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Embodied Pleasurescape:
A Women's Day Retreat

Theme: YOUR Pleasure

When:

April 27, 2024 10am-5pm

You are welcome to arrive anytime after 9:15am

Where:

HWY-549 W in Foothills County, Alberta

A beautiful and private acreage to hold our container

Who Is This For?

Folks with vulvas identifying as femmes

Embodied Pleasurescape is an immersive day retreat carefully crafted for women seeking a deeper connection with themselves and a supportive community of like-minded individuals. This retreat is a safe-enough, trauma-informed, and nurturing space designed to explore the realms of pleasure, self-discovery, and mindful connection. Tailored for women who are ready to embark on a journey of personal growth, the event offers a blend of guided embodiment practices, somatic awareness exercises, and mindful movement sessions. Whether you're a seasoned explorer of self-awareness or stepping into this journey for the first time, Embodied Pleasurescape invites you to indulge in a day dedicated to unlocking the power of your desires, understanding your unique erotic landscape, and fostering connections with other women on a similar path.

Pleasurescape Theme: YOUR PLEASURE

Within the lush landscape of our Embodied Pleasurescape, we invite you to immerse yourself in the exquisite theme of "Your Pleasure." This exclusive retreat is tailor-made for women seeking a deeper connection with their desires, personal joy, and sensual fulfillment. Our thematic focus on Your Pleasure opens the door to a day of exploration, self-indulgence, and the celebration of your unique erotic landscape. Engage in a variety of activities crafted to honor and prioritize your pleasure, fostering a sense of empowerment and self-love. This Pleasurescape theme promises a transformative journey, guiding you toward a heightened understanding of what brings you joy and satisfaction. Join us in this supportive community of women, where the theme of Your Pleasure takes center stage for a day dedicated to embracing the delightful world of your own desires.

Event Highlights

Opening Circle: Set the tone for a day of exploration, connection, and self-discovery as we come together in a supportive community.

Guided Embodiment Practice: Land gently in your body and nervous system with a guided practice, creating a foundation for a day of profound self-connection.

Cultivating Somatic Awareness: Unlock the power of somatic awareness through engaging exercises. Learn to identify the factors that promote healing and self-regulation in a safe and nurturing environment.

Mindful Movement Session: Connect with your body through gentle yoga and movement exercises. Explore the nuances of an up-regulated state and cultivate mindfulness in motion.

Waking Up the Hands: Delve into Dr. Betty Martin's Wheel of Consent and explore YOUR direct pleasure route. Understand the art of giving and receiving for a more fulfilling connection with yourself.

Somatic Embodiment Practice: Tune in to your body's desires and voice through a somatic embodiment practice, fostering a deeper connection with your authentic self.

Nourishing (Plant-Based?) Lunch: Savor a healthy and delicious plant-based meal, nourishing your body and mind to support overall well-being.

Fantasy Doorway Meditation: Embark on a journey with Caffyn Jesse's Fantasy Doorway Meditation. Discover surprising fantasies that resonate with you, allowing them to unfold in a safe and supportive space.

Introduction to Wheel of Erotic Emotions: Uncover the spectrum of erotic emotions and explore your Core Erotic Theme in a playful and enlightening introduction.

Fantasy to Desire Exercises: Dive deeper into understanding your Core Erotic Theme with engaging exercises that bridge the gap from fantasy to desire.

Mindful Pleasure Practice: Led by Taara, join a group practice to cultivate your unique pleasure journey. Open yourself to the myriad ways of experiencing pleasure mindfully.

Closing Circle: Reflect on your day of self-discovery, connection, and pleasure in a closing circle. Leave with a heart full of insights and a new community of empowered women.

Sometimes, pleasure can come from the everyday things and everyday rituals with
the right kind of magic….

Investment

limited space of 10 registrations - open to folks whose identity include "woman" some or all of the time.

Until April 14, 2024 = $125 + GST

After April 14, 2023 = $188 + GST

Please complete the registration form below and I will contact you about the next steps!

Your Facilitator

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Taara is a certified practitioner with The Institute for the Study of Somatic Sex Education and a certified "Like a Pro" graduate with the School of Consent. She is passionate about supporting people to discover their authentic sexual selves, helping folks to embody what consent and boundaries feels like in their bodies, and providing non judgmental sexual education. She loves animals, experiencing the pleasure of nature and always learning more about sex, sexuality and relationships.

The Space

Nestled amid nature's embrace, our chosen retreat venue is a haven designed for tranquility and self-discovery. Surrounded by lush greenery and bathed in natural light, the space emanates a soothing aura that sets the stage for a day of exploration and connection. Thoughtfully curated to provide a safe-enough container for your journey, the venue offers both indoor and outdoor areas, allowing you to immerse yourself in the serene ambiance. With its harmonious blend of comfort and aesthetics, our sanctuary becomes an ideal backdrop for the Embodied Pleasurescape, a space where you can fully embrace the theme of Your Pleasure and bask in the supportive energy of our shared retreat experience. Equipped with pillows, blankets and everything cozy, this space is warm and inviting. Water, tea and light snacks will be available in addition to lunch.

The retreat space is located on a stunning acreage on highway 549 between Okotoks and Millarville. It is about a 25 minute drive from South Calgary health Center. 

 

Accessibility notes: there is a goofy Labrador who also calls this place home and there are 4 steps leading into the space, or, you can access through the garage with one small step.

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Retreat Registration

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