New Way of Being: Women’s Self-Renewal Retreat

Join us in Texas Mother’s Day weekend! May 10, New Way of Being: Self-Renewal Retreat; view all retreats &

      **Event is being rescheduled for Sept. due to a family illness. We apologize. Stay tuned.**

Friday, May 10th (Mother’s Day Weekend)~ 9:00-4:30 p.m.

Location is beautiful 19-acre Cathedral Park at the Bishop Jones Center, San Antonio, TX 

De-stress.   Restore inner peace.   Nourish your body.   Relax your mind.

“Self-care—the art of attuning and responding to your needs and desires—is a moment to moment process. It’s not about adding something to your to-do list; it’s about cultivating a new way of being.”  – Renee Trudeau

Do you long to reconnect with who you are?  Are you in career or life transition?  Do you crave time for quiet reflection, rest, and renewal? Would you like to find acceptance for exactly where you are right now?

Come de-stress, replenish and rejuvenate in a nurturing, empowering and supportive environment. Tap into the transformative power of self-care and nourish your body, mind and spirit. Learn how to access your Wise Self and live in the present moment. Enjoy soulful sharing, stillness, journaling and hiking in nature, nourishing movement and creative expression in a luxurious and peaceful setting.

Renée has been creating retreat experiences for women for 25+ years. Join her for a deeply restorative one-day experience as you learn to integrate self-renewal strategies and tools into daily life and explore how to:

    • Slow down and connect to your heart’s desire and life purpose
    • Experience self-care practices for uncertain times
    • Tap into self-compassion and self-acceptance
    • Relax and connect with your needs, desires, and your body’s natural rhythms
    • Meditate to enhance peace, harmony and resiliency in everyday life
    • Learn to balance yin/yang energy and live more sustainably

Enjoy authentic connection with like-minded women as you embrace a new way of being and experience greater freedom and joy.

**Ideal for women at all life stages, especially those in transition. Great for celebrating Mother’s Day or special birthdays, for girlfriends wanting to reconnect and for family members desiring to share a rejuvenating and replenishing day together. No prior yoga experience necessary.

“There are many reasons I regularly attend Renee’s retreats, but in addition to the life-altering experience, one draw that keeps me coming back is the women! Renee has the unique gift of calling in the most creative, soulful, generous, inspiring women of all ages into her community –wow! I love leaving her events with a new tribe of deeply authentic, like-minded friends.” Eve, entrepreneur/mom

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“Of all the programs I’ve taken over the last twenty years, this compassionate women’s retreat spoke most deeply to my heart and helped me more with self-acceptance than any other. Profound.”  —Patty, artist

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“Renée has the amazing ability to create a nurturing, sacred space that honors and celebrates each woman.  This women’s retreat was transformative.  I now get how essential it is to take time to nurture myself.  I am still using what I learned at her self-renewal retreat in my daily life.”  —Mary K., writer/editor

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 View the retreat video below to give you a small taste for our unique, transformative women’s self-renewal retreats. Every retreat is different and unique.

Location details: We are thrilled to hold our annual spring Mother’s Day retreat at Cathedral Park at The Bishop Jones Center in San Antonio for the first time! A meditative, peaceful 19-acre site that has been reclaimed as a natural setting in the midst of this busy Texas city,  our retreat will be in The Chapel House, a small, 1920s-era house that has been extensively renovated and is used for retreats and gatherings. The nearby beautiful pavilion is approached via a wooden bridge from the lower grounds, near a stream. Come find your center within the serenity and beauty of Cathedral Park — a place of rest and renewal for more than 12,000 years. Sit, walk, meditate or pray as you tap into the healing power of nature.  There are numerous spots on this healing, restful property for private reflection, rest and renewal as well as for group activities. The Center is located in the heart of Alamo Heights and near many unique restaurants and shops.

Date: Friday, May 10th, 9:00-4:00 p.m. (you are welcome to stay and spend the afternoon hiking/exploring the grounds)

Lunch: The lunch is gluten-free but we can’t guarantee “no contamination” for celiac guests).  Our delicious, comfort-food lunch is made with love by one of Renee’s favorite San Antonio caterers. Enjoy: EL JARRO CHIPS & SALSA–CHICKEN ENCHILADAS VERDES–GUACAMOLE–MEXICAN RICE–REFRIED BEANS–SPECIAL ROMAINE & AVOCADO SALAD WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE; CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES & STRAWBERRIES

What’s included in the $199 (early bird rate) single registration retreat package price:

Bring a journal/pen and wear comfortable clothing for movement. Women of all ages—especially those in transition—are welcome! We love that our retreats include women from all generations–from their 20’s to their 70’s and beyond!

women's retreatRenée Peterson Trudeau is an internationally recognized life balance coach/speaker, president of Career Strategists,  and author of the three books on balanced living including the award-winning The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life. She has certified RTA Facilitators in more than 10 countries to facilitate Personal Renewal Groups/Retreats for women based on her award-winning self-care curriculum. Renée has been creating/leading transformational events for women for 25+ years and has been featured in the New York Times, Spirituality & Health and more. She lives in Austin, TX with her husband and 16 year-old son. (Learn more about Renee’s professional background and training.)

744616Stacie Orsagh, special guest yoga teacher

Stacie Orsagh is a native of  San Antonio, Texas and loves to encourage and re-awaken love by teaching women self care through yoga and essential oils. A wife of 19 years,  mother of 2 young men, ages 24 and 15, and an entrepreneur, Stacie truly believes that taking care of yourself first will allow you to be more effective to serve those you care about. She has been practicing yoga for more than 13 years and loves teaching free community yoga and essential oils classes. She is a doTERRA Wellness Advocate and has dedicated her time to teaching a “Back to Basic Wellness” approach by sharing, educating and offering natural solutions through essential oils, yoga and self love. When not teaching, she loves to be in nature, go to the gym, work on her book and spend time with her family; her favorite pastime is just being with her husband (who she still calls her boyfriend).


CANCELLATION POLICY: If something comes up and you can’t make it, your registration is transferrable to a friend provided you give us your guest’s name by May 8th at noon at 512-459-6700. If you can’t make it and are not able to transfer your registration, you won’t receive a refund, but you will still get to enjoy all the other retreat benefits listed above ($350+ value) plus follow-up resources. We’re sorry, but we’re a very small business and we have to adhere to this policy to cover all our up-front staffing/catering/program/marketing costs which are required to put on this event. Thank you for understanding!


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