Reemergence Retreat and Trauma Awareness Training

Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Meditation, Trauma-sensitive

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DATe

14 Aug 2022

20 Aug 2022

TIME

4.00pm - 10.00am

COST

$1700-$2300

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Choose from deluxe or alfresco rooms. Single, twin and double share options available.

ORGAnISER

Ramone Bisset

The Re-emergence Retreat is for anyone looking to regain a connection with themselves after a tumultuous two years.

About this event

It's time...

For you to recover a sense of grounding, remember how you can embody happiness, joy and inner peace and revitalise your mental and physical health so you can return to your everyday glowing with a sense of self empowerment and emotional ease.

It's for YOU!

The Re-emergence Retreat is PERFECT for you if you are looking to regain a connection with yourself after a tumultuous two years.

Over 6 days nestled in nature between the rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, you will relax, unwind and begin to rediscover you sense of grounding.

Through daily yoga and meditation practices you will remind yourself how what it feels like to embody happiness, joy and inner peace.

With three fully catered healthy and delicious vegetarian meals a day you will revitalise your mental and physical health so that you return to your everyday life glowing with a sense of lightness, self empowerment and emotional ease.

Rediscover yourself where the rainforest meets the sea!

Tropical north Queensland is famous for it's World Heritage Listed rainforests and the Australian jewel of the Great Barrier Reef.

Our home for the week is a certified Eco-Retreat nestled between in the heart of designated rainforest native wildlife only 600m walking distance to the beach beside the reef.

Every day you'll have plenty of time and space to to reconnect with the very best parts of yourself through rest, trauma-sensitive nervous system healing yoga, guided meditation and peaceful immersion in nature.

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Option for Yoga Teachers - 20 hour Trauma Awareness CPD Training

All retreat attendees are welcome to participate in these daily workshops on Trauma and the Nervous System. Whether you're looking to develop deeper self awareness, learn ways to regulate your emotional responses or a Yoga Teacher wanting to understand how yoga practices can both trigger AND heal trauma these workshops will give you a great foundation.

If you are a modern Yoga Teachers it is imperative for to you to have an understanding of how trauma can present and be prevented in their teaching.

The full 8 workshops make up the Introduction to Trauma Awareness Teacher Training. This training will provide certified Yoga Teachers 20 hours of Continuing Professional Development with Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia.

This training is designed to give you an introduction to and basic overview of:

• The neurobiology of trauma (Monday AM)

• The Polyvagal Theory of the nervous system (Monday PM)

• Attachment and co-regulation in the context of Yoga (Tuesday AM)

• Safety, body wisdom, autonomy and intuition in the context of trauma (Tuesday PM)

• Developing a trauma-aware lens in your teaching and practice (Thursday AM)

• Creating client-led classes – unlearning the ‘do as I say’ model of teaching, and cultivating self empowerment for your students (Thursday PM)

• Mindfulness and meditation contraindications for trauma (Friday AM)

• Language, cues, use of human contact in the context of trauma (Friday PM)

Certified Yoga Teachers who complete the full 20 hours of curriculum will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be used towards continuing professional development hours with both Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia.

There is no additional cost to participate in these workshops. You can drop into those that pique your interest.

If you choose to retreat only you'll have 5 extra hours a day to blissfully relax by the pool, hang out in a hammock on your deck or wander the rainforest trails to walk along the beach!

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Itinerary

Sunday 14 August – Arrival day

Ensure your flight arrives in Cairns prior to 1pm so you can join the group shuttle from Cairns Airport south to our Rainforest Eco-Retreat at Mission Beach.

If you want to self-drive you are more than welcome to rent a car and explore the local surrounds! Please ensure you arrive at the retreat centre by 4pm for our opening welcome ceremony and practice followed by group dinner.

Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 August – Sinking into Self Care

7.00am – Group meditation and morning practice

8.30am – Delicious tropical breakfast!

10.00am-12.30pm – Morning Teacher Training Block

12.30pm – Lovely tropical lunch!

2.30pm-5.00pm – Afternoon Teacher Training Block

5.00pm-6.30pm – Afternoon Restorative Practice and Yoga Nidra

6.30pm – Delectable tropical dinner!

Wednesday 16 August - Rainforest and Reef day!

7.00am – Group meditation and morning practice

8.30am – Delicious tropical breakfast!

Rest of the day: Explore the rainforest on the inner island of the Great Barrier Reef with a full day Dunk Island trip including lunch. Options for hiking, snorkelling or relaxing in the sunshine. (*Please note, trip is weather dependent. In the event of poor weather, an alternate activity may be substituted or the scheduled day of the activity may change).

6.30pm – Delectable tropical dinner!

8.00pm - Evening Yoga Nidra

Thursday 17 and Friday 19 August – Restoration and Revival

7.00am – Group meditation and morning practice

8.30am – Delicious tropical breakfast!

10.00am-12.30pm – Morning Teacher Training Block

12.30pm – Lovely tropical lunch!

2.30pm-5.00pm – Afternoon Teacher Training Block

5.00pm-6.30pm – Afternoon Restorative Practice and Yoga Nidra

6.30pm – Delectable tropical dinner!

Saturday 20 August – Departure day - Re-emergence

7.00am – Group meditation and closing ceremony and practice

8.30am – Final delicious tropical breakfast!

10.00am – Shuttle bus departs to return you to Cairns Airport for your flight home or onward adventures. Please ensure your flight is booked to depart after 1pm to ensure you have time to check in.

Re-emerge from your week between the rainforest and the reef relaxed, revitalised and ready to dive back into your life with energy and enthusiasm!

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Accommodation options

There are two accommodation options open to you. A more contained experience with four walls between you and the rainforest or a chance to be one with the environment with a private outdoor shower!

Deluxe Cabins - limited number available!

Or

Alfresco Rainforest Huts - enjoy an outdoor shower with a view!

Options for a room on your own:

Deluxe Cabin with Queen bed - $1996

Alfresco Rainforest Hut with a Double bed - $1850

Options to share a room:

Deluxe Cabin with Twin beds - $1744 per person

Alfresco Rainforest Hut with Double Twin or Twin beds - $1660 per person

You can find the full room descriptions on the tickets link.

Accessibility considerations

The retreat centre is located on the top of a steep hill accessed by 4WD. This allows for wonderful views however, the steep terrain is not easily accessible for wheelchair users or others with without active mobility or a reasonable level of fitness.

Please contact me at [email protected] to discuss how we can best accommodate your specific situation.

Payment options

If you'd like to avoid paying fees you can purchase your directly directly from me via direct deposit to:

Ramone Bisset

BSB: 083343 Acc: 455716902

For deposits and payment plans please contact me at [email protected]

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