Deep wisdom is within. Honoring the Ten Great Wisdom Goddesses will help us to reconnect with power and freedom. Come together in reverence of our intrinsic powers in a retreat where we are truly free to welcome all that arises in our female bodies.
About this retreat:
Women of all ages are welcome to come and experience the presence of the Wisdom Goddesses through movement and stillness, breath and voice, yantra and kirtan, meditations and presentations, sharing and solitude: all in re-connection with nature. Through these practices, we welcome all that arises in our female bodies, hearts and psyches, and celebrate what we learn from the wisdom and power of our life experiences.
Join us among the peaceful and luscious green hills of remote Northern Wisconsin to participate in daily yoga and Total Yoga Nidra practices to honor the all of the cycles of our lives as women, as well as sacred art making, music and nature exploration.
Everything offered is included and is also completely optional! You are encouraged to do what is going to nourish you- sleep in, practice early, spend time alone or among the group. Do what feels good to you. We invite you to share this experience with a friend, sister, or mother.
Wednesday: Arriving to Settle. Meeting the Ten Wisdom Goddesses.
Enter deep time with Sri MahaKali Ma - welcoming the power of change and time passing. Evening presentations with Chanti, Uma and Yoli.
Thursday: Welcoming/Healing the Girls that we were.
Calling in protection for the girls of the future, and for the Earth herself. Celebrating the power and vulnerability of youth, we meet the guardians in our own cycling lives: Ma Taradevi, Sri Sodasi (Tripura Sundari) and Bhuvaneshwari Ma.
Friday: Honoring Grief and Praise in the Cycles of our Life.
Welcoming the wisdom of our losses and triumphs, welcoming the power of maturity and ageing. Nourishing our roots by honouring oour ancestors. Meeting Bagalamukhi, Bhairavi and Dhumavati
Saturday: Celebrating lifelong vitality with the twin sisters of Creativity and Sexuality.
Opening to pleasure, creative expression and being in the moment. Meeting Kamalatmika and Matangi Evening celebration and integration. Sharing in community, through our fire circle, with testimony, yantra sharing, recollection, poetry, song and dance.
Sunday: Circling home with the Grandmother.
Honoring the medicine circle of all Ten Wisdom Goddesses gathered together in the directional Yantra. Paying our respects to the Grandmother of them all: Dhumavati. We invite direction for our onward journeys, assured of protection and re-connected with respect for wisdom.
Who is it for?
All women - whether you are a complete beginner to yoga or a super-experienced yogini.
Women exploring their menstrual and menopausal experiences as a means to health, wellbeing and spiritual empowerment.
Yoga teachers and yoga therapists – it can count towards Continuing Education points depending upon the requirements of their professional associations.
Health care practitioners with a living practice of yoga who want to support their clients in positive experiences of women’s inner wisdom.
Arrivals on Wednesday - Check in 3pm followed by Welcome Nidra, Dinner and evening programme.
Daily parctice 7am – 9pm including Mantra, Movement, Shakti Circles, Yantra making, Total Yoga Nidra, Kirtan and Fire Ceremony
Final day is Sunday, check out after lunch, 12pm