Aspen ... the very word conjures up breathtaking images .
. . spectacular mountain scenery, world-class skiing, scenic
trails, abundant wildflowers and thundering mountain
Aspen is all of that and more ... first-class boutiques
and restaurants, a wide range of fine-art galleries, an
internationally renowned summer music festival, and an urban
cultural scene which belies its small-town charm.
What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious
~ Mary Oliver
Join facilitator, Karen Ely, and a community of like-minded
women for a Rocky Mountain High
retreat in one of the most dynamic and beautiful areas of
the country, Aspen, Colorado. The weeklong retreat will
offer the ultimate combination of joyful camaraderie,
adventure, culture and serenity, all designed to refresh
your spirit, rekindle your passion, and cultivate balance,
peace and joy in your life.
Each day will begin with a continental breakfast and
insightful time spent working experientially in small and
large groups. We'll end our mornings by setting a personal
intention for the day, then heading into the high country
for hiking or biking and a leisurely picnic lunch along a
mountain stream. Late afternoons will provide the perfect
time for resting, scheduling a massage, strolling around
town or shopping at one of the beautiful boutiques. We'll
gather before dinner each evening to enjoy a glass of wine
and share our experiences of the day. Several evenings will
be spent enjoying some of Aspen's cultural events.
evening, we'll gather for a celebratory dinner at one of
Aspen's unique dining establishments.
The retreat will include the perfect blending of quiet time
in nature, joyful time in circle, journaling, meditating,
working experientially in small and large groups, hiking and
biking, cultural events, self care and first-class cuisine,
mountain style. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll eat
chocolate mindfully, you'll get inspired, you'll gain hope .
. . and in the process you'll discover the amazing woman you
Karen is the founder and
director of A Woman's Way, one of the country's premier
women's retreat and workshop program located in Sedona,
Karen is the author of:
Daring to Dream: Reflections on the Year I
Found Myself published in 2006, which
chronicles the end of her 32-year marriage;
A Retreat of My Own, a women's personal
retreat guide published in 2008; and
Breathing Space: Mini-Retreats for the Heart
& Soul published in 2011. Karen is
currently publishing Lost and Found: A Journey to Wholeness,
the personal story of her 25-year spiritual journey.
is an experienced facilitator with a commitment to assisting
women in creating and living authentic lives of passion and
Click here to learn how you can
bring Karen Ely's workshops
to your area.
Aspen's breathtaking views
beacon hikers, bikers, kayakers,
rafters and explorers from
around the world. Drawn to Aspen's urban cultural scene, art
aficionados rub shoulders with wine connoisseurs and
concert-goers, culinary epicures and fashion mavens vie for
reservations at Aspen's hot-spot restaurants, and people
flock from around the world to Aspen's high-profile cultural
events. Accommodations run from posh to economical, ensuring
everyone feels nourished and welcome.
The fee for this women's retreat is $985. This retreat is
limited to 10 participants.
The retreat fee