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Aug 2016

Choosing Freedom with Jonathan Chambers

Aug 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pmAug 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

August 26-30, 2016 Weekend Option is available.   Freedom is attained though a series of choices, made day by day, moment by moment.  According to the historical Buddha, absolute freedom is our birthright.  Closer than the tip of our nose, it is our natural state, and by attaining it, we serve our own best interests as well as the greater good. But in this world where stress, conflict, uncertainty and confusion are commonplace, a personal sense of freedom can be…

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Jan 2017

Mediterranean Meditation Retreat with Ian and Alicia Melrose

Jan 21, 2017 @ 9:00 amJan 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday 2pm 21st to Tuesday noon 24th January 2017 The Mediterranean Meditation Retreat provides a three day holistic and relaxed experience with daily meditation, yoga, delicious Mediterranean vegetarian food and spiritual group discussion / documentaries. The retreat offers an opportunity to learn mindful speech and will also partly be in silence. Mindful writing and time to explore the beautiful retreat surroundings are some of the activities available to enhance your recuperation. The meditations are non-secular and cover teachings from different…

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Dec 2017

Garden of Mindfulness Family Retreat: Wisdom, compassion & courage

Dec 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pmJan 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

28 December 2017 – 4 January 2018

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Jan 2018

Confidence in the Path Meditation Retreat with Bonni Ross

Jan 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pmJan 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

14 – 28 January 2019

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Aug 2018

Explorations & Meditations on Nature with John Massey

Aug 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pmAug 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

17 - 19 August 2018

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Dec 2018

Garden of Mindfulness Family Retreat: Pan and The Magical Forest

Dec 28, 2018Jan 4, 2019

28 December 2018 – 4 January 2019

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Jan 2019

Confidence in the Path Retreat with Bonni Ross

Jan 14 @ 6:00 pmJan 28 @ 2:00 pm

FULL: 14 – 28 January 2019

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Apr 2019

Courage! Tara for Today Retreat with Bonni Ross

Apr 19 @ 6:00 pmMay 19 @ 2:00 pm

19 April – 19 May 2019

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Sep 2019

‘Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There’ – Breathing Meditation Weekend (Now Full)

Sep 13 @ 6:00 pmSep 15 @ 3:00 pm

13 – 15 September 2019

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Spacious Mind Fearless Heart Retreat with Jeremy Logan & Kanya Stewart

Sep 18Sep 22

18 – 22 September 2019

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Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. People visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the peace of this remarkable destination. The Wangapeka is a purpose built retreat centre, with fresh clean air and beautiful vistas. It is very quiet and ideal for respite, stress relief and deep meditation. We have a meditation hall, solo retreat huts, a main hall for dining and community, and a fully catered kitchen and an onsite vegetable garden.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Meditation Centre is a Universalist centre home to a wide range of teachings, paths, and studies. Retreats are held on Mindfulness, Vipassana, Insight, Heart based practices, Loving Kindness, Calm-abiding, Metta, Compassion, Conscious Movement, Nature, Forest Walks, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Zen, Dzogchen, Mahamudra, Mahayana and Vajrayana teachings with Empowerments and Sadhana Practice.

We are located in the foothills of the Southern Alps overlooking the Wangapeka River, about an hour and a half drive SW of Nelson, in the South Island of New Zealand.

We have meditation retreats throughout the year, have huts available for solo retreats, and welcome bookings from external groups. There are also opportunities available to work on our land. Come and enjoy this uniquely vibrant and peaceful centre.

355 Wangapeka River Rd
R.D.2. Wakefield 7096
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 522 4221
wangapekacentre@gmail.com

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