Resilience in Motion by Aurélie Chaudieu in Laos

A Signature Art and Movement Retreat

Reconnecting the Body and Mind, and Realigning with Your True Self

09 - 12 Aug 2024

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  • Community


    Deepen the connection within yourself through movement, expression, and creativity.

  • Wellness

    Holistic Well-Being

    Immerse yourself in nurturing self-care practices, finding tranquility and mental clarity for your holistic well-being.

Our Partners

Resilience in Motion by Aurélie Chaudieu in Laos

Experience a self-care retreat to reconnect body and mind in the vibrant city of Luang Prabang with Resilience in Motion by Aurelie. In the heart of Laos, this retreat is rooted in Dance/Movement Therapy, where you’ll learn how to let your moves speak for themselves in a safe and supportive environment.

Reconnecting with yourself through movement is a beautiful form of self-expression and self-care, and this retreat offers you an opportunity to harness the power of both art and creativity, revealing where you are. Join Aurelie, who has dedicated the last 15 years to communities’ and individuals’ resilience worldwide, on a captivating journey where you’ll learn the power of conscious breathing, mindful movements, drawing, imagination, and playfulness – understanding how they allow us to be in the here and now. Expressing our emotions and needs through movement in a safe and supportive space can be life-changing. This retreat offers a unique opportunity for you to delve into your curiosity, gain clarity, and discover ways to unlock your potential—all beginning with reconnecting with our bodies, our home. Are you ready to put yourself first, bring your curiosity and passion to Dance/Movement Therapy on a breathtaking island, and leave with a peaceful mind?

Retreat Benefits:

  • Explore and connect with yourself and others through guided mindful movement
  • Express yourself in a safe and nonjudgemental space
  • Reset your nervous system through movement and expression
  • Develop tools for daily self-care
  • Find support in managing your emotions through creativity
  • Explore the power of dance therapy and expressive arts for well-being and mental health
  • Have fun and move your body
  • Share your experience with peers and gain insights
  • Gain mental clarity and make informed decisions when facing a turning point in life
  • Your facilitator is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, with some knowledge of Thai

Our Practitioners

Experts Leading Your Journey

Aurélie Chaudieu

Aurélie Chaudieu

Influenced by a blend of Western psychology and Eastern practices, Aurélie Chaudieu has dedicated 15 years to fostering resilience in communities and individuals worldwide. For a decade, she served as a social justice advocate for NGOs, empowering vulnerable populations during and after crises. This experience shaped her perspective, leading her to become a psycho-somatic practitioner with certifications in energy healing and yoga. Aurélie is also a registered Dance/Movement Therapy practitioner, a certified Yin Yoga teacher, and a creative facilitator. In 2020, she founded StepAhead, a platform focused on transformative journeys through creativity, emphasizing resilience in trauma-informed interventions and client-centered processes, all aimed at promoting integrative well-being. Since then, she has accompanied hundreds of individuals worldwide, guiding them through the healing power of Art and Movement, especially those facing turning points in their lives.

The Journey Ahead

Resilience in Motion - Your Self Care Journey

Throughout this retreat, you'll embark on a journey to enhance your well-being and unleash your creativity, discovering modalities and tools including:

  • 1

    Dance/Movement Therapy Activities and Theory

    At Resilience in Motion, you'll explore the healing benefits of dance and movement, and how it leads to connecting with your emotions and thoughts.

  • 2

    Body Mapping

    Expressing yourself artistically can lead to fostering a deeper connection and understanding with your true self.

  • 3

    Art Journaling

    Engaging in creative activities, such as vision boarding and collage-making, allows a safe space for self-reflection and clarity.

  • 4

    Music Relaxation

    Away from the noise and on a beautiful island, you'll have the opportunity to look within and immerse yourself in soothing music.

  • 5

    Verbal Group Sharing

    Positive shared experiences are a powerful way to enhance our feelings of belonging and connection.

Check out what's included

What you’ll get

  • Accommodation in Namkhan Deluxe and Explorer Tent for 3 nights
  • Full Board for 3 days (Breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in the restaurant and reception areas
  • Complimentary water refill from your water bottle refill at your disposal in the room
  • Complimentary coffee/tea-making facilities are provided
  • Complimentary access to the outdoor gym, swimming pool, and organic farm
  • Round-trip transportation from the airport to the hotel is included


  USD 750

per person per stay

  USD 650

per person per stay

Terms and Conditions

Thank you for considering our retreat! Please note that our retreats rely on individual sign-ups, and we kindly request bookings to be completed by June 9th, 2024. In the event that the retreat doesn’t proceed, we will reimburse you. If you’re traveling from abroad, we advise waiting to buy your ticket. We look forward to sharing this experience with you!

Venue information

The Namkhan Luang Prabang

Nestled in the heart of Laos, The Namkhan Resort & Eco-Farm is a tranquil oasis that seamlessly blends the beauty of nature with rich cultural experiences. Situated on the banks of the Nam Khan River, our eco-friendly lodge offers a unique opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Laotian countryside. Surrounded by lush tropical forests, our lodge provides a haven for nature enthusiasts. Wake up to the melodies of birds and the gentle rustling of leaves in our comfortable and eco-conscious accommodations. Take leisurely walks through our verdant gardens, explore nearby hiking trails, or simply unwind by the river, where the soothing sound of flowing water becomes your backdrop.

The Namkhan Luang Prabang

Namkhan tent Glamping
Colorful meal
Organic farm
Temple Luang Prabang

Reconnect With Yourself Today

Experience a retreat of expression and improve your physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being through Dance/Movement Therapy—your opportunity towards embodiment, playfulness, acceptance, and joy.