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Garden Court Brasserie and Camelot Restaurants
Chateau on the Park,
189, Deans Avenue
Phone (03) 389 8999



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Mainstreet Vegetarian Cafe and Bar
840, Colombo Street,Christchurch,
Phone(03) 365 0421


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Aqua Gym
459, Cashel Street,
Christchurch
Phone (03) 381 0299


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The Lotus Heart
595, Colombo Street,
Christchurch
Phone(03) 379 0324


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Natures Organics
Opawa Mall, 4/124 Opawa Road
Ph (03) 337 0022


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Forget Me Not Cafe
12, Wakefield Avenue,
Sumner,
Christchurch
Phone (03) 326 6501


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Spiritual meditation

delivers more benefits than secular meditation or deep relaxation

 

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi pulls out of Britain

there is no point in continuing to waste the "beautiful nectar" of TM on

a "scorpion nation" says the 95 year old guru

 

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Yoga can help you prevent middle-age spread .....

 

 

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Does meditation alter the way the brain is wired

Scientists use new technologies to explore what goes on in the brains of Buddhist monks and other "Olympian meditators"

 

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Bikram Yoga aka 'Hot Yoga' or 'Rambo Yoga'

it promises to bake, stretch and pull you into shape. What's behind the overheated hype?

 

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Soul Wisdom

 

Full Moon & New Moon Meditation

2006

Christ College

of Trans-Himalayan Wisdom

 

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Shunyata Retreat

 

Healing Health & Wellness Retreat

and

Day Spa

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The Journey

Brandon Bays

 

2005 - March 2006

Schedule

 

New Zealand

Australia & Pacific Rim

 

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Krishnamurti

Monthly Video & Dialogue

This months meeting is on

 

Note postponed date
Thursday25 May 2006,

7:00-9:00 p.m.

DVD"The Nature of the Mind" (Krishnamurti with Dr. David Bohm, Dr
Rupert Sheldrake and Dr. John Hidley)

 

No. 4 What is a Healthy Mind

 

WEA, 59 Gloucester Street (near the new art gallery)
         

 

All Welcome • No Charge Donations Welcome

 

Contact (03) 329 4789

kyooko@ihug.co.nz

             

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'The Hugging Saint'

 

Free Public Talks

by her Senior Swami

Christchurch

 

Spirituality

Video on Amma and her charitable activities

Devotional Singing

Meditation

 

Music Centre,

140 Barbadoes Street

Sunday March 5 2006

7.00pm

 

Shirley Community Centre

cnr Shirley Rd & Slater Street

Monday 6 March 2006

7.00pm

 

Contact Emma & Bevan

(03) 355 8018

021 0568 602

or Vinod

(03) 377 2662

 

www.amritapuri.org

 

Kundalini

Yoga

 

 

 

Classes

 

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Keith Mason

Living Your Soul Purpose

Sunday 12 February 2006

 

Soul Purpose Refresher

9.00am - 1.00pm

$35.00

 

Telepathic Workshop

2.00pm - 6.00pm

$55.00

 

Channelling Evening

6.30pm - 9.00pm

$25.00

Potluck Dinner

Chat & Channelling by Sonia of Ka and by Keith or Sonia of Oberon

 

Venue - Happy Spine Clinic

164 Clarendon Street

Riccarton

 

Contact Justine

03 981 6023

tcpt@ihug.co.nz

 

 

Calm & Insight

Vipassana Meditation

 

Instruction & dharma talk

7.30-9.15pm  third Wednesday each month

 

Contact

Russell 388 8951

Paul 381 0444

 

southern insight meditation

         

 Tabaash

A Teacher for our modern age

Chanelled by Blair Styra

During 2005 Tabash presented his well known monthly evenings in Christchurch.

Unfortunately

these meetings will not be continued in 2006

 

Enquiries

Contact (03)384 -2346

 

Tabaash Ltd

P.O.Box 1156

Wellington

Ph(04)384 3489

Mind Body Spirit

Festival

 

SpiritNZ

April 2006 edition on line

 

Contact 03 385 2453

 

 

 

 

BIODANZA

the dance of life

Music Dance Exercises designed to stimulate our vitality happiness confidence creativity

 

Contact Wendy 388 1049

wendywibbley@xtra.co.nz

 

inner world music

Kailash Kokopelli

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Vedic Chanting

 

Discover how through sound we move into the silence of meditation

 

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CONTINUUM      HEALTH

 

Tanya Townsend Dip CHM

 Clinical Medical Herbalist

Reg member of NHAA

 

"Natural Solutions for  your health problems"

 

Phone (03) 357-4554

(021)5678-28

 

tanz2072@xtra.co.nz

 

 

 

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The Rainbow Bridge

 

 

Information & Events 2006

www.rainbowbridge.co.nz

TheRainbowBridge@xtra.co.nz

+64 (0)3 326 6178 Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

TE AROHANUI

Centre of

Spiritual Education

and Healing

 THERAPY, GUIDANCE and ACCOMODATION available In a loving nurturing and
natural environment

Facilitated by Arielle Radha and Philippe Mertel. Qualified and
Internationally Experienced Practitioners

Offering:
. REIKI
. MASSAGE
. INTUITIVE HEALING
. CRANIO-SACRAL THERAPY


ENTER

  

Self Realisation Meditation Centre

         

Courses

  Transformation Hatha Yoga

Pure Meditation

Healing

Animal Healing

Spiritual Knowledge & Philosophy

 

Retreats

    Kriyaban Retreat

    Silent Retreat

 

January - December 2006

Timetable & Fees

 

 

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NLP

Courses & Seminars

 

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Convergence

    Peace

A co-creative gathering

for all ages

 

Free Workshops

(eg. Massage,Yoga,Dance)

Organic, GE Free Vegetarian meals

 

Information :Ph 03 382 6267

Tickets - Write to:

PO Box 13329, Christchurch

email

convergenceonefamily

@hotmail.com

 

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CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND THE GARDEN CITY

 

ABOUT US

 


Home to a thriving community of Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Meditation and mind body practitioners, Christchurch offers a choice of international centres open to casual visitors.

If you are in town for a few weeks you will find numerous excellent value courses run by the Christchurch City Council at its Leisure Centres and Community Centres.

 


 


yoga

The Yoga Room
158 High Street
CentralCity
Ph (03) 366 7333
Home of Inyengar yoga in Christchurch. Visitors welcome to join casual classes .
CHARGES
$12.00 per class - Introductory & Restorative classes
$14.00 per class - Level 1, Level 2 & Therapy classes

5 and 10 class concessions available



Hatha yoga

YMCA City
12, Hereford Street
Central City
Ph (03) 366 0689

Hatha Yoga classes. The Central Y offers weekly classes of ten week terms for beginners and improvers. Casual places may be available

CHARGES
$9.00 per class casual. $70.00 10 Visit Concession Card

yoga qigong

The Yoga and Qigong School of Sumner
42 Nayland Street Sumner
Ph (03) 326 5255

Drop in general classes- no need to pre-register
Suitable for beginners
HOURS
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 10.00am- 11.30 am

CHARGES
Casual $13.00. Ten sessions $100.00

Offers a wide variety of courses
Fundamental yoga - 8 and 6 week courses,
Shadow Yoga - 8 week course,
Qi Gong - 10 week course

Also offer therapeutic massage / body - relaxation and deep tissue treatment

pilates

Pilates Personal Fitness Studio
9/357 Madras Street
Christchurch
Ph (03) 377 4649

HOURS
Classes available Tues - Sat, Day and Night options

CHARGES
Personal sessions One-on-one
55 minutes $75.00. Ten sessions $650.00
They also offer small group sessions for 2 - 4 clients and 8 person group courses.

MEDITATION HATHA YOGA HEALING


Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre
100 Highsted Road
Bishopdale
Christchurch Ph (03) 359 8507

Hatha yoga, relaxation, meditation and healing classes and retreats. Set in spacious gardens with swimming pool, the Centre offers comfortable single, twin, and double accomodation, and vegetarian meals. Meditation room open 24 hours. The Centre is 15 minutes from the city centre and 10 minutes from the airport

http://www.selfrealizationcentres.org.nz/

 

 

MEDITATION

Siddha Yoga Meditation Centre
19 Church Square
Addington
Christchurch
Ph (03) 339 8132

www.siddhayoga.org

MEDITATION

Kangyu Rim'e Choeling Centre
9 Midhurst Street
Bishopdale
Christchurch
Ph (03) 359 4910 or 025 617 3039
E-mail terran@ihug.co.nz
Recently opened, this Centre is non-sectarian in its views and actions.
Contact person -Terran (Karma Ten Phel)

Web sites www.rigpedorje.com www.karma.org.nz

 

Yoga                                                                                          

Satyam Yoga Centre
19 Bunyan Street
Waltham
Christchurch
Ph (03) 981 3228
E-mail yogaforyou@paradise.net.nz

Satyananda Yoga. Teacher Ushi Heyd (Pavitra)

Classes usually of eight. Suitable for all  ages and abilities. You dont have to be fit or flexible to begin.

Private lessons by arrangement.

Website www.yogaforyou.co.nz

MEDITATION                                                                            

Adidam
New Brighton
Christchurch
Ph (03) 388 3869                                                                                             

Teachings of Avatar Adi da Samraj. Study groups meet regularly. Study group enquiries (03)388 3869.

 

yoga                                                                                          

Power Yoga
124 Peterborough Street
Christchurch
Ph (03) 365 6333

Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. Beginners classes five days per week.

Casual $17.00 One month unlimiyed Open COurses pass $135.00

www.yogatapas.co.nz

Falun Gong MEDITATION                                                       

Falun Gong
Christchurch Group,
Ph (03) 351 0934

Also known as Falun Dafa a variant of Qi Gong. Practice involves five gentle exercises with seated meditation. All classes are free of charge. No membership fees or donations accepted.

Practice site - Cathedral Square
Saturdays 8.45am - 10.00am

Contact Eric Robinson on 021 473 044

Pilates                                                                                     

Pulse Pilates
Level One
240 St Asaph Street
Christchurch
Ph (03) 379 7240

Pulse Pilates is as dedicated Pilates studio, specialising in injury prevention, rehabilitation and elite sports preperation. Pulse Pilates employs internationally trained Pilates Instructors, teaching the Stott Pilates Method.

Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 6.30pm
Friday - 8.00am – 12.30


Zhineng Qigong                                                                     

Blue Sky Qigong Studio
Self Energy Healing Art
               
56 Kensington Ave
Rangiora
Ph (03) 313 8848
Fax (03) 313 8858

 Try an exercise that eases your mind while challenging your body!
 Sandy Jiang, a Chinese mother was trained by leading teachers
 in Taiwan and China. She taught Zhineng Qigong for three years in Taiwan  before emigrating to NZ  in 1998 and started teaching here in 2002

 

 

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Pilates & Tai chi

Christchurch City Council - Recreation Unit
P.O. Box 237,
Christchurch
Ph   (03) 941 8383
Fax (03) 941  8267
E mail www.ccc.govt.nz/recreation

 

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 YOGA & MEDITATION                                                                                     

 

 Healthy Balance

 644 Colombo Street

 Christchurch

 Ph (03) 3659 644

 

 A Yoga studio and Meditation room are now open at this Hare Krishna centre.

 

 

Kadampa Meditation

 

Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre

4 Wherstead Road (off Colombo Street)

Lower Cashmere

Christchurch

ph (03) 332 2076

email info@meditateinchristchurch.org

 

 

 

 

Yoga Classes - Practice & Philosophy

 

Practice - Yoga of Krishnamacharya               

 

 

Thursday  6.30 - 7.30pm

Linwood Community House

223A Linwood Ave Next to KFC ph 389 0009

Saturdays 9.00 - 10.00am

Shirley Community Centre Room 10

cnr Shirley Rd & Slater Street    ph 385 1417

Sundays   9.00 - 10.00am

Phillipstown Community Centre

21A Nursery Rd Next to Phillipstown School

ph 379 3256

Cost $10 per class

Classes from Thurs 17 March - Sun 29 May

except Anzac & Easter weekends

& 19-22 May

Contact

Please call or txt Rachel 021 182 7086

Private classes available by arrangement.

Rachel Lander studies regularly with Kaustab Desikachar in Chennai India  

 

Philosophy - Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

 

Saturdays 10.30am - 12pm Shirley Community Centre
Cost $15 per class

Classes from Sat 19 March - Sat 28 May

except Anzac & Easter weekends

& 21 May

Contact Please call or txt Rachel 021 182 7086

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Raja Yoga Meditation

 

Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation Centre

68 Tilford Street

Christchurch

(03) 3897 978

christchurch@nz.bkwsu.org

www.brahmakumaris.com

 

 

Raja Yoga Meditation Foundation courses

2006
 

 

MARCH APRIL 2006 Programme

 

 

Regular programmes:

Evening Meditation: Mon-Fri 7-7.30pm  Sat-Sun 6-7.30pm   

Class/discussion: Thu 7:30-8:30pm

Special meditation for the world: each 3rd Sunday 6:00 – 7:30

No charges for our courses and talks
  – Please reserve your place, it helps us a lot to know numbers coming

 

 

Christian Meditation

 

Christian Meditation Group

The Chapel

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

122 Barbadoes Street

Christchurch

Group meets every Tuesday at 8.00pm

Contact (03) 980 6794 or (03) 960 1006

 

Zen meditation

 

Garden City Zen Group

P.O. Box 30 057

Christchurch

Ph (03) 942 3563

zenzchch@paradise.net.nz

Regular sittings, retreats and workshops

 

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Learn Meditation

Beginners Course

 

Wednesdays

7.30 - 8.30 pm

 

Union Church

87 Nayland Street, Sumner, Christchurch

 

Details- Graeme McIver

326 5453

 

 

The 17th Annual Exhibition of Tai Chi

 

26 November 2005

9.00am

 

Cashmere Club

Colombo Street

Christchurch

 

Entry $5.00

Contact Mike Penter

03 337 0077

Retnep@xtra.co.nz

 

 

 

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