The Heart Sutra with Ava Avalos

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Weekend Workshop

February 15th, 16th& 17th



Open your Heart this Valentine’s Day Weekend by immersing yourself in The HEART SUTRA.

Together, in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, we will share and explore the wisdom and magic of the Heart by practicing sitting and walking meditation, yoga, dance and song. Join us as we delve into the ancient wisdom and celebrate the Prajńaparamita – a sacred Mahayana text pointing us towards the reality of Interbeing.

The workshop will be facilitated by dharma teacher Ava Avalos, MD, a seasoned practitioner of Zen and HIV/TB Specialist.  Both beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome. Copies of the Heart Sutra at R200  a copy, translated by Thich Nhat Hanh, can be ordered upon booking by emailing The copies will be made available for purchase at the workshop.


Costs include all meals from supper on Friday to lunch on Sunday, bedding, beverages, and facilitator’s fee.

Twin/double room with en suite bathroom (per person): R2,000.00
Twin/double room with stared bathroom (per person): R1,500.00
Single room with shared bathroom (3 available): R2,000.00
Single use of a double room (if space available): R2,000.00
Dormitory: R1,000.00
Camping (own tent): R800.00


Please book by filling in our on-line booking form. A 50% deposit will secure your choice of room.