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Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Written by Sharon Kolkka, Wellness Advisor The practice of mindful eating is the way to move forward in life with a healthy relationship with food and drink. Mindful eating ensures...
How we care for our flora & fauna

How we care for our flora & fauna

Set high on a plateau spanning over 200 hectares, we’re humbled to offer Gwinganna’s expansive property as a wellness destination to soothe the soul and inspire healthier lives. In alignment...
Dr Karen Coates: Five Pillars of Women’s Health

Dr Karen Coates: Five Pillars of Women’s Health

Our long term presenter, Dr Karen Coates was recently featured in Body and Soul for her new book launch with Sharon Kolkka, How To Be Well: A Handbook For Women. The book is designed...
Maintain your brain: Mobility, memory and mood

Maintain your brain: Mobility, memory and mood

Dr Raymond Schwartz is a leading Australian neurologist and has featured as a presenter in specialty retreats here at Gwinganna. Coming from a vast background in Neurology, Dr Schwartz is...
Stress Resilience with Sharon Kolkka

Stress Resilience with Sharon Kolkka

Life can sometimes times feel like one storm after another, and, during these uncertain times so many people are facing unprecedented mental and emotional challenges. In times of turmoil and...
Five days to change your life

Five days to change your life

Guest written: Amanda Whitley We had the pleasure of welcoming HerCanberra CEO Amanda Whitley to switch off from her busy lifestyle and enjoy our restorative 5-night optimum wellbeing retreat. This is...
Increase vitality with our detox guide

Increase vitality with our detox guide

Increase vitality with our detox guide One of the main needs of our body is effective elimination, this process is often called detoxification. The process of detoxing can help to...
World-first study highlights the benefits of a health retreat visit

World-first study highlights the benefits of a health retreat visit

A pioneering study has provided evidence that there are numerous health benefits in attending a wellness retreat. A team from Australia’s RMIT University conducted the study on a group of...
My Optimum Wellness Retreat Experience

My Optimum Wellness Retreat Experience

Guest Written: Annabelle Smith I’ve always dreamt of going on a health retreat. I love the idea of a luxurious camp for people who care about their health. But to...
Simple and effective ways to deal with stress

Simple and effective ways to deal with stress

Particularly in Western culture, our lifestyles have become increasingly fast-paced, loaded with information and noise which is causing many of us to be constantly switched on and connected. The ability...
Preserve your wellbeing with healthy boundaries

Preserve your wellbeing with healthy boundaries

From tying up loose ends at work, to planning gifts, contacting friends and relatives and organising Christmas Day plans, the festive season can be the most joyous time of the...
Improve sleep, sugar and stress issues in four nights

Improve sleep, sugar and stress issues in four nights

Guest written: Dr Evelyn Reich When I first heard about Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat’s five-day ‘Triple S’ package, I have to admit I was sceptical. The package is called ‘Triple S’ because it...