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Spring Blossom & Bonds

Location: Elizabeth, Illinois 

Date: April 24-27th

 

Theme: Creating bonds and blooming within 

 

Description:  

Embark on a transformative journey at our enchanting weekend retreat in the tranquil haven of Elizabeth, Illinois, just a short 20-minute drive from the picturesque town of Galena. This retreat is a sanctuary for spiritually-minded women ready to unlock and enhance their intuitive gifts, while forging profound connections with themselves and the world around them. Immerse yourself in a seamless blend of ancient wisdom, natural beauty, and the vibrant spirit of sisterhood, creating an unforgettable experience that promises to leave you rejuvenated, deeply connected, and spiritually uplifted. Join us for a weekend that will refresh your soul and elevate your spirit.


Our retreat accommodations are nestled within the scenic landscapes of Elizabeth, providing a serene escape into nature with lake house charm and breathtaking views. We have two houses reserved exclusively for our group: a spacious main home,  where our group gatherings will be held, and a cozy smaller home down the path on a small tranquil pond.

 

 

Thursday,  April 24th 2025

3:00pm-5:00pm CST  Welcomes & Charcuterie as we mingle and connect. Sacred Circle to begin after everyone arrives. We will set our intention for the amazing weekend ahead 

 

6:30pm-Delicious Dinner served 

7:30pm-Connect with Warm Tea & Treats

Friday,  April 25th 2025

We will begin our day with a light serve breakfast which will be provided at our home. We will have an assortment of granola & yogurt options for parfaits or eggs & toppings which can be made by yourself to your liking 

After breakfast each person will have a private angel card reading with Laura, to help start your inner journey. As sessions are taking place others will have open journaling prompts which focus around intuition & connecting to ourselves. This will set the tone of our early afternoon hike at Apple River Canyon State Park.   

 

After our forest bathing & nature connection concludes, it will be free time to do a you wish as a smaller group or individually; This is the perfect time to check out the downtown area of Galena/Elizabeth. There are options such as candle making. horse back riding and shopping to do within close proximity.Perhaps, your adventure is more relaxing and you can do so  by enjoying a hot tub soak, and nap at our home; Lunch will be on your own, a few suggestions Embre or Durty Gurts.

Dinner will be served back at the house at 6:30pm 

Restorative Yoga/Yoga Nidra to end our evening, and fully immerse and tie together our restoration day in nature and replenishing the mind/body and spirit. 

After Restorative Yoga & Meditation, we will then head out to enjoy the stars with a beautiful bonfire and Reese s'mores-yum. Unless you wish to turn in for the evening to rest. This is your retreat!

Saturday,  April 26th 2025

We will begin our day with a light serve breakfast which will be provided at our home. 

After breakfast we will take time to mediate, journal and set our intentions for the day ahead. 

 

Our morning activity will be a journey to trek with some of the most adorable (and friendly) goats you’ll ever meet. You’ll accompany these goats on walks through prairies and forests, and will have a spectacularly good time as you go.

We will be ordering pizza after our trek with the goats and enjoy time sharing our adventures and captures 

Free time to follow for you to enjoy the surrounding towns, enjoy the additional hiking trails, take time to enjoy a candle making experience, as well check out the local shops. If you are needing time to nap and relax then feel free to do as your spirit leads you.

 

Dinner to be served at our home at 6:30pm

After dinner we will enjoy a beautiful sound bath, to relax our mind, body and spirit. After our sound bath you may relax and curl up for a relaxing evening, or stay up with the girls for a warm tea and bonfire release ceremony

Sunday,  April 27th 2025

Breakfast &  Final Meditation to close our ceremony, all to wish warm farewells until next time

Registration:

Spaces for this transformative retreat are limited, so be sure to reserve your spot early. For registration and inquiries, please contact Laura at Lauramariemedium@yahoo.com. We are beginning to gather a list for those who are interested. At this time you can express interest, however final details and holds wont be released till September. 

 

We hope you will join us to embark on a journey of self-discovery, inner connection, and spiritual growth amidst the tranquil beauty in our beautiful state of Illinois. Join us for a weekend filled with exploration, inspiration, and transformation of sisterhood bonds, animal connections & where you will leave feeling renewed and whole. 

Your Sacred Itinerary

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