Mindful Movement

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. [...]

Get Set for 2024: New Year Retreat

Do you need time to refocus and reconnect? Are you yearning to change direction or deepen your current work? Do you wish for a gentle start to 2024? How would it feel to start the year simply? This offering extends the Weaving Intentions retreat for a 4-night stay or includes the Speak with Clarity, Listen [...]

Speak with Clarity, Listen with Compassion

“When you are busy judging people, you have no time to love them.”  Marshall Rosenberg When interacting with others, we often find ourselves triggered and then communicate in ways that hurt or harm - ourselves, the other, or the relationship between us.  Our conditioned ideas of what it means to communicate, especially during times of [...]

Weaving Intentions

Instead of setting goals, making New Year’s resolutions, and creating long to-do lists, how would it feel to start the year simply connecting deeply with how you long to live? During this retreat, we will explore how to meet each moment of our lives with clarity and care, not just at the start of the [...]

Waters of Renewal

Join us for calm moments of flow, reflection, and renewal as 2023 comes to a close. Absorb the beauty of Tara Rokpa Retreat Centre (TRC), swim in "The Eye" (the deepest freshwater spring on the continent), walk mindfully, and sit under the waterfalls. Let go and Refresh. Together we will practice Zen in the tradition [...]

Letting Go

One day a donkey was walking along the road carrying a heavy load of baggage. He became very thirsty and finally spotted a little lake but it was way down off the road. So he took the load off his back, and ran to have a drink of water. When he came back the baggage [...]

Family Easter Camp 2023

This long weekend getaway in the glorious autumnal bushveld will be facilitated by senior Tara Rokpa Therapist Brion Sweeney, from Ireland. The weekend will be structured around the theme of  “Mindfulness in Everyday Life”. This will include Tara Rokpa Therapy methods and shiné meditation alongside specific mindfulness techniques given to Tara Rokpa therapists by Akong [...]

Befriending Your Demons – A Women’s Day Retreat

Join us for this 4-night retreat from Wednesday 9 August (public holiday) to Sunday 13 August with Vera Hey. You are also welcome to come for a shorter stay - email us for options. Men also welcome! “You cannot defeat darkness by running from it, nor can you conquer your inner demons by hiding [...]

Imprinting Intentions – a New Year Retreat

with Dr Lucy Draper-Clarke Perhaps there's no need for personal growth, to make a mark or to get ahead? Instead of goals, resolutions, and To Do lists, how would it feel to be present without resistance and to watch life unfold? If this sounds like the gentle invitation you need for 2023, then please join [...]

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 [...]

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