CHRISTINE, ANA & VICTORIA PRESENT

Awakening Your Essence Retreat

RECONNECT WITH YOUR TRUE SELF & THRIVE

FEBRUARY 24 – FEBRUARY 26, 2023

CACTUS BLOSSOM RETREAT, ESCONDIDO, CA

A Message from your facilitators:
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Are you desiring to reconnect with yourself this year?

Are you looking to up-level and thrive in your body, mind, and spiritual fitness?

Are you ready to connect more deeply with your inner wisdom, intuition, and the voice of your soul?

Give yourself the gift of time away to reconnect with ALL of you. Nourish a new relationship with yourself from the inside out and live confidently and unapologetically as the amazing woman you innately are. 

Who is this Retreat For?

  • You know there is more of you to express and experience
  • You are tired of holding back and are desiring to bring more of who you truly are into every aspect of your life
  • You are a seeker of higher vibration living
  • You are excited to live a more embodied life where you are tapping into all your superpowers – body, mind and spirit
  • You’ve made some changes and are trusting yourself more but are ready to anchor it even deeper into your life
  • You are looking for some divine inspiration to step into a bigger vision for your life
  • You are committed to living life on your terms in a way that is aligned for you
  • You want to feel confident in yourself and own who you are completely
Two images shown side by side. To the left a group of confident women on a retreat to inspire and awaken their essence stand outside smiling. The image to the right shows the venue for the Awakening Your Essence Retreat, Cactus Blossom. A beautiful large white building with a clay roof in a desert location surrounded with mountain views, photographed from an aerial perspective.
Two Images stacked. One shows retreat facilitators, Ana and Christine, dancing at a retreat and expressing their divine inner joy. The other shows lush green scenic views from the Awakening Essence Retreat locations balcony.

It's your time to thrive:

  • Up-level your body, mind and spiritual fitness
  • Awaken your intuition
  • Nourish your mind, body, and soul
  • Reconnect with and experience your divine essence
  • Rejuvenate your passion and purpose
  • Develop deep and lasting connections with like-minded women 

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

During this playful and fun retreat, you will relax, re-energize and reconnect with your true self, your pure divine essence.  Group activities will include guided mind, body and spiritual experiences and practices, mindful movement, and delicious healthy meals. 

We will start on Thursday evening with a welcome dinner at 5 pm, continue with a full day on Friday from 9-8 pm and end on Saturday from 9-5 pm.

From the venue, Cactus Blossom, a highlight of the Awakening Essence Retreat are the scenic views. The pool overlooks the divine imagery of mountains and lush green.
A closer look at the Cactus Blossom venue, where the Awakening Essence Retreat is to be held, surrounded by tall palm trees during a sunny bright afternoon.

the venue

This breathtaking and serene 4.5-acre property in Escondido, California was created with the intention of awakening the magic in you. Surrounded by mountains, blooming cacti, soaring hawks, and avocado grove this venue has so much to offer all who visit. Only 40 minutes from San Diego airport, it is the ideal environment for sparking your joy, awakening your intuition, feeling inspired, and living your purpose.

Retreat Experience and Accommodations

There is space for 6 to 8 guests to stay on location during the retreat in mostly shared accommodations.

Optionally, you can enjoy the beautiful venue and all it has to offer each day and sleep in your house at night with our Day Pass! 

ALSO INCLUDED WITH THE PROGRAM: 

• Six nourishing, organic plant-based meals prepared by an amazing local chef, Jenny Griffith, of Wild Vedic Living.

• Overnight accommodations in our beautiful and cozy retreat house. (*)

• Individualized guidance and teaching from Victoria, Ana, and Christine 

 

(*) Accommodations are not included with the purchase of the Day Pass.

Room Options

Saguaro Suite

Saguaro Suite is a spacious and luxurious bedroom includes a king-sized bed, seating area, 65-inch flat-screen TV, and remote-controlled gas fireplace. The spacious, spa-worthy bathroom has a soaking tub, large walk-in shower, dual vanities, and a walk-in closet.

Stretch out in bed and enjoy the fire. Or step out onto your private outdoor seating area and enjoy views of the gardens and mountains.Armchairs in the sitting area convert into  additional beds, as needed. This room can accommodate up to four guests. 

PRICING: SINGLE $1557 DOUBLE $1337 QUAD $1117

A room with a king bed, a beautiful large window, and blue chaise.

Senita Room

Senita is a cozy room looks out onto the mountains and gardens. This room boasts a comfortable queen-size bed has an eco-friendly Avocado mattress and an attached bathroom with stall shower. This room can accommodate 2-3 guests with the optional roll away bed option.

PRICING: SINGLE $1557 DOUBLE $1337 

A bed and blue small sofa in a room with a colorful blanket across the bed.
A bed and blue small sofa in a room with a colorful blanket across the bed.

Senita Room

Senita is a cozy room looks out onto the mountains and gardens. This room boasts a comfortable queen-size bed has an eco-friendly Avocado mattress and an attached bathroom with stall shower. This room can accommodate 2-3 guests with the optional roll away bed option.

PRICING: SINGLE $1557 DOUBLE $1337 

Angel Wing Room​

Enjoy extra privacy in your own retreat within a retreat. Angel Wing is the only room on the second floor and has its own dedicated staircase and private landing. Enjoy sweeping views of the mountains and gardens. Watch the sunset from your own, private balcony. This room includes two extra-long twin beds, and an optional roll away bed. This room has an attached bathroom with tub/ shower (check) and a walk-in closet. This room can accommodate up to three guests.

PRICING: DOUBLE $1337 TRIPLE $1117

Two beds with sage blankets stretched over the bottom are shown with windows toward the feet of the bed on the opposite wall.

Powder Puff Room​

Enjoy your own private space adjacent to the main living area. This lovely room includes a queen-size bed, a spacious closet, attached bathroom with stall shower, and a large desk area for writing and reflecting. This room can accommodate up to three guests with optional roll away bed.

PRICING: SINGLE $1557 DOUBLE $1337 

A portion of the bed is show in the image, along with a pull out bed being shown in front of a small desk setup built into the wall.
A portion of the bed is show in the image, along with a pull out bed being shown in front of a small desk setup built into the wall.

Powder Puff Room​

Enjoy your own private space adjacent to the main living area. This lovely room includes a queen-size bed, a spacious closet, attached bathroom with stall shower, and a large desk area for writing and reflecting. This room can accommodate up to three guests with optional roll away bed.

PRICING: SINGLE $1557 DOUBLE $1337 

Room assignment subject to availability

Contact Cactus Blossom to finalize your room selection and sign up. Call 917-583-2259

Day Pass Attendance $747

ITINERARY

Specific itinerary is subject to change.

Thursday check-in at 4:30

Welcome Dinner

Opening Ceremony and Intention Setting

Friday 9 am-8 pm

 Nourishing Breakfast

 Yoga/Movement

Morning session topic: Connecting to your essence

Lunch

Afternoon session topic: Awakening your intuition

Free time

Dinner

Saturday 9 am- 5 pm

 Nourishing Breakfast

 Yoga/Movement/Hike

Morning session topic: Up-leveling your body, mind & spiritual fitness

Lunch

Afternoon session topic: Integrating for a new level of thriving

Closing Ceremony

TESTIMONIALS

Your Retreat Guides & Facilitators

meet

Christine Howard

Personal challenges with early-stage breast cancer and a looming divorce became Christine’s wake-up call not to live life in the day-planner. Pausing to reevaluate every aspect of who she was and what she believed, she discovered a brand-new way of relating to herSELF with honor, love, and authenticity.

Her inner work cleared the path to what she calls Radiant Achievement, which is also the topic of her best-selling book and mobile app, where she teaches the art of success without sacrifice. “Step out of frenzy and into flow” is one of the core mantras Christine teaches, speaks, and writes about in her business. Not just a tagline; it is part of who she intentionally shows up as every day.

meet

Ana Nieto

Ana is a trained nurse, personal trainer, nutrition specialist, Health  and Wellness International Certified Health Coach and the creator  of the Mindful Online Workouts, the Mindful Online Gym and an  AFP (Art of Feminine Presence) and AMP (Art of Masculine  Presence) Certified Teacher. She has worked in the Health and Wellness field for more than 20 years. Shestarted in New York where she co-founded a personal  training studio in Manhattan.She has also managed and started farmers markets both in New York and San Diego, as part of her mission to create intentional communities.  Ana’s expertise and passion has lead her towards helping  transformed hundreds of people all around the world, not only  how they look and feel, but also to transform their body, mind and  spirit.  She strongly believes that balanced energy is the key to physical  and spiritual success. 

meet

Ana Nieto

Ana is a trained nurse, personal trainer, nutrition specialist, Health  and Wellness International Certified Health Coach and the creator  of the Mindful Online Workouts, the Mindful Online Gym and an  AFP (Art of Feminine Presence) and AMP (Art of Masculine  Presence) Certified Teacher. She has worked in the Health and Wellness field for more than 20 years. Shestarted in New York where she co-founded a personal  training studio in Manhattan.She has also managed and started farmers markets both in New York and San Diego, as part of her mission to create intentional communities.  Ana’s expertise and passion has lead her towards helping  transformed hundreds of people all around the world, not only  how they look and feel, but also to transform their body, mind and  spirit.  She strongly believes that balanced energy is the key to physical  and spiritual success. 

meet

Victoria Shaw

Victoria Shaw, PhD, NCC is an intuitive Counselor and Spiritual Coach and the founder of Cactus Blossom retreat. Victoria combines her background and training in psychology and counseling with intuitive guidance to help clients heal, grow, and realize their full spiritual and personal potential. She takes a holistic approach to counseling, addressing clients’ concerns on the mind/body/spiritual levels. She especially loves working with people who are committed to using their life experiences or struggles to fuel their own spiritual awakening. Victoria leads the Cactus Blossom’s Signature Retreats and is available for intuitive readings and coaching sessions for our guests. She also teaches internationally on topics relating to personal and spiritual development, is the author of four self-help books for parents, children and teens, and the host of Intuitive Connection podcast.

Co-facilitator Victoria stands with the scenic views of Cactus Blossom in the distance, as she blows bubbles. Experience the views and connecting to your divine inner self at the Awakening Your Essence Retreat.
The Cactus Blossom venue entrance where you will walk into Awakening Your Essence.

Contact Cactus Blossom to finalize your room selection and sign up by calling: 917-583-2259

To attend the retreat with the DAY PASS option

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