We invite you to join us in the magical natural setting of Whidbey Island.
Cast into the breeze by the sea.
Step into the shifting sand.
Release worries into water's edge, slip into boundless dance.
The weekend offerings include:
**4 Nia Classes under the Summer sun on the beach, and other unique sacred spaces.
**4 Playshop sessions designed to refuel connection to Self, to Nia, to Livelihood, and to Community.
**Inspiration from four ceremonies honoring the inspirational elements of Fire & Sun, Earth, Water, and Wind.
**A welcoming place to revisit your Sacred Livelihood, emerge with a revised and liberated Nia-potent business story.
**Reframe business barriers, shine stories of vulnerable strength, and humanize the harmony in our Nia community and beyond.
**Re-light your White Belt principles.
Friday, August 22nd at 6:00pm: Suggested Island Arrival @ Island Joy Wellness Sanctuary(evening only rate of $40)
Day One: Setting the Tone--Crossing over from Daily Life to Weekend Retreat
Friday, 7:00pm Nia movement class
Sunset beach class. Letting go while setting paradise tone in the body—Sommer and Jill (Feeling)
Friday, 8:00pm-10:00pm Fire Ceremony—Fueling the Fire in your Belly, Opening to Powerful Element of Fire @ Magical Maxwelton Beach (Sommer)
A sacred opportunity to let go of what is not serving you and your business & then invite what you’re desiring now into the fire. Includes Ego Eradicator Kundalini Meditation with FIRE breath, Sacred Ignite-the-fire-within Ceremony and more.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Day Two: Reconnect w/ wholeHEART : Passion in Play & Magic Spirit of Nia. (Day rate $150)
Saturday, 7-8:00am: Earth Element Morning Ceremony
Morning Sunrise walk along Maxwelton beach.Chakra Meditation Sounds at the beach’s “Heart Altar”. Earth element ceremony of sand engraving, while planting your desire-mantra into the sand and into your day.
Saturday, 8-9:30am, Breakfast on your own.
You are welcome to store meals in Island Joy Wellness Sanctuary kitchen. Tea & Coffee complimentary.
Saturday, 9:30-10:30am BodySense Healing Class (Jill)
Jill’s meditative body-centered experience influenced by Nia’s 5 Stages.
Saturday, 11:00am-12: 30pm Relight Your White (Jill), @Butupio (www.butopia.net)
Marinate and cell saturate in physical sensation via a movement journey through White Belt Principles.
Saturday, 1-2:30pm Picnic lunch on your own( ie.. beach, Island Joy Wellness Sanctuary)
Saturday, 2:30-5:30pm Life as Art on Beach— (Sommer), at the beach.
Exploration time! Interact with Nia in play that activates JOY of life, art all around us & in Nature. Create art project w/ sand, shells, art supplies to create our Mantra Masterpiece and weaving our intention into our Northwest Lei for wearing. Value of mothernature. Take home FIVE Tools on how to lead with power in nature for classes, workshops and retreats.
**Nourishment hors d' oeuvres & divine drinks provided**
[Jill after Port Townsend Skip & Dip]
Saturday, 6-7:00pm Outside Nia & Freedance class + Skip & Dip. (Sommer & Jill)
Being seduced by the sounds and sights of nature. Breathe, Release, Expand. Clearing. Washing off the old and being present to the sensation of re-invigorated. Alive, Renewed. Explore the creation of nature in our freedance. Birds, trees –Nature as a Movement Art—freedance experience. Being inspired out of our tendencies through the inspiration of nature’s symbols. Cleansed and ALIVE you will be here in pure blissful play with profound tools to inspire in your classes and life. Water Ceremony, Meditation Skip & Dip (optional, of course)
Saturday,8:00pm Dinner out at Prima Bistro, in Langley. (no-host)
[around the table at prima] Celebrate self & community with outdoor dining at Prima Bistro (yummy, fine dining)
10:00pm- Dreams Under the Sky (bring blankets & pillows) optional,
Star gazing, 7 chakra meditation under the stars (with Sommer), social time, solitude, journaling. Whatever your heart desires! @ Island Joy Wellness Sanctuary.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Day 3: Rejuvenate our Sacred Livelihood & Business Fire, Day rate $80
Sunday, 7:15-8:15am Meditation Beach Walk (optional)
Chakra tones at heart altar and Sun element ceremony.
Sunday, 8:15-9:15am Breakfast, on your own
Complimentary coffee, tea, and organic green juice at Island Joy Wellness.
Sunday, 9:30-10:30am Nia Jam Community class w/ community teachers—@ Island Joy Wellness Sanctuary.(open to public).
Let’s share, together! Shine your power light and illuminate in a caring community. Acknowledging to shine brighter and who we authentically are, Nia and our commUnity invites you to shine authenticity. A sacred space for all to harmonize, vibrate inside and out, the collective.
Sunday, 11:00am- Lunch at One Spirit Garden http://onespiritgarden.com/
The Meditation of Being Nourished. Stroll delightful garden and forest paths. Sit amidst the flowers and have tea with an array of homemade baked goods and soup in a natural, relaxing setting. Pure Whidbey Magic.
Sunday, 12:00-2:30pm Sacred Livelihood meets Business & Marketing in a supportive community. Jill & Sommer
What is unique about me? What inspires me and what is each of our secret sauce? How do I share my secret sauce with who I want while being ourselves in the world to attract. The more we are in the place of ourselves, when we are clear, authentically, we are going to find our customers and attract.
In this session we will engage with our trusted community to partner up and ask ---can you see, hear, and/or sense my special sauce? By giving permission to be my reflection and help me see what you see in me. Coaching & creating w/ each other. As a community what are our strengths to support one another? What are you good at? What do youown that you don’t WANT to be good at! Healing any “I shoulds” and inviting in collaboration.
Sunday, 3:00-4:00pm Closing Ceremony
The Walking-Winds-of-Transformation-Closing CommunityCircleCeremony
Sun, earth, wind, fire, water, symbolic all representatives/ acknowledges-Look at the water, touch the earth, fire element within, wind around us and beneath our wings. Closing w/ our customary Clearing the space w/ three breaths.
Have questions about Nia Teacher Community Retreat to Refuel Life Force & Harmonize with Nature.?Contact Sommer Joy Albertsen & Jill Pagano