Shakti Institute


Women's Retreat

15 - 17 September 2023

Watagan Mountain EcoResort - Central Coast

What to expect

Welcome to the Shakti Retreat: a transformative and rejuvenating experience exclusively designed for women.

This is a Yoga & Holistic Retreat for Women who want to relax and connect with themselves in a beautiful location, practice Yoga & Meditation daily, learn and embrace the five elements through rituals and ceremonies, release old patterns and be open to new blessings that Spring can flourish.

During this retreat, we invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and holistic healing. Join us at the beautiful Watagan EcoResort, just 1.5 hours from Sydney, as we delve into the realms of Yoga, Meditation, and various Healing Practices, Rituals & Ceremony.

Awaken your feminine energy and join us!

All activities & practices were chosen with great care and love by our experienced team.



Shakti Retreat will take place at the serene and beautiful Watagan Private mountain EcoResort, nestled in the heart of 40 acres of private wilderness with absolute privacy and seclusion, just 1.5h drive from Sydney. Enjoy breathtaking views and cozy accommodations.


The Homestead has two levels with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a large dining and separate lounge with a fireplace.

Outside a large decking area with gas BBQ & Hot spa overlooking outdoor fire pit. The Studio is a cosy bushland cottage, with 3 bedrooms (being 3 double rooms with single beds) Bathroom, separate toilet and a large open plan yoga Shala with a fireplace overlooking the forest.

Outside a large timber deck and wrap around veranda lead into your very own and private rainforest.

Retreat Schedule

Meet the team

Liana Linhares

~ Yoga & Meditation ~

Liana has over 20 years dedicating to the study, practice and the teachings of Yoga. She truly engages with the Yogic traditions in her life and in her offerings. Her work includes Women’s Retreat, classes, workshops and courses.


Paula Sarcinella

~ Holistic Healing ~

Paula’s mission is to Empower People and Transform lives through workshops, Healing Circles and individual sessions, she facilitates healing and transformational journeys that help people reconnecting with their Soul’s Truth.

Marielly Giuliani

~ Conscious Retreats ~

After entering the world of yoga 8 years ago, Elly decided to immerse herself in the yogi lifestyle and dedicate her time in helping wellness professionals organise, coordinate and manage their own retreat. Every detail is carefully thought with so much love.

What is included

  • Yoga and Meditation practices with Liana Linhares
  • Holistic Healing and Sacred Living practices lead by Paula Sarcinella
  • Delicious & nourishing vegan meals and snacks by Chef Ayse including Breakfast on 16 & 17, Lunch on 16 and Dinner on 15 & 16
  • Fire Ritual
  • Sacred Cacao Ceremony
  • Free time
  • Accomodation: 2 nights including Single Beds/Bunks with Pillows & Doonas/Blankets
  • Loving guidance from Liana & Paula
  • Admin assistance from Marielly

What is NOT included

  • Transportation to the Retreat
  • Please bring:
  • Bed linen and Bath towels
  • Yoga Accessories: mat. bolsters, blocks, blankets
  • Warm  and comfortable clothes
  • Swim wear
  • Beach towel
  • Toiletries 
  • Anything to make you feel comfortable and relaxed

Investment & Payment Plan

AUD 896 ~ Early Bird: 

{Early Bird rate is valid until 1 July 2023}

~ AUD 299 Deposit Fee*

~ AUD 597 paid by 1/July/23


AUD 1196 ~ Payment Plan: 

~ AUD 299 Holding Deposit Fee*  

~ AUD 299 paid by 07/July/23 

~ AUD 299 paid by 28/July/23 

~ AUD 299 paid by 18/Aug/23

*Holding Deposit Fee is not refundable, but it can be transferred.

If cancel before 28/July/2023: 70% of the amount paid is refundable {except deposit fee}.

If cancel before 15/August/2023: 40% of the amount paid is refundable {except deposit fee}.

If cancel after 15/August/2023 no refund applicable** {**Conditions applied}

Please note you can transfer your payment to someone else.

How to Book

STEP 1: Pay the holding deposit here:

STEP 2: check your email for next steps!

We are very honoured to have you on this journey!