Dawson’s Retreat ~ February 2017


Dawson’s retreat is situated at the foot hills of the Strezleki Ranges and The Great Dividing Range, on an idyllic 90 acres of farmland. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Australian bush flora and fauna, you will find yourself instantly rejuvenated by the peaceful surroundings.
​Dawson’s retreat is an opportunity to connect with nature, nurture your body and nourish your soul.



Julie & Brian Stasinowsky ~ Hosts
Julie and Brian raised their family in Cowwarr before relocating to Traralgon. Their hearts always remained in the country and so they returned to the area 4 years ago to build on their dream property. They are now delighted to have the opportunity to open their home and share their beautiful space.

Ronan O’Sullivan Yoga & Meditation
Ronan is a committed and empathic teacher, who is currently studying at the Australian Yoga Academy in Melbourne. Along with his daily meditation practice, he incorporates many of the teachings of mindfulness and meditation into his classes. He is passionate about sharing his experience of how positive thinking and actions can dramatically change a persons quality of life.

​Lyndal Pope ~ Yoga & Meditation
Lyndal is a vibrant teacher and committed Dance Movement Therapist who brings authenticity, vitality and presence to her work. She has a deep relationship with nature, people and her yoga practice. Lyndal has a unique ability to weave these elements together to create a workshop that is playful and alive. You will be lead through a journey of movement, play and sacred ritual.

Melissa Stasinowsky ~ Nutrition & Co- Host
Melissa  is a current student of Nutritional Medicine at Southern School of Natural Therapies in Melbourne. Her interest in nutrition was sparked after a lifestyle change upon returning to Australia after years of life abroad. She is passionate about repairing society’s lost connection to food and highlighting the repercussions of today’s lifestyle and diet. She aims to share her knowledge and passion over this weekend.

Tams ~ Art & Creative Movement
Artist, lamplighter and storyteller ~ Tams’ is working hard to return all of the wonderful stories she’s been given in some kind of magical way or another… After ending a mega dance career and moving back to Australia, Tams’ finds herself fumbling day-to-day remembering and creating new Soul Stories. She travels between Melbourne and her hometown Heyfield, connecting with the local community and sharing her artwork along the way.

Jacob Fletcher ~ Zen Thai Shiatsu Massage
Jacob is a passionate Zen Thai Shiatsu Masseur who facilitates body work intuitively and skilfully. Through his training and working with his clients, he has developed a love for offering healing through touch and movement. Along with his understanding of human physiology, Jacob has studied the human mind through degrees in Psychology, Neuro Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy. Join Jacob for an afternoon of immersive relaxation through Zen Thai Shiatsu massage.

When: February 17th ~ 19th

Where: 439 Cowwarr Seaton Rd, Dawson, VIC, 4857

Time: Arrive 6pm Friday 17th ~ leave 4pm Sunday 19th

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