The spectacular 'Hidden Paradise' retreat is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Spain. It is the ideal place to enjoy the stillness of the nature and to connect with our Inner Radiant Being. Situated at a 1000 metres altitude in the Alpujarra mountain range, this place offers fantastic views to the Mediterranean Sea and panoramic, enormous sunsets. The air is clean and refreshing and the water comes straight from the spring. The venue has luxurious eco-friendly rooms, all surrounded by sublime views (you can see Africa on a clear day!). There is a purpose built yoga studio/yurt. With a range of en-suite accommodation (and tipi's too!)
The mountain walks are many and varied boasting the tallest mountain, The Mulhacen, close by. The land is made up of seven adjoining farms, boasting a wealth of fruit and nut trees of every kind. It is blessed with many natural springs which flow year-round abundantly giving life to the area.
Luminary Emergence: Liberate Your Feminine Gifts ~ A Retreat for Women Who Are Ready To Shine
20th - 26th July 2016 ~ ‘Hidden Paradise Retreat Centre’, ‘Las Alpujarras’, near Orgiva, Southern Spain
What makes a woman shine?
ou may have turned into an expert at juggling your daily demands and responsibilities
BUT are you giving so much you end up feeling exhausted and depleted?
Are you in touch with that sweet vibrant part of yourself OR is life making you hard?
It’s time for you to shine! Be the radiant, passionate, soulful, creative woman you truly are.
‘Luminary Emergence’ is an invitation for you to take time off from your daily pressures and rejuvenate.
Recharge, reinvent yourself, and discover the deep pleasure and nurture of connecting honestly and intimately with other women.
This residential retreat is designed to assist you in finding the essential balance, clarity and fresh energy to put into everything that matters in your life — career, abundance, health & well-being, family, relationships, spirituality, all those pursuits that make your heart sing.
In beautiful natural surroundings and an atmosphere of eco-friendly luxury, your mind and body will unwind.
While relaxing and enjoying genuine support and profound dialogue with other great women, you will discover the power of your feminine nature to create a new perspective for yourself and your life.
Through this experience, you will gain:
• a clearer vision for yourself and your future
• more ease and pleasure in your work and personal life
• deeper connections with the people in your lifetools for a more balanced lifestyle
• better understanding of your unique qualities and life purpose
• enhanced body-confidence, self-worth and self-love
• new ways to nurture romance, creativity and joy.
Together, we will explore what brings greater fulfillment to your life.
And we will share our combined wisdom, so that we may create lives of exquisite beauty and exciting adventure.
Sharing circle & partner exercises
• Energy healing
• Sacred Cacao Ceremony
• Yoga Nidra
• Dance & movement practices
• Shamanic journeying & dream-work
• Goddess celebration
The retreat is led by Elena Angel ~
Tantra, Taoism, Shamanism, Ceremonies, Meditation, Spiritual Alchemy, Soul Alignment, Dream-work & Visioning, Breathwork, Dance & Movement practices, NLP, Time Line Therapy™, Hypnosis, Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy, Quantum healing & transformation modalities, Life & Relationship Coaching, Manifest your Soul Mate.
Your Life Plan, Your Soul's Path ~ The different areas of your life, past, present and future, in perspective. Understand challenges, clarify your vision, align with your Soul's directive in setting goals, and learn practical and spiritual tools to help you achieve them.
From Dream to Reality ~ Learn how to decode your dreams to increase self-awareness and gain access to the full dynamic of your psyche. Shamanic dream-work supports your personal and spiritual development, and enables you to engage both super-conscious and sub-conscious mind positively, empowering you to manifest your new dream reality.
Tantra, Soul Mate Connections and Enlightened Partnerhips ~ Discover what is possible in the area of relationships: attract a new partner, or develop existing relationships, so that you may enjoy new levels of soulful intimacy, deepen love and open to transcendence.
One-to-one Coaching Sessions ~ Elena is happy to assist you further in bespoke mentoring sessions that address your specific circumstances and aspirations.
and supported by:
Karolina Arkali (Ma Antar Kiya) ~
Yoga, Tantra, Meditation, Reiki, Tachyon & Crystal Healing, Transomatic Dialogue, True Self Integration
Meditation-Transformation ~ Practice and enjoy meditation techniques designed to balance your physical, emotional and mental state. Learn to accept yourself as you really are, without any self-condemnation or guilt. As you do so, you create an inner atmosphere of relaxation, self-confidence and trust, which enables deep healing and transformation.
One-to-one Healing Sessions ~ Energy therapies assist you in clearing cellular memory through the human energy field, promoting health, balance and relaxation. Deeply restorative and insightful.
Samjhana Moon ~
Menstruation, Hormones & Being in Flow, Inner Seasons, Moon Phases, Natural Beauty & Transparent Photography
Menstruation, Inner Seasons and Being in Flow ~ Gain new insight into your cycle and start a new relationship with menstruation and your body. Learn how to increase your productivity, lower stress, manage your energy levels and flow with your emotions throughout your cycle, as you align with nature’s rhythm. Working with hormonal and lunar tides empowers you to live a juicy, fulfilled life.
One-to-one Flow Sessions ~ Bespoke mentoring to address specific areas, for example:
Period Pain to Period Pleasure ~ Address your menstrual cycle issues and discover practical solutions to shift you from pain to pleasure.
Expand your Cycle Awareness ~ Highlight phases of your menstrual cycle that could be explored in greater depth to help you grow into the fullness of your authentic feminine nature.
Weaving Moon and Womb ~ Discover how to work with the moon's influence in partnership with your menstrual cycle to improve your health and relationships.
Sarah Rose Bright ~
Sex & Pleasure Coaching & Education, Self-love & Body-love, Tantra, Taoism, Sexological Bodywork
BodyLove ~ We only have this one precious, yet many don’t truly love their bodies. Discover the practice of BodyLove, connecting you to the magnificence of your body and providing practical, everyday approaches on how to accept, embrace and celebrate the body you have.
Sensual Treasures ~ This is the sex education class that every woman should have. Discover the vast terrain of your erotic landscape, learning about the infinite possibilities for pleasure in your body with tips and ideas for you to take away.
One-to-one Sessions ~ Explore questions or concerns relating to sexuality, intimacy, pleasure, BodyLove and self love in a private setting.
* Special Sessions are specially themed group sessions that form an integral part of your retreat programme.
**One-to-one sessions are available on request at low cost, as an optional addition to your programme.
Hidden Paradise Retreat Centre
‘Luminary Emergence’ Women's Summer Retreat takes place at the aptly named ‘Hidden Paradise’ retreat centre, located in ‘Las Alpujarras’ – the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Southern Spain (approximately one hour from Granada and less than two hours from Malaga airports).
At over 1000 metres above the Mediterranean sea, we can enjoy fantastic views down to the coast, as far as Morocco, as well as panoramic vistas of the beautiful mountains surrounding us.
The water we drink comes from natural springs on the land. The springs allow amazing wealth of vegetation, including fruit & nut trees, such as olive, fig, cherry, orange, walnut, chestnut & almond, and abundant kitchen gardens that produce most of the organic vegetables that go into delicious, wholesome meals, lovingly and expertly prepared for our nourishment and delight.
Meals are vegetarian; special dietary requirements can be accommodated, on request.
We will enjoy comfortable, shared accommodation, a spectacular, elevated, 13-sided temple space for our group sessions, and a gorgeous swimming pool and sauna.
Getting to Hidden Paradise
Book your flights to Granada (closest airport) or Malaga through your agent of choice, or search for the most affordable flights available on CheapFlights or SkyScanner.
Hidden Paradise is located close to the town of Orgiva. It takes less than an hour to drive from Granada and less than two hours from Malaga.
There are bus and coach services from these city airports to the nearest town of Orgiva. View timetables and pricing on ALSA.
We will be happy to assist you with your internal travel arrangements: please get in touch to enquire at the time of booking.
Duration: 5 nights, 6 days arrive on Wednesday, 20th, depart on Tuesday, 26th.
Wednesday, 20th: Arrival & Start of Programme
Orientation ~ settling in
Lunch & Dinner served
Evening Group Session
Thursday, 21st - Monday, 25th: Full Day Programme
Morning & Evening Group Sessions
Free time ~ a chance to enjoy socializing, creative pursuits, nature walks, swimming, sauna
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served
Tuesday, 26th: Departure
Rooms cleared ~ airport transfers
Also included in your programme
A private consultation with Elena via Skype or in person, in London prior to the retreat, a follow-up session, after the retreat, and continued support through an online forum.
In addition to working within the group setting, you will have the opportunity to experience private mentoring sessions and healing treatments to support you on your journey and address more specific needs.
You will have the opportunity to discuss your specific requirements with the facilitators, and together decide the types of sessions that will benefit you the most (additional costs apply).
Photography & Video
Samjhana Moon is an extraordinary visionary photographer who specializes in bringing out women's natural beauty and divine radiance.
Samjhana will be in charge of video & photography during the retreat, recording a small amount of footage and relaxed interviews. This will be a beautiful record of the transformation that takes place for each and every one of us, as we truly embody the Goddess within.
Testimonials from Elena's workhops, ceremonies and events
That was a beautiful and unexpected event.
I went with a completely open mind with no expectations and felt blessed to have happened upon your group.
What a blessed gathering of women and you at the helm made the occasion extremely smooth, genuine and totally lacking in ego. Loved the eclectic music — much like my own tastes!
Thank you for all that you do in honour of women.
Please take this as a heartfelt thanks for the workshop... I emerged with a very grounded experience based on understanding the connection between self and others, heart, sexual energy and the divine, and how wonderfully and intrinsically these elements intertwine.
I continue to enjoy the ripple effect of the workshop as it touches the deepest parts of my mind, body and soul and I know this just the beginning of a wonderful journey. At times this is proving challenging and yet I have never felt so energised and in love with life itself.
It was a really amazing introduction to cacao and journeying in general and it's been great to meet such a lovely bunch of women also!
I had a bit of a breakthrough the day after the ceremony about something I have been working on for a few years now. It made me realise my healing lies in two things: working with the heart and learning to open it and to keep it open.
This is a lovely course. It's enlightening, uplifting and fun.
Elena opens a natural and effortless path to transformation for all who want it. Then she guides her students with gentle love through the challenges of change.
She shares her insights and her intuition joyfully.
I loved Elena’s course from the minute I started because she shared profound truths I had never heard about manifesting and the relationship between our mind body and spirit in this matter. Most other teachings focus purely on the mind but Elena taught amazing physical movements and breathing techniques which are immensely powerful for shifting dense energy!
Each person was able to open up and speak from their hearts, and I felt able to connect with people in the room on a deeper level.
Slowly I became aware of the heart connection for each person, rather than mind/ego connection. It was truly liberating and very moving to hear people sharing so deeply and honestly.
The next day and for quite a few days after I had a very clear vision of what I must attend to in my life that was most vital, and I found myself questioning deeply: why am I here and what is my purpose?
And in my sleep, dreams were awakened ones! Those dreams you don’t forget when you wake up!
Thank you, beautiful sister for all that you are and all that you give. Truly a blessing. I am also feeling super energised and motivated. Some very clear teachings have come through and I have some much welcomed clarity and deep gratitude in my heart...
This has very much been a journey of transformation for me and I could not have gotten where I am without engaging with the sisters and women’s circles. The support I have received as a result of attending women's circles has just been so incredible. I truly wish for sisters everywhere to know they are not alone and can experience the same. Such precious times! A lot of gratitude in my heart, really embracing the journey. Feel such a shift occurring on this road. Thank you, universe. Thank you, dear sister.
I am deeply grateful that Elena received and followed her inspirations for bringing through such key elements for further liberation of our souls, hearts and minds. For me, this material not only breaks new ground, it recasts some very familiar concepts and practices into a new and constantly evolving form that I and others can utilize in practical and effective ways in our lives.
There is movement in this, a feeling of emptying out of many of the conditions and programs that obscured our beauty and power.
Elena’s presentation of the course is loving, respectful and dynamic, and I always felt met and heard. She’s got the presence and humility to flow with it and through that presence, I found myself more attentive and engaged, and the exercises and course materials are spot on!
Thank you Elena (and your guides) for such a joyful, playful and illuminating experience. What a gift!
Cost, payment options and cancellation policy
£550 per person, includes shared accommodation, all meals & refreshments, all group sessions, unlimited use of pool & sauna, and transport between the Hidden Paradise Retreat Centre and the town of Orgiva. (Includes non-refundable deposit of £150)
Cancellation policy: If the Organiser must cancel at any time, you will receive a full refund. If you must cancel, your deposit payment will be held; of any remaining balance, you will receive 50% if cancelling on or before 30th May, 25% if cancelling on or before 30th June, 0% if cancelling on or after the 1st July. Alternatively, you may transfer your registration to another woman wishing to attend for a handling fee of £25.
Not included in the price: flights, local travel, insurance, private mentoring and healing sessions, private photo session, printed photos, or any incidental expenses. Airport transfers to/from the centre can be arranged for you on request: additional charges apply.
Any questions? Want to make a group booking?
Please contact the Organiser, Elena Angel.
Summer Retreat for Women Only in Spain: de-stress, recharge and energize your intentions. Get ready to shine!
Elena Angel, Transformational Life & Relationship Coach
Best known as founder of The Ultimate Connection Coaching® and Soul Mate expert, Elena Angel elegantly combines Taoist and Tantric teachings with modern understanding and tools for the Quantum Age.
Elena’s own practice is grounded in mystical experience and her profound commitment to personal transformation and evolution. She specialises in energetics and, in her coaching sessions, additionally draws from her knowledge and training in NLP, hypnosis and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy, amongst other modalities.
Elena’s workshops and retreats are enlivened by eclectic musical choices, dance and movement practices and playful partner and group exercises, alongside powerful guided meditations, expansive experiences and soulful intimacy.
The focus is on intimacy and relationship, life-purpose, enhancing self-awareness and your ability to connect and co-create the life and love you truly deserve.See more photos and other events by this presenter
Samjhana is a visionary who has been re-defining cultural ideas of femininity since 2009. Samjhana is the founder of Inner Seasons and Goddess Portraiture and was recently awarded People’s Choice Speaker for TEDx Totness.
In her teens Samjhana suffered unbearably painful periods that resulted in her using the pill to suppress her cycle for 18 years. In that time she had many failed attempts to come off it until discovering the work of Alexandra Pope. She began aligning her life with her Inner Seasons and working with women as a photographic artist exploring the elements of nature and corresponding feminine archetypes. Combining that knowledge, experience and further research of over 8 years she has created the Woman's Wisdom Dial to help busy women remember how to remain in flow and reach their highest potential in an authentic, feminine way.
Samjhana is the founder of Inner Seasons and Goddess Portraiture. See more photos and other events by this presenter
Karolina Arkali ~ Ma Antar Kiya
Her exceptional healing instinct was not satisfied with conventional therapeutic modalities, so Karolina turned to alternative, transpersonal and energetic methods of healing and transformation.
Kiya trained at the University of Integrated Science California (UISCA) and Osho Multiversity in India, focussing especially in Transomatic Dialogue, Reiki, Pulsation, Tachyon and Crystal Healing.
Extensive travels enabled Karolina to meet and work with many healers and shamans. As a result of this learning, Karolina integrates powerful shamanic techniques in her own, signature healing treatments.
A powerful and clear channel, Karolina has brought forth a new method of True Self alignment that enables profound healing and integration of the Self on all levels — mental, physical, emotional, psychic, spiritual.
Karolina designs bespoke healing and detoxification programmes, combining energy healing, juicing and yoga, with astounding, life-changing effects. What is most striking about working with Kiya, however, is her deep presence and compassion — a result of more than 20 years of dedicated meditation practice.
At the heart of all that she offers is pure, transparent presence.
Karolina firmly believes that this is the quality that allows us to heal, transform and discover the truth of our being.
Karolina is the founder of Meditation-Transformation and is based in Athens, where she maintains her healing practice and holds regular meditation circles, Reiki workshops and yoga classes. See more photos and other events by this presenter
Sarah Rose Bright
Sarah has studied human sexuality for over 12 years and has full-time private practice for over five years. Her training and life experiences create a dynamic and unique approach weaving modern sexology with ancient wisdom and alternative approaches into powerful, practical knowledge that works.
Sarah's vision is a world in which all adults have access to high quality sex education and support, so people can truly learn about their bodies, pleasure and intimacy and know their sexuality as natural, healthy and precious.
She is passionate about how we can live our optimum as human beings on all levels – sexually, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Too often people settle for second best and mediocrity. We only have this utterly precious life so how we can live it to our fullest?
Sarah was deeply unhappy in her life, work and relationships, had little self or sexual confidence, was scared of sex and was using a variety of addictions to numb out. A seed in her knew that couldn’t go on like this and she did a lot of soul searching and a lot of personal development workshops but no one mentioned the word ‘sex’. This was her biggest fear but she knew it was the place she needed to go. She booked on a women’s Tantra workshop and that started an incredible journey of healing and transformation, from self loathing to the deepest self love. By facing her biggest fear, she connected into her power source – her sexual energy — and her life changed on every level from one where she felt she had no choice or control, to a life she could never have imagined possible, where she lives her dreams every day.
Sarah is a Certified Professional Sex Coach and Certified Somatic Sex Educator and Certified Sexological Bodyworker. She draws on her extensive training in sex coaching, coaching, sex education, Sexological Bodywork, Tantra, Shamanism, Taoism, NLP, healing and many others. She has participated in many sexuality trainings with some of the worlds sexual pioneers including Dr Patti Britton, Barbara Carrellas and Joseph Kramer.
She is a member of the World Association of Sex Coaches (WASC), the Association of Certified Sexological Bodyworkers (ACSB) and The Sexual Health and Disability Alliance (SHADA). See more photos and other events by this presenter