Join Jessie Chapman & facilitators for our Easter Yoga Spa Wellness Retreat combining inspirational twice daily yoga with massage & healing spa sessions, beautiful daily guided walks, core strength classes, yoga nidra, mindfulness meditations, chanting, yogadance, 5 rhythms dance, healthy lifestyle & cooking discussions and other healing art classes. This is your time to relax, be inspired and develop your yoga practice in idyllic natural surrounds...
We stay 4 nights at Gymea Retreat & Spa located 40 min inland from the Gold Coast Airport with beautiful nature trails, stunning mountain views, an in-house Day Spa with sauna, steam, jacuzzi & plunge pool and a 20 metre magnesium rich swimming pool for lots of healing dips.
Our daily ritual: 6.30 am: morning yoga with Jessie Chapman & facilitators 9.00 am: fresh juice and healthy buffet breakfast 10 am: 2 hr spa session / 1 hr massage / guided walk 1.00 pm: pre lunch core strength class / meditation / other 1.30 pm: delicious vegetarian lunch 2.30 pm: 2 hr spa session / 1 hr massage / guided walk 4.30 pm: afternoon restoration yoga / dance / other 7.00 pm: nutritious vegetarian dinner 8.30 pm: evening yoga nidra / chanting / meditation
The retreat price includes: 4 nights retreat accommodation Group transfers from and to Coolangatta Airport All organic vegetarian meals, morning juices & snacks Morning & afternoon yoga with Jessie Chapman & facilitators 1 x One hour Massage at the in-house Gymea Day Spa 2 x Two hour Spa Session with steam, sauna, hydro spa & plunge pool Daily guided walks Mindfulness meditations Nutrition, cooking & healthy lifestyle discussions Evening yoga nidra (guided relaxation for a good nights sleep) Chanting, yogdance, 5 rhythms dance & other healing art classes...
*Extra massages, healings & spa sessions can be booked at the Gymea Day Spa as well as Naturopathic and Flower Essence Consultations.
About the yoga: Your retreat hosts are Jessie Chapman and the experienced Radiance facilitators who'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. Click here to read more about the yoga and the Radiance teachers & facilitators...
About the location & accommodation: Gymea Eco Retreat & Spa is set on 54 acres of secluded naturally undulating rainforest just 40 min inland from the Gold Coast with stunning views of Wollumbin (Mt. Warning) in the UNESCO World Heritage national Park. With abundant bird life, lush grounds with nature trails, an in-house Day Spa and beautiful 20 metre magnesium mineral swimming pool for healing dips.
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, sugar and alcohol so your body will be lightly cleansing. Each morning after yoga we sip a fresh healthy juice before our lovely buffet breakfast. Lunch is another delicious meal and dinner often starts with a nutritious soup. 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.
Retreat cost: Aus $1975 Twin Share Room (Per Person) Aus $2315 Single Room Click here for currency converter
Pick-up & arrival: Our group pick-up is at 12.30 pm at the Coolangatta/Gold Coast International Airport. Note that Queensland does not have daylight saving, and is one hour behind NSW. Please ensure you book a flight to arrive at this time or earlier. If arriving in the morning you can head to the beach or local area before meeting back at the Airport for the pick-up or relax at the airport cafe. Upon arrival you will check-in and be shown to your room, enjoy some teas and fruit before our first yoga class and group welcome at 5 pm allowing you time to get settled, look around and perhaps have a swim. Check-out of the retreat is at 10.30 am with group transfer back to the airport. We will plan to have you dropped to the airport by 11.30 am (note that Daylight Saving finishes on the 5th of April). Please ensure you book your return flights to depart around 1300 hours (or 1400 International) on the last day. Full details will be emailed upon booking.