Yogafest Retreat Somers | June and November

Can I bring extra food and drink?

No. We prefer people not to bring their own food and drink and to enjoy the beautiful vegetarian food that is lovingly prepared for us each meal by our volunteer cooks. There are no cooking facilities for guests to use or places to store food. If you feel you need some extra snacks during the [...]

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What is ‘seva’?

Seva is a sanskrit word which can translate to “selfless service”. Seva is common in ashrams in India as a way to give back to the community in attendance. It’s a lovely way to connect with the community, to share the spirit that we’re all here together to enjoy and from a practical note it [...]

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Do I have to do everything on the program?

No. It’s your retreat weekend and as we are set in the beautiful landscape of native bush and the sea at Somers, this is a perfect time to rest, restore, enjoying the peace and quiet. The program is full and is offered by the large team of teachers so that there is something for everybody.

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I’m new to yoga – will I be ok with the classes?

Yes! Teachers are highly experienced and ensure students are given appropriate options. The program also offers beginner-specific classes at each yoga session and there are restorative and relaxation classes which are open to all.  There is a large group of teaching staff at Yogafest and anyone will be happy to talk if you would like [...]

By |2018-05-01T02:54:58+00:00February 8th, 2017||0 Comments

What level are the yoga and meditation classes?

Yoga classes range from beginner to experienced and will be highlighted for ease of participation. Teachers are experienced in presenting classes for different capabilities and ensure students are well cared for. Meditation sessions in mornings and evenings are held together in one group and provide a supportive environment for all participants. Yoga classes are themed [...]

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Can children come?

Only by prior arrangement can children attend. Yogafest is not promoted as a family-friendly event as we maintain a quiet focus over the weekend but under special circumstances arrangements can be made. Please contact organisers first before booking with children.

By |2019-08-17T21:42:05+00:00February 8th, 2017||0 Comments

What if I have dietary restrictions/concerns?

After you have booked and paid for your time, please contact Yogafest organisers to discuss your restrictions on We have a very dedicated and experienced team of cooks who are happy to consider options where necessary. The food served is vegetarian and there are always options of what to eat each meal so you can [...]

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