Breathing for Justice
Join Dianne Bondy, social justice activist, author, accessible yoga teacher, and the leader of the Yoga For All movement for a transformational yoga and racial equity workshop. This workshop includes meditation, journaling, lecture and discussion on true allyship for marginalized communities followed by a yoga practice for all.
Grab the Wheel for the Journey You Want
Kari Gearhart & Ashley Tappan
Join Khalia Deborah for personal reflection, tapping into your purpose and intentional goal setting with a focus on your self, finances and dreams. Explore looking within for clarity and get closer to understanding what your purpose is! Emerge with an action plan to get a few steps (or more!) closer to living a purpose filled life with dreams becoming a reality!
Hypnosis and Healing the Inner Child
Hypnosis is transformational. In this workshop, Janet Philbin, Hypnotherapist, Social Worker & Conscious Parenting Coach, will guide you to to identify old patterns and belief systems that are outdated but do not know they are no longer needed.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 looking at the past through a safe lens helps achieve a new level of healing.
Bronwen Mayer Henry
Join artist and author Bronwen Mayer Henry for an interactive exploration of creativity as a healing and joyful practice. If the chaos of these times has you looking for a creative outlet or thrown your creative practice off course, this workshop will help you turn or return to creativity as an act of healing and source of peace and energy. Bronwen will lead this workshop with insights from her new book, conversation, journaling prompts, and meditation.
Parenting During Challenging Times
Strengthen Your Intuition
Intuition is like a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it becomes. Dannah Chaifetz will will give you helpful Information, tips and exercises to strengthen your own intuitive abilities. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to practice activities that you can continue at home. If you’d like to learn how to connect to your intuition more deeply and develop skills to expand it, this is a great place to start!
Forest Bathing Meditation
Journey into the forest with Julia Plevin, Founder of The Forest Bathing Club. Invite the Earth to support you as you remove any blockages that may be holding you back, get into alignment with Nature, and get clear on what you’re here on the planet at this time to do. Invoke the power of the four directions: the elements, the seasons, and your ancestry as you step into your own power in a profound and grounded way.
From Grounding to Grieving
Krista Nelson guides on using the earth element to ground personal and collective grief as they move through the healing process. In guided meditation we remember how to let earth and ancestry witness our experience of loss. Review practical grounding techniques such as earthing and communing with trees.
How to Heal Your Gut
Our gut is colonized with trillions of bacteria that are essential in keeping us safe and feeling well. Lauren Houser CRNP, 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.
Turn Up Your Turn On
Discover simple practices to infuse more passion into every area of your life (including the bedroom!) Margot Schulman will guide 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.
Hurray House Method
Enjoy some “inner cleaning” of your heart, body, and life. Kimmay Caldwell will guide you through an introduction to her popular Hurray House Method so you can stand confidently on solid ground, and take stock in where your life needs some cleaning or redecorating. This deep dive into your desires includes a guided visualization, light body movement, and joyful dancing all so you can say hurray inside, outside, and underneath.
Scream Your Dream
Cheldin Barlett Rumer
Cheldin Barlett Rumer shares specific confidence building tactics and realistic communication methods that you can use on a daily basis. Share your unique message with the world – in a useful and productive way. Whether it be for your profession, your passion or your personal relationships, these techniques can be implemented immediately into day to day conversations and messages with the world.
Breath provides an incredible opportunity to connect each person more deeply with themselves, each other and the collective vision of peace. This practice facilitates growth & transformation rooted in meaning and purpose. Aubrey Howard connects music and breath, to work with you on the vibrational, energetic level to integrate negative beliefs and transform them into feelings of self love, joy, and acceptance.
Simple Ways to Soothe Anxiety
Many of us are feeling increased anxiety and stress at this time. This is a natural, biological response to danger – but it is exhausting and can adversely effect our quality of life if left unchecked. Sarah Seely will share her favorite somatic tools for soothing anxiety, healing stressed out nervous systems, and maintaining a steady sense of peace during difficult times.
Michelle St. Angelo
VENT is a workout for your soul which combines guided freestyle dance and quiet creative action. Michelle and improv dance instructor David Mayorga will lead you in a fun, carefree experience curated to amazing music that will stimulate your emotional expression and get you out of your head and into your body!
Self Healing for Racial Trauma
Kanjana Hartshorne & Angelique Porter
An invitation to take time to look inward and lean in to our feelings and to come together in community. Kanjana Hartshorne and Angelique Porter gentle yoga, guided meditation, and break out groups for black participants and white/nonblack people of color. You will self select the most appropriate group for yourself.
Reflect & Connect
Rachel Rubin & Tami Astorino
Kick off the 2020 virtual retreat weekend with Rise Gatherings co-founders Rachel and Tami as they guide you through activities that help you feel grounded, inspired and more connected to yourself and other women.