Gone Far Beyond

Gone Far Beyond is a socially responsible and sustainable enterprise, which specialises in creating incredible, transformational treks and retreats. Your participation in every once in a lifetime experience, also changes the lives of others and connects you to the culture, beauty, wisdom, humanity, life and yourself. 

Marissa provides treks and retreats that have been carefully constructed based upon 'direct micro-social work' principles and in-depth local knowledge to provide profound retreats and treks in service of local communities, Based upon 15 years expertise facilitating international specialised programmes, and an extensive knowledge as an social worker, therapist, researcher, therapeutic yoga and meditation teacher. 

Come on a life changing adventure or let Marissa design an experience just for you! Marissa also offers mini-retreats, personal retreats and private tours to historical and spiritually healing people and places.

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This trip offers you the best of Nepal! The trek will show you authentic village life staying in comfortable Nepalese quaint teahouses. You will indulge in the nature, peace and luxury of the resort while you enjoy beautiful, transformational and insightful therapeutic yoga practices, designed to help you release, relax and regain a sense of wholeness, purpose and personal meaning. You will also experience traditional music, dancing, singing by the fire, traditional mountain food and take in breathtaking Himalayan views.

As a therapist and social worker, every retreat and experience Marissa creates is motivated to help others. For this trip, USD$150/$200AUD per person will be donated to the medical relief team that takes place after the retreat.

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This retreat offers you the best of what Nepal has to offer at the most beautiful time of year. You will enjoy a four day yoga and meditation retreat at your stunning luxury hotel by Phewa Lake. You will also venture on a four day homestay trek where you will experience the magic of village life with fresh local food, traditional music and stunning views.

A spectacular yoga trek & retreat at the most beautiful time of year, in the Himalayas, to uplift you and support traumatised children in Nepal! Gone Far Beyond will donate $100 USD for every retreat member. An opportunity to give and receive!

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Gone Far Beyond operates in service of local communities. You have the opportunity in this retreat to improve the lives of three single mothers from the village of Jasri, Bali. $50 from every retreat guest will be donated to them by Gone Far Beyond. 

Far away from the hustle and bustle of tourist areas, and one and a half hours from Denpasar Airport, the beautiful yoga villa outside Jasri Village is surrounded by palm trees and overlooks the Bali Sea. The retreat offers a full range of accommodation to suit every budget, a complimentary massage and a three day tour.

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