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A Tantric approach to Life Counselling and Relationship Harmony
Established in 2006

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Hi everyone,

Due to the world pandemic of the Covid-19 crisis, the Sanctuary is currently closed until further notice for all group trainings, workshops, and in person sessions.

We are open as usual for phone and skype consultations.  These consultations are normally $97 per hour, however we have reduced this rate to $60 per hour as our way of doing what we can to help you during this very turbulent and unsettling time.

Also, we have a few courses coming up online; a Meditation Course and the Esoteric Study Group is now online.  The Internationally Accredited Tantra Training Modules 1 and 2 "The Philosophy of Tantra and Esoteric Philosophy" Module 1 and "Tantric An Mo Massage and Chakra Balancing Massage" Module 2 will be launching ONLINE within the next 2 weeks.  The Module 3 "Tantra Practitioner Training" and Module 4 "Diploma in Tantric Studies" will always be facilited in person.  More news will be released on the online training soon.

Stay well everyone, keep safe and remember to have some down time each day in nature, to recharge your etheric bodies with positive prana, download the white noise and keep your mind calm.

With love,

Catherine

Learn how to Embody Steadfastness, Resilience, Soul Purpose and Unconditional Love...................through Meditation 🙏

NEW ONLINE MEDITATION COURSE

Due to the world pandemic, I have been inundated with so many requests to teach an ongoing, online meditation course.

The main aim of all meditation aside from relaxation is to embody greater soul contact, that which is known as ‘the voice of the silence’. When the ‘white noise’ of the world is dimmed, our light and wisdom can shine through with more strength, steadfastness and clarity.

The teachings will reflect the Tantra and Esoteric Path (The Mystery Teachings of the East) and my own 19 years experience in teaching and studying in this field. Its important to know, that just like you, I am still a student, forever learning and growing, purging and surging and it is my absolute pleasure to guide you in this tried and proven path.

This Course is Introductory, it aims to enable students to understand the differing nature between astral (emotional and relaxation) and mental meditations.  In a small connotation;

💫 Astral Meditations - Astral refers to all those meditations that are based upon and promote feeling.  Whether that feeling is one of relaxation or love.  In reality they are emotional meditations.

💫 Mental Meditations - Mental Meditation refers to those meditations based upon the use of the mind, the process of thought which does not discriminate through emotions.  It is the way in which individuals can understand Divinity rather than just feel it.

💫 Meditations for relaxation and grounding body, mind and spirit

💫 Meditations to understand the Karmendriyas (the five exit doors) and the Jnanaendriyas (the five entry doors)

💫 How to meditate - posture, alignment, focus, where to meditate, how long to meditate and the pros and cons of meditation

Why do we focus on two differing types?  because everything you do should be your own choice and not by the influence of teachers or those you surround yourself with.  

The Course will enable you to actually choose the direction you want your meditation work to proceed and therefore the direction you as an individual want to grow towards. Meditation can and should be incorporated into every moment and thought in your life, it is why I outline in the Course the nature of man, the vehicles' he is made up of, the planes we work in and the location of the Soul.  Then the true importance of meditation can be understood and is one of the key elements you will discover during this Online Course.

Please click on this link to register

ESOTERIC STUDY GROUP

Science of the Soul - 6 Week Webinar Series

Monday 6th April @ 7pm Australian, Western Standard Time

Within these shifting times of social isolation due to a global corona virus pandemic we have a clear choice in front of us; to be frozen by fear and influenced by the vibrations of panic and worry, or to gravitate towards wisdom and light whilst remaining responsible, mindful and careful to the reality at hand.

You are invited to join the Science of the Soul 6 Week Webinar Series - to develop spiritual qualities that will govern the new-age. Hosted by Daniello Greco of the Australian Institute of Tantra Training.

This online learning pathway will introduce esoteric concepts and practical insights in which reflective pondering may aid personality refinement, and become an invitation to the path of ‘TRUE’ self-mastery.

We welcome all wisdom seekers who aspire to learn foundations of the mysteries and to experience deeper understandings of Soul consciousness.

Science of the Soul includes:

  • Access to esoteric wisdom and spiritual sciences describing the laws, planes and energies presiding over our universe;
  • Guidance toward embodied personality alignment and consciousness development;
  • An introductory pathway towards a deeper contact and relationship with Soul;
    Self-development strategies through esoteric-psychology.

The intention is for you to be able to create a formidable vibration of light to counteract the energies of uncertainty and fear which is present in our global community.

Within each form lies hidden the Soul. Within any group lies a source of potent energy, again the Soul.

Webinars are held on a private Zoom chatroom. You will need to click the link which will be sent to you via email after registration and payment.

Webinars will run for 90 min each.
Monday 6th April 7pm, Australian, Western Standard Time.

Please arrive to the webinar 5 minutes early.

Classes are $15 each or the 6 week series can be purchased upfront for $75.

“The enterprise upon which you are entering is a tremendous one; it involves a re-orientation of your life and life methods” – A.A.B

 Please click on this link to register

Internationally Accredited Tantra Training

It's the last day to take advantage of our early bird specials for the Accredited Tantra Training Modules 1 and 2 (3 day training) with AITT (The Australian Institute of Tantra Training) normally $997 early bird price $897. Places are nearly full. All that is required to secure your place is a non-refundable deposit.

PERTH - 7th March (one place left) and the 4th April
CANBERRA - 6th June
SYDNEY - 13th June
BRISBANE - 8th August
ADELAIDE - 15th August

Couples Retreat - Celebrating Sacred Love 2020

ONLY TWO PLACES LEFT

21st and 22nd March @ The Novotel Vines Resort Swan Valley Perth W.A.

"recently featured in the latest edition of Y Mag, Australia's number one empowerment magazine for women"

Your relationship is one of the most important gifts in your life, so when was the last time you and your partner really took quality time out to connect, communicate, share sacred moments and became mesmerized in each other's touch and presence?

Whether you want to re-ignite the passion back into your relationship, spend quality time together, learn techniques to enhance closer intimacy and connection then this Retreat is for you!

Celebrating Sacred Love Couples Retreats will empower your relationship to:

💖 Enhance Sacred Intimacy
💖 Experience Deeper Communication and Connection
💖 Embrace the Joy of Sacred Love
💖 Enjoy quality time together

Our 26th Couples Retreat will be held at the Spectacular Novotel Vines Resort in the majestic Swan Valley Perth Western Australia and includes:

2 Days of Intimacy Seminars - The History and Philosophy of Tantra and Sacred Love for Couples
All meals excluding breakfast
Couples Sacred Love Gift Pack
Special Discounted Rates available for couples who stay at the Resort

Couples are describing these Retreats as “just amazing and not to be missed”.

For further information or to book your place please click here

The Australian Institute of Tantra Training

On the 30th January I officially launched AITT The Australian Institute of Tantra Training and so proud to share the amazing teachers we have on board throughout Australia and there is a few more to come 

Our intent is to inspire group consciousness and offer a wide range of different healing and holistic modalities for people to explore and learn for a great teacher once shared with me "it is only when knowledge is integrated that it becomes wisdom".

In a few weeks time we will be introducing you to our Accredited Teachers and the Modality they will be teaching at AITT.

Embody your Femininity

The sequel to the men's audio program "Learn, Reclaim, Embody your Masculinity is launching world wide very soon and every single sale will be going directly to the Australian Volunteer Rural Fire Brigade for much needed masks. 

We are also incredibly honored to be featured inside the new edition of Y Mag, Australia's number one incredible empowerment magazine for women is the Sanctuary's upcoming and very popular Couples Retreats for 2020

COUPLE'S RETREAT - Celebrating Sacred Love

21st and 22nd March @ The Novotel Vines Resort Swan Valley Perth W.A.

Celebrating Sacred Love Couples Retreats will empower your relationship to:

💖 Enhance Sacred Intimacy
💖 Experience Deeper Communication and Connection
💖 Embrace the Joy of Sacred Love
💖 Enjoy quality time together

For full information on our 26th Couples Retreat and to book online please click here

Only four places remain.

Tantra Specials

ONLY two more days left to take advantage of our Tantra Shop SPECIALS to welcome in the New Year.

Women's Online Course (Normally $99.00 SPECIAL $74.25)
Women's Workshop The Way of the Heart(Normally $197 SPECIAL $147.75
Jade Eggs (SPECIAL $60.00 NOW JUST $33.75 - Limited Stock left)
Couples Retreat (SPECIAL $997 NOW $747.75)
Massages, Couple's Counselling, DVD's, Tantra Audio Programs, Books and so much more.

Please visit www.thetantrashop.com

Season Greetings

From all of us at the Sanctuary of Ananda, we wish you a very Peaceful and Joyous Christmas and a Blessed New Year.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Sanctuary this year and we look forward to seeing you again in 2020 with the exciting launch of our new school "The Australian Institute of Tantra Training" plus a bonus Couples Retreat on the 21st and 22nd March at Novotel Vines Resort.

If you are looking for that perfect tantric gift for friends or your beloved then please visit our Tantra Shop www.thetantrashop.com to take advantage of our 10% off Storewide (Valid until the 13th January 2020)

We are now closed for the holiday season and will re-open on Monday the 6th January.

Long Service Leave

Public Announcement

I am putting this out there to let everyone know that from the 25th November until the 6th January I will be taking a very much needed self imposed long service leave. During this time I will not be answering SMS, texts and emails. My wonderful Admin staff will be monitoring these in my absence.

I am now fully booked out until the week of the 15th November so if anyone is interested in either a private tantra session, counselling or phone consult with me now is your time to book in advance.

After 16 years of dedicated service I am really looking forward to taking some time off that will be longer than a week 🙂 which will be heaven. During this time I will be finalizing some huge announcements that I have in store for when I return that will redefine the Sanctuary of Ananda in 2020.

With love xox

2020 Events published so far:

🌟Reiki 2 Okuden Training - 18th January

🌟Couples Workshop - 19th January

🌟Reiki 1 Shoden Training - 15th February

🌟Accredited Tantra Training Module 1 and 2

🌟7th March PERTH, 6th June CANBERRA, 8th August BRISBANE, SYDNEY, ADELAIDE, GOLD COAST

 and MELBOURNE dates coming soon!

🌟Accredited Tantra Training Module 3

🌟2nd May PERTH

🌟Couples Retreat Celebrating Sacred Love 18th - 20th September PERTH

Woman of Influence

So proud and honored to be featured in the latest edition of the incredible Y Magazine Australia alongside 7 other beautiful and talented ladies as a 2019 woman of influence. Thank you Shar and all the team for this special opportunity to shine my love and light out into the world. ❤️🌟❤️🌟

Y Magazine

It's not every day I can say that I am featured in Australia's leading empowerment magazine for women but today another dream has comes true and I am so honored to be featured in the latest edition of Y Magazine on the subject of Self-Belief and helping more woman be empowered to be the best version of themselves that they can possibly be.

Self-belief comes from a knowing that you are enough, that your soul quality is a precious and unique gift and it is yours and yours alone to share with the world, that if you fall down, pick yourself up, dust yourself off and keep believing in your dreams, your goals, your gifts to share for the greater good of humanity.

Congratulations to the other seven amazing ladies who are also featured in this edition and a special thank you to Y Magazine and to Shar and all the gorgeous staff for all your dedicated work in bringing this to life.

Much love and gratitude
Catherine xox

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