Byron Bay Yoga Safari with Kate Westberg, Seriya Cutbush and Rebecca Gunson
Yoga, art, dance, music and meditation in the Byron hinterland
Yoga Glamp Retreat
11 – 14 March 2016
Byron Bay, Australia
Come and let your creativity flow at a weekend women’s retreat staying in luxury safari tents in the rolling green hills of the Byron hinterland with yoga, art and dance surrounded by the beauty of nature
Create and flow, let it go!
Wake up in a luxury safari tent to the sound of birdsong
Embrace the day at a morning yoga session with Seriya
Enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast under the trees
Let your creative side out at an art workshop with Kate
Sit down to a picnic lunch served to you on the grass
Spend some chill time swimming, reading or writing
Dance your heart out at a movement workshop with Bec
Take time out with chai and bliss balls in the chill tent
Feast on a gourmet dinner under the Byron stars
Calm your mind at mindful meditation with Kate
Sit around the starlit fire with Bec playing music
Sleep peacefully in your tent surrounded by nature
Glamping means glamorous camping and you will stay in luxury tents set up with everything you need. Set on a rainforest retreat in the Byron hinterland, there is a waterhole for swimming, trees for shade and grass for walking barefoot. There is also a swimming pool and a tropical garden along with a campfire under the stars.
Nourishing food is served to you each day by renowned retreat chef Stream from True Nature Cuisine. All of the meals will be sourced from local organic ingredients where possible, filling up your plate with beautifully presented food. You will take your meals in different natural locations so that each meal is a treat for you.
Yoga and Meditation
You will enjoy a range of styles of yoga to suit all levels of ability and experience. Seriya offers nourishing Yin and Hatha yoga, Kate does mindful movement and Yogalates and Bec brings Ashtanga and Vinyasa flow. Yoga sessions will be held both outdoors on the grass and inside one of the tents for more restorative classes.
Art, Music and Dance
Explore your creative side with dance workshops designed to move your body and connect to your soul. Be playful as you are guided in art sessions with Kate, using creativity to express yourself through colourful creations. Music weaves its way through the retreat with sound healing by Seriya and music by the fire with Bec.
Byron Bay Yoga Safari is an all-inclusive package that includes:
- Welcome circle
- 3 nights accommodation in luxury safari tents
- All organic vegetarian meals
- Teas and snacks in the chill out tent
- Morning and afternoon yoga
- Silent walking meditation
- Art workshop
- Healthy cooking talk and demonstration
- Evening Yoga Nidra for restorative sleep
- Closing circle
Support for homeless women
Support for a homeless women’s project in Byron Bay called The S.H.I.F.T. Project that helps take women from disadvantage to empowerment.
Arrival and registration from 1pm
Welcoming Circle 3pm
Closing Circle 12pm
Optional pickup from Byron Bay
Create and flow, let it go!
Glamping retreat in the rolling green hills of the Byron hinterland with yoga, art and dance in a beautiful natural setting
Kate Westberg, Yogafari
Kate is the owner and founder of Yogafari who offer yoga safaris around the world that combine yoga with adventure activities. She believes in the healing power of nature and enjoys teaching a mixture of yoga, pilates and meditation. Her philosophy is to walk gently on the earth and inspire others to connect to the beauty that surrounds us.
Yoga and Meditation
Kate offers a mixture of yoga and pilates with a strong yet gentle style that focuses on yoga as a form of moving meditation. She is trained in restorative yoga and brings about a sense of mindfulness into her teaching. She offers yoga classes, private sessions, workplace wellbeing workshops, business retreats and yoga safaris.
Travel Writer, Therapist and Yoga Teacher
Kate writes about responsible travel that gives back to the local people and the environment they live in. She thinks of herself as a storyteller and through therapy she is able to help others to heal themselves. Yoga allows her to bring all of her skills together to bring about a sense of balance and improve overall wellbeing.
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Seriya Cutbush, Akshaya Healing
Seriya is certified in Daoist Yin Yoga and traditional Sivanada Hatha Yoga, and has trained in the Hawaiian tradition of Kahuna Bodywork. She is also a certified Remedial Massage Therapist, Intuitive Healer, Shamanic Sound Healer, Crystal Healer and Kirtan Singer (devotional chanting). She never stops learning and recognises the benefits of constantly developing her skills.
Seriya is the Experiences Co-Ordinator at the Crystal Castle, training facilitators, and developing and running workshops offered to visitors from all over the world. Shambhala garden tours, learning about the healing properties of crystals and doing a music of the plants workshop. She weaves her deep passion for nature, crystals and healing in the hills just behind Mullumbimby.
Seriya runs women’s retreats in Byron Bay and international yoga and adventure retreats. Her background in theatre, music and teaching has given her a solid foundation in group facilitation, leading groups up to 500 people at festivals and yoga studios throughout Australia. She offers everything from a place of authenticity by combining her extensive practical knowledge with heart. See more photos and other events by this presenter