Zen Buddhist & Yoga Retreat

Our mantra is simply “to be of benefit to others”. We offer free retreats for cancer patients.

Instructors 2

Rosalie (Mawar) Allan

Rose has been studying yoga, meditation, and massage therapy for over 30 years. She believes in keeping the practice gentle, yet challenging, using her knowledge of both the physical and psychological self.

Fushin Daijo Yin Chao

​Fushin began his practice of meditation in the late 1970s and the study of Buddhism in the late 1990s. Ordained as a Zen Buddhist priest, he brings to the program 40 years of knowledge and understanding.

Reviews 18

Elissa Callaghan

from Australia, October 2018

"Wonderful and enlightening experience"

The hosts were lovely and very informative. Loved the accommodation and the food.

Johanna Dyrblom

from Australia, September 2018

"Lovely retreat"

The location was amazing, I felt so peaceful when I left and I took a lot of ideas and thought with me home!

Widya Wright

from Australia, November 2018

"Rose and Fushin are exceptional teachers. excellent journey."

the most valuable knowledge that I think most people should have.

They are both very kind and gentle teachers. magnificent place and the food is excellent. I love feeding the King Parrots in the morning too. I would not hesitate to recommend them to others.

Maree Frecklington

from Australia, November 2018

"Beautiful People, Beautiful Location!"

The tranquility.

Bhavesh Jain

from Australia, October 2018

"Excellent location and execellent experience"

Especially, the yoga and life lessons from Rose

Anne-marie Piper

from Australia, October 2018

"A most enlightening weekend."

It is difficult to pinpoint the best part of this retreat as everything was excellent. Hosts, guests, all classes and talks, location, accomodation, food etc

Marjorie Davey

from Australia, October 2018

"True Mountain Retreat"

The surroundings & outlook of beautiful gardens & wide open spaces.

Calm, joyous, helpful atmosphere.

All pervasive sense of peace & tranquility that created a world away from “everyday” life.

Gregory Chapman

from Australia, October 2018

"Peace and serenity"

The programme was well planned and flowed into the different aspects well,the food was fantastic and the facilities and surrounds excellent

Amy Waters

from Australia, August 2018

"4 days of tranquility"

This was a lovely 4 days of yoga, Zen meditation and Zen Buddhist teachings given in a gentle, practical terms with quiet humour interspersed. Fushin and Rose made everything relevant to the realities of living in the 21st century. The food and accommodation was perfect and the setting idyllic. It was everything that I had hoped for and needed and more.

Nerida Plumpton

from United States, August 2018

"Superb stay"

Beautiful hosts and gorgeous surroundings. I learnt a lot, things that will stay with me for a lifetime.

Maree Cooper

from Australia, July 2018

"Amazing"

I loved everything about the retreat,I will be going back soon .

I left relaxed , refreshed and very calm

Karine Dupre

from Australia, May 2018

"Calming the mind"

A calm, quiet weekend spent in wonderful company, soaking in the teaching of Rose and Fushin. Their quest house and Zendo is in a beautiful, deafeningly silent location. Picture ever changing mountain vistas and flowers. Add a soundtrack of wind, birds and the beat of your heart. Hope to return in the future.

Belinda Clark

from Australia, April 2018

"Belinda "

Rose was great with the yoga and meditation, very enjoyable

Avril Catchpole

from Australia, April 2018

Beautiful place to stay, lovely people, wholesome food, would definitely go again. Highly Recommend.

Paula Martin

from Australia, January 2018

"Perfect balance of the mental and the physical "

Could have listened to Fushin all day.

Rose exudes sweetness and contentment.

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