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Fri, 27 Oct



The Art of Happiness Women's Retreat

Develop and cultivate your love and joy for life through sacred meditative practices, connection and creativity while immersed in beautiful natural surrounds this Spring!

The Art of Happiness Women's Retreat
The Art of Happiness Women's Retreat

Time & Location

27 Oct 2023, 4:00 pm – 30 Oct 2023, 12:00 pm

Balingup, 157 Jayes Rd, Balingup WA 6253, Australia

About the event

The Art of Happiness Women's Retreat 

An immersive and deeply nourishing three-day experience for women where mind, body and spirit will be nurtured through safe, gentle, guided practices which support health, happiness and empowerment.  This retreat will be held at Origins, a hidden gem in the South West that is surrounded by natural forest, streams and beautiful gardens, it has been supporting mindfulness, ecology, the arts and community for more than 40 years.

For bookings please visit here or contact

============================= The Art of Health & Happiness ================================

Gather together over three glorious Spring days with a group of like-hearted women and feel any stress and tension melt away.  Begin each day to the sound of birdsong with guided sacred embodiment practices within a safe and therapeutic space as we cultivate inner peace allowing awareness, healing and happiness to blossom.   Feel the spark of joy as we connect more deeply with ourselves, meaningfully with each other and intentionally with nature in the beautiful natural surrounds.   This is an invitation to drop into a timeless space of beauty and relaxation that invites us to show up as our authentic selves.

==================================== Nourishing Practices ==============================

During our three days  together you will be  lovingly guided through:  * Mindfulness Based Practices * Energetic Medicine Practices * Eco-art Workshop * Sound Healing Journey * Hatha Yoga Practice * Breath-work  * Sacred Women’s Circle * Mantra SInging & more!

These practices, workshops and immersions are all designed to reconnect us to the sacred within ourselves and invite us to celebrate life while giving tools to build inner calm, resilience, self compassion and awareness so we can live more happy, healthy, connected and empowered lives.

==================================== Created with Love! ==============================

Your host Melinda Tupling is a multi-disciplinary energetic medicine practitioner, passionate about supporting health and awakening in the world by empowering people to live happier, healthier, more connected lives naturally through the vehicles of kinesiology, mindfulness, sacred circle and retreat.  Melinda will be facilitating morning mindfulness, energetic medicine practices and sacred women's circle.


Other Artists, Facilitators and Teachers  

==================================== Meet Demelza ======================================

Demelza Wheatcroft is a Perth based artist practicing in Mundaring. She regularly holds EcoArt workshops where the focus is on using ‘Nature’ as material and medium. In the workshop Demelza is facilitating you will learn the process of Eco Dying to create beautiful prints on fabric and  will get to take home very special keepsake from our time together.

==================================== Meet Kanae =======================================

Kanae is passionate about combining Hatha Yoga with Pranayama breathing exercises. This class is perfect for those who are new to yoga, have old injuries or are less mobile, and want to explore the possibilities of their breath.

=================================== Meet Eve ===========================================

Eve Hall offers sound healing immersions for all to recharge, rest and renew. Enjoy a nourishing yoga nidra to ground and enjoy the soothing vibrations of powerful sound bowls that will bathe you and harmonise the space.

================================= Deep Rest & Reset in Nature ==============================

The schedule allows for plenty of quiet-time each day, so you can be with yourself and settle deeply into the beauty of the surrounding nature. Go hiking on the Bibbulmun Track, journal, read, create, nap, connect with old and new friends, get a massage treatment, visit Balingup town, bask in the sun or shade and stargaze at night.

======================== Partially Catered / Bring a Plate to Share ==============================

You will receive daily breakfasts & delcious vegan, gluten free evening meals prepared fresh onsite, you will need to bring your own lunches & snacks.

================================== Staying at Origins ====================================

Your stay at Origins invites you to get back to basics, living in harmony with nature (which means respecting a sustainable way of living), sharing meals together and being a part of a community interested in promoting healthy, healing change in the world.   Origins is not a 5 star retreat centre. It invites simple rustic living. The facilities are basic but clean, and water is considered gold. Mindful showers and compost toilets help Origins reduce its water use.

==================================Rooms at Origins ======================================

Origins has 8 basic but clean rooms available for retreatants. We understand if you would like your own private sleeping space, however if you are open to sharing please let me know during the time of booking, there is a special rate for those willing to share.

================================== Will You Join Us? =====================================

If you are interested in finding out more information about this retreat please get in touch with Melinda.

The exchange to join us on this rejuvenating and wonderful three-days of YOU time where you will nourish mind, body and soul, there are a few investment options:

Single room $690

Share room $550

There is a $100 non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot that will go directly towards your final bill.   You’ll then be required to pay the balance by Sunday 1st October 2023.  

This retreat is designed to be accessible for all women who would love to participate in this transformative journey of self discovery & wellness so please get in touch if you would like to explore other exchange options such as paying less and visiting as a day attendee. 

Closer to the retreat, you’ll receive more information, including directions, the schedule and a weather update for our weekend!

=================================== Anything else? ======================================

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch! 

(+61) 449290250    

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