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IN-PERSON RETREAT

AGENDA

Scroll down to check out the agenda of

in-person retreat held at Keiki & Plow

Day 1

3:00 - 3:15 pm (HST)

Opening with Priscilla & Momi

3:15 - 4:15 pm (HST)

Anastasha Maria,

Resourcing the Sources of Connection

An explorative container through the three piko's (energy) centers of our bodies utilizing guided imagery and art in hopes to rebalance our relationship between ourselves, nature, and humanity.

4:25 - 5:25 pm (HST)

KEYNOTE by Makana Kāne-Kuahiwinui

Ka Waimaka Lehua: Menstruation Through

a Hawaiian Epistemology

In her keynote, Ka Waimaka Lehua: Menstruation Through a Hawaiian Epistemology, Makana will share Hawaiian practices, philosophies, and moʻolelo around menstruation. By looking at past practices, she encourages the creation of your own ceremonies and monthly rituals within our own homes and families. She believes that when young people understand the sacredness of their bodies, they can better make informed decisions as they grow into adults.

5:30 - 6:20 pm (HST)

Interactive Activity Stations

with Pua Pinto, Alyssa Chang, Sharry Kaylon, & friends

Rotate through a variety of interactive activity stations. Learn about womb massage, essential oils, laʻau lapaʻau (plant-based medicine), and brain-based practices used to support menstrual cycles.

6:30 pm (HST)

Restorative Dinner

 

A plant-based meal provided by Nina Pullella

(Nina Cucina and Living Ayurvedo Hawaii).

6:40 - 7:30 pm (HST)

Panel: Empower, Educate, & Engage

with Sharry Kaylon, Alyssa Chang, & friends

 

Contribute to the conversation as we explore ways to empower, educate, and engage with each other on how to advocate for our womb health and create our own monthly ceremonies for our menstrual cycles.

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Day 2

9:15 - 10:25 am (HST)

Opening with Priscilla & Momi

Yoga & Talk Story with Project Koa Yoga

Celebrating the Ancestral Power of your Womb

We look forward to meeting you! Come comfortable – we will talk story, move, and rest together. You will have a few practices to take home that will support a positive relationship with yourself, your body, and the ancestral power of your womb. Aloha!

10:25 am - 11:00 am (HST)

KEYNOTE by Alayna Eagle Shield

Lakȟól Wičhóȟ’aŋ Glukíni (Bringing Lakota Traditions Back to Life) Through Women and Two-Spirit Ceremonies

Alayna will share a background of the Lakota/Dakota womanhood ceremonies and the importance of these early discussions for young women to honor their bodies and their power. She will describe the meaning of Wíŋyaŋ (women) and discuss how reclaiming our power, at any age, can create space for reactivating our innate knowledges of who we are, creating a ripple effect for healing for the next generations. Alayna will also discuss work currently being done on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe around body, data, and food sovereignty.

11:10 - 11:50 am (HST)

Tanya Smith-Johnson

Reproductive Care Advocacy

 

Tanya will be leading a session on reproductive care advocacy across the lifespan of womb holders. She will also be sharing perspective as a parent of menstruators and how her family has created a supportive environment for all of her children.

12:00 - 12:45 pm (HST)

Interactive Activity Stations

with Pua Pinto, Alyssa Chang, Sharry Kaylon, & friends

Our menstrual health practitioners are back to present more interactive stations to help you develop your own monthly menstrual ceremonies, to open up conversations about womb health, and much more. 

12:45 pm (HST)

Restorative Lunch

 

A plant-based meal provided by Nina Pullella

(Nina Cucina and Living Ayurvedo Hawaii).

12:45 - 1:45 pm (HST)

Womb-Made Market

Join us for our first offering of this Womb-Made Market! We have curated a variety of amazing vendors who provide health products and services to support your overall health and well-being.  

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