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Taking Time Away To Honor Our Needs

The Water Lily, On the Water, Ladies Soul Care Retreat

A cozy beachfront retreat, held in Westbrook, CT, that explores and reveals the hidden treasures held beneath the surface, leading to an enlightenment and rising of your most authentic self. 

Dates: August 9-11, 2020  

Discover the Depths of Your Soul

Dive deep to remember why you are here. Through contemplative and reflective practice you will join three other woman seeking one purpose, enlightenment through empowerment.  Honor all the parts of you, remove the masks and come back to basics at this beach side retreat. You will have the opportunity to strip away all that covers, distracts and distorts. Allow the light of the sun and feel the power of the moon clearing the path of resistance, allowing you to release and open to you.  Like the  ebb and flow of the oceans tide, the treasures hidden beneath the surface will find their way back home. 


Sacred Event Schedule

Sunday, 8/9/20 

Sunset: 7:56 pm

High tide: 3:39 pm  

Low tide: 9:18 am

Moon: Last Quarter

1 pm - 2 pm 


3 pm-5:30 pm

Welcome Circle

  • Rising with the Tide & Digging Deep to your Roots

6:00 pm


8 pm - 9:30 pm

Last Quarter Moon and Fire Ceremony

  • Releasing What's Holding You Back & Protecting Your Energy

Monday, 8/10/20

Sunrise: 5:56 am

Sunset: 7:55 pm

High tide 4:05 am & 4:25 pm

Low tide 10:01 am

Moon: Last Quarter

7 am-9 am

Breakfast (Light fare: fresh fruit, bagels, hard boiled eggs)

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Spiritual Journey

Connecting, Re-birthing, Creating: Walking on WaterGuided Meditative/Ceremonial Water Circle, Seaside Mandala

 12:30 - 1:30 pm

 Lunch: (Light Fare: Salad & Sandwiches)

2:30 pm

Accessing Personal Power

  • Kayaking the Sound 

4 - 6 pm

Self Care: 1:1 Session, Swimming, Shower, Rest, Reflection, Journal


6 - 8 pm

Nourishing & Sharing:  Dinner and Enlightening Conversation

8 pm

Self Care: 1:1 Session, Shower, Reflection, Journal, Rest


9 pm - 9:30 pm

Moonlit walk (optional)


Tuesday, 8/11/20

Sunrise 5:57 am

Low tide 10:49 am 

7 - 9 am

Breakfast (Light fare: fresh fruit, bagels, hard boiled eggs)

9:30 am - 11 am

Honoring and Gratitude: Moving Meditation and Closing Circle on the Beach

11:30 am - 12 pm


Optional 1:1 Sessions:

You will also have the option to receive up to one, individual, 30 minute service with Lily during your stay. Choose a Spiritual Counseling Session or Empowering Energy Healing.


Located directly on the Long Island Sound in picturesque Westbrook, CT we will be staying in a quaint early 1900's beach cottage, that is among three similar sized cottages.  The indoor offerings are rustic and minimal, bringing you back to just the basics. It features 2 individual open bedrooms, each with a full size bed; a screen porch that hosts a twin bed and full size futon, 1 bathroom with toilet and sink and an OUTDOOR shower. There is kitchen, gathering space, that has a refrigerator and gas stove. 


As you step outside, just 25 steps down the trex walkway you will find a private sandy beach that sits nicely on the CT Shore Line. Beach chairs and umbrellas will be available for our use.   

Please Consider:

There are no fully private rooms for this journey and you will also be sharing the bathroom an outdoor shower. 

The following options and bed sizes are available on a first come, first serve basis. Bed linens and pillows will be provided.

This list will be updated as the spaces are reserved:


Bedroom #1

1 full bed - Open

Bedroom #2

1 full bed - Open

Screened Sleeping Porch

1 Full SIze Futon - open

1 Twin Bed- open


All meals will be provided. Coffee, tea, fruit juices and water will also be available.

Breakfast and lunch will be on the lighter side (continental style breakfast, salad & sandwiches for lunch), a catered dinner and a grilled dinner made at the cottage. Please be sure to note any dietary restrictions at the time of registration.

Recommended Essentials:

  • Open Heart, Open Mind

  • Journal (otherwise one will be offered)

  • Any deviation tools, (Oracle cards, essential oils, crystals, stones, feathers, etc.)

  • Personal toiletries

  • Bathing and face towel

  • Beach Towel(s)

  • Cozy blanket 

  • Bug spray

  • Sunscreen

  • Umbrella (for rain)

  • Refillable water bottle

  • Comfortable Clothing

  • Sweatshirt

  • Bathing Suit

  • Flip Flops

  • Sneakers

  • Water shoes 

  • Preferred snacks &/or non- alcoholic beverages.

There is a Shop Rite Grocery store down the road in case any essential items are forgotten.  


$600.00, includes 3 day 2 night lodging, all meals, all planned activities, one optional 30 minute 1:1 session with Lily, one welcome  gift bag.

$618.00 (3% Credit Card transaction fee will apply to credit card payments)

Option One:

Pay Now in Full by cash, check or *credit card.

Option Two:

Pay 50% deposit by cash, check or *credit card.

The remaining 50% will be due by July 1, 2020.

*If not received by 7/1/2020, you will forfeit your deposit and reservation will be cancelled.

How to Register

  1. Online:

  2. By Phone or Email Correspondence:  {Lily 860-756-6391 |}

  3. In person at The Water Lily Holistic Empowerment Center

  • If paying with cash or check, please note manual pay. Within 3 days of registration, please inform and/or arrange to make cash or check payments with Lily. 

  • Please make checks payable to The Water Lily Holistic Empowerment Center, 129 Tolland Stage Rd. Tolland, CT. Your registration will not count, until monies are received.

  • For credit cards payments: *An additional 3% credit card transaction fee will be added to the amount due. ($618/session)


Please Note & Fine Print:

  • At any time, should the state or federal government issue a mandate requiring social isolation, a full refund for the amount paid will be issued immediately.

  • The Water Lily has the right to cancel event, should we not meet the minimum number of participants. A Full refund will be provided.

  • Cancellation of reservation and refunds will only be issued if requested in writing by 7/1/2020, No refunds AFTER 7/1/2020

  • Event Schedule is subject to change. 

  • By registering for this event, you understand that personal results will vary.

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