Jane Austen
August 19th, 20th and 21st, 2022
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Join the Jane Austen Society North America-New York Capital Region for the 11th Annual Jane Austen Retreat. Participants of the weekend will join scholars and enthusiasts in exploring Austen’s EMMA.
Click here for registration information and the schedule of events  –JASNA NYCR Flier 2021

Please call (518) 668-9690 or email  to reserve your room. Don’t wait this weekend will fill up fast!

Registration Form 2022 coming  – YOUniquely YOU Putting Women First
July 29th,30th and 31st, 2022
Retreat Leader: Sharon Burstein
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Empowering women of all ages to become the best YOU! This fabulous weekend retreat is filled with laughter, love, connections and building you as a woman to new levels of personal growth and success in every aspect of your life, inside and out!

Registration is through Sharon’s website at
If you have any questions please contact Sharon at (518) 339-4027 and at

Quilting & Applique Retreat
July 25th- 29th, 2022
House of Trix
Instructor: Pat Bayard

Join Pat Bayard this summer for some fun and creativity. Everyone is welcome to join this group of ladies who love to Quilt! Beginners through Advanced skill levels are encouraged.

Please call or text Pat if you have questions about the class at 518-760-1491.
Her email address is

New participants are always welcome!

Bring along your sewing machine to work on your own project and/or Pat’s project. There will be ample time in the afternoon to enjoy Wiawaka’s grounds and beautiful Lake George.
Please contact to make your reservation.

Retreat July 19th – 24th, 2022
Reteat Instructor: Linda Tipke
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 Ayurvedic medicine is a 5,000 year old system of healing that originated in ancient India. In Sanskrit, ayur means life or living, and veda means knowledge, so Ayurveda has been defined as the “knowledge of living” or the “science of longevity.”  It’s based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Its main goals are to promote good health and alleviate disease. During this retreat you will have a general overview of the foundations of Ayurveda, discover your unique constitution, and learn how to apply the the tools of Ayurvedic wisdom to your daily life.

The Appreciation Celebration
Dates coming soon!

Instructor: Kathleen Fisk 

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Mom’s Healing Retreat
Facilitator: Melodee James

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The Mothers Healing Together Retreat is a weekend gathering for women who have endured the devastating loss of children.  Spending time together gives us an opportunity to share our stories, celebrate our children, learn from one another and develop new coping skills as we continue to walk this path of grief.
This year our retreat will begin on Friday evening with music and will conclude after breakfast on Sunday.  Feel free to book additional nights for relaxation and renewal. We are hoping that you will join us and also bring a friend.  We’re looking forward to seeing many new and old friends.

It is $290.00 for the weekend which includes the retreat, your overnight accommodations and meals.

Register for the weekend here.

Please contact Melodee James at for additional information.  Click here to register.

The Daring Way-The Post Pandemic Permission
3-day Intensive Workshop
August 12th – 16th, 2022
Retreat Leader: Cate LaBarre

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Join us for The Daring Way™,

You followed all the rules during quarantine. You survived; maybe you even thrived. You experienced deep loss and received unimaginable gifts.

Now what? Take time for you. Give yourself permission to maintain every supportive practice you wish to keep. Give yourself permission to play, to practice radical self-care, to deepen your relationship with your precious self, to “show up, be seen, live brave™” in ways you never dreamed before the pandemic.

Explore what it means to live a wholehearted life post pandemic and make choices that move you toward a more authentic expression of your true self. Give yourself permission to:

  • Be vulnerable and ask for what you need.
  • Hold boundaries beyond quarantine – say NO without excuses, say YES from your heart.
  • Reclaim your worthiness.
  • Understand shame and perfectionism.
  • Cultivate authenticity and give up people pleasing.
  • Practice empathy, self-compassion, gratitude, and self-kindness.
  • Embrace play as an integral part of self-care.
  • Let go of the need for certainty.
  • Explore core values, trust, self-expectations, longing, and more…

Cate* gently guides participants through creative exercises and inner exploration of The Daring Way™ curriculum, based on Dr, Brené Brown’s bestselling books and offered exclusively by trained facilitators.

Register through Cate’s website.
Registration coming soon!
Early registration is suggested as this retreat sells out quickly!

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