$799 – $950

Designing Your Life for Women

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Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

800 Asilomar Avenue

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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“Designing ​​Your ​​Life ​​for ​​Women” ​​is ​​an ​​intensive, ​​hands-on ​​experience ​​where ​​you ​​will ​​learn ​​and ​​apply ​​the ​​Life ​​Design ​​Framework © ​​from ​​the ​​best-selling ​​book ​​Designing ​​Your ​​Life ​​- ​​How ​​to ​​Build ​​a ​​Well-Lived, ​​Joyful ​​Life. ​​ ​​We ​​will ​​use ​​design ​​thinking methods ​​and ​​tools ​​to ​​determine ​​what’s ​​working ​​for ​​you ​​now, ​​what's ​​missing ​​and ​​how ​​you ​​could ​​move ​​forward ​​to ​​create ​​the ​​life ​​you ​​seek. ​​ Through dialogue, reflection, mindfulness, and collaboration, you will fully experience the content. Best of all, you will do this with a community of women who have come together with a shared purpose and who will support you on this life design journey.

Retreat ​​Price: ​​The ​​price ​​for ​​the ​​retreat ​​is ​​$950.00. ​​ ​​
Early Bird Discounts: EXTENDED! Receive the discounted price of $799 if you register by June 16, 2017.

Included ​​in ​​the ​​retreat ​​package ​​is a: ​​ ​

  • Pre-work assignment to prepare you for the workshop
  • Workshop ​on Saturday ​​from ​​8:30am - 6:00pm PST ​​including ​​breakfast, ​​lunch ​​and ​​a ​​wine ​​and ​​cheese ​​reception ​
  • Workshop ​​continues ​​Sunday, ​​8:30am -1:30pm, ​​including ​​breakfast ​​and ​​lunch. ​
  • One ​​hour ​​​​call ​​scheduled about four weeks after the retreat for the purpose of follow-up on your action plans
  • An optional 90 minute Kundalini yoga, breath work and meditation session with Andrea Ciafardini, one of our truly gifted instructors, Kundalini Yoga expert, and owner of Holistic Connections. This is an additional cost of $30.00 which you will pay on site. Beginners are welcome! This event will occur on Sunday from 2:30-4:00pm.


The workshop cost does not include lodging. We can recommend the following wonderful inns and hotels in Pacific Grove, Monterey and Carmel, all of which are no more than a 15 minute drive away. Your can also check travel sites, AirBnB and VRBO to find other options.

Here are some of our favorites, ranging from high to low end in cost and accommodations.

  1. La Playa, 4 Stars, a high end boutique hotel voted best hotel on the Monterey Peninsula is located close to downtown Carmel on Camino Real & 8th Ave, in Carmel-By-The-Sea. Phone: (831) 624-6476

  2. Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, 4 Stars, is a medium-high end hotel option, close to the waterfront at 400 Cannery Row, Monterey. Phone: (831) 920-6710

  3. Martine Inn, 4 Stars, is also a wonderful bed and breakfast across from the ocean on 55 Ocean View Blvd, Pacific Grove. Phone: (800) 852-5588

  4. Gosby House, 3.5 Stars is a great Bed and Breakfast across from the ocean on 643 Lighthouse Ave. Pacific Grove. Phone: (831) 375-1287

  5. The Tradewinds, 3 Stars, is a lovely hotel in downtown Carmel on Mission Street at Third Avenue, Carmel-By-The-Sea. Phone: (831) 624-2776

  6. The Asilomar Hotel, 2 Stars, is a very convenient hotel option on 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, as you will be able to walk to the workshop. However, participants have told us the rooms are rustic and quite like camping. Phone (888) 635-5310


Does the retreat include lodging?

No. You are responsible for securing your own lodging.

Does the retreat include meals?

Yes, we include breakfast and lunch both days with a wine and cheese reception on the first evening.

You are responsible for your own dinners. We are happy to help you with recommendations and making arrangements for people who want to eat dinner together.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email Kathy Davies at kathy.h.davies@gmail.com or call on her mobile at (650) 280-0209.

What's the refund policy?

We do not refund your money if you cancel, so please make sure you are able to make the date you have selected. If something unforseen happens, please talk with Kathy about your situation, and we will see if we can transfer your registration to another workshop if one is available.

How much is the optional session and when do I pay?

The Kundalini yoga, breath work and meditation session is $30 for ninety minutes. You will pay Andrea on site.

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