Our Truth, Our Voices

A week-long retreat for women with Sarah Poet & Jane Kramer. August 25-31, 2019

“When I hear your story, I hear my story, and I never thought that there were others that felt this way.” -Woman exploring personal truth


  • The world is asking women to step forward confidently, embracing our truth & our voices.

  • As we own our stories, they become our strengths.

  • Each woman has a truth inside of her worthy of embracing.  

  • We want to create a safe space for women to come into their personal truth & power.

  • We will begin to safely exercise our voices in story and/or song.

  • We know that when one woman tells her story, other women see themselves in her story, and we all become empowered. This is sisterhood, and it changes the world.


This is for you if you know & feel any of the below statements to be true:

  • You feel your voice is blocked in any way in the world

  • You yearn for an empowered voice (written, spoken, known)

  • You are inspired to know your deeper self, deeper truth

  • You want to feel your own essence

  • You want a week to connect with your true Self

  • You don’t even know what you personal truth is & you know it’s time to find out

  • You know it’s time to say “Yes” to yourself

  • You have at least one story that has shaped your life, maybe one that’s never before been told

  • You are seeking deep retreat & nourishment: soul & body

  • You have been told you can’t sing, you’re too much, or too loud

  • You have suffered silence

  • You want to creatively tell a story, create a song, or liberate a personal truth

  • You know you are holding back your authentic self

  • You know it’s time to connect to other women

  • You want a week in a mystical retreat location in Western NC


  • August 25-29, 2019

  • Five days, six nights at the beautiful Bend of Ivy Lodge, a gorgeous & mystical mountain property just 25 minutes drive outside of Asheville NC.

  • Workshop days will safely cultivate gaining access to personal truth, even if you don’t know what that is yet!

  • Five days of exploratory & creative workshops with plenty of time for rest & integration

  • Comfortable and serene accommodations ranging from single rooms, to shared rooms, to tent camping on the premises.

  • Organic, farm to table, nourishing meals & snacks catered

  • Jane and Sarah lead with song and story & personal example

  • Personal expression, songwriting workshop, support and guidance around sacred self-expression

Tickets are on sale now. Please schedule a phone chat to get all the info and to register.

This is a small & intimate retreat. Space is limited. Act quickly! We look forward to talking with you!

Location: Bend of Ivy Lodge & Retreat Center

3717 Bend of Ivy Rd, Marshall, NC 28753

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