De-Stress & Recharge

4 days / 3 nights @ ‘house by the sea’, Warrnambool

Date: Friday 19 April 2024 – Monday 22 April 2024

About the Retreat

Join Australia’s leading women’s health, wellness and hormone expert, Nat Kringoudis, for an intimate 4-day, 3-night rejuvenating wellness retreat, on how to let go of stress and bring balance back into your body.

Do you feel tired and run down?

Do you need some time out to recharge, reset and reconnect to yourself?

Maybe you’re looking for some valuable insights into how you can take control,        de-stress your life and flourish in this hectic world.

Then this Retreat is for you

Your home away from home for 4 days & 3 nights

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Gain exclusive access to daily wellness mentoring workshops and guidance from expert health care practitioner, author and all-round women’s wellness expert, Nat Kringoudis.

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Enjoy twice daily yoga, meditation and breathwork sessions with Michelle Brooks from Synergy Yoga for Wellness

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Look forward to a delicious and nutritious, hormone-balancing menu chosen by Nat to support your wellness journey at the Retreat and beyond

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Are you ready to feel Relaxed Rejuvenated Supported Motivated Happy

This Retreat has been designed specifically for women who are seeking a fun but meaningful and rejuvenating escape from the demands of everyday life.

You will have a choice of daily practices including:

Morning and evening yoga in the on-site yoga studio, delicious and nourishing food, breathwork practices, sound healing, meditation and cold plunge therapy at the private beach to help you de-stress from the daily demands of life.

But most of all, this Retreat will provide you with exclusive access, informative wellbeing workshops and guidance from expert health care practitioner, author and all-round women’s wellness expert, Nat Kringoudis

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Join this retreat if you

need some time out to recharge, reset and reconnect to yourself

are looking for some valuable insights into how you can take control, de-stress your life and flourish in this hectic world

love nature whether it be just watching the waves roll in or beach walks

are in search of help and guidance with your health goals and need help to get you started or keep you motivated

want to meet and enjoy the company of like-minded individuals

want to learn new exercises and techniques to help you stay calm and relaxed in your daily life

The world can be a stressful place. 

As the ultimate multi-taskers, we women often feel we need to be everything to everyone. Sometimes we don’t even realise how the constant demand of everyday life is affecting our general health and well-being until we ultimately crash.

Signs of stress can show up in many different forms including fatigue, sleep issues, changes in hormones, headaches, chest pain, aches and pains, anxiety, overwhelm and much more. This Retreat has been designed specifically for women who are seeking a meaningful and rejuvenating escape from the demands of everyday life.

About Nat Kringoudis

Nat is a health care practitioner, author, speaker and all-round natural wellness expert.

She is also the founder of Melbourne women’s health clinic, The Pagoda Tree, creator of M Body Minerals, Yo’Nuts, producer of Health Talks TV and Wellness Collective Podcast host.
It’s Nat’s mission to educate and empower women, so you can get clued up on your body and take control of your health. Nat wants to help you ditch the worry and learn how to navigate your way through the stresses of life.

And just in case you were wondering…

Nat holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences – Traditional Chinese Medicine (Herbal) and an Advanced Diploma in Acupuncture combined with over 16 years clinical experience.

What others say

Retreat inclusions

  • 4 days & 3 nights accommodation @ house by the sea, Warrnambool
  • daily group mentoring sessions with Nat Kringoudis
  • daily yoga with Michelle Brooks from Synergy Yoga for Wellness
  • daily breathwork and meditation sessions
  • wholesome, hormone-balancing meals chosen by Nat
  • goodies bag of wellness treats
  • unlimited use of yoga and activities equipment
  • sound healing
  • luxury linen and towels including beach towels.
  • fire pit sessions with delicious ceremonial cacao
  • 2-hour session at The Deep Blue Hot Springs Sanctuary, Warrnambool
  • beach walks & cold water/BEACH plunges
  • unlimited access to sauna, swim spa, movie room, billiard table, table tennis, juice bar, beach access & much more
  • panoramic views of the Southern Ocean

Your Retreat

to the ‘house by the sea’

Set on 28 acres of exclusive ocean frontage, House by the Sea, Warrnambool, provides a serene and tranquil setting for you to unwind, connect with nature and simply unplug from your daily routine for just a few days.

Sit back and enjoy the beautiful beach views, practice yoga in our dedicated yoga studio and for ultimate relaxation enjoy a rejuvenating massage.

The large home means there are a myriad of private spaces throughout the home and outside to take time out, reconnect with yourself and nature, meditate, read, or simply enjoy some quiet time.

Your Itinerary

Day 1

12.30pm – Arrival and Welcome

1.00pm –Free time

2.00pm –  Lunch

3.30pm – Nat Kringoudis Workshop

6.00pm – Dinner

7.00pm – Yoga Nidra with Yin Stretching

Day 2

7.00am – Vinyasa Yoga with Breathwork & Meditation

8.00am – Breakfast

9am – 11am – Nat Kringoudis Workshop

11am – Free time

12 pm – Lunch

1pm – Beach Walk/Cold Plunge or Free time

3.00pm – Free time

4.30pm – Nat Kringoudis Workshop

6pm – Dinner

7pm – Sound Bath  

8.30pm – Stargazing around the natural sandstone fire pit & ceremonial cocao

Day 3

7.00amSunrise meditation & breathwork

7.30am – Yoga

8.30am – Breakfast

9.30am – Nat Kringoudis

11.30 – Free Time

12.00 – Lunch

1.30pm – Deep Blue Mineral Springs

5.00PM – Free time

6.00pm – Dinner

7.30pm – Sound Bath 

8.30pm -Yoga/Meditation/Breathwork

Day 4

7am – Morning Yoga & Breathwork

8am – Breakfast

9.30am – Nat Kringoudis Workshop

11.00am – Goodbyes

All Retreat activities are optional.  If for some reason you do not feel like participating in an activity, there is plenty of space to simply relax and take time out…

 

FREE TO ENJOY..

  • On-demand heated rock sauna sessions
  • Heated Swim Spa
  • Beach Walks 
  • Private reiki, massages and sound healing available on request (additional fee)
  • Panoramic views of the Southern Ocean 
  • Billiards
  • Table Tennis
  • Movie Room with choice of Netflix, Gaia, Paramount, Binge, Stan, Disney
  • Reading and Relaxation Nooks scattered around the home
  • Fire Pit
  • Yoga Studio & equipment
  • Juice Station

 

Ocean Views Super King
High Tide
Seaside Views
Driftwood
Tidepool
Seaspray
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Your Investment

4 days & 3 nights all inclusive pricing:

Ocean Views Super King – Fixed King Bed with Ensuite & Private Spa Bath
$3,990/person or $2,995/person couple-share

High Tide with Ensuite
$3,690/person or $2,695/person twin-share

Seaside Views with Ensuite
$3,690/person or $2,695/person twin-share

Driftwood – Twin Share or King bed option – (shared bathroom)
$3,350/person or $2,395/person twin-share

Tidepool – Twin Share or King bed option – (shared bathroom)
$3,350/person or $2,395/person twin-share

Seaspray Bunk Room (4 x king single beds & shared bathroom)
$1,995/person 

4 days retreat pass only
(no accommodation) includes all meals, workshops & activities
$1,350/person

Optional Treatment add-ons

Luxury Massage one-on-one (limited places available)

$150

Reiki & Sound Healing one-on-one (limited places available)

Enjoy a private 60min Reiki and Sound Healing treatment with Lisa Singline. 

The gentle modalities of Reiki and Sound Healing bring the energetic body back into balance, and supports the body’s natural ability to heal itself.

A Reiki with Sound Session can assist in loosening up blocked energy patterns, and bring greater harmony and balance to the energy body on a physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual level, promoting a state of total relaxation.. 

One or more instruments may be used in the session with each instrument holding a unique sound and vibration that correspond with the body’s frequency. 

$120

Payment Options

Pay a *$500 deposit
or
Pay in Full from *$1350pp

All inclusive pricing:

  • 4 days & 3 nights’ accommodation @ ‘house by the sea,’ Warrnambool
  • Daily group mentoring sessions with Nat Kringoudis
  • Twice daily yoga, breathwork and meditation sessions
  • 3 x daily catered locally sourced, wholesome, hormone-balancing meals chosen by Nat
  • Goodies Bag of wellness treats
  • Unlimited use of yoga and activities equipment
  • Group Sound Bath sessions
  • Unlimited access to sauna, plunge pool, movie room, billiard table, table tennis, juicing bar, beach access
  • Luxury linen and towels including beach towels.
  • Fire pit sessions with delicious ceremonial cacao
  • 2-hour session at The Deep Blue Hot Springs Sanctuary, Warrnambool including travel to and from the Sanctuary
  • Beach walks & beach cold water plunges
  • Cold Press Juicer with unlimited fruit to juice
  • Rejuvenating private massages available upon request (extra fee)

* Fully refundable up to 40 days prior to the start date of the retreat.

Please carefully read our Retreat Terms and Conditions prior to payment.

Retreat Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Your retreat booking is confirmed upon the deposit or payment in full being received with your booking via the Blissful Escapes website.
  • Payment of a minimum of $500 must be received to secure your booking, with the balance paid in full at least 40 days prior to the first day of the Retreat.
  • If the retreat commencement date is less than 40 days away, full payment is required immediately upon booking.
  • If payment of the balance is not received by the due date, Blissful Escapes reserves the right to cancel the reservation and retain 100% of the deposit.
  • There is a full refund for cancellations up to 40 days or more before the due arrival date.
  • It is highly recommended you arrange travel insurance at the time of booking the retreat, covering travel and medical expenses, retreat activities and a trip cancellation policy in case of a personal emergency, transport issues or retreat cancellation.
  • Blissful Escapes will not be responsible for travel expenses incurred in the event of a retreat cancellation or inability to attend due to unforseen events by the particpant.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age to attend a Blissful Escapes Retreat.
  • The De-Stress and Recharge Retreat package price is inclusive of accommodation at the House of the Sea, all meals and snacks, fresh juice, daily workshops held by wellness expert, Nat Kringoudis, daily yoga and meditation classes, goodie bag, sound healing sessions and a two-hour session/visit to the Deep Blue Hot Mineral Springs Sanctuary.

PAYMENT POLICY

  • Each participant is responsible for paying for all extra services not included in the selected retreat package including all transport and air travel, transfers to and from the venue, travel insurance, and / or any sightseeing activities not included in the retreat program. Any treatments for example massages, not mentioned in the Retreat package are also charged at an extra cost agreed upon prior to treatment.
  • Payment by credit card will incur a 2.5% service fee. Retreat prices are quoted in AUD (Australian dollars). Blissful Escapes is not responsible for any fees incurred due to currency exchange or fees charged by credit cards or banks for processing funds in another currency.
    • All prices are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or varied by Blissful Escapes without notice. The price is only guaranteed when paid in full.
    • Prices quoted on the website are subject to change without notice and at the discretion of Blissful Escapes. Changes to advertised prices may occur due to matters outside our control, including currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes, transport, services and supplier increases.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • It is the responsibility of the participant to read and understand our cancellation policy before making a reservation.
  • There is a full refund for cancellations up to 40 days or more before the due arrival date.
  • There is no refund for cancellations 40 days or less before the due arrival date however credit alternatives such as applying it to another Blissful Escapes Retreat or Escape within 12 months of the cancellation date may be offered at the discretion of the organiser.
  • Your retreat booking with Blissful Escapes can be transferred to a nominated person upon request.
  • Blissful Escapes does not offer credit or pro-rata refunds for a participant arriving late or leaving early, or not otherwise utilising the entire time allocated in the program (including for family related illness or a COVID diagnosis).
  • Blissful Escapes reserves the right to change its location due to unforeseen issues (e.g., third-party delays or problems, construction, etc.). Blissful Escapes will ensure the standard of accommodation is maintained in all the partnering centres if required to relocate to a new venue.
  • Blissful Escapes reserves the right to change or amend this policy at any time. The current policy is always applicable.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISKS AND ASSUMPTION OF RESPONSIBILITY / RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY / MEDICAL/GOOD HEALTH DISCLOSURE

I hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily chosen to participate in a yoga/wellness retreat conducted by Blissful Escapes.

I understand that the practice of yoga and other associated retreat physical activities and therapies involves physical movement, stretching, and various poses and postures that may carry inherent risks. I also acknowledge that I have the right to consult with a healthcare professional before participating in any yoga or similar classes or activities.

  • In consideration of being allowed to participate in these classes and activities, I hereby agree to the following:
    1. Assumption of Risk: I understand that the practice of yoga or similar and other retreat activities such as walking or swimming can be physically strenuous and may involve a risk of injury. I voluntarily assume all such risks, known and unknown, and accept full responsibility for my participation.
    2. Release and Waiver: I release and discharge Blissful Escapes, its instructors, employees, agents, employees, guides, owners and directors from all claims, liabilities, demands, actions, causes of action, costs, and expenses, whether at law or in equity, whether known or unknown, arising out of my participation in yoga classes, workshops, and retreat activities. This release includes, but is not limited to, any claims for personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death that may occur as a result of my participation.
    3. For the benefit of everyone on the Retreat, Blissful Escapes reserves the right to accept or reject any participant at any time without liability, and in the event, it determines, in its sole and exclusive discretion, that a participant is disruptive to the harmony of the trip, it may without any obligation to pay a refund or any other amount whatsoever, expel such participant from the trip.
    4. Blissful Escapes will carry no responsibility or liability for any participant who leaves the trip prior to its conclusion or for any activity undertaken by any participant which is not included on the trip itinerary.
    5. Medical Examination: I affirm that I am in good physical condition and have no medical conditions that would prevent my participation in yoga classes and activities. If I have any doubts or concerns about my physical condition, I agree to consult with a healthcare professional before participating.
    6. Photography and Likeness: I grant permission for Blissful Escapes to use photographs and videos taken during classes and activities for promotional or instructional purposes.

I have carefully read and fully understand the contents of the terms and conditions including (ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISKS AND ASSUMPTION OF RESPONSIBILITY / RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY / REPRESENTATION OF GOOD HEALTH DISCLOSURE).  I agree that booking this retreat confirms I agree with this document.

Frequently Asked Questions

We can cater to most dietary restrictions and preferences. Please let us know when
booking what your requirements are and we will make sure your meal options are
accommodated.

Yes, snacks will also be provided as well as filtered water and a juicing station.

Yes, our retreats are designed for individuals of all experience levels, from beginners to
advanced yogis. Sessions will offer options and modification so you can adapt your yoga to
meet your needs.

Check in is 12.30pm and Check-out is 11am

Warrnambool is a 3-hour drive from Melbourne

You are more than welcome to attend the retreat alone.
It’s an ideal opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and form new friendships.

We recommend comfortable exercise clothing, toiletries, a bathing suit and suitable
clothing for the weather forecast.

Yes, there is free Wifi and mobile reception at the home.

Please see our Terms & Conditions for our refund policy or contact us on
bookings@blissfulescapes.au for further assistance.

Please do not hesitate to call Kylie on 0429 180 667 or email on kylie@blissfulescapes.au if
you require further help.

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