Sitting in sacred stillness, feeling the fresh breeze gently touching your hair, breathing in rhythm with your life-force, surrounded by a magnificently beautiful vineyard, listening to the symphony of nature, connecting to the ancient land in the village of Štanjel in the Krast region of Slovenia, you access the part of you which has been calling you home.
Feeling relaxed to your core, your heart opens with every sense awakening, connecting to the frequency of the divine feminine within, you hear your unique heart song, connecting deeper than you have ever felt before.
Gently opening your eyes, you feel inspired and empowered by the courage and faith you have
reconnected with through learning about the mysteries of the lioness.... and a home-coming in the company of like-hearted women who have gathered in answering their heart’s song call…dedicating themselves to bravely stepping into the global call for feminine leadership & its power of transformation.
You feel immense gratitude as you trace the path you journeyed days before this moment, thinking about the awakening you have had through embracing your emotional courage, the expansive feeling in your body from the daily yoga classes, the intuitive insights you received in meditations, embodiment of our interconnection to Life and the freedom you felt in expression through conscious dance. You have never felt this aligned before, at peace and anchored in the frequency of the divine feminine.
Ah, the call of the divine feminine and her heart song!
What is possible at the end of this retreat?
You have experienced transformation through the power of love, healing the disconnected parts of yourself. Alchemising pain into power; wounds into wisdom; self-sabotage into sovereign freedom.
Say goodbye to settling for
merely existing...thinking you're not worthy enough and feeling overwhelmed & fatigued!
Now is the time... Imagine if you really, really knew your value... that your presence here, on this planet, now in this time, matters...
If you gifted yourself the sacred stillness to align with your heart-song,
if you knew within your bones that you have a sacred purpose,
if you reclaimed your feminine frequency and felt the juicy aliveness in you interconnection to everything around you, experiencing the grace of intuition ....
if you restored old wounding or conditioning, giving yourself permission to experience joy, presence and power.
How would it feel to embody this sacred feminine wisdom? How different would your inner world be, and its reflection in your outer world?
How your unique gifts could contribute to your family, community, country and the global Rise of Feminine Leadership.... for a better, braver, more compassionate world.
Say Hello to Lioness Leadership in all her magnificent myriad forms, welcome authentic connection, experience relationships which are meaningful and see the beauty in every moment.
The world needs your authentic expression now, more than ever before.
Rooted in your liberated fiery feminine archetype, you are able to be of sacred service to your loved ones, clients and community.
Why Slovenia? Why Štanjel?
Slovenia is an enchanting, magnificently beautiful forested country. It is the only country in the world with the word “Love” in it. At the core of humanity, we all want the same thing. We want to love, and be loved…. The journey to love starts within. It is an inside job. In this heart-filled country, you have the opportunity to discover the power of love’s transformation.
Once an ancient Roman fort, the village of Štanjel stands proudly atop a hill, its geographic location making it an important settlement in this area since the iron age. It was named after the patron saint of the church, Saint Daniel. The story of Daniel refusing to compromise his values and beliefs in praying to the King instead of his God, and being thrown into the lion’s den and surviving, reminds us to have the courage to know who you are and to stand in your truth, the faith and trust in intuitive dreams and to align with our interconnection with nature.
Due to its strategic location, the hill was already populated in prehistoric times and was fortified in antiquity. The first written mention of the area dates back to 1402. The characteristic defensive wall from the 15th century protected the inhabitants during the Turkish invasions. The settlement reached the peak of its development in the 16th and 17th centuries, as most of the architectural features of the buildings originate from this period. Between the two world wars, the architect and then mayor of Štanjel Max Fabiani left his mark here. During World War II, the settlement was partly destroyed by fire and the castle was heavily damaged. The revitalization of the village centre started in the 1960s and has continued to this day. After World War II, a new part of the settlement developed on a plane below the old village centre.
The story of a place, its people, the land and its creatures, can inspire us to continue onwards, gaining wisdom from lessons experienced by its ancestors. At its core, rebuilding the places within which were damaged by the past, can through emotional courage and faith renew our spirit to soar into experiencing the vitality and beauty of life all, empowering us to create a new heart-centred, interconnection with nature way of being in our world.
You will have the opportunity to align your resonance with your unique heart song…
We will start our days with awakening the body with a Hatha Yoga class taught by Maja Pepelnjak. Followed by a nutritious breakfast at the Restaurant at our host venue Hotel St. Daniel, which is located in the village of Štanjel, Slovenia.
In the afternoons you will experience Slovenian hospitality at its best, whether you enjoy a freshly pressed juice grow from their organic garden, the taste sensation of local, organic seasonal cuisine, journaling amidst the vineyard groves, or a meaningful conversation with one of your new soul-sisters whilst soaking up the peace and tranquillity.
Remembering the joy of slowing down, you take a few moments to explore the beauty of this old farmhouse, lovingly restored by our hosts, feeling into the frequency of the intention for your wellness on all levels, or listening to the birdsong. Retiring to your comfortable and relaxing room for an evening's recharging rest for the next chapter of our journey in the morning.
The essence of St Daniel Hotel’s kitchen is based on organically grown and naturally ripened local foods, which they are constantly adjusting to meet your needs as well as the conditions and crops granted to us by nature during every particular season of the year.
By using organic foods they also emphasize the broader social importance of the slogan "Choose organic. Promote a better world"; they promote recycling, "fair trade" (products and materials that are not the result of modern age slavery and come from reliable sources), they support local manufacturers, do not pollute the environment with unnecessary transport, but most of all, they realize that the environment in which we exist should not be taken for granted and that we should care for the environment just as much as it cares for us.
“Our restaurant does not serve only excellent, healthy and local food from the Karst, but it also serves a story. We firmly believe that a carefully chosen menu, an ecological orientation and a relaxing environment feed not only the body but also mind and soul.”
Vegan and vegetarian options are available upon request!
Your journey starts with a "Road trip lift club" with fellow retreat sisters. Arrival at St Daniel Hotel for check-in time at 14h00. You'll be wholeheartedly welcomed and invited to gently flow into your day, getting settled into your beautiful rooms, and time to explore the beautiful space we'll call home for the weekend.
At 15h30 we will gather in an opening circle ceremony, clarify our intentions for our personal journey, and plant them as seeds in our hearts.
16h30 we explore the Feminine frequency, what it means, how it impacts us, and how we can access this innate wisdom easily. Followed by a discussion circle.
17h30 we step into our first sacred feminine practice and guided meditation, opening to calibrating and receiving the essence of the feminine frequency.
18h30 We gather at candlelight, feeling into the presence of the peaceful ambience of nourishing our bodies with delicious, nature-wise seasonal food.... Celebrating Life together.
After dinner, we retire to the comfort of your rooms for a recharging night's rest. Remember to place your journal and pen next to your bed, to write down any dreams you remember upon waking.
07h30 At daybreak, with the fresh morning air, birdsong and the promise of a new day, we will gather to awaken the body with a Hatha Yoga Class, followed by a delicious breakfast at the restaurant.
09h00 We open our morning session with a "Dream Appreciation Circle", and discover the messages from the subconscious mind for us. As this opens us up to the innate wisdom already available to us, we dive into the topic of Emotional Courage and explore how our gift as women to feel is our SUPER-POWER. We will release any old conditioning of being 'too sensitive", "irrational", "too intense", "but it's not logical" and clarify its mystery, insights and power. We will discover more through self-reflective exercises, and share our 'A-HA' s in the circle.
13h00 Doing the inner work makes you hungry! We will gather for a blessing our bodies with natures bounty - Scrumptious Lunch!
14h00 Eco-psychology experience, tuning into our inextricable interconnection with nature.
14h45 Free TIME. Imagine - nowhere you have to be.... nothing you have to do.... no-one to answer to.... This is your invitation to unplugging from technology and to plug into the intranet of your soul & intuition, to listen to what your body, mind and soul needs. Do you need to sit in stillness, rest, read a book, pamper yourself, journal about your insights?
17h00 Conscious dance process aligning: Dancing with the fierce lioness feminine frequency.
18h30 We will end our day with a hearty meal, and retire for some deep rest.
07h30 We will greet the morning with awakening the body in a Hatha Yoga class, expressing gratitude for this body-temple which moves us through our world, followed by a scrumptious breakfast.
09h00 We will start our morning session with "Dream appreciation" and connect into the roots of feminine frequency. We embrace your unique expression of the feminine, unveil another level of yesterday's discoveries, and start the work of integrating the new found wisdom you have remembered.
13h00 We gather for another delicious meal, blessing our bodies with nourishment.
14h00 Eco-psychology experience followed by Reflection time.
16h00 Conscious dance process: Integration of feminine wisdom
17h00 Closing circle and gratitude ceremony
18h00 Sharing hugs, connections and Check out, ready to share our inspired, empowered fiery feminine with the world.
Ah, my soul is calling for this... I'm so ready to go!!
Need some soul-care? I thought so.
You never know who you might meet or what magic will unfold on a Sacred feminine sojourn - especially in Slovenia!
Just imagine the sister connection you will create with fellow Feminine Frequency adventurers, and the results of you doing your inner work could enrich your life on all levels.
Magical connection, your most secret heart dreams, and unexpected support all flow effortlessly in Slovenia - as do laughter, tears, hugs AND the profound Breakthroughs which await you! This Retreat promises to be life-changing!
During this Feminine Frequency Sojourn, with the support of the country of Love, you will:
• Reconnect with your body temple, discover its magnificent intelligence and step into a vibrant, healthy love-ship with the vehicle which moves you through your world;
•Rediscover the part of you, who KNOWS her value; and is ready to Live, Love and Lead her heart-song for this world;
• Access the innate feminine frequency which is available always to tap into, engage with, remember and reclaim
•Reclaim the sacred senses of the body, and understand the nature of your intuition;
•Step into initiation and embrace your unique power-path;
•Reignite your passion, joy and zest for Life!
And if your heart has been calling you to the initiation of Heart-centred Leadership and you have been running away from the call, stuck in the routine of existing, and your body, mind and heart is exhausted, then this is the opportunity you've been waiting for to step outside your comfort zone and into the magic zone of your Feminine Power!
•You know you are a woman of purpose, who have been called into a deeper connection with the power of love's essence expressed through feminine leadership
•You care deeply about the earth and want to make a difference
•You are ready to do the inner work to transform your emotional wounds & blocks to speak your truth
•You are interested in archetypes and goddess mythology as a tool for personal & spiritual development
•You're okay with being vulnerable within a sacred sisterhood
•You have a secret crush on Sekhmet (The Egyptian Lioness Goddess)
•You feel both excited and nervous about embarking on this retreat journey.
This Retreat is NOT for you if...
•You are not willing to step outside your comfort zone
•You don't want to do the inner work required to shift the stuff which blocks you
•You're attached to blaming others & external circumstances for your happiness and well-being
•You are not willing to look at your shadow self
•You take more than you give
•You don't care about the earth or her well-being
• Adventure, personal growth and major break through's is not your thing
•3 days of Feminine Wisdom inner work facilitation, meditation, feminine embodiment practice and lots of meaningful circle conversations all weekend!
•Gorgeous accommodation at St Daniel Hotel for 2 nights (you can choose single or shared options)
•All delicious organic, seasonal cuisine meals at St. Daniel Restaurant (Full Board.)
•Magical nature walk.
•Daily Hatha Yoga classes
•Gift bag with surprises!
What's NOT included?
•Your round-trip airfare or transport from home
•Airport transfer to St. Daniel Hotel.
•Gratuities, souvenir shopping, room cleaning tips, spa treatments, personal phone calls, and extra beverages.
•Personal, medical or trip cancellation insurance.
Are you ready to answer the feminine frequency call?
I believe that the answer is Love, and I know that women hold the sacred keys to restore our world. "The work" of this restoration starts within since as we heal ourselves, we start healing the world around us.... one child, one animal, one family, one organisation, one system, one forest at a time.
In the aftermath of dismantling from patriarchal conditioning, women are reclaiming their bodies, their voices, their power and their leadership roles en mass. In the wake of this watershed moment in our 'her-story', we are called to actively step unto our sacred purpose paths as women.
Remember who you are...
Remember you are sacred...
Remember You are sacred purpose...
Remember your deep interconnection with the earth...
The time for us to Rise is Now.
When women circle, magic happens!
I look forward to sharing this transformational Feminine Frequency Retreat with you. Can't wait to bare witness to your heart-song with you!
Love. Truth. Freedom.
Terms & Conditions
IMPORTANT: Please read the following booking terms and conditions before paying your deposit. Your deposit payment is your agreement to all the conditions stated below:
BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS :
1.A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your reservation.
2.The full payment of the cost of the retreat must be paid at least 1 months (30 Days) before the trip commences - unless arranged otherwise.
3.In the event of your cancellation 60 days or more before departure your deposit payment of 50% is forfeited.
4.In the event of your cancellation less than 30 days before departure 100% of total cost is forfeited.
5.All cancellation must be in writing. If the reason for cancellation is covered by your insurance policy, you may be able to claim these charges from your insurance.
6.Eleftheria & El Sojourns reserves the right to adjust prices without notice, to reflect fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, fuel cost or tariff rates.
7.Your own paid up Travel insurance is mandatory for all clients and must provide proof of cover for your own medical expenses including evacuation and repatriation in an emergency.
8.Eleftheria & El Sojourns reserves the right to alter the itinerary, the route, the transportation or accommodation with or without prior notice, should it be deemed necessary.
9.Eleftheria & El Sojourns purchases transportation, accommodation facilities and catering services from various independent suppliers that are not subject to its control. Eleftheria & El Sojourns cannot, therefore, be held liable for any death, personal injury or any loss which may occur due to any act or omission of such supplier or by reason of any other event over which it has no control.
10.While every precaution is taken for the safety of the clients, Eleftheria & El Sojourns does not hold itself responsible for force majeure, any accident, injury, death, illness, theft, loss of or damage to any property or delays from any cause whatsoever sustained or suffered by a client, occurring any time during the trip. The client hereby indemnifies and holds blameless Eleftheria & El Sojourns, it’s members, agents and helpers from any claim of whatsoever nature.
11.These terms and conditions shall be interpreted according to the laws of the Republic of South Africa and Slovenia.