Fearless Spirit Retreat
AN EXCLUSIVE, 3-DAY IMMERSION TO NOURISH YOUR MIND, BODY & SPIRIT AND OPEN YOUR CREATIVE HEART
May 1-3, 2020 in Shakopee, MN
POSTPONED due to COVID-19
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I believe you are brave
The Fearless Spirit Retreat offers a deeply awakening, intuitive, and soulful journey in a space of freedom, non-judgment, and exploration.
The focus is on letting go, tuning into creative intuition, releasing expectations, and welcoming your unique voice into your creative expression and your daily life.
Our days of painting and creative exploration are infused with music, movement, nourishing food, circle gatherings and deep connections with the soul sisters you are meant to meet.
Our theme this year is “Connecting Creativity With Nature”
- For Healing & Growth
- For Centering & Grounding
- To participate in the Rhythms of Life
- To feel Connected to the world around you
- To live in Harmony & Balance
In this 3-day retreat, we will explore creative & mindful ways to nourish your mind, body, & spirit and connect to the natural world around you. Activities will include:
♦ Movement – to invite mindfulness into your daily life
♦ Music –to connect with the rhythms of your body
♦ Guided Meditations/Visualizations – to connect with your spirit
♦ Art Projects – to engage your mind and learn more about creativity
♦ Writing – to travel deeper into your callings from within
♦ Sacred Circle – to connect with your soul sisters
This isn’t just a weekend away… it’s an awakening to a whole new way of living
(More details will be emailed upon registration)
- $497 USD
LOCATION & ACCOMMODATIONS
- The retreat will take place at The Vintage Porch in Shakopee, MN
- The retreat home has a full kitchen and a large craft room with access to additional crafting materials
- Guests will share a bedroom with 1 – 3 other guests
- For out of town guests, please fly into MSP airport
- Friday: Check-in after 12pm. Workshops 3:00 – 8:30pm (Break for dinner)
- Saturday: 10am – 5:30pm
- Sunday: 10am – 3pm
- Saturday and Sunday: Morning Stretching + Movement
- Open Studio before and after workshops
We will provide art + writing journals, water buckets, rags and other surprise materials. You are asked to bring the following:
- A basic set of acrylic paints (think primary colors, black, white & other colors you like)
- Paint brushes in various sizes
- Collage papers (optional)
- Paint palette
- Your favorite art making tools + supplies (optional)
- Loose, comfortable clothing
* If you prefer not to bring these basic supplies, we can buy them for you for an additional $35 supplies fee.
- All meals are included in the retreat. This includes Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Sunday breakfast + light lunch.
- Every effort will be made to accommodate special dietary restrictions & preferences. A grocery store is located nearby if you wish to supplement the meals.
- Healthy snacks + drinks will also be available for in-between meal times.
- The retreat is limited to 12 participants to ensure comfortable accommodations and to foster a close-knit community of soul sisters.
- Each participant will be invited to a private Facebook group to facilitate connections before + after the retreat.
- There are no refunds for this retreat unless we are able to fill your spot.
- A $50 cancellation fee will be applied should we find a replacement for your spot.
Examples of Art Influenced by Nature
Exploring nature in art is one way of infusing the beauty and healing properties that nature has to offer.
I especially love combining art making with journaling. I find it to be a powerful pairing that takes my creative journey to a deeper level. In this experience, you will learn about creativity and about yourself at the same time. It really is a combination like no other, and I can’t wait to show you why I love it.
The best part is that you don’t need have a creative bone in your body to make art. The workshops are designed for beginner and experienced creatives alike. The most important part is that you’re showing up and being fearless in your willingness to try.
What past retreat attendees are saying
I love art, writing, learning new techniques and having life’s mundane churned up to create a fresh perspective, all alongside other women who want to do the same. This is a tall order and yet Lulu’s retreat fulfilled these desires and more.
I enjoyed a weekend in a beautiful, spacious home with tasty and nourishing meals provided. Through the meditation, intuitive writing and art journal excercises, I unexpectedly found much sought after freedom, love and comfort in an area of life I had remained stuck in. This could only have happened in an atmosphere that felt safe enough to be artistically expressive. There was a perfect balance of feeling relaxed, yet motivated to explore the weekend themes of body, mind and spirit.
Lulu knows how to create a space where women from different generations feel welcomed, valued and understood. I enjoyed the sense of community offered in group circle time, around the meal table or pottering through art supplies during the evening freetime. I also enjoyed reflective time alone, simply sitting in the garden, wondering what the colours of tulips yet to unfold may be, and how these thoughts were symbolic of my life.
I recommend a retreat like the one Lulu provided for any woman who wishes to delve into their life more deeply using artistically expressive means while enjoying a break from the usual demands of life. I arrived back home feeling refreshed and wish the same for other women.
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.
– The Alchemist
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MEET YOUR RETREAT GUIDE
Lulu is a Life Igniter + Creative Life and Business Mentor. She believes that we are all born to create a life of our own design, and to have a whole lot of fun while we do it.
Lulu helps women to commit to their own happiness and connect to their creative intuition, so they have the confidence and clarity they need to share their gifts and make a difference in the world.
Lulu is passionate about helping women prioritize joy in their lives. As a mother of 4 children, she knows just how important it is to take care of yourself in order to show up better for others. She feels strongly that we are all here to both teach and learn, and there’s nothing more powerful than teaching through example.
More retreat love
My favorite part of the weekend was the painting. I’m hanging my picture in my townhouse downtown and ordered a large canvas to do an intuitive painting for the main room!
I liked that we did the writing, dancing, and the visionbook. The variety kept me stimulated.
I was initially worried it would be all younger women and I really liked that it was all age groups sharing with each other!
I really liked the casual accepting nature of this workshop. I really felt filled up and left feeling good about myself and others.
When sleeping women wake, mountains move. – Chinese Proverb
Q: What do I need to bring?
~ In addition to your basic art supplies, please bring a bath towel and any other toiletries that you prefer to use. You will be emailed the supplies list & other relevant information prior to the retreat.
Q: What if I have special dietary preferences or restrictions?
~ We will make every effort to accommodate your dietary needs. Please let us know at least 2 weeks prior to the retreat what you require. There is also a grocery store nearby if you need to supplement the meals that are offered.
Q: What if I can’t make it to the retreat and need to cancel?
~ There are no refunds for the retreat once you register unless we are able to fill your spot. If we fill your spot, there will be a $50 cancellation fee deducted from your refund.
Q: What if I am not creative?
~ Being creative is an innate gift that we all possess. You do not need to know how to draw a straight line in order to tap into your creative wisdom. All of the workshop activities are for novice and experienced creatives alike.
Q: Will there be a workshop only option for people who live locally?
~ We feel that immersing yourself into the retreat environment by distancing yourself from your obligations and clearing your calendar is vitally important to the unwinding and tapping-in process. Therefore, we will not be offering a workshop only option.
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