Curated retreats supporting women in their growth toward wholeness
Have you lost connection with yourself, your inner fire, your courageous nature, the sense of joy and light heartedness that can't be found in a vitamin?
Is there a sense of disconnection and lack from what your life looks like externally and how you feel inside?
Then these retreats are for you...
Join us for an amazing week of mindful reframing, intentional living practices and transformational wellness experiences. These retreats incorporate an enriching 7 days, 6 nights cocooned amongst the picturesque rice terraces of The Shala in Ubud, Bali. Our aim is for you to feel enlivened, rejuvenated and nurtured whilst having a relaxing time in the spiritual hub of beautiful Bali! Daily life will revolve around mindful movement in the yoga Shala over-looking the rice fields, guided meditations, reflective practices, walks in nature, delicious and healthy organic vegetarian meals, body treatments, sacred ceremonies, or relax by the pool and enjoy your escape away from your everyday responsibilities.
We offer 3 signature retreats, that offer you unique insights and deep life transformations, that rotate on an 18 monthly basis.
DR MICHELLE & CAROLINE
We welcome women from all avenues of life, whether this is your first retreat, or you have attended multiple ones. Dr Michelle and Caroline are masterful at holding space and facilitating unique experiences that will support you in creating your intention and gaining clarity. As all activities are optional, you have the choice to enjoy navigating your own path. These retreats are also wonderful for finding nourishment through food, rest, reflection and body treatments, making meaningful connections, and learning new skills that support you living your life to the fullest.
100% of the participants would highly recommend this retreat to an interested friend or loved one.
Enliven Retreats are life transforming opportunities. When facilitating an individual and/or a group we draw upon a wide variety of evidence based techniques including:
• Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
• Acceptance-Commitment Therapy
• Reframing Therapy
• Somatic Processing
• Internal Family Systems (IFS)
• Gestalt Therapy
• Mind-Body Medicine
• Psycho-Energetic Processing
• Yogic Philosophy and Mythology
• Modern Mysticism
• Sacred Selfishness
We help you work on an emotional, intellectual, physical and energetic level, to help guide you in transforming old patterns into helpful wisdom. You will learn techniques that help you stay connected to a new perspective and allow you to respond to life with a renewed consciousness.
Our carefully curated retreats provide you with a safe and supportive environment in which you can experience a deep connection with yourself, resolve past regrets and discover a natural self-confidence and vision for the future.
The intention of this retreat is to provide you with space, skills, support and guidance in discovering new and empowering aspects of yourself. You will also have plenty of time for self-reflection, integration, and of course rest and renewal. Our retreats are fun, inspiring, and provide opportunities that open your heart, mind and lives towards a more present and fulfilling life experience.
6 nights in a private superior room accommodation with private bathroom.
All meals provided: Organic vegetarian/vegan meals including an a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet.
• Curated wellness experiences
• Daily yin yoga and mindful movement practices
• Science based health education talks
• Authentic discussions and debriefing
• Insightful teachings and reflection time.
• One half-day excursion
• Walks in nature
• Natural pools (chlorine free)
• Organic soaps
• Tea, coffee and filtered water
Daily Schedule detailed below
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
• Travel insurance
• Airport transfers from Denpasar Airport
• Ayurvedic day spa treatments
• Traditional massage
• Authentic Balinese healing treatments
• Shopping trips
• Trips to waterfalls, sacred meditation sites
SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE
Dawn session gentle yoga, movement and meditation.
Science based health and wellbeing talks and experiential session.
Personal free-time/integration/mindful reflection
Afternoon session and Yin yoga
CAROLINE HALES AND DR MICHELLE WOOLHOUSE
Caroline and Michelle are the visionaries and co-founders of Enliven Retreats. They are both passionate about creating empowering experiences for women and will help guide and support you throughout the week. Their vision is to upskill you in vital, sacred and nourishing practices that will support your life in transformational and inspiring ways.
This retreat is designed for women from all levels of experience. Whether you are retreating for the first time or wanting to deepen your connections to yourself, we have curated a special week that will most likely be life changing.
100% of the participants found this event extremely good value for money.
EARLY BIRD PRICING PAID IN FULL: AUD$4,495
6 night inclusive package
Early bird pricing ends:
May 2024 Retreat, early bird ends 31st December 2023
October 2024 Retreat, early bird ends 30th June 2024
REGULAR PRICING: AUD$4,995
6 night inclusive package
*All prices are per person in AUD.
*Single price is for 1 person and INCLUDES ALL accommodation, meals, formal retreat activities.
*This retreat is non-refundable. Travel insurance is highly recommended.
*Rooms are allocated on a first to book basis. All rooms are unique and location within the retreat centre vary.
Frequently asked questions
I am thinking of coming on my own, is that okay?
Yes of course it is, these are the perfect retreats to arrive on your own and to have as little or as much contact with the other beautiful women as you want.
What type of Yoga and movement classes will be offered?
Gentle and breath led yoga is on offer. All movements aim to challenge you just enough, and you are welcome to stop whenever you need and simply breathe.
Will food sensitivities and allergies be catered for?
Yes, all food is prepared freshly each day and all sensitives can be catered for. The staff are very health literate and are capable of supporting your particular needs. We will put you directly in touch with the retreat management staff on the ground to support you.
How do I get there?
There are direct flights from all Australian/NZ capital cities, including the Gold Coast to Denpasar Airport. We will put you in direct contact with the in house management staff who will organise your airport transfers.
What travel documents do I need to bring?
Visas for Australian/NZ Citizens are purchased on arrival for US$35 but can be paid by card. Please check requirements if you are travelling on a different passport.
All passports must to be valid for at least 6 months from your departure date from Bali to Australia.
When is final payment required?
Early Bird payments are required in full. This retreat is non-refundable.
Do I need travel insurance?
Travel insurance is highly recommended.
Is there anything else I need to know?
We encourage all our participants to create the experience that they need and desire according to their unique goals and needs during the time they have on retreat.
"This retreat is a space different to others I have experienced. It was a unique balance of practical ways and subtle guidance it assists me. I found it authentic, and I have some powerful ways to assist me as I journey forward." –Helen
"I am enormously grateful. I felt incredible safe but also allowed space and skills to explore my week individually. It’s a humble, very feminine, very strong me who leaves tomorrow." –PE
"Caroline and Michelle expertly guided us through this very deep experience. I remain stunned and delighted by the depth of their knowledge, scientifically and spiritually." –VC
"Thanks Michelle and Caroline to create such a wonderful space where we could find ourselves and dare to be the best version of ourselves. I have the feeling it is a heart-based retreat!" –CH