Women in Nature

Join us for our 23rd annual Women in Nature day-long wellness retreat to reconnect with earth, self and others. Four separate sessions will feature speakers who will introduce you to various aspects of healthy living. Enjoy engaging, guided walks in both the morning and afternoon. Each walk will offer a choice of experiences.

Carlson College of Massage Therapy will provide massage.
Lunch included.

2016 information and speakers:

In the morning, Kelli Kennon-Lane, owner of The Sustainable Couple blog, will share her adventures in turning her Marion yard into an urban homestead, and provide practical information for starting a homestead of your own. Alexa Schirm, author of the Simple Roots Wellness website, will present healthy twists to otherwise common nutrition advice and the keys to lasting health.

Between keynotes, you will enjoy two engaging, guided walks on the beautiful Nature Center grounds that offer a choice of experiences and paces. Carlson College of Massage Therapy will provide massages, and breaks will begin with guided yoga stretches.

In the afternoon, you will learn about the five most important nutrients for women from Dr. Stephanie Gray, owner of the Integrative Health and Hormone Clinic in Cedar Rapids. Close out the day by stepping into the world of common plants as medicine with Trilby Sedlacek, practicing herbalist and owner of Green Angel Herbs and Healing Arts.

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