Summer Wellness Retreat

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 am—3:00 pm

Our Lady of Grace
29 Shelter Rock Road
Manhasset, NY 11030 

Share in a day of health and wellness at our Annual Wellness Retreat Day!

Designed to introduce women to unique coping strategies they might not have previously used, we have brought together credible and compassionate professionals to lead each of the workshops. Following a healthy lunch, sit quietly or stroll around and enjoy the beauty of Our Lady of Grace.

​This program is offered

Arrival begins promptly at 9:00 am. For more information, please call
516.987.6099 or if you haven't registered,

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​Workshop Descriptions

Ask a Health Coach - MaryAnn Jones HHC, Founder of Thrive Naturally
Join MaryAnn for a Q&A session where you will get answers to specific health and wellness questions including: How do I find hidden soy in my diet? Which supplements reduce my risk of recurrence? Do I really need to exercise? What is a paraben?

Essential Oils for Supportive Care - Karan Kaelin, CSJ
High quality plant oils are nature’s pharmacy for supporting health and healing. We learn to use oils safely, where to store them, how to blend, and what oils to choose for specific issues such as ability to focus, concentration, care of skin, infections and nausea.

Want to be a Deliverate Creator? Life in the Now - Amy Elias
Imagine cultivating your best life being birthed from all we live through and experience. It’s the contrast that teaches us what our values are and our greatest vortex of goodness as infinite possibility emerges. Through Functional Lifestyle Mind-Body Medicine these practices open your most optimal alignment. Join Amy as she engages us in this interactive moment, taking us through time and space to the leading edge.

Easing The Mind With Mandala - Joyce Law
Mandalas have been used as a therapeutic form of art as it is a representation of you and your state of mind. To promote self-expression and calming the mind, you will have the opportunity to create your own mandala during this workshop. No art experience necessary.

TaiChiChih - Karen Kaelin CSJ
Tai Chi Chih, a meditation in motion that activates, circulates, and balances energy, provides many health benefits. Its nineteen easy-to-do movements are usually done standing, but can be done seated. Come for a gentle, peaceful, relaxing, and energy producing experience to Native American flute music.​

Meditation for Mind and Heart - Karyn Van Name
Experience simple and practical types of meditation, which will slow down the chatter in your head, bring clarity of mind and release stress. You will experience the pre- sent moment and open to the wisdom and compassion of your heart. You will feel more ease and peace while enhancing your health and wellbeing.

Yoga for Healing and Wholeness - Karyn Van Name
Align with a unique source of healing power through the practice of yoga and breath work.  When carefully practiced, you will tap into and draw from universal, therapeutic energy and remember your inherent wholeness. Bring yoga mat if you have one!

The Vitamin G Difference - Lorraine Miller
Practicing gratitude is not just a nice thing to do, it has proven health benefits. During this interactive workshop, Lorraine, Gratitude Writer, Speaker and Coach, will inspire you to keep a simple practice she calls, Vitamin G.  you will learn about the healing power of gratitude and how practicing for just 5 minutes a day can help reduce stress, balance hormones, and bring about greater happiness to yourself and others.

Music and Rythm - Pamela Carlton MS, MT-BC​
Come join us for interactive therapeutic group drumming experience, as we connect with other women in music and rhythm. Explore your feelings in a supportive environment, on a drum, tambourine, and other interesting instruments! Returning and new participants welcomed—no musical experience necessary!

Retreat Schedule
9:00-9:25 am Registration

9:50-10:50 am Session A Workshops
- Yoga For Healing and Wellness
- The Vitamin G Difference
- Ask a Health Coach

​10:55-11:55 am Session B Workshops
- T'ai Chi Chih
- Easing the Mind with Mandala
- Meditation for the Mind and Heart

12:00 noon-1:10 pm LUNCH

1:15-2:15 pm "On Your Own"

 1:30-2:30pm Session C Workshops
Want to be a Deliberate Creator? Life in the Now
- Music and Rhythm
- Essential Oils for Supportive Care

 2:35-3:00 pm Closing Remarks 
Please complete this form and submit separately from registering.
This program is free of charge but pre-registration is required. Space is limited and attendees will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. A call back or email will confirm your spot. Comfortable clothing is suggested. 

Participants may attend one workshop per hour-long session. Please indicate your preference for each session A, B, and C.