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Silence in the Cederberg: Mountain Meditation Retreat (Fully booked, waiting list only)
17 October, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 22 October, 2021 @ 12:00 pm UTC+2
Fully booked, waiting list only
This 5 silent night retreat in the stunning www.cederbergpark.com located on the Kromrivier Farm approximately 250km north of Cape Town includes meditations, Dharma teachings, qigong and sessions with Sue; daily guided hikes led by Nick Ashby of www.capetrekking.co.za; daily mindful movement with Dominique Beaumont www.dominiquebeaumont.com and time to rest and savour the beauty and exquisite silence in the mountains. The fee is all inclusive and covers transport (collection to and from your home or designated address in Cape Town from 10am on Sunday 17th, departing before midday from the Cederberg back to Cape Town on Friday 22nd October); all venue, accommodation, food, facility, guided hiking, mindful movement and teaching costs. Each chalet has a fireplace and two en-suite rooms, each with a woodburning stove, which will be lit for us each evening. The retreat will be limited to 12-14 retreatants only.
Each day begins with a dawn meditation, followed by four hours in nature, consisting of a guided morning hike (2 - 2.5 hr) and time to meditate in the mountains, eat, swim and rest, returning for a delicious vegetarian / vegan lunch, savoured in silence. There will be one daylong (5 hr) hike to the Maltese Cross at the base of the Sneeuberg. The afternoons will include qigong, sitting as well as listening and talking meditations, mindful movement and an individual check-in session, and the evenings will include a dharma talk and meditation after supper.
Total Cost: R20 000 all inclusive
This includes all transport (ie.collection to and from Cape Town) and all venue, accommodation, food, facility, guided hiking, mindful movement and teaching costs.
Venue & Facility Fees
(includes: transport, food, accommodation & all facility costs): R14 550
- includes Sue, Nick (hiking guide) & Dominique (mindful movement): R5 450
60 minute massage with Dominique: R575
Additional Cost: Pre-retreat individual 50 min session for anyone who has not attended one of Sue’s retreats: R950 fully covered by medical aid.
Deposit: R2500-R5000 on booking, R1500 of which is non-refundable. Second installment by end of August and balance by 30 September.
Account Name: Stillmind Retreats
Cheque Account: 62506345637
First National Bank, Rondebosch
Branch Code: 201509
Reference: Your name & 17 Oct
Please email proof of payment to email@example.com.
Although individual circumstances will be taken into account the following applies to all bookings.
Please note that the refunded amount/percentage is calculated based on the full retreat fee.
4 – 6 weeks prior to retreat:
If your place is filled, there will be a refund less R1500.
If it is not filled there will be a refund less 30%.
2 - 4 weeks prior to retreat:
If your place is filled, there will be a refund less R2000, but in the event, your place is not filled a refund less 75%.
2 weeks or less prior to the retreat:
If your place is filled, and the retreat is fully booked, there will be a refund less R2500 (non-refundable deposit).
If your place is filled, and the retreat is not fully booked, then the accommodation and food only will be refunded, but individual circumstances will be taken into account.
If your place is not filled, then no refund is possible, but individual circumstances will be taken into account.