Healesville Wellness Retreat

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Healesville Wellness Retreat

May 17 - May 19

Healesville Wellness Retreat

~ deepen your connection and awareness of energy ~

Friday 17 May – Sunday 19 May 2024


with Larry Turnley, Fiona Hyde, Jenny Bozovic and Dianne Johnston

@ Maitripa Buddhist Retreat Centre, Healesville


Let the wind of divine

Sail your life

With complete faith and trust

Over the horizon

Into the unknown


This two day residential retreat at Maitripa Buddhist Retreat Centre offers an opportunity to enhance your awareness of, and connection to energy, largely through the modalities of Reiki, Yoga and Meditation.


The Japanese word Reiki, translates to mean Universal Life Energy, or Universal Life Force. Reiki is a simple, natural, healing technique that utilises the universal life force to improve health and wellbeing and enhance quality of life. The flow of life energy through us is what keeps us alive. Yet this flow is uneven for many. The stresses and tensions of daily living and our thought patterns, combine to create blocks and imbalances to the flow. These blocks are reflected in the body and can manifest as malfunctions or disease.


Reiki is Unconditional Love: when given from one person to another sometimes miracles occur

 ~ Hawayo Takata, Reiki Master


Reiki accelerates the body’s ability to heal physical ailments and opens the mind to the causes of disease and pain, the necessity for taking responsibility for one’s life and the joys of balanced health. It can also ease tension and anxiety, raise the general level of energy and feeling of well-being, and promote positive personal growth.


The gift of Reiki is the feeling of being reconnected to your source, of ‘coming home’.


Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain ~ C G Jung


As well as experiencing three individual Reiki sessions during this retreat, Yoga and Meditation will be offered each morning between 7-8am. This will be followed by breakfast. When you are not scheduled to have a Reiki session, you will be free to enjoy a walk around the grounds of Maitripa, rest, read, journal or converse with others. Lunch will be offered at 12.30pm and the afternoon will include a ‘Debrief Circle’ to share what may have arisen for you during the Reiki/Yoga sessions. Dinner will be served at 6.00pm, and on Saturday evening we will meet for a Meditation.


Retreat package includes:


  • Two night’s accommodation in your own room (shared bathroom facilities)
  • Three individual Reiki sessions
  • Two morning Yoga/Meditation sessions
  • Philosophy Talk / Debrief Circle
  • Gourmet vegetarian and gluten-free meals – two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners (all dietary requirements catered for)

Check-in is available from 2pm onwards on Friday 17 May.

Check-out will be at 2pm on Sunday 19 May.


Cost: $950.00 (to confirm your spot on this retreat, a $250.00 no-refundable deposit is required).




Larry Turnley

Larry’s first discovery into self acceptance and self love came from pursuing his interest in Numerology, over 30 years ago. He studied with the late Judy McShanag in Melbourne in 1987 and has been reading for individuals ever since, with a continued passion for perfecting his understanding and intrigue with how Numerology impacts our lives.

Larry’s Reiki teachings began over 25 years ago and he has been running Reiki Level 1 and Reiki Level 2 Courses since 2013.

Learning how to look at himself has been his biggest challenge and, by taking ownership in his own life, he now teaches in a unique way with humour and optimism.


Fiona Hyde


Former owner of Williamstown Yoga and Meditation, Fiona has been teaching yoga and meditation for nearly three decades and offering Reiki over the past few years having completed Reiki I with Peta Tyler during 2000, and Reiki II & III with Larry during 2021. She has two children (17 & 20), a Masters Degree in Women’s Studies, and she has also undertaken End-Of-Life Doula Training.


A lover of retreats, Fiona absolutely revels in the opportunity to create safe and nurturing spaces so that individuals may truly experience themselves and perhaps process and release some of what they might be holding onto. She is truly delighted to be co-facilitating this retreat and is excited about the power and potential of combining Reiki with the practices of Yoga and Meditation to strengthen our overall connection to energy.


Jenny Bozovic


With a passion for nature and wellness, Jenny’s studies began over 30 years ago with a Diploma course in Natural Beauty Therapy.  This initiated further studies in Aromatherapy, Reiki, Flower Essences, Gita Yoga, Philosophy and most recently, an introduction into medicinal and edible garden weeds.


Jenny was initiated into the Usui System of Natural Healing (Reiki) in 1996, completing Levels One and Two with Reiki Master Russell Carlon and then Level Three in 1998.

Jenny has given and received many Reiki treatments and continues to be awed by its gentle simplicity and power to promote healing.  Reiki enriches her life daily and adds a divinely nurturing warmth to all her treatments and classes.

Jenny is overjoyed to be supporting Larry, Di and Fiona on this very special Wellness Retreat, and is very much looking forward to sharing her love of Reiki with you.




Dianne Johnston


Di’s desire to be of service to people started in 2003 when she began her Advance Diploma as a Personal Counsellor with the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors. Helping people transition through their challenges became a passion and she invested more of her time delving into other modalities that suited more people on a holistic level. She completed her Reiki Level I & II trainings in 2010 and her Reiki Master’s in 2015. As a Counsellor and Hypnotherapist, the missing link was discovered once she completed her Advanced Yoga teacher training in 2016. As a Yoga Studio Owner of TFA, she loves nothing more than seeing and helping people find their way back to self-connection through the practice of Yoga and Reiki.




Thank you so much for the 2 ish days of pure joy, love, light and healing. The reiki wellness weekend was beautiful. The bush setting was fantastic, the facilities were great, the food was spectacularly nourishing and you could feel the love that was put into it. Having an attunement followed by three sessions of reiki in 2 ish days was so enlightening and healing. I loved it and had some very light bulb moments. I came back feeling more empowered and calm. I absolutely loved meeting like hearted humans sharing their life experiences and having a giggle or a cry in such a safe supportive space. Larry, Jen and Fiona put so much love and effort into creating a truly soul warming weekend, thank you so so much. I highly recommend booking yourself on the next one. I know I will be ~ B, October 2023


The Healing Retreat at Maitripa was absolutely what I needed and I absolutely loved it. The place immediately put me into a state of calm and trust that I was in exactly the right place at the right time. I made connections which were so unexpectedly special, for an introvert like me, who spends so much time alone. I am so grateful for that. The morning Yoga with Fiona was beautiful and she, Jen and Larry were a consistent healing presence, even when they were not doing the Reiki, all with different energy, all balancing the whole experience. I experienced profound shifts with the Reiki and three seemed to be a perfect number. And of course the food, from Ash was sensational. I am forever grateful for this life-changing experience ~ N. Martin, October 2023


What a wonderful, nurturing retreat with Fiona, Jenny and Larry. Each leader bringing something special to the healing Reiki sessions. A lovely location in Healesville. Ash was a wonderful chef with her delicious food. Would highly recommend this retreat to anyone who wants to relax and discover yourself in a safe, warm environment ~ D. Wood, October 2023


This was my first Wellness Retreat, having 3 sessions of Reiki and sessions of Yoga and Meditation was such an amazing experience in a kind and supportive environment. The venue being in a beautiful natural environment was perfect. I will be attending the next Retreat with Fiona, Larry & Jen – Trish, November 2023


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Maitripa Centre
528 Myers Creek Road
Healesville, Victoria 3777 Australia
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