7 days Women's Retreat Transcend Yourself

Event Highlights

  • RETREAT SCHEDULE
  • Day 1, 2 & 3: Sacred Feminine Workshop
  • Begin your journey by attending to the 3 days Sacred Feminine Workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn and practice Belly Dance, Oriental and free dance, receive shamanic teachings for woman’s, learn rituals, and much, much more!
  • Day 4: Massage and Backwaters Tour
  • After 3 intensive days, indulge yourself in receiving 1 Indian Ayurvedic massage of 2h with oil and healing herbs powder massage. You will leave floating like a feather. Then have a delicious vegetarian meal with sea view in one of the best restaurants on the cliff and on the afternoon, we will go to the backwaters, Golden Island Shiva & Parvati Temple, we will then go to Durga Temple and watch the sunset on a desert beach.
  • Day 5: Full Moon Rituals and Goddesses Invocations
  • This is the day to perform live the Full Moon Rituals, where we will go through several practices in nature, as well as on the retreat site.
  • Day 6: Learn Massage
  • Learn How to perform a relaxing massage with your friends and your partner. This day is an approach to massage where you can learn the basic movements for massaging your partners and/or friends.
  • Day 7: Know Yourself Through Astrology & Numerology
  • In the last day, we will go through a unique experience of astrology for groups. You will get to know the main traits of your Numerology as well as your Mayan, Karmic, Chinese and Western Astrology. We will then understand better why individuals in the group get an affinity with each other. Besides this, you will get to know your soul purpose and Life Path, karmic lessons and personality traits to improve. (Does not include personal extensive readings).
  • Note: The schedule of the order of the activities can change depending on the Full Moon day in each retreat.
  • Note:This is a 7-day retreat. Your stay is for 8 nights and 9 days in total. We will start with the retreat the day after you arrive, so on the 2nd day. So you will be able to take your time to land and adjust to the surroundings and our place.
  • Check out is the day after the last day, on day 9, of the retreat at 11 am.

Schedule

Day 1

6:30 AM Krya, Pranayama, Meditation, Mantras with Alma
7:30 AM Snack break
8:00 AM Yoga Class, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra with Alma
10:00 AM Breakfast - delicious vegetarian typical South Indian meal provided by Shiva Garden Restaurant
11:00 AM Workshop with Sonia
2:00 PMLunch – delicious vegetarian typical South Indian meal provided by Shiva Garden Restaurant
3:00 PM Workshop with Sonia
5:00 PM Personal / free time for going to the beach, explore the Cliff restaurants and much more!

About This Event

7 DAYS OF COACHING FOR WOMEN, PRACTICES,  FULL MOON RITUALS & GODDESSES INVOCATIONS, BELLY DANCE, WOMEN’S CIRCLES, ASTROLOGY & NUMEROLOGY, MASSAGE,  WALKS, DETOX, YOGA, MEDITATION AND CHANTING

Experienced yogis can explore and enhance their practice, while new students can deepen their understanding of yoga, coaching for women in a supportive and nurturing environment. 

When groups of like-minded women get together, magic is created. Sacred Feminine retreats awaken awareness of the feminine form with beautiful flowing, simple yet sensual dance, and a deeper understanding, honoring and integration of energy and companionship.

This retreat is a container of practice in space full of beauty and sisterhood, connection with Nature and silence, dance and Goddess rituals, devotional chanting and much, much more.

Together we explore our highest potential as Sacred women, we discover a unique gift for each woman and we hold her as she moves into embodying her Nature.

We move beyond our limitations by exploring the strength of our femininity. We practice unveiling the wisdom and beauty already inherent in each woman.

We come together to practice, heal any guilt or shame around being a powerful woman, open beyond limits and allow and celebrate our unique womanhood. We come together to bring more light to this world.

You will leave this retreat transformed, deeply connected to your beauty, a lot more self-confident and empowered with an abundance of tools and insight into how to be in touch with your inner Goddess and at the same time be successful and active in the modern world.

This Retreat Can Be The Beginning Of Your Life Change!

Imagine yourself surrounded by a luxuriant tropical nature, in a boat trip on the backwaters and going daily to the beach, receiving an ayurvedic massage, eating Indian delicious meals.

As you make your way to the yoga shala you stroll through the tranquil gardens, you enjoy a rejuvenating meditation and yoga practice, before indulging in a fresh, nutritious and delicious Kerala breakfast.

Participate in our Sacred Feminine classes and practices. Take then some time to relax and unwind by the beach, enjoy a luscious Ayurvedic massage, stroll into Varkala for some sight-seeing. 

For a truly holistic experience led by the most knowledgeable teachers from the Shiva Garden Homestay and retreat site, join us to re-energize, unwind and re-connect with your true self while soaking up the blissful surrounds of beautiful Varkala.

WHAT IS SACRED FEMININE?

“Sacred Feminine is about connecting with your womb, your inner wisdom and empowering yourself as a Woman.

It’s about respecting your Sacred Blood and using it in your ceremonies.

It’s about staying silent and listening to the creativity latent in your 2nd chakra.

It’s connecting with the Natural energies of the Moon, the Sun, the Earth, the elements and inviting them into your life.

It’s about dancing in the sacredness of our bodies, closing our eyes and letting our soul flow with the music.

Sacred Feminine is about remembering that you are a Female and so, able to give birth naturally, in a homely environment and free of drugs.

It’s learning about the grieving process of an abortion, and being abused in so many ways.

It’s about respecting yourself as a Human Being and making yourself feel respected as a Woman.

Sacred Feminine is about sharing, dancing, laughing, crying, nurturing…It’s about  Being Yourself, Authentic, without masks and fulfilling your Life Path on this Planet, which includes protecting Mother Nature, the people on Planet Earth and Wildlife.” 

What’s Possible In This Retreat

Reclaim your fullness and aliveness as a womanDeepen your connection with your true selfHappiness, fulfillment, loveDeepen and enrich your relationships Stronger alignment with your destiny/dharmaClearing old, unwanted thought patterns and letting go of old habitsLive more fully from your heart and soulHealing of traumas from this life, past lives, and ancestral linesWeave, balance and unite your divine masculine with your divine feminineOpen to a heart-space of belonging, healing, trust, and love that is only possible to create in sacred women’s circle
A lovely peaceful quiet place surrounded by tropical trees and vegetation for you to heal, re-connect and empower yourself only 20 minutes walking away from the beach, shops and restaurants.

Venue Highlights

South India, Kerala (God’s Own Country), Varkala beach, one of the Top 10 beaches in India, rated the 3rd place by tourists, and one of the First 30 Tour Destinations in the Planet, rated 28th place among the 100 top ‘Best Value Index’ around the globe.

The main beach is Papanasam beach. The word Papanasam means washing away sins. The legend says, that taking a dip in the waters of Papanasam Beach will wash away all the sins in one’s life.

Shakti Ashram, Healing Center and Academy is surrounded by tropical trees.
Facilities Include: - fast Wi-Fi service, shared kitchen and mineral water. Excellent location in a quiet residential area with the beach and supermarket just 10 minutes walking distance.

Accommodations

Ashram Accommodation Options ":

- Double Deluxe W/ AC - RS1500
This room has been lovingly crafted to provide our guests with a comfortable and homely experience. Our room have one large comfortable bed and private bathroom. The room is ideal for single travelers, couples or couples with children. The rooms is well ventilated with two large windows.
Size: 14 sq m
Beds: 1 Double(s)

-Deluxe Double W/ Hot Water - RS900
This is a room with a private bathroom.
Size: 14 sq m
Beds: 1 Double(s)

Standard Double Room - RS700
Size: 14 sq m
Beds: 1 Double(s)

- Open Air Dormitory - RS400
This is a common room with a shared bathroom and a dinning room.
Size: 50 sq m
Beds: 1 Single(s)

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free

Menu/Cuisine

Delicious, healthy, organic and vegan meals are provided. You are free to order your Super Star Healthy Breakfast @RS150 and Get All the Nutrients In Lunch @RS250 on the days you decide to eat in :)

Directions

Direction: Makairam, (House number VMC 29/84 D, 29/84E, Sy. No.41/1, in Varkala SRO), Vacharmukku, Varkala P.O. 695141, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

HOW TO REACH HERE
We are 10 minutes from Krishna Supermarket, in NorthCliff (5, 10 min walking) near Kurakkani Junction. On the opposite side of the road from Krishna Supermarket, looking to the left, there is a blue bus stop and a road going up between walled properties. Walk 5 to 10 minutes up this road. After a few corners, you will see purple Shakti Ashram paintings guiding you to the Ashram. We are just after the house on the left side with 2 white rabbits, around the corner along the left earth path. It is the first stunning house on the right side.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 30+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 15-29 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-14 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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Reviews  
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  • Karine V   July 12, 2019

      Sonia is a blessing and a lifesaver !

    Sonia came into my life at a moment when I needed it most, actually I went to India to reconnect to myself thru yoga, but an injury made me change my plans and I met Sonia, like a guardian angel falling at the very right moment. We worked together during a few weeks with different types of learnings she offers like reiki, counseling/life coaching, astrology, women empowerment/sacred feminine and aqua floating. All during the process she accompanied me from tears to laughs with a beautiful understanding and compassionnate heart, it took me time to realize how our work together did a loads of good to me and the directions I would give to my life. From our first encounter, I knew I was at the right place and hopefully she would help me, and she did, and even more. I left with a big heart to follow on my travels and my life but also with many many tools to be able to navigate thru life without drowning anymore. It's been over a year and I can still appreciate and feel the support, and I use the precious advices and tools in my every day life. I just want to thank her for everything from her listening, her life sharing, her advices, her positive energy to her vegan yummy cooking, or simply to thank her for being who she is and to assume every part of it or also, to thank her to be on her own healing path and to have the generosity to share her knowledge to whomever will cross the door and feel the vibe. Thank you Sonia ! :)

  • Tamzin Lisa Williams   January 22, 2019

      Such a blessing to have crossed paths with Sonja- she positively impacted my journey

    Sonja made a big difference in my life. I met her as I was ready to do some deep inner work and come off my antidepressants. It was powerful work that helped me understand myself as a woman and connect with all that I am. I removed my mariner and got back in touch with my body. Her energy stayed with me for some time onwards and it was this experience that encouraged me to keep going when our time was up. Today I am 2 1/2 years sober and in the best space of my life because I kept on progressing forwards. I would highly recommend her. She is a powerful healer and has a very special space.

  • Green-Art Shore   January 21, 2019

      Be in harmony with life!

    I know Sonia for couple of years now, we had very particular way of connection and she has also very particular place in my inner journey. Since I have been coming back to Varkal almost every year, it became my second home and Sonia part of it, i have been visiting her often and we had lot of deep conversations. After i did 3 or 4 day raiki healing with her, it touched me, cleared up somethings inside. She is sensitive and she works lot for help others and same time work on herself for be more balanced and keep harmony within herself. I guess we all come in this planet for grow from our own life experience, grow for be better person, in balanced, in harmony and every single day we move on towards it, even though sometimes it seems we get blocked. I recommend you Sonia, she knows her mission in this life and she follows it, for why i respect her lot. She has lot to share! Bless you all and enjoy from true, beautiful sisterhood, brotherhood, friendship connection, that is food for our soul!

  • Asha Loika   January 20, 2019

      Great vibes

    Was well received in Shakti ashram, loved the colors in my room, the decoration and the art around. The people were very friendly and the food was absolutely stunning as much visually as for the taste buds. Truly a beautiful place and with good vibrations.

  • Sandra Sanches   January 19, 2019

      A blessing on my path❤️🙏🏼

    I have experienced life changing Reiki Sessions and Law of Attraction Workshop with Sónia that were a true treasure and blessing in my path. Words cannot describe what I have experienced, but the heart knows and all I can say is that I strongly recommend Sónia and all her work that is full of love and wisdom in each breath she takes. Thank you my dear sister, for having shared yourself with me, I am forever grateful for those moments spent together. Hug, Sandra

  • Katie Bouva   January 16, 2019

      Reiki treatment

    Very professional and sensitive person with outstanding energy and skills ! I have received a 4 days Reiki treatment that cleared up a lot of blockages from my path. I feel very fortunate that it came in the right time and I am very grateful for the professionalism and sensitivity I was looked after. Highly recommend.

  • Katie Bouva   January 16, 2019

      Truly Amazing and Friendly Space

    Truly awesome space for learning, transformation and personal growth !

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