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Spark the Fire Within

A 1-day Self-Care + Connect Retreat for burnt out female entrepreneurs


Shake off the Winter Blues...

Re-Energise, Get Inspired & Authentically Connect

11 August 2018

Mornington Peninsula VIC


Spark the Fire Within Home

Spark the Fire Within

A 1-day Self-Care + Connect Retreat for burnt out female entrepreneurs


Shake off the Winter Blues...

Re-Energise, Get Inspired & Authentically Connect

11 August 2018

Mornington Peninsula VIC

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Spark the Fire Within

is about emerging from your winter shell, shaking off the cold weather and reconnecting to that bright, light and joyful part of YOU. 

It's about loving and nourishing your body through this cold weather and giving it pleasure, joy and lightness so you can feel more motivated, energised and inspired.

It's about coming together as women and celebrating our femininity and our passions, fostering our sisterhood, and supporting each other on our journey as female trail-blazers and entrepreneurs. Because, it's always easier with friends!

Imagine feeling energised, inspired, light-hearted and all loved up!

And making authentic connections to help support you on your entrepreneurial journey

Wouldn't that feel good?

Perhaps you've been feeling like:

  • Your body is tired, restless and just feels blurrgh!

I hear you! With our nourishing program for the day, your body will feel both energised and relaxed and loved up to the max! Plus you can choose to join us and treat your body to a soak in the Peninsula Hot Springs afterwards.

  •  You really need some time out for yourself and with women!

I get it! There's nothing that is more yummy than a dedicated self-care day surrounded by a supportive sisterhood. That's why this retreat is a full day from 8-4pm and is strictly women only. 

Plus you have the option to join us for a remedial soak at the Peninsula Hot Springs after the event.

  • You've got a case of the Winter Blues and are feeling unmotivated!

Don't worry - I have a fix for that! Through our heart-warming activities plus plenty of laughter and the presence of good company, you'll be shaking off those winter blues and stepping back into your sparkle with renewed energy and motivation.

  • You're just a bit... well... bored and you feel flat!

What better way to cure that than a day retreat meeting new people, moving your body and relaxing it with some yummy self-care! You will leave this retreat feeling rejuvenated and with some tools to keep you sane through the winter!

So Why Should You Join us?

Well to put it simply, this day is the perfect way to shed that winter heaviness and lethargy, reenergise your body, mind and soul and truly connect with some new people!

If you are guilty of neglecting your self-care and are feeling a little burnt out, then you have to be here!

You'll leave feeling rebalanced, inspired, supported and thoroughly loved-up!

And what better way to do that than with a group of like-minded women to share the day with?

As you stand smiling from ear to ear, hand across your chest, you feel the warmth radiating from your body and your breath finds a steady flow... you feel energised but relaxed and you're so glad you came.


Your body is melting from all the care you have given it today and dam it felt good to move!

"Thank-you!" whispers your body.

That long list of 'have-to-dos' and that heavy feeling, you had before you came, seems to have disappeared. That dancing must have let some stuff go! 

You smile even more as you recollect the inspiring conversations and the instant connections you felt today with these powerful, on-purpose women.

Oh! And the laughter!  It feels so good to laugh SO much!

You haven't felt this good in a long time.  You savour this moment with one more full, breath before opening your eyes slowly.

You look around at the circle of women you are in and feel the love and happiness flowing

You look at them once strangers and now friends

Welcome to Your Day


Spark the Fire Within is what you've been looking for if...

Your body is craving energy,

Your mind is wanting inspiration & motivation,

Your spirit needs a positive boost,

& your life could do with more love, more lightness and more connection!



What’s Involved?


What’s Involved?


Connection with yourself & others is the most important thing for happiness & growth of your business

and this will happen naturally as we go through the day. 

Spark the Fire Within, is a safe space to just BE.  You will get a chance to rekindle (or fire up!) that love and gratitude for yourself, be warmed from the inside out, have a big laugh and share your experience with the rest of the gorgeous women who attend.

I can't wait for you to join us!


Dancing, relaxation, yummy self-care practices, laughter, & real conversation...

These are just a few of the delights that I would love to share with you on this day!

Through dance and movement, sharing circles and fun partner activities, plus time out to foster organic and authentic conversation, you will leave feeling energised, inspired, supported and like you are back to 'the real you'.

Ps.  don't worry if you don't have any dance experience - you don't need it, you will naturally get it!

And if you are still feeling nervous, just rest assured that I am an expert at getting you comfortable to move and dance, the way you were born to!



What will I get out of my day retreat?


What will I get out of my day retreat?


But what else?  

Here are a few of the priceless things that you will get when you join us:

  • You'll be part of a tribe of women who are just like you and who just get you
  • You'll make authentic connections easily and expand your friends and network
  • You'll FINALLY get to spend a day that is all about you
  • You'll learn how to connect deeply to your body, mind and spirit so you can keep  happy, motivated and on path throughout winter
  • You'll get to relax, let your hair down and feel fantastic doing it
  • You'll take home new knowledge and tools to make sure that you can keep your vibrant energy alive when you leave for the day!


Plus you receive

  • A gift bag filled with yummy soul-nourishing products from local Mornington Peninsula businesses
  • A special gift  to take home, from me to you!


Extra awesome goodies that are available to you include:

  • A chance to continue your connections by joining us after at the Peninsula Hot Springs for a soak and debriefThis is not included in your day retreat price, but can be purchased through us - just select the 'add on' at registration.
  • An opportunity to get personalised guidance through 1:1 coaching with me. This is not included in your day retreat price, but can be discussed on the day - I will be doing a special offer on my 1:1 coaching prices on this day too!

How does feeling  revitalised, refreshed  & relaxed sound like?

And with warm company,  inspiring conversation & a program designed to uplift your body, mind & spirit...


Would that make this day worth it?

I think so!

First and foremost this day is about self-care and giving back to ourselves, which which so many of us women entrepreneurs fail to do! The day's program has been carefully thought out to provide you with self-nurturing and light-hearted activities, to get you out of the funk and into the dynamic woman that you are.

Secondly, this is also a day to make authentic connections with other like-minded women.  There are generous break times allotted to provide plenty of time to connect with the women around you.

You can think of this as a 'natural networking' event.  It's not that dress up, bring- your -best -self, make- your- pitch, flash- your- business- card type of event.  

Spark the Fire Within is all about doing things that organically bring us together and making real connections without agenda.

You will leave with a few tricks up your sleeve to maintain your good feels long after your leave and  you will also have a sister-hood of women who are just like you -entrepreneurs with passion and heart.

Plus I'll be with you all day, so you can pick my brain for any burning questions you have to keep vital through the winter in your body, mind and spirit!

I want you to walk out of the day feeling light, relaxed and all loved up! 


What's included?

What’s Included?

What's included?

What’s Included?


What’s not included:

  • Transport to and from the venue
  • Entry fee to the Peninsula Hot Springs after the day retreat (we can book it for you though - just choose it as an add on at registration)
  • Any accommodation that you may require before or after the day
  • Any extra food and drink that you may require that is not listed already.

Relax a little longer...

We start bright and early at 8:00am and  will finish at 4:30pm, plus there is an option to come and soak at the Peninsula Hot Springs after the day has ended.

So why not make it a long weekend? 

There are plenty of beautiful accommodations available on the Mornington Peninsula! So stay for a night (or two).

Check out airbnb for options at any budget!


Your Investment

For the full day packed with all the goodies and priceless tools, knowledge and connections starts at $179 per person:

Spark the Fire Within Pre-Sale tickets are $179 and are available for the first 3 people only!

Early Bird tickets (two weeks out) are $219 per person.

Full Price tickets are $247 per person.

Bring a friend option - $199 per person (bring a friend along and you and her pay $199 each).

What's included?

The Spark the Fire Within retreat starts at 8:00am and finishes at 4:30pm.  Your investment for the day includes:

  • A one hour Nia dance class to up the ratings on your body-love scale and warm up from the inside out!
  • Heart-centred (and fun!) partner exercises to get you connecting and connected!
  • Facilitated sharing circles to share our collective wisdom
  • A 75minute guided DisSolve dance session to let go of any stresses or icky, stuck stuff and invite in even more goodness to your life!
  • A soothing guided meditation/relaxation session to calm down the nervous system and go within.
  • All meals including morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch prepared (all plant-based + gf) to keep you nourished and energised
  • Herbal tea on tap
  • A goodie bag packed with yummies from local businesses
  • An extra special gift from me to you
  • Priceless connections, friendships, support and laughter!

About Nik

About Nik Chung - Your Facilitator

About Nik

About Nik Chung - Your Facilitator


Nik (or Nicola) loves to move + dance and is passionate about her work empowering women in business! 

Her love of the sea, the outdoors & a good adventure, drew her across the seas from New Zealand to the Mornington Peninsula.

Nik's work focusses on her passion to inspire and empower women to not just be comfortable with, but LOVE being in and moving, their fabulous bodies. In her journey to become more aware, loving and joyful in her life, she has found the body to be an incredibly generous and venerable sage to better understand and overcome personal life challenges.

Nik has a unique approach to life and business coaching.  She whole-heartedly believes that the body can be  using the body as a gateway to tap into our potential and finding freedom and success in both our lives and in business. She uses embodiment techniques to make concepts, more than just mind-play.  She guides you to make them concrete in your physical reality, via the body first.


From the way it works beautifully, to the disrepair it can endure, she sees the body as an incredibly beautiful and fascinating gift, that we are each given.

Nik is constantly exploring different ways that she can become more self-aware but she always returns to the magic of movement. Her biggest passion is to dance.

Through all of her studies of movement so far, dance continues to be the most transformative movement modality she has come across.


Dance is both challenging and empowering and lights up the spirit like no other!


Nik is a passionate Nia teacher, creator and facilitator of  DisSolve Dance, a holistic massage therapist and Confidence & Empowerment Coach for women solopreneurs.  Her passion to guide people to dive deep into their (literal) body's of knowledge, compels her to share her transformative work through movement retreats and workshops internationally.

Nik delights in witnessing people blooming into the amazing person that they are! She gets excited seeing the unravelling of the old stories and the power of the new ones that people can create for themselves.  And she absolutely loves seeing the sparkle return in people's eyes and the joy and light being reignited in people's lives.




Got a question?

See if it's answered below! If not, do not hesitate to contact me via email on nicola@nikchung.com


  • I'm not an entrepreneur but the day sounds SO AMAZING and exactly what I need - can I still come?

Yes everyone is welcome! The prime focus of this day is to give yourself some time out for self-care and to reconnect with yourself.  It doesn't matter if you are in business or not, the day will be focussed on giving back to yourself first and connecting on an authentic level.  This is not a networking event in it's traditional sense, but a way to genuinely meet like-minded people.  The activities that we will use will not be focussed on just business, but on self-care first and how this radiates out on your life.


  • I don't dance and I'm a little scared of doing it... but the rest of the day sounds so good...

I can understand your hesitation, but the dances are easy to follow and are a tool to use for us to all loosen up and get back into our real selves and ignite our inner JOY by dancing.  As these dances are tools for self-connection, everyone will be focussed on themselves and wont have a chance to look at you - trust me! 

If you are still unsure, you can look at it this way.  Dance is a fantastic way to empower that inner leader and authentic self to come to the foreground.  If you are struggling with moving freely, this can be restricting you to move freely in your life (and your business).  You can think of dancing as a great way to see where your blocks are and use it to move past them so you can expand in your life (and your business).

Please don't let your fear of dancing (or being seen) stop you from coming along! I know that it will be a truly transformative practice for you!


  • I am an entrepreneur - is this a networking event?

Yes and no :) .  First and foremost this event is about your self-care.  As entrepreneurs we can sometimes neglect this part of our life and suffer from unnecessary stress and burnout.  The program is designed to naturally connect everyone together.  So as you can think of this as  'natural networking' - just like you would do if you were to meet someone who you wanted to be friends with, you would go in with a genuine connection with no agenda.  This isn't your typical networking event, where you will be pitching yourself and  your top priority is to make business partnerships (although that will likely happen anyway) so please keep that in mind.


  • I have a male friend who would love to come - is he welcome?

This day has been specifically designed for women only, so unfortunately he cannot attend.  When women come together, there is a special and powerful energy that is generated and this retreat is created to do just that!  There may be other events in the future that are mixed so please keep that in mind!




waiver & cancellation policy

waiver & cancellation policy

Payment, Cancellation and Refund policy


A cancellation more than two weeks out of the event will receive a 50% refund
A cancellation within 8 days or more leading up to the event will receive a 25% refund
A cancellation within a week of the event will not receive a refund.
You are welcome to transfer your ticket to another person, if you are unable to make it! 

Waiver & Release Form


The 'event' refers to the Coming Home day Retreat held by Nicola Chung.

I state that my participation in the Coming Home day retreat is entirely voluntary and that I undertake any of the activities at my own risk. In consideration of my participation in this program, I hereby release Nicola Chung from any claims, demands and causes of actions as a result of my voluntary participation and enrolment.  

I fully understand that I may injure myself as result of my enrolment and subsequent participation in this event and I hereby release Nicola Chung from any liability now or in the future for conditions that I may obtain of the body and mind. These conditions may include, but are not limited to, injuries to the body, including but not limited to heart attacks, soft tissue injuries, broken bones, ligament/tendon/fascia injury, or any other illness, including death. 

I understand that none of the tools and activities and advice given during this retreat day should replace the advice of any professional that I have received in regards to my physical and mental health.

I understand that I must be of sound mental and physical health to participate in this retreat.  If there is some doubt here, I will obtain a medical certificate to allow my participation in this retreat day.

I understand that if I come under the influence of drugs or alcohol or I am abusive verbally, mentally and/or physically towards any participant or Nicola Chung, I will be removed immediately from the event and receive no compensation or access to any tools or materials thereafter.