WOMEN’S WEEKEND 15

  1. campfireThe 15th retreat will be held October 6-8, 2017. 

Reserve your spot today:

$375.00


The Schedule for Autumn is coming together!

Friday, October 6, 2017
3:00-5:00pm   Arrive and Check-in
5:00-6:00pm   Welcome Gentle Yoga with Dianna Lucas
6:30-8:00pm   Dinner
8:30-10:00pm Welcome Circle & Fireside Cacao Ceremony

Saturday, October 7, 2017
7:00-8:00am    Yoga and Meditation with Dianna Lucas
8:00-9:30am    Breakfast
10:00-11:30am Breakout Sessions:

 

12:00-1:30pm    Lunch

2:00-3:30pm     Breakout Sessions:

 

 

 


6:00-7:30pm     Dinner
8:00-9:30pm   

Sunday, October 8, 2017
7:30-8:30am     Chakra Yoga & Mediation with Dianna Lucas
8:30-9:30am     Breakfast
10:00-11:00am  Breakout Sessions:

11:30-1:00pm     (closing ceremony)
1:00-2:30pm      Lunch
3:00pm               Check Out

*High Ropes Course and Tie Dying will be available at certain times throughout the weekend, and you may hike/mountain bike/swim/kayak at your leisure.

 

 

Last Fall looked a little different! 

This is the schedule from the Autumn Retreat:

Friday, September 9
3:00-5:00pm   Arrive and Check-in
5:00-6:00pm   Welcome Partner Yoga with Dianna Lucas
6:30-8:00pm   Dinner
8:30-10:00pm Welcome Circle & Fireside Cacao Ceremony

Saturday, September 10
7:00-8:00am    Yoga and Meditation with Dianna Lucas
8:00-9:30am    Breakfast
10:00-11:30am Breakout Sessions:
– NIA with Tracy Stamper
– Breathwork with Mary Hughes
– Yoga and Meditation with Dianna Lucas or Kat Saltarelli
12:00-1:30pm    Lunch
2:00-3:30pm     Breakout Sessions:
– Drumming with Mimi Eagleton
– Introduction to Acroyoga with Christine Kick (beginner friendly!)
– Sacred Body Journey with Michelle Edwards
4:00-5:30pm     Breakout Sessions:
– Tribal Belly Dance with Ami Amore
– Myofascial Foam Roller with Kasia Radecka
– Shamanic Dream Circle with Mimi Eagleton
6:00-7:30pm     Dinner
8:00-9:30pm     Sound Healing with Dianna Lucas, Willow Beseda, Kat Saltarelli, Christine Kick, Melissa Arnold

Sunday, September 11
7:30-8:30am     Chakra Yoga & Mediation with Dianna Lucas
8:30-9:30am     Breakfast
10:00-11:00am  Breakout Sessions:
– NIA with Tracy Stamper
– Breathwork with Mary Hughes
– Therapeutic Acroyoga with Christine Kick (beginner friendly!)
11:30-1:00pm     Labyrinth Walk (closing ceremony)
1:00-2:30pm      Lunch
3:00pm               Check Out

*High Ropes Course and Tie Dying will be available at certain times throughout the weekend, and you may hike/mountain bike/swim/kayak at your leisure.


Women’s Weekend is a transformational experience of connecting with your inner wisdom in nature and community.  Dianna Lucas leads seasoned facilitators that will guide you through their exceptional practices and modalities. You can partake in as many experiences as you like, or you can focus on just the ones you’re drawn to the most. Each year has a combination of new offerings and favorite experiences including:

  • NIA with Tracy Stamper
  • Guided Breathwork experience with Mary Hughes 
  • Own your NOW Coaching Session – Receive a one-on-one “Own Your NOW!” session!
    Are you living your life to the fullest? Seeking self? Are you doing what you love? Receive an individual wellness session that allows you to reflect, release, and begin to take the steps to seek, serve and love who you are as a Woman!
  • Chakra Yoga and Meditation with Dianna Lucas.
  • Drum workshop and circle with Mimi Eagleton
    Shamanic Dream Work
  • Journey on our Labyrinth Walk.
  • Treat yourself to massage & energy work, and relaxation.
  • Rise above it all on the Camp Manitowa High Ropes Course.
  • Self-guided activities include: swimming, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking.
  • Enjoy beautiful vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and high protein meals prepared by Chef Corey Marion. and time with your friends to relax and unwind.
  • Sound healing

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inside-yoga1What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway…

BEDDING:
pillow, sleeping bag, twin sheet set, blanket(s), ear plugs and eye masks (if necessary)

BATH SUPPLIES:
body wash, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant, towel(s) and wash cloth(s), shower shoes, moisturizer, sunscreen, pony tail holders, hair brush, comb, face wash and wipes, toothpaste/brush, dental floss, bug repellant, sunscreen, tampons/pads

CLOTHES:
Most of us opt for exercise clothes all weekend.  With a 20 degree swing from day to night temperatures, bring layers… jackets, sweaters, wraps, close-toed shoes, shorts, shirts, long pants, low and high socks, flip flops, pajamas, cap or hat, rain poncho.

ACTIVITY-BASED ITEMS:
coffee/tea mug (byo-mug!), flashlight, swimwear and towel for the lake and pool, mountain and/or road bike, bike helmet, biking shoes, gloves, trail and road running shoes, hiking boots and socks, boots and jeans if you plan to hike, bug repellant of your choice, yoga/pilates mat, yoga strap/block/blanket (recommended) Journal/Sketchbook- A special rock to leave in the center of the labyrinth!

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EXTRAS (optional ideas):
Snacks, binoculars, book, camera, musical instrument, fan for bunk, flashlight and batteries, headlamp flashlight, clip-on reading light, bungee cords and extra blankets.

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GENERAL DIRECTIONS:

Directions to Camp Manitowa from St. Louis:
Take I-64/Hwy 40 east toward Illinois.
Go over the Mississippi River on the Poplar Street Bridge.
Keep straight onto I-55 East / I-64 North / I-70 East / US-40 East.
Keep in the right lanes and stay RIGHT to take I-64 E via EXIT 2 toward LOUISVILLE/IL-3 N/ST CLAIR AVE.
Stay on I-64 for approximately 75 miles until you get to I-57.
Take I-57 south toward MEMPHIS. You’ll be in 57S for about 14 miles.
Take the IL-154 exit – EXIT 77 – toward Sesser. Go left on IL-154.
You’ll be on 154 for 1/2 mile before it ends at IL-37. At IL-37 go right.
Take IL-37 for 2.2 miles to Benton Camp Road on the left.
(You’ll see a Camp Manitowa road sign pointing the way on the right) Turn left onto Benton Camp Road. It will take you to the entrance gate at Camp Manitowa.

Camp Manitowa is located in Rend Lake, IL, 90 minutes from St. Louis. Camp Manitowa sits on 40 beautiful acres nestled between 40-acre Lake Hamilton and 19,000-acre Rend Lake. Manitowa’s location and proximity to multiple state and national parks makes it an ideal location for Summer Camp, Rental Groups, and Retreats.

SUMMER ADDRESS:
12770 North Benton Rd | Benton, IL 62812

All love and blessings,
–Dianna

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Women’s Weekend  gift package

If you would like to give someone the gift of wellness, of sisterhood and adventure, this is it! Your gift will be wrapped and ready for holiday giving and will include a gift certificate for Women’s Weekend 13,  a trusty flashlight, and a few other necessities and surprises. This will be available for a limited time, so buy now for holiday gifts, birthday giving, anniversary gifts, or just because you are awesome and you treat your loved ones to life changing experiences.  Details of the retreat experience are listed above.