Overview

Overview

Women's Wellness Retreat 2018 | Cleveland Clinic

Women's Wellness Week 2018
Sunday, Nov. 4 - Sunday, Nov. 11

'Tween Waters Inn Island Resort and Spa, Captiva Island, Florida

Renew. Replenish. Rediscover.

Get ready to be empowered! Join experts from Cleveland Clinic's Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at the 39th annual Women's Wellness Week. Discover how to improve your health and well-being through hands-on experiences and educational programs with our integrative healthcare providers.

Throughout your stay, you’ll enjoy:

  • Unlimited fitness classes: Tai Chi, Yoga, Cardio Conditioning, Muscle Conditioning and Water Fitness.
  • Health talks by Cleveland Clinic physicians from the Wellness Institute and Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute.
  • Daily meals and snacks: Mediterranean style cuisine featuring gluten free and anti-inflammatory foods.
  • A cozy island beach resort on 13 picturesque acres, with access to kayak and stand-up-paddle boarding (discount for retreat patrons).
  • Rooms and cottages are steps from the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound.
  • On-site luxury spa offers discounts for retreat patrons.
  • Afternoons allow time to soak up the sun on the white sand beaches of Captiva Island and the ‘Tween Waters Inn private beach or pools.

After seven days, you’ll return home energized with a renewed sense of well-being. All-inclusive packages start at $2,390.00, which include the daily fitness options, wellness presentations, meals and hotel accommodations.

Before You Register - Read This!

  • Registration is now open.
  • Choose your room and all-inclusive packages BEFORE registering! View packages.
  • Sign up to receive updates.

Testimonials

  • Thank you for a rewarding, relaxing, centering, fulfilling week.  It’s all about connections – with ourselves and others.
  • I didn’t know what to expect – I knew the program would be good but it far exceeded my expectations!!
  • I would recommend this retreat to a friend. Thanks for a life changing experience.
  • Your program is fantastic! I will be back next year and hopefully many more. This week was truly a great gift to me.
  • An incredibly special experience. It has truly changed my life.
  • The program works because of the synergy of the location, knowledgeable and dedicated staff, and the right goal- empowering women to live their best lives and the right content to achieve these goals.
  • Thank you so much for organizing such a fabulous informative and healthy week. This past week taught me so much about health, fitness, and healthy eating but most importantly, about my inner self.
  • This is a mountain top experience for women on Captiva Island.
  • I didn’t know what to expect – I was wonderfully surprised in every aspect of the program.
  • Women’s Wellness Week is an investment in my future. This will improve my quality of life, health and well-being.
  • Thank you for a wonderful week. The team was amazing – so caring  well-informed. I learned so much about self-care. I took a gamble and really left feeling like a winner.. It was my first time and I hope not my last. I look forward to recalling the highlights and being able to use the info I learned in my everyday life.
  • Women’s Wellness Week on Captiva Island is far more than a retreat from everyday responsibilities. It is a life-affirming experience that confers lasting benefits that compound over time, as we each grow in our capacities to apply insights gained at Women’s Wellness Week.
Faculty

Faculty

Program Director

  • Dympna Ferrante | Email
    Women's Wellness Week  Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine

2018 Faculty / Presenters

Betul Hatipoglu, MD

Betul Hatipoglu, MD
Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute
Presentations:

  • Heart to Heart about Your Heart
  • Energizing your Energy Gland
Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS

Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS
Preventive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute
Presentations:

  • Natural Approaches to Improving Memory & Brain Health
  • Pillars of Health & Well-Being
  • Music as Medicine
Womens Wellness Retreat | Faculty | Denyse Carbonell

Denyse Carbonell, MEd., Art Education
Art Instructor

  • Learn to paint with nature
  • Relax, be mindful and enjoy your surroundings

Enjoy unlimited fitness classes: Tai Chi, Yoga, Cardio Conditioning, Muscle Conditioning and Water Fitness

Fitness Instructors

  • Liz Ferrante
  • April Grushetsky

Tai Chi Instructor

  • Charlene Nevans

Yoga Instructor

  • Dympna Ferrante

Women's Wellness Retreat Advisers

  • Margaret McKenzie, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Women's Health; President, Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital
  • Brenda Powell, MD, Integrative Medicine
    Co-Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine
  • Jamie Starkey, LAc, Eastern Medicine
    Eastern Medicine Department Manager, Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine
All-Inclusive Packages

All-Inclusive Packages

All-Inclusive Packages & Registration

Please take a moment to review the list of rooms (below) that have been reserved by Cleveland Clinic Women's Wellness Retreat. 

Rates are all-inclusive and cover the program fee, meals and room choice. Package rates are available in single or double accommodations. Retreat pricing does not include airfare. Our staff would be happy to coordinate ground transportation from Fort Myers International Airport (RSW) to 'Tween Waters Inn for you.

Space is very limited!
Please view the available room options below for package details. A $500 deposit is required to secure your selected package.

  • A $200 deposit is due to Cleveland Clinic at time of your online registration. Remaining balance to be paid in full upon arrival on November 4, 2018.
  • A $300 deposit is due to 'Tween Waters Inn at 800.223.5865. Remaining balance to be paid in full at time of resort check in on November 4, 2018.
  • You must contact 'Tween Waters Inn to confirm your reservation. Details will be available on a confirmation email once $200 deposit is made to Cleveland Clinic.

Transportation

  • Recommended airport: Fort Myers International Airport (RSW)
  • Ground transportation will be arranged for you, with a group rate when possible.

Choose Your Room and Package

Poolside Room

  • 2 Queen beds
  • Compact fridge
  • Screened balcony

Poolside room rate
Includes room, program and meals
Single: $2,900.00
Double: $2,390.00 per person
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Waterview Guest Room

  • 2 Queen beds
  • Compact fridge
  • Screened balcony

Waterview Guest room rate
Includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,105.00
Double: $2,505.00 per person
Register

Bay View Studio

  • King bed
  • Kitchen efficiency
  • Sitting area
  • Shower (no tub)
  • Screened balcony

Bay View Studio
Includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,425.00
Double: $2,680.00 per person
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Gulf View Studio

No elevator access in Gulf Building

  • King bed
  • Kitchen efficiency
  • Sitting area
  • Deluxe bath & shower
  • Screened balcony

Gulf View Studio
Rate includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,425.00
Double: $2,680.00 per person
Register

Courtyard Suite

  • One bedroom with 2 Queen beds
  • Living room with sleeper sofa
  • Kitchen efficiency
  • Screened balcony

Courtyard Suite
Rate includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,555.00
Double: $2,800.00 per person
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Bay View Suite

  • One bedroom with 2 Queen beds
  • Living room with sleeper sofa
  • Kitchen efficiency
  • Screened balcony

Bay View Suite
Rate includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,785.00
Double: $2,940.00 per person
Register

2- and 3- Bedroom Suites

  • Living room
  • 2 to 3 bedrooms
  • Kitchen efficiency
  • Screened balcony

2- and 3- Bedroom Suites
Rate includes room, program and meals
Contact 'Tween Waters Inn Resort at 800.223.5865.
Ask for Marissa or Carol for rate per person.
Register

No-Room Package

  • Reserved for residents of
    Captiva or Sanibel Island 

No-Room Package
Rate includes resort fee, program and meals
No Room Required: $2,030.00 per person
Register

Before You Register - Read This!

Schedule

Schedule

Renew. Replenish. Rediscover.

Get ready to be empowered! Join experts from Cleveland Clinic's Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at the 39th annual Women's Wellness Week. Discover how to improve your health and well-being through hands-on experiences and educational programs with our integrative healthcare providers.

Tentative Schedule for Women's Wellness Week 2018:

An official schedule is provided upon arrival to the event on November 4, 2018. It is your choice to participate in any or all of the activities. Fitness programs are offered in levels 1-3 to accommodate all abilities. You can change levels at any time during the program.

6:45 a.m.  Tai Chi or Flow Yoga
7:30 a.m. Meditation
7:45 a.m. Journaling
8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Fitness Program Level 1
10:00 a.m. Fitness Program Level 2 & 3
11:45 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Water Fitness All Levels
3:00 p.m. Health Presentation or Workshop
4:45 p.m. Tai Chi
5:45 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Health Presentation or Workshop

Health Presentations and Workshops Include:

  • Natural Approaches to Improving Memory & Brain Health
  • Music as Medicine for the Heart & Soul
  • A Heart to Heart about Your Health
  • Energizing Your Energy Gland
  • Ask the Experts Panel with the Women's Wellness Retreat Team
  • Pillar I - Nutrition & Relationship to Food
  • Pillar II - Self Care
  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
  • Art Workshop
  • Your Wellness Plan!

Before You Register - Read This!

  • Registration is now open.
  • Choose your room and all-inclusive packages BEFORE registering! View packages.
  • Sign up to receive updates.
Contact Us

Contact Us

Join us at the 39th Annual Women's Wellness Week in November 4-11,  2018

For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities for Women's Wellness Week, please contact:

Dympna Ferrante
Program Director
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