Mindfulness & Meditation Retreats in Sydney, Melbourne & Byron Bay

Escape to a lush peaceful sanctuary. Relax, unwind and learn valuable skills that will last a lifetime. Emerge feeling reconnected and armed with powerful new insights to take back to daily life.

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Learn Mindfulness, Free Yourself From Stress & Learn To Live With More Peace, Purpose & Wisdom

Uncover the innate peace, wholeness and wisdom that is your birthright.


Discover how to practice meditation and mindfulness in daily life. Learn how to work skilfully with difficult emotions and thoughts as well as powerful methods to help you respond rather than react and make wiser life choices.

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During your retreat you will enjoy delicious organic vegetarian food that will support and nourish your body, mind and soul.

Mangrove Mountain Ashram Grounds


On your retreat you will enjoy daily yoga, meditation and a deep relaxation practice called yoga nidra. There will also be periods of silence to encourage reflection and mindfulness, and free time to enjoy bushwalks, kayaking and relaxing in beautiful gardens


You’ll walk away with a new sense of inner peace and greater sense of meaning, purpose and wellbeing. You’ll take powerful tools and insights back into daily life so that you can live your life with a sense of ease, passion and peace.

Retreats Suited For All Levels Of Experience

The Art Of Mindful Living

The art of mindful living retreat is a life-changing, three-day, deep immersion into mindfulness. On this popular retreat, you will learn how to practice meditation and mindfulness and discover powerful strategies to live a more conscious and connected life when you go back home.

The retreat fee includes accommodation and all meals during your stay. Read more and book your place here:

Byron Bay: June 1 - 6, 2018

Sydney: September 28 - October 3, 2018

Melbourne: November 2 - 7, 2018

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Mastering The Art Of Mindful Living

Embark on a 5-day ‘immersion’ mindfulness retreat where you will put a stake in the ground for who you are and what you truly want for your life. This retreat you will reconnect with your ultimate purpose and ignite a new sense of meaning and passion for life. You will discover the art of fulfillment, which is the art of knowing yourself more deeply and being yourself fully. This retreat will give you a new-found clarity on what you want your life to be all about and where your headed. It will also give you a space to touch in deeply with the essence of who you really are.

The retreat fee includes accommodation and all meals during your stay.

Weekend Of Mindfulness Intensive

This semi-silent retreat is an ‘immersion’ weekend where you can spend the whole weekend practicing mindfulness with a community of like-minded people. You’ll have the chance to slow down, tune in and unwind with gentle mindful movement practice, meditation and a deep relaxation meditation called Yoga Nidra. Join us for this nourishing weekend retreat and leave feeling reconnected with yourself and your life.

The retreat fee includes accommodation and all meals during your stay. Read more and book your place here:

Your host...
Melli O'Brien

Melli O’Brien is an internationally accredited meditation and yoga teacher who specializes in ‘immersion’ mindfulness retreats. Known for her down-to-earth, engaging and authentic teaching, she has guided thousands of people through her popular retreats and courses.

Ms. O’Brien was selected by the Mangrove Mountain Retreat Centre (the largest retreat centre in the southern hemisphere) to teach their mindfulness retreats.

Her passion is demystifying and simplifying the worlds wisdom teachings and making them accessible and practical for everyday people.

Melli is also the co-founder and host of The Mindfulness Summit the world largest mindfulness conference, which was attended by 250,000 people when it launched online in 2015. The summit is a not-for-profit project with a mission to make mindfulness mainstream and so far has raised over 1 million dollars for mindfulness based charities around the world.

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