A wellness retreat for women, led by women.
Yoga, meditation, The Daring Way™,
personal development and free time.
Cacapon Resort State ParkBerkeley Springs, West VirginiaFriday, April 5 - Sunday, April 7, 2019
Welcome yourself to the wild and wonderful mountains of West Virginia for a two-night, two-day exclusive weekend retreat in the Eastern Panhandle of the Almost Heaven state. Designed and led by wellness practitioners, Creative Being Women's Retreat will guide you to your fullest and most whole well-being. Your days are scheduled with balance and ease in mind, nurturing you through teachings and workshops, guided meditative nature walks, and spa treatments, each curated to support you in reflection and discovery.
During the weekend, you will renew yourself through physical, mental, emotional and spiritual guidance and practice, and leave renewed, empowered, and attuned to the rebirth and growth that the season brings.
Registration is limited to keep the retreat experience intimate as we grow together.
Designed to help you rediscover yourself through an all-encompassing weekend journey.
8:30pm Restorative yoga
9am Morning meditation
9:30am Values: The Daring Way™
1pm Vulnerability & Authenticity: The Daring Way™
2pm Optional services & open time (meditative walk/nature hike, or personal time)
6:30pm Fire with burn (weather permitting)
7:30pm Sound bowl therapy with Cassidy Ponton
7am Optional yoga
9-10am Pack & Checkout of Cabins
10am Creative Being: Integration
11am Creative Being: Express Yourself
**12pm Closing lunch
Bold: Signature program
Bold Italics: Checkout
Underline: Optional services/free time
*Schedule subject to change.
Breakfast and Saturday's Fire Burn (weather permitting) will be at our cabin.
All other meals programming will take place at the Morgan Daniel room inside of the main building.
Co-Creators & Facilitators
Colleen Kradel, Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CDFW
Colleen is a Clinical Social Worker and founder of Be Well Counseling Services, a private practice in Martinsburg, WV. She is recently certified as a Certified Daring Way Facilitator (CDWF). This certification allows her to work with clients using Brené Brown’s curriculum on vulnerability, authenticity, and courage through group work and intensive retreats.
Colleen believes in a holistic approach to mental health and that the mind-body connection is vital to healing. She has seen personally and professionally how the integration of yoga, meditative practices, and connection with others can heal.
She is a runner and practicing yogi. Colleen is on the Board of Girls on the Run of the Shenandoah Valley, a non-profit focused on empowering young girls to show up as their authentic selves. She is passionate about helping girls, teens, and women to feel empowered and live their lives with more ease, joy, and love.
Laurel Webster, Designer, Coauthor of Path to Impact, RYT 200
Laurel Webster RYT 200, completed her yoga training with Create Karma Non-Profit Organization in Lancaster, PA. By day, she is a founding partner of Hersick+Webster Creative Partners, a marketing design studio that works with clients to inspire active, fulfilling and fun lives. She is a coauthor of Path to Impact, a strategic methodology that combines design strategy, sustainable design, systems thinking, and the theory of change to help others envision, plan, design, measure, and share their impact.
By all other hours, Laurel is an avid runner and yogi. In the past few years, as she has run half and full marathons, she's found that yoga has not only helped her ease tight muscles and maintain flexibility but has also improved her overall strength and provided balance to her busy lifestyle.
For Laurel, as a design industry leader, facilitator, and speaker, the techniques of yoga crossover, such as developing understanding from an authentic self and voice to defining core values and creating habits that enable all-encompassing intention. In her yoga classes, taught in Vinyasa, Hatha, and Yin forms, are energy-giving, along with a little sweat, and mindfulness practices for on and off the mat.
For over four years, Colleen & Laurel have been close friends, running countless hours and miles together. When they're not running or attending a class at a local yoga studio, the two can be found volunteering for local initiatives and events in their local communities throughout Berkeley County.
Additional guests and services to be announced in early 2019. Stay tuned!
What to expect at Creative Being
- Two-night stay at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs, WV.
- Rooms are available in 3 and 5 person on-site cabins, as well as limited availability in the Lodge.*
- Meals provided include Friday's Dinner; Saturday's Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner; Sunday: Breakfast & Lunch.
- Free time for yourself, as well as optional services provided by the Resort.**
- Daily yoga classes and guided meditation.
- Guided creative and personal development workshops and gatherings.
- Time to focus on renewing yourself and tapping into your wholest being and creativity.
What's not included
- Transportation to and from the Retreat
- Yoga mat (please plan to bring your own)
- Alcoholic beverages and specialty drinks
- Spa services* provided by the Resort
*Please select which room type you prefer during checkout. If with a friend or multiple friends, we’ll group you together as room availability allows.
Room selection is first come first serve.
**Resort services not included in Retreat ticket purchase, and must be scheduled with the Resort in advance.