Come away with Joannah and Christine for a weekend of personal and professional rejuvenation in a luxurious destination, relax with other like-minded woman determined to make the most of this time away from the day to day.
This Retreat offers an opportunity to take the time to look inwards and create your own personal roadmap. You will gain new perspectives,have space for reflection and it is a wonderful opportunity to meet other people who are exploring what they really want to do.
The retreat is a safe space facilitated by the care of Joannah and Christine, together with like-minded people asking yourself some serious questions about your life and where it may be heading. It’s a time to get real with yourself and how can you do things differently to live a life that you truly desire.
DOWNTIME CAN BE THE BEST TIME.
When a group of women come together to ask these questions and explore this self-inquiry, a unique kind of magic starts to happen. Think inspiring and uplifting workshops, clarity, spa treatments, massage, sharing uplifting conversations and delicious meals to top it all off.
Focusing on rest and rejuvenation, this retreat will give you the boost that you need if life is feeling a little stagnant.
This is no vacation, this is a trip for change.
ONE OF THE GREATEST WAYS TO GET AWAY.
The retreat has a specific intent behind it — it’s about freeing you from your every day routine and be reignited with a fresh vision. Coming away with a collective of women with the purpose of recharging and refocusing can be the greatest gift to yourself.
Plus, all elements of the retreat- the beautiful location, accommodation, the nourishing food, the workshops and activities — are all centered on the shared goals of you and the other women attending.
When you return home from the retreat, it’s going to have a long lasting and impactful benefit on you compared to an ordinary vacation.
You can come earlier to enjoy the beautiful facilities, maybe book a treatment ahead of time. Check in to your suite from 3.00 pm.
After a pre dinner drink when we meet at 5.00 pm, dinner will be hosted in the lovely Forest Restaurant.
You can retire to your suite at your leisure and rest and relax after an evening with your fellow Retreaters.
Start your day however you'd prefer. You might feel like joining Joannah in the morning yoga class or chilling out with Christine. Have breakfast at your leisure at the Forest Restaurant before we join together at 9.30 am.
Joannah and Christine will guide you through a series of learning and discussion sessions covering career and life. Day 1 sessions will include discovery, reflection, liberating shadow work, purpose all designed to play your unique strengths. The Workshop will finish by 4pm to allow time for downtime or spa treatments before we rejoin for dinner.
Enjoy an unforgettable dining experience with fellow Retreaters. We've asked the restaurant to "dazzle" us in keeping with the vibe we're creating.
To start your day, you can join the morning yoga class or walk with Joannah through the rainforest down to the beach. These activities are optional - you are also more than welcome to start the day however you'd like.
Breakfast is served in your own time at Forest restaurant before we meet at 9.30am.
Day 2 sessions will focus on taking the refocus from Day 1 and making it happen. Sessions will include clarity, planning, productive habits and 'experiments', networks and personal positioning.
Sessions will conclude at 3pm allowing time for a swim in the pool or a spa treatment to close out your Retreat or time to travel safely home.
Talk with us if you'd like to extend your stay at Crystalbrook Byron.
Two Nights Accommodation in a Suite just for you at the luxurious Crystalbrook Byron.
All gourmet meals and drinks across the retreat, with a focus on healthy, nourishing meals.
Full use of facilities including the fitness centre, pool, day spa and eco-transport (bikes).
A DISC Characteristics and Strengths Profile and personalised report.
Your own Reignite Workbook to capture your thinking and insights so you can refer back to after the retreat.
Opportunities to learn from and collaborate with like-minded women in senior roles in corporate or business owners.
A voucher for Eleme spa for an hour treatment - you choose facial, massage or treatment of your choice.
Dedicated time to rest and recharge with lots of space deliberately built into the schedule.
Connections and friendships with like-minded women.
Not to mention, an all-round incredible experience.
Joannah has been described as a "breath of fresh air in a world where competing priorities and agendas are keeping people at arm's length." Her experiences are full of wonderful achievements combined with uncomfortable situations and moments scattered throughout!
Joannah is known for getting to the heart of the real challenges some people face and will put herself in the line of fire in order to support those around her.
As an experienced Executive and an engaging Coach & Mentor Joannah will motivate and challenge you to refine and achieve your objectives. With more than 20 years experience coaching and mentoring in Australia and New Zealand, Joannah has worked with individuals at every level in organisations - working with them to identify strengths, develop insight, create impact and navigate personal and professional agenda’s.
Joannah mentors and coaches Executive Sales Professionals, MD’, Founders and Executives who are:
- Navigating disruption and change
- At a crossroads with competing priorities
- Women in male-dominated industries
- Contending with the practicality of career and life necessities
Joannah loves bringing people together and encouraging alternative perspectives allowing clients to take purposeful action that inspires change and gives clarity enabling you to embrace a purpose that gives you direction and inspiration in your life and career.
Christine is an independent improvement coach, mentor and trainer specialising in management and psychological analysis. She is a ferocious advocate for women leadership.
Christine specialises in empowered conversations to help clients get clear on their truth and supports them to map their next steps with conviction. The process feels like talking with an old friend that cares and listens. Her clients have had a-ha moments during their sessions with Christine’s insights. She does it with radically fresh thinking to help her clients get clearer on their vision and be pragmatic with action. Christine’s coaching is like a side passenger that helps her clients see their blind spots and take action.
Christine has been named one of the New Zealand Top 50 Chief Information Officer in 2020 and has won multiple hackathon awards. With first-hand experience as a female executive in male-dominating industries Christine understands the challenges women leaders are facing as a migrant originally from Hong Kong.
Christine has over 10 years experience in improving business productivity, revenue and growth throughout her career in Australasia. The author of an Amazon bestseller book Power Up - How to Improve Productivity and Innovation. This book sums up her personal experience and research in delivering enterprise wide transformation success.
What if COVID restrictions impact me?
It's true we don't know what the world will look like in November 2022, and because of this we'll be flexible and support anyone that comes up against any restrictions in relation to joining the retreat.
Navigating the ever-changing protocols of Covid-19 is a bit of the unknown, and because of this we undertake to be fully compliant with whatever is required at the time.
The spaces we've organised all our sessions are large, airy and spacious.
If COVID-19 border restrictions impact your ability to attend, we will give you a full refund of your ticket price.
If COVID-19 impacts our ability to host the Retreat, we will refund the full payment amount or, if you prefer, hold in credit for the rescheduled Retreat.
How do I get there?
Byron Bay is easy to access via car/road from Brisbane or air.
Visitors to the area can choose to fly directly into Ballina/Byron Bay Airport and drive 20 minutes to the Resort or fly into Coolangatta Airport on the Gold Coast and drive 45 minutes to Byron Bay.
Convenient parking is provided complimentary on-site, including electric vehicle charging.
What if I have specific dietary requirements?
Forest and the Crystalbrook Byron Conference and Events team are able to meet most dietary requirements. Please advise us in your Registration Form, emailed to you post payment, of your requirements.
Is there a payment plan?
Yes there is a 3-month payment plan at $1210 (inclusive of GST) per month. This will be available until 31th August 2022.
The first payment is deducted at the time of purchase, and then the remaining 2 payments will be deducted on the same date of the following 2 months. Payment plans include a merchant fee of 2%.
Can I pay by invoice?
Absolutely, yes you can. All you need to do is share the relevant details, clickjust below to receive an invoice.