Mindfulness workshops and retreats

Mindfulness workshops are a wonderful way to deepen knowledge and experience of a particular area you are interested in. Enrol today to be nourished and informed. 

Mindfulness meditation retreats offer an opportunity to step outside of our regular demands and immerse ourselves in “non-doing” to restore and renew our energy and also to explore and discover new insights and a new relationship with things as they are. This precious time can bring clarity about our relationships, our values and our projects so we can come back to our lives with new inspiration and vigour. 

Some feedback from past retreatants

"I wish I could go every month, working in "the helping professions" I found it amazing to be silent, to not have to hear others, to be still with my thoughts, to BE not do. A great balance - the times where we got to work with the leaders and talk was very constructive use of "talk time". Meditation practices were all able to be modified - suits experienced and inexperienced, flexibly and non-flexible!!!!!

Such a GREAT recharge - don't miss it."

Jo Walker

"I did the MBSR course a couple of years ago and since then have attended the quarterly silent days and a retreat in Healesville.I cannot speak highly enough of the positive affect that these sessions have had on me. I believe my meditation is a major contributor in me having my little the boy Oscar, just 3 months ago. (He is now the main reason that I can't get to any retreats at the moment but I wouldn't change anything).

I still think of the Healesville experience often and the main thing I remember is that I felt as though I had had a holiday from the rest of the world. How special and precious it is to have all that time just with myself and with my mind and my body with no interference from daily challenges. It was invigorating and I felt so lucky to have that time but also so glad that I had given myself that gift- the gift of 'just me' time. Liberating, energising and comforting are other words that come to mind.

Can't wait for the time when I feel ready to leave Oscar and return to these retreats. For now, he's just too cute."

Karla Bennett

Retreats 2018


Mindfulness Weekend Retreat - Mount Mellum - QLD - 9 - 11 February 2018


Mindfulness Weekend Retreat - Bowral - NSW - 2 - 4 March 2018

Mindfulness & Yoga Retreat - Kincumber NSW - 18 - 21 May 2018


Mindfulness Retreat - Bay of Fires - Tasmania - 17 - 20 May 2018


Mindfulness Weekend Retreat - Hepburn Springs - VIC - 7 - 9 Sept 2018


Mindfulness & Yoga Retreat - Koh Samui - Thailand - 21 - 27 April 2018

Mindfulness Retreat - Fiji - 12 - 18 August 2018



Rick Hanson - Perth - PNT Training - 3 days - 9 - 11 July 2018

Rick Hanson - Perth - PNT Professional Training - 6 days - 9 - 14 July 2018


Rick Hanson - Melbourne - PNT Training - 3 days - 23 - 25 July 2018

Rick Hanson - Melbourne - PNT Professional Training - 6 days - 23 - 28 July 2018

What People Are Saying

I gained a lot from this course! I would definitely recommend it to friends and already have. I hadn’t been feeling ‘myself’ at the start of the course, and hadn’t been for almost a year. I had long term RSI which has gotten better in the 8 weeks – not 100% yet, but better than 6-8 months of physio beforehand! I feel myself again, and friends and work colleagues have noticed I seem happier, less stressed and I feel able to cope with stresses easier.

Tracey, 2017

Inner strength, confidence through knowing myself better, a more positive view of my future knowing that all I need is to turn into my pain and remember it will pass

Anna, 2016

It has definitely changed relationships in my life. Also it has helped me deal with confrontation a lot better. It has helped me become a lot more task focussed and given me the skill to see where my mind often wanders and why it goes to certain places. Loved the course and would recommend it to everyone.

Lacee, 2015

The course has made me feel a lot calmer in a busy life. It has reminded me to stop and smell the roses. It has taught me that awareness – is just that – not complicated! That meditation is not about stopping all thoughts but acknowledging them and letting them pass and then focussing back on the here and now.

Lisa 2016

It is hard to verbalise the surprisingly profound impact this experience (so much more than a course) has had on me. It has been so complete—spiritually, emotionally, professionally and intellectually.

Patrick 2016