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Whispers of Wisdom:
A Restorative Wellness Journey for Women

Day 1: September 11th, 2024

 

Arrival and Check-in

 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

 

  • Embrace a warm welcome as you enter your oasis of transformation.

  • Allow us to guide you through a seamless registration process. 

  • Discover the Westward Look Resort's luxurious amenities and serene surroundings.

Ignite the Possibilities: Opening Reception

 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

  • Savor delectable hors devours while connecting with like-minded women.

Evening Session under the Western Sky

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

  • Engage in captivating group icebreakers and intention setting using the ancient gift of FIRE.

  • Be surprised and inspired as you embrace the enchanting power of our women's healing journey.

  • Start the retreat with an intention setting activity meant to manifest self-care, growth, and relaxation!

Free Time

 8:30 p.m. 

  • Rest and recharge: Prepare for the learning journey that awaits.
     

Day 2: September 12th, 2024

Breakfast & Free Time - Up to  10:30 a.m.

 

  • Indulge in a delightful continental breakfast. Awaken your taste buds and start your day on a delicious note. Savor this enjoyable breakfast experience in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, setting the perfect tone for a memorable day ahead.

  • Enjoy the resort! Whether you chose to sleep in, hike, go to the pool, journal, or walk the labyrinth use your mornings to ease into the day! 

LEARNING BLOCK #1

11:00AM-2:00PM

Lunch & Presentation

Pamela Tippit, LPC-S

 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

"Elevate Your Emotional Well-being: The Art of Emotional Account Management"

Are you tired of emotional exhaustion and imbalance? Do you struggle to set boundaries and find yourself overwhelmed by the emotions of others? Join us on a transformative journey where you'll learn to manage your emotional resources, set boundaries, and communicate effectively. Engage in empowering group discussions, gain insights, and unlock your path to personal growth and thriving relationships. It's time to invest in your emotional well-being and embrace a life of abundance!

Learning Objectives:

  • Achieve emotional wealth and abundance through Emotional Account Management. 

  • Learn to allocate emotional resources wisely, manage “subscriptions and leaks,” and create an emotional budget. 

  • Discover the power of emotional savings and increase your emotional income through effective communication and boundary setting. 

  • Embrace this transformative practice for improved well-being, stronger relationships, and authentic living.

  • Revel in empowering group discussions and transformative insights.

Lunch Provided - 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Join us for an extraordinary lunch filled with good food, great company, and the collective wisdom that can only be found when women come together. Come together in an atmosphere of warmth, authenticity, and empowerment.

Presentation

 Michelle Salazar, LISW-S, LICDC

 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Master the Power of Psychology to Beat Unhealthy Eating Habits, Adopt Winning Coping Strategies and Love the Skin You’re In."

 

Are you ready to break free from unhealthy eating patterns?

Tired of feeling controlled by your relationship with food?

Ready to have a happy and healthy relationship with your body?

Join our expert lead workshop for a transformative experience where you will:

  • Embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment.

  • Delve deep into the psychology and social influences behind destructive eating habits.

  • Uncover personal unhealthy eating triggers and learn to navigate them with resilience.

 What to expect:

  • Engage in discussions, reflective exercises, and practical activities.

  • Gain invaluable insights into the emotional roots of your eating habits.

  • Develop personalized coping strategies to overcome unhealthy eating.

Takeaways:

  • Acquire a toolkit of skills, from mindfulness to self-compassion practices.

  • Foster a newfound sense of body positivity and self-love.

  • Challenge societal norms and embrace your unique beauty

 

OPTIONAL: Immersive Activity

Led by Pamela L. Tippit, LPC-S

3:45p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Well-deserved Rest - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

 

Unwind and pamper yourself with dinner on your own and free time. Enjoy a delectable dinner and indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments or personal activities of your choice. It's your time to relax, recharge, and indulge in pure bliss. 

 

Star Gazing in an Enchanting Dark Sky Designation

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 

 

Join us for a transformative star-mazing experience amidst Tucson's mesmerizing clear night sky. As darkness descends and the heavens unfold above, you'll embark on a journey of self-discovery and profound connection with the universe. Under the guidance of experts, you'll gaze upon constellations, distant galaxies, and celestial wonders that have captivated humanity for millennia.

This star gazing activity in Tucson's clear night sky offers a unique opportunity to tap into the mystery and majesty of the universe while fostering a deeper understanding of yourself within it.

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Day 3: September 13th, 2024

Breakfast & Free Time- Up to 10:30 a.m.

 

  • Treat yourself to a  continental spread that'll wake up your taste buds and kickstart your day. Relish this delightful breakfast experience in a cozy atmosphere of connection, setting the perfect vibe for an unforgettable day ahead.

  • Enjoy the resort! Whether you chose to sleep in, hike, go to the pool, journal, or walk the labyrinth use your mornings to ease into the day! 

 

LEARNING BLOCK #1

11:00AM-2:00PM

Panel Discussion

Lisa Duez, LCSWS,

Michelle Salazar, LISW-S, LICDC,

Pamela L. Tippit, LPC-S

 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Midlife Magic: Embracing Peri/Menopause Together:

In this interactive panel discussion we will take a much needed look into the "other side" of hormonal changes. We give time and energy to puberty and the child bearing years, but how much do we explore that period between 36 to 60 years old?? Join this discussion of the mystery that is midlife!

Learning Objectives:

Education and Understanding:

  • Offer insights into the hormonal shifts and their impact on overall health and well-being.

Support and Empowerment:

  • Create a safe and supportive environment where participants can share their experiences, concerns, and challenges related to perimenopause and menopause.

  • Foster a sense of community and mutual support among group member.

Coping Strategies and Self-Care:

  • Introduce effective coping strategies and self-care practices to manage symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, and sleep disturbances.

  • Provide resources and tools for managing stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges associated with menopause.

Lifestyle and Wellness:

  • Discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle through diet, exercise, and mindfulness practices during the menopausal transition.

Positive Perspective and Resilience:

  • Promote a positive and empowering perspective on the menopausal transition as a natural and transformative phase of life.

  • Encourage resilience and adaptability in navigating the challenges and embracing the opportunities of midlife.

 

Lunch provided from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

Discover local points of interest and embark on an unforgettable adventure to nearby attractions (refer to resort concierge for recommendations).

Immerse yourself in the natural splendor and cultural richness of the region.

Seize precious moments for personal reflection and mindful exploration.

Presentation With

Lisa Duez, LCSWS

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

 

Prime Time Magic:

Reclaiming Your Identity and Purpose

This is a transformative workshop designed specifically for women in their prime years. This empowering experience focuses on helping participants rediscover their true selves, embrace their strengths, and redefine their life purpose. Through a series of engaging activities, reflective exercises, and supportive group discussions, women will explore their passions, values, and dreams that may have been set aside during earlier stages of life.

 

Key Objectives:

  • Self-Discovery: Delve into personal histories, uncover hidden talents, and recognize unique strengths.

  • Empowerment: Build confidence and resilience to overcome societal expectations and personal limitations.

  • Purpose Alignment: Clarify life goals and create a roadmap to achieve them, aligning daily actions with long-term aspirations.

  • Community Building: Foster a supportive network of like-minded women, sharing experiences and encouraging each other’s journeys.

Participants will leave the workshop with a renewed sense of self, practical tools to navigate life’s transitions, and a clear vision for the future. Join us in celebrating the magic of your prime years and reclaim your identity and purpose with confidence and joy.

Takeaways:

 

1. Self-Reflection and Awareness:

  • Understand and articulate personal values, passions, and strengths.

  • Reflect on past experiences to identify patterns and pivotal moments that shaped current identity

2. Confidence Building:

  • Develop strategies to boost self-esteem and confidence in personal and professional settings.

  • Overcome self-doubt and societal pressures through positive self-affirmation techniques.

3. Purpose Identification:

  • Define and clarify individual life purpose and long-term goals.

  • Align daily actions and decisions with identified life purpose and values.

4. Resilience and Adaptability:

  • Cultivate resilience to navigate life transitions and challenges.

  • Adapt to changing circumstances while maintaining a sense of purpose and direction.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: 

The Whiskey Maker’s Odyssey: A Guided Tour of Distilling Excellence 

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

 

Experience the artistry of whiskey making at a famous local distillery. Join expert guides, indulge in tastings, and uncover the secrets behind our premium spirits. Cheers to an unforgettable tour!

 

Savoring the Journey: An Unforgettable Closing Dinner Celebration

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Revel in a memorable culinary experience as we celebrate your transformative journey.

Celebrate the essence of your insights and growth.

Set intentions for your continued self-care and empowerment beyond the retreat.

Bask in the support and camaraderie of your fellow journeyers.

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Day 4: March 9th, 2024
Depart

Breakfast - 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m

 

Come together for a final gathering and savor a delicious continental breakfast that will energize you for the journey ahead towards your bright future.

 

Sealing the Connections: A Closing Session to Unite and Celebrate -

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 

Immerse yourself in final reflections and share  transformational experiences. Engage in profound group reflections and share life-altering insights and growth.

Provide valuable feedback on the retreat program, ensuring future enhancements.

Participate in a heartfelt closing ceremony, bidding farewell with renewed spirits.

 

Check-out and Departure - 11:00 a.m.

 

Please note that the agenda is subject to change, as we aim to create the most fulfilling and enticing experience for your journey toward wellness. 

We can't wait to embark on this unforgettable and irresistible journey with you, surrounded by the captivating beauty of Tucson, Arizona's Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa. Get ready to unlock your inner power, cultivate meaningful connections, and embrace your truest self in a transformative haven designed exclusively for women.

 

May your path be filled with resilience and success!

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