Sound Sangha Retreat 2019
Sound is a vessel for healing, a mirror for self- enquiry, and a soothing balm for the soul. Join us from October 25-27th for weekend retreat at the serene and energetically balanced property Askara, at Willunga Hill, Fleurieu Peninsula South Australia.
Wonderful workshops all weekend including sound healing, sacred music, body movement & more:
- Morning practise (yoga/movement, breath, sound meditation)
- Soundbath (of course!)
- Healing songs & chanting
- Chakra sounds & sacred voice
- Sound & instruments workshop- explore techniques to use sound and your voice as a tool for your own wellbeing & personal practise
- Intention/ Goal setting
- Connect with nature on this gorgeous property
- More TBA !!
Our personal retreat chef will create delicious vegan meals with a focus on local & organic produce. (Please inform us of any other dietary requirements upon booking.)
Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch
+ yummy snacks & teas all weekend
About your hosts, Michelle & James Byrne
Michelle and James have been working together for over ten years, since forming a musical partnership in 2008. They have been offering Soundbaths every first Friday of the month since 2013.
Their love of sacred sound and songs has developed over time, together gathering information and attending many workshops including two immersions at Ecstatic Chant retreat with Deva Premal & Miten (2011 & 2019.) Michelle has also completed the Healing Sounds Intensive ten day retreat in Colorado, USA with world renowned Sound Healing expert Jonathan Goldman (2017), and holds two Diplomas in Sound Therapy through the British Academy of Sound Therapy (2013/14). In addition she holds a Diploma of Music (2007) and has been a singing teacher for twelve years. Shanti Sound was created in 2011 as a platform to share the uplifting power of sound and music to create peace and wellness.
James is the creator of Cosmic Tone Instruments which was also established in 2011, his beautiful tone drums are now used by sound healers, yogis, meditators and happy holistic humans all over the world. James holds a Cert IV in Music and is currently completing his Diploma of Life Coaching. James is passionate about enabling everyone to feel that they can play music and has been teaching guitar for almost twenty years.
Askara is a tucked away treasure, a place of harmonic resonance and coherency where you will feel more than well: recharged, de-stressed and healed! 89 acres of Askara's land has been fully balanced and energetically charged. Simply by staying at Askara you will feel the effect of the enhanced electromagnetic field of the Earth immediately. The minute you drive through the gate this healing place supports you. It provides a sense of increased safety, peace, stability and well-being. Located at the top of serene Willunga Hill with space for 16 guests.
The retreat is suitable for couples, friends and individuals who would like to spend the weekend immersing in practises of sacred sound, mantra, music & singing for relaxation and wellbeing.
The retreat has space for a maximum of 16 guests.
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY MAY 31st
A reservation requires a deposit of $250 per person
The deposit is non-refundable, if you cancel your booking.
Full payment must be made by September 13th 2019
Limited spaces available, bookings open from 12pm May 31st.
Accommodation in bunks, sofa bed and one queen bed are in non-private apartments with shared bathrooms. There are also four private queen rooms available, two with shared bathrooms with one other room, and two private queen rooms with private bathrooms.
Different price points are available for single option or shared bed/room.
Retreat + Accommodation pricing (All Inclusive)
Bunk Accommodation- Single $550
Sofa Bed (Non-Private Apartment)- Shared with partner/friend- $420pp
Sofa Bed (Non-Private Apartment) - Single $620pp
Queen Bed (Non Private Apartment)- Shared with partner/friend- $440pp
Queen Bed (Non-Private Apartment)- Single $630pp
Queen Bed (Private Room)- Shared with partner/friend $520pp **SOLD OUT**
Queen Bed (Private Room)- Single $705pp
Queen Bed (Private Room+ Private Bathroom) - Shared with partner/friend $590pp
Queen Bed (Private Room + Private Bathroom)- Single $735