Women’s Wisdom & Plant Medicine Retreat
March 4th – 11th 2023
Farm of Life, Costa Rica
I am so glad you found your way here, and I know it is no coincidence. It is in fact a most perfect alignment and a reflection of your commitment. Your unique presence and gifts are an intricate part of our circle. Thank you for being here.
I am so excited to share with you that there are two opportunities in 2023 to choose from to join me in Costa Rica for my 6th and 7th annual women’s retreat at Farm of Life.
It is an absolute honor to be sharing these retreats with you, year after year. The vision for this year’s retreats is VERY special to me and it exists because you are ready; we are ready.
We are in times of great transformation and the spirit of the land at Farm of Life is calling us forth, along with our soul’s own readiness and commitment, to REMEMBER together.
It is time.
In overflowing gratitude,
Join us for the 7th Annual
8 Day Women’s Wisdom Retreat with Lacey
& Sacred Forest Medicine Ceremony
We welcome you to take your seat in a circle of women who are remembering the ways of our feminine wisdom & sacred traditions.
For 8 unforgettable days, you will be immersed in nature, sisterhood and a safe container for sacred transformation, all while experiencing the beauty and magic of Farm of Life and Costa Rica.
The retreat is an intimate group size and open to 13 women who are devoted to their Self discovery.
Offer yourself this peaceful time, and precious gift to step away from your day to day routine, and come home to yourSelf in the jungles of Costa Rica.
Recharge as you connect to the elements of our Mother Earth:
revitalize your strength & vitality as you walk barefoot on the earth ;
renew and purify in nearby crystaline waterfalls;
dance and play in radiant ocean waves;
bask in and receive the sun’s healing glow;
hydrate and refresh from living springs & fresh coconuts;
nourish & cleanse with high vibrational foods from the land;
breathe deeply & fill your lungs with clean fresh mountain air.
When we gather in sisterhood, we remember together with each woman as a sacred reflection and witness. Our ancient soul and feminine self is calling us home to nature; calling us home to sisterhood. The time is now to connect more deeply with the earth, the elements, and her plants as they carry the wisdom needed to move forward in these times.
We are remembering that we can heal ourselves with all that is gifted to us on this abundant earth, especially these sacred master plant teachers.
We are remembering the simple beauty and power of singing songs around the campfire, being awed by the stars, feeling the healing force of the shining sun, bathing in her cleansing crystalline waters and breathing in her fresh air.
Our ancestors are knocking on the doors of our hearts, and we are answering the call. Our life truly is the answered prayers of our great great grandmothers. We are here to carry forth the healing in our lineage, as we heal ourself.
Each morning after greeting the sunrise, we gather in the open air yoga shala to share in a movement and meditation practice as you take in the vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the serenity of the surrounding jungle. Lacey will guide you through a variety of styles of yoga, dance, and meditation inspired by the daily theme which has been carefully curated to offer you an intentional and transformative experience.
After a deliciously fresh breakfast, we will hike to an epic nearby waterfall or gather in sisterhood circle to explore and remember the ancestral ways of our feminine wisdom. Together we will remember what it means to be a woman of the earth who is deeply rooted in her center and deeply connected to nature.
We will remember the wisdom of our great grandmothers and bring back the traditions and practices that support us as women and mothers throughout the many initiations in our life. We will reawaken our inner maiden, mother, matriarch and crone wisdom so we can be of service to ourself, our family and the world. We will explore the archetype of the Priestess and how she lives within us all. We will reawaken our inner medicine woman and connect with the wisdom of our womb as we honor ourselves as cyclical beings.
A healthy lunch is enjoyed on campus, at the waterfall or the beach. The afternoon allows space to rest, read in a hammock, enjoy the all natural pool, or treat yourself to a massage. Grounding dinners are served after witnessing the mezmerizing sunsets.
The retreat also includes two very special ceremonies.
Experience a heart opening cacao (raw chocolate) ceremony with music, song, dance, and ritual guided by Lacey. The cacao is sourced locally from the local Indigenous Bribri people and is truly a gift for your body, mind, heart, womb and spirit. The intention of this ceremony is to release, cleanse, heal, reawaken, rejoice and expand your self love.
The second ceremony, guided by local medicine woman, will be a life changing evening with Grandmother Ayahuasca.
Under the illumination of the Virgo full moon, we will gather in ceremony around the campfire at Farm of Life, and be graced with the presence of a female shaman and the wisdom of the jungle vine plant medicine. In sisterhood, we will experience a night of song, prayer and healing in all ways.
Learn more about the roots, traditions and uses of this sacred plant medicine teacher via the documentaries below, Awakening The Should & Ayahuasca: Vine of the Soul
You will also have the chance to learn more about this ceremony in a LIVE information + Q&A call where Lacey will personally share about her experiences working with this plant medicine at Farm of Life since 2016.
Virgo represents the Priestess, and the Virgin – she who is whole unto herself. The Priestess is an energy alive within us all, and her consciousness is very strong on the planet at this time. The Priestess is She who is dedicated to her own healing and remembrance. She is of service to the spiritual well being of her community as she shares her Great Mission here on earth. The Priestess expresses her service in the world in many unique ways, and is here to bring forth clarity and confirmation for you. She is a bridge between heaven and earth, and a carrier of feminine wisdom traditions and arts. She invites you to reclaim your wholeness and sovereignty.
The retreat offers ample time and support for deep rest, relaxation and integration. One of the annual retreat highlights is the private waterfall all natural spa day with healing Costa Rican blue clay full body treatments and fresh aloe vera hair masks.
Take this time for you and dedicate this retreat to your holistic well being and remembrance of Self. Recharge physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Immerse yourself in the healing jungles and waters of Costa Rica and fill your cup.
Our Sanctuary: Farm of Life
Farm of Life, nestled in the middle of the jungle at the top of a mountain, makes it the ideal location for our retreat. This gem is located in the Southwest coastal region of Costa Rica near Dominical Beach. During your stay at Finca de Vida, bask in the high vibrational elements of the farm, feel the nourishing tropical breeze, listen to the symphony of innumerable birds & insects, watch the mesmerizing dance of the butterflies, dragonflies & hummingbirds.
This magical property bursts with radiant, fragrant flowers and lush gardens, towering ceiba trees, and flowing crystalline waters. Connect with Mother Nature and be nurtured by barefoot walking, sun gazing, breathing in fresh mountain air, hiking through the jungle trail, eating off the land and drinking pure spring water. Witness unforgettable sunsets and the mystical, shapeshifting clouds. Every moment at the Farm, everywhere that you look, all that you hear, touch, taste, & smell is an opportunity to experience pure wonderment and awe of this magical slice of paradise.
Deluxe Cabin – Coconut & Monkey suite
Cabins in the Orchard – Ceiba & Ylang Ylang
Jungle View Cabins : Toucan & Macaw
Book a complimentary 20 minutes discovery call to see if this retreat is for you!
Meet your Inspiring Guide!
Lacey lives a passionate, vibrant, natural and holistic life in the jungles of Costa Rica. She loves to nourish and nurture, and lives a devotional life of service as birth & postpartum doula, sacred ceremonialist, plant based chef, holistic nutritionist, yoga teacher, retreat facilitator and women’s womb guide.
Her embodied presence is inspired from over 10 years of seeking – inwardly within her own Being and traveling around the world to sit at the feet of masters – truth, wisdom, and harmony with the natural world. She has humbly come to recognize that nature is her greatest teacher and provides her with everything.
Lacey puts ALL of herself into every offering she shares and is beyond grateful to share the wisdom and practices that have been passed down to her from many incredible teachers.
“Lacey is a living example of being in connection with spirit, service and the divine feminine.”
~ Jody Calvi, Farm of Life Owner
8 Day Retreat Includes
7 Nights/8 days Accommodation at the Farm of Life.
with semi private (2 share) or private cabin (limited).
All cabins include a balcony with an epic view, hammock, ensuite bathroom, linens, towels, and fibre optic internet.
Daily Morning Meditation, Yoga & Movement
The practice is for all levels and combines Lacey’s years of experience as a teacher and student of yoga and feminine arts. She has learned a variety of styles and approaches from various teachers, and during retreats utilizes yoga, movement and meditation as a tool for inner transformation. All props provided!
Delicious Organic Vegetarian Gluten Free Meals
served in the open air dining hall, including fresh coconut water and medicinal garden tea! The menu is a beautiful blend of raw high vibration foods (think the best tropical fruit and smoothies you’ve ever had and fresh leafy greens from the organic garden!) and soul nourishing home cooked meals to support your journey. A special simple diet will be offered the day leading up to the ceremony. Coffee will be served only on the final days after the plant medicine ceremony.
Tropical Green Smoothie
Strawberry Vanilla Chia Pudding topped with hemp seeds & cacao
Fresh Fruit Salad & Boiled eggs.
Rainbow Kale Wraps with Tahini Dressing
Chickpea Hummus & homemade crackers
Garden Salad with honey mustard dressing
Fragrant Basmati Rice & Lentil Dhal served with Apricot Chutney
Roasted Ginger Turmeric Cauliflower
Sesame Garlic Sautéed Garden Greens
Fresh coconut water and medicinal herbal tea available throughout the day
Women’s Wisdom Circles & Ceremonies including a cacao ecstatic dance ceremony and a full moon forest medicine song circle guided by local shaman.
3 Waterfall Adventures & 2 Beach Trips
Spa Day with healing Costa Rican Vida Blue Clay & garden fresh aloe vera
Farm of Life Medicinal Prana Tour
Campfire & Song Circle
Sungazing Instruction with Farm of Life Co-Creator, Brian.
Healthy Fibre Optic Wifi to stay connected to loved ones.
Group Shuttle Transfer to/from San Jose Airport Hotel
Mid-Week Laundry Service
+ Bonus +
30 minute private, complimentary discovery call with Lacey to discuss your unique retreat journey.
Live Info Call + Q & A Call to answer all your questions and to learn more about the sacred medicine ceremony.
Group Preparation Call before the retreat
Group Integration Call after the retreat with Lacey
Private Group Chat for connecting with sisters and sharing resources
Welcome Letter with full details (ie: current travel policies, what to bring, how to prepare, airport hotel listings, retreat schedule, etc.)
Airfare to San Jose International Airport (San Juan Maria)
Accommodation in San Jose the night before the retreat (March 3rd).
PLEASE NOTE: The retreat beings at 8 am on March 4th in San Jose. All guests are required to arrive in San Jose at least one day prior. The hotel meeting point in San Jose will be shared upon registration. The retreat ends on March 11th at 10 am in Dominical, then a complimentary shuttle will transport you to the San Jose airport or hotel. All flights must be booked after 5pm or consider spending the night in San Jose and flying out the next day.
Taxi from airport to chosen hotel.
Massage Therapy or Breathwork with Sound Healing ($90)