December 15-21, 2019 Registration Open! (2 spots left)
Women of Color Self-Care Retreats are an exclusive intimate setting where 3-5 women are personally hosted at a time in a beautiful jungle home. Rather than a retreat center, we stay in a big, beautiful jungle house where we will share meals at our communal table and snuggle on the sofa after a sweet day at the beach. You can expect gentle yoga practices, nourishing plant-based meals, group sharing, fun and peace with self on the tropical beaches in the Caribbean. There will be plenty of leisure time, during this time you can explore the beautiful Caribbean of Costa Rica or take some well needed rest time.
Self-care is prioritizing yourself first. It is listening to your mind, body and spirit. It’s taking care of yourself on a daily basis. Self-care is vital for women of color because Black women are too often taught to put everyone else’s needs before their own. As women, we tend to be nurturers and supporters by nature, but this nurturing and supporting of everyone else's welfare, can leave us feeling burnt out.
The intimate self-care retreat is a chance to unwind from the burn out that you may experience from everyday life. Sometimes we just need a reset button, without any distractions just to connect back with ourselves, in order to restore and rejuvenate. It’s the perfect opportunity to take some well deserved quiet time.
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Women of Color Self-Care Retreats
Women of Color Self-Care Retreat is in a quiet meditative jungle home, throughout the retreat we have silent hour or time, where guest tune into their own energy to self-reflect without outside distractions. All rooms are shared. This is a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. We discourage anyone from attending that seeks to consume alcohol, smoke cigarettes/tobacco or party during their time here.
Daily Breakfast: Vegan Breakfast
This is for anyone who is currently a vegan and for those interested in exploring a plant-based lifestyle. Delicious vegan meals made with local organic fruits and vegetables will be provided. We provide the opportunity to explore alkaline, plant based and vegan life styles. Also offered: pure coconut juice, herbal teas, juices, superfoods and smoothies to nourish, balance and heal.
Delicious plant-based lunch, on some days we will have lunch on the beach!
Fill your belly with delicious vegan and holistic meals to nurture the mind, body, and spirit with our delicious family dinners.
All meals made with quality and organic ingredients, made with love.
You will receive a bicycle to explore the area in your free time.
Every morning the group will take a guided gentle yin yoga class at the jungle house surrounded by the sounds of nature. Yoga is a holistic practice that connects our mind, body and spirit. Yoga works with the nervous system, so its not just spiritually but scientifically heals. With a consistent practice, yoga has been know to cure depression, anxiety and other chronic illness. Its an ancient practice and a form of healing.
With a group of like minded women, you will explore self enlightenment, gratitude and inner peace.
There will be several periods of silent time during the retreat. This is a meditative retreat so we practice calmness and allowing ourselves to tune within.
Medicinal Plant/Chocolate Tour
Enjoy a medicinal plant tour led by a local medicine man. You will visit a local medicinal plant garden to learn about the indigenous natural treatments and healing powers of the plants, trees, roofs, barks etc. You will also engage in the ancestral organic process here in Costa Rica. You will sample up tp 5 different chocolate flavors. You will attend a small lecture, led by a local indigenous family, on medicinal plants and their use.
Journey into a women's circle to share whatever you feel.
Hike and Waterfall
We will venture off on a beautiful hike to the beautiful waterfalls of Costa Rica.
Enjoy a coffee scrub by the beach where the natural blend will detoxify exfoliate and improve the blood circulation in your beautiful skin. This holistic and meditative experience brings us back to ourselves and to nature.
You will be picked up to head to the zip lining tour. You will go on a hike with a naturalist guide through the jungles of Costa Rica. You will be able to experience zip lining across one of the beautiful jungles in the world.
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"Give yourself to yourself before you give yourself away."
Check in. unwind + unpack
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet & Greet
Welcome Candlelit Dinner
Wake up to the fresh Caribbean air. You may hear the amazing sound of howler monkeys in the jungle. Enjoy some delicious spiritual awakening yoga. Open your hips and heart, make love to your body with your breath in our meditation and gentle yin yoga practice.
Eat a healthy and DELICIOUS breakfast at our family table while we discuss the importance of self-care for black women. Share your own personal self-care journey and your intentions.
Ride your bicycle down the one jungle road, like a local, to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Slather your body in a delicious chocolate scrub, rinse off in the ocean, read a book and eat a picnic lunch while bathing in the sunshine.
Relax time at the jungle home.
Come home for a candlelit dinner and space to share whatever you feel.
Indulge in a tea lit restorative meditation and yin yoga class or meditation and women's circle.
Go to bed early relaxed and exhausted in the most delicious way.
Wake up with gratitude. Move your body with mindfulness in this rejuvenating yin yoga class. to connect with self. Give your body and mind a rest with the benefits of meditation and gentle yin yoga.
Medicinal plant tour led by a local medicine man. Delicious plant based breakfast will be packed for you. You will visit a local medicinal plant garden to learn about the indigenous natural treatments and healing powers of the plants, trees, roots, leafs, barks etc. You will also engage in the ancestral organic process here in Costa Rica. You will sample up to 5 different chocolate flavors. You will attend a small lecture on medicinal plants and their use by a local indigenous family.
A mini hike through the rainforest which will lead you to the waterfall. You will observe the tropical flora and have the opportunity to see red frogs and maybe other inhabitants while you relax and enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural waterfall. There we will set up a picnic lunch and settle in to relax and take in the sights, sounds and majestic beauty of the waterfalls
Relax time at the jungle home
Come home to a Candle Lit Dinner
Gentle yin yoga for deep release in the connective tissues. Enjoy the sweet surrender of connecting with your breath or immerse yourself in a deep meditation followed by a women's circle.
Go to bed early, at peace and relaxed.
Wake up and eat a nourishing and delicious breakfast.
Head to Zip Lining! You will go on a 4 hour zip lining tour where you will also be able to go on a guided hike with a naturalist.
Eat a delicious lunch at our sacred meal table.
Relax time at the jungle home.
Candlelit Dinner. Gather around the family table and share favorite poems and essays written by black women.
Journey into a restorative and rejuvenating yin yoga class and guided meditation followed by delicious herbal tea.
Go to bed early feeling restored.
Wake-up feeling rejuvenated. Enjoy a deep, mindful meditation and soft restoring yin yoga to ease the mind and send love to the heart.
Indulge in a delicious farewell breakfast, while discussing and learning the tremendous benefits of practicing meditation and yoga in your daily life. Make a commitment to prioritize yourself through self-care.
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Women of Color Self-Care Retreat
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