Regenerative Trips to Empower Women and Restore Wellness
Regenerative Wellness Retreats and Heartfelt Adventures for Women
Global Family Travels sees community tourism as an opportunity to support women and girls around the world. With our “Learn, Serve, Immerse” message in mind and heart, we have created some amazing wellness retreats and heartfelt journeys to Bali, Greater Seattle, Rwanda and Peru, with the goal to help women reconnect to their Divine selves and the world around them. These adventures also support key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG), including gender equality and women's empowerment (UNSDG #5), to help foster equitable rights for girls and women worldwide.
Bali: a Regenerative Wellness Retreat aligned with 7 Chakras
In January of 2023, immersive yourself in a 10-day rejuvenating retreat in Bali to spark mental clarity and creative healing through cultural immersion and daily chakra-themed mindfulness practices. This ultimate Bali wellness program, facilitated by Sophia Hyder Hock, infuses connecting to yourself, community and immersion, to give travelers the opportunity to embrace their experiences, dive deep, support communities and celebrate the unique and traditional Balinese approach to wellness, health and human prosperity.
An island famous for its stunning beaches, captivating culture, and mystical traditions, you’ll learn about the Tri Hita Karana, the central philosophy of the Balinese people, you will be immersed in wellness-emphasized interactive experiences from: learning about and participating in traditional medicinal practices, meditation, arts and crafts, cultural dances, agricultural productions, and health/wellness centered organizations.
We’ll also engage with inspiring organizations in Bali that are working towards helping women and girls gain equal access to education and work opportunities. This retreat has a balance of cultural and global learning, wellness activities and adventure to ensure that travelers are learning to be global citizens while having fun.
Dates: January 20-31, 2023
Greater Seattle: Restore & Reconnect on a Regenerative Wellness Retreat for Women
Rise to beautiful surroundings in the Pacific Northwest and begin each day with a morning warmup, meditation, and intention setting practice in preparation for your curated community inspired experiences aligned with energy chakras. With Sophia Hyder Hock leading our mindfulness practices, on this 7-day retreat, you will enjoy outdoor regenerative adventures through Global Family Travels' (GFT) three travel pillars of Learn, Serve & Immerse, engaging with many local non-profit partners, giving you the opportunity to learn about the Pacific Northwest’s beautiful region and diverse communities in fun and engaging ways.
Dates: May 18-24, 2023
Women & Empowerment in Rwanda: A Learn, Serve & Immerse Experience
Learn more by attending on April 10th Information Session! Register here.
Rwanda is a country imbued by its dark history, culminating in the 1994 Genocide. Since then, it has evolved into a revered country that uplifts, empowers and supports women through community, socio-economic development, and supportive non-governmental organizations (NGOs). From urban to rural, this ultimate Rwanda Learn, Serve and Immerse 10-day journey gives travelers a deeper understanding of the country has transformed to become a global leader for the economic and political empowerment of women. Because of this, Rwandan women are able to provide a higher level of education, health care and standard of living for themselves and dependents.
Travelers on this adventure will have an opportunity to engage with leaders from inspiring Rwandan NGOs and learn about initiatives and programs supporting community members and women, experience life and culture in the Kigali region and enjoy a short safari too!
Peru: A Regenerative Journey for Mother Earth, Sacred Traditions and Divine Feminine Energy
Known as Pachamama by the Incas, Mother Earth is seen as the feminine soul of nature and the provider of everything in life. Global Family Travels is pleased to offer a 10-day regenerative wellness journey to the charming country of Peru focused on ancient Andean traditions of the Sacred Valley, learning how we can help heal our Earth and empower women.
Facilitated by Vicki Weeks, Peruvian Expert and Global Educator, this regenerative retreat offers opportunities to immerse in authentic Andean experiences, and is designed to support two impactful community organizations, ANDES Association/ Potato Park and Awamaki. By engaging with these organizations, you will learn firsthand from rural Andean women, farmers, Indigenous peoples and artisans who are deeply to connected to Pachamama.