Nourish yourself, step into deep calm and reconnect with nature.

Join Elise Bialylew, founder of Mindful in May, for a transformative day retreat. Set amidst the serene beauty of the Mornington Peninsula, this exclusive, immersive experience invites you into meditation, reflection, creativity and connection with nature.

A day of restoration, nourishment and reflection. 

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This is for you if:

  • You've been rushing around and feel disconnected from yourself and would value a day of restoration.
  • You want to deepen your meditation practice.
  • You enjoy guided journaling and opportunities to reflect and make room to explore what really matters to you. 
  • You enjoy the opportunity to connect more deeply with yourself and make new meaningful connections with others. 
  • You want to be nourished body and soul.
  • You want to step into supported silence to listen more deeply to your needs and longings. 
  • You value the opportunity to make space for reflection and greater creativity to emerge.
  • You are in a transition or, sense that creating space to be more present could support greater insight and clearer decision making in your life at this important time.

Join Elise on the Mornington Peninsula and carve out a day for you.

“Anytime we can listen to our true selves and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves but for the many others whose lives we touch.”


What is included in the day retreat:

  • Guided Meditations: Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of guided meditations led by Dr Elise Bialylew. These sessions will help you cultivate inner calm, mindfulness, and a deeper connection with yourself.
  • Walking Meditations: Discover the power of mindful movement with walking meditations. Experience the beauty of nature as you engage in purposeful and mindful steps, allowing your senses to awaken and your mind to find peace. 
  • Guided Reflective Journaling: Engage in guided reflective journaling exercises designed to deepen your self-awareness and promote personal growth. This will inspire introspection and provide a space for self-expression and exploration.
  • Nourishing Vegetarian Lunch and Snacks: Treat yourself to a nourishing vegetarian lunch and snacks, carefully curated to provide sustenance and fuel your body throughout the day. Indulge in wholesome flavours and ingredients that promote overall well-being.
  • Creative Practices for Self-Exploration: Engage in creative practices that support your journey of self-exploration. These activities, such as art, writing, or other expressive modalities, offer a unique avenue for self-discovery and self-expression, allowing you to tap into your inner wisdom.

Immerse yourself in a day filled with mindfulness, self-reflection, and rejuvenation.

From guided meditations to creative practices, nourishing meals, and contemplative exercises, this day retreat offers a holistic approach to nurturing your mind, body, and spirit.


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Early Bird Bonus:

For the first 10 registrants, we're offering an exclusive package to enhance your retreat experience:

  • Pre-Retreat Online Group Meditation Session: Set powerful intentions and prepare your mind for the transformative day ahead.

  • Post-Retreat Live Online Meditation: A follow-up session to integrate your retreat learnings and maintain the momentum of your mindfulness journey. 

Save $39 when you register for the Early Bird price.


Your retreat package includes:

  • Guided Meditation Sessions: Led by Dr. Elise Bialylew, dive deep into mindfulness practices tailored for women.

  • Nature Walks: Reconnect with nature through serene walks in the beautiful surroundings of the Mornington Peninsula.

  • Interactive Workshops: Engage in transformative sessions designed to nourish your mind, body, and spirit.

  • Healthy Gourmet Meals: Enjoy a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks prepared with locally-sourced ingredients.

  • Personal Reflection Time: Find space for personal introspection and journaling amidst the tranquil environment.

  • Group Discussions: Share experiences and insights with like-minded women in a supportive setting.

  • Take-Home Resources: Receive handpicked mindfulness resources to continue your journey post-retreat.

  • Exclusive Access: Enjoy the serene beauty of our retreat location, reserved only for our group.

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Retreat dates for 2024 will be announced

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