Awaken Yoga Retreat


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3rd-5th May, 2019


Over this two night wellness retreat, Yarisha Singh will guide you through a series of classes and workshops designed to create an awakening for your body, mind and spirit. Set in the exquisite Pumula Retreat, the natural escape of the subtropical forests and Indian ocean will certainly add to your transformation. Nourished by the wonderful vegetarian food provided by chef Kristin Mackenzie, it will be a weekend feast for all your senses. 

Yoga... intensive yoga classes for all levels of expertise where you will journey on our mats daily to expose a rejuvenated self!

Play... fun filled workshops packed with activities to rediscover your laughter and inner child!

Creation... a collaboration with nature to reveal intriguing elements of yourself!

Meditation... an opportunity to pause, observe, listen and manifest!

The Instructor:

Yarisha Singh

Yarisha had an extensive 15 year award winning professional dance career specialising in Contemporary and Flamenco dance as well as in dance Choreography. In 2009, Yarisha began to intensify her yoga practice in order to rehabilitate her dance injuries. It was a natural progression to complete her teacher’s examination in which she qualified with Distinction. In 2010, Yarisha left South Africa and traveled Asia for two years with her husband where she taught English and Yoga. Whilst in Phuket Thailand, she worked as a yoga therapist and detox consultant at a Detox Retreat Centre helping to heal guests with various emotional and physical problems. On their return home, she founded her new Yoga and Wellness venture called Yoga by Yarisha which she ran for five years in Johannesburg before relocating to KZN. It was here that she taught at two top studios in Umhlanga gathering a beautiful following of students who enjoyed her unique classes. Although now based in Cape Town, she continues to offer yoga classes, yoga therapy and wellness retreats across South Africa bringing healing to people from all walks of life. Yarisha was also featured on SABC’s Mela television programme where she presented Yoga segments. Her style of yoga is influenced by the variety of yoga training she has received, her travels as well as her extensive dance career bringing you an authentic and dynamic practice rooted in spirit, intuition and general life experience! 


3rd May 2019

4.30pm Arrival with meet and greet

5-7pm Opening Ceremony: Welcome, Ritual Circle, Yoga Nidra

7pm Dinner

4th May 2019

8-9.30am YOGA

9.30am Breakfast

11.30-1.30pm PLAY workshop

2.30pm Lunch

4-5pm Yin practice and MEDITATION

5-7pm Drumming circle

7pm Dinner

5th May 2019

8-9.30am YOGA

9.30am Breakfast

11-1pm CREATION workshop

1pm Lunch

2.30-3.30pm Closing ceremony


Price is per person sharing and is inclusive of all classes, workshops, meals and accommodation. Single rates on request.

Sunrise: Seaview, private bathroom R2900

Duiker: Seaview, shared bathroom R2800

Loerie: Forest view, ensuite bathroom R3000

Hyrax: Forest view, shared bathroom R2700

Hornbill: Forest view, shared bathroom R2800

Bushbuck: Forest view, shared bathroom R2800

Mdoni: Forest view, ensuite bathroom R3000 (2 people) R2700 (4 people)

Come & immerse yourself in a weekend that will leave you feeling invigorated & ready.