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The Heart of Sound Down Under! Near Sydney, NSW

Australia Sanskrit, Mantra, Kirtan, and Nada Yoga Training

The Heart of Sound Down Under!
Near Sydney, NSW

October 29 – November 10, 2018
Super early-bird registration discount ends June 1, 2018!

“What a divine, blessed orchestration! This course is absolutely meticulous in the planning, goals of learning, and delivery. The depth of teaching and how it is transmitted is a powerful penetration. It takes me even deeper into the cosmic language of sound, my own heart, and relationship with my Beloved. I feel empowered, equipped and ripe to offer the Yoga of Sound in my work as a service to the world. I am humbled, grateful, inspired, expanded, stretched, nourished, and ready to lead! Immense reverence! The experience of grace, effort, and love pulsate strongly for me throughout the course.”

-Dipika, Torquay Australia (Graduate of the 200-hour RYT Heart of Sound)

Please see our main Heart of Sound page 

for curriculum highlights, photos, prerequisites, Module 2 dates, and all other details!

Daily Schedule

7:30AM ~ 10:00 AM

Mantra Japa Meditation

Praṇayama and Yogāsana for Sound-Based Practices

Nāda Yoga with tānpura, vocal toning, and Hindustanī morning rāga singing

11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM

Primary lecture for the day.

(See Module 1 Curriculum Highlights, and Module 2 Curriculum Highlights)

3:00 PM ~ 5:00 PM

Musical skill training

Integrative small group practices and study time

Yin or Restorative yoga

5:30 PM ~ 6:30 PM

Each day ends with Bhakti Yoga ~ Kīrtan with Anandra, guest musicians, and student-led songs as inspired.

Most evenings there are reading and/or enrichment activities to study.


You’ll have time daily to take walks nearby the retreat property. There’s a spa and pool onsite for your enjoyment as well.l

Also, as part of our course time, several group outings will be arranged to nearby sacred places for ceremony, practice, and meditation. (The selection of time/place is influenced by the calendar of holy days, weather and the group’s needs.)


We will have two half-days off during each 13 day module for rest and integration.

Course Fees for Sydney October/November 2018 Program:

Early-bird registration discount ends June, 2018!

Tuition Fee of $2250 AUD (super early bird price) includes:

  1. Training and course materials, including: a 200-page manual; properly transliterated Sanskrit mantra and kīrtan reference book; mantra Mp3’s; instructional pronunciation videos; extensive enrichment activities; business, branding, and marketing resources; and much more.
  2. Online course fee of $108(USD) for one 40-day mantra group led by Anandra and/or Heart of Sound teaching staff. (If you’re unable to complete one before the course begins, you can take an online 40-day group after Module 1 ends.)
Need financial help?

1. Referral fees for promoting the course are available to registered students.
2. Payment plans are also available!
3. Sorry, work trade positions are all full.
Retreat Packages:
The venue for the training is Swami’s Yoga Retreat. Room and board packages are $108 AUD per day, all inclusive. The retreat package total is $1512 AUD and includes 14 nights starting October 28th, and departure November 11th. Please arrange and pay for your stay directly with Swami’s and mention you’re doing the Heart of Sound course for the special rate. They’ve probably got spaces open if you’d like to arrive early or stay late – just plan it out with them directly! 🙂
Other Options:
Camping and full board packages are $80 AUD per day.
Details about meal-only, or lunch-only packages for people staying elsewhere nearby will be provided soon. (Our schedule is pretty full, so there’s no time to go out during breaks if you’d also like to get some rest and/or study!)
Contributing Teachers
We’re honored to have Stephanie Keiko Kong joining us to teach the yogāsana, compassionate communication, and support students in their Sanskrit refinement!
Cancellation policy: Students will receive a 75% refund if requested 90 days or more before the course, and a 50% refund if requested after 90 days. No refunds will be issued less than 30 days in advance.
Earlybird policy: Paying the deposit locks in the earlybird price, so long as the remainder is paid within 60 days of the earlybird deadline.
Transfer policy: Up to 30 days before the course start date, you also may request to transfer your payment to a later course (if there is space available at the time of your request) for a $450AUD admin fee. The fee will be deducted from the tuition owed for the new course, and you’ll be responsible for the difference.  Submission of your payment indicates your acceptance of the cancellation and transfer policy.
Please visit our site for information on Event and Course Fee:

Contact us:
Email: support @
Phone: (1) 808.440.0691