Sue's seasonal retreats give participants time to reconnect with themselves and nature.
Retreats include a number of yoga sessions each day, meditation, relaxation, nutrition sessions, massage therapy and nourishing food for the body and soul.
Each participant comes away with insights to further improve their health and wellbeing.
“Having never been to a yoga retreat before, I was a bit nervous about what it was going to be like, but loved it. The surroundings were beautiful and the retreat was well paced with group activities and time out to reflect and enjoy the gardens.”
- Stephanie K
“The weekend was very relaxing but challenging and all in all I think the whole weekend was a credit to you Sue and Fiona. Well planned and very well executed.”
– Jenny S
“You were both awesome hosts and your passion for our wellness was evident in all that you did“
- Vaia W
" If you need some time out from (a) hectic world, you shock book a retreat with Sue and Fiona. A beautiful location, great food and accessible yoga sessions. Totally divine!"
- Pam J
Autumn Weekend Retreat
Friday Mar 2nd - Sunday Mar 4th 2018
Awaba retreat, Palmdale, Central Coast
Spring Wellness Retreat
Friday 14 Sept – Sunday 16 Sept 2018
Nu Leaf Retreat, Pokolbin, Hunter Valley, NSW
Reconnecting with nature; eating delicious, nutritious food; enjoying daily yoga practice - our group came away from our March retreat rejuvenated, refreshed and ready to embrace the opportunities of the year ahead.
"Wonderful balance of physical, mental and spiritual activities to support wholistic health. I feel nurtured and spoilt in a wonderfully healthy way."
"Great facilitators, a wealth of knowledge. Surpassed my expectations"
"Fiona and Sue provide a safe environment that is conducive to inner peace and growth"
"I thought the retreat was a beautiful balance of information and relaxation, time to retreat and take in the natural surroundings as well as grow .. and come away feeling refreshed and nourished"
From Spring emerges a vibrant new energy of rebirth, nourishment and growth. This is a time of renewal and fresh starts. If you have been thinking about kick starting your health, Spring is the perfect time to do so.
Our Spring wellness retreat is designed to bring clarity to the mind, cleanse the body and re energise the soul. Take time out to rejuvenate and enjoy a smorgasbord of yoga styles, healthy gourmet plant-based meals, guided meditation, wellness talks, cooking demos, bush walks and spa treatments. Connect with nature, unwind and reconnect with your true self.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Hunter Valley only 2.5 hours from Sydney, Nu Leaf Retreat is a holistic, boutique wellness retreat where you can relax, unwind and rebalance
- 2 nights luxury accommodation with private en-suite and deck
- Healthy, gourmet vegetarian meals
- 5 yoga classes
- Healthy recipe demonstration
- Guided Meditations
- Nutrition workshop
- Fully equipped yoga studio
- Access to Guest Lounge, Steam Room, Gym
- Indoor heated 12.5 x 4.5 metre swimming pool
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Optional private personal training session (additional charge)
- Day spa facilities
Limited to 12 participants
Price: $940 single $740 twin share
To Enquire complete the enquiry form at the bottom of the page.
About the co-facilitator: Fiona is a nutritional medicine practitioner, yoga teacher, author and popular well-ness media commentator. She has appeared on Channel 7’s ‘The Morning Show’, ‘The Daily Edition”, ‘Sunrise’, Network Ten's ‘Studio 10’ and is a regular wellness expert on talking Lifestyle radio 2UE.
SPANISH RETREAT 2019
April 13 - 20 2019
Join Caroline and myself on this fabulous yoga retreat in Andalucia Spain, only 30 minutes from Malaga.
Immerse yourself in everything this region has to offer – famous white villages (pueblos blancos), amazing coastline of Costa de Sol, the heady scent of orange blossom, and wonderful Moorish architecture. Experience one of the best yoga rooms in Spain – designed by Simon Low - during our daily yoga sessions. In your free time, unwind by the pool, enjoy a massage and soak in the quiet charm of this rural retreat. Nearby you can play golf, sail, hike, or take an optional excursion to the world heritage listed Alhambra. Accommodation comprises shared or private rooms. All have ensuites and your own private balcony or terrace.
Our week at the beautiful retreat venue includes:
- 7 nights share or private accommodation with ensuite
- welcome drinks with dinner Day 1
- three meals a day (wholesome Spanish cuisine)
- tea, coffee, water at any time during the day
- daily yoga, stretch, relaxation or meditation sessions
- use of fully equipped yoga shala
- healthy Spanish cooking class
- exclusive use of pool and facilities for our group
- plenty of free time as well as optional excursions and spa therapies (extra cost)
EARLYBIRD PRICING per person (add €100 after 13 October 2018)
Standard Twin/Double € 1,200
Superior Twin/Double € 1,400
Single Rooms (limited availability)
Standard € 1,500
Superior € 1,700
Suite (one available)
King size bed, living room, work desk, terrace € 1,900
Prices include: accommodation, all meals, tea & coffee, yoga and information sessions, cooking class
Prices exclude: travel fares, spa therapies, arranged excursions
A Typical day would look like this:
- Yoga session (Hatha incorporating Pranayama, Relaxation)
- Free time / Information sessions on yoga and lifestyle topics
- Free time / cooking class
- Late afternoon Yoga (Hatha or Yin) OR Stretch class
- Yoga Nidra / Meditation / Relaxation
One day will include an excursion to the Alhambra. (additional cost)
Free time slots may include organized group hikes, excursion into Malaga, or sailing depending on interest.
The nearest airport is Malaga, which has an international airport. It is only 30 minutes' drive away, and we can arrange airport pick-up if you don't want to hire a car. There is also AVE train service from Madrid, Barcelona, and Cordoba to Malaga.
Booking: A 50% deposit is required to confirm your place. The balance is due by 31 December 2018. You may also pay in full at the time of booking, if you prefer. Bookings made after 31 December 2018 must be paid in full.
Payment may be made by bank transfer or by credit card and PayPal.
It is a condition of this holiday that each person has personal travel insurance appropriate to activity and fitness centred holidays and cover for travel expenses in case of cancellation.
About our Co-Facilitator: Caroline Kades is a 500 hr trained yoga teacher and qualified Yin Yoga teacher. She has also completed training in Meditation and iRest Yoga Nidra. Caroline’s yoga teaching experience and interests are in healthy ageing, functional yoga, relaxation and breathing coordinated with movement. Her classes are designed with practical applications for daily life, and she teaches with both humour and concern for the holistic welfare of her students.
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