HomeRetreatCOMING HOME: A 4-Day Intensive Workshop | October 2018

COMING HOME: A 4-Day Intensive Workshop | October 2018


Join Alison Wu of Wu Haus, Shannon Sims of Food Art Love and Hannah Rae of Willka Yachay on October 25-28th, 2018, for a four day intensive workshop in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. Over four days we will explore the idea of Coming Home to self and living vibrantly. Our programming has been carefully selected to help you support your daily health practice and fortify a vibrational baseline for sustained energy and emotional balance – something we all need more of in these complex modern times. By fine tuning your home-cooking toolbelt, practicing ancient healing arts like meditation and breathwork, and honoring the earth through indigenous prayer ceremonies, we will nurture deep connection to ourselves, to each other and to Mother Earth.

We are beyond excited to present, Coming Home, a retreat designed to support you in coming home to your deep self. We, as a team of holistic guides, will safeguard you ferociously through four precious days of self-care, education and loving practice. We’ll flow through times of silence, therapeutic movement, mindful food preparation and powerful ceremony. We will also rest, explore the city, share artfully plated and superbly delicious organic meals, connect with each other, and, of course, have fun! Our goal is for everyone to re-enter the world after the 4 days from a place of clear-headed strength and with a renewed sense of joy and purpose.

This workshop is…

  • an invitation to show up, perfect as you are, and explore healing mindfulness practices in a supportive community of like-minded humans
  • an opportunity to slow down, breathe deeply into the wisdom of the heart, awaken the body and nourish the spirit
  • an inclusive gathering where diversity in all forms is desired as a priority and honored
  • a chance to practice breathwork ceremony
  • an occasion to make an Andean despacho – an offering to Pachamama for rebalancing our energies, setting our intentions, and manifesting our prayers
  • a time to learn about adaptogenic herbs to incorporate into your morning rituals
  • a chance to learn useful, everyday food preparation and food styling tips
  • an opportunity to connect and forge lasting relationships with other creative, in-tune people


Sample daily itinerary:

7:30-9:00am     Guided movement and meditation
9:00am-12:00pm     Breakfast and morning programming
12:00-2:30pm     Free time to explore the city and eat lunch (On Saturday we will all spend this time together)
2:30-5:30pm     Afternoon programming
6:00-8:00pm     Shared dinner and nighttime activities
8:30pm     End of Day/Return to private accommodations


The Details:

Cost: $1,500 USD for four days of workshop programming (all workshop supplies and materials included), six organic meals plus matcha/coffee, tea, refreshments and snacks throughout the day, a specially curated gift bag for each participant to take home

Not included: Accomodations in LA, airfare (if traveling from outside the LA area), lunch

Where: Private residence in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles

When: Thursday (late afternoon arrival) October 25th through Sunday (early afternoon departure) October 28th, 2018


  • All meals will be gluten-free and plant-based (with some animal protein options for omnivores)
  • We will be emailing out a curated list of Airbnbs and hotels in the LA-area to all attendees to make looking for accommodations quick and seamless. There will also be a Facebook group for anyone who may want to connect with other attendees about shared housing options.


We understand that putting forth a large sum of money up front isn’t accessible for everyone. If you would like to attend the workshop, but are interested in setting up an installment-based payment plan, please don’t hesitate to email us at info@wuhaus.com


Alison Wu is a Portland-based stylist, recipe developer and wellness blogger. With a focus on healthy recipes, self-care and total body wellness, her blog Wu Haus is the place where she shares recipes, tips and inspirations that aim to empower and inspire people to take control of their health through daily practices that support overall well-being. She encourages and nurtures healthy balanced eating and the exploration of self-care, mindfulness and spiritual practice.

Shannon Sims is a passionate holistic health educator based in Portland, Oregon. After over 10 years of healing and creative arts background (sparked primarily after supporting her mother’s nearly 8-year battle with cancer) Shannon realized the deep interconnection our human experience has to the foods we choose on a daily basis and the important role that plays in our interaction with Mother Earth. Since 2015 she has owned and operates a sustainable catering business and facilitates holistic health education.

Hannah Rae is the founder of the Peruvian non-profit organization Willka Yachay. For the past eight years she has been serving and learning in the indigenous Q’eros Nation, the last Inkan community in Peru. The Q’ero call Hannah Chaka Warmi, bridge woman, because she is connecting their world and traditions to the west. She believes the Q’eros people have much to teach about service to each other and to our natural world as a path to understanding, joy and contentment. Hannah divides her time between Peru and Los Angeles, California where she offers group and individual intuitive healing sessions and despacho ceremonies in her garden.

Cancellation policy : Please note, once booked this workshop cannot be refunded. In the event that you cannot come, you are welcome to gift your spot to a friend.

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