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Calling All Nurses! This Is Your Retreat!

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Leisa Wheeler, naturopath, health and healing mentor, and fatigue specialist, is the founder and director of Embracing Health, a business dedicated to bringing you health information that can change your life. Leisa’s passions include many areas of health – from food as medicine and nutrition, to physical fitness and detoxification; from emotional release work to spiritual healing; these varied interests shaping her belief in the value of integrated healing on all levels; physical, emotional and spiritual.

This is a call out to nurses from all around the country who are looking for a fantastic retreat designed and catered especially for you!

The Nurses for Nurses Network has partnered with yours truly, to create a most spectacular Members’ conference, with a focus on health therapies as they are practiced in Ubud, Bali.  Being held at the gorgeous Kori Resort Ubud, booked for our exclusive use, you will be taken aback by its beauty and tranquility.

This conference provides you the chance to combine an exceptional professional development program provided by experts in their field, with a glorious, indulgent Ubud travel experience. You don’t need to do this alone partners and friends are welcome to participate in the full conference experience.

What’s included in your full conference package?

  • Health Therapies Conference Registration
  • 23 CPD sessions – click here for more information
  • Seven nights’ accommodation at Kori Ubud Resort including a gorgeous resort breakfast each day
  • Delicious lunch on 4 days
  • Pre-dinner champagne, wine or juice. Every evening you have the choice to meet with other   participants and have a lovely  champers  or juice with some pre-dinner  nibblies  – a lovely way to ease into the evening
  • Four traditional Balinese dinners at Kori Ubud Resort including wine or juice
  • An extra dinner out at Lotus Café including Balinese Folklore Dancing
  • Transfer to and from Kori Ubud and the airport at Denpasar
  • Bottled water both in your room and for drinking in the restaurant and refilling drink bottles
  • Continuous tea and coffee plus morning and afternoon tea snacks
  • Kori Ubud Resort facilities – two stunning pools, heated jacuzzi and on-site day spa
  • Drivers available to take you into Ubud when you wish
  • Three tour leaders who know Bali who will be there to guide you

For those who have been to Bali with us before, you will remember Made, well we are lucky enough to visit his wound care clinic again. We will get to see the progress he has made delivering wound care to the community.

Image: Made and his Staff

This program is focused on your health, relaxation, interest in health therapies (in your own life and clinical practice), desire to have fun with a great group of NfN Members and the chance to do all of this in magical, tropical Bali.

The Program (download a one-page itinerary)

Day 1
Settle in and explore this stunning resort. We will meet for an introductory session and enjoy a delicious traditional Balinese dinner.
Day 2
Our CPD sessions begin today

CPD Sessions:

  1. Food as the Foundation of Health
  2. Top 10 Herbs for Everyday Medicinal Use

Enjoy a free afternoon to have a look at beautiful Ubud, has to offer.
In the evening, there will be a documentary DVD presented “Hunger for Change”

Day 3
Optional Half-Day Trip to ‘Titur Empil’
CPD Sessions:
  1. Introduction to Osteopathy
  2. Transforming Pain
  3. Embodied Movement

Dinner will be enjoyed at the Lotus Cafe with a Balinese Folklore Performance.

Day 4
CPD Sessions:
  1. The Benefits of Breathwork
  2. The Emotional Aspects of Healing
  3. The Healer as a Leader: Mindfulness & the High Road to Happiness
Day 5
Optional Full-Day Trip – A Look at Health Care Delivery in Bali
CPD Sessions:
  1. Reflection and Discussion
Day 6
Optional Hiking Trip to My Agung (2 am start)
Optional Half-Day Trip – Eat Love Pray

If you are not joining one of the tours then the morning is yours to enjoy exploring Ubud at your leisure.
CPD Sessions:

  1. Cultivating a Healthy Mind & Body with Fermented Food & Drink
  2. Honesty, Authenticity & Kindness in the Workplace
  3. From the Depths of the Billabong: A Journey of Awakening
Day 7
CPD Sessions:
  • Bowel Whispering
  • The Evolution of Integrative Health

Optional Fivelements Agni Hotra Ceremony & Dinner

Day 8
Enjoy a final breakfast at the beautiful Kori Ubud Resort as we say farewell to Bali.

The Accommodation – Kori Resort and Spa, Ubud

Set within a tranquil and luscious tropical garden, The Kori Ubud hotel is a peaceful, relaxing and revitalizing haven, over looking a sublime rice terrace view.

Full Conference Package Cost:

Superior Suite         $2,395.00 Twin Share
Deluxe Suite            $2,695.00 Twin Share
Luxury Suite            $2,995.00 Twin Share

Single Upgrade       add: $700.00

* These prices are per person

Optional Tours Costs:

Half Day Trip ‘Titur Empul’ (The Sacred Water Temple) 

The sacred spring that feeds Tirta Empul provides holy water for priests and bathing for ordinary Balinese, who believe that a dip hereabouts can bring good fortune and health. An offering must first be made at the temple before you can climb into the long main pool to bathe and meditate…Read More>>

Half-Day Trip – Eat, Pray, Love in Ubud

Eat, Pray, Love was an international bestselling novel and movie that featured author Elizabeth Gilbert’s personal journey following her divorce, through Italy, India and Indonesia (Ubud, Bali)….Read More>>

Full-Day Trip – Health Care Delivery

The first part of today’s tour encompasses a trip to Sanglah Hospital and includes a tour of the hospital facilities and a discussion on health care delivery. We will also meet Made Sukma Wijaya Nurse Specialist in Wound, Ostomy and….Read More>>

Fivelements Agni Hotra Ceremony and Dinner

Traditional Balinese Blessings and the Agni Hotra Ceremony are two modalities that we are privileged to have access to in beautiful Bali. It doesn’t matter if you….Read More>>

Optional Hiking Trip “Mt. Agung ” (NB: High fitness level required)

Not for the faint-hearted, the Mt. Agung sunrise trek gets started in the early hours of the morning (2 am to be exact), with a one hour drive to the Pasar Agung Temple starting point….Read More>>

If you have never been to Bali before….

If you’re looking for culture, comfort, nature and inspiration. Ubud is surrounded by most of the things that bring people to Bali — scenic rice fields, small villages, art and craft communities, ancient temples, palaces and rivers.

What’s not included in your full conference package:

  • Airfares
  • Lunch on day 5 and 6
  • Dinner on day 6 and 7
  • Optional Tours

I hope to see you there for some fun, relaxation and indulgence in beautiful Bali.




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