Overview

Overview

Women's Wellness Retreat 2017 | Cleveland Clinic

Women's Wellness Week 2019 - October 12-19

Held at 'Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa, Captiva Island, Florida

Renew. Replenish. Rediscover.
Early Bird Registration - Enjoy a $100 discount. Ends May 15, 2019.

Get ready to be empowered! Join experts from Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine and Women’s Health Institute at the 40th Annual Women's Wellness Week. Discover how to improve your health and well-being through hands-on experiences and educational programs with our integrative and lifestyle healthcare specialists.

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 and specialists from the Wellness & Preventive Medicine and Women’s Health Institute.
  • Daily meals and snacks: Mediterranean style cuisine featuring gluten free, anti-inflammatory, and immune-building 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.
Cleveland Clinic Women's Week Florida

After seven days, you’ll return home energized with a renewed sense of well-being. All-inclusive packages start at $2,460, which includes the daily fitness options, wellness presentations, meals and hotel accommodations.

Important Information Before You Register

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

Cleveland Clinic Wellness Week Art Project

Program Coordinators

Dympna Ferrante
FERRAND2@ccf.org
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Women’s Wellness Week, Program Director
Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine, Event Coordinator

Danielle Riedel
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Women’s Wellness Week, Program Assistant
Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine, SMA Coordinator

2019 Faculty / Presenters

Michael Roizen, MD

Michael Roizen, MD
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Chief Wellness Officer

Presentations:

  • A Great Age Reboot: Why 6+2 Is The Best Thing for You!
  • The Why & What of Supplements
Linda Bradley, MD

Linda Bradley, MD
Cleveland Clinic Women's Health Institute
Vice Chair of OB/Gynecology, Women's Health Institute

Presentations:

  • My Sister’s Keeper
  • Gynecology A-Z: Essentials for Thriving
  • Preparing Healthy Foods
Jane Ehrman, MEd, CHES

Jane Ehrman, MEd
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Center for Lifestyle Medicine, Behavioral Health Specialist

Presentations:

  • Techniques & Tools to Manage Your Life
  • Magical World of Music
Womens Wellness Retreat | Faculty | Denyse Carbonell

Denyse Carbonell, MEd, Art Education
Art Instructor

Interactive Presentation:

  • Awaken Your Artistic Self

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

Fitness Instructors

  • Alena Beskur
  • April Grushetsky

Tai Chi Instructor

  • Charlene Nevans

Yoga Instructor

  • Dympna Ferrante

Women's Wellness Retreat Advisers

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Dympna Ferrante
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Women’s Wellness Week, Program Director
Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine, Event Coordinator

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Danielle Riedel
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Women’s Wellness Week, Program Assistant
Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine, SMA Coordinator

Margaret McKenzie, MD

Margaret McKenzie, MD
Cleveland Clinic Women's Health Institute
Obstetrics and Gynecology
President, Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital

Jamie Starkey, LAc

Jamie Starkey, LAc
Cleveland Clinic Wellness & Preventive Medicine
Eastern Medicine Department Manager
Lead Acupuncturist

All-Inclusive Packages

All-Inclusive Packages

Colorful sunrise at Cleveland Clinic Wellness Retreat

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.

Reserve your Early Bird Registration now and enjoy a $100 discount. Ends May 15, 2019.

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 $600 deposit is required to secure your selected package.

  • A $300 deposit is due to Cleveland Clinic at time of your online registration. Remaining balance to be paid in full upon arrival on October 12, 2019.
  • 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 October 12, 2019.
  • You must contact 'Tween Waters Inn to confirm your reservation. Details will be available on a confirmation email once $300 deposit is made to Cleveland Clinic.
  • Reserve today

Transportation

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

Choose an All-Inclusive Package as a Single or a Double (Your Selected Roommate)

Poolside Room

  • 2 Queen beds
  • Compact fridge
  • Screened balcony

Poolside Room
Includes room, program and meals
Single: $2,970
Double: $2,460 per person

Water View Room

  • 2 Queen beds
  • Compact fridge
  • Screened balcony

Water View Room
Includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,175
Double: $2,575 per person

Bay View Studio

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

Bay View Studio
Includes room, program and meals
Single: $3,495
Double: $2,750 per person

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: $3,495
Double: $2,750 per person

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: $3,625
Double: $2,870 per person

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: $3,855
Double: $3,010 per person

2- & 3- Bedroom Suites

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

2- & 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.

No-Room Package

  • Reserved for residents of
    Captiva or Sanibel Island 

No-Room Package
Rate includes resort fee, program and meals
No Room Required: $2,100 per person

Important Information Before You Register

Schedule

Schedule

Sunset Tai Chi on the Beach at Cleveland Clinic Wellness Retreat

Renew. Replenish. Rediscover.

Get ready to be empowered! Join experts from Cleveland Clinic's Wellness & Preventive Medicine, Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at the 40th annual Women's Wellness Week. Discover how to improve your health and well-being through hands-on experiences and educational programs with our integrative and lifestyle healthcare providers.

Tentative Schedule for Women's Wellness Week 2019

An official schedule is provided upon arrival to the event. It is your choice to participate in any or all of the activities. Each day brims with possibilities!

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

Fitness Programs

Offered in levels 1-3 to accommodate all abilities. You can change levels at any time during the program.

Wellness Week Water Fitness Morning yoga at Cleveland Clinic Wellness Retreat
Water Fitness, all levels Morning Yoga

Reserve your spot today!

The Women’s Wellness Week All-Inclusive Package Rates include program activities, room, meal and taxes.  (Optional activities, including kayaking, paddle boarding, facials, massages, nail treatments and biking are priced separately.)

Contact Us

Contact Us

Example of lunch at Cleveland Clinic wellness retreat

Join us October 12-19, 2019 at the 40th Annual Women's Wellness Week

For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities for Women's Wellness Week, please contact our program director, Dympna Ferrante. Please send an email with any questions you have or call 216.448.8329 for more information.

Important Information