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Polynesian Spa Mindful Moments Retreat

In August we held the last retreat for 2016 with 15 ladies joining us for a weekend of mindful moments. To see just how much fun the ladies had check out the album here

Retreat date, cost and itinerary:
Saturday 20 May – Sunday 21 May. $479.00 per person 

Relaxation & Mindfulness techniques
Mindfulness & Meditation session
Therapy treatment
Yoga Class 
Entry to the Deluxe Lake Spa
Shakti Mat Relaxation Session
Morning tea for the 20th and 21st of May
Lunch for the 20th and 21st of May
Transport to the walk


To book click here.




Looking for accommodation? Rotorua has a wide selection of hotel, luxury lodge, lake-side bach, charming motel, or camping under the stars to check options click here.   


See the program below:

Check out the therapies you have a choice from on Saturday afternoon: 

Aix Therapy click here

Mud Body Wrap click here

Nature's Gift Massage click here


Retreat leaders and instructors:

Retreat leader:  Makaia Carr

Through her blog and businesses, Makaia has been encouraging women around the country to become the best version of themselves, with her message that through hard work and self belief they can achieve their happiest, healthiest and most sucessful lifestyle.

She’s passionate about public speaking, presenting and collaborating with likeminded companies, using her genuine, warm and approachable manner to build trusted relationships in person and online.


Retreat leader: Polynesian Spa Retreat Manager Helena Keenan
Helena’s personal experience with Meditation began in 1992 developing for her a deep interest in the Wellbeing benefits of Meditation. Further studies and reading into Mindfulness Meditation created a goal to pursue formal studies in this area. Eventually the opportunity to study Mindfulness Meditation Teacher training with Dr Ian Gawler arose and in 2009 Helena completed her first training course in this field. More recently Helena has completed further studies with Ian Gawler and Ruth Gawler in Australia in the practices of Guided Imagery and Contemplation.

Now settled in Rotorua, Helena brings a diverse and extensive skill-set to Polynesian Spa. Helena is excited to share some meditation and mindfulness tips at the Retreat to help women switch off from their busy lives. 


Yoga instructor: Hollie Beau Yoga
Hollie is originally from the Lake District in England and she now lives in Rotorua where she practices alignment based yoga. Hollie has been practicing yoga for over ten years and teaching for the last two and a half. She completed her yoga teacher training with Amy Ippoliti of YogaGlo and 90 Monkeys in Boulder, Colorado. This included a module of Sanskrit Studies with Manorama.
Hollie also did significant study with Gabriela Maass of Continuum Yoga, who introduced her to yoga back in the UK. During her travels through India she also completed two immersions with senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bramacharya Rudra Dev of Rishikesh. A lover of adventure, Hollie has a degree in Outdoor Studies and spends a lot of time mountain biking in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa Forest and she was previously a rock climbing instructor too.

The Mindful Moments Retreat is subject to our terms and conditions. You can view these by clicking here.

If you have any questions regarding the retreat, please click here.