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Women’s Retreat Transcend Yourself

Gift yourself the opportunity to be immersed into the sacred feminine practices and treasures for 7 days in one of the world’s most mystical locations.


This program provides women with a space to retreat within ourselves, where we can tap deeply into the Sacred Feminine, explore various aspects of our own feminine power and beauty, and come back to the world, strong, radiant, fully alive and empowered.




When groups of like-minded women get together magic is created. Sacred Feminine retreats awaken awareness of the feminine form with beautiful flowing, simple yet sensual dance, and a deeper understanding, honouring and integration of energy and companionship.


This retreat is a container of practice in space full of beauty and sisterhood, connection with Nature and silence, dance and Goddess rituals, devotional chanting and much, much more.


Together we explore our highest potential as Sacred women, we discover a unique gift of each woman and we hold her as she moves into embodying her Nature.


We move beyond our limitations by exploring the strength of our femininity. We practice to unveil the wisdom and beauty already inherent in each woman.


We come together to practice, heal any guilt or shame around being a powerful woman, open beyond limits and allow and celebrate our unique womanhood. We come together to bring more light to this world.


You will leave this retreat transformed, deeply connected to your beauty, a lot more self-confident and empowered with an abundance of tools and insight into how to be in touch with your inner Goddess and at the same time be successful and active in the modern world.


This Retreat Can Be The Beginning Of Your Life Change!


Imagine yourself surrounded by a luxuriant tropical nature, in a boat trip on the backwaters and going daily to the beach, receiving an ayurvedic massage, eating Indian delicious meals. As you make your way to the yoga shala you stroll through the tranquil gardens, you enjoy a rejuvenating meditation practice, before indulging in a fresh, nutritious and delicious typical Kerala breakfast. Participate in our Sacred Feminine classes and practices. Take then some time to relax and unwind by the beach, enjoy a luscious Ayurvedic massage, stroll into Varkala for some sight-seeing. Experienced yogis can explore and enhance their practice, while new students can deepen their understanding of yoga, coaching for women in a supportive and nurturing environment.


For a truly holistic experience led by the most knowledgeable teachers from the Shakti Ashram and retreat site, join us to re-energize, unwind and re-connect with your true self while soaking up the blissful surrounds of beautiful Varkala.


What’s Possible In This Retreat


  • Reclaim your fullness and aliveness as a woman

  • Deepen your connection with your true self

  • Happiness, fulfillment, love

  • Deepen and enrich your relationships

  • Stronger alignment with your destiny / dharma

  • Clearing old, unwanted thought patterns and letting go of old habits

  • Live more fully from your heart and soul

  • Healing of traumas from this life, past lives and ancestral lines

  • Weave, balance and unite your divine masculine with your divine feminine

  • Open to a heart-space of belonging, healing, trust and love that is only possible to create in sacred women’s circle



We will be performing a number of mystical rituals to establish the link with the divine feminine power.




It is more than just any dance, it is a conscious movement practice, movement that heals, that nourishes the feminine, that helps us cultivate self love and confidence. Experience the ancient art of dance as a form of moving prayer, self-expression, discovery, and connection to your own inherent mystery. Explore what it means to be “danced from within” by enjoying freestyle movement, belly dance techniques to help unravel the sensuality and wisdom of the body.




Channel your high priestess through sacred rituals and ceremonies to call in goddesses from Indian Tantra and Tibetan Buddhism. Tara, the deity of love, compassion, and healing, and Lakshmi, goddess of fortune and abundance, Saraswati, the Goddess of wisdom and arts, Dhurga, the Goddess that personifies the woman warrior, Khali, the Goddess that destroy the faked shapes of human expressions, will inspire you to manifest their divine qualities in your own being.




Embodying this magnificent archetype, that deep down we all are longing to express. Learn how to stay in your own power, set up boundaries and learn to say no.




When women gather in sacred space magic happens. We come into rhythm with nature’s cycles and deep feminine wisdom. We discover and open to the tribal sisterhood of support we’ve longed for. And from there we find grace which heals and transforms as well as gives us strength to shed unwanted layers so that we can live more deeply, authentically and soulfully.

Every participant is a special member of the women’s circle where we embrace each other in the totality of who we are. We step away from competition and judgment between women. We cultivate sisterhood. We make friendships for life. Together we grow and transform. The circle holds us as we dive deeper.




Practices on liberating the feminine voice, coming back to our untamable authentic nature.




Svadiyaya is a Sanskrit word that means “Know Yourself”. We will have a day focused on Numerology and Mayan Astrology, Chinese Astrology, Karmic Astrology and Western Astrology for the group, where we will understand the energy of each individual, soul gifts, life path, karmic lessons, challenges to overcome and personality traits to improve. This is an eye opener to open the Life Path in front of you (Does not include individual sessions).




Learn the basic movements to perform a massage to your loved ones. Experience, give and receive massages.




In the Transcend Yourself Women’s Retreat you will learn, practice Krya (cleansing exercises), Pranayama (breathing exercises), Yoga Nidra (relaxation), Meditation, Bakti Yoga (mantras), and receive theory classes.




Indulge yourself receiving a Indian Ayurvedic Oil Massages followed by Powder Massage with healing herbs. You will leave the massage room floating and light like a feather!




Visit the Golden Island in a beautiful Varkala Backwaters Trip. The landscapes are unforgettable.




This retreat is a profound experience that helps to establish a firm foundation of inner discipline.




Learn how to energize yourself for the day with the yogic breathing exercises.




Learn relaxation techniques and introduce regular relaxation into your daily life. This will help you to feel, rested, reestablished and with a clear mind.




Through the meditation techniques we will guide you to connect with your soul, receive important messages for your life and fulfill your Life Path.




Singing the mantras is an amazing way to bring happiness to your heart. In fact, singing anything always sends away the sadness!




This is a retreat for you to detox from the “normal life”. In order for you to feel the shining crystal within you, it takes your willingness and compromise to do it. During the retreat you will have delicious vegan meals and juices and we highly recommend you to not drink coffee, alcohol or smoke.




No previous experience is necessary! This work is open to all women who are willing to go within and experience their ultimate feminine power.


Perfect for all levels of belly-dance from beginners to advanced.


Bookings are open and it is advisable to pop your name down for this one quickly as we have limited spaces.


You must book in advance because we will create a current astrology chart for you before the retreat starts. So we’ll need your birth date, hour and birth location (to be fulfilled on the the Online Form).


I’m very much looking forward to taking this Journey into the Sacred Feminine with you!


This Transcend Yourself Women’s Retreat is an intensive and trans-formative experience taught by disciples of recognized international Schools.


You can stay at the Shakt Ashram (accommodation is optional), starting each morning with cleansing and breathing exercises, meditation, mantras, and enjoying the sacred feminine workshops, and there’s plenty of time to take in the gorgeous beaches and the nearby ancient Indian Temples, receive ayurvedic massages or explore the town of Varkala.


Duration: 7 days.

Languages: English (occasional translation is possible in Spanish, French or Portuguese in the Sonia’s classes and in Hindi in Alma’s classes).



You Can Participate In This Retreat to:


  • Get answers and insights about the next steps for your personal and professional life;

  • To heal your emotions;

  • As a get-away-from-it-all retreat;

  • As a way to meet new positive and loving friends;

  • As an opportunity to spend time with Alma and Sonia Indigo in the healing energies of Varkala.




To see the details of the Sacred Feminine Workshop, click on the following link:


Day 1, 2 & 3: Sacred Feminine Workshop


Begin your journey by attending to the 3 days Sacred Feminine Workshop where you will have opportunity to learn and practice Belly Dance, Oriental and free dance, receive shamanic teachings for woman’s, learn rituals, and much, much more!


Day 4: Massage and Backwaters Tour


After 3 intensive days, indulge yourself in receiving 1 Indian Ayurvedic massage of 2h with oil and healing herbs powder massage. You will leave floating like a feather. Then have a delicious vegetarian meal with sea view in one of the best restaurants on the cliff and on the afternoon, we will go to the backwaters, Golden Island Shiva & Parvati Temple, we will then go to Durga Temple and watch the sunset on a desert beach.


Day 5: Full Moon Rituals and Goddesses Invocations


This is the day to perform live the Full Moon Rituals, where we will go through several practices on the nature, as well as on the retreat site.


Day 6: Learn Massage


Learn How to perform a relaxing massage to your friends and your partner. This day is an approach to massage where you can learn the basic movements for massage your partners and/or friends.


Day 7: Know Yourself Through Astrology & Numerology


In the last day we will go through an unique experience of astrology for groups. You will get to know the main traits of your Numerology as well as your Mayan, Karmic, Chinese and Western Astrologies. We will then understand better why individuals in the group get affinity with each other. Besides this, you will get to know your soul purpose and Life Path, karmic lessons and personality traits to improve. (Does not include personal extensive readings).


Note: The schedule of the order of the activities can change depending on the Full Moon day in each retreat, as well to the needs of each group and the external services scheduling that are provided.




  • 6h to 8h am: Meditation and yoga class on the beach

  • 8h to 10h: Free time

  • 10h to 11h: Brunch – Delicious vegetarian typical South Indian breakfast

  • 11h to 14h: Workshop

  • 14h to 15h: Lunch – Delicious vegetarian typical South Indian meal 

  • 15h to 17h: Workshop

  • From 17h: Free time for beach, sunset, explore the Cliff restaurants and much more!




A Certificate of Presence from Sonia Indigo Academy is awarded on successful completion of the Transcend Yourself Women’s Retreat.


At the end of the Healing Retreat, you’ll be eligible to to transform your life with a regular yoga and reiki practice and you’ll receive a certificate that’s suitable for framing. This paraprofessional worldwide designation demonstrates that you’ve taken extra training in womb awakening, women empowering and sacred feminine.




A sincere desire to learn and openness to healing techniques and spirituality is required.


We respect all religious and spiritual practices and are sensitive to all beliefs. This retreat works for all.


What to Bring: Sandals, notebooks, pen.


Attire: Dress casually and comfortably throughout the retreat. Bring sport clothes for the yoga practice and for the workshops bring the most beautiful and feminine dresses you have: long dresses, long skirts, feminine clothes, white clothes for the ritual day. The temperature can be warm as we are in a tropical part of the country, so please bring light clothes.


Before the classes:


  • Make sure you go to the toilet. You don’t want to lose a bit of these teachings;

  • Arrive on time to insure that you are not stressed or anxious.

  • For the meditation and reiki classes, take out all the accessories, earrings, bracelets, watch, rings, etc. If you have long hair, put your hair in a pony tail;

  • Talk to the teacher if you are concerned about anything related with your your health state. Let us know if you are undergoing any medical treatment;




  • Trivandrum International Airport: The nearest airport is . From the airport you can reach Varkala by car, . train or bus, it’s about 50 km distance.. Takes 1h to reach. If you stay in Shakti Ashram, we can send a taxi to pick you up to our resort.

  • Cochin Airport: From Cochin to Varkala, you can take a train or a taxi (4h).

  • There are also Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai Airports (among others in India), that are quite far from Varkala. It can take one to two days for you to reach here.




“Sacred Feminine is about connecting with your womb, your inner wisdom and empowering yourself as a Woman. It’s about respecting your Sacred Blood and using it in your ceremonies. It’s about staying silent and listening to the creativity latent in your 2nd chakra. It’s connecting with the Natural energies of the Moon, the Sun, the Earth, the elements and inviting them into your life. It’s about dancing in the sacredness of our bodies, closing our eyes and letting our soul flow with the music. Sacred Feminine is about remembering that you are a Female and so, able to give birth naturally, in a homely environment and free of drugs. It’s learning about the grieving process of an abortion, and being abused in so many ways. It’s about respecting yourself as a Human Being and making yourself feel respected as a Woman. Sacred Feminine is about sharing, dancing, laughing, crying, nurturing…It’s about Being Yourself, Authentic, without masks and fulfilling your Life Path on this Planet, which includes protecting Mother Nature, the people on Planet Earth and Wild life.”



Retreat Prices In INR (Indian Rupees)/ Euros / by Payment Date


  • Price: 47.000 Inr (save 10% on the Sacred Feminine Workshop)

  • Early Birds: 39.950 Inr (save 15% on the 6 days workshops when booking and completing payment within more than 6 months before the event).


The Payment Includes: 1 ayurvedic massage 2h, 1 guided trip, daily meditation classes, attendance to the Sacred Feminine Workshop, plus 3 days activities, certificate, snack, 3 meals (typical South Indian vegetarian meals) and group photo (in digital format).


Special Promotion: GET YOUR PLACE FOR FREE! Bring 6 participants to the retreat (with payment confirmed) and get your place for free!




Accommodation is not included, as we can offer accommodation for all kinds of budgets. See the several options available bellow and choose the one that suits you better.




Accommodation Options Available:


Price for 9 nights Accommodation per room in Shakti Ashram:


  • Double Deluxe W / AC _________________________13.500 Inr

  • Deluxe Double W / HOT WATER _________________ 8.100 Inr

  • Standard Double Room _________________________ 6.300 Inr

  • Open Air Dormitory ____________________________ 3.600 Inr


Tax Included.


Price for 8 nights Accommodation per room in Akhil Resort with Swimming Pool:


  • Deluxe Ac Cottage Pool View ______________  36.000 Inr + Tax

  • Deluxe Vintage Villa A/C ___________________ 40.000 Inr + Tax

  • Royal Heritage Cottage A/C ________________ 44.000 Inr + Tax

  • Exclusive A/C Heritage Pool View Cottage ___  52.000 Inr + Tax


GSTAX- 12 % upto INR 2499, 18% upto 7499, 28% INR 7500 and above (per night).


Bookings: send an email to and mention your participation on the events of the Indigo Academy.

For all prices consider the information in Indian Rupees.




Indian citizens with proved residence in India, have 20% discount over all the prices mentioned above (except accommodation prices). In order to use this discount you have to send us by email your Indian ID card, or Indian Passport (The document has to have your photo and full name), and an address prove (with your name and address). Please contact us for further information’s about the payment.






If you are unable to attend for any reason, you may have someone substitute for your participation in the program. email the Sonia Indigo Academy Customer Service Department at least 30 days prior to the event to transfer your enrollment. A 500Inr fee will apply. Previously transferred and complimentary tickets are not eligible.




If you are unable to attend and do not wish to substitute, contact our Customer Service Department. We will convert your enrollment to a non-refundable voucher which must be used within one year from your original event date. Some restrictions apply. This voucher is valid for the events, therapies and private sessions on the Indigo Academy.




Once the event commences, Customers seeking a refund will need to visit our Customer Service booth during the Day 1 afternoon meal break at the event. Refunds are authorized at the event only. You must have attended the event up until the Day 1 afternoon meal break and request your refund at the Customer Service Desk during the Day 1 afternoon meal break. At your option, we will apply your tuition to any Sonia Indigo’s event, or send you a full refund. Simply turn in your workbook to Sonia Indigo at the end of the 1st morning. Complimentary enrollments are not eligible for refund.




You can pay via bank transfer, by Western Union or cash.

The attendees are responsible for the transaction fees.


Once we have received your application form, we will send you all the information on how to pay.




In the highly unlikely event that we must cancel the workshop, we reserve the right to cancel for any reason. If we determine that the workshop cancellation is necessary, we will refund your full payment.




To reserve your place, is required payment in advance with the retreat inscription.



Once you reserve and pay for your place on the event, we will send you the adress of Shakti Ashram and how to reach here, as well as our phone number.




Your event passes can be viewed and printed from the confirmation email you will receive after the payment is confirmed.

You’ll need to print your event passes and bring them with you to the event as this is your pass into the event.


If you have any questions please send an email to




A percentage of the total profit will be donated to Indigo Foundation, a non-profit Organization that develop and funds projects for the less fortunate, and brings innovative and altruist ideas to the community.