Health Retreat

Experience real results with one of the leading weight loss and wellness programs in Qld. Based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Chi of Life focuses on more than just weight loss. Our live-in program offers a holistic approach to wellness, giving you the knowledge and confidence you need to make positive changes in all aspects of your life.

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2022 Program

Starts Tuesday 15th November to Saturday 26th November


Put your health first

Your health and wellness is our top priority. By limiting the participants attending our program to a small group of a maximum of 8 people , we’re able to give you the dedicated attention you deserve.

Our programs are personalised to suit your individual needs and designed to provide guaranteed results. Unique and innovative, you’ll enjoy our simple yet effective approach to health and weight loss.

We know that a one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss only produces inconsistent results, leading to frustration and loss of motivation. Any weight-loss diet will produce a short-term result, and there’s more to it than just exercise and food.

Our live and dry blood tests will determine your personal issues, so rather than treating the symptoms, you can treat the cause. This helps you achieve long-term, sustainable weight loss. We like to get to know our clients personally and enjoy a close working relationship, keeping you fully motivated and on track at all times.

Our unique approach

Chi of Life is a weight loss and wellness program. You will stay in a residential home on the Sunshine Coast so you’ll always feel welcome and comfortable.

Through our educational program, you’ll become the master of your health and wellbeing. You’ll be empowered with the knowledge and tools you need to continue your journey at home.

You’ll be focused on as an individual as we help to identify and address your specific issues. We’ll guide and direct you to achieve the results you desire.

Our philosophy is centred on inner health, including the 4 core lifestyle practices for total wellness: nutrition, exercise, mind and healing.


Learn what diet plan is best for you and eat healthy for a lifetime. We’ll detoxify your body to flush out toxins and nourish with the power of nutrition filled with life-giving vitamins, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants.


Enjoy exercise like never before with our fun fitness activities. These include stand-up paddling, bike riding, scenic hikes, boot camp, boxing, pool activities, tennis, yoga, pilates, walks on the beach, and more.


Focus on inner peace with our mindfulness workshops, meditation and yoga classes.


Live and dry blood analysis by a wellness coach is the first step towards understanding and restoring your body. This analysis provides insight into the adrenal, thyroid and lymphatic systems, oxygen levels, inflammation and digestion.

We also offer Live02 oxygen therapy sessions to restore your energy and reduce recovery time after exercising . Increased oxygen  increases fat burning, heals and repairs the body and most health conditions respond quickly.

“Our aim is to restore balance and give the body support where needed because when you strengthen and restore your foundation, the weight loss will just happen without going on crash diets. When you feel alive with energy and vitality, this positive feeling will be your motivator to live a life in good health and make better choices.

I believe this is the first step to weight loss and that no professional should consult a client without knowing what’s going on inside that person’s body first.”

– Gwen, Chi of Life’s weight loss and wellness expert

 Our weight loss and wellness packages

Our program consultant will advise you on which program is right for you,  options are:

  • Weight loss
  • Fitness
  • Restorative for health issues
  • Or a combination

Chi of Life offers a 12 day program featuring:

  • Organic meals (each participant’s personalised metabolic-typing diet is based on the bio chemistry of their own body)
  • Group exercise sessions from 2 and up to 4 hours per day, tailored to suit your fitness level
  • Private wellness and nutrition consultations
  • Live and dry blood analysis
  • Personalised exit-plan consultation
  • Wellness, nutrition and fitness talks
  • Meal plans and recipes
  • Cooking classes
  • Mindset workshop
  • Infrared sauna
  • Oxy chi lymphatic machine sessions
  • Live 02 oxygen therapy sessions
  • Magnesium soaks
  • Spiritual and energy healing (optional extra cost)
  • Yoga and meditation.
  • Massage (extra cost)

Read more about our health retreat deals to discover our current special offers and rates.

Benefits of our Qld health retreats

  • Learn how to get food portions back under control and change bad habits.
  • Learn what foods work with your body.
  • Meet other people on the same journey as you in a small, intimate group.
  • Receive ongoing local support.
  • Learn how to manage stress.
  • Enjoy fun activities for all fitness levels.
  • We will teach you how and why you are in the position you are in and how to change your lifestyle for long-term wellness.
  • Trust our outstanding 100% success rate.

With practical advice, education and workable solutions, participants can return to ‘normal’ life with confidence. We are committed to supporting you on your journey after you leave us – whenever you need us, we will be there to assist you.

Our success stories

The Chi of Life weight loss retreat is proud to have transformed hundreds of lives. Take 54-year-old Terri for example. Terri was 120kg and admitted she never liked herself, even stating that she was “disgusted” and “hated” herself before attending Chi of Life in February 2014.

“I went in thinking all I needed was weight loss,” Terri says. “But I quickly learned it was more important to focus on my overall wellness.”

Terri is now down to 86kg and is a self-professed exercise junkie.

“During the retreat I couldn’t even walk across the road to the beach without stopping a number of times to catch my breath. I cried one day because I couldn’t even kneel down to the ground and get myself back up again. But now I have heaps more energy. I love myself again and I now always put myself first.”

“This health retreat changed my whole life,” Terri says. “No, it actually saved my life. I have been reborn.”

Chi of Life Weight Loss and Wellness retreat offers specialist fat camp and weight loss programs suitable for men and women of any age, weight, size, and fitness level. We specialise in obesity programs for people up to 140kg, and Gwen encourages anyone suffering lethargy and weight gain to look into Chi of Life weight loss retreat for long-term, sustainable weight loss, improved energy and vitality.

“Because when you think about it, without your health and energy what else do you have?”

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