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Take a well-deserved break, and dash away for a women-only adventure, where you can learn a new skill, step out of your comfort zone, reawaken an old passion, or develop a new one.
5th Annual Women in Balance Weekend Retreat, Nov. 7–9
Turtle Cove Spa at Mountain Harbor Resort & Spa, Arkansas
Join a group of thirty other women to explore mindful living in the peaceful setting of Mountain Harbor Resort & Spa on Lake Ouachita, close to Hot Springs. Facilitated by yoga teacher Holly Krepps and her husband, Chef Matt Krepps, the retreat includes lectures on health and wellness topics, meditation, mindful hiking, movement classes, yoga, lake activities, daily gifts, healthy foods, a $100 spa credit, and an interpretive tour to view the bald eagles that live along the lakeshore. Chef Matt will teach participants how to use seasonal foods and spices to create gourmet organic meals. For 2008 prices, contact the spa at (800) 832-2276
Artista Creative Safaris for Women’s En Cera Encaustic Painting Safari
Spend three days and three nights beside the sea learning the ancient art of painting with hot wax. The weekend retreat includes professional hands-on instruction in the Artista Studio, welcome reception, orientation, accommodations, daily breakfast, use of professional artists’ tools and supplies, daily afternoon yoga, and late night painting parties. Wine, beverages, and hors d’oeuvres are served throughout the day. Dates are May 12–15, July 21–24, Aug. 25–28, Sept. 22–25, and Oct. 20–23. Rates start at $1,275 per person for shared accommodations with two twin beds at a casual area hotel, and go up for private rooms or depending upon hotel choice. Massage treatments and spa therapies with local therapists are available at an additional cost. (831) 625-5748