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FINAL ITINERARY FOR CHRISTINE D'ERCOLE'S
WORDSWORK | WINTER WONDER

RETREAT JAN. 30TH - FEB 4TH
C LAZY U RANCH, GRANBY CO

PLEASE SEE EACH DAY BELOW AND PLEASE REACH OUT TO US SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS

WELCOME TO COLORADO

DAY 1
Tues. Jan 30th
B
egin the Journey | Arrival

HOW TO GET TO THE SHUTTLE

 

Upon arrival into Denver International Airport please make your way to the main lobby of the Westin Hotel (directly attached to the main terminal)  Please arrive no later than1:15pm.

Windward Tailor associate Alisa Zapiler 720-231-8999 will be waiting onsite in the Westin Lobby to assist you with making your way to the shuttle. Her photo is below to assist in finding her in the lobby.

Those arriving earlier in the day, please make yourself at home in the lobby, or feel free to grab breakfast or lunch at the Westin or any other of the dining options within DIA.

 

CLICK HERE FOR DINING OPTIONS AT THE WESTIN AND DIA

Should you have any delays or issues Jan. 30th, please notify Windward Tailor associate Alisa Zapiler at 720-231-8999.

Once on the shuttle please sit back, relax, get to know the others joining the retreat and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Jody Zorn 720-505-7591 will be your main contact the rest of the trip, Alisa is only your main contact on Jan 30th.

 

ARRIVAL AT C LAZY U RANCH

The shuttle should arrive to the ranch between 4-5:00pm (traffic and road condition dependent)

Settle into your luxury cabin and then get ready for our Welcome to Wordswork Cocktail/Mocktail Hour* with Christine

 

 

Welcome To Wordswork with Christine D'Ercole Cocktail/Mocktail Hour*

6:30-7:30pm

Please join us at the Old Saloon in the Main Lodge for appetizers, cocktails and mocktails.

Christine will welcome you to Wordswork and explain a bit about what to expect during the retreat

(location subject to change)

Private Dinner with Christine

7:30-9:00pm

Directly following Christine's welcome to Wordswork we will ascend to the Latigo Room for a private dinner with just our retreat guests and Christine. Prepare to be delighted through multiple courses of award winning cuisine and optional wine list* paired by the

on-property Sommelier. Laid-Back Chic Attire, Western-inspired if you want to embrace the feeling of the Ranch

Rest and Relax

Following dinner, relax and recharge however you choose, whether it's cozying up by the fire in the lodge, or heading back to your snuggly cabin. We will see you the next morning!

*A friendly reminder that alcohol, beer, wine and specialty cocktails/mocktails are optional and not included. A per-drink charge will be added to your check-out folio. Non-alcoholic drinks other than specialty mocktails are included.

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Please note that the schedule for each day may be subject to change due to many factors, such as weather, timing with horses etc...

We do not anticipate any changes at this time, but should any changes arise you will be notified as soon as possible

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IMMERSIVE WORDSHOP

DAY 2
Weds. Jan 31st
"Horses and The Human Heart"
  • 7:30 - 9:30 BREAKFAST served in the Lodge Dining Room

  • 9:00 - 9:30 SAGE GROUP  please grab a coffee or tea and meet for MANTRA MENTORING WITH CHRISTINE in the Patio House

  • 9:45 DOORS OPEN   Latigo Room

  • 10:00 -12:00 WORDSHOP    Latigo Room

  • 12:00 - 1:00pm LUNCH served in the Lodge Dining Room

  • 1:00 - 3:30pm HORSES AND THE HUMAN HEART IMMERSIVE WORDSHOP  (no snow clothes necessary)

  • 3:30pm on FREE TIME Reflective Writing and Relaxation Time

  • 7:00pm DINNER served for our guests at reserved table in the Lodge Dining Room

  • Fire and S'mores should you care to indulge

IMMERSIVE WORDSHOP

DAY 3
Thurs. Feb 1st
"Women, Words and Weapons"
  • 7:30 - 9:30 BREAKFAST served in Lodge Dining Room

  • 9:00 - 9:30 SPRUCE GROUP please grab a coffee or tea and meet for MANTRA MENTORING WITH CHRISTINE in the Patio House

  • 9:45 DOORS OPEN   Latigo Room

  • 10:00am - 1:30pm WOMEN, WORDS AND WEAPONS IMMERSIVE WORDSHOP    Latigo Room 

    • No snow clothes needed

    • Approx. 11am short break and snack

  • 1:30 - 2:30pm LUNCH served in the Lodge Dining Room

  • 2:30 - 7:00pm FREE TIME

  • 7:00 - 8:30pm Dinner with Christine at reserved table in Lodge Dining Room

  • Fire and S'mores should you care to indulge

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OPEN DAY

DAY 4
Fri. Feb 2nd

 

Day 4 is all yours. Christine would like you to take this day to absorb and digest everything you've experienced so far.  This is the best time to explore optional onsite or off-property activities like snowmobiling* or nearby downhill skiing*or simply nap in your cabin! This is also an opportunity to work on any remaining Wordshop assignments and play with your free writing should you be so inspired.

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IMMERSIVE WORDSHOP

DAY 5
Sat. Feb 3rd
"Mark My Words"
PLEASE NOTE: This is a very full day, and Dinner will be finishing on the later side, we highly suggest making sure you are mostly packed before Dinner.
  • 7:30 - 9:30 BREAKFAST served in the Lodge Dining Room

  • 9:00 - 9:30 JUNIPER GROUP please grab a coffee or tea and meet for MANTRA MENTORING WITH CHRISTINE in the Patio House

  • 9:45 DOORS OPEN   Latigo Room

  • 10:00 - 12:00 WORDSHOP "Mark My Words"   Latigo Room

  • 12:00 - 1:00pm LUNCH served in the Lodge Dining Room

  • 1:00 - 1:30pm Bundle up and make your way to the Barn area

    • Please dress like you would for skiing or sledding: boots, snow pants, ski jacket, waterproof boots, gloves, hats, scarves etc...

  • 1:30 - 3:00pm GUIDED GROUP HORSEBACK RIDE WITH CHRISTINE

  • 6:00pm FAREWELL COCKTAILS/MOCKTAILS*   Latigo Room

  • 7:00 - 10:00pm PRIVATE DINNER, AND FAREWELL REMARKS WITH CHRISTINE   Latigo Room

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AIMING AHEAD

DAY 6
Sun. Feb 4th
Be(g)in the Journey | Departure

The mantras and memories you've collected over the past few days punctuate a turning point in your narrative. Carry this with you...one hand on your back; one book in your hand.

  • 7:30 - 9:00 CHECK- OUT and BREAKFAST served in the Lodge Dining Room.

  • 9:00 Included Group Shuttle Departs for Denver International Airport (you will need to be checked out prior to this departure time).

  • Should you have a much later flight and wish to enjoy the ranch up through as late as lunch, there is an option to place you on a shared shuttle with others in the area for an additional cost of approximately $100. Please email us directly as soon as possible should this be of interest.

  • Should road conditions not be ideal the shuttle may inform us an earlier pick-up time will be necessary to arrive at DIA prior to our earliest guest's flight departure (another reason to pack before dinner on Day 5).

  • Arrive at DIA approximately 12:00 - 12:30pm. We wish you safe travels and can't wait to see you next time!

SAGE GROUP

Christine F.

Elaine C.

Cari P.

Jennifer La.

SPRUCE GROUP

Kathryn H.

Dominika B.

Susannah O.

JUNIPER GROUP

Denise B. and Jenga

Jennie Li.

Rebecca M.

Anat S.

MANTRA MENTORING GROUPS

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