Fall 2019 Women’s Weekend Retreat with Rev. Connie L. Habash
Nature, Presence, and Connection
October 18-20, 2019
Mount Madonna Center – Watsonville, CA
We all seek connection – it is a human need, and women in particular long for deep, meaningful community. Connection is love. When we feel connected with another, there is a feeling of love and understanding. When we feel connected to the Earth, we feel that we belong.
The sense of connection develops as we walk the spiritual path. Not just with each other who share the path with us, but we deepen our relationship to all life, to the Divine, and even to our very own selves.
Explore meaningful connection in a group of women dedicated to personal and spiritual growth. We foster this through yoga, meditation,community exploration and group processes, deep nature connection practices, and a sprinkling of sacred solitude.
The Fall Women’s Retreat includes:
- Daily yoga classes
- Moderate hiking and nature exploration
- Daily meditation and breath work
- Group exercises, discussion, and creative practices (including a drumming circle!)
- Free time to relax
- Accommodations for two nights
- All meals (vegetarian): Friday dinner; Saturday brunch, snack, and dinner; Sunday breakfast and snack
- Full access to Mt. Madonna Center: over 355 acres of open meadows and redwood forests, including hiking trails, a small lake for swimming, a hot tub, and a massage and wellness center.
Mount Madonna Center is a spiritual retreat and community, beautifully located in the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Monterey bay. Secluded among 355 private acres and redwood trees, it offers the perfect setting for yoga, meditation, healing, and renewal.
Travel & Transporation
Mount Madonna Center is located about 1 hour south of San Jose, CA. The nearest airport is San Jose International Airport, but SFO and Oakland International airports are only another 30+ minutes farther. For those local to the SF Bay Area who wish to carpool, contact Rev. Connie to be put on the carpool list.
Partial Scholarship may be available for a modest amount of work-trade, or if donations to the scholarship fund are sufficient. Contact Rev. Connie to apply if you are interested.
Early Registration (by September 18th):
All rooms have a shared bath
$375/person, center tent
$415/person, dorm (4 to a room)
$475/person, double occupancy
$545/person, single occupancy
After September 18th: add $40
Experience a soulful, inspiring weekend – just for women!
Rev. Connie L. Habash, MA, LMFT leads the adult program. An ordained Interfaith Minister, psychotherapist, and Yoga & meditation teacher since 1993, Rev. Connie is passionate about creating spiritual community and deep connection to ourselves, each other, Spirit, and the planet. For more information email her: Connie@AwakeningSelf.com or call 650-996-2649
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