Upcoming Retreats

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The Marketing Nirvana Retreat for Women in Small Business – Mount Alford, Queensland – 6 – 9 March 2015

Imagine never having to do the hardsell again, avoiding long boring days at trade shows and yawnfests at networking events. Gain the tools, strategies and know-how to market your business using your expertise and learn how to turn that into powerful content that has potential clients picking up the phone ready to buy from you! Professional development retreats are the perfect way to combine nurturing yourself whilst nurturing your business! You will receive a record of attendance and certificate on completion of this course, however the most valuable thing you will receive is the knowledge of how to attract new customers or clients to your business, in ways that won't cost you the … [Read More...]

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Australian Bush Essences Retreat – Mount Alford, Queensland – 13 – 16 March 2015

  This retreat provides you with the foundation skills to become a confident and competent Bush Flower Essence Practitioner   The Bush Essences are a system of healing that anyone can use for themselves or prescribe for others. Although Flower Remedies have been used by many cultures for thousands of years, the Australian Bush Flower Essences meet the great need for remedies that help people address the issues of the 21st century - sexuality, communication skills and spirituality to name but a few. The answer to this need (which has come from the Australian plants), has been developed and researched by Naturopath, Ian White, a fifth generation Australian herbalist. Professional … [Read More...]

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training Retreat – Gold Coast – 25 – 28 May 2015

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) was developed by Prof. Marsha Linehan, Ph.D.,at the University of Washington in the late 1970’s. She added acceptance, dialectics and validation strategies to cognitive-behavioural treatment for patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) who often presented with chronic patterns of suicidal or other severe dysfunctional behaviours and named the therapy Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). It is not unusual for individuals diagnosed with BPD to also struggle with other problems -- depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, eating disorders, or alcohol and drug issues. It’s important to note that DBT … [Read More...]

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Tai Chi, Meditation and Yogalates Spa Retreat Khao Lak Thailand – 7 June – 13 June 2015

 Khao Lak ~ Thailand (2hrs from Phuket) 7 June - 13 June 2015 (6 nights) This retreat provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in daily Tai Chi, Meditation and Yogalates practices which are suitable for beginners or experienced practitioners. Learn to use these practices to calm your mind and bring peace and grace to your daily activities. What a wonderful way to spend a week, Tai Chi, Yogalates, meditation, massage, swimming in the salt water pool, Thai cooking class, local markets, temple visits, afternoon cocktails, beach walks and just generally relaxing. Your Retreat Leaders Rick Attix - Tai Chi Instructor Rick began studying traditional Japanese Karate in the … [Read More...]

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Women’s Wellness Retreat – Byron Bay – 15 – 20 August 2015

Health and Happiness The keyword is ‘Wellness', and the focus is for overall health, longevity and happiness. Take time out to replenish and reconnect with your body, mind and heart all whilst learning ways to enhance your health and vitality in your everyday life.  Over the week, we will guide you in yogalates, meditation and positive psychology sessions to help clear and calm your mind. You will also learn ways to cultivate a healthier diet and lifestyle through talks on women’s health and nutrition and demonstrations on live-foods and natural beauty care. Healthy seasonal and organic plant-based meals will be served at every meal and there will be time for you to relax and restore by … [Read More...]

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Women’s Mindfulness Retreat – Ubud – Bali – 6th – 11th September 2015

The purpose of this retreat is to learn to use the skills of mindfulness to restore your sense  of balance and equanimity. Leave the human race behind and cultivate a sense of inner, abiding peace and contentment.  “Right from the start, on being greeted at the airport, Tammie Day’s Mindfulness for Women’s Retreat was just the most amazing and nurturing experience and far surpassed my expectations. A beautiful setting with a variety of workshops, yoga instruction and activities, attentive & friendly staff, fabulous healthy food, relaxing spa treatments , etc , etc. Everything was so well organised that I didn’t have to think about a thing other than enjoying the retreat. I would … [Read More...]

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Introduction to Art Therapy Retreat – Mount Alford, Queensland – 23 – 26 October 2015

HOW TO USE CREATIVE EXERCISES TO HELP CREATE AWARENESS AND WELLNESS Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy which embraces a variety of theoretical frameworks and mainly uses visual arts and object making as a form of expression to improve and enhance physical, mental and emotional well-being. All sections of the training include experiential exercises. (No artistic talent is required) Art Therapy is a relatively new field that has been shaped by many related fields of thought, art, art history, anthropology, psychology, and psychiatry. Its emergence in the 20th century came about as a result of many unique events. Since ancient times art has played a role in health and symbolic … [Read More...]