Upcoming Retreat - 8-10th October 2021

The Pinnacle valley resort nestled in the beautiful high country Town of Merrijig

Conquer Stress

  • Take time out to focus on what really matters, review all aspects of your life and the whole self.
  • Learn scientifically proven information coupled with realistic strategies to reduce stress and foster your wellbeing.
  • Lift your mood, reconnect with nature, art, music and the simple joy of appreciating being in the present moment.
  • Go home with realistic and practical goals to look after your most important assets, your physical, emotional and mental health.
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Workshops

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YOGA FOR THE SOUL

Facilitator- Linda Davies

Morning yoga, BREATHE, MOVE, BREATHE: From the wisdom of an endeared yogi... "If you can...

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THE FIVE DOMAINS

Facilitator- Rachel Meadows

Exploring the five domains that will help maintain resilience to the ups and downs of life. How do we...

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RELAXATION MASSAGE

Masseuse- Michelle Richter

Completely relax and enjoy a full body massage...

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NURTURING YOUR BODY AND MIND WITH GOOD FOOD

Facilitator- Chris Wasley

Practical and realistic ways that you can improve your diet and your health and well-being, without...

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MUSIC THERAPY

Facilitator - Simone Reeder

Bring the joy of making music back into your life and immerse in the simple pleasure of rhythm and song using African drums!

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DON'T JUST THINK ABOUT LIVING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE, LIVE IT!

Facilitator- Rachel Meadows

We know what we should be doing to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle, so what is getting in the...

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CONNECTING TO OTHERS

Facilitator- Rachel Meadows

Explore the question - am I connecting socially in a positive and meaningful way? How does this...

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STRATEGIES FOR GOOD SLEEP

Facilitator- Rachel Meadows

Do you have difficulties with sleep sometimes? In this workshop we discuss common causes for...

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BRING EXERCISE INTO YOUR LIFE AND LIFE INTO YOUR EXERCISE!

Facilitator - Linda Davies

ENERGISE: No previous experience or level of fitness required. Our bodies are built to move...

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MINDFUL WALK

Facilitator- Rachel Meadows

Mindfulness in motion, walking in silence, filling your senses and appreciating the beauty of the...

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ART THERAPY

Facilitator- Gabe Clark

An experiential adventure using your own body wisdom and some simple art...

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REVISIT GOALS

Facilitator - Rachel Meadows

Revisiting the goals made at the beginning of the weekend and the five domains. Sharing the...

Our Facilitators

Rachel Meadows in a Psychologist, with a private practice in Mansfield, Victoria. She uses Emotion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness as her mains modes of therapy. To learn more about Rachel, see website for psychology practice: m- ocean.com.au .

RACHEL MEADOWS

Psychologist, Director of
High Country Haven

SIMONE REEDER

Registered Music Therapist
and Business owner of
Music Garden

GABRIELLE CLARK

Dip Couns, SEP, Dip
Sensorimotor Art Therapy

Chris is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 20 years nutrition counselling experience, the majority of which has been in the beautiful Murrindindi Shire. She has extensive experience supporting people living with chronic illness.

CHRIS WASLEY

Accredited Practising
Dietitian

Caramello is a Golden Labrador who has experience working in organisations
such as Headspace, GP clinics, hospitals as well as M-Ocean Psychology, Rachel Meadows private practice.

CARAMELLO
THERAPY DOG

Trained and accredited by
k9 Support

With 14 years of experience and a lifetime of passion for fitness and wellbeing,
Linda is an Exercise Professional who brings a balance of energy and empathy to
every session, on and off the yoga mat. You can find Linda at the Mansfield
Integrated Health Service, Highett St. Mansfield.

LINDA DAVIES

Exercise Professional

MICHELLE RICHTER

Remedial Massage
Therapist

What to Expect

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  • To Reflect: Take time out and get away from the demands of your everyday life, enabling you to step back and see your lifestyle and mindset and gain a fresh perspective. Learn about stress and ways of reducing stress in your everyday life.
  • To Refresh: Breath fresh mountain air. Have a relaxing massage. Slow down, de-stress and give yourself time to consider what really matters in your life.
  • To Rejuvenate: Arm yourself with realistic strategies and goals to reduce stress in your daily life. Feel strong and ready to return home and tackle the challenges that life brings you.

Workshop Time Table

Friday

Check in

Welcome Presentation and Introductions

Dinner

Introducing The Five Domains

Evening relaxation Yoga Nidra

Saturday

Greet the morning with Yoga, Vinyasa flow

Breakfast

Nurturing your body and mind with good food

Morning tea

Bring exercise into your life and life into your exercise

Don’t just think about having a healthy lifestyle, live it!

Lunch

Drumming workshop

Afternoon tea

Strategies for good sleep

Dinner

Evening Relaxation, Yoga Nidra

Sunday

Greet the morning with Yoga, Vinyasa Flow

Breakfast

Connecting with others

Morning tea

Mindful walk

Lunch

Art Therapy

Afternoon tea

Revisit goals

The Sebel Pinnacle Valley Resort Merrijig

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Your investment in yourself

Accommodation and all meals are included.

Location: Merrijig in Victoria's High Country

Date: 8-10th October 2021

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