Retreats

 

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The Life Essence Council Collective

2019 Spring La Bastide De Marie

“Connecting to Your Essential Life Essence”

 

''The law of compensation shows how ‘what is’ springs from ‘what is not.’ ''
Yi (Increase) I-Ching,  Hexagram 42

When:
May 5-11, 2019

Where: 
La Bastide De Marie
A French country Bastide located in Ménerbes, France.

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Why Our Retreat: 

Living your best life is the ultimate challenge, the most satisfying achievement you can ever make and the most amazing gift you can give yourself. We have designed this experience to accommodate six special guests. Working together to shift old patterns creates a personal blueprint for a successful and fulfilling life. Follow your heart and intuition and become the person you were born to be. Join us in this beautiful serene setting and let your journey begin.

 

What is included:

  • Transfers to and from Marseille Airport

  • Private Double Room and Bathroom

  • Full breakfast and Dinner at La Bastide including wine

  • Private One to One Sessions with Annette, Pier, Francesca and Erika

  • Group Seminars

  • Yoga classes

  • Pool

  • Local market excursion

  • Guided tour to one of these ancient villages: Gordes, Lacoste,

    Bonnieux, Rousillon, Menerbes

  • Walks in the beautiful surrounding hilltop villages of the Luberon

  • Optional Mountain Hikes with Erika

  • Chateau Special Event For LECC guests

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Itinerary:

We work from the inside out. You’ll schedule one on one time with Annette and Pier to learn how to use your inner toolbox to achieve your possibilities. By uncovering your shadow side to unmask your authentic self, you’ll be free to embrace your wholeness.


Francesca will show you how your progressed astrological chart has changed from the time you were born and its effect on your life now. Her analysis will guide you in understanding how to move forward using this information.

Erika’s one on one acupuncture or acupressure sessions will be custom for you whether it is focusing on health related issues or stress reduction. You’ll also enjoy learning Eastern beauty techniques using Urban Tonic’s exclusive products as demonstrated by creator Erika Weber.

We honor and celebrate everyone for taking this step to join us for a unique journey into personal development. 
Our sessions are about fine-tuning your life using your internal toolbox, and learning skills to love yourself from the inside out. Moving beyond your comfort zone, getting in touch with your shadow and embracing yourself are the goals we have set for you.

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Sample First Day Activities:

8:00 am- 9:00 am: Breakfast

9:00 am -10:00 am: Free time

Retreat Seminar formally begins

10:00 am-11:30 am: Opening Group Circle/Orientation
Annette and Pier: Welcome, set up, bringing in the seasonal energy. Francesca shares the energy right now and for the week.

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Break (bathroom, tea/water/snacks). Change into comfortable clothing for acupuncture.

12:00 pm- 1:15 pm: Erika’s Group Acupressure and Essential Oils and Optional Acupuncture Treatment for jet lag recovery and mind/body restoration.

1:30 pm- 2:30 pm: Lunch

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Free Time

3:00 pm- 4:00 pm: Group Session with Annette and Pier This is the beginning of the Loving Yourself Series,

Part 1. This class sets up the deep internal work for the retreat.

4:00 pm- 5:00 pm: Francesca’s Progressed Astrology Workshop Francesca provides counseling and astrology tools to assist in navigating everyday challenges, specializing in understanding retrograde planetary activity to achieve your maximum potentiality.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Yoga

7:00 pm: Dinner

8:30pm: Free time/Bedtime

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FAQ:  

We welcome singles, partners and friends. Everyone will get the support and care they need from each of us as well as personal time for reflection. You can choose to take part in any or all offered activities. This is a safe and secure environment. Our retreat is designed to accommodate six people so that
maximum benefit of our program can be enjoyed by each person.

Booking Information:

 

To secure your place we require a non refundable 30% deposit, with the remaining balance due ten weeks before the beginning of the retreat (February 5, 2019). Cancellations are non refundable unless your space can be filled. Costs USD 4,000 per person (excludes airfare) If you would like to share a room with a partner or friend, please contact Pier@lifeessencecouncil.com to arrange. We also offer an Early Bird Special discount of $300 for a one time payment of $3700 before December 5, 2018

 

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The Life Essence Council Collective

2018 Autumn Italy Retreat

“Five Steps to Your Essential Life Essence”

 

Removing the protective covering of the past so that you may grow to meet the future. 
 I-Ching,  Hexagram 23

When: 
October 7-13, 2018

Where: 
Casa Wallace, 
A 15th century farmhouse and biodynamic vineyard located in Cremolino, Italy

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Why Our Retreat: 

The five members of The Life Essence Council Collective are offering a unique opportunity for six people to experience the premiere of our Five Steps to Your Essential Life Essence Program. 

By forming an alliance, we realized that the results of our individual sessions are even more profound. 

Working together to navigate challenges and negativity, we can shift old and unnecessary patterns, creating a personal blueprint for a successful and fulfilling life. 

 

What is included:

*Group transfer to and from Milan Airport
*5 Luxurious double private rooms and bathrooms
*1 Suite
*Organic sheets and towels, selection of all natural pillows, organic soaps and shampoos (plant based and not animal tested)
*Welcome gift tote with tools you’ll be using during the week as well as little luxuries from each of us including Erika’s bespoke Urban Tonics products
*Morning Salutations with Michelle and Erika
*All activities including Genoa day trip, Market Day, optional hikes, optional exercise classes, unique tour of wine cellar and barrel tasting etc. 
*Dry sauna, steam room, and a heated pool with hydro massage, and a relaxing area with flavored water and healthy infusions
*Pool
*After dinner entertainment including local historian, music
*All organic, locally sourced meals including wine
*Cooking class in gourmet kitchen
*All seminars
*All one on one private sessions with each of us
*Final farewell dinner in local restaurant

Itinerary:

We work from the inside out. 

You’ll schedule one on one time with Annette and Pier to learn how to use your inner toolbox to achieve your possibilities. By uncovering your shadow side to unmask your authentic self, you’ll be free to embrace your wholeness. 

Francesca will show you how your progressed astrological chart has changed from the time you were born and its effect on your life now. Her analysis will guide you in understanding how to move forward using this information. 

Michelle’s personalized movement therapy will help you clear blockages within, allowing you to comfortably inhabit your body in correct alignment. 

Erika’s one on one acupuncture or acupressure sessions will be custom for you whether it is focusing on health related issues or stress reduction. You’ll also enjoy learning Eastern beauty techniques using Urban Tonic’s exclusive products as demonstrated by creator Erika Weber.

We honor and celebrate everyone for taking this step to join us for a unique journey into personal development. 
Our sessions are about fine-tuning your life using your internal toolbox, and learning skills to love yourself from the inside out. Moving beyond your comfort zone, getting in touch with your shadow and embracing yourself are the goals we have set for you.

What better way to embark on this journey than through the beautiful rolling hills of Northern Italy.

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Sample First Day Activities:

7:30-9:00 am: Breakfast 

9:15 am – 10:30 am: Group Circle

Casting the Circle: Safe and Sacred Circle Ritual

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break 

Recover from Jetlag: Reset, Renew and Return to You with Michelle and Erika

10:45 am – 11:30 am:  Deep Self-Care through Movement with Michelle • Michelle leads a mindful movement, yoga, meditation, and breathwork session that focuses on relaxing, opening, and transitioning your body/mind to the here and now.

Short transition break 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm:  

Group Acupressure and Essential Oils and optional Acupuncture Treatment with Erika • Erika performs a relieving jet lag treatment with essential oils and any additional work she feels to help support the next transition.

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm:  Free Time 

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm:  Lunch at Casa Wallace 

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Free Time 

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm: Group session with Pier and Annette and 15 minutes with Francesca. • This seminar sets the scene for your personal journaling during the retreat. Francesca shares cosmic forecast for the week and the next day. 

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Francesca leads the closing of today’s circle.

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Wine Tasting and conversation. 

7:00 pm: Dinner at Casa Wallace. 

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm:  Local musicians send you off to a peaceful night’s sleep.

FAQ:  

We welcome singles, partners and friends. Everyone will get the support and care they need from each of us as well as personal time for reflection. 

You can choose to take part in any or all offered activities. 

This is a safe and secure environment. Our retreat is designed to accommodate six people so that maximum benefit of our program can be enjoyed by each person. 

Booking Information:

To secure your place we require a non refundable 30% deposit, with the remaining balance due ten weeks before the beginning of the retreat (August 6, 2018). Cancellations are non refundable unless your space can be filled. 

Costs: $3600 per person (excludes airfare)

We are offering an early bird discount of $200 if paid in full by June 1st, 2018.

If you would like to share a room with a partner or friend, please contact Pier at Pier@lifeessencecouncil.com to arrange.

 Colorful traditional houses in the Old Town harbour of Camogli, Genoa, Italy

Colorful traditional houses in the Old Town harbour of Camogli, Genoa, Italy