8 Day Celebrating Sobriety Healing Retreat, South Africa

  • Organizer: Wellness Rangers
  • Type: Yoga Retreat
  • Starting From: 20-December-2019
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Area: Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Food: Vegetarian,Vegan,Gluten Free
  • Surrounding area: Forest,Close To Nature,River


Join like-minded and some local people on this stress-free 8 day Celebrating Recovery Retreat in sunny, South Africa.Professionals share their knowledge and we learn from the experience of our peers how to cope, adapt and grow on the path to abundance and freedom.


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    Mirajana Tupanjanin

    Core Subject: Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wellness and wholeness orientated and very dedicated

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    Marlo Clase

    Core Subject: Mindfulness

    Recovered alcoholic with 10 years sobriety and dedicated to helping fellows.


Bush Lodge located on a private nature reserve in rural Grahamstown district, in the lush bush on a private game reserve, the highlight of the tour for the remainder of your stay.

  • Retreat Day 1 – Friday :
    Transfer to Grahamstown - after your arrival at Port Elizabeth airport you will be met by our local guide and transported to the venue via a scenic route.
  • Retreat Day 2 - Saturday:
    Full day recovery process discussions and help available
  • Retreat Day 3 - Sunday :
    Full-day growth, progress, and strengthening
  • Retreat Day 4 - Monday:
    Who needs the box? Explore a different view
  • Retreat Day 5 - Tuesday :
    Explore the region (safari/beach/nature/people)
  • Retreat Day 6 - Wednesday :
    Mindfulness and spiritual importance
  • Retreat Day 7 – Thursday :
    A New way forward discussion
  • Retreat Day 8 - Friday :
    You will be transferred back to Port Elizabeth airport for your domestic flight to the exit point from South Africa and your return flight home. ​

Booking is essential, please do so at your earliest as space is limited. We allow 12 to 18 guests maximum as to keep it special, personal and intimate.

Day 1

  • Show and Tell with Introductions
    a) Retreat Facilitators, Venue Staff and Guest Speakers
    b) Show Around Location
  • Interactive, Spontaneous Meditation
  • Group Meeting
    a) Reason for Being Here
    b) Expectations
  • Bonfire with "Know Yourself" - An Interactive Game

Day 2

  • Guided Walking Meditation - 6:30 am
  • 3 Group Sessions
    a) Yoga Practice for a Focused Day
    b) Well Known Path and Methods
    c) Move Out of the Box
  • 1 Speaker Meeting – Medical/Physical Practitioner
  • Insight from the Medical Point of View about our body’s Trauma

Day 3

  • Guided Sitting Meditation - 6:30 am
  • Speaker Meetings – Medical/Physical Practitioner : pros and cons of medication and interventions
  • 3 Intimate Sessions (small groups)
    a) Yoga
    b) Effects on our Senses and Sensibility
    c) Effects on our Sensuality and Sexuality
  • Video/Audio Talks and Feedback
  • Ted Talk ~ Addictions

Day 4

  • Guided Standing Meditation - 6:30 am
  • Snake in the Grass Sessions
    a) Discussion session about different perspectives
    b) The way we chose, conclusion
  • Group Session with Yoga Practitioner
  • What has worked for me? Weird but Wonderful!
  • Bonfire Evening

Day 5

  • Guided Visualizing Meditation - 6:30 am
  • Relax, Get Pampered, Explore the Region and Different Activities on offer
    a) Hiking
    b) Biking
    c) Game walks and drives
    d) Private yoga time

Day 6

  • Guided (Physical touch) Meditation - 6:30 am
  • Speaker Meeting – Yogist/Spiritualist : Meditation & Practices
  • Interactive exercise and activities
  • Mindfulness
  • Spiritual Process Discussions
  • Share your view and feelings

Day 7 

  • Self-Guided Meditation - 6:30 am
  • Old-timers Meeting : share in the wisdom of Experience
  • 2 Group Sessions: Yoga and Mindfulness
  • Old school or new and cool
  • Create your GPS (g-ratifying p-ermanent s-olution)
  • Conclusion

Day 8 

  • Guided Chanting Meditation - 6:30 am
  • Final Group Meeting : expectations for the way forward
  • Feedback and Comments
  • Can and how can we make this Experience better?
  • Departure and Farewell

You will be transferred back to Port Elizabeth airport for your domestic flight to the exit point from South Africa and your return flight home. 

4 Star Bush lodge with twin/double sharing rooms located in the endemic natural bush and Euphorbia veld.Private nature reserve facilities in natural surroundings a short drive away from Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa.

During the week of retreat, the menu will consist of vegetarian food, but vegan and gluten-free options will be available per arrangement.

All food will consist of fresh and local produce.

The focus is on a journey of a lifetime with recovery in mind while exploring beautiful South Africa.

While designing this tour and retreat we have taken into consideration all the known triggers for relapse, used them to create a safe, stress-free travel option. Days get customized according to group inter-activeness and situations. The program holds surprises in activities, venue, and participation.

  • 7 Nights stay in a Bush/Safari/Beach lodge
  • Guest speakers sample/educational treatments and products
  • Road transfers to and from other camps and lodges
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wi-Fi in the main lodge building during the retreat
  • Explore and reflect on the ways in which to deepen and expand Self-Awareness
  • Morning and evening meditations- walking, standing, and seated in nature
  • A good dose of sharing and laughter
  • All meals and drinks
  • Daily housekeeping

Wellness Rangers

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Utilizing local luxury lodges and venues according to bookings, size of groups and availability. Top-quality of venues are guaranteed.

A 50% deposit secures your booking of a minimum 6 weeks in advance. Final and full payment at 3 weeks in advance