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Joy of Yoga - 17 - 25 June 2017

This 9 day yoga intensive in tropical northern Queensland (Mission Beach, 2 hours south of Cairns) promises to be joyful and challenging, with early morning starts to salute the sun while it rises from the ocean, various types of asana practices (including playful yoga sessions on the beach), chanting, moving meditation, cleansing breath work, delicious food, and plenty of time to enjoy the amazing rainforest, beach, to swim and relax. 


Let’s take some time to unwind, to let go of your rules, your responsibilities, your worries. Let’s be playful and connect to likeminded people while doing the thing you love: Yoga! Try out various types of yoga (like flow, yin, acro and supported yoga), integrate yoga philosophy and mindfulness techniques such as pranayama and meditation, connect to nature, deepen your awareness and enhance your happiness and well-being.


Anneriek creates a trusting and open environment to share and explore your experience. Each day typically includes: Early morning pranayama and meditation, 2 asana sessions, philosophy/theory session and other theme related activities.

Live the life that makes your heart beat louder, 
The life that sets your bones sweetly on fire,
The life you can’t stand not living,
Answer the blossoming calls of your wild soul.
~ Sarah Harvey


This intensive is held at the beautiful Sanctuary Yoga Retreats in Queensland, “A haven of tranquility in a setting of breathtaking beauty”. With secluded beaches meeting the Great Barrier Reef, unique accommodation, dedicated yoga space, massage and delicious cuisine, Sanctuary Retreat is the unspoilt paradise. Located amidst lush tropical Rainforest, overlooking the Coral Sea , in Bingil Bay, two hours south of Cairns. For more details 



During the intensive you’ll explore the different aspects of yoga. You see how you can integrate yoga philosophy principles into your practice and life. You’ll look at subtle energies and mind-body connection. With a daily pranayama practice you explore the balancing effect breath can have. During the meditation practice your will learn to connect to your mind and let go of thoughts, enhancing feelings of enthusiasm, joy and peace.


Anneriek has an ability to teach challenging practices in a light hearted and joyful way. She’ll be guiding you through:

  • Early morning pranayama and (guided) meditation

  • Two yoga asana classes per day (various styles)

  • Yoga philosophy

  • Theme related afternoon/evening activities


The intensive is suitable for all levels of experience however some yoga experience is recommended. Participants are asked to open their minds to deepen their yoga practice and to explore new aspects of their yoga journey.



  • Shared (2 people):

    • Rainforest hut, shared bathroom  $1,490 (1 double or 2 single beds)

    • Rainforest hut, own bathroom $1,590 (only double beds left)

    • Deluxe cabin $1,890 (only 1 queen left)

  • Single:

    • Rainforest hut, shared bathroom  $1,750

    • Rainforest hut, own bathroom $1,910

    • Deluxe cabin $2,390


A non refundable $200 deposit is required to secure your spot. Payment in full to be made by the 15th of May 2017.


Accomodation details:


Prices include: multiple daily yoga sessions, 8 nights accomodation, delicious vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner, morning/afternoon tea, access to the pool, beach and the amazing rainforest surrounding the retreat, and transfer from and to Cairns. You just have to get yourself to Cairns. 


The charter bus to pick up from Cairns airport leaves at around 1-1.30pm Saturday (allows for the Melbourne / Sydney flights to be in). On check out day (Sunday) the bus will leave around 9am to get to the airport for 11ish. Please book your flights accordingly.




Book in using the "Buy Now" button or contact Anneriek A non refundable $200 deposit is required to secure your spot. Payment in full to be made 1st of May 2017. 

Payments can be made via cash, bank transfer or secure credit card payment. Payment plans can be organised.

Bank details:  

  • Commonwealth Bank Windsor

  • Account name:  Johanna Favelle

  • BSB:     062 622

  • Account no:     10409912

Please put your full name as reference

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