Aphrodite's Apothecary Retreat: May 4-6,2018

Aphrodite's Apothecary Retreat: May 4-6,2018

from 575.00

Pamper yourself with a weekend of all-natural, luxurious beauty rituals and body blessings that honor the Goddess within.
May 4-6, 2018

Participants at this delicious women's weekend will enjoy champagne, chocolate, and strawberries while making and applying masques, lotions, and potions for beauty and the power of attraction. Bring a favorite bathrobe and spend the weekend in beauty: listening to torch songs and classic female vocalists, surrounding yourself with yummy scents, and basking in the joy of life's sweetness.

During this weekend retreat, participants will:

enjoy the beauty of Mt Shasta
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visit the headwaters of the Sacramento River and gather water to use in beauty rituals
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make and apply a rose petal mineral masque
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apply a variety of herbal rinses, spritzes, and serums to your skin and body to refresh and replenish moisture and clarity
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receive a hair masque/deep conditioning treatment
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experience a yoni steam with herbs sacred to women
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participate in a ceremony to bless your body for beauty, pleasure, and love
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create a magical scent to mix with unscented lotion, soap, and oil to bring home with you
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enjoy delicious, nourishing meals with respect for specific dietary needs
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sip unlimited coffee, tea, and natural spring water

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Program Description

For over a decade, Yeshe Matthews has been leading retreats for large and small groups, and for 6 years she has been a dedicated Priestess of Aphrodite. During the Aphrodite's Apothecary Retreat, Yeshe invites you to see yourself through the eyes of the Goddess, the eyes of love, to drop self-judgment and fear of being seen, and to commit to honoring your own beauty every day.

This retreat is designed to support women of any age who are ready to put aside negative self-talk and to focus on bringing forward their self-love and self-care as a radical antidote to anxiety and discomfort about their bodies. During this weekend, you will be invited to conjure the spirit of love that starts within, and pours its brilliant light out into the world.

This retreat is an opportunity to:

  • prioritize self-care in a helpful, guilt-free setting
  • honor your body with sacred beauty rituals
  • move through stories that limit you from feeling free and gorgeous
  • create luscious, unique products to take home and use when you need a magical boost
  • call forth the love from within that you want to share with the world

Retreat Itinerary

Friday
3pm: arrive and visit the headwaters of the Sacramento River
6pm dinner
7:30pm introductions and ceremony to release negative self-image

Saturday (please note, you will need a bathrobe or similar garment to wear for most of the day on Saturday)
8:30am hair treatments
9am breakfast
10am-1pm facials and sacred bathing
1pm lunch
2-5PM make-your-own magical scents and herbal yoni steams
5pm rest before dinner
6pm dinner
7:30pm body blessing ceremony

Sunday
9am breakfast
10am guided meditation and closing circle

Accommodations

This experience is limited to 6 attendees, to support the relaxing energy of the retreat. Single- and double-occupancy options are available, in a beautiful private setting with wifi (though we encourage you to turn your devices off during your stay) and other amenities.

Meals included in your retreat are:
Friday dinner
Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Sunday breakfast

Feel free to bring your own snacks as you wish, a kitchen will be available for your use.

Amenities

Participants may choose to enhance their retreat with add-ons (cost extra):

  • massage
  • a soak at a local mineral spa
  • a private intuitive reading

Once we have received your registration, we will reach out to confirm any special dietary needs or amenities. For further questions, please email info@sacredwell.com