A week long immersion at Heartspace Retreat Center, located in Yass River NSW.
Your training includes:
7 nights of accommodation at Heartspace Retreat Center
3 gluten free, organic farm to table meals daily
Organic Teas and snacks
Organic bamboo linen and towels
All training Manuals and certification
Exploration of the local trailheads and river
Access to all 14 acres of property
Continued guidance from YogaKoh faculty
An opportunity to host your workshop through YogaKoh
Join YogaKoh for a week in the country of New South Wales for our 40hr Advanced Training Retreat. This Retreat has been created for either; current yoga teachers, or passionate practitioners that are looking to grow their movement vocabulary, develop their practice and refine their teaching.
Over the 7 days we will dive into advanced asana and sequencing, what mobility is, and how to train it most efficiently, hands on assists, pranayama and meditation techniques as well as refining your teaching methods in the class room. You can expect discussions around the philosophy of the practice as well as time spent networking new ideas and developing content so you can take the next step in your teaching journey.
This course will count toward 40hr of the YogaKoh 300hr YTT as well as 40hrs toward Continuing Education hours with Yoga Alliance.
Heartspace Retreat is situated on 14 beautiful country acres. The majority of the accommodation as well as the dining room is situated in a gorgeous blue mud brick homestead.
A space that is committed to sharing their love of living, in harmony, with nature.
Rooms are spread between the main homestead and two new additional cabins.
All bedrooms are share style accommodation, with King Single beds and are complete with luxe, organic bedding. Bathrooms are set up with beautiful organic towelling and high quality organic toiletries.
During this retreat you will learn how to break the rules of yoga alignment, liberate yourself from repetitive movement patterns, and uncover your body’s natural intelligence.
You’ll use a range of techniques and modalities to challenge your mobility, balance, strength, skill, and adaptability. You'll discover a greater potential, while increasing your embodied awareness, as well as sparking your creative juices for new and exciting sequencing to come forward.
There will be labs on cue refinement, using props to fortify your joints and enhance your practice, and exercises where you will integrate unconventional asana movements into your sequencing. You’ll even discover why bending the knee past the ankle is a great thing after all!
Your comfort zone will be challenged. You will experience how different movement patterns support a strong and stable asana practice. And by the end of it, you’ll understand how you — and your students — can move better.
6:30am -> Morning Tea
7:00am - 9:00am -> Morning practice
9:00am - 11:00am -> Breakfast
11:00am - 1:30pm -> Class / Lab
1:30 - 2:30 -> Lunch
2:30 - 4:30 -> Down Time
4:30 - 6 -> Afternoon Practice
6:30 -> Dinner
All meals will be delicious, organic & biodynamic as well as gluten and dairy free, hand crafted for every guest.
A new, spacious all purpose built yoga room which faces the sunrise over the beautiful rolling hills of the Yass Valley. Equipped with all props.
Heartspace Retreat in Yass River is 2hr 45min drive from Sydney, and only 45 minutes from Canberra. No transport is provided but we will help arrange carpooling options.
Xinia has found herself to be an absolute mind and body nerd.
Over the past 15 years she has had extensive experience in the fields of dance, yoga, pilates, and performance coaching.
She has had a steady yoga practice since 2006 and is continuously studying the practice.
She visits India regularly to study in Mysore with Ashtanga Guru Sharath Rangaswarmy, at the Ashtanga Yoga Institute and in 2017 received her blessing to teach the Ashtanga method: Authorisation level 2. She has become dedicated to learning and sharing the practice and committed to keep the ancient traditions alive in today’s modern world.
In 2010 she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dance from AUT University. Here is where she started to learn applied anatomy through movement. She has performed and choreographed in many festivals and companies around the world and formed her own dance collective: Trip Stumble Fall Productions in New Zealand.
In 2014 Xinia completed a Diploma in Yoga from the Wellpark Natural Therapies Collage in New Zealand. This integrated more Hatha yoga and therapy practices into her teachings and personal practice.
Her work has allowed her to teach internationally in Australia, Bali, Egypt, Singapore, Sri Lanka and New Zealand. She has acquired an E-RTY500 teachers status and is a registered Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider.
She loves how every body is unique and each soul comes to the practice of yoga a little differently than the last.