6-Day Caribbean Cruise retreat to Grand Turks & Caicos

March 3rd to 9th, 2025

REGISTRATION CLOSES OCTOBER 1st, 2024

Aspire.

Verb. To combine hope with action.

Aspire.

Verb. To combine hope with action.

From the latin root.  Breathe.

Is there a life that you’ve hoped for, that you’re ready to create?  

Are you at a personal crossroads and you don’t even know what to hope for anymore, or where to start to find yourself?  

Do you need time to just breathe – to just be, to reflect, relax, and exhale?  

You’ve come to the right place.  

Allow us to provide you the space and care you need to combine hope with action.  Breathe, girlfriend. 

Join us for theAspire Retreat at Sea!

When was the last time you spent any length of time thinking and being, vs. doing? We provide the time and space for you to remember who you are, rediscover what you want, and create a plan for grabbing hold of it in a way that keeps you focused, fueled, and functioning optimally for the long haul. 

This luxury retreat experience provides you exactly the restorative space you need to gain greater clarity, make lasting friendships, and have a lot of fun.  

Tuesday, Ocotber 1st is the last day that you can sign up for this retreat. Don’t wait!!! 

Want to know more about the agenda before you sign up?

Here’s everything that’s included, our location, and tentative agenda!

Tell me more about the cruise itself!

We’ll be traveling from Port Canaveral, Florida to Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos, then to the Bahamas on the luxurious, super fun Caribbean Princess with Princess Cruise Lines!  Our itinerary will include two days at sea and stops at Grand Turk, San Juan, and Nassau, Bahamas.

Tell me more about what we will be doing!

Personal development is interwoven into your relaxing, restorative, fun cruise adventure!  

On the days that we are at sea, we’ll engage in interactive reflections and discussions.  

Our program is designed to empower you to get the clarity, energy, and connection that you need to create an aligned life that you LOVE.  

Meet Your

Host

Laura Mc Kenna

Meet your host!  Laura McKenna is a dynamic, moving, and high-energy presenter.  She is driven to help high-performing women experience the exuberant, optimal energy you need to feel fully present, be optimally productive, and live your purpose!

A West Point graduate, former Army Officer and Veteran, Laura has over 20 years of experience leading high-performing people and organizations, teaching, coaching, and speaking. 

An award-winning educator, Laura is now an inspirational empowerment speaker, Health Detective, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner, Clarity Executive Coach, and Founder of Strength & Shield Coaching.  

Known for her warmth, vibrant energy, transparency and ability to create emotional safety, Laura connects with and uplifts others, is naturally inclusive, creates community, and inspires joy and alignment. 

Your transformation is our mission.

At Strength & Shield Coaching, we help military and veteran women who feel empty, exhausted, lonely, unwell, overweight, overwhelmed and unfulfilled to find meaning, experience clarity, reclaim your energy, experience lasting health and wellness, bond with a community of women who get you, and live a fulfilled, aligned life that you LOVE.  

We help you to become aware of how your conditioning, experiences, past trauma, and subconscious beliefs are shaping your life right now – and how to heal and reframe so that you move into the driver’s seat in your life.  

We help you get clear on how to align your habits, decisions, and environment with your values, strengths, talents, giftings, purpose, and what you really want for your life, so that you can live a meaningful life that you love.

We provide a community of high-performing military and veteran women who understand your challenges, are also committed to living aligned, purpose-driven lives.  We will cheer you on and lift you up as you transform from overwhelmed to aligned, and exhausted to energized.  

We provide all of this for you with restorative, fun personal growth retreats, integrative health and alignment coaching programs, and community where you belong.  

Get the clarity, community, healing, alignment, and energy you need to live a meaningful life that you love.

If you are a military or veteran woman who is tired of feeling unfulfilled, overwhelmed, exhausted, and like you can never do or be enough, Strength & Shield Coaching is for YOU.  

What do you want?

Laura Mc Kenna

Laura

Mc Kenna

Meet your host!  Laura McKenna is a dynamic, moving, and high-energy presenter.  She is driven to help high-performing women experience the exuberant, optimal energy you need to feel fully present, be optimally productive, and live your purpose!

A West Point graduate, former Army Officer and Veteran, Laura has over 20 years of experience leading high-performing people and organizations, teaching, coaching, and speaking. 

An award-winning educator, Laura is now an inspirational empowerment speaker, Health Detective, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner, Clarity Executive Coach, and Founder of Strength & Shield Coaching.  

Known for her warmth, vibrant energy, transparency and ability to create emotional safety, Laura connects with and uplifts others, is naturally inclusive, creates community, and inspires joy and alignment. 

Your transformation is our mission.

At Strength & Shield Coaching, we help military and veteran women who feel empty, exhausted, lonely, unwell, overweight, overwhelmed and unfulfilled to find meaning, experience clarity, reclaim your energy, experience lasting health and wellness, bond with a community of women who get you, and live a fulfilled, aligned life that you LOVE.  

We help you to become aware of how your conditioning, experiences, past trauma, and subconscious beliefs are shaping your life right now – and how to heal and reframe so that you move into the driver’s seat in your life.  

We help you get clear on how to align your habits, decisions, and environment with your values, strengths, talents, giftings, purpose, and what you really want for your life, so that you can live a meaningful life that you love.

We provide a community of high-performing military and veteran women who understand your challenges, are also committed to living aligned, purpose-driven lives.  We will cheer you on and lift you up as you transform from overwhelmed to aligned, and exhausted to energized.  

We provide all of this for you with restorative, fun personal growth retreats, integrative health and alignment coaching programs, and community where you belong.  

Get the clarity, community, healing, alignment, and energy you need to live a meaningful life that you love.

If you are a military or veteran woman who is tired of feeling unfulfilled, overwhelmed, exhausted, and like you can never do or be enough, Strength & Shield Coaching is for YOU.  

Retreat

Agenda

Retreat

Agenda

Want to know more about the agenda before you sign up?  Here’s everything that’s included, our location, and tentative agenda! 

Monday, March 3rd - the evening of our departure from Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida

  • We’ll have dinner together and begin our personal alignment journey! 

Tuesday, March 4th - all day at Nassau, Bahamas

8:00 am - Delicious breakfast together

  • Excursions and activities on Nassau

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

Wednesday, March 5th - at sea

9:00 am - Totally delicious breakfast together

9:30 am - Retreat program - personal development, discussion and reflection

12:00 pm - Lunch together at one of the cruise’s fabulous restaurants

1:00 pm - Retreat program

2:00 pm - Afternoon free time with the option to participate in a group activity

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

  • After dinner free time

Thursday, March 6th - all day in San Juan, Puerto Rico

8:00 am - Delicious breakfast together

  • Excursions and activities in San Juan, Puerto Rico

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

Friday, March 7th - all day in Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

8:00 am - Delicious breakfast together

  • Excursions and activities in Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

Saturday, March 8th - at sea

9:00 am - Totally delicious breakfast together

9:30 am - Retreat program - personal development, discussion and reflection

12:00 pm - Lunch together at one of the cruise’s fabulous restaurants

1:00 pm - Retreat program

2:00 pm - Afternoon free time with the option to participate in a group activity

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

  • After dinner free time

Sunday, March 9th - arrival back in Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida

8:00 am - Our last totally amazing breakfast together…until next time

10:00 am - Shuttle departs for airport

What are you waiting for?!

Monday, March 3rd - the evening of our departure from Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida

  • We’ll have dinner together and begin our personal alignment journey! 

Tuesday, March 4th - all day at Nassau, Bahamas

8:00 am - Delicious breakfast together

  • Excursions and activities on Nassau

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

Wednesday, March 5th - at sea

9:00 am - Totally delicious breakfast together

9:30 am - Retreat program - personal development, discussion and reflection

12:00 pm - Lunch together at one of the cruise’s fabulous restaurants

1:00 pm - Retreat program

2:00 pm - Afternoon free time with the option to participate in a group activity

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

  • After dinner free time

Thursday, March 6th - all day in San Juan, Puerto Rico

8:00 am - Delicious breakfast together

  • Excursions and activities on San Juan, Puerto Rico

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

Friday, March 7th - all day at Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

8:00 am - Another totally delicious breakfast together

  • Excursions and activities on Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

Saturday, March 8th - at sea

9:00 am - Totally delicious breakfast together

9:30 am - Retreat program - personal development, discussion and reflection

12:00 pm - Lunch together at one of the cruise’s fabulous restaurants

1:00 pm - Retreat program

2:00 pm - Afternoon free time with the option to participate in a group activity

6:00 pm - Dinner together with reflection, connection, and discussion

  • After dinner free time

Sunday, March 9th - arrival back in Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida

8:00 am - Our last totally amazing breakfast together…until next time

10:00 am - Shuttle departs for airport

What are you waiting for?!

You’ll leave this retreat feeling like…

  • You are moving forward in an intentional and purposeful way.
  • You know what I want for your life – and you’re giving yourself permission to want that.
  • You have a clear path to achieve what you want from your life.
  • You are creating a life that you love.  
  • You are vision-driven and aligned to your goals.
  • You are connected to yourself.
  • You are rested.
  • You’ve given yourself time and space to focus on self care.
  • You are energized and lit up.
  • You belong.
  • You are connected with other like-minded women.
  • You have a community with whom you can be real and vulnerable.
  • You are connected and supported.
  • You can choose an environment that supports you.
  • YOU HAVE REDISCOVERED YOURSELF.

    Join us for our Aspire retreat at sea!

    Tuesday, October 1st is the last day that you can sign up for this retreat. Don’t wait!!!

    Below is our refund schedule for this event.  If you need to cancel and you let us know by the below date, you’ll receive back the associated percentage of what you’ve paid by that date minus credit card fees.  

    • Cancel on or before April 15th, 2024 – get 100% of your money back.  
    • Cancel on or before June 1st, get 70% back.
    • Cancel on or before July 1st, get 50% back.
    • Cancel on or before August 1st, get 30% back.
    • Cancel on or before September 1st, get 10% of your money back.
    Have questions? Please email support@strengthandshieldcoaching.com and our team will be happy to answer any queries you may have.

    PAY IN FULL OPTION:

    Pricing is based on Double Occupancy

    Pricing does not include beverage or internet packages.

    TOTAL: $3998.00

    PAYMENT PLAN OPTION:

    Pricing is based on Double Occupancy

    Pricing does not include beverage or internet packages.

    PAYMENT: $350.00 per month x 12 months

    UPGRADE to single occupancy Room

    Single Occupancy Rooms are limited and are based on availability! Please email support@strengthandshieldcoaching.com to inquire.

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