If you are looking for support with your next life move, longing for connection and community among women, or sensing the need ahead for a deep rest to re-energise, please join this retreat. If you want to build your resilience, trust and presence as a leader, or need a break from the day-to-day this retreat may be just what you are looking for.
By participating fully in this retreat we promise that you will: - Gain clarity around what matters to you most and why - Get to know how your habits live inside of you, and learn to make new choices - Upgrade how you coordinate with others, with empathy, effectiveness and fun - (Re)Connect with Nature as a source of energy, healing, resilience - Deepen your compassion, vulnerability and strength
This retreat is designed by women for women. You may want to find different ways to lead your team or organisation at work, give yourself some time for your own self-development, you maybe wondering what's next on your path and how will you choose. We invite you all to join us.
Each Retreat Day has a mix of group sessions, space for personal reflection, free time, individual coaching, and specific sessions focused on: Your vision, purpose, needs Movement practices Our connection with nature Free creative expression
We weave in and learn together from the brilliant work and wisdom of Brené Brown on vulnerability and courage, Clare Nuer on leadership, Debbie & Carlos Rosas on the Nia Technique, Joanna Macy on deep ecology, Julia Cameron on the Artists Way, the London Meditation Centre on Vedic Meditation, Martin Seligman on Positive Psychology, Dr. Marshall Rosenberg on Non-Violent Communication, Regina Thomashauer from The School of Womanly Arts, Samantha Sweetwater on Dancing Freedom, Silvia Nakkach on Sound, Voice and Music in the Healing Arts, and the Strozzi Institute on transformation and embodied leadership. We like to work with local healers and wise women too, so you will have the opportunity to join in traditional ceremonies.
A day on this retreat flows like this.
Morning Session 1 - Awakening Practices
Breakfast - Healthy local plant based, mostly organic
Morning Session 2 - Group time integrating themes
Break - Nourish ourselves, take a dip in the plunge pool!
Morning Session 3 - Mix of group time and guided individual work
Lunch - Healthy local plant based, mostly organic
Afternoon Session 4 - Free Time / Private 121 Coaching Sessions
Afternoon Session 5 - Movement / Creative expression while the sun sets
Dinner - More yumminess, with star gazing, community spirit, and a few ceremonies
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
In your free time you can take advantage of the spa treatments on offer or join in with local activities, like surfing, horse riding or a visit to the local waterfalls.
Lise is a skilled facilitator and coach, experienced in working with many different cultures, ages, backgrounds and organisations. People often find themselves telling Lise things they have not told anyone else without knowing why. She inspires immediate trust and openness with people, and can hold safe ground to support peoples self development and transformation.
Lise draws her ground, spirit and resilience from practicing Vedic meditation, centering in alignment with her purpose, and 5 rhythms dance, to name a few. She has studied the philosophy of yoga, some of the Vedas, compassionate communication, and done many a yoga and meditation retreat herself.
She is a certified Somatic Coach and a teacher in training with the Strozzi Institute. She does this alongside consulting work and guiding retreats. Lise has 15 years of experience as an enabler of cross-sector and cross-cultural dialogue. She has worked in agriculture, development, environmental campaigning, learning, with the private sector, the United Nations, NGOs and governments.
Lise served as the founding CEO of the Better Cotton Initiative. She has a Masters in Responsibility in Business Practice, and many years of international leadership experience in sustainable development.
She is the founder of (re)spirited.
LeeAnn Mallorie is the Founder & CEO of Leading in Motion. LeeAnn helps leaders and organizations bring their big visions forward by truly walking their talk. She has over 12 years of experience as an executive coach, speaker, and dynamic meeting facilitator.
LeeAnn is passionate about helping innovators - especially women - level up their leadership and steward initiatives that serve the greater good. Her women’s program “Be the Change” bridges the gap between leadership and resilience. LeeAnn now works with a wide range of companies from non-profits and NGOs to innovative start-ups and large, publicly traded organizations. Organizations impacted by her work include Nasa, Mattel, M&T Bank, Capital One, Zymergen, InstaMed, Navair, and the Clark Foundation.
LeeAnn is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Masters of Applied Positive Psychology program, and is a trainer for The Strozzi Institute and Thrive Global.
Outside the workplace, LeeAnn draws on a lifetime of study in dance, music, and somatics to create beauty and community. She is a collaborative voice improviser, solo dance performer, certified Sound Healer, Nia Technique Instructor and Dancing Freedom Facilitator.