We have partnered up with Emma Ferris from The Breath Effect and Sarsha Hope from Hope Wellness to bring you a very special four-day women's wellness retreat at Camp Glenorchy designed to nourish, reset and renew.
Whether you are looking to jump start a new health routine or you want to add a pause in your life to breathe and reconnect to yourself. Escape your busy life and give yourself the gift of time with other like minded women seeking health and balance.
Through breath training, Yoga, movement, mindfulness, Pilates, relaxation, healthy food and journaling, Emma and Sarsha will guide you through the small changes you can make right now that will have a big impact on your health and wellness in the future.
Women's Wellness Retreat
Nurture Me is a four-day immersion into wellness, learning, exercise and reflection guided by the world-renowned physiotherapist and breathing coach, Emma Ferris and embodied movement facilitator and yoga teacher, Sarsha Hope. The stunning mountain views that surround you will inspire you on your wellness journey. You will nurture yourself while experiencing the award-winning facilities and accommodation at Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat, one of the 100 World's Greatest Places according to TIME Magazine 2019.
Glenorchy is nestled between two stunning mountain ranges, a glacier-clad peak, and two rivers—the Dart and the Rees—which braid together to form the headwaters of Lake Wakatipu.
Once in Glenorchy, you’ll find yourself letting go... decompressing from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our warm, comfortable and beautiful spaces allow you to relax, breathe and find your calm.
Your 4-day experience includes:
- Healthy and delicious daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner while on retreat
- Workshops on breathing, stress, and finding your way back to calm
- Practical sessions on mindfulness, journaling, and body scanning
- Time for rest, reflection and recovery from your busy life
- Exercise sessions including morning and evening Yoga classes, Pilates and nature walks
- Learn how your breathing influences your body, mind, and emotions and what you can do to reset it
- Learn about the healing power of Yoga as a tool to bring you great joy and calm in your life
- Mats and water provided
Thursday 2 April - Sunday 5 April 2020
This retreat is for you if:
- You are needing to find clarity and redirection in your life
- You are needing to take the time to truly listen to yourself in a safe environment
- You are looking for ways to manage stress and find more moments of calm
- You are struggling to find balance and are neglecting your health
- You are ready to be empowered to make change and seek a new path
- You are constantly being told to breathe, but not sure the best way to do it
- You struggle with symptoms associated with breathing dysfunction such as migraines, fatigue, digestive problems, hormone balance, pain, insomnia...
- You want to reshape your wellness intentions in a loving, supportive nurturing environment
- You want to reconnect with yourself and a reconnection with women as women
This retreat includes some Pilates and Yoga practice and a gentle hike and is suitable for both beginners and advanced students.
Create a Practice
Learn easy techniques, yoga, pilates and proven breathing exercises you can call on at any time to manage stress and anxiety and restore calm.
Find your Calm
Learn how stress impacts the body, mind and nervous system and the link between your breathing habits and your stress triggers.
Reshape your life
Take time to stop, pause and reflect on what you want out of life. Learn how breathing is linked with hormone balance, digestion, pain and many more.
Meet the experts
As a Physiotherapist, wellness architect and breathing geek, Emma is truly, madly, deeply committed to teaching the world to breathe effectively. As well as being the creator of The Breathe Right and Reduce Your Stress online course, Emma is also a public speaker, an acupuncturist, a Pilates instructor and a registered physiotherapist with over 15 years’ clinical experience. Emma’s straightforward, yet empathetic approach has seen her help patients recover from dysfunctional breathing patterns, injury, stress, chronic fatigue, hyperventilation, depression, and chronic neck and back pain.
Through her clinical consultation working with top athletes around the world all the way through to teenagers, burnt-out parents to trauma sufferers, Emma uses her personal experiences, research, and knowledge to empower people to take control over stress and the impact it has on the body and mind. Emma has run retreats, workshops and courses nationally and internationally helping women and men find a healthy way to break the habits that lead to pain, stress and illness.
Sarsha is a deeply practiced, experienced facilitator & teacher of movement therapies. She has explored embodied movement & dance for over 30 years and has been actively teaching both nationally and internationally for 18. As a wellness expert, Sarsha is deeply passionate about creating balance and harmony for body, mind, heart and soul. She encourages people to lean in to all these different aspects of self with compassion, openness and laughter in a grounded, empathetic way. As well as being the founder of Hope Wellness, Queenstown and New Plymouth Ecstatic Dance she has been a Lululemon ambassador, and runs workshops, retreats and teacher trainings, throughout New Zealand and the world.
Her teachings fluidly blend her wealth of experience from embodied flow, yoga, tantra & belief coaching to create a truly unique offering that helps her students create transformative break throughs that create more harmony, peace, presence and truth in their lives. She continues to study in the fields of embodiment, belief systems and the power of free movement to transform and create a deeper sense of wholeness.
Retreat Prices and Inclusions
The retreat only is perfect if you live locally, have friends or family you would like to stay with. This options does not include accommodation, but it does include delicious daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as all other retreat inclusions. You will also have access to the stunning homestead at Camp Glenorchy, kitchen, massive stone campfire shelter and BBQ area throughout the 4 days and get to experience the beauty of Glenorchy and its surrounds.
Usually $1,297 per person
Early bird offer $1,057 per person
Ends 29 February
Retreat + Bunk Bed in a Shared Room
Ideal for individuals joining the retreat alone or someone who doesn't want to spend much on accommodation and doesn't mind sharing. This option includes one bed in a quad-share bunk hut with shared amenities. You will have access to all shared features throughout Camp Glenorchy including the homestead, kitchen, laundry and drying room, free wi-fi, massive stone campfire shelter, BBQ and peaceful places to relax and unwind. Towel, bed linen and pillows included.
Usually $1,397 per person
Early bird offer $1,287 per person
Ends 29 February
Retreat + Private Bunk Bedroom
Ideal for individuals who want to have their own space and don't mind sharing the bathroom, or two friends travelling together who want to stay together in a private room with shared amenities.
This option includes a private bunk bedroom with shared amenities. Sleeps up to two people.
Our private bunk bedrooms ensure quiet, warmth and comfort throughout the year. Your room comes with a comfortably-designed bunk with two beds and gives you access to all shared features throughout Camp Glenorchy including the homestead, kitchen, laundry and drying room, free wi-fi, massive stone campfire shelter, BBQ and peaceful places to relax and unwind. Towel, bed linen and pillows included.
Usually $1747 per person
Early bird offer:
$1,447 one person | $2,594 two people
Ends 29 February
Retreat + Ensuite Eco Cabin Bedroom
Ideal for individuals who want to have their own bathroom, or two friends travelling together who want to stay in the same room with a private bathroom.
This option includes an eco-cabin bedroom with ensuite, set up as twin or king. Sleeps up to two people.
Our superior cabin bedrooms ensure quiet, warmth and comfort throughout the year. Designed in a beautiful rustic rural style, each room offers super king or split single beds, ensuite bathroom with walk-in rain shower, heated floors, a covered outdoor verandah, electronic key card access and free wi-fi. Easy proximity to the fully-outfitted Homestead communal kitchen for cooking, dining and complimentary tea and coffee. Towel, bed linen and pillows included.
Usually $1,817 per person
Early bird offer:
$1,737 one person | $2,794 two people
Ends 29 February
Book your retreat with us today.
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