elements

Trees, Leaves, Shrubs and More

Have you ever wanted to learn about identifying trees and shrubs? Join Eckhard Druschke for a relaxing getaway in the beautiful Groot Marico Bushveld for a weekend of walks & talks on tree and shrub identification. Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.  Kahlil Gibran Bring your walking shoes and binoculars, field [...]

By |2024-06-11T17:03:53+02:00April 30th, 2024|, , , , |0 Comments

Easter Weekend Getaway

A Long Easter Weekend Get Away in Restorative Nature with Trish Swift, Sharon Benatar, and Pippa Cope This weekend is open to all - families, individuals, friends, teens, and kids are welcome. There will be separate activities for adults and children/teens in the mornings, and combined activities or free time in the afternoons and evenings. [...]

Exploring the Elements

This weekend we will be exploring the elements based on the Tara Rokpa Therapy model. This weekend is restricted to participants of the Johannesburg BtB group. Cost: The cost includes accommodation, and all meals from Saturday lunch until Monday lunch. It excludes staff tips.   Camping (own tent)   R1,100   Dormitory   R1,300   [...]

By |2023-07-30T19:57:23+02:00July 27th, 2023||0 Comments

Getting Back to Nature

Join Eckhard Druschke, a birding, hiking, star-gazing, and nature enthusiast for a relaxing getaway in the beautiful Groot Marico Bushveld for a weekend of walks & talks on bird and tree identification. In the evening Eckhard will talk about our amazing Southern African sky, identifying various constellations, planets, and stars, while also providing a little [...]

By |2022-11-06T17:02:50+02:00November 6th, 2022|, , |0 Comments

Take a Break

“What is this life, if full of care, We have no time to stand and stare?” Leisure, W.H. Davies Our Christmas/New Year retreat will be a chance to leave aside the stresses and busyness of city and town and spend time getting in touch with the natural world, the elements as well as our inner [...]

Seeking Happiness with Alan Muller and Pippa Cope

A TRC Xmas/ New Year Retreat "Every man wants to be happy, but in order to be so he needs first to understand what happiness is." Jean-Jacques Rousseau. "If happiness is indeed a way of being, a state of consciousness and inner freedom, there is essentially nothing to prevent us from achieving it." Matthieu Ricard. [...]

By |2020-10-20T20:51:28+02:00October 20th, 2020|, , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Heritage Weekend Retreat

Over the Heritage long weekend, we hosted the awesome Dale de Klerk and his Being Me yogis for a relaxing weekend of laughter, fun, photography, and yoga. This was the first retreat that we hosted after 6 months of lockdown. Nervously we prepped and dusted and shopped, and hoped we remembered how to do this! [...]

By |2020-10-22T12:20:54+02:00October 20th, 2020|environment, mindfulness, Therapy, Yoga|1 Comment

Changing humanity one person at a time

I felt a fair amount of trepidation ahead of spending my first Christmas away from family and friends, meditating with a group of strangers - but I have no regrets! Tara Rokpa Centre is situated in a beautiful part of South Africa’s North West Province, in a lush green valley where every day is full [...]

By |2020-01-10T11:31:28+02:00January 9th, 2020|dharma, environment, meditation, mindfulness|0 Comments
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