A retreat at the beautiful Bay of Fires Lodge at larapuna.

Tasmania’s stunning larapuna – Bay of Fires gives spaciousness just by breathing its air and gazing upon its long horizons. Imagine combining this expansive beauty and the sensing of freedom it inspires, with participation in the courageous reflective dialogue of a Circle of Trust®. Circles of Trust invite and point toward inner freedoms which continue well beyond the salt air and multi-hued skylines.

This is the offering of this Courage. Freedom. retreat.

If you have yearned for freedom which remains open and available even within the hustling and bustling, join us.

In one of the most beautiful places on earth, and using the generous methods of Parker J. Palmer and the Centre for Courage & Renewal, this retreat offers both safety and challenge within which to explore personal and professional questions of courage and freedom. 

Held within the sustainable, elegant eco-design and deep comfort of the Bay of Fires Lodge, you will be nurtured with food fine for the body, inspiration fine for the mind, and refreshment fine for the spirit.

When: Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th May, 2019.

What: Accommodation in your own room, all meals, guided walks, and full retreat program.

Group size: 10 double rooms – thus 10-20 people

Cost: $2000 per person.

What to Expect: Together with other participants, you will engage in small-group and whole-group dialogues and activities focused on evocative texts and questions. You will experience silence, solitude, journaling for reflection and time outdoors in the beautiful natural world treasure that is larapuna – Bay of Fires.

You will also experience connection and opportunity to tell stories from your own life and work and listen to the stories and reflections of others. Weaving and sharing these generous processes allows deep exploration of the intersection of the inner life, with courage, personal freedom and social freedom in the world. Thus Courage. Freedom. presents process which unfolds and enlarges leadership, self-awareness and the ground of citizenship.

Your Facilitators: Rosalie (Rosie) & Richard (Rich) Martin are both accredited facilitators with the Centre for Courage & Renewal

Registration & Questions: Secure your place and connect directly with Rosie here.

Rosie is passionate about holding gracious space to support people to listen deeply to their inner wisdom. More deeply knowing ourselves permits us to bring our best to our communication and connection with others – supporting them to likewise bring their best selves. Rosie is also a speech pathologist and criminologist; passionate about social justice, she was awarded 2017 Tasmanian Australian of the Year for literacy development work she began in Risdon Prison.
Rich has particular interests in mindful personal-development for men and others who have experienced disadvantage and loss. He works in his own businesses and volunteers other time in a wide range of local and overseas community-development projects. Having witnessed and experienced the expansive work of reflective dialogue, he is excited to share the Circle of Trust suite of high quality and relevant personal and leadership tools.