Lamu Women’s Happiness Retreat

 

3-9 November 2022

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Lamu Women’s Happiness retreat

3-9 November 2022

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This retreat is for women who long for time and space for themselves, create more energy and get inspiration. Women who are eager to explore the vaste possibilities within oneself, to be more in balance and better understanding of oneself. In this 7-day immersion retreat, we will guide you through powerful breathing techniques (taught by the Art of Living), bodywork, yoga, soundhealing, exploring the feminine and masculine, massage and others. The setting is at Banana House and Shela beach.  Our retreat gives you the unique opportunity to connect with yourself and the (Lamu-)women around you.

 

“ Within you lies vast  untapped possibilities waiting to be discovered”..

 

FOR WHOM?

You long for personal time,  for happiness, for joy, purpose and confidence. You wish to explore other cultures, deeper meaning of your life, and love to spend time on a paradise island

 

  • You want to discover the vast possibilities within you
  • You wish to connect deeply with your intuition
  • You want to experience happiness from inside
  • You long for more energy and good sleep
  • You want to know the secret of the breath
  • You enjoy journeying with other like-minded individuals
  • You are looking for transformation
  • Immerse yourself in local activities
  • You search discover the vast possibilities within you
  • You want to know the vast..

“Dare to dive deep and discover your inner greatness”..

OUR PROMISE

We promise that you will be going home with increased levels of energy, happiness and confidence in yourself. The retreat, with all it’s different aspects,  gives you unforgettable experience of Life. Your heart will overflow with a sense of unity and love. You will have reconnected with your true self and have a proper vision of who you really are. A calm and peaceful mind, a rested and nourished body, and a great connection to the soul will encourage you to continue this path. The practical tools given during the retreat will provide you with the faith and courage to continue these practices at home.

We promise that you will be going home with increased levels of energy, happiness and confidence in yourself. The retreat, with all it’s different aspects,  gives you unforgettable experience of Life. Your heart will overflow with a sense of unity and love. You will have reconnected with your true self and have a proper vision of who you really are. A calm and peaceful mind, a rested and nourished body, and a great connection to the soul will encourage you to continue this path. The practical tools given during the retreat will provide you with the faith and courage to continue these practices at home.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT?

  • Happiness Program by Art of Living              
  • Powerful breathing techniques and knowledge
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Women’s circle
  • Transformational sound healing with gongs
  • Body Massage
  • Workshop on feminine & masculine energy
  • Sunset sail through mangroves on a local dhow (sailing boat)
  • Swahili dinner prepared by local women
  • Lamu Town visit, a world heritage
  • Swim in the mangrove
  • Dune walk &  daily swim in ocean
  • Exchange talk with local women
  • Organic and wholesome food
  • Sisterhood and support

WOMEN’S CIRCLE

A group of women sitting on the beach

Discover the magic of our Women’s Circle. The circle’s starting point originates from the unique wisdom and intuition that each woman carries within her. There will be room to speak, share, offer gratitude and work with various universal biographical themes. The circle will provide you with a safe space to get together and share with others.

HEALTHY FOOD

Good nutrition is essential to achieve optimal results. Healthy and organic food will positively influence and support your mood. Our fantastic chefs will provide delicious and fresh, locally sourced dishes, prepared with a lot of love. All meals are prepared with local and organic seasonal products as much as possible. Allow us to tantalize your taste buds with our unique cuisine!

IMPACT

“Service is the key to happiness”, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. This retreat contributes to the growth of local women through our support by involving them in providing food, exchanging ideas, learning together and provides re-usable sanitary pads to local schools.

“The collective wisdom of women is so inspirational”..

TEACHERS

Monika Fauth

Monika is from Holland and has been living in Lamu since 1997. She is owner of Banana House and founder of Lamu Yoga Festival and Lamu Furaha. She has been teaching yoga since 2000 and is a certified Art of Living teacher, certified Vallei Coach and certified Lifebook Leader. Monika is a true explorer of life, inspirator and she walks her talks. She will hold the space for you during the whole week. She will teach the 3 days Happiness Program from the Art of Living, she guides you in the workshop, women’s circle and activities. She is happy to share her wisdom and life experiences.

Marcella Anselmetti

Marcella is a Lamu based Italian sound healing therapist. She will take us on a transformational healing journey in her workshop with gongs, singing bowls and other mesmerizing instruments on Manda island.

WHERE TO STAY

You will be hosted at Banana House & Wellness Centre in Shela, set in a tropical garden with swimming pool and lots of space to relax. Banana House has 20 years of experience with retreats and is nr. 1 on Tripadvisor. It also facilitates in-house “Natural Lamu” Beauty Spa for treatments and massages. 

 

    Banana House

    Banana House has 3 penthouses, 6 comfortable double bedrooms, 5 single bedrooms. The retreat price is based on a single occupancy in your bedroom.

    Prices:
    Inclusive whole retreat and your contribution to Women Social Project between 20$ – 50$

    • Penthouse, single occupancy –                       1795$
    • Double bedroom, single occupancy –           1395$
    • Double bedroom extra bed sharing room – 1275$
    • Economy room, single occupancy –              1250$

     

    Banana House

    Banana House has 3 penthouses, 6 comfortable double bedrooms, 5 single bedrooms. The retreat price is based on a single occupancy in your bedroom.

    Prices:
    Inclusive whole retreat and your contribution to Women Social Project between 20$ – 50$

    • Penthouse, single occupancy –                       1795$
    • Double bedroom, single occupancy –           1395$
    • Double bedroom extra bed sharing room – 1275$
    • Economy room, single occupancy –               1250$

     

    RETREAT PRICE

    Lamu Women’s Happiness Retreat between $1250 – $1795

    What’s Included:

        • 6 nights full board accommodation on single room occupancy in Banana House
        • Fresh and organic breakfasts, all lunches and 5x dinners
        • Airport transfers from Manda airport to Shela village
        • Happiness Program by Art of Living, deep breathing techniques, meditation, life skills
        • 6 x Yoga class
        • Workshop on M/F energy
        • Womens Circle
        • Massage (1 hr)
        • Swahili dinner
        • Sunset Sail on a dhow
        • Lamu Town, a world heritage, guided visit
        • Mangrove swim
        • Dune walk 
        • Women’s Celebration
        • Gift
        • Tea/Juice/Coconut water
        • Your contribution to social responsibility project

          What’s Not Included:

          • Inbound and Outbound Flight tickets
          • Travel Insurance/Cancellation insurance
          • Tips
          • Alcohol/ Personal expenses

          This immersion is open to only 10 women.