Brought to you by Clinical Sexologist & Autism MOMpreneur, Kasha Vannessa Johnson this sponsored retreat will create a space for participants to engage in restorative, reflective and healing practices promoting rest, reinvigoration and reconnection with self. Through the power of storytelling we will share and build community space for participants to unpack and release guilt and shame and RECLAIM their identities, body, and sensuality. We will be joined by powerful healers and speakers such as Kasha herself alongside International Motivational Speaker Dora Chambers, Somaliah Williams and the Sacred Vibes Apothecary to aide in this journey. The event includes culinary delights to nourish the soul from within prepared by Celebrity Chef, Keisha B (Keys to Kitchen). This event is for Black people with a uterus only.
Covered for attendees will be: Room & Board at the retreat location, meals prepared by a celebrity chef, motivational speakers, sensual workshops and somatic healing sessions, travel via group transport to the estate, an exclusive swag bag, and a long term family of support!
Chef Keisha B is no stranger to the kitchen. She began her culinary exploration at a young age. In 2004, after several brief experiences with a catering company, she made a life changing decision and chose to attend the Culinary Institute of America after taking an International cooking course at Virginia Western Community College. Subsequent to her matriculation from the Culinary Institute with a double major in Culinary Arts and Hospitality/Restaurant Management, Chef Keisha has had the opportunity to express her skill and expertise for a wide range of high profile clientele.
She was a private chef/tour chef for comedian Katt Williams and his team. Chef Keisha has also cooked for recording artists such as Elton John, Yolanda Adams, Snoop Dogg, and even expanded her client base to include Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith, among many others. She also had the opportunity to personally cater to the palates of team members of the Memphis Grizzlies and their families. Chef Keisha had the unique and exhilarating opportunity to collaborate with the head caterer to The Rolling Stones. Her career and reputation for excellence were further confirmed in 2010 when she interviewed with Cristeta Commerford, the first female Executive Chef for the White House, in Washington DC. Chef Keisha B also holds an associates degree in Business Administration. Fast Forward to the present, in 2012 she started her first company of Culinary excellence which has been running strong for a decade. It was in these years, she developed amazing work relationships that have led to very successful collaborations. Currently she is partnering with a different type of concept that caters to a very. unique, upscale clientele with discerning tastes.
Chef Keisha has said on many occasions, “In a fast-paced environment, you have to be surrounded by people who love the food as much as you do!” She has traveled the globe, exploring various parts of Canada, France and Jamaica, acquiring a level of exposure and expertise which is truly unique. Chef Keisha has reached a level of experience and performance usually reserved for much older chefs, and her drive towards culinary adventure and innovation only heightened her value as a culinary expert.
Ms. Chambers is a dynamic leader and charismatic speaker that motivates, excites, and inspires many. Ms. Chambers travels the world moving her audiences to laughter and tears as she translates her life’s lessons into a powerful message of Hope; teaching that Success is not only possible; but Necessary!
Ms. Chambers is a seasoned professional that is committed to operating at the highest level of excellence. She has over 35 years of combined experience in business and leadership development, relationship marketing & sales training, and quality assurance.
She launched her business as an independent consultant in the telecommunications industry in 1994, specializing in marketing and business development. She has become a legend in the industry building an international organization of thousands of distributors that spans the globe; with millions of dollars in sales revenue.
Out of this success, Ms. Chambers launched DDC Success Coach, a personal & professional development consultant firm that develops and facilitates marketing and sales training for companies, organizations and individuals. She is also honored as a Keynote Speaker for many churches, schools, and organizations.
Somaliah Williams is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from the esteemed Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. The colleges foundation is steeped in traditional Chinese medicine. This has equipped her with tools in meridian theory and acupressure, along with Eastern and Western massage modalities. Somaliah is a member of the YinOva massage team and co creator of the YinOva Way, a fertility massage protocol. She offers focus therapy in prenatal care as a certified MaMassage therapist. She has participated in the in the Rose M. Singer Rikers Island Doula program headed by Ancient Song Doula Services. While there she provided reproductive health and childbirth education classes along with advocating for the women in the facility. Her world travels have landed her in Thailand where she received additional training in Thai Hara work, which is a massage technique targeted at an array of issues associated with digestion, reproductive health, and deep emotional blockages. Here she also studied infant, prenatal and postpartum massage and vaginal steam. Somaliah gives full- spectrum holistic care to her clients with technique and attunement, which are the basis of her practice.
Sacred Vibes Apothecary is a place of connection in our community, where the important work of Spiritual and Physical health is explored through the lenses of Social and Racial Justice. We use plants to connect you deeply to your roots and to expand your vision towards what wholeness can mean for you.
Herbalism is the study of plants and the healing they bring to our bodies. Herbalists dedicate their lives to working with medicinal plants. This includes grandma who worked with "magic" plants, community healers, curanderas, holistic medical doctors, naturopaths, medicine makers, herbal farmers, midwives, to name a few.
When taking ancestral plant medicine we turn inward to witness the self, reclaim the resilience of the ancestors and fortify our spirits so we can do the work of healing.
Sacred vibes will be hosting a workshop at Reclaiming Me Retreat designed to teach you to create your own medicine for your powerful RECLAIM!