Amble & Rove through your Magical Menopause
Leslie Ender of Amble & Rove together with Lorraine Miano of The Magic of Menopause bring you an incredible women’s experience taking place in the breathtaking Chianti Hills of Tuscany in October 2023!
October 15th – 21st 2023
Included in this trip!
- Visit quaint medieval villages
- Tour Florence
- Wine Tasting & Tour
- Truffle Hunt
- Cooking Classes
- Workshops on holistic health and navigating midlife
- All meals included
- And more! (activities subject to change)
Previous Tuscany Highlights
Amble & Rove through your
Leslie and Lorraine are passionate about supporting women during this natural phase of our lives…from perimenopause through post-menopause. It’s time to change how we think and act about the change of life and the many myths and misconceptions that surround it. That is why together they have created the Amble & Rove through your Magical Menopause Retreat.
During our time together at a stunning 18th Century Villa overlooking vineyards and olive groves, your senses will be heightened as you take in the beautiful views and colors of the rolling hills. Imagine the aromas of gourmet Italian meals prepared for us, sipping wine from grapes grown on the estate, the buttery flavors of freshly picked olives, strolling through the magnificent vineyards, and…. topping it all off with wonderful life-changing activities and events specially curated by Leslie & Lorraine, that will have you feeling amazing, and embracing what could be the very best years of your life!
Making Menopause Magical Workshop with Lorraine Miano.
Menopause is a time of amazing transition for us women. It’s our body’s natural way of nurturing us into a later, gentler phase of life.
This workshop will help women understand the changes happening in their bodies beginning with perimenopause through post-menopause so that they can nurture themselves to live better through this
natural time of transition.
We’ll walk through the following topics:
- The signs of perimenopause and menopause – including the ones to talk to your doc about
- Wholesome, simple lifestyle changes to help your body move through menopause
- How to revitalize your body’s ability to change using a clean eating diet
- Nature’s helpers for improving your body’s menopause experience
It’s all about helping you approach this time in your life with the utmost grace.
Amble and Rove to a Thriving Midlife with Leslie Ender.
Leslie will coach us on thriving as a midlife woman. This is an amazing time in our lives where we start to focus on our dreams and desires. We will connect, explore and discover what healthy aging looks like.
We will talk about peri menopause and menopause and our changing bodies with authenticity and acceptance. We will embrace and learn to thrive in this magical and empowering time in our life.
We will explore the following topics:
- Your dreams and desires
- Embracing your body
- What is healthy aging
- Career change
- Parenting adult children
This time is to be treasured and embraced and is full of beautiful opportunities!
Amble and Rove through your Magical Menopause with Leslie & Lorraine!
Women’s Tuscany Retreat Itinerary
Oct 15 to Oct 21, 2023, Tuscany, Chianti Hills, Italy
Sunday, Oct 15:
Arrive in Florence and meet your tribe.
5 pm: Cocktails or coffee at Gilli, the oldest cafe in Florence on the Piazza Della Repubblica
6:30 pm: Dinner at a historic Florentine Restaurant owned by the same family for generations.
Get some rest after Dinner!
Breakfast at Hotel Pendini
10 am: Private guided tour of Florence, including The David, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Della Signoria, The Duomo, and more!
1 pm: Lunch in Florence
Afternoon: FREE TIME To Explore & Shop! Feel free to hang out with Lorraine and Leslie!
7 pm: Dinner at a Florentine Restaurant
You can explore the city with Leslie and Lorraine or on your own!
Breakfast at Hotel Pendini
10 am: Leave Florence by shuttle
11 am: Stop for Lunch & Exploration at a small Italian village Montefioralle, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.
Afternoon: Arrive at Villa
5 pm: Reception and celebration to begin our Amble and Rove through Menopause Retreat!
7 pm: Lovely Italian dinner prepared by our very own chef in our beautiful Villa!
9 pm: Evening relaxation activity
10 pm: Fireside chat: enjoy the ambiance of this beautiful Villa while we chat by a cozy fire.
7:30 am: Yoga
8:30 am: Breakfast Italian Breakfast: A traditional Italian Breakfast with brioches, cereal, antipasti, orange juice, coffee, espresso, or tea.
10 am: Making Menopause Magical Workshop by Lorraine Miano
11:15 am: Cooking Class where we will make traditional Tuscan food!/Massages ( we will alternate ½ the group each day)
1 pm: Lunch at the Villa prepared by our personal chef
2-4 pm: FREE TIME to rest or explore the property/local village. Meander through 300-year-old winery grounds. Take in the beauty of Italian Cypress trees, olive groves, and vineyards. Breathe in the beauty of this magical place.
4:00 pm: Wine Tour & Tasting on the property
7 pm: Dinner prepared by our personal chef
9 pm: Evening Relaxation Activity
10 pm: Fireside Chat
7:30 am: Take an early morning walk with Leslie & Lorraine or you may sleep in!
8:30 am: Breakfast: Italian Breakfast: A traditional Italian Breakfast with brioches, cereal, antipasti, orange juice, coffee, espresso, or tea.
10 am: Thriving in Mid-Life Workshop by Leslie Ender
11 am: Cooking Class/Massages ( we will alternate ½ the group each day)
1 pm: Lunch prepared by our personal chef
2-4 pm Free Time: Rest/Explore
4 pm: Special cultural excursion in the local area
7 pm Dinner prepared by our personal chef
9 pm: Restorative Yoga
10 pm: Fireside Chat
7:30 am: Yoga
8:30 am: Breakfast: A traditional Italian Breakfast with brioches, cereal, antipasti, orange juice, coffee, espresso, or tea.
10:30 am: Leave for Florence by shuttle bus
11 am: Stop for lunch in the small Tuscan hilltop village of Fiesole with time to explore.
3 pm: FREE TIME TO EXPLORE FLORENCE. You are free to hang out with Leslie and Lorraine!
7 pm: Dinner at a Florentine Restaurant
SAY OUR GOOD-BYES
Breakfast at Hotel & Everyone Departs
This itinerary is subject to change; an activity or accommodation of equal value will be given if changes are necessary.
- All Meals & Accommodations
- Guided Tour of Florence
- All scheduled Retreat Activities include a cooking class, wine tasting & tour, cultural experiences, workshops, Yoga, and massage.
- Transportation from Florence to the Villa and return and transport to Montefioralle and Fiesole.
- A Magical Swag Bag filled with goodies
- An experience of a lifetime!
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Airfare (check with Leslie Ender before booking). Transportation to and from the airport or train station to your Florence hotel is not included. Leslie will guide you on navigating the airport and transport system to get you to your hotel in Florence and back.
- Travel Insurance is required, and choosing one that includes medical & transport back home is essential.
- Alcoholic beverages are not included and can be individually purchased in Florence and at the Villa.
- Any excursions not listed in the itinerary.
- Snacks, souvenirs and activities during free time are not included.
Leslie can help you book extended stays at either the beginning or end of the trip.
The Villa is beautiful, and all the bedrooms are bright and attractive, with fresh flowers for your stay. The rooms on the first and second floors are spacious and have large windows. The rooms on the third floor are quaint and comfortable. The Villa has a beautiful staircases to the second and third floors and no elevator is available in the 18th century exquisite Villa.
All prices are per person.
If you are traveling solo and want a double / triple occupancy room we will place you with a wonderful roommate!
This is amazing way to bond with another woman on this magical journey.
Superior Double Occupancy room with ensuite bathroom on the first or second floor $4,399.00
Superior Single Occupancy spacious private room with private bath on the second floor $4,699.00
Classic Single Occupancy private bedroom with shared bathroom (not ensuite) on the third floor $4,249.00
Classic Double Occupancy room with shared bathroom (not ensuite) on the third floor $3,999.00
Classic Triple Occupancy room with shared bathroom (not ensuite) on the third floor $3,949.00
Join Us! Reserve Your Spot Today!
Meet Your Hosts
Leslie Ender received her BS degree in regular and special education and spent many years in the public school system teaching elementary school students at Stanford Campus in Palo Alto, California. After leaving the teaching profession, she founded Full Potential Educational Consulting and Advocacy in 2008. Leslie spent many hours working with students, parents, and schools to help students reach their full potential. In 2012 Leslie’s life completely changed as she took an opportunity to move to Innsbruck, Austria, with her family. The experience of living as a local in Europe and experiencing the unique food and culture led to Leslie creating her first company, Street View Adventure Travel, in 2017. She discovered that women traveling together create a magical connection that lasts long after the tour is over.
During her journey in creating curated tours and connecting with women, her passion emerged for providing travel that is sustainable and immersive in the local culture. Sharing both a connection with the local people and each other is a crucial aspect of every tour. Leslie saw the potential for growth, empowerment, and connection while embracing midlife, menopause, and positive aging as core values in her business model.
Leslie has recently completed her training as a Professional & Business Life coach with IPEC Certified Coaching. Her focus will be with women going through the many transitions of midlife.
Most recently, Leslie founded Amble & Rove, a Company that provides Life Coaching, Small group tours, and nurturing retreats for midlife women. Leslie is excited to share her gifts and wisdom with women everywhere.
As a certified health and hormone coach as well as a post-menopausal woman herself, Lorraine Miano discovered her passion for offering menopause and pro-aging advocacy, support, and resources to women in all phases of menopause through health coaching, proper nutrition, and preventive lifestyle choices. She received her certifications as a Health Coach and hormone health expert from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
She has been able to help even more women by writing and publishing her book, The Magic of Menopause: A Holistic Guide to Get Your Happy Back! The book helps guide women through the struggles they face as they begin menopause and helps tackle the daily changes such as balancing hormones holistically, getting a better night’s sleep, and reducing or eliminating hot flashes, to name a few. It has been named one of the Top Ten Books on Menopause by The London Evening Standard and has reached #1 on Amazon’s Best Seller’s List.
Lorraine currently writes a blog on her website, TheMagicOfMenopause.com. She is also a contributor to several online magazines including Kuel Life (KuelLife.com) and the National Association of Baby Boomer Women (NABBW.com), as well as a guest on many podcasts and women’s health summits. As well you can find Lorraine on IG: @themagicofmenopause and FB: Making Menopause Magical.
Lorraine loves to encourage her clients with her mantra “Menopause is NOT an ending! IT IS a new beginning!”