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FRASER ISLAND YOGA, ARTS AND MOVEMENT 4WD ADVENTURE

20 - 25TH OCTOBER 2021

GROUP SIZE:

18 PEOPLE 

INVESTMENT:

$1,199

DURATION:

FIVE DAYS

START: FRASER ISLAND

FINISH: FRASER ISLAND

Discover Fraser Island

An island escape and spiritual journey. Fraser Island, at 122kms long, is the largest sand island in the world. Home to native Australian Dingoes, 

Majestic remnants of tall rainforest and pristine inland freshwater lakes. Fraser is a destination paradise. 

A four-wheel-drive tag along adventure over shifting sand-dunes, sit back and enjoy the ride or take the reins and choose to drive. 

Tropical rainforests and lakes set the vibe. 

 

As you journey into Pranayama breathwork, yoga, movement, arts, hiking, and camping. While you enjoy whole goodness foods and connecting with like-minded souls in rich, fulfilling campfire conversation. 

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Information

About this retreat: 

 

This transformational experience helps you to explores your inner and outer environment, reconnect with yourself, nature and the flow of life.

 

Grow and heal through adventure, yoga, arts and movement. Providing you with a take-home toolbox to gain greater alignment on your life path. Deepen intuition, find your own therapy, overcome fears, identify your emotions, and get to know and love yourself while sharing and connecting with like-minded souls. 

 

Enjoy the outdoors, eat clean food, create new healthy habits, explore body movement, and enter into the subtle art of breathwork and meditation techniques. This retreat is equal part learning, exploring, and applying arts and movement to soothe your soul and see the world with a fresh set of eyes. Our adventure retreats, art just that, adventuring! and for those happy to get involved, don't mind getting down and dirty, overcome challenges and get in touch with your wild side. 


 

Yoga and Movement:

 

Each day we will include one yoga or movement class and a night session of pranayama breathwork and mediation guided and taught by Elissa. We will explore yoga asana, acro yoga, primal movement, handstand and more. The class is for anyone from beginners to advanced level. Elissa will tailor the class based on the energy and level of the group and will provide variations to accommodate all fitness levels. 

 

Each night we will close the day with a short sharing circle, yogic philosophy, theory lesson, breathwork exploring techniques such as diaphragmatic breathing, box breath, introduction into breath retention, tummo breathing, kapalbhati and sitali. This is followed by a guided meditation. 

 

Please note: All classes take place outdoor, exploring movement in the elements provides its own challenges. 


Hiking: low impact short hikes on this trip.

Itinerary

Yoga on the Beach

DAY 1 

Day 01: Arrive at Rainbow Beach and check into Freedom Rainbow Beach. Meet you new to be best friends and prepare your body and mind for the adventure ahead, we will kick off the experience with a yoga asana class. After class, we will make our way to the Carlo Sandblow for sunset for an introduction to pranayama and mediation. 

We will then head back to Freedom where we will attend your safety briefing. This followed by a cheeky but delicious dinner at Arcobaleno which is a very lovely Italian restaurant in the centre of Rainbow Beach.

 

Accommodation: Dorm Style Accommodation at Freedom Rainbow Beach

Meals: Dinner only (beachfront Italian restaurant)

Getting There: 

The nearest airport to the island is at Hervey Bay, which is served by Virgin Australia from Sydney and Melbourne, and Qantas Link from Brisbane. From Hervey Bay, there is a bus service to freedom beach. 

Accommodation: 

 One night at Freedom Rainbow Beach in a dorm and 3 nights in Comfortable Camping at Cathedrals On Fraser - beds and linen included)

Inclusions:

 

  • Art in nature class (canvas and paints provided) 

  • 5 yoga classes (BYO yoga mat) 

  • 5 breathwork and short theory and philosophy classes 

  • All accommodation (1 night at Freedom Rainbow Beach in a dorm and 3 nights in Comfortable Camping at Cathedrals On Fraser - beds and linen included)

  • Restaurant dinner on night one 

  • Experienced 1000 hours YTT  yoga teacher

  • Experienced Guide

  • 4WD Tag Vehicles including 1 lead vehicle and trailer & 2 tag vehicles. (All transport on the trip)

  • National Park Permit Fees

  • Barge Fees

  • Fuel

  • Food as stated in the itinerary


 

Exclusions:

 

  • Personal expenses such as extra drinks, snacks, toiletries. 

  • transfer to Rainbow beach hostel 

  • Travel Insurance

  • Yoga Mat 

  • Flights

  • Anything on the packing list 


 

Packing List:

 

  • Water bottle 

  • yoga mat

  • Headlamp and/or flashlight

  • Snacks

  • Lightweight walking boots

  • A rainproof jacket with hood 

  • Swimwear

  • A few pairs of loose-fitting long shorts/skirt T-shirts

  • Sun-hat

  • pair of sandals

  • Toiletries 

  • Towels

  • Lip guard

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun cream

  • Daypack

 

Our team brings along a basic first aid kit, but we recommend you also carry the following :

Ibuprofen painkillers,, personal prescriptions as required, rash cream, basic toiletries, wet wipes, hand sanitiser. Women, please remember sanitary

 

Prices and dates 

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20th - 25st OCTOBER 2021

Price: $1199

Experts on the trip 

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ELISSA CHRISSON 

Yoga teacher

Yoga, meditation and movement teacher, senior first aid, world traveller and artist. 

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MADI AMBROSE

Tour guide

Tour guide and director of wild women's journeys

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COVID Cancellation Policy:


 

If COVID-19 border restrictions or quarantine laws are implemented that affect your travels and you need to cancel a trip, you can choose to receive:

1. Full refund minus the booking deposit if cancelled more than 5 days prior to the trip’s commencement, or 50% refund of the total trip cost if cancelled less than 5 days prior to the trip’s commencement.

or

2. Full credit for a future YAMA movement  trip for the total value you paid (including deposit) if cancelled at any time prior to the trip’s commencement. (Valid for up to 1 year)

Contact us via email if you need to cancel and indicate whether you prefer credit or a refund.