The themes, topics and activities are designed and created from extensive collaboration, research and practice. With so much to share, the experience plants essential seeds to ensure you and your daughter feel the positive impact long after you return home.
Day 1: Trust
Exploring how to build trust and repair it when broken. Learning to trust in ourselves and the choices and decisions we make, and trusting others to love and support us and keep us safe. Learning when not to trust and how to know the difference. Includes orientation, partner yoga and welcome dinner.
Day 2: Beauty
Deconstructing society’s narrow concept of beauty. Exploring the pressures that inevitably ensue as women chase an elusive ideal. Celebrating function over form. Embracing our unique beauty by developing positive self-esteem and body image. Finding all the things within worthy of celebration. Includes yoga, art and dance.
Day 3: Fierceness
Connecting to the power of our physical bodies and looking at how that translates into other facets of our lives. Understanding boundaries, positive choices and the importance of cultivating our voice. Developing practical tools to stay strong despite pressure and expectation. Includes surf, music and hip-hop yoga.
Day 4: Freedom
Learning to adapt to change and take in experience. Making our own decisions and making up our own minds. Creating more freedom in our bodies, our connections and relationships, and our lives through looking at possibility versus pressured expectation. A free day that includes an excursion of your choice and a beach bonfire.
Day 5: Love
Developing unconditional love and acceptance for our uniqueness, quirks and imperfections. Letting go of the impossible standards that we would never hold another to. Understanding what our behaviour is saying and learning how to ask for what we want and need through our language of love. Includes spa, surf and yoga.
Day 6: Connection
Exploring how to build healthy relationships that support us. Learning communication tools that work based on the individual. Understanding the importance of connecting with others, by first feeling connected to yourself. Includes spa, photo-shoots and farewell celebration.
*Please note that each day is uniquely scheduled and structured. A complete detailed itinerary and schedule is available upon registration for the retreat or by request here. As group dynamics are an important part of the experience, it is highly encouraged that you attend and participate in all activities.
Sunrise meditation (*optional)
8am- 9am- Breakfast
9am-12pm- Morning workshops and activities
1pm-4pm- Afternoon workshops and activities
4pm-6pm- Free time
7pm-730pm- Free time
730pm-830pm- Evening activity
830pm-845pm- Evening meditation (*optional)
Plenty of rest and refresh breaks are incorporated throughout the day. Day 4 is a free day for an excursion of your choice. As each retreat is customized to the particular group, all itineraries, activities and schedules are subject to change.