• Personal Growth

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    Learning tools for approaching life challenges with skillfulness

  • Community

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    Discovering the healing power of friendship and community

  • Sustainable Living

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    Joy and growth through reconnecting with nature

  • Mindfulness

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    Cultivating the awareness and compassion to live with balance and ease

New Life Foundation

Our mindful recovery community offers a rich and supportive learning space for anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of themselves. Many of us have struggled with hardships and difficulties but have never had the opportunity to heal. At New Life, people from all over the world come together to find new ways to relate to the challenges they face. Here, we come to the realisation that no matter how isolated we may feel, we are never alone.


Benefit from our full mindfulness program, the guidance of our therapists, and the support of our community.


Share your skills and learn new ones, work in agriculture or earth building, and immerse yourself in mindful living.


Take some time to unwind, relax, and re-connect with our flexible guest program.

Get To Know Us

It’s pretty hard to describe the sight of the sun rising over the paddy fields, the fog rolling over the lake, or a flock of friendly ducks blocking your path to the meditation hall (tip – if you proceed slowly, they will let you through). It’s similarly difficult to share the joy of a simple smile, the feeling of relief when someone listens, or the warmth gained from supportive friends. Still, we can try. This series of short films gives you a small glimpse of what life is like here at the foundation.

Discover New Life

Explore the scenic surroundings, learn more about our programs, and hear from some of our community members.

Healing and Growth

Volunteers, residents, and guests describe the support and challenges they experienced during their stay.

A Day in the Life of a Resident

Get an idea of what a typical day in the resident program is like at New Life.

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Our Program

  • Meditation

    Practice kind awareness of thoughts and emotions and learn to relate to yourself with care and acceptance.

  • Yoga

    Restore inner harmony and renew the connection between body and mind.

  • Tai Chi

    Discover a balance between flexibility and strength and harness the energy of mindful movement.

  • Life Coaching

    Work on difficult personal issues with the support of our life coaches.

  • Workshops

    Cultivate mutual support, growth, and change with the wide variety of therapies on offer.

  • Enneagram

    Develop self-awareness and investigate possibilities for growth with Enneagram tools.

  • TRE

    Access a deep state of relaxation and release stress with Tension or Trauma Release Exercises.

  • Addiction Recovery

    Explore different ways of dealing with addiction through mindfulness.

  • Dance

    Connect with others and face challenges in a playful and creative way with dance therapy.

  • Support Groups

    Share your experiences, struggles, and insights with others in both peer-led and facilitated groups.

  • Leisure

    Enjoy the tranquility of the beautiful surroundings and participate in community-organised excursions.

  • Working Meditation

    Put mindfulness tools into practice whilst caring for our community.