The Women’s Circle Retreats for women
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The Women’s Circle:

"The Heart & Soul of Self Acceptance : A Compassionate Approach to Peaceful Living”

 Nosara, Costa Rica February 25 - March 4,  2017

   We are now in our 22nd  year of The Women's Circle, providing retreats for

more than  1000 women. Each experience brings something new and exciting

and inspiring.

  Please join us for a week where you will learn new ways to be fully accepting of

who you are and to embrace wherever you are in the moment.  This will include

lots of self nurturing, experiential exercises, ritual, music, movement, yoga,

journaling, meditation and play. Afternoons are free to explore the area, or to

just relax by the pool. The experiences on  these retreats have been joyful,

insightful, & filled with music and life forming  friendships. Afternoons are free

time as well as the seventh day, Friday. 

  Wendy Kopald, LCSW is co-leader of The Women's Circle. She is a

psychotherapist in the  Chicago area, and she leads workshops on women's

issues and peace initiatives with women.  She studied the ancient South

American medicine wheel and integrates that into the  retreats. In her spare

time, she is a jewelry maker and is working on her writing skills. This work is

close to her heart as she has witnessed the powerful experience  that

communities of women create. 

  Kay Gardner, LCPC is co-leader of The Women's Circle. She is a psychotherapist

in the  Chicago area and is a lead trainer for The Internal Family Systems

Therapy. Kay's practice  also includes Hakomi, body centered therapy, and she is

a certified yoga teacher who  integrates that into her therapy practice. She is

trained shamanically and uses energy  techniques in her work.  

  Much of the foundation of the way that Wendy & Kay work reflects the trust,

compassion,  love and validation that they have experienced in their 20 year

friendship. The retreats  are always filled with music, laughter, joy, movement,

and insight.  They love leading these  retreats together and seeing the bonds

created on the retreat build into friendships that  last years. 

 The retreats have been in the midwest and in Ireland, Guatemala and Costa

Rica. 

 Cost:

$1850

$800 per person non residential. (For Costa Rica residents only).

$100 discount if half fee paid by 10/1/16     

3 vegetarian meals per day ( fish and chicken options )  

INCLUDES:

• workshop

 • 7 nights accommodations

 • 3 vegetarian meals per day

• all day coffee / tea and fruit

• transportation to / from Liberia airport

• transportation to/from beaches & other excursions Airfare and spa services

are not included. Space is limited so please call us at: 847-328-6328 or email us

at  thewomenscircle@aol.com. For more info about The Women's Circle and this

retreat, please visit:  TheWomensCircle.com 

We hope you will consider joining us for a special experience!

Welcome
The Women’s Circle Retreats for women
Copyright (c) 2016, The Womens' Circle, Inc. All   rights reserved.

The Women’s Circle:

"The Heart & Soul of Self Acceptance : A

Compassionate Approach to Peaceful Living”

 Nosara, Costa Rica February 25 - March 4, 

2017

   We are now in our 22nd  year of The

Women's Circle, providing retreats for

more than  1000 women. Each experience

brings something new and exciting and

inspiring.

  Please join us for a week where you will

learn new ways to be fully accepting of

who you are and to embrace wherever you

are in the moment.  This will include lots of

self nurturing, experiential exercises, ritual,

music, movement, yoga, journaling,

meditation and play. Afternoons are free

to explore the area, or to just relax by the

pool. The experiences on  these retreats

have been joyful, insightful, & filled with

music and life forming  friendships.

Afternoons are free time as well as the

seventh day, Friday. 

  Wendy Kopald, LCSW is co-leader of The

Women's Circle. She is a psychotherapist in

the  Chicago area, and she leads

workshops on women's issues and peace

initiatives with women.  She studied the

ancient South American medicine wheel

and integrates that into the  retreats. In

her spare time, she is a jewelry maker and

is working on her writing skills. This work is

close to her heart as she has witnessed

the powerful experience  that

communities of women create. 

  Kay Gardner, LCPC is co-leader of The

Women's Circle. She is a psychotherapist in

the  Chicago area and is a lead trainer for

The Internal Family Systems Therapy. Kay's

practice  also includes Hakomi, body

centered therapy, and she is a certified

yoga teacher who  integrates that into her

therapy practice. She is trained

shamanically and uses energy  techniques

in her work.  

  Much of the foundation of the way that

Wendy & Kay work reflects the trust,

compassion,  love and validation that they

have experienced in their 20 year

friendship. The retreats  are always filled

with music, laughter, joy, movement, and

insight.  They love leading these  retreats

together and seeing the bonds created on

the retreat build into friendships that  last

years. 

 The retreats have been in the midwest

and in Ireland, Guatemala and Costa Rica. 

 Cost:

$1850

$800 per person non residential. (For

Costa Rica residents only).

$100 discount if half fee paid by 10/1/16     

3 vegetarian meals per day ( fish and

chicken options )  

INCLUDES:

• workshop

 • 7 nights accommodations

 • 3 vegetarian meals per day

• all day coffee / tea and fruit

• transportation to / from Liberia airport

• transportation to/from beaches & other

excursions Airfare and spa services are not

included. Space is limited so please call us

at: 847-328-6328 or email us at 

thewomenscircle@aol.com. For more info

about The Women's Circle and this retreat,

please visit:  TheWomensCircle.com 

We hope you will consider joining us for a

special experience!

Contact Us :

The Women’s  Circle

1740 Ridge Avenue,

Suite 300

Evanston, Illinois

60201Phone:

(847) 328.6328

Welcome