Men's Expedition Mt Hotham with Johannes Egberts

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John Donne once wrote “No man is an island”.

Yet why do so many men feel alone? Join The Men’s Expedition and know you don’t have to feel this way.

There’s so much pressure to be a bloke, to be tough, to be strong, to not lose face, to keep a stiff upper lip and all the other trappings that machismo and perceived masculinity bring.

At the same time, we’re told we need to open up more, to show our vulnerable side, to be gentler, softer, and more understanding. Yet we can’t be seen to be weak or afraid.

So many conflicting messages and zero space to pause, take stock and reconnect to who we really are at our essence. It’s no wonder men’s mental health is at an all time low.

On our Men’s Retreat, we enable men to take a look at what’s going on for them in a safe and positive environment. Sitting around all day waiting for pearls of wisdom to fall from the sky is NOT what we do. Our retreats are action based. We get up, we get out, we get stuck in, we don’t hold back and we support each other the whole way.

Getting outdoors, taking on the elements together, supporting one another through challenges and setbacks, laughing (a lot), sharing stories, good food and enjoying the pure simplicity of camaraderie.

It isn’t rocket science. But it works.

Why Should I Come Along The Men’s Expedition? 

If you’re looking for adventure, a taste of the wild and the chance to go beyond what you thought possible, then join us as to the mountains we go.

Over the weekend, you will experience advanced breathwork sessions, informative workshops, guided meditations, stimulating discussions and of course, cold water immersion. Your local alpine guides will be on hand to help guide you through and gain a unique insight into the beauty that is the Snowy Mountains. Swim in pristine glacial rivers, climb to the summit of one of Australia’s highest peaks in minimal clothing and reach your highest potential during this unique weekend adventure.

We will be there to guide and support you every step of the way. To help you make this your own journey. To allow you the space and provide you with the tools to tap into your inner superhuman.

No matter what your fitness level is, no matter what you’re looking to get out of this time away, you will leave armed with the knowledge and daily practices to enhance your mental, emotional and physical wellness and embrace your true full potential.

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Time

June 21, 2024 - June 24, 2024 (All Day)(GMT+10:00)

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Location

Marmot Lodge - Harrietville Group Accommodation

12 Bon Accord Track, Harrietville VIC 3741, Australia

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FACILITATORS

  • Johannes Egberts

    Johannes Egberts

    Founder

    Breathless Expeditions

    Breathless Expeditions Founder Johannes Egberts is considered Australia’s Leading Breathwork Instructor.

    Johannes’s inspiring life journey is punctuated by seeking the positives in every situation, a thirst for self-discovery and a love for unconventional experiences.

    Despite a challenging childhood, he discovered something unexpected that would alter the direction of his life forever – controlled breathing.

    Breathwork immediately resonated with Johannes, and he relentlessly cultivated knowledge on the subject and acquired more than ten breathwork certifications.

    His holistic wellness brand, Breathless Expeditions, has led the breathwork movement in Australia, inspiring thousands of people across the globe since 2018.

    He is predominately known for his Breathwork Instructor Training programs and for creating unique experiences in the corporate world.

    He offers experiences to every industry for fostering team building and life resilience with an impressive clientele portfolio ranging from professional athletes to renowned authors and high-profile. Click here for Corporate Wellness Opportunities.

    Netherlands-born, he has trainined 20,000+ in breathwork, published scientific research and trained more than 300 instructors.

    URL www.breathlessexpeditions.com

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Ticket

Price $2,199.00

How many tickets? -1 +

Total Price $2,199.00

FAQ

What is Breathless Expeditions?

Breathless Expeditions is an adventure! It’s also an opportunity to learn breathwork practice or delve deeper into your existing knowledge of breath. Step away from a busy and demanding life, immerse yourself in nature whilst still having all the comforts of home. Feel invigorated, inspired and energised by the beauty of the Snowy Mountains.

What should I pack?

Our packing list is a guide that considers the venue and the unpredictability of the weather. We want you to pack everything you need to make the most of this experience. Please discern what is suitable for you or contact us to discuss leading up to your expedition.

      • 2-3 x Pairs wool/merino socks
      • Beanie plus a cap or visor
      • Comfortable warm clothing
      • Easy slip-on shoes without laces (optional)
      • Gloves
      • Hiking boots or similar (*waterproof or leather ideal)
      • Pen and Paper / Journal
      • Reusable/Keep cup
      • Snacks if required in between meals (optional)
      • Swimwear (x2 minimum)
      • Sun Protection SPF, Sunglasses and or goggles
      • Towel (quick dry for outdoors) bathroom towels are supplied

What can I expect?

Learn about breath whilst also igniting your sense of adventure. Swim in pristine glacial rivers, summit one of Australia’s highest peaks in minimal clothing and reach your highest potential during this unique weekend away. We will be there to guide and support you every step of the way, to help you make this your own well being journey. There will be meditation, breathwork, and lot’s of movement through the amazing snowy mountains.

What can I expect from the Food & Accomodation?

All delicious, healthy meals and snacks are provided throughout your stay. Most dietary requirements can be catered for and upon booking, you’ll be sent a registration form to let us know of any requirements you may have.

Rooms are twin or triple share accommodation.

What level of fitness do I need?

You don’t need a high level of fitness to participate in Breathless Expeditions. A reasonable amount of mobility and fitness is ideal as some aspects of the trip include walking uphill, crossing creeks, or walking on snow. However, be rest assured we move as a team – no one is left behind.

Please read the disclaimer and reveiw the waiver

DISCLAIMER: Breathwork offers many potential benefits, but certain conditions may create risks for some individuals. It is essential to read all questions in Breathless Waiver above carefully before deciding if Breathwork is right for you, and let your health practitioner know about any concerns before participating. There are some contraindications including but not limited to pregnancy, glaucoma, high blood pressure not controlled with medication, cardiovascular disease, aneurysm in the brain or abdomen, uncontrolled thyroid conditions and diabetes, asthma (if you have an inhaler, bring it to the session), epilepsy, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia diagnosis or previous psychiatric hospitalisation within the last ten years; other medical or physical conditions that impair the ability to engage in intense physical/emotional release.

A positive answer does not necessarily exclude you from participating but may require medical clearance first. So, carefully reviewing all questions in the waiver and indicating any relevant personal situations before engaging in Breathwork activities is essential.

Can I attend if I’m under 18 years of age?

In our experience, this session is more appropriate for those that are aged 18 and above because adolescents may not have the emotional maturity or life experience needed to fully understand or benefit from the techniques. Please contact us to discuss under-18 years of age attendance as we assess on a case-by-case request. Please articulate the event date, venue and participant’s date of birth etc.

Who will be facilitating the Expedition?

Johannes Egberts refused to let his difficult upbringing define him. With a thirst for self-discovery and a love of unconventional experiences, he unexpectedly discovered the power of breathwork that changed the trajectory of his life forever.

Johannes has led the breathwork movement since 2018 and is considered Australia’s  leading breathwork instructor. He offers unique experiences designed to foster team building and life resilience to a portfolio of impressive clientele ranging from professional athletes, renowned authors and some of Australia’s high-profile companies. Since founding Breathless in, he has trained over 20,000 people in breathwork,  published research into breathwork and trained more than 300 breathwork instructors.

Today, Johannes Egberts is a breathwork mentor for many and has trained hundreds of Breathwork Facilitators. Some of these facilitators are recognised by Breathless Expeditions as Master Instructors. In the event listing you will be advised who is facilitating the session that you are looking to join.

 

Breathless Expeditions: Refunds & Cancellations Policy

 Instructor Courses, Expeditions & Freediving Retreats (including Online Instructor Course)

Welcome to Breathless Expeditions. We are dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional experiences while ensuring clarity and transparency in all our transactions. This Refunds & Cancellations Policy outlines our approach to refunds and cancellations, reflecting our commitment to fairness and customer satisfaction.

 

Please note: This policy is subject to change from time to time to reflect our evolving practices or regulatory requirements. We encourage our clients to review the policy periodically for any updates.

 

Last Updated: 15 February 2024

 

By engaging with our services and making a purchase, you acknowledge and agree to the terms laid out in this policy. We strive to balance the interests of both Breathless Expeditions and our valued clients, ensuring that the terms are reasonable, fair, and clearly communicated.

 

Timing of payments 

 

Please be advised that full payment for any of our offerings is required six weeks prior to the commencement of the service or event, except for those customers who have opted for a payment plan arrangement. This policy ensures that we can manage our bookings and associated costs effectively, especially for arrangements that require advance commitments such as accommodation, food and appropriate staff for events and expeditions.

 

  1. Deposits are refundable until the expiry of a cooling-off period of 14 days.
  2. If you have made the full payment and wish to cancel with at least 60 days’ notice prior to the course, expedition or retreat start date, you will receive a full refund less your deposit as stated above.
  3. If you have made the full payment and wish to cancel at least 30 to 59 days prior to a retreat start date, you will receive a 50% refund less your deposit 
  4. Cancellations within 29 days of the start date may receive a 15% refund (less the deposit) if the spot can be filled; otherwise, the payment is non-refundable. 

Deposits are defined as either a $1,000 prepayment or the first (and possibly second) payment plan instalment that cumulatively equals at least $1,000. This deposit is non-refundable after a 14-day cooling-off period.

Payment Plans

We believe our transformative experiences should be accessible to everyone. Our payment plans are designed to provide financing options for those unable to pay upfront, though they incur additional costs due to the interest charged to offset our risk. The same cancellation fees as outlined above apply to clients on payment plans. This means:

  • After the initial deposit, a 14-day cooling-off period is included, during which a full refund can be claimed and all access removed.
  • All subsequent payments are non-refundable. Early termination of the agreement by a participant or client necessitates the payment of all remaining dues. Failure to complete the payment may result in the removal of course access.
  • Each monthly instalment is due every 30 days from the initial deposit date. Clients are obligated to fulfil all payments, even if the agreement is terminated early by the client, subject to the terms herein, including potential late payment fees for delayed payments.

This policy aims to clarify the terms surrounding payments, cancellations, and refunds, ensuring transparency and understanding for all our clients.

We look forward to sharing in experiences together. 

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