Ladies Adventure Club
November 1, 2015
Take care of yourself and join us for a full day of hands-on workshops, education, and outdoor exploration. On over 20 acres of land in Temecula wine country, we'll have the time to go deeper, explore a little longer and really go on an adventure for the mind, body and creative soul. Spend some time with your fellow lady adventurers moving your body to hiking and yoga, good-for-you food and drink, art and creative workshops and more. We're so excited to be able to host an event like no other and announce the teachers and workshops as we get closer to the dates. We welcome you, your girlfriends and to the girlfriends you haven't met yet, to take care of yourself in the hands of nature and journey with us! Tickets will be available soon!
For those of you who want to make a weekend for yourself, OCTOBER 31, optional evening hike and camping are available at our retreat space. Details to follow.
We're so excited to announce more on the details of the whole event, the teachers and workshops as we get closer to the dates. But for now, we can let these workshops loose: Weaving with Native Plants, Walk With Me: A Hike Into the Wild, Self Love Selfie: Inner and Outer Portraits of Beauty!
Autumn Herbal Equinox
Sunday, September 27, 2015 • Silver Lake, Los Angeles
Join us for an Autumn themed gathering celebrating the Fall Equinox and Blood Moon outside under the stars! We have a full scheduled evening to warm, uplift and celebrate to a new season!
FORAGED HERBS TEA CEREMONY • PERFORMANCE FROM ANGELA OF ELECTRIC SOUND BATH • ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES + MAKING • YONI HERBS + WOMENS HEALTH • YOGA • MEDITATION • SMUDGE STICK CEREMONY • DINNER FROM TENDER GREENS
cost of event includes all supplies, meal and a take home bag "self nurturing companion pack": essential oil mixes, tea, mug, art print and affirmations.
What to bring:
-comfortable clothing for yoga, cozy items as the evening cools, yoga mat and accessories (blocks, blanket), altar item and a journal and pen
YOGI SUN SALUTATIONS:
we are celebrating fall equinox and a blood moon after all so what better way to do it? move your body and soul! no previous yoga experience necessary. this power hour of movement will open up our bodies, heart and OUR HIPS - let's shake and celebrate what our bodies can do.
TENDER GREENS DINNER:
following some heart work, we'll feast! this meal is plant based and may contain nuts, gluten and soy. (please let us know at checkout of any allergies.)
SENAGALESE TEA TIME + THE CONVERSATION CONTINUES:
rituals of tea go back many years and throughout many cultures. with freshly foraged tea leaves from local gardens, we'll bring together the harmony of nature and nurture the love we have and can give. in senagalese attaya, tea is in three: “The first cup is the love of your mother. The second is the love of your friends. The third is the love of your love.” let us fill our cups so full!
in this part of our event, we continue the discussion - yonis: physics and feelings - we will chat and demystify our complex parts and how we can nurture confidence and comfort in our womanhood.
ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND CREATIONS, MEDITATION + MUSIC:
Does scent improve our feelings and experience? What aromas fit and how do we choose? In this workshop, we'll find the scents we are drawn to (because scent and taste are experiential) and can be infused to the needs for rituals and everyday life. Concoct a potion of one or more blends like: citrus for letting go, tea tree for healing and cleansing, and lavender for calm and relaxation.
Finally, we'll share our blends with some light partner yoga, wind down into a meditation and close the evening with live music from the lovely angela of electric sound bath.
Sound Baths are immersive experiences that incorporate Eastern Gongs and Singing Bowls to balance the neurons of the brainand vibrate the body's molecules in tandem. The effects are relaxing and euphoric. An Electric Sound Bath is a variation on Drone music with a light, New Age, spiritual nod.
(Until September 20, enter discount code: HIFIVE at checkout for $5 off.)
"YOU CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MUCH YOGA." -NS
YOGA // HIKING // GIRLFRIENDS
Saturday, September 19
Griffith park, los angeles
join us for hiking or yoga or both! Raise your vibrations, get your body feeling juicy and open your heart and soul to the weekend!
as we get ready for our big event, autumn herbal equinox on september 27, we've got a little something special for you in the meantime: weekend wakeup to an early start of hiking and yoga through the trails of Griffith Park, Los Angeles. We'll start right behind Trails Cafe in a quick and easy hike to loosen up our muscles and continue the momentum with some power yoga. Of course, we can't forget the best part - the last and final phase - savsana and essential oils.
Whether you're wanting to work a little harder and get some high energy, heart beating start to the weekend or need a short break from your cement city, join us girlfriend! To RSVP for the class, the instructors/guides request barter items from the list below. (No one will be turned away if the barter item is not met.) detailed information will be emailed prior to all attendees.
schedule: 8:30am hike griffith park, meet at trails cafe // 9:30am yoga // 11:00am snacks at Trails cafe
Please bring: a water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothing, gym shoes, a yoga mat, towel and 1-2 barter items.
Barter items requested for the Ladies Adventure Club:
- 0.5 fl. oz. or larger essential oil (chamomile, geranium, rose, grapefruit, clove, pine, sage, bergamot, patchouli, sweet basil, spearmint, coriander, lavender)
- 4 fl. oz. carrier oils (almond, avocado, jojoba, hempseed, rosehip)
-beeswax candles (pillar, taper or tealight)
-natural shampoo + conditioner
-32 oz of any dr. bronner's scented body wash
-loose leaf tea
-palo santo incense sticks
-fresh bundles or potted herbs (rosemary, mint, lavender, white sage)
NOTE: Listen to your body and your health - breaks, breathing and your body are the most important part of enjoying your experience with us!
for any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is now closed! Please join us next time!
Join us for a special collaboration between
Ladies Adventure Club x Creative Collective LA
3-7pm • Silver Lake, Los Angeles
This special one day event is open to all women. open your heart with us on this special full moon in pisces. join us for a magical evening of insight, energy healing, and holding space among the possibilities of the universe. details of each portion of our collaborative workshop below:
Oracle Reading + Intentions: Each of the ladies will have a chance to set important intentions, learn the basics of Reiki (energy healing) and join together as a community during this very special Pisces full moon. Our guide: Mara is a creator/curator/yogi who founded Creative Collective with the intention of building a community of women who can share their unique and individual talents with each other. She is also a certified Usui-Karuna Reiki Master. Learn more about her and Creative Collective here.
Yoni Steaming + Affirmations: In this workshop, we will learn about the modern-ancient practice of Yoni Steaming, or vaginal steaming. Through affirmations we will connect to our sacred feminine power, celebrate each other in a circle of sisterhood and learn to love the magic of our ladydom. Each lady will receive activated yoni herbs for home use. Our guide: Nicole is a women's wellness specialist: Yoga * Doula * Reiki * HypnoBirthing * Essential Oils. Learn more about Nicole here.
Watercolor Meditation Mantras: Mantras are the songs of our soul. It is the whisper and the thoughts deep within our hearts. During our time together, we will gather around learning how to use watercolor to create visual mantras. Connect your breath, your hearT + soul and your vision in this simple, colorful meditation in a set of painted mantras to take on YOUR journey. Learn more about Sienne here.
Intuitive Tarot Reading: It’s the perfect time for tapping into your intuition and understanding the interconnectedness of all minds. Everyone can read tarot: it is merely interpreting symbols, which we already naturally do on a near constant basis. Your unique experiences contribute to your ability to interpret in your own way, which is an incredibly beautiful gift. You will walk away from this class having pulled and interpreted a spread with a group and with the confidence in your ability to intuitively interpret tarot cards. We will be focusing on the Rider-Waite-Smith tradition, but feel free to bring a deck of cards if you have one and would like to share it in a group setting. Our guide: Samira studied tarot with Ginnie Jester (www.ginniejester.com), member Tarosophy (International Tarot Association), member NCGR (National Center for Geocosmic Research). Learn more about Samira here.
each attendee will receive a goodie bag of intention crystals, watercolor mantras, yoni herbs and a goddess moon print.
YOGA + MEDITATION + WATERCOLOR =
SOUL SISTER SATURDAY
8/15/15 • 9-12pm
Join us for a special Saturday barter* workshop with the Ladies Adventure Club hosted by sisters Adrienne of Rose Garden Yoga and Sienne of Sienne Josselin Art studio.
PART 1 - FLOW:
Start the weekend off right with some movin', groovin' sweet Vinyasa flow in a rose garden overlooking Los Angeles. We'll be singing sun salutations over the streets of LA while we tune inwards and tune out anything that doesn't serve our bodies and the present moment. Closing with an aromatic calm breeze of essential oils and touch therapy, we'll bring it down to our final resting śavāsana.
PART 2 - FLOW AGAIN:
Physical works brings clarity and with a clear mind we'll flow again - this time, on the page. Using a simple breathing technique, we'll visualize and create living, breathing mantras with the help of some colorful washes of watercolor. We'll start with a meditation and visualization to create empowering words. Continuing the process of harnessing our energy, we'll fill in splashes of color to light up our words into mantras on paper. from the very basics or connecting with our breath, we'll have sisters surrounding, supporting and creating with us as we each inhale and exhale together.
*This class is a barter exchange. In the spirit of community and education, this class is being shared with the students in exchange for the items requested on the teacher's wish list. (we're trader joe's kinda gals if it helps to shop there! oh, and joann fabrics store is having a 50% off coupon sale if you prefer a stop for art supplies!)
Please bring 2-3 unused and unopened items from below:
-natural toothpaste + toothbrush (please no fennel paste, eek!)
-natural dishwasher machine detergent or laundry detergent
-package of 24 or more individual disposable water bottles
-natural shampoo + conditioner
-32 oz of any Dr. Bronner's scented body wash
-32 oz of any natural body lotion
-8.5 x 11 or larger graph paper pad
-140 lb. or heavier watercolor paper
-Loew-Cornell Mixed White Nylon, Set of 12 brushes
-ream of 100% recycled white copy paper
-.5 fl. oz. or larger essential oil (chamomile, geranium, rose, grapefruit, clove, pine, sage, bergamot, patchouli, sweet basil, spearmint, coriander, lavender)
-bottle of organic red wine
**in addition to bringing the barter items listed, please bring for yourself a yoga mat, bottled water, snack and towel.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
When we join each other, gather as friends, continue as sisters and unite in collaboration - we are better together.
Join us for an afternoon in Griffith Park -
LOCATED BEHIND TRAILS CAFE, 2333 Fern Dell Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068
BETTER TOGETHER: PART 1 - Cultivating happiness through friendship, fun, and sweat.
We'll start this 45-minute workout with a simple mindfulness exercise to get everyone connected to themselves and to the group. From there, we'll move into our main workout, where we'll focus on simple but effective whole-body movements. We won't need any fancy equipment - we'll be gathered in a shady spot in Griffith Park, using just ourselves and a yoga mat to get a full body workout. We'll also integrate some partner and team-work exercises (they won't be scary or weird - I promise) that will let us break through the fears we may have of leaning on each other. On top of the great reward you'll get from flooding your body with endorphins and dopamine that leave you happy and relaxed, this class will also allow you to get connected to yourself, to your body and to your fellow lady adventurers. Brought to you by Leanne of +PositiveForce.
*class is appropriate for all fitness levels **supplies: please bring with you a yoga mat, water, sneakers and a hand towel**
BETTER TOGETHER: PART 2 - A Creative Collaboration
While the eye can perceive beauty, the hand and pen can express what one feels in their soul. Gather together to draw and see where our markers, pens, and art materials go when we use our imagination and collaborate with our girlfriends. Create and color with the guidance of Joan from Break and Remake.
BETTER TOGETHER: PART 3 - Surrender Series: Reconnect, Restore, Reawaken.
Ladies Adventure Club will close off the day with a warm-down vinyasa flow, followed by restorative partner stretching. Lady Adventurers will come back full circle to where we started together and feel what it means to trust and lean on one another (literally) through partner yoga. The group will then be led through a guided meditation and resting śavāsana with optional healing Thai massage and adjustments. The 45-min surrender series and guided meditation will be led by Adrienne of Rose Garden Yoga.
Supplies needed: yourself, yoga mat, and water.
**note: know your body and your health, please go at your own pace -the above activities are not required but all are welcome!
Because we are a volunteer-driven team of hardworking women putting on free events, we need some basic necessities for our classes to run! We can always use these items from our wish list below (unused and unopened preferred):
-office supplies: ream of white paper, 24 pack or more pencils and/or pens, paper towels, canon printer ink, clipboards, notebooks, folders, sterilite plastic storage containers, black permanent markers, white shipping labels, black ink pads, clear tape, plastic cups, masking tape
-food/drink: individually packaged dried fruit snacks or healthy snacks, 24 pack or more bottled water, individual cans of natural drinks, gallon or larger of water
-art supplies: paint brushes, crayons, watercolor/bristol paper, colored pencils, markers, magazines, painters tape, mason jars, camera film, watercolor/acrylic paint
-other: first aid kit, candles, yoga mats, outdoor blankets, table cloth