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Wise Woman Retreat – 23, 24, 25th October 2020 



When: 23, 24 25th October 2020
Where: Bobbio Centre, Magheramore, Co Wicklow, Ireland
Cost:  Special Offer – bring your mum or your friend or another family member and receive a discount of €50 each = €345     Regular price = €395 includes 3-day retreat, 2 nights accommodation, all meals and tuition

What’s included

*Conscious Cooking classes to understand the relationship between food, radiant sexual health and vitality

*Delicious vegetarian meals

*Guided Chi Gong and meditation practices to nourish your elixir energy and maintain breast health

*Learn Self Shiatsu and potent acupressure points to flow energy and develop “Yin”

*Accommodation in a private retreat centre, peaceful and secluded. Only a walk away from a beautiful beach

What is it?  This all-women retreat creates a safe space for sharing and healing.  We cover all areas of women’s sexual health from fertility, menstrual cycle to menopause, breast health and slowing the aging process using the food we eat, gentle exercise, breathwork and potent acupressure points.


Open to all women at any stage of life – Places limited to 14 participants

Feel Well, Feel Wise – in control of your life

Your host Joanne, author of Good Food: Better Sex, is Chairperson of the Shiatsu Society and a registered Shiatsu Practitioner who has a wealth of experience guiding retreats supporting women in developing self-care practices by understanding the connection between  how you feel and the food you choose.  For over 25 years she has worked by caring and supporting people making empowered choices to bring happiness, health and wellness into their lives.

“I have been hosting these Wise Women Retreats for a number of years.  

Getting a group of women together in a safe space makes for great sharing, healing and fun”


Visit for more information or Call to book your space on the unique boutique retreat on 086 607 0432.


All dietary needs catered for. Use the contact page to request a full schedule outline including menu.

Joanne chats with Grainne Tyndall on the Soul Hour – 


When: Saturday 29th February 
Time: 1pm

Chatting with Grainne was such fun, recording the Soul Hour to be broadcast very soon.  I picked 5 of my favourite tracks which cover my life in Ireland since 1995 and we talked everything 5 elements, food as medicine and Good Food: Better Sex.  From the death of my father to working as a shepherdess in Israel, find how these things influenced my life and opened my heart.  I’ll let you know the date very soon to tune in