Our annual Hope Retreats brings grieving families together for an intimate and immersive three days together. The retreats provide space and time for families to acknowledge their pain together, share their stories, build community and participate in various therapeutic activities. The Hope Retreat offers an integrative holistic approach to address our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well being.
that reduce anxiety, memorialize, and promote self-care.
Families are encouraged to allow grief to show up in all emotions and express it in the most authentic way possible -- sharing, music, dancing, art, laughter.
Children are led through emotion coaching exercises with in conjunction with our children’s book group reading with our child life bereavement specialist and our licensed family, marital and art therapist.
The next retreat is scheduled to take place on October 11 - -- on Oahu. For more information, please contact
We hold grief in our physical body & Hope Retreat (HR) activities like lomi lomi, healing touch, personal training sessions, yoga, and big energy play activities for keiki help move activated grief. For our emotional selves, the HR offers multiple opportunities daily for sharing & expressing emotion in varied groups & activities. Mental health & calming the central nervous system is a daily focus & thoughts around grief are expressed in group share, journaling, intimate side conversations & multiple opportunities for guided meditation daily.