The Caravan Express: Women’s Retreat

The Caravan Express is a retreat for women that runs this weekend at the Fresh Idea Farm in Red Rock, NY. The retreats goal is “uncovering your essence, experience its power, and take action.”

The retreat, conducted in a bucolic garden setting, will include Meditation, yoga, the labyrinth, writing & vision mapping.

From the hosts:

Why a Caravan you might be asking?

Because we want to present you with a rare opportunity to travel with a group of like-minded seekers to unknown and unexpected places that already reside right within you.

Our intention is to give you the time and space to dig deep and share with all of us what you already possess – sometimes known but often hidden.

And how will we do this?

By taking you through processes that have the potential to lead to dynamic transformations in the areas you personally wish to explore.

This weekend is designed to build from the essentials, in realms of yoga, meditation, and contemplation, to labyrinth walking on Day One, with the purpose of bridging internal and external spheres.

Our Caravan Mart is a unique vehicle that will allow us to reveal the gifts we already recognize and are ready to share with one another.

How you expand your new insights and begin to take action will happen on Day Two with a dynamic vision mapping session and the inaugural “Express Yourself ” workshop.

It is our hope that fellow Caravaners will depart with their magnificent presence

enlightened and emboldened and that they will also know they always have a sacred touchstone to return to – The Caravan Express.

JOIN US – Your place is waiting!

Betty – Sheila – Chris – Janet


DATES/TIME: Friday, August 23 – Sunday August 25, 2019

August 23rd MEET & GREET (optional)

Location: The Red Rock Historical Society – Red Rock, New York

  • 6:00 – 8:00 Enjoy a Light Fare and the Company of your fellow Caravaners

DAY #1

August 24th – Inspiration & Intention: Find Your Essence

Location: The Fresh Idea Farm- Red Rock, New York

  • 8:30 – 9:30 BREAKFAST – On-Site
  • 9:30 – 10:30 Welcome & Opening Circle: Crossing the Threshold Ceremony- Participant & Facilitator Introductions: Why you came, what to gain?
  • 10:30 – 12:00 Contemplative Meditation: Sparking Your Flow (with Sheila Lewis) – Basic meditation with movement, designed to refresh & restore body, mind & spirit as groundwork for intentional, inspired action.
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Contemplative Time – Stretch & Explore
  • 12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH – On-Site
  • 1:30 – 3:00 Walk The Labyrinth (with Christine Favreau) – Overview, background, walk the Labyrinth and re-connect to yourself
  • 3:00 – 3:30 Contemplative Time – Journal, Explore, and more
  • 3:30 – 4:30 Q & A & discussion with the Facilitators
  • 4:30 – 5:00 The Caravan Mart – Set-Up Time
  • 5:00 – 6:30 The Caravan Mart – Facilitators share what led to their inspired actions an invite you to share your wares too! (optional)
  • 6:30 – 7:00 The Caravan Mart – Close Up Shop & Free Time
  • 7:00 Group Dinner – Optional – Off-Site

DAY #2

August 25th INTEGRATION & EXPRESSION – Express Yourself

Location: The Fresh Idea Farm – Red Rock, New York

  • 8:30 – 9:30 Breakfast – On-Site
  • 9:30 – 10:30 Morning Circle & Warm-Up Activities – Journaling + Yoga + Labyrinth Walking + Art Making + Spanda Card Readings
  • 10:30 – 12:00 Vision Into Action: Making Vision Boards (with Janet Tanguay) – Visualize and manifest your dreams through vision mapping and take active steps to achieve your goals. Each participant will receive their own vision/imagine kit to enjoy.
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Contemplative Time – Stretch & Explore
  • 12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH – On-Site
  • 1:30 – 2:00 Short Motivational Video & Group Activity Discussion
  • 2:00 – 3:00 Express Yourself! – Take time to dig deep and prepare to tell or show us in any form you like what’s new and what’s next.
  • 3:00 – 4:00 SHOWTIME! – Now is your chance to tell the world.
  • 4:00 – 5:00 Closing Circle/Ceremony. Crossing The Threshold

The Fresh Idea Farm
605 County Road 24
Red Rock, New York 12060

For costs, and/or to RSVP, contact Betty Newman:
call: 212-532-0385
text: 917-363-3136



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