Thrive Again Retreat

Discover a Journey of Healing, Empowerment, and Renewal

Duquesa Dean

Ghandi Knowles-Thompson

Sandi Edghill

Patrice Lockhart

Thrive Again is a transformative retreat designed to help you restore balance, find inner peace, and reignite your passion for life.

🗓️ When: November 7th to 10th, 2024
🌎 Where: Orlando, Florida

Are you a career-driven woman or a busy mom feeling stretched thin and longing for a break?

Are you into health and wellness or a woman seeking personal growth and development?

Are you a woman in transition navigating being an empty nester, adjusting to a career change or recently divorced or widowed or recovering from a medical battle?

If so, join us for this transformative retreat designed to help you restore balance, find inner peace, and reignite your passion for life.

4 days, 3 nights, infinite benefits

Step away from the hustle and bustle to recharge your mind, body and soul.

Reconnect with yourself & rejuvenate your spirit

Engage in activities that nourish your soul and rekindle your passions.

Take time for self-reflection and personal growth in a supportive environment.

Learn practical strategies to balance your career and family life more effectively.

Enjoy moments of tranquility and relaxation tailored to women like you.

Connect with other like-minded women who share your journey.

Set in the serene surroundings of Orlando, Florida, this retreat is designed to nurture your body, mind, and spirit.

At Thrive Again, we believe in nurturing the whole person.

Our retreat focuses on physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness through a variety of activities and workshops. Empower yourself with the tools and confidence needed to conquer and rebound from any life circumstance. 

Start each day with mindfulness practices to calm the mind and strengthen the body.

Learn about the best foods and diets for hormone balance, complete with cooking demonstrations.

Express your journey creatively and find healing through art.

Define your future aspirations and visualize your path forward.

Develop strategies to enhance your mental and emotional resilience.

Hear from fellow experts who will share their stories and insights.

Retreat Schedule 2024

Are You Ready to Begin a Journey of Healing, Empowerment, and Renewal?





Healing Through Art Workshop

Inspirational Speaker Session – Sandi Edghill

Topic: Loving Yourself Through The Tough Times

Reconnecting and Rejuvenating

Thursday, November 7th, 2024

About Sandi:

Sandi specializes in Work-Life Wellness Coaching, focusing on empowering women like you to prioritize their own well-being as they pursue the best version of themselves, with ease. Whether it’s juggling multiple roles, managing overwhelming tasks, or finding peace in the midst of chaos, she is there to support and guide. Her holistic approach is designed to help you cultivate resilience, allowing you to achieve sustainable success in all facets of your life.


Morning Stretch, Breathing, and Meditation

Inspirational Speaker Session:
Dr. Ghandi Knowles -Thompson

Topic – Nourishing the Soul: Biblical Principles for Soul Care

Empowerment and Growth

Friday, November 8th 2024

About Ghandi:

Mentor, Author, Caregiver, Philanthropist, Lecturer and Professional Risk Manager are just some of the many caps she wears.

Ghandi is a devout disciple of Christ, the only daughter of Willamae Ferguson and the happy wife of Garvado Thompson. She is also the proud mother of two children: Israel and I’lia Thompson.


Chef Demonstration

Inspirational Speaker Session – Patrice Lockhart

Nutrition and Wellness Workshop

Topic – Wellness 9-1-1 to thrive

Bonus: Game night or free time

About Patrice:

Patrice is an Entrepreneur, Investor, Menopause Health Practitioner, and CEO of Shaddai Health with a passion for public speaking. Certified by the Menopause Movement in the UK, she is one of the few Black Menopause Coaches globally and the first in the Caribbean. She works with menopausal women (and some of their spouses) in the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the USA.

With nearly 30 years of experience in health and wellness, Patrice is dedicated to helping people achieve their health goals. She emphasizes that each choice we make—forkful and spoonful at a time—contributes to either good health or poor health.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Patrice is a proud daughter of the Most High and a devoted mother of two amazing children.

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Reflection and Moving Forward

Morning Meditation and Journaling

Inspirational Speaker Session – Duquesa D. Dean

Topic – Dream, Plan, Achieve: Goal Setting and Vision Casting

Saturday, November 9th 2024

Healing Circles & Bonding

Free afternoon for shopping

Group Outing

About Duquesa:

Duquesa helps women evolve into the women they were born to be and step into the life they’ve always dreamed of.

Duquesa is a Certified Public Speaker, Published Author, Mother of two Bahamas Beach lover who Coaches & trains employees in the corporate world as well as provides Professional Development and Personal Develop Coaching.  

She’s  worked with women from the USA, Caribbean and the United Kingdom. Duquesa is passionate about this work because as a teen and even in her adult life, she often felt inept and longed for the support of other women to help her grow and develop her talent.

Find out more about Duquesa here:


Closing Ceremony

Morning Meditation

Gratitude Circle

Sunday (Morning), November 10th 2024

Venue and Accommodation

Our retreat will be held in a beautiful, tranquil location in Orlando, Florida. Participants will enjoy comfortable accommodations, nutritious meals, and access to serene natural surroundings, perfect for reflection and relaxation.

Register Now

Spaces are limited to twelve women to ensure an intimate and supportive environment. Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey of healing, empowerment, and renewal.

Registration Includes:

✔️ All workshops and activities
✔️ Accommodations for 4 days/3 nights
✔️ Dinner on Thursday
✔️ Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday & Saturday
✔️ Breakfast on Sunday
✔️ Retreat materials and welcome pack
✔️ Group Excursion


Early Bird Pricing

$1,200 (available until August 18th, 2024)

Standard Pricing

$1,400 (available until October 30th, 2024 or while space is available whichever occurs first.


Payment plans available with the final payment due October 1st)

Contact Us

For more information or any questions, please contact us at:


Experience the transformative power of holistic health and wellness at the Thrive Again Women’s Retreat. We look forward to welcoming you to this life-changing event.