The Water Buffalo represents deep spirituality, connection to the Great Spirit, being earth-centered, and protection of herd and community. It's remarkable attributes of power and strength, along with it's unyielding nature of loyalty and freedom, has long seen the great buffalo honored as a sacred totem of the Divine Feminine. From Yoruba Goddess, Oya, to Native American Goddess, White Buffalo Calf Woman, buffalo's message of strength, wisdom, stamina, survival, abundance, standing your ground, and strategically employing your power is our charge and shining beacon today.
The Buffalo Sistren Sacred Women's Retreat is THE healing destination forged to awaken and release your inner buffalo. Nurturing experiences including classes and workshops, sacred writings and rituals, self-discovery exercises and guided meditations are all curated with your healing in mind. Lodging, all meals and snacks, and necessary ritual and class tools are included.
This intimate, life-changing 4 day event envelops you in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Blue Ridge, GA, a perfect location for release and restoration. We're going to do the work for Self, lineage, Ancestors, and community. Sacred Sisterhood, Mother Nature, and amazing experiences all converge to support the becoming of YOU! There's no other place to be Thursday, April 30 - Sunday, May 3, 2020!!!
$599.00 per person, double occupancy
(that means bring your sister, partner, spouse, sister-friend, mom, aunt, grandmother, soror, etc., or you'll be paired with another attendee)
You may, of course, pay in full, or enjoy a three-part Payment Plan!!! 3 payments of $199.67 or you can pay various amounts, providing the required amount is paid by the due date.
Friday, February 14, 2020 $199.67 DEPOSIT
Friday, March 20, 2020 $199.67
Friday, April 24, 2020 $199.66 FINAL
Deposits are non-refundable. All monies paid above the deposit are refundable based on the following cancellation schedule.
By Friday, February 21, 2020 All monies paid above deposit
By Friday, March 13, 2020 50% of monies paid above deposit
By Friday, April 3, 2020 25% of monies paid above deposit
No refunds available as of Saturday, April 4, 2020
Comfortable light/soft-colored clothing that you don't mind connecting with yourself and the earth in
2 white outfits (headwraps also recommended)
1 bright, vibrant outfit
Full-body sarong, wrap, or a robe
Sneakers (socks, if that's your preference)
Water shoes (optional)
Easily managed hairstyle (there will be a head cleansing/washing/blessing)
Crystals (if you're into them)
Copies of Ancestral photos or other leave-behind items that lovingly represent your Ancestors
Journal & pen
Glasses and contacts (solution and cleansing cloth)
All medications and supplements
Emergency contact info
Return flights after 7pm (the recommended airport is Hartfield-Jackson/Atlanta, GA. Chattanooga Metropolitan/Chattanooga, TN and McGhee Tyson/Knoxville, TN are also close)
Lyft generally costs one-way $93 - $101 from Atlanta's airport, $85 - $93 from Chattanooga's airport, and $130 to $142 from Knoxville's airport to the retreat center. Connect with other sisters here https://m.facebook.com/events/441195563439856 and arrange to share the cost
To register, please fill out this contact form https://pariswhitetyrell.com/contact indicating your interest. Within 48 hours, you will receive a welcome email and invoice. *There are ONLY 30 spots available!*
Attendees may begin checking in Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 12:00pm.
The retreat will conclude Sunday, May 3, 2020 by 3pm.
There is no specific religious or spiritual affiliation required to attend the retreat.
This retreat is being held in the mountains where various terrains exist, please be mindful of any mobility or stability issues.
There is NO SMOKING allowed at the Center.
All meals are provided and will be vegan/vegetarian.
Beds are king (shared by 2) and single. Single beds will be first fully paid, first served. If you'd prefer not to share a king with an assigned attendee, we'd suggest attending with a friend or loved one, or bringing a sleeping bag.
If you have significant food allergies, please notify us when you register.
Though northern Georgia is usually lovely this time of year, bring a light sweater or wrap just in case you need it.
***Come and have fun, stretch, heal, elevate, love, and be loved.**