25 – 27 March 2022 #theselfcompassionbreak: Inviting Hope | At Temenos, McGregor

Event Date:

March 25, 2022

Event Time:

4:00 pm

Event Location:

Temenos Retreat

“Active Hope is not wishful thinking. Active Hope is not waiting to be rescued… by some saviour. Active Hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf we can act.” ~ Joanna Macy.

Hope is the belief that circumstances will get better. It’s not a wish for things to get better – it’s the actual belief, the inner knowing that things will get better, no matter how big or small.

In the face of significant challenges and losses along our journey, hope is the mood in which we hold a commitment to possibility.

Hope is not passive; it is living and breathing. It is at the core of who we are. This is an invitation to honour our human capacity for hope with Karen as she guides intuitive art-making, meditation, reflection and shares self-compassion practices that will invite more ease.

This Package Includes:

Friday and Saturday nights accommodation at Temenos, all fresh, healthy vegetarian meals by Chef Christiaan Campbell, art materials, guided mediations, Mindful Movement and Creative Guiding, PLUS one follow up coaching session after the retreat.

Sunday nights accommodation is optional and free.

Dinner on Sunday evening and breakfast on Monday is not included.

The cottages are set up for self-catering with fridges and takeaways are available from the restaurant. Beverages from the restaurant are not included. (Coffees, teas, bottled water & sodas.)


We will start at 16:00 on Friday and finish with lunch at 14:00 on Sunday.

Personal Investment:

Single cottage: R5100
Per Person Sharing: R4100 – with a friend, family member or partner.
Yoga in the mornings is optional at R100 per class.

Yoga with Charmaine:

Charmaine Horsburgh is a Yoga practioner who met her teacher, Swami Venkatesananda of Rishikesh, India in the the early 1970’s and began a lifelong journey of yoga study, practice and investigation. The culture of learning which Swamji encouraged has led her to constantly be looking for ways to deepen and inform her own practice and teaching skills. Charmaine now incorporates the cutting edge postural alignment techniques of the Bowspring into the yoga classes that she offers. It has been her great good fortune to learn from, and keep on learning from, the co-founders of the beneficial system, Desi Springer and John Friend.


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Event Location:

Total Seats: 8 (8 Left:)
  • Temenos Retreat
  • Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
  • McGregor
  • 6708
  • South Africa

Event Schedule Details

  • March 25, 2022 4:00 pm   -   March 27, 2022 2:00 pm
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