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August Full Moon Yoga Nidra & Soundscape

  • Wellness Sanctuary 32A Main Street Napier, Hawke's Bay, 4110 New Zealand (map)

❤️ August FULL MOON in Aquarius


At the peak of the August Full Moon come and join Sarah Beale and Kate McLeay for Yin Yoga followed by a Sacred Soundscape and Guided Meditation Yoga Nidra Ritual. Accompanied by Solfeggio Frequencies and Tibetan Singing Bowls. This Nidra Full Moon experience holds the intention to welcome change and invite in balance, abundance, strength and peace. Offered to each heart present and sent out to our world.


Friday 16 August 2019
6pm - 7:30pm at The Wellness Sanctuary Napier
Doors open 5:30pm


We will start with a guided candlelit breath & yin session to prepare for the Full Moon Yoga Nidra ... accompanied initially by the Soundscape of Solfeggio Frequencies and then joined by the Tibetan Singing Bowls. The 90 minute space will be made up 40 minutes of Yin - postures (asana) with breathing (pranayama) guided by Sarah & 40m of Yoga Nidra guides by Kate with and opening and closing at each end.


A yoga mat, pillow & blanket. Wellness Sanctuary also have props available.


$25. Payment made in advance are required to confirm your booking to Wellness Sanctuary
Click “going” and email Sarah on book. Drop ins possible if space available.


You should come. You will be so welcome.

Much love,

Kate & Sarah

Ps: you are beautiful

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❤️Solfeggio Frequencies

Solfeggio Frequencies make up an ancient 6 tone scale used in sacred music including the beautiful and well known Georgian chants. Each solfeggio tone is comprised of a frequency required to balance your energy and keep your mind, body and spirit in harmony.


Tibetan Singing Bowls have been used for centuries as a powerful tool for healing and meditation purposes. They create a range of sounds to restore the normal vibratory frequencies of diseased and out-of-harmony parts of the body, mind and soul. Sound has been lauded as the healing of the future- as its enormous potential to bring peace and wellbeing is being widely studied and verified scientifically. Kate has a range of beautiful high vibration Buddha Bowls including the huge handcrafted 7 mental “Queen Victoria Kali Gunapatiye” removers of obstacles.

A University of California study to examine the potential effects of a singing bowl meditation reported a significant difference was found in all end points of the study showing-

✅Better mood
✅Less tension
✅Decrease in Anger
✅Relief from depression
✅Less anxiety
✅Less physical pain
✅Improved spiritual well-being



The Cycles of the Moon too have long been recognised as auspicious times and celebrated in Yogic, Buddhist, farming and gardening traditions. "As above, so below". Like the tides and oceans you may too feel the power of the gravitational pull of the moon?

While each Moon has its own character and speaks differently to each of us, the Full moon is a time of heightened energy, action and emotions. The energy of a Full Moon (3 days before and 3 days after peak) are an opportune time to refine, formulate and formally state and charge heartfelt intentions with power. We're always setting intentions and this is a way to approach this in a conscious way. There is power in coming up with visions for our life, and keeping them in our sights as they come into being.

The Full Moon can heighten emotions, both good or bad, and can potentially make you or others more sensitive as well. To cultivate peace and equanimity within this energy allows us to take the lessons and the gifts and walk with more power to the best version of ourselves and our lives.

❤️About Yoga Nidra

Authentic Traditional Yoga Nidra is a potent form of guided meditation that systematically relaxes the body and mind. So simple and scientifically studied.

It rejuvenates and liberates energy from deep within the cells of the body. It has the powerful potential to strengthen and expand consciousness and is used to support deep healing in the body. 45 minutes of yoga nidra is said to have the relaxation benefits of 3 hours sleep and is used therapeutically to treat stress, anxiety and support healing.

The practice of Yoga Nidra has been shown in peer reviewed scientific studies to-

✅ Improve back pain
✅ Fight Insomnia
✅ Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis
✅ Relieve Tinnitus Stress
✅ Balance PMS Mood
✅ Increase dopamine levels
✅ Lower anxiety and depression symptoms
✅ Combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


❤️About Kate McLeay

Kate has been a teacher in many forms her whole adult life. Starting as an early childhood then primary school teacher and went on the become an International School Principal, advisor and teacher trainer. She gave up her day job for her passion In wellness after years of study in yoga, meditation, mindfulness and holistic healing through massage and energy medicine. She has now led classes, retreats and workshops in wellness for over a decade. She loves to share her work to a diverse range of audiences - workplaces, hospitals, schools and prisons.. to you. She loves how the magic of simple wisdom equally reaches all who choose to walk this path. Read more @

❤️ About Sarah Beale
Sarah is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga teacher, teaching Ashtanga, Yin and Vinyasa styles of yoga. She has also begun teaching Pregnancy yoga after training with Dr Pooja Maddela in Auckland.
Sarah first discovered yoga with the Bikram hot method of yoga when she was 18, starting the practice mainly for the physical benefits it offered. Much later along the path she discovered Ashtanga yoga which was just as dynamic but was more of an internally heating practice & moving meditation. She began to fall in love with this yoga for the spiritual journey & its therapeutic benefits. She has practiced Ashtanga for the last 6 years, started teaching in 2014 and trained with Gregor Maehle & Monica Gauci from 8 Limbs Yoga.
Sarah also practices other forms of yoga such as Yin and Vinyasa, finding treasures in each method, and intuitively teaches based on the experience she has felt within herself. Sarah is dedicated to self-inquiry and personal/spiritual growth, always learning something new which she loves to share. She teaches with compassion, warmth and humour, adapting each class, no matter what the style, to the students who are present in the room.
Sarah is passionate about Ayurveda, Herbal remedies, Aromatherapy and anything which assists the body to heal itself
Sarah and her partner Alex moved from Auckland to Napier in January 2017 to pursue a more relaxed way to live. The opportunity to practice with her teacher, Peter Sanson was one of the big draw-cards for Sarah to move to Napier. Sarah continues to teach various styles of yoga at different locations in Napier on occasion. They now have a newborn baby boy and raise him here at the Wellness Sanctuary which is also their home.
She loves pouring her creative energy into, and holding space for the community at the Sanctuary. As well as teaching many of the yoga classes at the Wellness Sanctuary, Sarah organizes workshops & events, facilitating Ecstatic Dance and offering Reiki treatments.