Leading from Center:
A Mindful Retreat for Women in Business
September 28 – October 1, 2017
“Join me for a journey inward, in a simple, secluded idyllic setting, for a weekend of rest, meditation, play, intention, and connection for business women. This approach enriched my life professionally, personally and spiritually. I deserved it and so do you.” Sandy Bartow
This weekend retreat is designed for business women who are ready to fine tune their focus on conscious leadership, create a clear intention for their lives and businesses, and explore what it truly means to live an empowered, authentic life within a dynamic community of like-minded women.
- Practice Gentle Yoga and Yoga Nidra Daily
- Connect with nature and self far from the pressures of daily life
- Slow down, tune in and relax
During this retreat, you will learn how to:
- Rest your body and mind
- Clarify thinking, improve decision making, spark creativity, and enhance communication
- Release chronic tension while learning skills to master life’s demands
- Use the meditative power of Yoga Nidra to develop greater resilience to stress-producing situations.
- Map out your goals guided by the power of Integrative Intention
- Develop inner strength and resilience to overcome workplace challenges and adversities
- Employ tools to develop self-awareness, key to successful leadership
- Reduce mental fragmentation and emotional reactions
Sandy is a leading expert in women’s initiatives and certified I AM Yoga Nidra professional facilitator. A long-time entrepreneur, she co-founded and led two women’s business centers and retired as president of the JAX Chamber Foundation.
Sandy received the U.S. Small Business Administration’s national Women in Business Advocate Award for the Year 2002, was named Women’s Business Advocate of the Year for the State of Kansas in 2002, and was honored by Wayne State University as national Business Instructor of the Year in 2001. Sandy is a Jacksonville Business Journal 2006 Women of Influence Honoree and received the individual mentor award at the 2007 Jacksonville Business Journal’s Mosaic Awards. She is a graduate of the 2007 Leadership Jacksonville Class, served as chair of the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, was a finalist for the 2014 EVE Award in the employment category and was selected as an honoree on the 2015 Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, Women’s History Month poster. In 2015, Sandy was appointed to the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) Institute Board of Directors.
Currently, Sandy speaks and consults nationally on success in entrepreneurship, women’s initiatives, meditation and mindfulness practices, and leadership. She also hosts retreats for business women focusing on integrating meditation, mindful practices and intention into their busy days, resulting in full, centered, strong and peaceful lives.
Sonya Thomlinson (Uchita)
An avid student of yoga since 1994, Sonya has led trainings, workshops, retreats and classes throughout Canada and the US. A well-respected teacher, Sonya lived and studied at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health from 1998-2003 as well as served as the Director of Program Operations producing over 500 Yoga and Health Programs and Conferences for over 30,000 guests annually. From 2003-2016, Sonya was the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Tandava Yoga and Trinity Yoga Centers in Kelowna and Vernon BC. Sonya is a Co-Founder and Educator for Take a Breath, a relaxation and stress reduction program for schools and is also currently supporting the growth and mission of the Amrit Yoga Institute through administration and education.
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The prices below include the entire program as well as room and board. If you have questions or wish to make special housing arrangements, call our registration office at 352-685-3001
- 2017 Oct Women in Business Retreat AYI
09/28/2017 - 10/01/2017
5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Amrit Yoga Institute
Venue Phone: 3526853001
Venue Website: http://www.amrityoga.org/Address: