Authentic
Greatness I

Authentic Greatness is an intense immersion designed with only one thing in mind: to bring out the highest and deepest, the absolute best in you, so you can live your life with meaning, passion and purpose – the way you were always ultimately destined to live it. This 8-day retreat shows you how to experience your natural genius on a daily basis. Imagine waking up every day fulfilled, satisfied and living with real purpose.

Prerequisite: No Ego

Uncover your infinite potential and reveal your innate genius

We are all born with greatness, a genius capacity that knows itself as infinite potential. Due to life’s traumas, hardships and negative conditioning, we bury that greatness deep inside – we cover it over so completely that we can no longer access it, or we even forget about it completely! This 8-day day retreat shows you how to experience your natural genius on a daily basis.

8-day retreat with Kevin Billett

Give yourself the gift of a life lived in freedom and authenticity – and share it with others

If you are longing to live life as a true expression of your infinite potential, join us at Authentic Greatness I where we will:
  • clear every block we can find that keeps us small
  • heal every bit of negative conditioning that restrains us or keeps us locked in fear, self-diminishment or pretense
  • examine and clear the very specific patterns that cause us to knee-jerk react to life, that trigger us into habitually repeating past mistakes and compromise the soul’s innate largeness

Become a shining example of conscious transformation with loved ones, friends, colleagues and clients
Set yourself free to truly soar as a complete expression of creativity, inspiration and wholeness

At Authentic Greatness 1, we will:

  • Discover how and why we have been playing small, or faking largeness, and learn organic ways to step into our own ego-free greatness
  • Uncover and change our deepest negative beliefs about who we are, what we are and why we are here
  • Pull the rug on our victim, blame and defense games, let go of painful reactions and learn how to respond openly and positively to life
  • Handle crises and traumas with openness, trust and effectiveness
  • Debunk our tendency to play painful and counterproductive games of control, compliance and resistance in life
  • Align our deepest values with our purpose and our vision

What graduates of the Authentic Greatness retreat say:

Freedom from the Old “Story”

I had lived with no awareness of life inside of me. I stuffed my emotions often not knowing what I was feeling. There was lots of anxiety and depression and little self-esteem or confidence. I spent much time reading self-help books to understand and analyze it – yet there was little change that occurred for me and it kept me attached to the same old “story” that continued to run my life.

Then after experiencing a major loss I became very depressed and felt that there was no longer anything meaningful in my life. At the same time I was also facing the emotional pain I was holding onto around my relationship with my mother. I did not want to see her or even think about her for a year and a half! I got in touch with a part of me that knew there must be a way to bring about real healing. I was ready.

In my first Journey Session I experienced true forgiveness. In this powerful step-by-step process I moved through emotions, released the stored pain and naturally came to a place of peace. It was like a miracle for me! I felt an enormous shift and the depression lifted. From this healing that had taken place within me, I was filled with compassion and love for my mother and went to see her – as I hugged her I could truly say “I love you”. Our relationship was renewed and it is so amazing that I no longer feel “triggered” by her! I just feel love and compassion naturally – free from the old “story”. My perception about it has changed and it has brought me peace in the deepest part of my being. This is enormous – that one journey process did more for me than the many years I previously spent in support groups!

Because that was the most profound and lasting inner work I have ever tried, I attended the Journey Intensive Weekend Workshop in Ottawa, Ontario in August 2006. I learned how to do journey work and I continue to use these practical tools in my daily life. My friends have noticed a change in me and have told me that I am more confident and free. I experience more joy and peace than I ever have and I am becoming more empowered and free to be who I am! Transformation continues to take place in many areas of my life.

I had a desire to become a practitioner to continue deepening in my own healing and facilitate others in their healing. While doing the 45 case studies I gained experience working with adults of all ages and with various issues relating to depression, unworthiness, abuse, fears, and phobias. I received accreditation as a Journey™ Practitioner in March, 2008 and have set up a practice in Perth, Ontario (Canada).

Having experienced moving beyond the old “story” that I had, it is particularly meaningful for me to work with those who want freedom from specific anxiety/fears/phobias, abuse, depression as well as self-confidence and self-esteem issues. I feel honored in guiding others with gentleness and compassion to open into the wholeness that is already inside them and find their own inner wisdom. No matter what else you have tried there are possibilities – somehow something takes place on a level deeper than our minds can comprehend allowing real change and healing to take place. I am so blessed to have found this Journey work.

Marie Bonselaar, Accredited Journey™ Practitioner Perth, Ontario (Canada)

Journey Work Have Made Such a Difference in My Life

Ever since the Journey Intensive I wanted to write to you both to thank you so very much. It has been a truly life-altering experience for me. The first time I came in contact with the Journey was over two years ago and even though I could see the value of the work it didn’t seem to work for me, I guess I was just too closed up.

This time around I enjoyed the energy, the people – simply absolutely everything about that weekend was magical.

My life is rather difficult – as it is for many of us – daily survival as a single mom with no support and family is a constant stressor. I often felt that Source must have forgotten about me. Since the Journey weekend I have this constant glow in my heart – for the first time in my life I can feel my heart and I feel happy despite my current circumstances. First I worried that it will leave after a while, but I still feel it and I feel so alive. I can’t tell you how very, very grateful I am to you both for letting me participate.

And there’s more. My beautiful teenage daughter has taken a rather difficult path for herself. Struggling to cope with her share of pain she fell into the world of drug abuse. It’s been quite the ride and if it wasn’t for my faith I wouldn’t know how to cope. A few months back I gave her the Journey book to read in the hope she might agree to a process. However she flung it at my feet with a few choice words.

After the Journey weekend she contacted me, feeling down and physically sick. I offered her a process, she agreed and did wonderful and then went on to see Jean for a second one that also went real well. She is doing a lot better at the moment and again I am so grateful for the opportunity you gave me. You and the Journey work have made such a difference in my life and I wanted to let you know that I am so very grateful and I appreciate all the work that you are doing. From my open heart I’d like to say THANK YOU!!

Pia Anderson

It was up-lifting. It was masterful. It was inspirational.

I’ve just back from my weekend Journey Intensive with Brandon Bays in Auckland.

It was A. Maze. Ing.

Yep, amaaaaazing.

140 participants. 70 trainers. One Brandon Bays. And a whole lot of Consciousness and Love.

Now, I had a fair idea of what I was in for, as I’d read Brandon’s book a couple of times, and I’d had the honour of interviewing her for The Yoga Lunchbox in January.

Still, I was blown away.

Brandon held us enthralled from 9am until 8pm both days, teaching through story, leading massage trains, taking us into guided meditations, encouraging us to sing our hearts out to Kirtan, making us shake, shimmer, and Shakti it up in dance and of course taking us through the process that is the Journey.

As a result, I have no doubt that every single person in that room experienced themselves as Grace, Source, Love, God, the Universe, Consciousness, Joy, Bliss…

Yep, Brandon effortlessly helped us open up the armour of the ego and allow it to drop away, so we could shine forth as the light that we all are.

It was up-lifting.

It was masterful.

It was inspirational.

Kara-Leah Grant, Lunchbox Publisher, Writer and Yoga Teacher