New & Nourished Spring Retreat, 29 September - 3 October, Lydenburg


A four night yoga, writing and art retreat at Verlorenkloof Estate, Lydenburg to transition from winter to spring.

Deepen your yoga practice with twice-daily classes, replace old habits and learn new creative skills. Eat wholesome vegetarian meals and take time to go within and find new energy. You deserve it.. 


The retreat programme has been developed to help you transition from winter to spring, shed the old layers, habits and beliefs

These structured activities are balanced with plenty of free time to relax, read, journal or wander around.

The morning vinyasa yoga sessions will focus on cleansing  the gut and liver, aligning the chakras and boosting metabolism. The afternoon restorative classes will ensure joint health, solar plexus cleansing, deep release and establishing a home practice. 

The meals will support the yoga classes in the transition process, nourishing the body, allowing the digestive system to start with cleansing.

What can you expect at this retreat?

  • a slow paced life 
  • a restored body, mind and soul
  • nourishing vegetarian cuisine
  • twice daily yoga,meditation and breathwork
  • magnificent views and walks on the estate
  • luxury accommodation
  • a cooking demonstration
  • an intuitive art workshop
  • a creative writing workshop
  • an archaelogical hike

About Verlorenkloof Estate

Verlorenkloof Estate is a well-established and highly regarded shareblock development and holiday destination in the heart of the trout triangle in Mpumalanga, offering a variety of nature-centered activities for the discerning holidaymaker. 

Situated in a beautifully secluded valley along the eastern escarpment of the province, the Crocodile River forms a natural border to the Estate. The land then sweeps up through wetland and open grassland to the forested kloofs of the Steenkampsberg and the Dullstroom highlands, creating a biodiverse landscape that is a joy to visit in any season. 

Verlorenkloof is surrounded by a settled and strongly custodial farming community offering peace, quiet and a tangible level of safety and security. Less than three hours’ drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the Estate is easily accessible by road and is completely malaria-free.

About your host

Marié Stander is a RYT200 yoga instructor with more than 15 years experience. She is the owner of Spirals Yoga &Art Studio in Jeffreys Bay. Her vision is to connect yoga and creativity. (0823931120 or

Jennie Fourie has more than 30 years experience in journalism, publishing and education. Her passion for cooking has now evolved into a specialist catering service. (0834578682 or

The two has worked together for many years in the advertising and education industries and have been friends for more than 30 years.

Prices from R3000 per person

Email for bookings