Australia’s first ever Women’s Camp, exploring The Seven Steps to Happiness, will run from Friday the 27th to Monday the 30th of September 2013. On the 27th registration at the camp will begin at 9am and continue until noon, allowing time for camp set-up. The camp will then begin with lunch at 12pm.
The camp is being held at the beautiful Lokananda Retreat Centre in Point Pass, South Australia. Accommodation will be camping, although there are a limited number of dorm rooms also available. If you would like to arrive at the venue on the evening before the camp starts, an extra charge of $60 will apply, this can be paid in cash upon arrival. Vegetarian meals will be provided throughout the camp. Further information about the venue is available at http://www.meditationyoga.com.au/pages/lokananda.html.
Lokananda Retreat Centre is located about an hour and a half north-northeast from Adelaide’s city centre and just a little farther from the Adelaide International Airport. Once out of the city (about 20 minutes), the drive is on excellent roads through the vibrant South Australian countryside. The nearest town is Eudunda. Lokananda is on the right side as you enter the town from the south, next to the Point Pass Hotel. A side gate is the entrance. Ample parking is available on the street.
For interstate travellers there will be a bus leaving the Adelaide airport for the venue on the Thursday evening before the camp starts and also the Friday morning. Buses will also be available to transport camp goers back to the airport on the Monday evening when the camp finishes. An extra cost of $40 (return) applies. This can be paid in cash on the bus. If you would like to book a place on the bus please indicate on your application form. Please book your flights to arrive before 3pm if arriving on Thursday evening or 9am if arriving on the Friday morning. Please book flights to depart Adelaide after 7pm on the Monday night to allow travel time from the venue.
WHAT TO BRING
The weather in South Australia in September/October is usually around the low twenties. It can get cold at night and rain is possible so please make sure that you bring warm clothing and bedding as well as a raincoat or umbrella.
For practicing Kundalini Yoga it is recommended that you wear white, natural fibre clothing. A head covering is highly recommended and a warm shawl or blanket is advisable. You will need to bring your own yoga mat and/or sheep skin as well as any props or cushions that you may need. Filtered water will be provided but please bring your own water bottle.
For people staying in dorms you will need to bring linen as well as a pillow and a doona or sleeping bag for your bed. For anyone who is camping you will need to bring your own tent and bedding. We ask that all attendees do not bring valuables to the camp.
Traditionally Women’s Camp is a time for women to come together without the responsibility of children and family. Children are not allowed to attend the camp but it is possible that nursing mothers are able to bring infants with them. Please advice us if this is the case.
competitive environment. The camp is a not-for-profit event that is run by volunteers. As such we ask that all participants take part in Seva (selfless service) to ensure the smooth running of the camp. Please indicate on your application form which seva team you would like to be part of.
If you are unable to attend women’s camp after booking we need to receive a written request for a refund sent to Balwant Kaur firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a non-refundable admin fee of $100. All other monies will be refunded prior to 20th September 2013 after this date there is no refund.
“We are on this planet to love each other, to serve each other and to uplift each other. We have come on the Earth to give, not to take….. Give and you will be given virtues. And that will give you God” ~ Yogi Bhajan