Black Womxn Resting, Black Womxn Rising 2022

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA

SO
SoulFlow Oakland
  • Facebook verified
14 reviews
Jun 10 - 12, 2022
Group size: 20 - 42
Black Womxn Resting, Black Womxn Rising 2022
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA

SoulFlow Oakland
  • Facebook verified
14 reviews

$NaN
Jun 10 - 12, 2022
Group size: 20 - 42

About this trip

Rest, rejuvenate, connect to beloved community and the rhythms of nature in majestic Lake Tahoe. Nestled right on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe, Galilee Episcopal Camp and Retreat Center is a beautiful, secluded, waterfront sanctuary. 


Mornings will include a choice of moderate Hatha practice for all levels or a vigorous Vinyasa practice, meditation, discussion, and dance with Portsha Jefferson. Afternoons will include free time to soak in the serenity of nature, take a dip in the lake or organized excursions to hiking, kayaking, and breathtaking views. Evenings include meditation, gentle restorative Yoga accessible to all, art therapy, and community building. Private and group therapy sessions are available with Tiha Baker to support healing and post traumatic growth. 


Embark on a collaborative journey of freeing our hearts, minds, bodies from limitations of white supremacist, hetero-patriarchal, capitalist conditioning. Explore our shared and diverse experience as Black womxn, celebrate our beauty, and connect to ancestral wisdom.


This retreat is reserved for self-identifying Black womxn. Black includes those from the African diaspora including multi-racial womxn. Womxn or women includes Trans womxn, gender non-binary, genderqueer, gender fluid, cis-gendered womxn, and gender expansive or anyone who has had an experience of feeling marginalized because of the way they move in the world as a womxn. Black womxn of all levels of experience including beginners, 18+ in age, religions, abilities, immigration statuses, sizes, and sexual orientations are welcome and celebrated.  


Arrival: 2 pm Friday, June 10th

Departure:  2pm Sunday, June 12th

***This retreat is an investment in your wellbeing. Please only sign up for the retreat if you can attend the entire event. ***


FAQ: 

1.  Payment plans available

2. If you would like to arrange to pay by cash or money order,, please contact Satya directly info@soulflowoakland.com

3. All deposits & payments are NON-REFUNDABLE and NO EXCHANGES. This includes acts of God, Covid-19, or Mother Nature. Purchase of travel insurance is required to cover a cancelled retreat or your personal need to cancel your spot. Make sure to check fine print. Fear of travel isn't the same as not being able to travel. 

Travel insurance recommendations: worldnomads.com or www.allianztravelinsurance.com

Click here for Insurance policies where you can cancel for any reason. 


4.  All meals are included and lovingly prepared by the local chefs at Camp Gallilee. Ingredients are organic with an abundance of vegetables, protein, and fruit. Gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and other dietary needs are available upon request. 


Meet your teachers

Portsha Jefferson  Hailing from a blazed Dance trek, her Dancestory is truly emblazoned by that of Ancestral commission. From Beaumont, Texas to the Bay Area for over 20 years Portsha Terae Jefferson has cultivated a trajectory of Dance excellence, dynamic performance and a cultural legacy of training, education and cultural exchange. Often nurtured by Bay Area Dance luminaries Lynn Coles and Blanche Brown to name a few, to Haitian Dance Masters such as Pioneer Vivianne Gauthier with consistent training at Ecole Nationale de Artes [ENARTS], transcended through the establishment of Rara Tou Limen Haitian Performing Company in 2004, Oakland, California.

Ms. Jefferson's visionary Artistic leadership and RTL Company's unforgettable presentations have garnered her the attention as respected colleague and emerging cultural gatekeeper, forging new trailways through ancient traditions -- staying true to the sojourn carving pathways for many to flourish crossing boundaries and dimensions in the Dance. Take classes with Portsha in the Bay Area and find out more her work at www.raratoulimen.com


Tiha Baker (she/her, they/them) is a black, queer, woman who believes in the healing power of the arts, the breath, and just being. Tiha has a background in visual arts, teaching mindfulness, meditation, and yoga to heal trauma and strengthen personal power. Professionally, she is a Psychotherapist and Intuitive Coach. Tiha’s focus is to support folx with reconnecting to their ability to heal, breathe, live, and thrive, with a mixture of humor and compassion.


Find out more about Tiha @ createyourpeace.life


Sabrina Davidson (she/they)  began practicing yoga and meditation as a teenager and continued to study well into her 20s which saw her becoming a board certified hypnotherapist having attained a certificate from Oakland's Center of Hypnotherapy in 2012. She has taught art and meditation to children and adults alike for well over 10 years. A visual artist who graduated from the School of Art & Design at San Diego State University - her work explores the themes of mental and environmental health using the mediums of photography, ceramics, illustration, and painting. Visit  sabibidavidson.com  


Satya de la Paz August (she/her) is first and foremost a student of Yoga and life. She is also a a Queer, Multiracial, Black Womxn, trailblazer, healer, and community/joy/radical self-love advocate. Offering 14 years of experience teaching Yoga, dance, and meditation, she infuses dynamic alignment, chanting, storytelling, and community-building into her classes. Satya offers Yoga as a means of collective and personal liberation and decolonization: accessing our innate healing capacity through therapeutics and compassion, meeting media-driven body shame through mindfulness and affirmation, freeing the heart of resentment and blame, and healing the mind of ableist and hierarchical ways of moving and acting. Multiple expressions of poses are offered as students are encouraged to listen to their own body wisdom and access needs. Satya is deeply grateful for her mentor, Abby Tucker, as well as all of her dharma and movement teachers, Sally Kempton, Rob Preece, and Sianna Sherman. Honoring the traditions of Hatha Yoga, Tantra Yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism, she empowers multiracial, multi-gender, and multigenerational groups to awaken their true nature of awareness and bliss. Off the mat, Satya is active in social justice movements, gardens, and cooks.


Find out more about Satya and her offerings at soulfowoakland.com


*More teachers tba*


Healing with TIha

Group Expressive Art Healing Session uses the arts, an alternative form of communication, to express, to heal and to grow.  In this session, you will have the opportunity to connect with what lies just under the surface and bring it to light, in a safe and nurturing space.  During the session, a topic will be explored through the use of different artistic mediums and forms of expression. Following will be time to reflect and gain insight.


Private 1 on 1 Healing Session - For those who want to go a little deeper into the things that may arise during the retreat, a private space will be opened for you to be held, witnessed, and supported for what wants to be released. This session can include energy healing and spiritual support. 

Yoga with Satya

Satya teaches in a radically inclusive way with a focus on therapeutics, alignment, and preventing injury. She will offer yoga for all bodies This retreat is open to all levels of experience. people of all genders, 18+ in age, religions, abilities, immigration statuses, sizes, sexual orientation are welcome and celebrated.  

Scholarships and Work Trade

There will be 9 full or partial scholarship and work trade positions available. Please apply by March 1st

Application:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvQvfCWPAFkcZ7BwERVRo0NKN4_k_ihG7LQSeRaIqT2kvSXQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Concerns about Covid-19

Please note that this retreat will go on even if pandemic is still going on. The overwhelming majority of retreat activities including meals will be outside. The one exception is the morning vinyasa class. There are hepa air filters in the indoor space. The all levels Hatha Flow class will be outdoors. The restorative Yoga class will be indoors but we will have all the windows and several doors open with hepa air filters.


Purchase of travel insurance that covers Covid-19 and other emergencies is strongly required. PCR Covid-19 test required for all participants pre-retreat. Feel free to reach out with any concerns or questions about safety.

Getting there

The drive from the Bay Area is about four hours. We organize carpooling and make every effort to support those who need a ride. In 9 years leading retreats we have never had someone who has needed a ride not be able to get one. However, we can't guarantee a ride to the retreat. 


For those of you coming from outside of the Bay Area you can fly into Reno, Oakland, or San Francisco. Reno Airport is one hour away. We can arrange airport transportation for $90 each way. It will be less if there are other people flying in and coming into the retreat that you can share the cost with. If you fly into San Francisco or Oakland, we will help you connect with carpooling. You may want to fly in the night before or play to arrive before 9 am June 10th.

What’s included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • 5 Yoga classes
  • Therapy
    art and talk therapy
  • Excursions
  • Lodging
  • transportation
    transportation provided back and forth from offsite lodging at zypher cove. Please note that transportation from the Bay Area or airports are not provided
  • 2 dance classes
    Afro-Haitian Dance with Portsha Jefferson
  • Snacks
  • Transportation
    carpooling opportunities will be offered but are not guaranteed

Available Packages

Camping
Available until June 3, 20224 left

Connect to the land and the sounds of nature. Must bring all your own gear: tent, sleeping bag, pillow, sleeping pad or blow up mattress. Be prepared for as low as 40 degree temperatures at night. Short walk to indoor bathrooms and showers. 

$387
Deposit: $118
Shared Tipi
Available until June 3, 20224 left

Twin bed in shared tipi with up to 3 other people. Electricity and lighting provided. Must bring own bedding. Be prepared for as low as 40 degree temperatures at night. Short walk to indoor bathrooms and showers.

$450
Deposit: $150
Dorm room
Available until June 3, 20228 left

Twin bed in room shared with 4-7 other people. Please bring your own bedding. Shared bathroom and showers with up to 7 other people inside the dorm.

$525
Deposit: $154
Shared Double Room
Available until June 3, 2022only 2 left

Full or twin bed in a room shared with one other person.  Shared bathroom and showers. If you are coming with someone click "shared room" and then select two as the quantity. If you'd like to pay separately sign up separately and then email us who you are sharing a room with. 

$675
Deposit: $207
Private room with private bathroom
Available until May 30, 2022Sold Out

Full bed in a private room on its own floor. Bedding provided. Private bathroom and shower.

$1,008
Deposit: $270
Private Cabin & bathroom @ Zypher Cove
Available until June 3, 2022only 3 left

Private cabin with a queen bed and a private bathroom. 10 minute drive from the retreat location. Transportation provided in between retreat center and lodging. 

$1,143
Deposit: $360
Private room w. queen bed @ Zypher Cove
Available until June 3, 2022only 2 left

Queen bed in a private room inside a two bedroom cabin shared with up to two other people. Shower and bathroom is inside the cabin and shared with up to two other people. This cabin offers a living room with a gas fireplace, kitchen and a deck overlooking the lake. 10 minute drive from the retreat location. Transportation provided in between retreat center and lodging. 

$990
Deposit: $325
Double room w/ twin bed @ Zypher Cove
Available until June 3, 20224 left
$702
Deposit: $230
Private room w. king bed @ Zypher Cove
Available until June 3, 2022only 1 left

King bed in a private room inside a three bedroom cabin shared with up to three other people. Shower and bathroom is inside the cabin and shared with up to three other people. Offers a cozy living room and stone fireplace, a fully functional kitchen with a dining table, and a wood deck. 10 minute drive from the retreat location. Transportation provided in between retreat center and lodging. 

$990
Deposit: $325
Private room w. double bed @ Zypher Cove
Available until June 3, 2022only 1 left

Double bed in a private room inside a three bedroom cabin shared with up to three other people. Shower and bathroom is inside the cabin and shared with up to three other people. Offers a cozy living room and stone fireplace, a fully functional kitchen with a dining table, and a wood deck. 10 minute drive from the retreat location. Transportation provided in between retreat center and lodging. 

$825
Deposit: $275
Private room w. twin bed @ Zypher Cove
Available until June 3, 2022only 1 left
$800
Deposit: $275

Available options

60 minute massage9 left
$108
90 minute massageonly 2 left
$162
Contribution fo scholarship fund
$10
Contribution for BIPOC scholarship
$20
Contribution for BIPOC scholarship
$30
Contribution for BIPOC scholarship
$50
Contribution for BIPOC scholarship
$108
$NaN


Your Organizer


SO
SoulFlow Oakland
14 reviews
Offering 13 years of experience teaching yoga, Satya de la Paz August inspires students to fall in love with their bodies and their practice. She infuses dynamic alignment, chanting, storytelling, and community-building into her classes. Satya is deeply grateful for her mentor, Abby Tucker, as well as all of her dharma and movement teachers: Sally Kempton, Rob Preece, and Sianna Sherman. Satya's classes are a classroom and restoration of our most awakened blissful being for multiracial, multi-gender, and multigenerational groups.

Reviews

Excellent. Everyone involved in organizing and leading this retreat went above and beyond to make our time at the retreat, not only a relaxing time but a highly meaningful experience. From the out-of-this-word delicious and healthy food, to the thoughtful meditation and the inclusive yoga practice, this was a life-changing experience. Highly recommended.
By Nahiris B for Stillness & Bliss weeklong: Gualala, CA Yoga Retreat on 02 Nov, 2021
This retreat was heaven-sent! The location was gorgeous and perfect for stillness. The yoga practice was blissful and the food was among the best food I've ever tasted in my life1 I appreciate the way in which the flow of the retreat was held and the chance to deepen my yoga practice and connect to others. Thank you for such a lovely retreat!
By Lucia K for Stillness & Bliss weeklong: Gualala, CA Yoga Retreat on 26 Oct, 2021
The retreat was amazing! In the face of massive venue challenges, Satya,the organizer, stepped up and found a Way to make the long anticipated retreat happen.
By Sylvia S for Mount Shasta Yoga Retreat 2021 on 22 Jul, 2021
I felt supported without even saying a word in my most loneliest of moments.
By Lydia E for Black Womxn Resting, Black Womxn Rising on 23 Jun, 2021
Thank you Lydia!
By SoulFlow Oakland on 23 Jun, 2021
SO
I had a lovely time during this retreat. The accommodations were excellent, the interactions were holistic and restorative. And all of the womxn were just so very dynamic in their own way! Activities and time for rest and recreation were built-in well to the itinerary. I am truly looking forward to growing, glowing, and going higher with the team at SoulFlow! Love you all!
By Milan F for Black Womxn Resting, Black Womxn Rising on 22 Jun, 2021
Thank you Milan! Looking forward to growing and glowing with you! Love you!
By SoulFlow Oakland on 23 Jun, 2021
SO
Show More Reviews