2024 Retreats

Wellness and Reconnection Courses in Ulverstone, Tasmania

Jodi is responsible for designing and implementing a range of diverse, innovative, and stimulating activities for Due South Australia. Wellness, resilience building, connection, and restorative approaches are central. training packages are diverse, including but not limited to activities such as kayaking, white-water kayaking, hiking, biking, canyoning, abseiling, yoga, mindfulness, and wellness activities.

These experiences are carefully crafted to take place in a safe environment, utilising challenging settings to enhance leadership, joint service cohesion, and individual and team skills.

Participants can expect to boost resilience, character qualities, and values, ultimately enhancing their capability to perform in challenging environments throughout their careers.

Our courses are designed to cater to the needs of veterans, and first responders alike. Importantly, each course is adaptable to meet the abilities of each individual attendee, considering their unique mental and physical requirements. 

We strive to create an environment that encourages growth, resilience, and the development of valuable life skills.

Wellness and Reconnection Courses:

Recreational therapy serves as the conduit through which we engage with individuals to explore their strengths, interests, and challenges, all with the aim of enhancing their mental health and overall well-being. 

Our low intensity courses are designed to instil empowerment, hope, meaning, and a sense of collectiveness – the fundamental ingredients of our wellness programs.

These courses offer a spectrum of activities including yoga, local food experiences, meditation sessions, health coaching, hiking for holistic wellness, sound healing, art therapy, local tours and lifestyle approaches aimed at improving physical and mental health. 

The overarching goal is to encourage social connectedness and foster a supportive community.  By embracing a low-intensity approach, we can create a nurturing environment that allows individuals to engage at their own pace. Whether through mindfulness practices, artistic expression, or exploring local culture, these courses provide a gentle yet impactful avenue for individuals to discover and nurture their well-being. The emphasis is on creating meaningful connections, fostering personal growth, and promoting a sense of community among participants.

Female Courses:

At Due South, we are proud to offer specialised courses exclusively for females, and these unique programs are run and hosted by an all- female volunteer and facilitator team.

This intentional choice reflects our commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive environment tailored to the needs and preferences of women participants.

Our female courses are crafted with sensitivity to the unique experiences and challenges that women may face. The all-female volunteer team brings a depth of understanding and shared experiences to the programs, fostering a sense of camaraderie and support among participants.

By providing a space where women can connect, learn, and grow together, we aim to empower each participant on their wellness journey. These courses cover a range of activities, adventures, and wellness practices designed to enhance physical and mental well-being while promoting a sense of community among women from diverse backgrounds.

Male Courses:

Our Male courses are carefully crafted activities tailored to resonate with the distinctive interests and preferences of men. Facilitated by our dedicated volunteer team, these programs establish an environment conducive to fostering connections, facilitating learning, and promoting personal growth.

Structured as a team-building exercises, our activities are thoughtfully curated to align with the diverse interests and preferences of our male participants. These courses provide a platform for men to explore wellness, engage in physical activities, and cultivate meaningful connections with like-minded individuals.

Our courses are meticulously designed to offer a space where men can delve into various aspects of well-being. Incorporating elements of adventure, recreation, and shared experiences, our programs aim to promote holistic well-being while honouring and celebrating the unique qualities that characterise the spirit of individuals.

Join Us for an Unforgettable Experience in 2024!

Mark your calendar because something extraordinary awaits you in 2024. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us for an adventure that promises to be unforgettable and life-changing.



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