$1,320 – $1,490

Carer Valley Escape

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Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577

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3 night retreat - A deeply restorative experience for carers.

The Carer Valley Escape is a unique carer retreat limited to five women. If you’re a female carer in need of someone to take care of you while you have an opportunity to deeply rest and recover, then the Carer Valley Escape is for you. If the demands of your caring role amongst other responsibilities and challenges of life have left you on the brink of burn-out and you feel like you’re not coping, please read on and discover how we can support you.

The Carer Valley Escape is purposefully designed for a small group to enhance your opportunity to dive deep in restoration. This includes the care and support of retreat facilitator Lisa Marie who has supported hundreds of carers on retreats and workshops creating safe, tranquil spaces in which participants are able to explore their current state of wellbeing.

This is a gentle experience which provides you with your own beautifully appointed private room with queen size bed and ensuite in which you can rest any time of day and night and recover, knowing you are completely supported and respected while you honour your body and provide it with the nurturing and nourishment it needs. Each bedroom opens on to the deck and verandah taking in the spectacular views.

Caring for others can bring feelings of fulfilment and purpose, but it can also impact your health and wellbeing if you don’t take care of you. At Carer Escapes we recognise that many carers don’t have a safe space to relax. When your body has been running on auto-pilot in a state of chronic stress or hypervigilance for an extended period of time, this can lead to increased anxiety and ultimately overwhelm or burn-out. However, the body is intelligent and has the power to heal. In fact, neuroscience continues to prove the ability to rewire your thought patterns and change behaviours. You have the ability to learn how to bring your body to a state of balance, peace and harmony. In this state you are less reactive and more resilient when the moments, days or weeks get tuff because they can and often do. This is why taking a break and giving your body the time to recalibrate and experience relaxation amidst nature can help you reset, recharge and start over with strength, clarity and enhance your capacity to care.

The power rests in your hands to create desired change it your life however, to recognise your skills and feel empowered to achieve this requires physical and emotional strength. The Carer Valley Escapes provides an opportunity to rebuild your strength through self-care, emotional support and connections.

Inclusions

  • Welcome session to provide a safe space for you to express your feelings with other carers and get to know who you will be spending time with throughout the retreat.

  • Daily morning movement and meditation gathering.

  • Reflection & Vision Workshop – a facilitated exploration of self adopting sublimist self-study techniques to bring to your awareness aspects of your inner world that are inhibiting health and wellbeing. This is followed by developing visions for your heart’s desires.

  • 40 minute one-on-one sound therapy session in the garden.

  • One massage treatment to help your body relax.

  • Daily evening Yoga Nidra.

  • Stress Management Workshop – proven techniques to help regulate your nervous system; develop resilience and promote inner peace.

  • Small group – maximum of 5 female carers.

  • Private generous size and beautifully appointed bedrooms taking in spectacular views queen size bed, ensuite and flat screen TV.

  • Carer Escapes wellness gift pack.

  • Transitioning home guidance & closing session.

  • Meals from dinner on day one to breakfast on day three. This includes two evenings out for dinner at a nearby restaurant. All drinks and snacks including tea and coffee.

  • Qualified and experienced counsellor facilitating the carer retreat and on-site for full duration; available for discussions and support.

  • Follow-up online and phone support after you return home and referrals to continued support services available in your local area.

All inclusions are optional. It’s your time and we respect your intentions for the duration of the carer retreat.

Carer Retreat Facilitator:

Lisa Marie is a counsellor and trainer with experience in meditation, sound therapy and wellness coaching. She has been facilitating retreats for all types of carers since 2017, creating spaces in which participants feels safe to explore their emotions and current state of wellbeing. Lisa Marie empowers carers to shift limiting perceptions, discover ways to feel good and experience more flow and harmony to enhance their capacity to care.

Testimonials:

“Lisa Marie is an absolute delight to be around. She is very nurturing and looked after anyone who needed help in a gentle and non-intrusive way. Being a carer herself, she knows exactly what you need to unwind and let go.”

“Lisa Marie was caring towards all and was able to communicate ways to increase awareness of body/ mind state and explore healthy ways to promote feeling energetic/ good in all aspects of our lives.”

CLICK THE LINK TO WATCH THE PROMO VIDEO: https://youtu.be/sOqGMnf2QxI

Location

Kangaroo Valley. Approx. 160km south of Sydney. For the safety and privacy of all participants, the street address is not published to the general public.


**10% OF PROFITS FROM THIS EVENT WILL BE DONATED TO WIRES, AN AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE RESCUE ORGANISATION.**


Funding options:

  • Paying with your own money

  • Contact your local Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre to request funding support (if available)

Cancellation/ Refund Policy

In accordance with our refund policy; should the event be cancelled by the organiser due to unforseen circumstances, your payment will be refunded in full.

In the instance of participant cancellation, refunds are not permitted however they are 100% transferable to other carers.


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