Specialist student library with hundreds of book in many genres inc. yoga, ayurveda, herbology, massage, nutrition.
Yoga and dance studio air-conditioned/heated with natural bamboo timber and mirrored.
Massage therapy rooms
Ladies and men’s change room
Facilities and Equipment
The Health Institute Australasia has modern premises which include the Buddha Lounge, office areas and reception; the student facilities include a library, a student lounge plus a kitchenette with tea making facilities, and toilets. There are lecture rooms that are air-conditioned in summer or heated in winter, and include wi-fi facilities and all modern technology. There is a PA system with radio-mikes in the large lecture room, plus movie projector and screen, along with access to broadband internet. There is also a specialist library on campus. We have an air-conditioned yoga and dance studio, which is centrally heated for winter, and has a natural timber floor made from bamboo.
Our students at the Health Institute Australasia have the following available for their use:
Videos, texts, plus other material related to the courses
Space for quiet study or for small group meetings
A clinic environment which is located at our Nirvana Wellness Retreat
Public facilities available nearby
The campus is very close to public transport, with a bus stop just a few metres from our front door, and the new light rail service just down the road. There are many facilities available within 5 minutes’ walk, such as; supermarkets, shopping mall, restaurants, and the main Gold Coast City library which is free to use. There are many types of accommodation available in the area, from motels and apartments to caravan and camping parks, as well as several back-packer hostels. University libraries are accessible by public transport, with Griffith University just a short tram ride away and Bond University being a bus ride. There are several medical facilities within the local vicinity and a 5 minute tram ride to the University hospital.
Gold Coast light rail – Photo: Bahnfrend
We make available to our students, delicious vegetarian-vegan lunch-boxed meals, which are freshly prepared on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
We also provide frozen vegetarian meals to take home, which include soups and breakfasts as well.
These meals are available to students at $15 per main meal and only $5 for breakfasts and soups.
Gold Coast Yoga Retreat
The Health Institute Australasia owns the Nirvana Wellness Retreat, which is delightfully located in the Gold Coast hinterland, amongst the picturesque mountains of Beechmont. There are 70 acres of spectacular ecologically managed farmland, providing a perfect backdrop for the work of practical training in organic gardening, or the holding of yoga teacher training classes as well as ayurvedic cooking and nutrition workshops.
NIRVANA WELLNESS RETREAT
87 Binnaburra Rd, Beechmont, Queensland. Australia