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Find joy through connection and adventure
Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up. "To love ourselves and support each other in the process of becoming real is perhaps the greatest single act of daring greatly." Brene Brown.
**We have just added our 15th retreat. A virtual Daring to Own Your Story TM Retreat to be held Friday July 29, 3-7 PM Pacific Time; July 30 - 8-10 AM Pacific Time; and a 2 hour time in September. This retreat will be facilitated by Becky Andrews, LCMHC and Melissa Taussig, LCPC. Both therapists in private practice who are blind. To register email Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost for this 8 hour retreat will be $125 and can be made payable to Daring Sisters via PayPal at email@example.com or check to Daring Sisters, 1355 N. Main, Ste. 1, Bountiful, Utah 84010.
Our 14th Daring to Own Your Story TM Retreat for women who are blind / low vision will be held September 14-18th, 2022 at the beautiful Hull Foundation in Sandy, Oregon. Join us for connection, adventure, deep conversations and lots of laughter and fun with other women. *This retreat is full. If you'd like to be added to our wait list or updated on future retreats - email Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This retreat will be facilitated by Becky Andrews, LCMHC, Founder of Daring Sisters (bio at: www.resilientsolutionsinc.com) and Jane Flower, MSG. Jane is the Youth Outreach Specialist at Guide Dogs for the Blind. She and her third guide dog Pilaf have travelled throughout the US and Canada sharing the mission and vision of Guide Dogs to perspective Guide Dog users ad their families and professionals in the field of low vision. Outside of work, Jane and her husband, Wayne live with her retired guide dog Anya, their pet dog KA and guide Pilaf. They love to travel, hike, go for long walks with their dogs, camping and spending time with friends and family.
This 5 day retreat is $675. What is included? Transportation to and from the Portland airport; all meals, four nights lodging (your own room), and Daring Sisters retreat activities.
*There may be some optional outside activities that have a fee.
To register -- a deposit of $175 can be made to Daring Sisters either by a check to Daring Sisters, 1355 N. Main, Ste. 1, Bountiful, Utah 84010 or by paypal at DaringSisters1@gmail.com. Email Taylor at email@example.com and she will get your registration information.
We will hold a zoom call in June to answer all your questions. The balance of $500 will be due two weeks prior to the retreat -- September 1st.
*Hull Foundation requires all their guests and visitors to be vaccinated.
Since 2016, the Daring Sisters have held 13 retreats in Park City, Bountiful and virtually. Eighty-five women have attended both in person and virtual. Our initial retreat is based on Daring to Own Your Story TM where we explore how we want to show up, live brave, and be our authentic selves and support other women to do the same. Deep meaningful conversations facilitated by Becky Andrews, LCMHC (www.resilientsolutionsinc.com) and Sheila Koenig, MEd are combined with activities for lasting connection.
Vision: Blind Women cultivating courageous living and authentic connections with each other and the world.
Mission: Through our individual and collective lived experiences, Daring Sisters offer women with blindness or low vision the opportunity to define and embrace their own stories. We begin our shared community experience with participation in a Daring to Own Your Story TM retreat, and create additional opportunities for validating, supporting, connecting and empowering. We provide opportunities for social, emotional and physical growth and learning while honoring each individual's journey.
How do you join our Daring Sisters community? First step is to attend a Daring to Own Your Story TM Retreat held virtually or in person. Following participating in a retreat -- continued connection through monthly book clubs, yoga classes, monthly connection calls, cooking classes, writing classes, health and fitness classes and other special interest groups are offered by the Daring Sisters and available to all the Daring Sisters.
If you would like to contribute to our nonprofit work you can donate to:
Daring Sisters, 1355 N. Main, Ste. 1, Bountiful, Utah 84010 or Paypal: DaringSisters1@gmail.com. Thank you for your support.
Daring Sisters is a 501 c(3) nonprofit EIN: 463896448.
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Daring Sisters offers women with blindness or low vision the opportunity to define and embrace their own stories. We begin our shared community experience with participation in a Daring to Own Your Story TM retreat and create additional safe spaces for validating, supporting, connecting and empowering. We provide opportunities for social, emotional and physical growth and learning while honoring each individual's journey.