Retreat - Byron Bay 2022
Time & Location
About The Event
Prepare yourself for a powerful, productive and transformative year. Immerse yourself in our extended 7 day program in a world-renowned wellness venue.
Build confidence, grow your skillset and increase your productivity.
Focus inwardly on your personal growth with our Retreat Wellness Program and outwardly on your business by applying the lessons gathered during the Retreat with an intensive course of group coaching sessions after you return home.
Immerse yourself in the majesty of the surrounding bamboo forest and nourish your body with a wellness menu designed by a local nutritionalist.
Be motivated by our respected guest speakers and be inspired by our incredible property tours.
Most importantly, connect with beautiful, like-minded designers and tap into our supportive community of past and present Retreat members.
Retreat Package Inclusions:
- Welcome dinner
- Immersive group Sound Bath treatment
- “Becoming Visionary” Workshop with Soma owners Peter Ostick (media and tech entrepreneur) and Gary Gorrow (Vedic master)
- Intensive business workshops
- Inspirational guest speakers
- Wellness activities
- Moonlight cinema
- Small group coaching sessions
- E-Book summary of workshop notes
- Private tours of incredible local properties
- Most lunches and dinners
- 3 x group coaching sessions following the Retreat
Soma Retreat Owners:
Gary Gorrow is a Vedic Meditation Practitioner (Master Teacher), Qualified Ayurvedic Health Coach, Mindfulness Expert, Founder and Director of the Conscious Club and Co-creator of Conscious Currency. He is also a highly sought after Consultant and High Performance Coach, Motivational Speaker and Social Entrepreneur.
Peter Ostick has 20 years of experience building companies in the media and technology sector. He now invests and advises CEO’s in growing early-stage businesses.
Dates: Friday 18th– Thursday 24th February 2022
Venue: Soma, Byron Bay
- 22 acres of tropical bamboo forest
- Fresh water infinity pool, fire pit, 3 treatment rooms, outdoor cinema
- Geodesic Yoga Dome
Location: 221 Kennedys Lane, Ewingsdale, NSW 2481
Cost: Full Price = $4,950 / Early Bird = $4,455
Retreat Package Payment Schedule:
- DEPOSIT REQUIRED = 20%
- PART PAYMENT 18th August, 2021 = 40%
- BALANCE PAYMENT 18th January 2022 = 40%
The Bower House & The Bower Cottage - Now Available
We have secured beautiful shared accommodation options for our Retreat guests at The Bower, one of Byron Bay’s most sought after luxury resorts.
Part of the larger resort complex, The Bower House and The Bower Cottage are self-contained homes with 4 and 5 bedrooms respectively, set within lush tropical gardens. The majority of rooms have ensuite bathrooms and both homes have kitchen facilities and superbly decorated communal living spaces. All guests have access to the resort facilities including a stunning swimming pool.
Be a part of the Retreat community, whilst having your own private room to relax in privacy!
We will be arranging daily bus services from The Bower to Soma and back again.
For breakfast, The General Store, one of Byron’s food institutions, is located beside The Bower resort.
COST: $420 per person per night.
INCLUSIONS: Tea/coffee making facilities. Welcome pack.
EXCLUSIONS: Airport transfers, breakfasts, room service.
Soma Accommodation Package - Sold Out
“Only 10 minutes from the town of Byron Bay, Soma feels a million miles away due to its clever use of aspect. Architect Rieky Sunur has given every room expansive windows to showcase the verdant surrounding landscape, while favouring natural materials, like solid oak underfoot and contemporary timber cladding outside.”
Vogue Living, 2019.
Wellness and Diet Consultation with Josh Reed*
Wellness Treatments (Massage, Reiki, Kinesiology)*
Beauty Treatments (Facials, Body Wraps, Manicure/Pedicure)*
(* Details and pricing available on request)
Retreat Package Exclusions:
Flights and Insurances.
Transfers to and from airports.
Accommodation (Soma Accommodation Package is available as an optional extra).
Optional extras are not included in the Retreat Package.
Who is this Retreat suitable for?
Interior Designers, Decorators, Architects and Students.
Important information about COVID-19
Please be reassured that the safety of our members is our first priority. We are checking updates regarding social gatherings on a daily basis and will at all times adhere to the formal recommendations of the Australian government.
Should our live events/retreats continue in the near future, we will be following all of the suggested protocols, including the recommended spacing between guests, supply of hand-washing facilities and hand sanitiser. We ask that individuals who fall into the category of recommended self-isolation do not attend our live events. Should government recommendations change to prohibit social gatherings of small numbers, we will postpone our retreat to a new date.
Retreat Terms & Conditions
Should you change your mind about attending the Retreat, you are entitled to a full deposit refund up to 14 days after the deposit funds have been received into the nominated account. After this date, it will be at the discretion of The Design Coach if a full or part refund is offered (factors taken into consideration include individual extenuating circumstances and proximity of the cancellation date to the event).
Retreat guests are strongly advised to purchase travel insurance to cover medical, cancellation and other travel-related occurrences.
TDC reserve the right to postpone the Retreat due to circumstances outside our control (such as a global pandemic, natural disaster, etc). Should the Retreat be postponed, all payments will be transferred to the new Retreat dates. No refunds will be offered unless deemed fair and appropriate. Should the buyer not be able to attend the new dates, they may choose from other events and services offered by The Design Coach.
TDC reserves the right to change the Retreat Program at any time.
Deposit payments are made through the TDC website via credit or debit card. An invoice for the full Retreat Package will be raised once deposit is accepted.
Balance payments are paid via EFT to the nominated TDC bank account as per the Payment Schedule. Full payment must be received prior to the 18th January 2022.
Credit card payments can be arranged upon request. A surcharge of 2% will be added to the total amount when using Mastercard or Visa Cards. Amex or Diners will incur a 2.5% merchants service fee. This amount is added to the amount payable.
Payment plans for the Retreat Package and the Accommodation Packages can be arranged upon request. Failure to make payments may result in interest charges being applied.
The Design Coach cannot accept responsibility for attendees late transport arrivals or non-arrivals due to delays. Please note that limited tickets are available due to catering and transport restrictions.
Delegates are encouraged to extend their stay either before or after the Retreat to experience the magic of Byron Bay and surrounding areas. All travel and accommodation costs for extended stay are the responsibility of the individual.
- Early Bird Deposit$891GST included$891GST included0$0