Woman Warrior Retreat

Woman Warrior
Event Description

History tends to portray women as meek and mild, relegating the “fairer sex” to the sidelines or as background characters in an overwhelmingly male narrative. The strong, influential woman is considered an exception to the rule of the hierarchy of gender. But women are no less capable of participating on the stage of human events, and many feel called to do just that!

This retreat will examine the concepts of human rights, economic justice, sacred activism, and life purpose. We also will explore how to channel righteous anger into action and reflect on Warrior Self-Care. Attendees will participate in classes, ceremonies, survival training, and confidence building exercises that will empower them to leave with the tools needed to confidently make a difference in our world. Let us promote a more socially just and equal story – herstory – with courage, compassion, and charisma!

Cheri Honakala
Judy Seay
Rachel Mann, PhD
About Our Presenter(s)

Cheri Honkala is co-founder of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC). In 2012, she was the Green Party candidate for Vice President of the United States. Cheri is an internationally recognized anti-poverty and human rights advocate, and she has formed a number of anti-poverty groups, including “Women, Work and Welfare” and “Up and Out of Poverty Now.” For the past 25 years, she has dedicated her life to creating a movement led by the poor, not their advocates. She has organized numerous protests, marches, and tent cities. During the course of her career, Cheri bravely has been arrested more than 200 times for civil disobedience violations.

Judy Seay is a lifelong Texan who taught canoeing and backpacking at Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW). BOW is a national, non-profit educational program for women that offers workshops in a supportive environment conducive to learning, making friends, and having fun! IN 2004, Judy fell in love with Virginia when she hiked 500 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and now the Blue Ridge Mountains are her home. Judy also is a former member of the Texas Canoe Racers Association, where she was a state women’s champion and national finalist. 

Rachel Mann, PhD is a shamanic healer and spiritual teacher whose work combines the wisdom traditions of Native American spirituality, Buddhism, shamanism, and depth psychology. She is the founder of the Great Medicine Wheel of the New Earth School of Mother Earth Mysticism and offers deep teachings for how to step into your natural abundance, authentic power, soul force, and spiritual sovereignty. Rachel is also a faculty member with Atlantic University, offering an MA in Transpersonal Psychology and affiliated with the Edgar Cayce Association for Research and Enlightenment.

Event Schedule Detail

Day 1

 

Friday, June 21

  • Welcome and Tour of Oracle Campus
  • Opening Ceremony

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Day 2



 

Saturday, June 22

  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Survival Training
  • Confidence Building Exercise
  • Fire Ceremony

9:30 am – 9:30 pm



 

Day 3

 

Sunday, June 23

  • Session 3
  • Closing Ceremony

9:30 am – 2:00 pm
 

Event Starts
Event Ends
Event Cost
$ 250
Student Cost
$ 150
Early Bird Cost
$ 200
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