Women’s Wisdom Retreat

16-21 November 2021

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In this 6-day immersion course, you experience women’s wisdom from the African, Asian and Western world. This retreat gives you the chance to re-connect with yourself, but this is no ordinary retreat. As a women-only experience, you get to deep-dive into your inner primal connection with yourself and Mother Earth.

It is through your pelvic floor that you anchor your heart in the divine femininity. We invite you to join us on this journey to reach your increased potential and to become the beautiful woman you are, inside and out.

“Discovering that you are not alone, but that you are on the road together is invaluable”..

FOR WHOM?

You long for personal time and space in a divine place and crave emotional and spiritual development. It is time for you to nourish your soul!

  • You have the feeling there is more to life, and you are eager to find out exactly what
  • You wish to connect deeply with your intuition
  • You want to aim for the stars and experience a fuller life
  • You long for peace and fulfilment
  • You enjoy journeying with other like-minded individuals
  • You take pleasure in experiencing different culture, rituals and celebrations.

“Take the plunge and discover your inner greatness”..

OUR PROMISE

We promise that you will be going home with increased levels of confidence in yourself as well as a heightened sense of positivity. You will leave feeling deeply relaxed and fulfilled. Your heart will overflow with a sense of unity and love. You will have reconnected with your true self, and you will have the tools necessary to continue in your self-development journey.

With a clear mind and a peaceful, rested, nourished body, you will know how to surrender and how to let go of what does not serve you. The practical tools you will be 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 confidence in yourself as well as a heightened sense of positivity. You will leave feeling deeply relaxed and fulfilled. Your heart will overflow with a sense of unity and love. You will have reconnected with your true self, and you will have the tools necessary to continue in your self-development journey.

With a clear mind and a peaceful, rested, nourished body, you will know how to surrender and how to let go of what does not serve you. The practical tools you will be given during the retreat will provide you with the faith and courage to continue these practices at home.

WHAT TO EXPECT?

  • Deep knowledge and teachings
  • Yoga
  • Meditations
  • Women’s circles
  • Transformational sound healing with gongs
  • Massage
  • Community Women’s Day
  • Sunset sail through mangroves on a local dhow (sailing boat)
  • Swahili dinner prepared by local women
  • Meet women who make a change in this world
  • Time to relax, recharge, reflect, swim and sunbathe
  • Organic and wholesome food
  • Freshly made juices and coconut water

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.

“Where women come together, trust grows”..

TEACHERS

Christel Van der Meer

Christel is from Holland and is highly trained in personal development and spiritual awareness. She will guide you through a fascinating ‘inner journey to femininity’ that aims to connect head, heart, and uterus. Christel will work with you using a combination of methods, such as: Shamanism, Tao, Women Sexuality (VO), Zen-Shiatsu, Constellations and Inquiry.

Monika Fauth

Monika is from Holland and has been living in Lamu since 1997. She is the proud owner of Banana House and founder of Lamu Yoga and Furaha. She has been teaching yoga since 2000 and is a certified Art of Living teacher. Monika is a true explorer of life, inspirator and dedicated yogi. She will guide the morning pranayama and meditation sessions, either in the dunes or on a sailing boat. In addition, she will lead Community Women’s Day and 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.

Ahlam Nuur

Ahlam is a Somalia-British living in Nairobi, a lover of art and capturing beauty. She is a certified Vaginal Steam facilitator and yogi. She will accompany you on a journey through an ancient African ritual, delving deeply into your feminine and exploring the essence of your womb, soul and body connection.

WHERE TO STAY

In order to make the retreat more accessible to women in Kenya and around the world, we decided to reduce the rates for the Womens Wisdom Retreat:

You will be hosted at Banana House & Wellness Centre in Shela, 3 houses set in a tropical garden with swimming pool and lots of space to relax. Banana House is nr. 1 on Tripadvisor and 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 – 1395$ or 1225 Euro
    • Double bedroom, single occupancy – 1150$ or 995 Euro
    • Double bedroom extra bed sharing room – 1065$ or 920 Euro
    • Budget room, single occupancy –   975$ or 850 Euro

    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 – 1395$ or 1225 Euro
    • Double bedroom, single occupancy – 1150$ or 995 Euro
    • Double bedroom extra bed sharing room – 1065$ or 920 Euro
    • Budget room, single occupancy –   975$ or 850 Euro

     

    RETREAT PRICE

    Retreat Price between $1395 – $975

    What’s Included:

    • 5 nights full board accommodation on single room occupancy in Banana house
    • Fresh and organic breakfasts, lunches and dinners
    • Airport transfers from Manda airport to Shela village
    • All Classes and Workshops
    • Community Day
    • Massage (1 hr)
    • Swahili dinner
    • Sunset Sail
    • 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
      • Tips
      • Alcohol/ Personal expenses

      This immersion is open to only 20 women.