April Armstrong
Casey Going
Dr Cate Howell
Julian Muldoon
Paul Jarvis

Business and Wellness Weekend – Torquay, Melbourne

Relax & enjoy the natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road & coastline of Torquay while learning how to create a balanced healthy lifestyle

As a Medical professional, do you often find yourself unheard, feeling overwhelmed and burnt out? This weekend retreat is perfect for you.

Managing a work-life balance, staying updated with business education, and effectively communicating with patients can be challenging. Finding time for self-care should be a priority – and we can help you do that by blocking out some much-needed relaxation, networking and business and health education.

Our Wellness Retreat will offer sessions on communication skills, prioritising self-care, conflict resolution tactics, negotiating (contracts, staff, management) and dealing with self-doubt. These sessions will be combined with networking, one-on-one business consulting and social activities at the stunning Sands Torquay Premium Resort and Golf Course on the southwest coast of Melbourne.

Whether you come alone or bring your friends, family, or fur family – everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road and the coastline of Torquay.


5.30pm – 7.00pm Welcome Canap├ęs and Registration

6.30am – 7.15am Outdoor Yoga
7.15am – 8.15am Breakfast at Leisure
8.30am – 10.15am Workshops
10.15am – 10.45am Morning tea
10.45 – 12pm Workshops
12pm – 1pm Lunch
1pm – 3pm Workshops
3pm – 3.30pm Afternoon tea
3.30 – 4pm Workshops
4pm Finish

4.30pm – 5.50pm Local Wine Tasting by Brown Magpie Wines

7.00pm – 10.00pm Evening Dinner

7.15 – 8.15 Breakfast at Leisure
8.30 – 10am Team Building & Resilience Activities with Jo Surkitt.
Building Resilience and Nurturing Well-being in Healthcare. A fun interactive resilience, lifestyle management and team building session.

– Teamwork and delegation
– Communication skills and business interpersonal relationships
– Interview skills for the interviewer and interviewee
– Business time management for the health professional
– Communication skills and conflict resolution
– The art of negotiation
– Managing Stress and Imposter Syndrome
– Planning and prioritising self-care


The Sands Torquay have rooms available for guests attending the Wellness Retreat. Booking and reservation details will be provided once the ticket is confirmed.



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