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Becoming . . . you!

Becoming . . . you!

Virtual Retreats in the Comfort of Your Own Home



Imagine creating a life you don’t need a vacation from

Imagine letting go of who you think you’re supposed to be
in order to become the woman you were BORN to be


WELCOME to a unique opportunity . . . a retreat experiences similar to our in-person retreats, using many of the same materials, creating a safe space for exploring and sharing, and giving you the insights, tools and skills needed to live a more full and meaningful life . . . in your jammies, wrapped in a warm blanket, nestled in the comfort of your own home!

Give yourself the gift of daring to dream
of a new way of being . . . one that is unique and meaningfully yours!



BECOMING YOU is perfect if . . .

  • You are willing to set aside a full day just for YOU!
  • You are yearning for a retreat experience but are unable to join a live retreat at this time.
  • You feel stuck in a life that no longer nourishes you.
  • You would love to be in a community of like-minded women.
  • You are looking for hope and inspiration.
  • You dream of becoming the woman you were born to be!


JOIN US to get inspired.  To jumpstart a new way of being.  To rekindle hope and joy.  To get insights, clarity and confidence.  To reconnect with yourself.  To meet new like-minded friends.  To fall in love with the woman you were born to be!

Arrive with an open heart . . . leave with the insights,
clarity and tools needed to live a more full and meaningful life!




KAREN ELY is a speaker, facilitator, mentor and author who inspires audiences of women of all ages, incomes and backgrounds to live to their full potential. She is the founder and director of the Sedona Women’s Institute (originally A Woman’s Way), one of the country’s premier women’s retreat programs, which has offered hundreds of programs and touched thousands of women all over the world since its inception in 2003. Karen is also the author of five well-received books, including: Daring to Dream: Reflections on the Year I Found Myself, A Retreat of My Own, Breathing Space: Mini-Retreats for the Heart & Soul and 21 Stepping Stones to a More Peaceful, Meaningful Life. A Safe Place to Stand will be published in 2019. Karen has a lifetime of retreat facilitation experience and a deep commitment to assisting women in creating and living authentic lives of passion and joy. For more information on Karen and her work, please click here



You will receive:

  • A full eight-hour virtual retreat experience (with an hour lunch break)
  • A copy of Karen Ely’s book, 21 Stepping Stones to a More Peaceful, Meaningful Life


Saturday, January 11, 8:00am ~ 4:00pm PT  (9am-5pm MT, 10am-6pm CT, 11am-7pm ET)


Saturday, March 7, 8:00am ~ 4:00pm PT   (9am-5pm MT, 10am-6pm CT, 11am-7pm ET)


NOTE:  Virtual retreats are limited to 8 women.

CLICK BELOW to register and pay for the January 11th virtual retreat:



CLICK BELOW to register and pay for the March 7th virtual retreat:


Or call us at 928-254-1897.

The Gift of Silence

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A Walk to the End of the World

A Walk to the End of the World

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Grand Teton National Park Retreat

Grand Teton National Park Retreat

Jackson, Wyoming September 6 – 11, 2020  Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away like autumn leaves. ~ John Muir   Grand Teton National…Continue Reading

Our Time

Our Time

60 & Beyond and Living Life to the Fullest January 1 ~ March 31, 2020 Contrary to the cultural scripts that say women are old and useless and in the way – diminished versions of their former selves – in reality older women are the happiest demographic in the country. ~ Mary Pipher   You…Continue Reading

Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise

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From Sea to Shining Sea

From Sea to Shining Sea

Five Parks ~ Five Years Women’s Adventure Retreats Our steps are not measured in miles but in the amount of time we are pulled forward by awe.  This is another gift from our national parks, to be led by the vistas, to forget what nags us at home and remember what sustains us, the horizon.…Continue Reading

Pura Vita

Pura Vita

Women’s Cutlural Retreat Bellagio, Italy ~ June 21 – 28, 2018  Pure Life! adventure . beauty . inspiration . laughter . gelato & wine . friendships   Few places are as spectacular as Lake Como, and even fewer resort areas are as beautiful as Bellagio, Italy . . . called the Pearl of the Lake.…Continue Reading

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