Women will gather in Malibu on November 2 as the Annual Alegría Day Fest & Retreat returns with a series of wellness and self-love activities to awaken creativity and the power of womanhood. The day’s schedule kicks off with a welcome lunch and a presentation on Ayurveda: The Art of Sacred Medicine, followed by yoga, beauty bar, dance, singing, meditation, water healing, breathing and soul work. This year, Alegría Day Fest is sponsoring 10 women who are currently struggling with mental health issues and domestic violence, who will attend free of charge. Click to register.
“The Alegría Day Fest & Retreat is meant to help us awaken to the treasures living inside our hearts by providing the wellness tools which we can integrate into our daily routines for optimal health,” says Davina Ferreira, CEO of Alegría Bilingual Media and creator of the retreat.
12-1 PM Lunch + Welcome Eating for Inner Beauty Ayurveda Lunch – The Art of Sacred Medicine Talk on Ayurveda Medicine
1-2 PM Healing your Inner Child by Marta Verdugo – Women’s Sacred Space
3-4 PM Natural Beauty Bar (Makeovers, massages, mini-facials)
4-5 PM Breathwork + Water Healing by Anna Lilia
5-6 PM Sacred Interiors/Your Home Within/Yoni Wisdom by Paula
6-7 PM Beautiful At Every Age Gentle Yoga Flow
7-8 PM Singing and Dancing from the Heart Poetry by Women of Color + Concert
Alegría Bilingual Media is a brand that connects the world with Latinx content via experiential and influencer marketing as well as event activations. The company is dedicated to empowering and enriching the Latinx community in the United States by highlighting the stories and contributions of outstanding Latinx men and women whose remarkable achievements have historically been overlooked or under-represented. Its mission is to transform the public’s perception of the beauty and strength of the Latinx experience and culture. Besides the Alegría Bilingual Magazine property, the company also includes: Alegría Mobile Bookstore, a traveling bookmobile that brings the joy of reading to younger generations in their own neighborhoods; and Alegría Video Series, a compilation of interviews with outstanding Latinx arts and culture figures.
Alegría is the creation of Davina Ferreira, author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker who has written several books. Ferreira grew up in Colombia and is the quintessential symbol of the immigrant’s American Dream. Upon arriving in the U.S. Ferreira attended college and began a career in journalism, which led her to write her books “Finding My Alegría,” an autobiographical tale of her personal journey as well as “Take Me With You,” a collection of poetry and short stories.