Why book a retreat for your employees?

  • November 1st, 2023 at 10:19 am

In a fast-paced world of business, it’s easy for employees to get caught up in the busy work day and not take time out to recharge. As a manager or team leader, it’s crucial to recognise the signs of burnout and find ways to rejuvenate your team’s energy and motivation.


Here are 5 reasons why booking a wellness retreat is a valuable investment in your team’s wellbeing and productivity.


  • Stress reduction and mental health

A wellness retreat provides a break from the daily stressors of work, allowing your team to relax and recharge. Through meditation, yoga, mindfulness sessions, and spa treatments, employees can de-stress and develop coping mechanisms for their daily work lives.  Retreats often include treatments and therapies for emotional wellbeing such as equine therapy, counselling and stress management. Employees return to work, refreshed and re-engaged and motivated. 


  • Improved creativity and productivity

Attending a retreat offers a change of scenery and a break from routine which can spark fresh ideas and perspectives. Combining relaxation and engagement in creative activities can lead to a more innovative and productive team. 


  • Wellness Education

A sign of a great wellness retreat is one that offers education such as seminars which may include information on nutrition, functional movement, stress resilience and mindfulness. Employees can gain valuable insights and practical knowledge to make healthier choices in their daily lives, both at work and home. In some industries, employees are able to use these education sessions toward CPD.


  • Digital detox 

Participating in a retreat provides your employees with the chance to detach from screens and devices. Embracing this break promotes switching off, it will improve sleep patterns, and mental cognition along with enhancing energy levels.  


  • Renewed motivation 

Perhaps one of the most significant benefits of booking a retreat is the renewed motivation and focus that employees bring back to the workplace. After attending a retreat, team members tend to be more engaged, enthusiastic and ready to tackle new challenges. 

The time spent away from work allows them to reflect on their goals and priorities, aligning their energies more effectively.


If you would like to explore wellness packages tailored to your teams, chat to the Retreat advisors at Gwinganna Lifestyle retreat. These packages may qualify for tax deductions, and employees can potentially redeem educational seminars for CPE (continuing professional Development) points. 



Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

192 Syndicate Rd, Tallebudgera Valley
Queensland, Australia 4228

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