with Jessie Chapman & facilitators
6-night All-inclusive Retreat
Thu 28th December ’23 – Wed 3rd January ’24

Join Jessie Chapman and facilitators for this all-inclusive Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness Retreat staying at the beautiful ocean views Sangsurya Retreat. Each day on retreat is an inspired journey towards your relaxed and energised self with dedicated twice daily yoga practice, guided beach and nature walks, all-organic meals and juices, core strength classes, restorative yoga, meditation, yoga nidra and a range of other healing art classes for strength, clarity, restoration and stillness.

Byron retreat pool

New Zealand Retreats

One leg posture
Byron Yoga Class
Single Room Byron Retreat

Everyone is welcome and well cared for by Jessie and the experienced Radiance facilitators. The yoga classes are designed for all, from the complete beginner to those with a regular practice, with lots of nourishing one-on-one yoga adjustments and instruction.

Daily Rituals

wake up in stunning surrounds
6.30 am: Full body loosening, joint limbering, pranayama & stillness
7 am: Inspirational morning yoga practice
9 am: Fresh morning juice & delicious buffet breakfast
10 am: Guided beach walk / spa treatments / rest / swim
1 pm: Restoration yoga / core strength class
1.30 pm: Delicious & abundant organic lunch
2. 30 pm: Rest, join a walk / spa treatments / quiet time
4.30 pm: Afternoon restoration yoga 
6.30 pm: Rest / journal / sip tea / swim
7 pm: Delicious hearty soup
8 pm: Yoga Nidra / guided relaxation / other
deep restorative sleep

Retreat Price I Room Options

$3125- Twin Share Room with own bathroom (p/p)
$3325 – Small Single Room with own bathroom 
$3325 – Single Room with a shared bathroom (between 2 rooms)
$3565 – Single Room with own bathroom

What's Included

6 nights lovely retreat accommodation
All organic, delicious vegetarian meals & fresh juices
A 1-hour Massage or Reiki Healing
Morning yoga with Jessie & facilitators
Afternoon restoration yoga with Jessie & facilitators
Daily guided beach, nature & tea tree lake walks
A Cape Byron lighthouse walk, yoga & swim
Pre-lunch restoration yoga or core strength classes
Healthy eating & cooking chat
Evening yoga nidra 
A special NYE cleansing ceremony
Yogadance, chanting & other healing art classes
All day beverages, filtered water, fresh fruits & supportive nutrients

Not included: airfares, travel insurance and airport transfers. Airport shuttle bus can be booked for smooth retreat transfers.
Extra massage and holistic spa treatments are available to book with the Radiance therapists.

Outside at the retrea
Sangsurya Deck
Yoga under the casuarinas
Yoga class at the retreat

Jessie Chapman & facilitators

Your retreat hosts are Jessie Chapman and the experienced Radiance facilitators. Jessie has been offering Radiance Retreats in Australia, Asia, New Zealand and Europe for over 20 years. She has been practicing and teaching yoga for many years and is the author of 4 Yoga Books including Yoga Postures for your Body, Mind & Soul (HarperCollins) and the Radiance Yoga Series, Jessie loves sharing the transformational yoga retreat journey, creating space for people to deepen in yoga and to be inspired in beautiful natural surrounds. Click here to read more Jessie, the facilitators and Radiance Retreats. 

Arms out Posture
Rock Walk Byron Beach
Morning Yoga Byron Beach
Yoga on the Deck

Yoga, Restoration & Stillness

The morning yoga classes are an inspired journey of stillness and breath awareness, full body loosening and joint limbering, gentle warm-up vinyasa yoga sequences, core awareness and yoga posture practice to cultivate flexibility, strength, stability and alignment. Lots of one-on-one yoga adjustments and instruction is given with modifications and props used where needed.  

The afternoon yoga classes combine gentle stretching and opening along with deep rest and restoration yoga, relaxing the nervous system and whole body and restoring energy levels. Restoration yoga naturally cultivates relaxed full breathing, stillness and connection.

Other yoga practices and classes throughout the retreat include the pre-lunch Restoration Yoga, Core Strength, Guided Sitting in Stillness, Pranayama and Slow Mindful Walking along with evening Yoga Nidra, guided lying down Sound Healing and Mantra Chanting.  

Click here to read more about the yoga and Radiance offerings.

Byron Bay Lighthouse
At the Pool Byron Retreat
Legs up the Wall Posture
Byron Bay Coast

Organic Passion Meals

Our meals are lovingly prepared using fresh all-organic ingredients that are abundant, delicious, energising and always a highlight of the retreat. Free of meat, dairy, wheat, cane sugar, highly processed and oily foods, your body will be lightly cleansing and renewing throughout the retreat however this is not a fast and you will not go hungry. Each morning after yoga we enjoy a fresh juice and a delicious buffet breakfast. Lunch is another delicious and abundant buffet and dinner is a hearty and delicious soup – allowing the digestive system to rest from chewing as we move towards our sleep. All day fruits, beverages, ginger, lemon, filtered water, apple cider vinegar and spirulina powder are available for extra nourishment, cleansing and hydration. By the retreats end you’ll be looking and feeling radiant and inspired with clear eyes, glowing skin and abundant energy.  

Accommodation & Location

We stay six-nights at Sangsurya Retreat, a beautiful 10-acre ocean views retreat located 3 km from Byron Bay town centre with saltwater swimming pool, large wooden floor yoga hall and beautifully furnished rooms and cabins with aircon, fans and ensuite bathrooms. 

Forward Bend Posture Byron Retreat
The pool at Byron Retreat
Down-face dog
Yoga on the mat

Massage & Spa Healing

The Radiance therapists offer in-house:
Reiki Healing
Deep Tissue & Relaxation Massage
Hawaiian Massage
Ayurvedic Indian Head Treatment
Aromatherapy & Ayurvedic Facials
Foot Scrub & Reflexology
Full Body Salt Scrubs
All treatments use natural organic products

Beach Circle
Parter yoga on the beach
Back bend posture

Arrival, Departure & Extra Night

If travelling by plane, Airport Shuttle Buses can be booked from Ballina Domestic Airport (25 min) and Coolangatta/Gold Coast International Airport (45 min) for easy transfer to our retreat. Full ‘getting here’ details are emailed upon registration or Contact Us with any questions.

Arrival Day: Guests are free to arrive from 9am onwards. A welcome buffet lunch is available between 12.30pm and 3.30pm and our first yoga class and group welcome are at 5pm. Due to flights, etc, people arrive at all different times however aim to arrive at your soonest to settle in, relax, have a massage, swim, etc. If arriving later in the day lunch can be put aside for you.

Departure Day: On our last morning yoga finishes at 9 am followed by our farewell breakfast and then the retreat comes to a close. Formal retreat check-out is by midday however feel free to leave your bags at the retreat until 4 pm if you have a later scheduled pick-up.

Extra Night Accommodation: can be booked for the night before the retreat with arrival available between 3.30pm and 6.30pm.
Full retreat details are emailed upon registration or Contact Us with any questions.


“A special opportunity to experience healing, hope, joy and love. Oh! and my oldish body moves in a different way now. I quite like this wonderful feeling and this new me!
Judy – Byron Bay NYE 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 – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Retreat

“I’m still glowing and energised from a wonderful retreat. I attended the retreat in Byron Bay 2 years ago and felt absolutely amazing. This retreat did the same thing for me.”
Cathy – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Retreat

“This retreat is perfect when you want to spend time with a special person. My Mum ( 87 years old ) and I (57 years old) can find no better place where we can be together without everyday interferences. See you next year.”
Leigh – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Retreat

“A huge thank you to the Radiance Retreats team. It was such a great week, and I am feeling amazing.”
Leela – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness 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 – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness Retreat

“The retreat has opened my eyes to a better way of living and helped me see a clear path towards my goals”
Joanne – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness Retreat

“An amazing way to end one year and start a new one”
Kayleen – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness Retreat

“I’ve done more yoga this week than in my lifetime, eaten more amazing food than ever – feel ready to tackle anything!”
Jo – NYE Byron Bay Yoga Restore Wellness 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 – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness 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 – Byron Bay NYE Yoga Restore Wellness Retreat

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