Women At Woodstock 2016


We have the serene & secluded Lifebridge Sanctuary in Woodstock, New York all to ourselves! Set on a hill with expansive views, (more…)


We have exciting workshops and special private sessions lined up, and  we’re reviewing exciting proposals for more!   (more…)


From our early evening welcome party on Friday to our farewell Sunday night, you’ll find rich information, warmth, inspiration, and new friends. (more…)

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All events in 2016

Women’s Salons

We love to showcase one renowned expert each year, and bring her magic to you for a half-day Women’s Salon where she can delve deeply into the subject at hand and provide plenty of time for questions and discussion. This year we’ll be bringing you renowned financial expert, radio host, and author Adriane Berg, to present “The Menopause Portfolio: Financial Independence for Women In Charge of Their Lives.” (more…)

WAW Writer’s Retreats

New this year, we’re hosting two back-to-back Writer’s Retreats at Lifebridge Sanctuary in Woodstock, NY. Novice writers, published authors, bloggers, memoirists, fiction writers – all are welcome. The first runs from Monday, October 31 through Thursday, November 3; the second runs from Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6.   (more…)

Women At Woodstock 2016

Our annual national gathering happens in Woodstock, NY, starting on Friday evening, October 26 in  with a welcome party, dinner, introductions/orientation, and an exercise to help you step out of your “real” life and into your “really real” life. (more…)

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Why Come to Women At Woodstock?

I realize looking over my notes all the information that I took away from the event but my biggest take-away came from the life-long friends that I made. I would absolutely attend again next year.
~ Sharon Dellorco

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Sharon Dellorco

I really am so very pleased to have been a part of this. I think women left more enlightened, more empowered and more sure of themselves and their futures. Who could ask for more.

~ Kristine Van Raden

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Kristine Van Raden

I like when a presenter can just go with the flow if a conversation on topic occurs. Suzanne Braun Levine was gracious about that. I also like when a presenter can put herself into her presentation and do it genuinely. Most were able to do this. Linnea Duvall in particular was able to draw us in and live it with her.

~ Laurie Greenawalt

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Laurie Greenawalt

You’ve done an amazing job producing these events. I will continue to recommend them to women I know. It was my pleasure to attend.

~ Gloria Loring

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Gloria Loring

I LOVED this retreat. The sharing was intimate and honest and I felt great warmth and friendship from the women who attended. Each one seemed ready to connect on a very real level. I also loved the honesty and openness of the speakers. Even though these women are highly accomplished, each one shared her vulnerabilities and concerns. That made me feel incredibly close to everyone there. For me, Women at Woodstock was fabulous in every respect!

~ Mary Eileen Williams

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Mary Eileen Williams

It was a phenomenal experience, hearing the stories of triumph, and seeing the many faces of success was so inspiring!

Angela Kaufman

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Angela Kaufman

Lisa Levart said in her workshop, “Let the photographer see you.” I think we all let everyone see us that weekend, and it was amazing.

~ Becky Kruse Gjendem

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Becky Kruse Gjendem

I met some of the most brilliant and loving women at WAW. We’ve kept in touch, inspired, supported and loved each other ever since.

Jill Dodd

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Jill Dodd

Women at Woodstock is more than an event, it’s a treasure. It’s powerful and empowering to be with women who love, want, share, think, do, care, motivate, inspire, hug, cry, write, read, and most importantly BE with and for each other. It’s worth being part of for any reason.

~ Janet Krier Riccobono

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Janet Krier Riccobono

I’m not big on groups. And I’m terrible at small talk. But I LOVED spending a weekend with WAW. Maybe because the original gathering grew out of an emotional bottom and real friendships,the weekend felt honest and warm. I made some wonderful new friends, got a fabulous fresh look for my website, picked up tools and inspiration on how to step up my social media game as well as insights on how to take the next steps toward getting my pilot greenlighted. And bravely! Like the goddess I am! OH yeah.

Anne Flournoy

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Anne Flournoy

I look at WAW as a group of wise women, women who have left behind the BS of false female competition. Instead we have learned to embrace each other by lifting each other up.

Veronica Stewart James

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