2019 SUMMER BYRON BAY YOGA CLEANSE WALK & RESTORE RETREAT
Sun 6th – Sat 12th January 2019
6 night all-inclusive retreat:
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Join Jessie Chapman and facilitators for our inspirational Summer Yoga Cleanse Walk & Restore Retreat staying 5 nights at a beautiful ocean views retreat overlooking the ocean with twice daily yoga, all organic meals and juices, guided beach and nature walks, a 1 hour massage, core strength classes, evening yoga nidra, meditation and other healing art classes. There's an ozone swimming pool, a range of in-house holistic spa treatments available and the beaches are nearby. This is your time to relax, be inspired and develop your yoga practice in idyllic surrounds...
The retreat price includes:
5 nights lovely retreat accommodation
All organic vegetarian meals
All fresh morning juices, teas & fruits
An included 1 hour Massage or Reiki healing
2.5 hours Morning Yoga with Jessie & adjusters
2 hours Afternoon Restorative Yoga with Jessie & adjusters
One sunrise Cape Byron lighthouse walk, beach yoga & swim
A cooking demonstration & chat with our chef
Daily guided beach & nature wallks
Daily pre lunch 30 min core strength or restoration yoga classes
Daily post lunch 20 min guided meditation or silent slow walking
Evening 30 min yoga nidra or guided seated meditations
One afternoon Yogadance class
One evenings guided Bhajans / chanting
Our daily ritual:
|6.30 am:||morning yoga with Jessie and facilitators|
|9.00 am:||fresh juice and healthy buffet breakfast|
|10.00 am:||guided beach walk / massage / rest|
|1.00 pm:||pre lunch core strength class, meditation or restoration yoga|
|1.30 pm:||delicious organic vegetarian lunch|
|2.30 pm:||guided walk / massage / rest|
|4.30 pm:||afternoon restoration yoga with Jessie and facilitators|
|7.00 pm:||nutritious vegetarian organic dinner|
|8.30 pm:||yoga nidra (lying down relaxation) / meditation|
About the yoga: Yoga is taught by Jessie Chapman with the assistance of the experienced Radiance facilitators. Jessie's inspirational classes are designed for all levels from the complete beginner to the more experienced practitioner. Yoga assistants give lots of individual attention and adjustments in the classes so everyone is well looked after. Guests are free to join in as much or as little of the retreat program as they choose knowing this is their retreat and aiming to get out of the time what they came for. Click here to read more about Jessie, the yoga and the wonderful Radiance Retreat facilitators.
About the location & accommodation: We stay at Sangsurya Retreat, a beautiful 10 acre ocean views eco retreat based 3 kilometres from Byron Bay with a large wooden floor yoga hall, ocean views ozone swimming pool, a relaxing dinning and lounge area with coastal views, a beautiful nature trail, in-house massage & spa treatments and abundant bird and wild life.
Accommodation is lovely hand built houses and cabins, each with their own unique flavour, that surround the yoga hall, dining room and pool. All rooms have aircon and most have their own ensuite bathrooms. It takes most people 25 - 30 minutes to walk to town from the retreat and 25 minutes to walk to Tallows beach. Most guests choose to immerse themselves fully in the retreat and only leave the retreat for the guided beach and nature walks however if you wish to explore Byron Bay and more of the beaches during your retreat you may like to hire a bicycle. Feel free to email us for recommendations of bicycle hire places in Byron Bay.
About the food: Our meals are lovingly prepared using fresh organic ingredients mainly sourced from the local area. The menu is abundant, delicious and healthy. This is not a fast so you won't go hungry, however we cut out meat, dairy foods, wheat, sugar, overly processed foods, coffee and alcohol so your body will be lightly cleansing. Each morning after yoga we sip a fresh healthy juice before our abundant buffet breakfast. Lunch is another delicious meal and dinner nutritious and healthy. Teas and fruits are available throughout the retreat as well as purified drinking water. By the retreats end you'll be feeling energised, clear and nourished and you'll have lots of recipes and ideas for continuing your healthy eating at home.
All inclusive 6 night retreat price: TBA
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Not included in the price: airfares, travel insurance, airport transfers and any extra massages or spa treatments you book - apart from your included 1 hour Massage or Reiki session.
* If you book a twin share room we put you with a same sex person.
Extra nights: Accommodation may be available before and after the retreat. If you'd like to book any extra nights please enquire upon booking.
The Healing Room
Apart from your 1 hour included massage, a range of treatments are available in The Healing Room throughout the retreat:
1 hour Deep Tissue or Relaxation Massage $85
1 hour Reiki Healing $85
1 hour Hawaiin/Kahuna Massage $85
1 hour Foot Reflexology & Massage $95
1 hour Crystal Healing with Sound $95
1 hour Indian Head Massage with warm oil treatment $95
1 hour Aroma Facial $95
1 hour Hot Rocks Massage $100
1 hour Body Scrub & Moisture $95
all treatments are using natural organic products
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Check-in and check-out: guests start arriving from 9 am. A buffet lunch is available between 12.30 and 3 pm and our first yoga class and formal group welcome is at 5pm. Due to flights, etc, people arrive at all different times on the first day however aim to arrive at your soonest to get the most out of your retreat; to settle in, relax, swim, have a massage, a walk, etc. The retreat end and check-out on the last day is at 11 am.
How to get here: if travelling by plane details re easy bus transfer to Sangsura Retreat from the nearest airports are given upon registration. Bus transfers are available from Ballina Domestic Airport (25 min from Sangsurya Retreat), Coolangatta International Airport (1 hour from Sangsurya Retreat) or Brisbane International Airport (2 hours from Sangsurya Retreat). If arriving by car we email you a map with street directions. You can view where Sangsurya Retreat and Byron Bay are located on the map below:
RADIANCE YOGA CLEANSE AND PAMPER RETREAT TESTIMONIALS
"Jessie’s retreat was invigorating, relaxing and intensely refreshing. It enabled me to switch off from everyday stressors of life to focus on my own health and wellbeing. The yoga sessions, food and friendships formed on the retreat have provided some wonderful memories and the practical strategies learnt on the retreat will benefit me for a long time to come. Thank you to Jessie and the facilitators for creating such an amazing experience."
Ellen, 41, Occupational Therapist - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"Thank you Jessie and team. My purposes in attending this retreat have been met - and more! I leave feeling healthy, flexible, refreshed and relaxed."
Kate, 61, Leadership Coach and Writer - Byron Bay Yoga Retreat
"This is one of the best value for money self investments you can make. The yoga, the food, the facilitators. Jessie creates a beautiful space to just love being. Go ahead and book. It really is that good. I have done a Radiance Retreat 3 years in a row now."
David, 48, Health Professional - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"You have given me back years of my life. I feel energized and can cope with the challenges of my job and commitments more easily. I am waking each morning refreshed and I can’t wait to get into what the day has for me. Thankyou."
Leonie, 52, Human Resources Manager - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"Sunshine, good food, a beautiful location, and hours of yoga every day - it sounded to good to be true before I went and the reality was even better. I have returned home with a lightness of spirit. Radiance is certainly what it's been about for me, and each day since I have returned home I have given thanks that I was able to spend such a week exploring my mind, body and sprit in such beautiful surroundings, with the truly exceptional group of people.An experience definitely to be repeated."
Nicky, 40, Environmental Campaigner - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
“Jessie and her lovely team truly create a special environment of support, love, and laughter, which is just perfect for us to take our yoga and wellness to a new level. The people on the retreat are inspiring and friendly. The food is incredible and the week floated along in bliss for me! I now feel relaxed, motivated and ready to take on the new year with energy and balance. Thank you so much.”
Kayley, 43 - Byron Bay NYE Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"I came to this retreat with some high hopes and expectations and can honestly say the retreat surpassed my expectations. I can't recommend this retreat highly enough. Whether you just need to relax from a stressed life, you are a beginner, or you are someone who wants to delve deeper into your yoga, you will be catered for. Thank you to Jessie and the facilitators for creating such a special space"
Mark, 41, Teacher - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"Jessie and the Radiance facilitators are an amazing group of people who have the knowledge, care and love to support anyone on their retreat journey. My expectations were totally blown away and I have now found greater inner peace and a calmness which I know will continue, as I now have the increased knowledge and passion necessary to carry this into my daily existence. I am eternally grateful to Jessie and her faciliators for helping me to get back onto my true path and feel so much lighter and happier."
Narelle, 34, Teacher- Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"A beautiful location with inspiring and heartfelt tuition. An experience to be treasured and aspire to be repeated."
Cathryn, 53, Remedial Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor
"The retreat was absolutely magic. I met some amazing people who were all very inspiring and wonderful company! I loved the yoga and was extremely grateful for all the extra help provided by the yoga assistants in each session. The meditation was relaxing and the food was extremely tasty! I am so happy I went on this retreat!!! It was the perfect start to the year."
Katie, 31, Business Owner - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"Thank you to the team of beautiful souls who came together to make this retreat happen. A truly worthwhile experience; refreshing, inspiring, joyful, opening.....I came away with a clearer mind, healthier body and happier heart."
Kim. 39, Mum and uni student - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
" As a total beginner, I could have easily been left behind. Instead, I found myself nurtured and supported every step of the way. Jessie is a fantastic teacher and the extra assistance from the facilitators made such a difference to my experience. I would highly recommend this retreat to anyone who is new to yoga. I now feel like I have a great foundation for my future yoga practice'"
Toni, 45, HR Manager - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"Nowhere to go and nothing to do - Jessie shows you how to just BE. Her serenity is infectious!"
Adrienne, 38, Wife, Mother, Business Owner
"The Radiance Yoga Retreat was an amazing opportunity for me to meet inspiring and like-minded people, practice yoga in new ways that opened up my body, heart and mind, and feel energised by the natural surroundings, the divine food and the uplifting energy of the teachers on retreat. I noticed I had more energy, enthusiasm and as a result of the retreat, I am fitter and more flexible, and inspired to put what I learned on reatreat into practice. '
Shannon, 33, yoga teacher - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"With Jessie you take a journey, learning the practice of yoga in a supported environment, cleansing your body with ease, and remembering that with balance in your life you become the person you are."
Alix, 44, Public Servant - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
"Radiance Retreat was an exceptional experience on all levels. Such care and nuturing support from all staff. Wonderful food with soul--Thank you."
Dianne Fisher, Client Services Manager/Financial Planning - Byron Bay Retreat
"I cannot thank the team of Radiance Retreats enough for the whole experience of the retreat. Yoga has changed my life. I feel so in tune with my body and mind more than ever. You introduced me to a diverse selection of food that was delicious. I have continued eating organic food and have not gone back to old habbits. I have had comments from people saying how well I look which is an extra bonus because I feel terrific. I practise yoga every morning using Jessie's dvd core strength and my back which was injured is nearly back to 100%. Thank you all for your warmth and wisdom."
Nadine, 36 years old, teacher - Byron Bay Yoga Cleanse & Pamper Retreat
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