Dharma Shala Rebirth Community Gathering

Posted on Mar 22, 2016
Dharma Shala Rebirth Community Gathering

On Saturday the 19th of March we celebrated the rebirth of our sacred space! Dharma Shala owners Rod & Mari, yoga teachers, students & the community enjoyed connecting through a very special evening of cleansing & blessings including a traditional welcome to Country & smoke ceremony, an aromatic Indian flower puja & soulful kirtan concert. […]

India Retreat 2015 Memories | Film by Kasia Hamann

Posted on Dec 23, 2015
India Retreat 2015 Memories | Film by Kasia Hamann

  India Retreat 2015 Retreat Memories Thank you for capturing and sharing the Yoga Travel Company 2015 India Retreat experience Kasia!! This beautiful film was created by one of our retreat guests, and captures memories from our journey through Chennai, Auroville & Sri Shakti Amma’s Ashram in Vellore… Enjoy the film!

Finding Utopia in Auroville, India

Posted on Dec 22, 2015
Finding Utopia in Auroville, India

Finding Utopia in Auroville, India Journey to the Heart India Retreat November 2015, the ultimate Yoga Travel Company experience… For many of us this was our first visit to India, so it was great foresight to spend our first evening together at one of Chennai’s more gracious hotels, a safe and luxurious introduction to the […]

The Guru Experience | India Retreat 2015

Posted on Dec 20, 2015
The Guru Experience | India Retreat 2015

The Guru experience It’s every yogi’s dream to travel through the motherland of yoga and tap into the wealth of ancient wisdom that underpins the fundamental foundation of yoga. Rich culture, tradition and primordial yogic principles are still very much alive and well in India, allowing the Western yogi a special opportunity to connect to […]

A taste of Byron Bay…

Posted on Oct 27, 2015
A taste of Byron Bay…

A taste of Byron Bay… One of the many delights Byron Bay has to offer is the local farmers markets, and there’s a great number of them too! Spoilt for choice really- Byron Growers Market, Bangalow Farmers Market, and the Mullumbimby Farmers Market just to name a few. And all of which our “celebrity chef” […]

A Yogi’s Fable | Byron Bay 2015 retreat…

Posted on Oct 27, 2015
A Yogi’s Fable | Byron Bay 2015 retreat…

A Yogi’s Fable… Upon commencing our 2015 Byron Bay retreat we were told of an inspiring folk tale to set the tone & motivate us through the retreat journey ahead. A story worth sharing and a message worth remembering… The scene is set in ancient India, where society operates strictly within the confines of the […]

Gaia Oasis Mountain Retreat: Giving back to the community…

Posted on Jul 17, 2015
Gaia Oasis Mountain Retreat: Giving back to the community…

“Service to humanity is the source and goal of yoga”- a sentiment that inspires Rodney Sen and Mari Pizzinga, founders of the Yoga Travel Company.  The very essence of this phrase captures the pure intention behind their yogic ventures, both personally and professionally. Their involvement with numerous charities (as listed below), is a testament to […]

5 discoveries from sitting in silence

Posted on Jun 8, 2015
5 discoveries from sitting in silence

  As always mornings at Meet Your Maker yoga retreat are silent until lunch time. That is, from 4.45am when pranayama practise starts, until 12pm when our asana session wraps up. As an avid chatter box, I was thinking this could be difficult, but manageable. I then found out that this year, Remy decided to […]

Pure Energy

Posted on Jun 2, 2015
Pure Energy

A brief insight into our 2015 Meet Your Maker yoga retreat at Gaia Oasis, Mount Abasan, Bali… “Meet Your Maker- what a bold and daunting name for a retreat” I found myself thinking prior to commencing, “how can we possibly delve into this concept and resurface in one piece in just 9 days?” Thankfully we […]