It is a catalyst for my self-development It has provided a space for me to process my "stuff sufficiently,  so that I can move forward to a more fulfilling life- closer to my truth."

Other Training Opportunities:

Woman Within Skills Workshop

A two day non-residential workshop.

After your Weekend, you may be full of energy, yearning to enrich your relationships from this new place. This workshop is a chance for you to take what you reclaimed at your Weekend and gain new skills to help you integrate these parts of yourself – and to support others, from a place of wholeness. This workshop is a chance for you to...
  • Move beyond the wound and into your essence
  • Incorporate leadership skills into your life
  • Claim your authentic self by transforming your shadow
  • Form deeper connections with yourself and others
  • Be accountable for the gold you have reclaimed
  • Intensify and integrate the power of that gold

Enjoy as you learn:

  • To deepen your experience of working with women
  • To integrate accountability, boundaries and authenticity
  • To enrich relationships through Holistic Listening
  • To appreciate, trust and use your Intuition
  • Innovative Shadow Work experiences
  • Creative Facilitation Skills and Practice
  • Ritual, ceremony and container building

Completion of the Woman Within Weekend is required. The Woman Within Skills Workshop is a requirement for women who want to be Nurturers or Team Leaders on the Weekend – or those who want to begin the Facilitation Track. You must be 18 years of age.

Next Skills Workshop dates:

August the 12-13th in Cape Town and 26-27th in Johannesburg

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Woman Within Shedding Shame Workshop

A two day residential workshop.

Explore how shame may be standing between you and fully loving yourself. In this experiential Workshop, you’ll learn how to recognize and understand the shame you carry. Give yourself this chance to forgive and accept yourself – and even make shame an ally – so you can move toward fully loving yourself. This workshop is a chance for you to...

  • Discover the origin of your shame and how it may be changing the chemistry of who you are
  • Come to realize how shame impacts and alters your life
  • Learn how to transform this invasive, subtle and life-depleting force
  • Listen to messages from your shame that can serve you
  • Learn through physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual exercises

There are no prerequisites for this workshop. Open to any woman over 18.

Marlene Nappa, BSc, MSc, who created this workshop, will facilitate it. Marlene is an executive life coach, personal growth workshop leader, professor, consultant and author who has worked with thousands of individuals and groups worldwide to help them reach their highest potential. She was a highly respected Woman Within Weekend Leader for 18 years.

Next Shedding Shame Workshop dates:

November the 10-12th in Johannesburg and and the 17-19th in Cape Town

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Woman Within Wholeness Workshop

Come to know – and access – all parts of yourself.

Required for all staff leadership roles.

Woman Within Weekend required.

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Women for Afrika Training

Women for Afrika has had a long term partnership with Woman Within International, providing full support for the Woman Within Weekends, as well as the Woman Within Skill Workshops.  In line with our vision of supporting women on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment through education and training, we would like to create further opportunities of partnerships with women in our community through three options:   these being full support, partial support or advertising to our database.
Are you an active member of the Women for Afrika community who is a qualified trainer offering training and workshops that focus on the empowerment, support and self development of women? Would you be interested in offering your training to our community? If you are, then we would love to hear from you.

Please click here to complete the Training Application form  or contact us on for more information.