You, more than anybody,

deserve your love and affection.

13-16 Dunsborough, July

Learn - Love - Heal - Grow

This is your opportunity to practice wellness and self-care you’ll need to show up fully for your students and perform your best next term. 

This is your opportunity to slow down after your busy semester and disconnect from your day-to-day responsibilities so that you can reconnect to what’s really important — YOU!

Welcome to the perfect escape for rest, reflection, and reconnection in the beautiful, grounding, natural playground of the South West of Australia, where you will be nourished physically, mentally, and emotionally by amazing food, inspiring workshops, and exciting new friendships.


Geographe Cove

Dunsborough, WA, Australia 


Bookings Include:

  • Exceptional accommodation for 3 nights/4 days

  • Approx. 10 hours of professional learning: mindful awareness, emotional intelligence, behaviour management and resilience.

  • Dinner Ceremony

  • Local fine wine and dining 

  • Nourishing clean meals prepared by Chef

  • Linen and bedding 

  • Unlimited natural spring water

  • Secret spot nature expeditions 

  • Yoga, meditation and breathwork sessions

  • Party and games nights

  • Dancing and movement FUN!

  • Adventure options: surfing, rock-climbing

  • Personal journal and workbook

  • Photo package

  • Plenty of free time to socialise and connect

Wellness Activities

  • Breathwork 

  • Self-love embodiment​

  • Sound Healing Journey with Drumming and Didgeridoo

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

  • Private coaching

  • Holistic Well-being planning

Extra options:

  • Wine tour (pending C19)

  • Massage 

  • Reiki/Chakra Balancing

***You will be credited with 10 hours of PD. 

However, the retreat is designed around your well-being.

How good is it?

Meet The Team

Shaun Kay

Teacher/Retreat Leader |

Mental Wellness | Coaching


Greg Mitchell

Education Consultant ​| Special Needs Expert


The Team

Fitness | Nutrition | Yoga | Massage | Life Coaching

More Inclusions:

  • 4 online group training sessions with Q & A coaching ($800 value)

  • Scripting cheat sheets to prompt your inner wisdom and internally shift your inner world to an empowered mindset ($300 value)

  • Your own personal JOY resource file and teaching recommendations to further your practices ongoing as prescribed by me ($300 value)

  • Bonus personal tools and resources for dealing with the inevitable challenges that arise in life, allowing you to show up from a place of calm, love and compassion ( $300 value)

  • Total Teacher Self-Care: 2-hour short course leading teachers to implement the life-changing mindfulness, meditation and breathing techniques that have impacted over 3000 teachers.

  • Smile Teachers Magical Mindsets Resource Pack: filled with the very best emotion regulation, mindful awareness and positive mindset activities for the classroom ($200 value)

  • A life of radiant life of happiness and abundance (priceless)

Camp Fire

Sample Schedule

Below is an example of what a day on our retreat may look like. Each day is unique and times/activities for sessions will flex a little

Retreat Package

  • 7:00-8:00am         Vinyasa Yoga Flow 

  • ​8:00-9:00am         Health Hub Group Breakfast

  • 9:30-11:30am         Teaching Well from Within Workshop 

  • ​12:00-1:00pm         Health Hub Group Lunch

  • ​1:00-4:30pm          Relaxation and Reflection Time (go exploring)

  • ​5:00pm-6:00pm    Daily Check-In and Connection Activity

  • ​6:00pm-7:00pm    Intimate two course Dinner and Nourishment

  • 7:30pm-8:00pm    Uplifting Cacao Ceremony

Retreat Package

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Did you know? It's tax deductible!


Created with love, by someone who understands.

Smile Teachers was born out of an experience close to the heart. One you may even recognise and seen in others or yourself. 


Our founder, Shaun Kay, knows all too well the effect of constantly showing up, giving 110% of his energy and time, and always being on-the-go in the demanding realm of teaching. Experiencing burnout, leading to low-performance teaching and obscuring what once was his passion for inspiring others, to feel like a heavy burden, he knew a change was needed. 


His personal journey of discovery and development led him to the creation of Smile Teachers, a movement to encourage teachers like you to continue to fill yourself up, and give back to yourself so that you stay energise and inspired to continue to do what you love. 


This retreat is a chance for you to experience this, and take with you the lessons and connection to your true purpose, to kick-start your new teaching year with the energy you wish to share with your students, family, community, and the world. 

It will revolutionise how you teach, as well as how you move through the world. 

Have you felt this all-too-common feeling of burnout and exhaustion from working as a present leader and teacher in? Not to mention juggling families and other responsibilities on top of it all. 


Even if you’re new to teaching, it demands so much from us mentally, emotionally, energetically and physically. It can be easy to forget to give ourselves what we need to stay energised and inspired, and this is why we must choose to step away from this space for some time and connect back to why we have chosen to be thought-leaders and knowledge-inspirers in the first place.


This is where Smile Teachers comes in, and this is exactly why the Bali Retreat for teachers has been designed for YOU.


It was birthed from my own experience, as I mentioned earlier because I know what it feels like to go through this and come out of the other side. Some of you may thankfully have not have felt this intensity, though I’m sure all of us, at some point, have felt that energy of constantly giving and not filling ourselves up in the process.


In 2016, I was battling against the impact that burnout and mental illness were having on my teaching performance and lifestyle. My relationships with others suffered, but more importantly, my relationship with myself was horrific. Of course, this had follow-on effects to everything I did in my life - my work included.


The self-doubt, pity, worry, and anxiety that had manifested was draining me of all my energy and causing me to lose my sense of purpose and inspiration. I lacked courage, perspective, and resilience and this left me feeling empty, isolated and with no sense of fulfillment. I wasn't making time for me and I became more stressed about being stressed.


I had lost my direction and my students deserved better. This was no place for a teacher to be and I had to take a break to face the dark clouds in my life.


3 years later...


I am now the proud and inspiring retreat leader and founder of Smile Teachers.

Ready to take you on a journey in the South West!

Shaun Kay

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