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Spa Retreat

 Women’s 3MMM’s – Music, Movement, and Meditation

Summer Retreat Workshops

June 23rd, July 28th, August 25th, and Septempber 22nd

All activities will be outdoors unless inclement weather necessitates indoor workshops in the farm house.


Phoenix farm will be offering 3 MMM’s spa retreats this summer 2018.  The first one will consist of a full day of activities which will be scheduled for an invigorating, creative and exploratory experience with the arts, according to your preferences and individual interests for involvement.   You may select as many or as few as you wish.

  1. Stretching and limbering meditative movements. Bring your own yoga mats. Some available on site.  No experience necessary.
  2. Vocalizing/musical instrument workshop. (guitar, ukulele, mandolin, bass, fiddles, flutes, recorders, keyboards)  No experience necessary.
  3. Percussion (drumming ensembles and circles)  Bring your own djembes or other bells, shakers. Some available on site for your use.
  4. Songwriting/lyric or poetry writing workshops.  No experience necessary.
  5. Jamming and improvisation in solo, duo, trio, or group. No experience necessary. for a variety of instruments (ie. bass, guitar, mandolin, uke, fiddle)
  6. Expressive, free dancing instruction by an experienced instructress (ie, Gabrielle Roth style)

2  full organic vegetarian meals, made with local farm fresh Grey County produce will be offered during the day

These workshops will be limited to 6 participants, so register early.  Please detail clearly any environmental or food allergies.



Early songbird registration by March 30, 2018 –  20%discount

Final registration by  April 30, 2018 –  5%  discount

50% deposit required

Final payment by May 30, 2018

Cancellation for an emergency.  Two weeks in advance,   there would be a surcharge to the refund of 50% due to staffing and meal preparation.

Fees  for the day of relaxation, art exploration, communing with nature and healthy meals                   $250.0o per person

** Massage therapy (relaxation or therapeutic) sessions will be available, if booked, by May 30, 2018.  Highly experienced, certified masseuse.   This renewing experience can be conducted in the privacy of a Phoenix farm room with ensuite bath or under netting overlooking the pond and forests of the farm (professional table and masseuse).    An extra cost of $50/3o minutes or $85/6o minutes.

Other activities for your rejuvenating  adventure:  hiking through the naturalized hardwood forest, swimming in the spring fed (soft water) pond,  reading, sunbathing on the patio,  Cedar sauna/steam room (which seats 6), visiting with my lovely equine “rescue” companions, Princess Molly (mini-horse), Kung Fu George (mini-donkey), Simple Simon (dressage thoroughbred), Sally the Goldie and Ally, my Torby kitty.    ALLERGY ALERT.

This initial 2018 retreat is organized for women ages 45 – 70 years old.  Watch for other age groups in the future.

Accommodations and Rates

Deluxe Private Queen-Sized bedroom with ensuite bath                                              $375.00

Private Double-Sized Bedroom with adjoining 3 piece bath                                        $350.00

Bright, windowed family room, open concept, shared accommodation

3 single beds or double comfortable pull out couch with private

4 piece bathroom                                                                                                                    $275.00

Fee for Workshops only (Saturday all day and Sunday morning)                             $150.00

** Scheduling time for massage sessions.  Must be paid for in advance to bring in this amazingly professional and experienced woman who can cater to your needs (relaxing or therapeutic).

This initial 2018 retreat is organized for women ages 45 – 70 years old.  Watch for other age groups in the future.

Sample Schedule for the Weekend
Friday evening – Arrival anytime after 5 pm

Arrival, Meet and Greet, Lodging
5-6:30 pm.

Orientation Tour
6:30-7:30 pm

Evening Snack
7:30 – 8:00 pm

Repose Activity
and Bonfire
8:00 – 9:00 pm

Saturday day and Evening

Full Breakfast Outdoors or in Farm Dining Room
7:00 – 8:30 am

Stretching and Limbering Meditative Movement
9:00 – 10:00 am

(Yoga mats needed)

30 Minutes Rest/Free Time

Vocalizing and Instrumental Workshop
10:30 – 12:00 pm

12:00 – 1:00 pm

**Songwriting/Lyric/Poetry Writing or Playing Workshop
1:00 – 2:30 pm

30 minutes rest/free time

**Expressive free movement
3:00 – 4:00 pm

30 minutes rest/free time

**Drumming Ensembles
4:30 – 5:30 pm

Celebratory Dinner and Planning for Acoustic Concert
5:30 – 7:00 pm

Your Concert “We Are Unique”
7:00 – 9:00 pm

( songs, lyrics, poetry or playing)

Relaxing, Meditative Movement or Free

Time to Share Your Experiences
9:00 – 10:00 pm

Sunday Morning

Full Breakfast Outdoors or in Farm Dining Room
7:00 – 8:30 am

Expressive Free Movement or Your Choice Activity
9:00 – 10:00 am

Musical Groups Playing or Free-time to Just Have Farewell Circle  – Sharing Time
10:00 – 10:30 am

Departure After a Great Empowerment Weekend
11:00 am

**  = Can be switched out for massage therapy.