Thank you for your interest in Wild Women Tribe’s WANDER excursions and bringing the connectivity, mindfulness and support of our adventurous tribe of women into your life!
As we gather to hold space, stretch our bodies, minds and spirit through movement, art, fitness and thoughtful discussions…..we invite you to step into your selfcare individually and collectively as a community.
WANDER TIMELINE (*may vary depending upon activity)11:45 am – Arrive and check in. Introductions and ice breaker.
What is the minimum age to participate in the retreat?
For now, the retreat age is 21 years and older. We may introduce other WANDERS and retreats in the future to include the young adult or teen/tween Wild Woman in your life to share the transformative outdoor experience!
What sort of safety precautions have been introduced in response to COVID-19?
The safety, health and comfort of all participants is of utmost importance — we carefully consider the advice of statewide and national health agencies regarding responses to COVID-19. Due to the outdoor nature of the WANDERs, there is ample space to follow “safe practices.” We will respect social distancing of six feet of distance between participants and encourage all to partake in personal precautions that align with their individual needs and comfort levels (ie. face coverings are welcome but not required). “You do you” is the unofficial motto and non-judgement/shame of others’ preferences. We plan on keeping as many of our experiences outdoors to allow for greater participation and ease of mind for everyone involved.
Each participant will provide her own water and/or drink of choice. A simple snack of fresh fruit and power bar will be provided between activities — if you require something heartier, plan on bringing your own. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes will be available. We have a forehead thermometer check upon arrival and ask that all participants self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. A general rule of thumb: if you’re not feeling well, please be kind to yourself and others and stay home.
What if I can’t find a friend to join me on a WANDER?
Come anyway! One of the most courageous and rewarding gifts is to feel called to an experience and following that impulse to do it — despite not having a buddy to accompany you. Maybe you don’t normally do things “alone” or perhaps it’s hard to convince a friend to join you in an activity that isn’t calling her as strongly. Part of the beauty of Wild Women Tribe is the collecting of likeminded women around mindful experiences and adventures of depth. You will find yourself in great company with other women just like you…. and you’ll leave with a network of new friends who share similar hobbies and interests.
How difficult or lengthy are the hikes?
Most of the hikes are moderate in difficulty and on non paved (ie. dirt) trail systems. There will be no bushwhacking! You are welcome to take them at your own pace. We always have a few mindful exercises along the way, so be sure to pay attention to your group leader to catch those cues. Depending upon the fitness level of the group, the hikes can be up to a mile or two in length.
What should I bring?
As our adventures take place mainly outdoors and in all the four seasons, it’s important to dress appropriately for the elements. That means snow clothes and boots for winter weather, light shells with hats and mitts for fall time, and sun protection with a hat and shades in warmer months. Bring a face mask for your comfort if you’d like to wear one for group activities. We will send a “packing list” for your excursion a few days in advance. It will include suggested items to have along with you: wear comfortable clothes; bring a yoga mat (for yoga adventures); bring your favorite tea or soothing drink in a thermos; have your favorite journal or workbook, and writing utensils (including colored pencils, markers, pastels); always bring a camelpak or refillable water bottle (we will have filtered water at the trailhead for refills). You get the idea 🙂
Have a small snack on hand if you tend to get hungry — we will provide a fruit and bar option but if you get hungry between activities, BYOS (bring your own snack)!
What is the cancellation policy?
Wild Women Tribe has a 48-hour cancellation policy. If the spot can be filled with someone from the waitlist, you will receive a full credit towards another WANDER, otherwise will be charged 50 percent of the rate (the other 50 percent will be issued in the form of a credit to a future WANDER). Rebookings from credit must occur within 30 days. Full terms and conditions here.