Rocklyn is a yoga ashram offering traditional aspects of yoga through wellbeing programs and accredited learning. The Ashram is distinguished by its tranquil setting nestled within the depths and silence of the Wombat State Forrest near Daylesford.
During a stay all the major branches of yoga i.e hatha, bhakti, jnana, raja, kriya, mantra and karma yoga are practised in a systematic way to integrate all the different layers of the personality, providing physical and pranic wellbeing, mental relaxation, self understanding and inner peace.
The day begins with a morning class of asana, pranayama, meditation and vedic chanting. According to the type of stay you choose varied and interesting karma yoga projects are allocated in the morning and afternoon. Yoga Nidra (relaxation) is practised before lunch. Periods of silence are present for reflection. Other traditional practices include kirtan, mantra chanting and havan (fire ceremonies) for peace and personal wellbeing.
Time is available to: explore the numerous forest walking or bike riding tracks, the natural silence, engage with others, or explore the Saraswati Library.
Over the years, with a vision to meet the evolving need of the individual to live a conscious and fulfilling life, unique retreat options from day visits, relax and meditation weekend & mid week retreats, two 3 month Sannyasa Ashram Life and the Living Consciously 1 week to 1 month retreats have been developed. Yoga & Ashram Life provides a full window of opportunity to live the ashram life for an extended time. Modules 1 & 2 of the Diploma of Satyananda Yoga Teacher Training are available each year.
For more information visit http://www.yogavic.com/. Also see contact details below.
A393 Dean Barkstead Rd
P03 5345 7434
When you are helpless, when you have nowhere to go, when your body is completely tired and broken, when your mind does not function, then your soul becomes free to unite with Him. The bulb breaks and the energy returns to the power house.
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