Previous Sparkle Retreats
2019 Bali Healing Retreat, East Bali – A 7-day/6-night tropical paradise retreat, in a villa perched on a cliff overlooking the Bali Sea. The delightful, wise naturopath Lalya Metcalfe co-facilitated, bringing additional naturopathic insights, plus Sufi wisdom and morning walks through the local villages to watch the simple life, as our bodies and minds restored. Deep Ecology processes, yoga, sun bathing and meditation, all supported by delightful local healers Pak Sunaria, Madu & Wayan and chefs Wayan Yanti and Eka. This retreat included 24-73 hours of water fasting, and other liquid fasting processes.
2016 Continental House Hepburn Springs, Victoria – Two separate 3 nights/4 days retreats. February retreat featured the knowledgeable Alexis Pitsoplous walking us through the “weeds” of Continental House, and Elinari Webb sharing with us in the kitchen. September retreat had guest practitioner Grant Smith provide a Sound Healing yin yoga session, as well as some Laughter Yoga, and the acclaimed vegan chef Ricky “Raw” Gopinath gave us awesome insights in the kitchen.
2015 Sangsurya Byron Bay, New South Wales – A 6 day/5 night liquid fasting retreat for deep nourishment at the beautiful Zen-inspired rainforest retreat overlooking the ocean. Facilitated by Naturopath Sally Mathrick and friends, including voice coach and Speech Pathologist Carmelle Moore, international musician and sound healer Aviashai Barnatan, movement facilitator Liat Lev Sokal and chef and grand heart Elyjah McLeod.
2015 Continental House Hepburn Springs, Victoria – This 3 day/2 night retreat was set at Continental House and was facilitated by Sally along with Rose Moylan offering Mindfulness, Alexis Pitsoplous providing insight into local flora, vegan chef Elintari Webb and master masseur, Michael Cauce. A stellar team delivering exceptional healing.
2014 Continental House Hepburn Springs, Victoria – 2 x weekend retreats focused on increasing vitality and energy in life. Included soaking in the Hepburn Bath house spa, internationally renown constitutional hydrotherapy with the talented Kelly Galvin, meditation instruction from wonderful heart Jess Huon, naturopathic workshops and yoga with Sally Mathrick.
2013 “Lochinver Country Homestead” Maryborough, Central Victoria – Imagine yourself laying peacefully by a meandering river, lined with magnificent river gums, soaking up the sun, fresh air and calm, feeling centered and grounded from a balanced yoga session, a profound massage or deep restorative sleep or sauna, visualising a successful and joyous life. Held at the heritage homestead by the red river gums and playing platypus.
2011 “The Gums” homestead, Daylesford, Central Victoria– Raw food, nourishing broths and juicing fasting retreat. Unlimited use of solocarbon far-infra-red saunas, ionic filtered spa, restful yoga, meditation, massage, shiatsu, beauty treatments, big log fires, silence, meaningful conversations and a beautiful forest.