Yoga in Nature Retreat
Dwellingup (Ex 1) Western Australia - Fri 10th February 2017

Max Participants:
12
Location:
Dwellingup (Ex 1) Western Australia
Date:
Fri 10th February 2017
Start Time:
3:00pm
Duration:
3 Days
Non-Member Cost:
$430.00 Per Person based on Twin Share
Member Cost:
$430.00 Per Person based on Twin Share
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Our “Yoga in Nature Retreat” is focused on mindful movement, breath awareness, relaxation, connecting with nature and most of all, having fun!

Our accommodation is just out of Dwellingup, on a large property set in natural bushland, backing onto the forest. We stay in a mix of Chalets, or rooms within The Lodge and are utilising the lovely long veranda, overlooking a tranquil lake as our ‘Yoga Space’. The peaceful setting of this property, daily yoga/meditation, bush walks, amazing food, wine & company are sure to provide you with an opportunity to unwind, relax and reflect.

You have time each day for fun and to connect with like-minded women, as well as plenty of time for rest and quiet reflection. The aim of the retreat is to encourage you to practice mindfulness through movement, enjoy time away from habitual routines & the demands of daily life, bring laughter and adventure into your life…. and ensure you go home feeling refreshed & relaxed, with a big SMILE on your face.

Retreat Schedule

Friday 10th February

3.00pm to 5.00pm - Self Drive, Check In any time, Sue and/or Bettina will be there to greet you.

5.15pm - Group Welcome, Fresh Juice & Introduction on The Veranda

5.30 to 6.30pm - Yoga & Meditation to help you unwind for the weekend

6.30pm - Social Time on The Veranda, or take Quiet Time for yourself to rest & reflect.

7.30pm - Insanely Yummy Dinner & Fresh Fruit Platter

9.30pm - Rest / Quiet Time



Saturday11th February

Early Birds - Opportunity to go on self guided walk on the Bibbulmun Track (only 800 metres from our accommodation)

Prior to 7.00am - Fresh Juice & Light Refreshments will be made available in the main dining room

7.00am - 8.00am - Morning Flow Yoga & Meditation on The Veranda

8.30 - Breakfast

9.30am - Meet Sue & leave for Lane Poole Reserve where we’ll enjoy a 2.1k loop nature walk, followed by a swim in the river at beautiful Island Pool. We’ll spend the rest of the morning here and enjoy a picnic lunch in the forest, before returning back to our accommodation.

1.00pm - Leisure time (Options - practice silence/mindfulness, read a book, take a walk around the property and immerse yourself in peace and tranquility, rest)

2.00pm - Optional “Learn to Meditate” Lesson with Bettina (additional $20pp to be paid in cash on the day)

5.00pm - 6.00pm - On The Veranda, wind down Yoga & Meditation

6.00pm - Social Time on The Veranda, or take Quiet Time for yourself to rest & reflect.

7.00pm - Delectable Dinner & Fresh Fruit Platter

8.00pm - Movie Night (The Connection, Mind Your Body) A documentary about understanding the remarkable link between Mind, Body & Health.

9.30pm - Rest / Quiet Time



Sunday 12th February

Early Birds - Opportunity to go on self guided walk on the Bibbulmun Track (only 800 metres from our accommodation),

Prior to 8.00am - Fresh Juice & Light Refreshments will be made available in the main dining room

8.00am to 9.00am - Wake Up Yoga & Meditation on The Veranda

9.00am - Lazy Indulgent Sunday Breakfast

10.00am - Leisure time for Reflection, Meditation, Mindfulness, Reading, Restoration

11.00am - Namaste Circle before returning to your world, happy, healthy and rested.

Is the “Yoga in Nature” Retreat Suitable for me?

We have purposely developed this particular retreat program to fit the ‘Adventurous Women’ style of doing things. It’s a little different, in that we don’t stick to a particular philosophy or practice, our food is not vegan (happy to cater for vegetarians though) and complete silence is not our strength. We appreciate that there are plenty of excellent companies who already provide this end of the spectrum when it comes to Yoga Retreats and we’d be more than happy to recommend them, if our style doesn’t suit your needs.

Beginners Welcome, You don’t need to be flexible or fit … all bodies can do yoga!

Alcohol is not provided, however you are more than welcome to bring your own if you enjoy a tipple.

We provide lovingly prepared homemade meals and they are amazing! There may even be a little naughty twist at times, however you do have a choice as to whether or not you wish to indulge.

Self Drive - We will provide directions to the property

You need to have a “Go with The Flow Attitude”


A Little about our Yoga Facilitator - Bettina Gould

Yoga Retreat

The lovely Bettina has been instructing Yoga classes in the Joondalup area since 2006 for adults and children of all ages, shapes and sizes.


She holds a Yoga Teacher 400hr Certificate, Childrens Yoga Instructor certificate, ChiBall™ Instructor, Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness & Personal Training, Sports Yoga Instructor ™ and has a Basic Nutrition – Healthy Eating certificate, Lift For Life™ training, Reiki I & II and is a Meditation Facilitator.

She also regularly attends retreats, workshops and professional development days, within the yoga and fitness industries.



3 Day/2 Nights - Retreat Package Price
(Rooms are subject to availability and are allocated on a first come, first served basis at the time of booking, therefore we will advise if you need to choose another option):

Chalet 1 Double Bedroom / Shared Bathroom :$460pp
Chalet 1 Double Bedroom / Shared Bathroom : $460pp

Chalet 2 Queen Bedroom / Shared Bathroom :$460pp
Chalet 2 Single Bed in Twin Share Room / Shared Bathroom :$430pp

Chalet 3 Queen Bedroom / Shared Bathroom (There are 2 of these rooms available) :$460pp
Chalet 3 Single Bed in Twin or Triple Share, Loft Room / Shared Bathroom :$430pp

Lodge Queen Bedroom, own ensuite (There are 4 of these rooms available) :$495pp

As part of any chosen package, Adventurous Women Financial Members receive a Wellness Pack on arrival.

What’s included:

  • Accommodation for two nights on a large private property surrounded by natural bush, located a short distance from Dwellingup Townsite. All bedding/linen is supplied.

  • Daily Fresh Juice, Endless Herbal Teas, Beautiful Meals

  • Yoga mats supplied for your use

  • Access to Bibbulmun Track…. it’s on our doorstep

  • Guided walk within Lane Poole Reserve & Park Entry Fees (based on carpool)

  • Qualified & experienced Yoga Instructor/Meditation Facilitator

  • Adventurous Women Group Host

What to bring:

  • Yoga mat (if you prefer to use your own)

  • Water bottle, hat and sunscreen

  • Yoga attire/clothing for the weekend

  • Swimwear

  • Hobbies you like to indulge in when you relax (ie: Jigsaw, Reading, Crochet, Painting, Drawing)

  • Towel for after swim and toiletries

  • BYO Kayak, if you wish to have a paddle on the river

  • BYO Bike, if you wish to enjoy a ride in your leisure time

  • BYO Wine etc..

How to Book:

A $250 Deposit is required to secure your place on this retreat.

Click on the BOOK NOW link below, fill out the booking form noting which package you would like to purchase and we will email you a Tax Invoice for your deposit. Once your deposit has been paid, your place is then confirmed. Please Note: Should you wish to cancel for any reason, your Deposit is Non Refundable, as unless your place is taken by another client.

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

No Princess Policy

Princess crossed outThis tour by it's very nature is not designed for the 5 Star Traveller. It is for the girl who has an 'adventurous spirit' and is looking for a unique and rewarding experience (Once in a Lifetime)! You should be able to adopt a "Go With The Flow" attitude, after-all we are in a foreign country and things don't always go to plan...this will help you chill out and therefore get the best out of your holiday. You will also need to be mobile without assistance - some of the sights require you to be on your feet, navigating steps and uneven surfaces at times. We also have a couple of walks as part of this tour - these walks can be achieved by anyone with a general level of fitness, but again mobility is the key, as with all of our tours.

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Cancellation & Refunds

Domestic Travel

Notice of cancellation must be in writing, with an email as an acceptable form of communication, directly to Adventurous Women with the following conditions:

  • 60 days plus prior to trip departure - Loss of deposit
  • 59 - 30 days prior to trip departure - 50% Of The Tour Cost
  • 29 - 15 days prior to trip departure - 75% Of The Tour Cost
  • Within 14 days of the trip departure - 100% Of The Tour Cost

Overseas Travel

Each of our Tour Operators/Service Providers have their own booking conditions & cancellation policy over and above those of Adventurous Women's booking conditions, please ensure you request them and read them carefully.
Adventurous Women's Cancellation Policy can be viewed at the bottom of this website under the heading 'Cancellation Policy'. Please ensure you read it carefully, as by paying your deposit, you acknowledge that you accept this cancellation policy, over and above that of our Service Providers.

  • Cancellation of More than 70 days - Loss of Deposit
  • Between 69 and 31 days - Loss of 50% Of The Tour Cost
  • 30 days or less - Loss of 100% Of The Tour Cost

No refund is available after departure of a tour has commenced.

Please ensure you read our complete  cancellation policy  before booking