Yoga with Paradise Courses 2016

The practice of yoga in Fiji is one of utter tranquillity. The warmth of the climate makes your muscles relax and you will find yourself settling into poses with ease and grace. The setting of the yoga shala with its sweeping  views over the bay is stunning.

Our offering of retreats in 2016 schedule brings back a number of previous teachers and also adds some exciting new ones.

Come alone or bring a friend – either way, you’ll have privacy when you need it and companionship when you want it. And if you have a partner who wants to come along but not join the course, that’s fine – there’s lots to do.

Yoga

Tread lighter on the earth, Therapeutic hatha yoga with Liz Bennett, July 16 – 23

COURSE CONFIRMED. Bringing together a well- tuned knowledge of the body through physiotherapy and hatha yoga, Liz teaches in a diverse and deeply insightful style that encourages you to explore your body and discover your strength and stability through breath and body awareness with movement. During this retreat you will develop skills in your nervous system to feel and integrate your body, breath and mind; to move with more ease, and to nurture your lightness and power as you walk through life.

Yoga Corner – lighting up corners of the mind and body – with Amy Leonard – August 6 – 13

FULLY BOOKED. Amy has the flexibility to cater to both experienced yogis and beginners. She loves the fire and dynamism of a challenging practice – but also values the benefits of a calm, restorative practice. And remember that what is challenging to a beginner is just fine – you never need to feel you should strain yourself to keep up. And for those who love a fast, hot practice – that won’t be a problem. The daily workshops are hatha based, sometimes working with long holds and slow transitions, and sometimes with vinyasa flows.

Sadhana Yoga 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training : September 3 – 26

COURSE CONFIRMED. This 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified Teacher Training program will give you much more than a certificate. It will be a personally focused journey that you share with others. We are all on our own path, but that path leads us to the same place. In this way we can support each other through the process.

Yoga Retreat with Adriana Cortazzo, Oct 22 – 29

COURSE CONFIRMED. Adriana’s first visit to Daku Resort left her with the conviction that the yoga room was a truly unique place, an impression confirmed after her next two retreats: "I’ve traveled the world and have practised in many varied and beautiful locations but the yoga shala at Daku is by far the most divine I have experienced. The view is breath-taking… the room is perched high, nestled amongst palm trees overlooking the serene ocean."

Pacific Yoga Flow with a touch of pilates Deidre-Lee Allen May 27 – June 3 2017

There is a strong focus on core stability and strength within each session and a positive attitude towards achieving balance and abundance in health and well-being. Every day there will be two sessions of an hour and a half each: an early morning sunrise session, and a late afternoon practice, with a break on Wednesday afternoon.

Nurture and Nourish the Body and Mind Gabrielle Boswell Aug 19 – 26 2017

Whether you are looking to deepen or begin your yoga practice, contemplate where you want to go with your life, explore ways to de-stress or simply take some well earned time out, this retreat is the ideal answer. Explore the balance between ease and effort through gentle asana practice, guided relaxation and meditation with an emphasis on creativity and ease of flow between postures – a moving meditation.

Ashtanga Yoga with Mark Robberds – Aug 26 – Sep 2 2017

Mark Robberds is an internationally known and respected teacher of Ashtanga yoga. He incorporates the philosophy of yoga into his talks, music and devotional songs, so that the deeper aspects of the yoga tradition can connect people and bring them closer together.