top of page
main image wider.jpg

Lakshmi Sound Healing

lakshmi blank logo white header.png

Lakshmi Sound Healing Retreats Australia

Check out the details of our next sound healing retreat below


The Alchemy of Sound Retreat

Hosted by Annie Ridgway and Anita Cassidy Bowman

DATES: 24th – 26th May 2024

 VENUE: Cedar Lodge Retreat, Mt Tamborine, QLD

Join us for a weekend of restoration and renewal. De – stress and release any unwanted energies & anxiety. An alchemical journey anchored in the medicine of sacred sound to activate your authentic, dynamic Self and inner brilliance.
Unveil the hidden power of sound and embark on a transformative journey at our exclusive two - day retreat - "The Alchemy of Sound."
Immerse in an exploration of the 7 creational elements of life: Earth, Fire, Water, Air, Ether, Light and pure Vibration. Rediscover and amplify your inner heart flame.

Be invigorated by the holistic practices of: breathwork; gentle somatic exercises, such as Restorative Yoga, Qigong and intuitive dance; ancient clearing practices for the subtle energy body; inquiry, contemplation and meditation.
All of these practices will be anchored in Sound and music.


Enjoy the blissful sounds of sound healing instruments, crystal singing bowls and harp, Tibetan singing bowls and gongs, medicine drums, flutes, magical chimes and more.  

Bask and recharge in the tranquility of nature: the rainforest, wildlife and bird song

Relax and enjoy delicious, nutritious meals; comfortable accommodation and peaceful surrounds with like - minded souls.

This is a wonderful opportunity to restore and celebrate your life force and full potential in a safe and fully supportive environment

Be prepared for a joyous and truly inspiring change!



"The Alchemy of Sound Retreat" is not just an event; it's an unforgettable odyssey where you'll explore the alchemical transformations sound can create in your life. You'll leave with a deepened connection to your inner symphony, armed with tools for self-healing, personal expression, and profound mindfulness.

During the retreat, you will engage in various activities such as Qi Gong sessions, meditation circles, rituals, breath work and active sessions focused on embodying sound in all 5 Levels of consciousness, exploring the 7 elements of Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Ether, Pure Vibration and Light.


Our experienced facilitators Annie and Anita will guide you through powerful exercises designed to release unwanted energy, awaken your intuition, re - pattern  and enliven your body, and ignite your creative energy.

To celebrate the powerful energy of the full moon, we will have a magical full moon ceremony, where we will set intentions, release anything that no longer serves us, and connect with the natural cycles of the moon. 

Unlock the incredible potential of sound for personal healing and relaxation.

Express your unique self through the beautiful art of sound, whether it's your voice, an instrument, or another form of sound art. 


You will be invited to discover how sound can deepen your meditation practice and enhance your daily mindfulness routines.

The property has lush gardens as well as tropical forest creeks (good for swimming on a hot day!) and stunning walks. 

Throughout the retreat, you will have plenty of opportunities to relax and recharge. We offer comfortable and luxurious accommodation, healthy, delicious meals, and plenty of free time for you to explore the many acres of beautiful natural surroundings, journal, or simply take a nap. By the end of the retreat, you will leave feeling more centered, grounded, and connected to your body and spirit.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now and embark on a harmonious journey of self-discovery. Connect with like-minded individuals, explore the magic of sound, and awaken the alchemist within you.

Don't miss out on this life-changing experience. Join us at "The Alchemy of Sound Retreat" and become the composer of your own transformative melody.

Your ticket is all inclusive of accommodation, catered vegetarian or non vegetarian meals prepared by chefs from some organic produce grown on the property, all workshops and activities, as well as a beautiful retreat gift!


  • Dance/movement

  • Deep Connection and vulnerability practices

  • Cacao Ritual

  • Meditation

  • Yoga, Qi Gong & Yoga Nidra

  • Somatic Sound Workshops

  • Journalling

  • Sacred Full Moon Ceremony 

  • Cultivate Self-Love & Body Acceptance

  • An Empowering and Sacred Sound Healing Journey


  • Open for guidance and willing to implement long-lasting changes in their lives

  • Looking for a healthy reset & rejuvenation

  • Looking for deep, meaningful connections with like-minded souls

  • Seeking deep healing & loving reconnection to their bodies, soul and spirits

  • Wanting to develop a true sense of self-love

  • Seeking deep spirituality & full reverence for Mother Nature

  • Ready to feel centred, clearer and calmer

  • Ready to release & shed shadow patterns that no longer serve your life

  • Open to the flow of life force & Shakti energy within your body

  • Wanting to ignite your passion & connect with your Soul purpose

  • No previous experience in any of the activities mentioned above is necessary.


  • ​Self Awareness and Self Empowerment

  • Healing and Transformation.

  • Healing and release of past trauma.

  • Awakened cellular energy.

  • Enlivened creativity

  • Connection to life flow.

  • Clear decision making.

  • Enhanced wisdom and intuition.


All lodgings, 2 days of nutritious meals (breakfast and lunch), offerings and special gifts are included. Let us take care of all the details so you can surrender into the flow of the weekend.

Investment depends on your accommodation choice and ranges from $1191 (twin share) - Own Double Room - $1401 Glamping Tent $1679 - See Options under accommodations below 

Deposit of $250 is required to secure your place - please contact Annie on annie.ridgway@academyofsoundhealing or 0417242978 for more info 

Early Bird pricing available until 24th March (Prices will increase slightly following this)



Payment plans available

Email: or call on 0417242978 to discuss payment options.

Step away from the demands of daily life, to reconnect with your divine essence. 

Whether you are new to the concept of the sound healing or have been exploring it for years, this retreat offers a safe and supportive space for you to deepen your understanding and experience its transformative power.

Don't miss this opportunity to embark on a soulful adventure that will leave you feeling empowered, inspired, and connected. Register now to secure your spot for this Alchemy of Sound Retreat and embark on a journey of self-discovery.





Anita Cassidy Bowman







I believe that my appreciation for and ever-deepening connection with the natural world and greater cosmos has expanded my ability to energetically support others and myself, alongside the therapeutic qualities of world sound healing instruments and voice.
For 25+ years, I have explored the traditional vocal music therapy and devotional songs of India, integrating the knowledge I’ve gained into the meditation and Nada (sound) Yoga classes I facilitated. 

Anita is a trained and experienced teacher of meditation and she is also an Associate tutor and teacher/trainer with the Sound Healing Academy, international, which is now widespread throughout the world. She runs a thriving sound healing practice in Coffs Harbour - Sound and Serenity -

Annie Ridgway:













Annie is a fully qualified Sound Healing practitioner, a musician, and singer/songwriter who has led many workshops in singing and sound for over 20 years both in Australia and Overseas.

She worked as a Visiting Practitioner at the world renowned 5 Star Kamalaya - Spa and Wellness Centre in Koh Samui Thailand from 2012 – 2016.

With two Diplomas in Sound Healing through the International Sound Healing Academy in the UK, Annie is the Global Lead Teacher and Teacher trainer for the Academy.

Annie runs a flourishing Sound Healing practice, called Lakshmi Sound Healing, in the Byron Shire, NSW and is the Global Lead in Education Training with the Sound Healing Academy. She facilitates Level 1 Foundation Certificate Courses and Level 2 Diplomas for 1-2-1 practice and for Groups.

“ I believe in the innate ability for people to heal themselves with the help of the transformative power of healing sounds along with loving intention.”

For more information please email or call on 0417242978

BIYOME Anita smiling Tib bowl.jpg
c6928b16-a38e-4465-9bfa-71358fef3ff4 copy.jpg

Register your interest and we will get back to you soon with more details

Cedar Creek Falls rocky pools.JPG
Glamping 2.jpg
bottom of page