DATE: 8-10 July 2022
ENERGY EXCHANGE: R3850 pps (Early Bird until 30 April) | R4250 pps (Standard Rate from 1 May)
VENUE: Melody Hill Retreat Centre, Magaliesburg

A Wholesome 2 night winter weekend filled with wellness, self-care and spaciousness

Release tension to invite in relaxation.
Release fear to yield courage
Release resistance so you can flow around the mountains in your way.
Release indecision so you can cultivate more certainty.
Release busyness to encourage healing.

Winter offers us an opportunity to withdraw and cocoon into quiet spaces, spaces for reflection, tranquillity, and restoration.

Nurture yourself and feel held by the beautiful natural surroundings as your facilitators Sophia and Natalie welcome you to join them on their Nurturing Winter Wellness Retreat, a nourishing winter weekend getaway at the beautiful Melody Hill Retreat Centre in Magaliesburg (located just 75 mins out of Johannesburg).

Come and fill your wellness cup with offerings that recharge and revitalize your mind, body and spirit. Immerse yourself in this transformational experience where you will uncover different layers of your inner world through the power of conscious breathwork journeys, guided meditations, daily yoga classes and a heart-opening, soul-expanding cacao and play ceremony. Use your free time to curl up by the fireplace, to relax in the beautiful surroundings, receive a luxurious kahuna massage or form meaningful connections with like-minded individuals.  

This weekend is an invitation to gift yourself with some well-deserved nurturing.

What’s Included?

Enjoy:

  • 2 night’s shared accommodation at Melody Hill Retreat Centre
  • Delicious Vegetarian Meals Cooked by Melody Hill’s own Private Chef
  • Opening and Closing Circles
  • Daily Yoga Classes
  • Breathwork Sessions
  • A Cacao and Play Ceremony
  • Free Time to Relax,
  • Reconnect and Fill Your Cup

Additional extras on offer

  • Kahuna Massages

Your retreat venue

Melody Hill is a beautiful gem nestled on the banks of the Magalies River, boasting indigenous plant life and a variety of birds and other animals. It is the perfect countryside setting for mind, body and soul integration.

With its high ceilings and spacious rooms, this lovely house has the comfort and facilities of a private weekend villa. Enjoy the coziness of wood burning fireplaces and warm wooden floors as you cuddle up on one of the couches with a cup of tea and a good book. The gorgeous yoga studio snuggled amongst the trees is the perfect space to move, breath and release. This retreat venue will have you planning your next retreat before this one is even over.

Meet Your Hosts

SOPHIA GITTINGS

From Depression to Devotion! Her life has been an incredible journey of life lessons and healing. After spending 22 years in corporate, Sophia stepped onto the path of healing through yoga and it was on this path that she realized her true purpose.

She has completed various yoga teacher trainings including Vinyasa, Hatha, Kundalini and Forrest yoga, working with groups, corporates and private clients. 

She is the owner of a beautiful yoga studio in Modderfontein, Johannesburg offering outdoor experiences, classes, events and retreats. Sophia is also a qualified Cacao Ceremonialist and space holder, offering exquisite heart-opening experiences.

NATALIE GIANOGLIO

With over a decade of experience in counselling and working therapeutically with traumatized children and adults, Natalie has a passion for creating healing experiences that are not only playful, but embodied and impactful. 

After attaining her master’s degree in psychology, Natalie utilized her knowledge in psychology and her training in play therapy to create dynamic therapy experiences. Furthering her education by certifying as a hypnotherapist with IMDHA, Natalie begun to understand the importance of embodied practices in healing trauma. During the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, Natalie discovered Breathwork as an accessible, effective and powerful healing modality and decided to explore training with Breathwork Africa. In February 2022, Natalie officially became certified as an Advanced Breathworker. Now, with new-found zest, she is weaving the powerful impact of breathwork with her training in psychology, hypnosis and play therapy to create unique healing experiences

Winter Wellness Retreat
Booking Form

We are so glad that you are interested in joining this year’s retreat in Magaliesburg. Please complete the brief form below and we will get back to you via email as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

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