Updated: Jul 12, 2019
A truly unique and rewarding opportunity being able to stay at the Ashram.
They are incredibly generous in what is made available to you - all meals included, warm and very accommodating bed rooms (often to yourself or shared with one another person), use of the facilities - beautiful gardens, yoga classes (generally could only fit in one class a day around duties).
Felt very safe at the ashram as a solo female traveller - key pad lock system on the main doors, lockable bedroom doors. Duties are set around a schedule - some karma yoga duties will take up most of the day eg. breakfast, lunch and dinner cleanup. The experience is focused more around living the yogic/ashram lifestyle - you may not get the opportunity to adventure out or explore Fremantle everyday.
Guests and other workaways are kind and very easy to get on with, management is fair and approachable.
Ashram is located in Beacon - very safe area, close to parks, local food market, 20min walk to downtown Fremantle (amazing area to explore), easily accessed by bus.
Many unique and rewarding opportunities at the ashram - daily meditation, evening talks (Bhakti), gatherings of a various variety (Jnana yoga - discussion groups, Kirtan - a chance to sing all together), silent meals and access to the ashram's sizeable library. On the odd occasion events such as Ecstatic Dance (free form dance event) will be held in the area in which WorkAwayers will go to - highly recommend attending!
Overall a very positive experience and unlike any other WorkAway - so generous and such a rewarding experience! They will forever be the cream of the crop!
11th June 2019
Thank you so so so much!
It has been such a blessing to be here! Something I will keep in mt heart and share with other forever!
I have learnt so much and have been inspired so much!
I will keep in touch
Love Miki xoxo
This Ashram in Perth offers a wonderful and unique experience for workawayers just a stone throw away from the centre of Fremantle. As a workawayer, you will do 5 hours karma yoga, which means learning about yourself while volunteering for those 5 hours per day.
The whole experience is about personal spiritual growth and all the people you will meet here are on that path one way or another.
The Ashram follows the path of integral yoga, which means the path of body, mind, knowledge and rejoicing to inner peace.
Everyone involved is this Ashram is full of love and compassion. Your tasks for the day will be helping out everyone at the Ashram and may include cooking, cleaning, gardening and/or some maintenance work such as painting, for example.
An unforgettable experience
THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING!!!!!!!
I was extremely happy to be here
I am sorry I could not say bye face to face XXX
Please take care
BIG HUG & KISSES
To all of you
Thank you for your warmth, your energy and acceptance
I’ve learnt soo much from you all and am soo grateful
Gratitude, peace & wellness extends
Denise, Chinmaya and all
Thank you for allowing me here to share in the magic of this place.
I appreciate your efforts to accommodate me.
I have LOVED being able to experience different yoga teachers and the ways they run their classes, it has helped me see how one can get ‘too routine’ I a practice. I went to three different teachers – with such different techniques and really ENJOYED my experience. I hope you can pass on to all your teachers how much I valued their classes.
I hope to leave very early Sunday morning with a lot of driving ahead of me. I’m sorry I forgot to bid farewell’s last night. I will clear my room as much as I can (remember where to put things).
I wish you all well with your adventures and experiences
2nd September 2018
Chinmaya thank you so very much for your loving kindness and sharing so generously your spiritual knowledge and introducing me to the wonder of Niranjan so very heart felt. I cherish these special moments and so enjoyed our play and dance in the garden.
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I found a little wooden wheel barrow this morning walking back from the beach so cute maybe some flowers growing in it would be nice have left it would be nice left under the tree in the veggie garden.
Om see you soon Love & Love River
Thank you for being such a beautiful daily inspiration. Beyond that, thanks for helping me to feel so welcome and comfortable in this Ashram. Trust me when I say you are doing an awesome job.
Its admirable to see how much strength and trust you transmit with your presence only. Hope you keep finding more and more inspiration in this universe that hugs you every morning. I bet its no easy task to seem and be as strong as you are but believe me you are and can always do it in a beautiful and contagious manner.
As a Virgo my deepest respect for the Aquarius! My bestbestbest wishes for you wrapped with true gratefulness
Gia Relene Dominguez
To everyone at Sivananda Ashram Beaconsfield
A deep thanks for supporting my journey the last seven months.
I really fell like there has been some big shifts for me and am very grateful to Beacon Yoga Centre for that.
I am now looking forward to frequenting programs as an “outpatient”
I feel that places which allow you/us to be free, open and unobstructed in exploring truth are rare in the world so feel lucky to have stayed and wish for Sivananda Ashram and all involved eternal longevity and total human freedom.
Thank you for giving me the space to explore, learn, contemplate, connect, discuss, love and yes - also serve!
I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay at this stage of my travels/life. Feeling confident and positive about whatever there is to come in the future. It's good to know there are places like this out there!
Thank you all and Namaste
To everyone at Sivananda Ashram
Thank you for my time shared with all of you here, it has been a wonderful experience.
When I arrived I was tired, lost, stressed and losing faith in a lot of things. This place has given me time to rest, to eat delicious and nutritious food, to work again and be able to give back a little.
Thank you for challenging me with the cooing! I have learnt from that and will take it with me on my journey.
Somehow over these past two weeks things have fallen into place and am leaving here feeling much happier and sage about the future, I will not be far and would love to pop back to visit and help if needed.
Thank you for your kindness, your patience and your love.
It has been a pleasure to be here and experience new things and reflect on everything
I wish everyone all the best and I will see you soon
Love Sophie Leigh
A BIG thank you for the LOVE for my eye opening experience and enriching experience at the Ashram. I will be forever grateful.
Thank you for these 3 very precious weeks. Its been more than I ever hoped for!
Best of luck in life
Hope to see you in India!!!
To All the Wonderful people at the Sivananda Ashram.
Thank you for an amazing stay. I felt so welcomed and comfortable in this Beautiful space, and I’m leaving very calm.
See you again.
Thank you so much
I have learned so much
I have experienced so much
And I had so much fun
Blessings to you all
Love Mike Panter
Thank you all for becoming my family and embracing me here;
Sharing your wonderful home.
Your knowledge/like minded-nest
Have been most welcome! I look forward to getting to know you all better.
A Heartfelt THANK YOU
Thank you for all your beautiful, peaceful and loving classes this year!
They have given me so much.
You have given me so much.
Love Jo Darbyshire
Dear Beautiful People
Form the Sivananda Ashram
I want to thank you for the amazing past weeks. I’ve learnt so much form you grew in So many Spiritual ways and gained So many new views on life & knowledge.
I’ve always felt welcome and you’ve created an amazing community – I will definitely come back in the future.
See you soon
Uwe and Chinmaya
So sorry we couldn’t say goodbye to everyone.
We have to go to the airport early to check in.
So Sorry again. We really had a lot of relaxing and fun here. So enjoyed the time in Ashram. Hope to see all of you soon. We will come here again. I felt so lucky to be here. Wish all the people in the Sivananda Ashram eternal longevity and stay health forever.
Freddy and Sharry
Namaste Ashram Family
For the inspirations
and love you all shared
I am so grateful to have the chance meeting you all at the Ashram.
Despite my short stay I’ve learnt so much being a part of this wonderful community!
Thank you so very much!
Thank you for such soulful life time experience and the delicious nutritious meals!
See you again and take care all
Until next time
Dear Chinmaya, dear Sivananda Ashram,
What an amazing experience it was to stay ere for couple of weeks. I learn a lot about different ways to think, to be, to live. I really want to continue this learning of Yoga and all the practices I’ve learned from you. The place you created has a wonderful energy, it’s impressive.
A place where People, Nature and Spirituality are one.
Take care of you guys, I hope to cross your way one day or another