to break free to live a life that feels so good has never been
so readily available.
can be improved in the specific areas of relationships, communication,
emotions, career, finances and health.
creative, grounded itineraries provide lasting support that
addresses each life theme.
are affordable, easy to get to, scheduled to fit the busiest
lifestyle, and totally awesome!
facilitation supports healthy shifts in attitude, awareness,
choices, and forward motion.
most common healing experience a woman has on an Aziza retreat
is that she no longer feels alone.
other women share from the heart cannot be
underestimated as a powerful way to feel connected through our common
of the most empowering experience is to understand that you
can positively shift your life perspective with conscious, thoughtful
exploration of potentially self-limiting attitudes or beliefs.
you gain is Self Knowledge.
with limited creative experience are constantly amazed at how
much they enjoy expressing themselves with colour and texture.
are pleasantly surprised by the depth and relevance of what
they learn from their creations.
most liberating experience a woman has on our retreats is recognizing
the patterns she unconsciously repeats that interfere with and separate
her from living her best life.
whole new world opens when a woman realizes she's
got brand new, healthy, life affirming options to consider as she moves
Room 212 at 348 Danforth Ave. is the location for
our women's urban retreats, unless otherwise notified.
and Chester Subway Stations are within walking, with
ready parking on the streets and parking lots nearby.
run from 1:30 - 6:00 for 4.5 intensive hours on Saturdays
throughout the year so you've got time to do errands or get into
the city and have lunch. And have a fun Saturday night. It's that
easy to commit to.
Common is a wonderful community with restaurants and shops in
Toronto's famous Greek Town. Hotels are nearby in downtown Toronto,
as are local B&B's.
pricing is $197 until April 1 for any of our 2014 urban
On April 2,
cost to attend is $247 if space is still available.
On May 1 cost
to attend is $297 if space is still available.
Bring a friend
and you save $25.
Add a private
45 minute follow up session with retreat facilitator and Gestalt
Therapist Laila Ghattas for an additional $150. These will be
scheduled on another day.
to all fees.
You can pay
by email interac transfer or credit card or Paypal. All payments
are to be paid in full at time of registration.
All fees are
non refundable. So be sure the programs and dates below
feel right for you.
Decades of experience and commitment to the personal
growth process is infused into these life altering workshops designed
to leave you with new awareness, insight and tools for forward
motion. If you're not satisfied in the first 75 min. of the program,
just quietly tell us and you'll get a full retreat fee refund
less $25 administration fee, no questions asked. NOTE:That's 75
generous minutes to decide and not a minute longer.
Ghattas is an artist, Gestalt therapist and Reiki practitioner.
a writer, public speaker, group facilitator and the founder of
Aziza Healing Adventures.
25 years experience in the Healing Arts.
over the last decade Laila has immersed herself in the spiritual
tapestry of Balinese Hinduism. The wisdom and insight gleaned
from ancient traditions is infused into all her work.
expertly and uniquely combines creative self-expression with Gestalt
Therapy in programs designed to:deepen self awareness, inspire
personal insight and improve the life of those who participate.
facilitates international healing retreats and workshops for women,
couples, groups, conferences and corporations.
has a private practice in Toronto where she offers personal growth
and Usui Reiki sessions, and private self discovery workshops.
Ghattas has earned a B.F.A., B. Ed, Gestalt Therapy undergrad
and postgrad Certificates, Expressive Art Certificate, Usui Reiki
degrees one and two.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING
" This has been
a transformational life altering experience for me."
vision and intuition of her clients' needs resounds in all of
the art activities. You think you know yourself until you get
your hands on a piece of clay and your world is opened to you."
" Combining art
and therapy can open doors that otherwise would remain forever
" Laila's gentle
touch and leadership gave me specific tools I can use at home.
Her insight and guidance is invaluable and more than I ever hoped
FINANCIAL, EMOTIONAL, COMMUNICATION & HEALTH PATTERN BUSTING
April 19 & August 16, 2014
do you feel about your career direction, income, job description?
Are you bored, stuck, ready for something different? Do you need
to explore what holds you back?
is your relationship like with co workers, boss and any authority
figure. How do you fit into the work culture you've chosen? Do
you keep meeting the same types of people in your employment?
going to spend intense hours looking at the blueprint you got
from your parents about employment. What you learned hard work
looks like. What you deserve. What success feels like. How you
handle conflict, criticism, praise. If any or all of these concerns
trouble your daily life, please join us!
JUNE 14, 2014
If you're struggling
with the cycle of poverty and just enough, where some months you're
feeling OK, and others you don't know how you'll manage, this
retreat is for you.
If you bounce between
fear and worry, turmoil and insecurity, and can't sleep because
of 'bag lady' syndrome dreams, come join us.
This intensive program
uncovers the blueprint your parents gave you about how to relate
to money. Understanding this blueprint is essential to finding
your way out of the cycle of scarcity and moving into a healthy
relationship to money.
We'll explore attitudes
towards spending, saving, having, not having, generosity, withholding,
scarcity mentality and more.
you cycle through feeling OK and then not OK at a sign of a trigger?
Does drama persist in your daily life? Do you feed off drama?
do you respond to conflict, disappointment, fear, anger, joy,
you know why you feel the way you do? Can you stay present to
this moment and find it enough?
going to look at the emotional climate from your youth to see
the impact it still has on your adult life. The models you learned
for reacting to specific situations.
you're weary of your emotional roller coaster, join us to explore
the unconscious hooks that are currently tugging, and gain tools
to free yourself.
well do you express yourself? Do you feel heard? Do you stick
up for yourself?
you ask for your needs to be met? Can you ask for help? Or are
you full of resentment at being left out? Do you listen well or
daydream? Are you misunderstood?
have a focused exploration of what communication looked like when
you were growing up and how that's affecting your self expression
is nothing as scary and satisfying as learning to sincerely say
the essential life-transforming words 'YES' and 'NO.
communication creates boundaries. Healthy boundaries are the path
need some help with communication, please register for this essential
do you feel about your body image? Do you have an opinion about
the level of your health, vitality, attractiveness?
do you imagine others perceive you? Are you at peace with what
messages did you get growing up about health, sickness, beauty,
self care, body size, dependency?
you've got an injury that won't heal, we can explore the underlying
issues that may be held in your body.
you take a lot of sick days, come explore what you're really sick
of, then discover ways to make the change.
begins in the mind. Come change your mind.
now to register or call 416-696-0086 for information