Wild Power Retreat - Enter the Inner Temple of woman

Wild Power Retreat - Enter the Inner Temple of woman

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00 to Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 13:00
Alternatives says: 
Co-authors of Wild Power: Discover the magic of your menstrual cycle and awaken the feminine path to power and founders of the Red School host a women only retreat in Andalusia, Southern Spain
What if loving your menstrual cycle was the key to reinstating
your deep-rooted authority and power as a woman?


Something so powerful has been hidden from women that, if we knew about, could be life-changing and world-changing. This knowledge could rewire our being for worthiness and reconstitute our sense of ourselves and our full power as women in the world.  
In this retreat, we unveil the menstrual cycle as the hidden force within you - a spiritual process that can induct you into deep states of being at menstruation, your inner temple, and awaken you to your full power and purpose, your Wild Power.


Through the course of this retreat we will reveal the inner spiritual architecture of your menstrual cycle, how to work with this inner dynamic to open the door to your ‘inner temple’ - the place of union and awakening, the home of your Wild Power.



The inner temple holds 5 ‘chambers’, the five phases of menstruation, each of which is integral to your full awakening and ability to express your power in the world.


Come and join us for what will be four days of great depth and tenderness, insight and recognition, renewal and revelation.


This retreat offers a good introduction to those who are new to exploring the power of their menstrual cycle. And for those women who are already engaged with the power of their cycle, this course will open you to a new level of power and possibility.


Awaken to your birthright as a woman - your ability to experience bliss, love, union and ecstasy naturally.
The story of the Wild Power Retreat lies in a radical decision that Alexandra made a over thirty four years ago. She had just started experiencing menstrual pain from hell, pain that was to revisit her each menstrual month for a number of years, and last for 3 to 4 days.


Her radical decision was to believe in her body and follow its disruptive directives; to deeply listen to the erupting pain instead of medicating it away each month. It was not a tidy process as she managed this in the context of her working life, as a psychotherapist.  


But overtime, over years, gradually a new story started to write itself. A story about power. A story about the menstrual cycle as a woman’s spiritual practice. A story that could ease and heal menstrual suffering.


By keeping faith with her body and following natural therapy healing approaches, Alexandra did heal her menstrual pain and went on to enjoy many cycles with this new knowledge before going through menopause.


In the course of this journey, Alexandra began running workshops with Alternatives, sharing this powerful knowledge. It was here she first met Sjanie. They went on to develop their understanding of the power of the menstrual cycle together, co-founded Red School, and the rest as we say is history!


Sjanie(pronounced sharnee /ˈʃɑːniː/) had her own sharp awakening to the power of the cycle and being a woman. After seven years on hormonal contraception in her 20s, she began to experience crippling pain after orgasm. She had an intuition that the solution was to come off hormonal contraception, and when she did, her Calling exploded open.
So powerful were the energies when her menstrual cycle returned, that she sometimes feared for her sanity. In retrospect it was like releasing a wild animal from its cage. Her inner life went from black and white to glorious technicolour.
Like Alexandra, Sjanie realized she was discovering herself, as if for the first time, and began to use her cycle as a compass for her life.
Today Alexandra and Sjanie run the most comprehensive programmes on the power of the menstrual cycle though their organisation Red School. Their teachings have evolved out of their own and other women’s lived experience of the cycle process. Each woman a thread in this tapestry of rich knowledge as this information continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of our time.


Alexandra brings the expertise of a woman who has lived her cycle consciously and met the challenge of menopause as a dignifying initiation, and is now rocking her post-menopause years.


Sjanie’s understanding of this work is strongly rooted in and challenged and shaped by the often messy and hard realities of having children, being in a relationship and running a business.


We love, live and breathe this work. One thing we are sure of is that, as you work with your own cycle and trust in its process and power, you will discover, as we have, how you can be enfolded into an intimate trust in the power of the Feminine. How you can feel restored to a feeling of wholeness and rightness within yourself.


Come join us for the adventure of recovering the feminine spiritual way.
Please email retreats@alternatives.org.uk for a pdf of the room choice. 
About the speaker, A.Pope and S.Wurlitzer
About Alexandra and Sjanie
Co-directors of Red School, Alexandra and Sjanie have developed a radical new approach to women's health and wellbeing, creativity, leadership and spiritual life based on the power of the menstrual cycle.With combined expertise in the fields of psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, coaching, embodied movement practices, teaching and facilitation, we are published authors and experts in the field of women's wellbeing and spirituality. Our most recent book is Wild Power: discover the magic of your menstrual cycle and awaken the feminine path to power, published by HayHouse (April 2017).
Between us we have spent forty years exploring and learning about menstruality from our own deeply lived experience and the collective knowledge we have gathered from working with thousands of women. Pioneering this field, we have created the most comprehensive and life changing programme available to date, offering in-person workshops, online courses and professional training in the field of menstruality. We’ve been featured in countless radio and TV programs, documentaries and in print media worldwide. Working as a very creative and productive partnership, we bring liberal doses of irreverent humour and are not afraid to take an outspoken stance to help shift this outrageous taboo on
women’s power.
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This event is exclusive for Women.
Arrival at venue - Tuesday
Departure - Saturday