Nourish yourself before the holidays. We will dance, sing, discuss, write, draw, rest and go deep within. With workshops by Katie Wells, along with Kathryn Ashera Rose, and Leia Jones.
The Retreat will traverse:
Root –Isis– Reclaiming the Temple of the Body
Sacrum –Aphrodite– Reclaiming the Right to Feel
Solar Plexus –Artemis-Reclaiming Autonomy
Heart–Kuan Yin- Softening into Self-Compassion
Throat – Saraswati-Reclaiming the Right to Speak
3rd Eye– Hecate- Opening to Intuition
Crown –Shakti-Opening to Cosmic Unity
$235 for a shared room, organically cooked meals, hot tub, and workshops
A beautiful way to spend time with a mother, daughter, sister or dear friend — a great holiday gift.
Katie teaches Somatics, Modern Dance, and Dance Appreciation at Radford University and is the founder of Interweave®, a movement meditation practice. Since earning degrees in Dance from Columbia College Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder, she has been certified in Spiritual Embodiment from the Realization Process and is currently training to be a teacher in Mindful Self-Compassion. Katie has led opening ceremonies and workshops for both Floyd Fest and Yoga Jam; as well as, leading ecstatic dance and Goddess Retreats in the SWVA community.
Ashera will be holding a deepening sound and song temple to root us in our first evening of the retreat. She seeks to cultivate connection and beauty through the awakening of the heart, creative expression, and intergenerational community celebration. She is an interfaith minister, mentor teacher of the Dances of Universal Peace, author and teacher of art of peace curriculums, Reiki and healing sound practitioner, Connection Practice Coach, and lifelong songstress and dancer. She facilitates individuals, couples and groups in self-awareness,compassionate communication and conflict resolution. She has directed programs for adults and youth in religious, educational and community settings.
With a degree in Dance and Choreography from Hollins University, and a teaching certificate in Hatha Yoga, Leia’s personal practice is rooted in the unification of yoga and dance. Through this combination she brings mindfulness to movement inspiring us to quiet the mind, come deep into the body, and connect to our joyful-spirit.