🍂 A time for some escapism and pampering 🍂
Is your mind-body-spirit needing a boost, a chance to zone out for a couple of hours, while being uplifted in a healing and energising way?
Experience a relaxing one hour Reiki healing or Akashic Soul Reading plus 45 minute Indian Head massage combo for ONLY $130 SAVING $70
Here is what Jo Sweeney had to say recently:
Thanks so much Lisa for an amazing afternoon on Sunday! The reiki session was sensational as always. I felt like I was in a trance for an hour and having a really deep massage. The energy Lisa injected into the session was incredible and the feedback at the end was very detailed and relevant to where I am at the moment. Finishing off with an Indian head massage was just the icing on the cake! I will be back xx
A chance to really treat your body to some escapism while gaining all the benefits that a healing offers. You will feel lighter, more free from stress/tension, sleep better, in sync with your bodies energy and balanced.
You deserve this time out for yourself and can't wait to treat you to some inner bliss.
Vouchers are available if you wish to treat yourself or another beautiful soulsister!
To find out more about these sessions visit my website link below:
To book your session contact Lisa on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact on 0275269224
A delicious day to uplift and rejuvenate you and your life!
WHEN: Sat 24th April
TIME: 10am - 5pm
WHERE: Lotus Yoga Centre - 91 Paraparaumu
COST: $85 includes a delicious vegetarian lunch and goodie bag+ all resources + workshops 

I am over the moon with excitement to be launching a NEW and beautiful Wellness event called SANCTUARY - Wellbeing and Mini Market Retreat Day!

A day of Co-creation to find your own inner sanctuary and boost your mind, body and spirit through Holistic bliss!  On offer are wellbeing & empowerment sessions, creative activities, fun movement, healing and self-care rituals, meditation, journaling, crystal & flower grid creating, mini market and so much more.
This is a wonderful collaboration of amazingly gifted and heart centered Soulsisters all sharing their gifts, knowledge, wisdom and experience with you over a day to rejuvenate, inspire and uplift your life!
A chance to sample, delight, try and buy as you soak up your senses on every level on this day of deliciousness!
Lisa Conroy from Box of Chocolates will host the retreat, healing circles, crystal and flower grid workshop and run an empowerment session on "How to create your own sanctuary inside and out - Creating peace and inspiration in your life, body and environment"  
The day will also include 30 min sessions from the following Co-creators:
🌸 Corrina Shilling from Connect, Move, Laugh will be offering a session on movement to breath and fascia release
🌸 Tonia van den Bosh from Mindful Moon will be doing a session on a relaxation Shiatsu routine to help reset and balance the body and mind
🌸  Karen Laverde from Karen Laverde-Mind, body, Freedom will be doing a session on  “How to reduce anxiety, stress and overwhelm and design and create your life using Hypnotherapy visualisation”
🌸  Kathryn Grace from Fertility Potentials will be doing a session on the power of Bach Flowers and their healing essences to boost your health and wellbeing

🌸  Rosemary Nelson from Equate Aligned Environments will be doing a session on Autumn Feng Shui and how to enhance your life using the elements

🌸 Swan de Avio DaSilva of Za Za Zumba will be doing a mini taster and gentle zumba class to have us laughing and expressing ourselves deliciously 
 We will also have beautiful products at the mini market, including gorgeous ceramics from Cate Pates from Fig Tree Studios, awesome Crystals/cards and clearing products from Beth at Practical Magic, unique and funky Felt clothing and products from Swan de Avio DaSilva, stunning aromatherapy candles and holistic teas from Jo at Food for the Soul...and more!!
To book your spot contact Lisa at Box of Chocolates on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and all details will be sent to you.
To see the FB event page and find out more about this event and co-creators over the next few weeks - here is the event link 
Only 20 places are available - get in quick as it will sell out and we want you to reap all the rewards of this day of Soulfood!
We can't wait to spend this nurturing and uplifting day of inspiration with you!
Your Wellbeing Guide

Lisa Conroy
Director of Happiness
Box of Chocolates
027 5269224

🌸 Exciting - this will be in the beautiful NEW Lotus Yoga Centre overlooking Kapiti Island 🌸



WHEN: Sun 2 May 2021

WHERE: Lotus Yoga Centre - 91 Ruapehu Street, Paraparaumu

COST: $75 per person


You may have been curious about Silent Retreats or workshops for a while, well this is a wonderful taster to discover the huge benefits of taking some mindful time out for yourself.

In this busy world we live in, it can be hard to find time out for yourself to "just be" and switch off.  We are often reminded to practice mindfulness, but if you don't know where to start or what that encompasses, it can be confusing with all the choices out there.

It doesn't take long for stress to take hold of our minds and bodies and having some tools to cope, will help you to feel in control and focused on positive change.

Here is a beautiful chance to immerse yourself in a stunning natural sanctuary for a day dedicated to finding peace, serenity and clarity in your life.  The sanctuary is surrounded by lovely trees to make you feel life at ease, at peace and happy to be away from it all.

You will be guided in a fun, holistic way to bring out some zen magic and create space for you to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

The feel of the day will be light, zen and will awaken your senses with beautiful Ikebana floral arrangements, relaxing essential oil fragrances, and delicious healthy food/herbal teas to savour and share.

This Silent Retreat day will include:

 🌸Welcome Gift
🌸Creative mindful activities and guidance
🌸Tapping into your senses for living in the moment
🌸Chakra balancing and Colour Therapy
🌸 A variety of Meditation/visualisations
🌸 Healing Circles
🌸Time to Journal and "just be"
🌸Gentle Stretching & Breathwork
🌸Relaxing with some Aromatherapy and pure essential oil pampering

Your $75 will include a welcome gift, all activities and resources along with a platter of healthy snacks with Herbal Teas/coffee.   Please bring your own lunch (vegetarian only). 

You will love having this time out for yourself and every activity is optional, you can just lie down and relax or walk out in nature if you wish.  

We will do an introduction at the start of the day and then it will be silent throughout the day until we connect again and review our day at the end.  I will be guiding you throughout the day, but we will do things in silence as a chance to embrace stillness and give you moments of clarity.

To book your spot please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and your placement will be confirmed once payment of $75 has been received into the account below:

Please make payment to:
Box of Chocolates
Account Number: 06-0582-0372233-00
Reference: Silent Retreat and your surname

The Facebook event page can be found HERE

I am passionate about empowering people to find the tools for stillness, peace and joy in their lives.  As a holistic Wellness Lifestyle Coach, Reiki Master, Akashic Soul Reader, Soulsister FITme FITcamp/Detox programmes, Happiness projects, Aromatherapy Consultant, and trained in Indian Head Massage, I love to bring out the best in people and for them to find harmony and bliss.  I run regular workshops, retreats and holistic events to help you "Live the Sweet Life" you desire and deserve.  To find out more you can check out the "My Story" tab on www,.boxofchocolates,co,nz 

I look forward to taking you on this beautiful zen journey of discovery!

Your Soulful Wellness Guide

Lisa Conroy



You're invited to Sweet & Sassy Soulpreneurs BREAKFAST CLUB
Our next Sweet & Sassy Soulpreneurs breakfast club is at the Southern Cross from 9am-11am on Wed 7 April.
Each month we will have a new topic and discussion, including some creative brainstorming, thought provoking questions and tasks to help you reach your true potential in a fun and holistic way. 
As a Sweet & Sassy Soulpreneur this will give you a chance to share your dreams, visions, goals with soulatude, challenges, gifts, interests and passions with a group focus to help you stay on track this year with your own personalk Sweet & Sassy cheerleader behind you all the way!

As a group, we will keep each other accountable and learn from each other’s experiences. 
In these times of change its a great opportunity to share ideas, inspiration and support each other on our journeys.
I can't wait to share some tools and discussions to help boost your lifestyle and wellbeing, and each month will cover a new topic. This meetings topic will be: CELEBRATING SELF-LOVE & EMBRACING THE PERSON YOU WERE BORN TO BE!
How amazing would it feel to start living the life that you were born to do, to feel inspired each day and have a purpose to strive for.
We can only do this when we believe that we are worthy of living an amazing life of joy, happiness, meaning and purpose!
It's a fantastic chance to review what's not working and to do something about it. To shake things up and fuel your energies into the direction that will boost your desires, confidence and empower you for change.
To help you on your journey you will learn to:
💙Understand what excuses are holding you back and look at stategies to take you from negative thoughts to empowering ones
💙Clarify what barriers are holding you back from following your beliefs and desires
💙Identify and release your fears for greater wellbeing and happiness
💙Create steps towards powerful shifts for positive change in your day to day life
💙Discover some tools to build momentum towards your living more authentically, with integrity, strength and flow
We have a shared discussion to help each other feel more aligned with what is important for you right now and support ideas for change.
I would love for you to come along and find some extra support and inspiration.
I guarantee you will walk away with some gold and a happy heart.
You are not expected to come every month, but if you are going to be a part of this group, it does require taking some action to maximise your potential and get you closer to the sweet life you desire.
The meetings are always sociable, friendly and inclusive where I will support you wherever you are on your journey with awesome tips and energy to share.
To book your spot of deliciousness you need to contact Lisa on lisa@boxofchocolates prior to the event and each session will be $35 which needs to be paid into the account below before the meetup to ensure you have the resources/tools for the session.
Bookings are essential to confirm numbers.
Please make payment to:
Box of Chocolates
Account Number: 06-0582-0372233-00
Reference: SASSY and your name
You will be able to order breakfast or a drink at your own cost while at this catchup.
Hope to see you there!
Your wellness guide and empowerment coach
Lisa Conroy
Box of Chocolates


Feedback from some people who have attended this group:

"Lisa puts so much effort into the planning and facilitation of these meetings.  I love the materials that she brings along and she is so great at encouraging us to use them at the best of our ability.  The contribution to her costs for running the group are well worth it!  I always walk away from these meetings feeling inspired and motivated to go forth into my fortnight.  I highly recommend coming along to one of these events.  All the other women are really welcoming.  We all have different passions and areas of focus which makes the mix even better because everyone brings their own insight to contribute." - Hannah 

" An excellent opportunity to meet with people who want to design an awesome life" Susi 

"Absolutely loved it! Really pleased I made the effort to attend.  The evening was thoughtfully, creatively and professionally put together by Lisa and attended by a wonderful group of women.  Plus a great venue!  I'm excited about attending further meetings. - Beau 


Soulsisters Ignite Weekend Retreat - Inspiring wellness and healthy living inside and out!


WHEN: From 5pm Friday 2 October - 2pm Sunday 4 October

WHERE: Riverslea Retreat Centre, 733 Otaki Gorge Rd, RD 2 5582 Otaki

Limited to 25 places


Book your spot today by contacting Lisa on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and completing the registration form HERE




This is a chance to get away and recharge your mind, body and spirit in a wonderful holistic and healing way.  A weekend to ignite the passion, inspiration and spark within you to help you maximise your potential and feel amazing!

There will be some Soulsisters who will have just completed our 12 week Soulsisters FITme Wellness Programme, and this is the icing on the cake for them to reward themselves on their Wellbeing Journey.  However we have opened this retreat up to the public as we know how beneficial and life-changing our retreats are, and we want as many beautiful Soulsisters to experience this for yourself. 

Riverslea Retreat Centre is such a stunning, relaxing and calming sanctuary to escape to find some inner peace and inspiration..  It is a treasure trove in all seasons and there will be the cosiness of the open fires and freshness of the air to energise you in lots of different ways!  It is designed to maximise the views around you, so that you will feel at one with nature.  The sounds of the native birds surround you, while the Otaki river is only minutes walk away and will have you feeling relaxed and recharged in no time!

All meals are wholesome, vegetarian, fresh and super delicious - catered lovingly for us onsite.

Depending on the weather we are aiming to do a group walk in the local area, followed by some delicious pampering and wellness activities.

The workshops are designed to uplift, empower and revitalise your life to a new level that aligns with what you wish to create!

This inspiring and revitalizing weekend  is $400pp and will include:

♀️ Wellbeing Market Day - a chance to awaken your senses in every way by seeing and experiencing beautiful Wellbeing products and services, while having a chance to meet the makers, discuss the benefits, play with and buy anything that sings to you!

♀️ A group walk in nature in the local area catered to all fitness levels. 

♀️  Zen high tea infused with wonderful Japanese inspired treats, natural teas, mindfulness activities and a chance to find some zen time including making your own zen garden or natural mandala 

♀️  Group Sound healing session with Sharon Greally from Good Vibrations Sound Therapy along with the opportunity to have a personalised 1:1 session using sound healing bowls or tuning forks (individual sessions are an additional cost) 

♀️ Wellness & Creative themed workshops including making your own natural products - (full agenda will be sent out with details of each workshop closer to the time)

♀️ Group guided Meditation and healing circle time - along with own time to explore the area and find some quiet time within

♀️ We will do movement to breath each morning, followed by a healing circle and meditation.  We will practice various types of meditation - breathing, walking and visualisations.

♀️ Each person will have time to indulge in options of some massage or 1:1 Sound healing sessions (additional cost)

♀️ There will be a welcome gift pack and glass of bubbles/Mocktail on arrival

♀️ All nutritious meals will be included along with snacks 

♀️ All Holistic/Creative workshops are included along with the activities - everything is optional and we encourage you to do as much as you wish and to listen to your bodies needs

♀️ You will have some downtime to wander the property or just relax in front of the fire with a book or indulge in some pampering. 

♀️ A full programme will be sent to everyone prior to the retreat, along with gear list and key info. 

To book your spot on this uplifting wellness retreat, if you are not on our Soulful Sisterhood FITcamp programme already, please fill out the registration form by clicking HERE  - payment details are in the conditions on the registration form or see bottom of this page. 

Take a moment to check out the Riverslea Retreat Centre website here and the Facebook event page link HERE


Costs and Conditions:

The Retreat cost is $400 which includes 2 nights accommodation at the Riverslea Retreat Centre including all meals, snacks, activities and resources.  This can be paid in full at time of registration, otherwise a deposit of $150 is required to secure your place with the balance of $250 to be paid by 1 September.

Please make payments to:
Box of Chocolates
Account Number: 06-0582-0372233-00
Reference: Ignite and your surname

Please note: there will be no refunds given as set numbers need to be allocated, however if you are unable to attend you can swap your place with another person with prior notification.   If the retreat needs to be postponed due to Covid-19 or any other reason out of our control - all retreaters will be notified and have the option of the next date or credit towards another event/service.

Corrina and I can't wait to have you join us for this super delicious weekend of Wellness and inspiration.


Your Soulful Wellbeing Guides
Lisa Conroy and Corrina Shilling
Box of Chocolates