WHERE LEARNING MEETS LUXE

THE ROOTED RETREAT®

ONLINE + IN PERSON | SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 2, 2022

Four days of rest, relaxation, and reconnection… and yes, you will be rejuvenated every single day.

MEET OUR FACILITATORS

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DR. KEISHA AGARD

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JILLIAN “MAMA J” LOVE

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Use the buttons below to check out the schedule for each day!

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 | DAY ONE 

Arrive & Align 

Welcome To The Rooted Retreat® Bloom

Ongoing

Private transportation to the resorts. Enjoy Resort Spa amenities with our special rates and packages

The Beyond Allyship Accelerator

Jillian “ Mama J” Love

9:00- 3:30 PM

Must be pre-registered for this session. 

Savasana at Sunset

Sponsored by Kishshana & Co.

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Drop your bags at your suite and grab your water bottle and head down to the pool for Yoga at Sunset. Unwind and release the day before the official kickoff of the retreat. Reminder: Yoga pants are athleisure wear so wear them to dinner if you please! Sponsored by Kishshana & Co.

Collaborative Conversations & Cocktails - Welcome Reception + Dinner

Sponsored by Bloomerang®

TBA

Join us for a private reception and dinner as we kick off the 2022 Rooted  Retreat and set the stage for rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation, Sponsored by Bloomerang ®

Punch and Puzzles

RC Ambassadors

After Dark

Pull up with some Rum Punch and work on puzzles while having conversations about topics only meant for after dark.  

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 | DAY TWO 

 
Sunrise Salutations by The Water

Dr. Keisha Agard

6:00 - 8:00 AM

Wake up and Experience the morning with guided meditation and a morning word, music that will set your intentions for the day and co-create an a.m. ritual for your life. 

A.M Keynote - Good Morning Rooted

Kishshana Palmer, Founder of The Rooted Collaborative & Special Guest

8:30 - 9:00 AM

We’re starting the retreat with breakfast and a word from our Founder & Host, Kishshana Palmer. Kishshana pulls up beachside to talk about the state of women in the social sector. She’ll give us the skinny on what it really means to come together as a collective and thrive in the midst of a pandemic, social injustice, and everything in between.

Grow Where You Are Watered: Coffee, Conversation & The Collaborative (LIVE Taping) Tending to Self-emotional Wellness

Sharmayne Jenkins

9:00 - 10:00 AM

We spend a lot of time focusing on what is happening “out there” and doing all the things. We ignore opportunities to slow down and sit in our own stuff. In this conversation, we will talk about what is getting in the way of enjoying the practice of “being” before we “do”. Sponsored by Bloomerang ®

A.M. Bloom Sessions

AM Bloom Leaders

10:15 - 11:00 AM

In-Person Experience: Head to your A.M. session. You can pick from a personal or professional development session depending on your needs.

BE or DO - Siesta Sessions

Siesta Leaders

11:00 - 12:00 PM

In-Person Experience: Now that you have had your fill of morning inspiration, conversation, and learning, it’s time to let it all marinate and flow. If you’re in need of some process time solo, you can opt into our “be” siesta sessions. If you want to process in real-time in the RC community, you can select from our “do” siesta sessions.

Virtual Experience: Virtual attendees will have options to participate in similar activities at home

Pleasure Principle

Kishshana Palmer & Sharmayne Jenkins

12:00 - 2:00 PM

In-Person Experience: Sessions are done, and the rest of the day is yours to do whatever your heart desires! Kishshana & Sharmayne will offer 1:1 mini sessions during this time, so schedule some coaching, go for a swim, or head to the spa.

Virtual Experience: Virtual attendees can also schedule coaching time

Leaning into Learning 

Kishshana Palmer, Founder of The Rooted Collaborative and Special Guests

1:00 - 6:00 PM

Virtual Experience: Virtual attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy our speaker lineup from the comfort of their home, hotel, or favorite retreat space.

Lights, Camera, Action

RC Photographer

6:30 - 8:00 PM

What’s a retreat without an opportunity for glamour? You’ll have the opportunity to take sunset photos that mark the “you” that emerged from this retreat.

Punch and Puzzles

RC Ambassadors

After Dark

Pull up with some Rum Punch and work on puzzles while having conversations about topics only meant for after dark.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER  1 | DAY THREE 

Sunrise Salutations by The Water

Dr. Keisha Agard

6:00 - 8:00 AM

Wake up and Experience the morning with guided meditation and a morning word, music that will set your intentions for the day and co-create an a.m. ritual for your life. 

Grow Where You Are Watered: Coffee, Conversation & The Collaborative (LIVE Taping) 

The Rooted Collaborative Ambassadors

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Can we talk? Being a Black, Indigenous, or Woman of Color in the social impact sector comes with its fair share of obstacles. It’s why The Rooted Collaborative exists. Racism - both covert and overt - plagues the charitable sector and in this session, we will have a conversation about the professional landscape now that the hype (and guilt) is fading away

A.M. Bloom Sessions

AM Bloom Leaders

10:15 - 11:00 AM

In-Person Experience: Head to your A.M. session. You can pick from a personal or professional development session depending on your needs.

BE or DO - Siesta Sessions

Siesta Leaders

11:00 - 12:00 PM

In-Person Experience: Now that you have had your fill of morning inspiration, conversation, and learning, it’s time to let it all marinate and flow. If you’re in need of some process time solo, you can opt into our “be” siesta sessions. If you want to process in real-time in the RC community, you can select from our “do” siesta sessions.

Virtual Experience: Virtual attendees will have options to participate in similar activities at home

Pleasure Principle

Kishshana Palmer & Sharmayne Jenkins

12:00 - 2:00 PM

In-Person Experience: Sessions are done, and the rest of the day is yours to do whatever your heart desires! Kishshana & Sharmayne will offer 1:1 mini sessions during this time, so schedule some coaching, go for a swim, or head to the spa.

Virtual Experience: Virtual attendees can also schedule coaching time

Grow Where You Are Watered

Kishshana Palmer, Founder of The Rooted Collaborative and Special Guests

12:00- 2:00 PM

We will record our limited series podcast LIVE on the beach. Pull up a lawn chair and listen in on the conversation as we dig into what the real deal is for women in the social sector. Sponsored by Bloomerang

Leaning into Learning 

Kishshana Palmer, Founder of The Rooted Collaborative and Special Guests

1:00 - 6:00 PM

Virtual Experience: Virtual attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy our speaker lineup from the comfort of their home, hotel, or favorite retreat space.

Wavy on the Water

RC Leaders

3:00 - 6:00 PM

DJ? Private Yacht? Matching Swimsuits for that dope group shot? YES to all of it! We’ll head out on to the open sea for an afternoon of sisterhood, good vibes and release.

Linen & Bling: Closing Reception and Party

Mama Dawn, Host

7:30 PM - Until

Before we pack our bags and head home, we are going to continue the vibe from the day into the evening. Pull out your good linen, put on some bling, and head to this beach party to celebrate your BLOOMING season!

Punch and Puzzles

RC Ambassadors

After Dark

Pull up with some Rum Punch and work on puzzles while having conversations about topics only meant for after dark.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER  2 | DAY FOUR 

Sunrise Salutations by The Water

Dr. Keisha Agard

7:00 - 8:00 AM

In our final sunrise experience, you will have experience closing guided meditation and the morning word and set your intentions for your return home and forward to the fall and winter ahead. What are the rituals you can return to time and time again as your personal a.m. touchstone.

Breaking Bread & Bammi

Kishshana Palmer, Founder of The Rooted Collaborative & Special Guest

8:30 - 9:15 AM

Before we head back home (or close our laptops), we will break and set our intentions to close out the year powerfully. This is an exciting opportunity to put plant (or water) seeds that will Bloom. 

*Note: The closing will be streamed live for virtual participants

 

A conference like no other.

Every year, The Rooted Retreat brings together Black and brown women leaders of the social sector in a fun, engaging experience to learn together, empower each other, connect to self on deeper levels and forecast what’s next personally and professionally.