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Empowerment Retreat 2020







Build your confidence, connect and network with amazing education training classes taught by leading industry professionals, early morning yoga & meditation, life-changing motivational speakers all in the gorgeous desert southwest. Most importantly, you’ll leave this retreat with the tools you need to grow while also feeling empowered, inspired, refreshed, focused and prepared to take your business to the next level.



DETAILS


When

May 30 – June 1, 2020 (Kickoff on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 5:30 pm)


Where

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix, Arizona 85044


Accommodations | $139 per night

*Not included in Retreat registration fee. Hotels must be reserved by 4/29/20.

Nestled at the base of America’s largest urban park and wilderness preserve, The Arizona Grand, a AAA Four Diamond family friendly resort, attracts attendees with its Oasis Water Park, golfing, first-class dining at Aunt Chilada’s & Rustler’s Rooste restaurants, luxury spa, and exceptional meeting facilities. Whether meeting with colleagues or vacationing with friends, gracious service, creative culinary delights, and unique recreational activities await. All in the midst of a tropical escape.

To take advantage of the resort special pricing, you will need to book your room with The Arizona Grand after you’ve registered as they are limited at the $139 per night price. It will not cost you anything to hold the room and you can cancel within 48 hours.


Breakfast & Lunch Provided

All breakfasts & lunches are included! Friday evening during the kickoff, appetizers will be provided. You will be on your own for dinner Saturday, Sunday & Monday evening.


Guided Morning Hiking & Afternoon Yoga

At over 17,000 acres and recently named by National Geographic as one of the top locations for hiking and outdoor escapes, South Mountain Preserve is the largest municipal park in the country. Start your day off right with a guided hike and choose from more than 60 miles of trails for all skill levels!

Wind down from your day of learning with a lite, relaxing yoga flow taught by local wellness instructors. You’ll tap into your strengths, align your passion and empower yourself with your Skin Script family by your side!


Arizona Grand Spa

Receive 10% OFF at the Arizona Grand Spa!!

Choose from a complete menu of relaxing massage treatments, rejuvenating facials, therapeutic body treatments or one of their many salon services, and appreciate all that our luxury Arizona spa has to offer!


Arizona Grand Golfing

Receive 15% OFF green fees at the Arizona Grand!

For over two decades, Arizona Grand Golf Course has supported the rich tradition of the game with its unique links course, featuring panoramic views of the surrounding desert landscape. Dramatic elevation changes and breathtaking mountain vistas highlight the diverse and challenging par 71 layout.


Headshot Photography Opportunity | $25 (15 min. session with 3-5 headshots)

Stephanie Reed Photography will be on-site at The Arizona Grand Resort & Spa on Sunday & Monday offering professional headshots (with editing/photo-retouching). If you are interested, you'll let us know if you’d like to sign up via a survey that we will be sent out early next Spring before the Empowerment Retreat. As it gets closer to the Empowerment Retreat weekend, Stephanie Reed will follow up via email to schedule your photoshoot time slot. Headshots are NOT included in the registration fee; will be a separate payment ($25 for a 15 minute session with 3-5 headshots) to Stephanie Reed day of your photo shoot. Space is limited and is subject to first come first serve availability.





REGISTRATION


EARLY BIRD PRICING | $199 (ends January 31st, 2020)

With Early Bird Pricing, you automatically receive $50 off of registration! Early bird pricing is only available until January 31st, 2020. The hotel is NOT included in the registration fee, it is separate on your own. Booking details will be provided via email after you’ve registered.

Register by clicking the button to the left OR by calling us at (480) 543-1121.

*Please Note: Must be a licensed aesthetician, no students.



REGULAR PRICING | $249 (begins February 1st, 2020 & ends on April 24th, 2020)

The hotel is NOT included in the registration fee, it is separate on your own. Booking details will be provided via email after you’ve registered.

Regular price registration opens on 2/1/2020

*Please Note: Must be a licensed aesthetician, no students.







RETREAT SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS


Dave Waggoner, Director of Education and Public Relations at Skin Script, and Lisa VanBockern, Owner/Founder of Skin Script

Dave Waggoner is a licensed aesthetician with experience as both an educator and practitioner. He has a master’s degree in Education and currently serves as Director of Education and Public Relations at Skin Script Skin Care in Tempe, Arizona. Lisa VanBockern, founder of Skin Script Skin Care, is an aesthetician with a primary background in medical esthetics. VanBockern’s focus is on corrective skin care for all ethnicities.


Lori Crete, The Beauty Biz Coach

Lori Crete is a highly sought-after industry expert and licensed celebrity aesthetician. A finalist for American Spa Magazine’s Women in Wellness Mentor of the Year, and founder of The Beauty Biz Club™, a success-based society dedicated to helping beauty practitioners fill their schedule and increase profits. Lori is also is the creator of a highly rated iTunes podcast The Beauty Biz Show with Lori Crete. Click here to visit her website!


Dee McCaffery, CDC & Author of “The Science of Skinny"

Dee McCaffery is an organic chemist and nutritionist, who cofounded a non-profit dedicated to teaching children and adults how to eat more healthfully and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. She is also the cofounder of Dee’s Naturals, a healthy processed-free food company. Dee has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows throughout the U.S. including National Public Radio (WNPR), The Doctors, Better TV, The List, and The Dr. Steve Show. She has also been a featured speaker at the annual American Diabetes Association Expo, the Arizona Children’s Obesity Conference, the National Library of Traditional Medicine Conference, Mogollon Health Foundation Women’s Wellness Forum, and AIDS Connecticut. Dee holds a Master of Science degree in Human Clinical Nutrition and is the founder of Processed-Free America, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing a global awareness of the effect processed foods have on our health, and the healing properties of natural whole foods. She is the lead nutrition instructor at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts and is a professional member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) and the American Association of Nutritional Consultants (AANC). She is the host of the informative podcast Diet Science and delivers inspiring lectures across the country. Click here to visit her website!


Tiffany Armstrong, Owner/Founder of Tiffany Armstrong: Street-Smart Self-Defense Education

Tiffany Armstrong is on a mission to educate and empower women to have peace of mind in avoiding and handling a physical attack, and with that...protecting everything that they've worked so hard for in life. At 20 years old, Tiffany fought off an attacker using the only 3 basic techniques she knew. Her attack lit a fire in her, and she did not stop until she earned her 2 different 2nd degree black belts in street-smart self-defense. She has dedicated her life to turning these statistics around by helping women to understand how to respond with a pre-planned approach rather than simply reacting if ever faced with an attacker. Tiffany has been speaking and educating on both the techniques, and the mindset of self-defense for over 20 years. She discusses all things personal safety, from how to keep burglars from targeting your home...to how to carry yourself in a way that wipes yourself off the victim list of an attacker. Tiffany ultimately seeks to give women the tools they need to help protect themselves in the world we live in today.Click here to visit her website!





ITINERARY


Friday, May 29 from 5:30-8 pm:


Dave and Lisa will kick off the weekend with a short message to set your intentions for the upcoming training. Introductions and icebreaker games will help you get to know each other.

(Hosted appetizers – cash bar)


Saturday, May 30:


  • TBD am: Guided Morning Hike
  • 8-9 am: Breakfast (included in your registration fee)
  • 9-12 noon: Skin-Tensive Sessions 1 & 2 – Histology & Sensitive Skin
  • 12-1 pm: Lunch (included in your registration fee)
  • 1-2:15 pm: Skin-Tensive Sessions 3 & 4 – Enzymes & Glycation
  • 2:30-4 pm: Lori Crete – The Beauty Biz Coach

    How to Find Joy & Profits in your Practice | Are you ready to find more joy and profits in your beauty biz? Are you ready to take your success to the next level and tap into your highest earning potential? Then you’re ready to learn about the business building tactic that you won’t learn in anywhere else that’s WAY too often overlooked but will skyrocket your success!

  • 4:30 pm: Evening Yoga

(Dinner on your own)


Sunday, May 31:


  • TBD am: Guided Morning Hike
  • 8-9 am: Breakfast (included in your registration fee)
  • 9-12 noon: Skin-Tensive Session 5 – Ingredients & Exfoliant Fundamentals
  • 12-1 pm: Lunch (included in your registration fee)
  • 1-2:15 pm: John Stanek – Chemist at CoValence | Chemistry Conversation
  • 2:30-4 pm: Dee McCaffery, CDC – organic chemist, nutritionist and internationally acclaimed author of The Science of Skinny and The Science of Skinny Cookbook

    Minding Your Microbiome--The Intimate Connection Between Your Gut and Your Skin | In this engaging and informative talk, author and nutritionist Dee McCaffrey will discuss the nutritional strategies that support the intimate, two-way connection between the gut microbiome and the skin. Recent studies show that minding what you eat and drink may prevent or resolve common skin disorders such as acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea. Learn which nutrients, foods and food preparation techniques strongly influence the balance of “good” and “bad” bacteria in the gut, and how this ultimately affects every aspect of your overall health.

  • 4:30 pm: Evening Yoga

(Dinner on your own)


Monday, June 1:


  • TBD am: Guided Morning Hike
  • 8-9 am: Breakfast (included in your registration fee)
  • 9-12 noon: Skin-Tensive Sessions 6 & 7 – Acne, Pigmentation & Wrap Up
  • 12-1 pm: Lunch (included in your registration fee)
  • 1-3 pm: Tiffany Armstrong – owner/founder of Tiffany Armstrong: Street-Smart Self-Defense Education

    Street-Smart Self-Defense for the Everyday Woman… Even in Her Heels | Most don’t realize that 80% of the time, women are attacked by a man they know than by a random predatory aggressor. It’s critically important that women learn to be consistently aware and confident in their ability to defend themselves should the need arise. Street-smart self-defense empowers the everyday woman to: channel her instincts and fend off larger, stronger and faster aggressors, employ proven techniques with ease and precision that are easy to execute with minimal training, embrace female independence by unlocking the secrets of gaining the upper hand by taking advantage of his vulnerabilities.

(Dinner on your own)





OPTIONAL FEE-BASED TRAININGS

(Held at Skin Script’s Corporate Training Facility in Tempe, AZ)


Friday, May 29 | 9am - 4pm


$500 | Microneedling* with Millicent Russo - owner/founder of Integrated Aesthetics Institute

Microneedling is an advanced medical aesthetics procedure, that harnesses our body’s own healing process to dramatically rejuvenate the skin. All skin tones, types and conditions can be treated. Our goal is that you to MASTER the art of microneedling to provide a safe and effective treatment. Anything less would be a disservice to you and your clients. Our one-day class will give you the tools to professionally execute the most requested medical aesthetics treatment. To hold your space in class, a $100 non refundable deposit is required. The registration fee goes towards the remaining balance. Remaining balance is due at the time of class. If you choose to pay the balance by card, a 3% charge will be added to run your card electronically. A kit (additinoal $650) is available for purchase for the class and contains: an EstheticPro pen, 10 tips, saline solution, Retail Size Green Tea Cleanser, Ageless Hydrating Serum and Peptide Restoration Moisturizer (everything you need for 10 treatments – potentially generating $2000 in revenue).






Tuesday, June 2 | 9am - 1:30pm


$300 | Nano-needling* with Millicent Russo - owner/founder of Integrated Aesthetics Institute

Nano-needling is the newest noninvasive infusion treatment that can enhance product penetration by 97%. Your clients will see an immediate glow and plumpness to the skin. A series of treatments will aid in long term correction of fine lines, hyper pigmentation, acne, tone, texture and thickness. There is no downtime. Our half day class will prepare you to expertly execute the treatment immediately following class. To hold your space in class, a $50 non refundable deposit is required. The registration fee goes towards the remaining balance. Remaining balance is due at the time of class. If you choose to pay the balance by card, a 3% charge will be added to run your card electronically. A kit (additinoal $650) is available for purchase for the class and contains: an EstheticPro pen, 10 tips, saline solution, Retail Size Green Tea Cleanser, Ageless Hydrating Serum and Peptide Restoration Moisturizer (everything you need for 10 treatments – potentially generating $2000 in revenue).






*Itinerary subject to change without notice.