This retreat can be right for you if:
:: You have a regular spiritual practice and feel resonance with the feminine embodiment tradition.
:: You are in good mental and physical health and are centered and open-minded enough to meet India, which is a wonderful and intense country.
:: You can take 100% responsibility for yourself, your travel and your practice.
:: You can feel at ease in a structured practice environment as well as with open,
unstructured times of self study and relaxation.
:: You feel connected with the Goddess as a portal to awakening.
:: You have the means financially and time wise to unplug and dive fully into retreat mode.*
:: You feel a longing to go deeper in devotional practices.
:: You feel a longing to take a quantum step deeper into the feminine path.
No, this retreat is probably not right for you if:
:: You are not familiar with Awakening Women and the nature of our practices.
:: You are not familiar with embodied spirituality.
:: You are working through severe trauma and would like therapeutic support. Our practices do not offer this kind of support.
The intensity of the practices makes it unsuitable for anyone who has history with mental illness.
:: You are looking for a retreat focused on your psychological issues and self improvement, and feel a need for a lot of personal support. Participants of this retreat are expected to stay for long periods in silence and periods of practice on their own.
:: You have resistance to commitment and a structured environment. This retreat follows a rigorous schedule from early morning to the evening, and participants must commit to partake in all sessions.
:: You feel uneasy with Goddess worship and devotional practices.
:: You have a strong need for intellectual understanding.
The practices we will focus on in this retreat are deeply experiential and are often only understood through other channels of knowing. We have other trainings where we focus more on the theoretical background for the practices.
There are additional criteria for the Yogini Initiation retreat. Please read the retreat description to learn what those are.
*We spend large parts of the retreat in silence, which means no talking outside the practices, and also unplugging from phone and internet.