Retreats & Events

Relax, unwind and discover new ways of being, at one of our retreats. 

These retreats are available to everyone.  Come on your own, or bring a friend. 

They can be tailored to meet the needs of a workplace.

We are finalising some beautiful locations for this year’s retreats.

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Barranca Retreat, Jervis Bay

Find Your Zen - Equanimity - Steady in the Storm | June 2024

A replenishing, self-care, weekend retreat, including luxury private & shared accommodation, yoga, meditation, relaxation, delicious meals, beach walks and a fireside session on Saturday evening.

  • When: 14 June - 16 June 2024
  • Where: Barranca Retreat, Callala Beach, Myola
  • Benefits: You will leave this retreat with new skills to remain steady in the face of life’s ups & downs.  
Enneagram retreat

October 19th and 20th, 2024 - Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.

Who Am I? 

Discover your soul’s blueprint

With so much conflicting advice about what you should think, feel & do in the world, this retreat offers clarity about who you are, why you do what you do and how to live YOUR best life based on your blueprint.  Enneagram specialist and mindfulness expert Tania Burgess will present a life changing retreat at which you will discover: 

  • What motivates you & why;
  • Your values, qualities & virtues,
  • Your patterns of doing, thinking & being, including self sabotage.
  • How to increase your emotional intelligence and self mastery.

Participants can expect to leave with:

  1. A strong sense of self and a deep understanding of why you are as you are.
  2. Confidence & clarity about your future.
  3. Techniques to change old patterns that create conflict, confusion & distress.

More details coming soon.

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I came to the Retreat to sit with some big decisions. I hoped to gain clarity and find some peace around my purpose and which way to move forward.

The experience and the insights I gained from the weekend has allowed me to discover an authentic sense of self. I can accept the way I feel, knowing I have the tools to choose how I respond. This means greater calm, clarity and purpose for me.

It was lovely to meet new people and share wonderful food during our meal breaks.

I don’t usually do yoga, but this yoga was different, more holistic and meditative…bringing me into the present.

Because of the design of the course, there is literally something for everyone to connect to, learn about themselves and grow from over this weekend.  Just do it!

Turn UP Your Zen


I joined Tania’s Kinder Relationships workshop because I wanted to transition to a more balanced lifestyle for my long-term health. After attending the Kinder Relationships retreat, I feel empowered to make better choices. Tania gave me a workable framework to understand myself and achieve the best outcomes, without needing people around me to make that change. It has improved my confidence to start making relationship choices and I feel very lucky to have chanced upon this kind of guidance!

December 7th and 8th 2024 - Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.

Wholeness with the enneagram 

Unveil your spiritual growth journey to healing & enlightenment

With so many ideas about how to heal, grow and evolve spiritually, it can be confusing and far from enlightening.  Enneagram specialist and mindfulness expert Tania Burgess will present a transformational retreat at which you will discover: 
  • How to be the best version of you, without the spiritual bypass,
  • Your life's purpose & the soul’s journey,
  • Your stress signature & what throws you off centre,
  • Your triggers & vices,
  • How to restore balance & true peace without reactivity, going numb or problem solving,
  • The sacred truth of your mental, emotional & spiritual growth & evolution.

Participants can expect to leave with:

  1. An understanding of the patterns that hijack your life, creating imbalance.
  2. Powerful inner resources that restore peace & equanimity when life gets out of balance, 
  3. The techniques and practices to regain control, find equanimity and move into personal mastery.

More details coming soon.

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April 2025  - Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.

Kinder relationships with the enneagram - the secrets of true compassion & connection

If you've ever wondered why people do what they do and say what they say, this retreat is for you. This retreat is for anyone wanting to build better relationships at work, home or in the community. An ideal retreat for couples wanting to enhance connection, empathy and understanding.   Enneagram specialist and mindfulness expert Tania Burgess will present an insightful retreat at which you will discover: 

  • What motivates people to say and do what they do;
  • The 9 defence mechanisms that tell you what’s really important to someone;
  • The blindspots that create deception;
  • How you & others get what you want (and how that isn’t always successful),
  • And what happens when you don't get what you/others want (conflict styles).

Participants can expect to leave with:

  1. A deep understanding & appreciation for themselves and others, 
  2. Compassion & empathy for the 9 types, including their own.
  3. The communication skills & strategies for enhancing collaboration, productivity and harmony.

More details coming soon.

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Meet Tania

Tania Burgess, Meditation Facilitator, Counsellor and Founder of Turn UP Your Zen, has more than a decade of experience working in the wellbeing industry.  

She is driven to help individuals change their lives through delivering quality retreats and classes that cultivate inner peace, clarity and connection.

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