BEACHSIDE RETREATS SCHEDULE
You can do as much or as little as you like on this luxury rebalance retreat so use this schedule as a guide only. There lots of things to do and its totally up to you how much you choose to be involved in. There is so much beauty around you that you may choose to simply relax.
Friday 29nd June 2018
2:30pm - 3:00pm Check in to Elements Of Byron
As you enter Elements Of Byron you will be met at reception by your hosts Katie Manekshaw who will give you your schedule for your weekend and your wonderful, wellness goodie bag.
We then invite you to sink into the bare foot luxury that is Elements Of Byron. Friday is your opportunity to slow it right down take a deep breath out and relax. So kick off your shoes, turn off your phone and put your comfy pants on. You've arrived. So check into your villa and explore this magnificent resort. Your place to call home for the next few days.
3:30pm - 4:45pm Opening Ceremony - with Taryn Palister
We invite you to join us for a beautiful welcoming circle to connect with the rest of the group. We will do some gentle Yin Yoga and meditation. During this workshop you will be guided to set some intentions for the weekend ahead.
4:45pm - 6:15pm Discovering Your Life Path with Patsy Bennet
Award winning author & astrologer Patsy Bennet will invite you to consider your life path on this this revealing 1.15 hour workshop.
6:15pm - 7:30pm Set Your Pace
Take a walk on the beach or find a place to lounge by one of the incredible pools. Now you are becoming accustomed to your new surroundings, take some time to yourself and settle in. Watch the sunset at the beach club. Or listen to live musicians at the fire pit. You could even take this opportunity to book a relaxing treatment at Elements Of Byrons' Osprey Spa ( *not included in ticket price ) Please book your treatments directly with the resort ahead of time to avoid disappointment. Contact: Osprey Spa
7:30pm 10:00pm Dinner at Graze Restaurant at Elements Of Byron.
Enjoy a 2 course meal at Graze Restaurant at Elements Of Byron. Elegant and sophisticated Graze offers you a sumptuous dinner with your choice of entree or dessert. A delicious range of meat or vegetarian dishes are available. You may choose to sit with other guest or spend the evening solo it is completely up to you.
*Use your $60 Graze Meal Voucher here.
10:00pm Full Moon & Star Gazing on the Beach.
Observe the night sky at Elements Of Byron's Beach Club Area or walk on the beautiful beach adjacent to the resort.
10:00pm - 6:00am Rest
We would encourage you to get to bed nice and early night because tomorrow you have to be up with day break. You could start journalling now in your beautiful gift journal by Byron Bound.
Saturday 30th June 2018
Today is a big day full of optional wellness workshops and fun experiences. So take this opportunity to do some self exploration Byron style. You are welcome to do as much or as little as you choose.
6:30am - 7:00am Stories of the Land by Jenni Cargill
Walk a labyrinth on the beach and then experience the history of Byron Bay through richly woven tales of the land, the ocean and the people. You will be lead through a guided visualisation and then regaled with stories of place, told in place by a passionate local.
7:00 - 8:00 Gentle Beach Yoga
A light yoga class to get you in the mood for the day with Taryn Pallister
8:15 - 9:15 Breakfast at Elements Of Byron
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Graze Restaurant by the pool.
9:30am - 11:30am Vision Board Workshop with Akil Pritam
This fun and revealing workshop will help to bring your awareness to what excites, motivates and makes you happy. So you can make subtle changes to realign your life with your truest desires.
11:30 - 11:45 Chai & Cookie Time
Enjoy a delicious cup of hot chai & a Byron Bay Cookie between workshops.
12:00am - 1:00pm Nia Dance Workshop - Taryn Palister
Invigorating journey of movement with Nia Dance Australia.
1:00 - 2:30 - Locals Lunch Time at Barrio
Make your way to this iconic new cafe by the creators of Harvest. This famous team of restauranteurs have really made their mark on Byrons' vibrant cafe culture. Grab a table and experience this unique setting and delicious menu.
*Use your lunch voucher.
2:45pm - 4:00pm - African Drumming Workshop with Gabriel Otu
No trip to Byron is complete without shaking things up a little and this amazing drum workshop taught by a true master of percussion & dance will lift you out of your body.
4:00pm Restore, Relax, Replenish
After a busy fun filled morning or workshops now its time to relax, restore & replenish your way. We thought we'd give you the time to do your retreat your way. Sit by the pool read a book and enjoy the resort facilities. Book a massage treatment. Or use your FREE return ticket on the Byron Bay solar powered electric train do some shopping at Byron's internationally acclaimed boutiques.
This is another opportunity to book a relaxing treatment at Elements Of Byrons' Osprey Spa ( *not included in ticket price ) Please book your treatments directly with the resort ahead of time to avoid disappointment. Contact: Osprey Spa
If you would prefer a private in room massage we can help you arrange this.
7:30pm Evening in Byron
Take some time to explore the amazing restaurants and night life of Byron Bay. Or if you would prefer to take it easy you can stay close to home, eat at the hotel restaurant or order room service.
*Note food & beverage is not included in retreat ticket price for Saturday night.
SUNDAY 1st JULY
6:00am - 8:00am Byron Lighthouse Sunrise Walk to Watagoes Beach.
We will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the famous Byron Lighthouse to enjoy a morning of bliss. The enjoy a magical walk down from the lighthouse to Clarkes Beach, looking out for turtles, sting rays, whales & dolphins along the way. Once you reach the spectacular Wategos Beach, you can enjoy a morning dip before we take you back to Elements for a delicious breakfast.
8:30am - 10:30am Breakfast Time, Chill Out, then Check Out
Enjoy a long breakfast or relax by the pool. Then pack your bags it's time to check out of your room. We will meet you at the car park for the next exciting journey into the hinterland.
10:30am - 11:15 Byron Hinterland Tour
Let us drive you around the hinterland and show you some of the sites. We will stop of at some beautiful view posts to take in this incredible coastline.
11:30am - 2:00pm Crystal Castle Tour
Visist on of Byron Bay's most treasured gems, The Crystal Castle & Shambala Gardens. Spend your time explore the incredible sculptures, giant buddha statues, enormous feature crystals, walking maze and world class landscaping.
While you are here grab a delicious lunch at The Crystal Castle's Cafe with spectacular views over the Byron landscape.
Note: Lunch is not included in retreat ticket price .
1:30pm - 2:00pm Closing Circle Meditation
While we are in the beautiful setting of The Crystal Castle & Shambala Gardens we will perform a short closing ceremony.
2:15pm - 3:00pm - Return Journey to Elements Of Byron
On our way back to Elements Of Byron we will take you an alternative route past Mullumbimby, Australia biggest little town. Famous for it's alternative culture and incredible farmers markets.
We will send you on your way with memories and insights that will long be remembered.