Living Light Sicily Retreat

Event Highlights

  • Enjoy the power of sound and energy healing
  • Learn how to connect to and heal your inner family
  • Take glorius walks in nature
  • Discover the sacred subtle energy of ancient Trees
  • Partake in water meditations
  • Learn about power animal medicine
  • Nourish yourself with whale and dolphin spirit meditations
  • Daily excursions in sacred spaces

Schedule

The basic daily schedule will be as follows:

Day 1
Setting Your Personal Intentions For the Retreat
5:30 Sacred Box Ceremony
6:30- 7:30 Walk on the Beach
Connecting with Nature Spirit
8:30-9:30 Dinner

Mid-Week
7:00 -7:45 Silent Meditation/Question of the Day
7:45 -8:15 Breakfast
8:30 -9:30 Yoga on the Beach
9:30 -10:30 Water Meditation - Swimming with the Ondines
11:00 - 12:00 To Be Announced
12:00 - 1:00 Sharing
1:00 - 3:00 Lunch and Break
3:30 - 5:00 Energy Work
5:30 - 7:00 To Be Announced
7:00 - 8:00 Break
8:00 - 9:30 Dinner

Final Day
7:00 - 7:45 Silent Meditation
7:45 - 8:15 Breakfast
9:00-10:30 To Be Announced
Swimming with the Ondines Meditation
10:30-11:00 Break
11:30-1:00 Shamanic Journey Meditation
1:00-3:00 Lunch and Break
3:00-5:00 Sacred Box Ceremony
5:00-5:30 End of Retreat Celebration

About This Event

Living Light; A Journey back to the Lightness of the Heart

Do you find yourself pulled down by old ideas and experiences that trap your mind into surviving and keep you fighting within yourself? 

Do you want to move on and let go but memories and anger keep you in the same cycles of thoughts?

Often we don't realize that our inner life needs a cleanup and a re-organization to allow our soul to breathe and for the life flow to stream back in. 

Unknowingly, you may be carrying the burdens of your days in your heart, exhaust your vital force and create obstacles in your life. 

This way of being it keeps you hooked in a loop of exhausting ups and downs. 

If that's the case, your heart is paying the price of carrying the heavy burdens of past experiences translating them into anger, guilt, judgment, and ultimately keeping you in a state of pain.

This Retreat is designed to help you recognize the nature of the burdens that your heart is carrying and will gently walk you into a space of: 

 Understanding - To allow the life lessons inherent to your experiences to be understood and assimilated.

 Forgiveness - To know how to process forgiveness towards yourself and others and allow a new path of  abundance to enter your life.

 Compassion - To allow your heart to soften and bring a new color in your vision.

 Release - To clear old stagnant energy to create a clean new slate.

 Expansion - To open yourself to the larger part of yourself and welcome a new beginning filled with Light.

To take time for yourself is essential to bring back the lightness of your Spirit, to go back to your life feeling grounded and centered, to experience your reality with higher levels of energy.

Allow yourself to take time to retreat with me in the beautiful Island of Sicily, to immerse your body and soul in beauty and the regenerating energy of the Sicilian Sun and the Mediterranean Sea.

Donatella’s retreat was a magical, mystical week for me, full of many emotions and insights, some almost too profound for words.

Venue Highlights

Villa Magda is located in Marina di Ragusa, in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily. Just a few steps away from the sea, a stay at the Villa Magda is the perfect solution for those who love the sun, nature, and most of all, a relaxing sojourn. Villa Magda is a beautiful place for indoor/outdoor activities. There are a variety of cozy and well-tended corners, included terraces with a sea view, making it a perfect place to relax and socialize with like-minded people as well as finding space to rest and enjoy personal spiritual time.

Accommodations

Shared Lodging at the beautiful, magical, Villa Magda.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

Menu/Cuisine

The idea of a Retreat for Donatella includes the quality and the energy involving food quality and food preparation. Being a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Donatella has always given priority to the way she feeds her clients during her Retreats. It's one of her firm beliefs that allowing our bodies to feel nurtured and loved is important to allow a deeper part of ourselves to open up and transform.

"...A lot of our earlier memories are most likely attached to food and the story around it is one of the most important chapter of our lives. For these reasons, it becomes important during a meditation retreat, to experience a magical relationship with food, with the abundance of freshly grown fruits and vegetables, fragrant herbs, and divinely cooked dishes, just prepared and served to you in a loving and elegant manner by our superb cooks Alda and Franz.  ~Donatella Moltisanti

Franz and Alda, renown home cooking chefs, just fit the bill. They are in love with each other and in love with their art of cooking.  Not only they cook divinely, but they put so much love in their recipes and decorations that it's impossible not to feel pampered.
The Sicilian original cuisine is an important element to the experience of being immersed in the Sicilian culture. All of the food for the retreat is prepared on staff daily to bring the flavors of Sicily to our table.

You’ll enjoy fresh grown products and local dishes lovingly prepared with attention to detail. You'll have the choice of vegetarian or local mediterranean meals.

Directions

You can fly into:

Comiso (about 45 minutes from the retreat location)
Catania (about 1 hour and 45 from the retreat location)

We offer a car service from the airport to Villa Magda, which is located in Marina di Ragusa. We would book this for you with our driver and the cost is usually around 150 Euros. If there are other retreat participants arriving around the same time we always consolidate the rides so there may be an opportunity to share this cost. (There is also a bus from Catania to Ragusa. From Comiso there is no bus service)

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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  • PT   August 28, 2016

      Unforgettable transformative experience

    Donatella's retreat is one of the most memorable experiences in my life. This is a transformative experience. I released patterns that no longer serve me and cradled by the hands of divine love. The healing is deep. Donatella is the what I call the, "REAL DEAL". I am not the same person after this retreat. I am re-discovering who I am. I speak and listen from my heart as a woman, wife and mother. Her and her team come from the space of the heart. You feel that you are a true goddess staying at the "Goddess House". Not to mention the daily yoga, meditations, swims in the ocean, the YUMMY DELICIOUS meals and the community of women who are along this journey with you. Be prepared to cry, laugh, dance and love, love, love!!! I look forward to coming every year!!!

  • SUSANNE KIM   March 22, 2016

      Donatella's retreat

    I have been to Donatella's retreat twice so far and I had amazing breakthrough in my trueself. It was very intense and in depth spiritual journey which is one of best decision I have ever made in my life.

  • Suzanne Miller   March 18, 2016

      Inner peace

    I highly recommend doing this retreat with Donatella. Not only did I sleep better than I have in years we journeyed through so many areas of my life - by the end everything made sense. It was a cross between a Caribbean vacation- therapy - a sleep clinic a psychic and intense meditation. All of my senses were engaged. I can't wait to go again!

  • AS   July 15, 2015

      Donatella's Sicily Retreat

    Donatella's Retreat in Sicily is simply one of the best things i have ever done for myself. I was not sure what to expect, but what I experienced and received was beyond my wildest dreams. I shed unhealthy relationship patterns, i renewed my faith in the universe, and I received clear insights regarding my life purpose. There are many more deeply personal things I came away with that were even more profound and life changing. The results of this retreat are so deeply personal and individual, which is part of what makes it so unique and beautiful. I think everyone on it walked away with their own unique and very specific insights. Anyone who is serious about working to improve themselves , anyone seriously looking for answers to life's difficult questions, or anyone who wants to strengthen their connection to source would greatly benefit from this retreat.

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Recenter, Rebalance, Renew..... I cannot provide nurture and wisdom to the people I love without the opportunity to fill up my own cup. Diane
 

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