Saturday February 18th 2023, was the day for the first ever mums retreat hosted by The Mumpreneur Diaries. A day I had been planning since October 2022. When I had the spark of inspiration in July 2021 to create The Mumpreneur Diaries I knew I eventually wanted to create a space for mums to come together and fill their cups through retreats, but I had no idea how I was going to make that happen, I just knew I would.
Back to February 18th, what a fabulous day. The first mums retreat was held at Moor Hall Hotel & Spa in Four Oaks, Birmingham, it is such a beautiful setting. We started the day with a short intro and journaling session to allow us to get into a space of creation.
Next, we let our creative juices & emotions flow with free form art. Think paints, glitter, different mediums, spray paint, feathers, we had the lot! Without thinking too deeply into what we were creating we created our masterpieces, each one completely different from another. Some loved and some thrown in the bin. We then ate a delicious lunch, being waited on by the hotel staff. Chatting, making new friendships and sharing about life.
While the morning focused on creation, the afternoon focused on movement and more fun. To ease into the afternoon, create calm in our minds and body through a delightful hour of yoga with Mel from Lovegrove Wellness. All of us had only ever dabbled in yoga or never done it before, but Mel made sure we were comfortable and didn’t push too far. Once we were chilled and relaxed, Mel lead us through a guided meditation which was bliss, and all the other ladies agreed.
Now what I must say was probably my favourite part of the day (though it goes without saying I absolutely loved it all!). Dancing! Gill, principal of Class One Dance Academy, alongside her daughter came and taught us a fabulous, fun and sassy routine to Sparkling Diamonds from Moulin Rouge. It was amazing! Gill was impressed with how we all threw ourselves into it and picked it up really quickly, especially to say none of us were dancers. It was a great high energy way to end the day.
The next mums retreat is coming up on July 2nd, again at Moor Hoor Hotel & Spa. We have movement, we have craft, we have inspiration and connection to our inner & outer queens. It’s going to be a blast. I can’t wait to be back in the space with fellow mums and empower them to fill their cups up, which ripples into you being the best you and the best mum you can be. You can check out all of the information and grab your tickets from here.
Creating these spaces fills me with joy and lights me up, so of course you can expect plenty more to come. We have an overnight retreat in creation as well as a day retreat specifically for women in business. Keep your eyes on my website or better yet join my mailing list to be the first to know about everything we have coming up.