Meditating outdoors by the water


Bowral:  23rd- 25th October 2020 

Yoga + Health Retreats

Our weekend retreats are designed for those who are ready to embrace healthier lifestyle habits and would like to learn more about how to do that in an inclusive, supportive and relaxing environment.

Our yoga and health retreats  are held at Hartzer Park , Bowral  and include:

  • Yoga, stretch and meditation sessions each day

  • Vegetarian meals and cooking classes

  • Workshops with highly experienced facilitators


Each retreat has a different focus.

We aim to re-balance your diet, body, mind, emotions, relationships and lifestyle. 


Gigi has run over 26 retreats and is very experienced and passionate about supporting people to move forward in their life and in their health.


You will enjoy:

  • Yoga and stretching

  • Healthy and tasty vegetarian meals

  • New recipes and practical diet tips

  • Your own private room

  • Meet like minded people

  • Workshop sessions relating to health and good living

  • Meditation and Relaxation

  • Time outdoors with nature

Be inspired to make the changes you know you need.


   23rd - 25th  October 2020 - Open for bookings

Health & Happiness Yoga Retreat

Tame the mind & the body to be focused on health and calmness

Reboot and re-energise with a health retreat...…..

Experience a healthy lifestyle of natural clean eating, learn techniques for positive thinking, calming anxiety and lifting depression.


3 yoga, stretch + pilates classes each day (optional) and meditation sessions.


A retreat for fostering GREAT health on ALL levels.


Just some of the special things Gigi will expose you to at the October 2020 Retreat:

~ Learn about your individual body type and which foods and lifestyles suite you best for optimum health

~ Discover how to improve Gut Health Naturally

~ Experience how satisfying plant based meal can be and feel your renewed energy

~ Learn HOW to make happiness an everyday part of your day.

~ Manage stress and anxiety and depression - or get rid of it completely!

~ Take home some great new recipes

~ Everyone gets a PRIVATE room so you can relax.

~ 3 couples rooms available only - book in so you don't miss out.

~ Learn many mediation, yoga, stretch  and mindfulness practices

Guest presenters:-

  • Dr Melanie Jackson from  will be running a special session at this retreat on

      "Living the Good Life".

       Melanie is a  qualified Naturopath, Nurse, private Home Birth Midwife and has a

       Doctorate in Midwifery.

       I have invited Melanie to join us because she is studying and adopting a lifestyle

       from which we would all benefit!


       Melanie and her husband Dan are both successful entrepreneurs and have

       achieved high academic standing in their careers while at the same time home

       schooling their 2 children, keeping chickens, goats, quails, bees and 

       growing and preparing  much of their own food, working mostly from home, being         actively involved in the community and supporting people in need.... and much



We will learn a lot from Melanie about why she chooses and more natural  simple life and how she juggles it all while living in a society which is pushing in a 

       a completely different direction.


  • Lorna Hollinger the Director of  The Australian Tapping Institute will be joining us again with another great session on how Tapping and Emotional Freedom Techniques can increase our feelings of happiness and wellbeing. 


Lorna is currently  regularly interviewed by the media and is training  people world

wide on how to teach this amazingly effective modality which is making people

stand up and take notice as it produces amazing results.

We will TAP our way to releasing held emotions and unhelpful habits. 

  • Gigi Neophytou (Proprietor of  Yoga & Beyond + Manager of the Health & Happiness Centre) will be teaching the yoga classes, preparing and talking about how the food we will be eating is both health-promoting and medicinal.

  • At this retreat, Gigi will be focusing on understanding and Improving gut health through diet and lifestyle.

This is going to be a retreat not to be missed!

Remedial Massage Therapist

Our fantastic retreat masseuse Sheryl Simms is joining us again.

You can book in for a $45 for a therapeutic or relaxing massage.

Health Funds receipts will be provided.

Date:       23rd - 25th October 2020

LocationHartzer Park, Bowral 

Cost:       $620 p.p all-inclusive (except optional massage)

Times:     Start arriving from 4 pm Friday (First Yoga class 5:45 pm and Dinner 7 pm)

                Ends Sunday at 3 pm.

Optional:  Join us for a pre-retreat lunch at 1:30 pm at Raw & Wild in Bowral


The entire weekend retreat costs $620, including all meals, activities and your own private room (except for option massage, which is additional).

We request a non-refundable $50 deposit to secure your spot and your room or pay in full.

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5th –   7th March  2021

15th  – 17th October  2021


Many thanks for a great weekend. I really got a lot out of it, enjoyed it all, and will try my best to put the principles you shared with us into practice. I feel stronger and "cleaner" than I have for a long time, even after just 3 days. I've also lost just over a kilo, having enjoyed those filling and delicious meals you prepared. My shoulders feel stronger from the yoga and I was very happy to have been able to do some of those inversion poses you taught us.


*Lyn is from Canberra and aged 63, attended her first retreat.

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Yoga & Beyond is in association with the Health and Happiness Centre.