose Ignacio Monmay, Gabrielle Meech and John Joyce

28 Feb – 1 Mar Romance Writers of NZ, Kapiti

4 Mar Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

6-8 Mar Yoga Retreat, Finding the Joy Within, with John Joyce and Gabrielle Meech. Come and deeply relax with yoga movement, meditation, inspiring talks, mindfulness, good company, delicious vegetarian food and natural surroundings… enabling you to peel back the shadows and let your inner joy and light shine forth.

20-22 March Wellington Buddhist Centre

Events cancelled due to Covid-19

29 May – 1 June Heart Awakening Silent Retreat with Radha. The Heart Awakening silent meditation retreats are held in the tradition of Hridaya yoga. They offer space to unplug and reconnect with one’s own Self and the Heart of being. During the retreat, the participants observe mauna – noble silence, and are offered techniques and practices from various spiritual, contemplative and mystic traditions on quieting the mind and opening the heart. The retreat also features daily hatha yoga, practices to cultivate stillness of body and mind and inspirational talks on non-dual philosophy and yogic wisdom.

3 June Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

13 June Managing Anxiety Workshop with Gabrielle Meech and John Joyce, 1-4pm

14 June Self Love Workshop with Gabrielle Meech and John Joyce, 1-4pm

20 June Special Solstice Heartsong Event, 5-10pm. A sacred gathering for the Winter Solstice New Moon energy. The Return of the Light, the beginning of a new moon cycle and phase of the year. Shared food, Therapeutic Meditation films and Heartsong Kirtan Singing.

28 June SRF meditation and shared dinner, 5pm

1 Jul Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

3-5 Jul Self Realisation Fellowship Retreat

10-12 July Wellington Buddhist Centre Retreat

18 July Creation – Manifesting your Dreams Workshop with John Joyce & Gabrielle Meech, 1-4pm; and New Moon HeartSong Kirtan with Bryony Rogers, 7:30-9:30pm

24 Jul – 2 Aug Heart Awakening Silent Retreat with Radha. The Heart Awakening silent meditation retreats are held in the tradition of Hridaya yoga. They offer space to unplug and reconnect with one’s own Self and the Heart of being. During the retreat, the participants observe mauna – noble silence, and are offered techniques and practices from various spiritual, contemplative and mystic traditions on quieting the mind and opening the heart. The retreat also features daily hatha yoga, practices to cultivate stillness of body and mind and inspirational talks on non-dual philosophy and yogic wisdom.

5 Aug Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

8 Aug 7:30-9:30pm Heartsong Healing Kirtan with Bryony Rogers

14-17 August Moving into Stillness A 3-day residential mindfulness and qi gong retreat facilitated by Rachel Tobin. Mindfulness, the art of accessing the power of the ‘now’, is a wonderful way of calming your body, replenishing your energy, and cultivating joy and wellbeing. If you have the tendency to lose yourself in over-thinking, or would simply relish time for balance and restoration, join me in this beautiful and supportive setting for a blend of mindfulness meditation and qi gong practices.

21-23 August Wellington Study Group retreat

28-30 August Wisdom of Meditation Retreat with Shikhaa and Mayank – meditation and movement, satsang and song

2 Sept Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

4-6 September Wellington Buddhist Centre

9 September Heartsong Kirtan with Bryony, 7-9pm

16-20 September Gurdjeff group

21-27 September Meditation Immersion Retreat with Shikhaa and Mayank – meditation and movement, satsang and song. Come and immerse yourself in a truly restful and reflective week. Allow yourself a chance to really enquire into what we truly seek and where to find it. Discover how to meditate naturally and effortlessly. Cultivate a regular meditation practice and receive its life-giving benefits. Integrate aware Somatic and Functional Movement for fluency and ease. Revitalize the mind-body connection for peace and well-being.

30 Sept – 6 Oct Heart Awakening Retreat with Radha. The Heart Awakening silent meditation retreats are held in the tradition of Hridaya yoga. They offer space to unplug and reconnect with one’s own Self and the Heart of being. During the retreat, the participants observe mauna – noble silence, and are offered techniques and practices from various spiritual, contemplative and mystic traditions on quieting the mind and opening the heart. The retreat also features daily hatha yoga, practices to cultivate stillness of body and mind and inspirational talks on non-dual philosophy and yogic wisdom.

7 Oct Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

8-11 October Recorders and Early Music Union

14 October Heartsong Kirtan with Bryony, 7-9pm

16-18 October SRF National Retreat

23-26 October Wellington Buddhist Centre

30 Oct – 1 Nov Nurture and Vision Quest Retreat with Nicola Waters and Stella Yoga

4 Nov Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

6-8 November Reiki group

13-18 Nov Pure Wellbeing Fasting Retreat

20-23 November Wellington Study Group retreat

26-30 Heart Awakening Silent Retreat with Radha. The Heart Awakening silent meditation retreats are held in the tradition of Hridaya yoga. They offer space to unplug and reconnect with one’s own Self and the Heart of being. During the retreat, the participants observe mauna – noble silence, and are offered techniques and practices from various spiritual, contemplative and mystic traditions on quieting the mind and opening the heart. The retreat also features daily hatha yoga, practices to cultivate stillness of body and mind and inspirational talks on non-dual philosophy and yogic wisdom.

2 Dec Wednesday Monthly meditation & discussion group with shared lunch, open to all, $5 koha for Strathean, 1030am-2pm

2 -6 Dec Shikhaa & Mayank Wisdom of Meditation retreat – meditation and movement, satsang and song

25 Dec – 1 Jan Hare Krishnas retreat