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Karen Joyce and Judith Johnson
Thursday evening, October 26, 6:30–8:30 pm, and Friday–Saturday, October 27–28, 9:30 am–5 pm
Palazzo Tornabuoni, Florence, Tuscany

To register, please contact Karen Joyce by phone or email.

Most of us live from the outside in, scurrying about our lives with effort, judgement, fear and longing based on someone else’s ideas of how we should be, not our own. We have lost the precious connection to ourselves, reacting to life based on our conditioning, rather than responding from our natural insight and inherent wisdom.

Grace retreats presents a 2-day experiential workshop in Florence, Italy, designed to introduce valuable tools to bring us into alignment so that we can live a more balanced life – more confidence and joy, less self doubt and effort. More insight and self understanding, less reactive, conditioned behavior.

Only when we see truth and understand our conditioned pasts, can we begin to change and transform.

tools for change and inner growth

regenerative foods

the impact of a high alkaline diet

yoga & movement

moving the body to create space within and awaken blockages in our energy channels


connecting with silence and spaciousness to see and feel our inner truth

self inquiry

elaborating personal challenges through curiosity, sensations and inner guidance

inner family systems (ifs)

a psychological approach allowing us to discover and accept the various parts of our inner worlds

learning to see and recognize sub-personalities within us

psychoneuroenergetics (pne)

the use of pressure points and memory stimulation brings difficult events of our past to the surface so that they can be processed and released, enabling us to return to our natural way of being.

workshop schedule

Thursday October 26, 18.30-20.30 Welcome Introductory Cocktail Palazzo Tornabuoni, Club Library

Friday October 27th
10:00 Group Check In and Introductions: Instructors and participants
10:30 The Purpose ( The synergistic effect-the tools to connection )
11:00 The Breath & Silence
12:00 Movement & Yoga
13:00 Alkaline food Bar
14:00 Identifying and Clearing Trauma Patterns 16:00 Group Q & A

Saturday October 28th
10:00 Group Check In
10:30 The Breath & Silence
11:00 Movement & Yoga
12:00 Looking Inside
13:00 Regenerative & Alkaline food bar
14.00-16.00 Tools for Growth..demo’s (Self Inquiry, IFS, PNE) 16.00 Group Q & A

High alkaline water and a light vegetarian lunch and snacks will be served each day during the workshop.

Judith Johnson and Karen Joyce have been creating 5-day retreats together for over ten years and their integrative approach reflects their own personal journeys, life discoveries and teachings. This will be their first two-day intensive.

After three years of Grace Retreats I’m becoming a veteran. The best feeling I have experienced during
the retreat is this state of grace… I came here to open my heart and dive deeply inside of myself.
It has always happened and has helped me to change my life. –Lorenzo Franchini