WHEN: Saturday 26th February 2022

WHERE: Five Gates Farm - 68 Harakeke Rd, Te Horo

TIME: 10am - 4pm

COST: $150PP includes all activities, resources, welcome platter/lunch/afternoon tea + gift bag


After the huge success of our first event, I'm super duper excited to invite you to the second "NOURISH" - A delicious day to NOURISH and boost your life, mind, body and soul on the most stunning farm and nurturing environment.  An opportunity to escape the city, let go of your to-do lists and enjoy some well deserved time out for yourself or with family/friends!


On this retreat you will get to experience and soak up:

💙 Mindful time getting up close and personal to hand-feed Five Gates Farm herd of 28 alpacas in their paddocks, learning about their history, habits and personalities.

💙 Permiculture talk to experience Paul and Julies' sustainable approach to living on the farm and learn how they manage their 10 acre small holding to grow produce and flowers, as well as take care of their gorgeous collection of animals.

💙 Creating your own luscious smelling naturally infused aromatherapy soy candle (Lisa)

💙 Making your own relaxing Himalayan Rose, orange and ylang ylang natural oil bath salts (Lisa)

💙 Creating your own natural clay affirmation shape/series (Lisa)

💙 Designing your own zen garden with stones, succulants and trinkets to admire + create your own mindful zen picture (Lisa)

💙 Healing and Self-Care Rituals to bring more inspiration, guidance and empowerment into your life (Lisa)

💙 Grounding and walking meditations to help you feel more balanced and energised (Lisa)

💙 Time to do some intuitive joy journaling

💙 Experience the power of crystal/flower grids for intention setting and manifestation (Lisa)


This day is designed to give you the most benefit from taking time out for yourself - a chance to create some beautiful things to take home and treasure, while soaking up some fresh country air and getting your animal fix in at the same time.

An opportunity to be present, enjoy some social fun and laughter with others, indulge in delicious catered food (including divine alpaca shortbread), and bring some harmony and new energy into your mind, body and soul!

This retreat day is pure Soulfood - a chance to NOURISH all your senses and feel super amazing!

You will be well looked after with amazing hosts that just want you to relax and enjoy every opportunity on offer. All activities are optional and you are welcome to take whatever time you need throughout the day to explore the farm, be with the alpacas or just sit under a tree with a cuppa and recharge!

This is your day to feel absolutely NOURISHED in every way possible, and to leave with some wonderful ideas, fresh inspiration and all the cool things you've made over the day!

To book your spot on the NOURISH retreat day and for more information, contact Lisa Conroy at Box of Chocolates on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Your place is confirmed on receipt of payment of $150 into the account below:

Box of Chocolates
Account Number: 06-0582-0372233-00
Reference: Nourish and your Name

We can't wait to have you join us for this super delicious Retreat Day of Wellbeing & Creative Bliss!

Your Soulful Wellbeing Guide
Lisa Conroy 
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Exciting - this will be in the beautiful NEW Lotus Yoga Centre overlooking Kapiti Island

WHEN: Sun 20 Feb 2022 

WHERE: Lotus Yoga Centre - 91 Ruapehu Street, Paraparaumu

COST: $85 per person

LIMITED TO 8 places while distancing restrictions are in place, otherwise up to 20 people

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 $85 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 $85 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


A day of magic to align with your dreams

Sat 27 November 2021 - 10am - 4pm

Lotus yoga Centre, 91 Ruapehu St Paraparumu


You're invited to an uplifting retreat day of inspiration, visualisation,creation & manifestation to bring your dreams to life!

A journey of discovery, insight and empowerment through

fueling your bucketlist workshop, vision board creation, manifestation magic rituals & pampering to boost your life & wellbeing for only $99

This is a day for you to find some well deserved time out for yourself, to recharge and find new inspiration leading into the end of the year/start of the new year.

Alchemy is going to be a magically filled day to help you get clear about your dreams and desires to bring them to life - in all areas of your life!

With a beautiful small group of only 8 people we can create a delicious space to share our ideas and follow our hearts wishes as we dream, imagine, play and create what we wish to manifest into our life.

To book your spot on Alchemy contact Lisa on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today - you don't want to miss this one!

Your $99 includes a platter/snacks, all resources and gift bag on arrival.  BYO Vegetarian lunch.

Your place is confirmed once payment of $99 has been received in the account below:

Box of Chocolates
Account Number: 06-0582-0372233-00
Reference: Alchemy and your surname

Check out the FB event page HERE




How would YOU love a weekend away in a cool beach house with 11 amazing ladies to play, explore, create, dream, imagine and visualise your beautiful life in 2022? The last two have been super amazing and I want you to enjoy even more awesomeness this time!
WHEN: 21-23rd January 2022
WHERE: Tora Coast "Cook Station" House - RD2 Martinborough, Wairarapa Coast
COST: $599 includes all meals, accommodation, art supplies, resources, welcome platter and drinks on arrival with gift pack
Treat yourself or come with a friend/sister/mum to receive an amazing gift of transformation, relaxation and inspiration for the new year.
This fun and holistic weekend retreat will help you zone in on what you'd like to manifest, find clarity and enjoy creating the tools to bring it to life!
You deserve to "live the sweet life", to feel abundant and supported in every way possible! I can't wait to spend this weekend with a group of amazing Soulsisters on the beautiful Tora Coast bringing magic and so much deliciousness to your life!
Fill out the ENQUIRY FORM HERE - To get an info pack contact Lisa on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and secure your spot today! $250 deposit required with payment plans available.
 This uplifting and revitalising retreat will include:
💜Abundance Mindset Manifesting and Life Review booster
💜Daily Movement to breath on the beach
💜Pyjama pamper party with facials, foot spas and lots of laughter
💜Creating your own abstract watercolour landscapes/seascapes
💜Make your own beautiful flower/nature hanging tiles
💜Reiki healing and balancing your Chakra energy
💜Meditation/Visualisation and mindfulness practises
💜Oracle Card inspiration and mindful journalling
💜Understanding the power of Crystal/flower Grids
💜Zen high tea and creating affirmation pictures/Zen stones
💜The magic of Passion Journalling to bring more inspiration into your life
💜Free time and much more to lift your mind, body and spirit in 2022 and beyond!
Join me for a delicious and inspiring fun-filled retreat weekend of relaxation in a tranquil country atmosphere opposite a beach on a lovely rural farm.
You will be taken on a journey of discovery, we will have time to explore the gorgeous natural landscape around us, socialise, have downtime, enjoy an inspiring creative workshops, support each other's dreams and most of all having enormous fun together!
As a holistic Lifestyle, Career and Wellness Empowerment coach, Reiki Master healer, Retreat Leader, FITcamp creator, Akashic Soul Reader, Indian Head Massage Practioner, colour enthusiast, wife and mother - you are in wonderful healing hands! I love providing a welcoming, safe and encouraging environment to boost your confidence, morale and have you sparkling inside and out!
To request an information pack please complete the registration form HERE and get in quick to secure your spot as only 11 spots and will sell out!
Check out the FB event page HERE
I can't wait to spend this weekend of soulfood with you!
Come and join us for a wild coast retreat adventure!
Your Wellness Guide
Lisa Conroy
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Following the huge success of the first SANCTUARY Wellbeing retreat and Mini market day in March this year - another one is now coming to you!  
I am over the moon with excitement to be launching the second beautiful SANCTUARY - Wellbeing and Mini Market Retreat Day - a delicious retreat day to uplift and rejuvenate you and your life and this one will give you a big booster just before Christmas!  A chance to not only find some holistic bliss but sample and get ahead with some Christmas shopping at our Mini Market for that unique and gorgeous gift for family and friends
WHEN: Sat 26 March 2022 - postponed from Sat 27th November 2021
TIME: 10am - 5pm
WHERE: Lotus Yoga Centre - 91 Ruapehu St Paraparaumu
COST: $111 includes a delicious vegetarian lunch and goodie bag+ all resources + workshops 
A retreat 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:
🌸 Robyn Mourie from Fusion Ayurveda/Physiotherapy will be offering a session on The benefits of an Ayurvedic Lifestyle, understanding your Dosha type and hands-on experience of sampling her Sankalpa Ayurvedic Range of products
🌸 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

We will also have beautiful products at the mini market, including bright and beautiful Mixed Media Artworks from Lisa Conroy at Box of Chocolates, Sumptuous Sankalpa & Fabula Products from Fusion Ayurveda and info on Saffron Cottage Retreats, gorgeous Moonbath salts and gift bottles from Mindful Moon, empowering and soothing crystal range of products from Jen Gower Crystals, stunning unique ceramics from Cate Pates from Fig Tree Studios, awesome Crystals/cards and clearing products from Beth at Practical Magic, uplifting 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