Yoga and meditation retreats in spectacular global locations, a synthesis of luxury and wilderness,
woven together with heart.


Through embodied practices and mindful movement, as well as many other immersive experiences, workshops and techniques, Lara and Brooke hope to ignite a spark within participants that changes their very way of being into one that is more open, joyful and more connected to themselves and others.

"We believe that to find the real person you have to go Back 2 Roots."


Back2Roots Retreats was born out of Lara Zilibowitz and Brooke Elliston's shared passion for embodied movement, mindful meditation and ancient yogic philosophy.

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Bellingen retreat

Bellingen is calling again! Back by popular demand, we'll be returning this summer to one of our favourite pockets of the planet in 8-11, February.

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Bali retreat

We're packing our fancy pants and heading on our first ever five-star adventure to the fairytale land of Four Seasons Sayan in Bali. Who's coming!? 21st April - 26th April 2018.

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Turkey retreat

Nestled at the base of a great mountain on the doorstep of the crystalline Mediterranean coast sits Kabak Valley, a field day for the senses surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty.
Join us. 24-27th May, 2018.

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French Alps adventure!

An unforgettable week exploring the magnificence of our inner and outer wilderness - including swimming in glacial waterfalls and traversing the escarpment of Mont Blanc.
8-14th July, 2018

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“Many people may think that a good yoga retreat is a simple formula - start with yoga classes, add in healthy food, throw in a beautiful location, make sure the beds are comfortable and give your guests plenty of down time. This isn’t a retreat. This is a nice holiday. What they don’t realise is to make it a success and more than JUST a holiday, you also need to include passion, real life lessons that can be taken off the mat, encouragement and enthusiasm along with a healthy dose of solid and approachable spirituality that makes everyone feel comfortable and loved not alienated or overwhelmed. And this is exactly what Lara and Brooke have achieved with not only their practices, but with Back2Roots.
These retreats are therapy for the soul - like a steaming mug of home made pumpkin soup that warms you up from the inside out and lines your insides with the goodness and energy you need to face the everyday world. Lara and Brooke’s passion, love and rock-solid approach to facing life and everything it comes with is something everyone can learn and benefit from. I’ll continue to come back for more!”
— Sariyah, Senior Account Manager

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