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Byron Bay, NSW 2013

Leisa and her team have crafted the most amazing, well-balanced, life changing program. I am so incredibly grateful for the opportunity and to have received the love and support I did all week. Leisa’s knowledge is limitless – her lectures were some of the best I’ve ever attended (and I have two Uni degrees). The holistic approach to detox and healing and rebuilding my health is just what I needed. I can’t sing praises enough for Embracing Health and will recommend it to everyone. I hope to return at least a few times over the coming years. Thank you for everything!

This retreat would have to be one of the best experiences I have ever had. This retreat will pinpoint a turning point in my life towards a journey of health, self-love and happiness. I have never been surrounded by such an amazing, caring group whom I wish to stay in contact with. Thank you for all your help behind the scenes to make this happen.

Leisa – Thank you for your support, you are amazing and such a caring soul.

Sam – I love you! Thank you for your wisdom, love and support and helping me through “my stuff”

Darby – You changed my life by releasing what I needed to move on and start my healing journey, so talented!!

Rhianna – thank you for being so approachable and for all your kind words and support.

Cat – please can I take you home !!! You have the ultimate gift, so talented, so passionate! Paulie – I’m sure you are just as amazing as Sam!

The Embracing Health, Detox, Healing and Raw Food Retreat attended in November 2013 was exceptional. The retreat was so very well organised and facilitated by Leisa Wheeler. I received an incredible amount of learning, personal discovery, health benefits, creative expansion, self-nurturing, fun and enjoyment. The raw juices and foods lovingly prepared by Cat Cannizaro were beyond amazing. Leisa Wheeler is a minefield of well researched and proven information. Her highly efficient and organised way of facilitating made for a highly informative and value-added week. The location of the retreat was ideal, alongside one of Australia’s best beaches in Byron Bay. Each participant also received a generous amount of extra bonuses and “goodies” which assisted us greatly in receiving maximum benefits throughout the week. With thanks and heartfelt appreciation to Leisa and her team of extra-ordinary experts who looked after us so very well.

My testimonial from last year still stands! A few further comments:- one of the things that impresses me the most about the Embracing Health Retreats is how much people change during the 5 or so days. Young people in particular, seem to arrive pale, pasty and withdrawn. When they leave they are upright, bright eyed and happy. Such transformations can be life changing and I am sure this happens for many participants. I know I have changed through the retreat experiences. What’s more, since I last came (14 months ago) I have not had a single days illness. Thank you.

This has been an amazing experience and I think that coming to this retreat with no expectations has made it even better. The holistic approach to heath has rewarded me with greater clarity about the people, foods and influences I want to have in my life. The whole team live what they do, and you can feel it. From the first bite of food, to the yoga practice, to the attentive words of the naturopath. One thing is sure, an environment is created for you to return, and just as importantly to learn how to just chill! They have so much knowledge and they really know their stuff. It is all of this that has made it an awesome experience. Keep up the passions!

Leisa’s 6 day retreat was a fantastic experience for me. Leisa has a beautiful and giving nature, she has an absolute abundance of knowledge of all aspects of health. The content that was covered at the lectures was thorough and incredibly useful to me. The retreat is a well-balanced package of detoxing, learning, healing, relaxing, being inspired, eating delicious raw food and being nurtured. The retreat participants were a lovely group of people, we had a lot of fun and enjoyed the mutual leaning, healing and sharing in this life changing week. Leisa’s support team all did a marvelous job in looking after us and all our needs. I feel truly blessed to have had this amazing experience and look forward to putting all my new learnings towards further enhancing my health journey. Thank you Leisa – You Rock!!!

I came to the Embracing Health Retreat instead of going away to Schoolies, and although I was apprehensive at first when faced with 3 days of nothing but juice, my body is certainly thanking me for it now! I most definitely made the right decision, as I feel lighter, happier and more open-minded thanks to the great location, wonderful people and delicious food! Thank you to Leisa and all the other amazing staff for this wonderful experience.

Leisa and her amazing team lead you effortlessly through a week of detoxing, with abundant knowledge and support. Together with Cat’s spectacular gourmet food creating an uplifting, wonderful week! Thank you!

Once again, this retreat has provided the perfect opportunity for me to reconnect with myself and what I know to be true and necessary for my health and happiness. Leisa and her wonderful team run a program that comprehensively meets the needs of a diverse group of participants, so that everyone feels heard, supported and nurtured. i can’t imagine how anyone could leave this experience without a sense of having been restored, physically, emotionally and spiritually. I am so grateful to have the retreats as a resource when I need it to restore my equilibrium and remind me that I am a beautiful, vibrant and loving women. Namaste.

This was not only a detox and personal healing experience it was a hugely significant and beneficial learning experience. The opportunity to both relax, heal and larn make it one of the best ‘holiday’ experiences I have ever had. Oh! and you wont meet a more dedicated, brilliant and caring group of people running it. Leisa and her team are fantastic.

Leisa, this was undeniably a life-changing experience – the best money ever spent! Your extensive knowledge about nutrition and your passion for holistic wellness was conveyed in a way that afforded us the ideal blend of education, healing and fun. Most of all you and your caring and dynamic team have empowered me with the tools and confidence to make some necessary changes in my life. Thank you for an amazing week – I will wholeheartedly recommend your retreats to others.

I cam here 15 kgs overweight due to giving more to everyone else but myself. I was drinking too much, smoking (socially) and not taking 100% care of myself and running a successful business and being in an unhappy one sided relationship. I honestly feel so refreshed and re-energised, now I had heaps of energy before but now I have so so much more. I was the worlds first fussy eater, now I can eat Raw juices and eat raw food. i have learnt to ‘Let Go’, wow! Something I have struggled with for 43 years. I am alive, safe, beautiful, well and the most important… I now love myself! Thank you!

I came on this retreat with my girlfriend Vicky, not knowing what really it entailed or what to expect and Wow! it has been the most wonderful experience I have ever had. Leisa and her team are a very special and unique group of people so full of warmth, caring and knowledge beyond anything i have experienced before. I have learnt so much about food and nutrition and soaked up every bit of information that I could to take home and change my life for the better. Most importantly I have learnt about myself and feel that the real me that has been tucked away for so long can finally come out to play. I would recommend this retreat to anyone it is just life changing – really it is. An experience no one should miss!

To Leisa and the team, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. You have changed my life xxx

Anyone who is thinking about taking positive steps with their health needs this retreat! After my 7 days on this retreat my mind is clearer, my skin clearer, my body is clearer. I have learnt practical steps that are easy to put in place at home for the benefit of all my family! I will definitely be coming back next year! The team of absolute professionals that Leisa has put together is the best I have ever experienced. I have traveled extensively around the world in the health and beauty industry and this is the most all encompassing retreat I have ever experienced.