SOMA II

Rounding

An advanced program for existing Vedic meditators only.

Rounding is the most immediate way for Vedic meditators to take their practice to the next level.

Soma Rounding is a four-day, three-night immersion program aimed at rejuvenating your body-mind and expanding your consciousness through the ancient practice of Rounding. Rounding is a unique sequence of very simple asanas, breathwork and meditation designed to release significant amounts of stress in a short period of time. This technique has been used for thousands of years allowing us to access the depths of our awareness, release layers of tension and fatigue from the nervous system and provide a palpable sense of peace and stillness that allows us to adapt to life's challenges more easily.

The only prerequisite of this retreat is that you have learned Vedic meditation previously. There is no minimum amount of time you need to have been meditating to attend a rounding retreat. This retreat is perfect for those looking to re-engage with their meditation practice or anyone looking to take their practice to the next level.

Duration

Thur 2pm - Sun 10am

Dates

June 20-23, 2024 (2 rooms left)

May 30 - June 2, 2025

Prices

Single Occupancy $3,600

Double Occupancy $5,100

Twin Share Main House
$2,900 p/person

Forest Abode Triple Share
$2,700 p/person

Forest Abode Couple
$4,800 total

NON-RESIDENTIAL OPTION AVAILABLE FOR ALL ROUNDING RETREATS.

You have the flexibility to choose your own accommodation and still join us and the group for the full Soma experience (all meals included, full access to the freshwater infinity pool, Soma grounds and infrared sauna).

Price: $2400

What is included

  • Premium accommodation in 30m2 bedroom with king-sized bed and private en-suite bathroom
  • Gift on arrival
  • Daily Rounding in the Dome with Gary Gorrow
  • Daily yoga practice
  • Himalayan Breathwork to support the nervous system and the purification process
  • Daily access to infrared sauna and ice bath
  • Digital detox
  • Full access to a freshwater infinity pool and the Soma grounds
  • 3-day cleanse-based menu prepared with locally sourced, organic meals prepared by Soma’s Ayurvedic chefs
  • Evening gathering at the outdoor fire pit

*Bodywork treatment upon request. Charges apply.

Contact us below if you need more info about Rounding:

FROM THOSE WHO KNOW

“The retreat was mind-blowing. I had no idea how deep and expansive the practice was actually going to be. I have experience and practiced many different forms of meditation and yoga, however there was something really profound and almost indescribable about rounding. It has really changed me and I continue to feel its benefits on a daily level.”

Cassie B.

“I had a pretty transformative experience during my time at Soma. I’ve done a lot of things over the last 2 years to try and get back into balance – retreats, lifestyle changes, shed a lot of my past life including moving, career changes, closing my company, removing much of what I consider ‘the old life’ habits, including people, it’s been a lot. So I’ll be honest in saying whilst I expected some benefits from Soma, I didn’t expect what happened at all. I thought it would be a nice relaxing few days, but that was not my experience. I came out with a lot more than that! So for that I am very grateful.”

Georgia H.
About the Teacher

Gary Gorrow

With over 17 years of mindfulness experience, Gary works with people from all over the globe and from all walks of life. He has a passion for empowering others, using ancient consciousness-based and guided meditation practices to help his students reach genuine enlightenment. Gary is a Vedic Meditation Practitioner (Master Teacher), qualified Ayurvedic Health Coach, Mindfulness Expert, High-Performance Coach, and a Motivational Speaker, making him one of the industry’s most sought-after transcendental teachers.

About the Teacher
Rosy Dean
Rosy Dean
2024-04-07
My husband and I attended Soma for the learn to meditate retreat with Gary. Could not recommend Soma more! The accomodation and whole property are amazing. Samantha is such a lovely host and Alex’s food is out of this world. Such an incredible experience with Gary and can’t wait to go back!
Sam Armstrong
Sam Armstrong
2024-03-20
The perfect destination to unwind and relax. Highly recommend and Samantha was a great host.
Lauren Grimes
Lauren Grimes
2024-03-20
What an amazing location and place. Incredibly serene and rejuvenating experience.
Richard Francis
Richard Francis
2023-05-14
Absolute tranquil, stunning views all around, and amazing staff. Gary holds fantastic sessions. Samantha is amazing inside and out!
Kyah Bell
Kyah Bell
2023-02-20
Soma Byron is one of the most magical and special places I have encountered. From the beautiful grounds, to the exceptional staff (especially Samantha), my retreat left me nourished with incredible food and connection to self. Everyone to go to Soma once a year at least, I could not recommend it enough.
Simone Doulaveras
Simone Doulaveras
2022-12-11
Incredible! Soma is spectacular, I absolutely loved my experience, from the incredible (and satisfying) food to Garry's amazing meditation course. I am not a natural meditator and he was such a great teacher. I am now so inspired and motivated to make meditation a part of my life, thanks to this retreat. I can't wait to book my next stay, just wish there were more stars to rate with!!
m healey
m healey
2022-09-16
If you have the opportunity to go to beautiful Soma it is a wonderful retreat from day to day life but do make it more blissful with yoga with the gifted Kate Henry and a glorious pottery session with Blanche Alexander by the pool and fire pit.
Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor
2022-09-08
Beautiful building and surrounds. Epic sunset views. Lovely place to relax and unwind. I only wish they'd seen fit to equip the bathrooms with doors.
Ganesa Stapleton
Ganesa Stapleton
2022-01-20
Very disappointing the retreat facilities were not working

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