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Mon, 27 May


Yanada Retreat

Recharge Weekend Yoga Retreat (1)

Just in time after the busy summer, Catarina and Eriko welcome you to this juicy yet relaxing Yoga weekend to recharge and make YOU the priority. Only 90 min drive away from Sydney, in lushes green, away from the business. We invite your to immerse yourself into the gift of yoga.

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Recharge Weekend Yoga Retreat  (1)
Recharge Weekend Yoga Retreat  (1)

Time & Location

27 May 2019, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Yanada Retreat , 1741 St Albans Rd, St Albans NSW 2775, Australia

About the event

Just in time after the busy summer, Catarina and Eriko welcome you to this juicy yet relaxing Yoga weekend to recharge and make YOU the priority.

Only 90 min drive away from Sydney, in lushes green, away from the business. We invite your to immerse yourself into the gift of yoga.

Retreat includes 10 hours + of Yoga(Yang/Yin), Meditation, breathe awareness. and Yoga Nidra (Yogic sleep). We will have plenty of rest time to take a walk, read a book, plunge in to the inviting swimming pool or river! All meals are catered for with organic vegetarian feast. Let us know of any dietary requirements in advance!

Enjoy the quality time with yourself first and far most. Or with a friend/partner/new friends.

Location and venue:

90 minutes away from Sydney, 17 km from Wisemans Ferry. Yanada is a hidden gem, nestled in the lushes green, known since first European settlement as the Forgotten Valley. For detailed instruction, scroll below. We will e-mail you driving instructions on how to get there closer to the date. (Note: GPS do not work with the address. It takes you a longer to get there with GPS. )

Room offerings are half twin, king, and shared room with 5.


Single (share with 5): $720 pp

Half Twin (share with 2): $ 750 pp

King (sole use): $930 pp

Above shown are EARLY BIRD prices. Ends Thursday, 6th Dec!

After 7th Dec.

Single (share with 5): $770 pp

Half Twin (share with 2): $800 pp

King (sole use): $980 pp

Booking with a full payment is essential as space is limited! Please scroll down to see T&C.

About the hosts:

With Eriko’s caring, grounded nature and her precise alignment guidance, you will feel safe to explore your edge both physically and mentally. Eriko is known for her knowledge of anatomy and physiology and her safe and intuitive adjustments are one of a kind.

Eriko’s classes are dynamic and precise, with eastern flavour. Her teaching caters to a variety of practice modes, ranging from the more active held hatha and dynamic flow styles, to the slower, more restorative yin styles with focus coming to breathwork and meditation. She specializes in lower back pain management, focus/mindfullness, and anxiety reduction.

She grew up in Japan and US, moved to Australia, and she considers herself as a fusion of east and west and appreciates the best of both world with her blended perspective. Her upbringing has given Eriko the ability to relate to others. She is an ex-corporate turned to a Yoga teacher, bringing in the understanding of office work-related stress and pressures of the modern lifestyle.

Catarina is a Yoga teacher who has been practicing for over 14 years and teaching since 2008.

“I just happen to be on the right place, at the right time, with the most wonderful Yoguini teacher in my home country Brazil.

I never thought about spirituality, getting healthier, flexible, stronger, calmer, fixing life’s incidents and turmoils, finding something to pass time or any other reason that could attract one to engage into Yoga Practice. I had no reasons!!! Honestly, I had never heard of Yoga until that afternoon.

Since that precious day I found myself enrolling on a once, twice, three times a day Yoga session at this Ashram with the Yoguini teacher. I was introduced to mantras, rituals and a vigorous physical practice by her.

Within a year or so “Yoga took me over from my old life”. I gave up from my Business degree, my modelling career and eventually I left the Ashram and moved from Brazil to Australia.

When I am not practicing, teaching, or wondering in nature You will find me surfing, dancing, cooking or simple getting the “buzz vibe” from the city of Sydney or wherever I happen to be."

Terms and Condition


*Full payment required at the time of registration.

*At the check-out, you will see the bank account details to transfer the amount to confirm the spot.

*Please allow 24-72 hours for confirmation.


*Refund available 75% of full fee minus administration fee($100) up to 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the retreat.

*Refund available 50% of full fee minus administration fee($100) within 8 weeks, up to 2 weeks prior to commencement of the retreat.

*Non-refundable 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the retreat.


*If circumstances arise that require a transfer from the retreat on which you have a confirmed booking you will need to supply us with a request in writing.

*If a waitlisted participant can fill the space then you may be able to transfer your place to another applicable retreat at a cost of $100. This option is limited to one transfer only (after this, the regular refund policy applies) and depends upon a case by case assessment of your situation. If there are no waitlisted participants to fill the space the regular refund policy applies to your transfer.

*Fully refundable minus administration fee($100) if replacement is found by the participants.


*If the retreat is full, and should you wish to be on waitlist, please request in writing

Dietary requirement:

*We offer vegetarian meals. We can cater for gluten/dairy free. Please request in writing at least 3 weeks prior to the commencement of the retreat.

How to get to Yanada


Driving from Sydney and South:

DO NOT USE GPS or Google Maps directions to get to Yanada from the south. Use our directions below and / or do the following:

• Put Webbs Creek Ferry into maps

• Then put Yanada into maps

Crossing WEBBS CREEK Ferry is the correct way to get to us from the south. Any other route, such as using Wisemans Ferry or Bicentenary Road will take you on dirt roads and potentially add hours to your journey. We are between 90 min and 2 hrs drive from Sydney CBD depending on time of day.

• From Airport take M1 General Holmes Drive to City

• Take M1 Eastern Distributor, then M1 Harbour Tunnel towards Newcastle

• From City cross Harbour Bridge or M1 Harbour Tunnel towards Newcastle

• Now stay on motorway towards Epping and M2; DO NOT turn off towards A1 Newcastle

• Go through M2 Lane Cove Tunnel

• Stay on M2 for 17 km, towards Castle Hill

• Take A28 PENNANT HILLS ROAD exit. Turn right towards Castle Hill

• In 1.2 km take left turn onto CASTLE HILL RD, towards Castle Hill and Koala Park

• In 650m turn right at the lights into NEW LINE ROAD towards Dural

• After 6.2km this turn into OLD NORTHERN RD at a roundabout, towards Wisemans Ferry

• Follow this road for 40km all the way to Wisemans Ferry, passing through Glenorie (stop for Woolworths) and Maroota

• After steep hill down into Wisemans Ferry, turn left towards St Albans and take the Webbs Creek Ferry (NOT Wisemans Ferry) across to St Albans Road.

• The Ferry runs 24 hrs a day and takes about 5 mins.

• After Ferry stay on ST ALBANS ROAD towards St Albans for 17.6km.

• We are on the left, soon after the Sae Soon Conference Centre and 2.5 km before St Albans village.

Public Transport:

Wisemans Ferry is served twice daily on school days only by the 633 bus from Windsor Station (1hr trip from Windsor).

The following public transport options are between 40 and 60 mins from Yanada. There is an express bus to Dural from Sydney CBD and there are busses to Glenorie from Castle Hill. Pennant Hills or Windsor are the nearest railway stations.

Maxi Taxis can be arranged from Windsor Station.

Please check the link for more details :

If you have any questions, don`t be shy and send us a message here! Rooms are filling up and limited so be sure to secure your place! :)

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