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Breathe and relax into lakeside luxury as we gather for an inspiring and beautiful week beneath the watch of volcanoes. Join a circle of women in the spirit of reclamation for a creative inner adventure through meditation, yoga, self-exploratory writing, and sacred ceremonies at Villa Sumaya in Santa Cruz, Guatemala. You are invited to take a brave and honest journey into your center to connect with your intuition and express from your core. Within each of us is the call to open our hearts, step into our courage, and animate our own sacred expression.Retreat Highlights:Inspiring lakefront location with expansive volcano viewsDaily meditation & yoga practiceTwo self-exploratory writing circles on most days Scenic lake-side thatch-roofed yoga temple & writing space8 nights stay in shared or private accommodation3 delicious organic vegetarian meals/day and juice bar3 sacred healing ceremonies (eg. Mayan, Sound, Dance)Solar hot tub and on-site spa servicesBreaks for swimming, hiking, kayaking, therapies, sauna, relaxingOptional excursions (village tour, adventure)Intimate group (maximum is 12 women)Find yourself in a magical, luxury setting on Lake Atitlan. Practice meditation and yoga as we look out over lake and volcanoes. Gather for raw, intimate expression with brave and beautiful women in sacred circle. Indulge in fresh, delicious meals. Relax in a hammock. Take a swim. Join candle-lit ceremony. Fall asleep to the lull of the lake beneath watch of the stars.
Average Cost: $$$$
Retreat Fees Include: - Daily guided meditation & yoga- Self-exploratory writing circles - 8 nights en-suite accommodation at Villa Sumaya - Delicious vegetarian breakfast, lunch & dinner- Unlimited tea/coffee service- 3 sacred healing ceremonies (eg. Mayan, Sound, Dance)- 60 minute therapeutic spa treatment of your choice- One group wood-burning sauna - Use of solar spa pools- Gratituities for the local indigenous staffRetreat prices range from $1755 (double) - $2095 (private)
Environment: Lake / Pond, Mountain, Rural, Tropical, Woods
Gay Friendly: Yes!
Start Date: 8/12/2017
End Date: 8/20/2017
Event Length: 9 days
Event Leaders: Aimee Hansen
Training/Lineage: Aimee Hansen works as a freelance writer, writes children stories, plays at poetry, and is writing a book about the storyteller within. Her work explores the power of the stories we tell within our lives and invites a creative and playful adventure in the yoga of perspective. She holds a 200+ hr yoga teacher certification. She is inspired and humbled by witnessing how something raw and honest in the human spirit aches to open, when given the invitation. She began Storyteller Within retreats to share in the experience of exploring our humanity and stepping into our courage as women.For each retreat, Aimee brings in a highly experienced female yoga teacher who personally inspires her and guest facilitators to guide us in sacred ceremony.
Room Types: Cottage / Cabin
Some or all housing is single sex only.
Food: Organic / Locally Grown, Restricted Diet Options, Vegetarian or Vegan Options
Meal Availability: Provided - All Meals
Reservation Criteria: This retreat is an invitation for any woman who is looking for an opportunity to connect, to explore and to express. The retreat is open to women with all levels of writing or yoga experience, including beginners. A deposit of $600 is required to reserve your space. Special early bird rates expire on June 12th, 2017.
Retreat Contact: Aimee Hansen
Phone: +64 224011995
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Storyteller Within Women's Retreats
876 East 3100 North RoadClifton, IL 60927United States
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