Join us for the 3rd Annual Women’s Retreat
Stretch your mind and body
Relax, eat well and soothe the soul
Start the day with a healthy breakfast and refreshments
Waterfall Meditation with soothing music focuses the mind and opens you to what the day has to offer
Raqs Baladi (Belly dance) is a Mind & Body experience that takes you on a journey of self-expression through sensual, feminine and natural moves
Stretch & Lengthening Feel light and energized as you move and stretch
Enjoy an elegant gourmet home prepared meal
Creative Interactive Exercise – Inspiring, Empowering, Entertaining
Massage – 30 minutes of relaxing massage available
The Women’s Retreat closes with reflections on the day, taking the good feelings with you
Every guest leaves with gifts chosen specially as sweet reminders of her
Women’s Retreat experience
Your Retreat Guides
Claire Caines, LCSW, Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist
Claire brings a multitude of experience and skills to teaching relaxation, mindfulness, 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 lengthening 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 Rags Baladi (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 an essential 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 20 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. I left with what felt like a tsunami wave of peace that carried me through my week. I want to thank Nadia and Dawn for the soothing and therapeutic stretching and massage. The delightful conversation, meditations and activities inspired me. Being a part of your Women’s Retreat was a joy!”
– Anne J.
“The Women’s Retreat was a perfect day of relaxation and meditation in a beautiful, serene environment. I thoroughly enjoyed the delicious meals Claire prepared, and came away feeling energized and strong. A wonderful experience created just for women.”
– Sandy P.