Postponed till further notice.


Our Lady of Grace

Summer Serenity Wellness Retreat 2021

Summer Serenity Wellness Retreat 2021

Time & Location

Postponed till further notice.

Our Lady of Grace, 29 Shelter Rock Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA

About the Event

Share in a day of health and wellness at our Annual Wellness Retreat Day!

Designed to introduce women to unique coping strategies they might not have previously used, we have brought together credible and compassionate professionals to lead each of the workshops. Following a healthy lunch, sit quietly or stroll around and enjoy the beauty of Our Lady of Grace.

​This program is offered FREE OF CHARGE. Please go to Lean On Me and select your workshop preferences.

Arrival begins promptly at 9:00 am.

Workshop Descriptions

Ask a Health Coach - MaryAnn Jones HHC, Founder of Thrive Naturally Join MaryAnn for a Q&A session where you will get answers to specific health and wellness questions including: How do I find hidden soy in my diet? Which supplements reduce my risk of recurrence? Do I really need to exercise? What is a paraben?

Essential Oils for Supportive Care - Karan Kaelin, MS, MA, CHC

​​High quality plant oils are nature’s pharmacy for supporting health and healing. We learn to use oils safely, where to store them, how to blend, and what oils to choose for specific issues such as ability to focus, concentration, and memory, lessening if anxiety/depression, reducing nausea, infections and inflammation.

Own You: New Tools for Your Owner’s Manual-Amy Elias, MS

Learn self-care with the wisdom of Shiatsu- a Japanese ancient subtle body tune-up: macrobioticphilosophyfor living Life and find homeostasis moment by moment.  Become independent in your healing as you learn how to read your individual constitution and infuse new modalities for freedom. Like the wind, all things shift, and like the Ocean, we rise and fall in the ebb and flow of life. Look past your thoughts so you may drink the pure nectar of this moment. Rumi.

Joyce Law, Art Therapist, ATR-BC, LCAT 

Positive Reflection with Mosaic Art

Using mosaic pieces and inspirational words, you will be asked to create a piece of mosaic art to self-reflect and help with focusing on positive thoughts. 

T'ai Chi Chih - Karen Kaelin MS, MA, CHC Accredited. Teacher of Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih, a meditation in motion that  leads us into the quiet center of ourselves through gentle movements that can be done standing or seated. This is a peaceful, relaxing, and energy awakening experience that can be done at your own pace

Yoga for Healing: Karyn Van Name: Certified Yoga & Meditation Instructor. Certified Reiki Master Align with a unique source of healing power through the practice of yoga and breath work.  When carefully practiced, you will tap into and draw from universal, therapeutic energy and remember your inherent wholeness. Bring yoga mat if you have one!

Meditation for the Mind and Heart: Karyn Van Name: Certified Yoga & MeditationInstructor. Certified Reiki Master

Experience simple and practical types of meditation which will slow down the chatter in your head, bring clarity of mind and clarity and release stress.  You will experience the present moment and open to the wisdom and compassion of your heart.  You will feel more ease and peace while enhancing your health and wellbeing.

Lisa Wolfson: Registered Metaphysical Practitioner, Reiki Master TeacherSelf-Compassion. The path to happiness can e found in Self-Compassion. It is a powerful tool in dealing with difficult emotions.  We will explore ways to stop being so hard on yourself and motivate yourself with encouragement rather than criticism.  Best of all, self- compassion is a skill that can be learned. Take the Self-Compassion test and learn ways to cultivate more of this proven power of being kind to yourself.  

Music and Rhythm - Pamela Carlton MS, MT-BC​ Come join us for interactive therapeutic group drumming experience, as we connect with other women in music and rhythm. Explore your feelings in a supportive environment, on a drum, tambourine, and other interesting instruments! Returning and new participants welcomed—no musical experience necessary!

This program was made possible by funds received by the MWCABC and the LI 2Day Walk





  • Serenity Ticket


    Participants attend for free. Funded through the generosity of the Manhasset Women's Coalition Against Breast Cancer Outreach Program and MWCABC Junior Coalition and LI 2 Day Walk.