March Retreat Leaders

Shirsha Marie



Qigong is a self-healing system based on traditional Eastern health and meditation practices. Its softly flowing moves and deep breathing methods cultivate vital life energy to nourish the organs, build internal strength, boost immunity, regulate the nervous system and promote inner peace and wisdom


Shirsha Marie is a Somatic Psychotherapist with 35 years of teaching experience in Tai Chi, Qigong and martial arts. With comprehensive knowledge of the body-mind system and warm-hearted expertise, she makes Qigong accessible and enjoyable for everybody.

Will James



Insight Meditation is grounded in the wisdom teachings of Buddhism and engages in the practice of ethics, mindfulness, depths of meditation, compassion and wisdom. Insight meditation encourages inquiry into the reactions and distortions that arise in our daily life,freeing old patterns and allowing a stillness of mind that opens to the immensity and wonder of life.

Will James teaches seeing into the causes and conditions that create suffering. From this seeing a deep understanding that frees the mind and opens the heart is possible.  Will is the resident teacher at the Tallowwood Sangha in Bellingen. He regularly leads retreats in Australia and Bali and has taught at Dharma Gatherings in Australia & India.

Lisa Brown


Yoga is an ancient path of healing that balances the mind, body and heart through cultivating wisdom, mindful movement, breathing practices, relaxation and meditation.


Lisa Brown brings a depth of experience as a yoga teacher, psychologist and trained teacher of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Mindful Self-Compassion. These transformative practices integrate ancient wisdom and modern science to help people connect with their innate inner capacity for healing and wellbeing. They are suitable for all people of all ages, experience and body types.

Kira Kay

Ohad Rein

Camilla Nova



Intuition is that small quiet voice, image, sensation or gut feeling that informs our life. It’s the part of us that simply ‘knows’. Through meditations and exercises this natural part of who we are can be accessed more readily.


Kira Kay is an Intuitive Counsellor and Life Coach. Since 1995 she has facilitated individuals, communities and companies to develop their inner wisdom to enhance holistic outcomes. Kira facilitates her work with humour, passion and a grounded approach that leaves people with real tools to practice and develop their intuition.



Kirtan, a Bhakti Yoga practice, is an ancient, simple and accessible method. It helps us open our hearts, free our minds and express our voice. All are welcome to Kirtan. You don't have to be a great singer or a Sanskrit scholar to enjoy the immediate, uplifting, joyful effects.


Ohad Rein is an APRA award winning singer-songwriter and producer based in Byron Bay. His mantra music, Omkar Kirtan, offers an enchanting blend of Eastern Mantra and Western pop. He is a strong believer in the power of music to uplift, heal and change the world for the better.  



The vibrations of pure quartz Crystal Bowls create a pure sine wave that entrains the body, mind and emotions into a peaceful state, in harmony with the Earth and environment, with others and with ourselves.


Camilla Nova is a Registered Psychologist with over 35 years of experience. Her love has been Sound Therapy, playing the Crystal Bowls for 20 years, as well as being Dru Yoga teacher.  She was fortunate to be born into a family where spiritual inquiry was the norm, so has been questing for “what works” from tried and tested modalities for most of her life.

Signature Retreat Inclusions

  • 5 nights accommodation of your choice

  • Locally sourced vegan and vegetarian cuisine

  • One complimentary massage

  • Traditional opening ceremony with an Aboriginal Elder from the Byron Shire region

  • Daily Yoga, Qigong and Meditation classes

  • Guided nature walks (beach and forest)

  • Personal development seminar

  • Evening activities (guided relaxation, wellness talks and sound healings)

Each day there will be some periods of silence for quiet rest and inner reflection.


5-night all-inclusive retreat:


Twin or Couple's Room + own bathroom - AUD $2175 p/p
Large Single Room + shared bathroom (between 2 rooms) - AUD $2475 p/p
Small Single Room + own bathroom - AUD $2475 p/p
Large Single Room + own bathroom - AUD $2775 p/p


Massage/treatments are available on request.


For bookings and enquiries please call 0468 827 090 or email


Sangsurya is a social enterprise and a Covid Safe retreat centre.

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