WOMEN’S WEEKEND 17 Early Registration is Ending Soon! The 17th Women’s Weekend is September 28-30, 2018 in Carbondale IL. This spring event was sold out. Please register now for the Fall Retreat to reserve your spot! Early Registration is $360.00 for September 28-30, 2018. Like the Moon, you are here to make waves! As women, the world is needing us to embody the living wisdom of the Goddess. To rise in our sacred activism, cultivate prosperity, nurture our creativity, speak our truth, and live a life of empowered leadership rooted in love. When women gather together, we remember together.We remember our gifts.We remember our inner wisdom.We remember our power.Join us in a brand new location with new programming and facilitators.Camp Cedar Point is in Makanda IL (near Carbondale and Giant City State Park) Address: 1327 Camp Cedar Point Ln, Makanda, IL 62958 Phone: (314) 375-6766 Get Directions> CENTER • STRENGTHEN • INSPIRE Gathering The Tribe: Your host for these events is Dianna Lucas, Holistic Wellness Specialist, who brings to this community her knowledge and experiences in ancient traditions and rituals. Her desire is to open the pathways of self-love, self-fulfillment, creative change and wellness within each of us. She shares her knowledge with the intent of bringing a true sense of well-being to each individual. She brings gifted facilitators in the healing arts who share their talents, compassion, and skill during classes, workshops, and services held throughout the weekend. Adventure Awaits As a member of the Women’s Weekend Tribe, you will be presented an array of day and evening experiences like no other. Choose all or just a few. Offerings include: Therapeutic and Kundalini yoga meditation Thai yoga massage guided breathwork tribal belly dance drumming cacao making workshop kayaking, canoes, paddle boards yoga hikes and healing herb walks Our personal services include massage thai massage Sat Nam Rasayan wellness and life coaching sound therapy intuitive readings chiropractic adjustments As day turns to night, the camp brings new and enlightening experiences to your senses. The night brings with it an opportunity to share time and new experiences with new friends. http://diannalucas.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/video-1532751536.mp4 Healthful and delicious dining You will enjoy community dining , located in the center of the camp and the meeting place for many activities.The acclaimed Chef Cory Marion and his talented staff prepare a delicious array of vegan and gluten free meals. Meals are served buffet style and are creative, delicious and plentiful. Dietary restrictions can be addressed with advance notice. Chef Cory has generously compiled a cookbook containing many favorite recipes from over the past 8 years. They will be available for purchase if desired. Registration & Amenities Large, clean, and modern bunk houses with electricity, air conditioning, heat, indoor restrooms and shower facilities will provide your creature comforts. Bunk beds as well as a few free standing cots with mattresses are available, you are welcome to bring your own twin sized air mattress. Tea and hot water will be available in your bunk houses all weekend. We host women’s weekend retreats in the spring and fall at Camp Manitowa-Cedar Point. Please email Dianna.Lucas@gmail.com to learn more Camp Cedar Point map-1 Here are some links with me talking about what Women’s Weekends have to offer: Friday, April 27, 2018 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, April 28, 2018 7:30-8:30am KundaliniYoga and Meditation with Guru Sandesh- Nancy Lewis 8:30-9:30am 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, April 29, 2018 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 Much goes into the planning and preparation for these special retreats inclusive of menu planning, food prep, t-shirt orders and ceremonial preparation. Things can change and often do come up, but since space is limited cancellations are only refundable for up to 7 days after purchase. You can transfer your weekend to another woman or you may defer it to the next retreat. That you for your continued support of these transformational events. 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 What 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! 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. All love and blessings, –Dianna 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.