During this silent retreat we will deepen our understanding of Mindfulness, Compassion and Wisdom teachings of the Buddha to connect with our hearts. We live in times of great instability and stress, this is an opportunity to strengthen our capacity to calm the body, heart and mind to be responsive. Retreat sessions will include silent meditation, dharma talks, heart practices and community discussions. Phumla Shongwe will be offering Yin and Restorative yoga throughout this 7-day retreat.
Phumla Shongwe is a qualified yoga teacher and healer. She began her yoga journey in 2007 as a student and completed her first teacher training in 2011 qualifying as an Ashtanga yoga teacher. She also teaches Yin yoga, Restorative yoga and Children’s yoga. She is currently completing her Kundalini yoga teacher training level 1, while also embarking on a two year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training with the Sounds True Foundation in the USA. She encourages her students to reach beyond their perceived limitations to achieve their full potential.