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."

Workshop Opportunities in South Africa:

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.

See upcoming workshops for dates:

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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.

The shedding shame workshop only comes to South Africa every 2 years, so watch the upcoming events page for workshop information.

Woman Within Jump start Joy Workshop

Formerly Woman Within Authenticity workshop

A two day non-residential workshop.

What is the Woman Within® Jump start Joy Workshop

This 1.5-day program uses the metaphor of Alice’s journey down the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland to help you visit the life you want at work, at home and in your relationships. You’ll look at the different parts of yourself and get the tools to experience more joy. This workshop is designed to be enlightening, fun and motivating.

What will I get from it?

  • Set clear goals for the life you want
  • Recognize the parts of your life that aren’t in alignment with your goals and intentions
  • Gain the insight to get out of your own way
  • Work through concrete steps to achieve sustainable change

Who can attend?

There are no prerequisites for this workshop, it is open to any woman over 18 years of age.

Who will lead it?

Dale Herink, who created this workshop, will facilitate it. Dale is a Certified Career and Life Coach, trained in the Hakomi Method of Psychotherapy; she also serves as a Weekend Leader for Woman Within Weekends around the world.

When and where?

  • Friday 5th October: 6:15 pm - 10 pm
  • Saturday 6th October: 9 am – 6 pm
  • Location : Cape Milner Hotel

How much will it cost?

R3000 covers your program tuition and meals.  A R2000 non-refundable deposit.

How do I sign up?

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What if I have questions?

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Woman Within welcomes all women and prohibits discrimination based on race, colour, gender, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation and gender identity.  

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.