Types of Activities
We have 3 types of activities for you to enjoy over the course of the weekend:
We bring together the most talented facilitators and practitioners to give you empowering experiences throughout your Weekend Getaway! Our array of activities are aimed to support you in taking care of all aspects of yourself as a woman.
Continue to check back as more facilitators are added to the lineup throughout the year.
We have 3 types of activities for you to enjoy over the course of the weekend:
BUTI YOGA INSTRUCTOR & SPIRITUAL TEACHER
Marie Friedman is a Certified Buti® Yoga Instructor, Spiritual Teacher, and Holistic Health Coach with a passion for awakening women to their feminine power. Her journey progressed from a fascination with exercise and the body to diving into the mind and soul studying spirituality, energy therapy, and the Divine Feminine for the past 5 years. It is her great pleasure to connect with like-minded women desiring sisterhood, spiritual growth, and a holistic lifestyle. Marie is a mama to 2 little girls and runs a stucco remediation business alongside her husband.
A high energy dynamic yoga practice that intuitively blends primal movement with cardio bursts and vibration to tone the body – physical, emotional + energetic. This combo brings your soul workout to life! Music guides the beat and blended movement forces you out of your head and into your body in order to experience true self-love and acceptance. In Buti® we sweat with intention, find freedom in movement, and feel empowered on and off the mat.
A safe space created for women to be seen, heard, celebrated and supported. An opportunity to go beyond the surface of things, we will honor the deepest part of ourselves, ignite our personal power, and reclaim sacred sisterhood. We’ll explore spiritual topics, practice tools for self-love, move our bodies, share authentically, and steep in the magic that unfolds when women come together.
INTUITIVE GUIDE, FOUNDER OF SPIRITUALLY CURIOUS
Ilia Stranko is the founder of “Spiritually Curious” a workshop series that equips modern soul seekers with the spiritual tools & knowledge they need to embrace their journey while learning how to connect deeply with their own inner wisdom. Ilia also works with individuals one on one as a mentor with her Signature Soul Sessions as well as through Past Life Regression Therapy. She is a former Social Worker who has trained under Dr. Brian Weiss, she is also a Reiki Master, Craniosacral Practitioner, Somatic Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist and co-creator of “Living Your Vision”. Ilia is based in Philadelphia and the mama of twin boys.
If you have been longing for more practical spiritual tools and have a strong desire to go deeper into your personal practice this workshop is for you! There’s so much to discover on our spiritual journey. Each thing we learn brings us closer to our personal truth, each tool we incorporate is another gift along the way. Learn all about pendulums and the importance of smudging as well as how to create a grid and more.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & HOST OF THIS IS IT TV
As CEO of i-g creative and the Executive Producer & Host of This is it TV, Cheldin Barlatt Rumer has spent close to two decades creating, managing and executing strategic grassroots marketing campaigns for clients within an array of various lifestyle industries. Rumer continues her commitment to communication and marketing education by telling and sharing entrepreneurial stories through her daily digital talk show, This is it TV. Through this online program, small business owners have the opportunity to find their marketing voice while promoting their products and services. In addition to her roles within i-g creative and This is it TV, Rumer is an Adjunct Professor at Temple University in Philadelphia where she instructs undergraduate students in the art of Personal Branding.
Cheldin wants to inspire business owners to no longer whisper their wishes but in fact – scream their dreams. Rumer’s captivating “Scream Your Dream” workshop shares specific confidence building tactics and realistic communication methods, that guests can use on a daily basis. These tools will aid attendees in finding their marketing voice and arm them with the courage needed to share their unique messages with the world – in useful and productive way. Whether it be online or offline, Rumer provides helpful techniques that can be implemented immediately into day to day conversations and promotional campaigns.
LOVE ACTIVIST & RELATIONSHIP COACH
Margot Schulman is an Activist, Author, Facilitator and Love, Sex & Relationship Coach with over 16 years of experience coaching individuals to create peace, freedom and love in their lives. Margot specializes in helping people build a rock solid foundation of trust, acceptance and love for themselves and then walk that outwards to exponentially expand the joy and ease they experience in every close relationship in their lives. Known as the “Love Activist” and as the founder of the Choose Love Movement, Margot is the author of “Choose Love: A Simple Path to Healthy, Joyful Relationships.”
Discover simple practices to infuse more passion into every area of your life (including the bedroom!) Participants will learn how to experience more pleasure and turn on throughout their everyday lives as well as during intimate experiences by gently strengthening their connection with their own bodies.
Join Margot for a movement practice that energizes your body, invigorates your spirit and allows joyful and playful connection both within yourself and with your fellow dancers. Feel a delightful expansion of freedom and confidence in your body! No previous dance experience necessary!
Hike+Heal Founder & Healing Host
BARRE3 STUDIO OWNER + INSTRUCTOR
Lauren is a barre3 studio owner in Newtown, PA who is passionate about redefining what success in fitness means. In 2013, Lauren opened the first barre3 studio in Pennsylvania with a desire to build a supportive community rooted in positivity and encouragement and based on a philosophy that exercise should feel good and be fun! Lauren believes that our strongest, wisest selves exist on the other side of the challenges we face and that when we tap into the power in our mind, our breath, and our bodies, we rise from the struggles stronger and better.
Barre3 is a full body workout that combines strength training, cardio, and mindfulness. With a signature approach of sustained holds, micro-movements, and cardio bursts, the class will leave you feeling balanced in body and empowered from within. Set to upbeat music, the barre3 class delivers a rewarding endorphin high and a deep muscle burn, even outside of the studio.
RAD Roller Educator
Julie began her journey in the research field, investigating mechanisms of various forms of Diabetes and Cancer in the lab environment. Seeing health and wellness as a more holistic endeavor, she took a right turn and became a classically trained Five- Element Acupuncturist. She began the practice of yoga during her training and wanting to dive deeper into anatomy and movement, and now teaches myofascial release workshops nationally and internationally as a lead ambassador for RAD rollers, a company that creates high quality myofascial release tools and education.
Certified Graphologist, Licensed Professional Counselor
Jo Coppola is a Certified Graphologist and Licensed Professional Counselor, practicing the art of Handwriting and Art Analysis over the past thirty years. Jo has been presenting workshops to colleges, high schools, and various venues that offer assistance to greater mental health wellness with regards to people accessing their highest selves.
This workshop is designed to explore the value of consistent journaling. In this practice, we are lead to see that journaling is how we express our soul’s passion to be present in our bodies and minds. Through journaling, we are invited to gain a presence in our inner world, which is the one that is the most intimate and based on truth. It is the discovery of our ever evolving personalities in our ever evolving lives. It is our storytelling bible!
This workshop will offer participants an opportunity to create their own mandala, with instruction to allow the right brain to go deeply into art form. The mandala signifies the wholeness of self. It is an expression of the soul which will be the focus of the workshop. Participants will learn how mandala art can be used for healing and growth, among other valuable insights. A tool that can be shared for groups and individuals at any age level.
This service offers handwriting analysis as a science and art form. Handwriting links the hand to the brain and creates a masterful picture of a whole personality. Each session involves a reading based on interpretation that goes deeply into the psyche and soul.
Yoga Teacher & Founder of Sarasvati Sisters Yoga
Jenny Mirmelstein is a yoga teacher and guide who believes that yoga truly begins when we step off our mats and into our everyday lives. Through invigorating classes and mindful and engaging workshops, her goal is to hold space for people to connect to themselves and practice living in their truth and power. She is the co-founder of Sarasvati Sisters, an organization that offers classes, workshops and retreats for men and women to feel seen, heard and understood.
As women, we are constantly moving in different directions, and often all at once. From families to careers, it can be tough to dedicate time to focus on your own wants and needs. But where your mind goes, your energy flows. In this hands on workshop, we’ll connect with our inner selves to find clarity and direction and bring our desires to life. Beginning with some movement and meditation, we’ll clear a path for our intentions to shine through. We’ll then translate those ideas onto paper using images and words, and create a visual representation of our intentions for the future. You’ll leave this workshop with a personalized vision board to reference and the tools you need to help manifest what you want in your life.
Inspirational Movement Coach
Marie inspires all to be the best they can be within themselves and knows that movement is a quality that truly makes us all shine. Her dedication to promoting wellness through group fitness classes has been ongoing within NYC for the past two decades. All of her classes are stirred with passion and naturally unleash joy, confidence, strength and creativity! It’s through her own personal gains of listening to her body, battling being overweight and developing an overwhelming sense of self security that created her desire to be an inspirational movement coach to all. Leave it to Marie to tell you, “Marie loves you because you are here taking care of you!”
Experience a fun-filled total body workout that will have you embrace your own strength and challenge you to extend yourself further. This class has you using your own body weight and optional props for a true full body exercise experience. It is open to all levels for we are all our own masterpieces evolving!
SELF LOVE COACH
INTEGRATIVE & FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE NURSE PRACTITIONER
Lauren combines the best of conventional and holistic medicine to deliver cutting edge care to her patients. Her mission is to educate and provide patients with the tools and support to achieve true wellness. A board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of clinical experience, Lauren completed a 2 year integrative medicine fellowship at the prestigious Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Medical School under the direction of Dr. Andrew Weil. She is an active member of the Institute of Functional Medicine and has participated in advanced functional medicine training.
Our gut is colonized with trillions of bacteria that help us digest food, modulate our immune system and synthesize vitamins. This community of microbes called the microbiome is essential in keeping us safe and feeling well. We will explore our body’s digestive system and how its balance is linked to energy levels, hormone balance, systemic inflammation and even mood. We will discuss the importance of the microbiome, integrative and functional testing, 5R approach to healing your gut and practical nutrition and lifestyle tips to optimize your gut health.
An integrative medicine approach to improving brain fog, lifting your mood and boosting your metabolism. Your thyroid gland plays a major role in metabolism, growth and development, cognitive function and bone health. Explore how an integrative and functional medicine approach can comprehensively evaluate and optimize your thyroid function.
GLUTEN FREE CHEF
INTUITIVE PERSONAL STYLIST
Susan Padron is an intuitive personal stylist, who helps women discover their personal style through their unique personalities. She guides women to shift the energy in their lives, so that they can love how they show up in their world.
Discover how visible you are as a unique individual in the clothes you choose to wear! Through this unique and fun experience you will learn more about who you are, who you want to be, and how all of that relates to your clothing. Susan will provide guidance that supports you as the individual that you are.
Media Training, PR and Public Speaking Coach
New York, NY
Marcy Clark is Co-Founder of VitaminR, a Wellbeing and Creative Expression Consultancy. She’s a seasoned Self-Expression & Public Speaking Coach, a high level PR and Brand Strategy consultant for over a dozen years, and the creator of the ‘Vocal Clearings & Empowered Declarations’ workshop. Her work is grounded in the principles of storytelling, creativity, and “the body as instrument.” Marcy is a trained actress, yogi and bodyworker, certified in Reiki and experienced in meditative healing methodologies.
How we do one thing in life is often how we do everything. Many of us have habitual ways of speaking and using our voices that don’t tap into our full power. This freeing voice experience invites you to clear stuck vocal patterns and learn a radical self-care practice that empowers your voice and honors your emotional life. Participants will learn techniques for chakra alignment using specific sounds, self-massage, vocal warm ups and playing with receiving and sending sound energy. Walk away invigorated with daily practices to speak with more power, authority and joy.
Founder, VENT Dance + Creative Sessions
VENT is a two-part experience combining guided freestyle dance and quiet creative action. A fun, carefree experience curated to amazing music, VENT is designed to stimulate emotional expression, getting you into your body and out of your head.
WORLD MUSIC AND RHYTHM TEACHER
Huntington Valley, PA
Donna Bostock is a music educator, in percussion, bass and ukulele. Donna’s passion for traditional world music genres is infused in the music/rhythms she plays and she is committed to inspiring and empowering adults and children in finding their personal connection to music. Donna has a unique way of bridging the relationship between healing and sound through music.
Awaken the rhythm in your soul through this group percussion experience. Learn traditional world music genres and be guided to share your spirit through sound. The power of the drum facilitates profound connection within yourself and celebrates the harmony when we come together. No experience necessary. Drums and other instruments are provided.
Parent Coach, AUTHOR, SPEAKER
Erin Taylor is a PCI Certified Parent Coach, movtivational speaker, host of the Powerful Parenting for Today’s Kids podcast and a mother of four. She holds a Master’s in Counseling Psychology and is the author of Connection and Kindness: The Key to Changing the World Through Parenting.
Explore how your own triggers impact your relationships with all your loved ones – partners, children, siblings, parents – and how an enhanced awareness of yourself leads to more loving, meaningful and productive relationships.
HYPNOTHERAPIST, SOCIAL WORKER & CONSCIOUS PARENTING COACH
Janet’s unique eclectic style combines her years of clinical counseling, parent coaching, hypnosis, spirituality and energy work. Janet has a private practice providing psychotherapy and hypnotherapy. She is an expert in helping her clients uncover and heal the issues of the inner child which are influencing their adult life.
Hypnosis is transformational. In this experiential workshop Janet will guide you to to identify old patterns and belief systems that are outdated but do not know they are no longer needed. Learn why hypnosis is effective and how when we look at the past through a safe lens and understand why these faulty belief systems were developed and we can achieve a new level of healing.
In this private session you will be hypnotized and brought back to a time in your life that is in need of healing. Janet combines hypnosis and energy work to help you go to the origin of a problem so healing can happen at the age where/when the emotional injury occurred. Through hypnosis when you address the issue from the child’s perspective you heal in your adult life as you put new coping skills in place.
Entrepreneur & Positive Psychology Practitioner
Alexa Rosenthal is a creative entrepreneur, vulnerability junkie, and seeker of all things that make her laugh. Founder of the Be You Be Sure Project, Marketing Director to Costa Rican music and arts experience Envision Festival, business owner to Moby Works Creative, & Certified Positive Psychology Practitioner, Alexa doesn’t half-ass things. She’s dedicated to getting real, working hard, and showing up exactly how she is, so others can do the same.
Move, learn & connect as Alexa guides you to explore your edges and inquire what true freedom means. Using powerful tools from Positive Psychology, Dance Therapy, and Writing you are invited on a journey to drop into your self and into what is true. Learn how to get to your truth so you can lead from that place first. This is where Freedom lies.
Cut through the noise and gain clarity and confidence in this special experience just for young women. Alexa shares wisdom and tools for getting to know yourself, being you, and being sure. Based on Positive Psychology and Alexa’s cross country road trip to make a documentary interviewing 250 millenials, this workshop supports young women on their journey to their greatest selves.
Rise Co-Founder Tami loves to connect people to themselves, each other, and nature. Her 25 year career facilitating meaningful, brave and transformative experiences has led her to Rise where she shares her gifts and creates opportunities for others to do the same.
Psychotherapist, Yoga Therapist & Reiki Master
In her own journey to healing, Kanjana discovered just how powerful yoga, meditation, and the creative arts can be. She began to integrate these ancient and creative practices in her work as a therapist and now She owns Healing Hearts Wellness, a group practice specializing in the blending of Eastern and Western evidence-based services for mental and emotional wellness. Her areas of expertise include trauma, anxiety, body image, chronic illness, and insomnia.
Art and Design Instructor
This gorgeous on trend piece of art is made using soft cotton string and a bit of nature. You will learn how to create these amazing feathers with a tying technique. This class can be done with no experience! All levels are welcome.
SUP & Yoga Instructor
Kami is the founder and director of Aqua Om Paddle. Aqua Om encourages a holistic approach to health and wellness through mindful movements such as; Paddle Boarding, Aqua Fitness, Yoga and Meditation. When we practice Aqua Om we are recognizing our connection to everything within the universe.
Whether this is your first time exploring the practice of Yoga or your hundreth, adding the element of water makes it a brand new experience for everyone. Enjoy the gentle and therapeutic nature of a Yoga practice, coupled with the soothing effects of the water. Challenge your balance and engage the mind, body and spirit while floating into a world of rejuvenation and respite. If you are new to Stand Up Paddle Boarding dont worry! Everyone will get a lesson on land and water before we begin the actual class.
MINDFUL LIFE COACH
Founder & CEO of Shift Up Now
President, Shift Up Now
Nature Connection Guide
Financial Planner, Senior Vice President-Investments
Founder/CEO of BeeFree Gluten Free Bakery
Career and Creativity Coach
Global Uplifter & Life Expansionist
BODY WORKER, OWNER OF GROUND LUMINOSITY EASTERN WELLNESS CENTER
As a bodyworker for 15 years, Curran encourages the body to heal in it’s own way. Being trained in both Western and Eastern Medicine gives her a unique perspective, allowing her to flip between the two and discern what is best for the client. An appointment may include any one or all of the therapies she is trained in.
Curran’s massage treatments will include one or a combination of Shiatsu, Tui Na, Thai, Myofasia Release, and Cranio Sacral that relieve stress on the energetic, emotional and physical systems. These modalities are all eastern based and treat multiple layers of the body, down to the organ level, allowing the body to fully heal and feel the effects long after your session. You are fully dressed and no oils/lotions are used. The massage session will be customized to your current needs and state of your body, and is different for each person.
Qigong is an ancient form of exercise, sometimes called the father of tai chi. It is done mostly in standing position in order to gather energy, reduce blood pressure, and relax the nervous system. The movements are done slowly with purpose and control. In this way, the mind has the opportunity to connect with the fine tissues of the body and the body can reorient itself in space, allowing for a sense of clarity and peace.
PSYCHIC INTUITIVE HEALER AND MEDIUM
Dannah lives in Woodstock NY and is the Staff Intuitive at some of the most prestigious spiritual centers in the United States: The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck NY, The Menla Mountain Retreat Center (owned by Tibet House, USA, the Dalai Lama’s organization), in Phoenicia, NY, and at Woodstock Healing Arts. She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and extensive training including Advanced Mediumship with both Lisa Williams and Tony Stockwell & one-on-one training with Erin Pavlina as a Professional Intuitive. She also trained and is certified with Brian Weiss in Past Life Regression Techniques.
Dannah uses photos and personal connection to receive information for and about you. Information may be about you, your partners, children, emotional issues, talents, & life challenges. Dannah is extremely accurate and the messages she shares give clarity and guidance on how to heal, deal and move forward in your life and relationships with more joy and satisfaction. Please bring photos on your phone of anyone you wish to discuss and receive guidance on.
Aubrey finds expression as a Transformational Breath Facilitator and identifies as a queer woman of color who believes in the natural healing power of the self through yoga, mediation, breath work and connection to spirit. She hopes to inspire others to use their practice to connect to their higher selves and become more conscious of the world around them.
Transformational Breath is a profound and deeply transformative breathing process that helps identify, reprogram or integrate negative core beliefs and behaviors, replacing them with new feelings of passion, joy and hope. Breath allows us to experience a hidden and dynamic part of the mystical self by utilizing the energy of the Universal Life-force created through the unique breathing techniques used in Transformational Breath. Discover your own unique breathing pattern, begin to open your breath, and feel the dramatic shift in your life as a result!
Megan Conover, Licensed Acupuncturist, is located in Wayne, PA at Healing Place Acupuncture. She incorporates functional nutrition and coaching with her treatments to gain optimal results with her patients. Megan specializes in women’s health, pain conditions, and cosmetic acupuncture. Megan can also be found to incorporate crystals, card readings, and guided meditations in treatments for those who are looking for a more esoteric experience.
Megan offers an array of acupuncture treatments: 75 min Cosmetic Acupuncture, 60 min Women’s Health Acupuncture and 60 min Small Group Acupuncture.
Acupuncture is recognized to be effective in treating a wide variety of health issues; pain and inflammation relief, organ function support, energy restoration, improving mobility, calming the mind and promoting the body’s natural healing process and overall well-being.
THAI YOGA THERAPIST
Sarah Seely is a practitioner and educator of Thai Yoga Therapy and the owner of Thai Brooklyn. She is a deeply empathetic and intuitive healer with over 20 years of experience and training. By holding safe, sacred space for transformational healing, Sarah uses bodywork, energy healing, spiritual guidance, and wise counsel to craft her sessions. Deeply committed to her own healing journey, Sarah embodies her teachings to the fullest as a guide for others.
This deeply relaxing, pain relieving, and soul retrieving blend of assisted yoga, mindful movement, and Thai bodywork encourages increased range of motion, relief of pain and muscle tension, muscle lengthening and flexibility, and improved lymph and blood circulation.
Holographic Memory Resolution® Practitioner