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Workshops & Talks

Seven Sisters Festival has the largest

workshop program of any Festival in Australia.

Learn, Grow, Let go!

 NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED – SIMPLY TURN UP ON TIME.

All workshops and materials included in your ticket price.
Please note that you will receive a full coloured program on arrival at the festival.
The full 2020 Timetable will be released in November.
Please see below for information on workshop presenters and workshops. 

Have a taste of what we offer by viewing last festival’s workshop timetable below

Workshop Spaces


The workshops are held in 9 amazing spaces, each with its own special feel. 

ARTS & CRAFTS: Drop in and out during our all-day art and craft activities

BODYWISE: 1 hour dance, drumming, movement and yoga classes

CIRCLE OF STONES:
1.5 hours intimate group workshops and presentations

THE HUB:
1 hour sound healing, singing and keynote presentations

LIFESKILLS:
30 minute ‘Ted style’ talks on all topics from relationships to health to business

MAIDEN SPACE: 1 hour teen-specific workshops and activities

SACRED SPACE:
1.5 hours – Women’s mysteries and life’s milestones

RITUAL SPACE: 1.5 hours of prayer, reflection and ritual

WOMEN’S CIRCLES:
1 hour – Women’s discussion and meditation circles

You don’t need to book for workshops and talks, just arrive 10mins early to get a good seat.

Our workshops spaces have limited seating so get your pen/highlighter out and mark those must attend workshops to get the most out of your weekend or simply wander the festival, and enter a space that feels right ~ sometimes this is the magic of Seven Sisters.

Please wait at the entrance for the facilitator to usher you in. Most workshops run multiple times over the weekend, so if you can’t make one session, check the program for another.

Get To Know More About Our Presenters

ARTS AND CRAFTS

How To Heal Yourself           

How to heal yourself – Live group healing. Claire Besley CEO & Founder of Inspirited Solutions and Self Directed Healing will take the audience through a live group healing. Come along and learn how to heal yourself. The Future of Healing is here.        

Saturday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Claire Besley  
Modality called Self Directed Healing. As a result of the success of this modality she not only runs healing sessions one on one and in groups but has 40+ practitioners in Australia.
www.inspirited.com.au

Crafting a Sacred Clay Yoni 

This workshop honours the sacredness of the Yoni and the seasons and cycles of a woman’s life. Create your own unique representation of the yoni using clay and adorned with seasonal and elemental embellishments.

Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Kirrilee Heartman
Kirrilee and Yia have run various forms of Crafting a SacRed Yoni before at SSF. Kirrilee is a Craftswoman and runs various women’s circles; Yia is a Ceremonial Choreographer; Raven is a teacher with the School of Shamanic Woman craft; Yvonne is an experienced facilitator and creative businesswoman.
www.sacredyoni.wordpress.com

Macramé – Get you bells on!

Weave magic into macramé jewellery and get your bells on!  We will be making beautiful handcrafted anklets with colourful gemstone beads and shiny bells. Perfect for your creativity and a great souvenir from SSF’20!”  

Sunday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Renske Bergman        
Dutchie’s Delights specializing in artistic, original macramé jewellery. Bringing their passion for people, creativity and the earth into everything they do, their ability and love to teach others is exceptional, making sure you will walk away fulfilled.
www.facebook.com/dutchiesdelights

Positively Embodied

Make your own body positive clay sculpture in a supported environment. A ritual process where you can explore clay in deep reverence, appreciation and honouring of your own body.  A truly self-honouring experience.

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Elysia Anketell
Elysia Anketell (The Body Love Collective), Ashlee Bennett (The Body Image Therapist), Lauren Castillo (Body Art Bliss) and Tessa Daws (Insight Art Therapy) have combined forces to bring you this workshop with their shared passion for deepening your experience of your self-connection and creativity.
www.thebodylovecollective.com

Shen Gong     

Finding The Way of presence, awareness and internal alchemy through Qigong, Nei Gong and the intermingling of the Three Treasures. Shen Gong conditions the body & breath and regulates the energetic system. It is the path of Taoist spiritual practice.”    

Friday 8.00am – 9.00am
Saturday 7.00am – 8.00am

Nicole Lee      
Nicole Lee is internationally certified in Modern and Classical styles of Qigong, trained in meditation and mindfulness, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Complementary Medicine. Nicole is passionate about cultivating presence and awareness through Qigong, Neigong & other contemplative practices. 
https://www.nicoleleeqigong.com.au

Spirit Dolls     

A Spirit Doll is a handmade doll that embodies your hopes, dreams and prayers. She can be a messenger for your inner voice or a holder of your hidden dreams. The doll you make will be deeply personal and original

Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm

Joy Serwylo    
My art practice is divided between exhibiting, teaching and selling via festival markets. Textiles have played a major role as a supremely feminine and powerful way of expressing myself. More and more, my art is becoming “story” rather than picture, as there is much to share.
www.serwylo.com

The Spirit & Soul Show        

Two worlds collide, bringing uplifting messages from ‘the other side’. Lindie Gunston & Tonia Reeves are two mediums who will reunite soul sisters with friends & loved ones in the Spirit world. Be uplifted, inspired & connected with Spirit!       

Friday 8.00pm – 10.00pm

Lindie Gunston and Tonia Reeves (Co-presenter) 
Lindie Gunston and Tonia Reeves are known for their compassion and accuracy when connecting with the world of Spirit. Years of experience and their down to earth nature, is what makes their connections unique. Healing is at the core of what they do, through Spirit & Soul connections. 
www.lindiegunston.com.au

Weaving Circles And Spirals

Weavery will guide a basket weaving circle, transforming strands of fibre into a connected whole. This active meditation allows the wisdom of the universe to emerge with each stitch, as a guiding and grounding force that nourishes and rejuvenates us.      

Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm
Sunday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Rene Bahloo   
Rene Bahloo of Weavery (www.weavery.com.au)leads teams of weavers to share the wisdom and practice of traditional and contemporary basketry, in Australia and South Africa, for wellbeing, healing and joy. And skill development.
www.weavery.com.au

BODYWISE

90s/2000s Classics Dance Party

Saturday night brings you the original Seven Sisters DJ Kellie Curtis who held the first dance party in the kitchen at the first Seven Sisters in 2011. True to form and honouring the kitchen party classics Kellie will bring you the very best of the 90s/2000s classics that will have you dancing and singing up a storm, laughing, reminiscing and busting moves that you’d forgotten you known how to. Let’s play, get our silly on and embody the freedom and joy of movement in our bodies that is our birthright.

Saturday 8.00pm – 9.00pm

DJ Kellie
Kellie Curtis is a mother, teacher, facilitator, and all-round womanly badass. She ran the first dance party at Seven Sisters in 2011 and has held many roles over the years on the SSF team. She is thrilled to be playing in Body Wise this year. Kellie works as a P.E. teacher, parents and holds seasonal circles and dance offerings in Castlemaine, Vic.

She revels in holy rest! Enjoying the simple pleasures of sitting on the couch, eating chocolate or watching the sunset and children playing from the back verandah, accepting the mess and beauty of it all.
www.kelliecurtis.com

Afro Columbian Moves
           
This workshop is a way of waking up and tuning in and honouring our bodies, through culture and tradition, connection meaning and power. We will use Afro- Colombian traditional dance and music to reclaim our self-body power.        

Saturday 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Sunday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Karen Bravo   
I´m a versatile artist from Colombia. I specialise in Afro Colombian Dance and movement. I’m interested in the traditional folklore from my country. I draw the influence from my African roots and fuse it with other styles

Ancient Movement  

Designed at channelling your inner ancient, this workshop is a cultural experience led by a Bundjalung woman. Workshop includes practices of Dadirri, yoga, Indigenous Dance, understanding Aboriginal archetypes through embodiment and partner work.

Friday 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Ella Noah Bancroft     
Ella Noah Bancroft is an Australian born Artist, storyteller, teacher, director and mentor. Her Indigenous heritage has played a key role in her story. Her ancestral links have given her a platform for expression within the arts, a different perspective on life and a capacity to teach all. 

Booty Shaking Glory

Funk up your Friday night with Kellie Curtis as she mashes up the tracks bringing you the booty shaking glory of those classic old skool hip-hop, R&B and funky breaks . The kind of music that gets you deep in your hips and surrendering into those tunes that has your body almost involuntarily moving to the rhythm and beat of your soul.

Friday 8.00pm – 9.00pm

DJ Kellie
Kellie Curtis is a mother, teacher, facilitator, and all-round womanly badass. She ran the first dance party at Seven Sisters in 2011 and has held many roles over the years on the SSF team. She is thrilled to be playing in Body Wise this year. Kellie works as a P.E. teacher, parents and holds seasonal circles and dance offerings in Castlemaine, Vic.

She revels in holy rest! Enjoying the simple pleasures of sitting on the couch, eating chocolate or watching the sunset and children playing from the back verandah, accepting the mess and beauty of it all.
www.kelliecurtis.com

Dancehall Queen      

Dancehall is a cultural dance originating from the ghettos of Jamaica. It’s an expression of life through movement. This workshop will explore the female elements of Dancehall to draw strength and ownership of our bodies and reclaim our Queendom.       

Friday 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Saturday 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Kitty Cat         

Kitty Cat is the founding member of Burncity Queenz and Director of Jungle City studios. In 2015 she placed top 10 in the international Dancehall Queen competition in Jamaica, and travels there annually to learn from the original Dancehall creators and to bring groups to Jamaica on cultural trips.     
junglecitystudios.com.au

Earthdance    

A movement and meditation practice inspired by the Australian landscape. We meditate to a live soundscape and then move into a free flow dance, from stillness and connection to the land, our natural movement arises.      

Friday 11.30am – 12.30pm
Saturday 11.30am – 12.30pm

Karla Riddell and Rhiannon Bright (Co-presenter)
Karla founded Earthdance on a 5 month journey through the central desert. This journey followed part of the 7 sisters’ songline. Rhiannon is a Wiradjuri woman, she brings this practice alive with her soulful sounds. Together they connect us to all that is sacred ~ the Earth, the self and each other.
www.facebook.com/earthdanceaustralia/

Goddess Sound Healing Voyage     

Awaken the Goddess within, as Sound Priestess Lou channels music from a divine source. Her haunting, ethereal voice carries a powerful healing energy. This transcends singing, it is Sonic Surgery. Prepare to be transported to other dimensions.      

Friday 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Sunday 10.00am – 11.00am

Lou Van Stone
Celestial singer, channel, sound healer and multi-instrumentalist, Lou moves and transforms audiences worldwide with her soaring, haunting voice. Ethereal and shamanic, her sonic frequencies penetrate on a deep, cellular level, leaving the listener forever changed. Truly music from the beyond. 
www.louvanstone.com

Kundalini Yoga – She Who Flows is Free     

Discover the ultimate movement & meditative practice for emotional balance and free flowing creativity. Connect with your feminine essence- the nurturer, the creator of life & love. Leave behind stress, anxiety or pain & step into your true power!     

Sunday 7.00am – 8.00am

Melissa Mason           
Melissa is a certified Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Instructor specialising in female empowerment. Her thought provoking sessions challenge women to become their best selves through language, movement & meditation.    
www.melissamason.com.au

Pelvic Juju

Are you ready to feel juiced up, alive and full of pleasure?

Pelvic Juju is a pelvic embodiment practice, combining pelvic movement, body awareness, meditation, self-enquiry and a whole lot of delicious wiggling, undulating, shaking and writhing!

Saturday 10.00am – 11.00am

Bonnie Bliss
Creator of the women’s healing modality, ‘Yoni Mapping Therapy’, Bonnie Bliss is a sex educator and women’s pelvic wellness specialist.
A self-professed ‘Pleasure Activist’, Bonnie believes we all deserve to have access to epic pleasure and exquisite aliveness in our hips and pelvic space.
www.bonniebliss.com

Pleasure Ritual – Womb Reclaim     

Black Light of the Womb Reclamation. Through this carefully crafted Self Love practice of embodying the dark erotic mother, you will connect and emit conscious and embodied power. Expressing your sexuality as an act of divine creation.       

Friday 9.30pm – 11.00pm
Saturday 9:30pm – 11.00 pm

Adaja Black    
Adaja Black Is a role model and advocate for truth, injecting deep magic and perspective into people’s lives. To inspire people to return to a deeper earth conscious existence and to reconnect them with their true human identity.  Express your radical, wyld femininity.       
www.darkchakra.com

Soul Circles Drumming         

This workshop will introduce the language of the drum circle, and how the great energy we generate making music can be focussed in a way that contributes towards our healing.      

Friday 10.00am – 11.00am
Sunday 4.00pm – 4.50pm

Djulz Chambers          
Djulz has twenty years of experience in West-African inspired drumming and has over this time focussed on how music can amplify the creative experience of life on Earth. Her sessions draw from her technical knowledge as well as from her expansion through the traditions that have educated her.
www.soulcirclesdrumming.com

Sound Meditation

An immersive & interactive sound meditation workshop – includes a short guided meditation, live sound journey with Katie’s unique multi-layered and ethereal looped vocals & guided group toning. Relaxing, heart-opening & uplifting.

Saturday 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Katie Underwood
Katie Underwood worked as a professional musician and recording artist for over 20 years. She now combines her skilled musicianship with extensive training in sound therapy to deliver a powerful session of guided meditation, healing sounds & vocal toning.
www.underwoodhealing.com

Tantra Flow Yoga

Come and experience this beautiful yoga! A gentle and dynamic vinyasa practice, incorporating the wisdom of the Mahavidya goddesses. This workshop will take you on a transformative journey into awakening your divine feminine spirit.

Friday 8.30am – 9.30am
Saturday 7.00am – 8.00am

Jane Mallick
Jane is a Yoga Teacher, coach and an experienced leader of change. She teaches weekly Yoga classes for women and workshops including Tantra, Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga and yogic self-care for the menopause transition.
www.tantraflowyoga.com.au

The Cassettes 80s Dance      

Open your heart, your pores and your jazz hands, with Director of The Cassettes’ Marissa Treichel.

Led with expertise and delight, prepare to laugh, sweat, DANCE and feel deeply satisfied, through the awesome power and hilarity of 80s and 90s music.

Friday 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday 7.00pm – 8.00pm

Marissa Treichel, also known as Riss
Marissa has appeared on 5 stages of Woodford Folk Festival, on Channel 7 and ABC TV, Falls Festival, Splendour in the Grass, etc.  Marissa has led thousands of people into a joyful dancing state. She loves raising peoples’ spirits through the power and fun of 80s music, and the beauty of dance.
www.thecassettes.com.au/marissa-treichel/

The Kate Bush Experience   

Dive into the kooky, interpretative dance world of Kate Bush at this fun & uplifting workshop! Learn all her famous moves to a medley of tunes that will get you running up that hill before you can say Babushka! Bring a smile and wear something red.      

Saturday 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Sunday 11.30am – 12.30pm

Belinda Burton           
Dancer, mother, Kate Bush lover…Belinda hails from Byron Bay and most recently led 300 fun-loving interpretive dancers at The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever Sydney event. Belinda advocates dance as a pathway to joy and knows that once you taste The Kate Experience, life is never the same!
www.facebook.com/TheMostWutheringHeightsDayEverSydney

Yoga/Pilates Mobility          

This will include understanding how to mobilize and strengthen all of your body using yoga and Pilates techniques that flow and go together. Learn how to gently open your joints, keep them strong and stay moving and active for a healthy long life.    

Saturday 8.30am – 9.30 am
Sunday 8.30am – 9.30am

Anna Taylor    
Anna Taylor has practised and taught Yoga for over 26 years all over the world.  Including Yoga Teacher training courses. Anna is a Pilate’s strength and core work practitioner, massage therapist. Anna loves her outdoor sports, she knows the only way to stay active is through Yoga, meditation, Pilates          
www.thebusinessofyoga.com.au

CIRCLE OF STONES

Beyond Burnout       

Explore how you can build back better after burnout and learn why doing so is a sacred act of reclamation which will affect many generations to come.           

Saturday 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Sunday 3.00pm – 4.30pm

Meg Berryman          
Meg Berryman is a mother, consultant, coach, yoga teacher, podcaster and speaker. She is also the founder of the School for Sacred, Social Leaders. Through her retreats and programs, she empowers women to embody activism and step into social leadership in life, family, work and community.
www.megberryman.com

Bully Busters Blueprint TM

Learn:
*the 8 intelligences to keep your children safer
*how heart intelligence builds inner strength to rise beyond challenges of life
*2 powerful HeartMathTM techniques to release stress and anxiety
*receive a group crystal singing bowl healing

Friday 12.30pm – 2.00pm

Christine Watts – Conscious Parenting Consultant
Christine Watts is a Conscious Parenting Consultant, specialising in bullying, conscious parenting and healing the inner child. As the creator of Bully Busters BlueprintTM Guidebook, Curriculum and Conferences, she helps families rise beyond bullying with compassion, creativity and co-creation.
www.christinelwatts.com.au

Chanting & Heartsongs        

We gather. We become still. We join our hearts in song. We share harmony. You are warmly invited to join Kate B for this gathering of sacred sound and song, where we will come together and create our group sound, our ‘one voice’. As each of us finds.

Friday 9.00am – 10.00am

Kate B 
A singer for as long as she can remember, Kate has done everything musical short of playing in an orchestra! From blues to folk, cafe gigs & community choirs, Kate creates music that touches the soul. Here you find words of peace, love & joy! 
www.katebmusic.com

Death, Dying & Ceremony   

Exploring death, dying & ceremony in a real, embodied, meaningful & empowered way.  Diving deep into our emotional responses especially with sudden death, and suicide. Learning about healing language & how to be more at ease in challenging situations.           

Friday 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 4.30pm – 6.00pm

Zenith Virago 
A pioneer and respected Deathwalker for over 25 years, working with death, dying & loss.  Supporting individuals, family & friends to prepare, integrate and empower themselves & others.  Including spiritual, legal & very practical care, deep ceremony & Rites of Passage work.  A great life’s work.
www.naturaldeathcarecentre.org

Freedom From Emotional Eating    

This workshop combines the modalities of nutritional medicine, life coaching and hypnotherapy to offer a completely balanced and comprehensive approach and a mind-body solution to your emotional eating habits and ongoing struggles with food.      

Sunday 1.00 pm – 2.30pm

Talitha Newton          
Talitha works in private practice combining her professional modalities in Caulfield South, Melbourne. Her area of speciality is helping woman with emotional eating habits, free themselves from a life controlled by reactive and addictive impulse eating.
www.talithanewton.com.au

(Just) Yoga     

Wake-up with a mindful yin and yang yoga practice, bringing together the best from all yoga traditions and techniques to start the day energised in deep awareness.   

Saturday 7.00am – 8.00am
Sunday 7.30am – 8.30am

Capucine Penicaud    
Capucine shares her own experience of yoga as an efficient stress relief and healing practice since 2015.  She loves to help students find stillness in movement through a slow and steady breath-focused practice.           
yogacapucine.wordpress.com

Live Love Labia         

A thought-provoking foray into the myths & misinformation surrounding the female genitalia, and how sectors of society perpetuate and capitalise on misconception. Attendees are empowered to critically examine data sources to uncover misinformation.  

Saturday 6.30 – 8.00pm

McGee B
McGee (she/ her) has worked in Healthcare for almost 20 years as a registered nurse, educator, and sexual health teaching associate. She is passionate about women’s rights, health and education. She welcomes all women of the beautiful spectrum of human diversity to join her workshop.          

Love Money Mindset           

This interactive workshop is to explore your core assumptions about desiring and acquiring wealth and money. Are your thoughts creating scarcity? We will look at our personal money stories and change money’s meaning in an empowering way.      

Saturday 2.30pm – 4.00pm

Amanda Walker         
Amanda is co-founder of Lord Of The Fries and also works with women in business as a coach and mentor to clarify their vison and bring their passion and purpose to life, with an aim to lead others toward a life they love. She runs workshops and speaks publicly to inspire others to live thier dreams                      

Menopause & Ceremony. Why?     

It’s time for the voice of female elders to be heard. We continue conversation around positive eldering & what it means for today’s world. Ritual and Ceremony are tools for transformation. Learn to conduct ceremony for the vital years of middle age. 

Friday 10.30am – 12.00pm
Sunday 9.00am – 10.30am

Yia Alias         
Yia is a Ceremony Woman, a Trans-personal counsellor/mentor, Artist, Writer, Women’s Mystery Teacher, specialising in Healing through Ritual. Her deepest learnings have been gathered from many years of sitting in circle and bearing witness to the rich wisdom and stories of many women.
www.yiaalias.com

Same Sex Tantra       

Explore the ancient arts of Tantra for same sex attracted women. Play with gender spectrums & expressions of divine masculinity, femininity & androgyny.  Increase your sexual vitality through conversation & practical exercises.  For lovers of women.       

Saturday 8.30pm – 10.00pm

Danica Lani    
Danica is a fire sign with an unmatched zest for life. Her joy, love & vitality are infectious. She has explored & taught yoga, dance, sexuality & transformation around the world since 1999. She trained at Deakin University, Australian Yoga Academy, Tantra Is Love & Agama. She lives in Sydney.
www.danicalani.com

Spiritual Marketing  

This is a workshop for you to learn the key aspects to building a successful brand. These including aligning your creative vision, electric storytelling and powerful publicity. You will walk away inspired to market and sell your soul’s work. 

Friday 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Clare Elizabeth Dea   
Nominated for Telstra Business Woman of the Year, Clare Elizabeth Dea is a dynamic influencer working internationally as a speaker, performance artist, author and business mentor for creatives. Clare is excited to help you develop a sacred relationship with marketing and selling your soul’s work.
www.clareelizabethdea.com/impact

Surgical Rites of Passage      

Sharing their own experience with collected stories, healing rituals and a shamanic framework the workshop explores how caesarean birth, hysterectomy, and other surgical womb interventions can be powerful processes of transformation in a woman’s life.        

Saturday 8.30am – 10.00am
Sunday 11.00am – 12.30pm

Sarah Miller and Nymh Fox (Co-presenter)      
Sarah and Nymh are teachers of the women’s mysteries. Sarah was initiated into her Maga years through surgical menopause. Nymh was initiated into surgical rites of passage through caesarean birth, pregnancy losses and severe endometriosis. Both are reclaiming sacred connection to Land and Body
www.embodimentsdance.com.au

The Power Of Boundaries    

In this 90 minute interactive workshop Claire will step you through the essentials of boundaries, why you need them and how they’re critical to your wellbeing. You’ll explore six different types of boundaries, their purpose and how to apply them.       

Saturday 10.30 pm – 12.00pm

Claire Nettley
Claire spent 20yrs climbing the corporate ladder and after a case of burnout, re-evaluated her life and studied Yoga & meditation. Through inner transformation, Claire learned to reconnect with herself, claim her power and live fully-aligned with who she is. She now helps other women do the same.
www.clairenettley.com

Witch Heal Thyself   

Communal healing is powerfully life changing. Lizzy Rose will transport you to another world, a world of peace, love & release where during deep Ritual your physical, emotional, psychological & psychic healing will occur in a safe structured ceremony

Friday 8.00pm – 9.30pm

Lizzy Rose       
Celebrity Psychic Lizzy Rose appears regularly on TV & Radio in print & online media internationally & throughout Australia. A public global presenter for over 35 years, to join her in ritual is forever memorable. An Eclectic High Priestess of Witchcraft you’re guaranteed to be captured by her spell
www.psychicoraclelizzyrose.comb

THE HUB

Divine Feminine Sound Healing

Singer, Song Writer & Sound Healer Clare Sentience offers us a Shamanic Sound Healing for the awakening of the Divine Feminine, the healing of the female ancestral line & rose lineage, & unifying a deep connection to the birthing Goddess of creation.

Friday 10.00am – 11.00am
Sunday 11.30am – 12.30pm

Clare McCulloch
Clare Sentience is a prolific singer, songwriter & sound healer with the voice of an angel, capable of reaching deep in to your heart and soul and singing you fully alive. Powerfully fusing the realms of healing and music, giving the gift of sound to audiences all over the world.
www.claresentience.com

Sound Meditation

An immersive & interactive sound meditation workshop – includes a short guided meditation, live sound journey with Katie’s unique multi-layered and ethereal looped vocals & guided group toning. Relaxing, heart-opening & uplifting.

Friday 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Sunday 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Katie Underwood
Katie Underwood worked as a professional musician and recording artist for over 20 years. She now combines her skilled musicianship with extensive training in sound therapy to deliver a powerful session of guided meditation, healing sounds & vocal toning.
www.underwoodhealing.com

EMBODY: Womb Activation

The Womb Activation is created by weaving intuitive guided meditation & sound healing.  You’ll experience a deep reverence & awareness of your womb space, witnessing her light & shadow.  Emerge with the jewels of your creative essence fully embodied.

Friday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Foxy Feelgood
Through ‘Foxy Feelgood’, Jus & Shell share a mission to spark the love of meditation & sound medicine around the world. They believe in the magic that’s created when these tools are combined, reconnecting your heart with the earth & your soul.
www.foxyfeelgood.com

Find Your Soul-Sisters

“Seven Sisters can be a great place to (re)meet members of your soul-tribe & make life-long friends. A fast & fun way to get beyond the small talk & drop into your heart to truly meet your fellow sisters. First time, solo & seasoned sisters welcome

Friday 11.30am – 12.30pm
Saturday 11.30am – 12.30pm

Michele Peppler
Michele Peppler is the Barefoot Queen – A real, raw  dating, relationships & connection coach, facilitator & founder of Be the Queen. She supports ‘everywoman’ to get real about who she is & own her worth to attract soul-aligned friends, lovers & community & have thriving relationships.
www.bethequeen.com.au

Get Your Sing on Sing Circle

A fun, safe space to get together and sing for joy supported by an experienced facilitator and choir leader! Come feel alive in your body, experience connection in community, and truly sing in BLISS! Find your voice and you will find your power!

Sunday 10.00am – 11.00am

Metta Paterson
Metta works with the power of singing and play to awaken life force, heal our nervous system, build confidence, nurture authentic connection, and transform. For over 14 years she has facilitated group creative process across the theatre, youth arts and music industries in Australia, USA, and Canada.
www.getyoursingon.com

Goddess Sound Healing Voyage

“Awaken the Goddess within, as Sound Priestess Lou channels music from a divine source. Her haunting, ethereal voice carries a powerful healing energy. This transcends singing, it is Sonic Surgery. Prepare to be transported to other dimensions.

Saturday 10.00am – 11.00am

Lou Van Stone
Celestial singer, channel, sound healer and multi-instrumentalist, Lou moves and transforms audiences worldwide with her soaring, haunting voice. Ethereal and shamanic, her sonic frequencies penetrate on a deep, cellular level, leaving the listener forever changed. Truly music from the beyond.
www.louvanstone.com

Let’s Talk About Breast Care

“Breast ‘Care’ is the missing link in a women’s self-care routine. Learn simple and easy steps to regularly take care of your breasts and give them the attention they need to stay in the best of health.

Saturday 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Sanne 
After recovering from her own breast health issues, Sanne realised that although there are products and protocols for every other part of the body, there is nothing for breasts. Sanne created a Balm and a simple daily routine to inspire women to ‘take the health of their breasts into their own hands’.
www.breastbalm.com

Love Yourself, Love Your Body

“In a world that profits from your self-hate, self-love is an act of rebellion – Stop beating yourself up, stop the negative self-talk and get on with living a life free from self-hate. Learn how to take your body back and love it once and for all. 

Friday 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Lunaria Gaia (Kate Nicole)
From self-harm & bulimia to body love and self-acceptance. Lunaria Gaia (Katie Nicole) knows self-esteem, confidence & body image. An accomplished Life Coach, NLP practitioner & Speaker, Katie inspires others to see their greatness; to embrace all of who they are and begin to truly love themselves, inside and out.
www.moreconfidence.com.au

Morning Mantra Welcome

“Come join us to greet the day with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra followed by a deeply feminine practice of asana set to traditional mantras sung live. The final minutes will be spent in the harmony of toning and chanting Aum.

Saturday 7.00am – 8.00am

Gaurima Grace and Johanna Bodewes (Co-presenter)
Gaurima comes to us with over 30 years of experience teaching yoga for women’s health and wellbeing. She is a passionate kirtanist and regular singer with the Chant&Chai Cartel in Melbourne. She is assisted by Johanna Bodewes, musician, dream weaver and facilitator of The Freedom Farm, NSW.
www.shaktibhava.com/

Mystical Activation

Together we will journey into a shamanic trance, crossing over the veil of time and space to access our mystical nature. We will open the intrinsic pathways in your heart-mind connection to spirit guides, inner magic and your cosmic intelligence.

Saturday 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Sunday 8.30am – 9.30am

Hypnotheric Soundscapes
Eliza is a clinical and quantum healing hypnotherapist and Director of How to be your own Guru school with 15 years’ experience as a psycho therapist.

Kylie has been the Director of Arkadia Soundscapes for over six years and has a Professional Diploma in Group Sound Therapy.
www.facebook.com/hypnothericsoundscape/

Self-Marriage Ceremony

“Marry your inner masculine and feminine together in this powerful initiation and ceremony with Self-Marriage Celebrant, EJ Love. Deepen into inner union and wholeness surrounded by your sisters, as you each become the one you have been waiting for!

Saturday 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Sunday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

EJ Love
EJ Love is a Coach and Healer who has been aptly dubbed the Love Priestess. She inspires people to heal and empower themselves in love, relationships and sex and is most well known for her controversial global self-marriage movement which has been featured in media all over the world.
www.ejlove.com

Vulnerable Bragging

Imagine being proud of your creations, wisdom, triumphs and desires, finding the courage to speak about them, despite any vulnerable hesitation, with fulfilment and enthusiasm. Rather than stuffing away the love, joy and compassion you have to give to yourself because of the belief that ‘good girls; must be coy and unassuming.

Saturday 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Mary Soderiou 
Mary is a professional mentor, speaker and facilitator with over 28 years’ experience in counselling, healing and conducting workshops around the world. She facilitates one day workshops and retreats for women that are designed to tune you into your authentic, wild, wise and sensitive Self.
www.marysoderiou.com

Yin/Yang Flow Yoga

“Embracing both dark and light within us, we connect to the dualities that exist in and all around us.  In our asana practice igniting the inner fire within through a vinyasa style flow, also softening and cooling with breathe and restorative poses.

Friday 8.30am – 9.30am
Saturday 8.30am – 9.30am
Sunday 7.00am – 8.00am

LittleYogiLou
LittleYogiLou has taught at music festivals and events throughout Australia (including international yoga day, esoteric festival, Bendigo yoga festival, Babylon festival, mind body spirit festival) and has taught throughout SE Asia.  She has a passion for music and movement.
www.littleyogilou.com

MAIDEN SPACE

Celebrating with a Difference         

Want your daughter to enjoy a simple but powerful rite of passage? Join us for a creative, practical session with tips on how to hold a safe, fun, sacred and meaningful space for her. Mums and daughters welcome; we’ll end with a blessing ceremony. 

Saturday 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Sunday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Janoel Liddy   

Janoel runs mother-daughter retreats in Bali, Celebration Day for Girls workshops locally and teaches sexuality education and staff PD. She’s a mother of two teens and has done sacred women’s work for years, holding a safe and deep space with a bit of fun as an engaging facilitator and trainer.
www.stepintowomanhood.com

Connecting Connection

Maidens & mothers come together to connect as mutual sisters; relating in circle. We will share stories, move & create together in a space to support mothers & daughters to connect throughout their individual and shared experience of seven sisters.

Friday 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Sunday 10.00am – 11.00am

Michelle Buggy and Monique Buggy (Co-presenter)

Michelle has completed her MA of Art Therapy with 18 yrs. experience in community & mental health as an Art therapist. Monique is a dance therapist and Social Work (MA) working with youth & children for 16 yrs. They are passionate mothers & sisters in law (as well as sisters in heart & work)
www.birthingartbirthingheart.com

Laughter Yoga for Adults & Maidens            

Laughter Yoga Workshop. At this workshop everyone will get their daily “DOSE” of medicine.  We will increase your dopamines, oxytocin, serotonin and endorphins.  Laughter really is the best medicine.    

Friday 8.30am – 9.30am
Saturday 8.30am – 9.30am
Sunday 7.00am – 8.00am

Kerrin Mosterd

Kerrin has been running a community Laughter club for 18 months, and in this time has helped many people to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Laughter Yoga is a unique concept that allows people to laugh even when they don’t feel like. Come along to laugh and feel happier and healthier.

Magick Maiden Jam 

A fun & powerful Maiden exploration – Magick minds: honing in on your magick & lighting up. Legit love: my body, my rules & loving myself crazy. Exhilarating expression: exploring individuality. Conscious consent: rocking your hell yeah and hell no.   

Saturday 10.00am – 11.00am
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Renée Mayne 
Queen Hedonist and the creator of The Hedonistic Way, a pure, unadulterated, unapologetic and unfiltered conduit for freedom of self-expression & love.  Leading a revolution where we make a profound, pleasurable and potent impact and be all of who we are, not who others think we should be. Creating           
www.reneemayne.com.au

Mindful Movement for Maidens    

Maidens are invited to embark on a yoga journey to the magical land of mindful movement, relaxation and fun! We will move, dance, connect, create, laugh, play & meditate together. Maidens will leave feeling much more connected to themselves & others        

Sunday 8.30am – 9.30am

Claire Bednall
Claire is a passionate kid’s yoga & meditation teacher & mum to two of her own Young Yogis. She became a yoga enthusiast after becoming a parent & found it helped to alleviate stress & stay healthy in both body & mind that she decided she just had to pass these powerful tools onto future generations.

Self-Care and Your Cycle

This workshop is designed for teen girls (& their mothers if they wish to join us). Together we will sit in the sacred space of circle & talk about the ways we can look after ourselves at different points in our cycle. It will be fun & enlightening!

Saturday 11.30am – 12.30pm

Melissa Jeffcott
Melissa Jeffcott is a certified life and parent coach, sacred space holder and workshop facilitator. She runs the Bayside Women’s Circle, mother/daughter workshops and retreats, and is also a facilitator for a Celebration Day for Girl’s.
www.melissajeffcott.com

Simple Ayurveda for Teenagers      

Learning Ayurveda body types can assist in creating loving and healthy connections with yourself, your body and your balance in life.  Balancing the body types with right foods and emotional states creates harmony and health that nourishes all woman.           

Friday 11.30am – 12.30pm
Saturday 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Christina Covington   
Christina has embodied Ayurveda for over 25years, a women’s Ayurveda practitioner, feminine business mentor and women’s embodiment guide. She offers Ayurveda solutions to modern day women’s health, wellbeing. She specialises in empowering women to create a balanced feminine centred radiant daily life.           
www.embodyedayurveda.com

The Consent Lab

An experiential play space to practice the dynamics of the WHEEL OF CONSENT using the 3 min game. 

Learn & practice to:
Make choices
Give & receive touch
Gain skills of empowerment & communication
Explore your desires
Set boundaries

Friday 10.00am – 11.00am
Sunday 4.00pm – 4.50pm

Erika Munton  and Jo Watson (Co-presenter)
Erika and Jo are skilled birth workers/educators, life coaches, embodiment practitioners and Wheel of Consent facilitators.  For over 20 years they have been educating and guiding people to move with more power, pleasure, purpose and passion to live a rewarding life.       
www.birthready.com.au

Vision Boarding 4 Clarity     

Learn, as a Maiden, how to map out and attract the things you want and love in your life. We will explore a little bit about values, language we use and the way we view our self. Visualization exercises will be used & lots of fun to be had! 

Saturday 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Saturday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Marilou Coombe and Claire Bednall (Co-presenter)
Marilou and Claire are a dynamic duo who are passionate about children’s mental health and wellbeing. Teaching yoga & running workshops for youth to empower them is one way to help them. Marilou has a degree in social science and is a life coach, weaving her experiences into her work with youth.
www.mariloucoombe.com

Who ON EARTH are you?

In a magical & empowered light, let’s look at your New Child Type to understand YOUR uniqueness (your strengths & why your challenges are GREAT!), what your potential soul mission is & the must-know ‘Earth rules’ that school doesn’t teach you!

Friday 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Sunday 11.30am – 12.30pm

Heidi Hosking
Heidi Hosking is the creator of the New Children Healing Sanctuary & the New Child Types.  She runs online courses & 1:1 mentorships for both mothers & tweens, empowering & activating them, to find their true soul essence and soul mission. She is a mother of 2 ‘New Children’ who have been her guide
www.heidihosking.com

SACRED SPACE

Bully Busters Blueprint TM

Learn:
*the 8 intelligences to keep your children safer
*how heart intelligence builds inner strength to rise beyond challenges of life
*2 powerful HeartMathTM techniques to release stress and anxiety
*receive a group crystal singing bowl healing”

Saturday 12.30pm – 2.00pm

Christine Watts
Christine Watts is a Conscious Parenting Consultant, specialising in bullying, conscious parenting and healing the inner child.  As the creator of Bully Busters BlueprintTM Guidebook, Curriculum and Conferences, she helps families rise beyond bullying with compassion, creativity and co-creation.
www.christinelwatts.com.au

Freedom From Emotional Eating    

This workshop combines the modalities of nutritional medicine, life coaching and hypnotherapy to offer a completely balanced and comprehensive approach and a mind-body solution to your emotional eating habits and ongoing struggles with food.      

Saturday 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Talitha Newton          
Talitha works in private practice combining her professional modalities in Caulfield South, Melbourne. Her area of speciality is helping woman with emotional eating habits, free themselves from a life controlled by reactive and addictive impulse eating.
www.talithanewton.com.au

Heart Opening Vinyasa        

A Vinyasa Slow Flow class with elements of vocal toning sound healing layered in. Practicing a series of heart opening poses infused with breath work and self-created sound to open heart chakra, we nourish and support ourselves for the day ahead.

Friday 9.00am – 10.00am
Sunday 7.30am – 8.30am

Eva Michelle  
Eva Michelle is a vocal sound healing worker, yoga teacher, singer, songwriter (Eva Las Vegas), and producer (ana wares/GEN-EVA). Fascinated with creating naturally altered states of consciousness and facilitating tension relief, Eva aims to bring the practice of vocal toning to a wider audience.     
www.facebook.com/toningmelbourne/

Kundalini Yoga – She Who Flows is Free     

Discover the ultimate movement & meditative practice for emotional balance and free flowing creativity. Connect with your feminine essence- the nurturer, the creator of life & love. Leave behind stress, anxiety or pain & step into your true power!     

Saturday 7.00am – 8.00am

Melissa Mason           
Melissa is a certified Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Instructor specialising in female empowerment. Her thought provoking sessions challenge women to become their best selves through language, movement & meditation.
www.melissamason.com.au

Love Yourself, Love your Body        

“In a world that profits from your self-hate, self-love is an act of rebellion” – Stop beating yourself up, stop the negative self-talk and get on with living a life free from self-hate. Learn how to take your body back and love it once and for all.          

Sunday 3.00pm – 4.30pm

Lunaria Gaia (Kate Nicole)
From self-harm & bulimia to body love and self-acceptance. Lunaria Gaia (Katie Nicole) knows self-esteem, confidence & body image. An accomplished Life Coach, NLP practitioner & Speaker, Katie inspires others to see their greatness; to embrace all of who they are and begin to truly love themselves, inside and out. 
www.moreconfidence.com.au

Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue is an intimate, warm and cozy night of Women’s Spoken Word (poetry, stories, songs, etc). It is a space to sit back and listen, receive, as well as step up to your ultimate awesomeness and share a piece yourself. It is also a place to witness Woman in all of her incredible facets.

Saturday 8.30pm – 10.45pm

Fleasy Malay
Two times TEDx speaker and viral poet, Fleassy Malay is an Internationally renowned, evocative and powerful spoken word artist, speaker and coach. A global advocate for Women’s and LGBTQI+ rights and a fierce voice for the power of authenticity and courage as a social change tool.

Founder of Melbourne’s acclaimed Women’s Spoken Word event, Mother Tongue. A passionate, powerful, vulnerable and honest performer whose words and courses leave a profound impression.

As a self-identified queer, erotic, spiritual, mother she has a theatrical and yet deeply authentic performance and speaking style, renowned for captivating her audiences with depth, honesty, and humour.

Orgasmic Empowerment     

Orgasm is our birth right. And not just the clitoral kind – we as women can orgasm with our entire bodies, hearts and souls, in a way that deeply nurtures and profoundly satisfies us, leaving us vibrant, joyful and grounded for days…   

Friday 8.00pm – 9.30pm

Helena Nista  
Helena is a Sex & Intimacy Coach. She’s a certified sex therapist, somatic counsellor and Tantra practitioner. She’s a mentor, author, speaker and lover.  She’s passionate about helping her clients become the best lovers they can possibly be, overcome sexual difficulties and create amazing sex lives.    
https://helenanista.com/

Riding the Tiger Healing Shame      

Shame is so common, debilitating and secret. It silences and disempowers women, limiting your amazing creative potential. Transform shame into empowerment, heart connection and vibrant life force. Know that you are always ‘enough’, just as you are.     

Saturday 10.30am – 12.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Jacqui Bushell
Jacqui Bushell is an inspiring teacher, transformational energetic healer, writer, plant spirit alchemist and earth whisperer. She supports women in reconnecting to their embodied wholeness, authentic power and wisdom via the spiral path of the Divine Feminine.
www.sacredpresence.com.au

Sex Positive Parenting         

Find out how to rock THAT talk with your child.  Leave shame & fear behind and learn ways to connect with your child – with love & honesty – about sex, love & self-esteem.  For parents of children ALL ages.        

Sunday 11.00am – 12.30pm

Lily Isobella    
With a background in holistic health, Lily educates parents about ways to have impactful, insightful, brave conversations with our children about sex, love & self-esteem. A mother to 3 children herself, she has been described as inspiring, engaging, thorough & wickedly honest.
www.lilyisobella.com.au

Spiritual Marketing  

This is a workshop for you to learn the key aspects to building a successful brand. These including aligning your creative vision, electric storytelling and powerful publicity. You will walk away inspired to market and sell your soul’s work. 

Saturday 8.30am – 10.00am

Clare Elizabeth Dea   
Nominated for Telstra Business Woman of the Year, Clare Elizabeth Dea is a dynamic influencer working internationally as a speaker, performance artist, author and business mentor for creatives.  Clare is excited to help you develop a sacred relationship with marketing and selling your soul’s work.    
www.clareelizabethdea.com/impact

The Anatomy of Anxiety      

Stressed? Anxious? You know what a toll it takes on your life but do you know what you can do about it? Learn about the physiology of stress and anxiety, and harness this knowledge to minimise their impact in your life.         

Friday 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Sunday 9.00am -10.30am

Annie Carter  
Annie is the founder and director of Eve Studio, a revolutionary approach to women’s health and wellness, with studios in Preston and Brunswick.  A trained psychotherapist, yoga teacher and fitness instructor, Annie’s work is all about supporting women to realise their innate infinite worth.
www.evestudio.com.au

The Greatest Love Affair

Imagine loving yourself with no reservations. Your inner voice has your back. You are in tune with your Truth and your Heart. And life flows with vulnerability, confidence and authenticity. Join the Self Love Club revolution of loving yourself fully!

Friday 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 2.30pm – 4.00pm

Nilanthi Chandra and Emma Power (Co-presenter)

Emma and Nil are teachers at The Awaken School and Tantra Is Love, Em founded these schools. Together they created the online Self Love Club which has taught thousands of students all over the world tools to live in harmony with themselves. Their teaching is fun, applicable and transformative.
www.tantraislove.com

The Power Of Boundaries    

In this 90 minute interactive workshop Claire will step you through the essentials of boundaries, why you need them and how they’re critical to your wellbeing. You’ll explore six different types of boundaries, their purpose and how to apply them.       

Friday 12.30pm – 2.00pm

Claire Nettley
Claire spent 20yrs climbing the corporate ladder and after a case of burnout, re-evaluated her life and studied Yoga & meditation. Through inner transformation, Claire learned to reconnect with herself, claim her power and live fully-aligned with who she is. She now helps other women do the same.        
www.clairenettley.com

Yin, Yang, & Menstrual Cycles         

Following the cyclical nature of Yin/Yang throughout our menstrual cycle is key to happy periods. We’ll discuss the cycle from a TCM perspective, how to interpret symptoms at various times in the cycle, so you have the tools to bring back balance.

Friday 10.30am – 12.00pm
Saturday 4.30pm – 6.00pm

Dr Lea Zarnowski (TCM)        
Dr. Lea Zarnowski (TCM) is a registered Chinese Medicine practitioner in Melbourne. Her passion is women’s health and sharing the knowledge of the menstrual cycle. Through acupuncture & Chinese herbal medicine, she treats an array of Gynecological diseases, empowering women to love their cycles          
www.chrysalistcm.com

RITUAL SPACE

Creative Prayer           

In circle we weave the Seven Sisters experience into our hearts through creative prayer. Louise will create and facilitate a morning temple space where you can embody your personal prayer as authentic movement, mantra and deep listening.         

Friday 10.00am – 11.30am
Saturday 8.30am – 10.00am

Louise Tarrier 
Louise is priestess, author and creative facilitator. Working with individuals and groups she facilitates and explores creativity and spirituality using art, writing, dance and music, she takes her inspiration from Earth based practices. She has a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology.          
www.creativeprayers.com

Grandmother’s Urgency

Rhea and Jane will outline the impact on mothers and babies of the present wounding birth culture.  Through reflection, sharing, stories and strategising for change, we will call on the grandmothers to engage in healing birth for their grandchildren.

Sunday 9.00am – 10.00am

Rhea Dempsey and Jane Hardwick-Collings (Co-presenter)
Rhea is the founder of Birthing Wisdom, a birth educator & activist, counsellor, trainer and author and presents workshop & training programs nationally & internationally.  Jane is a midwife, teacher writer, menstrual educator & founder of The School of Shamanic Womancraft.
www.birthingwisdom.com.au

Menopause & Sexuality         

Changing the paradigm of menopause, we open to the sacred, the holy, and the mystery within our sexuality. In ceremony, holding our ancestral line, we release our shame and explore our longing, the becoming of our sacred woman.              

Friday 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Catherine Ishwari Shead             
Ishwari is a teacher of Women Mysteries with the School of Shamanic Womancraft .She lives in the Blue Mountains and has a great love of the Earth herself, the dark Goddesses, and all things Womb centred.              

Pelvic Juju       

Are you ready to feel juiced up, alive and full of pleasure?

Pelvic Juju is a pelvic embodiment practice, combining pelvic movement, body awareness, meditation, self-enquiry and a whole lot of delicious wiggling, undulating, shaking and writhing!           

Sunday 7.30am – 8.30am

Bonnie Bliss      
Creator of the women’s healing modality, ‘Yoni Mapping Therapy’, Bonnie Bliss is a sex educator and women’s pelvic wellness specialist.  A self-professed ‘Pleasure Activist’, Bonnie believes we all deserve to have access to epic pleasure and exquisite aliveness in our hips and pelvic space.
www.bonniebliss.co

Queen’s Compass       

Explore this navigation tool for integrating feminine wholeness. The Queen’s Compass is rich in mystical insights and in practical application – a fun experience of self-discovery for every woman who wants to know herself as a true Queen.       

Friday 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Saturday 12.30pm – 2.00pm

Dévashi Shakti
Dévashi is a dedicated leader in the global Sacred Feminine movement, with 20 years teaching experience. She is a specialist in female alchemy, embodiment yoga and somatic psychotherapy for women. As a practical mystic, she loves guiding sacred adventures for real and lasting transformation.
www.devashishakti.com

Rest Ritual Restorative Yoga

When was the last time you allowed yourself to consciously rest? To just be? To come home to you? This is an opportunity to slow down and reconnect through an embodied slow flow & restorative yoga practice. You’re invited to experience rest as ritual          

Friday 9.00am – 10.00am
Saturday 7.00am – 8.00am

Lorna Joy Fox  
Lorna is a yoga teacher with a wild Irish heart. Whilst going through a life changing breast cancer journey in her 30s, she developed Rest Rituals that allowed her to come home to herself in times of overwhelm, stress and anxiety. Lorna holds a welcoming & kind space that encourages exploration.

Sacred Seductress     

You deserve to feel at home in your body & express your sensuality with ease, grace & power.

This workshop blends erotic dance technique with the sacredness of tantra. You’ll learn to reclaim your ability to be effortlessly seductive & confident. 

Friday 10.00pm – 11.30pm
Saturday 8.30pm – 10.00pm

Elisa Caro          
Elisa is a tantra and sexuality queen, and has devoted her life to self-exploration, yoga and deep spiritual practices.  She loves helping people let go of any shame or guilt surrounding their sexuality, build their body confidence and learn how to live with honesty, transparency and sacredness.
www.elisacaro.com

Sensual Play  

Connect and explore the Inner Lover that knows how to relate, be touched, spoken to and be seen.  Share in experiential practices to create pleasurable sensations in the body and inhabit the natural masculine and feminine polarity that lives within.           

Saturday 4.30pm – 6.00pm
Sunday 3.00pm – 4.30pm

Helen Zee           
Helen challenges the status quo of “stuckness and stagnation” to create newness and flow. She is a Tantra Relationship Coach, Vaginal Steam Facilitator, Author and Speaker. She facilitates workshops, retreats and has a private practice to serve people who desire to explore their relating.
www.helenzee.com/

Sexual Healing Ritual

Release the old stories and reclaim the sacred power of your sexuality.   In safe and sacred space you will be lovingly guided to connect to your sexual energy for personal & collective healing.

Friday 8.00pm – 9.30pm
Saturday 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Sonja Shradha Devi
A nomadic Priestess of Sacred Embodiment, Somatic therapist, Women’s Yoga and Tantra Teacher & founder of the Wild Sacred Feminine Foundation. Shradha inspires women to embrace their role as powerful, sovereign (and sexy) channels for love and healing and embody the wisdom of the Sacred Feminine.
www.sonjashradhadevi.com

Shame & The Underworld    

Using the myth of Inanna as the gateway and the moving body as the chariot we will use a guided active imagination to the underworld – our inner world – to explore a gentle descent into shame and a re-emergence into acceptance.       

Friday 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 2.30pm – 4.00pm

Charlotte Young and Jo Violet (Co-presenter)             
Jo Violet is a Melbourne based Jungian Analyst. She has worked with adults and children for 20 yrs. and has published on gender and the inner feminine. Charlotte Young is an embodiment coach, facilitator and writer who works with women and girls. She is passionate about rites of passage and movement.
www.charlotteyoung.com.au

Vulnerable Sisterhood          

Sisterhood is your tribe, the women you embrace as part of your ‘inner circle’

But how many of us truly trust that sisterhood, to willingly show up and be seen and known in all our secrets, shame, fears, power, and our brilliance.

‘The core ingredient to trust is vulnerability’

“Vulnerability starts at birth. We emerge from the womb cold, naked and crying, just hoping to be held in a warm embrace.”― J. Autherine

Sunday 11.00am – 12.30pm      

Mary Soderiou
Mary is a professional mentor, speaker and facilitator with over 28 years’ experience in counselling, healing and conducting workshops around the world. She facilitates one day workshops and retreats for women that are designed to tune you into your authentic, wild, wise and sensitive Self.
www.marysoderiou.com

Witch Heal Thyself   

Communal healing is powerfully life changing. Lizzy Rose will transport you to another world, a world of peace, love & release where during deep Ritual your physical, emotional, psychological & psychic healing will occur in a safe structured ceremony         

Saturday 10.30am – 12.00pm

Lizzy Rose         
Celebrity Psychic Lizzy Rose appears regularly on TV & Radio in print & online media internationally & throughout Australia. A public global presenter for over 35 years, to join her in ritual is forever memorable. An Eclectic High Priestess of Witchcraft, you’re guaranteed to be captured by her spell
www.psychicoraclelizzyrose.com

WOMEN’S CIRCLES

Birth Stories Circle   

Everyone has a birth story. A transformative journey of arriving or bringing new life into the world. Our culture tends to play this experience down, but it is key to who we are. Join us for a Circle where your birth story can be safely told & valued      

Friday 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Saturday 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Annie Tayleur 
Annie Tayleur is a Mother, Birth Attendant, Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioner and Body-Awareness Educator from Melbourne. She believes in an open-minded and open-hearted approach to educating and empowering women. Annie currently runs workshops in South-East Melbourne and Ballarat.      
www.deepbluebirth.com.au

Mindfulness Meditation      

We all know that meditation is good for us but how do we do it and where do we begin? Fiona will break down the main concepts for you in an easy way to understand. We will finish off with a half hour Mindfulness Meditation to calm the body and mind.           

Friday 8.30am – 9.30am
Saturday 8.30am – 9.30am

Fiona Neason 
Meditation can be tricky. We get ourselves ready, sit down and then start to “meditate”. But thoughts come rushing in. “Am I doing this right?” “What should I cook for dinner”. The list goes on. So in this workshop, Fiona will teach you the basics of Mindfulness and how to meditate & calm your mind.   

Moon Wisdom Goddess Circle        

Understand the magic & power of tapping into your monthly moon cycle through interactive exercises, writing & sharing in sacred Goddess Circle. Learn to track your cycle, manage your emotions/energy & understand menstruation as a spiritual practice.     

Saturday 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Sunday 8.30am – 10.00am

Belinda O’Dea
Belinda O’Dea is a curator of sacred experiences, international yoga & meditation teacher, women’s circle facilitator, positive menstrual educator and 1-on-1 mentor for yoga teacher’s. She hosts women’s only transformational Yoga Tours & Wellness Retreats annually in North India, South India & Japan   
belindaodea.com

Morning Mantra Welcome

Come join us to greet the day with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra followed by a deeply feminine practice of asana set to traditional mantras sung live. The final minutes will be spent in the harmony of toning and chanting Aum.

Sunday 7.00am – 8.00am

Gaurima Grace and Johanna Bodewes (Co-presenter)
Gaurima comes to us with over 30 years of experience teaching yoga for women’s health and wellbeing. She is a passionate kirtanist and regular singer with the Chant&Chai Cartel in Melbourne. She is assisted by Johanna Bodewes, musician, dream weaver and facilitator of The Freedom Farm, NSW.
www.shaktibhava.com

Sovereign Woman    

What does it mean to be Sovereign? What tools do we need to be the best version of ourselves? Experience a deep connection with yourself and others as you step into your fullness with grace, truth and sovereignty.           

Friday 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am – 11.30am
Sunday 12.30pm – 2.00pm

Sally-Ann Charnock    
As a mentor, women’s circle holder, facilitator Sally-Ann’s extensive experience in holding sacred space inspiring women to question and find their own answers. Her capacity to support women proves invaluable, leading to deep inner clarity, breakthroughs, growth and ultimately personal sovereignty.          
www.sovereignwoman.co

Wise Woman Meditation    

Discover how to do the inner work necessary to move through the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual blocks to your success. Unravel layers of disconnection between your mind and body and ignite your feminine potential.    

Friday 10.00am – 11.30am
Saturday 12.00pm – 1.30pm
Sunday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Ruth Oliver     
Ruth is a qualified and experienced wellness coach, Yoga, Pilates and meditation teacher. She is a sought-after coach and workshop provider and has a wealth of experience running workshops for women that are not only practical and applicable but deeply insightful and life changing.
www.rutholiver.com.au

Womb Centered Life: Womb Circle

An informative circle experience for women of all ages and stages, including post-menopausal and post hysterectomy, who want to deepen their connection with their womb energy and their place in the greater cycles to guide and transform their life.

Friday 12.00pm – 1.30 pm
Saturday 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Sunday 10.30am – 12.00pm

Wendy Bennett
Wendy Bennett is passionate about creating safe, sacred spaces of healing for women to relight the flame of their own sovereignty. Based in the Dandenong Ranges, Vic, she is a holder of sacred space for Yoni Massage, Holistic Pelvic Care, women’s circles with 12 yrs. experience and a menstrual artist.
www.wombofcreativity.com

LIFE SKILLS

10 Tips For Taming Our Anxiety      

This interactive workshop explores a solution focused approach to managing anxiety. It defines the difference between BIG feelings and a disorder – and how to manage- participants will consider evidence based strategies with a musical surprise!     

Saturday 4.30pm – 5.00pm

Helen Rimington        
Helen Rimington has a background in teaching and psychology and is interested in helping people make the most of their life by staying motivated and well. Her areas of expertise are families, young people, and mental health and she has been a senior manager and trainer at Drummond Street Services      
www.ds.org.au

Bring Sex(y) Back To Fertility          

“Fertility in the modern age has changed ALOT in the last 40 years. And has an unspoken cost for many.

Experience simple and effective “go to’s” that can keep your relationship juicy, sex(y), whilst attracting the spirit of your baby.”   

Friday 8.00pm – 8.30pm

Helen Zee       
Helen challenges the status quo of “stuckness and stagnation” to create newness and flow. She is a Fertility and Relationship Coach, Vaginal Steam Facilitator, Author and Speaker.
www.helenzee.com

Chanting & Heartsongs        

We gather. We become still. We join our hearts in song. We share harmony.

You are warmly invited to join Kate B for this gathering of sacred sound and song, where we will come together and create our group sound, our ‘one voice’. As each of us finds 

Saturday 8.00am – 9.00am
Sunday 8.00am – 9.00am

Kate B 
A singer for as long as she can remember, Kate has done everything musical short of playing in an orchestra! From blues to folk, cafe gigs & community choirs, Kate creates music that touches the soul. Here you find words of peace, love & joy! 
www.katebmusic.com

Discovering Your Strength  

Trauma need not define you.   This talk is designed to share a personal account of the importance of self-nurturing and leveraging support and tools including writing in order to navigate through a healing process following trauma.      

Friday 1.00pm – 1.30pm

Melanie Harris-Brady
Melanie Harris-Brady is a qualified marketer and Western Herbalist. Gardening, meditating and cooking keep her grounded and helped her to heal after losing everything but her own life and her daughter’s in the devastating Black Saturday fires of 2009 in Victoria.
www.facebook.com/pg/melanieharrisbrady

Endometriosis Epidemic      

Endometriosis isn’t just period pain. It’s much more. It’s been under and mis-diagnosed for too long and it’s time to understand this disease as well as natural ways to manage the pain associated with the tried and tested wisdom of Chinese Medicine.

Saturday 11.30am – 12.00PM

Dr Lea Zarnowski (TCM)        
Dr. Lea Zarnowski (TCM) is a registered Chinese Medicine practitioner in Melbourne. Her passion is women’s health and sharing the knowledge of the menstrual cycle. Through acupuncture & Chinese herbal medicine, she treats an array of gynecological diseases, empowering women to love their cycles          
www.chrysalistcm.com

Food Uprising!          

Explore the benefits of fermented foods in relation to maintaining a healthy gut microbiome. Learn why fermenting can spark a Revolution in our food system and how you can take part for your health and the health of the planet.  Join the Uprising!        

Saturday 1.30pm – 2.00pm

Nikki Valentini
Local Food activist and chef, Nikki Valentini has been an avid fermenteur for 20 years. With a background in permaculture and as a teacher on retreats and workshops, Nikki has taught thousands of people to forage, preserve and ferment the food around them.

From Vision To Product       

Starting as a vision to create a new high end fashion label directly changing women’s lives around the world, with no experience in business or fashion. The ability to trust the universe, seek help and follow intuition led to the launch of CIIARA.         

Friday 12.00pm – 12.30pm

Chiara To       
Chiara is the founder of CIIARA, a new social impact fashion label aimed at empowering women around the world. With many years working in healthcare and the corporate world, she branched out and followed her purpose in fashion, launching CIIARA in May 2019.
www.ciiara.com.au

How To Heal Yourself           

Claire Besley CEO & Founder of Self Directed Healing has created a healing modality that teaches people how to heal themselves mentally, emotionally and physically all at the same time, it’s powerful and its fast. Are you ready to heal yourself?        

Sunday 9.30am – 10.00am

Claire Besley  
Claire Besley is an innovative and accomplished, Master healer and Spiritual Teacher, she has founded a new Healing Modality called Self Directed Healing. She now has over 40 Self Directed Healing Practitioners across Australia.        
www.inspirited.com.au

I Wish You Knew       

Stories from survivors that teach us hope, love & resilience. Trauma can be a teacher, for ourselves and the generations of women who follow us. Share in the wisdom gifted in the true stories of women who have re-created their lives with joy.   

Friday 4.00pm – 4.30pm

Lily Isobella    
Lily has specialised in women’s health, and specifically recovery from sexual trauma for over 2 decades. She has helped thousands of women claim back their health, vitality, body sovereignty & mental well-being after instances of sexual abuse, rape, violence & trauma.
www.lilyisobella.com.au

Lifetime Astrological Transits          

Heard about the 29-yr Saturn return? Did you know there are other universal transits that we all experience at the same age; eg. Uranus opposition at 41 or the Chiron return at 51? Let’s explore how we can make the most out of these important times.   

Sunday 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Shu Yap          
Shu is an astrologer with 20 years of practice in birth chart analysis, annual forecasting, horary and electional work. She’s also a grower and beekeeper, producing ceremonially harvested produce, honey and wax for ritual work and ceremonial crafting.           
www.interpsycle.com

Love Your Lady Parts

Ladies, leave your inhibitions at the door. It’s time to learn all about the amazing mirco-environment that is your VAGINAL MICROBIOME.

You need to be Empowered with knowledge about how to keep your lovely lady parts in optimal health and balance.

Saturday 2.30pm – 3.00pm

Emma Tippett
Emma Tippett is a Naturopath and GAPS practitioner who specializes in gut health and women’s health.  Emma is on a mission to empower you with knowledge and the most up to date research so you can support your health and wellness and honour your female body in all stages of life.          
www.empoweredhealth.com.au

Morning Mantra Welcome

Come join us to greet the day with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra followed by a deeply feminine practice of asana set to traditional mantras sung live. The final minutes will be spent in the harmony of toning and chanting Aum.

Friday 8.30am – 9.30am

Gaurima Grace and Johanna Bodewes (Co-presenter)
Gaurima comes to us with over 30 years of experience teaching yoga for women’s health and wellbeing. She is a passionate kirtanist and regular singer with the Chant&Chai Cartel in Melbourne. She is assisted by Johanna Bodewes, musician, dream weaver and facilitator of The Freedom Farm, NSW.
www.shaktibhava.com

Oestrogen-The Good, Bad & Ugly

Balanced oestrogens enhance well-being throughout a woman’s lifespan; imbalance does the opposite! Recognise the benefits, detriments and dangers of different oestrogens, and discover what you can do to bring more equilibrium to your inner symphony.     

Saturday 5.30pm – 6.00pm

Sally Mathrick
Naturopath & health educator Sally Mathrick offers services and products to empower people’s fresh thinking & whole health.  As a life-long learner, and multiple degree holder, Sally is passionate about #omniwins, which are effective, wellness solutions that makes life more wonderful for all.         
www.soundmedicine.com.au

Orgasmic Empowerment     

Orgasm is our birth right. And not just the clitoral kind – we as women can orgasm with our entire bodies, hearts and souls, in a way that deeply nurtures and profoundly satisfies us, leaving us vibrant, joyful and grounded for days…   

Saturday 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Helena Nista  
Helena is a Sex & Intimacy Coach. She’s a certified sex therapist, somatic counsellor and Tantra practitioner. She’s a mentor, author, speaker and lover. She’s passionate about helping her clients become the best lovers they can possibly be, overcome sexual difficulties and create amazing sex lives.  
helenanista.com

Live Love Labia

A thought-provoking foray into the myths & misinformation surrounding the female genitalia, and how sectors of society perpetuate and capitalise on misconception. Attendees are empowered to critically examine data sources to uncover misinformation.

Sunday 3.30pm – 4 .30pm

McGee B
McGee (she/ her) has worked in Healthcare for almost 20 years as a registered nurse, educator, and sexual health teaching associate. She is passionate about women’s rights, health and education. She welcomes all women of the beautiful spectrum of human diversity to join her workshop.

Perimenopause – What is it?           

Perimenopause commences as early as when you are 38 years old.  Most women don’t know this!  Symptoms arise and women can be in a state of distress as they navigate this 3rd cycle of life. Sarah will share what do for a smooth transition.         

Friday 6.00pm – 6.30pm    

Sarah Valentini          
Sarah has been supporting women with menstrual cycle difficulties for the past 8 years in her clinic.  Using a unique approach that incorporates homeopathic principles, nutritional and functional medicine, she has worked with many women to alleviate their symptoms.
www.the-family-apothecary.com

Planning with the Planets   

This workshop will introduce you to the highly organised cosmic systems that we live in. Learn to interact more harmoniously with your tasks, the environment and people around you by planning your life around the planetary correspondences.        

Saturday 6.30pm – 7.00pm

Shu Yap          
Shu is an astrologer with 20 years of practice in birth chart analysis, annual forecasting, horary and electional work. She’s also a grower and beekeeper, producing ceremonially harvested produce, honey and wax for ritual work and ceremonial crafting.           
www.interpsycle.com

Plus Size Pleasure

Sex, pleasure and tantra often have the ambassador of the white, thin woman.  We all know the rest of us want and love pleasure too.  Hear about what it’s like being a plus size sexual bodyworker, and tips on self-pleasure and sex for the voluptuous!

Saturday 3.30pm – 4.00pm

Amy Towle
Amy Towle is the creator of Temple Of She. A Yoni Massage Practitioner and trainer, Intuitive Guide and Registered Midwife. Amy has over a decade of experience working with women in powerful, yet vulnerable self-exploration. Amy loves to get deep into sexual taboos and rewrite the script.
www.templeofshe.com.au

Pondering Grief Creatively  

PONDERING GRIEF is an invitation to reflect on and honour our inner life of change and transition. With the creativity, space and gentle guiding support, this workshop will offer time to reflect on the breadth of human experiencing. 

Sunday 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Linda Espie     
Linda is a Melbourne – based loss, grief and trauma counsellor, educator, supervisor and consultant in Melbourne and has worked in the field of loss and grief for over 35 years.  Linda is a photographer, trained art therapist and author of 4 publications on grief and loss.
www.Lindaespie.com.au

Pure Energy

Hear how Alicia transformed from workaholic lawyer to thriving business woman and mum of 4. Learn the “laws of energy,” how to find calm in this busy world, access infinite energy & powerful energy habits to boost, clear, protect and charge energy.

Friday 5.00pm – 5.30pm

Alicia Dumais Temmerman
Alicia Dumais Temmerman is the author of PURE ENERGY – The Busy Woman’s Energy Guide to Thrive.  Alicia is a wife, mum of 4, lawyer and Qi Gong Master. She runs workshops to teach women the laws of energy, to help women remember WHO they really are and their capacity to access their infinite power.
www.aliciatemmerman.com.au

Radical Self-Acceptance       

In a society that conditions women to downplay, criticise and even hate ourselves, discover the life-changing power of radical self-acceptance. Learn to stop negative self-talk in its tracks, freeing you up to be the amazing woman you truly are.          

Sunday 11.30am – 12.00pm

Annie Carter  
Annie is the founder and director of Eve Studio, a revolutionary approach to women’s health and wellness, with studios in Preston and Brunswick.  A trained psychotherapist, yoga teacher and fitness instructor, Annie’s work is all about supporting women to realise their innate infinite worth.
evestudio.com.au

Respectful Relationships      

Have you ever wondered why you keep attracting narcissistic relationships? In this workshop, Kiara explores past baggage that is trying to be cleared everytime we attract not so great relationships and how women can heal and break the cycle of abuse.         

Friday 7.00pm – 7.30pm

Kiara D’ademo           
Kiara is a qualified Relationship Coach and Speaker who is dedicated to clearing trauma and teaching women how to have the most amazing relationships! Her purpose is to elevate humanity’s consciousness and vibration in relationships.      

Same Sex Tantra       

Explore the ancient arts of Tantra for same sex attracted women. Play with gender spectrums & expressions of divine masculinity, femininity & androgyny.  Increase your sexual vitality through conversation & practical exercises.  For lovers of women.       

Friday 9.00pm – 10.30pm

Danica Lani    
Danica is a fire sign with an unmatched zest for life. Her joy, love & vitality are infectious. She has explored & taught yoga, dance, sexuality & transformation around the world since 1999. She trained at Deakin University, Australian Yoga Academy, Tantra Is Love & Agama. She lives in Sydney.         
www.danicalani.com

She Wakes the World          

So many women are asking what they can do to relieve personal and collective pain around the destruction of our ecosystems and disruption of our climate. Discover the power of She – the capacity of women to wake the world and shift into restoration, 

Friday 11.00am – 11.30am

Pollyanna Darling      
Pollyanna has been involved in TreeSisters since it was a tiny seed. She is committed to playing her part in bringing our beautiful Earth back to thriving and has spent many years helping women live from their deepest wells of courage so they can have significant impact on the future of our planet.
www.treesisters.org

Tantric Lovers

Practical guide to transform your life & relationships, from ordinary mundane into a truly divine communion, becoming soul-mates love partners, experience ecstatic bliss in everyday life, enhancing intimacy into a truly transcendent experience.        

Sunday 10.30am – 11.00am

Hanna Tantra Katz     
Teaching internationally since 1998, Hays House Published author, published 5 books on Tantra Spirituality. Highly acclaimed DVDs Honouring Tantric Massage Rituals, teaching teachers globally. Film Producer. Was Senior Manager Global Empowerment Landmark Forum. Architect, Lecturer Therapist   
hrive2empower.com

The Science of Sleep

The science behind deep sleep. Discover what occurs during different stages of sleep cycles and the vital importance of deep sleep. Learn the hacks on how to train yourself to get into deep sleep, what’s preventing you from getting it.    

Saturday 10.30am – 11.00am

Dr. Natasja Fox – DOM          
Dr.Natasja Fox (TCM) is a registered Chinese medical doctor working with evidence based nutrition, acupuncture and herbal medicine. Alongside her knowledge on yoga, meditation and life/health hacking knowledge she is a practitioner that can help in many areas. Her interests lie in female hormones
www.natasjafox.com

This Positive Life       

“This Positive Life” is a glimpse into one woman’s amazing journey with HIV. Heterosexual women are becoming the new victims of this misunderstood virus. Information about health campaigns including U=U and know your status and Q& A session.       

Saturday 9.30am – 10.00am

Mistress Mel  
Mistress Mel is a volunteer board director of Positive Women Victoria. She is passionate about reducing the stigma felt by women with HIV and runs various workshops and retreats throughout the year across Victoria. Mistress Mel also facilitates adult education training programs in her local area.

Un-Busy Yo’Self

Declutter your physical, virtual & mind spaces to call in clarity & courage. With less stuff in your head & life, you’re a better decision-maker, a more effective doer & can authentically align your lifestyle. Un-busy yo’self to find your true peace.

Saturday 12.30pm – 1.00pm

Claire Riley
Claire is a freelance Business Coach & Mentor, who works with kickass women to build & improve their creative, intuitive, aligned business & runs immersion retreats in Bali. A total Virgo, her obsession with organisation, order & beauty means her tribe get simplified, aligned & productive solutions!
www.clairebarton.com.au