Kookaburra Creek Yoga Centre
"Our intention is to guide each and every person who comes to our centre to discover quiet inner spaces where insight, healing and deep peace arise quite naturally from within..."
From a seed of intention
Kookaburra Creek Yoga Centre arose as a vision for a centre where people could seek solace and reprieve from the stresses of everyday living, and directly experience the oneness and unity the practices of yoga bring about in a pristine natural environment.
Kookaburra Creek is a 10 acre property in Bedfordale in the Perth hills. The grounds are mainly native flora and fauna with a spring-fed stream flowing across the property and an abundance of kangaroos, kookaburras, frogs and bandicoots!
The Kookaburra Creek Yoga Centre was built on the guiding principles of Vastu Shastra - the traditional Indian system of space and building design where the design, layout, measurements, space arrangement and spatial geometry are all considered to best integrate built spaces with nature to ensure harmony and the flow of positive energy.
In Vastu Shastra the various parts of the structure form a geometric pattern (yantra) with sacred significance which is conjucive to spiritual practice. The Kookaburra Creek logo was also designed to replicate the shape and form of the building and uses found objects from the ground.
Yoga for the community
Kookaburra Creek is managed by Robert Becker and Mandy BeckerKnox who conduct a full program of hatha yoga and meditation classes and courses, educational workshops and programs on aspects of traditional yoga and a retreat program for longer, immersive yogic experiences.
In addition to the yoga centre, Kookaburra Creek has 3 other buildings, all of which are in the process of renovation to become a residential retreat facility, and an organic garden where much of the food prepared for retreats is grown.
In harmony with nature
Kookaburra Creek is truly a place in harmony with nature. It is an eco-friendly property powered by the sun utilising the pure, soft spring water which rises higher up the hill. Classes are often accompanied by the sounds of kookaburras, crickets, frogs, birds and the breeze between the branches of the trees.
We often incorporate activities in nature into retreat programs giving participants the opportunity to absorb the peace and beauty of this very special place.