When I read Morgan’s announcement for the Sophia Experience in Rome, my heart jumped. I was soaking up the R&A podcast and quickly realizing how many places in my heart (& body) I had neglected. I avoided anything sensual and allowed past hurts to become so deeply buried I had begun to accept them as simply a part of who I would always be. I knew something needed to change, but I wasn’t completely sure how to begin.
I fought feeling like I didn’t deserve the investment in myself. There was so much unknown waiting in Rome - walking into a retreat with women I had never met. However, what I found was nothing short of pure connection. Morgan is absolutely authentic and her passion is contagious. She is a gifted teacher, sincere in her words and and I would gladly make the investment all over again!
Imagine: heart, body, soul and senses awakened to the beauty and tastes of Italy. Fresh perspective, encouragement, joy, a renewed sense of self worth and beauty pulsing through your very being. Sipping prosecco with women you just met, who now feel like lifelong friends. Waking to fresh delights each morning, discovering new practices to care for yourself through yoga, breathing, meditation…
Morgan’s sessions allowed me to experience practices that cultivated the delight and feminine wholeness I so deeply craved. Morgan created a beautiful, nurturing environment for each of us to feel supported, loved, and free. I could go on and on… Let me just say, thank you, Morgan. You are so deeply anointed in your teaching & I can’t wait for other women to experience these amazing truths with you!
The workshop was AMAZING. Just being around you and your sweet spirit is so uplifting. I finally got a journal and journaled all my notes (13 pages!) from the workshop.
I learned who it is I really want to strive to be this year, someone who embodies gentleness and grace...After journaling and using your method for intentions, which is magical, I really feel like I’m getting back to myself and gaining some clarity and direction again, the opposite of how I’ve been feeling the last few weeks. It was definitely worth the time and investment! My body felt great! I was a little tired from traveling but the yoga we did was so freeing and feminine, which I love. For the past 6 months I’ve really tried to make my personal practice gentle and fluid (a way to seek the gentleness my body craves and incorporate a beauty to movement), and I love all the feminine aspects you added. I’ve never been a good dancer, always kinda awkward, (starting to wonder if this is related to my sexual trauma) so the feminine movements are so much fun and so good for me.
I’ve learned so much from your teachings on femininity and womanhood, and love being part of a group that’s open and supportive, even though we don’t all have the same experiences or hold the same beliefs, which is rare. It’s not often you find a place like this. I really feels like a sisterhood, something I’ve never know before. I can’t wait to see what the future holds!
Lots of love,
When Morgan put the call out there for the Sophia experience, I decided to go for it. It felt crazy, I was a single mom who’d just set out on her own, it seemed extravagant, but it was also an opportunity to put everything I’d learned through the process of leaving my marriage into action. Outrageous self care, self love, and a massive commitment to truly be the person I am and to believe I’ve been created for love and wholeness and life to the full. It was also a chance to meet Morgan in person and actually get to know her! I found her incredibly warm and open. Her heart was so beautiful and genuine for each one of us and her vision to reach and see more women whole and free was contagious!
Morgan gave me so many new things to think about while confirming much of what I’d recently learned through the process of leaving my marriage. She provided gorgeous food to taste, modelled movement and daily rhythms to practice, gave us space to feel what we needed to feel, to see beauty in Rome, in each other, and in ourselves, and finally challenged us to stay fiercely committed to this uncertain (at times) path to sexy wholeness and wisdom. So much of me was stirred up that week. It was a celebration of how far I’d come, but also a massive challenge to carry on despite the inevitable lows and challenges that follow exciting seasons of change, growth, and new found freedom.
I’ve been a Christian forever, I love Jesus, but life hasn’t turned out to be as black and white as I once thought. It’s more colourful than I realized. Morgan’s teaching throughout the week confirmed the work the Holy Spirit has been doing inside me, and set me on a new path that will take me through this next season of my life.
The breath work and movement in the morning was powerful and beautiful. It’s a practice I aspire to keep up with and truly believe will bring me closer to God, and connect me to my true self, and inner wisdom.
One of the evenings, out at a local restaurant, drinking red wine and tasting the most exquisite simple Roman pasta, there was space for me to share my story with people I’d only just met. Their witness to my story was so timely and powerful and something I continue to draw strength from in times of doubt and uncertainty.
Morgan speaks to my soul, and there is nothing comparable than being with her and other Sophia Sisters in person. Being at the Sophia Experience I felt so much PEACE. I felt JOY in it’s truest, purest form. I felt known, heard, understood, seen, loved. I felt like I want to experience this over and over. 2 weeks post-Rome I got pregnant-- haha! I truly feel like the work during and after the retreat was able to create a harmonious place for a baby to come live inside of me. I’ve been married for 10 years, and was married at 19. I can honestly say at 29 I truly own my sensuality now and don’t know if that could have happened without this immersion. I’m counting down until my next retreat with Morgan. ~ Ashley M.