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Sana Women's Wellness Retreat

Mt Warning NSW Northern Rivers- 21st June 2017 for 4 nights 

This Women's Wellness Retreat provides a beautiful soulful wellness experience. Liberate yourself from the stresses encountered with your everyday life and take time out to focus on your inner connection in this majestic setting.

Retreat into the peaceful sanctuary of Gymea Eco Retreat on the Northern rivers of NSW and be inspired by what this beautiful location has to offer with the support of Lisa Turnbull, naturopath and psychotherapist, Kristina Ambler, wellness and psychology of eating coach and Elisa Hudson professional intuitive and meditation teacher. 

 This is a life enhancing experience that brings together women for 4 nights of healthy whole food eating, hiking, personal development workshops, meditation, process groups, exploring, healing and adventure. Reconnect to your inner wisdom and spirit on this beautiful retreat experience. This is an integrated and comprehensive retreat with an amazing program where you can do as much or as little as you desire.

This retreat creates the opportunity for you to take time out and un-plug from your busy, overcommitted, responsible life and take time for yourself to heal, restore, revive and have fun!

Exploring a new environment can be soul stirring, heart opening and life changing. On this journey make heartfelt connections with other like-minded women, nourish yourself, have fun, move your body, develop or deepen your meditation practice, expand your awareness, belly laugh, rediscover your passion and go home rested with a new perspective and gratitude for your life.


 This Sana Women’s Wellness Retreat includes:

  • 4 nights’ twin share or single room accommodation at Gymea Eco Retreat on the NSW Northern Rivers

  • Delicious wholefood meals  

  • Daily meditation classes

  • Group outdoor adventures

  • Two hour spa session with jacuzzi, steam, sauna & plunge pool

  • Daily inspirational workshops, classes and personal development sessions

  • Guided nature walk & a special morning walk to the beautiful Wollumbin (Mt Warning)

  • Opening fire ceremony

  • Time to sleep, swim, eat, read, relax and enjoy they beautiful spa treatments on offer.

  • Transfers to and from Coolangatta airport.


 The Retreat Venue


 Gymea Eco Retreat & Spa is set on 54 acres of secluded naturally undulating rainforest just 40 min inland from the Gold Coast with stunning views of Wollumbin (Mt. Warning) in the UNESCO World Heritage National Park. With abundant bird life, lush grounds with nature trails, an in-house Day Spa and beautiful 20 metre magnesium mineral swimming pool for healing dips. All rooms are equipped with 5 star eco inner sprung latex topped single or king beds and organic sheets.

The Meals

 This retreat’s intention for healing extends to the cuisine with beautifully prepared whole food meals. Our meals will be lovingly made using fresh whole food ingredients mainly sourced from the local area. The menu is abundant, delicious and healthy. This is not a fast so you won't go hungry. Tea and fruits are available throughout the retreat as well as purified drinking water. By the retreats end you'll be feeling energised, clear and nourished. Special dietary requirements are available and can be tailored to individual needs. Please specify when making your booking.

Fun and Adventure

We will be creating the opportunity for you to have some real fun and adventure on this retreat! Whether it is through immersing yourself in the magnesium pool, giggling with new like-minded friends, melting into heavenly spa treatments, warming yourself during our fire ceremony, exploring yourself through workshops, meditation classes and process groups or hiking around Mt Warning.  During our time together we will be reconnecting with the playfulness and fun you have within!


Retreat facilitators


Lisa Turnbull is a naturopath, psychotherapist, meditation teacher and energetic healer with over 20 years’ experience working in the field of complementary medicine. She is the director of Women’s Wellness Retreats and co-owner of Sana Wellness Centre. She has recently completed post graduate studies in Wellness and lives her life passionately supporting others to embrace their Mind-Body-Soul connection. Lisa has a natural insightful style of facilitating workshops and retreats. One of her gifts as a facilitator is her capacity to be able to take a group of people and support them to connect with their own internal wisdom, awareness and authenticity. 


Kristina Ambler is a unique wellness and psychology of eating coach and motivational speaker that is passionate about empowering people to become the best version of themselves from the inside out. Her passion for women’s well-being comes from her own journey which has seen her explore the depths of her own relationship with food, wellness and her inner self. Kristina supports her clients to move from their mind into the body, heart and soul. She is the co-owner of Sana Wellness Centre; a multi-disciplinary centre, Kristina also facilitates group work and runs numerous wellness and personal development programs and retreats.


Elisa Hudson is an intuitive healer and medium and bridging heaven and earth is her soul’s work and passion. Elisa has over 25 years’ experience as a professional intuitive and spiritual coach. By channelling, she brings through very practical and precise step by step instructions to offer guidance, clarity and re-connection. She is the co-owner of Sana Wellness Centre; a multi-disciplinary centre.


Program and Workshops

 This retreat offers a combination of options creating a program that is designed to enhance your state of well-being physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Daily hiking, meditation, group connection, inspirational personal workshops and process groups and whole food cuisine all in a beautiful setting are available to support your experience on this retreat.

We are providing a unique variety of workshops and meditation experiences designed to assist with improving your relationship and connection to your mind, body and soul.  These workshops are optional and will be provided for you to further explore your relationship with yourself. They have been specifically designed to ignite your inner spirit, improve your vitality, expand your awareness and connect you to your soul.



Sana Women’s Wellness Retreat

Mt Warning NSW Northern Rivers

21st June 2017

4 nights at Gymea Eco Retreat

Twin Share Accommodation   $2090 AUD

Single Room Accommodation $2290 AUD





To hold your place a $300 non-refundable deposit is required at time of registration. A payment plan is available with the final payment due by the 10th March 2017. (Please see your booking registration information for more details on payments).

The preferred payment method is by direct debit to avoid banking fees although you can also pay it by credit card. This retreat caters for approximately 15 participants.


What is not included

Airfares to and from Coolangatta

Personal purchases – spa treatments

Travel Insurance 


Please Note

If sharing a room please be aware that the shower is situated inside the bedroom however it has an opaque screen so it is not see through. Please select a single room if privacy is an issue for you.

 This retreat is approximately 40 minutes from Coolangatta (Gold Coast) airport.  There is a mini-bus leaving Coolangatta at 3pm on Wednesday 21st June. The retreat starts from 4pm Wednesday and concludes 11am Sunday 25th June.

 Upon arrival you will check-in and be shown to your room, enjoy some teas and fruit and perhaps have a swim before dinner and our opening group connection. Check-out of the retreat is at 11 am with group transfer back to the airport. We will plan to have you dropped to the airport by 12pm (Please take into consideration QLD daylight saving). Please ensure you book your return flights to depart after 1 pm on the Sunday. Full details will be emailed upon booking.


Cancellation Policy

$300 non-refundable deposit

Minimum 2 months notice – 100% refund (excluding non-refundable deposit)
Minimum 1 months notice – 75% refund (excluding non-refundable deposit)
Less than 1 months notice – 0% refund



This retreat is going to create a real opportunity for you to unplug, have fun and reconnect with yourself. There is no prerequisite to come other than an open heart and mind. If you feel inspired, excited or moved to join us then please contact us for more information.



 Lisa Turnbull

 0417 541 838



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