This 8 day yoga retreat in the beautiful backlands of Byron Bay promises to be a wonderful escape from day-to-day life with lots of of yoga and mindfulness sessions, delicious food, stunning retreat grounds, and plenty of time to enjoy the amazing surrounding nature, 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! We will integrate yoga philosophy and mindfulness techniques such as pranayama and meditation, connect to nature, to help 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: Morning 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

The retreat starts Saturday the 24th of October at 5PM and finished Sunday the 1st of November at 9AM.


This retreat is held at the beautiful GYMEA Eco Retreat Centre and Healing Spa which is a sustainable eco retreat venue & healing spa positioned at the base of majestic Wollumbin (Mt Warning) in the northern rivers region of New South Wales. The property and facilities provide a rejuvenating and re-energising environment. More info:


Gymea eco retreat centre's rooms are all equipped with 5-Star eco beds. All room furnishings are organic or biodynamic and all rooms, although modest in size, are conveniently located and have their own storage, shower, basin, toilet and individual art. More info:


  • Shared (2 Singles or 1 King bed)​ $1,850

  • Single (King) $2,250

What's included:

  • Morning meditations,

  • Daily Yoga Flow sessions,

  • Evening Yin yoga sessions,

  • 8 nights accomodation,

  • Daily beautiful vegetarian meals, morning/afternoon tea,

  • 120min Healing Spa circuit (includes use of Sauna, Steam Room, Magnesium Plunge Pool & Ozone Hydrotherapy Spa),

  • Traditional Welcome to Country / Smoking Ceremony and Fire ceremony, with traditional fire lighting, traditional language, local history and storytelling around the fire,,

  • Cooking class by True Nature Cuisine
  • Plenty of time to go for a walk in the stunning nature surrounding the retreat, to relax and swim in the 20m Magnesium / Potassium mineral swimming pool,

  • Meeting new friends for life.

  • Yoga teachers earn 80 CDP points by attending this retreat.

A $300 deposit is required to secure your spot. When paying your deposit email me to let me know your preferred accomodation (

How to get there:

Please click HERE for details on how to get to the retreat. Group transfer from Ballina Airport can be organised.  

Suitable for...

This retreat is suitable for all levels of experience as long as you are interested to deepen your yoga practice and are open to explore new aspects of yoga journey.


This retreat is held at the beautiful Gymea Retreat, in the hinterland of Byron Bay. Gymea is nestled in a quiet secluded valley connected to expansive grounds of naturally undulating rainforest with walking tracks and stunning views of Wollumbin / Mt Warning. 

For Who

Anyone with a desire to deepen their yoga journey.


Saturday 5PM start and Sunday 9AM finish. A detailed schedule will be provided before the start of each intensive. All meals are included.


Single and Shared accomodation is available


From $1,850 (including accomodation and all meals)



Contact Anneriek on 0439 886 185 or


Anneriek has an unique ability to allow you to embody the flow of the yoga practice, connecting to your inner power with fluidity. She has studied yoga traditions for over 20 years and is a Senior Yoga Teacher with experience in multiple yoga disciplines, including Prana Flow, Yin, Asthanga and Vinyasa Yoga.

What people say about Anneriek's retreats

She who wants growth -  I am not the same person who walked through the wooden gates. Thank you for being such a generous teacher, your intelligence and wisdom. Something has shifted in me. ~Pam


You gorgeous soul, Anneriek. I’m feeling so incredibly blessed and grateful with a beautiful shift manifesting. Thank you for bringing me to the tribe this retreat and sharing some unique experiences, you’re amazing! Namaste - Lisa


Anneriek’s knowledge and wisdom overflowed which she so generously shared, making this retreat a truly wonderful experience. ~Janey

Thank you thank you thank you wow to an amazing powerful and full heart felt retreat, so much gratitude and love xxx - Danielle

There was no judgement but space for truth, something magic happened, there was space for being seen and feeling heard.  It was really special…in one moment... we all became at ONE xx Thank you doesn't seem enough.  Blessings to you all XX - Lesley

Thank you beautiful sister for all your sexy smoking powerful love energy and wisdom.  I am forever grateful xx - Linda

I loved the whole retreat. Being taken on a journey of the self. Beautifully guided by Anneriek, who is only too willing to ‘be there’ for each one of us. ~Dido


Book in using the "Buy Now" button or contact Anneriek A non refundable $300 deposit is required to secure your spot. Payment in full to be made 30 days before the start of the retreat. All meals are included. 


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 "2020Flow" + your first name as reference

Cancellation Policy

  • $300 deposit is due upon acceptance into the retreat. 

  • Final balance is due 4 weeks before the start of the retreat. 

  • For cancellations more than 4 weeks prior to commencement, all fees will be refunded less the $300 deposit.

  • For cancellations within 2 week prior to commencement date, no refund is given.

Yoga 4 You

475 Halcrows rd

Cattai, NSW . Australia