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A full day of Nurturing & Empowering Women Physically & Emotionally
Introvert, Ambivert and Extrovert friendly

Saturday, March 24th- 9am - 6pm. 

Location: Spark Collective East

215 W. Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI

$20 per workshop

$100 for Full Day Pass - All 5 workshops (Save $20)

Space is limited. To Provide a comfortable atmosphere for all participants.

Purchase your $100 Full Day Pass (online only) here: Retreat Payment

Full Day Pass includes: All 6 workshops, Art Therapy crafts, Chill Room, Meditation, Snacks, Coffee & Tea

Purchase Individual Workshop Pass(es): By emailing for availability.

Scholarships Provided

Write a letter of intent describing who you are, proof of financial hardship and how you think you could benefit from our Women's Wellness Day Retreat and email it to: .

Deadline: 2/28/2017, 5:00 p.m.

Our committee will review all letters and vote.  Beneficiaries will be awarded a Full Day pass at 1/2 the price and contacted via email.

Do as you wish! Attend all the workshops, some or just partially. Take breaks in the Chill room when you need to. This day is for you, so you do as you wish!


9:00 am - Emotional Intelligence

Learn to understand and manage your emotions and others emotions to strengthen the relationship with yourself and others. Changing the Neuro plasticity within the brain, Meditation & many more tools will be taught in this fun & empowering workshop by a licensed Mental Health Therapist and Clinical Social Worker.

Instructor: Charity Loring, LMSW, Licensed Mental Health Therapist of Loring Therapy, LLC

& Founder of Do it for You Women's Retreats.

10:45 am - Gyrokinesis

Exercise your body through this beautiful, flowing, empowering musical work out. For more information on Heather, her studio and Gyrokenesis, go here:

Instructor: Heather Glidden of - Joy: Freedom in Motion Studio

11:45 - Lunch Break with Meditation, Crafts, Massage, Bowen Body Work, Chill Room etc.

BYO Lunch or Go out for Lunch. Healthy Snacks, Coffee & Tea provided.

Optional Free Activities during the lunch hour: Chill in our "Chill Room" with comfortable seating, Chill Music, Crafts, Coloring and optional meditation the last 1/2 hour of lunch (2:15-2:45).

Optional paid services: Massage by Jayne Evelyn provided at discounted rate & Bowen Body Work by Lisa Teets. Bring cash.

1:00 - Stress Less

Learn to manage and support your own stress levels using therapeutic techniques. 

Instructor: Charity Loring, LMSW, Licensed Mental Health Therapist of Loring Therapy, LLC

& Founder of Do it for You Women's Retreats.

2:15 pm- Yoga for every Body

Regardless of your skill level or lack of experience, this yoga class is for every body. Rachel teaches within a nurturing and empowering approach.

Instructor: Rachel Kain

4:45- Therapeutic Empowerment through Belly Dance!

You do not have to know how to dance to take this workshop. Do you feel you don't have any rhythm? Don't worry about it! Movement & Dance is Therapeutic for the mind and body.

Enrich your inner strength, self image using therapeutic techniques while creating outer physical strength learning to shimmy your cares away!

This workshop is about expression, not perfection.

We will use mental strengthening, muscle memory and easy dance techniques to empower your brain and body in this fun and empowering workshop. Wear: Regular workout clothing. Optional: Bring any type of scarf to wrap around your hips. There will also be a few loaner coin hip scarves available as well.


Instructor: Charity Loring, LMSW Licensed Mental Health Therapist of Loring Therapy, LLC

& Founder of Do it for You Women's Retreats.

Throughout the Day - Additional Perks for Full Day Pass Participants

Chill Room - The Chill room will be available all day to take breaks when you need them. The Chill room will be equipped with free crafts, chill music, essential oil diffuser in the room, coloring and comfortable seating.

Snacks, Coffee & Tea - Free Snacks, Coffee & Tea all throughout the day.

Massage - Additional Cost. Offered by Licensed practitioner Jayne Evelyn. 50% discount - $5 for first 10 minutes. $1 per minute after that. Jayne uses sweedish and deep tissue techniques to soothe the body. Jayne's mission is to to help her clients achieve a greater sense of wellness and awareness of their bodies and muscular health. 

Bowen Body Work - Additional Cost. $15 for 30 min. Bowenwork is a gentle hands-on therapy that triggers the body to heal itself by addressing the cause of the problem rather than focusing on the symptoms, it can provide relief of pain from many chronic conditions. Using non-invasive muscle rolls that stimulate the body to reset and heal itself. The work results in a deep sense of overall relaxation. See Offered by: Lisa Teets, certified Bowenwork therapist, yoga, pilates and group exercise instructor. 

3:30 pm - Pain-Less

In this interactive workshop, learn self alignment, stretching and supportive  techniques in your day to day life to give you less physical pain.

Instructor: Multiple instructors

Trigger Free Zone

Some Women will be in recovery so we will provide a trigger free zone. Alcohol or drugs (including medical marijuana) will not be permitted at this event. Please be thoughtful towards your fellow woman and please make sure to not come to the retreat intoxicated or smelling of substances.

Childcare not Provided.

Purchase your $100 Day Pass Here: Retreat Payment

Single Workshop - $20: Email for availability  

Bring to the Retreat:

* Pack a Lunch or go out for Lunch.

* Notebook

* Pen

* Blanket, towel or both

* Yoga mat (a small number of loaner mats will be available)

* Tennis shoes & workout clothing

* Cash if you would like a Massage or Bowen Body Work

* Water bottle

Location: Spark Collective East

215 W. Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI


Pay Metered Street Parking


Free Parking:

-Behind building

-City Hall Parking Lot on corner of Michigan Ave. and Huron St.

-Library Parking Lot next door


Hosted by Charity Loring, LMSW of Loring Therapy LLC in Garden City, MI

Ypsilanti Free Parking
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