In a world characterised by rapid pace and a prevailing emphasis on external accomplishments and diversions, it is all too easy to lose touch with our authentic essence and genuine self. It is through re-establishing a bond with our innermost being that we can tap into our deepest longings, core values, and profound passions, thereby experiencing a sense of harmony and fulfillment.


Self love 

Both self-connection and self-love are interconnected and indispensable for personal development, contentment, and overall welfare. When we harmonise with our inner being, we acquire enhanced capabilities to make decisions that harmonise with our genuine essence and thrive in accordance with our principles and ambitions. Self-connection cultivates self-awareness and self-acceptance, fostering a profound sense of gratification and purpose.


Self Connection 

Likewise, self-connection nurtures our bond with our own being, cultivating sensations of deservingness, benevolence, and profound serenity within. It entails engaging in self-nurturing acts, fostering positive self-dialogue, contributing to our own needs and happiness. By loving and cherishing ourselves, we enhance our capacity to wholeheartedly engage in relationships, pursue our aspirations with confidence, and navigate life's trials with resilience.


Both self-connection and self-love necessitate ongoing practice and conscious effort. They entail introspection, self-care, and self-empathy. By nurturing the expansion of our authentic strengths, while nurturing our weaknesses, we can build a solid foundation of self-awareness, self-affirmation, self-drive, ultimately culminating in a deeper and more rewarding experience of existence.


How a retreat can help you come home to self - Cultivating self awareness and acceptance

Here at A Conscious State, we firmly recognise and advocate for the transformative power of self-connection, offering extraordinary opportunities like the Shifting States 3-Day Retreat. The meticulous curation of this retreat aims to offer a sanctuary of nurturing and support to those individuals who yearn for a deeper comprehension of their own being and an elevated state of self-awareness.

In this immersive retreat, led by experienced guides and experts in personal growth, you will embark on a transformative journey of profound self-exploration. Through a multitude of mindfulness practices, enlightening workshops, and immersive encounters, you will gain invaluable tools and techniques to delve into the intricacies of your inner landscape and achieve a deeper comprehension of your authentic self.

The Shifting States 3-Day Retreat presents a truly unique occasion to detach from the cacophony and distractions of everyday life, carving out dedicated space for introspection and self-reflection. Immersed in the company of kindred spirits who are likewise navigating the intricacies of self-discovery, you will engage in meaningful dialogues, exchange profound revelations, and cultivate connections that possess the capacity to withstand the test of time.

This retreat transcends the realms of mere relaxation and leisure, encapsulating a deliberate and purposeful expedition toward self-discovery and personal growth. As you venture into the profound abyss of your innermost self, you will unearth concealed dimensions of your essence, undergo metamorphic rejuvenation of past traumas, and foster an unyielding embrace of self-acceptance and self-compassion.


Are you experiencing disconnection, Seeking clarity or wanting to discover yourself on a deeper level?

Whether you are experiencing a sense of disconnection, seeking clarity, or simply yearning for a more profound comprehension of your true self, the Shifting States 3-Day Retreat provides a safe and nurturing haven for embarking on this life-altering odyssey. We invite you to join us and rediscover the profound potency of self-connection as you reconnect with your authentic nature and pave the way for a more enriching and purpose-driven existence. 

Self-connection encompasses the process of forging a profound and genuine bond with oneself. It entails nurturing an understanding of one's internal musings, sentiments, principles, and yearnings. Self-connection entails being fully present with one's own essence, embracing and acknowledging all facets of one's existence, encompassing strengths, vulnerabilities, and imperfections. It involves tuning in to one's inner reservoir of sagacity, intuition, and authentic voice.

On a contrasting note, self-love embodies an embodiment of empathy and tender care directed towards one's own being. It encompasses treating oneself with gentleness, acceptance, and tenderness. Self-love entails recognising one's inherent value, embracing and celebrating idiosyncrasies, and practicing self-compassion. It encompasses the act of giving precedence to self-nurturing, delineating wholesome limitations, and embarking upon ventures that cultivate individual flourishing and self-evolution. Self-love entails acknowledging and honouring one's individual needs, aspirations, and happiness.

Unlock the boundless universe within yourself and embark on a transformative journey with 'A Conscious State'!

Join our next 3 day Gold Coast Retreat 11-13 October 2024

Join us for three days of pure mind and body restoration, where your host Maya Brosnan and the A Conscious State team will guide you towards a new understanding of yourself.

Immerse yourself in this soul-nourishing experience, where the principles shared by Maya (Naturopathic Nutritionist, Iridologist, Yoga, and Meditation Teacher) empower you to navigate life with newfound clarity and joy.

This retreat is your invitation to discover a profound sense of calm, peace, and contentment. Through immersive practices, gain techniques, wisdom, and philosophies that gently guide your busy mind to slow down, release tension, and shed unnecessary stress. Find tranquility and reconnect with your true essence, as this three-day journey allows you to shed heavy burdens, stress, insecurities, and limiting beliefs.

Step into a fresh, revitalized version of yourself, as you embrace the opportunity to let go of the past and welcome the emergence of a vibrant and renewed you. It's time to release the unnecessary weight, embrace serenity, and connect with your authentic self. Join us on this enlightening adventure, where the universe within you awaits exploration and discovery!



Rainforest Retreat Gold Coast. Set in the tranquil, picturesque location of Springbrook, this Gold Coast retreat held at the Theosophical retreat centre, perfectly sets the scene for an immersive journey.


What you will gain:

  • Enjoy delicious soul nourishing, yogi, plant vegan food cooked with love and good intention (all meals and snacks included)
  • A personal Barista will create your favourite coffee of choice each morning
  • Loosen the body up with 3 types of yoga suitable for beginners as well as experienced yogis (participation optional)
  • Learn and practice different types of meditation
  • Learn and practice different types of breath regulation (panayama)
  • Experience the transformative vibration of Kundalini Breathwork
  • Meditate to the healing sounds of Tibetan sound bowls
  • Experience the healing power of ancient sacred Mantra meditation
  • Stimulate your mind with integrated wisdom and philosophies
  • Discover your emotional strengths, weaknesses and emotional constitution with Emotional Iridology - a life changing experience!
  • Understand how food can affect your mood and energy
  • Learn techniques to help regulate your nervous system
  • Heal the body and the mind will follow - a wholistic nutritional workshop by QLD's leading nutritionist to teach you the best food choices and nutrients for a healthy mind, high levels of energy and positive attitude
  • Warm your heart and spirit up as you let go of the past with a sacred fire ceremony
  • Connect with the joyful, lighter version of you
  • Connect with nature - private access to an enchanting nature walk to the top of a waterfall
  • Understand and overcome fears and insecurities
  • Learn how to be integrated - mind, heart and intuition
  • Learn how to make decisions that will impact you in positive ways
  • Connect to consciousness - make better decisions intuitively 
  • Open your heart with a delightful Cacao ceremony and heart opening meditation
  • Grow your self worth
  • Connect to your true self



What you will experience:

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All meals included: Breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Pure vegan meals based on the Yogi principles.
  • Nature walks to private waterfall lookout
  • A complete immersive program
  • Light Yin Yoga, Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga
  • Guided meditation journeys
  • Kundalini Breath work
  • Fire Ceremony
  • Cacao Ceremony
  • Kirtan

  • Tibetan sound healing
  • Nutritional Wellness talks - A deeper understanding of food and digestion
  • Emotional Iridology workshop - Understand yourself and those you share your life with on a deeper level - Discover how your emotional constitution affects your everyday behaviour and life
  • Natural Medicine - Learn how to better support your body naturally
  • Mantra healing meditation
  • Massage (Optional extra)
  • One on one healing (optional extra)
  • Massage and healing subject to practitioner availability



Set in the tranquil, picturesque location in Springbrook, Gold Coast, the Theosophical Retreat Centre sets the perfect scene for a transformative journey.

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Consciously prepared vegan food made with love.

whole food
Protein balls

This isn't just a retreat; it's a catalyst for change, a stepping stone towards a more conscious and empowered version of yourself. Seize the opportunity to shift your state of being, elevate your consciousness, and unlock the door to a life filled with purpose and joy.



Only $690 all inclusive

Price is all inclusive, 3 days (2 nights) accommodation, all food: breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, and a full program. *massage optional extra.

Location: Theosophical Centre, Springbrook, Gold Coast


October 11th-13h


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