Couples Retreat Weekend - 24 to 26 August

R 4 500pp all inclusive rate

Couples can share a room or have two separate single rooms

Stay an extra night for only R 1500

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu.


Our guest facilitators for the weekend are Eleen Polson (counselling psychologist) and Alexander Polson (mechanical engineer), both internationally trained Biodanza facilitators, and (still happily) married for 24 years, while raising two teenage boys.
The all-inclusive package is based on the latest neuro- and positive-psychology research and uses
• Innovative new communication tools, while
• Following holistic health principles yet includes a good dose of fun and free-time to catch up, to
• Ignite a sparkle back in your eyes.
• You will be facilitated/coached/guided
• Motion is lotion – get playing and moving while trying out a few new moves with Biodanza classes.



Included in the weekend experience:

  • Couples retreat programme
  • Private En-suite accommodation.
  • Full use of all facilities such as: sauna, steam rooms, steam cabinets, sitzbaths, Jacuzzi’s, jet pool, swimming pools and exercise facilities
  • Unlimited mineral water and herbal teas
  • Daily health advice and monitoring
  • Balanced health Buffet (8am to 7:30pm)
  • 24 hour fresh fruit and salad bar
  • Guided meditations
  • Yoga class
  • Nature walks


About the presenter:

Eleen Polson is a registered Counselling Psychologist since 1995.

She is passionate about the power of the arts. Eleen believes that
creativity is the birthright of every person. Since 2009 she has
conducted workshops that have ignited creative passion and selfawareness
for hundreds of participants. She was trained by Dr Natalie
Rogers (2009) and by the Leadership Through Art Foundation (Music
and Art Therapists from the Netherlands) in 2009, 2014 and 2016.

Eleen is a qualified Biodanza Facilitator having trained both nationally
and internationally. She is and a registered TRE (Trauma Release
Exercise) facilitator.

Eleen has a warm and relaxed style allowing delegates the freedom to
explore and express.


The Programme:

Friday 24 August 2018
14:00 Arrival & settling in
16:00 Nature walk in the scenic hills of the pictursque Hoogland estate
17:00 Session 1: Cutting edge Relationship therory for a roadmap (Touching on neuropsychology research, IMAGO, Non-violent Communication & Mindfulness)
18:00 Supper
19:15 Session 2: Finding Joy, through Biodanza

Saturday 25 August 2018
07:00 Nature Walk
08:00 Breakfast
08:40 Session 3: Playful communication (Talking the NVC way over the IMAGO bridge (frinding me in you)
10:10 Session 4: Venus and Mars, Girls & Boys do things differntly, therefore seperate sessions
11:40 Tea & fruit
12:00 Session 5: Expressive arts exploration: Clay & creative writing
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 6: Understanding safety, stress and the body through TRE (Trauma Release Exercises)
15:00 Hoogland experience: relaxation and hydro therapies
16:30 Nature Walk
18:00 Supper
19:15 Session 7: Flirting with life and finding vitality (Biodanza)

Sunday 26 August 2018
07:00 Nature Walk
08:00 Breakfast
08:30 Session 8: Telling our stories in a fresh way, expressing our needs and planning our future.
10:15 Tea & Fruit
10:45 Session 9: Recap mindfulness in relationship with TREII
12:30 Lunch
13:00 Check out of room for those not staying another night.
14:00 Hoogland Hydro experience & Relaxation