Women’s Retreat

Join us at the 2018 Women’s Retreat as we
refresh, renew, and recharge our energy

Young happy woman with raised arms looking at the Sun.

Come join us. Take a taste.
Life is so endlessly delicious…

You are invited to relax, eat well, stretch your mind and body

Start the day with homemade goodies, coffee, and variety of teas

Opening Meditation focuses your mind and opens you to what the day has to offer

New! Belly Dancing – For women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Feel energized while forming a strong mind-body connection. Come Dance & Have a Blast!

Flexibility and Breathing inspires you to move your body with ease

Share a delicious homemade lunch together with nutritional guidance

All New TED Talks! – Inspiring, Empowering, Entertaining

New! Creative Interactive Exercise – Spark your thinking, Connect with your purpose

Massage30 minutes of relaxing massage available

The Women’s Retreat closes with a guided meditation to keep the feelings going


Your Retreat Guides

Claire Caines, LCSW, Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist
Claire brings a multitude of experience and skills to teaching mindfulness meditation and enlivening people’s motivation to live their lives fully. A passion for women’s fitness, nutrition and health motivated Claire to bring women together for a day of relaxation, meditation, movement and delicious food. Caines Center For Psychotherapy, founded in 1991, provides a blueprint and tools to enrich people’s lives. In her practice, Claire uses psychotherapy and hypnotherapy to help individuals build hope and self-confidence.

Nadia Ellis, Elite Personal Trainer & Fitness Coach
Nadia’s unique customized flexibility program inspires you to move your body with ease. The strength and flexibility workout is designed to improve posture, muscular/joint flexibility and range of motion with emphasis on breathing. This program helps improve your mental and physical health as well as your stamina.
Nadia started teaching Belly Dancing more than 17 years ago. She discovered her love of dance at a young age while growing up in Alexandria, Egypt. Music and movement are a big part of her life. Her classes help women of all ages, shapes and sizes to feel better while forming a strong mind/body connection. Nadia brings her 19 years of experience and enthusiasm for fitness to her clients. Visit Nadia Ellis Fitness to learn more.

Dawn Gomez, Licensed Massage Therapist & Registered Yoga Teacher
Dawn provides relaxing full body massages to increase circulation, move and release muscles, and attain mental and physical relief of stress and tension. Dawn opened Garden of Life Massage & Yoga Center in Wantage, NJ in 2003 after discovering that the practice of massage and yoga kept her balanced in her work and life during a difficult time. Dawn creates a way for each individual in her care to feel relaxed and rejuvenated.

What women say…                    

Thank you seems so small! Being a part of your inaugural Women’s Retreat was inspirational, calming and enlightening. I left with, what felt like, a tsunami wave of peace that simply carried me through my week. I want to thank Nadia Ellis and Dawn Gomez for the most soothing and therapeutic stretching and massage. The delightful conversation, meditations and inspiring TED Talks added to the experience. Claire, your kindness and generosity are greatly appreciated.
– Anne J.

I spent a wonderful day of relaxation and meditation at the Women’s Retreat in a beautiful, natural environment. I enjoyed the delicious meals Claire prepared and gained knowledge on nutrition and healthy ways of eating. I felt energized and strong after the breathing and stretch session, as well as the insightful conversation with the other participants. A wonderful experience created just for women.
– Sandy P.

Women’s Retreat
Date to Be Announced
9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Caines Center
936 Potters Rd.
Newton, NJ 07860

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