Professional Development Weekend for Women Mental Health Professionals and Health Professional interested in Mental Health – 16 hours PD

If you’re tired of burnout, frustration and exhaustion, this weekend could be the missing piece that enables you to support yourself and your clients, so that you can thrive in your work.

Join me for a weekend of professional development that will give you foundational yoga and mindfulness practices for your own and your clients’ well-being.

Next dates: Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th August 2019

Venue: Amara Retreat, Sunshine Coast, QLD

yoga and mindfulness teacher training at beautiful Bellbunya

This is a face to face course. Real people. Real time. Real learning.

Is this weekend for you? YES

  • if you are a woman mental health professional or a health professional with an interest in mental health

  • if you want to practice, learn and develop in supportive community of like mind professionals

  • if you desire to bring more body based awareness to your work with clients / patients for greater impact and longer lasting effects

I was reflecting on how powerful the retreat was; genuinely a turning point for me. Thank you again for your generosity in your offerings.

Sharon, Psychologist

Embodied Mind was created to help you to develop your own foundational yoga and mindfulness practice so that you can support yourself in your work, and bring these embodied techniques to your clients.

The mind is embodied in our cellular being. Everything we think and emotionally feel is revealed in our body. We can train mind, body and heart through Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation.

There is a revolution in mental healthcare where mind-body practices are increasingly recognised for their ability to compliment other therapy, and in certain situations, even used as an alternative.

What’s covered:

  • foundational breath and movement practices for anxiety and depression that you can share with your clients
  • neuro-scientific understanding of trauma
  • foundations of mindfulness learned experientially with underpinning Buddhist philosophy and
  • mindfulness interventions practiced and understood through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Framework
  • yogic lifestyle – foundations for developing a personal practice that will help prevent burnout, and create authenticity in the sharing of mindfulness and movement based interventions

Embodied Mind is a stand alone course, offering 16 hours of Professional Development.

Get out of your head, into your body and open your heart

Facilitator / Teacher

NeLi Martin

Your teacher / facilitator NeLi Martin is a Psychologist, Senior Yoga and Insight Meditation teacher.

NeLi Martin and Courtney Zohs (Zoe)

Previous 2018 Dates 27-29 April 2018

2019 and Future Weekend Dates: Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th August 2019

Venue: Amara Retreat, Sunshine Coast, Qld.


Amara Retreat, Sunshine Coast, Qld.


$990 includes luxury accommodation in twin share retreat rooms, 3 delicious vegetarian meals each day, tuition and GST.

Full fees is due five weeks before the course because of venue booking policies. I’m unable to offer refunds after this point unless your place is filled by someone else.

We begin at 6pm on Friday and aim to finish by 3.30pm (at the latest) Sunday.

The weekend has a full schedule to support your deep learning.

There is optional before breakfast practice Saturday and Sunday morning.

There is also scheduled program activity Friday and Saturday evening.

Full schedule available to you on registration.

This is a drug and alcohol free event.

To book yourself on this program, please complete the registration form and make payment to

Commonwealth Bank Australia
(Janelle Louise) NELI MARTIN

BSB 06 4003
Acc 00607279

Please use your initial and surname and “EM” in the reference

Your fee for this course is A$990 – covers all tuition, luxury accommodation in twin share room and delicious vegetarian meals including GST.

Full payment on registration is preferred.

Deposit of $380 will secure your place on registration.

Full payment is due five weeks before the course begins. I’m sorry no refunds after this point due to venue hire policy unless your place is filled by someone else.

If you wish to use a payment plan, please contact NeLi about this before making the deposit.

  • Cancellation more than five weeks before the start, we refund your deposit or full payment minus $50 admin fee. You may transfer to another weekend for $25 admin fee. You may transfer your ticket to another participant for $25 admin fee.
  • Inside of five weeks, we refund your deposit or full payment minus $50 admin fee if we are able to fill your place. You may transfer to another weekend for $25 admin fee or transfer your ticket to another participant for $25 admin fee, if we are able to fill your place. Otherwise no refunds are available because of venue hire policy.

Professional Development Certification Certificate available on request. Contact NeLi to discuss your profession’s requirements.

NeLi Martin

Develop a supportive yoga & mindfulness practice for your own well-being

Apply what you’ve learned for your clients well-being

I was out of my comfort zone in all exercises, but these were SO useful! I’ve had personal realisations about my intentions and your sessions have supported me to move forward even during the course! I’ve LOVED the yoga sessions. You’ve showed my an acceptance of myself that has allowed me to peel layers off my heart. Thank you.

Marion, Social Worker

It’s been really great to deepen my understanding of mindfulness. Sharing in the group has been a good experience and given me some clarity about me 🙂 I’ve been able to step into vulnerability and speak honestly and openly about my experiences.

Angela, Clinical Psychologist

“NeLi is experienced and supportive facilitator. After a day in nature, led by NeLi in yoga and sitting and walking meditation, I felt replenished and rejuvenated. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking an insightful experience.”

Renae Jarrett, Psychologist