Emoyeni – Cultivating Wisdom & Compassion

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ONLINE MEDITATION SESSIONS

Join us for our online meditation sessions.
R200 for the month

Since the 28th of April, Emoyeni has been hosting 4 half-hour meditations each week using Zoom. To try and accommodate the differing lifestyles we offer a mix of morning and evening sessions:

Monday evening:  19.30 – 20.00
Tuesday morning:  07.00 – 07.30
Wednesday evening:  19.30 – 20.30  (extra 30 mins for questions/discussion)
Thursday morning:  07.00 – 07.30

WORK RETREAT

Weekend ~ February 12 – 14         

Work Retreats are a great way to see the reciprocal nature of service and Dana in practice. On a Work Retreat Emoyeni offers you free board and lodging at our beautiful centre in exchange for 10 hours of service spread over the weekend…

ZEN PEN

 A Writing, Being and Meditation Retreat

 Dorian Haarhoff

Weekend ~ February 26 – 28         

Standard rate: R2300 – R2700 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2800 – R3300(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

On this retreat we will explore the connection between writing and meditation. Both these states of grace slow us down so we can live in the moment. They increase our awareness and wake us up… 

YOGA MIND BODY SPIRIT

Explore the joy and healing of coming home to your body

 Mari-Louise van der Walt & Candice Janks

Weekend ~ March 5 – 7         

Standard rate: R2300 – R2700 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2800 – R3300(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

Presence is more than being mindful of our surrounds and experience. It is a deep sense of embodiment, of being at One with, and intimately connected into, the web of Life….

Come explore with us the intelligence of your body, the satisfaction and joy of living in and from our bodies, moment by moment, and the healing of coming home…

OUR INTERCONNECTEDNESS WITH ALL BEINGS

An Ecological-Buddhist vision to transform despair into constructive practice and action

 Amanda Dinan  and Mervyn Croft

3-Days ~ March 19 -22         

Standard rate: R3300 – R3700 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R3800 – R4300(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

As humans we intuitively know that our relationship with the natural world is one of interconnection…

On this retreat we will investigate the deep meaning of interconnectedness from an Ecological and a Buddhist perspective…

RELAXING INTO STILLNESS

A time for meditation, yoga, reflexology treatments and walking in nature

 Mervyn Croft with Pete Richer and Lauren Richer

4-Days
(Easter weekend)  ~ April 1 – 5         

Standard rate: R4100 – R4900 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R5100 – R6100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R600 – R3000

Take time during the Easter long-weekend to enjoy some contemplative space and give yourself the opportunity to relax and deepen your practice. Alongside some solid meditation practice, each day will include yoga sessions with Pete Richer and an opportunity for reflexology treatments from Lauren Richer.  We will also include nature walks in the Magaliesberg…

WORK RETREAT

Weekend ~ April 16 – 18  

Work Retreats are a great way to see the reciprocal nature of service and Dana in practice. On a Work Retreat Emoyeni offers you free board and lodging at our beautiful centre in exchange for 10 hours of service spread over the weekend…

VIPASSANA MEDITATION RETREAT

Meditation with calmness, mindfulness and insight

 Mervyn Croft 

4-Days  ~ April 23 – 27         

Standard rate: R4000 – R4800 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R5000– R6000(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R600 – R3000

A four-day Vipassana or Insight Meditation retreat gives us the opportunity to develop and deepen our practice. Within the framework of silence, we will be able to explore the three central practices of Buddhist meditation: calming the mind, training in mindfulness and developing insight through inquiry….

EXPLORING YIN & YANG - TAI CHI and BAGUAZHANG

 From inner harmony to self-defence

 Nayashen Naidoo

Weekend ~ May 7 – 9         

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

On this retreat we combine the Yang Family Tai Chi style with Yin Style Baguazhang to focus on harmonising mind, body and spirit. We will also explore the Tai Chi Straight Sword form…

FIGURINE & PUPPET MAKING AS A REPRESENTATIN OF THE SELF

A creative and explorative weekend with self-expression, relaxation and meditation

 Sharon Benatar

Weekend ~ May 7 – 9         

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

 Winnicott, the renowned psychotherapist, spoke about the link between creativity and creative living itself.

On this retreat we will explore and experiment with making a symbolic figurine, puppet – be it a spirit warrior or healing doll or a representative animal creature –  any form that comes to mind…

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Find Us

Google Earth: 25 deg 47′ 41.90″ S; 27 deg 33′ 22.21″ E
GPS decimal: lat -25.794800 long: 27.556224.

Emoyeni is reached by a dirt road, please drive slowly over the last 2 km.

Office Hours

Office hours for bookings:
Weekdays 8 am – 4:30 pm.

Please email, rather than call, us over the weekends.
We run retreats over weekends (sometimes in silence) so phone calls are problematic.

Contact Details

Emoyeni Retreat Centre, A65 Buffelshoek Farm,
Mooinooi, North-West, 0325

Email: retreat@emoyeni.org.za

Telephone: +27 (0)82 308 1533

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