Since 2002, my best writing buddy, Helena Pastor, and I have been heading to Camp Koinonia in beautiful Evans Head NSW to write, read and edit each other’s work and have lots of fun doing yoga, swimming, walking on the beach and feasting.
This year we’re opening up our special place to share it with other like-minded women who want to do the same.
This is how happy we were at the end of our retreat earlier this year. We’d love for you to feel this relaxed and happy too.
So, whether you’re a writer in need of relaxation and a good stretch, or a yoga practitioner yearning to write, this is the retreat for you.
The program includes gentle yoga sessions to suit every level of ability and fitness, and writing workshops guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing.
All activities are optional, so if you just want to lie around in the sun all day you can do that, but we’ll be having lots of creative fun in the beautiful hall just across the road from the beach.
Arrival from 2 p.m.
5:30 p.m. Welcome nibbles and drinks, introductions
6 -7 p.m. Introductory deep relaxation and writing
7 p.m. Dinner
7 – 8:15 a.m. Gentle morning yoga with Edwina
9:30 – 12:30 Memoir workshop with Helena
12:30 – 3 Lunch and free time to enjoy the beach (or
have a nap!)
3 – 5:30 Writing the Body with Edwina.
7 p.m. Dinner
7 – 8:15 a.m. Yoga with Edwina
9:30 – 12:30 Writing fiction using yoga techniques
12:30 – 2:30 Lunch and free time
2:30 – 4:30 Self Editing with Helena
4:30 Feedback and farewells
We’d love to have you along to join in the fun. Women only (Sorry boys!)
As I’m away for most of July on an expedition to Cape York (more about that later) please contact Helena on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to book
We’ve kept our prices as low as possible – we wanted something we’d be able to afford ourselves 🙂
$400 for twin share with ensuite or;
$350 twin share with communal facilities
EARLY BIRD $380 / $330
if booked and deposit of $150 received before 31st July
• all yoga and writing workshops
• 2 nights twin share ensuite accommodation / or
twin share with communal facilities
• healthy home cooked meals on Friday and
Saturday nights – self cater for breakfasts and lunches
• Personalised Editorial Feedback (10 Pages in 20
Treat yourself to a weekend that will leave you feeling relaxed, creative and inspired. We’d love to have you with us!
With lots of love
Just to tempt you a little bit more – here’s a shot of an Evan’s Head beach at sunset.