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Full Moon Women's Retreat


  • Expanding Light Retreat Center 14618 Tyler Foote Road Nevada City, CA, 95959 United States (map)

Join Minerva & Alex, for 3 nights and 4 days at the Expanding Light Retreat Center, near the Yuba River, CA to celebrate the Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius. 

 A long weekend to embrace the Divine Feminine and sisterhood, to set intentions over an open fire, receive stillness, hold silence, dance, sing, pray and more! With plenty of free time to rest, reflect, explore the gorgeous grounds of Ananda Village.

Get ready for a truly magical experience!

What you can expect on the retreat...

  • Morning Vinyasa Flow with Minerva
  • Afternoon Yin & Yoga Nidra with Alex
  • Clean, organic food cooked with love by an onsite chef
  • Evening Sister Circles: every evening we will take time to reflect as a group.  Some nights we will break up into smaller groups and hold space for one another to share reflections and insights, and some nights we will gather to receive stillness and hold silence.  Some nights we will dance and sing and pray, and other nights we will simply sit together in meditation or free-write upon questions that are coming up within the group. Every night we will co-create intentional space for healing as sisters. 
  • Ayurveda Workshop with Minerva : Eat to Heal: in this two hour workshop, you’ll learn how to cultivate a different relationship to your food, from an Ayurvedic perspective. It will be a mixture of lecture, conversation and hands-on exploration. 
  • Subtle Body Workshop with Alex: Love Work: in this two hour experience, you will learn how to more deeply feel and trust your relationship with your own prana/chi/ki, as well as the life/love-force that flows through the natural environment that surrounds. 
  • Full Moon Ritual: This will be the opening ceremony for our retreat together.  We will meditate, set intentions over an open fire, and bathe under the light of the Full Moon in Scorpio. 
  • Day Trip to the Yuba River: After breakfast, we will pack lunches and take a road trip to the Yuba River where we will spend an entire day connecting to her crystal clear, healing waters.  Water is life; she is our life-blood. We will spend time by the river’s edge, bathe in her flow, and respond to her wisdom together.  Get ready for a truly magical experience! 
  • plenty of free time to rest, reflect, explore the gorgeous grounds of Ananda Village, or book one-on-one sessions with Minerva (Ayurvedic consultation) or Alex (Reiki Healing). 

JOIN US! Options for room and board are as follows:

●  Double: $675/per sister
●  Single: $900
●  Camping: $475 (Limited Camping Available)  

Check out the “Virtual Tour” for Gaia House & the Expanding Light accommodations. 

Receive a 10% discount if paid in full, with our Early Bird Special by June 1st.
Space is Limited!
Secure your spot by June 15th with a non-refundable deposit of $275.
Remaining balance is due by July 14th.  
Price include all fresh organic meals.

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