Receive practical advice and mindset strategies that will help you create an amazing next chapter!
If you a woman 60+ who’s ready to kick the boredom, emptiness and loneliness to the curb, tap into your strengths and purpose and create your post-retirement plan so you feel confident, passionate and highly motivated for this “second half” of your life, then join Dr. Cynthia Barnett, Reinvention Mentor and Retreat Leader for the Reinventing Yourself in Retirement Retreat at Kripalu Retreat Center in MA,
September 8-11, 2019.
If you a woman 60+ who’s ready to kick the boredom, emptiness and loneliness to the curb, tap into your strengths and purpose and create your post-retirement plan so you feel confident, passionate and highly motivated for this “second half” of your life, then join Dr. Cynthia Barnett, Reinvention Mentor and Retreat Leader for Reinventing Yourself in Retirement Retreat at Kripalu Retreat Center in MA, September 8-11, 2019.Standing on the hilltop at magnificent Kripalu Retreat Center overlooking the exquisite views of surrounding woodland, hills, valleys, you catch a glint of light and a gentle breeze coming off the serene Lake Mankeenac below. You feel your shoulders drop as a quiet, clear, calm energy spirals up your spine, stretching and soaring into the sky. Your heart soars with joy and for the first time in forever, you can completely exhale.Welcome to your most magnificent
You feel powerful at heart, connected to your inner sight and able to confidently leap Outside Your Comfort Zone and Achieve What You Want in your next 20+ vibrant years.
You let your soul SING and overpower any lingering doubts, worry or anxious feelings about how you will live the rest of your life.
You will discover how to identify your natural strengths, and how you can integrate them into everything you do.
What will you walk away with by the end of this life-changing retreat?
You’ll identify and break through limited beliefs that are keeping you from living the life of your dreams.
You’ll make yourself a priority by deciding how you will change your life with specific action steps.
You’ll deepen your intuition, through silence, listening, contemplation and reflection.
You’ll create a customized action plan to create radiant health and happiness in your everyday life.Yes! It’s your time to super-size your ability to live an authentic life by harnessing all your strengths, talents and abilities that you’ve developed throughout your life and career and now apply them to your TRUE passion and purpose. This retreat will help you express yourself more fully, have a solid plan and move forward with more confidenc
“Thank you, Thank you! Thank you! I came with the need for deep soul searching and I am leaving feeling fulfilled. You are my elevator in life and my role model. "~ Glenda
Kripalu oozes New England grace and hospitality. It is surrounded by more than 100 beautiful acres, sitting on a hilltop with exquisite views of the lush forests and nearby lake. Whether you’re looking for a quiet and peaceful spot for contemplation or you want to take in some sunbathing and swimming, you’ll want to make your way to Kripalu’s beautiful lakefront beach. The center is full of delights that will tickle your consciousness and nourish your soul – from the labyrinth that encourages introspective walking meditations to the meditation garden to the immaculate grounds that are interlaced with many trails that are perfect for hikes and walks in nature
During our downtime together, you’ll also appreciate the fitness center, sauna, café and bookshop. Find a cozy spot to journal or chat with a newfound friend!
Be prepared for your mouth to water in anticipation of each and every meal. People who care deeply about the health of the planet and your body prepare your meals at Kripalu - and they are passionate about creating engaging, flavorful food.The chefs use high quality, all natural ingredients to offer an array of delicious and nutritionally sound choices at every meal. Whole grains, fresh vegetables, and legumes form the backbone of the menus, with fresh poultry, fish, and dairy products as optional protein sources.Fresh salad fixings and a selection of delicious salad dressings are always available, as are their famous freshly baked breads. Additionally, the Ayurvedic-influenced Buddha Bar offers simple preparations of legumes, grains, vegetables, and an assortment of balancing condiments.Can’t eat this or that? Vegan, vegetarian, gluten or dairy free? No problem they’re happy to accommodate any of your food preferences.
Perhaps you’ve been feeling...
Frustrated that your Retirement is not QUITE what you envisioned it to be?
No worries, let’s reinvent your life so you can actually ENJOY your freedom, harness your strengths and creativity and craft a fulfilling and meaningful next 20+ years.
Having a difficult time adjusting to the all the changes retirement brings? Imagine no longer having your children or spouse be concerned about what you as you mope around. You will find yourself again, regain your vibrancy and step boldly in the life of your dreams.
Wake up every morning wondering what you were born to do and why you are here on this earth?
I will help you find your calling so that you can feel successful and confident. Emerge stronger, wiser and more resilient – with an actual game plan!
Worried about how you will spend the next 20 years?
Let’s repurpose your skills, experiences and interests into an encore career or meaningful volunteer work. Through my signature process, I will guide you to explore a variety of options that fits your lifestyle so that you can feel useful and productive again.
Gaining weight - and aren’t happy about it?
Learn to make self-care a priority so that you will quickly reclaim your power, harness your strength & regain control over your life. When you have a profound level of peace and acceptance and ready to live a meaningful, fulfilling, and exciting life you deserve, you’re less likely to turn to unhealthy foods! And Kripalu’s chefs will kickstart our healthy eating while we’re there.
Imagine… Feeling more alive, vibrant with zest and energy, really savoring and enjoying life - whether it is playing full out to improve your health, fulfilling a life-long dream of becoming an entrepreneur, volunteering with a cause you are passionate about or giving back to make a difference in your community…
Imagine feeling strong, healthy as you reclaim your power, harness your strength & regain control over your life and having a profound level of peace and acceptance and ready to live a meaningful, fulfilling, and exciting life you deserve.
Participate in powerful experiential exercises that will inspire your soul
Rekindle lifelong dreams - and sing your heart’s song!
Meet new people to share your dreams with – and who will continue to support and inspire you
Immerse yourself in body, mind, and heart as you relax, connect and expand
Ignite your purpose and passion
Celebrate just how far you’ve come and where you’re headed
Create your Post-Retirement Plan
Master the art of execution…and shatter the limitations that have been holding you back
Accelerate your growth There’s nothing like a group of supportive women to catalyze your own growth. They are going through similar challenges and struggles as you are, and we’ll be in an alchemical incubator together, where it’s very safe, nurturing, and supportive. You’ll love feeling that you are not alone!
Clarify your true vision for your life.We’ll take it from an unattainable dream to a well- defined set of goals and action steps. You’ll also be amazed at the fast daily courageous action that you’ll take while on the trip that produce tangible results.Would THAT be enough to get you to Lenox?I bet it is
You aren’t willing to take a leap of faith.
You don’t want to do your own inner work and overcome your own beliefs.
You’re attached to blaming outside circumstances for your happiness and success.
You enjoy making excuses, being negative or defensive.
You take more than you give.
Adventure, personal growth and major breakthroughs bore you.
You aren’t willing to laugh, cry, hug
Just because we care, you’ll also receive:
A Clarity Call – 20 minutes of 1:1 time with Dr. Cynthia so she can get to know you personally and best support you on your journey.
Access to a Private Retreat Facebook Group – so we can connect pre-trip (you can ask questions and receive update-to-date trip info) and then we’ll stay connected post-trip – and of course swap photos!
Pre-Trip Group Call – you’ll have the chance to meet everyone in the group, share your intent and learn how to best prepare yourself!
Post-Trip Group Call – we’ll gather to help integrate everything you learned once back at home!
So… are YOU heeding the call to come to Kripalu?
You’ve got one life - one precious, unique, and sometimes brief, life.
Delight in the Journey!
4 solid days of interactive experimental teaching, guided meditations and lots of deep conversation all week!
Hospitality-filled accommodations for three nights and four days (with the lodging fee)
Four delicious family-style breakfasts, 8 delicious meals
Use of all amenities: suana, fitenss room, private lakefront beach, walking and hiking trails and more
Your round-trip fare from home
Ground transportation to/from airports
Other non-included items would include souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, extra spa services, taxis, laundry, and tips
Personal, medical or trip cancellation insurance
Our retreat kicks off at 3pm Sunday September 9, 2019, and you are welcome to arrive earlier in the day to settle in and enjoy lunch at KripaluWe will conclude with a farewell lunch on Wednesday September 11, 2019 Please do not plan your travel so you would need to depart Kripalu prior to 2pm.
So… are YOU heeding the call to come to Kripalu?
Dr. Cynthia Barnett is a reinvention mentor, retreat leader and author. A former assistant high school principal, Cynthia left behind a successful career to find her true life’s calling and became a sought-after mentor and entrepreneur.After facing and overcoming many challenges in her own personal life, she drew on her strengths and vision to craft a post-retirement plan that enabled her to give back to her community and harness the skills she developed during her career. She founded a nationally recognized non-profit organization, Saturday Academy, to ignite the spark in girls for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math). She was honored for her work with the AARP Purpose Prize award. She also founded Re-Fire, Don’t Retire for women 60 plus who are ready to find their calling, re-invent, re-fire and re-vitalize their lives.Her“refirement” message has since been featured in US News and World Report, local papers TV shows. She was also featured in Time Magazine article on women in mid-life who have reinvented themselves.Dr. Cynthia is a leading authority on how to “re-fire”by reinventing yourself and making the rest of your life, the BEST of your life.
“I came to the retreat expecting support, new ideas and meeting new friends. All expectations fulfilled! You are such an inspiration, small in stature but a giant in leadership skills. Your sincerity enlightens the weekend. Thank you for giving us this time to remove our masks and bask in the safety of each other’s hearts. ~ Jackie“Thank you, Thank you! Thank you! I came with the need for deep soul searching and I am leaving feeling fulfilled. You are my elevator in life and my role model. ~ Glenda“I came to the retreat looking for a blessing and empowerment. My expectations were more than met. I have learned that I am wonderful and there is wonder and beauty and support around me. I only have to tap into it. Thank you for helping me to grow. ~ Carolyn A“I have learned so much, I have broadened my horizons, gained wonderful friends, and learned to love myself a little more, gained a deeper sense of who I am through the eyes of others. Thank you for the sense of love, unity and womanhood. ~ Yvonne“Thanks for taking the time to share your gifts and for inviting humble, intelligent, and compassionate seeking women to be a part of this great experience. My life is forever enriched because of your efforts. ~ Joann
Here is what you will get
Five-Star 4 day experience
A community of lasting friendships and support as you embark on your iconic next chapter
Gala Celebration- Come as you will be party
Forty-five minutes individual coaching to help you implement strategies for your iconic life
Are you ready to take the leap and experience the same kind of life-changing results? Don’t postpone your Empowered life by a year or more.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
What can I expect from this experience?
You can expect to finally make the “big changes” you desire in your life: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and financial changes that significantly increase your enjoyment of life. Your thinking and your actions will be different, you’ll see opportunities differently, and your outcomes will dramatically change.
How do I know if this is right for me?Ask yourself these questions: Are you where you want to be? Have you accomplished all you thought you would by now? Do you have the encore career you want? Are you in the relationships you’ve longed for? Are you enjoying the lifestyle, travel, weekends and leisure pursuits you dreamed you would one day enjoy?
If not, this Retreat will allow you to up-level every aspect of your life and lifestyle… You can reach maximum levels of performance and achievement. They’re attainable by anyone. Yet most people have never learned the proven self-empowerment tools and time-tested performance strategies that are the basis for personal and professional success. If any of this resonates with you—then this experiene is exactly what you need right now. You don’t think it’s an accident that you’re reading this page, do you?
Is there someone I can contact if I have more questions?If you don’t already know that this event is absolutely right for you, we would love to answer any of your questions by phone. Please call our Team at 203-855-9714 and we’d be happy to answer any specific questions that you may have.
Who should attend this event?It doesn’t matter where you are in life… If you are 60 plus and asking yourself "What's Next" for me, You know you're not done yet. You know there’s more you’re here to live, to experience - and to share with the world. Then this retreat is for you. Your life will undergo a massive and permanent transformation at the Reinveniton RETREAT. I personally guarantee it. Please call our Team at 203-855-9714 and we’d be happy to answer any specific questions that you may have.
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