Discover Your Natural Bliss

Silent Day Retreat

Sunday 27 January 2019

10.00 am – 4.00 pm

A silent retreat day to embrace stillness and understand key elements to create bliss

in your own magical tranquil sanctuary.

Cost per person $65.00

Venue: The Lotus Yoga Centre, 91 Ruapehu Street, Paraparaumu


The Art of Mindfulness

and qi gong 1-day silent retreat

Saturday 23 February 2019, 10 am – 4.30 pm

Led by Rachel Tobin

Replenish your energy & vitality! Relax your mind & body!

Enjoy a day for yourself in a lovely, tranquil setting to tap into the power of the now

and rediscover your inherent OK-ness. Enjoy the benefits of relaxing your body, and give your mind a rest from over-thinking.

In this retreat, mostly silent for participants,  we will explore mindfulness meditation and qi gong as a way of opening to a place of  stillness and presence.

During the day you will learn and practise:

Sitting and walking mindfulness practice,

Qi gong warm ups to energise your body and prepare for qi gong,

Qi gong practices that you can take home to use.

Fee: $95 (includes coffee and teas, snacks, plus all tuition. Please bring a vegetarian lunch to share)

Venue: The Lotus Yoga Centre, 91 Ruapehu Street, Paraparaumu

For more information or bookings contact Rachel 021 473 012


Now, in this Moment

Mindfulness course for children

Led by Rachel Tobin

Wednesdays, 4.15 – 5.15 pm 

27 February – 10 April 2019 (Term 1)

Offer your child tools to increase calm and wellbeing.

Research overwhelmingly shows that mindfulness training helps children become more resilient, more thoughtful and more empathetic.

In this 7-week course, for 8 – 10 year olds (ish), children will learn how to:

Reduce stress and anxiety

Practise gratitude

Understand the relationship between thinking + feeling in the body

Appreciate the connection between all things….. and lots more!

Spaces are limited to 12 – Bookings essential!

Fee $120 (for 1 child) – includes weekly emails and mindfulness recordings.

Commitment required to practise daily with your child between sessions. 

 To register or for more information contact Rachel  021 473 012


Alive to Thrive Unity Meetings

Ros Goldsbrough, the founder of Alive to Thrive, a centre to help people transform their dreams into reality, and Licensed Unity Teacher facilitates regular meetings at the Lotus Yoga Centre on Sundays.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

11.00 am – 1.00 pm followed by a shared vegetarian lunch at 1.00 pm.

The schedule of dates for 2019 is
Sunday 13 January
Sunday 10 February
Sunday 10 March
Sunday 7 April
Sunday 5 May
Sunday 9 June
Sunday 7 July
Sunday 4 August
Sunday 01 September
Sunday 29 September
Sunday 27 October
Sunday 24 November
Sunday 15 December

What to expect: Music, meditation, a short teaching piece and taichi qigong.
What to bring: an open heart, a vegetarian dish to share, a love offering (donation), and a friend.

For more information please contact Ros 021 08181 584