Spring Retreat with Stephanie Dowrick – Mana Retreat Centre, New Zealand



Spring Retreat


Spring Retreat with Reverend Dr. Stephanie Dowrick


“This retreat has been a deep refreshment for my parched self… With all the support and love offered here, I have begun to feel life entering once again into my body, my soul and my spirit.”  – Judy S


Start Time: 6 pm. You can arrive any time after 3.00pm.
Course finishes after lunch on Sunday 28th or Wednesday 1st.

Price:  Spring Retreat:
3 days – 25th – 28th September 2014 – $695
6 days – 25th – 1st October, 2014 – $1,195

Price includes shared accommodation – with all linens, organic vegetarian meals and the use of all facilities. NZ$100 deposit for each course reserves a place.

Inquiries and Bookings: –
Please use the Registration/Payment link at the top of this page or phone Mana Retreat on +64 7 866 8972.
Early registration is advised as numbers for this retreat are strictly limited.

Spring at Mana Retreat Centre is the perfect time for inner and outer renewal with writer and interfaith minister Stephanie Dowrick who is one of our most experienced and deeply appreciated retreat leaders. Together we will rediscover what best supports a sense of inner stability and confidence that makes the most of life, whatever our outer circumstances.

We will look deeply into what it means for each of us to be “well” – to the very last – and also what it means to be happy, and at relative peace within ourselves. During the first three days we will combine teaching, reflection, meditation, discussion and questions – with plenty of time to rest as well as enjoy the company of one another.
There will be an opportunity for those people who are doing the full 6 days retreat to have a short personal meeting with Stephanie to discuss any spiritual questions you might have.

Our optional 3-day extension offers a smaller group a deepened experience of silence, meditation, rest and reflection. Supported by short daily teachings, with ample time for personal questions and guidance, this is highly recommended for those seeking an even greater depth of renewal and peace.

Enjoy the exceptional community experience of retreat life, with ample time for reflection, teachings and discussion, along with delicious vegetarian food, beauty of nature, and rare care for mind, body and spirit. Body treatments available. Our days will be spent enjoying a mixture of inspirational teaching from Stephanie, discussion in small groups, meditation and reflection and rest in silence.

Nourishing vegetarian food, walks, rest and optional body treatments including Watsu deepen the joyful “Mana” experience. This is a retreat that can truly refresh mind, body and spirit, led by one of Australasia’s most experienced and popular workshop and retreat leaders.

This year the Annual Spring Retreat at Mana will be followed by three optional days of increasing peace, silence, rest and meditation and the opportunity for short personal meetings with Stephanie for those that wish it.

CANCELLATION: 14 days or more prior to the event the deposit may be transferred to another event within 12 months or refunded less $50 admin fee. Cancellation within 14 days forfeits the deposit.

For more information about Stephanie Dowrick, and her books including Forgiveness & Other Acts of Love, Choosing Happiness and Seeking the Sacred.Visit Stephanie’s website…click here  View and Download the PDF here –  Dowrick-Spring.pdf

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