Archive of Past Events

This page includes the previous six months of events, workshops and retreats at Kawai Purapura.

If you would like to book an event, workshop or retreat please contact the Retreat Manager, retreat@kawaipurapura.co.nz

Ascension Fitness and Animal Flow workshop: Sunday 2 March

Ascension Fitness and Animal Flow workshop: Sunday 2 March

with functional training and postural alignment expert James Painting from the UK. This one off workshop will help promote fitness on all levels through a functional work out consisting of many body weight exercises, from static postures to dynamic type training. The session will be based on natural movement patterns influenced by many forms of movement based on disciplines like yoga, Pilates, gymnastics and animals too! The idea is to remind the body of its natural design, and help correct alignment issues through the restoration of bio...

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Massage Certificate & Diploma courses: from March 3rd

Massage Certificate & Diploma courses: from March 3rd

Certificate in Relaxation Massage courses Diploma in Therapeutic Massage courses Full-time and Part-time options available. NZQA approved and eligible for loans and allowances. Open Day You are invited to an Open Day at the Wellpark North Shore Campus at Kawai Purapura: Saturday 15th February, 2pm-4pm, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland. You can meet the tutors, ask all your questions about the programmes, and check the enrolment process. There are also options to Live & Study at the North Shore Campus – the residential...

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Reiki 1 Seminar (Usui Ryoho): 7-8 March (Fri-Sat)

Reiki 1 Seminar (Usui Ryoho): 7-8 March (Fri-Sat)

Enhance your life and well-being with Reiki. Learn how giving yourself Reiki harmonises your being, resulting in more inner peace and a better realisation of your abilities and gifts. Topics covered include: How Reiki works, the 7 chakras, the meaning of holism and the casual nature of dis/ease. How to share Reiki with other people and animals. How to harmonise your food, water, plants, crystals and the other uses of Reiki. Extensive practical time and ongoing support is included. This seminar certifies you as a Reiki Practitioner. Sandra has...

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The Brain Spark Spa: Sunday 16 March

The Brain Spark Spa: Sunday 16 March

A Wiring Warrior Event hosted by Janis E Grummitt Learn cutting-edge science and develop skills that will help you attain and retain peak mental acuity over the age of 40. Your brain is your future. Your brain defines your life, happiness and success. Are you missing out on discovering the most simple and effective ways to make your life better? Make sure you come to this relaxing and practical day. I will share my five personal infallible insights for building a better brain; you will have the chance to talk with others, try out some of...

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Embody You: Sunday 16 March

Embody You: Sunday 16 March

The seeds of growing healthy embodied asana through embodied anatomy, a Body Mind Centering® workshop. With certified teachers of Body Mind Centering® Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad Join Olive and Otto for a day of diving deeply into the exploration of embodied anatomy and the developmental movement patterns. Together we will take a holographic exploration of the human body to understand self and increase physical potential through movement and hands on study. We will explore the  heart, lungs and digestive system and related...

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Healing The Sacred Hoop Retreat: 21-23 March (Fri-Sun)

Healing The Sacred Hoop Retreat: 21-23 March (Fri-Sun)

Join Gail Whitlow, Ruben Saufkie, Gil Aguilera and Billie Thunderbird for a weekend of Healing and Remembering. Set in the beautiful grounds of Kawai Purapura, join us for a Women’s Circle and a Men’s Circle, two circles honouring the old ways, celebrating Medicine Wheel Teachings, Prayers and Purification Practices: There will be a Sweat Lodge on the Friday for those who wish to take part. The Hoop represents life – the Completion of the Cycle of Life to death to rebirth. The unbroken hoop is the image of wholesome wellbeing –...

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Mother Earth Weekend: 22-23 March 2014 (Sat-Sun)

Mother Earth Weekend: 22-23 March 2014 (Sat-Sun)

A very special opportunity to spend the weekend with our beautiful Mother Earth & Inner Earth Elder Lahkyah Channelled by Devahnah Ellandria Author and Artist of Live You – The Sacred Geometry Fulcrum Point Program  SAVE THE DATE!COMING TO NEW ZEALAND MARCH 22 & 23, 2014 The Earth sees you, hears you and knows what you want to achieve in this lifetime. She understands the desires of your Higher Heart and what it is you need from her. This is your opportunity to receive her help, guidance and the gifts she longs to give...

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Auckland Spiritual Interest Group: Wednesday 2 April

Auckland Spiritual Interest Group: Wednesday 2 April

Palmistry Jocelyn Alexander, also known as Mareka, has been doing palmistry and tarot readings for almost 30 years. During our meetup, she will make us work in pairs with identifying hand shapes, and reading life lines, islands, dots on our palms. Time permitting, we may even go through the heart line, head line and fate line. Please bring your glasses or a magnifying glass so that you can see the finer details. I would like you to move around and partner up with different people throughout the evening so you can evaluate the different hand...

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Introduction to Buddhism: Thur 3 April

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Introduction to Buddhism: Thur 3 April

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten The guru to many of the world’s gurus, H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wisdom & compassion of this renowned great yogi, scholar, and teacher. Led by H.E. Choden Rinpoche the evening talk will give an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and a chance for questions and answers. Date: Thursday 3rd April Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm Venue: Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills...

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Initiation: Friday 4 April

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Initiation: Friday 4 April

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten The guru to many of the world’s gurus, H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wisdom & compassion of this renowned great yogi, scholar, and teacher. H.E. Choden Rinpoche will bestow the medicine Buddha initiation. A full explanation of the practice and visualisations that are involved will be transmitted, creating a secret space where the healing can take place....

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Oral Transmission Medicine Buddha Sutra, Mantra & Sadhana: Sat 5th April

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Oral Transmission Medicine Buddha Sutra, Mantra & Sadhana: Sat 5th April

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten The guru to many of the world’s gurus, H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wisdom & compassion of this renowned great yogi, scholar, and teacher. HE Choden Rinpoche will give Oral transmission of the Sadhana and Mantra. The Medicine Buddha the Sadhana is a visualisation and meditation practice used in conjunction with the mantra which is held to be extremely...

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Retreat with Geshe Gyalten: 6-9 April (Sun-Wed)

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Retreat with Geshe Gyalten: 6-9 April (Sun-Wed)

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten This retreat will be led by Geshe Gyalten with a very dynamic and enriching style of practical teaching that speaks to where we are right now, today in our lives. The format of the retreat will be a very effective experiential combination of teaching and guided meditation, enabling us to learn about Rinpoche’s teaching and empowerment into tangible, concrete, beneficial action for ourselves and others. The practice of Medicine Buddha, the Supreme Healer is not only a very...

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International Yoga Festival: 11-13 April (Fri-Sun)

The Third International Yoga Festival at Kawai Purapura A festival weekend created for yogis, yoginis and anyone curious about yoga. Friday night to Sunday night, 11-13 April 2014 With over 75 different workshops and seminars to choose from, and over 40 facilitators – spiritual leaders, masters of asana, creators of fun – we offer yoga in all its brilliance, wisdom and intrigue. Discover a love of yoga that is inexhaustible. Immerse yourself in the creative flow of asana and breath. Surround yourself in the fun of a festival, with...

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Homegrown, not-for-profit Yoga Festival: 11-13 April (Fri-Sun)

Homegrown, not-for-profit Yoga Festival: 11-13 April (Fri-Sun)

Now into its third successful year, the Kawai Purapura International Yoga Festival continues to bring local and overseas leaders to its North Shore campus. Set in 19 acres of native bush and yet just 15 minutes from downtown Auckland, the festival is very family-friendy. Being no alcohol, no drugs and smoke-free makes the festival unique in its attraction and purpose. This year, we are delighted to be hosting Swami Atmamuktananda, much loved teacher from Satyananda Yoga in Australia, Mark Whitwell, international teacher of the Heart of Yoga,...

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A Food Feast Too @ Yoga Festival 12-13 April

A Food Feast Too @ Yoga Festival 12-13 April

With over 50 workshops and seminars, plus activities for everyone – from yoga practice to meditation to the kid zone – keeping the brain and body well nourished is essential. The 2014 International Yoga Festival has plenty to tempt your taste buds. Indigenous Foods (wrapped in ancient wisdom) Organic Foods (enlightening to tantalise your soul) Vegetarian & Vegan Options (delicious wholefoods) Superfoods and Powerfoods – AND Smoothies The range of food on offer from our Festival restaurant and cafes will...

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Isotopes at Yoga Festival: Saturday 12 April

Isotopes at Yoga Festival: Saturday 12 April

All is one! Three sacred forms harmonised: sound, movement, spoken word – forming “Isotopes” (Zane Lazos, traditional and invented acoustic instruments; Siri Embla, movement/kinetic-sculpture; Gus Simonovic, poetry) “Isotopes” welcome you on a zen-like journey into the meta-universe where air is filled with a virtuoso magic of Zane’s middle-eastern sounds – forming a soundscape that gives space for the velvety words of poetry by Gus, to linger … while Siri´s kinetic-sculpture brings you to the pure presence –...

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SAMA workshop: Sacred Movements and Dance: Sat 12 April

SAMA workshop: Sacred Movements and Dance: Sat 12 April

This practice blends the spiritual arts of Qi Gong, Tibetan breath meditation, yoga, pilates and chakra toning, with free form dance and live music with a strong African flavor Sama’s musicians use intricate and spacious instrumentals, waiata, kirtan and toning to create an experiential and experimental journey through the elements that celebrates our unique expression as human beings in these New times and our ultimate connection to Source. The Sama represents a mystical journey of spiritual ascent through mind and love. Turning towards the...

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Bana Kuma: April 15 & 16 (Tue-Wed)

Bana Kuma: April 15 & 16 (Tue-Wed)

Transform Your Self, Transform Your Reality – Experience The Core Of All Possibility with Music, Story, Ceremony And Direct Council With Spirit Bana Kuma refers to our power as creators and the process by which our thoughts become reality. The Bana Kuma calls us to expand into our greater selves and to create our own realities. This is a living wisdom engaged through music, story, art and ceremony. The Bana Kuma does not claim to have the answers. Instead it is a means of guiding ourselves. It is not a religion or a belief system from...

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The Art of Silence (Part 2): 17-21 April (Thur-Mon)

The Art of Silence (Part 2): 17-21 April (Thur-Mon)

The Art of Silence (Part 2) The Art of Silence Course provides optimal conditions for going deep within, quieting our mental chatter, and experiencing deep rest and inner peace. By participating in various course processes specifically designed to take us beyond our usually active “monkey minds”, we experience an extraordinary sense of peace and renewed energy that we carry home with us. The course features:  Rejuvenating yoga & Advanced breathing techniques  Two to three days of guided silence practises  Unique guided...

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Trance Sitar & World Reggae: Friday 18 April

Trance Sitar & World Reggae: Friday 18 April

with Prosad Canadian Sitarist and Multi-Instrumentalist Looping: electric sitar, guitar, didgeridoo, saxophone, vocals and more … Join us for a night of uplifting music & dancing – ALL WELCOME. Date: Friday 18 April Tickets: $15 advance, $20 door. Venue: Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Contact: bookings@prosad.net for advanced tickets More info:...

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Mother Earth Day: Easter Tuesday April 22

Mother Earth Day: Easter Tuesday April 22

A spiritual celebration of Mother Earth Day Facilitators: Murray Stentiford, Adrienne Grace Programme (on time start 10 .30 am) 10.30 am Sowing the seeds of healing for Mother Earth 11.00 am A blessing “Blessed is the Mother Earth” 11.15 am Break 11.30 am The ocean of life – visible and invisible 11.45 am A blessing “Blessed are the Thanksgivers” 12.00 am Break 12.10 pm Visualisation of the Elements 12.25 pm Creation through art and song 12.45 pm Gratitude sharing 1 pm Finish Date: Easter Tuesday April 22 Times:...

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Nia White Belt Training: Apr 25-May 1 (Fri-Thur)

Nia White Belt Training: Apr 25-May 1 (Fri-Thur)

The Nia White Belt Training is a personal powerful journey of experiential body mind education; a sensation-rich week of self discovery which will change your body, your thoughts, your emotions; how you live, dance and play. Step into Self-Awareness through your body. The Nia White Belt is the first step into the movement, music and magic of a somatic education that inspires, motivates and educates through your body-mind-emotion-spirit. Experience incredible personal growth and fitness in this lifestyle training. During the Intensive 50+ hours...

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Embody You – Organs and Glands Workshop: 26-27 April (Sat-Sun)

Embody You – Organs and Glands Workshop: 26-27 April (Sat-Sun)

Join Olive and Otto for a weekend of kinesthetic awareness through embodied anatomy. Together we will investigate how Body-Mind Centering® can support our asana practice. We will take a holographic exploration of the human body to understand self and increase physical potential through movement and hands on study. We will explore the dimensionality of our organs, the magic of our glands and the sequencing power of our developmental movement. In studying somatics we not only learn about ourselves but come to understand how we learn. Bonnie...

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One in the Field workshop: Sunday 27 April

One in the Field workshop: Sunday 27 April

Using his beautiful music in a natural Surround environment, Jeffree facilitates this One-Day workshop that opens the inner portal for hyper-communication and group alignment consciousness. Jeffree explains: “Dancing the inner pathway through Stillness and Movement meditation arrives at the field of combined intentional healing and the profound centering of the inner self – all in the key of music. “As many of you will be aware, One in the Field is the title I have given to my new CD album. It also succinctly describes the...

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200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training – next weekend mode begins May 3rd

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training – next weekend mode begins May 3rd

The Kawai Purapura Yoga Teacher Training allows you to: embark on a flexible and meaningful career, enabling you to help others enhance personal development and deepen your transformational journey gain international recognition to optimise worldwide opportunities The 200-Hour Training is a foundation-for-teaching program. The 500-Hour refines and expands your expertise and proficiency in teaching and deepens your personal practice. All course modes are held at Kawai Purapura, Albany, North Shore, just 20 minutes from Auckland CBD and 40...

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Living Love Kundalini Yoga & Sacred Voice Naad Yoga: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

Living Love Kundalini Yoga & Sacred Voice Naad Yoga: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

Dangerously good for you! Fun & Loving Life-Changing Event to Rock Your World! Transformational Self -Healing Techniques – Organ-Meridian Training – Sound Healing – High Energy Chant Experience – Yoga Therapy Training – Dynamic Group Healing. Release old limiting beliefs & emotions which no longer serve you. Journey to Unite with your Divine Self! Dates: 3rd & 4th May 9:45 – 17:30, Venue: Shanti Yoga Studio, Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Book NOW Email:...

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Mark Whitwell Advanced Yoga for Everyone: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

Mark Whitwell Advanced Yoga for Everyone: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

This is a rare opportunity to experience Mark’s teachings for the short time he is in New Zealand. Come and explore the five principles of advanced personal practice. With Mark’s skilful and heartfelt guidance you will experience: Empowering your Yoga, your life: The Five Principles of Krishnamacharya Dive into asana, pranayama and meditation as a seamless process. Advancing Your Yoga Practise Experience the nurturing principle as a constant in your life from now on. Hatha and Hrid are 2 vital Sanskrit words from the Great Tradition....

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HypnoBirthing, the Mongan Method: 6-9 May (Tue-Fri)

HypnoBirthing, the Mongan Method: 6-9 May (Tue-Fri)

The Wave of the Future in Birthing Education Offering the Most Comprehensive Educational Programs for Birthing and Beyond Join the international network of HypnoBirthing® childbirth professionals, who are finding it professionally exciting and rewarding to work with the most remarkable technique to appear on the birthing scene in several decades. Enjoy the rewards that come from teaching relaxation, visualization, fear release, and guided imagery to assist pregnant couples in achieving a gentle, normal, safer, and more comfortable birthing...

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Something BIG: Tuesday 6 May

Something BIG: Tuesday 6 May

.. open your heart and have a giggle 6.30-8.00pm: Dru Yoga with Becca | 021 085 14741 8.00-9.00pm: Laughter Yoga with G-Love | 021 318 682 9.00-9.30pm: Songs & Kirtan Date: Tuesday 6 May Venue: Whare Kahikatea, Kawai Purapura, Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Suitable for all Yoga mats and blankets available Cost: Koha...

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Children Massaging Children: Saturday 10 May

Children Massaging Children: Saturday 10 May

Children Massaging Children Programme: Short Professional Development Course This workshop is for people who work directly with children. It will give them tools and skills expanding their professional portfolio with methods to teach children empathy. Schools and ELC teachers Early Childhood Centres Holiday Programme Providers Home-Based Care Centers owners Events for Children providers Award winning & scientifically proven programme … resulting in children becoming calmer, happier and friendlier towards each other. When: 10 May...

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Cancer, Healing & Wellbeing: May 16-23 (Fri-Fri)

Cancer, Healing & Wellbeing: May 16-23 (Fri-Fri)

8 Day Residential Program with Drs Ruth and Ian Gawler Accessing the heart and science of Lifestyle Medicine – Offering genuine hope for all those affected by cancer. With cancer comes many challenges. The obvious health issues, the potential life changes, treatment regimes, adapting to a new way of living, maybe even a new way of being. There is hope. What you do, along with those around you can make a huge difference; maybe even the difference between life and death. Ian Gawler overcame a particularly difficult cancer that began in...

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Reiki First Degree Seminar: 23-24 May (Fri-Sat)

Reiki First Degree Seminar: 23-24 May (Fri-Sat)

with Sandra Daubney BA(Psych) Reiki Master-Teacher (1990) Reiki enhances your natural healing ability, harmony and well-being. Topics covered include how to treat yourself and others, the nature of dis/ease, how Reiki works on the casual level and the 7 chakras. The other uses of Reiki (on animals, plants, food etc) and how Reiki complements all other therapies will also be covered. Extensive practical time is included. Seminar Times: Friday 23rd May 6.30-9pm and Saturday 24th May 9.30-5pm   Cost: $225 with an Early Bird Special of $199...

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Radical Forgiveness Ceremony: Monday 26 May

Radical Forgiveness Ceremony: Monday 26 May

facilitated by Helen Barnes You are invited to come along to this powerful sacred healing ceremony to heal not only your own pain and wounding, but to help heal the collective consciousness of humanity of all the pain and suffering of lifetimes and generations of carrying fear consciousness in the very cells of our beings. It is time now to be our true essence, LOVE. Yet to be love we need to let go of all our collective manifestations of fear consciousness such as our feelings of shame, guilt, anger, resentment, abuse, neglect, hatred,...

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Oncology Massage Module One: 27-29 May (Tue-Thur)

Oncology Massage Module One: 27-29 May (Tue-Thur)

Three day training programs for Massage and Bowen therapists Oncology Massage Module is a competency based, certificate qualification (CPE points are awarded by Massage New Zealand) for qualified Massage and Bowen therapists who are working with people with cancer and other complex health issues in their private practice. On completion, and the with appropriate qualifications, you will be eligible for Module II. Module II graduates can then join our International Therapist Listing, S4OM and advertise as an Oncology Massage Therapist in...

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Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Experience a unique program to enliven your Body, Mind and Spirit through the Power of Raw Juices and Detoxification. Learn simple techniques specifically designed to reconnect you with your body and the natural world. Melt away the stresses of everyday life in a relaxing five day experience and allow yourself to be guided gently along the path to wellness and wellbeing. Take tips home and enhance your wellbeing every day of your life. First week of each month: June 2-6 ::  July 7-11 ::  Aug 4-8 ::  Sept 1-5 ::  Oct 6-10 ::  Nov 3-7 ::...

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Peace In Peace Out Fundraiser: Saturday 7 June

Peace In Peace Out Fundraiser: Saturday 7 June

A Fundraiser to support the work of our yoga educators in New Zealand prisons. Share a 20 minute Om chanting for solidarity with all our brothers and sisters, stories of transformation and more music and chant.   To be involved please contact Emma Bickley soulsounds.nz@gmail.com Date: June 7, 2014, 1:00pm–3:00pm Venue: Whare Kahikatea, Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland  Contact Email: soulsounds.nz@gmail.com Contact Phone: 09 473...

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SingFest weekend: June 27-29 (Fri-Sun)

SingFest weekend: June 27-29 (Fri-Sun)

This is a singing workshop for everyone with a larynx. A weekend of funky originals, Sasa dance thinking person’s pop/rock, Maori and Samoan musical delicacies, and cherry picked world music bon bons, used as a portal into a world where open ears and a goodly collective pulse take us to a place where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. There will be special activities and surprises on the Saturday night, and also the chance to enjoy some of the other beautiful singing spaces at the retreat. Stephen Taberner is a singer,...

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200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensives: July & September

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensives: July & September

The Kawai Purapura Integrated Yoga Teacher Training Programs are flexible, affordable courses designed for the working person. We have chosen specialist teachers and designed the programs to support you in an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of each of the eight limbs of yoga. The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training provides excellent foundations in human anatomy and movement, increases your awareness and understanding of the postures and ensures your teaching is appropriate and safe. The 200 Hour is a foundation for teaching program. All...

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Past Life Exploration: Sunday 6 July

Past Life Exploration: Sunday 6 July

How would you like to experience a Group Regression? We will have 3 past life explorations. One before a light lunch and 2 after. (Lunch will be provided.) During the first session, I will lead the group into a deeply relaxed state, and then into some past lives, which would be of relevance to you in this life time or in the present time. The next session will be focussing on your relationships with the people in your life, and the third one would be relating to any physical problems or emotional issues. The sessions will be very personal and...

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Mrithyunjaya Homam: Sunday 20 July

Mrithyunjaya Homam: Sunday 20 July

The ceremonial fire ritual of homam is a very powerful tool for spiritual progress. We give our prayers and offerings (oblations) to the supreme Lord to burn our negativities in the sacred fire and bless us with inner strength, peace, health and wellbeing. Performed By Br. Shraddhamrita Chaitanyaji, a disciple of world renowned Indian spiritual leader Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known throughout the world as Amma, or Mother, for her selfless love and compassion toward all beings. The homa is free to attend and watch, though if you wish the...

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Mid-winter Chillout Show: Saturday 26 July

Mid-winter Chillout Show: Saturday 26 July

Phoenix Belly Dance invites you to our mid-winter Chillout show!!! Performance showcase and opportunities to mingle and dance This event will be something between a hafla (party) and a show! We will have tables and chair audience set up, so bring your picnic basket with food, and dress up if you like!  We will also be having spot prizes and auctions! Date: Saturday, 26 July 2013 Time: 6:30pm Show (doors open 6pm) Venue: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Tickets: $15 adults /$10 kids (u/13) / $20...

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Yoga Movement as Therapy: 6-Week course with Vincent Bolletta

Yoga Movement as Therapy: 6-Week course with Vincent Bolletta

Monday evenings from August 4th, 6:00pm–7:30pm Exclusive new North Shore yoga workshops with Vincent Bolletta Vincent’s practice and passion is teaching therapeutic yoga sessions where the multi-dimension healing properties of yoga can come to life. Improving your practice and assisting in yoga understanding is always forefront in the workshops and trainings by Vincent. Foundations of enhanced practice (August 4) Learning the essentials of practicing in a safe and intelligent manner. Essentials of balance (August 11) Using breath...

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Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Experience a unique program to enliven your Body, Mind and Spirit through the Power of Raw Juices and Detoxification. Learn simple techniques specifically designed to reconnect you with your body and the natural world. Melt away the stresses of everyday life in a relaxing five day experience and allow yourself to be guided gently along the path to wellness and wellbeing. Take tips home and enhance your wellbeing every day of your life. First week of each month: Aug 4-8 ::  Sept 1-5 ::  Oct 6-10 ::  Nov 3-7 ::  Dec 1-5 Retreats include: A...

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Sacred Geometry and Self-Empowerment: Saturday 9 August

Sacred Geometry and Self-Empowerment: Saturday 9 August

Metamorphosis – Evening Presentation by Jonathan Quintin There is a profound order to the universe. This order stands independent of chaos, space, time and even creation itself. Yet it can be mathematically verified and shown in pictures. Sacred geometry is the means in which we can engage with this order. The primary shapes, patterns and forms that emerge from the circle and sphere are encoded with the laws of creation. They are keys that can unlock our minds to more of who we are and open us to the greater whole. The presentation includes...

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The Deep Relax: Sunday 10 August

The Deep Relax: Sunday 10 August

Finding Your Balance through Conscious Relaxation  Relax, Restore & Rejuvenate – Join Us for 3 Wonderful Hours of Restorative Yoga Sunday 10th August 2014: 1pm – 4pm  Lotus Sanctuary, Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, North Shore, Albany, Auckland $39 – Early bird $30 Spaces Limited – Bookings essential. Bookings & Inquiries: Contact Ra on 021 866 767 or...

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John of God Australian Event: Wednesday 20 August

John of God Australian Event: Wednesday 20 August

Preparation & Information Evening I have been privileged to be one of John of God’s Official Casa Guides taking guided group healing retreats for many years now, to see this humble man known around the world as John of God at his healing sanctuary in the modest town of Abadiania in Brazil. Since we revealed the exciting announcement about John of God coming to Sydney, Australia from 22-24 November 2014, many of you have asked me to guide you during your time at this amazing event. Whilst it would be a great honour for me to do this, I...

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Myofascial Release Therapy Training Course: 23-24 August (Sat-Sun)

Myofascial Release Therapy Training Course: 23-24 August (Sat-Sun)

> See Fascia as the Creator of Form and Structure in our Bodies – one continuous web wrapping and connecting everything > Learn How Fascia Determines the Functioning of our Muscles – strongly influencing our range of motion and movement > Learn What Causes Fascial Dysfunction and How it Impacts our Bodies > Learn How Myofascial Release Therapy Can Restore Fascial Integrity and have a Profound Effect on the Body Set 1: The Fundamentals – Two Day Weekend Workshop ! Class 1: Introduction to Fascia! Class 2: Head...

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INORI Prayer, Conversation with Something Great: Sunday 24 August

INORI Prayer, Conversation with Something Great: Sunday 24 August

Japanese Documentary Film Directed by Tetsu Shiratori A truly awe-inspiring documentary of the frontier science research to reveal the power of prayer through a life story of Dr. Kazuo Murakami, the most prominent Japanese geneticist, and a collection of interviews with a holistic health pioneer Deepak Chopra, M.D., a cell biologist Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., and a prolific researcher on human consciousness Lynne McTaggart. INORI Prayer gives its viewers an opportunity to open their eyes and every possible sense to the urgent calls of the mother...

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Free Public Yoga Classes: 30-31 August (Sat-Sun)

Free Public Yoga Classes: 30-31 August (Sat-Sun)

The graduating students of the weekend-mode 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program at Kawai Purapura invite you to attend two free Integrated Yoga Classes. Kawai Purapura is set on 19 acres of beautiful native bush in Albany, just 12 minutes from downtown Auckland. These classes are suitable for all levels of yoga, providing a snapshot of what is involved to become a yoga teacher. You can stay and chat with students and teachers after the classes. No pre-booking necessary. Arrive with your yoga mat and water bottle. Saturday 30 August...

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