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Women’s Vibrancy Retreat in Beautiful Serbia with Judith Greer Essex , Betina Schonberger and Debbie Rocco

April 16 - April 19


Dodola, the Slavic Goddess of Rain, Invites you to a Women’s Vibrancy Retreat

 Rekindle, nurture & celebrate your innate sparkle, verve, & va va voom! 

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Meet us in the enchanting Serbian countryside to:

Rest and Reflect. Do you need a break from the endless business of your life? What might you find in the stillness? As David Whyte, OD guru and poet, so eloquently claims in his poem What to Remember When Waking “What you can live wholeheartedly will make plans enough for the vitality hidden in your sleep”.

Play and Create. When was the last time you engaged in an activity for the sheer joy of it? When was the last time you danced, skipped, finger painted, sang….with zero judgment?   At the core of our vibrancy is a playful spirit and our human-right to create. When we tap down our playfulness and creativity we smother our brilliance.

Reconnect with Purpose. How much of what you do or how you do it is driven by fear? Fear of loss of approval, job, money, security, title? What if you chose the wholehearted? As professed by the sage and poet, Rumi, I encourage you to “Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.”

Join us for 3 days of rest, reflection, and poiesis through art making with a community of women committed to living their best life.

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About your hosts:

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AlignWise Consulting: Betina Schonberger, MBA & Deborah Rocco M. Ed

Debbie & Betina are the co-founders of AlignWise Consulting. They have helped hundreds of women globally gain the confidence & competence to advance their leadership and serve as change agents in their organizations and communities. www.alignwiseconsulting.com

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The Expressive Arts Institute of San Diego

Judith Greer Essex, Ph.d.

Judith is the founder of the Expressive Arts Institute of San Diego and is a professor at the European Graduate School. As a former professional dancer and lifelong artist, Judith employs art-making to help restore what is lost, broken or missing in our lives. www.expressiveartsinstitute.org

Your $1,500 tuition includes

  • 3-day retreat expertly facilitated. 
  • 3 days room & board at Rajski Konaci (Heaven’s Inn)
  • transportation to and from Nicola Tesla Airport Belgrade Serbia


Registration is limited, register early to hole your place. 

Early Registration



April 16
April 19


Rajski Konaci (Heaven’s Inn)
Takavo, Serbia


Judith Greer Essex